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Comic books August 1982

  • Issue #26
    1984/1994 (1978 Magazine) 26

    Stories in this issue include: Young Sigmund, Sr. by Bill DuBay and Alex Nino; Diana Jacklighter, Manhuntress! part five by Don Hallassey, Bruce Jones, and Esteban Maroto; Ghita of Alizarr, Book II part three by Frank Thorne; Little Beaver by Dan Hallassey and Vic Catan; The Trials and Tribulations of Ariel Hart! by Bill DuBay and Peter Hsu; and Retard by John Ellis Sech and Alex Nino. Includes article called Paper your Walls with Psychedelic Schizophrenia! by Timothy Moriarty and Alex Nino. Cover art by Richard Corben. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #276
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 276

    August 7, 1982. NOTE: Poster insert may or may not be present. Features include Robo Hunter in "Killing of Kidd" part 2, Rogue Trooper in "All Hell on the Dix-I Front" part 11 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Colin Wilson), the Mean Arena (script by A. Ridgway, art by Mike White), Judge Dredd in "Fungus" part 2 (script by T.B. Grover, art by Carlos Ezquerra), and Ace Trucking Co. in "Too Many Bams" part 4 (script by Grant Grover, art by Belardinelli). Ian Gibson cover.

  • Issue #277
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 277

    August 14, 1982. Features include Robo Hunter in "Killing of Kidd" part 3 (script by Alan Grant, art by Ian Gibson), Rogue Trooper in "All Hell on the Dix-I Front" part 12 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Colin Wilson), the Mean Arena (script by A. Ridgway, art by Mike White), Judge Dredd in "Fungus" part 3 (script by T.B. Grover, art by Carlos Ezquerra), and Ace Trucking So. in "Too Many Bams" part 5 (script by Grant Grover, art by Belardinelli). Two-page review of "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan."

  • Issue #278
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 278

    August 21, 1982. Features include Robo Hunter in "Killing of Kidd" part 4 (script by Alan Grant, art by Ian Gibson), Ace Trucking Co. in "Too Many Bams" part 6 (script by Grant Grover, art by Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "The Game Show Show" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Jose Casanovas and J.N.R.), Rogue Trooper in "The Assassination Run" part 1 (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Cam Kennedy), and "Hot Item" (script by Alan Moore, art by John Higgins). Ian Gibson cover. Rogue Trooper back cover pin-up.

  • Issue #534
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 534
    Published Aug 1982 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "Two for the Death of One!", script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dave Hunt; Superman is snatched into the medieval past by Lord Satanis, who has been allowed to return to Earth in that time by making a bargain with the Devil; Both Satanis and Syrene try to use Supermans body as a filter through which they may gain the powers of the Runestone, but instead they pull him apart into two separate Supermen. "Air-Wave's Close Encounter!", script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Sam de la Rosa; Air Wave discovers an alien invader, whose partner turns out to be one of his teachers in disguise. 36 Pages, Full Color, $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #534MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 534MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Cover art by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano. Two for the Death of One! starring Superman and Syrene, script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dave Hunt. Air-Wave's Close Encounter! starring Air Wave (Hal Jordan), script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Sam de la Rosa. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #304
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 304

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  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. Watch as bold sleuths take on tricky, brainteasing cases - and find excitement and danger. Their stories - selected by Alfred Hitchcock - will have you gasping, chuckling, and chewing your nails! Featuring stories by John Dickson Carr, Agatha Christie, August Derleth, Erle Stanley Gardner, Stuart Palmer, Hugh Pentecost, Ellery Queen, and Cornell Woolrich. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 246 pages, Text Only. Cover price $3.95.

  • Vol. 27 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 27 #8
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alfred Hitchcock's Sinister Spies SC (1982 Random House) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Alfred Hitchcock. A collection of short stories involving the daring of spies and counterspies. Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 216 pages, Text Only. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    All Star Squadron (1981) 12

    Cover art by Joe Kubert. Doomsday Begins at Dawn!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Adrian Gonzales, inks by Jerry Ordway; As Hawkman and Dr. Hastor reveal their origins, the All-Star Squadron need to stop Hastor from using the Eye--a gigantic air fortress built for peace--as a weapon of destruction. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #7
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  • Issue #14
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 14

    Camelot 3000 preview, with comments from Mike W. Barr and Brian Bolland; Hero History of Captain Marvel (the cosmic one) - Part 1. Cover by Bolland Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #231
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 231

    Caught in the Act..." Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. All roads lead to Maxies Bar for a pow-wow with the notorious underworld informant Nose Norton! Four people wanting to shake down the Nose gather outside this shady west side dive: Ned Leeds, Marla Madison, Spider-Man, and the Cobra! And as expected a major fracas breaks out! But Spidey isnt overly concerned because hes beaten the Cobra before (and most recently in Spectacular Spider-Man 46). However unbeknownst to the amazing one, someone else is also on the way to Maxies Bar! Someone the web-slinger has never met. Unfortunately its not Doctor Jekyll...its Mister Hyde! Wow! Things are about to get real next issue! Appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Betty Brant Leeds. Cameo by Mister Hyde. Flashback cameo by Captain America. (Notes: This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 4.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #231MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 231MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It is believed these variants were distributed only in regions near U.S. military bases. Caught in the Act..." Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. All roads lead to Maxies Bar for a pow-wow with the notorious underworld informant Nose Norton! Four people wanting to shake down the Nose gather outside this shady west side dive: Ned Leeds, Marla Madison, Spider-Man, and the Cobra! And as expected a major fracas breaks out! But Spidey isnt overly concerned because hes beaten the Cobra before (and most recently in Spectacular Spider-Man 46). However unbeknownst to the amazing one, someone else is also on the way to Maxies Bar! Someone the web-slinger has never met. Unfortunately its not Doctor Jekyll...its Mister Hyde! Wow! Things are about to get real next issue! Appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Betty Brant Leeds. Cameo by Mister Hyde. Flashback cameo by Captain America. (Notes: One of the best Amazing Spider-Man covers of the 1980s. This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 4.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #604
    American Classic Screen 604

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    Vol. 6 # 4. In this issue: Elizabeth Taylor; visit with Sulu (Star Trek); Lana Turner; Movie/Video Expo VII. John C. Tibbetts cover. Cover price $2.00.

  • Vol. 102 #8
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 102 #8

    August 1982. Stories: "Rails Across the Galaxy" (part 1) by Andrew Offutt and Richard Lyon, "The Disconnect" by Edward A. Byers, "Backscatter" by Stephen Kraus, "The Digital Dictator" by Ian Stewart, "The Anti-Nuclear Conspiracy" by James Gunn, and "A Change of Employment" by Ray Brown. Science Fact articles, "Nuclear Bombs Do Affect the Weather" by John Gribbin and "Orbiting Infrared Telescope" by Walter B. Hendrickson Jr. Cover by Kelly Freas. Illustrations by Kelly Freas, Leo Summers, Bob McMahon, Jack Gaughan, Janet Aulisio, and Broeck Steadman. Softcover 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #12
    Arak Son of Thunder (1981) 12

    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Ernie Colón and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Ernie Colón. A mortally-wounded Khiron must make his own way to Hades, shunning all aid. But, when Byzantine soldiers try to waylay him, Arak and Satyricus make sure nothing keeps Khiron from his sombre destination. As he finally crosses the river Styx, Khiron charges Satyricus with protecting Arak until Arak finds his destiny as the Son of Thunder. Written by Roy Thomas and Dannette Thomas. Art by Ernie Colón. A frustrated teenage Valda desperately wants to become a knight, but the king vowed to her mother that Valda would never be allowed to become a warrior like herself. But, Valda is working as a squire to a boorish young knight when he collapses of a sickness. 36 pages, full color. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #12
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    Canadian edition with .75 cents cover price. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Ernie Colón and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Ernie Colón. A mortally-wounded Khiron must make his own way to Hades, shunning all aid. But, when Byzantine soldiers try to waylay him, Arak and Satyricus make sure nothing keeps Khiron from his sombre destination. As he finally crosses the river Styx, Khiron charges Satyricus with protecting Arak until Arak finds his destiny as the Son of Thunder. Written by Roy Thomas and Dannette Thomas. Art by Ernie Colón. A frustrated teenage Valda desperately wants to become a knight, but the king vowed to her mother that Valda would never be allowed to become a warrior like herself. But, Valda is working as a squire to a boorish young knight when he collapses of a sickness. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #12MJ
    Arak Son of Thunder (1981) Mark Jewelers 12MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Ernie Colón and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Ernie Colón. A mortally-wounded Khiron must make his own way to Hades, shunning all aid. But, when Byzantine soldiers try to waylay him, Arak and Satyricus make sure nothing keeps Khiron from his sombre destination. As he finally crosses the river Styx, Khiron charges Satyricus with protecting Arak until Arak finds his destiny as the Son of Thunder. Written by Roy Thomas and Dannette Thomas. Art by Ernie Colón. A frustrated teenage Valda desperately wants to become a knight, but the king vowed to her mother that Valda would never be allowed to become a warrior like herself. But, Valda is working as a squire to a boorish young knight when he collapses of a sickness. 36 pages, full color. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #13MJ
    Arak Son of Thunder (1981) Mark Jewelers 13MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Alfredo Alcala. Demons from the Caves of Night!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Alfredo Alcala. Death Is the Hunter, script by Roy Thomas and Dannette Thomas, art by Ernie Colón; Valda saves Carolus Magnus from the machinations of his enemies, the Huns. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #135
    Archie and Me (1964) 135

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. "Spaced Out," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Mr. Weatherbee has a headache but Archie can't keep from making noise; In a fit of anger, Mr. Weatherbee expels Archie from school. "The Loan Stranger" half-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. Archie's Gag Bag. "Special Delivery"; Archie finds a letter addressed to Mr. Weatherbee from a person named Tootsy Lavern and marked personal; Archie asks around the school if anybody knows that name and everyone's curiosity gets piqued. "Root Pursuit," pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr.; Archie helps Mr. Weatherbee research his ancestors and finds that the Weatherbee men have always been plagued by idiotic teenagers. Always on His Mind activity page. Archie Club News. "Mr. Nice Guy"; Mr. Weatherbee catches Archie sleeping in study hall but takes it easy on him when he mentions all of the school work he had to do the previous night. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #23
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 23

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  • Issue #87
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 87

    Cover art by Stan Goldberg. The Uninvited Part I, script by Frank Doyle, art by Stan Goldberg; Someone has been sleeping in Coach Clayton's office during the night; Archie and Chuck stay in the school to catch the culprit. The Uninvited Part II; Archie and Chuck discover who has been sleeping in Coach Clayton's office. Archie Club News. Hair Piece; Two guys from Cypress Prep try to convince Frankie Valdez to quit the diving team. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #55
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 55
  • Issue #519
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 519

    Archies Jokes Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #319
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 319

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo. Greeks, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo; The gang get dressed up for a Greek festival. Sea-Monkeys ad, pencils by Joe Orlando. Last Resort, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo; Veronica, dateless and desperate on a Saturday night, goes out with Jughead; They fly to a small Mexican town in the Lodge private jet but are spotted by the paparazzi. The papers carry pics of Veronica and her "latest lover. Betty and Veronica's Fashion Collection page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #86
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 86

    Cover by Stan Goldberg. "Dog-Gone It," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie tries hiring himself out to walk dogs to earn money to take Veronica out; But the plan ends up biting his father. "It's Nice To Bee Nice," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The two boys Sabrina is baby-sitting manage to unintentionally irritate Hilda continuously. "Scratch One Clown," script by Frank Doyle, art by Dan DeCarlo; Alexander spends all of his time at the class picnic playing pranks on everyone else. Reverse The Riddles activity page by Joe Edwards. "The Mouse House," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie and Little Jughead start a pest-expulsion business. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Vol. 6 #8
    Asimov's Science Fiction (1977-2019 Dell Magazines) Vol. 6 #8

    August, 1982 - Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 180 pages, Text (With B&W illustrations and photos). Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
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    Asterix Activity/Coloring book. 52 pages B&W

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Atari Age Magazine (1982 Atari Club, Inc.) Vol. 1 #2

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    Volume 1, Issue 2 - July/August, 1982. Magazine distributed to Atari Club members from 1982 until 1984, contains information, reviews and articles on upcoming games from Atari. Softcover, 8" x 10.5", 18 pages, full color.

  • Issue #222
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 222

    "A Gathering of Evil!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Steven Grant. Pencils by Greg LaRocque. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Greg LaRocque and Al Milgrom. Egghead has a new plan to become famous! But he'll need several super-powered helpers to put his plan into motion! To that end he recruits Moonstone, Tiger Shark, Whirlwind, and the Scorpion to become the new Masters of Evil! And shortly thereafter outside Avengers Mansion...Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp meet the new Masters of Evil face-to-face! Meanwhile inside Ryker's Island, the incarcerated Hank Pym gets into a fight with a fellow inmate and earns some time in solitary confinement. Cameo appearances by Scott Lang (aka Ant-Man) and Dave Cannon (aka Whirlwind). 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #222MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 222MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "A Gathering of Evil!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Steven Grant. Pencils by Greg LaRocque. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Greg LaRocque and Al Milgrom. Egghead has a new plan to become famous! But he'll need several super-powered helpers to put his plan into motion! To that end he recruits Moonstone, Tiger Shark, Whirlwind, and the Scorpion to become the new Masters of Evil! And shortly thereafter outside Avengers Mansion...Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp meet the new Masters of Evil face-to-face! Meanwhile inside Ryker's Island, the incarcerated Hank Pym gets into a fight with a fellow inmate and earns some time in solitary confinement. Cameo appearances by Scott Lang (aka Ant-Man) and Dave Cannon (aka Whirlwind). 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #17
    Bantha Tracks (1978) 17

    8 pages. Interview with Star Wars sound editor Ben Burtt. Return of the Jedi preduction report on Admiral Ackbar.

  • Issue #350
    Batman (1940) 350
    Published Aug 1982 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank McLaughlin. "Nightmare in Crimson," script by Gerry Conway and Paul Levitz, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Batman attempts to capture the Monk, but is himself knocked unconscious by Robin, who is under Dalas spell. "Those Lips, Those Eyes," script by Bruce Jones, art by Tony DeZuniga; After finding herself in a strange hotel room with a murder victim, Catwoman poses as the dead girl to hunt her killers. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #350
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    Canadian Editions have blank interior covers. Canadian edition with .75 cover price. Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank McLaughlin. "Nightmare in Crimson," script by Gerry Conway and Paul Levitz, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Batman attempts to capture the Monk, but is himself knocked unconscious by Robin, who is under Dalas spell. "Those Lips, Those Eyes," script by Bruce Jones, art by Tony DeZuniga; After finding herself in a strange hotel room with a murder victim, Catwoman poses as the dead girl to hunt her killers. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #350MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #379
    Battle (1981-1983 IPC Magazines) UK 379

    August 7, 1982. Published by IPC Magazines, Ltd. in the U.K. "Tough action war stories every week!" Combined with Valiant (also an IPC publication). 9 x 11 in.; black and white (color centerspread); 32 pages; 18p cover price.

  • Issue #381
    Battle (1981-1983 IPC Magazines) UK 381

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    August 21, 1982

  • Issue #382
    Battle (1981-1983 IPC Magazines) UK 382

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    August 28, 1982

  • Issue #1127
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  • Issue #1128
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  • Issue #1129
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  • Issue #1130
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  • Issue #1131
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  • Issue #77
    Battlefield Action (1957) 77

    Reprints are from #41, #42 and unknown. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno and unknown. Featuring: "The Panzer Pinch"; 2-pager "Army Talk - Communications"; "The Flaming Yalu"; and "Soft-Hearted Hero"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2298
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    Published 1982 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #2300
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    Published 1982 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #2301
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    Published 1982 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beetle Bailey Flying High PB (1982 Tom Doherty) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Mort Walker. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., B/W. Cover price $1.75.