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Anthro (1968) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #1
    Anthro (1968) 1
    Published Aug 1968 by DC.
    • Discounted from $18.25.

    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post. Lart is crippled. Anthro meets Embra. Ad for Green Lantern #62 and Superman #208, art by Jack Sparling and Neal Adams. Ad for the Batmobile toy manufactured by Corgi Toys, art by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for Batman #203, art by Neal Adams. Article on Anthro by Howie Post. Direct Currents promo, art by Neal Adams. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Anthro (1968) 2
    Published Oct 1968 by DC.
    • Discounted from $12.25.
    • Discounted from $3.60.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing. Interrupts art and story.

    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 #3
    Anthro (1968) 3
    Published Dec 1968 by DC.
    • Discounted from $22.00.

    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post. After a particularly long and cold winter, Anthro and his family move farther south to be better prepared for the next year. Embra gives Anthro her horse to help them along the journey. Ad for Tiger Paws bicycle tires from Uniroyal, art by Jack Davis. Ad for Wonder Woman #179, art by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. Ad for Justice League of America #67, art by Neal Adams. Ad for World's Finest Comics #180, and Superman #211, art by Neal Adams, Curt Swan, and Jack Abel. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Anthro (1968) 4
    Published Feb 1969 by DC.

    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post. Anthro's family arrives in the City of Flame, where the people recognize Lart as the fulfillment of a prophecy. The boy is crowned king, and the deposed queen tries to manipulate Anthro in order to influence his brother. Ad for DC Special #2, art by Bob Oksner. Ad for Superboy #153, art by Neal Adams. Ad for the Super City Skyport Building Set from Ideal Toys, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Ad for Batman #208, art by Nick Cardy. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Anthro (1968) 5
    Published Apr 1969 by DC.

    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post. After escaping from the City of Flame, Anthro is separated from his family and lost when their raft overturns. He finds a tribe of Bear People which turns out to be the tribe of his father, who was cast out many years ago. Ad for Strange Adventures #217, art by Neal Adams. Ad for Zeroids from Ideal Toys, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Article on the history of the Golden Age hero, Vigilante. Ad for Action Comics #373 featuring Supergirl, art by Curt Swan and Neal Adams. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Anthro (1968) 6
    Published Aug 1969 by DC.

    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post and Wally Wood. Anthro rescues Embra and her father and brings them back to his village, where Ita takes a suitor, leaving Anthro and Embra free to marry. However, as the ceremony begins, Nima steps forward to make a challenge, forcing Embra to fight her. When their battle ends in a draw, by the law of the tribe Anthro must marry both girls. Ad for DC Special #4, art by Neal Adams. 36 pages, full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.12.