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Comic books December 1973

  • Issue #220MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #114
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 114

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. "Night Game," script by Michael Fleisher and Russell Carley (art continuity), art by Frank Bolle; When a crooked hockey player is discovered by his coach, he demands his resignation; He pretends to agree but puts a bomb on the team's airplane killing all aboard; He joins a new team, and the night before a big game he gets a phone call for midnight practice; He gets out on the ice only to be confronted by skeletons. "The Demon and the Rock Star!", script by Michael Fleisher and Russell Carley (art continuity), art by Gerry Talaoc; A has-been rock star makes a bargain with a demon to get back on top again, but the price he must pay is three sacrifices indicated by who he gives the demon's jewel to; The first two victims are a former manager and rival rock band, but his third intended victim is a girl he desires but who rejects him; She designs his stage outfits, so when he sends her the jewel, she sews it into his clothes and the demon comes for him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #114MJ
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 114MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 22 #2
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 22 #2

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    November-December 1973. Volume 22, No. 2 (Whole No. 169). Cover by Brian Boyle Studio. Science fiction stories by Kenneth Von Gunden, Dunan Lunan, Ron Goulart, Susan Ellison, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Wells. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #170
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 170

    Cover art by Herb Trimpe. Death From On High!, script by Steve Englehart (plot) and Chris Claremont (plot, script), pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Jack Abel; Bruce and Betty are falling from eight miles high in the sky but Bruce is able to turn into the Hulk and cushion their fall; They end up on an island where Hulk does his best to nurse Betty back to health; This includes saving her from a gang of volcano monsters who try their best to squish her; Betty is picked up by a passing military helicopter and Hulk secretly hitches a ride. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #170MJ
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 170MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Death From On High!" Script by Steve Englehart and Chris Claremont, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Jack Abel. Trimpe cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #65
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 65

    "The Cutting Edge of Death!" Part 3 of 4. Story by Mike Friedrich. Art by George Tuska and Mike Esposito. Iron Man wins a desperate battle vs. Doctor Spectrum, but falls victim to the entity inside the power prism. Iron Man is possessed by the prism and goes on a rampage! Also in this issue, Pepper learns that Tony Stark is Iron Man. Cameo appearances by Luke Cage and Thor. 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #65MJ
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 65MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Cutting Edge of Death!" Part 3 of 4. Story by Mike Friedrich. Art by George Tuska and Mike Esposito. Iron Man wins a desperate battle vs. Doctor Spectrum, but falls victim to the entity inside the power prism. Iron Man is possessed by the prism and goes on a rampage! Also in this issue, Pepper learns that Tony Stark is Iron Man. Cameo appearances by Luke Cage and Thor. 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #65UK
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) UK Edition 65UK

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    UK edition. "The Cutting Edge of Death!" Part 3 of 4. Story by Mike Friedrich. Art by George Tuska and Mike Esposito. Iron Man wins a desperate battle vs. Doctor Spectrum, but falls victim to the entity inside the power prism. Iron Man is possessed by the prism and goes on a rampage! Also in this issue, Pepper learns that Tony Stark is Iron Man. Cameo appearances by Luke Cage and Thor. 32 pages

  • Vol. 35 #9
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 35 #9
    Published Dec 1973 by Curtis.

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    December 1973 - Merry Christmas to All. 62 pages, full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 36 #10
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 36 #10
    Published Dec 1973 by Curtis.

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    December 1974. 64 pages, PC/B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #20
    Jetsons (1970 Charlton) 20

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    Comic book version of the popular Hanna Barbera cartoon show. Issue features the Jetsons in "Sensored," "Air Castle," "Rise, Slaves!" and "George's New Car." Issue also has one-page gag strips and a one-page text feature "Teacher Tells Tales." Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #73
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 73

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. For Safety's Sake, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; In an effort to promote public safety, Josie and Valerie convince Melody to wear fur coats whenever she goes out in public. Now Hare This! with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Sequential ad for Kenner Ultra Chrome Racers. Bon Voyage, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg; After being shot down for a date by both Josie and Melody, Alex turns to Alexandra for advice. Anyone for Tennis?, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Melody decides to try tennis, but ultimately finds it very trying. Josie Pinup by Dan DeCarlo. A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Melody uses an unusual method to sell lipstick to an unusual target audience. Perfect Pair, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Journal (1973) (fanzine) 4

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    The Journal is a Canadian fanzine edited by Paul Kowtiuk. Issue #4 includes: articles on Batman/Superman exhibit and Marvel/Christmas; Star Trek animated series review; ads for Jeff Jones Portfolio, The Kryptonian, Middle Earth, and Paragon; and POGO back cover art by Leialoha. 16 pgs, folded, tabloid size, newsprint. Dec, 1973. Cover Price 10 cents. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Journey into Mystery (1972 2nd series) 8

    Cover by Gil Kane and Ernie Chan. The Bewitched Bike!, script by Carl Wessler, art by Tony DiPreta; A crook steals a bike from a time-traveler that has come from the year 1992, forty years in the future; He robs a bank and pedals into the future but is recognized anyway and shot as he attempts to flee. Death Waits Within!, art by Carl Hubbell; An elderly couple that run an inn in Europe murder their guests in order to rob them and send the money to their son in America; They do not recognize their final victim as their son, who has come home for a surprise visit. Out of the Night, art by Jim Mooney; A writer is attacked and killed by a giant insect. The Man Who Was Nobody, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; A Martian sleeper agent is eradicated when his usefulness is ended due to incarceration in an asylum. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8MJ
    Journey into Mystery (1972 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 8MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Gil Kane cover Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8UK
    Journey into Mystery (1972 2nd series) UK Edition 8UK

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    UK Edition. Cover by Gil Kane and Ernie Chan. The Bewitched Bike!, script by Carl Wessler, art by Tony DiPreta; A crook steals a bike from a time-traveler that has come from the year 1992, forty years in the future; He robs a bank and pedals into the future but is recognized anyway and shot as he attempts to flee. Death Waits Within!, art by Carl Hubbell; An elderly couple that run an inn in Europe murder their guests in order to rob them and send the money to their son in America; They do not recognize their final victim as their son, who has come home for a surprise visit. Out of the Night, art by Jim Mooney; A writer is attacked and killed by a giant insect. The Man Who Was Nobody, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; A Martian sleeper agent is eradicated when his usefulness is ended due to incarceration in an asylum. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #223
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 223

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Dig We Must, script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; When Mr. Weatherbee finds Jughead digging for buried treasure on the school grounds, he recalls all the other bogus treasure maps Jughead has sold him on. A Tooth For a Tooth, script by Dick Malmgren, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tells Reggie that the way to deal with Moose is to "rap" with him directly. Sleepy Time Guys, script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead and Archie deplore the lack of excitement in Riverdale, ignoring the fires, robberies and escaped wild animals all around them. And Everywhere That Juggie Went..., script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Hot Dog follows Jughead to school and won't leave. Away Out! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #99
    Just Married (1958) 99

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    Cover pencils by A. Martinez, inks by J. Zuniga. Come, Steal My Heart. Find-A-Word puzzle page. Male Chauvinism. Just Jeannette advice column by Jeannette Copeland. His Way Will Be My Way?, pencils by A. Martinez, inks by J. Zuniga. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #108
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 108
    • Staple rust.
    • Staple rust. Mold.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Thirteen Against the Earth!, script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; The three teams split up to tackle the machines controlling the Earth, with each machine more difficult to destroy than the last; When the three groups confront the final machine inside of an orbiting satellite, the machine reveals its origins of how the Nazis created it to help run things, but it eventually turned on its creators and Adolf Hitler himself seeing them as inferior per its programming; The last machine is destroyed by Red Tornado's sacrifice yet again, and the three groups, triumphant, return to their respective earths along with the surviving Red Tornado, who chooses to stay on Earth-1. A letter from comics writer Mike W. Barr. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #102MJ
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 102MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Justice Society. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #108MJ
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 108MJ

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    Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Justice Society of America cross-over, Pt. 2 of 2. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Kamandi (1972) 12
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.

    "The Devil and Mister Sacker." Script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Royer. Cover by Kirby and Royer. Kamandi befriends a giant grasshopper (known as the "Devil") and names him Kliklak. He then discovers that he must against Bull Bantam, who has abused Spirit, the sister of Flower. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #177
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 177
  • Issue #177MJ
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) Mark Jewelers 177MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #573
    Lagrimas Risas y Amor (1963 Editorial Argumentos) 573

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    Written by Guillermo de la Parra. Art by Antonio Gutierrez. Continuation of "Rarotonga". 32 pgs, B&W illustrations.

  • Issue #273
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 273
    • Water damage.
  • Issue #140
    Life with Archie (1958) 140

    Teen drama, Archie-style: Archie learns that Betty and Veronica are hiking a nature trail that has been scheduled for demolition. 32 pages. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #731201
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  • Issue #731208
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  • Issue #731215
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  • Issue #731222
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  • Issue #731229
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  • Issue #83
    Little Archie (1956) 83
  • Issue #61
    Little Audrey and Melvin (1962) 61
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Cover loose at one staple.
  • Issue #61
    Little Dot Dotland (1962) 61

    See Dot Dotland for issues #62-63. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #50
    Little Dot's Uncles and Aunts (1961) 50
  • Issue #23
    Little Monsters (1964 Gold Key) 23

    Number/month on cover: 90130-312, no month listed. Comic featuring the comical adventures of ?Orrible Orvie and Awful Annie, the "Little Monsters" siblings. Issue features reprints from previous issues: "Gloom for Rent," "Pop the Pilot," and "Bring ?Em Back Alive Pop." Issue also has Batty and the Green Grumble in "Notorious or Not" and one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23MJ
    Little Monsters (1964 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 23MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Number/month on cover: 90130-312, no month listed. Comic featuring the comical adventures of ?Orrible Orvie and Awful Annie, the "Little Monsters" siblings. Issue features reprints from previous issues: "Gloom for Rent," "Pop the Pilot," and "Bring ?Em Back Alive Pop." Issue also has Batty and the Green Grumble in "Notorious or Not" and one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23
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    Orrible Orvie, Awful Annie and their Frankenstein-like family frighten and horrify ordinary people as they have amusing misadventures. The Monsters aid a ghost family thats been left homeless after their haunted house is demolished; Orrible Orvie apologizes to a human, Excuse our creepy nature, sir! (Does Lady Gaga know about this series?) 36 pages. Cover price $0.20 Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Little Stooges (1972 Gold Key) 6

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  • Issue #6MJ
    Little Stooges (1972 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 6MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
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    Whitman edition. Norman Maurer cover and stories. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #152
    Locus (1968) 152
    Published Dec 1973 by Locus.

    Published by Charles Brown, Locus is a fanzine that reports on science fiction and fantasy writing. Issue #152 includes: industry news; Halfacon Report; magazine reviews; T-K Graphics ad; and art by Steve Stiles and Bill Rotsler. 9 pgs. Dec 22, 1973.

  • Issue #153
    Locus (1968) 153
    Published Dec 1973 by Locus.

    Published by Charles Brown, Locus is a fanzine that reports on science fiction and fantasy writing. Issue #157 includes: a long letter from Roger Elwood; Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction ad; 1973: The Year in Books; fanzine listing; Boskone 11 ad; book reviews; Locus index; and art by Bill Rotsler and Arthur Thomson. 19 pgs. Dec 30, 1973.

  • Issue #163
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 163

    "Early One Morning in the Near Future" inside front cover story by Sergio Aragones. "The Clods of '44," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "The Class of '44," the three boring high school students from "The Summer of '42" graduate and become boring college students. "One Fine Day on a Guided Tour of Mount Rushmore," script and art by Don Martin. "A Mad Look at Two Grammar School Generations," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Paul Coker Jr. "The Lighter Side of Corruption," script and art by Dave Berg; Examples of dishonesty being its own reward. "A Mad Look at Karate," script and art by Sergio Aragones. "Picket & Strike," script by Lou Silverstone, art by George Woodbridge; A niche magazine aimed at union members and activists. "Graffiti Through History," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Bob Clarke. "Mad's Sure-Fire Sports Predictions," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Jack Davis. "Least Horizon," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the film "Lost Horizon," a plane sets down in the Himalayas, and the cynical passengers stumble onto a bizarre paradise. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #91
    Mad House Glads (1970-1974 Archie) 91
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "The Velvet Touch!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Clyde and Rod try to trap the infamous master criminal Tony Velvet. Archie Comics Digest ad. "Tee'd Off," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Dick teaches Fran how to play golf. "The Case of the Handmade Frame," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; When student criminologists Rod and Clyde are hired to investigate the disappearance of a painting, they are framed for insurance fraud and it's up to Fran to clear their names. "The Mr. Clean Scene," script by Dick Malmgren, art by Samm Schwartz; Dan tricks a vacuum cleaner salesman into demonstrating his product and, in the process, cleaning the entire house. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 45 #6
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Pulp Vol. 45 #6

    Volume 45, Issue 6 - December 1973. Cover by Ron Walotsky. Fantasy and science fiction stories by James Tiptree Jr., Jack Williamson, Herbert Gold, Richard A. Lupoff, Gary Jennings, C.G. Cobb, Doris Pitkin Buck, and Robin Scott Wilson. 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 162 pages, B&W Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 23 #12
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 23 #12

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