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Comic books December 1973

  • Issue #799
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 799

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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #800
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 800

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    Weekly British War comics digest. "Betrayed!" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #801
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #802
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #33
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 33
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    • Label #79A9AA-193

    Cover art by Herb Trimpe and John Romita (re-touches). Death and 7 Wizards, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army; adapted in part from the Prester John novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell W. Page. Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #33MJ
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 33MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Death and 7 Wizards." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan (as "Ernie Chua"). Adapted in part from the Prester John novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell W. Page. Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. Herb Trimpe cover (with John Romita Sr.). Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #33UK
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) UK Edition 33UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6p cover price. Cover art by Herb Trimpe and John Romita (re-touches). Death and 7 Wizards, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army; adapted in part from the Prester John novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell W. Page. Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. 36 pgs.

  • Vol. 25 #6
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  • Dec 1 1973
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    British weekly humor comic featuring such characters as Gus Gorilla, the Gasworks Gang, Donovan's Dad, Percy Puffer, Robot Maker, Tricky Dicky and more. 8-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, covers and centerfold strip in color, other pages black and white and single color highlight.

  • Dec 8 1973
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    British weekly humor comic featuring such characters as Gus Gorilla, the Gasworks Gang, Donovan's Dad, Percy Puffer, Robot Maker, Tricky Dicky and more. 8-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, covers and centerfold strip in color, other pages black and white and single color highlight.

  • Dec 15 1973
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    British weekly humor comic featuring such characters as Gus Gorilla, the Gasworks Gang, Donovan's Dad, Percy Puffer, Robot Maker, Tricky Dicky and more. 8-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, covers and centerfold strip in color, other pages black and white and single color highlight.

  • Dec 22 1973
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    British weekly humor comic featuring such characters as Gus Gorilla, the Gasworks Gang, Donovan's Dad, Percy Puffer, Robot Maker, Tricky Dicky and more. 8-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, covers and centerfold strip in color, other pages black and white and single color highlight.

  • Dec 29 1973
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    British weekly humor comic featuring such characters as Gus Gorilla, the Gasworks Gang, Donovan's Dad, Percy Puffer, Robot Maker, Tricky Dicky and more. 8-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, covers and centerfold strip in color, other pages black and white and single color highlight.

  • Issue #2
    Corn Fed Comics (1972) Underground 2

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    Underground comix spoof of classic mystery-adventure strips by Kim Deitch. Featuring the full-length story Miles Microfts Last Case! Mature readers. Black and white. Cover by Deitch. Adults Only, 7" x 10", b&w, 28 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #58
    Creepy (1964 Magazine) 58

    Stories in this issue include: Change...Into Something Comfortable by Doug Moench and Richard Corben; An Excuse for Violence by Don McGregor and Adolpho Abellan; Shriek Well before Dying! by W. Eaton and Jose Bea; Soul and Shadow by Gardner Fox and Reed Crandall; and The Waking Nightmare! by Don McGregor and Isidro Mones. Includes piece on 1973 Comic Art Convention and letters by Fred Hembeck and Greg Potter. Cover art by Manuel Sanjulian. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #197312
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    B&W Magazine. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #85
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 85

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #85MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #85
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #106
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 106
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    • Label #1201599006
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    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by John Romita Sr. Life Be Not Proud!, script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Sal Trapani; Kerwin J. Broderick gloats of his part in sending a whole batch of new villains into DD's life and his plans to become King of San Francisco right before he shoots Moondragon and DD with a ray gun; With an impenetrable force field around the city, Broderick activates his agents to cause mayhem; DD takes Moondragon into a healing chamber but cannot see the colors he needs to work the controls; Moondragon restores his sight and DD heals her; As DD, Moondragon and the Widow battle the Dark Messiah, Ramrod and Angar, Daredevil discovers that his new found sight messes up his fighting abilities; He has Moondragon make him blind again, just as Broderick arrives with the monstrous Terrex; Thanos War tie-in. 36 pages. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #106MJ
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 106MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Moondragon, Terrex, Ramrod, Dark Messiah, and Angar the Screamer appear in "Life Be Not Proud!" Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Sal Trapani. Rich Buckler/John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #106UK
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) UK Edition 106UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6p cover price. Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by John Romita Sr. Life Be Not Proud!, script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Sal Trapani; Kerwin J. Broderick gloats of his part in sending a whole batch of new villains into DD's life and his plans to become King of San Francisco right before he shoots Moondragon and DD with a ray gun; With an impenetrable force field around the city, Broderick activates his agents to cause mayhem; DD takes Moondragon into a healing chamber but cannot see the colors he needs to work the controls; Moondragon restores his sight and DD heals her; As DD, Moondragon and the Widow battle the Dark Messiah, Ramrod and Angar, Daredevil discovers that his new found sight messes up his fighting abilities; He has Moondragon make him blind again, just as Broderick arrives with the monstrous Terrex; Thanos War tie-in. 36 pages.

  • Vol. 10 #6
    Daring (1967-1975 Candar) Vol. 10 #6
    Published Dec 1973 by Candar.

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  • Issue #23
    Dark Shadows (1969 Gold Key) 23

    # on cover: 10240-312. The search for a lost friend leads to a town of vampires and a hound of doom! "The Cult of Dasni Pt. 1: Journey into Terror" is written by John Warner, with art by Joe Certa; and "Pt. 2: Village of the Vampires" is also illustrated by Joe Certa. Extra: 16-page Fun Catalog. Cover painting by George Wilson. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23MJ
    Dark Shadows (1969 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 23MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Variant. # on cover: 10240-312. The search for a lost friend leads to a town of vampires and a hound of doom! "The Cult of Dasni Pt. 1: Journey into Terror" is written by John Warner, with art by Joe Certa; and "Pt. 2: Village of the Vampires" is also illustrated by Joe Certa. Extra: 16-page Fun Catalog. Cover painting by George Wilson. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23
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    Whitman edition. The search for a lost friend leads to a town of vampires and a hound of doom! "The Cult of Dasni Pt. 1: Journey into Terror" is written by John Warner, with art by Joe Certa; and "Pt. 2: Village of the Vampires" is also illustrated by Joe Certa. Extra: 16-page Fun Catalog. Cover painting by George Wilson. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #A-12
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    Super Pac No. A-11 (3 for 59¢). The A pack for December 1973 contains three comics sealed inside the original factory bag: Ghosts #10 - Weird Western Tales #15 - Weird Worlds #3. Cover price $0.59.

  • Issue #1
    Dead of Night (1973) 1
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #3727316014

    Cover art by John Romita. The Ghost Still Walks, art by Joe Sinnott; A fraternity initiation leads to a death. House of Fear!, art by Jim Mooney; A haunted house investigator and a reporter visit an old mansion. My Brother... the Ghoul, script by Hank Chapman; A graverobber with an identical twin meets his doom. He Dwells in a Dungeon; A woman plans to kill her disfigured future brother-in-law, but makes a fatal mistake. 32 pgs.$0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Defenders (1972 1st Series) 11

    The Avengers/Defenders crossover continues with "A Dark and Stormy Knight." Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Frank Bolle. Cover by John Romita. Story continues from Avengers 118. The epic battle vs. Dormammu is over and Earth has survived! But there's one more mission remaining for the Defenders! Return the Black Knight's stone body back to flesh and blood. To that end six defenders along with the Evil Eye travel back in time to the 12th century and find Dane Whitman smack dab in the middle of the Crusades! The super-heroes from the 20th century get a medieval history lesson as all the famous combatants are present: Prince John, Mordred the Evil, Chandu, Prester John, and Richard the Lionheart! Can the Dynamic Defenders save the King (and the Black Knight)? Cameo appearances by the Avengers, Nick Fury, and Loki. Defenders Lineup: Doctor Strange, Hawkeye, Hulk, Silver Surfer, Sub-Mariner, and Valkyrie. (Notes: Prester John previously appeared in Fantastic Four (1st series) 54. The 20th century stone statue of the Black Knight comes to life in Avengers 157. The 12th century Black Knight (aka Dane Whitman) and the Evil Eye return in Avengers 225 & 226.) Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11MJ
    Defenders (1972 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 11MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. John Romita cover, Avengers-Defenders x-over, script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank Bolle Crossover with Avengers 118. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6p cover price. The Avengers/Defenders crossover continues with "A Dark and Stormy Knight." Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Frank Bolle. Cover by John Romita. Story continues from Avengers 118. The epic battle vs. Dormammu is over and Earth has survived! But there's one more mission remaining for the Defenders! Return the Black Knight's stone body back to flesh and blood. To that end six defenders along with the Evil Eye travel back in time to the 12th century and find Dane Whitman smack dab in the middle of the Crusades! The super-heroes from the 20th century get a medieval history lesson as all the famous combatants are present: Prince John, Mordred the Evil, Chandu, Prester John, and Richard the Lionheart! Can the Dynamic Defenders save the King (and the Black Knight)? Cameo appearances by the Avengers, Nick Fury, and Loki. Defenders Lineup: Doctor Strange, Hawkeye, Hulk, Silver Surfer, Sub-Mariner, and Valkyrie. (Notes: Prester John previously appeared in Fantastic Four (1st series) 54. The 20th century stone statue of the Black Knight comes to life in Avengers 157. The 12th century Black Knight (aka Dane Whitman) and the Evil Eye return in Avengers 225 & 226.)

  • Issue #15
    Demon (1972 1st Series) 15
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.

    It's Demon versus Demon in "The One Who Vanished!" Script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Royer. Kirby/Royer cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #63
    Devil Kids Starring Hot Stuff (1962) 63

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Warren Kremer and Howie Post. Harvey reprints the adventures of the mischievous little devil and his regular backup feature, Stumbo the Giant. Hot Stuff's family tries to tame Grampa Blaze's famed cussing streak. Stumbo becomes enamored with the idea of amusement parks. Hot Pooped Country; The Trolls Secret; Spreading the (Cuss) Word!; Stumbo: Big Amusement. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Dino (1973 Flintstones) 3

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  • Issue #82
    Disneyland Magazine (1972-1974 Fawcett) 82

    December 4, 1973. Weekly magazine featuring illustrated stories for young readers. Three Little Pigs wraparound cover. Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Donald Duck in Walking the Dog, Peter Pan, and others. 10 1/4-in. x 12 1/2-in., 20 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #83
    Disneyland Magazine (1972-1974 Fawcett) 83

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    December 18, 1973. Weekly magazine featuring illustrated stories for young readers. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs wraparound cover. The True Blues and the Dirty Yellows in Sports Day Fun, Uncle Scrooge in Painting for Pleasure, Johnny Appleseed, New Tales from the Jungle Book, and others. 10 1/4-in. x 12 1/2-in., 20 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #92
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  • Issue #93
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  • Issue #94
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  • Issue #95
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  • Issue #96
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  • Issue #2
    E-Man (1973 Charlton) 2

    Cover by Joe Staton. The Entropy Twins, script by Nicola Cuti, art by Joe Staton; The Entropy Twins are a genetically manipulate secret weapon to be used on the planet earth to test their powers; They are sent from their home planet Sirius and manipulated by the Earth agent known as the Brain to kill E-man; E-man and Nova Kane make friends with the twins before discovering they are anything but human. Enter Killjoy, script and art by Steve Ditko; Killjoy is a political hero who faces a world where villains believe that they have a right to commit crimes and that Killjoy is the real villain for trying to stop then. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #36
    Eclipso (1968-1983 Aredit-Artima) French Digest 36

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    French publication reprinting comics from various Marvel properties. Digest size, 5" x 7", 164 pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 62 #6
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 62 #6

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    Volume 62, Issue 6 - December 1973. Long running pulp literary magazine featuring Crime and Mystery publications. All new stories by Issac Asimov, Scott Edelstein, J.F. Pierce, John Dickson Carr, Bill Pronzini, and others.. 5 1/4-in. x 7 1/2-in., 162 pages, Text. Cover price $0.75.

  • Vol. 17 #12
    Escapade (1955-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 17 #12

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  • Vol. 80 #6
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 80 #6

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  • Issue #30
    Everything's Archie (1969) 30

    "Young at Heart"; The Archies are performing in Joliet, Illinois, location of the first Archie's Restaurant. "Following Orders," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx tracks mud into the house. "This Is a Take," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie is goaded into beating Reggie's best dives - - even if it kills him. "Chore Galore," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob Bolling; The gang works at Lodge Dairy Products for two weeks to prove to Mr. Lodge that teens can be good workers. "The Tryout," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie feigns a knee injury to get out of trying out for the football team; But his excuse only makes trouble for him so he tries out anyway. Archie Club News. "Rain Check," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty shows up for her day with Archie despite a pouring rain storm; She and Archie spend the day at the beach in her Uncle's van. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #103
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 103

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    Features in this issue include: interview with Blacula's William Marshall; obituaries for Lon Chaney Jr., Veronica Lake, Arthur P. Jacobs, and others; article on the late great Lon Chaney Jr., including an open letter to fans from his widow; "Professor Gruebeard"; and more. Basil Gogos painted the beautiful Creature from the Black Lagoon cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #141
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 141
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    • Label #3723182013

    "The End of the Fantastic Four!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Romita. The situation looks grim indeed as Reed, Sue, Ben, Johnny, Medusa, Franklin, Wyatt Wingfoot, and Agatha Harkness are all prisoners of Annihilus in the Negative Zone! What is the master of the Negative Zone planning for the helpless Fantastic Four? After connecting Franklin to his gene transmuter, Annihilus siphons the young boy's power to recharge his cosmic control rod! Can anyone stop the power transfer and save Franklin's life? Or will disaster strike the Fantastic Four? (Note: Annihilus appears next in Captain Marvel 35.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #141MJ
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 141MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Medusa and the FF continue to battle Annihilus in "The End of the Fantastic Four!" Script by Gerry Conway, breakdowns by John Buscema, finished art by Joe Sinnott. John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.20.