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Comic books September 1988

  • Issue #590
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 590

    Features include Zenith in Phase 2 chapter 1, "Many Happy Returns" (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Yeowell), the Mean Machine (art by Ian Gibson), Nemesis in "Deathbringer" (script by Pat Mills, art by John Hicklenton), Judge Dredd in "Twister" part 3 (script by "Follow the Yellow Brick Road," Tharg's Time Twisters: "The Big Clock" (script by Alan Moore, art by Eric Bradbury; reprinted from issue 315), and Tharg's Future-Shocks (script by Hilary Robinson, art by Mezz Mezzro), and Slaine (art by Glenn Fabry).

  • Issue #591
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 591

    Features include Zenith in Phase 2 chapter 2, "Visitors" (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), the Daily Dredd in "The Mean Machine" part 2 (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Ian Gibson), Moon Runners (script by Alan McKenzie and Steve Parkhouse, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "Twister" part 4, "There's No Place Like Home," Nemesis in "Deathbringer" (script by Pat Mills, art by John Hicklenton), and Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry). Kano back cover by Brenadon McCarthy.

  • Issue #592A
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 592A

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    Crisis poster. Features include Zenith in Phase 2 chapter 3, "Take the High Road" (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Near Miss" (script by Stuart Edwards, art by J. Anderson), Moon Runners (script by Alan McKenzie and Steve Parkhouse, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "What I Did During the Summer Holidays by P.J. Maybe," Nemesis in "Deathbringer" (script by Pat Mills, art by John Hicklenton), and the Daily Dredd in "The Mean Machine" part 3 (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Ian Gibson). Judge Dredd back cover by Chris Weston.

  • Issue #592B
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 592B

    September 17, 1988. NO Crisis poster. Features include Zenith in Phase 2 chapter 3, "Take the High Road" (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Near Miss" (script by Stuart Edwards, art by J. Anderson), Moon Runners (script by Alan McKenzie and Steve Parkhouse, art by Massimo Belardinelli), Judge Dredd in "What I Did During the Summer Holidays by P.J. Maybe," Nemesis in "Deathbringer" (script by Pat Mills, art by John Hicklenton), and the Daily Dredd in "The Mean Machine" part 3 (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Ian Gibson). Judge Dredd back cover by Chris Weston.

  • Issue #593
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 593

    Features include Zenith in Phase 2 chapter 4, "Deep Trouble" (script by Grant Morrison, art by Steve Yeowell), Moon Runners (script by Alan McKenzie and Steve Parkhouse, art by Massimo Belardinelli), JudgeDredd in "What I Did During the Summer Holidays by P.J. Maybe" (script by John Wagner, art by Liam Sharp), Nemesis in "Deathbringer" (script by Pat Mills, art by John Hicklenton), Tharg's Future-Shocks (script by Hilary Robinson, art by I. Dren), and the Daily Dredd in "The Mean Machine" part 4 (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Ian Gibson). John Higgins front cover. Judge Hershey back cover by Cliff Robinson.

  • Issue #27/028
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 27/028

    Issues # 27 & 28 together; Jackson Guice cover; Inferno; Tom Tully script; Balardinelli art; Bill Nutall letters; Dan Dare; Tom Tully script; Dave Gibbons art & letters; Meltdown Man; Alan Hebden script; Belardinelli art; Jack Potter letters; Return to Armageddon; Malcolm Shaw script; J. Redondo art; Bill Nuttall letters; Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 2 #5
    Aboriginal Science Fiction (1986) Vol. 2 #5

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    Volume 2, Issue 5 - September/October 1988. Science Fiction and fantasy magazine. 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.00.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Action 21 Magazine (1988 Engale Marketing) Vol. 1 #3

    Vol. 1 - No. 3. Magazine featuring Gerry Anderson comic strips. 20 pages, full color.

  • Issue #606
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 606
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Kerry Gammil, inks by John Nyberg. "The List," script by James Owsley (Christopher Priest), art by Tod Smith; Hal Jordan returns from his imprisonment by Star Sapphire and finds his life falling apart when he tries to contact old JLA friends. "The Sins of The Father," script by Martin Pasko, art by Dan Spiegle; Rafael DiRienzi begins his search for Mockingbird, enlisting the help of his restaurant manager, Gus Markesson. "This Is Hell," script by Mike Baron, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Deadman is shown around hell by Yakin, who takes various forms and offers to help Deadman escape. "The True Believer," script by Roger Stern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Beatty; Bob Galt tries to explain his worship of Superman. "Moral Stand Chapter 6 Stop The Presses," script by Max Collins, pencils by Terry Beatty, inks by John Nyberg; Lou Godder is taken to task by his editor, while the Legion of Morality attacks the Moline News and is interrupted by Wild Dog. Article is about the "V For Vendetta" series by Brian Augustyn. "Another Fine War Part 6," script by Mike Grell, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Pablo Marcos; The Red Dragon beds Blackhawk and he tries to arrange leaving with her and the treasure. 52 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #607
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 607
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Cover by Steve Lightle. "Guilty!", script by James Owsley (Christopher Priest), art by Tod Smith; Hal Jordan decides to appear on the Oprah Winfrey show to improve his public image. "Escape From Hell" (Chapter 7), script by Mike Baron, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Deadman and Yakin escape from Hell after Deadman defeats Sensei again. "Legionnaire's Disease" (Moral Stand Chapter 7), script by Max Collins, pencils by Terry Beatty, inks by John Nyberg; Wild Dog is wounded when he thwarts the Legion of Morality's attack on the Moline News. "Familiar Face?", script by Roger Sternm pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Beatty; Superman tracks down Charles Culpepper through the Daily Planet's files. "Gino," script by Martin Pasko, art by Dan Spiegle; Rafael DiRienzi breaks into the SecretSix headquarters and relates his and his father's histories with Mockingbird. "Another Fine War" (Chapter 7), script by Mike Grell, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Pablo Marcos; Blackhawk and Robert Massie fight when Cynthia Hastings tries to take a golden statue. 52 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #608
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 608
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Cover by Paul Smith. "Where The Heck Is Green Lantern?", script by Peter David, pencils by Tod Smith, inks by Dan Bulanadi; Hal Jordan reveals he is without fear on the Oprah Winfrey show, after stopping an armored car robbery. "Winged Dog" (Moral Stand Chapter 8), script by Max Collins, pencils by Terry Beatty, inks by John Nyberg; Andy Flint questions a witness and Wild Dog's infiltration of the Legion of Morality is discovered. "Blind Impulse," script by Martin Pasko, art by Dan Spiegle; Mockingbird warns the Secret Six about Rafael DiRienzi, who escapes. Vic Sommers visits his ex-wife and get into a fight with her current husband. "Questions And Mysteries," script by Roger Stern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Beatty; It's revealed that Charles Culpepper was injured in a teleportation accident and did not blow himself up, and Superman begins to track him down. "Gala Reception" (Chapter 8), script by Mike Baron, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Deadman escapes from hell and takes over C.I.A. Director Stan Kriptman as he discovers that "Satan" may also have escaped from hell. "Another Fine War" (Conclusion! [Part 8]), script by Mike Grell, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Pablo Marcos; Blackhawk and Cynthia Hastings escape from the Red Dragon when Andre and Chuck show up in the nick of time. Blackhawk and Cynthia Hastings escape from the Red Dragon when Andre and Chuck show up in the nick of time. 52 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #609
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 609
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Cover by Brian Bolland. "Bitter Fruit" (Part 1), script by Sharon Wright, pencils by Randy DuBurke, inks by Pablo Marcos; Problems for an acquaintance of Dinah Lance involve crop dusting and immigration; Dinah burns the Black Canary costume with the large black collar. "Faux Pas" (Chapter 9), script by Mike Baron, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Deadman and Yakin battle in the bodies of President Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, and their wives. "Canned In Boston," script by Martin Pasko, art by Dan Spiegle; Vic Sommers ends his previous life when he fights with his ex-wife's husband, Rafael DiRienzi is kidnapped by Mockingbird, and the Secret Six begins its 2nd assignment. "And There Will Be A Sign!", script by Roger Stern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Beatty; Clark Kent questions Bob Galt for information on his attackers. "Red Pencil" (Moral Stand Chapter 9), script by Max Collins, pencils by Terry Beatty, inks by John Nyberg; Wild Dog captures B. Lyle Layman and thwarts his final terrorist act. "Cutting Remarks," script by Peter David, pencils by Tod Smith, inks by Dan Bulanadi; Hal Jordan tries to explain his fearlessness on Oprah while the first victim of a mind ray goes on a killing rampage. 52 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #610
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 610
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Cover by David Lloyd. "Risky Business," script by Peter David, art by Tod Smith; Hal Jordan defeats a madman, without his ring, and gets some help from the police as another madman appears at his hotel room. "Kenny and the Demon!", script by Paul Kupperberg, art by Kyle Baker; The Phantom Stranger defeats an evil combination of magic/machine/man. "Catfight" (Chapter 10), script by Mike Baron, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Tony DeZuniga; Satan arrives to dispatch Yakin after Deadman disrupts his plans. "Show & Tell," script by Roger Stern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Beatty; Bob Galt shows Clark Kent about the Superman cult. "Another Man's Poison," script by Martin Pasko, art by Dan Spiegle; The undercover plan at Farmer Ralph's goes awry, and Rafael DiRienzi is held hostage by Mockingbird. "Bitter Fruit" (Part 2), script by Sharon Wright, pencils by Randy DuBurke, inks by Pablo Marcos; Rita Librado discusses her family's problems with Dinah Lance, while a private detective closes in on the Librado family. Article is about the "Haywire" series by Brian Augustyn. 52 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #444
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 444

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    The story of the mysterious Supergirl and escape of the Phantom Zone villains is recounted in "Parallel Lives Meet At Infinity..." Part 2 of 3, continued from Superman #21. Story continues in Superman #22. 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 #444
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    Canadian Edition with $1.00 cover price - The story of the mysterious Supergirl and escape of the Phantom Zone villains is recounted in "Parallel Lives Meet At Infinity..." Part 2 of 3, continued from Superman #21. Story continues in Superman #22. 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 #377
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 377

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  • Issue #43
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 43

    Airboy joins the fight against Steelfox and then faces him in an air battle over the mountains in Afghanistan in "Thunder Over the Khyber." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Stan Woch & Ricardo Villagran. Issue also has an Airboy Index and "Goin' South" in which Sky Wolf helps the local law while recuperating at his mother's home. Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Alberto Maldonado. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #7
    ALF (1988) 7
    Published Sep 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 helps out when Lynn gets a part in her school play in "Going Through a Stage." Then ALF tells Kate about Melmac's great botanical philosopher in "Aloe Again, Naturally." And in "Bounce Thy Neighbor," trouble starts when Trevor, the next door neighbor tries to fix a crucial part of ALF's spaceship. Scripts by Michael Gallagher and art by Dave Manak & Marie Severin. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 33 #9
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 33 #9

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  • Vol. 43 #9
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 43 #9

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  • Issue #2
    Aliens (1988 1st Printing) 2

    1st printing - Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Mark A. Nelson. Hicks breaks Newt out of the mental hospital where she is being held, and the two of them, along with a crack squad of battle-hardened Marines, blast-off for the Aliens' homeworld. But is the Alien menace really as far away as Hicks believes, or is the threat closer to Earth than anyone imagines? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #62
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 62

    "A Real gone Daddy!" Story by Bill Mantlo. Art and cover by Jim Lee and Al Milgrom. The nefarious Purple Man (last seen in the Avengers: Emperor Doom Graphic Novel) has seemingly returned from the grave. Now Purple Girl must face her past and "Daddy" brought some friends. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #148
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 148

    September 1, 1988. The creators of Suburban Nightmares--Larry Hancock and Michael Cherkas--speak up. Plus: a history of Lex Luthor; a history of the Black Widow. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #149
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 149

    John Ostrander and Flint Henry discuss Grimjack. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #304
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 304
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    "California Schemin'!" Part 1 of 2. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Todd McFarlane. Finishes by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Todd McFarlane. The Daily Bugle publishes a book featuring Peter Parker's best photos of Spider-Man! And now the Bugle's ace photographer and Mary Jane are on their way to Los Angeles for the publicity tour! It should be all fun in the sun in the city of angels! But Peter's first promotional event at the L.A. civic center hits a snag when an old acquaintance shows up: the Black Fox! The wily fox steals a priceless chalice and the chase is on! Is the web-slinger ready for his Hollywood debut? Cameo appearances by Aunt May, J. Jonah Jameson, and the Prowler. First appearance of Jonathan Caesar. (Notes: The Black Fox previously appeared in Web of Spider-Man 15. The Amazing Spider-Man title was published bi-monthly for the next 5 issues.) Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #305
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 305
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    "Westward Woe!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Prowler. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Todd McFarlane. Inks by Hector Collazo, Chris Ivy, Ken Lopez, Mark McKenna, Rodney Ramos, Pat Redding, and Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Todd McFarlane. In dashing fashion the Black Fox absconds with the precious chalice! And leaves the web-slinger wondering to where he disappeared! But this time there's someone else besides the wall-crawler hunting the fox! The Prowler! Hobie Brown needs the chalice to clear his wife's name in a criminal investigation! The following night at the Long Beach docks; Spider-Man, the Prowler, the Black Fox, and Transcorp's gun-toting goons come together! Who will hoist the cup of victory? Cameo appearances by Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon. (Notes: The Black Fox returns in Amazing Spider-Man 348. The Prowler formerly appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 47.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #304MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 304MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Black Fox is back in "California Schemin'!" Script by David Michelinie, pencils by Todd McFarlane, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Prowler cameo. McFarlane cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #305MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 63 #3
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Vol. 63 #3

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  • Issue #6
    American (1987) 6

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art by Grant Miehm. Cover by Chris Warner. Something evil is afoot in America's Heartland. When Kid America calls in the American and reporter Dennis Hough to help with an ongoing investigation, they find themselves involved in a Rashomon-like plot where nothing is what it seems! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #5
    American Flagg (1988 2nd Series) 5

    While running some errands, Reuben ends up in the middle of a gun battle on a TV talk show and then the chief ranger inducts him into the Soviet Rangers in "Red Highlights and Permanent Waves." Script by Howard Chaykin & John Moore and art by Mike Vosburg & Richard Ory. Issue also has an "American Flagg Dossier" update. Cover price $1.75.

  • Vol. 108 #9
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 108 #9

    September 1988. Stories: "Proteus Unbound" (part 2) by Charles Sheffield, "The Taste of Blood" by Reginald Bretnor, "Hey, Diddle, Diddler, the Cat and the Fiddlers" by Gustav Stefans, "The Generic Rejuvenation of Milo Ardry" by Elizabeth Moon, and "Endangered Species" by Paul D. d'Entremont. Science Fact article, "24th Century Medicine. Short review of Arthur C. Clarke's "2061: Odyssey Three." Short obituary for Robert Heinlein. Cover by Val and Ron Lindahn. Illustrations by Val Lakey Lindahn and Ron Lindahn, Randy Asplund-Faith, William R. Warren Jr., Martin G. Cameron, and Vincent Di Fate. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1
    Animal Man (1988) 1
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

    Buddy Baker is your average family man...who just happens to possess the power to absorb the characteristics of the entire animal kingdom. Before retiring from the super-hero game, he was known as Animal Man...The Man with Animal Powers. Now Buddy is looking to get back in the game, maybe even join up with this Justice League International he's been hearing so much about. But does Animal Man have what it takes? Even with the powers and abilities of every animal on Earth at his disposal, can he strike a balance between man and the animal kingdom before it's too late? British writer Grant Morrison, known for his critically acclaimed work on the British weekly 2000 A.D., makes his DC Comics debut with this reworking of a classic DC hero. Joining Grant on the monthly Animal Man series is penciller Chas Truog and inker Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Animation Magazine (1985) Vol. 2 #2

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    Volume 2 - Issue 2, Fall 1988. In this issue; Disney's Oliver and Company, Land Before Time interview with Don Bluth, and Ralph Bakshi's Tattertown. 8" x 10.5", 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Appleseed Book 1 (1988) 1

    Story & art: Masamune Shirow. Beginning Eclipse's serialization of Japan's first mega-successful graphic novel! With new material still being done in Japan, Appleseed has earned Masamune Shirow the Japanese equivalent of our Hugo award, and Shirow's Appleseed artwork today hangs in a major display at the Osaka Art Gallery! Escaping nuclear destruction, Earth has nevertheless been laid waste by the conventional/biochemical conflagration that was World War Three. Two survivors, after years of seclusion, return to looking for the remnants of humanity. What they least expect to find is humanity looking for them! Deunan and her cyborg mentor, Briareos, must fight off a full-scale tank assault and learn the purpose of their assailants! 48 pg. B&W Classic Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #359
    Archie (1943) 359

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Jim Ruth and George Gladir. Art by Dan DeCarlo, Jr., Rudy Lapick and Jim DeCarlo. Archie and Jughead find a painting signed "Picasso" in an old rug in "Critic's Choice"! Plus: Archie and Mr. Lodge each think the other is luckier in "The Lucky Ones"; Archie is stumped trying to come up with a gift for Veronica in "Way to Go"; and two market researchers get more than they bargained for when they observe Archie's shopping behavior in "Shopper Stopper"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #360
    Archie (1943) 360

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Hal Smith, George Gladir and Frank Doyle. Art by Dan DeCarlo, Dan Parent, Dan DeCarlo, Jr., Jim DeCarlo and Rudy Lapick. Archie is angry when Jughead breaks his new camera lens and it takes some time for the two to reconcile in "The Friendship Almost Sank"! Plus: Sabrina in the half-pager "Happy Home"; Archie and Jughead want to win a scavenger hunt, but Reggie gets Dilton on his team to help figure out the clues in "Go for the Gold"; the girls worry that Archie will be lonely at the beach because they are too busy to go with him, but once he gets there, girls just keep throwing themselves at him in "Lonely Boy"; and Archie's job as a lifeguard only lasts a day when he spends most of his time getting into the middle of fights in "Archie to the Rescue"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #583
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 583

    Little Archie. Cover pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mike Esposito. "Close Scrape In Barnacle Bay," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mike Esposito; Using the Time Taxi, Mad Doctor Doom goes back in time and discovers the exact spot where pirates buried their treasure in Barnacle Bay; When he goes back to the present, his attempts to get the treasure are complicated by the presence of a vacationing Little Archie, and by a pretty nurse who Chester tries to hit on. "Living Legend In Logger's Pond," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mike Esposito; Little Archie and Juggie go out on a raft to try and catch the Perilous Pike of Logger's Pond, but they find themselves caught in the current and heading for the deadly Fossil Falls. "Wild Flower," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mike Esposito; To get the money to buy a new baseball glove, Little Archie starts a business where he finds things and collects the reward money. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #584
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 584

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    Josie and the Pussycats. Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "Cat at the Crossroads," script by Kathleen Webb and Bill Webb, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Josie has a crisis of confidence and retires from the band. "Jungle Bungle," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg , inks by Rudy Lapick; Alex opens a new clothing store called "Jungle Bungle" and asks the Pussycats to act as guest sales clerks as an opening day stunt. FruitSlush ad with The Archies. "Fashion Fumble," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Alexandra plots to humiliate Josie and her friends by inviting them to a pool party and then giving them antique swimsuits from the twenties to wear. AIDS awareness public service announcement with the Archie gang, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #585
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 585

    Betty & Veronica Summer Fun. Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "The Prints of Wails," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica believe jealousy has driven Archie to throw himself into the sea. "Hot Wheels," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo; A bully harasses Betty and Veronica as they roller-skate by the beach. "Comfort Zone," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo; Horseplay erupts by the Lodge swimming pool on a hot summer day. "Send in the Clowns," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by James DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica are attracted to a beach muscleman who speaks in rhyme. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #36
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 36

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Spud Bud," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica drag Archie off his couch and make him go outside. Sunkist Fun Fruit Snaks with the Archie gang. "Fantasy Flare-Up," script by George Gladir, pencils by Hy Eisman, inks by Rod Ollerenshaw; Archie is asked to umpire a girls softball game. "The New Champ," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The Lodges' Southern cousin Samantha comes to visit, bringing bad luck to everyone, until Archie drives her away by being an even bigger jinx than she is. "Caught In the Middle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Bingo and Samantha break up, to the approval of their fathers, but their mothers decide to get them back together again. "Shutter Shudders," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Jealous of Betty occupying Archie's time with her new camera, Veronica buys a Polaroid to one-up her. "Strings Attached," script by Dick Malmgren, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead encourages Archie to stand up to Veronica and refuse an invitation to her house. "Cover Girl!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; It's such a scorching hot day that the boys don't pay any attention to Josie and Pepper. "Photo Flash," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is spending most of her time with a jerky guy who loves to take pictures of her. "It's A Beauty," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; When Betty and Veronica arrive at the beach in identical bathing suits, Veronica ruins Betty's suit by getting raspberry jelly all over it. Ads for Archie Annual Digest #53 and Katy Keene Comic Digest Magazine. 260 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #200
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 200
  • Issue #8
    Archie's Story and Game Digest (1986) 8
  • Issue #32
    Area 88 (1987) 32
    Published Sep 1988 by Eclipse.

    Story & art: Kaoru Shintani. Shin sets off to discover the location and motives of the mysterious third force embroiled in the Asran civil war. But remote-control planes and guided missiles spell certain death for Area 88's number one pilot! Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #33
    Area 88 (1987) 33
    Published Sep 1988 by Eclipse.

    Story & art: Kaoru Shintani. Hours of hope pass in vain for the soldiers of Area 88 waiting for Shin's return. But when word of Shin's death reaches Area 88, Mick launches himself into a blind frontal attack against the mysterious third army! Deluxe B&W Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    Argonauts (1988) 2
  • Issue #295
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 295

    "Beggars Would Ride!" Part 2 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Art by John Buscema (layouts) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Ravonna plucks a giant mechanical dinosaur from the time stream and sends it to attack Washington D.C.! Once Doctor Druid becomes aware of the Mechanisaurus Rex in the nation's capital, he sends the Mighty Thor to intercept it! But the good (and conniving) doctor doesn't want the thunder god to destroy it, he wants the dinosaur to destroy the thunder god! Who put this guy in charge?! During the battle against the futuristic dinosaur, Thor sends a call for help back to Hydro-Base! Dr. Druid stops She-Hulk from leaving for Washington, but the nearly immobile Black Knight manages to escape! Can the knight's 12th century ebony blade carve up a 41st century dinosaur? Meanwhile the council of Kangs finally realizes what Ravonna (aka Kang Nebula) is planning! And begin mobilizing to prevent her from acquiring the most powerful weapon in the universe! Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Doctor Druid, She-Hulk, and Thor. (Notes: In a situation similar to Captain Marvel's plight, the blood curse of the ebony blade eventually ends Dane Whitman's time on the Avengers' active roster for several years. The knight's story continues in the four-part Black Knight Limited Series (published in 1990) and Avengers Spotlight 39. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher Charles Novinskie.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #295MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 295MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Beggars Would Ride!" Part 2 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Art by John Buscema (layouts) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Ravonna plucks a giant mechanical dinosaur from the time stream and sends it to attack Washington D.C.! Once Doctor Druid becomes aware of the Mechanisaurus Rex in the nation's capital, he sends the Mighty Thor to intercept it! But the good (and conniving) doctor doesn't want the thunder god to destroy it, he wants the dinosaur to destroy the thunder god! Who put this guy in charge?! During the battle against the futuristic dinosaur, Thor sends a call for help back to Hydro-Base! Dr. Druid stops She-Hulk from leaving for Washington, but the nearly immobile Black Knight manages to escape! Can the knight's 12th century ebony blade carve up a 41st century dinosaur? Meanwhile the council of Kangs finally realizes what Ravonna (aka Kang Nebula) is planning! And begin mobilizing to prevent her from acquiring the most powerful weapon in the universe! Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Doctor Druid, She-Hulk, and Thor. (Notes: In a situation similar to Captain Marvel's plight, the blood curse of the ebony blade eventually ends Dane Whitman's time on the Avengers' active roster for several years. The knight's story continues in the four-part Black Knight Limited Series (published in 1990) and Avengers Spotlight 39. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher Charles Novinskie.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #36
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 36
    Published Sep 1988 by Marvel.

    Tales to Astonish 4 of 4. Story by Steve Englehart. "Return of the Ant-Man!" Guest-starring Wasp, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Quicksilver. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Mike Machlan. The Voice has set in motion the most dangerous game. Not in control of themselves, the Avengers are ordered to hunt down and kill Hank Pym. Now Pym has to remember what it was that made him a hero and not only battle his friends but save them. But, what will happen when he comes face-to-face with the ultimate fate of his first wife, Maria. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #36MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 36MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Tales to Astonish 4 of 4. Story by Steve Englehart. "Return of the Ant-Man!" Guest-starring Wasp, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Quicksilver. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Mike Machlan. The Voice has set in motion the most dangerous game. Not in control of themselves, the Avengers are ordered to hunt down and kill Hank Pym. Now Pym has to remember what it was that made him a hero and not only battle his friends but save them. But, what will happen when he comes face-to-face with the ultimate fate of his first wife, Maria. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.