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Comic books January 1988

  • 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.

  • 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

    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
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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.

  • Issue #198801
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    All text in Japanese.

  • 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

    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. 32 #1
    Nugget (1956-2006 Nugget Magazine Inc.) Vol. 32 #1

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  • Vol. 58 #1
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  • Issue #12
    Official How to Draw Robotech (1987) 12

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    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)

  • 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

    "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.

  • 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

    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.