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Comic books July 1985

  • Issue #23
    Batman and the Outsiders (1983 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 23

    Canadian edition with .95 cent cover price - Halo's origin tale concludes in "The Search For Halo". Script by Mike W. Barr, art by Alan Davis. Davis cover. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #23MJ
    Batman and the Outsiders (1983) Mark Jewelers 23MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Halo's origin tale concludes in "The Search For Halo". Script by Mike W. Barr, art by Alan Davis. Davis cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #531
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    Published 1985 (est.) by IPC.

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    July 6, 1985

  • Issue #532
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    Published 1985 (est.) by IPC.

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    July 13, 1985

  • Issue #533
    Battle Action Force (1983-1986 IPC) UK 533

    July 20, 1985. 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; 24p cover price.

  • Issue #534
    Battle Action Force (1983-1986 IPC) UK 534

    July 27, 1985. 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; 24p cover price.

  • Issue #1280
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  • Issue #1281
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  • Issue #27
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  • Issue #28
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  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #30
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  • Issue #31
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  • Issue #533
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  • Issue #534
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  • Issue #62
    Best of DC Blue Ribbon Digest (1979) 62

    Best of DC Batman Stories. Cover pencils by Joe Brozowski, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. ...The Player on the Other Side, script by Mike Barr, pencils by Michael Golden, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Down Below, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Bob Smith. Boxing, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Bob Smith. What Price, the Prize?, script by Doug Moench and Don Newton (co-plot), pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala. 100 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #62
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    Canadian edition with $2.00 cover price - Best of DC Batman Stories. Cover pencils by Joe Brozowski, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. ...The Player on the Other Side, script by Mike Barr, pencils by Michael Golden, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Down Below, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Bob Smith. Boxing, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Bob Smith. What Price, the Prize?, script by Doug Moench and Don Newton (co-plot), pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala. 100 pgs. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #146
    Betty and Me (1966) 146

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. "Cheer Checkmate," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty plots to get Archie away from Veronica by getting him on the cheerleader squad. "West-Bound Wig" half-page story, script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie's umbrella snags an unexpected passenger. "The Land of Ooze," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty reenacts "The Wizard of Oz" with members of the cast doubling as the strange people of the realm. "Say It with Flowers," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie tries to return the pot of flowers Betty bought for another person; Veronica runs into him and assumes the flowers are for her. Betty answers letters submitted by Archie readers. "Bear Facts," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica worries that Betty is becoming obsessed with plush teddy bears. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #3
    Black Dragon (1985 Marvel/Epic) 3

    "The Black Dragon: Part 3 of 6!" Written by Chris Claremont. Art by John Bolton. Dark powers conspire from the shadows setting up mystical trap that may cost Sir James his very soul! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
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  • Issue #14
    Blue Devil (1984) 14
    Published Jul 1985 by DC.

    Blue Devil reluctantly teams up with Kid Devil to ground a hijacked plane in "Too Many Devils!" Script by Gary Cohn and Dan Mishkin, pencils by Alan Kupperberg, inks by Rick Magyar. Paris Cullins/Gary Martin cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14
    Blue Devil (1984) Canadian Price Variant 14

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Blue Devil reluctantly teams up with Kid Devil to ground a hijacked plane in "Too Many Devils!" Script by Gary Cohn and Dan Mishkin, pencils by Alan Kupperberg, inks by Rick Magyar. Paris Cullins/Gary Martin cover. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #14MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Brian Bolland's Black Book (1985) 1

    A collection of vintage Bolland-drawn tales. First up is the 15-page "Vampire Carnival." Script by Steve Parkhouse, art by Brian Bolland. Next is the 13-page "Plague of the Undead." Script by Steve Moore, art by Trevor Goring & Brian Bolland. Bolland cover art is from a limited edition portfolio published by Editions Deese of Paris. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #307
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 307

    "Stop Making Sense" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paul Neary and Dennis Janke. Cover by Paul Neary. It's the debut of a new fun villain: Madcap! And Nomad gets the first shot at him, while Captain America is returning from England. Also, the Serpent Squad begins a new evil endeavor. Cameo appearance by Captain Britain. 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #307
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Stop Making Sense" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paul Neary and Dennis Janke. Cover by Paul Neary. It's the debut of a new fun villain: Madcap! And Nomad gets the first shot at him, while Captain America is returning from England. Also, the Serpent Squad begins a new evil endeavor. Cameo appearance by Captain Britain. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #307MJ
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 307MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. "Stop Making Sense" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paul Neary and Dennis Janke. Cover by Paul Neary. It's the debut of a new fun villain: Madcap! And Nomad gets the first shot at him, while Captain America is returning from England. Also, the Serpent Squad begins a new evil endeavor. Cameo appearance by Captain Britain. 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #241
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 241

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  • Issue #76
    Cerebus (1977) 76

    Cover art by Dave Sim. Dave explains his new rules for being at a convention. Varying Reasons of Assorted Depths, script by Dave Sim, art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds); Weishaupt imparts last words of advice; Cerebus learns there are two other aardvarks. Letters from Jerry Siegel. Friends of Cerebus Fan Club ad. 28 pgs. $1.70. Cover price $1.70.

  • Vol. 15 #3
    Cinefantastique (1970) Vol. 15 #3

    This issue includes the following: previews of The Stuff, Red Sonja, and The Bride; articles about Return to Oz, Cocoon, The Black Cauldron, and A Nightmare on Elm Street; Tobe Hooper on Lifeforce; reviews of Tales from the Darkside, Runaway, Starman, and Dune; and more. Tobe Hooper cover art by Jacques Gastineau. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #1
    Cloak and Dagger (1985 Marvel 2nd Series) 1
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    • Direct Edition. Witnessed Sig: CARL POTTS on 5/19/2019, RICK LEONARDI on 6/16/2019 & JIM SHOOTER on 7/6/2019.
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
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    Cover pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin. Sinners All!, script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin; Cloak and Dagger take down a porno shop employing slave labor; Dagger decides to visit her birth mother after getting the information from Father Delgado; origin retold. 36 pgs. $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #1
    Cloak and Dagger (1985 Marvel 2nd Series) Canadian Price Variant 1

    Canadian edition with .75 cent cover price - Cover pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin. Sinners All!, script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin; Cloak and Dagger take down a porno shop employing slave labor; Dagger decides to visit her birth mother after getting the information from Father Delgado; origin retold. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1MJ
    Cloak and Dagger (1985 Marvel 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 1MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin. Sinners All!, script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin; Cloak and Dagger take down a porno shop employing slave labor; Dagger decides to visit her birth mother after getting the information from Father Delgado; origin retold. 36 pgs. $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #36
    Comics Feature (1980) fanzine 36

    Secret Wars II - Ron Goulart's exclusive report; Julius Schwartz - comics with a human face; Max Allan Collins on Dick Tracy; Steve Perrin on superhero games; Schuster on Hanna Barbera; James Van Hise on Captain America. Wolverine cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #100
    Comics Journal (1977) 100

    Milestone 100th Issue of The Magazine of News and Criticism. A double-size special featuring: "Executives Forum" by Dick Giordano; Marilyn Bethke on the death of Gary Groth; Heidi MacDonald on the joys of elitism; R. Fiore delivers a funnybook manifesto; Carter Scholz on "Shatter"; Ken Smith on "Elvis Zombies"; a tour of the Journal's history on a "Rollercoaster Ride"; and an interview with newave pioneer Gary Panter. Plus interviews with: Neal Adams on being a new publisher; Murray Boltinoff on deadlines; Chris Claremont on life with the mutants; Will Eisner on personal fiction; Steve Englehart on returning to comics; Mike Friedrich on the marketing of comic books; Bill Gaines on MAD today; Steve Gerber on Void Indigo, G.I. Joe and Marvel; Dick Giordano on running DC Comics; Archie Goodwin on Marvel's Epic Comics; Jack Jackson on chronicling the history of Texas; Harvey Kurtzman on American humor; Rick Marschall on the state of comic strips; Denny O'Neil on popular culture; George PĂ©rez on life after Crisis; Wendy Pini and Richard Pini on the elves and beyond; Trina Robbins on wimmen's comix and kids' comics; Marshall Rogers on Cap'n Quick; Dave Sim on Church and State and all those 300 issues; Kenneth Smith on moral entertainment; Joe Staton on his return to DC and Green Lantern; Len Wein on declining standards, and editing at DC Comics; Al Williamson on syndicates and inking Superman; Marv Wolfman on writing for a living; John Workman on Heavy Metal and NatLamp; and Berni Wrightson on modern horror. Cover by Jaime Hernandez. 244 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "1934-1936". By E.C. Segar. Softcover, 11-in. x 15-in., 120 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #172
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 172

    Cover art by possibly by Gary Kwapisz. Beavers in the Borderland, script by Jim Owsley, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Bob Camp; Zacharus and daughter Tetra enter the pictish lands searching for a treasure map; Conan rescues them. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #172
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price - "In the Lair of the Damned." Script by Bruce Jones, art by Val Mayerik. John Buscema cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #172MJ
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 172MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by possibly by Gary Kwapisz. Beavers in the Borderland, script by Jim Owsley, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Bob Camp; Zacharus and daughter Tetra enter the pictish lands searching for a treasure map; Conan rescues them. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #29
    Conan the King (1980) 29
    Published Jul 1985 by Marvel.

    It's Hyborean adventure and intrigue at its pulse-pounding best, when King Conan readies to defend Aquilonia from without--while trusted courtiers plot his assassination from within! "The Sleeping Lion" premieres new regular scripter Don Kraar! Art by Marc Silvestri and Art Nichols. Cover by Mike Kaluta. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #29
    Conan the King (1980) Canadian Price Variant 29

    Canadian edition with $.1.50 cover price. It's Hyborean adventure and intrigue at its pulse-pounding best, when King Conan readies to defend Aquilonia from without--while trusted courtiers plot his assassination from within! "The Sleeping Lion" premieres new regular scripter Don Kraar! Art by Marc Silvestri and Art Nichols. Cover by Mike Kaluta. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Coyote (1983) 13
    Published Jul 1985 by Marvel/Epic.

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    "Snakes Alive!" Written by Steve Englehart. Art by Chas Truog and Frank Springer. OK, Tally's not dead, but she's still a werecoyote - so Coyote has to summon up some supernatural help to turn her back to normal. But there are forces on both sides of reality who don't want her changed. Plus, "Scorpio Rose: Part 2 of 3!" Written by Steve Enlehart. Art by Todd McFarlane. Rose and her friends face the fiend from beyond the stars for the sake of an unborn child - only to lose one of their own. 32 pages, FC. Mature Readers Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #212
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 212

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    Art by John Severin, Don Orehek, Sururi Gumen, John Langton, Ririk Tyler, Bob Tyler, Walt Lardner, and Warren Sattler. "Simon & Simon" parody. Magnum P.I. cover by Severin. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #41
    Cracked Giant (1965) 41

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    "Giant Cracked Fun-Kit." Bonuses: Sports Game and Photo Match Game. All reprints with art by John Severin, Howard Nostrand, Charles Rodrigues, and others. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #4
    Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985) 4
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    "Thus Shall the World Die!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by George Perez and Dick Giordano. 1st appearance of Lady Quark and the female Dr. Light. Another world succumbs to the destructive power of the relentless anti-matter wave, but this time the mysterious man known as Pariah is able to save the life of one person, if only for a little while longer. Meanwhile, the android known as Red Tornado is captured by the enemy, and the Monitor is betrayed by his most trusted ally. Featuring the death of the Monitor. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #4
    Crisis On Infinite Earths (1985) Canadian Price Variant 4

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. "Thus Shall the World Die!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by George Perez and Dick Giordano. 1st appearance of Lady Quark and the female Dr. Light. Another world succumbs to the destructive power of the relentless anti-matter wave, but this time the mysterious man known as Pariah is able to save the life of one person, if only for a little while longer. Meanwhile, the android known as Red Tornado is captured by the enemy, and the Monitor is betrayed by his most trusted ally. Featuring the death of the Monitor. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #4MJ
    Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985) Mark Jewelers 4MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Thus Shall the World Die!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by George Perez and Dick Giordano. 1st appearance of Lady Quark and the female Dr. Light. Another world succumbs to the destructive power of the relentless anti-matter wave, but this time the mysterious man known as Pariah is able to save the life of one person, if only for a little while longer. Meanwhile, the android known as Red Tornado is captured by the enemy, and the Monitor is betrayed by his most trusted ally. Featuring the death of the Monitor. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1985
    Dallas Fantasy Fair Program (1988) 1985

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    1985 Dallas Comic Con booklet featuring activity/video schedules, guest profiles, and illustrations by various artists. Cover by Will Eisner. 24 pages b & w with ads.

  • Issue #220
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 220

    Cover art by David Mazzucchelli. Fog, script by Denny O'Neil, art by David Mazzucchelli; Ignoring Heather's drunken cries for help, Matt leaves her alone and she hangs herself. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #220
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) Canadian Edition 220

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price - Cover art by David Mazzucchelli. Fog, script by Denny O'Neil, art by David Mazzucchelli; Ignoring Heather's drunken cries for help, Matt leaves her alone and she hangs herself. 36 pgs. Cover price Cover price $0.75.