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Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) comic books

  • Issue #151
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 151
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 152
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 153
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 154
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 155
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 156
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 157
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 158
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 159
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  • Issue #160
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 160
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #160, Dec. 10, 1976. This issue consists of four sections and 88 pages, along with an additional tabloid-sized 12-Page Comic City Catalog. Notable editorial material inside included a crossword puzzle by James Koo, and a Wugga Wugga column by David Scroggy. The cover is a beautiful artistic tribute to Wally Wood by the talented Elton Dorval.

  • Issue #161
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 161
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 162
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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 163
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  • Issue #164
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 164
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    #164, Jan. 7, 1977. This issue consists of two sections and 44 pages, making it the smallest issue in three-and-a-half years. The small size may have been due to a holiday season lull in ads, snowy weather in the Midwest, or a combination of the two. There is no significant editorial material of note. The superhero Christmas cover is by Randy Lance. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #165
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 165
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #165, Jan. 14, 1977. This issue has three sections and 56 pages, features a Now What? column by Murray Bishoff, and a great Steve Canyon 30th anniversary cover by Elton Dorval. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #166
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 166
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    This issue consists of three sections and 60 pages, but contains no significant editorial material. The cover, a nod to Robert E. Howards Almuric," was drawn by Russ Maheras. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #167
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 167
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  • Issue #168
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 168
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  • Issue #169
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 169
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #169, Feb. 11, 1977. This issue has three sections and 60 pages, featuring a wide variety of editorial material including a Now What? column by Murray Bishoff, and a brand-new column titled Jerseyscene, by Robert Andelman of The Fans of Central Jersey. Jerseyscene features regional news, letters, art, and articles. Andelman later broadened the columns scope and changed its name to The Scene in TBG 197. Also in this issue is a Crusader Comments column by Martin L. Greim. In lieu of his normal column, Greim features Part I of a report about the 1976 New Con. It includes photos and four pages of extensive panel comments by Dick Giordano, Jim Steranko, Gil Kane, and Carl Barks. The report was compiled by Greim, Bob Cosgrove, Don Phelps and Al Bradford. Part II appears in TBG 173 and Part III appears in TBG 180. are two pages of Sonja Con photos by Nick Arroyo. Next are photos and a convention report by Mike LeFebvre of Casual Con, which took place in Anaheim, Calif., Sept. 26, 1976. Finally, there are two crossword puzzles by James Koo. The issues gag Donald Duck cover is by Doug Potter. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #170
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 170
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #170, Feb. 18, 1977. This issue has four sections and 92 pages. No editorial material of note. The Nick Fury cover is by Aaron McClellan and K. Alder (whose full name is unknown). McClellan likely did the pencil, and Alder the inks. McClellan had a hand in three TBG covers: issues 142, 170 (pencils), and 262 (inks). Alders only other TBG cover involved issue 250, which he also apparently inked. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #171
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 171
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #171, Feb. 25, 1977. Doug Potter Wonder Woman cover. This issue has three sections and 60 pages. Features include a Beautiful Balloons column by Don and Maggie Thompson, a five-page Maurice Horn interview (with photos) by Shel Dorf for his column Shel Dorf and the Fantasy Makers, and a Goodguy comic book story by Alan Jim Hanley. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #172
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 172
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #172, March 4, 1977. This issue has four sections and 88 pages. No editorial material of note. However, it does sport a really nice Doc Savage cover by "Brown," an otherwise unknown artist. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #173
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 173
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #173, March 11, 1977. This issue has three sections and 60 pages, Features include a Now What? column by Murray Bishoff; an unattributed The Fans Corner column; a two-page Sylvan Byck interview (with photos) by Shel Dorf for his column Shel Dorf and the Fantasy Makers; and a WE Seal of Approval report page. Also inside is a Crusader Comments column by Martin L. Greim, where, in lieu of his normal column, Greim features Part II of a report about the 1976 New Con. Part II includes three pages of extensive panel comments by Harvey Kurtzman, Gil Kane, John Stanley, Joe Kubert and Barbara Boatman, and was compiled by Greim and Bob Cosgrove. Part I appears in TBG 169 and Part III appears in TBG 180. Finally, there are two miscellaneous pages of art by Alan Jim Hanley. The first is a Marvelman story. The second is a gag rejection letter page. The cover features Ikarus of the Eternals, as envisioned by artist Doug Herring. Written by Russ Maheras

  • Issue #174
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 174
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #174, March 18, 1977. This issue has four sections and 88 pages, and features a Jerseyscene column by Robert Andelman of The Fans of Central Jersey, and one of two installments of The FCJ Chick (Fans of Central Jersey) comic strip by Chris Padovano. The second installment was published in TBG #177. The Tim Corrigan cover features the Hulk battling Dragon Man.

  • Issue #175
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 175
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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #175, March 25, 1977. This issue has three sections and 60 pages, and features an eight-page comprehensive story title index by Gene Reed for the 66 comic book titles published by DC in 1976; and a Beautiful Balloons column by Don and Maggie Thompson. The cover features Ikarus of the Eternals, and is drawn by Stephen Flame Taylor.

  • Issue #176
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 176

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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #176, April 1, 1977. This issue has four sections and 88 pages, and features no editorial material of note. The science fiction space cover is by Steve Kelez.

  • Issue #177
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 177

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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #177, April 8, 1977. This issue has three sections and 56 pages, and features a Jerseyscene column by Robert Andelman of The Fans of Central Jersey; and a Now What? column by Murray Bishoff . The latters column also contains a Ralph Bakshi panel interview (Part I) from the 1976 Creation Convention (two pages). It was taped by Bishoff and transcribed by Holly Peterson. Part II appears in TBG 179. The issue also contains the final installment of The FCJ Chick (Fans of Central Jersey) comic strip by Chris Padovano, and a Goodguy strip by Alan Jim Hanley -- who also drew the cover.

  • Issue #178
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 178

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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #178, April 15, 1977. This issue has four sections and 80 pages, and features no editorial material of note except an editorial by publisher Alan Light where he publicly calls out a half-dozen of his advertisers, by name, for non-payment on past ads! Talk about public shaming and the power of the press! The photo montage cover consists of various convention photos, and sports the tagline, TBG Salutes the Convention. This was TBGs first full-color cover – one of only two such covers in TBGs first 400 issues. --Russ Maharas

  • Issue #179
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 179

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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #179, April 22, 1977. This issue has three sections and 60 pages. Features include a Beautiful Balloons column by Don and Maggie Thompson; and a Now What? column by Murray Bishoff, featuring Part II of a Ralph Bakshi panel interview from the 1976 Creation Convention. The panel was taped by Bishoff and transcribed by Holly Peterson. Also in this issue is a Wugga Wugga column by David Scroggy, featuring West Coast popular culture-related news and reviews; and a Charles Schulz interview by Shel Dorf for his column, Shel Dorf and the Fantasy Makers (three pages of photos and art). Rounding off the issue is a beautiful Iron Man cover drawn by Marc Hempel. --Russ Maharas

  • Issue #180
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 180

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  • Issue #181
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 181

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    An Ed Benedict (an early animator) interview by Dana Larrabee. Also appearing in TBG 181 was a Bishoff interview of Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin.

  • Issue #182
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  • Issue #187
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    Jeff Gelbs interview of Lindsay Wagner.

  • Issue #188
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 188

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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #188, June 24, 1977. This issue has four sections and 84 pages, and comes with an extra 16-page, digest-sized, Moondance Comics catalog. Featured in the issue is a three-page Russ Manning interview by Shel Dorf for his column, Shel Dorf and the Fantasy Makers; a Russ Manning two-page center spread poster of Tarzan; a Goodguy comic book story by Alan Jim Hanley; a one-shot Hanleys History comic strip by Alan Jim Hanley; and the first installment of the TBG Cartoon Caption Contest by Keith von Cannon. The Conan cover is by Randy Lance. --Russ Maheras

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  • Issue #190A
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 190A

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    Comics Buyer's Guide #190, July 8, 1977; TBG only, does NOT have the 3-section Mile High tabloid advertising insert.

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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 190MH

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    July 8, 1977; includes 3-section Mile High tabloid adventising insert.

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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 192

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    July 22, 1977 issue. This issue has four sections and 88 pages, and features a TBG Cartoon Caption Contest by Keith von Cannon; a brief two-page Milton Caniff report by Shel Dorf for his column Shel Dorf and the Fantasy Makers (including photos and art); and a Wugga Wugga column by David Scroggy, featuring West Coast popular culture-related news and reviews. The Conan cover is by Robert Susor, his second, and last, front cover. --Russ Maheras

  • Issue #193
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 193

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    Otto and Jack Binder interview by Martin L. Greim originally published in Comic Crusader #15.

  • Issue #194
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 194

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    The Buyers Guide for Comic Fandom #194, Aug. 5, 1977. This issue has four sections and 80 pages. Features include a Media Report column by David McDonnell (popular culture-related media news, occasionally sprinkled with fan art spot illustrations), and a Goodguy comic book story by Alan Jim Hanley. The spoof cover of Flash Gordon and his gang was penciled by Roy Kinnard, and inked by Russ Maheras. --Russ Maheras

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    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 198

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