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Comic books October 1977

  • Issue #32
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 32

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    October 1, 1977. Cover by Trevor Goring. Written by Gerry Finley-Day, John Wagner (also as Robert Flynn), Pat Mills and Peter Harris. Art by Mike Dorey, Dave Gibbons, Mike McMahon, Carlos Freixas, Lopez-Vera and Horacio Lalia (as Panacomics). In this Prog: Invasion story "Volgess: Part 1"; Dan Dare in "Legion: Part 5"; Judge Dredd in "Komputel"; M.A.C.H. 1 story "UFO: Part 3"; "Shako: Part 13"; and Tharg's Future-Shocks story "Excursion: Part 1"! 28 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #33
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 33

    October 8, 1977. Cover by Brett Ewins and Brendan McCarthy. Written by Gerry Finley-Day, John Wagner, Pat Mills and Peter Harris. Art by Mike Dorey, Dave Gibbons, Ian Gibson, Carlos Freixas, Lopez-Vera and Horacio Lalia (as Panacomics). In this Prog: Invasion story "Volgess: Part 2"; Dan Dare in "Legion: Part 6"; Judge Dredd in "Walter's Secret Job"; M.A.C.H. 1 story "UFO: Part 4"; "Shako: Part 14"; and Tharg's Future-Shocks story "Excursion: Part 2"! 28 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #34
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 34

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    October 15, 1977. Cover by Trevor Goring. Written by Nick Flynn, Gerry Finley-Day, John Wagner, Scott Goodall and Chris Lowder. Art by Luis Collado, Dave Gibbons, Mike McMahon, John Cooper, Lopez-Vera and Carlos Ezquerra. In this Prog: Invasion story "Collaborator"; Dan Dare in "Greenworld: Part 1"; Judge Dredd in "Mutie the Pig: Part 1"; M.A.C.H. 1 story "Everest: Part 1"; "Shako: Part 15"; and Tharg's Future-Shocks story "Fangs"! 28 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #35
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 35

    October 22, 1977. Cover by Jose Luis Ferrer. Written by Gerry Finley-Day, John Wagner, Scott Goodall and Robert Flynn. Art by Carlos Pino, Ian Gibson, Lopez-Vera, Dave Gibbons, Brian Bolland, John Cooper and Marzal Canos. In this Prog: Invasion story "New Recruits"; Judge Dredd in "Mutie the Pig: Part 2"; "Shako: Part 16"; Dan Dare in "Greenworld: Part 2"; M.A.C.H. 1 story "Everest: Part 2"; and Tharg's Future-Shocks story "The Ultimate Warrior"! 28 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #36
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 36

    October 29, 1977. Full credits begin. Features include Inferno (script by Tom Tully, art by Belardinelli), Invasion (script by Chris Lowder, art by Ian Kennedy), Tharg's Future-Shocks (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Kevin O'Neill), Dan Dare (art by Dave Gibbons), M.A.C.H. 1 (script by Alan Hebden, art by Lozano/Canos), and Judge Dredd (script by John Wagner, art by Ian Gibson).

  • Issue #771001
    Action (1976-1977 IPC) 2nd Series 771001

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  • Issue #771008
    Action (1976-1977 IPC) 2nd Series 771008

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  • Issue #771015
    Action (1976-1977 IPC) 2nd Series 771015

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  • Issue #771022
    Action (1976-1977 IPC) 2nd Series 771022

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  • Issue #771029
    Action (1976-1977 IPC) 2nd Series 771029

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  • Issue #476
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 476
    Published Oct 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. "Attack of the Anti-Super Hero," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Vince Colletta; Vartoxs alien biology cures Karb-Brak of his illness, but Karb-Braks virus causes Vartox to become a foe to Superman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #476MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 476MJ

    Mark Jeweler Variant. Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Attack of the Anti-Super Hero starring Superman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Vince Colletta; Superman battles Vartox. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 21 #9
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  • Issue #453MJ
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 453MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Superboy begins. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Adventures of Fat Freddys Cat TPB (1977) 1-1ST

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    Collects the early adventures of the Cat from, from Freak Brothers and his own series. Includes the full-length stories I Led Nine Lives!, Chariot of the Globs and Animal Camp, detailing the Cats adventures as a secret agent, UFO abductee, and inmate at a prison for pets. Story, art and cover by Gilbert Shelton. B&W. Mature readers. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4. Approximately 120 pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #246
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 246
  • Vol. 22 #10
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 22 #10

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  • Issue #5
    All About Star Trek Fan Clubs Magazine (1976) 5

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    Issue 5, October 1977, Stardate 7710. This magazine features many great old photos, illustrations, and history of the original TV series. In this issue, Walter Koenig (Chekov) painted cover. The Animated Star Trek Pin Up Poster (the interior side of the cover). A lengthy interview and focus on Walter Koenig in this issue, review of the book "I Am Still Not Spock", plus more; slick cover; 54 pages cover to cover; b&w; magazine; 8 1/8-in. x 11-in. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #68
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 68

    Cover pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Jack Abel. Divided We Stand! starring the Justice Society of America, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Bob Layton; The Psycho Pirate still has Green Lantern [Alan Scott] under his spell and later enchants the Flash [Jay Garrick] as the rest of the JSA try to stop him at his Earth-1 hidden headquarters; He is defeated by Wildcat's punch, who was unaffected by his fear gaze; Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne plans to arrest the JSA as he calls in for some heavy backup while the JSAers are still on Earth-1 in the JLA satellite. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 26. Advertisement for Sea World (all 3 locations); Includes a waterski show starring the DC super-heroes. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #173
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 173

    "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. The Molten Man is dying! And he's going out in a blaze of glory...literally! When Mark Raxton's final attempt to cure his condition fails, he holes up in the top floor of a pharmaceutical building and demands to see his stepsister Liz Allan! Bravely Liz enters the building and so does the Amazing Spider-Man! As the Molten Man and the wall-crawler trade blows, the building becomes a raging inferno on the verge of collapse! Will anyone get out alive? An anguish-filled ending! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: The Molten Man returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 63. A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #173
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 35 Cent Variant 173

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    This is the 35 cent variant edition that had limited distribution. "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. The Molten Man is dying! And he's going out in a blaze of glory... literally! When Mark Raxton's final attempt to cure his condition fails, he holes up in the top floor of a pharmaceutical building and demands to see his stepsister Liz Allan! Bravely Liz enters the building and so does the Amazing Spider-Man! As the Molten Man and the wall-crawler trade blows, the building becomes a raging inferno on the verge of collapse! Will anyone get out alive? An anguish-filled ending! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. Note: The Molten Man returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 63. 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #173MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 173MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. This is the 30 cent regular edition. There is also a scarcer 35 cent edition that had limited distribution. Last 30 cent cover. The Molten Man appears to have his flame extinguished by Spidey in "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #173
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Whitman Variants 173

    Whitman Variant. "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. The Molten Man is dying! And he's going out in a blaze of glory...literally! When Mark Raxton's final attempt to cure his condition fails, he holes up in the top floor of a pharmaceutical building and demands to see his stepsister Liz Allan! Bravely Liz enters the building and so does the Amazing Spider-Man! As the Molten Man and the wall-crawler trade blows, the building becomes a raging inferno on the verge of collapse! Will anyone get out alive? An anguish-filled ending! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: The Molten Man returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 63. A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Vol. 3 #23 (46-47)
    Amazing Spider-Man (Spanish Series 1969 El Hombre Arana - Ediciones Vertice) Vol. 3 #23 (46-47)
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    Spanish language reprints from Amazing Spider-Man #46 (1st Shocker) & 47. Cover by Rafael Lopez Esti? 7 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 44 pages, black and white.

  • Vol. 51 #1
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 51 #1
  • Issue #201
    American Classic Screen 201

    Vol. 2 # 1. In this issue: Tribute to musicals. John C. Tibbetts cover. Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 97 #10
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 97 #10

    October 1977. Cover by Vincent Di Fate. Stories: "The Wonderful Secret"(conclusion) by Keith Laumer, "Of Future Fears"(part 1) by Mack Reynolds, "Dog Day Evening" by Spider Robinson, and "The Ultimate Arbiter" by Eric Vinicoff and Marcia Martin. Science Fact articles: "Laser Weapons--A Status Report" by Jeff Hecht, and "The Laser BMD" by P. J. Nahin. Illustrations by Rick Sternbach, Jack Gaughan, Mike Hinge, and Vincent Di Fate. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 178 newsprint pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #58MJ
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 58MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Fisherman lays a trap for Aquaman, leaving Arthur Curry weakened and unable to escape...so he looks back on his origins in "Through a Past Darkly." Script by David Michelinie, art by Jim Aparo. Plus: Mera does all she can to get back to her fourth-dimensional water world in "Return to Disaster." Continued next issue. Script by Paul Kupperberg, art by Juan Ortiz & Vince Colletta. Cover by Aparo. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #96
    Archie and Me (1964) 96
  • Issue #49
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 49

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. "The Prowler, Part I," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Archie and Chuck realize that there is an intruder in the school after hours. "So Spoiled" Hostess snack cakes ad with Josie. "Up and at 'Em" one-page Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "The Prowler, Part II," pencils by Stan Goldberg; The boys discover that the prowler is a reporter looking for a story, but by then three thugs have entered the school looking for trouble. "Truckin' on Down, Part I," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Archie and Chuck are accidentally aboard one of Mr. Lodge's trucks when it is hijacked. Archie Club News. "Truckin' on Down, Part II," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Archie and Chuck foil the hijackers, but Mr. Lodge is still not entirely pleased about the situation. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #462
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 462

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #463
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 463

    The World of Jughead Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #262
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 262

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Beach Botch, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The boys are ignoring Veronica because they're too busy playing beach volleyball. Hostess ad with Josie, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Game Of Love, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty says there's nothing she wouldn't do for Archie. Veronica advises her against telling Archie this, but Betty tells him anyway. Advertisement for Laugh Comics Digest #13. Powder Puff, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #237
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 237
  • Issue #118
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 118

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    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Great If You Can Afford It," script and art by Dick Malmgren; Mr. Lodge has the pool extended into his home office and Archie just has to investigate it. "Trap Flap," script by George Gladir; Veronica overhears Archie and she thinks he's just insulted her. "Buy Buy," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx wants to sell Greg her tape recorder. "The Question," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Joe Edwards; Ethel has a sure-fire plan to get Jughead to take her on a date. "Lights, Action, Camera" activity page by Joe Edwards; Decode Archie's message on photography. "The Court Jester," script and art by Dick Malmgren; Reggie tries to play tennis with Moose. Archie's Gag Bag, script and pencils by Bob Montana, inks by Joe Edwards. "Talk Nice," inks by Jon D'Agostino; Mr. Weatherbee just wants to raise tomatoes, but he keeps getting misunderstood. Big Moose Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 386 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 386 #3

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  • Issue #164
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 164

    "To Fall By Treachery!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by John Byrne (first work on the series). Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and John Tartaglione. The Lethal Legion is back! And their first order of business is smashing the Avengers! The two super groups clash not once, but twice! First during a bank robbery, and then several hours later outside Avengers Mansion! Without Iron Man and the Vision, can the remaining avengers beat the Living Laser, Power Man (aka Erik Josten), and Whirlwind? And even if they do, the new and improved Count Nefaria is waiting in the wings! Cameo appearance by the Whizzer (aka Robert Frank). Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Wasp, Yellowjacket, and Wonder Man. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: Count Nefaria previously appeared in Uncanny X-men 95. The letters page of Avengers 168 credits John Byrne with scripting page 14 of the story. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #164
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 35 Cent Variant 164

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    This is the 35 cent test market variant cover that had limited distribution. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #164MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 164MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "To Fall By Treachery!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by John Byrne (first work on the series). Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and John Tartaglione. The Lethal Legion is back! And their first order of business is smashing the Avengers! The two super groups clash not once, but twice! First during a bank robbery, and then several hours later outside Avengers Mansion! Without Iron Man and the Vision, can the remaining avengers beat the Living Laser, Power Man (aka Erik Josten), and Whirlwind? And even if they do, the new and improved Count Nefaria is waiting in the wings! Cameo appearance by the Whizzer (aka Robert Frank). Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Wasp, Yellowjacket, and Wonder Man. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: Count Nefaria previously appeared in Uncanny X-men 95. The letters page of Avengers 168 credits John Byrne with scripting page 14 of the story. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #170UK
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    Published 1977 (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 #164
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Whitman Variants 164
    • Staple rust/migration.

    Whitman Variant. "To Fall By Treachery!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by John Byrne (first work on the series). Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and John Tartaglione. The Lethal Legion is back! And their first order of business is smashing the Avengers! The two super groups clash not once, but twice! First during a bank robbery, and then several hours later outside Avengers Mansion! Without Iron Man and the Vision, can the remaining avengers beat the Living Laser, Power Man (aka Erik Josten), and Whirlwind? And even if they do, the new and improved Count Nefaria is waiting in the wings! Cameo appearance by the Whizzer (aka Robert Frank). Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Wasp, Yellowjacket, and Wonder Man. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: Count Nefaria previously appeared in Uncanny X-men 95. The letters page of Avengers 168 credits John Byrne with scripting page 14 of the story. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #1
    Barn of Fear (1977) 1

    A spoof of ECs Haunt of Fear in which animals get the advantage over humans. In a story by Doug Moench with art by Dave Hunt, a farmer who enjoys beheading chickens gets his comeuppance. Included in Paul Gravetts 2008 book The Worlds Weirdest Comic Books. Mature readers. Black and white; 44 pages. Cover by Alfredo Alcala. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #292
    Batman (1940) 292
    Published Oct 1977 by DC.

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. The second installment of the "Who Killed Batman?" storyline: "Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?: The Testimony of the Riddler!", script by David Vern (as David V. Reed), pencils by John Calnan, inks by Tex Blaisdell; It is the Riddler's turn to provide testimony in the murder of the Batman, but the prosecutor Two-Face finds the flaw in the Riddler's testimony, and he is also dismissed. Hostess snack cakes ad with Wonder Woman. Letter from comics historian Peter Sanderson. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 27 Week of July 4, 1977; Information on Teen Titans #50, Sgt. Rock Annual #2, comics on sale the week of July 11th and Lola Barnett's Comicsworld. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #292MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 292MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. In this issue, the second installment of the "Who Killed Batman?" storyline, Batman and the Riddler appear in book-length story, "The Testimony of the Riddler!" Script by David R. Reed, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Tex Blaisdell. Cameos by a host of old Batman foes. Cames by Two-Face, Poison Ivy, the Scarecrow, Mad Hatter, the Joker and other Batman foes. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #890
    Batman (Mexican Series 1954) 890

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    Spanish language weekly Batman series. 5.5-in. x 7-in. 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #14
    Batman Family (1975 1st Series) 14

    Giant-size issue. Cover by Jim Aparo. All-new content. Robin, Batgirl, and Batwoman star in "Old Super-Heroes Never Die--They Just Fade Away!" Script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Bob Wiacek. Manbat stars in "Cinemattack!" Script by Rozakis, pencils by Howard Chaykin, inks by Josef Rubinstein. Howard Chaykin art Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #875
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  • Issue #876
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  • Issue #877
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  • Issue #878
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