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Comic books October 1974

  • Issue #58
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  • Issue #440
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 440
    Published Oct 1974 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "The Man Who Betrayed Krypton!", script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; A criminal mastermind tries to demoralize Superman with illusions of his parents. "Little Dog Lost!" starring Green Arrow, Black Canary, and Krypto, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Mike Grell; Green Arrow is assisted in his fight against Prof. Steelgraves and his smuggling ring by a white dog, who later brings Oliver Queen a device Steelgraves was trying to smuggle, and shuts it off when it produces a beam that makes Dinah Lance hallucinate; Both Ollie and Dinah agree that he is no ordinary dog, and Dinah gives him the name Demian. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #440MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Man Who Betrayed Krypton! starring Superman, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner. Little Dog Lost! starring Green Arrow, Black Canary, and Krypto, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Mike Grell. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1
    Addams Family (1974 Gold Key) 1

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    Comic book based on the 1970s Hanna Barbera cartoon version of the classic Addams Family TV show. Issue features The Addams Family searching for a Boola- Boola, a creature that no one has seen for almost a hundred years in "In Search of the Boola-Boola." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Addams Family (1974 Whitman) 1

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    Comic book based on the 1970s Hanna Barbera cartoon version of the classic Addams Family TV show. Issue features The Addams Family searching for a Boola-Boola, a creature that no one has seen for almost a hundred years in "In Search of the Boola-Boola." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #435
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 435

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Man Who Stalked the Spectre, script by Michael Fleisher and Russell Carley, art by Jim Aparo; A freelance writer for Newsbeat Magazine is intrigued by all of the weird deaths of criminals in the city and is convinced some unearthly being is responsible for it, so he decides to track this being down. As the Undersea City Sleeps starring Aquaman, script by Steve Skeates, art by Mike Grell. Letter to the editor from comic art historian Arlen Schumer. 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Man Who Stalked the Spectre, script by Michael Fleisher and Russell Carley, art by Jim Aparo; A freelance writer for Newsbeat Magazine is intrigued by all of the weird deaths of criminals in the city and is convinced some unearthly being is responsible for it, so he decides to track this being down. As the Undersea City Sleeps starring Aquaman, script by Steve Skeates, art by Mike Grell. Letter to the editor from comic art historian Arlen Schumer. 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #208
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 208

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  • Issue #137
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 137
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Label #0245789021
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1243045006
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    Cover by Gil Kane. Harry Osborn's second appearance as the Green Goblin in Death Trap Times Three, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt; Green Goblin attacks a truck carrying radioactive materials; What is the villains end goal with this dangerous bounty?; Plus, Peters friends and family rally to MJs side after she is injured by an explosive; Green Goblin makes Spider-Man choose between saving his friends, or Aunt May! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 114. Letter to the editor from writer Charles Hoffman. The letters page also has Marvel Value Stamp series A # 99. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #137MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 137MJ

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  • Vol. 48 #3
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  • Vol. 2 #62
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #62

    Amra Vol. 2, #62, October, 1974. Roy G. Krenkel cover art. This issue features L. Sprague de Camp, Roy G. Krenkel, John Boardman, George Barr, more. Amra was a two-time Hugo winner. 6 7/8-in. x 9 7/8-in.; black and white; 28 pages.

  • Vol. 94 #2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 94 #2

    October 1974. Special Immanuel Velikovsky issue: "The Search for Truth" by Frederic B. Jueneman and "CP" by Isaac Asimov. Stories: "Truth to Tell" by Joe Haldeman, "Sleeping Dogs" by Harlan Ellison, "Inhuman Error" by Fred Saberhagen, "Contact!" by David Drake, "Gone With the Gods" by Andrew J. Offutt, and "A Matter of Gravity" by Randall Garrett. Science Fact article, "Psychesomics: The Emerging Science of Consciousness" by Norman Spinrad. Cover by Rick Sternbach. Illustrations by Vincent diFate, Jack Gaughan, Kelly Freas, and Leo Summers. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #69
    Archie and Me (1964) 69
  • Issue #20
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 20
  • Issue #8
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 8

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  • Issue #226
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 226

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #226
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 226

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    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Dream House, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica build a sand castle and imagine what would happen in it if it were a real castle. Boat Gloat, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty offers to take Archie out in her rowboat, but he's already going in Veronica's luxurious yacht. Old Faithful, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Ethel warns Veronica that Archie might reject her in favor of someone less demanding, but Veronica doesn't think it's possible until she overhears Archie talking to someone else about going to the dance Saturday night. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #201
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 201
  • Issue #89
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 89
  • Issue #5
    Aristokittens (1971 Gold Key) 5

    First 25-cent cover price. Cover art by Sparky Moore. The Oiled Geese Chase, art by Sparky Moore; The Gabble Geese come to visit in town. The Alley Avengers, art by Sparky Moore; Bad cats Scruff and Killer Tiger want to attack O'Malley. An Inside Job, art by Sparky Moore; Berlioz and Toulouse compete with their sister Marie. The Abominable Straw Dog, art by Sparky Moore; an adventure in the country. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Aristokittens (1971 Whitman) 5

    First 25-cent cover price. Cover by Sparky Moore. "The Oiled Geese Chase," art by Sparky Moore; The Gabble Geese come to visit in town. "The Alley Avengers," art by Sparky Moore; Bad cats Scruff and Killer Tiger want to attack O'Malley. "An Inside Job," art by Sparky Moore; Berlioz and Toulouse compete with their sister Marie. "The Abominable Straw Dog," art by Sparky Moore; Adventure in the country. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 26
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    Cover art by Rich Buckler. The Enemy: Us!, script by Rich Buckler (Concept; Plot) and Doug Moench (Plot; Script), pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Pablo Marcos; Deathlok goes on a mission to rescue Mike Travers (an old army buddy) from Major Simon Ryker; He manages to extract Mike but he is recaptured by Major Ryker's men; When Deathlok goes after Mike again he encounters the War-Wolf, who Major Ryker says is Mike's mind in a cyborg body. Advertisement for 18 Marvel-hero stick-ons from Our Way Studio. Marvel Value Stamp #66 featuring General Ross. Promo for Monsters of the Movies #2. Stan Lee's Soapbox. Promo for Marvel Treasury Edition #1, art by John Romita. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26MJ
    Astonishing Tales (1970) Mark Jewelers 26MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Deathlok stars in "The Enemy: Us!" Script by Doug Moench, plot and pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Pablo Marcos. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 66 (General Ross). Buckler cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22UK
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    Published 1974 (est.) by Marvel.

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    United Kingdom edition

  • Issue #128
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 128
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "Bewitched, Bothered, and Dead!" Script by Steve Englehart. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Staton (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. After returning from the Great Refuge, Agatha Harkness offers to help the Scarlet Witch further develop her mutant powers. Wanda eagerly accepts Agatha's offer and the two begin working together right away! Their training session is just starting when a creepy super-villain interrupts! It's Necrodamus! And he wants to steal the souls of both Agatha and Wanda! The ancient sorcerer quickly knocks out Agatha! Leaving the Avengers' resident witch to suddenly fend for herself! Can the Scarlet Witch find the inner strength and power to defeat Necrodamus one-on-one? Meanwhile elsewhere in the mansion, the romantic drama involving the Swordsman, Mantis, and the Vision continues to play out…until the Conqueror returns! Cameo appearances by the Fantastic Four, Franklin Richards, Medusa, and Kang the Conqueror. Flashback cameos by the Hulk, Sub-Mariner, and Doctor Strange to recap their battle against Necrodamus in Defenders 1. (Notes: This is one of the favorite issues for fans of the Scarlet Witch. Necrodamus battles Wanda again in Marvel Team-Up 130. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #70 Super Skrull.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #128MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 128MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Fantastic Four and Medusa (of the Inhumans) guest star in "Bewitched, Bothered, and Dead!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Joe Staton. Avengers roll call: Thor, Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch, Mantis, the Swordsman, and the Vision. Doctor Strange, Hulk, and teh Sub-Mariner cameos. Watcher appearance. the letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 70 (Super Skrull by Jack Kirby). Gil Kane/John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #134UK
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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 #22
    Beagle Boys (1964 Gold Key) 22

    Featuring: 13 page Beagle Boys story "The Old Stage Trail" starring the Beagle Boys and Goofy, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Kay Wright; 12 page Beagle Boys story "The Entertainment Committee" starring the Beagle Boys, Intellectual-176, Counterfeit Freddie, Chief O'Hara and Uncle Scrooge, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Kay Wright. Cover by Pete Alvarado and Larry Mayer. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22MJ
    Beagle Boys (1964 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 22MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Featuring: 13 page Beagle Boys story "The Old Stage Trail" starring the Beagle Boys and Goofy, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Kay Wright; 12 page Beagle Boys story "The Entertainment Committee" starring the Beagle Boys, Intellectual-176, Counterfeit Freddie, Chief O'Hara and Uncle Scrooge, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Kay Wright. Cover by Pete Alvarado and Larry Mayer. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22
    Beagle Boys (1972 Whitman) 22

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #46
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 46

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  • Issue #46MJ
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 46MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Gold Key #1-88 (with later part of run w/GK & Whitman editions, but #89 on published ONLY by Whitman. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #46
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1971 Whitman) 46
    • 1" spine split from top of comic. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Paper glued to back cover.

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #107
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 107

    Featuring: 4 page story "Charge Of The Light Grenade!" starring Sarge Snorkel, Beetle Bailey and Killer Diller; 3 page story "The Sleepwalker" starring Sarge Snorkel, Beetle Bailey, Killer Diller and General Halftrack; 3 page Sarge Snorkel story "The Pet Talk" starring Captain Scabbard, Sarge Snorkel, Killer Diller, Beetle Bailey, Cookie, Plato, Zero and General Halftrack; 2 page story "Unfinished Business" starring Beetle Bailey, Sarge Snorkel and Bunny; 4 page Zero story "Super Guard"; 1 page Cookie activity "Have Fun Coloring This Page, Kids!"; 3 page story "The Clean-Up Boys" starring Beetle Bailey, Sarge Snorkel, Killer Diller, Cookie and Captain Scabbard; 3 page Lt Fuzz story "Foul-Up"; 1 page Beetle Bailey activity "Have Fun Coloring This Page, Kids!"; 1 page text story "Fall Out." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #61
    Betty and Me (1966) 61

    Story and art credit: Unknown. A strange scavenger hunt game commences, but it appears to be Veronica's doing in order to snare Archie for herself (say it ain't so, Veronica!) in "Name of the Game." Betty has Archie enter a contest with her in order to win a hundred gallons of free gas, but things don't go as planned when, after they win, Archie proclaims he has enough gas to drive Veronica around all summer (Archie, why?) in "No Contest." Li'l Jinx in "Prize Surprise!" "Dear Betty" advice page. During a summer day at the beach, Betty plots to separate Archie from a female foreign exchange student (because like death and taxes, there's one thing you can always count on and that's Betty going all crazy jealous regarding Archie and women) in "Dizzy Tizzy." Betty in "By the Book." Kenner ad for a Snoopy pencil sharpener. 32 pgs. Full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #109
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 109

    Billy the Kid stars in "Ute Gold" and "Homestead." Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazetta in "A Notch on a Killer's Gun" (art by Pat Boyette). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #210
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 210

    Dagwood is in such a rush to get to work that he leaves his pants behind; Dagwood gets his hand stuck in the mailbox; Dagwood, Herb and Dithers get into a fight with their wives that goes so badly, they apply for the space program. Cover and at least some stories by Paul Fung Jr. 36 pages. Cover price $0.25 Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #57
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (1963 Gold Key) 57

    Light up the sky! Celebrate the emperor's birthday...with a gift of death! Featuring: 8 page story "Night of the Dragon" written by Freff and drawn by Adolfo Buylla. Plus: 5 page story "Roll 'Em, Snake Eyes" drawn by Jose Delbo; 6 page story "The Monster Clause" pencilled by Joe Certa; 6 page story "Poor Angela" drawn by Jack Abel. NOTE: # on cover: 90053-410. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #57
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (Whitman) 57
  • Issue #41-44
    Burroughs Bulletin (1947) Old Series 41-44

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    Edgar Rice Burroughs Fanzine Reprinting the "The Red Star of Tarzan", originally printed in 1938 in Argosy Magazine. Softcover 8-in. x 5.5-in. 112 Pages, text (with B&W illustrations).

  • Issue #178
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 178
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    The Falcon battles Lucifer in "If the Falcon Should Fall!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. First appearance of Roscoe (becomes Captain America for a few issues beginning in 181). Letter to the editor from writer Joe Nazzaro. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 89 (Hammerhead). John Romita-Ron Wilson/Frank Giacoia cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #178MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #178UK
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) UK Edition 178UK

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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price. The Falcon battles Lucifer in "If the Falcon Should Fall!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. First appearance of Roscoe (becomes Captain America for a few issues beginning in 181). Letter to the editor from writer Joe Nazzaro. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 89 (Hammerhead). John Romita-Ron Wilson/Frank Giacoia cover.

  • Issue #7410
    CARtoons (1959 Magazine) 7410
  • Issue #1
    Casper Strange Ghost Stories (1974) 1

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  • Issue #111
    Comic Reader, The (1961) 111

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    The Comic Reader is a source for information on the comic industry, what comics and when they are coming out that month (mainly Marvel and DC), and a synopsis of the story. Each issue has an original cover illustrated by artist in the industry such as Alex Toth, Bob Staszak, Sergio Aragones, Kerry Gammil, Keith Pollard, and many more. The Comic Reader was like Wizard Magazine before there was a Wizard Magazine. 24 pages, B&W, 5.5-in. x 8.5-in. Cover price $0.45.

  • Issue #67
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 67
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  • Issue #68
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 68
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  • Issue #875
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.