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Comic books August 1983

  • Issue #15
    Firestorm (1982 2nd Series) 15

    Multiplex makes his move to salvage his mysterious employer's operation in "Breakout". Part 2 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by Rodin Rodriguez. Enforcer. Broderick/Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #15
    Firestorm (1982 2nd Series) Canadian Price Variant 15

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Multiplex makes his move to salvage his mysterious employer's operation in "Breakout". Part 2 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by Rodin Rodriguez. Enforcer. Broderick/Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #15MJ
    Firestorm (1982 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 15MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Multiplex makes his move to salvage his mysterious employer's operation in "Breakout". Part 2 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by Rodin Rodriguez. Enforcer. Broderick/Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $0.60. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #324
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 324
    Published Aug 1983 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Rodin Rodriguez. The Slayer and the Slain, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dennis Jensen; While Fiona Webb waits at the altar, Flash engages in an epic battle with Reverse-Flash and ends up killing him to save Barry's bride to be; Kid Flash makes a guest appearance; This leads to the dominant story-line of the last 26 issues, the trial of Flash for the murder of Prof Zoom. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Intellivision ad. Warlord toy ad from Remco. Batman and the Outsiders ad, art by Jim Aparo. Meanwhile… column by Dick Giordano. Universal Monsters model kits ad from Monogram. Tron Atari 2600 ad. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #324MJ
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) Mark Jewelers 324MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. ICover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Rodin Rodriguez. The Slayer and the Slain, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Dennis Jensen; While Fiona Webb waits at the altar, Flash engages in an epic battle with Reverse-Flash and ends up killing him to save Barry's bride to be; Kid Flash makes a guest appearance; This leads to the dominant story-line of the last 26 issues, the trial of Flash for the murder of Prof Zoom. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Intellivision ad. Warlord toy ad from Remco. Batman and the Outsiders ad, art by Jim Aparo. Meanwhile… column by Dick Giordano. Universal Monsters model kits ad from Monogram. Tron Atari 2600 ad. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #198308
    Front Page Detective (1936-1995) 198308

    August 1983 - "Monster Left Weird Markers on His Victims' Graves!" Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8
    Further Adventures of Indiana Jones (1983) 8

    More adventure and intrigue on the Amazon as Indy and Marion search for the lost continent of Atlantis. "Crystal Death" is written by David Michelinie, with art by Kerry Gammill and Sam de la Rosa. Cover pencils by Howard Chaykin. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #8
    Further Adventures of Indiana Jones (1983) Canadian Price Variant 8

    Canadian edition. More adventure and intrigue on the Amazon as Indy and Marion search for the lost continent of Atlantis. "Crystal Death" is written by David Michelinie, with art by Kerry Gammill and Sam de la Rosa. Cover pencils by Howard Chaykin. Cover price $0.75.

  • Vol. 24 #8
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  • Issue #162
    Ghostly Tales (1966 Charlton) 162

    Featuring: 8 page reprint story "Eternal Honeymoon" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Frank Bolle; 6 page Mr. Bones reprint story "The Hybrid Man" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Tom Sutton; 1 page reprint filler "Spotted Death" drawn by Tom Sutton; 1 page reprint story "The Ring of Doom" drawn by Enrique Nieto?; 8 page reprint story "Gremlin in the Cockpit" written by Joe Molloy and drawn by Steve Ditko. Cover art by Tom Sutton. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #256
    GI Combat (1952) 256
    Published Aug 1983 by DC.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Written by Robert Kanigher and George Kashdan. Art by Sam Glanzman, Vic Catan, George Evans and Dick Ayers. Featuring: The Haunted Tank in "Some Generals Never Learn!" and "Tank vs. Tiger" by Robert Kanigher and Sam Glanzman; The Mercenaries in "The Gun That Won a Kingdom" by Kanigher and Vic Catan (as Vicatan); The Silent Service tale "Overdue -- Presumed Sunk!" by Kanigher (as Bart Regan) and George Evans; and 1-pager "Cover-Up" by George Kashdan and Dick Ayers. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #256
    GI Combat (1952) Canadian Price Variant 256

    Canadian edition with $1.25 cover price. Says CANADIAN under cover price. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #14
    GI Joe (1982 Marvel) 14
    Published Aug 1983 by Marvel.

    1st printing - "Destro Attacks!" Written by Larry Hama. Art by Mike Vosburg and Jon D'agostino. Snake-Eyes, Kwinn, and Dr. Venom attempt to escape from a sunken Cobra island bunker. Meanwhile, Destro makes his first full appearance as he plans an ambush in Springfield for the Joes. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #14
    GI Joe (1982 Marvel) 2nd Printing 14

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    This is a second printing. All 2nd printings have a 2nd printing notice on inside at bottom of indicia on first/splash page. 2nd printings were done for most issues from #2 to #63. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #14
    GI Joe (1982 Marvel) Canadian Price Variant 14
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Destro Attacks!" Written by Larry Hama. Art by Mike Vosburg and Jon D'agostino. Snake-Eyes, Kwinn, and Dr. Venom attempt to escape from a sunken Cobra island bunker. Meanwhile, Destro makes his first full appearance as he plans an ambush in Springfield for the Joes. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14MJ
    GI Joe (1982 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 14MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. 1st Destro. Larry Hama script. Mike Vosburg art. Jon D'agostino inks. "Destro attacks", Snake-Eyes, Kwinn, & Dr. Venom attempt to escape from a sunken cobra island bunker. Meanwhile, Destro makes his first full appearance as he plans an ambush in Springfield for the Joes. This is a first printing. All 2nd or 3rd printings have a 2nd 3rd printing notice on inside at bottom of indicia on first/splash page. 2nd printings were done for most issues from #2 to #63. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    GI Joe The Spy Eye GN (1983 Marvel Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. A mighty Marvel storybook. haek, Scarlet and the rest of the GI Joe squad race against the clock to stop the diabolical plot of Cobra, a criminal organization determined to rule the world! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 32 pages, Text (with full color illutsrations on every page). Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Give Us A Smile Beetle Bailey PB (1978 Tempo Books) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in, 214 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #8
    Goodies (1982-1997 Jabberwocky Graphix) The Little Book of Naughty Bits 8

    Saddle-Stitched, 4 1/2-in. x 5 1/2-in., 8 pages, B&W. Mature Readers

  • Issue #4
    Green Arrow (1983 Mini-Series) 4

    "Hexagon of Death!" Guest-starring Black Canary. Written by Mike W. Barr. Art by Trevor von Eeden and Dick Giordano. The Emerald Archer finally confronts the one who wants him dead.In this issue, Oliver learns "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned!" 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #4
    Green Arrow (1983 Mini-Series) Canadian Price Variant 4

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Hexagon of Death!" Guest-starring Black Canary. Written by Mike W. Barr. Art by Trevor von Eeden and Dick Giordano. The Emerald Archer finally confronts the one who wants him dead.In this issue, Oliver learns "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned!" 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #167
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 167

    "Ring Against Ring." Green Lantern must confront Galius-Zed, Eddor, and Krylark, who are corrupted by their new, unusually strong power rings. Script by Joey Cavalieri, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Frank McLaughlin. "Successor." An equine Green Lantern and a robot teacher star in this Tales of the Green Lantern Corps backup story. Script by Todd Klein, art by Dave Gibbons. Cover by Gil Kane. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #167
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) Canadian Edition 167

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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Ring Against Ring." Green Lantern must confront Galius-Zed, Eddor, and Krylark, who are corrupted by their new, unusually strong power rings. Script by Joey Cavalieri, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Frank McLaughlin. "Successor." An equine Green Lantern and a robot teacher star in this Tales of the Green Lantern Corps backup story. Script by Todd Klein, art by Dave Gibbons. Cover by Gil Kane. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #167MJ
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) Mark Jewelers 167MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Ring Against Ring." Green Lantern must confront Galius-Zed, Eddor, and Krylark, who are corrupted by their new, unusually strong power rings. Script by Joey Cavalieri, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Frank McLaughlin. "Successor." An equine Green Lantern and a robot teacher star in this Tales of the Green Lantern Corps backup story. Script by Todd Klein, art by Dave Gibbons. Cover by Gil Kane. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Grendel (1983 Comico) 2
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    Matt Wagner art and script. Black and white interior. Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 7 #5
    Heavy Metal Magazine (1977) Vol. 7 #5

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    Jeff Jones art August 1983, issue 77. Dubbed "The adult illustrated fantasy magazine," Heavy Metal also publishes tales of horror, science fiction, and adventure. This 77th issue includes the following stories: The Small Earthworm by Jodorowsky and Arno; El Borbah by Charles Burns; The City that Didn't Exist by P. Christin and Enki Bilal; A Matter of Time by Juan Giménez; Ranxerox by Tamburini and Liberatore; Is There No Justice in the Universe? by Brian McCall; The Odyssey by Francisco Navarro and José Martin Sauri; Marlowskitz by Buroni and Bertotti; and Zora by Fernando Fernandez. Includes interview with Captain Beefheart. Cover art by Greg Hildebrandt. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #319
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 319

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Ron Randall; 18 page I... Vampire! story "The Final Chapter: Dreams of Death!" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Tom Sutton; 4 page story "At The Hollywood Deli" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Jerry Ordway. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #319
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price - Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Ron Randall; 18 page I... Vampire! story "The Final Chapter: Dreams of Death!" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Tom Sutton; 4 page story "At The Hollywood Deli" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Jerry Ordway. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #319MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #78
    Huey Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks (1971 Whitman) 78

    Whitman edition. Number/month on Cover: 90183, no month listed. Issue features "A Keen Adventure," "The Hideaway," "The Maze Valley Rescue," "The Eager Beaver," and "The Decision Maker Caper." Story and art credits: unknown. 1982, 60c. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #5
    Imagine (1983-1985 TSR) Magazine 5

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  • Issue #286
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 286

    The Hulk makes the longest leap of his life - into the future, where he lands on a planet that is populated by a race dedicated to eternal conflict. In a place where the only way of life is death, Green Skin can only become a "Hero." Written by Bill Mantlo ("adapted" from the Harlan Ellison story "Soldier"), with art by Sal Buscema and Kim DeMulder. Cover by Brent Anderson. NOTE: This story is an "adaptation" of Harlan Ellison's short story and teleplay "Soldier." Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #12
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) Annual 12
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    Canadian edition with $1.25 cover price. 52 pages, August 1983 Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #286
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 286

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. The Hulk makes the longest leap of his life--into the future, where he lands on a planet that is populated by a race dedicated to eternal conflict. In a place where the only way of life is death, Green Skin can only become a "Hero." Written by Bill Mantlo, with art by Sal Buscema and Kim DeMulder. Cover by Brent Anderson. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #286MJ
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 286MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Hero!" Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Kim DeMulder. Cover price $0.60.

  • Vol. 60 #8B
    Inside Detective (1935-1995 MacFadden/Dell/Exposed/RGH) Vol. 60 #8B

    August 1983 - "Her Prince Charming was a Psychotic Killer!" Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #173
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 173

    "Judas is a Woman" Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by Luke McDonnell. Inks by Steve Mitchell. Cover by Luke McDonnell and Steve Mitchell. As poignantly illustrated on the cover, Obadiah Stane's conquest of Stark International is complete! Welcome to Stane International everybody! Unbelievable! As expected the employees loyal to the former S.I. resign in droves and begin exiting the premises! But before Jim Rhodes can do likewise, he is summoned by Obadiah! The new boss wants Iron Man to fly to the southwest desert and bring back Indries Moomji! Shell-Head reluctantly agrees knowing full well that the temptress is nothing but trouble! Can Rhodey resist her charms... unlike his red and gold predecessor? First appearances of Roberta Rhodes and the Sisterhood of Ishtar. Cameo appearances by Yvette Avril and Mrs. Arbogast. (Note: This issue was reprinted in 2013 in the softcover: Iron Man The Enemy Within Epic Collection.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #173
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 173

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Luke McDonnell, inks by Steve Mitchell. Stane sends Iron Man on a rescue mission, with Stark's well-being on the line, in "Judas Is A Woman". Stark International becomes Stane International. McDonnell/Mitchell cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #173MJ
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 173MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Stane sends Iron Man on a rescue mission, with Stark's well-being on the line, in "Judas Is A Woman". Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Luke McDonnell, inks by Steve Mitchell. Stark International becomes Stane International. McDonnell/Mitchell cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #3
    Jon Sable Freelance (1983) 3

    The origin of Sable is revealed in "A Storm Over Eden," part one of a four-part story. Script and art by Mike Grell. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #75
    Jonah Hex (1977 1st Series) 75

    Jonah Hex stars in "The Bloody Saga of Railroad Bill! Part 2," continued from last issue. Written by Michael Fleisher, with art by Dick Ayers and Tony DeZuniga. Plus: El Diablo stars in the 6-page bonus back-up story "The Flamebringer." Written by Gary Cohn, with art by Dick Ayers and Tony DeZuniga. Cover by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #75
    Jonah Hex (1977 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 75

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price - Jonah Hex stars in "The Bloody Saga of Railroad Bill! Part 2," continued from last issue. Written by Michael Fleisher, with art by Dick Ayers and Tony DeZuniga. Plus: El Diablo stars in the 6-page bonus back-up story "The Flamebringer." Written by Gary Cohn, with art by Dick Ayers and Tony DeZuniga. Cover by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano. 32 pages, FC Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #75MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #329
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 329

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "Love Me Tender," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Dilton tries to provide a scientific explanation for why the pin on Jughead's beanie makes him irresistible to women. "Rassle Hassle," pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Jughead joins the wrestling team to get a crack at their buffet. "The Ace of Space," pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Jughead is the unquestioned champion of the video game "Space Invaders" until he meets a strange visitor to the Choc'lit Shoppe. "Run Fun," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Jughead recruits Hot Dog to help him practice for an upcoming marathon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #217
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 217

    "All the Elements of Disaster!" Written by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Chuck Patton and Romeo Tanghal. Characters: Aquaman; Elongated Man; Firestorm; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Red Tornado; Superman [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Zatanna (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Vulko (cameo); The Elementals (villains); Garn Daanuth (villain). Cover by George Perez. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #217
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price - "All the Elements of Disaster!" Written by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Chuck Patton and Romeo Tanghal. Characters: Aquaman; Elongated Man; Firestorm; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Red Tornado; Superman [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Zatanna (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Vulko (cameo); The Elementals (villains); Garn Daanuth (villain). Cover by George Perez. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #217MJ
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 217MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "All the Elements of Disaster!" Written by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Chuck Patton and Romeo Tanghal. Characters: Aquaman; Elongated Man; Firestorm; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Red Tornado; Superman [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Zatanna (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Vulko (cameo); The Elementals (villains); Garn Daanuth (villain). Cover by George Perez. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #27
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981) 27

    Back in the Savage Land, Ka-Zar and Shanna's only hope of survival lays in the hands of Buth and the advanced science of Aerie-Shalehn. "Twisted Corridors" is written by Bruce Jones, with art and cover by Armando Gil. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #27
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    Canadian edition with $.1.00 cover price. Back in the Savage Land, Ka-Zar and Shanna's only hope of survival lays in the hands of Buth and the advanced science of Aerie-Shalehn. "Twisted Corridors" is written by Bruce Jones, with art and cover by Armando Gil. Cover price $1.00.