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Comic books October 1979

  • Issue #9
    1984/1994 (1978 Magazine) 9

    Stories in this issue include: Break Even by Kevin Duane and Alex Nino; Herma by Bill DuBay and Jose Gonzalez; A Clear and Present Danger! by Gerry Boudreau and Jess Jodloman; Starfire by Bill DuBay, Frank Springer, and Herb Arnold (in color); Rex Havoc and the Asskickers of the Fantastic: Humungus by Jim Stenstrum and Abel Laxaman; and The Schmoo Connection by Bill DuBay and Alex Nino. Cover art by Patrick Woodroffe. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #133
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 133

    October 6, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd (script by John Howard, art by Barry Mitchell), Blackhawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Joe Staton), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike McMahon), the Mind of Wolfie Smith (script by Tom Tully, art by Vano), and Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino). Captain Klep back cover. Carlos Ezquerra front cover.

  • Issue #134
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 134

    October 13, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Invisible Man" (script by John Howard, art by Ron Smith), Blackhawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by L.J. Silver), the Mind of Wolfie Smith (script by Tom Tully, art by Vano), and Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino). Brian Bolland cover (which announces that 2000 A.D. won two Eagle Awards: top British comic and top British character, Judge Dredd).

  • Issue #135
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 135

    October 20, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd (scirpt by John Howard, art by Ron Smith), Blackhawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by L.J. Silver), Tharg's Future-Shocks: Time Trap (script by P. Wildbeest, art by John Cooper), and Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino). Captain Klep back cover. Carlos Ezquerra front cover.

  • Issue #136
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 136

    October 27, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "Palais de Boing" (script by John Howard, art by Barry Mitchell), Black Hawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli), the A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by L. John Silver), the Mind of Wolfie Smith (script bvy Tom Tully, art by Vano), and Disaster 1990 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Pino). Captain Klep back cover pin-up.

  • Issue #500
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 500
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    64-page Giant centennial issue with infinity cover. Superman's life story is recounted in "The Life Story of Superman!," an all-new three-chapter story written by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Inside front and back covers feature a text history of Action Comics written by E. Nelson Bridwell. Julius Schwartz, editor. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #500MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Variant. 64-page Giant centennial issue with infinity cover. Superman's life story is recounted in "The Life Story of Superman!," an all-new three-chapter story written by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Inside front and back covers feature a text history of Action Comics written by E. Nelson Bridwell. Julius Schwartz, editor. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #500
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #170
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 170

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    Mighty Mouse stars in "Cool Uncle Calvin" and "Mighty Long Ago." Mighty Heroes back-up stories, "A Bright Idea" and "Meet the Toyman." Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #270
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 270

    Features TV's Buck Rogers. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    All Out War (1979) 1
    Published Oct 1979 by DC.
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  • Issue #197
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 197

    "The Kingpin's Midnight Massacre!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Frank Giacoia. One of wall-crawler's best battle issues of the bronze age! The Amazing Spider-Man and the Kingpin of Crime fight from cover to cover and then some! To the web-slinger's chagrin, the Kingpin survived his plunge into the river (at the end of Amazing Spider-Man 164)! And now the over-sized crime boss has only one task left before retiring from his life of crime: destroy his long-time web-slinging foe! However Vanessa Fisk has told her husband to finish the job before midnight! So the Kingpin is working against a deadline, while the wall-crawler is just trying to run out the clock! An outstanding issue! Cameo appearances by Mysterio (in civilian clothes) and the burglar. (Notes: This issue marks a major turning point for the Kingpin. The popular super-villain transitions into Frank Miller's Daredevil title to become a major antagonist of the Man Without Fear beginning in Daredevil 170 & 171.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #197MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 197MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It's a wall-to-wall slug-fest when the Kingpin returns in "The Kingpin's Midnight Massacre!" Script by Marv Wolfman, layouts by Keith Pollard, finishes by Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #47 (100-101)
    Amazing Spider-Man (1975 Spiderman Vol 3) Spanish Series 47 (100-101)
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    Spanish language reprints from Amazing Spider-Man #100 & 101. Cover by Rafael Lopez Espi? 7 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 40 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #501
    American Film (1977 Magazine) 501

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    Richard Gere Cover price $1.75.

  • Vol. 99 #10
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 99 #10

    October 1979. Cover by Vincent DiFate. Stories: "The Visitors"(Part 1) by Clifford D. Simak, "The Case of the Disposable Jalopy" by Mack Reynolds, "Instructions Enclosed" by W.T. Quick, and "In Adam's Fall" by Jayge Carr. Science Fact article: "To Jupiter and Beyond" by Walter B. Hendrickson, Jr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #285
    Archie (1943) 285

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by George Gladir, Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Dan DeCarlo, Jr., Joe Edwards, Jim DeCarlo and unknown. Roger, a new kid in town, goes on a double date with Archie but doesn't want to reveal to the girls that he has super powers in "Super Secret"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the half-pager "Show Me!"; "Archie's Gag Bag" half-pager; 1-page "Archie's Fashions for Any Occasion"; Archie, Betty and Jughead build their own sea jet in "Sea Jet Set"; "Up in the Air" Archie activity page; the guys have to weed their gardens in "Garden of Despair"; and Archie signs up for cheerleading in "Cheer Fear"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #114
    Archie and Me (1964) 114

    Written by Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Joe Edwards and unknown. Archie compliments Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy on their looks and Mr. Weatherbee thinks he's just buttering them up in "The Treatment"! Plus: Two Archie's Gag Bag strips; "Bee-an Eat Feat" activity page; Archie drops by Mr. Weatherbee's and makes lemonade in "Tight Squeeze"; Archie is in an antique shop with Mr. Weatherbee in "Ye Olde Refrain"; Archie's practicing karate bothers Mr. Weatherbee because of the yelling in "The Body Beautiful"; and Li'l Jinx is having trouble getting customers at her lemonade stand in the half-pager "A Card Sharp!" Characters in this issue: Archie Andrews, Mr. Weatherbee, Miss Grundy, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle, Betty Cooper, Jughead Jones, Mary Andrews, Mrs. Benson, Moose Mason and Li'l Jinx. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #67
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 67

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  • Issue #38
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 38

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  • Issue #487
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 487

    The World of Jughead. Hostess snack cakes ad with Josie. "UFO Woe"; As they're returning home after seenig a UFO movie, Archie and Jughead start discussing life in space, and keep mistaking various objects for UFOs - a pizza, a plate, and an iridescent Frisbee. "Quiet! Genius at Work!" one-page Li'l Jinx's Pal, Roz story by Joe Edwards. "Oceans of Love"; Jughead has a pet clam named Shelley, and is showing it off to Archie when Veronica and Betty arrive to go to the beach with Jughead and Archie. "The Balancing Bungler," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead is balancing pies on his nose, and keeps "accidentally" hitting Veronica and Reggie with them after they criticize his act. Archie Club News ad. "Wiped Out"; Jughead convinces Archie to not wait for Veronica and spend all his hard-earned cash on Jughead. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #286
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 286

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Loud Crowd, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; To keep Betty from coming between her and Archie on the beach, Veronica gets her hired as a lifeguard. Runner Up, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica dates a champion runner, who doesn't want to eat sundaes or dance while he's in training. Game Plan, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty goes with Veronica for a day of tennis at the country club, where they do everything except play tennis. Date Straight, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica has a disastrous date with an Olympic swimmer. 32 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #261
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 261
  • Issue #136
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 136

    Cover art by Stan Goldberg. Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Josie, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. Games People Play, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Moose feels left out because the rest of the gang are spending their beach time playing games he doesn't have the intellect for. Mini-Prix Spree, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie bets Reggie that someone will beat his time at mini-grand prix racing, then spends all afternoon trying to beat it instead of keeping his date with Betty. Pet Peeve, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie overhears Betty and Veronica talking about puppies and thinks they're talking about him. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #18
    Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) 18

    Reprints from #4, #5 and #10. Cover by Don Perlin & Charles Nicholas. Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Don Perlin and Tom Sutton. Featuring: "Ambush Alley"; "...Toughen 'Em Up!"; and "Roger and the...Red Baron"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #188
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 188

    "Elementary, Dear Avengers!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by John Byrne (breakdowns), Dan Green (finishes), and Frank Springer (finishes). Cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin. After finishing their epic adventure against Chthon last issue, Earth's Mightiest Heroes stop by the Great Refuge to drop off Quicksilver. Since the next leg of their journey will pass over the Soviet Union, the shield-slinger contacts a nearby MiG fighter to request authorization to navigate Russian airspace. But while Cap is conversing with the pilot, the MiG suddenly explodes! How did that happen? The Avengers decide to investigate and land at a Soviet nuclear power plant...without permission! Is this the end of détente? However, the red army is not the enemy! It's the periodic table! Seven avengers go to school against Carbon, Phosphorus, Chlorine, Radium, and Vanadium! Cameo appearances by Crystal, Black Bolt, Gorgon, Karnak, and the Darkhold. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Falcon, Ms. Marvel, Scarlet Witch, the Wasp, and Wonder Man. (Notes: In this issue Crystal reveals that she is pregnant. Her baby, Luna, is born in Fantastic Four 240. The Elements of Doom return many years later in Thunderbolts 6.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #188MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 188MJ

    The Avengers battle a big monster named Vanadium in "Elementary, Dear Avengers." Script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Dan Green and Frank Springer. Byrne/Terry Austin cover. Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It is believed these variants were distributed only in regions near U.S. military bases. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #194UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 194UK

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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 #1-1ST
    Avengers The Man Who Stole Tomorrow PB (1979 Pocket Novel) 1-1ST

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    Marvel Pocket Novel Series Volume 10 - 1st printing. Written by David Michelinie. Edited by Len Wein and Marv Wolfman. Painted cover by Dave Cockrum. The Mighty Avengers, Iron Man, Thor, Vision, Beast, Quicksilver, and Scarlet Witch, must travel 2,000 years into the future to save their comrade-in-arms, Captain America, from the sinister villainy of Kang the Conqueror. Softcover, 4-in. x 6.75-in., 192 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials SC (1979 Workman) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - 1st printing. By Wayne Douglas Barlowe, Ian Summers, and Beth Meacham. Featuring full color identifications of great aliens from Science Fiction literature. Softcover, 144 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #316
    Batman (1940) 316
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1979 by DC.

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. "Color Me Deadly!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Crazy-Quilt learns that his sight will fade away permanently in a matter of months, prompting the villain to kidnap a renowned surgeon from S.T.A.R. Labs; Batman and Robin step in. Hostess snack cakes ad starring Wonder Woman. Answer Man DC questions and answers by Bob Rozakis. Deadman parody strip by Fred Hembeck. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #316MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 316MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Robin guest-stars with Batman in "Color Me Deadly!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #316UK
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    Published Oct 1979 by DC.

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has a different cover price. Cover art by Dick Giordano. "Color Me Deadly!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Crazy-Quilt learns that his sight will fade away permanently in a matter of months, prompting the villain to kidnap a renowned surgeon from S.T.A.R. Labs; Batman and Robin step in. Hostess snack cakes ad starring Wonder Woman. Answer Man DC questions and answers by Bob Rozakis. Deadman parody strip by Fred Hembeck. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #316
    Batman (1940) Whitman 316
    Published Oct 1979 by Whitman.

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #239
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK [Battle-Action] 239

    October 6, 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; 12p cover price.

  • Issue #240
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  • Issue #241
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  • Issue #242
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  • Issue #3
    Battle of the Planets (1979 Gold Key) 3

    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 "Solar Blockade" in which the team tries to undo Zoltar's deflector shield which is blocking Earth's solar power and "The Lake Monster" in which G-Force investigates a mysterious monster in Lake Wannoke. Based on the classic syndicated cartoon by Sandy Frank. Featuring G-Force. Art by Winslow Mortimer. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #3
    Battle of the Planets (1979 Whitman) 3

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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 "Solar Blockade" in which the team tries to undo Zoltar's deflector shield which is blocking Earth's solar power and "The Lake Monster" in which G-Force investigates a mysterious monster in Lake Wannoke. Based on the classic syndicated cartoon by Sandy Frank. Featuring G-Force. Art by Winslow Mortimer. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #980
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  • Issue #981
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  • Issue #982
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  • Issue #983
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  • Issue #8
    Battlestar Galactica (1979 Marvel) 8

    "Shuttle-Diplomacy!" Written by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Klaus Janson. After Apollo, Cassiopea and Colonel Tigh prevented the assassination of Commander Adama, Adama decides to reflect on his past. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #8
    Beagle Boys vs. Uncle Scrooge (1979 Gold Key) 8

    Scrooge encounters deep-sea raiders in..."Danger at Fifty Fathoms"! The 8 page story starring the Beagle Boys, Uncle Scrooge and Tinkley is pencilled by Bob Gregory. Plus: 8 page story "The Magic Well" starring the Beagle Boys, Uncle Scrooge and Gypsy Beagle, pencilled by Bob Gregory; 9 page story "The Time Chariot" starring the Beagle Boys and Uncle Scrooge, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Jack Manning. Cover by Pete Alvarado and Bill Wright. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #8
    Beagle Boys vs. Uncle Scrooge (1979 Whitman) 8

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #84
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 84
  • Issue #84
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1971 Whitman) 84

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #129
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 129