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Comic books January 1977

  • Issue #7
    Doc Savage (1975 Marvel Magazine) 7

    Magazine size edition of comic book adaptation of the classic pulp magazine hero Doc Savage. Issue features "The Mayan Mutations," a 50-page adventure in which Doc Savage and his team discover a lost civilization and face all sorts of perils when they try to stop evil geniuses intent on world domination. Story by Doug Moench and art by Val Mayerik & Tony DeZuniga. Issue also has an article on Johnny of the Doc Savage team and several pinups. Ken Barr painted cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #86-1ST
    Doc Savage PB (1964-1985 Bantam Novel Series) 86-1ST

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    Volume 86 - 1st printing. "The Angry Ghost!" By Kenneth Robeson. The mysterious menace came out of nowhere to strike along the Atlantic coast. In it's wake, buildings, planes, and bridges crumbled. The government was worried - soon there would be widespread panic. The Man of Bronze leaped into action to unmask the villain and expose the cunning treachery of the Angry Ghost! Softcover, 4 1/2-in. x 6-in., 122 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8-1ST
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    Volume 8 - 1st printing. "Doctor Who and the Carnival of Monsters!" By Terrance Dicks. Featuring the 3rd Doctor. The Doctor and Jo land on a cargo ship crossing the Indian Ocean in the year 1926. Or so they think. Far away on a planet called Inter Minor, a travelling showman is setting up his live peepshow, watched by an eager audience of space officials. On board ship, a giant hand suddenly appears, grasps the Tardis, and withdraws. Without warning, a prehistoric monster rises from the sea to attack. What is happening? Where are they? Only the Doctor realizes, with horror, that they might be trapped. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., Text Only.

  • Issue #179
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 179
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    Cover by John Carey. Stories by Bob Gregory and unknown. Art by Bob Gregory, John Carey and Bill Wright. Donald Duck is featured in "The Birthday Booby Trap," "Trophy Seeker" and "A Raft of Trouble"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose, Grandma Duck, Daisy Duck, Moby Duck, Dimwitty Duck, Mayor of Duckburg, Vince Vitale and Royal Rooster. 32 pages, full color. Number on Cover: 90037-701. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #179
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Drought Chic TPB (1977 Shary Flenniken) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Shary Flenniken. Water may be scarce, but the funny bone is alive and well in this collection of humorous comic strips for the grown ups about how to deal with a citywide drought. Softcover (Horizontal Format, Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 8 1/2-in. c 8 1/2-in., 48 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $2.50.

  • Vol. 19 #1
    Dude (1956-1981 Mystery-Dugent Publishing) Vol. 19 #1

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  • Issue #2
    Duende A Journal and Archive for Pulp Lore (1977) 2

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    Winter 1976-77 issue. Magazine-sized. Features articles, photos, and illustrations of pulps, pulp characters, and their creators. Among smaller pieces, the stand-outs of this issue are "The Secret Kenneth Robesons" by Will Murray, "The Duende Doc Savage Index," and "Out of the Shadows - Walter Gibson," a transcription of a panel discussion with Gibson (the Shadow's creator) and Jim Steranko at the 1975 Comic Art Convention held in New York's Commodore Hotel.

  • Issue #31A
    Dynamite (1974) Magazine 31A

    Featured Article & Cover: The Bay City Rollers an Exclusive Interview! Comics: Bonus: Other:

  • Issue #31B
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  • Issue #80
    Eerie (1966 Warren Magazine) 80

    Stories in this issue include: Scallywag: The Invisible One by Budd Lewis and Jose Ortiz; Darklon the Mystic: Retribution by Jim Starlin; The Pea Green Boat: On Moonlight Bay by Budd Lewis and Leopold Sanchez; Tombspawn: Pieces of Hate by Gerry Boudreau and Gonzalo Mayo; Third Person Singular part two by Bruce Jones and Luis Bermejo; and Cronk: Queen of the Purple Range by Nicola Cuti, Carmine Infantino, and Al Milgrom. Includes fan letters by future comic writer Steve Perry and future comic inker Wayne Faucher. Cover art by Ken Kelly. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 69 #1
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 69 #1
  • Issue #3
    Enterprise Incidents (1976) 3

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    Enterprise Incidents was published by the Science Fiction Comics Association. This issue features a look at the episode "The Menagerie," Star Trek bloopers, Star Trek devices, a biography of Gene Roddenberry by Mike Cooper, and much more. 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Vol. 20 #1
    Escapade (1955-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 20 #1

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  • Vol. 87 #1
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 87 #1

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  • Issue #7
    Eternals (1976 1st Series) 7
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    "The Fourth Host." Written by Jack Kirby. Pencils by Jack Kirby . Inks by Mike Royer. For centuries mankind has tried to understand the meaning of the ancient paintings markings that adorned lost Incan temples. Now their meaning will be made quite clear. The Celestials, space gods of unimaginable power, have returned to planet Earth to judge mankind and their cousins, the immortal Eternals and demonic Deviants. Thumbs up could mean prosperity, but thumbs down could mean the end of everything. Note: 1st appearance of the Celestials Eson the Searcher, Nezarr the Calculator, Jemiah the Analyzer, Tefral the Surveyor and The One Above All. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #7UK
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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price (10p). "The Fourth Host." Written by Jack Kirby. Pencils by Jack Kirby . Inks by Mike Royer. For centuries mankind has tried to understand the meaning of the ancient paintings markings that adorned lost Incan temples. Now their meaning will be made quite clear. The Celestials, space gods of unimaginable power, have returned to planet Earth to judge mankind and their cousins, the immortal Eternals and demonic Deviants. Thumbs up could mean prosperity, but thumbs down could mean the end of everything. Note: 1st appearance of the Celestials Eson the Searcher, Nezarr the Calculator, Jemiah the Analyzer, Tefral the Surveyor and The One Above All.

  • Issue #8UK
    Eternals (1976) UK Edition 8UK
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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price (10p). The City of Toads." Written by Jack Kirby. Art by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer. Krona and Thena, Deviant and Eternals, side by side against the Rejects. Plus, could the impossible happen? Could an Eternal and a Deviant possibly fall in love? 1st appearance of Karkas and Ransak the Reject. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Green Thumb." Spider-Man and Captain America star in a one-page Ricochet Racers ad "Ricochet to Freedom!"

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Family Circus For This I Went to College? PB (1970 Fawcett) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Bil Keane. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., B&W. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #131
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 131

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    Features in this issue include: "Creatures of the Watery Deeps" part one; "Around the World with A.I.P."; article on rare Lugosi films; Bedlam filmbook; Gene Roth obituary; and more. Photo cover depicts the fang-tastic Christopher Lee as Dracula. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Fanciful Tales Ltd Edition SC (1977) Vol. 1 #1

    Story by Robert E. Howard just before death. Story by H.P. Lovecraft - Limited edition of 750 reproduction of first issue Fall 1936. 48 Pages B&W Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1
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    Fanzine created by Jean F. Kluge focusing on Sci-Fi and Fantasy. 60 Pages, B&W, 8.5" x 11". Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #178
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 178
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    "Call My Killer, the Brute!" Written by Roy Thomas. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Dave Hunt. Cover by John Romita and Joe Sinnott. Guest-starring Tigra and Thundra. The Frightful Four and their new member, Reed Richards (aka the Brute) from Counter-Earth, are in control! The captive Fantastic Four along with Tigra and Thundra are being held for ransom for one billion dollars! Will anyone put up the ransom? The Impossible Man doesn't have any money, but he does have enough mischief to foil the Wizard's plan, and thus set the stage for a great battle between the Fantastic Four and the Frightful Four! Cameo appearances by the Impossible Man, Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, President Gerald Ford, Presidential nominee Jimmy Carter, and former California Governor Ronald Reagan. Note: This issue is the first Marvel Comics appearance for future President Ronald Reagan. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #178MJ
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 178MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. The Impossible Man, Thundra, Tigra, and the Frightful Four guest star in "Call My Killer the Brute!' Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by George Perez, inks by Dave Hunt. Cameo appearances by Galactus, the High Evolutionary, Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan (first appearance in a Marvel Comic). John Romita Sr./Joe Sinnott cover. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #178UK
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) UK Edition 178UK

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    UK Edition. "Call My Killer, the Brute!" Written by Roy Thomas. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Dave Hunt. Cover by John Romita and Joe Sinnott. Guest-starring Tigra and Thundra. The Frightful Four and their new member, Reed Richards (aka the Brute) from Counter-Earth, are in control! The captive Fantastic Four along with Tigra and Thundra are being held for ransom for one billion dollars! Will anyone put up the ransom? The Impossible Man doesn't have any money, but he does have enough mischief to foil the Wizard's plan, and thus set the stage for a great battle between the Fantastic Four and the Frightful Four! Cameo appearances by the Impossible Man, Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, President Gerald Ford, Presidential nominee Jimmy Carter, and former California Governor Ronald Reagan. Note: This issue is the first Marvel Comics appearance for future President Ronald Reagan.

  • Issue #WH-1030
    Fantastic Four Coloring Book SC (1970-1980 Whitman) WH-1030

    1030 - 1st printing. "Fantastic Four meet the Witch!"

    Marvel's First Family are bewitched when they cross paths with a cackling wiccan. Can the Fantastic Four discover the truth behind the Witch's curse, or will her baffling spells defeat them once and for all?!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. All Ages

    Cover price $0.49.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Gary Gerani and Paul H. Schulman. 190 science fiction and fantasy shows explored with over 350 photos! Includes behind the scenes looks and a complete index of landmark series of American and British shows! Featuring Captain Video, Superman, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, The Addams Family, Batman and Robin, Star Trek, Frankenstein, the Bionic Woman, and many, many more! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Fantastic Television SC (1977 Harmony Books) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Gary Gerani and Paul H. Schulman. 190 science fiction and fantasy shows explored with over 350 photos! Includes behind the scenes looks and a complete index of landmark series of American and British shows! Featuring Captain Video, Superman, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, The Addams Family, Batman and Robin, Star Trek, Frankenstein, the Bionic Woman, and many, many more! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Fantastic Television SC (1977 Harmony Books) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By Gary Gerani and Paul H. Schulman. 190 science fiction and fantasy shows explored with over 350 photos! Includes behind the scenes looks and a complete index of landmark series of American and British shows! Featuring Captain Video, Superman, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, The Addams Family, Batman and Robin, Star Trek, Frankenstein, the Bionic Woman, and many, many more! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #66
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  • Issue #1
    Fantasy Crosswinds (1977) Fanzine 1

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    Stephen Riley Cover, Gene Day Art. Graceland College Comic Club fanzine edited by Jonathan Bacon. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 24 Pages B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 30 #1
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    Volume 30 - Number 1, January 1977. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include UFO Car-Napping in Rhodesia, and a Stone Riddle Baffles Archaeologitsts in Fort Mountain Georgia! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #88
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  • Issue #246
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 246
    Published Jan 1977 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
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    Cover art by Neal Adams. Kill Me, Flash, Faster, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin; A supposedly reformed Abra Kadabra uses pyramid power to force Flash to attack him. Fury of the Floronic Man!, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Terry Austin; The Floronic Man gets the better of Green Lantern, until Hal listens to his tiny friend, Itty. Rudolph Holiday Edition ad. Amazing World of DC Comics ad. 1977 Super DC Calendar ad. Star Trek Giant Poster Book ad. DC hero clothing ad. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #246MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Flash Gordon Color Library TPB (1977-1978 Nostalgia Press) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Flash Gordon Escapes to Arboria!" Story and art by Alex Raymond. Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 112 pages, full color. NOTE: Vol. 1-2 of this series are Hardcovers and Vol. 3-5 are Softcovers released three years after the first two. For Vol. 1-2 see Flash Gordon HC (1974 Nostalgia Press) Vol. 1-2. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Flights of Icarus SC (1977 Paper Tiger) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Text by Donald Lehmkuhl. Edited by Martyn Dean and Roger Dean. A collection of beautiful pieces of art depicting alien landscapes, fantastic creatures and sultry women of fantasy. Softcover, 12-in. x 11 1/2-in., 160 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $12.50.

  • Vol. 24 #1
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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Frank Kelly Freas The Art of Science Fiction SC (1977) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Beautiful collection of stunning science fiction art by Frank Kelly Freas. Full-page, full-color art is accompanied by comments from Freas himself. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #197701
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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Full Length Animated Feature Films HC (1977) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Edited by John Halas. This is the first book ever written on the sublect of full length animated movies. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 200 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #3
    Gamut (1975) 3
    Published Jan 1977 by Fanzine.

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    Berni Wrightson cover.

  • Issue #51MJ
    Ghosts (1971) Mark Jewelers 51MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #51
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 51
    Published Jan 1977 by DC.

    "The Ghost Who Would Not Die" (art by E.R. Cruz), "The Haunting Spirits of '76," and "The Blackmailed Phantom." Batman and Robin star in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Muse." Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Justice For All Includes Children # 8." Ernie Chan (as "Ernie Chua") cover pencils, Vince Colletta cover inks. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #198
    GI Combat (1952) 198
    Published Jan 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Written by Robert Kanigher. Art by Sam Glanzman and E.R. Cruz. How can Jeb stop the steel super-soldier who repels guns and grenades? See what happens in the Haunted Tank tale "The Devil Rides a Panzer!" by Robert Kanigher and Sam Glanzman. Plus: The O.S.S. spy saga "The Ship That Wouldn't Die" by Kanigher (as Bart Regan) and E.R. Cruz. And: 1-page Superman public service announcement "Justice for All Includes Children 8" with pencils by Curt Swan. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #198MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #4
    Gold Key Spotlight (1976 Gold Key) 4

    Tom, Dick and Harriet Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #4
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    Whitman Edition, Tom, Dick, and Harriet. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Great Balls of Fire: An Illustrated History of Sex in Science Fiction SC (1977 Grosset & Dunlap) 1-1ST

    1st printing. by Harry Harrison. Birds do it, Bees do it - but do Martians do it? Do Humanoids? Or humans with Humanoids? Harry Harrison answers these questions in GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, a collection of some of the strangest and most exotic science fiction illustrations of sexual behavior. Includes over 150 illustrations, 60 pages in full color. Softcover, 10-in. x 10-in., 118 pages, PC/PB&W. Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #20
    Great Gazoo (1973) 20