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Comic books February 1980

  • Issue #11
    1984/1994 (1978 Magazine) 11

    With this issue, the magazine's name was changed to 1994 to separate it from a certain famous novel by George Orwell. Stories include: East of Euthanasia by Bill DuBay and Alex Nino (DuBay's story credited to Will Richardson); The Jewels of Araknid by Rich Margopoulos and Jose Ortiz; Outpost 1017 by Rich Margopoulos and Michael Saentz; Live Large by John Ellis Sech and E.R. Cruz; The Starfire Saga part three by Bill DuBay and Rudy Nebres (in color); Ghita of Alizarr part four by Frank Thorne; Haxtur part two by Victor de la Fuente; and Once there was a...Masher! by Alex Nino. Cover art by Alex Nino. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #150
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 150

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    February 2, 1980. Features include Judge Dredd (script by John Howard, art by Brian Bolland), the V.C.s (script by Gerry Finlay-Day, art by Cam Kennedy), Captain Klep, the Stainless Steel Rat (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Timequake (script by Jack Adrian, art by Redondo), and Blackhawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli). Mega-Star Huntsman back cover pin-up by Bill LeFever. Ezquerra front cover?

  • Issue #151
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 151

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    February 9, 1980. Features include Judge Dredd (script by John Howard, art by Brian Bolland), Timequeke (script by Jack Adrian, art by Redondo), Captain Klep, the Stainless Steel Rat (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Carlos Ezquerra), the V.C.s (script by Gerry Finlay-Day, art by Cam Kennedy), and Blachkawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli). Superman stars in a back cover public service announcement for the Health Education Council.

  • Issue #152
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 152

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    February 16, 1980. Features include Robo-Hunter in "Day of the Droids" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Ian Gibson), Judge Dredd in "The Blood of Satanus" (script by Pat Mills, art by Ron Smith), Captain Klep, Fiends of the Eastern Front (script by Gerry Finlay-Day, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Blackhawk (script by Alvin Gaunt, art by Belardinelli), and the V.C.s (script by Finley-Day, art by Cam Kennedy). Part 1 of Judge Dredd's Hall of Heroes postergraph.

  • Issue #153
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 153

    February 23, 1980. Features include Robo-Hunter (script by T.B. Grover, art by Ian Gibson), Judge Dredd in "Blood of Satanus" Part 2 (script by Pat Mills, art by Ron Smith), Captain Klep, Fiends of the Eastern Front part 2 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Blackhawk (script by Alvin aunt, art by Belardinelli), and the V.C.s (script by Finlay-Day, art by Cam Kennedy). Part 2 of Judge Dredd's Hall of Heroes postergraph.

  • Issue #504
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 504
    Published Feb 1980 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "The Power and the Choice," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; An evil woman hypnotizes Tobias Williams into infusing her with his prana-powers so that she can run rampant as the Mystery Marauder, and Williams appeals to Superman for help. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #504MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 504MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #504UK
    Action Comics (1938 DC) UK Edition 504UK

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    UK Edition, 15 pence cover price. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "The Power and the Choice," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; An evil woman hypnotizes Tobias Williams into infusing her with his prana-powers so that she can run rampant as the Mystery Marauder, and Williams appeals to Superman for help. 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #504
    Action Comics (1978 Whitman) 504

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #468
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 468

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. Uneasy Lies the Crown starring Starman, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Romeo Tanghal. Untitled Plastic Man story, script by Len Wein, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Bob Smith; Plas fights the triple-jointed murdering ballet dancer Dimitri Dervish. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #468MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Jim Aparo. Uneasy Lies the Crown starring Starman, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Romeo Tanghal. Untitled Plastic Man story, script by Len Wein, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Bob Smith; Plas fights the triple-jointed murdering ballet dancer Dimitri Dervish. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #274A
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 274A

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    Kip's Big Boy Family Restaurants Edition. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #274B
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 274B

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    Elias Brothers Family Restaurants Edition. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #274C
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 274C

    Bob's Big Boy Family Restaurants Edition. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    All Out War (1979) 3
    Published Feb 1980 by DC.
  • Issue #3
    Amazing Adventures (1979 3rd Series) 3
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    "No One Can Stop the Vanisher!" Written by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, with art by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman; reprinted from Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #2 (pages 1-11 are reprinted). Also: "The First Evil Mutant" - origin of Cyclops, part 2. Written by Roy Thomas, with art by Werner Roth and John Verpoorten; reprinted from Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #40. Characters: Into: Jack O'Diamonds; Prof X; Scott Summers. Cover by Bob Budiansky and Mike Esposito. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #3MJ
    Amazing Adventures (1979 3rd Series) Mark Jewelers 3MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Reprints X-Men #2 (1963) and X-Men #40. "NO One can stop the Vanisher!" Story by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #2-1ST
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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 170 pages, B&W Illustrations. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #201
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 201
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    "Man-Hunt!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita and Bob McLeod. The action starts with a bang as the web-slinger catches a man falling out of a high-rise office building! When Spider-Man swings inside to investigate, he discovers the source of the problem: the Punisher! What has Frank Castle been up to since Spidey last saw him (in Amazing Spider-Man 175)? Oh, just business as usual...terrorizing the underworld! The following day to his surprise, the Punisher sees pictures of his penthouse gun battle in the Daily Globe! Credited to a photographer named Peter Parker! This troubles the Punisher! And that means trouble for Aunt May's nephew! War Journal Entry #519 is coming up next at a particular superhero's Chelsea apartment! Appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Dr. Marla Madison, Aunt May, and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: The Punisher previously appeared in Captain America 241. Mary Jane appears next in the classic Marvel Team-Up 79 where (as Red Sonja) she battles Kulan Gath alongside the web-slinger. This is one of Mary Jane's very few appearances between 1979 and 1983. She returns to the Amazing Spider-Man title in issue 238. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 218.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #201MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 201MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Punisher is back in "Man-Hunt!" Script by Marv Wolfman, layouts by Keith Pollard, inks by Jim Mooney. John Romita Sr./Bob McLeod cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 218. Cover price $0.40.

  • Vol. 53 #2
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  • Issue #504
    American Film (1977 Magazine) 504

    Nicholas Roeg Cover price $1.75.

  • Vol. 100 #2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 100 #2

    February 1980. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "One-Wing"(Conclusion) by Lisa Tuttle and George R.R. Martin, "Savage Planet" by Barry Longyear, "A First Glimpse" by Raymond Z. Gallun, "Tetherball" by Thomas A. Easton, and "Your Privacy is My Business" by Joe Patrouch. Science Fact article: "How To Get Along With an Extraterrestrial or Your Neighbor" by G. Harry Stine. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #289
    Archie (1943) 289

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo (?).Hostess Twinkies ad with Josie. "Boogie Buggy"; Archie wants to compete in a roller disco contest; Sandra asks him to be her partner, but he finds that she controls his life for the two weeks of training before the contest. "Don't Worry" half-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Miss Grundy word puzzle. "The Plane Truth," pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie needs a sticky door fixed; Veronica has a fully-equipped wood-working shop as a hobby, so she comes over and fixes the door, leaving Archie's father a little bewildered. Jughead with Archie Digest ad. "The Cane Mutiny," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Rudy Lapick; After hurting his leg, Archie has to use a cane for a while; Veronica thinks he needs a more sophisticated outfit to go with the cane, so she takes him to her house and loans him some of Mr. Lodge's clothes. Archie Club News. "Operation Imagination"; Archie is broke, but with Jughead's help and some imagination, he is able to turn a date with Veronica into a night on the town, complete with dinner and dancing at a disco. Star Trek: The Motion Picture ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #117
    Archie and Me (1964) 117

    "The Winner" Hostess Twinkies Cakes ad starring Josie. "This Is Your Life," script and pencils by Joe Edwards, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Mr. Weatherbee wonders if this is all there is to life; Archie helps him to feel better by showing him all of the successful people he helped as principal of Riverdale High. "School Tool" half-page Mr. Weatherbee story. Archie's Gag Bag. "Huh? What'd He Say?" one-page Li'l Jinx's Pal Russ story. "Prize Surprise"; Mr. Weatherbee disqualifies all of Archie's entries in the energy conservation contest. "Quiet Daze," script and pencils by Joe Edwards, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The students hold a protest against surprise tests by not saying a word in school; the quiet drives Mr. Weatherbee crazy. Archie Club News. "Vacation Adulation," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Weatherbee tries to spend his mid-semester vacation at home to avoid Archie, but soon goes crazy with boredom. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #40
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 40

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    "When You Gotta Glow," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Veronica offers Archie some Christmas lights that her family isn't using any more, but they turn out to be more trouble than they're worth. "The Protector," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Trying to prove that he's not just a "delinquent brownie," Jingles tells Betty and Veronica that he will protect them from all harm. "Yule Never Believe It," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie claims that nothing bad can happen to him during the Christmas season. "Christmas Hero," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Hilda discovers a book that gives her a reason to celebrate the Christmas holidays. "Yuletide-Turn," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Jon D'Agostino; Jughead is wearing a Christmas wreath on his head, but he learns it's made of mistletoe when all the girls want to kiss him. "Snow Fort," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx and Gigi build a snow fort. "Incident In A Snow Bank," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica laughs at a little girl stuck in a snowbank, but Betty and Archie think she might actually be in trouble. "Animal Crackers," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; Sabrina shows us what the Archie gang would be like as animals. "Card Shark," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; After hearing Dilton complain that all the store-bought, mass-produced Christmas cards are too impersonal, Sabrina uses her magic powers to give each of her friends the ability to create their own personalized Christmas cards. Laugh Comics Digest #27 ad. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #491
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 491

    Sabrina's Christmas Magic. "It's the Thought That Counts," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Aunt Hilda tries to share the witches' Christmas with someone less fortunate but her toad-and-lizard stew and vulture egg toddies don't go over very well. "Deer Deer!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Tree-Mendous," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Aunt Hilda wants to use magic to get her Christmas tree done immediately but Sabrina and Harvey want to go cut one down the old fashioned way. "The Easy Way," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Sabrina and Harvey battle the crowds to do Harvey's Christmas shopping, but later Sabrina admits that she enjoyed it. "The Good Side of Evil," art by Samm Schwartz; Della forbids Sabrina to do any good deeds during Christmastime but Sabrina finds a way to be "evil" while helping those who need it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #290
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 290

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    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Hostess Twinkies ad with Josie, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Switch Hitch, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica agree to switch home lives for a day, but each finds the experience less than they expected. Dealer's Choice, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie decides to pull a prank on Veronica, based on her periodic obsession with cards and fortune telling. Advertisement for Laugh Comics Digest #27. The Believer, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Joe Edwards; Veronica tries her best to cure Betty of her unlimited optimism. Disco Darlings Fashions page with Betty And Veronica, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #265
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 265

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  • Issue #73
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 73
  • Issue #20
    Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) 20

    Reprints. Cover by Miguel A. Repetto. Stories by Joe Gill, Pat Boyette and Willi Franz. Art by Miguel A. Repetto, Pat Boyette and Sam Glanzman. Featuring: "Red Bait!"; "The Headsman"; and "The Lonely War of Capt. Willy Schultz"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #192
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 192

    "Steel City Nightmare" Part 1 of 2. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Arvell Jones (breakdowns) and Richard Villamonte (finishes). Cover by George Perez and Joe Sinnott. Tony Stark and Simon Williams are touring a steel mill in Pittsburgh, when suddenly an industrial accident rocks the plant! A steel worker has fallen into a superhot electric furnace! That poor man is going to be vaporized! But what if he were wearing a small chip of Thor's uru hammer around his neck as a good luck charm? In incredible fashion the doomed steel worker is transformed into a living inferno! Are Iron Man and Wonder Man ready to face this fiery new menace? If not, the Steel City is in big trouble! Cameo appearance by Peter Gyrich. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Falcon, Iron Man, Ms. Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, and Wonder Man. (Note: The letters page contains a full-page in-depth essay by Mark Gruenwald detailing the research and development of the Yesterday Quest storyline in Avengers 185-187.) 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #192MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 192MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Avengers face Inferno in Pittsburgh in "Steel City Nightmare!" Script by David Michelinie, pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Ricardo Villamonte. George Perez/Joe Sinnott cover. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #198UK
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    Published 1980 (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 #320
    Batman (1940) 320
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1980 by DC.
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "The Curse of the Inquisitor!", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Bob Smith; Batman heads to Spain to investigate the murder of two priests in a small town. Hostess snack cakes ad starring Hawkman. 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 #320MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 320MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Berni Wrightson cover for book-length page-turner titled "The Curse of the Inquisitor!" Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Bob Smith. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #320
    Batman (1940) Whitman 320
    Published Feb 1980 by Whitman.

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #254
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  • Issue #255
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  • Issue #5
    Battle of the Planets (1979 Gold Key) 5

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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 "The Hidden Enemy" in which Zoltar tries to trap the team while they are relaxing at the Mr. Galaxy Contest and "The Vulture Menace" in which G-Force fights back against Zoltar who is using a giant vulture-like ship. No story/art credits given. Based on the classic syndicated cartoon by Sandy Frank. Featuring G-Force. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #5
    Battle of the Planets (1979 Whitman) 5

    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 "The Hidden Enemy" in which Zoltar tries to trap the team while they are relaxing at the Mr. Galaxy Contest and "The Vulture Menace" in which G-Force fights back against Zoltar who is using a giant vulture-like ship. No story/art credits given. Based on the classic syndicated cartoon by Sandy Frank. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #997
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  • Issue #998
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  • Issue #999
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  • Issue #1000
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  • Issue #12
    Battlestar Galactica (1979 Marvel) 12

    Cover by Walt Simonson. THE TRAP!, script by Roger McKenzie, pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Klaus Janson; Starbuck must decide if he should sacrifice his freedom in exchange for help against the Cylons. 36 pgs., full color. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #12
    Beagle Boys vs. Uncle Scrooge (1979 Gold Key) 12

    Featuring: 9 page story "Number One Dollar" starring Uncle Scrooge, the Beagle Boys, Gyro Gearloose and Emil Eagle, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Jack Manning; 7 page story "The M'yew Chew Chase" starring the Beagle Boys, Uncle Scrooge and Ratty, written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Jack Manning; 8 page Beagle Boys and Uncle Scrooge story "The Super Gas Gimmick" written by Vic Lockman and pencilled by Jack Manning. Cover by Pete Alvarado and Bill Wright. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #12
    Beagle Boys vs. Uncle Scrooge (1979 Whitman) 12

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #88
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 88

    Featuring: 6 page Beep Beep the Road Runner story "Turning The Tables"; 6 page Beep Beep the Road Runner story "Go Away, Stowaway" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote and Tasmanian Devi; 5 page Beep Beep the Road Runner story "Knave on a Wave"; 5 page Beep Beep the Road Runner story "Chop! Chop! You're Out!" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote and Miss Sufu. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #88
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1971 Whitman) 88

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.