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Comic books January 1988

  • Issue #276
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 276

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    Cover art by Richard Williams. "The Wretches Of Ecchflick," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Mort Drucker; Spoof of the movie The Witches of Eastwick. "One Morning In Sherwood Forest," script by Fares Garabet, art by Don Martin. "Mad's Updated Children's Books," script by Matthew T. Smith, art by George Woodbridge. "Duck Edwing Looks At Superman," script and art by Don Edwing (as Duck Edwing); featuring Superman and Lois Lane. "The Lighter Side Of...," script and art by Dave Berg. "Nationwide Survey Results That Advertisers Never Tell Us About," script by Tom Koch, art by Paul Coker. "A Mad Look At Skiing," script and art by Sergio Aragonés. "Commemorative Chrismas Ornaments," script by John Prete, art by Al Jaffee. "Spy vs. Spy" by Anthony Prohias. "The Unwatchables," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres; Spoof of the movie The Untouchables. "Recycling Toilet Seats," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "Merchandising Spin-Offs That Hollywood Missed Out On," script by Mike Snider, art by Bob Clarke. "The Mad People Watcher's Guide To A Typical Football Game," script by Mike Snider, art by Jack Davis. "Charity Drives We'd Like To See," script by Tom Koch, art by George Woodbridge; Spoof of the movie Predator. "Two For the Road," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Mort Drucker. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.35.

  • Issue #309
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  • Issue #8
    Maelstrom (1987) 8
    Published Jan 1988 by Aircel.

    Cover by Jim Somerville. "Retribution," script by Jim Somerville, pencils by Patrick McEown, inks by Jim Somerville; Captured and tortured by Mogadon, Maelstrom is rescued by Rak-Kur-Rok. 28 pgs., B&W. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 74 #1
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 74 #1

    Volume 74, Issue 1 - January, 1988. Cover by Jill Bauman. Fantasy and Science Fiction stories by Pat Cadigan, Harry Turtledove, Dean Whitlock, Bradley Denton, Reginald Bretnor, Barry N. Malzberg, Jack Dann and Vance Aandahl. Science article by Isaac Asimov. Softcover. 5-in. x 7-in., 162 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Magician's Wife (1988 Titan Books) TP 1-1ST

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    First printing. By Jerome Charyn and Francois Boucq. Softcover, 9 x 11 1/2-in, Color interior.

  • Issue #16
    Mai the Psychic Girl (1987) 16

    Story: Kazuya Kudo. Art: Ryoichi Ikegami. Shocked by Garten's power and cruelty, Kenmochi and Kaieda devise a new plan. Featuring Part 29: "The Face Off" and Part 30: "A Voice from the Past." Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #17
    Mai the Psychic Girl (1987) 17

    Story: Kazuya Kudo. Art: Ryoichi Ikegami. What awaits Mai at the Hotel Okurei? Could her father really be safe, or has she fallen into a trap? Featuring Part 31: "The Trap" and Part 32: "The Hotel Okurei." Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Making a Fortune Investing in Comics SC (1988) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Mike Benton. A behind-the-scenes look at comic collecting! Includes hints and advice on collecting vs. investing, organizing your collection, protecting your collection, where do prices come from, a guide to price guides, making money in comics, predicting the future, investing in Marvels, the trap of the first issue, and investing in the '70s!, A fun read and look back at the growing hobby of comic book collecting from the 1980s. Softcover, 58 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1
    Marksman (1988) 1

    Cover pencils by Pete McDonnell, inks by Gordon. "The Origin of the Marksman," script by Steve Perrin, pencils by Pete McDonnell, inks by Jim Janes; In this classic first issue, secrets of the origin (told in flashback) of the Marksman are revealed; Marksman battles the Demon. "Ghost Story" starring the occult detective, Rose, script by Dennis Mallonee, pencils by Walt Davis, inks by Dell Barras. 36 pgs., full color. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #58
    Marvel Age (1983) 58
    Tags: Fall of The Mutants (part PREVIEW)
    Published Jan 1988 by Marvel.

    Chris Claremont and Louise Simonson discuss "The Fall of the Mutants"; 2-page strip by Jim Salicrup and Keith Wilson; interview with Doug Murray; article on The Star Brand #11; article on Marshal Law; article on Spellbound; Fall of the Mutants. Cover by Brett Blevins Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #1988 CONAN
    Marvel Comics Art Print (1986-1991) 1988 CONAN

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    Conan - 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., ready-to-be-framed Full Color Print.

  • Issue #1988 DAREDEVIL
    Marvel Comics Art Print (1986-1991) 1988 DAREDEVIL
    Published 1988 (est.) by Marvel.

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    Daredevil - Art by John Romita Jr. 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., ready-to-be-framed Full Color Print.

  • Issue #1988 WOLVERINEHULK
    Marvel Comics Art Print (1986-1991) 1988 WOLVERINEHULK
    Published 1988 (est.) by Marvel.

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    Wolverine Vs. the Hulk - Art by Todd McFarlane. Originally Published as the cover for Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) #340. 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., ready-to-be-framed Full Color Print.

  • Issue #1988 X-MEN1
    Marvel Comics Art Print (1986-1991) 1988 X-MEN1
    Published 1988 (est.) by Marvel.

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    X-Men and the New Mutants - Art by Arthur Adams. 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., ready-to-be-framed Full Color Print.

  • Issue #1988 X-MEN2
    Marvel Comics Art Print (1986-1991) 1988 X-MEN2
    Published 1988 (est.) by Marvel.

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    X-Men and Ka-Zar vs Sauron - Art by Arthur Adams. 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., ready-to-be-framed Full Color Print.

  • Issue #36
    Marvel Fanfare (1982 1st Series) 36

    Cover art by Charles Vess. "Fandral's Follies," script by Alan Zelenetz, art by Charles Vess; Loki tricks Una's father with one more false goat, leading him to commission Fandral to take the goat to the Isle of Love and get help from the priestess of Freya; The Isle of Love is populated only by maidens tending to the Temple of Freya, all of whom are sworn to vows forbidding them to love until their apprenticeship is over; Fandral nonetheless relentlessly flirts with every maiden he meets; He convinces the boat girl that even though she breaks her vows with him, he'll take her with him and marry her; When she notices him wooing other women immediately afterwards, she runs off heartbroken and prepares to leap from a cliff; Cameos by Thor, Volstagg, Hogun, and Loki. "Touch of Fire... Dawn of Fear!" starring Man-Thing, script by Michael Fleisher, art by Tom Sutton; Man-Thing deals with kidnappers. Man-Thing pin-up by Sutton. Back cover art by Charles Vess. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #207
    Marvel Tales (1964 Marvel) 207

    Cover art by Bob Hall. The Smoke of that Great Burning!, script by Chris Claremont (Plot) and Ralph Macchio (Script), pencils by John Byrne, inks by Al Gordon; Spider-Man and Luke Cage stop some arsonists; reprinted from Marvel Team-Up (Marvel, 1972 series) #75. Your Chitlin' Heart [Bacon Up is Hard To Do Part 1] starring Peter Porker and the Mutant Master of Sound, The Spectacular Spider-Ham, script by Steve Mellor, pencils by Joe Albelo, inks by Pierre Fournier. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #207MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #HC006
    Marvel Universe Model Kit (1988) HC006

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    Item #HC006 "Amazing Spider-Man" - Snap the pieces into place and create your very own wall-crawler. NOTE: Near Mint grade refers to the model kit itself, not the packaging. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #HC007
    Marvel Universe Model Kit (1988) HC007

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    Item #HC007 "The Punisher" - Snap the pieces into place and create your very own Frank Castle. NOTE: Near Mint grade refers to the model kit itself, not the packaging. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #HC009
    Marvel Universe Model Kit (1988) HC009

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    Item #HC009 "Iron Man" - Snap the pieces into place and create your very own Golden Avenger! NOTE: Near Mint grade refers to the model kit itself, not the packaging. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #11
    Masters of the Universe (1986 Marvel/Star Comics) 11

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    "Whose Enemy Am I Anyway?" - Written by George Caragonne. Art by Ron Wilson and Danny Bulanadi. Cover by Tom Morgan and Danny Bulanadi. He-Man and one of his deadliest enemies, Hordak -- the best of friends?! What's going on here?! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1989-1ST
    Masters of the Universe Annual HC (1983-1988) 1989-1ST

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    Annual 1989 - 1st printing. He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe, and his friends Teela, Man-at-Arms, Orko, and the mighty Battle Cat defend the secrets of Castle Greyskull from the evil forces of Skeletor! This tomb features prose stories, comic stories, information about He-Man's friends and enemies, word puzzles and games, and much more! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    MD HC (1988 EC) 1-1ST
    Published Jan 1988 by EC.

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    1st printing. Collects MD (1955 EC) 1-5.

    Written by Al Feldstein and Carl Wessler. Art by George Evans, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, and Reed Crandall. Cover by Johnny Craig.

    A hardcover collection of EC Comics' late New Direction title, featuring medical drama. A couple's fight over medical bills intensifies when their child faces a medical emergency. After teen Frank's reckless driving puts Eve in the hospital, his only hope is that doctors can save her. Dr. Yates demonstrates the benefits of medical training. Overcome by grief after an accident, Mr. Archer honors his late wife's wishes to be an organ donor, never dreaming of who the recipient might be. The Fight for Life; Janie Some Day; To Fill the Bill; The Pain Killers; The Antidote; The Balance; Fever Fighter ; Different; A Case for the Books; The Trailblazer; Even for a While; When You Know How; The Right Cure; Shock Treatment; The Pioneer; The Lesson; So That Others May Walk; Doctor Wizard; New Outlook; Point of View; Worried Sick; Complete Cure; Army Doc; Childs Play; Emergency; The Entertainment Box; The Right Diagnosis.

    Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12-in., 174 pages, B&W.

    NOTE: Originally only available in the Valor/MD/Impact HC Slipcase Set (1988 EC).

  • Issue #1
    Megaverse (1988 MV Productions Unlimited) 1

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    Story and art by James Brock. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Mickey Is Sixty Commemorative Magazine (1988) 1

    Articles by Walt Disney, Ray Bradbury, Jimmy Carter, Robin Williams and Steven Spielberg. Cover by Andy Warhol, illustrations by Wayne Thiebaud, Roy Lichtenstein and Don Eddy. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 64 Pages Full Color B&W Text Includes bound-in animation cel. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1MISPRINT
    Mickey Is Sixty Commemorative Magazine (1988) 1MISPRINT
    • The animation cel of wizard mickey page is missing.

    Misprint edition with "Mickey is Sexy!" printed near page number at bottom of page 35. Articles by Walt Disney, Ray Bradbury, Jimmy Carter, Robin Williams and Steven Spielberg. Cover by Andy Warhol, illustrations by Wayne Thiebaud, Roy Lichtenstein and Don Eddy. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 64 Pages Full Color B&W Text. Includes bound-in animation cel. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #234
    Mickey Mouse (1953-1987 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 234

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mickey Mouse in Color HC (1988 Pantheon) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects classic Disney comic strips from the 1930s. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 192 pages, 11-in. x 9 1/2-in., full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    Mickey Mouse in Color HC (1988 Pantheon) 1S-1ST

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    Limited Signed Edition - 1st printing. By Floyd Gottfredson and Carl Barks. Collects classic Disney comic strips from the 1930s. Includes a limited edition record which features an interview with Floyd Gottfredson and Carl Barks conducted in the spring of 1983 by Bruce Hamilton - produced by Another Rainbow. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 248 pages, 17-in. x 13-in., full color. NOTE: Limited to 3,000 copies.

  • Issue #5
    Mightyguy (1987) 5
  • Issue #12
    Mister X (1984 1st Series) 12

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    Nightclubs and Daydreams, Parts 4 and 5. Stories by Dean Motter. Art by Seth. Cover by Dean Motter. The original run of the influential, visually arresting series created by designer Dean Motter. The cover features Motters final Mister X art until the book was revived in the 2000s. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature readers. Cover price $2.25.

  • Vol. 83 #1
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  • Issue #SET-01
    Monsters Portfolio (1988 Avalon) SET-01
    Published 1988 (est.) by Avalon.

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    Limited Signed Edition - Set 1 - Limited to 500 copies. Featuring art by Hilary Barta, Mike Mignola, Moebius, Charles O'Connell, Mark Nelson, John Nyberg, and Mike Schneider. 11 1/2-in. x 14-in., 13 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    More MAD Marginals PB (1988 Warner Books) By Sergio Aragones 1-1ST

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    Warner Books Edition - 1st printing. By Sergio Aragones. A collection of hilarious strips from the pages of MAD Magazine and the mind of a legendary cartoonist! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Warner Books Edition - 1st printing. By Sergio Aragones. A collection of hilarious strips from the pages of MAD Magazine and the mind of a legendary cartoonist! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #17
    Muppet Babies (1985-1989 Marvel/Star Comics) 17
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    • Direct Edition
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    Comic book version of the animated TV series about the Muppet Babies – Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie, Scooter, Skeeter, Rowlf, Animal and all of the extraordinary friends who pop into their lives. In this issue, after the Muppet Babies learn all about dinosaurs, they are surprised when they get a dinosaur visitor and their nursery transforms into a dinosaur swamp where it's time for the "Dinosaur Party." Issue also has "Company Halt" in which Bunsen and Beaker visit the nursery and team up with Piggy to start their own beauty company. Scripts by Laura Hitchcock and art by Marie Severin. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mutants Down Under SC (1988 TMNT RPG Sourcebook) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Erick Wujcik. Palladium Books Presents a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sourcebook also compatible with the Heroes Unlimited role-playing game rules. This supplement includes 30 New mutant animals, giant mutant insects, adventures and more! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #2
    Myth Conceptions (1987) 2

    Cover by Ken Mitchroney. Based on the fantasy novels by Robert Asprin; sequel to Myth Adventures. "We're Off To Be The Wizard!", script by Robert Asprin (story), Beth Mitchroney and Ken Mitchroney (adaptation), pencils by Ken Mitchroney, inks by Ken Mitchroney and Ingrid Neilson; After getting what's supposed to be a cushy job as a court magician, Skeeve and Aahz discover that they have to defend the kingdom of Possiltum from invaders...by themselves! 36 pgs., B&W. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14
    Nam (1986) 14
    Published Jan 1988 by Marvel.

    You'll get a rare opportunity to see war through the eyes of the men who fight it as a storyteller named Clark tells tales of the Vietnam War and World War II. Of course, that doesn't mean things are always the way Clark tells them! Written by Doug Murray, with art by Wayne Vansant and John Beatty. Cover by Bob Camp. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #3
    New America (1987) 3
  • Issue #2
    New Archies (1987) 2

    Cover by Henry Scarpelli. You Don't Need Drugs public service announcement with the Archie gang. "Talent Nightmare," script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Henry Scarpelli, inks by Rudy Lapick; The gang holds a talent show at Riverdale Junior High, but Reggie sabotages all the acts. Archie Club News. "Sink the Sub"; When a representative from the Book of World Records is in town, Archie and the gang try to make the world's largest sub sandwich. Archie's Posters ad. "Archie's Science Project"; Archie buys some guppies for a science project. "News Blues"; Eugene is the editor of the school newspaper and sends Archie out to find a story; As usual, Archie is oblivious to everything happening around him, but he collides with two vandals trying to flee after lighting a stink bomb, causing them to be captured and him to be called a hero. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    New Humans (1987 Eternity) 2

    Reprints the #2 issue from the original Pied Piper series. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #59
    New Mutants (1983 1st Series) 59

    Cover pencils by Bret Blevins. Fang and Claw!, script by Louise Simonson, pencils by Bret Blevins, inks by Terry Austin; The New Mutants are watched by the Animator, who created a host of mutated animals, and who works with Cameron Hodge and the Right; Sunspot and Warlock return to the mansion; the Ani-Mator captures the New Mutants, and confronts Bird Brain, his creation. Fall of the Mutants crossover with Uncanny X-Men #225-#227 and X-Factor #24-#26. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #59MJ
    New Mutants (1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 59MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Fall of the Mutants tie-in. "Fang and Claw!" Script by Louise Simonson, pencils by Bret Blevins, inks by Terry Austin. Blevins/Austin cover? Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #85
    New Teen Titans (1980) (Tales of ...) 85

    Reprints New Teen Titans (1984-1996 2nd Series) #25 - Hell is the Hybrid: Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Aqualad and the Flash (Wally West). Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto and Romeo Tanghal. Changeling and the Titans are put in a precarious position when Gar's insane father, Mento, unleashes his menagerie of terror, the Hybrid, upon them. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #85
    New Teen Titans (1980) (Tales of ...) Canadian Price Variant 85

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    Canadian edition with $1.35 cover price. Reprints New Teen Titans (1984-1996 2nd Series) #25 - Hell is the Hybrid: Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Aqualad and the Flash (Wally West). Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto and Romeo Tanghal. Changeling and the Titans are put in a precarious position when Gar's insane father, Mento, unleashes his menagerie of terror, the Hybrid, upon them. Cover price $1.35.

  • Issue #39
    New Teen Titans (1984 2nd Series) New Titans 39

    "Loving You!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. Raven has invaded Dick Grayson's dreams. Has the alluring empath gone too far in her pursuit of Nightwing's heart? And, how will Raven's infatuation affect her friendship with Starfire, Nightwing's girlfriend. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #39
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    Canadian edition with $2.30 cover price. "Loving You!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. Raven has invaded Dick Grayson's dreams. Has the alluring empath gone too far in her pursuit of Nightwing's heart? And, how will Raven's infatuation affect her friendship with Starfire, Nightwing's girlfriend. Cover price $2.30.

  • Jan 1988
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    All text in Japanese.