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Comic books August 1979

  • Issue #7
    1984/1994 (1978 Magazine) 7

    Stories in this issue include: Teleport 2010 by Budd Lewis and Alex Nino; Freeze a Jolly Good Fellow! by Budd Lewis and Jose Ortiz; Kaiser Warduke and the Indispensable Jasper Gemstone! by Rich Margopoulos, Jimmy Janes, and Alfredo Alcala; Mutant World part seven by Jim Strnad and Richard Corben (in color); Twilight's End! part two by Alabaster Redzone (a.k.a. Jim Stenstrum) and Rudy Nebres; Ghita of Alizarr: Alizarr by Frank Thorne; and Zincor and the Fempire by Gerry Boudreau and Alex Nino. Cover art by Patrick Woodroffe. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #124
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 124

    August 4, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "Father Earth" part 3 (script by John Howard, art by Ron Smith), Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino), the A.B.C. Warriors in "The Tournament of the Damned" (art by Brett Ewins), Project Overkill (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Redondo), and Dan Dare (script by Tom Tully, art by Dave Gibbons). Carlos Ezquerra cover.

  • Issue #125
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 125

    August 11, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "Father Earth" part 4 (script by John Howard, art by Ron Smith), Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike McMahon), Project Overkill (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Redondo), and Dan Dare (script by Tom Tully, art by Dave Gibbons).

  • Issue #126
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 126

    August 18, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd (script by John Howard, art by John Cooper), Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Alan Willow), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike McMahon), Project Overkill (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Redondo), and Dan Dare (script by Tom Tully, art by Dave Gibbons).

  • Issue #127
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 127

    August 25, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd (script by John Howard, art by Brian Bolland), Blackhawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Brendan McCarthy), the Mind of Wolfie Smith (script by Tom Tully, art by Ian Gibson), and Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino). Captain Klep back cover. Dave Gibbons front cover.

  • Issue #498
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 498
    Published Aug 1979 by DC.

    Superman in "The Catastrophic Man!" with story by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Julius Schwartz, editor. Vartox, the sole survivor of the exploded planet Valeron, arrives on earth, much as Superman once did. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #498MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 498MJ

    Mark Jeweler Variant. Superman in "The Catastrophic Man!" with story by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Julius Schwartz, editor. Vartox, the sole survivor of the exploded planet Valeron, arrives on earth, much as Superman once did. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #498
    Action Comics (1978 Whitman) 498

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #268
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 268
  • Issue #195
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 195
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    "Nine Lives of the Black Cat!" Part 2 of 2. Second appearance of the Black Cat. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and many hands (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Al Milgrom. The Black Cat successfully breaks her father out of prison! And leaves the Spectacular Spider-Man lying in the rubble with a broken arm! What a stroke of bad luck for the web-slinger! However the wondrous wall-crawler is undeterred! And despite his wounded wing, the amazing one tracks down the mischievous cat several hours later! Will Spidey and Felicia end their game of cat & mouse on a friendly note...or a fatal one? Meanwhile, a telegram arrives at Peter Parker's apartment...and with it devastating news for Aunt May's nephew. Brief origin of the Black Cat. Cameo appearances by the Kingpin, Aunt May, Betty Brant, Ned Leeds, Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Mysterio (in civilian clothes), and the burglar. (Notes: The Black Cat returns in Amazing Spider-Man 204. The letters page includes a letter from comics historian Peter Sanderson.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #195MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 195MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Black Cat (2nd appearance) is back in "Nine Lives has the Black Cat!" Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by "many hands." Peter Parker gets news of Aunt May's death (or, well, "death"). Letter to the editor from Peter Sanderson. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #45 (97-98)
    Amazing Spider-Man (1975 Spiderman Vol 3) Spanish Series 45 (97-98)
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    Spanish language reprints from Amazing Spider-Man #97 & 98. 7 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 40 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Amazing Spider-Man Crime Campaign PB (1979 Marvel Novel Series) 1-1ST

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    Marvel Pocket Novel Series: Book 8 - 1st printing. Written by Paul Kupperberg. Edited by Len Wein and Marv Wolfman. Painted cover by Bob Larkin. Softcover, 4-in. x 6.75-in., 192 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.95.

  • Vol. 52 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Vol. 52 #4
  • Issue #409
    American Film (1977 Magazine) 409

    Michael Douglas, movie posters Cover price $1.75.

  • Vol. 99 #8
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 99 #8

    August 1979. Cover by John Sanchez. Stories: "Class Six Climb"(Conclusion) by William E. Cochrane, "The Landed Interests" by Sam Nicholson, "giANTS" by Edward Bryant, and "Home is the Hunter" by Stephen Tall. Science Fact article: "Antimatter in the Universe" by John G. Cramer, and "Is The Universe a Yo-yo?" by Thomas A. Easton. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    And the Devil Will Drag You Under PB (1979 Novel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Jack L. Chalker. The end of the world was coming, and only a drunken demon could save it...if he sobered up and if he could acquire, by fair means or foul, five magic jewels. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 280 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #283
    Archie (1943) 283

    Cover/story plugs International Children's Appeal which was a fraudulent charity, according to TV's 20/20 news program broadcast July 20, 1979. Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Jim DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Jim Ruth and unknown. Art by Dan DeCarlo, Dan DeCarlo, Jr., Rudy Lapick and Jim DeCarlo. Archie makes a pitch for contributions to International Children's Appeal, a charitable organization raising money to help children in accordance with the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of the Child, in "Right Now With the I.C.A."! Plus: Archie doesn't have a date for a big dance, so Jughead decides to take it upon himself to get his buddy a date by randomly asking the first girl he meets on the street in "Strangers in the Night"; Fred tries to make an important phone call, but Archie's friends keep tying up the line in "Something Phoney"; and Archie tries to help a little kid by getting a cat down from a tree in "Easy Does It..." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #112
    Archie and Me (1964) 112

    "In a Campaign Vein"; Archie and Reggie are running against each other for Student President; Mr. Weatherbee suggests to Archie that he should run a flashier campaign. "Shock Yock"; Mr. Weatherbee passes out after hearing that Moose got a hundred on an algebra exam. "Stringing Her Along" half-page Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley story. Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag. Bee Calorie Careful activity page. "One of the Bunch"; Jughead brings a monkey mask into school. "The Brave Bull," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone; Archie and Jughead try to skip school without Mr. Weatherbee finding out. Archie Club News. "The Wrench Connection"; Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee to allow him and Jughead to install the school's new water heater. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #11
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 11
  • Issue #15
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 15

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  • Issue #65
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 65
  • Issue #37
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 37

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    "For the Birds," pencils by Harry Lucey; While on a hike, Veronica and Archie meet Mr. Lodge and his bird watching friends. "Cheating Meeting," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica dates Reggie in the afternoon, then makes up an excuse so she can attend a party that evening with Archie. "The Rope Trick," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead helps two young girls with their rope jumping skills. "The Brick!"; Archie has a trick brick that makes it look like he knows karate. "The Weigh of All Flesh," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica freaks out when the bathroom scale shows that she's put on five pounds. "Tiger by the Tail," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Criminals kidnap Archie, thinking he's Mr. Lodge's son. "Silent Partner," pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; The lawn care service Archie launches with Jughead and Moose is soon sabotaged by poor planning. "The Old Ball Game," script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob Bolling; Smithers needs to come up with some top-notch entertainment for N.U.M.B. (National Union of Master Butlers) to outdo his hated rival Jeeves. "Hidden Danger," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie and Susan are the only people who have gotten a look at a terrorist who has been leaving bombs on airplanes. Jughead With Archie Digest #34 ad. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #485
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 485

    The World of Archie Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #284
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 284

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. The Fisherpersons, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The girls intrude on Archie and Jughead's evening of fishing and camping and immediately prove to be better at it than they are. Extra-Sensory Deception, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Joe Edwards; Reggie and Veronica con Archie and Betty into thinking Reggie has ESP and can see visions of people in other places and events in other times. Veronica summer fashions page, art by Dan DeCarlo. Noteworthy, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The entire high school is buzzing over the mystery of who is posting the "Archie loves Betty" notes all over school. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #259
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 259
  • Issue #134
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 134

    "Going, Going, Gone" Hostess Twinkies Cakes ad starring Josie. "Triple Trouble"; Jughead walks into Dilton's cloning machine and gets cloned. "Off the Wall!"; Li'l Jinx and Charley Hawse are in an art gallery. "Watch Out!" activity page starring Miss Beazly. "The Swinger"; Moose doesn't want to go to a costume party but Midge pesters him until he relents. "Tank Bank"; Veronica has a giant piggy bank. Betty and Veronica Gag Bag. "Killer Lizard," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone; Archie tries to get Mr. Lodge the Siberian dog known as a samoyed, but winds up getting him a salamander instead. Archie Club News. "The Time of Your Life"; Nancy gets mad when Chuck shows up 15 minutes late. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #69
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 69

    Sherlock Holmes parody. Sign of the Times, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Jughead meet a storekeeper who agrees to put up a poster for their concert only after they clean his window display, and even then he tries to cheat them. The Mystery Man starring Josie; The girls are amused by Alex's latest idea--he wants to be a private investigator. Just Fun, art by Dexter Taylor; Archie has to work so Reggie takes Veronica to the amusement park, but Archie secretly manages to get back at Reggie. Hard Sell; Sabrina is friendly to a door-to-door salesman, but Aunt Hilda wants him gone. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #16
    Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) 16

    Reprints #9. Cover by Tom Sutton. Stories by unknown. Art by Pat Boyette, Tom Sutton and unknown. Featuring: "Mediterranean Incident!"; "One Man Air Force!"; and "The Retread"! Plus: 1-page text story "Plan M"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #186
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 186

    "Nights of Wundagore!" Part 2 of 3. Plot by Mark Gruenwald and Steven Grant. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by John Byrne. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin. The situation in Transia has taken a turn for the worse! While Bova tells Pietro about his childhood, Wanda wages a life-and-death struggle against Modred the Mystic atop Wundagore Mountain! Unfortunately, the battle goes poorly and an elder demon from centuries ago possesses the Scarlet Witch! Recognizing the imminent danger, Quicksilver makes a mad dash to the only telephone in the village...and places a desperate call to Avengers Mansion! Can the lightning-fast avenger contain his sister's destructive rampage while the other avengers travel to Transia? Hope is fading by the minute! Flashback cameos by the High Evolutionary, Magda, Jonathan Drew, Robert Frank, and Madeline Frank. 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #186MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 186MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Nights of Wundagore!" Part 2 of 3. Plot by Mark Gruenwald and Steven Grant. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by John Byrne. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin. The situation in Transia has taken a turn for the worse! While Bova tells Pietro about his childhood, Wanda wages a life-and-death struggle against Modred the Mystic atop Wundagore Mountain! Unfortunately, the battle goes poorly and an elder demon from centuries ago possesses the Scarlet Witch! Recognizing the imminent danger, Quicksilver makes a mad dash to the only telephone in the village...and places a desperate call to Avengers Mansion! Can the lightning-fast avenger contain his sister's destructive rampage while the other avengers travel to Transia? Hope is fading by the minute! Flashback cameos by the High Evolutionary, Magda, Jonathan Drew, Robert Frank, and Madeline Frank. 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #186UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 186UK

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  • Issue #192UK
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    Published 1979 (est.) by Marvel.

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  • Issue #314
    Batman (1940) 314
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1979 by DC.

    Cover art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. "Once Beaten, Twice Sly!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Batman and King Faraday tail Two-Face to Mardi Gras, but can they stop the villain from selling the defense codes before its too late? Catwoman back-up story, "Cat's Paw!" Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Steve Mitchell. Answer Man DC questions and answers by Bob Rozakis. Batman & Robin parody strip by Fred Hembeck. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #314MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #314UK
    Batman (1940) UK Edition 314UK
    Published Aug 1979 by DC.

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    UK Edition, 12 pence variant. Cover art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. "Once Beaten, Twice Sly!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Batman and King Faraday tail Two-Face to Mardi Gras, but can they stop the villain from selling the defense codes before its too late? Catwoman back-up story, "Cat's Paw!" Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Steve Mitchell. Answer Man DC questions and answers by Bob Rozakis. Batman & Robin parody strip by Fred Hembeck. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #314
    Batman (1940) Whitman 314
    Published Aug 1979 by Whitman.

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #230
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK [Battle-Action] 230

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    August 4, 1979. Published by IPC Magazines, Ltd. in the U.K. "Tough action war stories every week!" Combined with Valiant (also an IPC publication). 9 x 11 in.; black and white (color centerspread); 32 pages; 10p cover price.

  • Issue #231
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK [Battle-Action] 231

    August 11, 1979. Published by IPC Magazines, Ltd. in the U.K. "Tough action war stories every week!" Combined with Valiant (also an IPC publication). 9 x 11 in.; black and white (color centerspread); 32 pages; 10p cover price.

  • Issue #232
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK [Battle-Action] 232

    August 18, 1979. Published by IPC Magazines, Ltd. in the U.K. "Tough action war stories every week!" Combined with Valiant (also an IPC publication). 9 x 11 in.; black and white (color centerspread); 32 pages; 10p cover price.

  • Issue #233
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK [Battle-Action] 233

    August 25, 1979. Published by IPC Magazines, Ltd. in the U.K. "Tough action war stories every week!" Combined with Valiant (also an IPC publication). 9 x 11 in.; black and white (color centerspread); 32 pages; 10p cover price.

  • Issue #2
    Battle of the Planets (1979 Gold Key) 2

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    Comic book based on the Japanese sci-fi cartoon which aired in the United States in syndicated television in the late 1970s. G-Force in "Ice Creature" in which the team battles a threat to Earth's polar security and "The Flaming Menace" in which G-Force faces a giant fiery foe. Based on the classic syndicated cartoon by Sandy Frank. Featuring G-Force. Art by Winslow Mortimer. No. on cover: 90304-908. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #2
    Battle of the Planets (1979 Whitman) 2

    Comic book based on the Japanese sci-fi cartoon which aired in the United States in syndicated television in the late 1970s. G-Force in "Ice Creature" in which the team battles a threat to Earth's polar security and "The Flaming Menace" in which G-Force faces a giant fiery foe. Based on the classic syndicated cartoon by Sandy Frank. Featuring G-Force. Art by Winslow Mortimer. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #971
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  • Issue #972
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  • Issue #973
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  • Issue #974
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  • Issue #6
    Battlestar Galactica (1979 Marvel) 6
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    "The Memory Machine!" Written by Roger McKenzie. Art and cover by Rich Buckler and Klaus Janson. Starbuck blames himself for the death of someone close. Lucifer encounters Baltar on Kobol. And Adama wants to use the memory inducer in order to find Earth! Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #6
    Beagle Boys vs. Uncle Scrooge (1979 Gold Key) 6

    Featuring: 8 page Beagle Boys and Uncle Scrooge story "The Foot Brake Fiasco" starring the Beagle Boys, Gyro Gearloose and Uncle Scrooge, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Pete Alvarado; 8 page Beagle Boys and Uncle Scrooge story "The Moonlighter" written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Jack Manning; 8 page Beagle Boys and Uncle Scrooge story "Pet For A Day" starring the Beagle Boys, Ratty and Uncle Scrooge, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Jack Manning. Cover by Jack Manning and Larry Mayer. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #6
    Beagle Boys vs. Uncle Scrooge (1979 Whitman) 6

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.