David Bowie – Hunky Dory
T. Rex – Electric Warrior
John Lennon – Imagine
The Who – Who’s Next
The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
A Clockwork Orange (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
THX-1138 (dir. George Lucas)
Straw Dogs (dir. Sam Peckinpah)
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (dir. Mel Stuart)
Dirty Harry (dir. Don Siegel)
– Jack Kirby kicks off his main Fourth World saga with New Gods #1.
Swamp Thing debuts in #92 by Len Wein & Bernie Wrightson.
Blackmark by Gil Kane, an early graphic novel, is published.
Ra’s Al Ghul debuts in Batman #232 by Dennis O’Neil & Neal Adams.
Amazing Spider-Man #96-#98 by Stan Lee & Gil Kane published without Comics Code Authority Seal, due to storyline relating to drug use; an early victory against comics censorship after the witch hunts of the 1950s.