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Comic books October 1968

  • Issue #24
    150 New Cartoons (1969) 24

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  • Issue #368
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 368
    Published Oct 1968 by DC.

    Cover by Carmine Infantino. "The Unemployed Superman!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Returning from a trip to space, Superman is puzzled to learn that there is no more crime on Earth, and natural disasters have ceased also. Space beings called the Sentinels claim responsibility and convince him to leave Earth, where he is no longer needed. "Supergirl's Stand to Save Stanhope!", script by Cary Bates, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Supergirl defeats future criminals Alpha and Beta and their plot to change history; Law enforcement officials from the future reveal that they prevented Supergirl from exposing herself to Gold Kryptonite. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Oct 1968
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Oct 1968

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  • Issue #373
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 373

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Intro of the Tornado Twins in The Tornado Twins!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Jim Shooter (layouts only) and Win Mortimer, inks by Win Mortimer; The Tornado Twins use their super-speed powers to upstage the Legion, but it was only a publicity stunt for Flash Day. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Oct 1968
    Adventure for Men (1965-1974 Jalart House) Oct 1968

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  • Issue #148
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 148

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  • Issue #438
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  • Issue #439
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  • Issue #440
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  • Issue #441
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  • Vol. 13 #10
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 13 #10

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    All About Venus PB (1968 Dell Novel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Edited by Brian W. Aldiss. Cover by Jeff Jones. A revelation of planet Venus in fact and fiction by Arthur C. Clarke, C.S. Lewis, Olaf Stapledon, Poul Anderson and many others. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 224 pages, Text Only. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #65
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 65
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Impossible Escape!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; After collapsing in the middle of the street last issue, Spider-Man is taken into police custody; inmates kidnap Captain Stacy for use as a hostage; Spidey deactivates the main generator in the jail. Green Goblin cameo. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 48. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 2 #13
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #13
    Published 1968 (est.) by George H. Scithers.

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  • Vol. 82 #2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 82 #2
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    October 1968. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "The Pirate" by Poul Anderson, "Mission of Ignoramce" by Christopher Anvil, "The Steiger Effect" by Betsy Curtis, "Underground" by Lawrence A. Perkins, and "The Tuvela" (conclusion) by James Schmitz. Science Fact features: "Taking the Lid Off" by William T. Powers and "Funny Coincidence" by John H. Pomeroy. Illustrations by John Schoenherr, Kelly Freas and Leo Summers. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Anthro (1968) 2
    Published Oct 1968 by DC.

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    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post. Narrowly escaping from a marriage to Chief Tugg's older daughter Ita (instead of younger daughter Embra, whom he really wants), Anthro returns home where he finds his family in need of food. Ad for Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #86, art by Neal Adams and Al Plastino. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 41
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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Trail of the Ring! starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Aquagirl, Aquababy, Mera (flashback), Vulko, Harkran, and Zancol, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; Aquaman continues his quest to find the missing Mera. Letter from comics writer Tony Isabella. House ad for Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #86 (October 1968), written as a wedding invitation, art by Neal Adams. House ad for non-specific next issue of House of Mystery. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #24
    Archie and Me (1964) 24

    "The Generation Gap!"; Mr. Weatherbee tries to understand the younger generation better by spending a summer vacation day with Archie. Archie Club News. "Bubble Trouble!" one-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "It's a Woman's Whirl"; When Midge breaks up with Moose, Mr. Weatherbee enlists Archie's help to get them back together so that Moose will be able to concentrate on foorball again. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #156
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 156
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    The World of Archie. "Tree Glee"; Eager to prove his manliness to Veronica, Archie volunteers to chop down a tree, and dragoons Jughead into helping. "The Unwanted," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Mr. Lodge sets up electronic defenses to warn him when Archie's near. "Promising!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Cure," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie has the hiccups, and nothing seems to stop them. Jughead arranges for Midge to kiss Archie, enraging Moose and terrifying Archie out of the hiccups. Archie Club News. "Double Play," script by Frank Doyle, art by Harry Lucey; Archie starts out the day with Veronica, then spends time with Jughead, then Betty, and finally Reggie... leaving Veronica with Betty, and very confused. "One of Those Days," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie is having "one of those days" - when he, and everyone around him, suffer endless accidents. "Push-Button Peace," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Jughead tames Reggie with an aerosol wild animal tranquilizer; Archie does the same to Moose, so he can make time with Midge. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #154
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 154

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Problems, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Seeing Betty is depressed, Veronica gives her everything she could possibly want--except what she really wants. Winner Lose, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie wins a race with Archie, with the privilege of dating Veronica as the prize; Veronica thinks it's great, until her father sets her straight. The Millionaire, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty, masquerading as an anonymous millionaire, secretly gives five dollars to Archie so he'll have the funds to take her on a date. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #129
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 129
  • Issue #64
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 64

    Cover pencils by Gus Lemoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Our Monster is Hip. Oh, Where Did We Slip?", pencils by Wally Wood; A Frankenstein-type monster has the brain of a maniac, but the heart of a hippie. Untitled Lippy the Hippy story, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Lippy goes to great lengths to visit India's #1 guru. "Pen Pals As You Imagine Them and As They Really Are...", pencils by Gus Lemoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino. Ad for Archie's Groovy Stationary. "Doze Pose," art by Gus Lemoine; Rod the Mod has trouble falling asleep. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #48
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 48

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Hard Way, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie comes up with an elaborate Rube Goldberg plan to prevent Veronica from going to a party with Reggie. Game Shame, art by Bob Bolling; Every game Archie plays with Veronica winds up causing harm to Smithers. Great Balls of Fire, script by Dick Malmgren; Archie and Jughead discover a pirates' chest on Mr. Lodge's property. Keen Machine, script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Betty uses Dilton's computer to get advice on how to get Archie. 64 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 367 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 367 #4

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  • Vol. 2 #1
    Armchair Detective (1967-1997 Mysterious Press) Vol. 2 #1

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  • Issue #27
    Army War Heroes (1963) 27

    "The Bottom of the Barrel," "Return to Target Zero" (pencils by Bill Montes, inks by Ernie Bache), and "This Crummy War" (art by Martinez), Martinez cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Attack (1966 4th Series Charlton) 5

    Cover by Marcos Adan. Stories by unknown. Art by Marcos Adan and unknown. What superhuman force of courage can combat the natural instinctive fear of Lt. Wade Kilrain? The unbelievable truth in..."Panic Dive"! Also featuring: "Channel Tag" and "Off Shore from Hell"! Plus: 1-page reprint text article "Meet a Military Genius"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #57
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 57
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, paint splatter on front cover.

    First appearance of the Vision in "Behold...the Vision!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by George Klein. Cover by John Buscema and George Klein. One of the landmark issues of the silver age! On a rainy night in Manhattan, a strange being enters Janet Van Dyne's apartment and suddenly collapses! The Wasp quickly calls Goliath; and they take the red-hued stranger to Avengers Mansion for examination! Once there Hank Pym discovers that the Vision is a human being constructed of synthetic materials - a synthezoid in fact! When the Vision wakes up, he remembers that Ultron sent him to destroy the Avengers! But now the Vision wants to flip the script on his creator! So he leads Earth's Mightiest Heroes back to Ultron's underground lair! Could this be a trap? Either way Ultron-5 is waiting! And the battle is coming! Will the Vision prove worthy of the Avengers' trust? Cameo appearance by the Black Widow. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Goliath, Hawkeye, and the Wasp. (Notes: The synthezoid avenger is not to be confused with the golden age Vision (aka Aarkus). Marie Severin contributed pencils to page 3 - the second to last panel. The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Tony Isabella. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Treasury Edition (1974) #7 and also in Marvel Super Action #18.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #78
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 78
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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Baby Huey stars in: "The Tin Can Kid" (part 1 of story); "A Rooty-Toot-Toot for the Institute" (part 2 of story); "The Grand Prize"; and two untitled 1-pagers. Also in this issue: Untitled Rags Rabbit 1-pager; Herman and Katnip in "T.H.E. Pussycat"; 1-page text story "Big Game Hunter"; and jokes in 1-page text piece "Jest for Fun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 9 #5
    Bachelor (1960-1977 Magtab) Magazine Vol. 9 #5

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  • Issue #447
    Batman (Mexican Series 1954-1985 Editorial Novaro) El Hombre Murcielago 447

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    Features Spanish language translation of Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) #371. Written by Gardner Fox. Art by Gil Kane and Sid Greene. Cover by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson. 1st new Batmobile from TV show in Batgirl's Costume Cut-Ups!; Batgirl's feminine vanity keeps her from fighting the Sports Spoiler Gang in timely fashion; Batman and Robin step in; the bad guys are distracted by Batgirls legs when she tears her tights. Written by Gardner Fox. Art by Mike Sekowsky and Sid Greene. The Bellringer and the Baffling Bongs, "El Toque de la campana"; Ralph Elongated Man Dibny visits a California mission, where there's hidden loot and mysteries afoot. 36 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 11 #3
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 11 #3

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  • Issue #406
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  • Issue #407
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  • Issue #408
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  • Issue #409
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  • Issue #224
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #225
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #226
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #227
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #1576
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  • Issue #1577
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  • Issue #1578
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  • Issue #1579
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  • Issue #63
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    The Beatles Book (also known as Beatles Monthly) was a long-running fanzine produced by Beat Publications that was dedicated to the legacy of the incredible pop-culture phenomenon known as The Beatles. First published in August 1963, the magazine ran until production stopped with the 77th issue published in December,1969. It was revived in May, 1976, reprinting the first 77 issues with a few pages of added content. Beat Publications then continued producing new issues in October, 1982 until the publication ultimately ceased production with issue #321 printed in January, 2003. 6" x 8", 46 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #9
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 9

    Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. Cover Price increases to 15 cents. The Road Runner in "High-Flying Creep," "Little Bo Beep," "The Chummy Dummy," and "Tickle Pickle." Issue also has one-page gag strips and Gold Key Comics Club News features. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #664
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  • Issue #665
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  • Issue #666
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  • Issue #667
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