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Comic books April 1987

  • Issue #516
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 516

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 12 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Judge Dredd in "Navel Manoeuvres" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Jeff Anderson), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Big Trouble for Blast Barclay" (script by Grant Morrison, art by Mike White), and the Dead (script by Milligan, art by Massimo Belardinelli). Ewins cover.

  • Issue #517
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 517

    April 11, 1987. Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 13 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "The Star Warriors" (script by Alan MacKenzie, art by M.K. Williams), Judge Dredd in "Night of the Ripper" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Jose Ortiz), Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), and the Dead (script by Milligan, art by Massimo Belardinelli). Brendan McCarthy cover.

  • Issue #518
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 518

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 14 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "A Fistful of Neurons" (script by Alex Stewart, art by De'Antiquis), Judge Dredd in "The Interrogation" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Kim Raymond), Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), the Dead (script by Milligan, art by Massimo Belardinelli), and Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Alien Zapper" (script by Stewart, art by Kev Hopgood). Fabry cover.

  • Issue #519
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 519

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 15 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Judge Dredd in "The Blood Donor" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Brendan McCarthy), Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), and the Dead (script by Milligan, art by Massimo Belardinelli). Ezquerra cover

  • Issue #13
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 13

    Carlos Ezquerra cover; Harry Twenty on the High Rock; Gerry Finley-Day script; Alan Davis art; Tony Jacob letters; Dan Dare; Gerry Finley-Day script; Dave Gibbons art & letters; Strontium Dog; Carlos Ezquerra art; "Return to Sender"; Grant Morrison script; Jeff Anderson art; Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #3
    3-D Zone (1986) 3

    PictureScope-Jungle Adventures Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #587
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 587
    Published Apr 1987 by DC.

    Cover art by John Byrne. Comics Buyer's Guide 1986 Fan Awards. Cityscape! starring Superman and the Demon, art by John Byrne, inks by Dick Giordano; To stop Morgan Le Fay, Superman teams up with the Demon of 1987 and the Demon of 1162. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #587
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Canadian Price Variant 587

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Cover art by John Byrne. Comics Buyer's Guide 1986 Fan Awards. Cityscape! starring Superman and the Demon, art by John Byrne, inks by Dick Giordano; To stop Morgan Le Fay, Superman teams up with the Demon of 1987 and the Demon of 1162. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #5
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 5

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  • Issue #6
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 6

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  • Issue #7
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 7

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  • Issue #8
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 8

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  • Issue #427
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 427

    Superman seeks Qurac's president for some answers, while Prana (of the Circle) enters Superman's mind in "Mind Games". Script by Marv Wolfman, art by Jerry Ordway. Ordway cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #427
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    Canadian Edition with $1.00 cover price. Superman seeks Qurac's president for some answers, while Prana (of the Circle) enters Superman's mind in "Mind Games". Script by Marv Wolfman, art by Jerry Ordway. Ordway cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #360
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 360
  • Issue #19
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 19

    Airboy discovers that the Rats, an old and evil foe from his father's day has returned while out on a date with Marlene in "Rats." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Ron Randall & Kim DeMulder. Issue also has "Mig Alley – Part 2" in which Sky Wolf tries to escape from a North Korean prison camp. Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Tom Lyle & Mark Nelson. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #20
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 20

    Airboy has to protect Marlene and other people and figure out a way to defeat rats, rats and more rats in "Rats – Part 2." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Ron Randall & Kim DeMulder. Issue also has "Mig Alley – Part 3" in which Sky Wolf has deadly pursuit after his escape from a North Korean prison camp. Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Tom Lyle & Mark Nelson. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #4
    Alien Ducklings (1986) 4

    Beginner's Duck. Stories by Richard Greenbaum and Cliff MacGillivray. Art by Andy Ice. Cover by Steve Huston. Yet another funny-animal adventure inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this one from Blackthorne Publishing. The Ducklings discover that their effort to blend in with the people of Earth has succeeded only too well. Final issue of the series. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Alien Encounters (1985 Eclipse) 12

    Cover by Dave Dorman. Written by Buzz Dixon, Nicola Cuti and Ruby. Art by Kurt Waller & Gerald Forton, Rafael Kayanan & Willie Blyberg, Doug Medved and Mark A. Nelson. The illustrated science fiction magazine for mature readers. In this issue: "What a Relief!" by Buzz Dixon, Kurt Waller and Gerald Forton; "Eyes of the Sibyl" by Nicola Cuti, Rafael Kayanan and Willie Blyberg; "The Great Outdoors" by Ruby and Doug Medved; and "The Face of the Enemy" by Nicola Cuti and Mark A. Nelson. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #19
    Alien Legion (1984 1st Series) 19

    "Death on Ice!" Created by Carl Potts. Written by Alan Zelenetz. Art by Larry Stroman and Randy Emberlin. On an icy asteroid, cut off from the rest of the squad, Sarigar, Grimrod, and Tamara face certain death! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #45
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 45

    "Resurrection!" Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by June Brigman and Whilce Portacio. To prevent an ancient evil from coming into the world of man, Vindicator was forced to slay her teammate, Snowbird. But in the wake of one teammate's death, another returns from the grave. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #45MJ
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 45MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It is believed these variants were distributed only in regions near U.S. military bases. "Resurrection!" Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by June Brigman and Whilce Portacio. To prevent an ancient evil from coming into the world of man, Vindicator was forced to slay her teammate, Snowbird. But in the wake of one teammate's death, another returns from the grave. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #114
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 114

    Mike Baron and Klaus Janson on The Punisher; a look at Trollords. Janson cover. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #115
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 115

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    Swimsuit issue pin-ups by Bill Sienkiewicz, Mike Grell, Chuck Austen, Fred Hembeck, Hilary Barta, Colleen Doran, Will Meugniot, John Workman, Eric Shanower, Joe Staton, Bill Willingham, Trina Robbins, Reed Waller, Ty Templeton, Richard Howell and more. Kevin Nowlan cover. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #287
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 287

    Gang War: Part 4 of 5 -- "And There Shall Come a Reckoning" Guest-starring Daredevil and the Falcon. Script by Jim Owsley. Pencils by Erik Larsen. Inks by Art Nichols. Cover by Kyle Baker. At last the Kingpin is returning to New York! And the Falcon, Sergeant Tork, and Daredevil are going to make sure the wall-crawler doesnt interfere with the fat man's arrival! Wait a minute! Whose side are these guys on? The fighting mad web-slinger will take on all three to reach the Kingpin of Crime! In the meantime the crossing and double-crossing among the Rose, Hobgoblin, and Kingpin reaches new heights as each man maneuvers to finish on top when the gang war finally ends...next issue! Cameo appearances by the Arranger, Mary Jane Watson, Aunt May, Karen Page, Roderick Kingsley, Lance Bannon, and Redwing. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 474,098; average paid circulation 276,064.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #287MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 287MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Gang War: Part 4 of 5 -- "And There Shall Come a Reckoning" Guest-starring Daredevil and the Falcon. Script by Jim Owsley. Pencils by Erik Larsen. Inks by Art Nichols. Cover by Kyle Baker. At last the Kingpin is returning to New York! And the Falcon, Sergeant Tork, and Daredevil are going to make sure the wall-crawler doesnt interfere with the fat man's arrival! Wait a minute! Whose side are these guys on? The fighting mad web-slinger will take on all three to reach the Kingpin of Crime! In the meantime the crossing and double-crossing among the Rose, Hobgoblin, and Kingpin reaches new heights as each man maneuvers to finish on top when the gang war finally ends...next issue! Cameo appearances by the Arranger, Mary Jane Watson, Aunt May, Karen Page, Roderick Kingsley, Lance Bannon, and Redwing. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 474,098; average paid circulation 276,064.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #3
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    American Fantasy (1986 2nd Series Robert & Nancy Garcia) #003, Spring 1987, Anne Rice interview, Thomas Canty Showcase Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #39
    American Flagg (1983 1st Series) 39

    After quitting his job as a ranger, Reuben goes on the road and meets Vinnie Vroom just when someone comes into town looking for him in "Snakes." Script by J.M. De Matteis & Mark Badger and art by Mark Badger & Randy Emberlin. Issue also has "Bob Violence" with script by Steven Grant and art by Joe Staton & Paul Abrams. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #40
    American Flagg (1983 1st Series) 40

    Reuben tries to get away from the Plex after quitting his job but there is no getting away from the Plex, and for some it's more deadly in "Scarecrow." Script by J.M. De Matteis & Mark Badger and art by Mark Badger & Randy Emberlin. Issue also has "Bob Violence" with script by Steven Grant and art by Joe Staton & Paul Abrams. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #41
    American Flagg (1983 1st Series) 41

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    Still on the open road, Reuben and his fellow travelers find a deserted robot factory outside of Las Vegas and something strange is going on in there in "Revolution." Script by J.M. De Matteis & Mark Badger and art by Mark Badger. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 107 #4
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 107 #4

    April 1987. Stories: "The Smoke Rings" (conclusion) by Larry Niven, "A Hole in the Sun" by Roger MacBride Allen, "The Lesser Magic" by Gregory Kusnick, "Spectral Expectations" by Linda Nagata, and "Independents" Eric Vinicoff. Science Fact article, "Universe--The Ultimate Artifact?" by Richard D. Meisner. Cover by David Hardy. Illustrations by David Hardy, Laura Lakey, Judith Mitchell, Bob Eggleton, and Vincent Di Fate. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #3
    Animax (1986 Marvel/Star Comics) 3

    Max is having trouble getting back into his original fighting shape and worries about leading the Animax team while X-Tinctor comes up with a plan to locate the Animax's secret base in "The Retreat Plot or The Attack of the Airhead." Script by Walt Simonson and art by Steve Purcell & Gerry Talaoc. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #49
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 49

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  • Issue #83
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 83
  • Issue #347
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 347

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    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Busy Signal, script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica and Betty get into a cat fight over Veronica's new retro phone. Shape Up With Betty And Veronica public service announcement. The Price Is Right, script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica plots to buy Jughead off so Archie can escort her to the debutante ball instead of accompanying him to the sports show. Practice-Practice, script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Coach Kleats orders extra practice sessions for the boys basketball team, which means no time for after school dating. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #347
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) Canadian Edition 347

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    Canadian Edition (95¢ Cover Price). Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Busy Signal, script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica and Betty get into a cat fight over Veronica's new retro phone. Shape Up With Betty And Veronica public service announcement. The Price Is Right, script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica plots to buy Jughead off so Archie can escort her to the debutante ball instead of accompanying him to the sports show. Practice-Practice, script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Coach Kleats orders extra practice sessions for the boys basketball team, which means no time for after school dating. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #2
    Aristocratic Xtraterrestrial Time Traveling Thieves (1987) 2

    "Reality What a Concept" Written by Henry Vogel. Art by Mark Propst. 24 Pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Atomic Man (1986) 3

    Story, art and cover by J.B. Bonivert. A spoof of superhero comics from indie artist J.B. Bonivert, whose whimsically cubist style would seem a far cry from most superhero art. Atomic Man faces the latest fiendish scheme of his arch-enemy Professor Gizmotovv; A dire warning of what happens if you dont read comics. Final issue of the series. Atomic Man; The Almost True Story of Little Bobby Dribbleblat. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #278
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 278
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    • Label #0960974007

    "Pressure" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The colossal confrontation with the Masters of Evil is over. The Avengers have won, but the losses are staggering. Avengers Mansion, the team's home since day one, has been destroyed. Hercules remains in a coma and Jarvis is slowly recovering from his injuries in the hospital. In the meantime the Black Knight and Doctor Druid relocate to Hydro-Base for combat training while the mansion is closed. However, their training session is dramatically interrupted by Tyrak! The giant Atlantean is still tough, so Captain Marvel, She-Hulk, and the Wasp join the fight too! After the battle Janet Van Dyne realizes that she's ready for a vacation and resigns as chairwoman. So once again the old order changeth! The new Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Doctor Druid, She-Hulk, and Thor! (Note: Tyrak previously appeared in Avengers 172.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #278MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 278MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Pressure" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The colossal confrontation with the Masters of Evil is over. The Avengers have won, but the losses are staggering. Avengers Mansion, the team's home since day one, has been destroyed. Hercules remains in a coma and Jarvis is slowly recovering from his injuries in the hospital. In the meantime the Black Knight and Doctor Druid relocate to Hydro-Base for combat training while the mansion is closed. However, their training session is dramatically interrupted by Tyrak! The giant Atlantean is still tough, so Captain Marvel, She-Hulk, and the Wasp join the fight too! After the battle Janet Van Dyne realizes that she's ready for a vacation and resigns as chairwoman. So once again the old order changeth! The new Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Doctor Druid, She-Hulk, and Thor! (Note: Tyrak previously appeared in Avengers 172.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #19
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 19

    Lost in Space and Time 3 of 7. "The Time of their Lives!" Guest-starring Ghost Rider (original) and Firebird. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. As Hawkeye and the gang spin out of control into the distant past, Mockingbird remains the captive of the phantom Ghost Rider in the Old West. Meanwhile Hank Pym and Firebird work on saving the former Giant Man's soul. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #19MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 19MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Lost in Space and Time 3 of 7. "The Time of their Lives!" Guest-starring Ghost Rider (original) and Firebird. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. As Hawkeye and the gang spin out of control into the distant past, Mockingbird remains the captive of the phantom Ghost Rider in the Old West. Meanwhile Hank Pym and Firebird work on saving the former Giant Man's soul. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Axa (1987 Eclipse) 1

    The Adopted - Written by Chuck Dixon. Art and Cover by E.B. Romero. Axa -- she's here! And it's all new! Don't miss the exciting first issue! Starring Axa, Killdog, Bloodmoon, Kip, Nathan, Matt and Mark. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bad Moon GN (1987 Arcane Comix) 1-1ST

    1st printing. "Arcane Comix: Book 1!"

    Written by Steve Niles. Art by Brian Clark.

    Vampires, witches, and werewolves, oh my! From the creator of 30 Days of Night.

    Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #22
    Badger (1983 1st Series Capital/First) 22

    The Badger is hired to be a spokesman on TV for an appliance store. As crazy as that sounds, what happens after is even crazier in "Range War." Script by Mike Baron and art by Bill Reinhold & Chuck Beckum. Issue also has "Tales from the Clonezone – Lodzirra" with script by Mike Baron and art by Mark A. Nelson. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #406
    Batman (1940) 406
    Tags: Batman Year 1 (part 3)
    Published Apr 1987 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #0355485010

    Batman Year One, Chapter Three: "Black Dawn". Part 3 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story concludes next issue. An injured and cornered Batman is up against the police, James Gordon crosses a line, and Selina Kyle becomes Catwoman. Script by Frank Miller, art by David Mazzucchelli. Mazzucchelli cover. 1st printing. NOTE: Most issues from 397-432 were reprinted in 1989 and sold in multipacks. These 2nd and 3rd prints have back cover ads dated 1989. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #406
    Batman (1940) Canadian Price Variant 406

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    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. Batman Year One, Chapter Three: "Black Dawn". Part 3 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story concludes next issue. An injured and cornered Batman is up against the police, James Gordon crosses a line, and Selina Kyle becomes Catwoman. Script by Frank Miller, art by David Mazzucchelli. Mazzucchelli cover. 1st printing. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #44
    Batman and the Outsiders (1983 1st Series) 44

    Reprints Outsiders (1985-88 1st Series) #6. New cover pencils by Joe Brozowski, inks by Danny Bulanadi. Nothing Can Stop...The Duke Of Oil, script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Aparo; The Duke of Oil attacks Geo-Force and Dr. Jace in the Outsiders headquarters. Metamorpho illustration by Brian Bolland. The Outsiders at Bat, script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Engel; Comical adaptation of Casey At The Bat featuring the Outsiders playing baseball against Kobra and his henchmen. 36 pgs.$0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #44
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    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. Reprints Outsiders (1985-88 1st Series) #6. New cover pencils by Joe Brozowski, inks by Danny Bulanadi. Nothing Can Stop...The Duke Of Oil, script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Aparo; The Duke of Oil attacks Geo-Force and Dr. Jace in the Outsiders headquarters. Metamorpho illustration by Brian Bolland. The Outsiders at Bat, script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jim Engel; Comical adaptation of Casey At The Bat featuring the Outsiders playing baseball against Kobra and his henchmen. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1371
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