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Experience comic books from other countries! All of these comics are in the native language of the country. Some of the Japanese comics do have English titles. Countries listed in alphabetical order. Sealed comics are assumed to be NM-M condition, but no one will know for sure until the seal has been broken. Please see the Condition guide for grading codes. To purchase anything, see the How To Order page.


 

COUNTRY INDEX:
 


BRAZIL - all in Portuguese

CASCÁO #150 VF/NM+, 1992, Globo, 32 page digest size (approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches) color comic, Mauricio de Sousa's youthful character Cascáo in comical adventures. See covers  $8

CEBOLINHA #70 VF-, 1992, Globo, 66 page digest size (approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches) color comic, Mauricio de Sousa's youthful character Cebolinha in comical adventures. Napoleon parody cover. See covers  $10

GIBIZINHO DA MÔNICA #24 VF+, 1992, Globo, 32 page color mini-comic (size approximately 3.75 x 5.25 inches), Mauricio De Sousa's youthful character Mônica in comical adventures, on slick paper cover to cover. Xuxa album advertised on back cover. See covers  $6

GIBIZINHO DA PIPA #24 VF-, 1992, Globo, 32 page (including cover) color mini-comic (size approximately 3.75 x 5.25 inches), Mauricio De Sousa's female character Pipa in comical adventures, on slick paper cover to cover. See covers  $5

REVISTA DA XUXA #46 VF, 1992, Globo, 66 page digest size (approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches) color comic, Xuxa is a popular character who appears in stories that blend humor and adventure. (2 copies available) See sample covers  $10

TIO PATINHAS (Uncle Scrooge) #328 VF-, October 1992, 82 page digest size (approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches) color comic, squarebound, Carl Barks artwork, Donald Duck and his nephews appear. Great for Disney fans. Hot Wheels insert still intact! See covers  $12

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BULGARIA - all in Cyrillic

W.I.T.C.H. #31 F/VF, 2005, 78 pages (82 with covers), size 6 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches, color comic, printed on slick paper stock, carries a Walt Disney company copyright, based on the Italian comic book series, WITCH = Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia, Hay Lin who are the five lead characters, the issue contains a lengthy, full color, comic book story plus all sorts of additional features. See covers  $15

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ENGLAND (UK) - They're all in English, but they're still Foreign in the U.S.!

THE AVENGERS AND THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #143 VG, June 9, 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 1/8 x 11 1/8 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Conan (reprints half Conan the Barbarian #43) by Roy Thomas, John Buscema & Ernie Chua (Chan) (Red Sonja guests); The Avengers (reprints half Avengers #90) by Roy Thomas & Sal Buscema (Capt. Marvel cameo); Master of Kung-Fu (reprints half Master of Kung-Fu #35) by Doug Moench, Paul Gulacy & Dan Adkins; Sal Buscema cover art. See covers  $12

THE AVENGERS AND THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #144 VG, June 16, 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 1/8 x 11 1/8 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Conan (reprints half Conan the Barbarian #44) by Roy Thomas, John Buscema & The Crusty Bunkers (Neal Adams & friends) (Red Sonja guests); The Avengers (reprints half Avengers #91) by Roy Thomas & Sal Buscema; Master of Kung-Fu (reprints half Master of Kung-Fu #36) by Doug Moench, Keith Pollard & Sal Trapani; John Buscema cover art. See covers  $12

THE DANDY - No. 1758, August 2, 1975. Very Fine condition: UK color and B&W newspaper comics section, 20 pages, 8.5 x 12 inches, strips include Korky the Cat, Monkey Bizness, Desperate Dan, Robin Hood's Schooldays, Winker Watson, Young Dandy, The Smasher, Corporal Clott, Sir Coward de Custard, Black Bob, Jack Silver, Dirty Dick, Desperate Dawg, and Bully Beef and Chips. See cover  $12

DRACULA LIVES FEATURING THE LEGION OF MONSTERS #86 VG: 1/2 inch back cover tear, June 9, 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 x 11 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Tomb of Dracula (reprints half Tomb of Dracula #40 with cover) by Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan & Tom Palmer; Man-Thing (reprints half Man-Thing #3) by Steve Gerber, Val Mayerik & Jack Abel; Son of Satan (reprints half Marvel Spotlight #12) by Gary Friedrich, Herb Trimpe & Frank Chiaramonte; Gene Colan cover art. See covers  $12

GILES SUNDAY EXPRESS AND DAILY EXPRESS CARTOONS by Ronald "Carl" Giles. Softback book, Book Grade VG+, 30th Series, 1976, First Edition, Daily Express Publication, Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited, UK Import, size approximately 10 x 8 inches, 128 pages, O/P. Introduction by Eric Morecambe. This book collects a sampling of Giles' cartoons published in 1975 and 1976. If you like British humor (and who doesn't?), this volume will provide a large number of laughs. See covers  $15

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THE MIGHTY WORLD OF MARVEL STARRING THE INCREDIBLE HULK #193 VG+, June 9, 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 1/8 x 11 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Hulk (reprints half Incredible Hulk #178) by Gerry Conway, Tony Isabella, Herb Trimpe & Jack Abel (Warlock guests); Daredevil (reprints half DD #61) by Roy Thomas, Gene Colan & Syd Shores; The X-Men (reprints half X-Men #42) by Roy Thomas, Don Heck & George Tuska. See covers  $14

THE MIGHTY WORLD OF MARVEL STARRING THE INCREDIBLE HULK #194 VG+, June 16 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 1/8 x 11 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Hulk (reprints half Incredible Hulk #179) by Len Wein, Herb Trimpe & Jack Abel (Hulk vs. Missing Link); Daredevil (reprints half DD #61) by Roy Thomas, Gene Colan & Syd Shores; The X-Men (reprints half X-Men #42) by Roy Thomas, Don Heck & George Tuska (Professor X dies) and X-Men Origins Back-up by Roy Thomas, Werner Roth & Herb Trimpe. See covers  $14

THE PERISHERS OMNIBUS No. 3 by Maurice Dodd and Dennis Collins. Softback, Book Grade VG, 1976, First Edition, Daily Group, ISBN: 0-85939-067-5, approximately 8.75 x 5.5 inches, 240 pages, O/P. A wonderful collection of The Perishers B&W newspaper strips reprinted from the Daily Mirror. According to Dodd's introduction, the strips reprinted in this book are up to near the end of 1968. See covers  $24

PLANET OF THE APES #87 G/VG, June 16, 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 x 11 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Planet of the Apes (reprints half Planet of the Apes Magazine #13) by Doug Moench & Mike Ploog, Ka-Zar (reprints half Ka-Zar #7) by Gerry Conway, John Buscema & Bob McLeod, Captain Marvel (reprint) by Jim Starlin & Al Milgrom (Thanos cameo). See covers  $8

STAR WARS #3: Dark Horse Comics International, UK Edition, December 1992, VF/NM; Dave Dorman cover art, 8 x 11.5 inch magazine size issue, Dark Empire #3 story by Tom Veitch with artwork by Cam Kennedy, plus Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis Part 3 by William Messner-Loebs with art by Dan Barry and Karl Kesel, article on ILM, Star Wars bonus collector's trading cards #5 and 6 are intact. Comic size exceeds scanner bed so covers are slightly cropped at bottom. See covers  $12

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SUPER SPIDER-MAN WITH THE SUPER-HEROES #175 VG, June 16, 1976, 32 page magazine size (roughly 8 1/8 x 11 1/4 inches) B&W comic, Marvel Comics International, Spider-Man (reprints Amazing Spider-Man #126) by Gerry Conway, Ross Andru & Jim Mooney (Spider-Man vs. Kangaroo); Thor (reprints half Thor #184) by Stan Lee, John Buscema & Joe Sinnott (Thor vs. Silent One); Dr. Strange (reprints half Dr. Strange #10) by Steve Englehart, Gene Colan & Frank Chiaramonte; Marvel Two-In-One (reprints half Marvel Two-In-One #12) by Bill Mantlo, Ron Wilson & Vince Colleta (Thing & Iron Man); Iron Man (reprints half Iron Man #14) by Archie Goodwin & Johnny Craig (Iron Man vs. The Phantom); Hulk vs. Thing centerfold by Ron Wilson & Dave Hunt; John Romita cover art. If you've never see UK Spider-Man issues from this period, they are turned sideways from a US issue and have two US comic book pages printed on each page. The Spider-Man lead story is complete and the other reprinted stories are partial. Holy Batmobiles! This issue has a cool ad for Corgi's Batmobile, Batcopter and Batboat toys! See covers  $15

TV COMIC - August 16, 1975: F, Color/B&W, 24 pages, 9 x 11.25 inches, UK Newspaper insert, filled with U.S. & U.K. comic strip characters, such as US: Tom & Jerry, Pink Panther, Tarzan, Droopy Dog, Bugs Bunny, Popeye; and UK: Dr. Who, Basil Brush, Roobarb, Dad's Army, and more. See covers  $12

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FRANCE - all in French

EL EMPERADOR #41 F+, 1992, Squarebound B&W graphic album series about a tyrannical dictator, size 8 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches, 48 pages. Artwork is by Maximo Carvajal, a Chilean artist who died in 2006, printed in Italy. You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase this magazine. Slightly oversized so scans slightly crop the issue bottom. By clicking the "See covers" link, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older. See covers  $9

FLUIDE GLACIAL #195 NM, September 1992, 66 page B&W magazine, cartoons and stories in one of France's most popular humor magazines. Front cover and inside artwork by Jean Solé. Back cover by Francis Cold & Philippe Delan. Includes work by Christian Binet, Patrick Moerell, Tronchet (Didier Vasseur), Michel Pichon, Blutch (Christian Hincker), Jean-Pierre Hugot, Léandri, Jean-Michel Thiriet, Édika, Yves Frémion, Joan Tharrats, Bernar (Bernard Boulitreau), and others. Contains some mature humor and illustrations. (2 copies available) See covers  $18

STRANGE ALBUM #85 VF/NM - back of the wraparound has some scuffing visible in the white areas, 1991, 288 pages + covers, Marvel Comics (Semic), heavy cardstock covers on each issue and an additional wraparound cardstock cover duplicating SA #256's Iron Man #250 cover by Bob Layton and Spider-Man spot illos by John Romita on the back. This thick, squarebound, album is a repackaging of Strange #254 - 256 with a multitude of Marvel characters inside. I don't know what the corresponding U.S. issues are, but the Marvel copyrights are from 1989. You'll get L'Homme Araignee (Spider-Man) #326 with Colleen Doran art, #303 with Erik Larsen/Al Gordon art - Magneto appears and #304 with Todd McFarlane art, Gray Hulk appears; Division Alpha (Alpha Flight) #71 with John Calimee art; Iron Man #241 - 243 all with Bob Layton art, #242-43 Dr. Doom appears, so this could be U.S. Iron Man #249-250; Les Venguers (The Avengers) #59 - 61 with #59 - 60 having Rich Buckler/Tom Palmer art and #61 with Paul Ryan/Tom Palmer art; Namor #1 - 2 by John Byrne/Bob Wiacek; plus short strips, text pieces (Nick Fury, Sub-Mariner, Spider-Man, etc.) and puzzles. Great addition to any hardcore Marvel fan's collection. See covers  $40

STRANGE SPECIAL ORIGINES #265 VF/NM, 1992, 82 pages, Marvel Comics (Semic), squarebound, heavy cardstock covers, X-Men: Spotlight on The Starjammers from #1 - 2 (Phalkon Quest Chapters 5 - 8) by Terry Kavanagh & Dave Cockrum; Saga of the Human Torch #4 by Roy Thomas & Rich Buckler, Marvel Universe pinups from Quicksilver to Sabretooth. Thanos on back cover. See covers  $15

TIGRANA - BD CLIMAX #28 NM-, published 1991, "BD Climax" is the magazine title. The content of the issue is all Tigrana by Jean Foxer. Graphic novel format. You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase this magazine. By clicking the "See cover" link, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older. See covers  $15

X-MEN #6 NM-, 1991, 64 pages, Marvel Comics (Semic), squarebound, heavy cardstock covers, Indicia says it reprints Classic X-Men #14-16 (X-Men #107 - 109), Cover is a reprint of Classic X-Men #16 by Art Adams and Terry Austin, Interior artwork by Dave Cockrum and John Byrne (his first X-Men work reprinted), Stories by Chris Claremont. Nice rare item for X-fans. See covers  $20

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GERMANY - all in German

DIE SPINNE (Spider-Man) #151 VF/NM, 1987, Condor Verlag, 44 pages (48 with covers) of Marvel Comics on high grade paper, 7 inches wide. According to the indicia, it's Spider-Man vs. Wolverine #1 by Jim Owsley, Mark Bright and Al Williamson, and Captain America #317 (Hawkeye guests) by Mark Gruenwald, Paul Neary and Dennis Janke. See covers  $20

DIE SPINNE (Spider-Man) #171 VF/NM-, 1989, Condor Verlag, 44 pages (48 with covers) of Marvel Comics on high grade paper, 7 inches wide. According to the indicia, it's Amazing Spider-Man #308 by David Michelinie and Todd McFarlane, and The Vision and The Scarlet Witch #2 by Bill Mantlo, Rick Leonardi, Jan Akin & Brian Garvey. See covers  $19

TKKG #1/88 (#3 Overall) VG/F, 1987, Ehapa Krimi Comic, 32 pages (36 with covers), slick paper stock cover to cover, based on the junior detective series created by Stefan Wolf (Rolf Kalmuczak), beautifully colored, slightly wider than a US comic book at 7 inches. See covers  $11

VANESSA, DIE FREUNDIN DER GEISTER #157 VF/NM-, 1987, Bastei, 28 pages (32 with covers), slick paper stock cover to cover. Painted cover and a striking painted centerfold with Esteban Maroto artwork. In case your German is rusty on the title, Vanessa is a friend of ghosts in her adventure tales. Two short back-ups carry the copyright D.C. Thomson, London. See covers  $17

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HONG KONG - all in Chinese

MANHUA/COMIC BOOK #111 VG+: faint stamp on back cover, no English date, obtained in the early 1990s, Color, dimensions at 7 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches slightly larger than a regular U.S. comic book, 32 pages, Fantasy and Sword & Sorcery action. See covers  $4

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INDONESIA - all in Bahasa Indonesian

GUNDALA, SON OF LIGHTNING (aka THUNDERBOLT in English)
Created by Harya Suraminata (aka Hasmi) in 1969. The stories in these two squarebound, 5.5 x 7.5 inch sized comic books/graphic novels are reprints of 1969 issues. The original covers are reprinted on the back covers. Both issue are assumed NM-M (still sealed in the original shrinkwrapping), published by PT Bumi Langit in 2005. Indonesia's premiere superhero. Titles taken off the front covers.
GUNADALA PUTERA PETIR - ASAL-USUL GUNDALA - See covers  $20
GUNADALA PUTERA PETIR - PERHITUNGAN DI PLANET COVOX - See covers  $20

KINERJA POLISI #01 NM- with a 3/4 inch lower right corner crimp, 1997 (only date inside), 52 pages, oversized digest size, heavy cardstock covers, Published by PUSHAM-UII, B&W, Writer: Ismail, Pencils: Ferry, Tinta: Ferry Ardiyant and A Faisal, Grayscale shading: Eko Jay & Baharuddin. This comic book appears to be an Indonesian public service publication for community oriented policing. Very unique item. See covers  $5

POLISI BERUBAHLAH #02 NM- with a 1/8 inch upper right cover corner faint compression, No date (probably 1997 or 1998), 56 pages, oversized digest size, heavy cardstock covers, Published by PUSHAM-UII, B&W, Writer: Ismail, Pencils: A Faisal, Tinta: Ismail Baik hati, Grayscale shading: Super Jay. This comic book appears to be an Indonesian public service publication for community oriented policing. Very unique item. See covers  $6

BERSAMA MENGATASI GANGGUAN KEAMANAN #03 NM- with a 1/4 inch upper right cover corner compression, 1998 (only date inside), 52 pages, oversized digest size, heavy cardstock covers, Published by PUSHAM-UII, B&W, Writer: Ismail, Pencils: Ferry Manuputty, Tinta: Ferdian Udiyanto and A Faisal, Grayscale shading: Bambang Toserba. This comic book appears to be an Indonesian public service publication for community oriented policing. Very unique item. See covers  $5.50

KOMIK KEAMANAN DAERAH VG, No date, 24 pages, Oversized digest size, Published by ISPP, B&W. This comic book appears to be an Indonesian police publication used for community outreach. Very unique item with a number of different drawing styles inside. See covers  $2.50

SELAMAT PAGÍ URBAZ NM, 2004, 88 pages, Sebuah Novel Grafis (roughly 7 x 9 inch Graphic Novel), squarebound, heavy cardstock covers, Stories and Art by Beng Rahadian, Published by Terrant Books, B&W. This graphic novel appears to be telling slice of life stories from Indonesia. "Benda Terbang" appears to be a secondary story inside. Comes in the original packaging bag. See covers  $15

SPLIT! NM, 2004, 96 pages, Terrant Comics Graphic Novel (roughly 5.75 x 8.25 inches), Bangga Komik Bangsa, Story and Artwork by Bayu Indie and Ian Paragraph, B&W artwork, Published by Terrant Books, squarebound, heavy cardstock covers. A rather graphic graphic novel with an edge toward the ultra-violent. A Bonnie & Clyde style relationship where the protagonists bash in people's skulls, stab hands to desk tops, shoot holes through heads, and garrote their acquaintances for fun and profit (just so you know what you are getting)! Recommended for mature readers. Comes in the original packaging bag. See covers  $15

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ITALY - all in Italian

TUTTO TEX #103: IL SIGNORE DELL'ABISSO by Gianluigi Bonelli and Guglielmo Letteri. Book Grade FN, 1991, Softback book, approximately 6.25 x 8.25 inches, 114 pages, B&W artwork, heavy cardstock covers, printed in Italy. Graphic novel style story with Tex Willer in another Western fumetto adventure. Serialized back-up "Fort Defiance" by Bonelli and Aurelio Galleppini fills out the last few pages of the book. Cover artwork by Galleppini, who died in 1994. Bonelli died in 2001 and Letteri died in 2006. See covers  $15

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JAPAN - all in Japanese

CANDY TIME KAIZOKUBAN Volume 35, #4 VF+, April 1993, B&W, thick magazine size manga, 214 pages. Some of the 14 adult oriented series titles inside this anthology translate as: Justice Action Company, Sweet Cute/Chi Ya Ko, Chaser, Forced Runner, Vanity Angel, and Red Black. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this issue. See covers  $20

COMICS FOR MEN #230 VF+, 1994, Shogakukan, B&W, thick magazine size, 300 pages. Michael Jordan in a baseball uniform painted cover, anthology format, GOLGO 13 and Hotel stories inside, graphic violence in a couple samurai tales. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this issue. See covers  $18

WEEKLY #47 VF/NM: small air terminal sticker on back cover, 1986, B&W on colored pages, thick squarebound "phone book" sized anthology, 360 pages! Action, Adventure, Baseball, Golf, Football, Motorcycles, Gangsters, Kung-Fu, Witches, and more, all mixed with typical small doses of graphic Manga sex and violence! Recommended for mature readers. See covers  $20

PAPERBACK BOOK MANGA (graded using book condition codes):

BOOK "PART 1" by unknown. Book FN- with dust jacket VG+, small faint "Printed In Japan" stamped on bottom edge, Softback, not dated, early/mid-1980s, size 5 x 7 1/8 inches, 272 pages, B&W with gray tones and some orange tint added, O/P. Detective story with a wolf character that keeps appearing, contains violence and brief nudity. Recommended for mature readers. See covers  $14

BOOK #3/VOLUME 212,
"STAR WARS GAME" by Hayao Takatsuki. VG-: inside is FN with cover wear and a 3/8 inch front cover abrasion causing the overall VG- grade, Paperback, April 1985, Saito Inc., 170 pages, B&W, ISBN: 4-7916-0212-9, O/P. Science fiction space adventure with a lot of space ships in this one, wraparound cover artwork. The title translates as "Star Wars," but there is no association with the film. Registration card still bound in and original bookmark included, plus a blue promo sheet for other volumes. See covers  $12

GOLGO 13 BOOK #58 by Takao Saito. As New with dust jacket, Japanese Import Softback, includes the paper inserts and bookmark, 1982, 254 pages, size approximately 5 x 7.25 inches, B&W with some orange tint on the first 20 pages, O/P. If you are not familiar with the character, he's a professional assassin who's stories are loaded with violence. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. Arabs and Russians are the bad guys in this beautifully illustrated story. Rare edition for manga collectors. See covers  $30

GOLGO 13 ANIME BOOK by Takao Saito. As New Book with As New- dust jacket, Japanese Import Softback, Compix SP Comics, not dated, but circa-1982, 162 pages, size approximately 5 x 7.25 inches, O/P. Full color images taken directly from the anime. If you are not familiar with the character, he's a professional assassin who's stories are loaded with violence. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. Rare edition for anime collectors. See covers  $30

MACROSS (SELECT ULTRA CARD MACROSS) from the THIS IS ANIMATION series. Book: As New with a manufactured curvature, Book Sleeve: As New- with 1/2 inch back cover corner depression, Book Slipcase: VG+ due to lower left corner back cover ding, August 1983, Shogakukan, Printed in Japan, ISBN 4-09-295001-2, roughly 4.25 x 5.75 inches in size, O/P. From Studio Nue's anime series, this is a color, animation cel reproduction post card book. On the back of each of the 64 color, slick stock, images is a B&W scene or two with text all in Japanese. The post card stock images are bound at one side. These bound cards are wrapped by a heavy paper sleeve and then fit into a cardboard slipcase. Also included is the original paper bookmark and a 3 sticker sheet with the Macross logos and "Gerwalk." If you are a fan of the anime series or Japanimation, this rare import is a must have collectible. See slipcase and sleeve cover and sample card front and back  $39

RAIDEEN: YUSHA RAIDEEN and GO!! GO!! RAIDEEN (TV Hero Series Books 3 and 4 Set) Hardbacks, Book 3 As New- and Book 4 FN- (4 inch, pen point, front cover indentation), no date printed but I've seen these listed in publications from 1979 so they are seventies, Froebel-Kan Co. Ltd, Japanese Import Editions, size 7 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches, printed in Japan, distributed in Hawaii, O/P. Two all-color, animation cel reproduction books printed on 12 heavy board pages. For Anime fans. These contain both English and Japanese lyrics to the songs in the Tohokushinsha Films series, as well as the sheet music! Sold as a set. See Yusha covers  See Go Go covers  Both for $20

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MEXICO - all in Spanish

CAPITAN MARVEL #21 (Captain Marvel #23 in U.S.) VG: Last 6 pages have chips out of the top right corner of the page border, artwork is unaffected, September 1975, MACC Division Historietas, Color; Marvel's Comic with Gil Kane cover art, interior artwork by Wayne Boring and written by Marv Wolfman. Planet of the Apes (El Planeta de los Simios) back cover. See covers  $9

COLECCION MICRO SUSPENSO #434 F, Editorial Continente, September 1975, 96 pages, squarebound, B&W mini-comic (approximately 3 x 4.5 inches), "Socios En El Crimen" with artwork by Arturo Velasco. The story's lead character is a black widow type who has no problem bashing her sweetheart's skull in with a pipe wrench if it means getting his money! This series was incredibly popular in Mexico as evidenced by the number of issues published. See covers  $10

LOS HOMBRES X #19 (X-Men #19 in U.S.) VG, October 1975, MACC Division Historietas, Color; Marvel Comic with Sal Buscema's X-Men #69 cover art, interior artwork Jack Kirby and Jay Gavin, inks by Dick Ayers, and story by Stan Lee. First appearance of The Mimic, Amazing Spider-Man #31 cover b&w coloring pin-up page by Steve Ditko. Planet of the Apes (El Planeta de los Simios) back cover. See covers  $16

LA INCREIBLE MOLE #19 (Incredible Hulk #131 in U.S.) VG+, November 1975, MACC Division Historietas, Color; Marvel Comic with cover and interior artwork by Herb Trimpe, inks by John Severin, and story by Roy Thomas. Iron Man guests, First appearance of Jim Wilson, Incredible Hulk b&w coloring pin-up page by Jack Kirby. Planet of the Apes (El Planeta de los Simios) back cover. See covers  $17

EL PLANETA DE LOS SIMIOS #1 (Planet of the Apes Magazine #1 in U.S.) VF-, August 15, 1975 (Año 1, Epoca 2, No. 1), MACC Ediciones Especiales, Color and B&W artwork, printed in Mexico; Marvel Magazine with cover art reprint of issue #7 by Bob Larkin, interior artwork by George Tuska (Gene Colan drew the splash page) and Mike Esposito, adaptation of story by Doug Moench. Begins the saga of the first film up to the point where Dodge is shot. There's also an article on the Planet of the Apes film with stills and production artwork. The unique thing about this hybrid issue is that while it is magazine size and has some pages in B&W, it captures elements of the comic book with some pages in color. It's also 32 pages (including covers) like a comic book and not 64 like the U.S. magazine. See covers  $40

LOS VENGADORES #17 (The Avengers #74 in U.S.) VG-, October 1975, MACC Division Historietas, Color; Marvel Comic with cover and interior artwork by John Buscema, inks by Tom Palmer, and story by Roy Thomas. Planet of the Apes (El Planeta de los Simios) back cover. See covers  $14

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SPAIN - all in Spanish

MAD MAGAZINE #4 NM-, 1974, 32 pages, Printed in Spain, Mexico edition. Norman Mingo cover art from U.S. Mad #145 and back cover from U.S. Mad #157, includes artwork by Bob Clarke, Arnoldo Franchioni, Sergio Aragones, Antonio Prohias, Don Martin, Dave Berg, Angelo Torres (Columbo parody), Mort Drucker (James Bond films parody), Al Jaffee, and Jack Rickard. See covers  $40

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THAILAND - all in Thai

"ACTION" #? VG, 1994, 64 page digest size comic (approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches), squarebound, B&W art, Japanese manga style artwork. The female character shown on the cover in the "Indiana Jones" style clothes is the lead character in this action story, some bloody violence and gory shootings, buy hey, what's a few bullets through your back among friends? See covers  $6

"ACTION/HORROR" #4 VF- with top and bottom edge rack code dots, 1994, 64 page digest size comic (approximately 5 x 7.25 inches), B&W art. Nude females on cover, but nothing like that inside, some bloody violence. Recommended for mature readers. One story has a floating zombie head with its spine attached that likes ripping people's intestines out. One artist signed his name in English and it looks like Somvut Rattanasurang Nakornsi; he's drawn a Prince Valiant style story. See covers  $9

"ADVENTURE" #B.K. 007 VF/NM- with top and bottom edge rack code dots, 1994, 64 page digest size comic (approximately 5.25 x 7.25 inches), B&W artwork, adventure-romance anthology stories, very stylized artwork that appears to be influenced by the artists of the Philippines. The stories have published signatures, but I can't make out the artists names. See covers  $10

"HUMOR" #247 VF with 1/4 inch top and bottom edge rack code marks, 1994, 128 page digest size comic (approximately 5.25 x 7.25 inches), squarebound, color and B&W artwork, very "cartoony" styles used throughout the issue, much of it is manga inspired. Batman, Spider-Man and Fred Flintstone even have surprise cameos! See covers  $9.50

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