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Animal Man (1988) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Animal Man (1988) 1
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Buddy Baker is your average family man...who just happens to possess the power to absorb the characteristics of the entire animal kingdom. Before retiring from the super-hero game, he was known as Animal Man...The Man with Animal Powers. Now Buddy is looking to get back in the game, maybe even join up with this Justice League International he's been hearing so much about. But does Animal Man have what it takes? Even with the powers and abilities of every animal on Earth at his disposal, can he strike a balance between man and the animal kingdom before it's too late? British writer Grant Morrison, known for his critically acclaimed work on the British weekly 2000 A.D., makes his DC Comics debut with this reworking of a classic DC hero. Joining Grant on the monthly Animal Man series is penciller Chas Truog and inker Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #2
    Animal Man (1988) 2
    Published Oct 1988 by DC.

    A beast stalks the streets of San Diego...just the sort of prey Animal Man was born to stalk in the concrete jungle. Can Buddy Baker pass the first true test of his powers? Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #3
    Animal Man (1988) 3
    Published Nov 1988 by DC.

    It's a jungle out there, as Animal Man learns the identity of the mad mastermind behind the bizarre mutations...while his wife and daughter fight for their lives in the wilderness. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #4
    Animal Man (1988) 4
    Published Dec 1988 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. When We All Lived in the Forest, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; Animal Man encounters B'Wana Beast and cures his anthrax poisoning; After restoring the animals B'Wana Beast fused, Animal Man tells off Dr. Myers at S.T.A.R. Labs and returns to his home. B'Wana Beast, however, has his own plans for Dr. Myers. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #5
    Animal Man (1988) 5
    Published Dec 1988 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. The Coyote Gospel, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; Animal Man meets Crafty, a coyote that walks like a man and is painfully resurrected everytime it is killed. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #6
    Animal Man (1988) 6
    Published Jan 1989 by DC.

    Invasion Extra: First Strike! The advance alien invasion force strikes and Animal Man takes on a Thanagarian hawk-man who has planted an atom bomb at the San Andreas fault. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #7
    Animal Man (1988) 7
    Published Jan 1989 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. The Death of the Red Mask, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; During the invasion of Earth, Animal Man meets the Red Mask and tries to talk him out of committing suicide. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8
    Animal Man (1988) 8
    Published Feb 1989 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Mirror Moves, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; The morning after Animal Man is admitted to the Justice League, Mirror Master attacks him in his home. "Dedicated to John Broome, Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino and the late, great Barry Allen." The framing sequence picks up the meta-textual storyline begun in #5. Story also includes the first glimpse of the time-travelling Animal Man from later issues. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #9
    Animal Man (1988) 9
    Published Mar 1989 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Home Improvements, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Doug Hazlewood; While the Justice League villain-proofs the Baker household, Animal Man discusses with Martian Manhunter the effect of the gene bomb on him. Later the Martian Manhunter helps Cliff deal with some bullies; Elsewhere, in Africa, natives sense the coming of the gods. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #10
    Animal Man (1988) 10
    Published Apr 1989 by DC.

    It's the wild kingdom like you've never seen it as Animal Man meets the Vixen and begins to uncover the true secrets behind his origin in this first part of a 3-part story. Continued from Secret Origins (1986-1990 2nd Series) #39. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Mark McKenna. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #11
    Animal Man (1988) 11
    Published May 1989 by DC.

    Animal Man and Vixen travel to Africa seeking answers to a deadly mystery...and more of the facts behind his true origins come to the fore. Part 2 of 3. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #12
    Animal Man (1988) 12
    Published Jun 1989 by DC.

    Animal Man begins a new chapter in his tumultuous life as his powers and origin are made clear to him and he is able, at last, to reconcile his past with his present. Part 3 of 3. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Animal Man (1988) 13
    Published Jul 1989 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Hour of the Beast, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; Animal Man runs into B'Wana Beast and the two get involved in the politics of Aprtheid-era South Africa, where Mike Maxwell passes on the mantle of B'Wana Beast. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #14
    Animal Man (1988) 14
    Published Aug 1989 by DC.

    Buddy finally gets home to find his house haunted...by Animal Man. Something strange is going on here... Written by Grant Morrison, with guest-artists Tom Grummett and Steve Montano. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #15
    Animal Man (1988) 15
    Published Sep 1989 by DC.
    • Signed by inker Doug Hazlewood with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    The dolphins around the Faroe Islands are being slaughtered, so Animal Man teams up with the leader of the Sea Devils and Dolphin to save them. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #16
    Animal Man (1988) 16
    Published Oct 1989 by DC.

    Animal Man enlists the aid of his Justice League Europe colleagues (including Metamorpho and Elongated Man) to combat the fearsome return of the Time Commander. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #17
    Animal Man (1988) 17
    Published Nov 1989 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Consequences, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; Animal Man gets involved with animal rights activists and becomes a spokesperson for the cause, but begins to question his absolutist point-of-view; Elsewhere, Mirror Master dissolves his relationship with Mr. Lennox; Also, back at the Baker household, James Highwater has arrived, but he has problems of his own. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #18
    Animal Man (1988) 18
    Published Dec 1989 by DC.

    More secrets of Animal Man's powers are finally revealed...with a little help from the mysterious Dr. Highwater. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Animal Man (1988) 19
    Published Jan 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. A New Science of Life, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; In his vision, Buddy encounters the original version of Animal Man (from Strange Adventures) who protests his replacement; When Animal Man comes out of his vision, he returns home to his greatest tragedy. Ad for Superboy: The Comic Book, art by Kevin Maguire. Ad for Gotham By Gaslight, art by Mike Mignola. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #20
    Animal Man (1988) 20
    Published Feb 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. A memoriam to Sol Harrison of the DC Production department, who had just passed away, by Paul Levitz. The Last Enemy, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; Buddy falls into despair over the deaths of his wife and children, but at his lowest point he gets a mysterious phone call; Elsewhere, a seemingly shadowy governmental organization demonstrates their latest weapon for Mr. Lennox. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #21
    Animal Man (1988) 21
    Published Mar 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Obituary for C. C. Beck. By Mark Waid. Tooth and Claw, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Doug Hazlewood; Mirror Master helps Animal Man take revenge on the businessmen who killed Buddy's family. Promos for Batman: Digital Justice; Tempus Fugitive; Tha Atlantis Chronicles and The Fall of Adam Strange. The Human's Guide to Night Breed foldout insert. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #22
    Animal Man (1988) 22
    Published Apr 1990 by DC.

    With Rip Hunter's help, Animal Man travels back into the past in order to alter his own future. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Paris Cullins and Steve Montano. Cover by Brian Bolland. (See the cover of #14 for an alternate angle.) New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #23
    Animal Man (1988) 23
    Published May 1990 by DC.

    "Crisis." Pt.1 of 2. Story by Grant Morrison. Art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. As Animal Man takes a stroll with the Phantom Stranger and meets some very interesting individuals, Psycho Pirate, the man who can control others emotions and the only person in the DC Universe who remembers the multiverse that existed before the events of Crisis on Infinite Earths awakens in Arkham Asylum. Psycho Pirate's memories come back to haunt him literally and the effects could prove disastrous for current continuity. This one has guest-stars galore featuring the Phantom Stranger, the Immortal Man, Jason Blood (the Demon), Ultraman, Johnny Quick, and Power-Ring (of the Crime Syndicate of Amerika), Aquagirl, Sargon the Sorcerer, Overman, Detective Chimp. And more. 32 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #24
    Animal Man (1988) 24
    Published Jun 1990 by DC.

    NOTE: Most and possibly all copies of this issue have a minor printing defect on the cover--a horizontal fuzzy gray line extending through a portion of the solid black areas. As this printing error is minor, it does not affect grade. Pt. 2 of 2. Story by Grant Morrison. Art by Chas Truog and Doug Hazlewood. Psycho Pirate, the man who can control others emotions, is the only person in the DC Universe who remembers the multiverse that existed before the events of Crisis on Infinite Earths. Locked away in Arkham Asylum, Psycho Pirate's memories are coming back to haunt him, literally. What happens when the effect of the Crisis begins to reverse and infinite alternate realities begin to pour forth from the Pirate's subconscious? Animal man races against the clock to prevent the destruction of reality. Appearances by Ultraman and Power-Ring (of the Crime Syndicate of Amerika), Bizarro, and Overman. 32 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #25
    Animal Man (1988) 25
    Published Jul 1990 by DC.

    Animal Man visits the realm of comic book limbo in his continuing quest to discover his creator. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Chas Truog and Mark Farmer. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #26
    Animal Man (1988) 26
    Published Aug 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Art Young discusses this being the end of Grant Morrison's storyline. Deus Ex Machina, script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Mark Farmer; Grant Morrison explains to Animal Man how he has controlled his life, then returns Animal Man to his own world and his family. The Coma Kid, script by Peter Milligan, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Mark Farmer. Preview of the cover for the next issue in black & white on the inside back cover by Bolland. Unused cover to a previous issue by Bolland. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #27
    Animal Man (1988) 27
    Published Sep 1990 by DC.

    Peter Milligan's debut tale on Animal Man! A new chapter begins in the strange life of Buddy Baker as he tries to return to a normal life following his incredible odyssey. But why does his world seem so unfamiliar? And what is the secret behind his animalistic urges and flashbacks of primitive humanity? Written by Peter Milligan, with art by Chas Truog and Mark Farmer. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #28
    Animal Man (1988) 28
    Published Oct 1990 by DC.

    Buddy finds the weirdness mounting when he meets the super-hero called Nowhere Man and begins to suspect that Ellen is having an affair. Written by Peter Milligan, with art by Chas Truog and Mark Farmer. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #29
    Animal Man (1988) 29
    Published Nov 1990 by DC.

    The Notional Man is out for revenge against Animal Man, which puts the life of his daughter Maxine in jeopardy. Written by Peter Milligan, with art by guest artist Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #30
    Animal Man (1988) 30
    Published Dec 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. A Nice Day For A Weird Wedding, script by Peter Milligan, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Mark Farmer; Animal Man travels to the prehistoric jungle in his bathroom and is then forced to help Nowhere Man guard the President against the Angel Mob. Pull-out poster advertising the movie Predator 2. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #31
    Animal Man (1988) 31
    Published Jan 1991 by DC.

    The secret of the mysterious ape-man begins to unravel when Nowhere Man makes an enlightening trip into the jungle, while the Angel Mob gets into more trouble. Written by Peter Milligan, with art by Chas Truog and Mark Farmer. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #32
    Animal Man (1988) 32
    Published Feb 1991 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Schrodinger's Pizza, script by Peter Milligan, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Mark Farmer; Buddy discovers the secret of the jungle in his bathroom and returns to his proper timeline. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #33
    Animal Man (1988) 33
    Published Mar 1991 by DC.

    A new phase for Animal Man begins with new regular writer Tom Veitch (of THE NAZZ) and new regular artist Steve Dillon. Buddy Baker's problems with reality have finally been solved. He has reactivated his career as a stuntman, and is reestablishing ties with his family. But why are the animals in Buddy's neighborhood turning up dead? Who is Buddy's mysterious neighbor? And how do the mysterious Indian Shamans fit into the picture? The next chapter of Animal Man's life provides a deep exploration of his powers and mysteries of the morphogenetic field, as Buddy embarks on a quest to get in tune with his buried emotions. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #34
    Animal Man (1988) 34
    Published Apr 1991 by DC.

    Like father like daughter? Could be, as Maxine starts exhibiting strange sympathetic behavior when Buddy uses his animal powers. Plus, Buddy finds out who's really been killing the birds. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #35
    Animal Man (1988) 35
    Published May 1991 by DC.

    Buddy goes to Mexico for a stunt shoot and discovers animal abuse...and something strange is taking place behind closed doors at S.T.A.R. Labs. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #36
    Animal Man (1988) 36
    Published Jun 1991 by DC.

    Maxine's strange behavior continues as Buddy's relationship with Cliff becomes strained...and Travis has a confrontation with 'Mr. Rainbow.' Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #37
    Animal Man (1988) 37
    Published Jul 1991 by DC.

    While absorbing a lizard's powers, Animal Man assumes not only its abilities...but its consciousness as well. Then, the press starts to take a very close look at his strange life. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #38
    Animal Man (1988) 38
    Published Aug 1991 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. You're an Animal, Man!, script by Tom Veitch, art by Steve Dillon; Ellen and Maxine leave for Ellen's mother's house in Vermont, leaving Buddy in charge of Cliff; Cliff and his friend promptly get in trouble, Travis leaves, and Animal Man is attacked by Mr. Rainbow. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #39
    Animal Man (1988) 39
    Published Sep 1991 by DC.

    "Master of Wolves!" A rampaging wolfpack on the loose in San Diego could well be Animal Man's fault! Also, Buddy's son, Cliff, runs away from home. Written by Tom Veitch, with guest art by Tom Mandrake and Dick Giordano. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #40
    Animal Man (1988) 40
    Tags: War of the Gods (part 17)
    Published Oct 1991 by DC.

    War of the Gods Part 17. The sorceress Circe has sent hordes of bloodthirsty human-beasts to overrun a town...and Animal Man is trapped in their midst. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #41
    Animal Man (1988) 41
    Published Nov 1991 by DC.

    First $1.75 cover price. Cover art by Brian Bolland. The Stone That Cracked Open The Earth Like An Egg, script by Tom Veitch, art by Steve Dillon; Animal Man finally arrives at Ellen's mother's house and meets All The Animals. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #42
    Animal Man (1988) 42
    Published Dec 1991 by DC.

    Animal Man is nowhere to be found as Buck Samson unleashes a horde of faceless artificial killers on Buddy Baker's family. Written by Tom Veitch, with guest art by David G. Klein and Mark Badger. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #43
    Animal Man (1988) 43
    Published Jan 1992 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright, script by Tom Veitch, art by Steve Dillon; Travis Cody hacks the S.T.A.R. Labs security system and learns more about his employers than he wanted to know. Animal Man returns from his bear form into his own body. What Did an Editor Do? Part 1 Michael Eury. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #44
    Animal Man (1988) 44
    Published Feb 1992 by DC.

    The Vixen comes back into Animal Man's life...but she's undergone some radical changes. Written by Tom Veitch, with guest art by Brett Ewins and Jim McCarthy. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #45
    Animal Man (1988) 45
    Published Mar 1992 by DC.

    Meet the creator of the comics sensation The Penalizer. Also learn the deadly connection between this man and Animal Man's missing son. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #46
    Animal Man (1988) 46
    Published Apr 1992 by DC.

    Here's a good chance to check out ANIMAL MAN, in case you've been missing out. Buddy remembers a teenage experience - going on a hunting trip with his father. While out in the woods, he's given a disturbing glimpse of his life to come. Written by Tom Veitch, with guest art by Steve Pugh. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #47
    Animal Man (1988) 47
    Published May 1992 by DC.

    Mike Maxwell, the original B'wana Beast, reemerges as "The Shining Man," a dark, primitive force that wants Animal Man destroyed. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #48
    Animal Man (1988) 48
    Published Jun 1992 by DC.

    Animal Man's story reaches a critical point as Buddy and the Animal Masters abandon this reality to face the destructive power of the Antagon. Plus, the final fate of Travis Cody is revealed. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #49
    Animal Man (1988) 49
    Published Jul 1992 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. The Hot Heart Of Abstract Reality, script by Tom Veitch, art by Steve Dillon; All the Animals heals Maxine and tells Animal Man and the other heroes the history behind the Antagon; Moonlight Jackson kills Travis' body, trapping him in cyberspace. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #50
    Animal Man (1988) 50
    Published Aug 1992 by DC.

    Tom Veitch ends his run on ANIMAL MAN in this special oversized 50th issue. The terrible energy of the Antagon bursts forth, bringing all life to an end...unless Animal Man can draw upon his hidden power. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Painted cover by Brian Bolland. 52 pages. New Format. Cover price $2.95.