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Comic books February 1988

  • Issue #8
    Lake County News Herald Volume 11 (1988) 8

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    Art by Jim Davis, Dik Browne, Mort Walker, etc .The Sunday comic strips in comic book form. Newspaper insert. 6 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in. 24 pages full color

  • Issue #9
    Lake County News Herald Volume 11 (1988) 9

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    Art by Jim Davis, Dik Browne, Mort Walker, etc .The Sunday comic strips in comic book form. Newspaper insert. 6 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in. 24 pages full color

  • Issue #5
    Laugh Comics (1987 2nd Series) 5

    Cover pencils by Dan De Carlo. You Don't Need Drugs public service announcement with the Archie gang. "Sky Birds," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; During WW I, air ace Gilbertson defeats German saboteurs with the help of girl reporter Betty Skoop. "An Award Winning Christmas," script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Rex Lindsey, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie and his dad get caught up in a Christmas decorating competition with a neighbor and nearly miss out on the true spirit of the season. Archie's Kiss Wish! word scramble puzzle. "Gig Gaga," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; The Pussycats help out some fashion designers by giving them free publicity at their New York concert. Sign of the Times Quiz matching puzzle, pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Just Your Average Family," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mike Esposito; Sabrina and her aunts celebrate Christmas much like everyone else, but with magic added. Archie's Club News. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #18
    Legend of Kamui (1987) 18

    Story, Art and Cover by Sanpei Shirato. Utsuse ponders the formidable spiritual power of Kamui, the target he has sworn to destroy! A genuine ninja story. 48 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Legend of Kamui (1987) 19

    Story, Art and Cover by Sanpei Shirato. Peasants revolt against the burden of heavy taxes, and Utsuse observes a peculiar new sword form! A genuine ninja story. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #43
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1984 3rd Series) 43

    Millennium Week 6 cross-over. "...And Wake to Find a Dream" - They're known across the universe for always getting their man. Now the Legionnaires discover how the Manhunters got that reputation! Characters: Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Shadow Lass; Polar Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; Dream Girl; Tellus; Timber Wolf; Chameleon Boy]; Laurel Kent [Manhunter] (death); Computo; Chief Zendak; Shvaughn Erin; Atmos. Written by Paul Levitz, with art by Greg LaRocque, Mike DeCarlo and Arne Starr. Cover by Steve Lightle. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Liberator (1987 Eternity) 2
  • Issue #325
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    Published Feb 1988 by Locus.

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  • Issue #1
    Log of the Hellhound (1988) reprint edition 1

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    Blakes 7 fan fiction by Katrina Snyder and Susanne McGhin.

  • Issue #10
    Lone Wolf and Cub (1987 First) 10

    Frank Miller introduction and cover Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #5
    Lost Planet (1987 Eclipse) 5

    Stories by Bo Hampton and Bunny Hampton-Mack. Art by Bo Hampton and Garrett Lavin. Cover by Bo Hampton. A fantasy adventure series by acclaimed indie and mainstream artist Hampton. Recaptured by the Dragon Riders, Amelia manages to break the spell and remember her true identity. Also featuring a Devil's Eye backup story. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #8
    Madballs (1986-1988 Marvel/Star Comics) 8

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    Dr Frankenbeans discovers the Fountain of Youth and decides to use it to seek revenge against the Madballs in "Younger Than Springslime." Script by Michael Gallagher and art by Howard Post & Roberta Edelman. Issue also has "Weather I'm Right" in which the Madballs go to the radio station to complain about the weather lady always being wrong in her weather forecasts and end up in a battle against Gail Warning, who can control the weather. Script by Michael Gallagher and art by Michael Gallagher & Roberta Edelman. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #9
    Maelstrom (1987) 9
    Published Feb 1988 by Aircel.

    Cover by Jim Somerville. "Brute Strength and Ignorance!" (part 1 of 2), script and art by Jim Somerville; Maelstrom accompanies Rak-Kur-Rok back to his world through the dimension of doorways. Mogadon illustration by Jim Somerville. Metalloids on the march illustration by Jim Somerville. 28 pgs., B&W. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 74 #2
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Pulp Vol. 74 #2

    Volume 74, Issue 2 - February, 1988. Cover by David Hardy. Fantasy and Science Fiction stories byRussell Griffin, Isaac Asimov, Jack Damn, and Jim Aikin. Softcover. 5-in. x 7-in., 162 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #18
    Mai the Psychic Girl (1987) 18

    Story: Kazuya Kudo. Art: Ryoichi Ikegami. In a nightmare chase, Garten pursues Mai through the Tokyo night. Featuring Part 33: "Escape" and Part 34: "And the Father Is..." Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Mai the Psychic Girl (1987) 19

    Story: Kazuya Kudo. Art: Ryoichi Ikegami. While Mai struggles to help her father regain his memory, Kaieda orders Garten's death. Featuring Part 35: "The Garten Sanction" and Part 36. Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1987 TE) 6
  • Issue #3
    Man of War (1987 Eclipse) 3
  • Issue #2
    Marksman (1988) 2

    Cover pencils by Pete McDonnell, inks by Gordon. "Pandemonium," script by Steve Perrin, pencils by Pete McDonnell, inks by Jeff Albrecht; The Marksman origin (told in flashback) part two; Marksman battles the Demon. "The Return of Doctor Death" 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 #2
    Marshal Law (1987) 2
  • Issue #59
    Marvel Age (1983) 59
    Published Feb 1988 by Marvel.

    New Universe. Interview with Ralph Macchio; 2-page Fred Hembeck strip; John Byrne, Mark Gruenwald, Peter David, Fabian Nicieza and Paul Ryan discuss what's new in the New Universe; article on Wolfpack; New Universe. Cover by Tom Palmer Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #208
    Marvel Tales (1964 Marvel) 208

    Cover pencils by John Byrne, inks by Terry Austin. Sword of the She-Devil starring Spider-Man and Red Sonja, script by John Byrne (Co-plot) and Chris Claremont, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Terry Austin; While investigating a disturbance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MJ is transformed into Red Sonja to help Spidey fight off Kulan Gath. Your Chillin' Heart or Bacon Up is Hard to Do Part 2 starring Spider-Ham and Mary Jane Waterbuffalo, script by Steve Mellor, pencils by Joe Albelo, inks by Pierre Fournier; Spider-Ham has relationship troubles when two babes strive for his attentions. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #208MJ
    Marvel Tales (1964 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 208MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #5
    Mecha (1987) 5
    Tags: Manga
    Published Feb 1988 by Dark Horse.

    Written by Randy Stradley. Art by Harrison Fong and Art Nichols. The Mecha team is finally joined together, San Francisco is in ruins, and the Enemy has arrived on Earth! More full color science fiction action! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #4
    Mechthings (1987) 4

    Story, art and cover by Brad Foster. Renegade Press presents a robot comedy-adventure from Texas indie artist Brad Foster. In the future, human Bertram lives in a junkyard with the Mechthings, a ragtag group of discarded or rejected robots who must hide out or risk being turned into scrap metal for the "crime" of not being owned. The junkyard is stalked by a bizarre future-vampire that feeds on robots. If that wasn't weird enough, the world's oldest living superhero is hanging around too. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    Menagerie (1987) 2
  • Issue #235
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 235
  • Issue #1
    Mr. Monster (1988 Dark Horse) 1

    Story and art by Michael Gilbert. Everyone's favorite Doc Stern makes an appearance in the WACKY SQUIRREL HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, then in DARK HORSE PRESENTS #14, then he finds a permanent home, right in his very own monthly series, just in time for us to learn the TRUE origin of MR. MONSTER! This neat-o new series starts out with "ORIGINS, part one", written & illustrated by none other than MICHAEL T. GILBERT! Who else? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #44
    Ms. Tree Thrilling Detective Adventures (1983 Renegade) 44

    Stories by Max Allan Collins, Barb Collins, and William Waugh. Art by Terry Beatty, Gary Kato, and Pete Morisi. Cover by Terry Beatty. The acclaimed hardboiled detective series featuring female PI Michael Tree, written by mystery novelist and Road to Perdition creator Max Collins. Ms. Tree and Dominique join forces to save their kidnapped children in the final chapter of the " Coming of Rage" saga. Also featuring a reprint from Johnny Dynamite's original 1953 title. Coming of Rage, Part 4; Victims of Circumstance; Mike Mist Minute Mysteries: Fear of Frying; Death is so Lonely. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #15
    Nam (1986) 15
    Published Feb 1988 by Marvel.

    Ed Marks may be back in the States, but in some ways, his war has just begun! Get a firsthand glimpse of the life of a returning Vietnam vet in "Notes from the World." Written by Doug Murray, with art by Wayne Vansant and Geof Isherwood. Cover by John Beatty. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1988-02
    National Lampoon (1970) 1988-02

    February 1988. Alaskas first pro football team, illustrated by Frank Springer; a parody of Playboy magazine for computer nerds. Stories and art by Paul Krassner, Gerald Sussman, Buddy Hickerson, Shary Flenniken, Rick Meyerowitz, Rick Geary, and M.K. Brown. Plus letters from the editors, cartoons, and Foto Funnies. Mature readers. Cover by James Bennett. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #10
    Neat Stuff (1986 1st Printing) 10

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    Cover by Peter Bagge. "Citizen Tate"; Tate is active in the neighborhood watch. "The Thinker"; Junior ponders life. "Girly-Girl's Funny Pages"; short cartoon gags. "Bedridden"; Chet and Bunny wonder if life is passing them by. All scripts and art by Peter Bagge. 36 pgs., B&W. $2.25. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    New Archies (1987) 3
  • Issue #3
    New Humans (1987 Eternity) 3

    Reprints the #3 issue from the original Pied Piper series. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #60
    New Mutants (1983 1st Series) 60
    • Signed by writer Louise Simonson (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover pencils by Bret Blevins. Suspended Ani-Mation!, script by Louise Simonson, pencils by Bret Blevins, inks by Terry Austin; The New Mutants escape, but Cameron Hodge arrives and captures them again; Bird Brain rescues them, defeats the Ani-Mator, and becomes leader of the Ani-Mates; Sunspot and Warlock arrive to help out; Ani-Mator using Cameron Hodge's gun, kills Cypher. 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 #60MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #86
    New Teen Titans (1980) (Tales of ...) 86

    Reprints New Teen Titans (1984-1996 2nd Series) #26 - "Twister Shout!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Robin (Jason Todd), Aqualad, and the Flash (Wally West). Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto, Kerry Gammill, and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. Nightwing and Raven are the clutches of the Church of blood! The Titans face the full fury of the macabre woman called Twister! And at long last, Starfire returns to Earth. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #86
    New Teen Titans (1980) (Tales of ...) Canadian Price Variant 86

    Canadian edition with $1.35 cover price. Reprints New Teen Titans (1984-1996 2nd Series) #26 - "Twister Shout!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Robin (Jason Todd), Aqualad, and the Flash (Wally West). Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto, Kerry Gammill, and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. Nightwing and Raven are the clutches of the Church of blood! The Titans face the full fury of the macabre woman called Twister! And at long last, Starfire returns to Earth. Cover price $1.35.

  • Issue #40
    New Teen Titans (1984 2nd Series) New Titans 40

    "Round Holes and Square Pegs!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. When three separate super villains (the Gentleman Ghost, I.Q., and Silver Fog) all show up planning to steal the same diamond a super-villain free-for-all ensues, and the Teen Titans are stuck in the middle. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #40
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    Canadian edition with $2.10 cover price. "Round Holes and Square Pegs!" Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Eduardo Barreto and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eduardo Barreto. When three separate super villains (the Gentleman Ghost, I.Q., and Silver Fog) all show up planning to steal the same diamond a super-villain free-for-all ensues, and the Teen Titans are stuck in the middle. Cover price $2.10.

  • Issue #41
    Nexus (1983) 41
    Published Feb 1988 by Capital/First.

    "The Experiment." 20 pages. Story by Mike Baron. Pencils and cover by Steve Rude. Inks by John Nyberg. The planet clockwork houses four depraved killers who are on Nexuss list. But what if he could keep his own hands clean by manipulating them into killing each other? "Bladecrete." 6 pages. Story by Roger Salick. Art by Neil Hansen. Just out for a walk, Judah runs afoul of a gang of street punks. It doesnt end well for the punks. 26 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #7
    Night Music (1984 2nd Series) 7

    Cover art by P. Craig Russell. Red Dog, adaptation of Rudyard Kipling story, dogs cause destruction in Mowgli's jungle. Script and art by P. Craig Russell. 36 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5
    Ninja Elite (1987) 5

    "City of Woe!" Written by Mark Ellis. Art by Gabriel Morrisette. Cover by Steve Hickman. Nightwind and the other Anita K'un attempt to enter the heavily guarded temple in search of the First Key of Telku. Features a bloody battle in the catacombs beneath the temple. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3
    Now Comics News Vol 2 3

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    A promotional guide to the comics of media licensing masters Now Comics. This issue focuses on the early 1988 releases, including the Fright Night comic and the Racer X spin-off from the popular Speed Racer anime series. Featuring a Racer X fold-out poster. 9-in. x 11-in. PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #20
    Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985-1988 Marvel) 20

    Issues 16-20 are Book of the Dead editions, listing all the Marvel characters who have died at least once. Casulties in this issue: Stick to Zuras. Character/artist listing: Stick by Bill Sienkiewicz; Franklin Storm by Tom Morgan; Swordsman by Mike Zeck; Major Glenn Talbot by Al Milgrom; Tarantula I by Kieron Dwyer; Terrax by John Byrne; Thanos by Jim Starlin; Tom Thumb by Paul Ryan; Thunderbird I by Dave Cockrum; Thunderbolt by Kerry Gammill; Titania I by Jerry Ordway; Toro by Sal Buscema; Torpedo II by Bill Reinhold; Two-Gun Kid by John Severin; Union Jack I and II by John Byrne; Vamp by Joe Jusko; Vampires by Kevin Nowlan; Rachel Van Helsing by Stan Drake; Cornelius Van Lunt by Mike Machlan; Viper I by Mark Chiarello; Adam Warlock by Jim Starlin; Aelfyre Whitemane by Carl Potts; Whizzer I by Dennis Jensen; Wraith by Ron Lim; Zodiac by Rob Liefeld; Zombie by Bob Hall; Zuras by Dave Cockrum. Keith Pollard/Joe Rubinstein cover. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Official How to Draw Robotech (1987) 13

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    Cover by Eric Saari. Part of Blackthorne's popular How to Draw series, featuring step-by-step instructions on how to draw Robotech characters and craft. The cover features fan art by Eric Saari. This issue includes Rick Hunter, the Stunt Plane, SDF-1, Azonia, and Exedore. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #198802
    Omni (1978) 198802
    Omni (1978) #198802
    Published Feb 1988 by Omni.

    Sex and Love - How Dinosaurs Did It; Acupuncture - Getting Down to the Science; Valentine Special - The Great Omni Treasure Hunt; Starry Knights - Amateurs Who Map the Cosmos. Cover by Tim White. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6
    Original Astro Boy (1987) 6

    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. Simon tells Astro Boy about the Cybot Revolution and asks him to lead a new robot revolution on Earth. 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14-1ST
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    Volume 14 - 1st printing. "The British Army in the 1980's!" By Mike Chappell. The British Army currently enjoys, both at home and abroad, the reputation of being one of the best in the world. Composed entirely of volunteers, its morale sustained by its curious and little-understood attitudes towards tradition, the British Army attracts respect and admiration from the military expert and the layman alike. Written and illustrated by a former British Army infantryman with 22 years' experience, this book details the Army's history, organization, uniforms and distinctions. The text is backed by numerous illustrations and photographs. Softcover,64 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #15-1ST
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    Volume 15 - 1st printing. "The Armada Campaign 1588!" Written by John Tincey. Art by Richard Hook. In the latter part of the 16th century, Spain was the major international power and her leader, King Phillip II, pledged to conquer the Protestant heretics in England. He envisioned a two pronged attack. He would send his 'Invincible Armada' of 125 ships into the English Channel where it would link up with the Duke of Parma. The Armada would ferry the Duke's soldiers across the straight of Dover and these troops would march on London, seize the Queen, and proceed to conquer the entire country. Over 400 years have passed since this momentous expedition 'sailed and failed', but its fascination and significance remain undiminished. Softcover,64 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $17.95.