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Comic books August 1983

  • Issue #39
    Scary Tales (1975 Charlton) 39

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    Reprints from This Magazine is Haunted (1957 Charlton) #12, #13 and #14. Stories by Joe Gill? All art and cover by Steve Ditko. Featuring: "The Thing At the Beach"; "He Shall Have Vengeance"; "The Second Self"; "The Man Who Disappeared"; and "The Green Man," all featuring Hotrror Host Dr. Haunt! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #379
    Sgt. Rock (1977) 379
    Published Aug 1983 by DC.

    "The Taste of Blood!" Written by Robert Kanigher. Art by Frank Redondo. Cover by Joe Kubert. Wheeler wants a field-commission so much he kills Lt. O'Brien during battle; when he realizes Sgt. Rock saw the incident he tries to kill him. Ad for the Star Frontiers role-playing game, art by Larry Elmore. 8-Ball Squadron--Battle Album, art by Jack Arata; the Battle of Midway and the 8-Ball Squadron. What Are We Fighting For?, script by Jack C. Harris, art by Rex Lindsey; German soldiers search a French farmhouse for a downed American pilot. Up Front, script and art by Bill Roussert. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #379
    Sgt. Rock (1977) Canadian Price Variant 379

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "The Taste of Blood!" Written by Robert Kanigher. Art by Frank Redondo. Cover by Joe Kubert. Wheeler wants a field-commission so much he kills Lt. O'Brien during battle; when he realizes Sgt. Rock saw the incident he tries to kill him. Ad for the Star Frontiers role-playing game, art by Larry Elmore. 8-Ball Squadron--Battle Album, art by Jack Arata; the Battle of Midway and the 8-Ball Squadron. What Are We Fighting For?, script by Jack C. Harris, art by Rex Lindsey; German soldiers search a French farmhouse for a downed American pilot. Up Front, script and art by Bill Roussert. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #379MJ
    Sgt. Rock (1977) Mark Jewelers 379MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Shield Steel Sterling (1983) 2

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Ricardo Villagran. "Screen Test For A Tin Hero Chapter One: The Concrete Jungle," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Rudy Nebres; It's a day in the life of Steel Sterling: he wakes up, feeds the dog, works out at a local gym, meets the Steelers, decides to try out for a movie, and tangles with a group of motorcycle hoods. Cover reproduction from The Black Hood #2, art by Alex Toth. "Dark Day of the Red Sun," script by Stan Timmons and Rich Buckler, pencils by Michael Chen, inks by Sam de la Rosa; During World War II, German and Japanese scientists developed a fighting machine called "Red Sun"; However, the submarine it was on is sent to the bottom of the ocean after being caught in the atomic blast on Hiroshima; Years later, a young diver finds the sub's wreckage and accidentally activates the suit; Meanwhile, Lancelot and Laureen go out on a date. Steel Sterling illustration by Rudy Nebres. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Silver Star (1983) 4

    Stories by Jack Kirby and Richard Kyle. Art by Jack Kirby, Mike Royer and D. Bruce Berry. Cover by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer. One of the final series from legendary artist Jack Kirby, based on his ideas for an unproduced film. Government agent Morgan Miller, transformed into a mutant by his scientist father, must battle other super-powered beings. Silver Star encounters Big Masai, a size-changing mutant who is called the Goliath of the Ghetto. Plus a Detective Flynn adventure by Richard Kyle and D. Bruce Berry. The Super-Normals: Are They Gods or Satans Children?; Flynn, Part 2. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 39 #2
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 39 #2

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Space Toys SC (1983 Wallace-Homestead) A Collector's Guide to Science Fiction and Astrological Toys 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Crystal Payton and Leland Payton. Collector's guide to science fiction and astronautical toys. Also includes a price guide booklet by the same authors listing current (as of 1982) values for the items described in the book. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 86 pages, B&W. Cover price $13.45.

  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #81
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 81
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1620011011
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    • Signed by editor Jim Shooter with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "Stalkers in the Shadows!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. With help from Boomerang, the Punisher busts out of the slammer! Now as a free man, the vengeful vigilante eyes a big target...the Kingpin! However, before the Punisher tackles the kingpin of crime, he shoots up some of the local riff-raff. And that draws the attention of Cloak and Dagger and the Spectacular Spider-Man! All signs point towards a huge showdown next issue! (Note: The letters page includes a letter from comics artist Dave Gibbons.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #81MJ
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 81MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Spider-Woman Annual HC (1983 Grandreams Ltd.) 1-1ST Spider-Woman Annual HC (1983 Grandreams Ltd.) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Spider-Woman (1978-1983 1st Series) #21-22 and Marvel Team-Up (1972-1985 1st Series) #97.

    Written by Michael Fleisher and Steven Grant. Art by Frank Springer, Mike Esposito, Carmine Infantino, and Alan Gordon.

    Spider-Woman goes head-to-head against the Bounty Hunter! Then, Spider-Woman must thwart the crimes of the Killer Clown! Plus, Spider-Woman teams up with the Incredible Hulk to stop the diabolical machinations of the "Doctor of Madness!"

    Includes a 10-page illustrated story by Steve Moore exclusive to this UK Annual.

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in x 11-in, 60 pages, full color.

  • Issue #74
    Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 74
    • Signed by inker Tom Palmer with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Lando, Luke, Leia, Chewie, Artoo and Threepio learn some vital details about rebels Yom Argo and Tay Vanis while on Iskalon in "The Iskalon Effect". Script by Jo Duffy, layouts by Ron Frenz, finishes by Tom Palmer. Palmer cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #74
    Star Wars (1977 Marvel) Canadian Price Variant 74

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Lando, Luke, Leia, Chewie, Artoo and Threepio learn some vital details about rebels Yom Argo and Tay Vanis while on Iskalon in "The Iskalon Effect". Script by Jo Duffy, layouts by Ron Frenz, finishes by Tom Palmer. Palmer cover. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #74MJ
    Star Wars (1977 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 74MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Lando, Luke, Leia, Chewie, Artoo and Threepio learn some vital details about rebels Yom Argo and Tay Vanis while on Iskalon in "The Iskalon Effect". Script by Jo Duffy, layouts by Ron Frenz, finishes by Tom Palmer. Palmer cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #4
    Star Wars Return of the Jedi Poster Magazine (1983) 4

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    Return of the Jedi Official Poster Monthly #4. Posters feature Darth Vader and B-Wings. Magazine size book folds out into a large poster. Full color, slick paper stock, 8.25-in. x 11-in. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Star Wars Splinter of the Mind's Eye PB (1978 Del Rey Novel) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. By Alan Dean Foster. Cover by Ralph McQuarrie. Deep in the swamplands of the planet Mimban lies a powerful crystal, capable of giving its possessor an invincible mastery of the Force. In the right hands, it could save the galaxy. In the wrong hands, it could destroy it! While the explosion of the first Death Star still reverberates through the cosmos, Luke and Leia find that the war they thought they won was only a battle and that the dark side of the Force still stalks the galaxy. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 200 pages, Text Only. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #60
    Starburst (1978- Present Visual Imagination) 60

    Starburst is the British "magazine of cinema and television fantasy." Issue #60 includes: Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor in Superman III; Star Wars' C-3P0; Doctor Who; David Bowie. Superman III cover. Original cover price: 95p. NOTE: #4-87 published by Marvel Comics.

  • Issue #73
    Starlog (1976) 73
    Published Aug 1983 by Starlog.

    The scripting of Superman III - the inside story; Mark Hamill's farewell to Star Wars; Superman's Robert Vaughn - from superspy to supervillain; excerpt from David Gerrold's novel A Matter for Men, illustrated by fantasy great Alex Nino; Blue Thunder's Roy Scheider - from super sharks to souped-up copters; Octopussy's Maud Adams - from glamour girl to femme fatale; Cliff Robertson on Brainstorm; Lyssette Anthony on Krull; Jason Robards on Something Wicked. Christopher Reeve in Superman III cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Starslayer (1982 Pacific/First) 7

    Torin and Tamara need to resupply the Jolly Roger and dock at Tao VII Spaceport. Once there, they are asked to not hang around too long and stay out of trouble. But that doesn't appear to be an option in "A Case of Do or Die." Story also has a summary of what has gone on so far in the series. Script by Mike Grell and art by Lenin Delsol & Mike Gustovich. First issue of series published by First Comics. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Steve Canyon TPB (1983-1991 Milton Caniff) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing.

    Story and art by Milton Caniff.

    Collects the Steve Canyon daily strips from September 27 to December 31, 1947. Kitchen Sink also provides a wealth of behind-the-scenes material about Caniff's career. This issue features an article about Caniff from the Daily News, December 11, 1935; reminiscences by and about Caniff assistant Alfred Andriola; and an article on Caniff's military cheesecake strip Male Call. Caniff in the 30's; "That Fixes You But What Happens to Pappy?" My Three Years With Milton Caniff; Eulogy for Alfred James Andriola (1912-1983); The Phenomenon of Male Call; Steve Canyon.

    Softcover (saddle-stitched), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2REP
    Strange Attractors (1993) 2REP
  • Issue #71
    Super Goof (1965 Whitman) 71
  • Issue #10
    Supergirl (1982 2nd Series) 10

    Supergirl's battle with Reactron has left her weak and ill with a deadly form of radiation poisoning. And that leads to her capture for a special experiment in "Radiation-Fever." Script by Paul Kupperberg and art by Carmine Infantino & Bob Oksner. Issue also has Lois Lane in "Spell Bound" in which Lois is mistaken by a madman for horror actress Jenny Lind. Script by Tamsyn O'Flynn and art by Bob Oksner & Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #10
    Supergirl (1982 2nd Series) Canadian Price Variant 10

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Supergirl's battle with Reactron has left her weak and ill with a deadly form of radiation poisoning. And that leads to her capture for a special experiment in "Radiation-Fever." Script by Paul Kupperberg and art by Carmine Infantino & Bob Oksner. Issue also has Lois Lane in "Spell Bound" in which Lois is mistaken by a madman for horror actress Jenny Lind. Script by Tamsyn O'Flynn and art by Bob Oksner & Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #10MJ
    Supergirl (1982 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 10MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Supergirl's battle with Reactron has left her weak and ill with a deadly form of radiation poisoning. And that leads to her capture for a special experiment in "Radiation-Fever." Script by Paul Kupperberg and art by Carmine Infantino & Bob Oksner. Issue also has Lois Lane in "Spell Bound" in which Lois is mistaken by a madman for horror actress Jenny Lind. Script by Tamsyn O'Flynn and art by Bob Oksner & Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #386
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 386
    Published Aug 1983 by DC.

    Cover art by Gil Kane. Luthor Lashes Back!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dave Hunt; Superman stops Lex from destroying the Earth in the same fashion that the planet Lexor was destroyed. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #386
    Superman (1939 1st Series) Canadian Edition 386

    Canadian edition. Cover art by Gil Kane. Luthor Lashes Back!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dave Hunt; Superman stops Lex from destroying the Earth in the same fashion that the planet Lexor was destroyed. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #387
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Cover art by Gil Kane. The Conqueror from the Past!, script by Bob Rozakis (Plot) and Paul Kupperberg (Script), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta; The Planeteer captures six world leaders on the eve of a peace conference; Story continues in Action Comics #547. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #386MJ
    Superman (1939 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 386MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Gil Kane. Luthor Lashes Back!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dave Hunt; Superman stops Lex from destroying the Earth in the same fashion that the planet Lexor was destroyed. 36 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #16
    Swamp Thing (1982 2nd Series) 16

    "Stopover in a Place of Secret Truths!" Written by Martin Pasko. Art by Stephen Bissette and John Totleben. Holland is finding it hard to find a place in the world when he looks like a Swamp Thing. But when he discovers a kindred he'll soon learn that some people are monsters on the inside as well as the outside. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #16
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    Canadian Edition with 75 cent cover price. "Stopover in a Place of Secret Truths!" Written by Martin Pasko. Art by Stephen Bissette and John Totleben. Holland is finding it hard to find a place in the world when he looks like a Swamp Thing. But when he discovers a kindred he'll soon learn that some people are monsters on the inside as well as the outside. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Thing (1983-1986 1st Series) 2

    "For Beauty Passed Away!" Guest-starring Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic). Story by John Byrne. Art by Ron Wilson and John Byrne. NOTE: This story picks up after the events of Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #256 and Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #233. Ben pays a visit to the injured Alicia Masters and reminisces about the one that got away. Plus, Reed makes a decision that could change the FF's lives for ever. Story continues in Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #257. 32 pages, FC Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Thing (1983-1986 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 2

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "For Beauty Passed Away!" Guest-starring Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic). Story by John Byrne. Art by Ron Wilson and John Byrne. NOTE: This story picks up after the events of Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #256 and Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #233. Ben pays a visit to the injured Alicia Masters and reminisces about the one that got away. Plus, Reed makes a decision that could change the FF's lives for ever. Story continues in Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #257. 32 pages, FC Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #334
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 334

    Cover by Bob Layton. "Runequest," script by Alan Zelenetz, pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor reveals his secret identity to Kincaid to try to convince him that he had nothing to do with the death of Jane Foster; He takes Kincaid and Sif to the home planet of Kamo Tharnn in search of the Runestaff in hopes that it can return Jane to life. Bullpen Bulletins ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #334
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 334

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Cover by Bob Layton. "Runequest," script by Alan Zelenetz, pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor reveals his secret identity to Kincaid to try to convince him that he had nothing to do with the death of Jane Foster; He takes Kincaid and Sif to the home planet of Kamo Tharnn in search of the Runestaff in hopes that it can return Jane to life. Bullpen Bulletins ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #334MJ
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 334MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. "Runequest." Script by Alan Zelenetz, pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Vince Colletta. Bob Layton cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1494
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    Published 1983 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #1495
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    Published 1983 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #1496
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    Published 1983 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #1497
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    Published 1983 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #0
    To the Stars (1984) 0

    SF fanzine edited by John & Bjo Trimble. Premiere Issue. Cover by Edd Cartier. L. Ron Hubbard interview from the Rocky Mountain News. 8 1/2-in. x 10 3/4-in., 40 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #343
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Whitman) 343

    Whitman edition. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1584
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    Published Aug 1983 by TV Guide.

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    August 6, 1983. Cover: Judy Woodruff, Lesley Stahl, Anne Garrels. Inside: network newswomen; Olympics; doctor shows; Phil Foster of "Laverne & Shirley"; Fairness Doctrine. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #1586
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    Published Aug 1983 by TV Guide.

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    August 20, 1983. Cover: Stephanie Powers and Robert Wagner of "Hart to Hart." Inside: Charles Osgood; Stephanie Powers article/interview. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #303
    Twilight Zone Magazine (1981) 303

    Volume 3 #3, Aug. 1983. This issue includes the following: fiction by Gahan Wilson, Gordon Linzner, Ennis Duling, and others; an interview with H. P. Lovecraft; previews of Brainstorm and Twilight Zone: The Movie; the teleplay to Five Characters in Search of an Exit; and more. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Twisted Tales (1982 Pacific) 4

    Stories by Bruce Jones. Art by Bruce Jones, Don Lomax, and John Bolton. Cover by John Bolton A horror anthology from the mind of writer Bruce Jones, featuring art by some of the top illustrators of the time. A woman encounters a monster in a well, in a story with art by John Bolton. Lovers scheme to eliminate their husbands in time-worn plot, only this time both the lovers are women. A lonely boy befriends the creature that lives in a lake. The Well; Nick of Time; The Secret Place. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #172
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) 172
    • Signed by writer Chris Claremont (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1620013009

    "Alter-Cations!" Part 1 of 2. Story by Chris Claremont. Art by Paul Smith and Bob Wiacek. Story continued from Wolverine (1982 Limited Series) #4. The X-Men arrive in Japan for Wolverine and Mariko's wedding. However, the sinister Viper and Silver Samurai plot from the shadows. Plus, Storm finds a kindred spirit in Logan's feisty paramour Yukio. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #172
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 172

    Canadian Edition with $.75 cover price. "Alter-Cations!" Part 1 of 2. Story by Chris Claremont. Art by Paul Smith and Bob Wiacek. Story continued from Wolverine (1982 Limited Series) #4. The X-Men arrive in Japan for Wolverine and Mariko's wedding. However, the sinister Viper and Silver Samurai plot from the shadows. Plus, Storm finds a kindred spirit in Logan's feisty paramour Yukio. Cover price $0.75.