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Comic books January 1977

  • Issue #166
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 166
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    This issue consists of three sections and 60 pages, but contains no significant editorial material. The cover, a nod to Robert E. Howards Almuric," was drawn by Russ Maheras. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #167
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 167
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  • Issue #32
    Comics Journal (1977) 32

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    January 1977. Donald Duck cover by Carl Barks. "Carl Barks in Boston" by Gary Groth, "Black Lightning Strikes Out!" review by Gary Groth, Dallas Star Trek Con, much more. Newspaper tabloid format. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Comics of the American West HC (1977) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Maurice Horn. History of western comics and strips. Features a color section of old covers and strips. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 226 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #63
    Comix World Newsletter (1973) fanzine 63

    January 1, 1977. Newsletter by Clay Geerdes. Contains news of comix, artists of interest, and a general review of what was happening in the underground market. Dot Butcher art. Science Fiction Horror and Fantasy Con news and photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 2 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #64
    Comix World Newsletter (1973) fanzine 64

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    January 15, 1977. Newsletter by Clay Geerdes. Contains news of comix, artists of interest, and a general review of what was happening in the underground market. Robert Crumb art. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 2 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #1091
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1091

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1092
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1092

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1093
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1093

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Prisoners of War" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1094
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1095
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1095

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Johnny Boomerang" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1096
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1097
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1097

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1098
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1098

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Jungle Express" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By John Adkins Richardson. Now, whether you've had any form training or not, this book offers ou step-by-step directions on how to do all types of cartoons and caricatures. In this practical guide, the author reveals the secrets of composition, characterization, and rendering used by professional cartoonists in such areas as single-panel gags, editorial cartoons, strips, comic books, greeting cards, and even animation. You'll learn what tools and techniques to use in drawing your cartoons, as well as how to prepare them for such printing processes as letterpress, halftone, and color. Including a section on how to get your work published, The Complete Book of Cartooning could be the first step to an interesting and rewarding career. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9-in., 266 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Complete Book of Cartooning SC (1977 A Spectrum Book) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By John Adkins Richardson. Now, whether you've had any form training or not, this book offers ou step-by-step directions on how to do all types of cartoons and caricatures. In this practical guide, the author reveals the secrets of composition, characterization, and rendering used by professional cartoonists in such areas as single-panel gags, editorial cartoons, strips, comic books, greeting cards, and even animation. You'll learn what tools and techniques to use in drawing your cartoons, as well as how to prepare them for such printing processes as letterpress, halftone, and color. Including a section on how to get your work published, The Complete Book of Cartooning could be the first step to an interesting and rewarding career. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9-in., 266 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #70
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 70
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Pablo Marcos. Belit guest stars in The City in the Storm!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan; setting: Tigris & island city of Kelka; Conan, Belit & the corsairs defend Kelka from Auro & his Argossean pirates; they are then captured by Kelkan ruler Akkheba who serves them drugged wine; adapted from the non-Conan story "Marchers of Valhalla" by Robert E. Howard. Spider-Man and Captain America star in a one-page Ricochet Racers ad. The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Green Thumb. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #70MJ
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 70MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Pablo Marcos. Belit guest stars in The City in the Storm!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan; setting: Tigris & island city of Kelka; Conan, Belit & the corsairs defend Kelka from Auro & his Argossean pirates; they are then captured by Kelkan ruler Akkheba who serves them drugged wine; adapted from the non-Conan story "Marchers of Valhalla" by Robert E. Howard. Spider-Man and Captain America star in a one-page Ricochet Racers ad. The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Green Thumb. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #70UK
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) UK Edition 70UK

    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. Cover pencils by Gil Kane. script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Steve Gan; setting: Jungle & lost city; "The City in the Storm!" 36 pgs. Cover price 10p.

  • Issue #22
    Crazy Magazine (1973) 22

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    Painted cover art by Bob Larkin. Jimmy Carter parody illustration on inside front cover. "Baloney Miller," script by Len Herman, art by Kent Gamble; Parody of the television program "Barney Miller." "How to Avoid Stepping into Doggie-Doo," script by Michael Pellowski, art by Tony Tallarico. "Where Are Our New Comedians Coming from?", script by Joe Kiernan, art by Alan Kupperberg. "The Parts You Don't See in TV Commercials," script by Michael Pellowski, art by Tony Tallarico. "Crazy's Freaks of Nature: Human Oddities," script by Michael Pellowski, art by John Langton. "The Part-Time Jobs of Super Heroes," script by Tom DeFalco, art by Murad Gumen; Super heroes take mundane jobs while not fighting crime. "Literal Lunacy," script by Michael Pellowski, art by Jose Alvarado. "TV Shows vs. Real Life," script by Michael Pellowski, art by Diane Levin. "Limericks of the Times," script by Fred Wolfe, art by Bill Dubay. "Crazy's Nutritional Menu," script by Joe Kiernan, art by John Langton. "How History Would Have Been Changed if Historical Figures Were Psychoanalyzed," script by Sara Arthur, art by Bill Burke. Crazy Picture Postcards on inside back cover & back cover, art by Bill Dubay. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #1977
    Creation Conventions (1971) Program 1977

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    Founded in 1971 by Gary Berman and Adam Malin, two young teenage sci-fi fans in New York, Creation Entertainment produces the world's leading conventions for fans of genre television and film.
    Malin and Berman picked 12 of the finest art pieces they had received for publication in conjunction with Creation '77 and put them (and nothing else) in this fine souvenir program book. Covers by John Totleben. Art by Wendy Pini (outstanding Red Sonja piece), Stephen Bissette, Terry Austin, Thomas Yeates, Larry Hama, Greg Theakston, Mike Nasser, Carl Potts. No ads, 8-in. x 11-in. 12 Pages B&W

  • Issue #85
    Creepy (1964 Magazine) 85

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    Stories in this issue include: Like Icarus, Quickly Falling by Roger McKenzie and Leopold Sanchez; Hide and Go Mad by Budd Lewis, Carmine Infantino, and Walt Simonson; The Thing in the Well by Roger McKenzie and Leopoldo Duranona; Orem Ain't Got No Head Cheese! by Bill DuBay and Jose Ortiz; The Terrible Turnip of Turpin County by Roger McKenzie and Martin Salvador; and A Way in the Woods by Bruce Jones and Luis Bermejo. Cover art by Ken Kelly. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Cthulhu Calls (1973) Magazine Vol. 4 #3

    January 1977 issue. Incorrectly numbered on front cover. Inside front cover has correct issue number (Vol. 4 No. 3). Edited by Terry L. Shorb. Stories and Poetry by readers, Art by Bob Everton and Robert Frazier. 6-in. x 8 1/2-in. Softcover 68 Pages B&W

  • Issue #21
    Daisy and Donald (1973 Gold Key) 21
  • Issue #21
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #141
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 141

    "Target: Death!" Written by Marv Wolfman and Jim Shoorter. Pencils by Gil Kane (pages 1-12) and Bob Brown (pages 13-17). Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover art by Dave Cockrum. DD takes down Stone, an employee of Maxwell Glenn, who has just taken a sniper shot at D.A. Foggy Nelson. When Matt and Heather confront her father, he claims to know nothing about Stone's activities. DD finds that Bullseye is back in town and the two battle. Bullseye knocks Daredevil out with a cardboard "paper" airplane and ties him to a giant arrow which he plans to shoot out of a giant crossbow right into side of the cliffs of New Jersey. Notes: Third appearance of Bullseye. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #141MJ
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 141MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Third appearance of Bullseye in "Target: Death!" Script by Marv Wolfman and Jim Shoorter, pencils by Gil Kane (pages 1-12) and Bob Brown (pages 13-17), inks by Jim Mooney. Dave Cockrum cover. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #141UK
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    UK Edition. "Target: Death!" Written by Marv Wolfman and Jim Shoorter. Pencils by Gil Kane (pages 1-12) and Bob Brown (pages 13-17). Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover art by Dave Cockrum. DD takes down Stone, an employee of Maxwell Glenn, who has just taken a sniper shot at D.A. Foggy Nelson. When Matt and Heather confront her father, he claims to know nothing about Stone's activities. DD finds that Bullseye is back in town and the two battle. Bullseye knocks Daredevil out with a cardboard "paper" airplane and ties him to a giant arrow which he plans to shoot out of a giant crossbow right into side of the cliffs of New Jersey. Notes: Third appearance of Bullseye.

  • Issue #25
    DC Special (1968) 25
    Published Jan 1977 by DC.

    New Three Musketeers story, "Die By the Sword" (no credits listed). Reprints: Robin Hood in "The Forest of Traps" and "The Bow That Couldn't Be Bent" (art on both by Russ Heath), and the Viking Prince in "The Outcast Viking" (script by Bob Kanigher, art by Joe Kubert). Batman and Robin star in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Muse." Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #A-01
    DC Super Pac (1977) *Super Stars/Dynamite Comics/Dynamic Comics Multi-Pack A-01

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    Dynamite Comics No. A-1 (3 New Mags 89ยข). The A pack for January 1977 contains three comics sealed inside the original factory bag: Justice League of America #138 (Jan 1977), Karate Kid #6 (Jan 1977), and Flash #246 (Jan 1977). Cover price $0.89.

  • Issue #B-01
    DC Super Pac (1977) *Super Stars/Dynamite Comics/Dynamic Comics Multi-Pack B-01

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    Dynamite Comics No. B-1. The B pack for January 1977 contains three comics sealed inside the original factory bag: Batman #283, Superman #307, and Secret Society of Super-Villains #5 Cover price $0.89.

  • Issue #11
    DC Super Stars (1976) 11
    Published Jan 1977 by DC.
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    DC Super-Stars of Magic. Zatanna -- mistress of the occult -- trapped by demons in a world beyond death! Plus: The Flash battles Abra Kadabra, the most sinister of sorcerers! Featuring: 1 page DC Super-Stars of Magic story "Contents" written by Carl Gafford and drawn by Michael Netzer (as Mike Nasser) & Terry Austin; 17 page Zatanna reprint story "Zatanna the Magician" written by Len Wein and drawn by Gray Morrow; 1 page text article "The Great Houdini" written by Carl Gafford and drawn by Michael Netzer (as Mike Nasser) & Terry Austin; 1 page text article "Conjuring through the Ages" written by Carl Gafford; 13 page Flash (Barry Allen) reprint story "The Case of the Real-Gone Flash" written by John Broome and drawn by Carmine Infantino & Joe Giella; 1 page Magic Tricks You Can Do activity "The Coin in the Glass" by Carl Gafford and Vince Colletta; 1 page Magic Tricks You Can Do activity "The Disappearing Coin" by Carl Gafford and Vince Colletta; 1 page Magic Tricks You Can Do activity "The Magical Prediction" by Carl Gafford and Vince Colletta. Cover by Gray Morrow. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #32
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu (1974 Magazine) 32
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    Cover by Malcolm McNeill. Iron Fist illustrations by Rudy Nebres. Daughters of the Dragon, script by Chris Claremont, art by Marshall Rogers; Theres a Kung Fu assassin terrorizing the streets of China Town, and its up to the Daughters of the Dragon to deliver justice!; Colleen Wing and Misty Knight are the dearest of friends, and the closest of allies; Will the Daughters be able to defend themselves, and the public, from this Kung Fu menace? Serafim Karalexis interview by David Anthony Kraft. The Tiger-Sons Must Die!, script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Sonny Trinidad (inks) and Michele Brand (tones). 68 pgs., full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #43
    Defenders (1972 1st Series) 43

    The battle against the Emissaries of Evil continues in "This World is Mine!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Keith Giffen, inks by Klaus Janson. Spider-Man and Captain America star in a one-page Ricochet Raders ad, "Ricochet to Freedom!" Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Energy Crisis." Jack Kirby cover pencils, Al Milgrom cover inks. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #43MJ
    Defenders (1972 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 43MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The battle against the Emissaries of Evil continues in "This World is Mine!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Keith Giffen, inks by Klaus Janson. Spider-Man and Captain America star in a one-page Ricochet Raders ad, "Ricochet to Freedom!" Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Energy Crisis." Jack Kirby cover pencils, Al Milgrom cover inks. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #149
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 149
  • Issue #33
    Dennis the Menace and His Friends No.5-46 (1970) 33

    Dennis the Menace and Margaret. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #160
    Dennis the Menace Bonus Magazine Series (1970) 160
  • Issue #31
    Dennis the Menace Pocket Full of Fun (1969) 31

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  • Issue #467
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 467
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Vince Colletta. "Pick-Up on Gotham 2-4-6!" script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Vince Colletta; Hawkman drops by to trade stories with Batman and learns of the Caped Crusaders recent foray against a crook who tried to escape from a subway car dressed as the Batman. "The Man Who Skyjacked Hawkman!" script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Marshall Rogers, inks by Terry Austin and Neal Adams; Hawkman battles the Calculator, Batman cameo. Justice For All Includes Children 8 / public service announcement, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring Green Lantern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Letters from Bob Rozakis and Adam Castro. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #467MJ
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 467MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Rich Buckler and Vince Colletta. Pick-Up on Gotham 2-4-6! starring Batman and Hawkman, script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Vince Colletta. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring Green Lantern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Justice For All Includes Children 8 / public service announcement, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Man Who Skyjacked Hawkman! starring Hawkman, Batman, and the Calculator, script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Marshall Rogers, inks by Terry Austin and Neal Adams. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #20
    Dino (1973 Flintstones) 20
  • Issue #197701
    Disney Magazine 197701

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  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. Introduction by Maurice Sendak. Includes 22 ready-to-be-framed posters featuring art stills from classic Disney animated features like Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, 101 Dalmatians, Snow White, Bambi, Dumbo and more! Softcover, 11-in,. x 15-in., 48 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Disney Poster Book SC (1977) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. Introduction by Maurice Sendak. Includes 22 ready-to-be-framed posters featuring art stills from classic Disney animated features like Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, 101 Dalmatians, Snow White, Bambi, Dumbo and more! Softcover, 11-in,. x 15-in., 48 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $9.95.

  • 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

    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.