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Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) comic books

  • Issue #-1
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) -1

    Ember - Written by Ivan Velez, Jr. Art by Javier Saltares & Keith Aiken. Flashback! Meet the woman behind it all: the mysterious mother of Dan Ketch and John Blaze, who also happened to be the previous Spirit of Vengeance! Learn the secrets behind the origins of both Ghost Riders! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 1

    "Lifes Blood!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. The Spirit of Vengeance returns! But who is this new Ghost Rider and what is his new mission. The House of Ideas redefines the supernatural for the 90s! Kingpin cameo. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1st appearance of Danny Ketch (Ghost Rider II) and 1st appearance of Deathwatch. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1REP
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 1REP
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Second Printing.
    • Label #1473122018

    2nd printing Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 2

    Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. When innocent blood is spilled, a spirit of vengeance us born! And Danny Ketch finds himself transformed into the GHOST RIDER! Featuring the diabolical Kingpin. NOTE: 1st appearance of Blackout II. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2LEGENDS
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 2LEGENDS

    Reprint of Ghost Rider (2nd Series) #2. This 36-page standard-size, full-color reprint comic came with the Marvel Legends action figures. Note: This reprint is dated 2002 in the indica and contains new advertising and other changes so that it cannot be easily confused with the original comic.

  • Issue #3
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 3

    "Death Watch!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. The mysterious Deathwatch, the vampiric Blackout and the nefarious Kingpin of Crime are in a three-way battle for supremacy and the Ghost Rider is caught in the middle. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #4
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 4

    "You Can Run, but You Cant Hyde!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. Can even the Spirit of Vengeance stand up to the maniacal might of Mr. Hyde, a madman that has fought the Incredible Hulk and Mighty Thor? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 5

    Part 1 of 2 - "Getting Paid!" Guest-starring Punisher. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. Cover by Jim Lee. When innocent blood is spilled the Ghost Rider is called for to seek vengeance. Frank Castle as the Punisher has declared war on those that would visit harm on the innocent. You'd think these guys would be friends. Dont bet on it. Its the Punisher vs. Ghost Rider! No holds barred. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5REP
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 5REP

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    2nd printing Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 6

    Part 2 of 2 - "Do or Die!" Guest-starring Punisher. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. Cover by Mark Texeira. Can the Punisher and Ghost Rider stop trying to kill each other long enough to take down Flag Smasher and his gang of thugs? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 7

    "Obsession!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. From the pages of Captain America and Iron Man, the Spirit of Vengeance must face the macabre threat of the Scarecrow. Plus, the return of the demonic Blackout! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 8

    "Living Nightmare!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. Danny Ketch struggles with his new role as the Ghost Rider and the affect it is having on his life. Meanwhile, a secret organization plots the destruction of the Spirit of Vengeance. And, Blackout draws near… Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 9

    "Pursuit!" Guest-starring X-Factor. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. Ghost Rider teams up with x-Factor to save the lives of the outcast mutants known as Morlocks. Plus, Blackout finally faces the Ghost Rider! And only one of them is walking away… Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 10

    1st Printing. "Star of Blood!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. There is a dangerous new killer stalking the streets. Only the Ghost Rider can stop Zodiak! 32 pages, FC. NOTE: JC Penney reprint exists. It can be identified by having the words "The Amazing Spider-Man" printed in the UPC box. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10JCPENNEY
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 10JCPENNEY

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    1993 reprint available only through JC Penney. Full color, 32 pages, standard paper stock. NOTE: Has low print run. Can be identified by having the words "The Amazing Spider-Man" printed in the UPC box.

  • Issue #11
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 11

    "Through a Nightmare Revealed…!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Larry Stroman and Mark Texeira. Danny comes face-to-face with the dream demon known as Nightmare, and this fiend may just hold the secret to the Ghost Riders return. Doctor Strange cameo. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #12
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 12

    Part 1 of 2 - "Strange Tales!" Guest-starring Doctor Strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. The Master of the Mystic Arts needs the help of the Spirit of Vengeance, but first they must face Zodiak. Plus, who is the mysterious stranger on the motorcycle that wants the Ghost Rider dead? Story concludes in Doctor Strange (1988 3rd Series) #28. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 13

    "Youll Never See Whats Coming Next!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. Ghost Rider must face the new threat of Snowblind! Plus, Johnny Blaze, the original host of the Spirit of Vengeance, arrives in Manhattan seeking some vengeance of his own. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #14
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 14

    "Happily Ever After?!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. Its the showdown that had to happen. Johnny Blaze vs. the Ghost Rider! 'Nuff Said. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #15
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 15
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1276220009

    "Last Hope!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. Its a battle royal in Central Park as H.E.A.R.T., Johnny Blaze, Blackout and the Ghost Rider collide and settle the score once and for all. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue features a special glow in the dark cover. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #15REP
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 15REP

    Cover glows in the dark Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #16
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 16

    Part 3 of 4 - "Changes!" Guest-starring Spider-Man. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. NOTE: This story picks up after the events of Spider-Man (1990) #7. Recent events have pushed the Ghost Rider, especially his host Danny Ketch, to his limits. So, can a weakened Rider and Johnny Blaze stop the mad Hobgoblin? Over Spider-Mans dead body. But why would Spidey stand in their way? The answer may surprise you. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #17
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 17

    Part 4 of 4 - "Youve Got to Have Faith!" Guest-starring Spider-Man. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. Spider-Man wants to bring the Hobgoblin to justice. Ghost Rider just wants vengeance. Something has to give. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #18
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 18

    "Lost Souls!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. The resurrection of Barbara Ketch! And if the Ghost Rider is too late, she will only return to become food for the beast… 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #19
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 19

    Part 1 of 2 - "The Deal!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. Ghost Rider faces off with the killer Zodiak. Meanwhile, a foolish man makes a deal with the devil himself – Mephisto! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #20
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 20

    Part 2 of 2 – "Sign of Death!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Wagner and Mark Texeira. At last! The Spirit of Vengeance has his hands on the murderous Zodiak, but misguided man trying to do the right thing may get in the way. Plus, the grotesque secret of Zodiak is revealed. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #21
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 21

    "Bad to the Bone!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Wagner, Vince Evans, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Mark Texeira. In simultaneous raids, Ghost Rider interrupts a warehouse heist by Snowblind's men, and badly no takes down a motorcycle gang. Later that night, Capt. Dolan lectures Badilino about following protocol, but Badilino brushes it off. While waiting to pick up Stacey outside the police station, Dan is assaulted by two muggers, but Badilino appears and arrests the muggers, using excessive force. When Badilino's tasks force puts the squeeze on the city's criminal element, Snowblind complains to Deathwatch. Deathwatch instructs Linda Wei to eliminate Snowblind, so she "mistakenly" shows film of Snowblind in his warehouse during her newscast. Watching at home, Dan recognizes the warehouse and runs out to confront Snowblind. Meanwhile, Badilino's task force also sees the report, and heads for the warehouse. Ghost Rider breaks into the warehouse, but Snowblind projects his white field, blinding Ghost Rider. When Snowblind threatens to kill his own secretary, Ghost Rider slings his chain at Snowblind's voice, canceling the white field. Knowing his penance stare won't work on the blind villain, Ghost Rider punishes him by beating him. When Badilino arrives, Ghost Rider leaves, still seeking Deathwatch. Unwilling to let Snowblind walk free, Badilino shoots him. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #22
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 22

    "Death Eyes!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. Ghost Rider raids an arms warehouse, looking for Deathwatch. The next morning, Dan recognizes Deathwatch presiding over the grand opening of his office building. While Deathwatch receives a financial update on his criminal ventures from Beck, Dan arrives at the building and flirts with Renée. That night, on a date with Renée, Dan's efforts to investigate Deathwatch are interrupted when Stacy encounters them. Later, Dan calls Renée at her apartment. Deathwatch, who has bugged his employees' phones, learns of the relationship and sends ninjas to kill Renée. When the ninjas attack, Dan races over and rescues Renée, taking her to Jack's. As Dan leaves the house, ninjas knocking him out. When the ninjas assault the house, Jack calls the police, and Stacy responds, killing three ninjas. Dan transforms into Ghost Rider and defeats the ninjas. He ignores Jack's efforts to arrest him, and goes to the office tower. Ghost Rider charges into the lobby on his skull-cycle, and encounters Deathwatch on a video monitor. From his limo outside, Deathwatch bids goodbye to Ghost Rider and detonates a bomb, destroying the building. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 23

    "Death Drive!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira. While Ghost Rider crawls under the debris of Deathwatch's demolished office building, Linda Wei reports in a live broadcast that Ghost Rider is responsible for the deaths in the building's homeless shelter basement. Ghost Rider hears voices of the survivors and anguishes over the death surrounding him, vowing vengeance. Meanwhile, Deathwatch soaks in the pain and death from his new office, and summons Hag and Troll. With Beck now superfluous, Deathwatch kills the assistant. At the demolition site, Ghost Rider encounters a dying woman and comforts her in her final moments. Later, Deathwatch, Hag and Troll assault the police precinct and kill the ninjas being interrogated by Badilino. Badilino shoots Deathwatch, but the villains escape. Meanwhile, Ghost Rider discovers a group of survivors and leads them to safety. Deathwatch prepares for a flight to the Middle East, but when he learns that Ghost Rider is alive, he delays the trip to attend to the loose in. Now willing to kill Deathwatch, Ghost Rider rushes to the hospital, where Snowblind is being treated for gunshot wounds afflicted by Badilino. Eager to reveal Deathwatch's location, Snowblind eases Ghost Rider's conscience by assuring him that Deathwatch isn't human. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #24
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 24

    "Death Duel!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mark Texeira and Andy Kubert. Deathwatch, Hag and Troll abduct Snowblind from his hospital room. Meanwhile, Ghost Rider rescues a hostage from a crazed drug dealer. Later, he transforms into Dan and calls Johnny Blaze. Instructs Blaze to get his journal to Francis if anything happens to him. Snowblind awakens in Deathwatch's hideout to find he is among dozens of Deathwatch's other captives, awaiting a sacrificial ceremony. Elsewhere, Dan is getting his affairs in order, mentally preparing himself for the ultimate battle. Prowling Greenwich Village's streets, Dan hears the cry of one of Deathwatch's victims and transforms into Ghost Rider. Deathwatch calls upon Hag and Troll to " tenderize" Snowblind, but their torture is cut short when Ghost Rider crashes in. Ghost Rider dispatches both soul-stealers, while Deathwatch drains the life from Snowblind. Not yet sated, Deathwatch turns to Ghost Rider, and they battle. Deathwatch breaks one of Ghost Rider's ribs and beat him with it, taunting him over his unwillingness to kill. Ghost Rider reminds Deathwatch that his reluctance to kill only applies to humans and punches into Deathwatch's chest. Deathwatch swells and explodes, with the blast destroying the building's top floor. Ghost Rider emerges from the rubble, wondering what the future holds now that so many of his foes are dead. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #25
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 25
    • Signed by artist Ron Wagner with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "You Can't Go Home Again!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Wagner and Mike Witherby. Stern announces to the Firm's technicians that Blackout will deliver Ghost Rider to them, in return for restoring his facial features. That night, the Firm releases Blackout from Evergreen Hospital. After killing a Firm surveillance team, Blackout calls Dan and taunts him, threatening to kill someone close to him, and if Ghost Rider shows up, all his loved ones will die. Elsewhere, angered over Blackouts release, the Firm orders Stern to return with Blackout, or suffer excruciating pain. Dan arrives at Stacy's too late to protect the Dolan's, and Blackout lures him back home, where he has also captured Francis and Jack. Their fight leads to the cemetery, where blackout slits Dan's throat. Dan's spirit watches his body transform into Ghost Rider. Blackout panics and runs, but Ghost Rider pursues. Stern appears and attempts to recapture Blackout, but Ghost Rider arrives, ready to punish both villains. When the task force's helicopter arrives, Ghost Rider leaves, with Stern and Blackout in tow. The next morning, a police search fails to find Ghost Rider, who is hiding in a crypt with the Cypress Hills Joker' s help. He uses part of his chain to seal Blackout and Stern in a coffin. Afraid to risk Dan's life by transforming, he decides to leave for New Orleans, and seek the help of Johnny Blaze. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #26
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 26

    X-/Ghost Rider Crossover – Part 2 of 4 - " Blood Feud!" Guest-starring the X-Men. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Wagner and Mike Witherby. Story continued from X-Men (1991 1st Series) #8. In New Orleans, a black clad assassin kills Bernard le Branche. Ghost Rider arrives in New Orleans seeking Johnny Blaze's help in healing Dan Ketch, but ruminates on his lack of self-knowledge and the fragility of his tether to humanity. Outside the city, the X-Men, en route to prevent a bloody war between the Thieves' and Assassins' Guild, are pulled over by Deputy Sheriff. Wolverine and Jubilee subdue the deputy, while Cyclops and Gambit destroyed his car. While riding in through the citys alleyways, Ghost Rider witnesses the assassin's murder of another Guild thief and his pregnant wife. The assassin lures Ghost Rider underground where he is surrounded by Guild Assassins, who transform into Brood drones and restrain him. The X-Men reunite with Bella Donna Boudreaux and Rogue, who arrived ahead to perform recon. The X-Men and Bella Donna find the murdered Thief couple, but Wolverine's senses direct them to the assassins underground layer. The Brood then attacks the X-Men, who are horrified to see that one of the Brood has taking Ghost Rider as a host. Story continues in X-Men (1991 1st Series) #9. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #27
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 27

    X-/Ghost Rider Crossover – Part 4 of 4 - "Vengeance. Pure and Simple!" Guest-starring the X-Men. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Wagner and Mike Witherby. Story continued from X-Men (1991 1st Series) #9. Ghost Rider in the X-Men search through the catacombs and find the Guild's children bound by the Brood. As the other X-Men free the children, Gambit, Wolverine, and Ghost Rider leave to hunt down the Brood Queen for her role in Bella Donna's death. Within the void, Dan's spirit recovers from Ghost Rider's possession by the Brood. Outside the city, Clara Menninger notifies Johnny Blaze of Ghost Rider's presence in New Orleans. Blaze tells Clara to inform his wife that he will catch up at their next stop in Providence, Rhode Island, then rides off. The black garb assassin and more Brood drones soon surround Ghost Rider, Gambit, and Wolverine, and even more drones attack the other X-Men. Ghost Rider's group dispatches their foes, but they are prevented from chasing the assassin by the arriving Brood Queen. The Queen speeds back to where the children were held, but Ghost Rider leashes her with his chain and tows her above ground. The Brood Queen is destroyed by the combined efforts of Ghost Rider, the X-Men, and the arriving Blaze. Gambit swears a debt of honor to Ghost Rider before he and Blaze ride off, but the assassin, watching overhead, swears vengeance on them all. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #28P
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 28P

    Rise of the Midnight Sons: Part 1 of 6 - " Visions!" Guest-starring Doctor Strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. Ghost Rider captures two criminals who murdered an elderly woman and deposits them in the mausoleum where he has kept Blackout, Stern, and dozens of other criminals captive. At the Ketch house, Stacy and Gerard Dolan console Francis Ketch over Dan's disappearance. Dolan then gets a call that the police are about to arrest Ghost Rider and leaves to assist. At the cemetery, a man calling himself the Caretaker greets Johnny Blaze and Ghost Rider and tells them the police have surrounded the cemetery. Ghost Rider opens the mausoleum to find all of his captives dead, and, within the void, Dan's spirit experiences a vision given to him by Lilith of an assemblage of supernatural heroes. Blackout and Stern emerge from the crypt and Blackout bites Ghost Rider, causing to experience Lilith's vision as well. Blackout realizes Lilith is his mother and vows to find her. Blackout and Stern flee the mausoleum amidst police gunfire. Michael Badilino, the officer in charge, enters the mausoleum to arrest Ghost Rider, but Caretaker hits him with a shovel and leads Ghost Rider and Blaze through underground tunnels to an unoccupied section of the cemetery. Blackout attempts to flee on a bike Blaze stored in the cemetery, but flees on foot when Blaze sets the bike ablaze hellfire. Blaze, on the flaming bike, and Ghost Rider leave to meet with the Quentin Carnival in Rhode Island, and Caretaker asks the arriving Doctor Strange if he believes he can defeat Lilith. Story continues in Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance (1992) #1. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #28U
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 28U

    Rise of the Midnight Sons: Part 1 of 6 - " Visions!" Guest-starring Doctor Strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. Ghost Rider captures two criminals who murdered an elderly woman and deposits them in the mausoleum where he has kept Blackout, Stern, and dozens of other criminals captive. At the Ketch house, Stacy and Gerard Dolan console Francis Ketch over Dan's disappearance. Dolan then gets a call that the police are about to arrest Ghost Rider and leaves to assist. At the cemetery, a man calling himself the Caretaker greets Johnny Blaze and Ghost Rider and tells them the police have surrounded the cemetery. Ghost Rider opens the mausoleum to find all of his captives dead, and, within the void, Dan's spirit experiences a vision given to him by Lilith of an assemblage of supernatural heroes. Blackout and Stern emerge from the crypt and Blackout bites Ghost Rider, causing to experience Lilith's vision as well. Blackout realizes Lilith is his mother and vows to find her. Blackout and Stern flee the mausoleum amidst police gunfire. Michael Badilino, the officer in charge, enters the mausoleum to arrest Ghost Rider, but Caretaker hits him with a shovel and leads Ghost Rider and Blaze through underground tunnels to an unoccupied section of the cemetery. Blackout attempts to flee on a bike Blaze stored in the cemetery, but flees on foot when Blaze sets the bike ablaze hellfire. Blaze, on the flaming bike, and Ghost Rider leave to meet with the Quentin Carnival in Rhode Island, and Caretaker asks the arriving Doctor Strange if he believes he can defeat Lilith. Story continues in Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance (1992) #1. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #29
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 29

    "Biting the Hand that Feeds You!" Guest-starring Wolverine and Beast. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. A trio of hoodlums attempts to rob Ghost Rider and Johnny Blaze, but is easily subdued. The Beast and Wolverine, the latter following Ghost Rider after noticing his sent was different, give careful chase as Ghost Rider carries the muggers off. Nearby, mercenary Agent-X fails to negotiate a higher profile percentage and level of control with his employer, Frederick Penner. Agent-X returns to his Next Wave cohorts, Snare and Turk, to deliver the news, and the three respond by attacking Penner's mansion headquarters. Ghost Rider drops the muggers off with the police and, as he ponders recent events, Dan Ketch's spirits continues his journey through the void. Ghost Rider spots the mercenaries' attack on the Penner estate and, when Turk kills Penner's neighbor for calling for help, Ghost Rider intervenes, but is ensnared in Snares omnium net. Wolverine and the Beast arrive, free Ghost Rider, and join his battle against the mercenaries. Next Wave initially overwhelm the X-Men and blow Ghost Rider apart, but he regenerates, defeats them, and gives them all the penance stare. Wolverine cautions Ghost Rider that his link to Dan is slipping, and Ghost Rider leaves. Wolverine and the Beast also leave, ignoring Penner's offer of employment. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #30
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 30

    "Nightmares of Truth!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. The nearly dead Dan Ketch's mind has entered Nightmare' s dream realm; Nightmare torments him with visions of the Lilin and his dead sister Barbara, and uses Dan's link to Ghost Rider to pull the burning biker' s mind there too. Ghost Rider futilely attacks Nightmare, who reveals he has learned Ghost Rider is not Zarathos (the spirit that possessed the original Ghost Rider Johnny Blaze), and that he wants Dan and Ghost Rider dead so that Lilith and her children will be able to spread fear for Nightmare to feed on. Ghost Rider and Dan try to escape Nightmare's realm but discover that Nightmare has brought Dan's friends and family into the dream realm, and is attacking them with allusions of the Lilin. Ghost Rider destroys the illusions, and when Nightmare attacks them, Ghost Rider and Dan share a portion of their power with each other, giving them the strength to free Dan's friends an escape Nightmare's realm. As they leave, Ghost Rider and Dan part ways on the psychic plane, allowing Dan to find his way back to life on his own while Ghost Rider prepares to use his strength in the impending battle against the Lilin. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #31NCSSIGNED
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 31NCSSIGNED

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    National Comic Services Signed Edition. Signed by Joe and Andy Kubert. Limited to 1500 copies. Includes National Comic Services Certificate of Authenticity. Rise of the Midnight Sons: Part 6 of 6 - Guest-starring Nightstalkers, Blade, Frank Drake, Hannibal King, Morbius and Doctor Strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. Story continued from Nightstalkers (1992) #1. Danny Ketch's spirit walks a path between dimensions seeking to return to life. Meanwhile, after an unsuccessful battle against the Midnight Sons in Boston, the demon Lilith orders her offspring Portal to teleport her and her Lilin children to Greenland, and the remains of the Leviathan within which Atlantean sorcerers trapped her for millennia. Once there, Lilith begins a spell to return the rest of her long-lost Lilin to earth. Having detected her actions, Dr. strange gathers the Midnight Sons, teleporting them to the Leviathan site. As they attacked the Lilin, Lilith opens in interdimensional rift in her own body, and reaches in, snatching Dan sold from the void and pulling it to Earth, transformed into a monstrous Lilin. Filled with battle lust, he attacks both sides until Ghost Rider restrains him, then throws him back through the rift. The Midnight Sons slay almost all the Lilin, and Ghost Rider forcibly folds Lilith into her own body's rift, causing her to seemingly explode. After the Sons depart, the sole surviving Lilin, Nakota, emerges from the snow; Lilith appears, and needing sustenance to restore herself, devours her child, vowing the Lilin will be reborn and destroy the Midnight Sons. 32 pages, FC.

  • Issue #31P
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 31P

    Rise of the Midnight Sons: Part 6 of 6 - Guest-starring Nightstalkers, Blade, Frank Drake, Hannibal King, Morbius and Doctor Strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. Story continued from Nightstalkers (1992) #1. Danny Ketch's spirit walks a path between dimensions seeking to return to life. Meanwhile, after an unsuccessful battle against the Midnight Sons in Boston, the demon Lilith orders her offspring Portal to teleport her and her Lilin children to Greenland, and the remains of the Leviathan within which Atlantean sorcerers trapped her for millennia. Once there, Lilith begins a spell to return the rest of her long-lost Lilin to earth. Having detected her actions, Dr. strange gathers the Midnight Sons, teleporting them to the Leviathan site. As they attacked the Lilin, Lilith opens in interdimensional rift in her own body, and reaches in, snatching Dan sold from the void and pulling it to Earth, transformed into a monstrous Lilin. Filled with battle lust, he attacks both sides until Ghost Rider restrains him, then throws him back through the rift. The Midnight Sons slay almost all the Lilin, and Ghost Rider forcibly folds Lilith into her own body's rift, causing her to seemingly explode. After the Sons depart, the sole surviving Lilin, Nakota, emerges from the snow; Lilith appears, and needing sustenance to restore herself, devours her child, vowing the Lilin will be reborn and destroy the Midnight Sons. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #31U
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 31U

    Rise of the Midnight Sons: Part 6 of 6 - Guest-starring Nightstalkers, Blade, Frank Drake, Hannibal King, Morbius and Doctor Strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert. Story continued from Nightstalkers (1992) #1. Danny Ketch's spirit walks a path between dimensions seeking to return to life. Meanwhile, after an unsuccessful battle against the Midnight Sons in Boston, the demon Lilith orders her offspring Portal to teleport her and her Lilin children to Greenland, and the remains of the Leviathan within which Atlantean sorcerers trapped her for millennia. Once there, Lilith begins a spell to return the rest of her long-lost Lilin to earth. Having detected her actions, Dr. strange gathers the Midnight Sons, teleporting them to the Leviathan site. As they attacked the Lilin, Lilith opens in interdimensional rift in her own body, and reaches in, snatching Dan sold from the void and pulling it to Earth, transformed into a monstrous Lilin. Filled with battle lust, he attacks both sides until Ghost Rider restrains him, then throws him back through the rift. The Midnight Sons slay almost all the Lilin, and Ghost Rider forcibly folds Lilith into her own body's rift, causing her to seemingly explode. After the Sons depart, the sole surviving Lilin, Nakota, emerges from the snow; Lilith appears, and needing sustenance to restore herself, devours her child, vowing the Lilin will be reborn and destroy the Midnight Sons. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #32
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 32

    "Fight for Life!" Guest-starring Doctor strange. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Bret Blevins. In New York University's medical center, temporarily closed to the public for renovations, Johnny Blaze and trauma surgeon Frank Bruckner watch as Dr. Strange tries to mystically cleanse Danny Ketch's spirit of Lilith's taint and reunite it with Ghost Rider's body. Spotting them, a corrupt security guard calls the rule Firm, whose board order Agent Caulder to retrieve Ghost Rider for their labs; however, Caulder sends the retrieval squad without him, falsely informing them it is an easy mission. Soon after, the Firm's deposed director Stern arrives, meeting with Caulder and other men secretly loyal to him. At the University Blaze and Ghost Rider defeat the retrieval squad. Dr. strange merges Dan spirit into Ghost Rider; the demon biker transforms back into Dan, and Bruckner quickly operates to restore Dan's severed jugular. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #33
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 33

    "What does It Matter?!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Bret Blevins and Al Williamson. Danny Ketch reflects on how his life has changed since becoming Ghost Rider, until his mother interrupts him. Blackout's recent attack has made her consider the possibility of losing him, prompting her to admit something she never had the courage to tell him before: He and Barbara were adopted. Not sure what to think, Dan goes out for some air. Meanwhile, the Firm raids HEART's HQ, killing all the mercenaries except Meagher, who they take prisoner. Elsewhere, the insane Madcap, unable to feel pain since the accident that killed his family and mutated him, decides to show others that life is meaningless. Going to Grand Central Station, he uses his lunacy – introducing gazes to send several bystanders on reckless, life-threatening rampages. Driving by, Danny witnesses one victims death, triggering his transformation; he catches Madcap, and deploys the penance stare, making Madcap feel pain for the first time since his accident. However, after he departs, Madcap recovers, overjoyed at ceiling the long-lost sensation, and desperate to experience it again, no matter how much innocent blood he needs to spill to do so. Dan returns home, deciding to find his birth parents, convinced they must somehow be tied to Ghost Rider. Space 32 pages, FC. NOTE: The letters page of this issue includes an illustration of Ghost Rider mourning the then-recent demise of DC Comics Superman, and promising to seek vengeance for him. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #34
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 34

    "Victims of Our Past!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Bret Blevins and Al Williamson. In Cypress Hills Cemetery Ghost Rider stops a man from murdering a woman, disabling him with the penance stare. The man, a serial killer, is left reeling as he experiences his victims agonies, but moments later is slain by a raggedly clothed ninja; a gang vandalizing the cemetery later suffers the same fate. Dan is at home reassuring his mother that his decision to move out is unrelated to his recently learning he was adopted, when he catches Linda Wei reporting the discovery of the gang's bodies. Scared Blackout may be back, Dan goes out hunting, passing by chance under an elevated train where the ninja is slaughtering his latest targets. Alerted by blood pouring down, Dan tries to change, but nothing happens; Dan rides up onto the tracks, and, as the train passes by Cypress Hill Cemetery, he jumps from his bike onto the train, watching the motorcycle fall to the cemetery below. Encountering a wounded commuter, Dan spontaneously transforms into Ghost Rider and he confronts the ninja, learning his opponent is the Deathwatch agent seemingly slain long before; as they fight, the ninja reveals he really serves another master, he promises is coming for Ghost Rider. The flaming-skulled hero punches the ninja off the train, which runs over the killer. Dan returns to the cemetery for his bike, and finds it held by the mysterious Caretaker; to Dan surprise, the Caretaker knows of his alter ego, and tells Dan that he is wrong to believe innocent blood needs to be spilled to trigger his transformation. Promising they will see more of one another in coming days, the Caretaker departs, leaving Dan desperate answer. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #35
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 35

    "You cant always get What You Want!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Bret Blevins and Al Williamson. Mike Badilino defeats two Firm agents who attacked him in his apartment, but is overpowered by their companion, the super powered female Heart Attack, who demands information on Ghost Rider; a phone call from Mike's task force, informing him Ghost Rider is in Greenwich Village, provides Mike a momentary distraction, and he escapes. In the Village, Ghost Rider is battling Death Ninja when Suicide intervenes, still wanting to die and needing Ghost Rider around for that to happen. Deciding the two deserve one another, Ghost Rider departs, and the ninja angrily impales a happy Suicide. Entering an alley, Ghost Rider becomes Dan, but Caretaker unexpectedly appears to chastise him for leaving the fight. Telling Dan he might need Suicide in the future, Caretaker sends him back to save Suicide. Moments after Ghost Rider returns to the fray, Heart Attack arrives. Pulling her mask off, she reveals she is Tyler Meagher, enhanced by the Firm, and accuses him of murdering her HEART colleagues. She hits him with a device that sticks to his skull and paralyzes him, just as Badilino moves in, Caretaker comes up behind him and decks him with a shovel. Pulling the paralyzed but unharmed Ghost Rider from under a layer of earth the explosion covered him with, Caretaker removes Heart Attack's device, then tells him to gather up Suicide skeleton, and bring it with them. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #36
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 36

    "Transformations in Pain!" Guest starring Daredevil. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Bret Blevins and Fred Fredericks. The demonic succubus visits Henry Bronson, sleeping in a Hell's Kitchen homeless shelter, feeding off his life force as a prelude to targeting ghost rider. His dying agonies wake the next beds resident, Calvin Zabo, who rants about killing everyone when he becomes Mr. Hyde again. Meanwhile, in Caretaker's basement Dan and Caretaker watch Suicide's skeleton healing. Dan leaves to head home, but is attacked outside by Succubus; transforming into Ghost Rider, he drives her off, then changes back to Dan. No longer sure what triggers his changes, or who attacked him, and suspecting Caretaker might know, he turns to go back inside, but the basement doorway has vanished. At that moment a weakened Succubus tries to drain a derelict outside the shelter, but Daredevil intervenes. She flees inside, choosing to feed off the Zabo instead, inadvertently triggering his change in to Hyde, and he throws her out the window. Witnessing this, Daredevil scoops up the stunt Succubus and flees, with Hyde pursuing. Dan spots the running battle, but it struck by flying debris, and when Hyde turns his attention towards the fallen biker, Daredevil drop Succubus to defend Dan. As Hyde and Daredevil clash, Succubus attacks Dan, who changes back and forth to Ghost Rider as she drains him. Leaping away from Hyde, Daredevil targets Succubus, and when Hyde tries to attack them both, Ghost Rider intercepts; unfazed by Hyde's blows, Ghost Rider ends the bout with his penance stare, then becomes Dan again. Daredevil stuns Succubus, and helps Dan escape as the police arrive. As the cops close in, Succubus drains Hyde's energy, insisting that Ghost Rider must belong to her master, Nightmare. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #37
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 37

    "Forward to the Shadows!" Guest starring Archangel. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Bret Blevins and Fred Fredericks. Seeking to stop the Firm's rash of attacks against him, Ghost Rider flushes out Heart Attack and a squad of Firm agents at Cypress Hill Cemetery. Ghost Rider learns that the Firm seeks to make him into their killing machine. As he watches the fight from the Firm's headquarters, Stern reports to his shadowy boss, who insists on being addressed as Stern's master. Realizing that it was the Firm, not Ghost Rider, who killed her people, Heart Attack leaves the battle, intent on killing Stern. The X-Man Archangel spots the fight and helps Ghost Rider rout the Firm agents, who retreat to their hospital-base, leading the heroes right to Stern. Ghost Rider gives Stern the penance stare and leaves him incapacitated. Once they depart the Firm's master appears on a monitor, claiming the Firm agents' souls and killing Stern. Heart Attack arrives in time to witness this act, angry that her vengeance was denied, and the Firm's master takes her too, sending out tendrils of blackness that pull her through the monitor screen. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #38
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 38

    "Blood Obligations!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Mike Manley. Ghost Rider defeats two carjackers who pursue their victims into Cypress Hill Cemetery. Meanwhile, the FBI clears the corpses out of the Firm's hospital headquarters and break through a steel door there, inadvertently releasing the Scarecrow and others whom the Firm held captive. Seeking to heal his wounds and search his soul, Ghost Rider visits Barbara Ketch's grave and encounters Stacy Dolan, who tries to arrest him but hesitates when he alludes to their mutual connection to the Ketches. She then receives a call for assistance from the police officers fighting Scarecrow and she lets Ghost Rider go to their aid. Armed with a new pitchfork supplied by the Firm, Scarecrow battles Ghost Rider but is shot by Dolan and escapes. When her father and police backup arrived, Dolan hides Ghost Rider to prevent his arrest. Dolan and Ghost Rider part ways, hoping that their respective duties will not force him into conflict. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: to see how the scarecrow ended up in captivity at the firm check out the events from Ghost Rider/Captain America: Fear (1992. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #39
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 39

    "Vengeance!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Chris Ivy. After slaying muggers in Brooklyn, Vengeance checks in with Mephisto, who orders him to find Caretaker, whose blood will reveal Ghost Rider's location. Following a battle with demons that destroyed the Quentin Carnival, Johnny Blaze takes Ghost Rider and carnival workers Kodiak, Clara Menninger, Wolf and Maranda Woods to Dan Ketch's apartment, where they ponder the mysterious note left Blaze by the slain Eli McIntyre. Ketch goes to a market to buy food, but transforms into Ghost Rider when a robbery starts. At Cypress Hills Cemetery, Caretaker and Francis Ketch, clearly old acquaintances, talk about the fate of her children. They Vengeance attacks Caretaker, who leads him to the market. Vengeance battles Ghost Rider and gains the upper hand before Caretaker takes him down. Blaze arrives and Caretaker orders him and Ghost Rider to flee, spouting a cryptic message about the future. Vengeance recovers and Caretaker vanishes. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #39LEGENDS
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 39LEGENDS
    Published Jun 2005 by Marvel.

    Reprint edition that originally came packaged with Vengeance from Marvel Legends series 11 (Legendary Riders Series). Ron Garney art

  • Issue #40
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 40

    Midnight Massacre: Part 2 of 5 – "Hunters!" Guest-starring Frank Drake. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Story continued from Nightstalkers (1992) # 10. Empowered by the Darkhold, Blade becomes Switchblade and begins a quest to eliminate all supernatural entities, killing Hannibal King and Johnny Blaze, and absorbing their supernatural abilities. In the Bronx, Switchblade slays a witch, while elsewhere, Demogoblin runs down a sorcerer who barters for his life by revealing the Demogorge has possessed Blade. Demogoblin tortures him for more information before killing him, the sorcerer's screams drawing Drake and Ghost Rider's attention. Coveting the Demogorge's power, Demogoblin escapes, but Drake adjusts his gun Linda to detect supernatural energies, allowing them to track Blade. At a club, Switchblade tracks down Seer, but before he can kill her Demogoblin appears to propose an alliance. Switchblade only wants to kill him, but the distraction allows Drake and Ghost Rider to catch up to them. Still hoping to broker a deal, Demogoblin takes Switchblade and Seer to the World Trade Center, with Ghost Rider close behind. Switchblade stabs both Ghost Rider and Demogoblin, slaying the latter. Seer teleports a way to warn the others of the Blood while Switchblade overpowers Ghost Rider; Drake arrives in time to rescue him, and, aware they cannot best Switchblade alone, sends Ghost Rider away to recruit allies. Story continues in Darkhold (1992) #1. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #41
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 41

    Road to Vengeance: Part 1 of 6 - "Mother Love!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. In Greenland, the sinister Lilith gives birth to a new generation of horrible creatures, and the Lilin are reborn. Lilith immediately sends her spawn out to slay her enemies, the Midnight Sons. Once again these vile creatures threaten Danny's family, and even the power of the Ghost Rider may not be enough save them. Danny's mother has a secret to reveal but before she can, she is abducted and if Ghost Rider is going to save her, he's going to need the help of the original Spirit of Vengeance, Johnny Blaze. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #42
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 42

    Road to Vengeance: Part 3 of 6 - "Links!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Johnny Blaze's is at the mercy of Carver and Blackout. Meanwhile, Danny and Seer arrive at the Nightclub, a refuge the Blood use. Here, Seer decides to tell Danny everything he's ever wanted to know when suddenly caretaker appears and attacks them. The Ghost Rider overpowers Caretaker but suddenly Seer feels Johnny Blaze's pain. Ghost Rider and Seer head off to rescue their friend, leaving behind a Caretaker satisfied that he has inspired our heroes to action. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #43
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 43

    Road to Vengeance: Part 5 of 6 - "Inner Truths!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Can Ghost Rider and Vengeance stop trying to kill each other long enough to team up and stopped Lilith and her evil progeny once and for all? In this issue, Caretaker reveals secrets about the Spirit of Vengeance and its origins. Plus, a terrible evil is released back into the world. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #44
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 44
    • Signed by writer Ron Garney with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Siege of Darkness: Part 2 of 17 – "Into the Mist!" Guest-starring Doctor Strange and Hannibal King. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Story continued from Nightstalkers (1992) #14. Zarathos, the demon that once possess Johnny Blaze, has returned and seeks the power of the Medallion, and with the power of Lilith and her evil offspring at his side not even the Spirit of Vengeance may be able to stop him. Story continues in Marvel Comics Presents (1988-1995 1st Series) #143. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #45
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 45

    Siege of Darkness: Part 10 of 17 – "Blood!" Guest-starring Hannibal King. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Story continued from Nightstalkers (1992) #15. When Seer discovers that the Fallen are turning members of the Blood against them, she seeks the help of Patriarch. But what she discovers next will turn her world upside down. Story continues in Marvel Comics Presents (1988-1995 1st Series) #145. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #46
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 46

    "If a Skull Could Weep...!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Danny Ketch is dead and someone has stolen the skull of the Ghost Rider. And the number one suspect is Vengeance! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #47
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 47

    Under Fire: part 1 of 2 - Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. The Ghost Rider is no more so Vengeance vows to take his place as the Spirit of Vengeance! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #48
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 48

    Under Fire: part 2 of 2 - Guest-starring Spider-Man. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Christopher Ivy. Vengeance is joined by the Amazing Spider-Man and finally comes face-to-face with Hallegate! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #49
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 49

    "Darkness Within!" - Guest-starring Hulk. Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Tom Palmer. Vengeance, the new Ghost Rider, meets the Incredible Hulk! Meanwhile, the skull of the dead Ghost Rider is suddenly consumed in hellfire! What could this mean? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #50
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 50

    "Reborn - Again!" - Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Garney and Al Williamson. Vengeance and Johnny Blaze arrive at Cypress Hill Cemetery to witness the resurrection of Ghost Rider! Plus, Hellgate delivers a shocking blow to our heroes that may send one of them over the edge. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #50N
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 50N

    Newsstand edition Cover price $2.50.