The next Weekly Auction will open for bidding Monday December 9.

Comic books January 1988

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

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    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

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

  • Issue #15
    Puma Blues (1986) 15
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Puma Blues TPB (1988 Mirage Studios) 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    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

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497679004

    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
    Punisher (1987 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 5MJ

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    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

    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) 21
    Published Jan 1988 by Comico.

    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

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    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

    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.

  • Issue #14
    Sam Slade Robohunter (1986) 14
  • Issue #7
    No image available

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Samhain (1986) #007, Dream Demon, Predator, The Stepfather, Near Dark, New Wave Vampires, Dario Argento

  • Issue #2
    Samurai (1987 2nd Series Aircel) 2
  • Issue #4
    Savage Henry (1987 Vortex/Rip Off Press) 4

    Story, art and cover by Matt Howarth. A spin-off from Howarths Post Bros., featuring the adventures of Henry, guitarist for a trans-dimensional rock band. Cthulu reveals how he came to join the band; Cthulu and Hiroshima get into a fight that levels the entire city of Bugtown. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #144
    Savage Sword of Conan (1974 Magazine) 144

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Conan stars in "The Waiting Doom." Script by Charles Dixon, breakdowns by Gary Kwapisz, finished art by Ernie Chan. Pin-ups by Armando Gil (4), Dale Eaglesham, Fraja Bator, Alfredo Alcala, and Tom Grindberg. Bator back cover. Joe Jusko front cover. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    Scarlet in Gaslight (1987) 2

    Cover art by Seppo Makinen. Invasion, script by Martin Powell and Wayne R. Smith, art by Seppo Makinen; Moriarty brings Dracula, and Lucy, to London; He seeks a cure for his daughter, Agatha. Blood of My Blood article, script by Wayne R. Smith, art by Seppo Makinen; Musings on Dracula. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #100
    Science Fiction Chronicle (1978) 100

    January 1988. The Monthly SF and Fantasy Newsmagazine. Book and publishing news and reviews. World Fantasy Con report. Worldcon masquerade report. Carl Lundgren cover painting. 8-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 54 pages on white paper. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Scout The Four Monsters HC (1988 Eclipse) 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    1st printing. Collects Scout (1985-1987) #1-7. Story and art by Timothy Truman. Created by Timothy Truman, Scout features the Native American hero, Emanuel Santana, and his one-man war against oppressive governmental forces in a post-apocalyptic United States. Hardcover, 166 pages, full color. Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Scout The Four Monsters HC (1988 Eclipse) Limited Signed Edition 1-1ST

    Includes tip-in plate signed and numbered by Timothy Truman. Limited to 1,750 copies - 1st printing. Collects Scout (1985-1987) #1-7. Story and art by Timothy Truman. Created by Timothy Truman, Scout features the Native American hero, Emanuel Santana, and his one-man war against oppressive governmental forces in a post-apocalyptic United States. Hardcover, 166 pages, full color. Includes a Lone Star Comics Certificate of Authenticity Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #22
    Secret Origins (1986-1990 2nd Series) 22

    Cover art by Walter Simonson. No Man Escapes The Manhunters, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Howard Simpson, inks by Bob Downs, Howard Simpson, and Damon Willis; a tie-in to Millenium, Week 2; it ties in all the characters who've been called Manhunter into the Millenium continuity, and it outlines the origins of the cult right up until the Millenium story-line. 52 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #22
    Secret Origins (1986-1990 2nd Series) Canadian Edition 22

    Canadian edition with $1.75 cover price. Cover art by Walter Simonson. No Man Escapes The Manhunters, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Howard Simpson, inks by Bob Downs, Howard Simpson, and Damon Willis; a tie-in to Millenium, Week 2; it ties in all the characters who've been called Manhunter into the Millenium continuity, and it outlines the origins of the cult right up until the Millenium story-line. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Serial Adventures of Flash Gordon SC (1988 Pioneer Books) 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By James Van Hise. Pioneer presents a series of books on the great superhero serials by James Van Hise, a writer who focuses on pulp, comics and sci-fi history. Among the most famous of the movie serials, the Flash Gordon series influenced a whole generation of science fiction fans, writers and filmmakers, and were the direct inspiration for Star Wars. Buster Crabbe starred in Flash Gordon (1936), followed by Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938), and Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940). Screen credits are included for the completist. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Photos). Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Serial Adventures of the Green Hornet SC (1988 Pioneer Books) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By James Van Hise. Pioneer presents a series of books on the great superhero serials by James Van Hise, a writer who focuses on pulp, comics and sci-fi history. Radio superhero (and the Lone Ranger's 1930s nephew), The Green Hornet came to the screen in two Universal serials in 1940 and 1941, starring Gordon Jones and Keye Luke (as co-hero Kato). Interestingly, whenever Britt Reid put on the mask of The Green Hornet, his voice was dubbed by Al Hodge, who played GH on the radio. Screen credits are included for the completist. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Photos). Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Serial Adventures of the Phantom SC (1988 Pioneer Books) 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By James Van Hise. Pioneer presents a series of books on the great superhero serials by James Van Hise, a writer who focuses on pulp, comics and sci-fi history. Lee Falk's immortal hero, one of the first costumed crime-fighters in comics, first came to the screen in 1943. A fifteen-part Columbia serial, it featured Tom Tyler (who also played the original Captain Marvel), Jeanne Bates as Diana Palmer, and Ace the Wonder Dog as the Phantom's faithful canine Devil. Screen credits are included for the completist. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Photos). Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #2
    Serius Bounty Hunter (1987) 2
  • Issue #6
    Shadow (1987 2nd Series DC) 6

    Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz. Passion Play, script by Andy Helfer, art by Bill Sienkiewicz; The Shadow and his operatives battle Reverend Light and his followers; Shadows and Light Part 6. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Shadowalker (1988 Aircel) 1
    Published 1988 (est.) by Aircel.

    Written by Gordon Derry. Art by Tom Grummett. 6 1/2-in. x 10-in., 24 pages, B/W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Shootin' MAD PB (1979 Warner Books) By Sergio Aragones 1-REP

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Warner Books Edition - 2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. 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 $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Shuriken Team-Up (1988) 1

    Its a Small World After All! Story by Brian Marshall. Art by Reggie Byers and Delfin Barral. Cover by Jimmy Palmiotti. Kyoko Shidara, aka Shuriken, is hired to protect a computer programmer with a revolutionary new program, Project Bedlam. When the thief called Balance intervenes and the result threatens the world, Libra and the Japanese supergroup Kokutai join forces with Shuriken to put things right. Featuring a cover by future superstar artist Jimmy Palmiotti. Followed by Shuriken Cold Steel (1989) #1. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #11
    Silent Invasion (1986 1st Series) 11

    The Great Fear, Part 2. Story by Larry Hancock and Michael Cherkas. Art and cover by Michael Cherkas. The cult-classic series about alien invasions and conspiracy paranoia was years ahead of its time. Matt sets out to stop Senator Callahan before aliens take over America. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #7
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) 7
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1396983019

    "Triangle!" Guest-starring Mantis. Avengers and Captain Marvel flashback cameos. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Marshall Rogers and Joe Rubinstein. The Kree Empire invades Zenn-La and soon learn this planet is under the protection of the Silver Surfer, wielder of the Power Cosmic. Meanwhile, Mantis watches from the shadows as the Elders of the Universe continue their scheming. Plus, Norrin Radd confronts the Supreme Intelligence, Master of a Thousand-Thousand Worlds. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #7MJ
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 7MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Triangle!" Guest-starring Mantis. Avengers and Captain Marvel flashback cameos. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Marshall Rogers and Joe Rubinstein. The Kree Empire invades Zenn-La and soon learn this planet is under the protection of the Silver Surfer, wielder of the Power Cosmic. Meanwhile, Mantis watches from the shadows as the Elders of the Universe continue their scheming. Plus, Norrin Radd confronts the Supreme Intelligence, Master of a Thousand-Thousand Worlds. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Silver Surfer Judgment Day GN (1988 Marvel) 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Marvel Graphic Novel Volume 38 - 1st printing.

    Written by Stan Lee. Art by John Buscema.

    The Sentinel of the Spaceways battles evil incarnate - Mephisto - for the very soul of Nova (Frtankie Ray). But when the Surfer is not strong enough he calls on arguably the most powerful being in creation - The World Devoureror, Galactus! When Galactus and Mephisto do battle they shake the very foundations of reality. Can the universe survive such a cataclysmic confrontattion?

    Softcover, 64 pages (One illustration per page), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Silver Surfer Judgment Day GN (1988 Marvel) 1-REP

    Marvel Graphic Novel Volume 38 - 2nd and later printings.

    Written by Stan Lee. Art by John Buscema.

    The Sentinel of the Spaceways battles evil incarnate - Mephisto - for the very soul of Nova (Frtankie Ray). But when the Surfer is not strong enough he calls on arguably the most powerful being in creation - The World Devoureror, Galactus! When Galactus and Mephisto do battle they shake the very foundations of reality. Can the universe survive such a cataclysmic confrontattion?

    Softcover, 64 pages (One illustration per page), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Silver Surfer Parable HC (1988 Marvel/Epic) 1st Edition 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    1st (1988) Edition - 1st printing. Collects Silver Surfer (1988) #1-2. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Moebius. Includes a 14-page "Making of..." section. When the space-god known as Galactus arrives on Earth to rule over mankind, only the stalwart Silver Surfer, his former herald, stands in his way. Hardcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #5
    Silverblade (1987) 5
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    Jonathan Lord battles his evil counterpart, leaving the way clear for the Avenger Demon to conquer the woman it has chosen to be its mortal consort. "When Blades Collide" is written by Cary Bates, with art and cover by Gene Colan and Steve Mitchell. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #7
    Slaine the Berserker/King (1987) 7
  • Issue #3
    Slash Maraud (1987) 3
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    Squeeze Plays - Written by Doug Moench. Art and Cover by Paul Gulacy. The only way Slash and his gang are going to leave the fight between them and the Shriek Screamers and the Devil Hogs is to kill their foes...or be carried out! 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics HC (1986) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. Edited by Bill Blackbeard and Martin Williams. Foreword by Jahn Canaday. This is a tribute to the fun and creativity of newspaper comic strip'. Featuring fantastic tales of Popeye, Mickey Mouse, Prince Valiant, Snoopy, and more! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 336 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #2
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 2

    "The Way of the Arrow" Part 2 of 5. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Lee Weeks and Joe Rubinstein. Origin of Hawkeye updated. The details of Clint's first meeting with Trick Shot are revealed along with the duo's first adventure together. Cameo appearances by Mockingbird and the Swordsman (flashback). Second story: "Out of Control" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Kieron Dwyer. Inks by Bob McLeod. The two men involved in the accidental creation of Captain Marvel (aka Monica Rambeau) in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16 square off again! Dr. Picaro seeks revenge against Professor LeClare, and it's up to Monica to save the day! (Note: This issue includes a full-page essay from Mark Gruenwald responding to various fans' letters.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Solo Ex-Mutants (1988) 1