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9 DCs from 1966-1970s   NOW SOLD!

A lot of late-1960s, early 1970s Silver to Bronze Age transition issues.  Each of these have certain problems keeping them out of high grade, so consider them readers copies only.

 

  1. Showcase #65 featuring the Inferior Five. Written by E. Nelson Bridwell, drawn by Mike Sekowsky.  Very Good / Fine condition: minor wear around the edges.
  2. Adventure Comics #359 featuring Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes.  "The Outcast Legion" is written by Jim Shooter and drawn by Curt Swan and George Klein.  Very Good condition: staples have some rust, and some transfer to the paper at the centerfold 
  3. Secret Six #3.  Written by E. Nelson Bridwell, drawn by Jack Sparling.  Very Good / Fine condition: color-breaking creases at the lower right corner and upper right corner of the front cover.
  4. Bat Lash #1 written by Denny O'Neil & Sergio Aragones, with art & cover by Nick Cardy.  Very Good condition: wear around the edges, pages and back cover are tanned. This is a subscription copy, with the characteristic lengthwise crease running vertically on the back cover.
  5. Metal Men #37 written and drawn by Mike Sekowsky.  Good / Very Good condition: pen marking on front cover, color-breaking creases at the bottom right corner of the front cover, a 3/4 inch spine split starting from the lower left corner.
  6. Challengers of the Unknown #75 written by Denny O'Neil, and drawn by Jack Sparling.  Joe Kubert cover.  Very Good Plus condition: color-breaking crease at the lower right corner of the front cover.  Slight discoloration of the staples.
  7. Showcase #85 featuring the first appearance of Firehair, written and drawn by Joe Kubert.  Very Good condition: color-breaking creases at the lower right corner of the front cover.  Spine wear.  There is a 1 inch tear near on the top edge of the back cover.
  8. Teen Titans #25 written by Bob Kanigher and drawn by Nick Cardy.  Very Good Plus condition: wear along the spine & a color-breaking crease at the top left corner of the back cover. 
  9. Star-Spangled War Stories #150 featuring Enemy Ace written by Bob Kanigher and drawn by Joe Kubert.  Fine Minus: there is some tanning around the edges

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Batman Family 17-20 - Michael Golden issues

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From 1978, the final four Batman Family issues. Average condition is Fine.  In this lot you get:

Batman Family 17 Mike Kaluta cover.  Jim Aparo art on the Batman story.  Huntress guest-stars.  Great 20-page teamup between Man-Bat and Kirby's Demon, Etrigan, drawn by Michael Golden.  Fine Minus condition- mild wear around the edges, particularly the upper edge of the front cover.

Batman Family 18 Mike Kaluta cover. Batman story illustrated by Michael Golden and P. Craig Russell.  Huntress solo series begins.  Fine Plus condition: note the slightly faded color along the left edge of the front cover (at the spine). 

Batman Family 19 Mike Kaluta cover. Batman story illustrated by Michael Golden and P. Craig Russell. Very Good condition: there is a tear at the lower right corner of the front cover.

Batman Family 20 Jim Starlin wraparound cover.  Batman story illustrated by Michael Golden, featuring a cross-over by Ragman.  Golden also contributes the art to a Man-Bat story that features a Batman cameo and a re-appearance of old Batman supporting character Jason Bard.  Fine condition- there is a thin hard crease at the upper right corner of the front cover.

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12 Jack Kirby Fourth World comics: New Gods, Forever People, Mister Miracle, Jimmy Olsen

 

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From 1971-1974:  A lot of 12 original Jack Kirby "Fourth World" comics chronicling the behind-the-scenes war on Earth between the forces of Darkseid's Apokolips and Highfather's New Genesis.  All the comics are complete.  All covers and pages held together by the original staples.  No water damage. Average condition is Fine, details noted below.  In this lot you get:

  1. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #137 featuring the New Newsboy Legion. Fine condition: minor wear around the edges, and a mild vertical crease on the front cover that barely breaks color in a few spots.
  2. Forever People #2  Darkseid appears.  First appearances of Mantis and Desaad.  Fine condition: a 1/4 inch spine split at the bottom of the spine and a couple of other nicks along the spine.
  3. Forever People #4 Darkseid appears. First appearance of Sonny Sumo.  Also features a Golden Age Simon & Kirby Sandman reprint from Adventure Comics #85 (1943).  Fine condition: several spine stresses, very slight spine roll.
  4. New Gods #4 features Orion, Metron, Black Racer, Highfather and Darkseid.   Also included are pin-up page illustrations of Lightray and Kalibak. Featured as well in this issue is a Golden Age Simon & Kirby reprint starring Manhunter from Adventure Comics #73 (1942).  Fine Plus condition: there is a 1/4 inch tear near the upper left corner of  the back cover.
  5. Forever People #5 The Forever People meet "Sunny Sumo."  Darkseid makes a cameo appearance.  The other new story in this issue features the first appearance of Lonar. Also included in this issue is a Golden Age Simon & Kirby Sandman reprint from Adventure Comics #84 (1943). Fine condition: a small color-breaking crease at the lower right corner of the front cover and some minor soiling along the lower edge of the back cover.
  6. Forever People #6 Darkseid appearance, first use of the Omega Effect. Also features a Golden Age Simon & Kirby Sandman reprint from Adventure Comics #75 (1942). Fine condition: minor wear along the bottom edge of the back cover.
  7. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #147 features a Neal Adams cover.  The Jack Kirby story "A Superman in Supertown" follows the Man of Steel as he takes a Boom Tube to New Genesis and meets Highfather.  This storyline is a follow-up to Kirby's story from Forever People #1 where Superman gets his first look at Supertown.  Also features a Golden Age Simon & Kirby Newsboy Legion reprint from Star-Spangled Comics #13 (1942).  Very Good / Fine condition: there is a 1/2 inch horizontal tear at the midpoint of the left edge of the back cover. 
  8. New Gods #10 Forager & Mantis appear.  Fine condition: tiny color flecks out front & back covers.  (See the letter E in the New Gods front cover logo.)
  9. Mister Miracle #11 with appearances by Barda, Oberon, and the Female Furies. Fine condition, with minor pen markings on the front cover 
  10. Mister Miracle #15 First appearance Shilo Norman.  Very Good / Fine condition: the color-breaking crease at the lower right corner of the front cover actually goes all the way through the book.
  11. Mister Miracle #16 with Barda, Oberon and Shilo Norman.  Fine Minus condition: slight color-breaking creases at the lower right corner of the front cover.
  12. Mister Miracle #17 with Barda and Shilo Norman. Fine condition, slight wear around the edges.

 

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12 Copper Age Batman Books

Detective Comics #516 - Don Newton art.  Batgirl back up story.  Very Fine condition: just some minor spine tick marks.
Detective Comics #517: Gene Colan/Tony DeZuniga art.  Batgirl back up story. Very Fine condition: there is some non-color-breaking creasing at the lower left corner of the back cover.
Batman Annual #8 - Trevor von Eeden artwork & painted cover. Ras al Ghul and Talia appear. Fine condition: some wear around the edges.
Batman Annual #11 - Alan Moore story featuring Clayface III, with George Freeman artwork.  Very Fine condition.
Detective Comics #590 An American Batman in London.  Story by John Wagner & Alan Grant.  Art by Norm Breyfogle. Very Fine condition: tiny color-breaking crease at the lower left corner of the back cover.
Detective Comics #614 Story by Alan Grant.  Art by Norm Breyfogle & Steve Mitchell.  Fine/Very Fine condition: minor wear at the upper right corner of the front cover.
Adventures of Superman #467 "Dark Knight Over Metropolis" guest-starring the Batman.  Written & penciled by Dan Jurgens, with finished ink art by Art Thibert. Very Fine / Near Mint condition.  Minor spine tick marks
Batman #465 Official roll-out of Tim Drake as the new Robin. Story by Alan Grant, art by Norm Breyfogle & Steve Mitchell.  Near Mint Minus condition.
Detective Comics #783 Death and the Maidens preview by Greg Rucka & Klaus Janson. Ras al Ghul appears. VF/NM condition.
Detective Comics #843 Story by Paul Dini. Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs. Zatanna appears.Near Mint condition.
The Brave & the Bold #27 Batman & Dial H for Hero. Story by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Jesus Saiz. Near Mint Minus condition.
Detective Comics #868 The Joker appears.  Story by David Hine. Art by Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens. Near Mint condition.


 

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