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Comic books January 1974

  • Issue #431
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 431
    Published Jan 1974 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "The Monster Who Unmasked Superman!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Clark Kent is forced to reveal his Superman identity to the others on the bus when the Quakerer unmasks himself as Jonathan Slaughter; But, after he defeats the villain and gets himself and his friends back to the 20th Century, Batman helps Superman conceal his identity again, along with some help from a hypnotic device. "The Case of the Runaway Shoebox!", script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; Oliver Queen has his pocket picked on the way to paying his rent, and, retracing his steps to try and find it, runs into a robbery scene in front of a museum; He switches to his Green Arrow identity and takes down a ring of thieves before they can steal the rare and valuable fragments of an ancient Greek amphora. Letter from Guy Lillian III. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #431MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 431MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Curt Swan/Murphy Anderson art. Alex Toth art. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #199
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 199

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  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. Story and art by Herge. Join traveling reporter Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy, along with well-known friends such as Captain Haddock, as they embark on an extraordinary adventures spanning historical and political events, fantasy and science-fiction adventures and thrilling mysteries. These full-color graphic novels broke new ground when they were first released and became the inspiration for countless modern-day comic artists. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color.

  • Issue #13-1ST
    Agent X-9 TPB (1974 Semic Press) Swedish Edition 13-1ST

    Volume 13 - 1st printing. NOTE: All Text is in Swedish. This is an anthology of high adventure featuring tales starring action/adventure legends Secret Agent X-9, Garth, Johnny Hazard, and Rip Kirby! Softcover, 98 pages, B&W.

    NOTE: All Text is in Swedish.

  • Issue #22
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 22

    Cover by Herb Trimpe. "Washington Nightmare!", script by Don McGregor, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Frank Chiaramonte (as Frank Chiarmonte); Killraven and his group travel to Washington DC where they are captured by slavers. Reprint back-up story: "The Man Who Went Too Far!", art by Richard Doxsee; A scientist invents a cosmic magnet which brings down a ghost-like inhabitant of space; His partner thinks that capturing such a being for study is cruel and he knocks the magnet so that it tilts downward and pulls a similar dense creature up to the surface from the Earth's core. 36 pgs, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22MJ
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 22MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Killraven stars in "Washington Nightmare!" Script by Don McGregor, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Reprint back-up story: "The Man Who Went Too Far!" with art by Richard Doxsee. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #128
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 128

    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Vulture Hangs High!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt; Spider-Man uses his last reserve of webbing after being dropped from the sky by the (third) Vulture!; After narrowly avoiding death, Spidey returns to ESUs campus to uncover the motives behind an innocent womans death; In a twisted web of mistaken identities, will Spider-Man solve this murder mystery before theres a second victim? Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 105. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #128MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 128MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The (third) Vulture battles Spidey in "The Vulture Hangs High." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt. John Romita Sr. cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 105. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #PR10-N
    Amazing Spider-Man Book and Record Set (1974 Power Records) PR10-N

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    Does NOT Include RECORD - PR#10 - 1st printing. Spider-Man stars in "The Mark of the Man-Wolf!" Written by Gerry Conway. Art by Gil kane, John Romita Jr. and Tony Mortellaro. This story originally appeared in Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #124. It's fun to read as you hear! The ACTION comes alive! Includes a 24-page full color comic only. 7-1/8 x 10 inches with cardstock cover and white non-gloss interior paper stock. Softcover, 20 pages, full color. NOTE: "N" ending number code mean no record included or record is defective. Cover price $1.49.

  • Issue #PR10-R
    Amazing Spider-Man Book and Record Set (1974 Power Records) PR10-R
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    Includes RECORD - PR#10 - 1st printing. Spider-Man stars in "The Mark of the Man-Wolf!" Written by Gerry Conway. Art by Gil kane, John Romita Jr. and Tony Mortellaro. This story originally appeared in Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #124. It's fun to read as you hear! The ACTION comes alive! Includes a 24-page full color comic with 45 RPM record. 7-1/8 x 10 inches with cardstock cover and white non-gloss interior paper stock. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 20 pages, full color. Cover price $1.49.

  • Issue #PR24-N
    Amazing Spider-Man Book and Record Set (1974 Power Records) PR24-N

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    Does NOT Include RECORD - PR#24 - 1st printing. Spider-Man stars in "Invasion of the Dragon Men!" Featuring original material. It's fun to read as you hear! The ACTION comes alive! Includes a 24-page full color comic only. 7-1/8 x 10 inches with cardstock cover and white non-gloss interior paper stock. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 20 pages, full color. NOTE: "N" ending number code mean no record included or record is defective. Cover price $1.49.

  • Issue #PR24-R
    Amazing Spider-Man Book and Record Set (1974 Power Records) PR24-R

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    Includes RECORD - PR#24 - 1st printing. Spider-Man stars in "Invasion of the Dragon Men!" Featuring original material. It's fun to read as you hear! The ACTION comes alive! Includes a 24-page full color comic with 45 RPM record. 7-1/8 x 10 inches with cardstock cover and white non-gloss interior paper stock. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 20 pages, full color. Cover price $1.49.

  • Vol. 2 #34
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #34
    Published 1974 (est.) by George H. Scithers.

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  • Vol. 92 #5
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 92 #5

    January 1974. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "The Sins of the Fathers"(Conclusion) by Stanley Schmidt, "The Horus Errand" by William E. Cochrane, "The Astounding Dr. Amizov" by R. F. DeBaun, and "The Hole Man" by Larry Niven. Science Fact article: "Space Probe from Epsilon Bootis?" by Duncan Lunan. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #62
    Archie and Me (1964) 62
  • Issue #218
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 218

    Archie's Christmas Love-In! Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #217
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 217

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Man's Liberation, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; The girls decide to prove their equality by being aggressive and stealing kisses the way boys do. Clothes Make The Man, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica unite to help out an underprivileged student unable to afford new clothes. Mother Love, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; The gang sees Betty cradling a basket in her arms and saying that she found it on her doorstep and needs to get it to the nursery; Soon the whole town is buzzing with the story of Betty finding an abandoned baby. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #192
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 192
  • Issue #83
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 83
  • #3, 1st Printing
    Armageddon (1972 Last Gasp) #3, 1st Printing
    Tags: Underground
    Published Jan 1974 by Last Gasp.

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    1st (only) printing. Story and art by Barney Steel. The Finale of Barney Steel's tales of star crossed adventurers. 44 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 1 #5
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    Cover by Lawrence Salk. Articles, Stories and Ads for guns. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 56 pages B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Asterix and the Laurel Wreath GN (1974 Dargaud Edition) 1-1ST

    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 1st printing. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Chief Vitalastatistix has rashly bet his brother-in-law, the infuriating show-off Homeopathix, that he can get ahold of Caesar's laurel wreath to season a stew. Of course it's now up to Astrix and Obelix to go to Rome, find the wreath, and bring it back for the promised dinner. Can they save Vitalastatistix's honor? Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #16-REP
    Asterix HC (1961-2015 Dargaud) French Edition 16-REP

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    NOTE: All Text is in French - Volume 16 - 2nd and later printings. "Asterix Chez Les Helvetes (Asterix in Switzerland)!" Written by René Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

    Note: All Text is in French.

  • Issue #21-1ST
    Asterix HC (1961-2015 Dargaud) French Edition 21-1ST

    NOTE: All Text is in French - Volume 21 - 1st printing. "Le Cadeau De Cesar (Asterix and Caesar's Gift)!" Written by René Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Follow the hilarious adventures of the wily Gallic hero, Asterix, and his friends as they protect their town from dastardly Roman legionnaires in these hysterical historical tales - re-colored, re-linked, and released in their original order! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

    Note: All Text is in French.

  • Issue #21-REP
    Asterix HC (1961-2015 Dargaud) French Edition 21-REP

    NOTE: All Text is in French - Volume 21 - 2nd and later printings. "Le Cadeau De Cesar (Asterix and Caesar's Gift)!" Written by René Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Follow the hilarious adventures of the wily Gallic hero, Asterix, and his friends as they protect their town from dastardly Roman legionnaires in these hysterical historical tales - re-colored, re-linked, and released in their original order! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

    Note: All Text is in French.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Asterix in Spain HC (1971 Dargaud Edition) 1-REP

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    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 2nd and later printings. Covers on reprints may vary. Verify printing by indicia. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Follow the hilarious adventures of the wily Gallic hero, Asterix, and his friends as they travel the world, and history! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Asterix The Gaul HC (1969 Dargaud Edition) 1-REP

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    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 2nd and later printings. Covers on reprints may vary. Verify printing by indicia. When Roman Centurion Crismus Bonus finds out about Getafix's magic potion, he kidnaps the druid to force him to reveal the recipe. So Asterix joins his friend in captivity and together they two plan to whip up a surprise with truly hair-raising effects. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #13UK
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    Published 1974 (est.) by Marvel.

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    United Kingdom edition

  • Issue #119
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 119
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    "Night of the Collector" Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Bob Brown. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by John Romita. The Avengers' cataclysmic confrontation with Dormammu is over, and now the team is ready for rest and relaxation. To that end Earth's Mightiest Heroes participate in the Halloween parade in Rutland, Vermont! However, an old acquaintance with a penchant for collecting super-heroes is also present in the Green Mountain State on this all hallows eve! The ancient elder's plan gets off to a good start as the golden avenger, shield-slinger, thunder god, and panther fall before his arcane might! But four avengers remain on the loose! And with help from the local townsfolk, the four heroes will attempt to corral the Collector! Cameo appearances by Loki and Tom Fagan. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man, Mantis, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Collector previously appeared in Iron Man (1st series) 26 and returns in Incredible Hulk 197. The Avengers also attended the Rutland parade in Avengers 83.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #119MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 119MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Avengers battle the Collector in "Night of the Collector!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Don Heck. Avengers roll call: Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch, Mantis, the Swordsman, the Black Panther, and the Vision. Ron Wilson/John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #119UK
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  • Issue #125UK
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    Published 1974 (est.) by Marvel.

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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 #19
    Beagle Boys (1964 Gold Key) 19

    Reprint of stories from issue number three "The Money-Go-Round" and "Supersensitive 666." Issue also includes the second edition of a 16-page catalog of "fun stuff" from the Kenner toy company. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19MJ
    Beagle Boys (1964 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 19MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Reprint of stories from issue number three "The Money-Go-Round" and "Supersensitive 666." Issue also includes the second edition of a 16-page catalog of "fun stuff" from the Kenner toy company. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19
    Beagle Boys (1972 Whitman) 19

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #104
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 104

    Featuring: 3 page Beetle Bailey story "The Letter"; 1 page Beetle Bailey activity "Here's a Page to Color, Kids!"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "Double Date"; 3 page story "Zero's Day" starring Zero and General Halftrack; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "The Mop Squad"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "The Beach Hunt"; 1 page text story "The Making of a Comedian!"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "Frozen Fingers"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "The Stupid Stew"; 2 page story "One Star Artist" starring Captain Scabbard, Zero and General Halftrack. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #104
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  • Issue #2-1ST
    Best of the Rip Off Press TPB (1973-1980 Rip Off Press) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers!" By Gilbert Shelton. Featuring Phineas, Fat Freddy, Freewheelin Franklin, and, of course, Fat Freddy's Cat! Softcover, 7 1/2-in. x 10-in., 96 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6
    Beware (1973 Marvel) 6

    "The Deadly Plague!" with art by Dick Ayers; "Hex!" with art by George Tuska; "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall!"; and "The Little People" with script by Stan Lee, art by Tony DiPreta. Cover by Ron Wilson and Mike Esposito. Stories by Dick Ayers, Ernie Bache, George Tuska, Ed Winiarski, Stan Lee, and Tony DiPreta. Beware of these fear-filled suspense stories fill with action, intrigue and, best of all, monsters! All reprints from Mystery Tales and Adventures Into Terror. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #2
    Black Magic (1973 DC) 2
    Published Jan 1974 by DC.

    Joe Simon and Jack Kirby reprints from the 1950s series. Stories include "Fool's Paradise!"; "The Cat People"; "Birth After Death"; "Those Who Are About to Die!"; and a 1-page text story, "The Red Bird." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #110
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 110

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "A Very Special Spy!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jim Aparo; Batman is at a race to advertise the Miracle-2000 formula, a new pollution free fuel source being developed by Tryton Corporation,as a guest of Ted Grant who has made a new living as the companies spokesman; However, the event is interrupted when a man jumps into the path of the racing cars; Batman pulls him back, and it turns out to be Peter Voss, the son of the late Hans Voss; He claims that the Miracle-2000 formula was stolen from his fathers lost works, and that he will do whatever it takes to stop the commercialization of his father's formula as his father wanted it to be free to the world; Curious about the accusations, and with the help of Ted's connections to the company, Batman questions the owner of the Tryton Corp. Letter from comics writer and editor Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #110MJ
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  • Issue #154
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 154
  • Issue #154MJ
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  • Issue #154
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
    Bullwinkle (1962 Dell/Gold Key) 10

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    Comic book adventures of the cult classic cartoon show "Rocky and His Friends" which originally aired in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Rocky and Bullwinkle in "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and "Come Clean." Issue also has a Dudley Do-Right in "The Mad Blue Yonder" and Peabody's Improbable History in "Tinsel Townski." No story/art credits given. Issue also includes second edition of a 16-page catalog of "fun stuff" from the Kenner toy company. On cover: 90013- 401. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Buster Brown Early Strips in Full Color TPB (1974) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Richard F. Outcault. Introduction by August Derleth. Includes fifteen stripes - reproduced in their original full color - that originally appeared in the New York Herald in 1903 and 1904. Softcover (Horizontal Format, Saddle Stitched/Stappled), 12-in. x 9-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #169
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 169

    The Tumbler bounces back, and the Black Panther makes an appearance in "When a Legend Dies!" Script by Steve Englehart and Mike Friedrich, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank McLaughlin. Red Skull cameo. Letter to the editor from writer Charles Hoffman. Buscema cover. Cover price $0.20.