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Comic books June 1981

  • Issue #19
    1984/1994 (1978 Magazine) 19

    Stories in this issue include: Young Sigmund Pavlov, Psychoanalytic Itinerant Extraordinaire! by Will Richardson (a.k.a. Bill DuBay) and Alex Nino; Fugue for a Ferrite Fugitive by Kevin Duane, Will Richardson, and Delando Nino; The Holy Warrior! by John Ellis Sech, Bill DuBay, and Delando Nino; Ghita of Alizarr part 10 by Frank Thorne; Et Tu Casey! by Kevin Duane and Abel Laxamana; and Exterminator: Steele! by Budd Lewis, Bill DuBay, and Alex Nino. Cover art by Jordi Penalva. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #215
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway/Rebellion) UK 215

    June 6, 1981. Prog: 215 Featuring: Strontium Dog "Portrait of a Mutant" (Part 13 of 19) Written by Alan Grant, Art by C. Ezquerra; Tharg's Future-Shocks "Bloomin' Cold" Written by K. Gosnell, Art by G. Leach; Judge Dredd "The Blitz Agencies" Written by T.B. Grover, Art by Ron Smith; "Return To Armageddon" (Part 31 of 34) Written by Malcolm Shaw, Art by Redondo; "The Meltdown Man" (Part 38 of 50) Written by Alan Hebden, Art by Belardinelli. Cover by Brian Bolland. Saddle Stitched Newsprint, 8-in x 11-in, 28 Pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #216
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway/Rebellion) UK 216

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    June 13, 1981. Features include Strontium Dog in "Portrait of a Mutant" part 14 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "The Man Who Was Too Clever" (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins), Judge Dredd in "The Mega-Rackets" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Barry Mitchell), Return to Armageddon (script by Malcolm Shaw, art by Jesus Redondo), and Meltdown Man (script by Alan Hebden, art by Belardinelli). Brian Bolland front cover. War back cover by Dave Gibbons.

  • Issue #218
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway/Rebellion) UK 218

    June 27, 1981. Features include Strontium Dog in "Portrait of a Mutant" part 16 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "New Cruise Blues" (script by Steve Moore, art by Steve Kyte), "The Mean Arena" (script by Tom Tully, art by Steve Dillon), Judge Dredd in "The Mega-Rackets" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Colin Wilson), Return to Armageddon (script by Malcolm Shaw, art by Jesus Redondo), and Meltdown Man (script by Alan Hebden, art by Belardinelli). Ezquerra cover.

  • Issue #520
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 520
    Published Jun 1981 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "Superman's Arch-Rival for Lois Lane," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Superman discovers a businessman beating his time with Lois Lane, and distracting him deliberately with reports of disasters the Man of Steel must deal with. "The End," script by J. M. DeMatteis (plot) and Bob Rozakis (script), art by Don Heck; Aquaman and Poseidon have a final encounter with Atlanna, Ocean Master, and a horde of villainous robots. 36 Pages, Full Color, $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #520MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 520MJ

    Mark Jeweler Variant. It is believed these variants were distributed only in regions near U.S. military bases. Cover art by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano. Superman's Arch-Rival for Lois Lane starring Superman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. The End starring Aquaman, plot by J. M. DeMatteis, script by Bob Rozakis, art by Don Heck. 36 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #517UK
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    Published 1981 (est.) by DC.

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 15p cover price. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "The War for Peace!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dave Hunt; Superman recovers a religious artifact beloved by two races and stops them from going to war upon each other on Christmas Eve. "Brother Rat," script by J. M. DeMatteis, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Don Heck; Aquaman learns from Vulko that Mera will die unless she returns to her other-dimensional world before long; Nonetheless, she accompanies her husband to New York City, where they fight Ocean Master, who leaps off a building to his apparent death. 36 pgs.

  • Issue #520UK
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    Published 1981 (est.) by DC.

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 15p cover price. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "Superman's Arch-Rival for Lois Lane," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Superman discovers a businessman beating his time with Lois Lane, and distracting him deliberately with reports of disasters the Man of Steel must deal with. "The End," script by J. M. DeMatteis (plot) and Bob Rozakis (script), art by Don Heck; Aquaman and Poseidon have a final encounter with Atlanna, Ocean Master, and a horde of villainous robots. 36 pgs.

  • Vol. 25 #6
    Adam (1956-1996 Knight Publishing) 2nd Series Vol. 25 #6

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    June 1981. Vintage men's interest magazine featuring articles, fiction stories, adult humor comics and nude pin-up girls. In this issue: Seka - playing around with the porno superstar; where to find kinky swinging; and an interview with Gerard Damiano - the thinking man's pornographer. Plus: Club Adam swingers - all-new listings each month! 8-in. x 11-in. Mature Readers Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #482
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 482

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dick Giordano. There'll Be Some Interchanges Made--Dial "H" For Hero, script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dennis Jensen. By the Light of the Silversmith--Dial "H" For Hero, script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dennis Jensen. Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth--Dial "H" For Hero, script by Marv Wolfman, art by Don Heck. All stories feature heroes created by fans. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #482UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 15p cover price. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dick Giordano. There'll Be Some Interchanges Made--Dial "H" For Hero, script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dennis Jensen. By the Light of the Silversmith--Dial "H" For Hero, script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dennis Jensen. Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth--Dial "H" For Hero, script by Marv Wolfman, art by Don Heck. All stories feature heroes created by fans. 36 Pages, Full Color.

  • Issue #290
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1957-1996 Webs Adv. Corp.) Restaurant Promo 290
  • Vol. 26 #7
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 26 #7
  • Issue #40
    Algol (1963) 40
    Published 1981 (est.) by Algol Press.

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  • Issue #5
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  • Issue #3
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    1981 Summer Special - 52 pages

  • Issue #2
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  • Issue #2
    Amazing Cinema (1981) 2

    Includes the following features: The Triceraptos vs. Aunt Gertie, Tabletop Scenery, Animating Physical Objects, Fiend, a salute to Black Friday, and a reader's survey. June, 1981. 28 pgs. B&W with color cover. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 1

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    John Byrne interview and Fantastic Four cover; Star Wars by Al Williamson; Star Hawks by Gil Kane Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #217
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 217
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1260823006
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0969609005

    "Here's Mud in Your Eye!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. At a shady west side bar, two super-villains bump into each other! The Sandman and Hydro-Man! Initially they fight one another over the affections of a sleazy barmaid, but eventually the duo decides to go after their mutual enemy...the wondrous wall-crawler! Typically sand and water is not a flammable mixture, but in this case it could be a lethal combination for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #217MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 217MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Sandman and Hydro-Man mix it up with Spidey in "Here's Mud in Your Eye!" Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by John Romita Jr., inks by Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 6 #8
    American Film (1977-1992 American Film Institute) Magazine Vol. 6 #8

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    Vol. 6 #8, June 1981 - Article on video journalism. 8.5" x 11", 80 pages, PC/B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Vol. 101 #7
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 101 #7

    June 1981. Cover by David Hardy. Stories: "Dawn"(Part 3) by Dean McLaughlin, "Taboo" by Phyllis Eisenstein, "The Price of Survival" by Timothy Zahn, "A Question of Compliance" by Michael P. Kube-McDowell, and "The Hunter" by Jerry Craven. Science Fact article: "Mars in 1995!" by Bob Parkinson. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #305
    Archie (1943) 305

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Hostess snack cakes ad with Josie. "Lady on the Job," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; When Mrs. Andrews gets fed up with being a "brainless house cleaning robot," she decides to get a part-time job, much to the chagrin of Archie and his father. "Wheeler Dealer" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Dancing Boy," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; On the advice of Reggie, Archie signs up to take the co-ed Gym 149, only to find it's a dance course with a scheduled performance in front of the entire school. "Best Friends," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; When Jughead's phone is out, Archie asks Betty to visit Jughead and tell him he will be late to the roller rink grand opening. Archie Club News, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "The Stripper," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie gets locked outside of the gym wearing nothing but his gym shorts. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #127
    Archie and Me (1964) 127
  • Issue #80
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 80

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  • Issue #48
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 48

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  • Issue #306
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 306

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Hostess Cupcakes ad with Josie, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. The Last Straw, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie gets jealous when Betty expresses admiration for Jughead's individualism and rebellious spirit. Color Me Green, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty's ability to paint with fantastic realism quickly becomes a pain to Veronica. Betty And Veronica's Fashion Favorites two-pager, art by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #277
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 277
  • Issue #150
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 150

    Cover art by Stan Goldberg. "Distant Friends," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Worried about Betty's safety at a carnival, Archie keeps leaving her with acquaintances of his that prove to be less than safe. "Going to the Top" starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards; Charley's foot falls asleep. "He and She" activity page starring Veronica by Joe Edwards. "Trophy Triumph," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Moose is slated to miss the basketball playoffs due to academic ineligibility, but Dilton comes up with a way for him to pass. "The Girl Next Door," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; The prospect of a pretty teen moving into the house next to Archie has Betty and Veronica fixing for war. "The Moose Is Loose," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Moose can't play pickup basketball due to a prior commitment. "Moose's Daffy-nitions" activity page by Joe Edwards. "Board With It All," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie brings a skateboard to school. Havoc ensues. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 5 #6
    Asimov's Science Fiction (1977-2019 Dell Magazines) Vol. 5 #6

    June 8, 1981 - Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 180 pages, Text (With B&W illustrations and photos). Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #208
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 208

    "Eve of Destruction!" Part 2 of 2. Plot by Bob Budiansky. Script by Danny Fingeroth and Bob Budiansky. Pencils by Gene Colan. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Gene Colan and Bob Wiacek. Tragically the Avengers discover that the Shadow Lord is not their true enemy. It's the Berserker! A powerful and vicious warrior from 2,000 years ago! The Berserker has resurfaced in the 20th century and is now tearing up the Italian peninsula! Eight avengers battle the Berserker non-stop, but the mighty warrior does not fall. Wonder Man, the last avenger standing, will have to use both his brawn and brains to save the world! 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #208MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 208MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Eve of Destruction!" Part 2 of 2. Plot by Bob Budiansky. Script by Danny Fingeroth and Bob Budiansky. Pencils by Gene Colan. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Gene Colan and Bob Wiacek. Tragically the Avengers discover that the Shadow Lord is not their true enemy. It's the Berserker! A powerful and vicious warrior from 2,000 years ago! The Berserker has resurfaced in the 20th century and is now tearing up the Italian peninsula! Eight avengers battle the Berserker non-stop, but the mighty warrior does not fall. Wonder Man, the last avenger standing, will have to use both his brawn and brains to save the world! 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #208UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 208UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 20p cover price. "Eve of Destruction!" Part 2 of 2. Plot by Bob Budiansky. Script by Danny Fingeroth and Bob Budiansky. Pencils by Gene Colan. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Gene Colan and Bob Wiacek. Tragically the Avengers discover that the Shadow Lord is not their true enemy. It's the Berserker! A powerful and vicious warrior from 2,000 years ago! The Berserker has resurfaced in the 20th century and is now tearing up the Italian peninsula! Eight avengers battle the Berserker non-stop, but the mighty warrior does not fall. Wonder Man, the last avenger standing, will have to use both his brawn and brains to save the world! 32 pages.

  • Issue #336
    Batman (1940) 336
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1981 by DC.

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    25-page tale. The Monarch of Menace convinces Gotham's hoods that the caped crusader is safely in his keeping, a story which doesn't sit well with Batman in "While the Bat's Away..." Cluemaster, Bouncer, Spellbinder appearances. Plot by Bob Rozakis. Script by Roy Thomas. Art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez & Frank McLaughlin. Cover by Jim Aparo. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #336MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 336MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Garcia Lopez art. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #336UK
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    Published Jun 1981 by DC.

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 15p cover price. Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. Your United Nations at Work public service announcement. The Great Clayface - Joker Feud starring Batman, Batwoman, Robin, and Bat-Girl, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. The Boyhood of Bruce Wayne Jr. starring the Second Batman and Robin Team and Batwoman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. 36 pgs. $0.12.

  • Issue #318
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK 318

    June 6, 1981

  • Issue #319
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    June 13, 1981

  • Issue #320
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK 320

    June 20, 1981

  • Issue #321
    Battle Action (1977-1981 IPC) UK 321

    June 27, 1981

  • Issue #1067
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 1067

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  • Issue #1068
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  • Issue #1069
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  • Issue #1070
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  • Issue #69
    Battlefield Action (1957) 69

    Reprints are from Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) #92 and #93. Cover by Pat Boyette. Stories by unknown. Art by Sam Glanzman, Scott? and Leandro Sesarego. Featuring: 'Shotgun' Harker in "The Viet Cong and the Peaceniks"; "The Mightiest Jap of Them All"; and "The Easy Life"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #2237
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  • Issue #2238
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  • Issue #2239
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  • Issue #2240
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