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Comic books August 1975

  • Issue #64
    150 New Cartoons (1969) 64

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  • Issue #450
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 450
    Published Aug 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Bob Oksner. "The Laugh Heard 'Round The World," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Tex Blaisdell; While in Las Vegas, Johnny Nevada is struck on the head by muggers; The blow to his head causes him to become a sand-monster who desperately wants to hear the public laugh. "A Gremlin In The Works," script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Mike Grell; Green Arrow and Black Canary investigate the killings at a resort. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #450MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 450MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Variant. "The Laugh Heard 'Round the World!" Story by Cary Bates. Art by Swan and Tex Blaisdell. Plus Green Arrow and Black Canary star in "A Gremlin in the Works." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Adam 12 (1973 Gold Key) 8

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    Photo cover. Comic book based on the TV police drama Adam 12 which aired from 1968 to 1975. Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed in "The Carnival" in which the officers have to deal with trouble at a carnival and "Help, Murder!" in which the officers try to solve a murder. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Adam 12 (1973 Whitman) 8

    Photo cover. Comic book based on the TV police drama Adam 12 which aired from 1968 to 1975. Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed in "The Carnival" in which the officers have to deal with trouble at a carnival and "Help, Murder!" in which the officers try to solve a murder. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #440
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 440

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Second Death of the... Spectre, script by Michael Fleisher, art by Jim Aparo; the Spectre battles hoods "Ducky" McLaren, Mitch, Mugsy, and Al. Kings Make a Full House starring the Crimson Avenger and Wing, script by Joe Samachson, art by Mike Grell. Letter from Jo Duffy. 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #440MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Second Death of the... Spectre, script by Michael Fleisher, art by Jim Aparo; the Spectre battles hoods "Ducky" McLaren, Mitch, Mugsy, and Al. Kings Make a Full House starring the Crimson Avenger and Wing, script by Joe Samachson, art by Mike Grell. Letter from Jo Duffy. 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #218
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 218
  • Issue #147
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 147
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    "The Tarantula is a Very Deadly Beast!" Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by John Romita Sr. Following his adventure in the Everglades (in Giant-Size Spider-Man 5), the wondrous wall-crawler returns to New York City! However everything is just as chaotic as when he left, thanks to the Gwen Stacy clone...and the Tarantula! The South American super-villain ambushes the spectacular one on the streets of Manhattan! And after a short skirmish, the Tarantula throws the web-slinger into a city bus! But this is no ordinary bus! For the driver is the Jackal...and the only passenger is Gwen Stacy! As for the bus' destination? Try the Brooklyn Bridge! Oh no, are the sins of the past coming back to haunt your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Ned Leeds, Aunt May, Anna Watson, and J. Jonah Jameson. Flashback cameo by Ben Parker. (Note: The Tarantula previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 135. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series A #42 Man-Wolf by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 124.) 32 pages. 25c cover price. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #147MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 147MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Spider-Man learns that Gwen Stacy is a clone in "The Tarantula is a Very Deadly Beast." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt. Appearances by Tarantula and the Jackal. Gil Kane cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 124. The story is partly continued from Giant-Size Spider-Man 5. The letters page has Marvel Value Stamp series A # 42: Man-Wolf. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 95 #8
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 95 #8

    August 1975. Stories: "Doorways in the Sand" (conclusion) by Roger Zelazny, "Consort" by Jerry Pournelle, "Doing Well While Doing Good" by Hayford Peirce, and "The Peddler's Apprentice" by Joan and Vernor Vinge. Science Fact article, "Far Out Physics" by Dr. Leonard L. Forward. Special features: "The Legacy of Apollo-Soyuz" by James E. Oberg and "Soviet Space Art" by F.C. Durant III. Cover by Andrei Sokolov. Illustrations by Jack Gaughan, Kelly Freas, and John Schoenherr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #9
    Andy Panda (1973 Gold Key) 9
  • Issue #9
    Andy Panda (1973 Whitman) 9
  • Issue #246
    Archie (1943) 246

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, George Gladir and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. When Jughead says that he's lost Hot Dog, Archie runs around the neighborhood trying to find him in "Lost Cause"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Model Muddle" by Joe Edwards; before a date with Veronica, Archie gets himself psyched up so he can be the dominant partner in the relationship, but he swoons as soon as he gets one look at her in "No Score"; Archie becomes convinced that this is a time of year when weirdos and wise guys are compelled to come up to him and make stupid jokes in "Full Moon Follies"; and Archie volunteers to be coach of the girls' baseball team, but the difficulty of coaching girls threatens to turn him old before his time, in "Deal Zeal"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #76
    Archie and Me (1964) 76
  • Issue #27
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 27
  • Issue #13
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 13

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    "To Tell The Truth," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie has mixed some chemicals in school that makes everyone who breathes it tell the truth. "Sisters," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica have decided to dress alike and be like sisters. "The Art Smartie," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx finds out a messy painting is worth a million dollars so she tries to paint one like it and sell it. "Robby the Robot!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Dilton unveils his latest creation, Robby the Robot. "Robby Joins The Gang," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Robby the Robot wants to be a teenager like the gang. "Robby to the Rescue!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Dilton, Archie and Reggie are trapped in a ravine, can they contact Robby the Robot to rescue them? "Deface and Defeat," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Somebody is writing on the walls of the school and Mr. Weatherbee is going to find out who is doing it. "On Mars," script and art by Bob Bolling; Little Archie is watching TV when he discovers that he is being watched by two Martians through the TV. "Yo-Yo Yocks," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie makes fun of Archie for having a yo-yo. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #235
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 235

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    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #236
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 236

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    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Needles And Pins, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica once again tries to teach herself to sew, and once again proves that she's the world's worst seamstress. That Sinking Feeling, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty takes up meditation, but finds herself uncontrollably relaxing and falling on the ground without even trying. Ticket Trouble, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty gets two tickets to a concert by "The Funny Named Group" (they chose that name because all the other funny names were already taken). Betty And Veronica bikini pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Advertisement for World Of Archie #237. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #211
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 211

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  • Issue #96
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 96

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "For the Birds," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Rudy Lapick; Determined to stop being late to school, Archie installs a new morning routine that begins with waking up at five-thirty in the morning. "I Hear You Talking" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; Prof. Flutesnoot invents a chemical that will instantly stimulate hair growth. "He Who Laughs Last," inks by Jon D'Agostino; Moose and Jughead give Dilton advice on how to ask Mildred to the dance. "It's Friendship," pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Veronica enlists Archie's aid to try to duck Ethel, so she won't have to listen to Ethel cry about Jughead's behavior. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #33
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 33
  • Issue #31
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 31
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    Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Bernie Wrightson. Twice Removed From Yesterday..., script by Rich Buckler (Plot) and Doug Moench, pencils by Rich Buckler (Layouts) and Keith Pollard, inks by Klaus Janson; Mike Travers catches up to Deathlok who finds out that Mike had married his wife six months ago; Deathlok spares his life because he had saved his and then comes across a mobster that he hopes will lead him to the surgeon that made him into a cyborg. Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons ad. Why Won't They Believe Me?, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Paul Reinman; A man finds a crashed spaceship and reads the log which shows that the alien was to take the form of an earthling when he lands. Comics ad for the GI Joe Adventure Team toys from Hasbro. Stan Lee's Soapbox. Hostess Twinkies ad with Captain Marvel, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31MJ
    Astonishing Tales (1970) Mark Jewelers 31MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Deathlok stars in "Twice Removed From Yesterday." Script by Doug Moench, breakdowns by Rich Buckler, pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Klaus Janson. Reprint Tales of the Watcher back-up story, "Why Won't They Believe Me?" with script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Paul Reinman (from Silver Surfer 3). Ed Hannigan/Berni Wrightson cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #138
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 138

    "Stranger in a Strange Man!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito. Earth's Mightiest Heroes crave revenge after the Stranger seriously injured the Wasp last issue. But the Avengers must locate the cosmic-powered giant first! The Stranger seems to be obsessed with finding the Scarlet Witch. Could that be a clue to his whereabouts and motives? Thor and Iron Man think so! And along with Moondragon, Yellowjacket, and the Beast, the golden avenger and the thunder god begin their quest for payback against the Stranger (or a frog-like mutant impersonating him)! Cameo appearances by the Vision and the Scarlet Witch. Flashback cameos by Arkon, Magneto, and Quicksilver to recap the Toad's past adventures against the X-Men and the Avengers. (Notes: The Toad previously appeared in Avengers (1st series) 76. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher Dean Mullaney.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #138MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Stranger in a Strange Man!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito. Earth's Mightiest Heroes crave revenge after the Stranger seriously injured the Wasp last issue. But the Avengers must locate the cosmic-powered giant first! The Stranger seems to be obsessed with finding the Scarlet Witch. Could that be a clue to his whereabouts and motives? Thor and Iron Man think so! And along with Moondragon, Yellowjacket, and the Beast, the golden avenger and the thunder god begin their quest for payback against the Stranger (or a frog-like mutant impersonating him)! Cameo appearances by the Vision and the Scarlet Witch. Flashback cameos by Arkon, Magneto, and Quicksilver to recap the Toad's past adventures against the X-Men and the Avengers. (Notes: The Toad previously appeared in Avengers (1st series) 76. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher Dean Mullaney.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #144UK
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    Published 1975 (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 #21
    Baby Snoots (1970 Gold Key) 21

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    Featuring: 13 page Baby Snoots story "The Soggy Boggy Magic Carpet" starring Baby Snoots and Uptite Mouse; 6 page Uptite Mouse Tales story "The One That Got Away"; 6 page Baby Snoots story "Rhyme Master" starring Baby Snoots and Uptite Mouse. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Barney and Betty Rubble (1973) 15
  • Issue #266
    Batman (1940) 266
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1975 by DC.

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. The Curious Case of the Catwoman's Coincidences! starring Batman, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano; Selina Kyle escapes from a derailed train also occupied by Bruce Wayne. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #266MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #52
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 52

    Featuring: 6 page story "Restless rest cure" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote (villain) and Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons; 6 page story "The swell well" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote (villain) and Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons; 8 page story "The great dune buggy race" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote (villain) and Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons; 5 page Daffy Duck reprint? story "Fudd's folly" starring Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #52
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Beowulf (1975 DC) 3
    Published Aug 1975 by DC.

    Beowulf -- first and greatest hero of them all! Featuring: 18 page Beowulf story "Man-Apes and Magic!" In this tale, Nan-Zee can't help...nobody can help Beowulf as he battles...the serpent of Satan! Written by Michael Uslan, with art and cover by Ricardo Villamonte. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1963-1964
    Best of the Baum Bugle (1966) 1963-1964

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    August 1975. Collects select material originally published in the Baum Bugle (Wizard of Oz fanzine) between 1963-1964. Magazine size 8.5-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 100 pages.

  • Issue #68
    Betty and Me (1966) 68
  • Issue #2
    Beyond the Grave (1975 Charlton) 2

    Edited by George R. Wildman. Cover by Steve Ditko. Stories by Gary Petras, Sanho Kim, Jack Sparling, Joe Gill, Steve Ditko, Mike Pellowski, and Steve Stiles. These are horror-suspense stories from Beyond the Grave! 36 pages, full color. $0.25. NOTE: This issue was also reprinted by Modern Comics. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #63
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (1963 Gold Key) 63

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    Jack be nimble, Jack be quick...and raise the devil! Featuring: 6 page story "Why Can't You Be More Like Marvin" drawn by John Celardo and Wanda Ippolito. Plus: 7 page story "Food For The Gods" drawn by Adolfo Buylla; 6 page story "The Paper People" drawn by Frank Bolle; 5 page story "Produced in Monster Vision" drawn by Ricardo Villamonte. Painted cover by Luis Dominguez. NOTE: # on cover: 90053-508. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #63
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (Whitman) 63
  • Issue #15
    Brothers of the Spear (1972 Gold Key) 15

    Only the soaring vulture knew where the apparitions would strike next! Featuring: 22 page Brothers of the Spear story "The Phantom Leopards." Written by Gaylord Du Bois, with art by Dan Spiegle. NOTE: # on cover 90277-508. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15
    Brothers of the Spear (Whitman) 15

    Whitman edition; Spiegel art Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #165
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 165

    Cover by Ralph Heimdahl. Stories by Mark Evanier and various. Art by Tom McKimson, Pete Alvarado and various. Featuring the stories "The Enchanted Frog," "Moving Day," "The Carrot Parrot," "Krummy Krunchies" and "Rabbitson Crusoe"! Starring Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Petunia Pig, Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam! Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #165
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Whitman) 165

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #52
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    Issue 52, August,1975. Edgar Rice Burroughs Fanzine."Tarzan and Jane." All photo issue. 8.5" x 11", 19 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #188
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 188
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Mike Esposito. "Druid-War," script by John Warner, pencils by Sal Buscema (breakdowns), inks by Vinne Colletta (finished art); Captain America battles Alchemoid while Druid and his minions watch; Sam Wilson hallucinates in a SHIELD hospital; Shield brings in Leila Taylor for questioning, much to Gabe and Peggy's bewilderment; Cap figures out that the large geometric shapes surrounding the battleground are powering Alchemoid; Druid attacks with his alchemy cylinders but Cap battles back. Hostess snack cakes ad with Captain Marvel. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #188MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Cartoonews 5
    Published Aug 1975 by Fanzine.

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    News and features about comic strips and cartoons. This issue features Howard Brodie, Tim Tyler, Herblock, Ray Gotto, Alex Toth, and more. 8.5-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 48 pages on white paper. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #7508
    CARtoons (1959 Magazine) 7508

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  • Issue #5
    Casper Strange Ghost Stories (1974) 5