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Comic books February 1986

  • Issue #198602
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    Issue: February, 1986

    Mike Von Erich Cover

    "Pro Wrestling Illustrated has been recognized as the sports number one magazine since its inception in 1979. Founded by legendary publisher Stanley Weston, PWI set out on a course to alter the landscape of pro wrestling journalism. Over the years, utilizing the talents of the worlds finest writers, editors, photographers, and designers, PWI succeeded beyond Westons wildest dreams." - PWI.com

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    Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #21
    Professor Coffin (1985) 21

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  • Issue #399
    PS The Preventive Maintenance Monthly (1951) 399

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  • Issue #2
    Punisher (1986 1st Series) 2
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    • Signed by Mike Zeck, John Beatty, Jim Shooter, Carl Potts and Gerry Conway with Kaotik Cow Collectibles certificate of authenticity.

    "Back to War!" Story by Steven Grant. Art by Mike Zeck and John Beatty. Cover by Mike Zeck and Phil Zemelman. NOTE: War Journal Entry: #1053. Out of jail, thanks to The Trust, the Punisher sets out to take out the biggest criminal of them all – the Kingpin. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    Punisher (1986 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 2

    Canadian Edition with $.95 cover price - "Back to War!" Story by Steven Grant. Art by Mike Zeck and John Beatty. Cover by Mike Zeck and Phil Zemelman. NOTE: War Journal Entry: #1053. Out of jail, thanks to The Trust, the Punisher sets out to take out the biggest criminal of them all – the Kingpin. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Qwerty MAD PB (1986 Warner) 1-1ST

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    Mad Magazine PB #71 - 1st printing. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Vol. 20 #2
    Ranger Rick's Nature Magazine (1967 National Wildlife Federation) Vol. 20 #2

    Volume 20, Issue 2 - February, 1986. Softcover, 8" x 10", 54 pages, full color.

  • Issue #766
    Reader's Digest (1922 Reader's Digest) 766

    Volume 128, Issue 766 - February 1986. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Red Sonja (1983 3rd Marvel Series) 12

    Sonja and friends ride mammoths controlled by Kynon; Branwyn escapes from Cavalok; and aging King Vlad gets up the courage to face the Harpy which has been stealing villagers in "Descent!" Characters: Red Sonja; Alain D'Bruges; Math Mac Llion; Kynon; Branwyn; Vassilisa; Vlad Bloodhawk; Cavalok. Written by Louise Simonson, with art by Mary Wilshire and Vince Colletta. Cover by Mary Wilshire and Tony Salmons. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #12
    Red Sonja (1983 3rd Marvel Series) Canadian Price Variant 12

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Sonja and friends ride mammoths controlled by Kynon; Branwyn escapes from Cavalok; and aging King Vlad gets up the courage to face the Harpy which has been stealing villagers in "Descent!" Characters: Red Sonja; Alain D'Bruges; Math Mac Llion; Kynon; Branwyn; Vassilisa; Vlad Bloodhawk; Cavalok. Written by Louise Simonson, with art by Mary Wilshire and Vince Colletta. Cover by Mary Wilshire and Tony Salmons. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #4
    Revolver (1985) 4

    A science fiction adventure anthology edited by Robin Snyder, with contributions by the Filipino New Wave students at the Joe Kubert School. Featuring The Hand of Ages by Steve Ditko. Also featuring Attack of the 50-Foot Joggers by R.L. Bob Stine and Steve Bissette, with a lettering assist by Andy Kubert. More stories and art by Erik Larsen, Bob Haney, Ernie Colon, Adolpho Buylla, Alex Nino, Henry Boltinoff (Silver Age DC artist), Jim Stenstrum, Romeo Tanghal, Richard Connolly and Ken Landgraf. Mature readers. Black and white; 32 pages. Cover by Ditko. Cover price $1.70. NOTE: Dare is continued in Crisis # 55 - 56. Cover price $1.70.

  • Issue #6
    Robotech Masters (1985-1988 Comico) 6

    Adaptation of the Masters saga of the1980s popular animated TV series, Robotech. Dana Sterling and the 15th Squadron get volunteered for another dangerous mission in "Prelude to Battle." Script by Mike Baron and art by Neil Vokes & Keith Wilson. Issue also has advertisements for Robotech products and merchandise. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Robotech The Macross Saga (1985-1989 Comico) 9

    Adaptation of the Macross saga of the 1980s popular animated TV series, Robotech. While Minmei enters the Miss Macross beauty contest, which is designed to boost up everyone's spirits on board the SDF-1, Rick Hunter, sent out on patrol, falls into a deadly Zentraedi trap in "Miss Macross." Script by Jack Herman and art by Reggie Byers & Tom Poston. Wraparound cover. Issue also has advertisements for Robotech products and merchandise. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Robotix (1986 Marvel) 1

    32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Robotix (1986 Marvel) Canadian Price Variant 1

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price - 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #75
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 75
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    • Label #1448924016

    Final issue. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Steve Ditko and P. Craig Russell. After 200 years of war, loss, and redemption the Spaceknight's saga is at an end. As Rom duels Dominor to the death, his allies try desperately to call all the original Spaceknights back home to Galador to put an end to the vicious ways of the second generation Spaceknights. Friends will fall in this epic struggle of Spaceknight vs. Spaceknight. Will Rom finally gain that which he has yearned for more than anything...his humanity? Will Rom and Brandy finally be together as man and woman and live happily ever after, or will he fall in battle and fail Galador, fail the woman he loves, and fail himself? This is the story the last 74 issues have been building to. Farewell Rom. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #75
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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Final issue. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Steve Ditko and P. Craig Russell. After 200 years of war, loss, and redemption the Spaceknight's saga is at an end. As Rom duels Dominor to the death, his allies try desperately to call all the original Spaceknights back home to Galador to put an end to the vicious ways of the second generation Spaceknights. Friends will fall in this epic struggle of Spaceknight vs. Spaceknight. Will Rom finally gain that which he has yearned for more than anything...his humanity? Will Rom and Brandy finally be together as man and woman and live happily ever after, or will he fall in battle and fail Galador, fail the woman he loves, and fail himself? This is the story the last 74 issues have been building to. Farewell Rom. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #2A
    Samurai (1986 1st Series Aircel) 2A

    1st printing. (no printing notice at bottom). Cover pencils by Patrick McEown, inks by Barry Blair. Untitled story, script by Barry Blair and Bruce Blair, pencils by Patrick McEown and Guang Yap, inks by Barry Blair and Guang Yap; Toshiro searches for Professor Stringfellow on a supposedly deserted island near Jamaica. Gennin & Homer back cover illustration, pencils by Patrick McEown, inks by Barry Blair. 36 pgs. $1.70. Cover price $1.70.

  • Issue #2B
    Samurai (1986 1st Series Aircel) 2B

    2nd printing. (notice at bottom cover). Cover pencils by Patrick McEown, inks by Barry Blair. Untitled story, script by Barry Blair and Bruce Blair, pencils by Patrick McEown and Guang Yap, inks by Barry Blair and Guang Yap; Toshiro searches for Professor Stringfellow on a supposedly deserted island near Jamaica. Gennin & Homer back cover illustration, pencils by Patrick McEown, inks by Barry Blair. 36 pgs. $1.70. Cover price $1.70.

  • Issue #121
    Savage Sword of Conan (1974 Magazine) 121

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    Conan stars in "The Fountain of Umir." Script by Larry Yakata, art by Rudy Nebres. King Kull stars in "Pieces of Horror." Ernie Chan frontispiece, pin-up, and back cover. Joe Jusko cover. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Savage Tales (1985 Magazine) 3

    Painted cover art by Mitch O'Connell. By Rail to Vladivostok, script by Chuck Dixon, art by John Severin. Garbriel starring the Skywarriors, script and art by Herb Trimpe. Good Ol' Boys story, script by Don Kraar, art by Vincent Waller. Gutz starring Blood & Gutz, script and art by Will Jungkuntz. Ever the Day ... Ever the Night ..., script by Don Kraar, pencils by Mary Wilshire (breakdowns), inks by Armando Gil (finishes). For the Fatherland, script by Chuck Dixon, art by Dick Ayers. The Canyon of the Three, script by Chuck Dixon, art by John Severin. 64 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #77
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  • Issue #4
    Scout (1985) 4
    Published Feb 1986 by Eclipse.

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    As the President continues preparing for his "New America" rally, Scout explains what he is doing to his comrades in "I Ain't Superstitious." Script and art by Timothy Truman. Issue also has "Fashion In Action – Part 4: Give 'Em Enough Rope" with script by John K. Snyder III and Chris Fauver and art by John K. Snyder III. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Secret Wars II (1985 Marvel) 8
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    Part 8 of 9. "Betrayal!" Story by Jim Shooter. Art by Al Milgrom and Steve Leialoha.

    Sick and tired of being attacked simply because of who he is, the Beyonder decides it's time to strike back. Plus, learn the origin of the One from Beyond.

    Featuring the Molecule Man. X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Puma, the New Mutants, and the Avengers.

    Story continues in New Mutants #37, Amazing Spider-Man #274, Avengers #265, Uncanny X-Men #203, and Fantastic Four #288.

    Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #8
    Secret Wars II (1985 Marvel) Canadian Price Variant 8

    Canadian Price Variant with $.95 cover price. Part 8 of 9. "Betrayal!" Story by Jim Shooter. Art by Al Milgrom and Steve Leialoha. Sick and tired of being attacked simply because of who he is, the Beyonder decides it's time to strike back. Plus, learn the origin of the One from Beyond. Featuring the Molecule Man. X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Puma, the New Mutants, and the Avengers. Story continues in New Mutants #37, Amazing Spider-Man #274, Avengers #265, Uncanny X-Men #203, and Fantastic Four #288. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #8MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Part 8 of 9. "Betrayal!" Story by Jim Shooter. Art by Al Milgrom and Steve Leialoha. Sick and tired of being attacked simply because of who he is, the Beyonder decides it's time to strike back. Plus, learn the origin of the One from Beyond. Featuring the Molecule Man. X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Puma, the New Mutants, and the Avengers. Story continues in New Mutants #37, Amazing Spider-Man #274, Avengers #265, Uncanny X-Men #203, and Fantastic Four #288. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #5
    Seduction of the Innocent (1985 Eclipse) 5

    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Tom Yeates. "The Phantom Ship," pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; The vicious sorceress Circe lures treasure hunters aboard her gold-filled phantom ship - and transforms them into giant rats. "Death Drum," art by Art Saaf; Drummer Chip Conway comes into possession of a magic jungle drum which makes him play "like a god"; Downside is, Chip has to kill for his newly won ability. "Grip on Life," pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; A corrupt district attorney is brought to poetic justice by his wife who returned from the dead after a car accident. "The Drums of Cajou," art by George Roussos; Haitian voodoo witch doctor Cajou turns the lovely Lora into a zombie to do his bidding and settle an old score with his adversary Neal. 36 pgs., full color. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #408
    Sgt. Rock (1977) 408
    Published Feb 1986 by DC.

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    "So Long, Scribbly!" Written by Bob Kanigher. Art by Andy Kubert. Cover by Joe Kubert. Scribbly, a young, aspiring cartoonist, shows us World War II and the Easy Company through his eyes! An extraordinary story-within-a-story! 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to editor, artist and writer Shelly Mayer, creator of 'Scribbly' and 'Sugar and Spike,' and the catalyst for many of the people who are in comics today." Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #408
    Sgt. Rock (1977) Canadian Price Variant 408

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    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price - "So Long, Scribbly!" Written by Bob Kanigher. Art by Andy Kubert. Cover by Joe Kubert. Scribbly, a young, aspiring cartoonist, shows us World War II and the Easy Company through his eyes! An extraordinary story-within-a-story! 32 pages, FC. NOTE: This issue is dedicated to editor, artist and writer Shelly Mayer, creator of 'Scribbly' and 'Sugar and Spike,' and the catalyst for many of the people who are in comics today." Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #3
    Shadow of the Batman (1985) 3
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Security was tight. Batman and Robin were alerted. The Malay penguin was safe from the evil villain Penguin. Right? Reprints Detective Comics (1937- ) #473 and 474. Written by Steve Englehart, with art by Marshall Rogers and Terry Austin. Plus: All-new coloring and a brand-new wraparound cover by Rogers. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Shatter (1985) 2

    First comic done entirely on a computer. Shatter discovers that several different forces are after him and they all want what's inside his head in "Avenues of Escape." Script by Mike Saenz & Kenn L.D. Frandsen and art by Mike Saenz. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #54
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  • Issue #8
    Sisterhood of Steel (1984) 8

    Cover by Mike Vosburg. Judgment and Justice, script by Christy Marx, art by Mike Vosburg; The Queen is dead!; Will all of Vandalis' schemes succeed? Will Boronwe escape with her life? 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Six from Sirius II (1985 2nd Series) 3

    Cover by Paul Gulacy. Eyeteeth Part III: The Void Cyst, script by Doug Moench, art by Paul Gulacy; The "goddess," Zematin-lar, promises victory to the Quatrals in their eternal war, while Valis, who has ransomed the "idol" to the Swarm, is heading back to the hub. Metro, script by Mike Saenz, art by Mike Vosburg (as Mike Vosberg). 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #59
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    Original cover price: 35p. All the latest UK/US comics news. Mister X - interview with publisher Bill Marks; Alan Moore's 'Maxwell the Magic Cat' strips. Mister X cover.

  • Issue #111
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 111

    "And Then The Gods Cried" Secret Wars II crossover. Script by Jim Owsley. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by (unnamed) many hands. Cover by Rich Buckler. Following the events of Amazing Spider-Man 273, the Beyonder and the Puma meet in Japan. After their confrontation, Thomas Fireheart is convinced more than ever that the Beyonder must be destroyed, so he returns to New York and tries to recruit the reluctant wall-crawler to his cause. The high-powered showdown among the web-slinger, Puma, and Beyonder takes place at a nightclub! First 75¢ issue. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #111
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 111

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. "All My Sins Remembered" Part 4 of 4. Guest-starring Daredevil. Script by Peter David. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by (unnamed) many hands. Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Rubinstein. It's the dramatic conclusion to the Sin-Eater saga! The web-slinger and the Man Without Fear finally catch up to the Sin-Eater at the Jameson residence, and a tremendous battle follows between...Daredevil and Spider-Man?!? Will Peter Parker and Matt Murdock ever see eye-to-eye on justice for the Sin-Eater? Last 65¢ issue. (Notes: This four-part story was reprinted in 1990 in a trade paperback titled "The Death of Jean DeWolff." Stan Carter (aka the Sin-Eater) returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 128.) 32 pages Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #111MJ
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 111MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "And Then The Gods Cried" Secret Wars II crossover. Script by Jim Owsley. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by (unnamed) many hands. Cover by Rich Buckler. Following the events of Amazing Spider-Man 273, the Beyonder and the Puma meet in Japan. After their confrontation, Thomas Fireheart is convinced more than ever that the Beyonder must be destroyed, so he returns to New York and tries to recruit the reluctant wall-crawler to his cause. The high-powered showdown among the web-slinger, Puma, and Beyonder takes place at a nightclub! First 75¢ issue. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Spirit (1983 Kitchen Sink) 16

    Cover art by Will Eisner. Hoagy the Yogi II starring the Spirit and Ebony. April Fool starring the Spirit. Pinhead starring the Spirit. Escape starring the Spirit. Scripts and Pencils by Will Eisner, inks by Eisner and Jerry Grandenetti. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #6
    Squadron Supreme (1985 1st Series) 6

    "Inner Circle!" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paul Ryan, Keith Williams, and Sam De La Rosa. Cover by Bob Layton. Has the Squadron gone too far. In this seminal issue the world's greatest heroes use the super-technology at their disposal to brainwash some of their greatest foes and make them good guys. The Squadron Supreme may have just crossed a line they may never return from. Story continued in Captain America (Vol. 1) #314. 32 pages, FC.

    NOTE: Almost two decades before DC's classic Identity Crisis Mark Gruenwald explored the scary notion of heroes going too far to preserve justice. - Odinson, Lonestar Comics Archivist Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #6
    Squadron Supreme (1985 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 6

    Canadian edition with $0.95 cover price - "Inner Circle!" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paul Ryan, Keith Williams, and Sam De La Rosa. Cover by Bob Layton. Has the Squadron gone too far. In this seminal issue the world's greatest heroes use the super-technology at their disposal to brainwash some of their greatest foes and make them good guys. The Squadron Supreme may have just crossed a line they may never return from. Story continued in Captain America (Vol. 1) #314. 32 pages, FC.

    NOTE: Almost two decades before DC's classic Identity Crisis Mark Gruenwald explored the scary notion of heroes going too far to preserve justice. - Odinson, Lonestar Comics Archivist Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #5
    Stainless Steel Rat (1985) 5

    Cover art by Carlos Ezquerra. Judge Dredd: The Early Cases introl featuring Eagle Talk, script by Nick Landau, art by Ron Turner and Mike McMahon. The Stainless Steel Rat For President Part One starring The Stainless Steel Rat, script by Harry Harrison and Kelvin Gosnell, art by Carlos Ezquerra; An adaptation of Harry Harrison's 1982 novel, The Stainless Steel Rat For President. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23
    Star Trek (1984 1st Series DC) 23

    Kirk and Scotty try to shake Redjac from the Excelsior's tail, while Dr. McCoy tend to the injured Chekov in "Wolf At The Door". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Tom Sutton, inks by Ricardo Villagran. Denys Cowan/Klaus Janson cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #23
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    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Kirk and Scotty try to shake Redjac from the Excelsior's tail, while Dr. McCoy tend to the injured Chekov in "Wolf At The Door". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Tom Sutton, inks by Ricardo Villagran. Denys Cowan/Klaus Janson cover. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #23MJ
    Star Trek (1984 1st Series DC) Mark Jewelers 23MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Kirk and Scotty try to shake Redjac from the Excelsior's tail, while Dr. McCoy tend to the injured Chekov in "Wolf At The Door". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Tom Sutton, inks by Ricardo Villagran. Denys Cowan/Klaus Janson cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Vol. 8 #6
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  • Issue #90
    Starburst (1978- Present Visual Imagination) 90

    Starburst is the British magazine featuring "monthly coverage of fantastic films." Issue #90 includes: Daleks - brains in boxes; Computer special effects - how it's done; Black Adder - studio report on his return. Dalek (from Doctor Who) cover. NOTE: #88-Present published by Visual Imagination. Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #103
    Starlog (1976) 103
    Published Feb 1986 by Starlog.

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    Daryl Hannah - Splash's mermaid goes primitive in Clan of the Cave Bear; The Hitcher - Rutger Hauer rides the highway to hell; Labyrinth - Jim Henson, George Lucas & David Bowie team up; Harve Bennett on producing Star Trek; Rob Bottin on Legend makeup FX; Enemy Mine - director Wolfgang Petersen; Elmer Bernstein on scoring Ghostbusters; editing ALIEN; Star Wars sound FX; designing Young Sherlock Holmes; Ladyhawke script woes. Daryl Hannah in Clan of the Cave Bear cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Starstruck (1985) 6

    Cover by Michael Kaluta. Kiss Daddy Goodnight, script by Elaine Lee, art by Michael Kaluta; Starstruck's final issue may also be Brucilla's last stand!; She is accused of treason and the Brigade, Verloona, the Baron and almost everyone else on Rec Station 97 are against her!; Will the mystery witness please sign in?; And will she save Brucilla? 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14-1ST
    Steve Canyon TPB (1983-1991 Milton Caniff) 14-1ST

    Volume 14 - 1st printing.

    Story and art by Milton Caniff. Supplemental material by Ron Goulart and Dave Schreiner, and Scorchy Smith strips by Noel Sickles.

    Collects the Steve Canyon daily and Sunday strips from Aug. 6 to Nov. 15, 1951. Also featuring Scorchy Smith. Having rejoined the Air Force during the Korean War, Steve is caught between a straight-arrow commander and the commander's wife, who has a shadowy past. Also, Scorchy Smith battles cattle rustlers. Kitchen Sink also provides a wealth of behind-the-scenes material about Caniff's career. This issue features a promotional illustration by Caniff for the Columbus Dispatch newspaper in 1965; a look at Caniff's first published cartoons in the Dispatch's "Escape From the Pen"; and Caniff's thoughts on the character Delta Index and the rivalry between the branches of the U.S. military. The Colonel and His Lady; Escapes From the Pen; Columbus Sketchbook - 1965; Notes on "Scorchy Smith"; Scorchy Smith; Steve Canyon.

    Softcover (squarebound), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 72 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $4.95.