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Comic books August 1985

  • Issue #429
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 429

    Features include Strontium Dog (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "The Edge of Forever" (script by Alan Hebden, art by Jesus Redondo), Judge Dredd in "Midnight Surfer" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Cam Kennedy), ACE Trucking Co. in "The Croakside Trip" (script by Grant/Grover, art by Massimo Belardinelli), and Rogue Trooper (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Jose Ortiz). Ortiz cover

  • Issue #430
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 430

    Features include Strontium Dog (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Nemesis the Warlock in "Ego Trip" (script by Pat Mills, art by Kevin O'Neill), Judge Dredd in " Nosferatu: Write his Name in Blood!" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Ron Smith), ACE Trucking Co. in "The Croakside Trip" (script by Grant/Grover, art by Massimo Belardinelli), and Rogue Trooper (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Jose Ortiz). Belardinelli front cover. Back cover pin-up of Torquemada by Kevin O'Neill.

  • Issue #431
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 431

    Features include Strontium Dog (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), ACE Trucking Co. in "The Croakside Trip!" (script by Grant/Grover, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "Nosferatu" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Ron Smith), Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry and Bryan Talbot), and Rogue Trooper (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Jose Ortiz). Thoth Son of Nemesis pin-up by Bryan Talbot. Rogue Trooper cover by Ortiz.

  • Issue #432
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 432

    Features include Strontium Dog (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Ace Trucking Co. in "The Croakside Trip" (script by Grant/Grover, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "Nosferatu" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Ron Smith), Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by David Pugh), and Rogue Trooper (script by Gerry Finley-Day, art by Jose Ortiz). Judge Dredd cover by Ron Smith.

  • Issue #433
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 433

    Features include Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by David Pugh), Strontium Dog (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Judge Dredd in "Nosferatu" (script by T.B. Grover, art by Ron Smith), and ACE Trucking Co. in "The Croakside Trip" (script by Grant/Grover, art by Massimo Belardinelli). Judge Dredd cover by Ron Smith.

  • Issue #5
    2000 AD Monthly (1985 1st Series) 5

    Brian Bolland cover; Judge Dredd in "Pirates of the Black Atlantic" part one; John Wagner script; Ron Smith art; Tom Frame letters; John Burns color; D.R. & Quinch in "Get Drafted" part three; Alan Moore script; Alan Davis art; Steve Potter letters; Rachel Birkett color; Strontium Dog in "Schicklgruber Grab" part three; Alan Grant script; Carlos Ezquerra art; Steve Potter letters; Janet Landau color; Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #570
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 570
    Published Aug 1985 by DC.

    Jimmy Olsen has such a big ego it decides to split away and menace him! Written by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Dave Hunt. Plus: A back-up tale by Craig Boldman, Howard Bender and Pablo Marcos. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #570
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    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Jimmy Olsen has such a big ego it decides to split away and menace him! Written by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Dave Hunt. Plus: A back-up tale by Craig Boldman, Howard Bender and Pablo Marcos. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Unearthed Arcana HC (1985 TSR) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Gary Gygax. This AD&D book further defines and describes the game system. Inside are new spells, character classes, magic items, weapons, and much more for both players and Dungeon Masters. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #340
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 340
  • Issue #2
    Alien Encounters (1985 Eclipse) 2

    Cover by Peter Ledger. Written by Christy Marx, Kevin Farrell, Mark Borax and Buzz Dixon. Art by Peter Ledger, Kevin Farrell, Chuck Beckum (a.k.a. Chuck Austen) and Nicholas Koenig & Willie Blyberg. The illustrated science fiction magazine for mature readers. In this issue: "The Monster of Planet Og!" by Christy Marx and Peter Ledger; "The Resistance" by Kevin Farrell; "I Shot the Last Martian" by Mark Borax and Chuck Beckum; and "Emergency Rations" by Buzz Dixon, Nicholas Koenig and Willie Blyberg. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #9
    Alien Legion (1984 1st Series) 9

    "Rude Awakening!" Created by Carl Potts. Written by Alan Zelenetz. Art by Chris Warner and Randy Emberlin. The Harkilon's atop a hill, the Legion below with nothing but three minutes worth of energy shield to protect them. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #48
    All Star Squadron (1981) 48

    Cover pencils by Mike Harris, inks by Tony De Zuniga. Camelot 1942!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Mike Harris, inks by Vince Colletta; Waton, disguised as King Arthur, puts the Shining Knight under his command; Winston Churchill gets the Squadron to find Justin; Dr. Fate battles Merlin. Pinups of Dr. Mid-Nite, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern, pencils by Mike Clark, inks by Jerry Acerno. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #48
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    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Cover pencils by Mike Harris, inks by Tony De Zuniga. Camelot 1942!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Mike Harris, inks by Vince Colletta; Waton, disguised as King Arthur, puts the Shining Knight under his command; Winston Churchill gets the Squadron to find Justin; Dr. Fate battles Merlin. Pinups of Dr. Mid-Nite, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern, pencils by Mike Clark, inks by Jerry Acerno. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #25
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 25

    "...And Graves give up their Dead...!" Part 1 of 5. Story by John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Bob Wiacek. Is James Hudson alive?! Learn the miracle story of how Guardian survived his presumed death in his battle against Omega Flight. Meanwhile, Walter Langkowski gets acclimated to his new body, the robotic powerhouse known as Box. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #25
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Things aren't always what they Seem!" Part 1 of 2. Story and art by John Byrne. Canada's premier expert in radiation, Dr. Walter Langkowski, is called to Mount Logan, the location of the Cosmic Ray research facility, to check on some unusual reports. What he finds upon arriving is shocking to say the least. Luckily the good doctor can transform into the ten feet tall, super-strong Sasquatch. But will even the mighty hero's strength be enough against one of the Fantastic Four's deadliest enemies? Includes the back-up feature: The Origins of Alpha Flight. "A Stranger in my Mirror!" Starring Aurora. Guest-starring Wolverine. Story and art by John Byrne. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #25MJ
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 25MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "...And Graves give up their Dead...!" Part 1 of 5. Story by John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Bob Wiacek. Is James Hudson alive?! Learn the miracle story of how Guardian survived his presumed death in his battle against Omega Flight. Meanwhile, Walter Langkowski gets acclimated to his new body, the robotic powerhouse known as Box. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #76
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 76

    August 1, 1985. Inside: The scoop behind the Hulk/Alpha Flight creative team switch. Plus: Eclipso history; Lois Lane - First Lady of the Comics. Hulk/Alpha Flight cover by Mike Mignola and John Byrne. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #77
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 77

    - Spooky issue. Mr. Monster preview; Jack Kirby Awards results. Mr. Monster/Swamp Thing cover by Michael T. Gilbert, Loebs, Stephen Bissette and John Totleben. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #267
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 267

    "The Commuter Cometh!" Script by Peter David. Art by Bob McLeod. Cover by Mark Bright and Kyle Baker. The Amazing Spider-Man leaves the big city and travels to the suburbs to catch a robber! But once the web-slinger arrives in Scarsdale, he discovers that suburban life is nothing like his daily life in New York City! Out in suburbia there aren't any tall buildings for web-swinging or rooftops to leap over! So Spidey has to travel by foot and avoid the neighborhood watch patrol! Fortunately the proportionate speed, strength, and agility of a spider play just as well in the 'burbs as they do in Manhattan! And the web-slinger eventually gets his man! Cameo appearances by the Human Torch and Matt Murdock. (Note: Spider-Man wears both of his costumes in this issue -- first the black one and then the traditional red and blue.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #267
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    Canadian edition with $0.75 cover price. "The Commuter Cometh!" Script by Peter David. Art by Bob McLeod. Cover by Mark Bright and Kyle Baker. The Amazing Spider-Man leaves the big city and travels to the suburbs to catch a robber! But once the web-slinger arrives in Scarsdale, he discovers that suburban life is nothing like his daily life in New York City! Out in suburbia there aren't any tall buildings for web-swinging or rooftops to leap over! So Spidey has to travel by foot and avoid the neighborhood watch patrol! Fortunately the proportionate speed, strength, and agility of a spider play just as well in the 'burbs as they do in Manhattan! And the web-slinger eventually gets his man! Cameo appearances by the Human Torch and Matt Murdock. (Note: Spider-Man wears both of his costumes in this issue -- first the black one and then the traditional red and blue.) Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #267MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 267MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Spidey uses both his red-and-blue and his black costumes in "The Commuter Cometh!" Script by Peter David, art by Bob McLeod. Brief appearance by the Human Torch (of the Fantastic Four). Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #23
    American Flagg (1983 1st Series) 23

    Reuben Flagg and the cast of the Mark Thrust TV series are brought to London in the hopes that they can help mediate a peace between England and Ireland in "Mad Dogs & Englishmen." Script and art by Howard Chaykin. Issue also has "Raul – There is a Heppy Land, Fur, Fur Away" with script by Alan Moore and art by Larry Stroman & Don Lomax. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8
    Amethyst (1985) 8
    Published Aug 1985 by DC.

    75¢ standard cover price. Fire Jade's true identity is revealed, and Citrina's fate is decided! But will Amethyst ever be the same again? Written by Dan Mishkin and Gary Cohn, with art by Dan Jurgens and Karl Kesel. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #8
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    95¢ Canadian Newsstand Edition. Dan Mishkin and Gary Cohn give us the secret of Prince Garnet, while a mystery from the Gemworld's past threatens its future. Written by Mishkin and Cohn, with art by Ric Estrada and Bob Smith. Cover by Ernie Colon and Smith. Cover price $0.95.

  • Vol. 105 #8
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 105 #8

    August 1985. Stories: "Spinneret" (part 2) by Timothy Zahn, "Trader's Secret" by Charles Sheffield, "Y Games" by Eric Vinicoff, "Les Mortes D'Arthur" by Harry Turtledove as "Eric G. Iverson," "History Lesson" by W.R. Thompson, "The Basic Universe" by Jerry Oltion, and "Notes From the General Secretariat" by Mark Gordian. Science Fact article, "The Ozone Rocket" by Stephen L. Gillett, Ph.D. Illustrations by H.R. Van Dongen, Nicholas Jainschigg, Doug Beekman, Jack Gaughan, and Doug Chaffee. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #47
    Arak Son of Thunder (1981) 47

    During the Dragon Festival in the city of Canton, Arak and Valda try to help the people against an invading dragon in "Here by Dragons." Script by Roy and Dann Thomas and R.J.M. L'Officier and art by Tony DeZuniga. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #47
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    Canadian edition with .95 cents cover price. During the Dragon Festival in the city of Canton, Arak and Valda try to help the people against an invading dragon in "Here by Dragons." Script by Roy and Dann Thomas and R.J.M. L'Officier and art by Tony DeZuniga. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #152
    Archie and Me (1964) 152

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. Pizza From Heaven, script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Chic Stone; After Mr. Weatherbee turns him down for a camp counselor's position on account of his clumsiness, Archie gets a job driving a pizza delivery truck for the heartless Kindly Mother Kelly (now the even more heartless Kindly Mother Kelly Industries Inc.); On his first delivery, he accidentally crashes the truck in Pickins Park and sends all the pizzas flying into the arms of a group of orphans from the Waifly Orphanage for Boys. Prize Project, script by George Gladir, pencils by Hy Eisman, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Dilton tries to use Archie's frisbee throwing for a scientific study, but Mr. Weatherbee gets in the way. 36 pgs. $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #152
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    75 cent cover price edition. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #39
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 39

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  • Issue #104
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 104

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  • Issue #104
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    75 cent cover price edition. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #73
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 73

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    Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "Bird Calls," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie teaches Veronica's bird to talk. "The Bellboy," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; After arriving late for class again and being lectured by Mr. Weatherbee and Dilton, Archie comes up with a plan to mess with Dilton's internal alarm. "Hello Dolly," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie helps a lost gypsy girl back home and is rewarded with a magic doll that only works for him. "Beach Botch," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The boys are ignoring Veronica because they're too busy playing beach volleyball. "Buzz Off," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx is trying to swat a fly but Hap is trying to take a nap. "Sky High," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie tries to win a hang gliding contest to win passes for Veronica, even though he's never been hang gliding. "The Best Policy?!", script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie goes on a truth-telling binge after he gets away with telling Mr. Weatherbee the truth, but Betty cures him by asking Archie to answer a question with Moose present. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #549
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 549

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    Little Archie. Cover pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Chic Stone. "The Flying Barracuda (or, How To Make a Soar-Head Reel Mad)," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Chic Stone; Mad Doctor Doom has returned, and he sends Chester to sneak into Little Archie's room and pluck a hair from his head; The mad doctor then unveils his greatest creation, a robotic flying barracuda programmed to rob a gold bullion truck as it passes over Givalook Mountain. "Little Archie Meets The Big Chicken," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie's little chick "Jughenny" eats some genetically-altered grain that makes her grow into a giant-sized chicken. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #550
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 550

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    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. Cover by Dan DeCarlo. Missing children public service announcement with the Archie gang. "Let's Pretend," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo; Veronica tries to convince it's better to keep your opponent fooled in the game of romance. Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions ad, inks by Dan DeCarlo. "Where the Boys Are," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by James DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica are camp counselors at a girls' summer camp and try in vain to meet the boys across the lake. "Delightful Dilemma," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by James DeCarlo; Veronica wins a contest to spend a week in England with her favorite rock star. "Darkroom Disaster," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by James DeCarlo; Betty meets a photographer on the beach who wants to take her picture for a calendar. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #551
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 551

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    Josie and the Pussycats. Cover by Dan DeCarlo. Missing children public service announcement with the Archie gang. "Owed To A Grecian Urn," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; While on tour in Greece, Alex is abducted and the felons demand that the Pussycats make the ransom drop. Katy Keene ad. "Track Record," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Taking in some beach time, Melody tries to discourage three males from following them, while Josie and Valerie try to encourage them. "Two Wrongs Make A Right," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Alex's order for new costumes for The Pussycats gets switched with his father's order for a fashion show. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #550CAN
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    75 cent cover price edition. Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #4
    Archie's Activity Comics Digest Magazine (1985) 4
  • Issue #337
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 337

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. You Win, I Lose, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica is trying to diet but everything around her reminds her of food. The Best Part, script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica wants to switch scripts with Betty in their acting class because she thinks Betty's part is better. The Standout, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica gives her entire wardrobe to a charity sale because she's getting a new one from Paris, but when the shipment is delayed and all the girls buy her old clothes she has nothing to wear to one of her own parties. 36 pgs. $0.65. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #102
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 102

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. An Important Message from Archie and His Pals public service announcement; photographs of missing children, hotline number, and safety tips. "Dimrider," script by Ed Berdej, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie and his technologically-advanced car fights crime, sponsored by Mr. Lodge. Later, he meets a girl named Veronica, who romances him so that she can steal the car. "Film Fare," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; The Pussycats are in Hollywood expecting to shoot their first movie but they get a big surprise. "The Visitor," script and art by Henry Scarpelli; Drumgool, the bratty bephew of Glenn's butler, pays a visit. Archie's Club News. "Wild, Wicked Ways," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Sabrina helps out at a school for young witches. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #34
    Arion Lord of Atlantis (1982) 34

    Arion returns to Atlantis and finds things have changed in "Conclave." Script by Paul Kupperberg and art by Jan Duursema. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #34MJ
    Arion Lord of Atlantis (1982) Mark Jewelers 34MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Arion returns to Atlantis and finds things have changed in "Conclave." Script by Paul Kupperberg and art by Jan Duursema. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #20
    Atari Force (1984) 20
    Published Aug 1985 by DC.

    Final issue of this series as the Atari Force is put on trial for treason in "Trial and Verdict." Script by Mike Baron and art by Ed Barreto and Ricardo Villagran. Issue also has solo Hukka story "Hukka Vs. the Bob" with script by Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming and art by Giffen and Karl Kesel. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #20
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    Canadian edition with .95 cents cover price. Final issue of this series as the Atari Force is put on trial for treason in "Trial and Verdict." Script by Mike Baron and art by Ed Barreto and Ricardo Villagran. Issue also has solo Hukka story "Hukka Vs. the Bob" with script by Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming and art by Giffen and Karl Kesel. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #20MJ
    Atari Force (1984) Mark Jewelers 20MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Final issue of this series as the Atari Force is put on trial for treason in "Trial and Verdict." Script by Mike Baron and art by Ed Barreto and Ricardo Villagran. Issue also has solo Hukka story "Hukka Vs. the Bob" with script by Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming and art by Giffen and Karl Kesel. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #258
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 258

    "Pyrrhic Victory!" Guest-starring Firelord. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. In a depressing development, the Savage Land is gone. Earth's Mightiest Heroes could not save it. Where does Ka-Zar go from here? Back to the concrete jungles of New York City with the Avengers for the time being. After the heroes return to Avengers Mansion, a distress call comes in! The Amazing Spider-Man is battling Firelord in the South Bronx! Wow, can the web-slinger beat the former herald of Galactus? If the spectacular one cannot, Hercules is ready to help! Also in this issue, Captain Marvel finds herself caught in a war between Nebula and the Skrulls in the Andromeda Galaxy! Cameo appearances by Ka-Zar and Spider-Man (in his black costume). Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Notes: The plot of this issue crosses over briefly with Amazing Spider-Man 270. Ka-Zar appears next in Iron Man 202.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #258
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Two From The Heart!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Alan Zelenetz. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Brett Breeding and helpers. Cover by Brett Breeding. Since her difficult divorce several issues ago, Janet Van Dyne has been moving on her with life and enjoying her role as chairperson of Earth's Mightiest Heroes. And perhaps now it's time to move on with her love life as well. After meeting at a high society party, Tony Stark and the Wasp begin dating. Is that really a good idea considering the golden avenger's secret identity? Captain America doesn't think so! And that kicks off a series of three very uncomfortable conversations! First, Tony Stark and Cap, then Iron Man and Thor, and finally Shell-head and the Wasp! Everything started with good intentions, but is everything going to end that way? Meanwhile, Ant-Man makes a secret visit to Ryker's Island to talk with Hank Pym. However, the former avenger doesn't want to be sprung from prison. He plans to clear his name the right way! Cameo appearances by Egghead and Jim Rhodes. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Notes: This cover is among a trio of Marvel covers in the early 1980's that featured super-heroes behind bars. See Amazing Spider-Man 219 and Captain America 260 also.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #258MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 258MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Pyrrhic Victory!" Guest-starring Firelord. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. In a depressing development, the Savage Land is gone. Earth's Mightiest Heroes could not save it. Where does Ka-Zar go from here? Back to the concrete jungles of New York City with the Avengers for the time being. After the heroes return to Avengers Mansion, a distress call comes in! The Amazing Spider-Man is battling Firelord in the South Bronx! Wow, can the web-slinger beat the former herald of Galactus? If the spectacular one cannot, Hercules is ready to help! Also in this issue, Captain Marvel finds herself caught in a war between Nebula and the Skrulls in the Andromeda Galaxy! Cameo appearances by Ka-Zar and Spider-Man (in his black costume). Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Notes: The plot of this issue crosses over briefly with Amazing Spider-Man 270. Ka-Zar appears next in Iron Man 202.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #386
    Batman (1940) 386
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1985 by DC.
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0294459018

    Cover by Tom Mandrake. "Black Mask: Losing Face" starring Batman, Commissioner Gordon, Harvey Bullock, Black Mask (1st appearance and origin), and Lucius Fox, script: Doug Moench, art by Tom Mandrake; Roman Sionis loses his family's company, Janus Cosmetics, and turns to a life of crime as Black Mask. Part 1 of 3, continued in Detective Comics (1937) #553. Missive by letter hack T.M. Maple. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.