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Comic books December 1984

  • Issue #250
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 250

    Canadian edition with $1.25 cover price. "World Power!" Double-size issue. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Additional inks by Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Roy Richardson. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom is back (after a short one issue rest)! And the master of kinetic energy has a new plan to destroy the world! Slow down the rotation of the Earth and create a global catastrophe! But the Fifth Avenue Avengers are hot on Maelstrom's trail, and their west coast counterparts are too! In the skies over Tierra del Fuego, eleven of Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle Helio, Phobius, and Gronk! And if the Avengers get past those three lackeys, then Maelstrom awaits! A giant-size Maelstrom! Can the east coast and west coast Avengers knock down the malevolent Maelstrom and save the planet? Avengers Assemble! Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. West Coast Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes), Tigra, and Wonder Man. (Note: Maelstrom returns in Quasar 21.) 48 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #250MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "World Power!" Double-size issue. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Additional inks by Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Roy Richardson. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom is back (after a short one issue rest)! And the master of kinetic energy has a new plan to destroy the world! Slow down the rotation of the Earth and create a global catastrophe! But the Fifth Avenue Avengers are hot on Maelstrom's trail, and their west coast counterparts are too! In the skies over Tierra del Fuego, eleven of Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle Helio, Phobius, and Gronk! And if the Avengers get past those three lackeys, then Maelstrom awaits! A giant-size Maelstrom! Can the east coast and west coast Avengers knock down the malevolent Maelstrom and save the planet? Avengers Assemble! Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. West Coast Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes), Tigra, and Wonder Man. (Note: Maelstrom returns in Quasar 21.) 48 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Axel Pressbutton (1984) 2

    Cover by Dave Gibbons. Written by Steve Moore (as Pedro Henry) and Alan Moore. Art by David Jackson, Steve Dillon, Garry Leach and Dave Gibbons. Laser Eraser and Pressbutton star in stories by Steve Moore, David Jackson and Steve Dillon, reprinted from Warrior (1982 Quality) UK #5-6. Plus: Warpsmiths tale "Cold War, Cold Warrior" by Alan Moore and Garry Leach, reprinted from Warrior (1982 Quality) UK #9-10. And: "A True Story?" by Steve Moore and Dave Gibbons, reprinted from Warrior (1982 Quality) UK #1. Characters in this issue: Axel Pressbutton, Laser Eraser (Mysta Mystralis), Zirk, Donthax, Lemanya, Herbatius Borda, Max the Omniscient Fish, Mec-Tec, Mort, Viva, Tenga Dril, Phon Mooda, Llans Ivo, Hrrin Luli and Uxu Chil. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Aztec Ace (1984) 10
    Published Dec 1984 by Eclipse.

    Cover by Dan Day and Tom Yeates. Written by Doug Moench. Art by Dan Day, Nicholas Koenig, Ron Harris and Tom Yeates. Aztec Ace stars in "Lord of the Smoking Mirror" by Doug Moench, Dan Day and Ron Harris. Plus: Back-up story "The Backscram's Apprentice" by Doug Moench, Nicholas Koenig and Tom Yeates. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #378
    Batman (1940) 378
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1984 by DC.
    • Signed by cover inker Dick Giordano with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover art by Don Newton and Dick Giordano. One Hat Madder!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Mad Hatter wants Nocturna to tell him Batman's secret identity. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #378
    Batman (1940) Canadian Price Variant 378

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Cover art by Don Newton and Dick Giordano. One Hat Madder!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Mad Hatter wants Nocturna to tell him Batman's secret identity. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #378MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Don Newton and Dick Giordano. One Hat Madder!, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Mad Hatter wants Nocturna to tell him Batman's secret identity. 32 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Batman and the Outsiders (1983 1st Series) 16

    Halo's origins are explored, and Metamorpho feels the effects of the Orb of Ra, in "...Goodbye..." Halo's origin continues in #20. Script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Aparo. Aparo cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Batman and the Outsiders (1983 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 16

    Canadian edition with .95 cent cover price - Halo's origins are explored, and Metamorpho feels the effects of the Orb of Ra, in "...Goodbye..." Halo's origin continues in #20. Script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Aparo. Aparo cover. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #18MJ
    Batman and the Outsiders (1983) Mark Jewelers 18MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Helping Metamorpho entails travelling to Egypt...and 3000 years into the past...in "We Are Dying, Egypt - - Dying!" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Aparo. Dick Giordano's 1-page "Meanwhile..." column gives DC's side as to why the original JLA/Avengers crossover was aborted. Aparo cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #500
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    Published 1984 (est.) by IPC.

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    December 1, 1984

  • Issue #501
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    Published 1984 (est.) by IPC.

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    December 8, 1984

  • Issue #502
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    Published 1984 (est.) by IPC.

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    December 15, 1984

  • Issue #503
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    Published 1984 (est.) by IPC.

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    December 22, 1984

  • Issue #504
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    Published 1984 (est.) by IPC.

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    December 29, 1984

  • Issue #1249
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  • Issue #1250
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  • Issue #1251
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  • Issue #1252
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  • Issue #1253
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  • Issue #1706
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  • Vol. 28 #3
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 28 #3

    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1984) Volume 28 #3 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #2419
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    Published 1984 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #2420
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    Published 1984 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #2421
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    Published 1984 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #2422
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    Published 1984 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #2423
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    Published 1984 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1
    Beauty and the Beast (1985 Marvel) 1
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    • Label #1229623013

    Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Beauty and the Beast Part 1, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder; Beast is on vacation from the Defenders and heads to Hollywood to hang out with old Avenger's pal, Wonder Man; Dazzler, whose singing career was ruined when the world learned she was a mutant, is attending a party when she is approached by Alexander Flynn who wants her to perform at an experimental underground theater; Tired of being out of the limelight, she agrees and signs a contract with Hugo Longride; Hank and Simon run into Dazzler at another party and are disgusted by the sleazy new company she is keeping; Dazzler's powers begin to erupt out of control and she abruptly disappears; Beast tracks her down at the Heartbreak Hotel and promises to take care of her in her time of need. Continued from Marvel Graphic Novel #12 (Dazzler: The Movie where she was outed as a mutant). 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Beauty and the Beast (1985 Marvel) Canadian Price Variant 1

    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Beauty and the Beast Part 1, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder; Beast is on vacation from the Defenders and heads to Hollywood to hang out with old Avenger's pal, Wonder Man; Dazzler, whose singing career was ruined when the world learned she was a mutant, is attending a party when she is approached by Alexander Flynn who wants her to perform at an experimental underground theater; Tired of being out of the limelight, she agrees and signs a contract with Hugo Longride; Hank and Simon run into Dazzler at another party and are disgusted by the sleazy new company she is keeping; Dazzler's powers begin to erupt out of control and she abruptly disappears; Beast tracks her down at the Heartbreak Hotel and promises to take care of her in her time of need. Continued from Marvel Graphic Novel #12 (Dazzler: The Movie where she was outed as a mutant). 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1984-1ST
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    1984 Edition - 1st printing. Edited by Charles Brooks. The 1984 edition continues the standard of excellence established in previous editions. More than 350 editorial cartoons reflect the best work of 140 cartoonists who focused their sights on the Middle East, Poland, Latin American, Great Britain, Pope John Paul II, the economy, and an array of other issues that made the headlines in 1984. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #55
    Best of DC Blue Ribbon Digest (1979) 55

    Cover art by Chuck Fiala. Prehistoric Daze! starring Peter Porkchops, art by Otto Feuer. See Ya Later, Alligator starring Bo Bunny, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. A Visit to Mirrorland! starring Peter Panda, art by Rube Grossman. Give Him the Air! starring Fraidy Cat, art by Rube Grossman. Crazy--Like a Fox! starring Dizzy Dog, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Music! Music! starring Doodles Duck, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Topsy-Turvy starring Bo Bunny, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Promo for DC's Star Trek series. Rufus Rat starring the Three Mouseketeers, script by Sy Reit, art by Rube Grossman. 100 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #55
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    Canadian edition with $2.00 cover price - Cover art by Chuck Fiala. Prehistoric Daze! starring Peter Porkchops, art by Otto Feuer. See Ya Later, Alligator starring Bo Bunny, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. A Visit to Mirrorland! starring Peter Panda, art by Rube Grossman. Give Him the Air! starring Fraidy Cat, art by Rube Grossman. Crazy--Like a Fox! starring Dizzy Dog, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Music! Music! starring Doodles Duck, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Topsy-Turvy starring Bo Bunny, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Promo for DC's Star Trek series. Rufus Rat starring the Three Mouseketeers, script by Sy Reit, art by Rube Grossman. 100 pgs. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #7
    Blue Devil (1984) 7
    Published Dec 1984 by DC.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Sharon and Dan's romantic evening out is interrupted by the Trickster and Bolt in "Just Another Day In L.A." Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. Script by Gary Cohn and Dan Mishkin, art by Gil Kane. Paris Cullins cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #7
    Blue Devil (1984) Canadian Price Variant 7

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Sharon and Dan's romantic evening out is interrupted by the Trickster and Bolt in "Just Another Day In L.A." Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. Script by Gary Cohn and Dan Mishkin, art by Gil Kane. Paris Cullins cover. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #7MJ
    Blue Devil (1984) Mark Jewelers 7MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    Buckaroo Banzai (1984 Marvel) 2

    "Buckaroo Banzai!" Adapted by Bill Mantlo. Art by Mark Texeira and Armando Gil. Buckaroo Banzai. noted physicist, neurosurgeon, psychologist, poet, musician, and his motley band of heroes race against the clock to stop an inter-dimensional invasion of Earth. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Buckaroo Banzai (1984 Marvel) Canadian Price Variant 1

    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. "Buckaroo Banzai!" Adapted by Bill Mantlo. Art by Mark Texeira and Armando Gil. The official comics adaptation of the spectacular film starring Peter Weller and John Lithgow. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #300
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 300
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #7769b0-003
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2113276015

    In a bunker beneath Skullhouse, the final battle in a war begun 40 years before reaches its climax! It's a battle between madness and sanity, between debauchery and decency, between the maniacal Red Skull and America's greatest hero...Captain America...in "Das Ende!" Black Crow, Nomad, Falcon, Bernie appearances. Plot by J.M. DeMatteis, script by Michael Ellis, pencils by Paul Neary, inks by Dennis Janke. Pin-up by Neary. Cover by Mike Zeck & Neary. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #300
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 300

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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. In a bunker beneath Skullhouse, the final battle in a war begun 40 years before reaches its climax! It's a battle between madness and sanity, between debauchery and decency, between the maniacal Red Skull and America's greatest hero...Captain America...in "Das Ende!" Black Crow, Nomad, Falcon, Bernie appearances. Plot by J.M. DeMatteis, script by Michael Ellis, pencils by Paul Neary, inks by Dennis Janke. Pin-up by Neary. Cover by Mike Zeck & Neary Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #300MJ
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 300MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. In a bunker beneath Skullhouse, the final battle in a war begun 40 years before reaches its climax! It's a battle between madness and sanity, between debauchery and decency, between the maniacal Red Skull and America's greatest hero... Captain America... in "Das Ende!" Black Crow, Nomad, Falcon, Bernie appearances. Plot by J.M. DeMatteis, script by Michael Ellis, pencils by Paul Neary, inks by Dennis Janke. Pin-up by Neary. Cover by Mike Zeck & Neary. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #SET#03
    Carl Barks Library HC and Slipcase Collection (1984-1990 Another Rainbow) SET#03

    Set 03 - Includes 3 Volumes - Printings May Vary. By Carl Barks. These beautifully illustrated sets are the most comprehensive collection of the works of a true artistic genius. Featuring material from Four Color (1942-1962 Series 2) #386, 408, 422, 450, 492, 495 and Uncle Scrooge (1954-2008 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone/Gemstone) #3-20. Hardcover (3 volumes with slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 744 pages (Total), B&W. All Ages.

  • Issue #64
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    CARTOONIST PROfiles magazine allows syndicated cartoonists to tell, in their own words, what it took for them to become professionals. Comic artists explain their own unique method of creating a continuous flow of ideas, which have sustained them over long periods of time. This magazine explains how the cartoonist brought himself to the attention of the major syndicates. They tell their own life experiences have enabled them to speak with that unique voice. Cover price $5.00.

  • Issue #8412
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  • Issue #69
    Cerebus (1977-2004 Aardvark-Vanaheim) 69

    Ignore It, Its Just Another Reality. Cerebus manages to outwit Weisshaupt one last time; then he encounters the Big Round Glowing White Strange Thing and the Regency Elf. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim; backgrounds by Gerhard. Backup story: The Jade Princess Pt. 2, a Dick Mallet adventure, by Mike Cherkas. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.70. Cover price $1.70.

  • Issue #343
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  • Issue #3
    Cinefan (1974) 3
    Published 1984 (est.) by Randall D. Larson.

    Issue #3 - Winter/Spring 1984/1985. Edited by Randall Larson. Cover by Mark Gelotte, back cover by Larry Dickison. Interior art by Allen Koszowski. Articles include A Structuralist Interpretation of ET by Philip Hughes, interview with producer Michael Lee, Superman and the Mole-Men by Dean Chambers, The Horror Anthology Film commentary and review by Dennis Fischer, interview with Robert Bloch, review of H.P. Lovecraft's The Music of Erich Zann, the music of Les Baxter for horror films, Mad Max by Dennis Fischer, Contemporary Directions in Horror with Joe Dante, Howard Cohen, David Seltzer, Poland's Saragossa Manuscript film examined, reviews of current movies. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 74 pages, black and white. Cover price $3.50.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Collectibles Illustrated Magazine Vol. 3 #6

    Volume 3, Issue 6 - November/December, 1984. Softcover, 8" x 10.5", 78 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Comics Interview (1983) 18

    18 - Carol Kalish on Marvel's behind-the-scenes (12 pages); Scott McCloud (Part 1) on Zot! (12 pages); Arthur Suydam on Cholly & Flytrap, Echoes of Futurepast (7 pages); Rod Reed on original Captain Marvel, Batman, Whiz (7 pages). Scott McCloud cover. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1851
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1851

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Fly in to Danger" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1852
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 1852

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Wall of Death" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.