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Comic books January 1977

  • Issue #14
    Captain Britain (1976-1977 Marvel UK) 14
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    • Label #1482207001

    Magazine size weekly British edition comic published weekly by Marvel Comics International. 32 pages. Cover and 13 interior pages in full color, rest black and white.

  • Issue #15
    Captain Britain (1976-1977 Marvel UK) 15

    Magazine size weekly British edition comic published weekly by Marvel Comics International. 32 pages. Cover and 13 interior pages in full color, rest black and white.

  • Issue #16
    Captain Britain (1976-1977 Marvel UK) 16
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    • Label #1482207002

    Captain Britian vs. Captain America. Magazine size weekly British edition comic published weekly by Marvel Comics International. 32 pages. Cover and 13 interior pages in full color, rest black and white.

  • Issue #48
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) 48

    Captain Marvel battles a Kree Sentry and the Cheetah in "Crucible!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Terry Austin. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #48MJ
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) Mark Jewelers 48MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Captain Marvel battles a Kree Sentry and the Cheetah in "Crucible!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Terry Austin. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #73
    Cartoon Carnival (1962) 73

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    Packed with over 200 laughs, a circus of fun. B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #7701
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  • Issue #14
    Casper Strange Ghost Stories (1974) 14

    This anthology reprints the Friendly Ghost's odd encounters with the denizens of Enchanted Forest. Casper's helpful routines are disrupted when he suddenly loses his ghostly powers. Scary Goings On; Its Darkest Before Dawn; The Unghostly Ghost; Less of a Ghost; Dont Fool Around With Ghosts!; Wendy: A Change in the Weather; Spooky: I Can Do Anything You Can Do. Final issue of the series. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By David Macaulay. CASTLE was a Caldecott Medal Honor Book and ALA Notable Book. With typical zest and wry sense of humor, David Macaulay has traced the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town from the hiring of skilled master engineer to the actual test of castle defenses when hundreds of Welsh soldiers launch a direct attack. Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #10
    Champions (1975-1978 Marvel 1st Series) 10
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    • Label #1497181005

    "One Man's Son is Another Man's Poison!" Part 4 of 4. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Bob Hall and Frank Giacoia. Cover by Dave Cockrum. The Soviets are getting away with the Black Widow and Ivan in tow, and the Champions are powerless to stop them. If the brash son of Zeus breaks them free from their prison the city of Los Angeles will be destroyed. Can the power of the Spirit of Vengeance calm the Lion of Olympus, or will his demon presence have the opposite effect? Plus, someone has a change of heart and switches teams! Don't miss the earthshattering conclusion to the Champions' battle with the Crimson Dynamo, Titanium Man, Griffin, and Darkstar. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #264
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  • Issue #44
    Chip N Dale (1967 Whitman) 44

    Whitman edition, reprints Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1
    Cobalt Blue (1977 Power Comics) 1
  • Issue #17
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  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Collected Works of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century HC (1969 Chelsea House) 1B-1ST

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    Revised Edition - 1st printing. Preface by Robert C. Dille. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. This coffee table book collects the original Buck Rogers comic strips which debuted on January 7, 1929. Within these pages, thrill as the futuristic spaceman Rogers meets the Mongols, the Tiger Men of Mars, the Monkey Men of Planet X, ventures to the sunken city of Atlantis, and defends Earth against a Martian invasion. This is the original sci-fi hero who inspired the adventures of Flash Gordon, Adam Strange, and a young George Lucas to create Star Wars. Also included is an extensive glossary to the Buck Rogers universe, diagrams to spaceships including Roger's own Flying Needle, a map of the Planet Venus, along with pictures of weapons, vehicles, and gadgets. Some of the strips are in B&W while others appear in full color. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11 1/2-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #908
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  • Issue #909
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  • Issue #910
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  • Issue #911
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  • Issue #912
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  • Issue #1
    Comic Crusader Storybook (1977) fanzine 1

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    One-shot special edition fanzine by Martin L. Greim. Includes a brand new Mr. A story by Steve Ditko. Cover by Dick Giordano. Comic stories: the Defender in "Mark of the Cat" (by Martin Greim), the Eclipse in "Skyline Robbers" (script by Greim, art by Gary Kato and Ronn Foss), Goodguy (by Alan Hanley), Xal-Kor the Human Cat in "Break the Slave Ring" (script by Grass Green, art by Green and Brian Buniak), Sorcerer's Apprentice (uncredited; by Dennis Fujitake?), Shade (script by Bill Black, art by Black and Steve Vance), Hyperman (script by Greim and Steve Clement, layouts by Mike Machlan, inks by Jerry Ordway), the White Raven in "A Matter of Justice" (script by Al Bradford, art by Gary Kato), the Eye (by Biljo White), Thunderbunny in "The Sound of Thunder" (script by Griem, pencils by Gene Day, inks by Ordway), Matrix in "The Whole Thing" (script by Clement, art by Machlan), Martin Grimm in "The Demon of the Dark Glass" (script and pencils by Greim, inks by Dan Adkins), Mr. A (by Steve Ditko), Space Guardian in "Victory" (script by Bob Cosgrove, layouts by Carl Taylor, inks by Dennis Fujitake), and Dr. Weird in "Spawn of the Void" (script by Howard Keltner, art by Fujitake). Pin-ups by Jim Steranko/Rudy Nebres, Neal Adams, Nebres, John Byrne, Frank Thorne, Kurt Schaffenberger, Machlan, Fred Fredericks, Joe Staton, and Tom Sutton. back cover features Thunderbunny and Silver Surfer by Joe Sinnott. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 164 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #139
    Comic Reader, The (1961) 139

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    Cover art by Trevor Von Eeden and Joe Orlando. News and information on comics coming from Marvel, DC, Gold Key, Warren, Harvey, Continuity, Archie, and Visual Publications. Includes plot synopses. Media news. Rocket's Blast ad. Founded by Jerry Bails. Published by Street Enterprises. Dec. 1976. 60 cents. 32 pgs. B&W, 5.5-in. x 8.5-in. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #164
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 164
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    #164, Jan. 7, 1977. This issue consists of two sections and 44 pages, making it the smallest issue in three-and-a-half years. The small size may have been due to a holiday season lull in ads, snowy weather in the Midwest, or a combination of the two. There is no significant editorial material of note. The superhero Christmas cover is by Randy Lance. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #165
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 165
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #165, Jan. 14, 1977. This issue has three sections and 56 pages, features a Now What? column by Murray Bishoff, and a great Steve Canyon 30th anniversary cover by Elton Dorval. Written by Russ Maheras

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

    1st printing - DOES NOT INCLUDE DUST JACKET. 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
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1094

    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
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1096

    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

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    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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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0106686004

    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 Marvel) UK Edition 70UK

    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 10p cover price. 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.

  • 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.