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Comic books November 1981

  • Issue #62UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 20p cover price. Part 2 of 2 - "Menace of the Oil Jinns!" Guest-starring Arabian Knight. Story by Michael Fleisher. Art by jack Sparling and Mike Esposito. Cover by Bob Budiansky and Klaus Janson. Ghost Rider must team up with the Arabian Knight to stop Water Wizard from usurping the oil in the Middle East. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: Thing stars in Hostess ad "A Lesson to be Learned!"

  • Issue #106MJ
    Ghosts (1971) Mark Jewelers 106MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #106
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 106
    Published Nov 1981 by DC.

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    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page Squire Shade intro story "Ghosts" written by Robin Snyder and drawn by Howard Bender & Adrian Gonzales; 9 page Squire Shade story "To Kill a Ghost" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Keith Giffen & Sam Grainger; 8 page story "Sorcerer's Sword" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Fred Carrillo; 3 page story "Remembers Big" written by Robin Snyder and drawn by Angel Trinidad, Jr.; 6 page Squire Shade story "The Waterfont Saint" written by John Ellis Sech and drawn by Adrian Gonzales. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #235
    GI Combat (1952) 235
    Published Nov 1981 by DC.

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #146
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 146

    "Prisons and Other Cages." Green Lantern trashes Goldface, only to face jail time for trashing the house where the battle took place. Script by Marv Wolfman, art by Joe Staton. Cover by Staton. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #146MJ
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) Mark Jewelers 146MJ

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  • Issue #134UK
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) UK Edition 134UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 15p cover price. "Mind over Magnetism." Part 2 of 2. Dr. Polaris, equipped with GL's power ring and his own magnetic power, runs loose in L.A. Meanwhile, Green Lantern is stuck in the Arctic. Script by Marv Wolfman, art by Joe Staton. Cover by Dick Giordano.

  • Vol. 35 #6
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  • Vol. 5 #8
    Heavy Metal Magazine (1977) Vol. 5 #8

    The adult illustrated fantasy magazine. Cover art by Vicente Segrelles. Shakespeare for Americans, script and art by Howard Chaykin and Walt Simonson (one page). The Mercenary, script and art by Vicente Segrelles. The Art of Leo & Diane Dillon article by Byron Preiss. The Immortals' Fete, script and art by Enki Bilal. At the Middle of Cymbiola, script by Claude Renard, art by Francois Schuiten. Mudwog, script and art by Arthur Suydam. Humus, script and art by Rafael Estrada. One Evening, I Saw Red!, script and art by Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]. I'm Age, script and art by Jeff Jones (one page). Tex Arcana, script and art by John Findley. Siren Song, script by Jim Cummings, art by Paul Abrams. The Egg of the World, script and art by Jean Torton [as Jeronaton]. O'Clock, script by Antonio Altarriba, art by Luis Royo. Nov, 1981, issue 56. 100 pgs. Cover price $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #163
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 163

    Harvey's mischievous little devil is not as famous as their friendly ghost, but his design became a permanent part of pop culture. A carnival fortune-teller insists on reading Hot Stuff's palm, but that's not such a hot idea. The people of Tinytown try to help Stumbo get some sleep. Cute Kid!; The Comeback! The Fiery Scarecrow; Stumbo: Sleepy-Time Giant. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #298
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 298

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Rodin Rodriguez; 7 page story "Stalker on a Starless Night" written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Tom Sutton; 6 page story "Even Dead Men Sing the Blues" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Adrian Gonzales; 6 page story "All the Creature Comforts!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Rico Rival; 7 page story "Fetched" written by Bruce Jones and drawn by Tor Infante. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #298MJ
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 298MJ

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  • Issue #265
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 265

    "You can't Always get What you Want...!" Guest-starring the Rangers (Red Wolf, Firebird, Texas Tornado, Shooting Star, and Night Rider). Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Under the mind control of the terrible Corruptor the Hulk is forced to battle the best in the West, the Rangers! The Rangers' story continues in Avengers West Coast (1985) #8. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #265MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #265UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 20p cover price. "You can't Always get What you Want...!" Guest-starring the Rangers (Red Wolf, Firebird, Texas Tornado, Shooting Star, and Night Rider). Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Under the mind control of the terrible Corruptor the Hulk is forced to battle the best in the West, the Rangers! The Rangers' story continues in Avengers West Coast (1985) #8. 32 pages.

  • Issue #1982
    Incredible Hulk Annual HC (1977-2009 Grandreams/Pedigree/Panini Books) Hulk Annual 1982

    1982 - In these pages, the mighty Hulk faces the mad king Tyrannus and the diabolical Leader! Includes Activity games, a crossword puzzles, comic book and prose short stories. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Vol. 45 #11
    Inside Detective (1935-1995 MacFadden/Dell/Exposed/RGH) Vol. 45 #11
  • Vol. 59 #11
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  • Issue #152
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 152

    "Escape from Heaven's Hand!" Part 1 of 2. Plot by David Michelinie and Bob Layton. Script by David Michelinie. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Bob Layton (finishes). Cover by Bob Layton (art) and Eliot Brown (photo background). In his new stealth armor, Iron Man slips into East Germany to rescue the woman he loves! The golden avenger successfully breaches the heavily-fortified complex where Bethany is being held...and then gets the shock of life! He must not only save Beth, but also her husband! What? Where did he come from? With his head spinning and heart breaking, Tony dons his traditional red and gold armor! Can Shell-Head fight off the East German security forces and still get everyone to safety in West Berlin? An excellent issue! First appearance of the stealth armor. Cameo appearances by Jim Rhodes and the Living Laser. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #152MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #152UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 20p cover price. "Escape from Heaven's Hand!" Part 1 of 2. Plot by David Michelinie and Bob Layton. Script by David Michelinie. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Bob Layton (finishes). Cover by Bob Layton (art) and Eliot Brown (photo background). In his new stealth armor, Iron Man slips into East Germany to rescue the woman he loves! The golden avenger successfully breaches the heavily-fortified complex where Bethany is being held...and then gets the shock of life! He must not only save Beth, but also her husband! What? Where did he come from? With his head spinning and heart breaking, Tony dons his traditional red and gold armor! Can Shell-Head fight off the East German security forces and still get everyone to safety in West Berlin? An excellent issue! First appearance of the stealth armor. Cameo appearances by Jim Rhodes and the Living Laser. 32 pages.

  • Issue #4
    Ismet (1981) 4
  • Issue #2
    James Bond For Your Eyes Only (1981 Marvel) 2

    Howard Chaykin art Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #54
    Jonah Hex (1977 1st Series) 54

    Jonah Hex stars in "Trapped in the Parrot's Lair"! Appearances by Mr. Turnbull, the Fort Charlotte Brigade, El Papagayo. Written by Michael Fleisher, with art by Tony DeZuniga. Plus: Tejano stars in the 8-page bonus back-up story "Comanche Vengeance." Written by Gary Cohn and Dan Mishkin, with art by Rick Veitch and Tom Yeates. Also: Two 1-page tales by Bob Rozakis and Tom Yeates featuring true facts about the Old West: "Take the Train Coast to Coast" and "The Gentleman Stagecoach Robber." Cover by Tony DeZuniga. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #54MJ
    Jonah Hex (1977 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 54MJ

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  • Issue #318
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 318

    Last 50-cent issue. Cover by Stan Goldberg. "The Bouncer," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; As a favor to Archie, Veronica invites Jughead to her party - as her bouncer. "I 'Ear That" half-page Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley story by Joe Edwards. "Frantic Antic," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Gladys challenges her husband to find a way to buy more food with less money through use of coupons. "On a Roll," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead causes all sorts of havoc when he brings a skateboard into Pop's. "A Tasteful Trip," art by Samm Schwartz; Mr. Weatherbee invites Jughead to tell Miss Grundy's class about his family's summer vacation trip across America. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #47
    Jughead with Archie Digest (1974) 47
  • Issue #196
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 196

    George Perez cover for "Countdown to Crisis!" (story line runs through #195-197) the annual team-up for the Justice League of America and the Justice Society of America takes place. This year the two teams take on the Secret Society of Super-Villains! Written by Gerry Conway, with art by George Perez and Romeo Tanghal. This issue features Superman I and II, Batman, Wonder Woman, SA Flash, the Atom, Hourman, Hawkman, Firestorm, the Huntress and Jimmy Olsen. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #196MJ
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 196MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #8
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 8
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    Ever since Ka-Zar discovered Pangea, the mysterious outpost of the once great Atlantean Empire, he and Shanna the She-Devil have been challenged by ancient perils. They discover a cave with a labyrinth of technology far more advanced than any other on Earth. Can they survive the attacks of the robotic caretaker long enough to discover the secrets of this wondrous place. "In the Beginning!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson and Carlos Garrion. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #8UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 20p cover price. Ever since Ka-Zar discovered Pangea, the mysterious outpost of the once great Atlantean Empire, he and Shanna the She-Devil have been challenged by ancient perils. They discover a cave with a labyrinth of technology far more advanced than any other on Earth. Can they survive the attacks of the robotic caretaker long enough to discover the secrets of this wondrous place. "In the Beginning!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson and Carlos Garrion. 32 pages.

  • Issue #3
    Krypton Chronicles (1981 DC) 3

    "The Race to Overtake the Past!" With the help of a light-gathering machine, Superman and Supergirl view ancient Krypton and the wedding of the very first El, which took place 10,000 years before. Script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Cover by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #44
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  • Issue #45
    Lake County News Herald Volume 04 (1981) 45

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    November 8, 1981. The Sunday comic strips in comic book form: Ripley's Believe It or Not, Brenda Starr Reporter (by Dale Messick and Ramona Fradon), Prince Valiant (by John Cullen Murphy), Star Trek (by Sharman DiVono and Ron Harris), Star Wars (script by Archie Goodwin, art by Al Williamson), The Phantom (script by Lee Falk, art by Sy Barry), Tarzan (by Mike Grell), Dick Tracy (by Gould, Fletcher, and Collins), Juliet Jones (by Stan Drake), Steve Canyon (by Milton Caniff), Gasoline Alley (by Dick Moores), Alley Oop (by Dave Graue), Doonesbury (by G.B. Trudeau), Andy Capp (by Reginald Smythe), Broom Hilda (by Russell Myers), The Wizard of Id (by Parker and Hart), B.C. (by Johnny Hart), Crock (by Bill Rechin and Don Wilder), Doctor Smock (by Geo. Lemont), Bringing Up Father (by Bill Kavanagh and Frank Fletcher), Henry (by Don Trachte), They'll Do It Every Time, Dennis the Menace (by Hank Ketcham), Marmaduke (by Brad Anderson), The Small Society (by Brickman), The Lockhorns (by Bill Hoest), and Mark Trail (by Dodd and Elrod). 24-page, 7-in. x 11-in., full color comic strip newspaper inserts.

  • Issue #46
    Lake County News Herald Volume 04 (1981) 46

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    November 15, 1981. The Sunday comic strips in comic book form: Ripley's Believe It or Not, Brenda Starr Reporter (by Dale Messick and Ramona Fradon), Prince Valiant (by John Cullen Murphy), Star Trek (by Sharman DiVono and Ron Harris), Star Wars (script by Archie Goodwin, art by Al Williamson), The Phantom (script by Lee Falk, art by Sy Barry), Tarzan (by Mike Grell), Dick Tracy (by Gould, Fletcher, and Collins), Juliet Jones (by Stan Drake), Steve Canyon (by Milton Caniff), Gasoline Alley (by Dick Moores), Alley Oop (by Dave Graue), Doonesbury (by G.B. Trudeau), Andy Capp (by Reginald Smythe), Broom Hilda (by Russell Myers), The Wizard of Id (by Parker and Hart), B.C. (by Johnny Hart), Crock (by Bill Rechin and Don Wilder), Doctor Smock (by Geo. Lemont), Bringing Up Father (by Bill Kavanagh and Frank Fletcher), Henry (by Don Trachte), They'll Do It Every Time, Dennis the Menace (by Hank Ketcham), Marmaduke (by Brad Anderson), The Small Society (by Brickman), The Lockhorns (by Bill Hoest), and Mark Trail (by Dodd and Elrod). 24-page, 7-in. x 11-in., full color comic strip newspaper inserts.

  • Issue #47
    Lake County News Herald Volume 04 (1981) 47

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    November 22, 1981. The Sunday comic strips in comic book form: Ripley's Believe It or Not, Brenda Starr Reporter (by Dale Messick and Ramona Fradon), Prince Valiant (by John Cullen Murphy), Star Trek (by Sharman DiVono and Ron Harris), Star Wars (script by Archie Goodwin, art by Al Williamson), The Phantom (script by Lee Falk, art by Sy Barry), Tarzan (by Mike Grell), Dick Tracy (by Gould, Fletcher, and Collins), Juliet Jones (by Stan Drake), Steve Canyon (by Milton Caniff), Gasoline Alley (by Dick Moores), Alley Oop (by Dave Graue), Doonesbury (by G.B. Trudeau), Andy Capp (by Reginald Smythe), Broom Hilda (by Russell Myers), The Wizard of Id (by Parker and Hart), B.C. (by Johnny Hart), Crock (by Bill Rechin and Don Wilder), Doctor Smock (by Geo. Lemont), Bringing Up Father (by Bill Kavanagh and Frank Fletcher), Henry (by Don Trachte), They'll Do It Every Time, Dennis the Menace (by Hank Ketcham), Marmaduke (by Brad Anderson), The Small Society (by Brickman), The Lockhorns (by Bill Hoest), and Mark Trail (by Dodd and Elrod). 24-page, 7-in. x 11-in., full color comic strip newspaper inserts.

  • Issue #48
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    Lake County News Herald editions Vol. 4 reprint the Sunday Morning comic strips in comic book form. This issue features Ripley's Believe it or Not, Star Wars, Star Trek, B.C., Dennis the Menace, Tarzan, Marmaduke, The Phantom, Prince Valiant, Popeye, Dick Tracy, and many more. Featuring stories and artwork by Archie Goodwin, Brad Anderson, Sy Barry, Milton Caniff, Johnny Hart and many others. 32-page, 7-in. x 11-in., full color comic strip newspaper inserts.

  • Issue #368
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 368

    Last 50-cent cover price. Cover by Stan Goldberg. "Soap Opera," script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob Bolling; Dilton creates a shampoo with a pink side effect. Veronica-Dots Dancing puzzle. "Ump Slump," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; While coaching a little league team, Archie has trouble dealing with a female umpire. "A E I O U," script and art by Joe Edwards; Charley Hawse overhears Gigi's conversation about a spot in a peanut butter commercial ad and he does his devious best to be in it. "Vote Tote"; Big Ethel enters the Miss Riverdale Beauty Pageant and proves being a runner-up also means you can be a winner. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #37
    Laugh Comics Digest (1974) 37
  • Issue #281
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1980 2nd Series) 281

    Cover pencils by George Perez, inks by Bruce Patterson. Madness Is the Molecule Master, script by Roy Thomas (plot) and Paul Levitz (script), pencils by Steve Ditko (breakdowns) and Bruce Patterson (finished art), inks by Bruce Patterson; Six Legionnaires are marooned in the past with Superboy who is trying to regain his memory; The Time Trapper sends the robot Molecule Master to fight them. Hostess Cup Cakes ad with Red Tornado, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #281MJ
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1980 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 281MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Steve Ditko art; George Perez cover Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #227
    Life with Archie (1958) 227
  • Issue #172
    Little Archie (1956) 172

    Last 50-cent cover price. Cover art by Dexter Taylor. "Dinner for Two" Hostess snack cakes ad with Josie. "I Talk to the Animals," script and art by Dexter Taylor; An accident with Little Archie's science project makes it able to translate the speech of animals. "A Word to the Why's," script and art by Joe Edwards; Greg backs down from a fight with Charley. "The Laugh Man," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Archie launches a comedy career with the help of a comedic worm named Hammy Youngworm. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," pencils by Dexter Taylor, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead and Sabrina break the wishbone on the turkey dinner; It's a magic wishbone that Jughead uses to get all the dinner for himself. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #3
    LOC (1980) 3

    LOC is subtitled "On Comics Opinion and Comics Review." NOTE: title becomes Comic Fandoms Forum (1982) at issue #8. Issue #3 includes: "The Super-Hero as Vigilante" by Chuck Huber and Doug Martin, "The Handicapped in Comics" by Murray Ward, "An Interview with Russ Cochran," "Growing Up with Uncle Scrooge" by Paul Dini, Timely's Venus, and a comic-strip parody of "Flash Gordon." Also featuring Margaret O'Connell, Richard Howell, Tom Linehan, Lou Mougin, James Van Hise, Maggie Thompson, Don Thompson, Hannah Shapero. Cover features Wolverine, Batman and the Spectre. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #250
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    Published Nov 1981 by Locus.

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  • Issue #83
    Los Cuatro Fantasticos (Mexican Series 1980-1982 Novedades) 83

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    Mexican reprint of Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) #83. Spanish language reprints of Fantastic Four, printed in Mexico. 24 pages, full color. Cover price $7.00.

  • Issue #85
    Los Cuatro Fantasticos (Mexican Series 1980-1982 Novedades) 85

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    Mexican reprint of Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) #85. Spanish language reprints of Fantastic Four, printed in Mexico. 24 pages, full color. Cover price $7.00.

  • Issue #235
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  • Vol. 61 #5
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 61 #5

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  • Vol. 28 #6
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 28 #6

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