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Comic books August 1987

  • Issue #533
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 533

    Features include Strontium Dog in "The Royal Affair" part 2 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), D.R. & Quinch's Incredibly Excruciating Agony Page (script by Jamie Delano and Alan Davis, pencils by Davis, inks by Mark Farmer), Tales From Mega-City One: "Taxi Driver" part 2 (script by Alan Grant, art by P. Hardy), Judge Dredd in "Revolution" part 3 (script by Wagner/Grant, art by John Higgins), the Mean Team (script by Alan Hebden, art by Massimo Belardinelli), and Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Alternators" (script by Sydney Falco, art by Simon Harrison). John Higgins cover.

  • Issue #534
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 534

    August 8, 1987. Features include Strontium Dog in "The Royal Affair" part 3 (script Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), D.R. & Quinch's Incredibly Excruciating Agony Page (script by Jamie Delano and Alan Davis, pencils by Davis, inks by Mark Farmer), Nemesis the Warlock in "A Bedtime Story" (script by Pat Mills, photos by Tony Luke), Judge Dredd (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Liam Sharp), the Mean Team (script by Alan Hebden, art by Massimo Belardinelli), and Tales From Mega-City One (script by Wagner/Grant, art by David Wyatt). Sharp cover.

  • Issue #535
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 535

    August 15, 1987. Features include Zenith in "Prologue: Ground Zero" (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), Strontium Dog in "The Royal Affair" part 4 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra), the Mean Team (script by Alan Hebden, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "Alabammy Blimps" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Steve Dillon), and Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Night-Shift" (script by Hebden, art by Bill Simpson). Dillon front cover. Back cover features ABC Warrior: Joe Pineapples.

  • Issue #536
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 536

    August 22, 1987. Features include Zenith in "Dropping In" (chapter 1) (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "I'm a Believer" (script by Neil Gaiman, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "Alabammy Blimps" part 2 (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Steve Dillon), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Tomorrow's Results" (script by Alan Hebden, art by Intruder), and Strontium Dog in "The Royal Affair" part 5 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Front cover by Brendan McCarthy and Yeowell. Back cover by John Higgins.

  • Issue #537
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 537

    Features include Zenith in "Blow Up" (chapter 2) (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Resentment" (script by Alan Hebden, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "big Mammy and Her Alabammy Blimps (part 3): Maneaters" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Steve Dillon), Universal Soldier (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Bill Simpson), and the Mean Team (script by Hebden, art by Massimo Belardinelli). Rogue Trooper color pin-up (art by John Higgins). Dillon cover.

  • Issue #15
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 15

    Dan Dare; Jack Adrian script; Dave Gibbons art & letters; Harry Twenty on the High Rock; Gerry Finlay-Day script; Alan Davis art; Tony Jacob letters; Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #7
    3-D Zone (1986) 7

    HollyWood 3-D Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #591
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 591
    Published Aug 1987 by DC.

    Superman is transported to another time when he tries to catch up with Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes in "Past Imperfect." Continued from Superman (1987) #8. Concludes in Legion of Super Heroes (1984 3rd Series) #38. Time Trapper, Krypto appearances. Story, pencils & figure inks by John Byrne, background inks by Keith Williams. Cover by Byrne. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #22
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 22

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    GI Joe goes international in these overseas adventures! Includes: "The Mountain: Part 1!" Starring Destro, Firefly, and the Crimson Guard. Plus, "Doppelganger: Part 4!" Starring Flint and Shipwreck. And, "The Crystal Connection: Part 4!" Starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu. 24 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #23
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 23

    GI Joe goes international in these overseas adventures! Includes: "Gas Masque!" Starring Alpine, Flint, Heavy Metal, and Quick Kick. Plus, "The Mountain: Part 2!" Starring Major Bludd and Zartan. And, "The Crystal Connection: Part 5!" Starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu. 24 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #24
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 24

    GI Joe goes international in these overseas adventures! Includes: Special Transformers/GI Joe Crossover - "Ancient Relics: Part 2!" Action Force vs. Megatron! Plus, "The Mountain: Part 3!" Starring Destro and Firefly. And, "The Crystal Connection: Part 6!" Starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu. 24 pages, FC. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #25
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 25

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    GI Joe goes international in these overseas adventures! Includes: Special Transformers/GI Joe Crossover - "Ancient Relics: Part 3!" Grimlock vs. Megatron and Action Force is caught in the middle! Plus, "Celebration Part 1!" Starring Spirit. And, "The Crystal Connection: Part 7!" Starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu. 24 pages, FC. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #26
    Action Force (1987 British G.I. Joe) Magazine 26

    GI Joe goes international in these overseas adventures! Includes: Special Transformers/GI Joe Crossover - "Ancient Relics: Part 4!" Grimlock defeated?! Megatron triumphant?! Action Force to the rescue! Plus, "Celebration Part 2!" Starring Spirit, Blowtorch, Ripcord, and Iron Knife. And, "The Crystal Connection: Part 8!" Starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu. 24 pages, FC. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #7
    Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters (1986) 7

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    Toe-Jam Monsters from Atlantis. Story by Don Chin. Art by Christopher Parsonavich. Cover by Sam Kieth. One of the many martial-arts funny-animal comics that appeared in the wake of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles success, and nearly broke the comics industry. This one features hamsters with space-borne super-combat skills, and was the most popular, other than TMNT itself. In Miami, the Hamsters are captured by a toe-sucking monster who takes them to the death-traps of his creator's underwater base; Bruce fails his saving throw. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Chuk The Barbaric (1987) 2

    b&w. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #431
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 431

    Doctor Stratos causes all kinds of weather disturbances throughout the world in "They Call Him - - Doctor Stratos". Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Erik Larsen, inks by John Beatty, Dick Giordano, Karl Kesel, Bob Lewis, Jerry Ordway, P. Craig Russell, Bob Smith, Robert Ian and Bill Wray. Ordway cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #431
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    Canadian Edition with $1.00 cover price. Doctor Stratos causes all kinds of weather disturbances throughout the world in "They Call Him - - Doctor Stratos". Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Erik Larsen, inks by John Beatty, Dick Giordano, Karl Kesel, Bob Lewis, Jerry Ordway, P. Craig Russell, Bob Smith, Robert Ian and Bill Wray. Ordway cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #364
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 364

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  • Issue #1
    Air Maidens Special (1987) 1

    Three Day Weekend - Written by Chuck Dixon. Art and Cover by Larry Elmore. Starring the Air Maidens (Valkyrie, the Black Angel [Holly McCovey], La Lupina [Marisa]), Marlene, Duke Friday and General Orista. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #27
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 27

    Airboy and company prepare to take on Maniac and his army as they get closer to Airboy's home in "Blacktop Thunder." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Ron Randall & Kim DeMulder. Issue also has "Street of Dreams" in which an injured Sky Wolf opens up to Riot. Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Dan Spiegle. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #28
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 28

    It's an all-out battle as Airboy and company go against the invading Maniac and his army in "Siege Mentality." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Ron Randall & Kim DeMulder. Issue also has "Café Oblivion" in which a comic book writer and artist struggles with his creations. Script by Michael T. Gilbert and art by Gilbert & Mark Pacella. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1
    Airboy Meets the Prowler (1987) 1

    Airboy meets another 1940s-era Eclipse character, the masked crimefighter known as the Prowler. Written by Tim Truman, Chuck Dixon and Michael H. Price, with art by John K. Snyder III and Graham Nolan. Also includes a fictitious B-movie filmography for the Prowler by Price. Cover by Snyder and Truman. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Airboy Mr. Monster Special (1987) 1

    Stories by Michael T. Gilbert and Gerard Jones. Art by Michael T. Gilbert and Mark Pacella. Cover by Gilbert and Pacella. Mr. Monster meets Airboy, The Heap, Valkyrie and other heroes from the past at The Café at the Edge of the World! Featuring a guide for new readers by Gerard Jones. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Vol. 32 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 32 #8

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  • Issue #14
    Alien Encounters (1985 Eclipse) 14

    Cover by John Bolton. Written by Jack Butterworth, Beppe Sabatini, Chuck Dixon and Eric Dinehart. Art by John Ridgway, Graham Nolan, Thomas Wimbish and Tom Lyle & Romeo Tanghal. The illustrated science fiction magazine for mature readers. In this issue: "The Buster Crabbe Collector" by Jack Butterworth and John Ridgway; "In Other News, Aliens Landed Today!" by Beppe Sabatini and Graham Nolan; "J.D.'s" by Chuck Dixon and Thomas Wimbish; and "Stillborn" by Eric Dinehart, Tom Lyle and Romeo Tanghal. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #49
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 49

    "Flesh of my Flesh!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by June Brigman and Whilce Portacio. If Alpha Flight is going to have a chance against the menace known as Omega, Jeffries must reassemble the robotic Box into a new and more powerful form. Introducing the new Box! NOTE: This new version of Box actually made its 1st appearance on the cover of issue #48, but this is his first in continuity appearance. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #49MJ
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 49MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It is believed these variants were distributed only in regions near U.S. military bases. "Flesh of my Flesh!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by June Brigman and Whilce Portacio. If Alpha Flight is going to have a chance against the menace known as Omega, Jeffries must reassemble the robotic Box into a new and more powerful form. Introducing the new Box! NOTE: This new version of Box actually made its 1st appearance on the cover of issue #48, but this is his first in continuity appearance. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #122
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 122

    From 4Winds - Prowler by Timothy Truman and John K. Snyder III. Plus: a history of Rogue. Cover by Graham Nolan. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #123
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 123

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    Interview with Frank Thorne; history of the Joker; Conan drawing by Gary Kwapisz. Thorne cover. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #291
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 291

    "Dark Journey!" Part 2 of 3. Script by David Michelinie. Art by John Romita Jr. (layouts) and Vince Colletta (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. In disappointing fashion, Mary Jane says "no" to Peter's proposal! Mainly because she has to leave immediately for Pittsburgh after receiving troubling news about her sister! A dejected Peter wonders what to do next, but that question is quickly answered when the spider-slayer attacks! The web-slinger fights off the new and improved slayer and makes plans to follow Mary Jane to the Steel City! Will the amazing one arrive in time to help the woman he loves? Cameo appearance by Gayle Watson Byrnes. (Note: Alistair Smythe previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 19.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #291MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 291MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Mary Jane responds "No!" to Peter's marriage proposal in "Dark Journey!" Script by David Michelinie, pencils by John Romita Jr., inks by Vince Colletta. Spidey battles the Spider-Slayer. Al Milgrom cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #43
    American Flagg (1983 1st Series) 43

    Reuben arrives in California and is looking for peace and quiet and relaxation, while back in Chicago, Mandy has big problems in "Surrender." Script by J.M. De Matteis & Mark Badger and art by Mark Badger. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 107 #8
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 107 #8

    August 1987. Stories: "Candle in a Cosmic Wind" by Joseph Manzione, "Lightning Rod" by W.R. Thompson, "Cobwebs" by Ray Brown, "The Love Song of Laura Morrison" by Jerry Oltion,"Guilt Trip" by Charles Sheffield, "Letter From Tomorrow" by Poul Anderson, "Turing Test" by D.C. Poyer, and "So Shall Ye Reap" by George Alec Effinger. Science Fact article, "Memetics and the Modular Mind" by H. Keith Henson. Short review of Frank Miller's "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns." Cover by Janet Aulisio. Illustrations by Janet Aulisio, Judy Mitchell, Bob Eggleton, Bill Warren, Arthur George, and Gary Freeman. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1987-1ST
    Annual World's Best SF HC (1972-1990 DAW Books) 1987-1ST

    1987 - 1st printing. Includes: "Introduction" (Donald A. Wollheim); "Permafrost" (Roger Zelazny); "Timerider" (Doris Egan); "Pretty Boy Crossover" (Pat Cadigan); "R & R" (Lucius Shepard); "Lo, How an Oak E'er Blooming" (Suzette Haden Elgin); "Dream in a Bottle" (Jerry Meredith and D. E. Smirl); "Into Gold" (Tanith Lee); "The Lions Are Asleep This Night" (Howard Waldrop); "Against Babylon" (Robert Silverberg); and "Strangers in Paradise" (Damon Knight). Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 304 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #350
    Archie (1943) 350
  • Issue #51
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 51

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  • Issue #85
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 85
  • Issue #190
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 190

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. "Wouldn't Bother Me!", script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Rex W. Lindsey, inks by Mike Esposito; Pop gives the teens free t-shirts advertising his shop and offers free meals for wearing them, but the campaign is so successful that he's overwhelmed by customers and doesn't have room for Archie and his friends. "Matter Over Mind," script by George Gladir, pencils by Henry Scarpelli, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie doesn't believe that Archie can hypnotize him. "The Dating Game," script by Joe Edwards, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Midge decides that she and Moose should date other people for a while, but they are quickly drawn back together. "Bringing Up Daughter," script by George Gladir, pencils by Rex W. Lindsey, inks by Mike Esposito; Veronica's dad wonders how she grew up so spoiled but then he decides she isn't so bad after all. Archie's Club News, pencils by Dexter Taylor. "My Favorite Season... Summer!, script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Chic Stone, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie tells Jughead how much he likes the summer, but then he gets a bad sunburn which will keep him from enjoying the next few weeks of it. "You Don't Need Drugs..." public service announcement with the Archie gang. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #6
    Area 88 (1987) 6
    Published Aug 1987 by Eclipse.
  • Issue #7
    Area 88 (1987) 7
    Published Aug 1987 by Eclipse.
  • Issue #4
    Aristocratic Xtraterrestrial Time Traveling Thieves (1987) 4

    "Glut" Written by Henry Vogel. Art by Mark Propst. 24 Pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Armageddon Factor (1987 AC Comics) 2

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    Cover art by Bill Black. Part Two [Whatever Happened to Commando D], script and pencils by Rik Levins, inks by Dan Davis, John Dell, and Alan Larsen; Paragon (formerly Captain Paragon) battles the Ravagers. 36 pgs. $1.95. 28 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #8
    Avalon (1986) 8
    Published Aug 1987 by Harrier.

    Cover by Rob Sharp. Edited by Rob Sharp. Stories and art by Rob Sharp, Nigel Dobbyn, Howard Stangroom, Dean Willetts, and Stephen Lowther. Anthology showcasing the artists and titles published by British press Harrier. Rainbows End; And Then There Were Four; Are You Being Saved? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #282
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 282

    "Captives" Part 2 of 5. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The Lord of Olympus has banished the Avengers to Hades! And now the Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Doctor Druid, She-Hulk, and Thor are prisoners of Pluto! The situation looks bleak inside the castle dungeon especially with the thunder god suffering from crippling injuries. However in the Atlantic Ocean (and under orders from Zeus), Neptune grabs the Sub-Mariner and throws him in Hades too! But that could actually be a stroke of good fortune for Earth's Mightiest Heroes! If Prince Namor can navigate the River Styx, slip past watchful Cerberus, and bust into Fortress Tartarus; the Avengers might just have an opportunity to escape! Cameo appearances by Marrina and Prometheus. (Note: The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Roland Mann.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #282MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 282MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Captives" Part 2 of 5. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The Lord of Olympus has banished the Avengers to Hades! And now the Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Doctor Druid, She-Hulk, and Thor are prisoners of Pluto! The situation looks bleak inside the castle dungeon especially with the thunder god suffering from crippling injuries. However in the Atlantic Ocean (and under orders from Zeus), Neptune grabs the Sub-Mariner and throws him in Hades too! But that could actually be a stroke of good fortune for Earth's Mightiest Heroes! If Prince Namor can navigate the River Styx, slip past watchful Cerberus, and bust into Fortress Tartarus; the Avengers might just have an opportunity to escape! Cameo appearances by Marrina and Prometheus. (Note: The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Roland Mann.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #23
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 23

    Lost in Space and Time 7 of 7. "Showtime!" Guest-starring Moon Knight, Ghost Rider (original), Firebird, Two Gun Kid, Rawhide Kid, and the Fantastic Four. Doctor Strange cameo. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Tanghal. As Hawkeye, Iron Man, Tigra, and Wonder Man fight for their lives in ancient Egypt, Hank Pym, Firebird, Moon Knight, and the Fantastic Four try to figure out a way to save their time lost friends. Meanwhile, Mockingbird and Ghost Rider have their final showdown, and only one of them will survive. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #23MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 23MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Lost in Space and Time 7 of 7. "Showtime!" Guest-starring Moon Knight, Ghost Rider (original), Firebird, Two Gun Kid, Rawhide Kid, and the Fantastic Four. Doctor Strange cameo. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Tanghal. As Hawkeye, Iron Man, Tigra, and Wonder Man fight for their lives in ancient Egypt, Hank Pym, Firebird, Moon Knight, and the Fantastic Four try to figure out a way to save their time lost friends. Meanwhile, Mockingbird and Ghost Rider have their final showdown, and only one of them will survive. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    Axa (1987 Eclipse) 2

    The Donor - Written by Chuck Dixon. Art and Cover by E.B. Romero. Don't miss the unbelievable second issue! It's all new! Starring Axa, Matt, Mark, Jon and Libby. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bad Company TPB (1987-1988 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Written by Pete Milligan. Art by Brett Ewins and Jim McCarthy. Collected stories about Bad Company, an elite force of vicious killers blazing a trail of carnage wherever they go! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #26
    Badger (1983 1st Series Capital/First) 26

    The Badger travels to Chicago to help out Connie's sister and her fellow tenants who are being threatened by the landlord and cockroaches, lots and lots of cockroaches in "The Roach Wrangler." Script by Mike Baron and art by Bill Reinhold. Issue also has "Tales from the Clonezone – A Pet Salon in the Belt" with script by Mike Baron and art by Mark A. Nelson. Cover price $1.75.