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Comic books August 1975

  • Issue #25
    Grimm's Ghost Stories (1972 Whitman) 25

    Whitman edition. Cursed be he that moves Shakespeare's bones! Featuring: 6 page story "By The Bones of Shakespeare" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Plus: 7 page story "The Merlin Computer" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Frank Bolle; 6 page story "Trial By Water" written by Paul Newman and drawn by George Roussos; 6 page story "Theodosia's House" written by Warner and drawn by Oscar Novelle. Cover price $0.25.

  • Aug 1975
    Hit Parader Magazine (1942 Charlton) Aug 1975

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    Long running music magazine featuring articles, song lyrics and fan letters. This issue focuses on Led Zeppelin, Bad Company, Alice Cooper, Rolling Stones, Freddie Mercury and more! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 68 pages, B&W Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    Hong Kong Phooey (1975) 2

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  • Issue #824
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 824

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    August 2nd, 1975. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring a new Red Star Robinson adventure, Danny Boyd, and the Cowboy Cricketer! 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #825
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 825

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    August 9th, 1975. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring a new Red Star Robinson adventure, Danny Boyd, and the Cowboy Cricketer! 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #826
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    August 16th, 1975. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring a new Red Star Robinson adventure, Danny Boyd, and the Cowboy Cricketer! 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #827
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 827

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    August 23rd, 1975. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring a new Red Star Robinson adventure, Return to the Sword, and the Cowboy Cricketer! 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #828
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 828

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    August 30th, 1975. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring a new Red Star Robinson adventure, Cracker Jack, Boy Spy, and the Cowboy Cricketer! 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #234
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 234

    Cover by Ernie Chan. Featuring: 12 page story "The Bewitchment of Jerimiah Haskins" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (script continuity) and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 6 page story "Lafferty's Luck" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Al Milgrom. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #234MJ
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  • Issue #134
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 134

    Cover art by Ernie Chan. "The Inheritance of Blood," script by David V. Reed (as Coram Nobis), art by Nestor Redondo; A boy who goes to spend some vacation time with his cousins learns that they belong to a coven of werewolves. Cain & Abel cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "The Last Out," script by Steve Skeates, art by Buddy Gernale; A vampire arrives in a small town to prey upon what he considers stupid inhabitants, but he ends up getting tricked by their mention of a "bat cave"; When the villagers swarm him as a group and he attempts to flee, he discovers that the cave contains no bats to hide amongst but only two baseball bats left by one of the villagers as a pun. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #134MJ
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 134MJ

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  • Issue #113
    I Love You (1955-80 Charlton) 113

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    Stories this issue: Jonnie Love in "An Offer They Couldn't Refuse!", with art by Sasa; "Discovered Love," with art by Demetrio Sánchez Gómez; and "The Game of Love." Plus, the advice column "Jennifer's Corner" by Jennifer White. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #190
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 190

    "The Man Who Came Down on a Rainbow!" Written by Len Wein. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Marie Severin. Even in the wastelands of Siberia, the Hulk can find no peace. In the last week he has been attacked time and again without provocation, first by the mad genius Gremlin, then by the mindless minions of the Mole Man. Now, the Russian Army wants him destroyed. Just when the green goliath gives up hope, he is visited by a golden stranger who comes to him on the rays of a rainbow. Glorian shows the Hulk a world where he is accepted and can live in peace. But, what is this golden stranger's connection to the Shaper of Worlds (last seen in Incredible Hulk #155)? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #190MJ
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 190MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Even in the wastelands of Siberia, the Hulk can find no peace. In the last week he has been attacked time and again without provocation, first by the mad genius Gremlin, then by the mindless minions of the Mole Man. Now, the Russian Army wants him destroyed. Just when the green goliath gives up hope, he is visited by a golden stranger who comes to him on the rays of a rainbow. Glorian shows the Hulk a world where he is accepted and can live in peace. But, what is this golden stranger's connection to the Shaper of Worlds (last seen in Incredible Hulk #155)? "The Man Who Came Down on a Rainbow!" Story by Len Wein. Art by Herb Trimpe and Marie Severin. 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 53 #8
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    One of many vintage supermarket tabloid magazines full of high profile FBI and CIA cases of the era, accompanied by black and white photographs and testimonials from those involved in, and close to the events themselves. 8.5" x 10.5", 58 pages, B&W, recommended for 16+. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #5
    Inspector (1974 Gold Key) 5

    Number/month on cover: 90292-507, no month listed. Comic book version of the animated character who was part of the Pink Panther cartoon series. This issue features the cases of "Elementary Kindergarten," "The Anti-Cultural Crimes," and "The Kidnapped Inspector." Issue also has the Pink Panther in "A Trip to the Pink Planet." Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Invaders (1975 Marvel 1st Series) 1
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    Part 1 of 2 - "The Ring of the Nebulas!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Frank Robbins and Vince Colletta. The greatest heroes of the Golden Age, Captain America, Human Torch, and Prince Namor alongside their sidekicks Bucky and Toro, unite to win World War II and take down the Axis Powers once and for all. But when Captain America rescues a mysterious woman of great beauty, the Invaders suddenly find themselves confronted with a threat greater than anything they've ever faced before. 32 pages FC. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #77
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 77

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    "I Cry: Revenge!" Story by Mike Friedrich. Art by Arvell Jones and Chic Stone. Cover by Gil Kane and Al Milgrom. The War of the Super-Villains resumes after a one-issue hiatus. Iron Man battles the Mad Thinker, the Yellow Claw, and Firebrand to determine the winner of the Black Lama's golden globe. Who will win the war? (Note: The Black Lama storyline continues in Iron Man 80.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #77MJ
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 77MJ

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  • Vol. 37 #7
    Jack and Jill (1938 Curtis) Vol. 37 #7
    Published Aug 1975 by Curtis.

    August/September 1975. 62 Pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #84
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 84

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    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino. Love Bug, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Alexandra is so pathetically love-struck over Alan M. that she goes into insane ecstasy at the mere mention of his name. A Big Help? humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Splash of Success, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The Cabots study abstract art under the guidance of the great Pablo Peculio. Car Wash Woes, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Melody gets everybody soaked while she's trying to wash her father's car. No Sense of Direction, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Journey into Mystery (1972 2nd series) 18

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    Cover by Ron Wilson and Frank Giacoia. The Monster in the Iron Mask!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; A seemingly invincible alien attacks Earth, but a magician realizes that he is using misdirection to keep from facing his one weakness: gas. Forever is a Long Long Time!, art by Don Heck; A greedy businessman bullies a scientist into giving him a device that can give humans the 1,000-year lifespan of a giant redwood. The Thing from the Hidden Swamp, art by Jack Kirby; A plain girl helps a stranded alien, and is made beautiful as a reward. The Big Bang!! Hostess Twinkies ad with Captain Marvel, art by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #243
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 243

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Power Man," art by Samm Schwartz; Archie sees Jughead rehearsing a fight scene for a play with Moose, thinks Jughead has gained superior fighting ability and spreads the idea to everyone. "Charm Chump," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tries to convince Reggie that he has a good luck voodoo charm. "Flower Child," art by Samm Schwartz; Gladys hounds Jughead to help her in the garden. "Fruit Salad a la Jughead," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead comes to school dressed as a banana. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Justice Inc. (1975) 2
    Published Aug 1975 by DC.

    "The Skywalker." Script by Denny O'Neil (adapted from the novel by Kenneth Robeson), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Royer. Superman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Sp" (pencils by Curt Swan?). Kirby cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #121
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 121

    Cover art by Ernie Chan. The Hero Who Jinxed the Justice League!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Adam Strange marries his long-time sweetheart, Alanna; Kanjar Ro guest-stars. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 10
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3803441021

    "Beyond the Vale of Savage Time." Script by Gerry Conway and Doug Moench, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Fred Kida. Gil Kane cover. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10MJ
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  • Issue #10UK
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) UK Edition 10UK

    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9p cover price. "Beyond the Vale of Savage Time." Script by Gerry Conway and Doug Moench, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Fred Kida. Gil Kane cover. Marvel Value Stamp.

  • Issue #32
    Kamandi (1972 DC) 32

    Giant sized issue. "Me." Script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by D. Bruce Berry. Cover by Kirby and Berry. A giant sand creature helps Kamandi and company against gorilla commandoes. Includes 4-page black-and-white text and photo article by Steve Sherman called "Jack Kirby--the Man with a Pencil," covering Kirby's career in comics. Includes reprint of Kamandi's first appearance in issue 1 and an updated map of Earth After Disaster. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #32MJ
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  • Issue #197
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 197

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    All reprints from Gunsmoke Western # 64: Kid Colt Outlaw stars in "The Day the Kid was Captured" (script by Stan Lee, art by Jack Keller); back-up story "He Wore a Tin Star" (script by Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad. New Gil Kane cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #197MJ
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    Reprints Kid Colt Outlaw # 115. Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. All reprints from Gunsmoke Western # 64: Kid Colt Outlaw stars in "The Day the Kid was Captured" (script by Stan Lee, art by Jack Keller); back-up story "He Wore a Tin Star" (script by Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad. New Gil Kane cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #58
    Korak Son of Tarzan (1964 Gold Key/DC) 58

    Cover by Joe Kubert. "Cave of Darkness," script by Joe Kubert, art by Rudy Florese; Once again adrift at sea on a raft, Korak gets pulled toward an island inhabited by monstrous bats, insects, and lizards; He comes across a sacrificial ceremony and goes in to rescue the victim. "The Deadly Motion Picture!" (Part 2), script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Russ Manning; Reprints of Tarzan newspaper strips with Korak as a film star. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Korg 70,000 BC (1975) 2

    Untitled story, art, and painted cover by Pat Boyette. Back-up text story, "The Prince and the Serpent" (story by Michael J. Pellowski, illustrations by John Byrne). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #293
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 293
  • Issue #160
    Life with Archie (1958) 160

    Long, adventure-style stories: Betty and Veronica are trapped in a burning building; a mysterious green box menaces Riverdale. Stories and art by Frank Doyle, Dan DeCarlo and Stan Goldberg, plus Lil Jinx by Joe Edwards. 32 pages. Cover by Goldberg. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #97
    Little Archie (1956) 97
    • Water damage.

    "Slip of the Tongue," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx has broken her radio but she thinks it can be fixed. "All About Science," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie and Little Jughead help Coach Kleats build a pitching machine. Little Archie Fun Page, art by Dexter Taylor. "Funny Man," art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie draws a cartoon of himself beating up Fangs Fogerty. "The Duel"; Aunt Zelda is on a diet. "Sunrise Sunset" starring Little Archie. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #160
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 160

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  • Issue #227
    Little Lulu (1948-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 227

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #227
    Little Lulu (1972 Whitman) 227

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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #178
    Locus (1968) 178
    Published Aug 1975 by Locus.

    Published by Charles Brown, Locus is a fanzine that reports on science fiction and fantasy writing. Issue #178 includes: Hugo award winners; Aussie Con report; industry news; Rollerball movie review; fanzine ads; and art by Bill Rotsler, Tim Kirk, and Helmet Pesch. 4 pgs. Aug 20, 1975. 50 cents. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Lone Ranger PB (1975-1981 Novel Pinnacle Edition) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Lone Ranger!" By Gaylord Dubois and Frank Striker. With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful rider of the palins led the fight for law and order in the early western United States. Nowhere in the pages of history can one find a greater champion of justice. The Pinnacle Series are newer editions of a hardcover series of Lone Ranger books that were published from 1936 to 1956 by Grosset and Dunlap. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 184 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #3
    Looney Tunes (1975 Gold Key) 3

    Untitled story; Porky thinks he can hypnotize, and Petunia saves the day with her home baked cake. Untitled story; Disguised as a swami, Bugs tricks Elmer into wasting all of his pay. Untitled story; Kandi makes friends with the savage animals, and together they scare fierce tree men away from attacking Kandi's family. Untitled story; Mary Jane and Sniffles seek information on Columbus, and end up beneath the sea with a school of fish. Untitled story; Bugs singlehandedly captures the officers of an enemy vessel. "Petunia Plays Detective" text story. Untitled Inky story. Untitled Pat, Patsy and Pete story; The protagonists go searching for treasure at the bottom of the sea. Untitled story; Bugs leads Elmer to think that rabbits are the best mouse catchers in the world. Porky's Hollywood Sketch Book. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Looney Tunes (1975 Whitman) 3

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    Whitman Edition. Bugs and Yosemite Sam encounter pirates; Wile E. Coyote decides to work out to chase the Road Runner; a Mary Jane and Sniffles story from 1954 is reprinted. 36 pages. Cover price $0.25 Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Lovecraft/Garcia SC (1975 Shroud) The Library Lovecraftian 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Featuring a collection of fantastic pieces by artist Mike Garcia. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 8-in. x 11-in., 20 pages, B&W. NOTE: Limited to 995 copies.

  • Issue #160
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  • Issue #98
    Madhouse Comics (1974) 98

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. "Goldilocks and the Three Werewolves," art by Dexter Taylor; The famous bank robber Goldilocks uses a werewolf's house as a hideout and eats their pizza pie. "The Invention of Time," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Professor Klutz tells how time was invented by keeping track of when a caveman named Ku's stomach growled. "Mad House Follies," art by Dexter Taylor; Igor and Freddy do a stand-up routine for a crowd of monsters. "The Return of Pingo Pongo," art by Dexter Taylor; After being knocked off the Empire State Building, Pingo Pongo is taken under the wing of talent agent Eddie, who trains the ape to be in movies. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 49 #2
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 49 #2

    Volume 49, Issue 2 - August 1975. Cover by David Hardy. Fantasy and science fiction stories by Tom Reamy, Avram Davidson, Charles Runyon, Henry Slesar, Isaac Asimov, Robert F. Young, Larry Eisenberg, and Ron Goulart. 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 162 pages, B&W Cover price $1.00.