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Comic books January 1988

  • Issue #40
    Nexus (1983) 40
    Published Jan 1988 by Capital/First.

    "Possession." 20 pages. Story by Mike Baron. Pencils and cover by Steve Rude. Inks by John Nyberg. What is Nexus to do when his latest assignment is to assassinate a man who only committed crimes while possessed by a demon? Especially when it isnt possible to separate man from demon. "Bird & Serpent." 6 pages. Story by Roger Salick. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by John Nyberg. A tale from Judahs younger days. He is put through a number of grueling trials by his master just to prove he is ready to begin his training. 26 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Nick Hazard (1988 Harrier) 1

    Invaders from Time. Story by Philip Harbottle. Art by Ron Turner. A modern day recreation of the classic John Russell Fearn/Ron Turner collaborations from the Golden Age of science-fiction pulp comics. Turner (not the American underground artist) started out illustrating Fearns sci-fi pulp novels in the 1950s, before turning to British comics like 2000 AD. With artwork by Turner and scripting by Fearns biographer Philip Harbottle, classic Fearn stories such as Lords of 9016 and Planet of Doom are retold through the eyes of new character Nick Hazard, creating a tribute to the American pulps with a British sci-fi flavor. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #9
    Ninja (1986) 9
    Tags: Manga
    Published Jan 1988 by Eternity.
  • Issue #4
    Ninja High School (1986 Antarctic/Eternity) 4

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    Cover art by Ben Dunn. That Old Black Magic, script by James Hanrahan, art by Ben Dunn, letters by Lone Star Comics' own Craig Miller; The source of Jeremy's problems is revealed to be a demon activated by a curse placed on an ancestor over 300 years previously. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
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    A promotional guide to the comics of media licensing masters Now Comics. This issue focuses on the April 1988 releases. 9-in. x 11-in. PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #13
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    Published Jan 1988 by Now.

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    A promotional guide to the comics of media licensing masters Now Comics. This issue focuses on the March 1989 releases. 9-in. x 11-in. PC/PB&W.

  • Vol. 58 #1
    Official Detective Stories (1934-1995 Detective Stories Publishing) Vol. 58 #1
  • Issue #12
    Official How to Draw Robotech (1987) 12

    Part of Blackthorne's popular How to Draw series, featuring step-by-step instructions on how to draw Robotech characters and craft. This issue includes Rook Bartley, Lunk, and The Incredible Cyclone. The special double-sized one-year anniversary issue also includes fan art. 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #3
    Official How to Draw Transformers (1987) 3

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    Written by Andrea Lafrance. Art and cover by Dennis Morales Francis. Part of Blackthorne's popular How to Draw series, featuring step-by-step instructions on how to draw Transformers in both robot and vehicle forms. This issue includes Headstrong, the Predacons, and Tantrum. Introduction; Basic Approach; Headstrong; Predacons; Tantrum; Poses; Reading List. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #198801
    Omni (1978) 198801
    Omni (1978) #198801
    Published Jan 1988 by Omni.

    The Supreme Court of Science. Rulings on: Surrogate Motherhood, Genetic Engineering, Computer Privacy, Psychic Powers. Cover by James Marsh. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Operative Scorpio GN (1988) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 – 1st printing. Story by Jack Herman. Art by Dan Tolentino and Danny Taver. Cover by Jim Reddington. Crimelord Monticello plans to flood Los Angeles streets with a dangerous new drug. But standing in his way is the mysterious Scorpio, a masked vigilante who eludes both clean and dirty cops. When gang war erupts, Scorpio must act, even if it means revealing that there is more than one Scorpio. 48 pages, 8-in. x 11-in, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #5
    Original Astro Boy (1987) 5

    Story by Mike Dimpsey. Art by Ken Steacy and Andrew Pratt. Cover by Ken Steacy. A controversial (to fans) adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series from Now Comics. Cacciatore forces Astro Boy to fight the other robots in the circus, but Astro Boy finds a friend in fellow robot Simon. 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #46-1ST
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    Volume 46 - 1st printing. "The Renault FT Light Tank!" Written by Steven J. Zaloga. Softcover, 48 pages, Text (with Color and B&W photos)

  • Vol. 17 #1
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  • Issue #4
    Outcasts (1987) 4
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    The Sensational Satan Brothers - Written by John Wagner and Alan Grant. Art by Cam Kennedy and Steve Montano. Cover by Cam Kennedy. For your entertainment pleasure...meet the sadistic Satan Brothers! Just a couple of ordinary guys, right? Not even close! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Outlander (1987 Malibu) 4
  • Issue #27
    Outsiders (1985 1st Series) 27

    Millennium Week 1. The Outsiders have an encounter with the post-World War III era Atomic Knights in "Robot Tyrants of Kadeyland!" Script by Mike W. Barr, art by Erik Larsen. Story is dedicated to John Broome and Murphy Anderson, the creators of the Atomic Knights. Larsen/Mark Farmer cover. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Peacemaker (1988/01-04 DC) 1

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    "A Breach of the Peace!" - Written by Paul Kupperberg. Art by Tod Smith and Pablo Marcos. Cover by Tod Smith. Peacemaker -- he loves peace so much, he's willing to kill for it! From his base in Switzerland, industrialist Christopher Smith fights a private battle against terrorism armed with state-of-the-art weaponry and a deadly willingness to use it. But Christopher Smith, Peacemaker, has another secret -- he's a man on the very edge of sanity! The dark memories of his childhood and a father touched by evil have left Christopher with a taste for dealing death to terrorists...and anyone else who gets in his way. Back under control of the U.S. intelligence Agency which captured him in VIGILANTE, Peacemaker must stop the insidious plans of Doctor Tzin-Tzin, notorious Batman foe, as the villain embarks on his newest venture: supplying "designer violence" to anyone willing to pay the price...and toppling the Russian government in order to increase the "market" for his murderous wares! It's a job made to order for Peacemaker's skills, provided his cohorts -- all undercover government specialists -- can help him maintain a hold on his sanity! Characters in this issue: Peacemaker [Christopher Smith] (origin); Dominique St. Clare; Ross Llewellyn; Bridgette D'Abo; Harvey Stein; Doctor Tzin-Tzin; Micah; Ochfeld; Frank Keller. New Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #4
    Phantom Stranger (1987 Limited Series) 4

    "A World Full of Voices!" Guest-starring Eclipso. Written by Paul Kupperberg. Art and cover by Mike Mignola and P. Craig Russell. Can even the immortal Phantom Stranger stop the macabre power of Eclipso? Don't miss the exciting conclusion! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #4
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    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. "A World Full of Voices!" Guest-starring Eclipso. Written by Paul Kupperberg. Art and cover by Mike Mignola and P. Craig Russell. Can even the immortal Phantom Stranger stop the macabre power of Eclipso? Don't miss the exciting conclusion! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Piracy HC (1988 EC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Piracy (1954 E.C. Comics) #1-7. Golden Age stories of pirates, ships, and high seas plunder! Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 224 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price. NOTE: Originally only available in the Complete EC Library Slipcase Set.

  • Issue #SET#1
    Piracy/Aces High/Psychoanalysis/Extra HC Slipcase Set (1988 Russ Cochran) SET#1 Piracy/Aces High/Psychoanalysis/Extra HC Slipcase Set (1988 Russ Cochran) SET#1

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    SET 01 - Includes 4 Volumes (with Slipcase) - Printings may Very. Piracy HC (1988 EC) - Collects Piracy (1954 E.C. Comics) #1-7. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 224 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price. Aces High HC (1988 EC) - Collects Aces High (1955 EC) #1-5. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 162 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price. Psychoanalysis HC (1988 EC) - Collects Psychoanalysis (1955 EC) #1-4. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price. Extra! HC (1988 EC) - Collects Extra (1955 EC) #1-5. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 162 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price.

  • Vol. 35 #1
    Playboy Magazine (1953-Present HMH Publishing) Vol. 35 #1
  • Issue #39
    Polyhedron Newszine (1989-1995 TSR) 39
  • Issue #34
    Power Pack (1984 1st Series) 34

    Cover art by John Bogdanove and Terry Austin. Child's Play, script by Howard Mackie, pencils by Louis Williams and Larry Alexander, inks by Tony DeZuniga, Power Pack battles Madcap. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Prelude to Foundation HC (1988 A Doubleday Novel) By Isaac Asimov 1A-1ST

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    1st printing. By Isaac Asimov. Witness Hari Seldon's story from the very beginning. Hardcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 432 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Prelude to Foundation HC (1988 A Doubleday Novel) By Isaac Asimov 1B-1ST

    Book Club Edition - 1st printing. By Isaac Asimov. Witness Hari Seldon's story from the very beginning. Hardcover, 5-in. x 8 1/2-in., 432 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    Prelude to Foundation HC (1988 A Doubleday Novel) By Isaac Asimov 1S-1ST

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    1st Edition - Signed by Isaac Asimov - 1st printing. By Isaac Asimov. Witness Hari Seldon's story from the very beginning. Hardcover (Leatherbound), 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 404 pages (accented in 22kt gold), Text Only. NOTE: Published by The Easton Press with permission by Doubleday.

  • Issue #198801
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    Issue: January, 1988

    Ted DiBiase 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

    FC.

    Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #422
    PS The Preventive Maintenance Monthly (1951) 422
  • Issue #15
    Psi-Force (1986) 15
    Published Jan 1988 by Marvel.

    "Displaced Paranormals!" Guest-starring DP-7. Story by Danny Fingeroth. Art by Javier Saltares and Tony DeZuniga. Michael Crawley is tired of running and hiding. He arrives at the Clinic and comes face-to-face with the paranormal heroes of DP-7. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Psychoanalysis HC (1988 EC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Psychoanalysis (1955 EC) #1-4. Not all Golden Age comics were about tWorld War II and the things that go bump in the night. This is a collection of stories that took the genre in a whole different and unique direction. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price. NOTE: Originally only available in the Complete EC Library Slipcase Set.

  • Issue #3
    Psychoblast (1987) 3
  • Issue #11
    Pulp Collector (1985 Pulp Collector Press) 11

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  • Issue #15
    Puma Blues (1986) 15

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Puma Blues TPB (1988 Mirage Studios) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Watch that Man!" Collects Puma Blues (1986-1998) #1-12. Written by Stephen Murphy. Art by Michael Zulli. Softcover, 288 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Puma Blues TPB (1988 Mirage Studios) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Sense of Doubt!" Collects Puma Blues (1986-1998) #13-23. Written by Stephen Murphy. Art by Michael Zulli. Softcover, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #5
    Punisher (1987 2nd Series) 5
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2101421005

    Story by Mike Baron. Art by Klaus Janson. Continued from last issue. Frank has found the tape that shows the Rev murdering a man in cold blood. Can Castle deal out his brand of punishment to a man of God? The Punisher's war on crime does not discriminate. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #5MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Story by Mike Baron. Art by Klaus Janson. Continued from last issue. Frank has found the tape that shows the Rev murdering a man in cold blood. Can Castle deal out his brand of punishment to a man of God? The Punisher's war on crime does not discriminate. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Punisher Circle of Blood TPB (1988 Marvel) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - 1st printing. Collects Punisher (1986 1st Series) #1-5. Written by Steven Grant. Art by Mike Zeck and John Beatty. Tired of all the killing, the Punisher plans to wipe out organized crime once and for all. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #12
    Question (1987 1st Series) 12

    He shot the Question, and now the man-child is back...and this time he may poison a whole town! Written by Dennis O'Neil, pencilled by Denys Cowan and inked by Rick Magyar. Cover by Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz. Suggested for Mature Readers. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Radio Patrol (1988 King Features) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Includes two complete episodes from the 1930s! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #13
    Redfox (1986) 13

    Cover art by Fox. Thorns, script by Fox and Chris Bell, pencils by Fox, inks by Tony O'Donnell; Perry and company protect a hurt man at the inn. 28 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5
    Retief Keith Laumer's (1987) 5

    Cover art by Dennis Fujitake. "Ultimatum," script by Keith Laumer (original story), Dennis Fujitake (adaptation), and Jan Strnad (adaptation), art by Dennis Fujitake; Retief negotiates with the Qornt who have awakened from their 200 year hibernation and are ready to fight to the death; Adapted from the short story by Keith Laumer, first published as 'Mightiest Quorn' in IF Worlds of Science Fiction, July 1963. 36 pgs., B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1
    Richie Rich Relics (1988) 1
  • Issue #21
    Robotech Masters (1985-1988 Comico) 21

    Adaptation of the Masters saga of the1980s popular animated TV series, Robotech. When Bowie and Musica go on the run, Dana and her squad are ordered to bring them back and Commander Leonard wants to initiate another all-out attack in "Final Nightmare." Script by Mike Baron and art by Harrison Fong & Bill Anderson. Back cover has a Robotech pinup. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #21
    Robotech The New Generation (1985) 21

    Adaptation of the New Generation saga of the1980s popular animated TV series, Robotech. Scott Bernard and company encounter a vigilante who used to be a Robotech soldier and is enacting his own brand of justice and Rook tries to help him in "Hired Gun." Script by Markalan Joplin and art by Thomas Tenney & Rich Rankin. Back cover has a pinup of Rand and Annie. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Roxanna and the Quest for the Time Bird GN (1987-1989 NBM) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Riege Master!" By Letendre and Loisel. The world of Akbar is in peril, for the Cursed God threatens to rise again. A powerful sorceress sends her daughter Roxanna, a beautiful auburn-haired warrior woman, on a harrowing quest to find a magical artifact that can bend space and time. A fantastic fantasy adventure in the tradition of Lord of the Rings and Dungeons and Dragons! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #6
    Rust Vol. 1 (1987 Now 1st Series) 6

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    Story by Fred Schiller. Art by George Booker. Cover by Tony Akins. The cult series about a reluctant superhero with a metal skin. Scott and Cheryl find friends while riding the rails to Minnesota; there, a mysterious group is waiting for Rusts arrival. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Saga of Ra's Al Ghul (1988) 1

    "Into the Den of the Death-Deathers!" Written by Dennis O'Neil. Art by Bob Brown and Dick Giordano. Wraparound cover by Jerry Bingham and Dick Giordano. See how it all began! Re-presenting the original Ra's Al Ghul stories, the Batman's greatest nemesis. Learn of the early days of their struggle...and meet Talia, daughter of the demon and the Dark Knight's greatest love! Plus, "Daughter of the Demon!" Written by Denny O'Neil. Art by Neal Adams and Dick Giordano. When Robin is kidnapped, Batman sets out on a globe-trotting journey that will bring him face-to-face with the man that will become his greatest adversary - Ra's Al Ghul! Featuring the back-up tale "Night of the Living Dead!" Starring El Diablo. Written by Cary Bates. Art by Neal Adams. Deluxe Format, 48 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.