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Comic books January 1988

  • Issue #37
    Eclipse Extra (Vol. 2 1985) 37
  • Issue #5
    Eddy Current (1987) 5

    Ted McKeever Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #21
    Elementals (1984 1st Series Comico) 21

    The Elementals have to deal with butler-napping while a returning foe tries to reunite the Destroyers in "Chrysalis." Script by Bill Willingham and art by Bill Willingham and Keith S. Wilson. Wraparound cover. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #16
    Elflord (1986 2nd Series) 16

    Cover art by Barry Blair. Untitled story, script and art by Barry Blair; The Cardinal's Shades (chemically enhanced warrior elves) kill the monk who has been keeping Hawk informed; They also kill Springstorm; Greylone and Ichi come to mix things up; Overlord makes his move. 28 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #30
    Elfquest (1985 Marvel) 30

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    Color reprints of original b&w series. Cover art by Wendy Pini. Final Battles, script by Richard Pini and Wendy Pini, art by Wendy Pini; Wolfriders vs Trolls for possession of the Palace of the High Ones. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #30MJ
    Elfquest (1985 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 30MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Color reprints of original b&w series. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 91 #1
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 91 #1
  • Vol. 109 #1
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 109 #1

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  • Issue #5
    Eternity Smith (1987 Hero) 5

    Story by Dennis Mallonee. Art by Rick Hoberg, Tim Burgard and Aaron McClellan. Cover by Rick Hoberg. Time-traveling scientist Ethan Caldwell Smith arrives from the future to join forces with his daughter Skylark and battle evil as the superhero Eternity Smith. An ancient evil resurfaces in Antarctica, bringing madness with it. Plus a Knightshade backup story. Madness! Its All In The Mind; How I Spent My Summer Vacation. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #5
    Evangeline (1987 First) 5

    Evangeline goes undercover to find and stop the people and company making black market clones in "The Girl Upstairs." Script by Charles Dixon and art by Cara Sherman Tereno & Ricardo Villagran. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #133
    Everything's Archie (1969) 133

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "You Don't Need Drugs" public service announcement with Archie. "Three Fates," script by Rich Margopoulus, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jon D'Agostino; While hang gliding, Archie is blown off course through the city and his appearance changes the lives of three spectators. Archie's Club News. Wait! I Know! activity page; Archie game with numbers and letters. "Young at Heart," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica volunteer at a home for the elderly. "Rain Man," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Reggie attempts to invent the umbrella. "The Chess Master," script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Nate Butler, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie can't stay quiet while Mr. Lodge plays his weekly chess game against Mr. Bishop. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #7
    Ex-Mutants (1987) 40 Page Reprint Special 7

    Reprints Issue #6 of the original series with extras. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Extra! HC (1988 EC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Extra (1955 EC) #1-5. They didn't just write about the news...they were the news. It was a time when two-fisted reporters took on the stories of the day... Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 162 pages, B&W. NO Cover Price. NOTE: Originally only available in the Complete EC Library Slipcase Set.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Library TPB (1988 Rip Off Press) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By Gilbert Shelton, Dave Sheridan, and Paul Mavrides. A collection of raunchy humor that pushes the envelope and delights the funny bone. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Library TPB (1988 Rip Off Press) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. By Gilbert Shelton, Dave Sheridan, and Paul Mavrides. A collection of raunchy humor that pushes the envelope and delights the funny bone. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Library TPB (1988 Rip Off Press) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. By Gilbert Shelton, Dave Sheridan, and Paul Mavrides. A collection of raunchy humor that pushes the envelope and delights the funny bone. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Library TPB (1988 Rip Off Press) 4-1ST

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. By Gilbert Shelton, Dave Sheridan, and Paul Mavrides. A collection of raunchy humor that pushes the envelope and delights the funny bone. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Familiar Faces The Art of Mort Drucker HC (1988 Stabur Press) 1-1ST

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    Signed and Numbered Edition

    1st printing.

    Written by David Duncan and Mort Drucker. Art and Cover by Mort Drucker.

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #310
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 310

    "Things to Come!" Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Keith Pollard and Joe Sinnott. The Thing and Ms. Marvel have been tricked by the state government which is actually in cahoots with Fasaud. Now the two heroes must blast off in a renegade space shuttle to escape! The FF achieve a stirring victory over Fasaud in outer space, but upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere, something goes disastrously wrong. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #310MJ
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 310MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Far Side Gallery HC (1984-1995) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Art by Gary Larson. Collected wicked humor from the Far Side. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Far Side Gallery TPB (1984-1995 Andrews McMeel) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing.

    Art by Gary Larson.

    Collected wicked humor from the Far Side. Featuring cartoons from Hound of the Far Side, The Far Side Observer, and Night of the Crash-Test Dummies.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Farewell to The Gipper TPB (1988) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Dan O'Neill. Introduction by Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn. A collection of political cartoons featuring President Ronald Regan. Softcover (Horizontal Format), 11 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Vol. 41 #1
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 41 #1

    Volume 41 - Number 01, January 1988. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos.) Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Femforce (1985) 10

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    Cover art by Bill Black. A Day In the Life of a Jungle Girl, script by Bill Black, pencils by Bill Black (layouts) and Darren Goodhart, inks by Bill Black; On Tara Fremont's Jungle Island, the beleaguered Femforce is temporarily quartered; When an alien spacecraft crashlands in the island's lagoon, it brings not only the FF, but the evil scientist Dr. Rivits and his mob; When the not-quite-dead occupant of the spaceship raises hell and flies away, he leaves a little memento in the hands of our heroines. Untitled Camilla story, art by Matt Baker. 28 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Files Magazine Star Trek Fan's Handbook SC (1988) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By James Van Hise. This is a complete guide to clubs, conventions, fanzines and everything else you need to become happily involved in the exciting world of Star Trek Fandom! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #67
    Firestorm (1982 2nd Series) 67

    Millennium Week 1. A Manhunter reveals himself to Firestorm, while Ronnie and Mikhail try to break free of the Firestorm persona in "Dialogues". Millennium story elements continue in Millennium #4, Captain Atom (1987 DC) #11 and Millennium #5. Script by John Ostrander, pencils by J. J. Birch, inks by Sam De La Rosa. Cameos by Blue Beetle, Batman, Green Lantern Hal Jordan. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #65
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  • Issue #8
    Flash (1987 2nd Series) 8
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    Millennium Week 1. Wally learns a secret about his father, as he and Red Trinity take on Blue Trinity in "Purple Haze". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Some story elements continue into Millennium #5. Script by Mike Baron, pencils by Jackson Guice, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. Guice/Mahlstedt cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #8
    Flash (1987 2nd Series) Canadian Price Variant 8

    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. Millennium Week 1. Wally learns a secret about his father, as he and Red Trinity take on Blue Trinity in "Purple Haze". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Some story elements continue into Millennium #5. Script by Mike Baron, pencils by Jackson Guice, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. Guice/Mahlstedt cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Flash Gordon The Complete Daily Strips HC (1988 Kitchen Sink) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Dan Barry and Hatvey Kurtzman. Collects the Daily strips from November 1951 to April 1953. Softcover, 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., 136 pages, B&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #10
    French Ice (1987) 10

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    Stories, art and cover by Jean-Marc Lelong, translated by Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier, plus a Kador backup story by Christian Binet. Renegade Press presents translations of the Carmen Cru comics originally published in France in Fluide Glacial magazine. Female curmudgeon Carmen lives alone in a French town, where she uses her advanced age and bag-lady appearance to abuse the locals with impunity. The Burden: Carmen has to stop for a rest on her way home from shopping. She is annoyed when the priest stops to chat, even offering to carry her package. The Burden; The Chapel; The Junkyard; Kador: The New Trick. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #6
    Fright (1988 Eternity) 6
  • Issue #198801
    Front Page Detective (1936-1995) 198801
  • Issue #7
    Fusion (1987) 7
    Published Jan 1988 by Eclipse.

    An old friend of Captain Tremaine's asks for help in getting off planet. And of course, that is more difficult that it sounds in "Transition." Script by Steve Gallacci and art by Steve Gallacci & Lela Dowling. Issue also has Dr. Watchstop in "Right Stuff" with script and art by Ken Macklin and a Weasel Patrol pinup. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Gamma Force in Pit of a Thousand Screams InfoComics (1988) 1-1ST

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    This is one of the earliest, if not the earliest, example of comic books on computer. Images actually move! Read along and switch view points by leaving behind one character in the story to follow another character's journey. Pages turn automatically or manually and you can pause the action. Infocomics were available for Apple II, Commodore 64/128 and IBM PCs. Includes a 5 1/4-in. double-sided disk (256K; Color Graphics adaptor required). Cover price $12.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Gene Autry Book SC (1988 Empire) Revised Edition 1-1ST Gene Autry Book SC (1988 Empire) Revised Edition 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By David Rothel.

    Here is everything you ever wanted to know about Americas favorite singing cowboy, Gene Autry.

    Includes:

    o One Mans Life – Another Mans Trivia. A comprehensive compendium of questions and answers – little known facts about a well-known cowboy.
    o The Wit and Wisdom of Gene Autry. Memorable quotes on a wide range of subjects.
    o The Films of Gene Autry. A complete filmography!
    o Gene Autry – On the Record. A complete discography!
    o Gene Autry on Tour. Gene, Champion, and the whole entourage of entertainers played as many as 85 dates on a single tour. The stories they have to tell!
    o The Gene Autry Show TV Series. This is the FIRST publication of the credits for Genes TV series – ALL 91 episodes!
    o Melody Ranch Theater. Genes back on TV hosting his classic Western films.
    o The Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum. Genes long-time dream comes true!

    All of this and more!

    Softcover, 8 -in. x 11-in., 296 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #67
    GI Joe (1982 Marvel) 67
    Published Jan 1988 by Marvel.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #645F79-021

    In "Cold Snap," the captured Joes return from Borovia; Cobra begins its Terror-Drome operation; and Storm Shadow dispenses much ninja wisdom to Billy. Characters: FEATURE: G.I. Joe--Hawk; Dial-Tone; Stalker; Snow-Job; Quick-Kick; Outback; Lady Jaye; Flint; Roadblock; Leatherneck; Shipwreck; Doc; Tunnel Rat; Snake-Eyes; Scarlett; Psyche-Out; Jinx; GUESTS: Storm Shadow; Billy; Blind Master; VILLAINS: Cobra Commander II [Fred VII]; Baroness; Dr. Mindbender. Written by Larry Hama, with art by Ron Wagner and Randy Emberlin. Cover by Ron Wagner and Bob McLeod. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #67MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1988WINTER
    GI Joe Magazine (1985-1988) 1988WINTER

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    Winter 1988. GI Joe text story, actor Wil Wheaton, games and puzzles, and more. David Dorman cover painting. 8-in. x 10.75-in.; color; 28 pages on slick pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    GI Mutants (1987) 4
  • Issue #1
    Gnome Legends (1988 Grim Trojan Comics) 1

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    Volume 1, Issue 1 - January, 1988. Softcover, 7" x 10", 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #220
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 220

    Cover pencils by Chris Wozniak, inks by Bruce Patterson. Secret Identities, script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Bill Willingham, inks by Mark Farmer; Millenium Week 3 crossover; the Corps battle Sinestro and the Manhunters; the Chosen and members of the Justice League guest-star. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #220
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    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price - Cover pencils by Chris Wozniak, inks by Bruce Patterson. Secret Identities, script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Bill Willingham, inks by Mark Farmer; Millenium Week 3 crossover; the Corps battle Sinestro and the Manhunters; the Chosen and members of the Justice League guest-star. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #16
    Grendel (1986) 16
    Published Jan 1988 by Comico.

    Captain Wiggins recounts an eerie tale of the original Grendel in an untitled story. Matt Wagner, the creator of Grendel uses a different layout arrangement for this issue. Script and art by Matt Wagner. Issue also has the Mage in "Interlude – Premiere Partie." Script and art by Matt Wagner. Wraparound cover. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #42
    Grimjack (1984) 42

    A friend of Grimjack's comes out of retirement for one last game of Hardball and Grimjack tries to find out why in "Hardball." Script by John Ostrander and art by Tom Mandrake. Issue also has "Munden's Bar – Closed Set" with script by John Ostrander & Del Close and art by Larry Marder. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #35
    Groo the Wanderer (1985 Marvel) 35

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    Comic featuring the humorous misadventures of the mighty (physically) but not-so-great (mentally) warrior named Groo. This issue features "Wishes" in which Groo, unaware that he possesses the magic amulet, gets all of his wishes granted. Story and art credits: Sergio Aragones. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #35MJ
    Groo The Wanderer (1985 Mavel) Mark Jewelers 35MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Comic featuring the humorous misadventures of the mighty (physically) but not-so-great (mentally) warrior named Groo. This issue features "Wishes" in which Groo, unaware that he possesses the magic amulet, gets all of his wishes granted. Story and art credits: Sergio Aragones. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #7
    Grue (1985 Hell's Kitchen Productions) Magazine 7

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  • Issue #7
    Gumby 3-D (1987) 7

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    Art and cover by David Cody Weiss. Sometimes listed as Blackthorne 3-D Series (1985) #38. Blackthorne Publishing presents another in its series of 3-D comics, this one featuring lovable claymation kids-TV star Gumby. Professor Karp invents a spray that shrinks dangerous things, but then loses it in the gorilla cage at the zoo; Gumby and pals encounter a lemonade swindle on a hot day. Super-Spray; Shady Lemonade. 32 pages, B&W with 3-D effects. Cover price $2.50.