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Comic books August 1974

  • Issue #113MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price increases to 25 cents. Uncle Scrooge in "Crown of the Mayas" in which Scrooge tries to discover ancient ruins so to join the archeologists' club, a Carl Barks reprint from issue number 44. Issue also has Gyro Gearloose in an untitled story by Barks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #113
    Uncle Scrooge (1972 Whitman) 113

    Whitman edition. Cover price increases to 25 cents. Uncle Scrooge in "Crown of the Mayas" in which Scrooge tries to discover ancient ruins so to join the archeologists' club, a Carl Barks reprint from issue number 44. Issue also has Gyro Gearloose in an untitled story by Barks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Vampire Tales (1973) 6
    Published Aug 1974 by Marvel.

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    Cover art by Boris Vallejo. "The Axe Man," script by Marv Wolfman (plot) and Steve Gerber, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Tom Palmer; A mugging is avenged; Martin Gold is arrested for murdering his girlfriend and is released because two more murders happened while he was in jail; As Martin starts to lose his grip on reality he meets Angel O'Hara and takes her to his apartment. "A Novel Way to Die!" Dracula article by Chris Claremont, art by Pablo Marcos. "Angie's Soul," script by Chris Claremont, art by Andres Balcells; Angie Freeman and Jimmy Sarran investigate the murder of a junkie (drug addict) and find others; Angie believes it is the work of a vampire. "Blood Death," script by Doug Moench, art by Alfredo Alcala; George is getting old and contemplates on how to live forever; He sees an ad in the paper for an attractive vampiress seeking a warm-blooded man. Dark Shadows article by Gerry Bourdreau with photos from the show. "The Color of Crimson Gold," script by Doug Moench, art by Vicente Alcazar; A peasant buys a treasure map from a crippled beggar; Tevye wants twice as much gold to continue to supply victims to a group of vampires; Tevye sells a copy of the map to Tovarr; After being warned of vampires in the treasure's cave, Tovarr cautiously enters the cave and hear Tevye and the vampires talking. Article of preview paragraphs of upcoming movies and books by Carla Joseph. 68 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #35
    Vampirella (1969 Magazine) 35

    Stories in this issue include: "The Blood-Gulper"; "Relatives"; "Fleur"; "Pure as Snow" (in full color); "Night Red with Gore" (a mother flees to save her child from a stalker); and "Rendezvous." Written by Bruce Bezaire, Jack Butterworth, Fernando Fernandez, John Jacobson, Flaxman Loew, and Carl Wessler. Art by Auraleon, Fernando Fernandez, Esteban Maroto, Felix Mas, Jose Ortiz, and Ramon Torrents. Includes editorial about the art change for the Vampirella story. Cover art by Enrich Torres. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #12
    Vault of Evil (1973) 12

    Cover by Larry Lieber and Vince Colletta. Locked In!, art by Bob Powell; A woman trails after her husband for twenty years because, after they murdered a family, he skipped out on her with the loot. Close Shave!, art by Fred Kida; A wife finds an electric razor annoying so she demands her husband use a straight razor. The Hangman's Noose, art by Ed Winiarski; A seller of inferior rope hits his business partner with a crowbar and thinks he has killed him, so he fashions one of the ropes into a hangman's noose and props the body into it so it appears as a suicide. Only One to a Customer, art by Seymour Moskowitz; After a pitchman abuses the hospitality of tiny alien visitors by attempting to sell them on the street for profit, they take him back to their planet where he is sold as a toy mechanical giant. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #3
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    "The Magazine of Science Fiction." August 1974. Cover by Norm Walker. SF stories by John Varley, Larry Eisenberg, Scott Edelstein, Randall Garrett, Buddy Saunders (as Jake Saunders), Steven Utley, & Howard Waldrop ("Time and Variance"), F. M. Busby, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven, Harry Harrison, William Tuning, & Stephen Goldin. An Interview with Erik Von Daniken (author of Chariots of the Gods). Plus essays by George W. Harper, Igor Bohassian, & James Sutherland. Illustrations by Rodger MacGowan, Bruce Day, Stevan Arnold, Tim Kirk, George Barr, Monte Rogers, Leland Long, Susan Jenkins, Alicia Austin, & William Rotsler. 8.5 x 11, primarily b&w, 98 slick pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #702
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 702

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  • Issue #703
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 703

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  • Issue #704
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 704

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  • Issue #705
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 705

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  • Issue #706
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 706

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  • Issue #62
    Vintage Funnies (1973 Newspaper Reprints) 62

    Dynapubs comic strip reprints from 1912-1945, complete stories in serial format, 11-in x 17 1/2-in, 18 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #63
    Vintage Funnies (1973 Newspaper Reprints) 63

    Dynapubs comic strip reprints from 1912-1945, complete stories in serial format, 11-in x 17 1/2-in, 18 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #64
    Vintage Funnies (1973 Newspaper Reprints) 64

    Dynapubs comic strip reprints from 1912-1945, complete stories in serial format, 11-in x 17 1/2-in, 18 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #65
    Vintage Funnies (1973 Newspaper Reprints) 65

    Dynapubs comic strip reprints from 1912-1945, complete stories in serial format, 11-in x 17 1/2-in, 18 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #66
    Vintage Funnies (1973 Newspaper Reprints) 66

    Dynapubs comic strip reprints from 1912-1945, complete stories in serial format, 11-in x 17 1/2-in, 18 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #48
    Walt Disney Comics Digest (1968 Gold Key) 48

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    Beach party special, featuring various Disney characters having adventures at the beach. Stories and art by Carl Fallberg, Tony Strobl, Paul Murry, Jack Bradbury, Bob Gregory, Jack Manning and Al Hubbard. 4.75. x 6.5. 128 pages. Cover price $0.59. Cover price $0.59.

  • Issue #24
    Walt Disney Showcase (1970 Gold Key) 24

    # on cover is 90258-408 Herbie Rides Again. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24MJ
    Walt Disney Showcase (1970 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 24MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Herbie Rides Again Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Walt Disney Showcase (1970 Whitman) 24

    Whitman edition. Herbie Rides Again. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #407
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 407

    #407, August 1974, 25c. Number on Cover: 90011-408. Issue has Donald Duck in an untitled reprint by Carl Barks, Scamp in "Junior Detective," Chip ?N' Dale in "Beach-Munks," and Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "Watched Watchman." Issue also has a one-page text feature "The Bug-A-Boo." Art and story credits: unknown. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #407MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. #407, August 1974, 25c. Number on Cover: 90011-408. Issue has Donald Duck in an untitled reprint by Carl Barks, Scamp in "Junior Detective," Chip ?N' Dale in "Beach-Munks," and Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "Watched Watchman." Issue also has a one-page text feature "The Bug-A-Boo." Art and story credits: unknown. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #407
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Whitman) 407

    Barks reprint; Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    War is Hell (1973 Marvel) 8

    Sgt. Fury reprint from #17. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "Killed In Action!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dick Ayers and Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone and Carl Hubbell; Just when he is ready to ask Pamela to marry him, Fury and his Commandos have to go on a mission to sink a German ship. Giant-Size Spider-Man ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 8 #4A
    Weird (1966 Magazine) Vol. 8 #4A
    Published Aug 1974 by Eerie.

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  • Issue #13
    Weird Mystery Tales (1972) 13

    "Come Share My Coffin" with script by Jack Oleck, art by Jess Jodloman; "His Master's Voice" with script by Oleck, art by Alfredo Alcala; and "Search for a Werewolf" with script by George Kashdan, art by Alex Nino. Luis Dominguez cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28
    Weird War Tales (1971 DC) 28

    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. Isle of Forgotten Warriors, script by George Kashdan, art by Alfredo Alcala [as Alfred P. Alcala]; set on an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    Weird Wonder Tales (1973) 5

    All reprints: "The Thing in Cell 13" with art by Steve Ditko (from Strange Tales 81); "The Invaders" with script by Stan Lee, art by Ditko (also from Strange Tales 81); "Greed" (from Strange Tales 36); and "I, The Robot" with art by John Romita Sr. (from Menace 11). Cover by Larry Lieber and John Romita. Stories by Lee, Ditko, Tumlinson, and Romita. 36 pages, full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #83
    Wendy the Good Little Witch (1960) 83

    First 25-cent cover price. "Blue Birds"; Wendy's aunts get mad at her and turn her into a bluebird; She flies away and encounters some Camp Fire Blue Birds, who change her back into herself by reciting the Blue Bird Wish. Untitled one-page story; Spooky thought Wendy had joined the Boo Birds rather than the Blue Birds. "Where Have All the Blue Birds Gone?"; Wendy and the other Blue Birds go to Bluebird Valley to look for bluebirds; Barbara, Suzy and Evelyn follow a trail of blueberries to a giant saucer and are trapped, along with a number of bluebirds, when the Unhappy Giant places an upside-down cup on top of the saucer and carries it away. "Casper Awards"; Black and white photos, mostly of someone in a Casper outfit posing at different functions, plus reproductions of some awards won by Harvey Comics. "Giant Blues"; The Unhappy Giant goes home and gives the cup of bluebirds to his daughter, not realizing there are also three Blue Birds in it, in an attempt to make her happy--it's her loneliness that makes him unhappy; Barbara, Suzy and Evelyn make friends with her, and her father brightens up at the sound of her laughter; Meanwhile, Foggy the bluebird tells Wendy and Casper where the three Blue Birds are. "Tin Can Telephone" text story. "Up Up and Away"; Wendy goes to the giant's house while Casper goes to find reinforcements; She tries to rescue the three Blue Birds but only succeeds in making the giant angry, until his daughter emerges from her room and says that her new friends want to go home; She and Casper take the girls back to the rest of the Blue Birds. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Werewolf by Night (1972 1st Series) 20

    Marvel Value Stamp. Eye Of The Wolf!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Vince Colletta; Jack saves his sister Lissa from Baron Thunder and Ma Mayhem; continued in part from Giant-Size Creatures #1. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Marvel Value Stamp. Eye Of The Wolf!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Vince Colletta; Jack saves his sister Lissa from Baron Thunder and Ma Mayhem; continued in part from Giant-Size Creatures #1. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. One Wolf's Cure... Another's Poison!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Vince Colletta; After a battle between three Werewolves, Raymond Coker is cured if his curse and is no longer a Werewolf. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20UK
    Werewolf by Night (1972 1st Series) UK Edition 20UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Eye Of The Wolf!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Vince Colletta; Jack saves his sister Lissa from Baron Thunder and Ma Mayhem; continued in part from Giant-Size Creatures #1. 36 pgs.

  • Issue #45
    Witching Hour (1969 DC) 45
    Published Aug 1974 by DC.

    Splash page with art by E.R. Cruz; "Something Sinister About Uncle Harry" (script by Carl Wessler, art by Jerry Grandenetti); "Bet Your Life" (script by George Kashdan, art by Don Perlin); "For Whom the Ghost Bells Toll" (script by Leo Dorfman, art by Alex Nino); and "Ghostly Genie." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #45MJ
    Witching Hour (1969 DC) Mark Jewelers 45MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Splash page with art by E.R. Cruz; "Something Sinister About Uncle Harry" (script by Carl Wessler, art by Jerry Grandenetti); "Bet Your Life" (script by George Kashdan, art by Don Perlin); "For Whom the Ghost Bells Toll" (script by Leo Dorfman, art by Alex Nino); and "Ghostly Genie." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #236
    Wizard (1970-78 D.C Thomson) British Story Paper 236

    August 17, 1974 (no issue #). Mainly comics with a couple of text stories. Stories include My Number is Nine, The Red Reiver, King Solomon's Mines, The Hot Rodders, The Black Wings of Terror, and more. 8 1/4-in. x 12-in., 36 pages, all newsprint, black and white.

  • Issue #237
    Wizard (1970-78 D.C Thomson) British Story Paper 237

    August 28, 1974 (no issue #). Mainly comics with a couple of text stories. Stories include The Hot Rodders, My Number is Nine, The Raven Talks, Madoc of the Mountains, The Wriggling Wrecker, and more. 8 1/4-in. x 12-in., 36 pages, all newsprint, black and white.

  • Issue #4
    Woodsy Owl (1973 Gold Key) 4
  • Issue #4
    Woodsy Owl (1973 Whitman) 4

    Whitman edition. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #224
    World's Finest (1941) 224
    Published Aug 1974 by DC.

    96-page giant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Shocking Switch of the Super-Sons, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Vince Colletta; While Superman and Batman takes their sons to an "encounter" camp, they are asked to track down a rogue government agent before he releases nerve gas on the people of the nearby town. Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert! starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by Ralph Mayo. Three-page illustrated article, Behind the Scenes with the Super Friends by Allan Asherman with art cartoon by Alex Toth. Superman's Secret Master!, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney. Never Bet Against An Element Man! starring Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Joe Orlando, inks by Charles Paris (miscredited to Mike Esposito). Fort Crime! starring Superman and Batman, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #8
    Worlds Unknown (1973 Marvel) 8

    "The Golden Voyage of Sinbad" part 2 of 2 movie adaptation. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Yosemite Sam (1970 Gold Key) 22
  • Issue #22MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Yosemite Sam (1970 Whitman) 22

    Whitman edition. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #200
    Young Romance Comics (1963-1975 DC) 200

    Stories by unknown. Art by Win Mortimer, Jay Scott Pike, John Rosenberger, Bernard Sachs and unknown. Carol's mother always seems to interfere with Carol's dating life, and one day Carol discovers her mother's diary, which reveals the reasons for the behavior in "He Touched Me!" Plus: 3-page poem "Kid Brothers"; 4-page poem "Pajama Party"; and Paul -- The Other Side! advice column. Also: Retitled reprint stories "I Can't Help the Way I Am!", "Why Did I Have to Love a Beach Bum?", "Don't Make Me Beg!", "I Had to Love!", "Why Can't I Think of Something to Say?" and "I'm Not Interested!" Softcover, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $0.60.