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Comic books May 1976

  • Issue #1-1ST
    0X HC (1976 Doubleday Novel) By Piers Anthony [Zero Ten] 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By 1st printing. By Piers Anthony. In an alternate reality inhabited by savage robots, three scientists, the most resourceful of Earth's dimension explorers, are trapped. Alongside their alien companions, they struggle to find a way home. The answer just may lie in a mysterious new robot designated 0X. Note: Title is commonly listed as OX ("oh-ex"), but should be 0X (Arabic zero/Roman ten). Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 218 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #12
    Action (1976 IPC) 1st Series 12

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    Hook Jaw - 32 pages, B&W. NOTE: This series was eventually cancelled in the UK for too much violence and blood for a comic book.

  • Issue #13
    Action (1976 IPC) 1st Series 13

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    Hook Jaw - 32 pages, B&W. NOTE: This series was eventually cancelled in the UK for too much violence and blood for a comic book.

  • Issue #14
    Action (1976 IPC) 1st Series 14

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    Hook Jaw - 32 pages, B&W. NOTE: This series was eventually cancelled in the UK for too much violence and blood for a comic book.

  • Issue #15
    Action (1976 IPC) 1st Series 15

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    Hook Jaw - 32 pages, B&W. NOTE: This series was eventually cancelled in the UK for too much violence and blood for a comic book.

  • Issue #16
    Action (1976 IPC) 1st Series 16

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    Hook Jaw - 32 pages, B&W. NOTE: This series was eventually cancelled in the UK for too much violence and blood for a comic book.

  • Issue #459
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 459
    Published May 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino (layout) and Ernie Chan, inks by Bob Oksner. "Twinkieless Gotham City" Hostess snack cakes ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. "Superman's Big Crack-Up!", script by Elliot Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; Universal Broadcasting Company creates the superhero Blackrock, hoping to increase their ratings against rival WGBS. "Two for the Taxi!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; Clark Kent solves the mystery of a kidnapped boxer. Statement of ownership: Average 232,000 for the last year. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #459MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Cover art by Carmine Infantino, Ernie Chan, and Bob Oksner. Superman's Big Crack-Up! starring Blackrock, script by Elliot Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner. Two for the Taxi! featuring The Private Life of Clark Kent, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1
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    Summer Special 1976. 64 pages.

  • Issue #229
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 229
  • Issue #36
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 36
    • RESTORATION. Trimmed.

    Cover by Craig Russell. "Red Dust Legacy," script by Don McGregor, pencils by Craig Russell (layouts) and Sonny Trinidad (finished art), inks by Sonny Trinidad; Being given visions of life on Mars, and how the Martian Masters reproduce (asexually), Killraven leads his Freemen to an incubation center for recently spawned Martian children; Meanwhile, learning of Skar's failure and destruction at the hands of Killraven, the High Overlord sends Killraven's own brother Deathraven to destroy his foe once and for all; Arriving at the incubation base, Killraven and the others come at a moral cross-roads over if they should kill the infantile Martians; Killraven wants them dead because they are Martians, however Carmilla believes that they should have a chance to choose between being peaceful beings or invaders like the other Martians. 36 pgs, full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 30 Cent Variant 36

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    30 cent cover price with starburst price style. Craig Russell cover. Killraven stars in "Red Dust Legacy." Don McGregor script, breakdowns by Craig Russell, finished art by Sonny Trinidad. First appearance of Deathraven. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #37
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 30 Cent Variant 37

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    30 cent cover price with starburst price style. Craig Russell cover. Killraven stars in "Arena Kill!" Don McGregor script, Craig Russell pencils. Indicia states this to be a June 1976 issue, while cover says July 1976. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #156
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 156
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished

    "On a Clear Day, You Can See...The Mirage!" Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by John Romita. Wedding bells ring in the pages of the Amazing Spider-Man! As Peter's former girlfriend (Betty Brant) and the web-slinger's future foe (Ned Leeds aka the Hobgoblin) tie the knot! The joyous ceremony proceeds as planned until a wedding crasher shows up! The Mirage! And he's not just looking for free hors d'oeuvres! Can the wall-crawler see through the Mirage and restore Betty and Ned's happy day? First Appearance of the Mirage. Appearances by Aunt May, Anna Watson, Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Doctor Octopus. (Notes: The Mirage appears next in Marvel Two-in-One 96. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series B #83 the Incredible Hulk. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 133. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #156
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 30 Cent Variant 156
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    30 cent cover variant with starburst price style. Ned Leeds and Betty Brant get married in "On a Clear Day You Can See...the Mirage!" Doctor Octopus cameo. Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 133. The letters page has Marvel Value Stamp series B #83. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #156MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 156MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Ned Leeds and Betty Brant get married in "On a Clear Day You Can See...the Mirage!" Doctor Octopus cameo. Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 133. The letters page has Marvel Value Stamp series B # 83: Hulk. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #157A-MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 157A-MJ

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    25 Vent Cover Price - Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Doctor Octopus is back in "The Ghost That Haunted Octopus!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Hammerhead cameo. John Romita Sr. cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 134. The letters page has Marvel Value Stamp series B # 94: Conan (by Barry Windsor-Smith). Private Notes: Doctor Octopus; Marvel Value stamp Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #157B-MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 157B-MJ

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    30 Cent Cover Price - Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Doctor Octopus is back in "The Ghost That Haunted Octopus!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Hammerhead cameo. John Romita Sr. cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 134. The letters page has Marvel Value Stamp series B # 94: Conan (by Barry Windsor-Smith). Private Notes: Doctor Octopus; Marvel Value stamp Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1977
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    Annual 1977 - Includes Activity games, a crossword puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 96 #5
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 96 #5

    May 1976. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "Minotaur in a Mushroom Maze" (Part 1 of 3) by Richard and Nancy Carrigan, "Speculation" by George O. Smith, "Projections" by Stephen Robinett, "The Prince in Metropolis" by Gordon Eklund, and "This, Too, We Reconcile" by John M. Ford. Science Fact article, "How to Move the Earth" by Stanley Schmidt. Illustrations by Kelly Freas, Jack Gaughan, George Schelling, and John Schoenherr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #13
    Andy Panda (1973 Gold Key) 13

    Featuring: 12 page Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken story "The Case of the Disappearing Train" pencilled by Jack Manning; 1 page Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Road Runner, Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote; 6 page Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken story "Cave Keepers" pencilled by Jack Manning; 4 page Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken story "Just for Kicks" drawn by John Carey; 1 page Homer Pigeon reprint text story "Down in Front" drawn by Vivie Risto. Cover by John Carey. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
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  • Issue #1976-1ST
    Annual World's Best SF HC (1972-1990 DAW Books) 1976-1ST

    1976 - 1st printing. Includes: "Introduction" (Donald A. Wollheim); "Catch That Zeppelin!" (Fritz Leiber); "The Peddler's Apprentice" (Joan D. Vinge and Vernor Vinge); "The Bees of Knowledge" (Barrington J. Bayley); "The Storms of Windhaven" (George R. R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle); "The Engineer and the Executioner" (Brian M. Stableford); "Allegiances" (Michael Bishop); "Child of All Ages" (P. J. Plauger); "Helbent 4" (Stephen Robinett); "The Protocols of the Elders of Britain" (John Brunner); and "The Custodians" (Richard Cowper). Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 304 pages, Text Onlt.

  • Issue #35
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 35
  • Issue #245
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 245

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Mark Of Madness, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica freaks out when she gets a small callus on her hand. Hostess Cupcakes ad with Josie. Kitty Ditty, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica tries to find a "pet motel" for her cat to stay in while she's on vacation. Volley Dollies, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The boys try to pressure Betty and Veronica into quitting the volleyball team. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #220
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 220

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  • Issue #104
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 104

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Stick With Me, Sir," script by Frank Doyle; Archie accidentally breaks one of Mr. Weatherbee's mementos, then tries to glue it back together with an instant-setting epoxy. Hostess snack cakes ad with Josie. Statement of ownership: Total paid circulation, 12 month avg 154,110. "The Big Blow Up," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead's story of a trans-oceanic balloon contest parts Reggie from some of his money. "The Dating Game," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica gets a better offer, so she gets Betty to take Archie out in her place. "Symptomania," script by Frank Doyle; Chuck is driving everyone crazy with his hypochondria, until Dilton comes up with a solution. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #35
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 35

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Klaus Janson. ...And Once Removed From Never, script by Rich Buckler (Plot) and Bill Mantlo (Script), pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Klaus Janson; Deathlok manages to create a systems mind-lock which sends his mind into Simon Ryker's body and Simon Ryker's mind into his body; This causes Simon to go mad ending his threat; That job is over but Deathlok agrees to help the CIA with the threat from Hellinger. Marvel Treasury Editions ad. Marvel-Con '76! ad. Stan Lee's Soapbox. Hostess Twinkies ad with Spider-Man, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #35UK
    Astonishing Tales (1973) UK Edition 35UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price. Deathlok stars in "And Once Removed From Never." Script by Bill Mantlo, plot and pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Klaus Janson. Buckler/Janson cover.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    At The Earth's Core HC (1976 Doubleday Novel) Book Club Edition 1-1ST

    Book Club Edition - 1st printing. By Edgar Rice Burroughs. When two friends pierce the Earths crust they discover a strange inner world of eternal day. This world frozen in time is a world of dinosaurs and cave men and women. This is the story of what the two men did in this new world called Pellucidar. This edition features 8 pages of B&W photos from the movie adaptation starring Peter Cushing and Doug McClure. Hardcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 152 pages, Text (with 8 pages of B&W photos).

  • Issue #147
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 147

    Crisis on Other-Earth!" Part 5 of 7. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Dan Adkins. Story continues from Avengers 144 (part 4). In stunning fashion Hugh Jones has transported both the Avengers and the Squadron Supreme back to the Squadron's home world! Where none other than Nelson Rockefeller is the president! However, the president is wearing something very troubling on his head...the Serpent Crown! Realizing the evil of the crown, the Vision steals it from President Rockefeller, and the Avengers quickly escape into the streets. But the serpent crown is powerful indeed and begins to exert influence on the avenger who's carrying it...the Scarlet Witch! Unfortunately, Wanda falls prey to the crown's mental onslaught and then falls into the hands of the Golden Archer, Lady Lark, and Hyperion. But what happens next...may be the synthezoid avenger's finest hour! As the Vision puts on an incredible display of his powers vs. the Squadron Supreme! A classic issue for the fans of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch! Cameo appearances by Hawkeye, Moondragon, Thor, and the Two-Gun Kid. Flashback cameos by Nomad and the Serpent Squad to recap the events of Captain America 181. (Notes: The letters page includes a letter from comics cartoonist Fred Hembeck. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #76 the Hulk. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #147
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 30 Cent Variant 147
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    30 cent variant with regular price box. "Crisis on Other-Earth!" Part 5 of 7. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Dan Adkins. Story continues from Avengers #144 (part 4). Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #147MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 147MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Squadron Supreme Appearance. George Perez art. This is the regular 25 cent edition. There is also a 30 cent variant edition that had limited distribution. It's Avengers versus the Squadron Supreme in "Crisis on Other-Earth." Script by Steven Englehart, pencils by George Perez, inks by Vince Colletta. Letter to the editor from cartoonist Fred Hembeck. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #76. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #137
    Avengers (UK Magazine) 137

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    Title: The Avengers and the Savage Sword of Conan. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Rich Buckler and Ernie Chua. Lettering by Jean Simek. 8-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #138
    Avengers (UK Magazine) 138

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    Title: The Avengers and the Savage Sword of Conan. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Rich Buckler and Ernie Chua. Lettering by Jean Simek. 8-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #139
    Avengers (UK Magazine) 139

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    Title: The Avengers and the Savage Sword of Conan. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Ernie Chua. Lettering by Jean Simek. 8-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #140
    Avengers (UK Magazine) 140

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    Title: The Avengers and the Savage Sword of Conan. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Ernie Chua. Lettering by Jean Simek. 8-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #141
    Avengers (UK Magazine) 141

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    Title: The Avengers and the Savage Sword of Conan. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema. Inks by Ernie Chua. Lettering by John Costanza. 8-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1977
    Avengers Annual HC (1975-1978 Marvel UK) 1977

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    1977 - 1st printing. Hardcover, 8-in. x 10.75-in., 64 pages, full color.

  • Issue #275
    Batman (1940) 275
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1976 by DC.

    Cover art by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua). Hostess Twinkies ad starring Captain Marvel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Ferry Blows at Midnight! starring Batman and James Gordon, script by David Vern (as David V. Reed), pencils by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua), inks by Tex Blaisdell. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #275MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 275MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua). Hostess Twinkies ad starring Captain Marvel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Ferry Blows at Midnight! starring Batman and James Gordon, script by David Vern (as David V. Reed), pencils by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua), inks by Tex Blaisdell. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #4011
    Batman View-Master Reels (1976) 2nd Edition #4011 Batman View-Master Reels (1976) 2nd Edition #4011

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    This is a repackaged/re-issued version of Batman View-Mater Reels (1966). It features the cast from the 1960's TV series. Contains three 7-scene reels, or twenty-one 3-D full color pictures. The episode features Adam West as Batman, Burt Ward as Robin, Alan Napier as Alfred, and Julie Newmar as Catwoman. Includes 3 picture discs, 4-in. x 4-n.

    NOTE: This item is a warehouse find. Packaging may have wear and minor damage. NM price refers to item being unbroken and intact.

  • Issue #801
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  • Issue #802
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  • Issue #803
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  • Issue #804
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  • Issue #805
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  • Issue #61
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  • Issue #62
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  • Issue #63
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