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Comic books November 1974

  • Issue #441
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 441
    Published Nov 1974 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "Weather War Over Metropolis!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; The Weather Wizard tricks Superman and Flash into visiting him in prison so he can attack Superman with a unique Kryptonian style of lightning that will make him a killer. "The Mystery of the Wandering Dog," script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Mike Grell; Green Arrow and Black Canary stop a smuggling ring with the help of Krypto. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #209
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 209
  • Vol. 19 #11
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 19 #11
  • Issue #23
    Algol (1963) 23
    Published Nov 1974 by Algol Press.
  • Issue #11
    Alien Critic (1971) Fanzine 11
  • Issue #27
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 27

    Cover by Jim Starlin. "The Death Breeders," script by Don McGregor, pencils by Craig Russell, inks by Jack Abel; March 2019; Killraven and his band of freemen are crossing Lake Michigan on an ice catamaran; Two huge sea lampreys break through the ice and attack; One plants its sucker on Grok's back; Carmilla Frost tries to rescue him; The other lamprey knocks M'Shulla's crossbow out of his hands before he can fire; Hawk pulls Frost away from her useless attack, but she slugs him; Killraven kills the other lamprey with a harpoon gun, then swings above the first one and hits it with a silver star so that Grok won't also be killed; As it stands, Grok barely survived; In Chicago, the Martians have replaced the Loop with Central Command, which is only the hub of Death-Birth, a research center and slave pen; In Indianapolis, the High Overlord interrogates Skar about his encounter with Killraven (in issue #25); Skar gladly accepts a mission to track down Killraven. Reprint back-up story: "The Strangers" with art by Herb Familton. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #22 (Man-Thing). 36 pgs, full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27MJ
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 27MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Killraven stars in "The Death Breeders." Script by Don McGregor, pencils by Craig Russell, inks by Jack Abel. Reprint back-up story: "The Strangers" with art by Herb Familton. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 22 (Man-Thing). Jim Starlin cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27UK
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) UK Edition 27UK

    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 8p cover price. Cover by Jim Starlin. "The Death Breeders," script by Don McGregor, pencils by Craig Russell, inks by Jack Abel; March 2019; Killraven and his band of freemen are crossing Lake Michigan on an ice catamaran; Two huge sea lampreys break through the ice and attack; One plants its sucker on Grok's back; Carmilla Frost tries to rescue him; The other lamprey knocks M'Shulla's crossbow out of his hands before he can fire; Hawk pulls Frost away from her useless attack, but she slugs him; Killraven kills the other lamprey with a harpoon gun, then swings above the first one and hits it with a silver star so that Grok won't also be killed; As it stands, Grok barely survived; In Chicago, the Martians have replaced the Loop with Central Command, which is only the hub of Death-Birth, a research center and slave pen; In Indianapolis, the High Overlord interrogates Skar about his encounter with Killraven (in issue #25); Skar gladly accepts a mission to track down Killraven. Reprint back-up story: "The Strangers" with art by Herb Familton. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #22 (Man-Thing). 36 pgs, full color. $0.25.

  • Issue #138
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 138

    "Madness Means...the Mindworm!" Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Gil Kane (pencils) and John Romita Sr. (inks). The web-slinger's unbelievable ordeal with the Green Goblin is over. But Aunt May's nephew needs a new place to live after his apartment was destroyed! To that end Peter makes a phone call to his old high school rival: Flash Thompson! And surprisingly Flash has extra space in his Far Rockaway apartment! So the wondrous wall-crawler is on his way to Long Island...and an unexpected rendezvous with the Mindworm! Keep your head on your shoulders Spidey! First appearance of the Mindworm. (Notes: The Mindworm returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 35. This issue includes a full-page ad for the first issue of Marvel Treasury Edition (1974) featuring Spider-Man. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series A #41 The Gladiator by John Romita Sr. and Frank Giacoia. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 115.) 32 pages. 25c cover price. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #138MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 138MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 94 #3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 94 #3
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    November 1974. Stories: "The Indian Giver" (part 1) by Alfred Bester, "When No Man Pursueth" by Spider Robinson, "A House By Any Other Name" by L.E. Modesitt Jr., "The Best of All Possible Worlds" by Joe Haldeman, and "Unlimited Warfare" by Hayford Peirce. Science Fact article, "Life is in the Stars" by Thomas A. Easton. Cover by Jack Gaughan. Illustrations by John Schoenherr, Jack Gaughan, and Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #6
    Andy Panda (1973 Gold Key) 6
  • Issue #6
    Andy Panda (1973 Whitman) 6
  • Issue #239
    Archie (1943) 239

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone. The pain of walking on a hot beach with bare feet leads Archie into even worse disasters as he tries to get some relief for his aching tootsies in "Sandman"! Plus: Archie brings a big magnet to the beach, and while he's arguing with Jughead about who the "they" are in the term "they say," everyone's metal possessions are attracted to the magnet in "Attractive Nuisance"; Archie has to attend an outdoor party at the Lodges' on a "hot, muggy and steaming" night, and finds that all the guests except Veronica are just as miserable in the heat as he is in "Cool Cookie"; and on a hot day at the beach, Archie wears a huge sombrero to get some shade, and demonstrates that the hat can also be used to fight crime in "Hat Trick"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #227
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 227

    The World of Jughead. "Minnesota Shorts"; The Riverdale youth center gets a pool table and a warlock who has been cursed to spend eternity attached to the pool table shows up with it. "Groovy Tech," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy create a summer school program based entirely off student suggestions. "Big Catch" one-page Lil Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards; Greg puts a positive spin on his lack of luck fishing. "The Loner"; Jughead describes his learned ability to avoid the traps of Big Ethel. "The Funny Man"; Jughead, Archie, and Betty all think Jughead is a funny guy, but Veronica disagrees. Archie Club News. "The Big Sale"; Archie goes into a novelty store for a pack of gum; Jughead's clumsiness wrecks the place and puts it out of business. "Back-Bone"; Mr. Weatherbee hires Jughead to rake and burn the leaves in his yard, then dreams of the mayhem that could cause. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #227
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 227

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. A Pair Of Birdies, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica try their hand at golf. Love Letters, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Big Ethel is writing a love letter to someone, but she doesn't want to say who it is. The Grilling, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The gang has a barbecue near Veronica's pool; After Veronica, Archie and Betty all fail at using the grill, Jughead steps in to save the day. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #202
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 202
  • Issue #28
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 28

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Row Row Row Your Boat," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie gets the idea of towing his new canoe to the lake on a wagon behind his car, with Betty and Veronica in it. "Model Child," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx sees Gigi balancing a book on her head and tries to imitate it. "Grade Aid," script by George Gladir, pencils by Gus LeMoine; Sabrina tries to help Moose out with magic. Untitled Sabrina story, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The latest horror film proves to be too much even for Aunt Hilda. "Oh Splish Splash," script by Dick Malmgren, art by Samm Schwartz; Ethel asks to accompany Archie and Reggie when they surf a dangerous cove. "A Helping Hand," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Gus Lemoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Melody needs a reminder. "All Wet," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Gus Lemoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Alexandra goes for a dip in a mountain brook, not realizing there are rapids ahead. "The Charm of You," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie tries to calm Reggie's fears about Moose with a lucky charm. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #129
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 129
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3784076021

    "Bid Tomorrow Goodbye!" Script by Steve Englehart. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Staton (finishes). Cover by Ron Wilson and Mike Esposito. A bright shining star appears over Avengers Mansion! What does the radiant beacon foretell? Kang the Conqueror thinks he knows! And thus begins the Celestial Madonna saga! The 41st century Master of Time and his macrobots attack the Avengers outside their mansion! After overwhelming the six avengers, Kang absconds with five of them plus Agatha Harkness! The Conqueror deems the Swordsman as unworthy and leaves him behind. Will Kang end up regretting that decision? The former sword-wielding super-villain certainly has his work cut out for him! However, the Swordsman catches a big break when Agatha Harkness telepathically reveals Kang's hideaway! The centuries-old pyramids of Egypt! After arriving in the Egyptian desert, the Swordsman desperately needs an ally! Could one of the ancient pharaohs still be lurking around to help? Story continues in Giant-Size Avengers 2. Cameo appearance by Rama-Tut. Avengers Lineup: Iron Man, Mantis, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The classic Celestial Madonna storyline runs through Avengers 129-135 and Giant-Size Avengers 2-4. Kang previously battled Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Avengers (1st series) 71. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #88 The Leader.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Baby Snoots (1970 Gold Key) 18

    Cover by John Costanza (?). "Jinxed Journey"; Baby does a good deed that results in his getting shipwrecked on a remote island with his dad and Uptite. "Nutty Magic"; Baby and Uptite are captured by a man who wants them to be the official tasters for his peanut company. "The Awful Ogre"; Uptite is transported into a book of fairy tales where he is enlisted by Puss-in-Boots to help trick a king. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Baby Snoots (1970 Whitman) 18

    Whitman edition. Cover by John Costanza (?). "Jinxed Journey"; Baby does a good deed that results in his getting shipwrecked on a remote island with his dad and Uptite. "Nutty Magic"; Baby and Uptite are captured by a man who wants them to be the official tasters for his peanut company. "The Awful Ogre"; Uptite is transported into a book of fairy tales where he is enlisted by Puss-in-Boots to help trick a king. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #160
    Bugs Bunny (1952-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 160

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #179
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 179
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Signed by Steve Englehart on 9/21/19.
    • Label #2504452006

    Cover pencils by Ron Wilson, inks by Frank Giacoia. First appearance of the Golden Archer (a.k.a. Clint Barton, Hawkeye) in "Slings and Arrows!", script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta; Hawkeye disguises himself as the Golden Archer to lure Steve Rogers into resuming his crime-fighting career; Roscoe tells the Falcon that he plans on being the new Captain America; After his confrontation with the Golden Archer, Steve returns to the life of crime-fighting, but not as Captain America; Cameos by the Space Phantom, Rick Jones, the Vision, Thor, the Hulk, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, the Valkyrie, and Spider-Man. Letter to the editor from comics editor Ralph Macchio. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #52 (Quicksilver by John Buscema). 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #35
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) 35

    The Living Laser and Annihilus strike in "Deadly Genesis!" Plot by Steve Englehart, script by Mike Friedrich, art by Alfredo Alcala. Brief Ant-Man and Wasp appearances. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 1 (Spider-Man by John Romita Sr.). Ron Wilson/Frank Giacoia cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #176
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958-1982 3rd Series Harvey) 176

    Harvey presents the adventures of Casper in the long-running series sometimes called The Friendly Ghost Casper. In a three-part story, Casper investigates when Wendy loses her magical powers. The trail leads to Count VooDoo and his sinister wax museum. Spooky's presence complicates a house sale, but not in the way he expects. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Wendys Missing Magic; Count VooDoos Dirty Work; Count VooDoos Wax Museum; Spooky: House for Sale. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #81
    Casper's Ghostland (1958) 81
  • Issue #30
    Chip N Dale (1967 Gold Key) 30

    Cover by Larry Mayer. Stories by unknown. Art by Harvey Eisenberg. Featuring three untitled reprint tales from Four Color (1942 Series 2) #581! Starring Chip 'n' Dale, the Seven Dwarfs, the Big Bad Wolf, Thumper, Bambi, Reluctant Dragon, Brer Terrapin, Brer Owl, Brer Rabbit, The Wicked Witch and Brer Bear! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
    Chip N Dale (1967 Whitman) 30
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #69
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 69
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  • Issue #70
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 70
    • 1" spine split.
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  • Issue #883
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 883

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #884
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 884

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Secret Mission" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #886
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 886

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #887
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 887

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #888
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 888

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #889
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 889

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #890
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 890

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Sail Ho!" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #44
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 44
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1256902015
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497571015

    Cover art by John Buscema. Red Sonja guest-stars in Of Flame and the Fiend, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Neal Adams and others (as "The Crusty Bunkers"); setting: valley with tower; Afterlings save Conan & Red Sonja; On last page, Red Sonja knocks out Conan with rock and goes her own way; adapted from the story "Tower of Blood" by David A. English. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 71 (the Vision by Buscema). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #121
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 121

    Art by John Severin, Don Orehek, Charles Rodrigues, Bill Ward, Bernard Baily, John Langton, and Sururi Gumen. "The Three Musketeers" movie parody. "American Graffiti" movie parody. David Carradine/Kung Fu cover cameo. Severin cover. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #32
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 32

    New story: Man-Wolf battles Kraven the Hunter in "Moon of the Hunter!" Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp seris A # 34 (Mr. Fantastic by Jack Kirby). Reprint: "A Matter of Life or Death!" John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #7
    Crime (1973-1982 Countrywide) Magazine Vol. 1 #7
  • Issue #7
    Daisy and Donald (1973 Gold Key) 7
  • Issue #7MJ
    Daisy and Donald (1973 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 7MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Daisy and Donald in "Time to Squeal and Deal", "A Ribbon For Mitzi", "Sentimental Journey" and "Meter Madness" 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu (1974 Magazine) 6
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2105682007

    Stan Lee Presents: The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu. Cover by Bob Larkin. Includes: "The Way of the Tiger." An editorial by Tony Isabella. The Sons of the Tiger star in "the Way of the Jackal!" Story by Jim Dennis. Art by George Perez and Frank Springer. "Enter the Letters!" A letters page with readers' thoughts on issue #4. "Bruce Lee Triple Feature!" Movie reviews on The Chinese Connection, Enter the Dragon, and Fists of Fury by John David Warner. "Karate Foot Attack: Mai Geri (Front Kick)!" A 3-page instructional on the fundamentals of martial arts. "How to Create a Dragon!" An article by Jim Dennis on the creation of Richard Dragon, a new kung fu hero. Plus. Shang Chi, the Master of Kung Fu, stars in "Lesson of the Locust!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Mike Vosburg and Bob McLeod. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #135
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 135
  • Issue #443
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 443
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. 3/4" Tear in back cover.
    • 1/2" Spine split from base of comic.
    • Staple rust with migration.
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    96 Page Super Spectacular. Batman/Manhunter crossover in "Gotterdammerung" (script by Archie Goodwin, art by Walt Simonson). Two Simonson pin-ups. Reprints: the Spectre (from More Fun Comics 65; art by Bernard Baily), Golden Age Green Lantern in "The End of Sports" (from All-American Comics 98; art by Alex Toth), the Creeper in "The Coming of the Creeper" (from Showcase 73; script by Don Segall, art by Steve Ditko), and Batman and Robin in "The Secret of Hunter's Inn!" (from Batman 18). Simonson contents page illustration. Jim Aparo cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #5
    Doctor Strange (1974 2nd Series) 5

    Cover art by Frank Brunner. The Silver Daggar saga concludes in Cloak and Dagger, script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Frank Brunner (final interior art on the series), inks by Dick Giordano; Origin of Silver Dagger; Strange is released through the Eye of Agamotto and enters Clea's mind; They escape from Silver Dagger and Strange reunites with his body; Silver Dagger is drawn into Eye of Agamotto, into the realm of Unreality. Letter to the editor from comics writer Ralph Macchio. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #76 (Dormammu by Steve Ditko). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #160
    Donald Duck (1952-1980 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 160

    Issue features reprints "The Cockle Doodle Dandies" in which some gigantic chickens are created on Scrooge's chicken ranch and "Hobblin' Goblins." Issue also has a one-page gag strip and a one-page text story "Lazy Daisy." "Hobblin' Goblins"(reprinted from DD #26) is by Carl Barks; Story and art credits on other stories: unknown. Number on Cover: 90037-411. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #160
    Donald Duck (1971-1980) Whitman Variants 160

    Whitman edition. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Dracula Lives (1974-1976 Marvel UK) 2