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Comic Books
· 1977 Comic Art Convention Program Book [Phil Seuling - 1977] 2
· 2010 #1,2 [Marvel - 1985] 2
· Akira #38 [Epic - 1995]
· The Marvel Comics Art of Wally Wood [Thumbtack Books - 1982] 2
· Astonishing Tales #1-4 [Marvel - 1970 to 1971] 2
· Avengers #326-333 [Marvel - 1990, 1991]
· Batman #575-583 [DC - 2000]
· Big Apple Comix (no number) [Big Apple Productions - September 1975] 2
· Bizarre Adventures #28 [Marvel - 1981], 31, 32, 34 [Marvel - 1982] 2
· Blaze #1-12 [Marvel - 1994, 1995]
· Bucky O'Hare #1-4 [Continuity - 1991, 1992]
· Cable #16 [Marvel - 1994]
· Canon [Overseas Weekly - 1960s] *
· Comic Book Artist #16 - interviewed
· Conan the Barbarian # 114?, 117, 221, 224 [Marvel - 1980, 1980, 1989, 1989]
· Conan #1-10 [Marvel - 1995] a
· Cops: The Job #1-4 [Marvel - 1992] 2
· Crazy #2, 3, 63, 64, 72, 80, 82 [Marvel - 1974, 1974, 1980, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1982] 2
· Creepy #89, 106, 112 [Warren - 1977, 1979, 1979] 2
· Daredevil #193, 196, 197 [Marvel - 1983] 1 359 [December - 1996]
· Double Edge: Alpha #1 [Marvel - 1995]
· Drool #1 [Company & Sons - unknown]
· Echo of Futurepast #1-6 [Continuity - 1984, 1985] 2
· Eerie #103, 105, 108, 109, 111 [Warren - 1979, 1979, 1980, 1980, 1980] 2
· Generation X #33-47 [Marvel - 1997 to 1998]
· Elektra #14-16,18,19 [Marvel - 1998]
· G.I.Joe #1-7, 10-19, 21-118, 120-142, 144-152, 155 [Marvel - 1982 to 1994]
· G.I.Joe Yearbook #1-4 [Marvel - 1985 to 1988]
· G.I.Joe Special Missions #1-28 [Marvel - 1986 to 1989]
· G.I.Joe: Frontline #1-4 [Image - 2002 to 2003]
· G.I.Joe mini-comics [Hasbro - 2002 to 2003]
· Ghost Rider / Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance: #11 [Marvel - 1993]
· Gothic Blimp Works #2, 4 [East Village - 1969]
· Grimm and Logan #1-3 [Marvel - 2000]
· Island of Dr. Moreau #1 [Marvel - 1977]
· James Bond 007: For Your Eyes Only #1, 2 [Marvel - July 7 and August 11, 1981] 2
· John Carter, Warlord of Mars #28 [Marvel - 1979] 2
· Ka-Zar #13, 14 [Marvel - December 1975 and February 1976] 2
· Kitty Pryde: Agent of SHIELD #1-4 [Marvel - ?]
· Legend of Dark Claw #1 [Amalgam Comics - 1996] b
· Man-Thing #9 [Marvel - 1981]
· Marvel Comics Presents #25 [Marvel - Early August 1989] 2
· Marvel Comics Super Special #19 [Marvel - June 16, 1981] 2
· Marvel Comics Super Special #37 [Marvel - 1984] 2
· The Marvel Fumetti Book #1 [Marvel - April 1984] 2
· Marvel Premiere #16-19 [Marvel - Jul., Sept., Oct. and Nov. 1974] 2
· Men of War #8, 15 [DC - 1978, 1979]
· Moon Knight / Fist of Khonshu (V. II) #4 [Marvel - October 1985] 2
· Mort The Dead Teenager #1,2,4 [Marvel - 1993 to 1994]
· National Lampoon Encyclopedia of Humor National Lampoon 2
· Nth Man #1-16 [Marvel - 1989 to 1990]
· Nick Fury: Scorpio TPB [Marvel - 2000] (wrote the introduction)
· Planet of the Vampires #1 [Atlas/Seaboard Periodicals - 1975] 2
· Power Man & Iron Fist #76 [Marvel - December 1981] 2
· Punisher War Zone #20-25 [Marvel - 1993 to 1994]
· The Revengers: Featuring Megalith #2 [Continuity - 1985] 2
· Sabretooth #1-4 [Marvel - 1993]
· Sally Forth [Overseas Weekly] *
· Secrets of the Sinister House #10 [DC - March 1973] *, 2
· Star Hunters #2 [DC - 1978]
· Star Trek #13 [Marvel - 1981]
· Star Wars #48 [Marvel - June 1981] 2
· Super-Villain Team-Up #15 [Marvel - November 1978] 2
· Unknown Soldier #211 [DC - 1977]
· Venom: Along Came a Spider #1-4 [Marvel - 1996]
· Venom: Carnage Unleashed #1-4 [Marvel - 1995]
· Venom: The Hunted #1 (2, 3 ?) [Marvel - 1996]
· Venom: Finale #1-3 [Marvel - 1997]
· Venom: On Trial #1-3 [Marvel - 1997]
· Venom: Sinner Takes All #1-5 [Marvel - 1995]
· Weapon X #1-3 [Marvel - 1995]
· What If? #32 [Marvel - 1982] 2
· Wolfpack (Marvel Graphic Novel #31) [Marvel - 1987]
· Wolfpack #1-3 [Marvel - 1988]
· Wolverine #29, 36-43, 45-53, 55-57, 60-118 [Marvel - 1990 to 1997]
· Wolverine's Revenge video game [Activision; wrote script]
· Wulf the Barbarian #1,2 [Atlas/Seaboard Periodicals - 1975] 2
· X-Men Unlimited #9 [Marvel - 1995]
· Young Master #1-3 [New Comics Group - 1987] 2

Footnotes:
a I have not been able to find this run in any price guide, but I'm told it exists.
b Part of a limited series by DC and Marvel
? Uncertain if Hama was involved

Larry Hama's Notes:
· * I wasn't the penciler on the Wally Wood Dr. Doom stuff. I hardly did any penciling for Woody at all. What we Wood Assistants did was 'swipograph', that is trace Alex Raymond heads on the opaque projector. Once Woody inked them, they were his. I did script about three Sally Forth stories and a few of the Cannons. I wrote the main Sally Forth story in the first reprint book (which is actually dedicated to me, mostly because I lent Woody the money to publish it!).
· "Losing His Head" in DC's Secrets of the Sinister House #10 was the first mainstream comic story I ever did. It was inked by Neal Adams, who also twisted an arm or two to get me the gig.
· "I did something like twenty jobs for the National Lampoon in the '70s, starting with the early issues that were art-directed by Cloud Studios. Penciling mostly and mostly inks by Ralph Reese or Neal Adams and the Crusty Bunkers. 'Night of the Iceless Capades' was a complete story. So was 'The Deal'. I also illustrated the 'Eddie Bean Catalogue' parody, the Amtrack model train catalogue, and there was a whole pinball machine that Ralph and I redesigned and painted that was shot as a photo illo. I can't remember the rest of the Lampoon stuff. Wish I had saved some copies, but I keep running out of room! In the seventies, I also penciled a Spider-Man comic for Peter Pan records. No credits. It was inked by Dick Giordano. I also wrote and penciled the first two issues of 'Wulf the Barbarian' for Atlas Comics and did some funny stuff for a humor mag called Apple Pie. As for Crazy magazine, I was the editor of that book for about three years."

Carsten Larsen's Notes:
With the aid of The Comic Reader #192 and The Comics Journal #64 & 65, I have ascertained that the release date for Marvel Comics Super Special #19 was June 16, 1981 while the two issues of For Your Eyes Only were released July 7 and August 11 of '81.
1 Hama scripted #193 (cover-dated April 1983) but only did breakdowns for #196-197 (July & August 1983) - all three are copyrighted 1983.
2 And now for stuff that I can vouch for, hopefully presented in an understandable way (months listed are cover-dates, and names separated by slashes are writer(s) / artist(s) or writer(s) / penciler / inker):

    1977 COMIC ART CONVENTION was held at Hotel Sheraton in Philadelphia, and a program book was made bearing just the year and name of the con as its title. In it, on p. 46, is a full-page sketch by Hama including what looks like the Dr Deth character from his Bizarre Adventures stories in a shoot-out scene involving a train, a police car, a motorcycle, and a biplane.
    2010 - Hama only shares layout credits with Joe Barney; reprints Marvel Comics Super Special #37
    BIG APPLE COMIX (September 1975) "Over & Under," 5 pp. split down the middle with Neal Adams doing the art on the left side and Hama & Ralph Reese doing the right side.
    BIZARRE ADVENTURES #28 (Marvel, October 1981) "Shadow Hunter," 20 pp., Adams & Moench / Hama & Adams / 4 inkers
    BIZARRE ADVENTURES #31 (Marvel, April 1982) - 1.) "Dr Deth With Kip & Muffy," 10 pp., Hama/Hama & 2.) "Redondo Rabbit," 8 pp., Hama/Armstrong
    BIZARRE ADVENTURES #32 (Marvel, August 1982) "Demon's Bridge," 8 pp., Hama/Hama
    BIZARRE ADVENTURES #34 (Marvel, February 1983, cop. 1982) "Dr. Deth Not to Mention Kip and Muffy," 6 pp., Hama/Hama
    COPS: THE JOB #1-4 (June to September, 1992) 4 issue mini-series from Marvel. It was a tight little thing with great consistency in that Mike Golden did all 4 covers, and Larry Hama & Joe Jusko shared scripting credits each time, Mike Harris penciled them all, and Jimmy Palmiotti inked every one. The story in #1 ran 22 pp., while #2-4 all were 23 pp. In the back of #1 Hama is named as the one who originally proposed the series as "a REAL book about REAL people doing a REAL job". Story titles for the 4 books (or chapters): "First Day," "Getting To Know You," "One Slip..." and "Repercussions"
    CRAZY #2 (February, 1974) contains a 4-pager: "The 1993 Nostalgic Paraphernalia Catalogue" (yes, 1993!) written by Steve Skeates with art by Hama & Ralph Reese.
    CRAZY #3 (March, 1974) "Rock'n'Rollin' Stone," 5 pp., Gerber/Hama/Reese
    CRAZY #63 (Marvel 1980) back cover Hama/Golden (signed, but only Golden credited on contents page)
    CRAZY #64 (Marvel 1980) "Rock'n'Rollin' Stone," 5 pp., Gerber/Hama/Reese (originally appeared in CRAZY #3)
    CRAZY #72 (Marvel 1981) "Alphabestiary," 5 pp., Hama/Reese
    CRAZY #82 (Marvel 1982) "Do-It-Yourself Comic Book," 16 pp., Skeates/ Hama & 8 other artists (possibly reprint & pretty iffy)
    CRAZY #88 (July 1982) "Octoplex," 6 pp. Hama script, art by Bob Camp (a Crazy movie parody including takes on "Swamp Thing," "Vice Squad," "My Dinner With Andre," and others)
    CREEPY #89 (Warren, June 1977) "The Door Gunner," 6 pp., Hama & Bates / Sanchez
    CREEPY #106 (Waren, March 1979) "The Art of Killing," 10 pp., Hama/Mayerik
    CREEPY #112 (Warren, October 1979) "Sunday Dinner," 8 pp., Hama/Auraleon
    ECHO OF FUTUREPAST - Continuity Publishing’s anthology title serializing (among other things) "Bucky O’Hare" before it was published in a revised edition in 4 books under its own title. The six parts in "Echo..." #1-6 (which started in 1984 without cover-dates while #6 is officially "July, 1985") didn’t have individual titles and were all prefaced with the same credit line: Created and written by Larry Hama, Illustrated by Michael Golden. Segments were each 8 pages with the exception of that in #4 which was 9 pp. (the series was cover-featured on #3 & 6)
    EERIE #103 (Warren, August 1979) "Credentials," 8 pp., Hama/Mayerik
    EERIE #105 (Warren, October 1979) "Lair of the Assassins," 8 pp., Hama/Mayerik
    EERIE #108 (Warren, January 1980, cop. 1979) "A Juggler's Tale," 10 pp., Hama/Mayerik
    EERIE #109 (Warren, February 1980, cop. 1979) "Fugue State," 8 pp., Hama/Mayerik
    EERIE #111 (Warren, June 1980) "The Messenger," 8 pp., Hama/Mayerik
    THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU (with the banner "A Marvel Movie Special" atop the cover) was a 30-page comics adaptation of a movie adaptation of H.G. Wells’ novel, so the splash page has "from the screenplay by...," but this version is written by Doug Moench who spent a lot of effort adapting literary classics for Marvel in the mid-70s; the art is by Larry Hama with inks by Jesus M. Jodloman.
    JOHN CARTER, WARLORD OF MARS #28 (October, 1979) - Marvel’s attempt at handling Edgar Rice Burroughs’ characters went out with a whimper - not a bang - with this inventory 17-pager written by Peter B. Gillis: "The Weapon-Makers of Mars!," illustrated by Hama & Ricardo Villamonte. Marvel had some more Carter material which was reworked into another title, making this the final issue.
    KA-ZAR #13 (December, 1975) "The Skull of the Lizard-Man!," 18 pp. Story by Doug Moench, Hama pencils, inks by Fred Kida
    KA-ZAR #14 (February, 1976 -but © 1975!) "Two Worlds in Frenzy," 17 pp. Story by Doug Moench, Hama pencils, inks by Jack Abel & Mike Esposito
    THE MARVEL FUMETTI BOOK (cover-dated April, 1984) is made up of photos of Marvel employees arranged as comics. Hama isn't cover-featured but does appear on the back cover as one of the bottom men in a human pyramid - as well as in two of the "stories" inside. So while he is neither the writer or artist (or even editor) his physical appearance is a part of this - let me warn you - very poorly printed book; the covers are okay, but the insides of this standard format comic book just can't handle photos with a reasonable result. By the way, it’s a no-ads standard-sized comic book cover-priced at $1.00, and the only colors -inside or out -is a red-and-yellow logo plus pink flesh, light blue suit, yellow shirt & jewelry and red tie & tongue on the large figure on Stan Lee on the cover. ‘Nuff said!
    MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #25 (Early August, 1989) Nth Man in "...From Little Acorns Grow," 8 pp. Story by Larry Hama, Ron Wagner pencils, inks by Fred Fredericks
    MARVEL COMICS SUPER SPECIAL #37 (1984 -no month given) "2010 - the official comics adaptation of the spectacular new film!" the cover tells us, this is the large Marvel version in color magazine format (later split into a 2-issue standard comic-book series): 48 pp. written by J. Marc DeMatteis, layouts by Joe Barney and Larry Hama with "finishes, inks and coloring" (+ cover) by Tom Palmer. Three panels from (top to bottom) page 2, 27 & 23 make up the back cover, but this book is dominated art-wise by Palmer.
    MARVEL PREMIERE #16 (July, 1974) "Heart of the Dragon!," 18 pp. Story by Len Wein, Hama pencils, Dick Giordano inks (credits read: "and introducing the pulse-pounding penciling of LARRY HAMA!")
    MARVEL PREMIERE #17 (September, 1974) "Citadel on the Edge of Vengeance," 18 pp. Story by Doug Moench, Hama pencils, inks by Dick Giordano
    MARVEL PREMIERE #18 (October, 1974) "Lair of Shattered Vengeance," 17 pp. Credits as for #17
    MARVEL PREMIERE #19 (November, 1974) "Death-Cult!," 17 pp. Credits as for #17 & 18
    MOON KNIGHT Vol 2 #4 (October, 1985) "Bluebeard’s Castle," 22 pp. Story by Alan Zelenetz, Chris Warner & Hama breakdowns, finishes by Danilo Bulanadi (making Hama’s contribution a minor one). Volume 2 of "Moon Knight" had "Fist of Khonshu" as part of the cover logo
    NATIONAL LAMPOON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMOR (no number or publication date given) Noted that Larry Hama was on art duties and was assisted by Adams on pages 42 and 43
    PLANET OF VAMPIRES #1 (Atlas/Seaboard Periodicals 1975) "The Long Road Home!," 20 pp.,Hama / Broderick / McLaughlin
    POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #76 (December, 1981) Cover by Hama & Jack Abel. This issue has at times been outrageously overpriced because of two(!) pages of Frank Miller pencils
    THE REVENGERS: FEATURING MEGALITH #2 (Continuity, September 1985) "Shadow Hunter," reprints pp. 1-6 from Bizarre Adventures #28
    SECRETS OF SINISTER HOUSE (DC, March 1973) a horror title in the early 70s that didn't do much in the way of credits. The 8-pager "Losing His Head!" in #10 certainly wasn't credited, and only when I looked up The Neal Adams Index to see if the obvious Adams touch was genuine was it confirmed that Larry Hama penciled this story, and Neal Adams inked it; no mention of who wrote it.
    STAR WARS #48 (Marvel, June 1981) "The Third Law," 22 pp., Larry Hama script - apparently done as a fill-in - with art by Carmine Infantino & Carlos Garzón
    WHAT IF? #32 (Marvel, April 1982) "What if the Avengers Had Become the Pawns of Korvac?," 38 pp., Gruenwald / LaRocque / many inkers (Hama only inked one character throughout, the High Evolutionary!)
    WULF THE BARBARIAN #1 (Atlas/Seaboard Periodicals 1975) [no story title] 20 pp. (+ Hama/Janson cover), Hama / Hama / Janson
    WULF THE BARBARIAN #2 (Atlas/Seaboard Periodicals 1975) "The Beast of Famine," 20 pp., Hama/Hama/Janson with assist from many artists
    YOUNG MASTER #1 (NCG 1987) reprints Creepy #106, Eerie #103 (smaller size & shabbier reproduction)
    YOUNG MASTER #2 (NCG 1987) reprints Eerie #105, 108 (smaller size & shabbier reproduction) - continued in #3, no doubt reprinting original #109, 111 [?]


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Many thanks to Stuart Holcomb for pointing out the Batman #575-583 story arc and Carsten Larsen, a long-time Neal Adams fan in Denmark who provided a plethora of information about Larry Hama's work.


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