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Comic books June 1988

  • Issue #577
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 577

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Summer Magic, episode 7 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by John Ridgway), Judge Dredd in "The Sage" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Glenn Fabry), and Death (art by Simon Bisley). Bisley cover.

  • Issue #578
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 578

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "Tales From the Doghouse" (script by Alan Grant, art by Colin MacNeil), Judge Dredd in "Full Mental Jacket" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Simon Bisley). Sheeva back cover by Ewins

  • Issue #579
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 579

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "Tales From the Doghouse" (script by Alan Grant, art by Colin MacNeil), Judge Dredd in "Full Mental Jacket" part 2 (script by Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Simon Bisley). Steve Dillon cover.

  • Issue #580
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 580

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Strontium Dog in "The No-Go Job" part 1 (script by Alan Grant, art by Simon Harrison), Judge Dredd in "Full Mental Jacket" part 3 (script by Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and A.B.C. Warriors (script by Pat Mills, art by Simon Bisley). Gibson front cover Judge Dredd back cover by Cliff Robinson..

  • Issue #25
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 25

    Dan Dare; Tom Tully script; Dave Gibbons art & letters; Rick Random in "Riddle of the Astral Assassin"; Steve Moore script; Ron Turner art; Tom Frame letters; Pin-Up of The Mekon Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #12
    3-D Zone (1986) 12

    3-D Presidents (1988) is a 3-D comic published by the 3-D Zone. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the presidents of the United States. Also features the stories "Submaine In 1776", and "The Story of America." This issue includes photos of such great presidents as Ulysses S. Grant, William Mckinley, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. 32 pages, photo cover with 3-D comics and photos, 7.50-in x 10-in. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Aces (1998 Eclipse) 2

    Written by Attilio Micheluzzi, Antonio Segura and Francois Riviere & J.L. Bocquet. Art by Attilio Micheluzzi, Jose Ortiz and Philippe Berthet. Brought to you by Eclipse International and England's Acme Press! Continuing these three thrilling strips by top creators from around the world: "Air Mail" by Attilio Micheluzzi (Italy); "Morgan" by Antonio Segura and Jose Ortiz (Spain); and "Hollywood Eye" by Francois Riviere, J.L. Bocquet and Philippe Berthet (Belgium). Magazine, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of Luther Arkwright (1987 Valkyrie Press) 5

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  • Issue #441
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 441

    Mr. Mxyzptlk returns with some new rules, and turns Superman into a cartoon character in "The Tiny Terror Of Tinseltown". Script and co-plot by John Byrne, co-plot and pencils by Jerry Ordway, inks by Dennis Janke. Ordway cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #441
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    Canadian Edition with $1.00 cover price - Mr. Mxyzptlk returns with some new rules, and turns Superman into a cartoon character in "The Tiny Terror Of Tinseltown". Script and co-plot by John Byrne, co-plot and pencils by Jerry Ordway, inks by Dennis Janke. Ordway cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #374
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 374

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  • Issue #40
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 40

    Airboy investigates where the arms that his company manufactures go to and the results are not good in "Guns for the Tiger." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Stan Woch & Ricardo Villagran. Issue also has an Airboy Index and "Family Ties – Part 3" which continues the sago of the Heap's family members. . Script by Len Wein & Lou Mougin and art by Carmine Infantino & Mark Pacella. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #13
    Albedo (1985 1st Series Thoughts and Images) 13

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    Cover art by Matt Howarth. Untitled Erma Felna story, script and art by Steven A. Gallacci; Artifacts, including a body are removed from the derelict; All point to the progenitors of the races of the sector; This is the first hard evidence anyone has found. Debt: Chapter 3 starring konny and czu, script and art by Matt Howarth. The Origin of Space Wolf Part 1, script and art by Dan Flahive; Setting out on a raid, Paxton reviews the highlights of history and how things had come to this point. 36 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #4
    ALF (1988) 4
    Published Jun 1988 by Marvel.

    Comic book version of the TV sitcom and cartoon that aired on NBC from 1986 to 1990 featuring an Alien Life Form (ALF) living with a family. ALF does a personality switch with Kate in "It's All in Your Minds." Then ALF tells the family about the time that he had to deal with a monster while he was part of the Melmac orbit guard in "Monster Mash." And in "One Herd to Go," ALF is stuck at home alone while the Tanners go out for the evening and ends up getting snatched by a coat burglar. Scripts by Michael Gallagher and art by Dave Manak & Marie Severin. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Alien Legion (1987 2nd Series) 5

    "The Ditch!" Written by Chuck Dixon. Art by Larry Stroman and Mark Farmer. An all Jugger Grimrod issue means all ACTION! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #59
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 59

    "Comes a Dragon!" Part 4 of 5. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Jim Lee and Al Milgrom. Puck is back! But he's not the hero he once was. Can this former diminutive tumbler find a way to stop a rampaging dragon and save his lost in space teammates before it's too late? Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #142
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 142

    Eclipse's 10 Anniversary; Tim Truman interview; a look at Total Eclipse. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #143
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 143

    Chuck Austen interview; article on gays in comics (part 1), featuring interviews with John Ostrander, Tim Truman, Mike Grell, Doug Moench, Marv Wolfman, Howard Cruse, Cat Yronwode, Don McGregor, Bill Mantlo, Tom DeFalco, Chris Claremont, Mark Evanier, Max Allan Collins, Mike Baron, Chuck Dixon. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #301
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 301
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    "The Sable Gauntlet!" Guest-starring Silver Sable. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Todd McFarlane. Cover by Todd McFarlane. The first 300 issues of the Amazing Spider-Man are in the books after the web-slinger's epic battle vs. Venom last issue! And now the next chapter in the wall-crawler's anthology begins with an encounter with his favorite mercenary: Silver Sable! The enchanting sable agrees to make a test run through the security systems of a new high-rise office building, but deadly danger awaits on the top floor! Will Spidey catch the elevator in time? Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson and Dr. Morris Sloan. First $1.00 issue. (Notes: The cover is the same artwork (with different colors) as the cover to issue 300. This issue includes a full-page ad for the first appearance of Typhoid Mary in the Daredevil (1st) series -- art by John Romita Jr. and Al Williamson. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 469,913; average paid circulation 284,692.) Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #301MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 301MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
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    Philippines reprint. This issues reprints issue #301 of Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series). Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    American Flagg (1988 2nd Series) 2

    After arrival in Berlin with the Skullcrushers basketball team, Reuben is framed and arrested and Mandy and Grace decide that they've had enough with Reuben in "Little Hitlers – Part 2." Script by Howard Chaykin & John Moore and art by Mike Vosburg & Richard Ory. Issue also has "Rimshot – Official Skokie Skullcrusher Program Magazine." Cover price $1.75.

  • Vol. 108 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 108 #6

    June 1988. Stories: "Gut Feelings" by Elizabeth Moon, "The Comrade" by Poul Anderson, "Big Pie in the Sky" by W.T. Quick, "The Steel Driver" by Michael F. Flynn, "Thingummy Hall" by Pauline Ashwell, "Can You Spare an Elephant?" by Paula Robinson, "The Circus Horse" by Amy Bechtel, and "Roadbreakers" by Jack Wodhams. Science Fact article, "Space Tourism--The Door Into the Space Age" by Patrick Collins. Cover by David Hardy. Illustrations by William R. Warren Jr., David Hardy, Tom Hamilton, Nicholas Jainschigg, and Martin G. Cameron. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1988-1ST
    Annual World's Best SF HC (1972-1990 DAW Books) 1988-1ST

    1988 - 1st printing. Includes: "Introduction" (Donald A. Wollheim); "The Pardoner's Tale" (Robert Silverberg); "Rachel in Love" (Pat Murphy); "America" (Orson Scott Card); "Crying in the Rain" (Tanith Lee); "The Sun Spider" (Lucius Shepard); "Angel" (Pat Cadigan); "Forever Yours, Anna" (Kate Wilhelm); "Second Going" (James Tiptree, Jr.); "Dinosaurs" (Walter Jon Williams); and "All Fall Down" (Don Sakers). Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 304 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #1
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    Canadian edition with $1.75 cents cover price - "Spirit & Flesh!" A 48-page, one-shot special starring the King of the Seven Seas. Aquaman gambles his very soul to save the oceans of the world from the Magus' magical constructs. Written by Dan Mishkin and Gary Cohn, with art by George Freeman and Mark Pacella. Cover by Freeman. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #357
    Archie (1943) 357
  • Issue #56
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 56

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  • Issue #90
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 90
  • Issue #197
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 197
  • Issue #26
    Area 88 (1987) 26
    Published Jun 1988 by Eclipse.

    Story & art: Kaoru Shintani. With his new plane, Shin is safe in the sky. But can he survive the dangers of Area 88? Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #27
    Area 88 (1987) 27
    Published Jun 1988 by Eclipse.

    Story & art: Kaoru Shintani. If the best pilots at Area 88 can't defend the base...then who can? Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Aristocratic Xtraterrestrial Time Traveling Thieves (1987) 9

    "Pirate Edition or: How We Spent Our Summer Vacation" Written by Henry Vogel. Art by Mark Propst. 24 Pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Astron (1988 Screaming Press) 1

    "The Escape" by Scott Pawlowski. 32 Pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #292
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 292

    "The Dragon in the Sea!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Walt Simonson. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. To the horror of her friends, teammates, and husband; Marrina has indeed become the Leviathan that is ravaging the eastern seaboard! And now the Avengers have to find a way to stop the Leviathan without killing Marrina! The Prince of Atlantis tries to reason with the undersea behemoth, but to no avail. When Marrina capsizes another cargo ship and sinks a U.S. Navy battleship, the heroes realize that lethal force may be necessary. Meanwhile, Dr. Druid continues to have strange visions about a mysterious woman offering him great power and riches. Cameo appearances by Kang the Conqueror, Ravonna, and Henry Pym. (Notes: This issue includes a full-page ad featuring the Avengers and proclaiming that the current storyline will possibly be the end of the team. Pin-up art by John Buscema and Tom Palmer.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #292MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 292MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Dragon in the Sea!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Walt Simonson. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. To the horror of her friends, teammates, and husband; Marrina has indeed become the Leviathan that is ravaging the eastern seaboard! And now the Avengers have to find a way to stop the Leviathan without killing Marrina! The Prince of Atlantis tries to reason with the undersea behemoth, but to no avail. When Marrina capsizes another cargo ship and sinks a U.S. Navy battleship, the heroes realize that lethal force may be necessary. Meanwhile, Dr. Druid continues to have strange visions about a mysterious woman offering him great power and riches. Cameo appearances by Kang the Conqueror, Ravonna, and Henry Pym. (Notes: This issue includes a full-page ad featuring the Avengers and proclaiming that the current storyline will possibly be the end of the team. Pin-up art by John Buscema and Tom Palmer.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #33
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 33
    Published Jun 1988 by Marvel.

    Tales to Astonish 1 of 4. Guest-starring Wasp. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Mike Machlan. Hank Pym's past comes back to haunt him once again. The West Coast Avengers embark on their most epic adventure yet. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #33MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 33MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Tales to Astonish 1 of 4. Guest-starring Wasp. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Mike Machlan. Hank Pym's past comes back to haunt him once again. The West Coast Avengers embark on their most epic adventure yet. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #9-1ST
    Axa TPB (1983-1988 First American Edition) 9-1ST

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    First American Edition - Volume 9 - 1st printing. Collects the British comic strip by Donne Avenell and Enrique Romero. Featuring The Escapist, The Starstruck and The Betrayed (unfinished). Softcover, 80 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Bad Company TPB (1987-1988 Titan Books) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Blindness!" Written by Pete Milligan. Art by Brett Ewins and Jim McCarthy. Collected stories about Bad Company, an elite force of vicious killers blazing a trail of carnage wherever they go! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $11.95.

  • Issue #36
    Badger (1983 1st Series Capital/First) 36

    After a barroom brawl, the Badger runs smack into the middle of a feud, a powerful bully by the name of Feeny and the legend of a monster in "Dire Wolf." Script by Mike Baron and art by Ron Lim & Jay Geldhof. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Basil Wolvertons Gateway to Horror (1988) 1

    By Basil Wolverton. Collecting four more of Wolverton's classic tales of horror and suspense, including: "Gateway to Horror" and "They Crawl by Night"! B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #420
    Batman (1940) 420
    Published Jun 1988 by DC.
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    Batman tracks the KGBeast into the sewers, and tries his best to prevent the assassination of President Ronald Reagan in "Ten Nights Of The Beast!" Part 4 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mike Zeck cover. 1st printing. NOTE: Most issues from 397-432 were reprinted in 1989 and sold in multipacks. These 2nd and 3rd prints have back cover ads dated 1989. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #12
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    Canadian edition with $2.00 cover price. Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan (layout) and John Byrne, inks by John Byrne. "Mortal Clay," script by Alan Moore, art by George Freeman; Preston Payne, "Clayface," falls in love with a store mannequin named "Helena" who he believes is a real person; He takes up residence in the department store that houses her, hiding all day and coming out only at night to be alone with her; Although they begin very much in love, their relationship takes a turn for the worse when Clayface begins to suspect she is committing infidelities. "Love Bird," script by Max Allan Collins, art by Norm Breyfogle; The Penguin is released from prison and claims to have completely reformed; Batman interferes with the Penguin's love life. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #420
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    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. Batman tracks the KGBeast into the sewers, and tries his best to prevent the assassination of President Ronald Reagan in "Ten Nights Of The Beast!" Part 4 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mike Zeck cover. 1st printing. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3
    Battle Beasts (1988) 3

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    The Awakening. Story by John Stephenson. Art and cover by Andy Ice. Blackthorne Publishing presents a licensed comic based on Hasbros short-lived Battle Beasts toy line. The Soulspirit tells Toad, Gorilla, and Owl that the only way to save the mystic signs is to find the being known as the Sunburst Warrior. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1432
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  • Issue #1433
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  • Issue #1434
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  • Issue #1435
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  • Issue #180
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