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Comic books September 1980

  • Issue #176
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 176

    September 6, 1980. Features include the Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Ro-jaws 'Robo-tales (script by Gary Rice, art by J. Higgins), Tharg the Mighty in "The Great Human Rip-Off!" (art by Carlos Ezquerra), Judge Dredd in "The Judge Child" part 21, Judge Dredd Pin-up, and a Ro-jaws Robo-tale, "The Dating Game" (script by Alan Moore, art by Dave Gibbons).

  • Issue #177
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 177

    September 13, 1980. Features include the Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World (script by Kelvin Gosnell, art by Carlos Ezquerra), the Mind of Wolfie Smith (script by Tom Tully, art by J. Clough), Judge Dredd in "The Judge Child" part 22 (script by John Howard, art by Mike McMahon), Tharg the Mighty in "The Great Human Rip-Off" part 2 (art by Ezquerra).

  • Issue #178
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 178

    September 20, 1980. Features include Strontium Dog in "Death's Head" (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), the Mean Arena (script by Tom Tully, art by John Richardson), Dash Decent (script by Angus and Kevin O'Neill, art by O'Neill), Judge Dredd in "The Judge Child" part 23 (script by John Howard, art by Mike McMahon), Meltdown Man (script by Alan Hebden, art by Belardinelli), and Comic Rock in "Killer Watt" (script by Pat Mills, art by Kevin O'Neill). One-page ad for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back toys by Palitoy.

  • Issue #179
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 179

    September 27, 1980. Features include Strontium Dog in "Death's-Head" (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Dash Decent in "Day os the Demon Dun-Duns" (script by Angus and Kevin O'Neill, art by O'Neill), the Mean Arena (script by Tom Tully, art by John Richardson), Judge Dredd in "The Judge Child" part 24 (script by John Howard, art by Ron Smith), Meltdown Man (script by Alan Hebden, art by Belardinelli), and Comic Rock in "Killer Watt" part 2 (script by Pat Mills, art by O'Neill). Ezquerra cover.

  • Issue #511
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 511
    Published Sep 1980 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "Luthor Fights for Good!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Lex Luthor appears to confirm his change of heart by deactivating all nuclear weapons on Earth, repairing the ozone layer, and helping Superman fight Terra-Man and other alien criminals. "A New Costume for Air-Wave!", script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; After Air Waves costume gets ripped apart by his two young cousins, Karen Peterson has to secretly make him a new one. 36 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #511MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Cover art by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano. Luthor Fights for Good! starring Superman and Terra-Man, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. A New Costume for Air-Wave! starring Air Wave (Hal Jordan), script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. 32 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #475
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 475

    First 50-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Brian Bolland. Scavenger Hunt starring Aquaman, script by J. M. DeMatteis, art by Dick Giordano; When Mera falls ill, Aquaman heads to Atlantis for a doctor but is sidetracked by The Scavenger. Series continues from World's Finest Comics #264. Flash Hostess ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. In Battle Joined! starring Starman, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Romeo Tanghal; Starman takes the battle back to homeworld but can Oswin be removed from the throne? Don't Get Mad, Get Even starring Plastic Man, script by Martin Pasko, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Bob Smith. 36 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #475MJ
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 475MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. First 50-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Brian Bolland. Scavenger Hunt starring Aquaman, script by J. M. DeMatteis, art by Dick Giordano; When Mera falls ill, Aquaman heads to Atlantis for a doctor but is sidetracked by The Scavenger. Series continues from World's Finest Comics #264. Flash Hostess ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. In Battle Joined! starring Starman, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Romeo Tanghal; Starman takes the battle back to homeworld but can Oswin be removed from the throne? Don't Get Mad, Get Even starring Plastic Man, script by Martin Pasko, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Bob Smith. 36 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #281
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 281
  • Vol. 25 #9
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis Publications) Vol. 25 #9

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine brings you superior short mystery fiction, book reviews, a mysterious photo contest, and a puzzle in every issue. 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 126 pages, Text. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1
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    1980 Autumn Special - 52 pages

  • Issue #10
    Amazing Adventures (1979 3rd Series) 10
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
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    "Trapped: One X-Man!" Written by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, with art by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman; reprinted from Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #5 (pages 14-24 are reprinted). Characters: Brotherhood of Evil Mutants: Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Mastermind, Toad, Magneto; X-Men; Prof X. Also: "I, the Iceman" - explanation of Iceman's powers. Written by Arnold Drake, with art by Werner Roth and John Verpoorten; reprinted from Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #47. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #10MJ
    Amazing Adventures (1979 3rd Series) Mark Jewelers 10MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Reprints Uncanny X-Men #5. Story by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinmann. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #208
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 208

    "Fusion!" Plot by Jim Shooter and Mark Gruenwald. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (layouts), Al Milgrom (finishes), and Brett Breeding (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. A freak atomic accident creates a new adversary for the Spectacular Spider-Man! Fusion...the twin terror! The little dynamo is wreaking havoc through New York City and charting a course for the Indian Point nuclear power plant across the Hudson! Now the wall-crawler did not study nuclear physics at Empire State University, but he does know that the key to stopping Fusion...is fission! Can your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man divide and conquer the glowing twin terror? First appearance of Lance Bannon. Cameo appearances by Aunt May and Anna Watson. First 50¢ issue. (Note: This issue features John Romita Jr.'s first artwork on the Amazing Spider-Man (1st) series.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #208MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 208MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. First 50 cent issue. Spider-Man faces Fusion, the Twin Terror, in "Fusion!" Story by Jim Shooter and Mark Gruenwald, script by Denny O'Neil, layouts by John Romita Jr., finishes by Al Milgrom and Brett Breeding. Romita Jr./Milgrom cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 100 #9
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 100 #9

    September 1980. Cover by H. R. Van Dongen. Stories: "The Tactics of Despair" by Edward A. Byers, "What the Vintners Buy" by Mack Reynolds, "Corley" by Gary Alan Ruse, "The New Physics" by Charles Sheffield, "The Struldbrugg Solution" by Susan M. Schwartz, "The Olmec Football Player" by Katherine MacLean, "Faraway Eyes" by Rudy Rucker, and "The Touch of Their Eyes" by Steven Gould. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #296
    Archie (1943) 296
  • Issue #122
    Archie and Me (1964) 122

    Cover by Stan Goldberg. "Camp Caper," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie and Mr. Weatherbee take their camp kids on a nature hike but get lost. "Mr. Softie," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie takes Mr. Weatherbee away from his relaxing hammock to go fishing, but all doesn't go as planned. "Diet Riot," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan Decarlo Jr., inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie takes Mr. Weatherbee jogging so he can lose weight, but he ends up getting food. "A Photo Finish," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie and Mr. Weatherbee charter a boat and go fishing, which leads to typical Archie clumsiness. 36 pgs., full color. $0.50. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #75
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 75
  • Issue #297
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 297

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    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Hostess Fruit Pie ad with Josie, art by Dan DeCarlo. Freedom Fighters, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica decide to find an apartment together. Betty and Veronica Cool Fashions two-pager, art by Dan DeCarlo Jr. Party Time, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica hold a "Come as you are" party. Voice Your Choice, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica wants Betty to help her decide who she should take to the dance. 36 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #272
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 272
  • Issue #144
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 144

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Josie. A Novel Idea, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie has written a book, and he wants to read it to his friends but everyone comes up with something better to do. Entice Advice, script by George Gladir, art by Stan Goldberg; Dilton asks Archie and Reggie for advice on how to meet girls, but it turns out that he does just fine on his own. Bug Off, script by Frank Doyle, art by Stan Goldberg; Reggie uses plastic bugs to scare and annoy the girls until Moose finds out about it. 36 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #79
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 79

    Cover art by Stan Goldberg. Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Josie. Words And Music, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Reggie's lyrics fail to impress a club owner but Betty's lyrics secure them a contract. Cook's Tour, script by Frank Doyle, art by Stan Goldberg; Alan tries to prove he is a gourmet chef, but ruins the food and the kitchen, so Alan takes everyone back to the pizza parlor where he works and impresses the chef with his pizzas. The Mower...The Merrier, script and art by Dexter Taylor; The Andrews' lawn mower breaks down so Mr. Andrews calls Jughead to bring over his goat; The goat nibbles the lawn bare and butts Mr. Andrews a few times. Archie Club News. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #199
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 199

    "Last Stand on Long Island" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Nick Fury. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by George Perez and Terry Austin. Red Ronin's rampage across New York City continues! Now the metal monster is in Queens at the Cross Enterprises facility! Fortunately Cross employs a former ace archer as its security chief! But Hawkeye can't stop the giant robot either! The Avengers' best hope may lie with the Beast and Jocasta who climbed inside Red Ronin's boot last issue! Can the two avengers climb their way through the interior of the robot and disable his command and control center? The hundreds of motorists stranded on the Long Island Expressway...looking up at the massive fist of Red Ronin...sure hope so! Cameo appearance by Dr. Donald Blake. First 50¢ issue. (Note: Red Ronin returns in Solo Avengers 15.) 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #199MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 199MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Last Stand on Long Island" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Nick Fury. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by George Perez and Terry Austin. Red Ronin's rampage across New York City continues! Now the metal monster is in Queens at the Cross Enterprises facility! Fortunately Cross employs a former ace archer as its security chief! But Hawkeye can't stop the giant robot either! The Avengers' best hope may lie with the Beast and Jocasta who climbed inside Red Ronin's boot last issue! Can the two avengers climb their way through the interior of the robot and disable his command and control center? The hundreds of motorists stranded on the Long Island Expressway...looking up at the massive fist of Red Ronin...sure hope so! Cameo appearance by Dr. Donald Blake. First 50¢ issue. (Note: Red Ronin returns in Solo Avengers 15.) 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #205UK
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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 #327
    Batman (1940) 327
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1980 by DC.

    Cover art by Joe Kubert. "Asylum Sinister!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Batman recovers from the sedative, frees himself from his strait-jacket, and picks the lock of his cell door; He walks the halls of Arkham Asylum, searching for clues ofa prisoner-escaping racket; Professor Milo plans to release certain Arkham inmates and have them commit robberies. Hostess snack cakes ad with Robin. "Express to Nowhere," script by Mike W. Barr, pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Steve Mitchell; Bruce Wayne sees two crooks, "Shark" Armstrong and "Frankie" Franconi, boarding a train; He and Dick become Batman and Robin and hitch a ride on said train; The two bad guys are searching for Joe "the Canary" Carson, a stool pigeon scheduled to testify before a Gotham grand jury. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Batgirl, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #327MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 327MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #326
    Batman (1940) Whitman 326
    Published Sep 1980 by Whitman.

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #279
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  • Issue #280
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  • Issue #281
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  • Issue #282
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  • Issue #1028
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  • Issue #1029
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  • Issue #1030
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  • Issue #1031
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  • Issue #64
    Battlefield Action (1957) 64

    War comic book featuring stories of action on the battlefield. Issue has "The Inspiration," "The Little Jap in Hut #18," "Clerk in Combat," "Chateau-Thierry," and two-page text story "Thanks to the Tank Trapper." Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #19
    Battlestar Galactica (1979 Marvel) 19

    Part 1 of 2 - "The Daring Escape of the Space Cowboy!" Written by Roger McKenzie. Art and cover by Walt Simonson and Klaus Janson. Starbuck returns! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4-REP
    Battlestar Galactica PB (1978-1988 Berkley Novel Series) 4-REP

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    Volume 4 - 2nd and later printings. "Book 4: The Young Warriors!" By Glen A. Larson and Robert Thurston. Based on the cult hit sci-fi classic Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 250 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.95.

  • Vol. 24 #2
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 24 #2

    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1980) Volume 24 #2 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #92
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1971 Whitman) 92

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #7
    Best of DC Blue Ribbon Digest (1979) 7

    Reprints: "Superboy Meets the Young Green Arrow!" by Jerry Coleman and George Papp from Adventure Comics #258; "The Super-Clown of Smallville!" by Jerry Coleman and Creig Flessel from Superboy #62; "Dark Strangler of the Seas!" by Frank Robbins, Bob Brown and Murphy Anderson from Superboy #171; "The Millionaire of Smallville!" by Leo Dorfman and George Papp from Superboy #119; "Superboy Meets Lois Lane!" by Otto Binder and George Papp from Adventure Comics #261; "Plague from the Past!" by Leo Dorfman, Bob Brown and Murphy Anderson from Superboy #177; "Lex Luthor Imp!" by E. Nelson Bridwell and George Papp from Superboy #131; "The Kryptonite Kid!" by Jerry Siegel and George Papp from Superboy #99; "Superboy Meets Supergirl!" by Jerry Siegel, Curt Swan and John Forte from Superboy #80. Ross Andru/Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #114
    Betty and Me (1966) 114

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    Cover by Stan Goldberg. "Getting Noticed" Hostess ad with Josie. "Washed Up," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty can't join the others at the pool because she has household chores to do, and neither Reggie nor Veronica can resist making fun of her. "Money Talk" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Who's On First?", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Rudy Lapick; When Veronica notices Archie's admiration for Betty's tomboy characteristics, she convinces Betty to be more feminine, then becomes a tomboy herself. "Basebrawl", script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica pointedly makes a date with Archie while he's catching Betty's no-hitter, then dumps him when the game goes into extra innings. "Switch Pitch," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty wants to be with Archie. Archie wants to be with Veronica; Veronica wants to be with track star Victor Vanning, who is a guest at the Lodge estate. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4
    Black Hole (1980 Whitman) 4

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    Painted cover art by Chuck Liese. The Virlights, script by Michael Teitelbaum, art by Dan Spiegle; the crew of the U.S.S. Palomino goes to another earth in another universe. Based on the Walt Disney film from 1979. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #166
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 166

    Regular 50-cent cover price issues begin. Cover by Jim Aparo. "Requiem for 4 Canaries!", script by Michael Fleisher, pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Terry Austin and Dick Giordano (some faces); The Penguin sets out to murder the four crooks whose testimony sent him to jail, and Batman and Black Canary seem unable to protect them. A Matter of Good Taste Hostess snack cakes ad featuring Batgirl. Back-up story: "Nemesis," script by Cary Burkett, art by Dan Spiegle; Thomas Tresser, as Nemesis, brings a ganglord to justice through his skills of impersonation by posing as the kingpins chief hitman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #166MJ
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  • Issue #221
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Whitman) 221

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #249
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 249
    • Signed by writer/artist John Bryne (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Part 3 of 3 - "Death, Where is Thy Sting?!" Story by Roger Stern and John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Joe Rubenstein. Can Captain America free himself from the monstrous grip of Dragon Man, or will the diabolical Machinesmith have the last laugh? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #249MJ
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 249MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. John Byrne art. Cover price $0.50.