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Comic books December 1973

  • Issue #430
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 430
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "Bus-Ride to Nowhere!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman is warned about a lizard-being from the 420th Century, the Quakerer, who has the power to change his own appearance or that of other beings or objects, and who has come back to the 20th Century to find a weapon that will destroy the humans of the future; The Quakerer is disguised as one of Clarks neighbors, but he does not know who. "Up Pops The Atom" starring Atom, Hawkman, Batman, the Flash, and Green Lantern, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; While taking Jeans nephew to an amusement park, Ray Palmer has to become the Atom to trap two spies. Letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1
    Adam 12 (1973 Gold Key) 1

    Photo cover. Comic book based on the TV police drama Adam 12 which aired from 1968 to 1975. Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed in "The Wild Wheelers" in which the officers deal with a biker gang bent on revenge and "False Alarm" in which the officers deal with different situations while tracking down a car thief. No story/art credits given. Number on cover: 90287-312 Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #430
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 430
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    Cover art by Bob Oksner. The Anger of the Black Orchid starring Black Orchid, script by Sheldon Mayer, art by Tony DeZuniga; The Black Orchid tries to get a loan shark to repay extorted money. Whick! Whock! Whick! Whock! starring the Adventurers' Club, script by Arnold Drake, art by Luis Dominguez. 36 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #198
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 198
  • Issue #127
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 127
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. First appearance of the third Vulture (Dr. Clifton Shallot) in The Dark Wings of Death!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru inks by Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt; Peter encounters a murder scene outside of Mary Janes apartment; Although M.J. is a first-hand witness, she refuses to call the police out of fear of retaliation; Spider-Man is attacked by his winged enemy Vulture; Could Vulture be behind the murder of a young woman?; And if not, who is? Human Torch (of the Fantastic Four) guest appearance. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 104. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #127MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 127MJ
    • Cover is detached.

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. First appearance of the third Vulture (Dr. Clifton Shallot) in "The Dark Wings of Death." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt. John Romita Sr. cover. Human Torch (of the Fantastic Four) guest appearance. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 47 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 47 #4

    June, 1973. Cover price $0.60.

  • Vol. 92 #4
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 92 #4
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    December 1973. Cover by John Schoenherr. Stories: "The Sins of the Fathers"(part 2) by Stanley Schmidt, "The Hellhound Project" by Ron Goulart, "Skinnerian Box" by Roger A. Beaumont, "Soldiers' Home" by Lawrence A. Perkins, and "Weed Killers" by Ronald Cain. Science Fact article: "Beyond the Blue" by Walter B. Hendrickson, Jr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #231
    Archie (1943) 231

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. All the boys are crazy for the new substitute teacher, Miss Betty Lou Clutchgrapple, a gorgeous miniskirted young blonde who prefers to tell funny stories instead of teaching anything, in "Age Before Duty"! Plus: Li'l Jinx says it's her environmental duty not to take a bath in the 1-pager "Ecology Logic?" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Jughead take up jogging in "When the Red, Red Robin Comes Jog, Jog, Joggin' Along"; Veronica bakes Archie an apple pie, and when it turns out to be good, he infuriates Veronica by asking her what she did wrong in "Apple of My Eye"; and Archie brings a bucket of moldy fried chicken into the school, leading Mr. Weatherbee to complain to the founder of Colonel Sturdley's Southern Fried Chicken in "Miss Beazley Gets the Bird"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #61
    Archie and Me (1964) 61

    Giant Size. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 12

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino. Loyalville U.S.A., script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Betty try to help out a salesman who is stuck with a huge supply of Riverdale pennants and no sporting event to sell them for. Buy Buy Blues, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The bargain-conscious Mr. Lodge is proud of having bought an expensive TV set for an outrageously low price, but Archie discovers that the seller was a crook and the TV was stolen. The Resistance Movement, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Weatherbee is being promoted to a better-paying job at another school. Memories of Forgetfulness, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Looking through their yearbook, Archie and Reggie recall the time Jughead faked amnesia to get out of paying a debt to Reggie. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 3

    "Yule Be Sorry!"; Archie and the gang are complaining about the cold winter while the Lodge family is in Hawaii. "A Job For Jingles," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jingles, one of Santa's brownies, shows up to make a report on Archie and the gang. "Frosty The "Know" Man!", script and art by Joe Edwards; The kids are waiting for snow so Li'l Jinx's father pretends to call Jack Frost. "Mr. Weatherbee's Dilemma," pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Bad things are happening to Mr. Weatherbee when someone says, "Merry Christmas." "Escape," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Lodge plans to spend Christmas far away where Archie can't hurt him. "The Red, Red Ribbon"; Archie trudges through a snowstorm to bring Veronica what she needs. "Dis-Missile"; Riverdale High has a toy repair project and Betty and Veronica are handling the letters to Santa so they know who gets what toy, but they find some joke letters from Archie, Jughead and Reggie. "Well Suited," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica has Archie ask Mr. Lodge to play Santa. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #216
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 216

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Run for the Hills," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie is coming to the Lodge mansion to deliver Christmas gifts but Mr. Lodge and Veronica are worried he will break something. "Tree Glee," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The gang only has a few dollars to buy a tree and get refreshments for the school Christmas party so they decide to chop down their own tree. Archie Club News. "This Is Ms Christmas," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie flips for a gorgeous, scantily-clad female Santa Claus at the mall and goes to ridiculous lengths to sit on her lap. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #216
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 216

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Meat The Problem, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Outraged by the high price of meat, Mr. Lodge proposes a meat boycott, not realizing that there already was one a few months ago. The Scenery Scene, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie is annoyed that the girls won't do anything except talk about clothes. A Man Of Few Words, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica wants to be president of the girls' club, so Betty tries to write a nomination speech. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #191
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 191
  • Issue #82
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 82

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Shaping Up," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie tries to prepare for an important doubles match with Veronica by doing calisthenics to a TV exercise program. "Mishap Flap," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Fred demands that Archie put a ladder away. "It's the Real Thing," script by Frank Doyle, art by Bill Vigoda; Dilton claims to have made a mechanical duplicate of himself. "Rare Scare," script by George Gladir, art by Gus Lemoine; Ethel's cooking is so bad, even Jughead and Hot Dog won't eat it. "Drawn Out," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap wants to encourage Jinx's artistic tendencies without encouraging her to draw on the walls. "Party Smarty," script by George Gladir, pencils by Gus Lemoine; Veronica is planning a party and inviting a lot of people. "A Clean Sweep," script by Frank Doyle, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Fred demands Archie get rid of the leaves in the family yard and the only way he can do that is cart them away in his jalopy. "Touchy Touchy," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Insensitive Archie blows it with Betty once again. "Something Special," pencils by Al Hartley (layouts) and Jon D'Agostino, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Mr. Lodge gets a new power antennae for his stereo system and Archie just can't resist fiddling with it. "Losing Your Marbles," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie buys a bag of marbles; Chaos ensues. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 23

    Giant Size. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "The Straight Man," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; To demonstrate the concept of a "bee-line hike," Dilton sends Moose on a course toward school with the instructions not to deviate from due north, no matter what. "Sale Fail" starring Li'l Jinx's Artist Pal, Roz, script and art by Joe Edwards; Roz is having a difficult time selling her art. "The Serene Scene," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Joe Sinnott; Veronica quickly learns that her new spiritual advisor has feet of clay. "Park Remark," script by George Gladir, art by Jon D'Agostino; Civilization has made some changes in the local wilderness park. "Flee Glee," script by George Gladir, art by Gus Lemoine; Hot Dog passes something to Veronica's poodle. "Spellbinder," art by Al Hartley; Clumsy Moose accidentally rearranges a spell book right before Hilda is going to use it to get supernatural revenge on him. Untitled story, art by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica models her new outfit for an appreciative Archie. "Slumber Number," script by George Gladir; Moose is thwarted in his attempt to count sheep. "Strings Attached," script by Dick Malmgren, art by Al Hartley; Archie takes up the violin, to everyone's regret. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 377 #12
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 377 #12
  • Issue #21
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 21

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Mike Esposito. It!, script by Tony Isabella, art by Dick Ayers; Bob O'Bryan is a successful special effects man whose legs are broken by a vengeful actor on his series; He then finds that he can take over the body of It, the Living Colossus when it is kidnapped from his set by Dr. Vault. The Man Who Captured Death!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A dying man traps Death to save himself but soon finds that Death actually brings peace to things and is needed to keep things running smoothly. An advertisement for a Spider-Man Medallion Coin, Coin Holder, Keychains and Neckchains. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #21MJ
    Astonishing Tales (1970) Mark Jewelers 21MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It! feature begins: "It! The Colossus Lives Again!" Script by Tony Isabella, art by Dick Ayers. Reprint back-up story: "The Man Who Captured Death!" with script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #21UK
    Astonishing Tales (1973) UK Edition 21UK

    United Kingdom edition. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Mike Esposito. It!, script by Tony Isabella, art by Dick Ayers; Bob O'Bryan is a successful special effects man whose legs are broken by a vengeful actor on his series; He then finds that he can take over the body of It, the Living Colossus when it is kidnapped from his set by Dr. Vault. The Man Who Captured Death!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A dying man traps Death to save himself but soon finds that Death actually brings peace to things and is needed to keep things running smoothly.

  • Issue #118
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 118
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    "To The Death!" Avengers-Defenders crossover. Part 7 of 8. Guest-starring the Defenders. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Bob Brown. Inks by Mike Esposito and Frank Giacoia. Cover by Bob Brown and John Romita. One of the classic Avengers issues of the bronze age! Story continues from Defenders 10. At last the truth stands revealed! Dormammu and Loki have tricked the Avengers and Defenders into gathering the Evil Eye! And now Dormammu has the Evil Eye and is using it to merge his dark dimension with Earth's! The fourteen super-heroes have one hour to beat the powerful super-villains before chaos envelopes the universe! Once inside the dark realm, the Dread One wipes out the Defenders! And after quicksand bogs down five avengers, only three remain to make the final charge! But when the thunder god and the golden avenger fall, the final hope of the universe rests with the Scarlet Witch! In the depths of the dark realm, can Wanda deliver the coup de grĂ¢ce to the Dread Dormammu? Avengers Assemble! Story continues in Defenders 11. Cameo appearances by Contessa Valentina Allegro, Dum Dum Dugan, Nick Fury, the Watcher, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Black Bolt, Gorgon, Karnak, Dracula, Ghost Rider, Luke Cage, Man-Thing, Ka-Zar, Zabu, Thanos, Adam Warlock, and Doctor Doom. (Notes: The Avengers-Defenders Clash was a masterpiece by Steve Englehart that set the standard for multi-issue crossovers (that have become much more common in the modern age). Crossover stories greater than 2 or 3 issues were very rare in the silver and bronze ages. The Avengers-Defenders Clash was reprinted in a trade paperback in 2002 and again in a hard cover edition in 2007. The Avengers appear in a cameo role in the final part of the story in Defenders 11. Dormammu returns in Doctor Strange (2nd series) 6. The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Ralph Macchio.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #118UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 118UK

    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 #40MJ
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 40MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #40
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1971 Whitman) 40
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #54
    Betty and Me (1966) 54

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Faith," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The Coopers get a note saying that Betty has run off to join a hippie commune. "A Stranger In Paradise," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica claims that Betty is crazy and dumb because she constantly fawns over Archie. "The Baby Sitter," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty asks Archie to watch her nephew while she and Veronica go shopping. "Can You Top That?" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Betty" answers reader letters, script by Eda Edwards, art by Joe Edwards. "Heart Art," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; At a carnival, Betty almost ruins her chances with Archie by doing better than him at all the games. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #106
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 106

    Bill the Kid in "Slave of Beauty" and "Kill Him For Me." Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazetta back-up story, "A Texas Wedding" (art by Pat Boyette). Jose Delbo cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #51
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (1963 Gold Key) 51

    The experiment worked...but its side effect was shattering! Featuring: 8 page story "The Carved Head" written by Paul Newman; 5 page story "The Beetle's Sting" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by John Celardo; Kenner 16-Page Fun Catalog; 6 page story "Off the Beaten Path" written by Paul Newman and drawn by Luis Dominguez; 6 page story "She Sells Seashells!" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by John Celardo. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Brothers of the Spear (1972 Gold Key) 7

    Painted cover art by George Wilson. Natongo and Dan-el battle the giant ape Magu and the Tree That Walks. Natongo and Dan-el were introduced as Brothers of the Spear in Tarzan #25. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #168
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 168
    • Residue on front cover.
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    Read about the origin of Baron Zemo and his family in "And a Phoenix Shall Arise!" Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by John Tartaglione and George Roussos. Red Skull cameo. Buscema/John Verpoorten cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #26
    Chili (1969) 26
    Tags: Archie
    Published Dec 1973 by Marvel.
  • Issue #4
    Chilling Adventures in Sorcery (1972) 4

    Cover art by Gray Morrow. Suicide ...Maybe, script and art by Vicente Alcazar; A man who fails to commit suicide is given a mission to kill an evil dictator, knowing the dictator's guards will surely kill him. Horripilate Host, script by Don Glut, art by Dick Giordano; A nasty, aging actor who is a vampire host on a Creeper Feature show is tricked into reciting a spell on live TV. Golden Touch, script and art by Gray Morrow; A man acquires Midas' Golden Touch. A Thousand Pounds of Clay, script by Don Glut, art by Vicente Alcazar; An artist creates a clay Golem to destroy his enemies, starting with his girlfriend and his best friend, who are having an affair. The Witch--Essays into the Supernatural, art by Gray Morrow. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Comic Media (1973) 11
    Published Dec 1973 by Atlas.
    • Paper: White

    Sydney Jordan (Jeff Hawke) interview; "The Seekers" newspaper strips by Burns/Douglas; "Modesty Blaise" newspaper strips by O'Donnell/Holdaway. Spirit reprint by Will Eisner. Dave Gibbons back cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #102
    Comic Reader, The (1961) 102
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Comic-Book Book HC (1973 1st Edition) 1-1ST Comic-Book Book HC (1973 1st Edition) 1-1ST

    1st Edition - 1st printing. Edited by Don Thompson and Dick Lupoff. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 360 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustartions). Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #3
    Comix World Newsletter (1973) fanzine 3

    December 1973. Newsletter by Clay Geerdes. Contains news of comix, artists of interest, and a general review of what was happening in the underground market. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 2 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #796
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 796

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

  • Issue #798
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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

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

  • Issue #33
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 33
    • Signed by writer Roy Thomas (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    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

    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) UK Edition 33UK

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  • 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 #85
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 85
  • Issue #106
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 106
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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 #1
    Dead of Night (1973) 1
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    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
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    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.