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Comic books December 1973

  • Issue #A-12
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    Super Pac No. A-11 (3 for 59ยข). 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: Cream to off white
    • Label #1554560009

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

    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
    • File Copy.
  • Issue #3
    Dino (1973 Flintstones) 3

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  • Issue #82
    Disneyland Magazine (1972) 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) 83

    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 #2
    E-Man (1973 Charlton) 2
    • Oxidation.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    "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.

  • Issue #141UK
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) UK Edition 141UK

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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price ("6p"). "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

  • Vol. 26 #12
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 26 #12

    Volume 26 - Number 12, December 1973. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include Space Age "Magician" Uri Gellar, I Believe my Dogs Survive, The Caves of the Warrior Women, and Our Haunted Parsonage! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #19
    Fear (1970 Marvel) 19
    Published Dec 1973 by Marvel.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571257014
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. "The Enchanter's Apprentice!", script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Sal Trapani; As an improbable battle rages on below the castle, Man-Thing is picked up by Jennifer Kale, with the savage Korrek following from behind; Korrek catches up with Kale and the Man-Thing and attacks the two of them; Jennifer suddenly awakens screaming, and as her brother and grandfather burst into the room to reassure her it's all a dream; However, Joshua Kale has his doubts that his granddaughters nightmares being just dreams; His suspicions are validated when Korrek is transported to Earth's dimension through a jar of peanut butter and resumes his attack on Jennifer; However, when Joshua and Andy burst into the room, Korrek believes himself surrounded and flees into the swamp; The Kales are soon visited by Dahkim the Mystic who has come to tell the Kales about the disruption in the Nexus of Realities caused by the construction being done in the swamp; Korrek is visited by Howard the Duck, who has also found himself transported to Earth's dimension as well. Man-Thing stories continue in Man-Thing #1. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19MJ
    Fear (1970) Mark Jewelers 19MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. 1st appearance Howard the Duck - Man-Thing stars in "The Enchanter's Apprentice!" Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Sal Trapani. First appearance of Howard the Duck (cameo). Final appearance of Man-Thing in Fear; story continues in Man-Thing 1 (1974). Gil Kane cover pencils (Ernie Chan inks?). Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #115
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 115

    Cover by Warren Sattler. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia, Pat Boyette and Warren Sattler. Featuring: "The Enemies"; "Have a Heart"; and "Nothing in Common!" Plus: 1-page General Knowett letters page "Scorched Earth"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #27
    Flintstones (1970 Charlton) 27
  • Issue #4
    FOOM (1973 Marvel) 4

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    Doctor Doom issue. Doom article and game. This issue features several new Steranko illustrations, plus a one-page text mystery story. One-page report on an independently-produced Spider-Man movie. Marie Severin self-portrait. Steranko bio. Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. Fan illustration by Doug Hazelwood. Steranko's final issue. Jack Kirby cover.

  • Vol. 20 #12
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 20 #12

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  • Issue #25
    From Beyond the Unknown (1969) 25

    Murphy Anderson reprint Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 47 #1
    Frontier Times Magazine (c.1955) Vol. 47 #1

    Magazine of true stories of the American Frontier. Features illustrations and photos of the old west. B&W text. Color cover. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 72 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Frontier West (1970 Reese Publishing) Magazine Vol. 3 #6

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    Volume 3, Issue 6 - December, 1973. 8" x 11", 66 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #14
    Fun to Know Magazine (1973) Walt Disney 14

    December 11, 1973. Weekly companion magazine to the Disneyland Magazine with illustrated learning, coloring, puzzle, and game activities. Merlin the Magician meets Alfred the Gread, Finding out about Christmas, Things People Do: The School Teacher, Animal Rhymes, and more. 10 1/4-in. x 12 1/2-in., 20 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #15
    Fun to Know Magazine (1973) Walt Disney 15

    December 25, 1973. Weekly companion magazine to the Disneyland Magazine with illustrated learning, coloring, puzzle, and game activities. Things that go...Trucks, Pinocchio's Travels, Come to the Rodeo, Wonderful World of Nature: The Honey Bee, and more. 10 1/4-in. x 12 1/2-in., 20 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
    Funky Phantom (1972 Gold Key) 8

    Adaptation of the 1970s Saturday morning cartoon show about three teen adventurers and their friend, Colonial ghost Jonathan Muddlemore, or Muddles as the kids call him. This issue features "The Ben Franklin Bridge Plot" and "Ghost of the Lost City of Cibola." No story/art credits given. Cover # is 90274-312. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8MJ
    Funky Phantom (1972 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 8MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Adaptation of the 1970s Saturday morning cartoon show about three teen adventurers and their friend, Colonial ghost Jonathan Muddlemore, or Muddles as the kids call him. This issue features "The Ben Franklin Bridge Plot" and "Ghost of the Lost City of Cibola." No story/art credits given. Cover # is 90274-312. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
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    Whitman edition. Adaptation of the 1970s Saturday morning cartoon show about three teen adventurers and their friend, Colonial ghost Jonathan Muddlemore, or Muddles as the kids call him. This issue features "The Ben Franklin Bridge Plot" and "Ghost of the Lost City of Cibola." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 34 #3
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 34 #3

    Cover by Brian Boyle. Science fiction stories by Christopher Priest, James White, Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Doris Piserchia, Roland Green, Charles Hoequist, Robert Phillips. Illustrations by Jack Gaughan. 5-1/4-in. x 7-1/4-in.; b&w text with spot illustrations; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Ghost Manor (1971) 16
    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Where Evil Dwells, script by Joe Gill, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia [as Alacia]; Buddy Trask hides in an old abandoned building from the police but he finds that others have hid there before. Satan's Pools, script by Joe Gill, art by Pat Boyette; Jeff's wife Lila discovers she's a mermaid. When Time Stood Still text story. A Helping Hand!, script by Joe Gill, art by Steve Ditko; Two thieves have a falling out in the swamp and both end up dead. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Ghost Rider (1973 1st Series) 3
    • Staple rust.
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    "Wheels on Fire!" Guest-starring Daimon Hellstrom (Son of Satan). Story by Gary Friedrich. Art by Jim Mooney and John Tartaglione. Cover by John Romita, Sr. It had to happen, the fateful final showdown with Big Daddy Dawson! Plus, in this issue, Ghost Rider learns how to summon forth his mystical motorcycle! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3UK
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    This is a United Kingdom edition. The UK edition was released in Great Britain at the same time the American edition was released. Both editions are identical except for pricing on cover.

  • Issue #21MJ
    Ghosts (1971) Mark Jewelers 21MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #21
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 21
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Ghost in the Devil's Chair, art by Ernie Chan; A con-man tries to figure out the secret of "The Devil's Chair," a strange rock formation in New England. The Shadow of Death, art by Sam Glanzman; Was Robert Todd Lincoln cursed?; Three presidents were assassinated while he was on his way to meet them. The Ghost and General Ike, script by Murray Boltinoff, art by John Calnan; General Eisenhower is given a Scottish castle, but is the castle haunted? Within You Dwells a Demon, art by Alfredo Alcala; Two children witness a witch doctor perform a ceremony of healing. She Dared to Speak with the Dead text story, art by Jim Aparo. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #167
    GI Combat (1952) 167
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Written by Archie Goodwin and Steve Mitchell. Art by Sam Glanzman and Ken Barr. The Nazis stole their tank...and the crew of the Haunted Tank aims to take it back in "The Finish Line" by Archie Goodwin and Sam Glanzman. Plus: "Just Another Mission" by Steve Mitchell and Ken Barr. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #167MJ
    GI Combat (1952) Mark Jewelers 167MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Featuring: The Haunted Tank. Glenn Barr back-up Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #180
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 180

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    Featuring: 13 page story "Lying Lips" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Jay Scott Pike & Vince Colletta; 1 page From Barbara Miles, with Love letters page; 5 page story "Love's a Stage" drawn by Jay Scott Pike & Vince Colletta; 6 page reprint story "Unlucky Wishing Well" pencilled by John Romita, Sr. Cover by Jay Scott Pike. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Great Gazoo (1973) 3

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  • Issue #5
    Haunted Love (1973 Charlton) 5

    Featuring: 7 page story "Until We Meet Again" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Steve Ditko; 8 page story "Curse of the Byrnwyres" written by Nicola Cuti and drawn by Joe Staton; 1 page text story "Waaller Hippman Vs. the Devil"; 8 page story "Mother's Boy" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Tom Sutton. Cover by Tom Sutton. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 4 #12
    Hello Again (1972) Radio Fanzine/Newsletter Vol. 4 #12

    Long running fanzine/newsletter for Old Time Radio fans. Article on radio pioneers, Raymond Muir and Curt Marah. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 8 pages, black and white.

  • Vol. 5 #6
    Horror Tales (1969) Vol. 5 #6
    Published Dec 1973 by Eerie.

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  • Issue #737
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 737

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    December 1st, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring The Iron Teacher, The Skyscraper Squadron, and The Hooded Assassins! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #738
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    December 8th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring the beginning of a new Red Star Robinson Adventure, The Skyscraper Squadron and Son of the Sword! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #739
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 739

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    December 15th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Red Star Robinson Adventure, The Skyscraper Squadron and Son of the Sword! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #740
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    December 22nd, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Red Star Robinson Adventure, The Skyscraper Squadron and Son of the Sword! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #741
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 741

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    December 29th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Red Star Robinson Adventure, The Skyscraper Squadron and Son of the Sword! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #220
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 220

    "They Hunt Butterflies, Don't They?" (script by Michael Fleisher, breakdowns by Russell Carley, art by Alfredo Alcala) and "The Hunter!" (script by John Albano, art by Alex Nino). One page Sergio Aragones cartoons. Nick Cardy cover. Cover price $0.20.