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Comic books December 1973

  • Vol. 11 #1
    Rapture (1959-1974 American Art Agency) Vol. 11 #1

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  • Vol. 11 #5
    Rascal (1963-1977 Camerarts) Magazine Vol. 11 #5

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  • Vol. 16 #5
    Real Men Magazine (1956-1975 Stanley Publications Inc.) Vol. 16 #5

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  • Issue #67
    Reggie and Me (1966) 67

    "Zero Hero"; When Archie and Reggie ask her to the dance simultaneously, Veronica says she'll go with whoever plays better in the next football game. "Report Retort" starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Stinkerism... As a Career"; Archie speaks directly to the reader about stinkers, using Reggie as an example. "Say it With Flowers"; Reggie takes credit for flowers that Archie bought. "The King and I"; Reggie repeatedly flops while trying to impress the new girl in town - until she tells him that she works for a film company and that he'd be perfect for their new TV show about an outrageously filthy slob. "Stitch Pitch"; Reggie is dismayed that the other guys are into needlepoint, until Betty introduces him to her cousin, a pro football player who is also into it. "The Intellect"; Reggie plots how to best introduce himself to the new girl, Thelma. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Richie Rich Bank Books (1972) 8
  • Issue #9
    Richie Rich Diamonds (1972) 9
  • Issue #58
    Richie Rich Dollars and Cents (1963) 58

    Harvey Giant-Sized comic. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Richie Rich Jackpots (1972) 8
  • Issue #53
    Richie Rich Success Stories (1964) 53
  • Issue #44
    Ripley's Believe It or Not (1965 Gold Key) 44

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    Painted cover art. A Time For Haunting, art by Win Mortimer. The Begging Ghost, art by Joe Certa. The Case of the Haunted Pets, art by Jack Sparling. The Watchmaker, art by Frank Bolle. The Lady In Black, art by Oscar Novelle. $.20. # on cover: 90208-312. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #44MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #44
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    Whitman edition. Painted cover art. A Time For Haunting, art by Win Mortimer. The Begging Ghost, art by Joe Certa. The Case of the Haunted Pets, art by Jack Sparling. The Watchmaker, art by Frank Bolle. The Lady In Black, art by Oscar Novelle. $.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #105
    Rocket's Blast Comicollector (1961 RBCC) 105

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    The Rocket's Blast Comicollector #105 (108 pgs), with Star Trek cover art by Morris Scott Dollens. The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 60s thru the 80s. It features: an article about Star Trek by James Van Hise; an interview with Leonard Nimoy; Wood's World strip by Wallace Wood; a piece on Garry Trudeau; "Shazam! The Battle for Captain Marvel" by Joe Brancatelli; "The Williamson Collector" by Larry Bigman and James Van Hise; "Pulps Era of Adventure" by James Van Hise; "The RBCC Information Center; "Comic Collector's Comments" by Howard P. Siegel; ads for Remember When Magazine #10, Overstreet's The Comic Book Price Guide #3, Creation Con '74, and Houston Con ?74; a column reviewing Comic Fantasy Quarterly #1, Favorite Funnies #1-3, New Paltz Comix #1, and other items; a letters column; and classified comic book ads. Published by G. B. Love. 1.25 cover price. Circulation: 2000. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1973D
    Rogue (1968-1974 Douglas) Annual 1973D

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    1973 Winter Annual Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 18 #6A
    Rogue (1973-1977 Douglas) 4th Series Vol. 18 #6A

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    December 1973

  • Issue #16
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1971 1st Series) 16

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. How Do You Spell That? starring Sabrina, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead picks up one of Sabrina's spell books and starts unwittingly casting spells on the whole town. A Matter of Control starring Sabrina, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mario Acquaviva. Archie Club News. Hex Vex starring Sabrina, script by George Gladir, art by Gus LeMoine. Now Ear This starring Sabrina, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #104
    Sad Sack and the Sarge (1957) 104
  • Issue #49
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 49

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  • Issue #46
    Sad Sad Sack World (1964) 46
  • Issue #2
    Sarge Snorkel (1973) 2

    Cover art believed to be by Mort Walker. Heavy Date starring Otto, Killer Diller, Beetle Bailey, Sarge Snorkel, and Grunhilda (Sarge's date). Last Tag starring Sarge Snorkel, Beetle Bailey, Mr Bailey, and Mrs Bailey. Cowboy Snorkel starring Beetle Bailey, Sarge Snorkel, Killer Diller, Plato, Zero, and General Halftrack. Disposal starring Killer Diller, Beetle Bailey, Plato, Zero, Cookie, Sarge Snorkel, and Chaplain Staneglass. Fall-Out text story. The Errand starring Sarge Snorkel and Beetle Bailey. Solution starring Sarge Snorkel, Lt Fuzz, Captain Scabbard, and Chaplain Staneglass. Art Expert starring Zero and Captain Snorkel. A True Friend starring Sarge Snorkel, Beetle Bailey, and Killer Diller. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Scooby Doo (1970 Gold Key) 22
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    Two Scooby Doo stories "The Gypsy's Curse!" and "Tribute In Flames!" # on cover 90252-312 (No month listed on cover) #22 12/73 20c Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22
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    Whitman edition. Two Scooby Doo stories "The Gypsy's Curse!" and "Tribute In Flames!" Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Scream (1973 Skywald) 3

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    Cover by Francisco Javier Gonzalez Vilanova. Edited by Al Hewetson. Stories by Al Hewetson. Art by Zesar Lopez, Ricardo Villamonte, Jesus Duran, Ruben Sosa, and Maro Nava. Horror anthology produced by upstart publisher Skywald, founded by Marvel and Warren veterans, and featuring artists of the Filipino New Wave. Lady Satan; Lerouxs The Phantom of the Opera, with art by Duran; Poes Fall of the House of Usher, with art by Nava. 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 64 pages, B&W. Mature readers. No # on cover, dated December 1973. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #5
    Secret Origins (1973-1974 1st Series) 5

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "The Origin of the Spectre, Part 1", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Bernard Baily; Jim Corrigan, hard-boiled detective, gets inside information on a job to be pulled by Gat Benson, and, while trying to stop the theft, is captured and murdered; However, a voice from heaven tells Corrigan that his battle against crime is not over, so he is restored to life with amazing powers, which he plans to use against Benson and save the life of Clarice; reprinted from More Fun Comics #52. "The Origin of the Spectre, Part 2," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Bernard Baily; After murdering Corrigan, Benson and his thugs decide to kill the witness, Clarice, but before they can do this, a wraith-like Corrigan appears before them to exact justice; reprinted from More Fun Comics #53. One-page text feature on the history of the Legion of Super-Heroes by Paul Levitz. Letter to the editor from comic writer Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28
    Secret Romance (1968) 28

    Last 20c cover priced issue. Cover by Art (or Donna?) Cappello. Stories by unknown. Art by Art (or Donna?) Cappello, Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and Jack Abel. Will she still love him when he gets home...two years from now? Read..."Once We Loved"! Also featuring: "The Spoiler" and "Second Love"! Plus: 1-page story "Think!" And: Find-a-Word puzzle page! Also: letters page "Just Jeannette" by Jeannette Copeland. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15
    Secrets of Sinister House (1972) 15
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  • Issue #15MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #90
    Sex to Sexty (1965) 90
    Published 1973 (est.) by S.R.I. Publishing.
    • Minor staple rust.

    "Sex to Sexty: Bum Shot!" Men's Magazine with adult jokes and cartoons. 64 pages, text, with B&W illustrations Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Shazam (1973) 8
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #0142250001
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    100-page giant; all reprints. "A Twice-Told Tale" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 80 in 1947), "The Original Captain Marvel Introduces Mary Marvel" (from CMA 18 in 1942; script by Otto Binder), "The Mighty Marvels Join Forces" (from Marvel Family 1 in 1945), "Captain Marvel Jr. and the Vest Pocket Levitator" (from Captain Marvel Junior 14 in 1943; art by Mac Raboy), "Mary Marvel and the Dog-Nappers" (from Mary Marvel 17 in 1947; art by Jack Binder), "The Original Captain Marvel and his Three Lieutenant Marvels in the Adventure in Time" (from CMA 71 in 1947), "The Talking Tiger" (from CMA 79 in 1947; script by Binder, art by C.C. Beck), and "The Return of Mr. Tawny" (from CMA 82 in 1948). New Beck cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #8MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #119
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  • Vol. 30 #1
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 30 #1

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  • Issue #12
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    Published Dec 1973 by Fawcett.

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    December 1973 Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #15
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 15
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
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    • Witnessed Sig: AL MILGROM & JIM STARLIN on 5/19/2019 & ROY THOMAS on 6/29/2019.
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    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
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    Written by Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin. Art and cover by Jim Starlin and Al Milgrom. Shang Chi, making his first appearance, is a master of martial arts and the son of Fu Manchu, a Chinese mandarin and scientist. Fu Manchu sends Shang Chi to England in order to assassinate the evil Dr. Petrie for the common good. Shang Chi reluctantly agrees, but after the deed is done he is confronted by Sir Denis Nayland Smith, a former British intelligence officer who tells him the truth about Fu Manchu; that he is a nearly immortal evil mastermind. Shang Chi travels back to his father's secret lair in New York and renounces him. Text articles by Roy Thomas and Englehart about the creation of Shang-Chi. Ad for Astonishing Tales #21. A brief obituary for Syd Shores. Ad for the Marvel fan club FOOM (Friends of Ol' Marvel). 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15MJ
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) Mark Jewelers 15MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. First appearance of Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu. Jim Starlin art. Steve Englehart writer/color. Martial arts action. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #47
    Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973 UK) 47
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  • Issue #48
    Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973 UK) 48
  • Issue #49
    Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973 UK) 49
    • 1" Spine split from top. Staple rust.
    • 3.75" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #50
    Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973 UK) 50
  • Issue #51
    Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973 UK) 51
  • Issue #8
    Spooky Haunted House (1972) 8

    "Bad Manor"; Spooky decides to look for a new house, and ends up trapped in a ghost house. Untitled story; The Ghostly Trio is bored, not realizing that they're scaring animals without even trying. "Spooky and the Phantom Pet"; The ghost house wants to keep Spooky as a pet; when he gives it a good boo it shrinks and becomes his pet. "Large Economy-Size Witches' Brew"; Wendy's aunts are using a giant pot they found to make a huge batch of witches' brew, until the camping giant who dropped it reclaims it. "The Friendly Cat" text story. "The Sulky Lamppost" text story. "Helpful Haunt"; Casper tries to teach Boobert to be helpful. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #52
    Spooky Spooktown (1961) 52
  • Vol. 24 #12
    Stag Magazine (1949-1994) Vol. 24 #12

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  • Issue #11/12
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    Issue #11/12 - December 1973/January 1974. Addresses of S.T.A.R. chapters with rules and regulations. Editorial detailing how a member had stolen the mailing list and then turned around and sold it to various companies. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 40 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #176
    Star Spangled War Stories (1952 DC #3-204) 176

    Cover art by Ken Barr. Target... The Unknown Soldier, script by Frank Robbins, art by Jack Sparling; First part of a 4 issue storyline; The first appearance of Capt. Werner Von Sturm, the German version of the Unknown Soldier. Joan of Arc--Warrior! bio by Sam Glanzman. Charge!, script by Archie Goodwin, art by Frank Thorne; Civil War story. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #176MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9-REP
    Star Trek PB (1967-1977 Bantam Novel Series) 9-REP

    Volume 9 - 2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. By James Blish. Featuring six more out of this world adventures starring the brave crew of the starship Enterprise. Softcover, 4 1/2-in. x 6-in., 184 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #2
    Strange Sports Stories (1973) 2
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    Cover by Nick Cardy. "Karate on the Moon!", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano; a Karate match starts on Earth and shifts to the moon. "Volley of Death," script by Frank Robbins, art by Dick Giordano; a man has to play tennis using a live grenade as the ball. Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World. "Tall in the Saddle!", script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; a dinosaur runs in a modern day horse race. Letter to the editor from comic editor Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #171
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 171
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "March of the Dead," script by Len Wein, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Brother Voodoo has been summoned to Haiti to investigate reports of Zuvembies attacking factories across the island; Going to a local grave yard he is attacked by these apparent undead soldiers and their leader: Baron Samdei; During the fight, Brother Voodoo is knocked out; While he is unconscious he reflects back on the events that brought him to Haiti, and of the Zuvembie that was in captivity of the local authorities. Ad for Astonishing Tales # 21. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #41
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    Kampfpanzer

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