Auction in progress, bid now! Weekly Auction ends Monday May 20!

Comic books May 1990

  • Issue #47
    Heathcliff (1985-1991 Marvel/Star Comics) 47

    Comic book version of the popular comic strip cat, Heathcliff. In this issue, Heathcliff is obsessed with pretending to be Catman, a super hero that he saw in a movie. And then he has to really be a hero when someone from his past returns and causes trouble in "Catman." Script by Angelo DeCesare and art by Dave Manak & Jacqueline Roettcher. Then in "Heath-Ercise," Heathcliff helps make an exercise video. Script by Angelo DeCesare and art by Hill & Leon. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #126
    Heavy Metal Magazine (1977) 126

    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.

    The adult illustrated fantasy magazine. Cover art by Dorian Vallejo. Daniel Torres gallery. The Waters of DeadMoon, script by Philippe Adamov, art by Patrick Cothias. En Busca de la Hija Perdida starring Burton & Cyb, script by Antonio Segura, art by Jose Ortiz. The Wish, script and art by Ovi Hondru. Prisoners of Our Lady of Mutilation, script and art by Milton Knight. Comic Artist, script and art by Angus McKie. Ciao, Jessica, script by Laurent Theureau, art by Patrick Galliano. Rounds, script and art by Kenneth Smith. The Nightmare of Everyday, script and art by Miguelanxo Prado [as Miguel Angel Prado]. May, 1990, issue 126. 116 pgs. $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #29
    Hellblazer (1988) 29

    The Family Man chooses someone close to John Constantine as his next victim. Written by Jamie Delano, with art by Ron Tiner and Kevin Walker. Painted cover by Kent Williams. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Hepcats (1989 Double Diamond) 5

    Cover art by Martin Wagner. Chapter III: Faces and Traces, script and art by Martin Wagner; Joey, Arnie, and Gunther are confused and worried; Erica runs into the unknown man and passes out; He refers to her as "Kathryn" and carries her out into an alley, where she comes to. Arnie manages to track them down. Based on the comic strip that appeared in The Daily Texan, the student newspaper at The University of Texas at Austin. Includes 4 pages of sketches, drawings for the Daily Texan, and Shasta Says strips from the Daily Cougar. 32 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1
    Hero (1990 Marvel) 1

    Cover art by Steve Purcell. A Hero Born!, script by David Michelinie, pencils by Steve Purcell, inks by Whilce Portacio (p.1 and a handful of early panels) and Sam de la Rosa (remaining pages); Meet the most unlikely hero of all in this saga of a man's unending obligation to combat evil— an obligation that begins after he is killed! 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Heroes from Wordsmith (1990) 1

    Story by Dave Darrigo. Art and new cover by R.G. Taylor. A special issue based on Renegades Wordsmith series, and published by Darrigos own self-publishing imprint. A focus on the pulp heroes created by fictional writer Clay Washburn of Wordsmith comics, particularly on air ace Hunter Hawke, based on flying pulp hero G-8. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Horobi Part 1 (1990) 3
    Published May 1990 by Viz.
    • Discounted from $3.00.
    • Discounted from $3.00.
    • Discounted from $2.40.
    • Discounted from $2.40.
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hunter PB (1990 Questar Novel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Rose Estes. A savage warrior enters a hi-tech arena! He is Braldt the HUnter, warrior lord and protector of the Ice Age tribe. However, through trickery and betrayal he suddenly finds himself enslaved and banished to the hi-tech deathtrap known as the Arena. Here his skills as a hunter will be tested to their limits as he is constantly pitted against creatures from other worlds. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 280 pages, Text Only. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #14
    Huntress (1989 1st Series) 14
    Published May 1990 by DC.

    A new hero has appeared to stop the rise of violence in New York...if only he can stay out of the clutches of the mob boss he seeks to destroy. Written by Joey Cavalieri, with art by Joe Staton and Mark Nelson. Cover by Staton. Suggested for Mature Readers. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    I Love Lucy (1990 Eternity) 1
  • Issue #369
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 369
    • Signed by writer Peter David and artist Dale Keown (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    • Signed by writer Peter David and artist Dale Keown (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover pencils by Dale Keown, inks by Bob McLeod. Silent Screams, script by Peter David, pencils by Dale Keown, inks by Bob McLeod; In the wake of Hurricane Hugo, Freedom Force tries to take Hulk into custody and a little boy who reminds Bruce Banner of himself gets hurt in the process. Statement ownership: average number of copies sold during the preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 157,892. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #369MJ
    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.

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #256
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 256

    "Soliloquy in Silence!" Story by Bob Layton. Art by John Romita, Jr. and Harry Candelario. Iron Man welcomes back one time series artist John Romita, Jr. to the team. Iron Man returns to the satellite he once visited before (see Iron Man #217) to retrieve a weapon A.I.M. (Advanced Idea Mechanics) planned to use against him. Problem is the weapon just went off, and now Tony is trapped under tons of wreckage on board a derelict space satellite and he's running low on power. Will this be the end of the Golden Avenger? 32 pages, full color Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Jam (1990 Slave Labor/Dark Horse/Caliber) 5

    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.

    Story by Bernie Mireault. Art by Bernie Mireault and Stan Shaw. Cover by Matt Wagner. Back cover by Gabriel Morrissette. Mireaults Jammer, an ordinary man in an altered jogging suit, encounters offbeat superhero action and slice-of-life adventures. The Grand Finale of the first story arc. Jammer pinup by Shaw. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. NOTE: This series changes publishers three times. Issues 1-5 Slave Labor, issues 6-8 Dark Horse, issues 9-14 Caliber. All issues B & W. A color reprint series was published by Tundra in 1992. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #2
    Jazz Age Chronicles (1990 Caliber) 2

    Story, art and cover by Ted Slampyak. An adventurous archaeologist and a hard-boiled private eye join forces to investigate the occult in the 1930s. Ace discovers the real killer is running for office in part two of Vote Early and Often. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #41
    Judge Dredd (1986 Quality) 41

    "The Lurker" is written by John Wagner and Alan Grant, with art by Ron Smith; reprinted from 2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) #449. Plus: "The Uglybug Ball" is written by John Wagner and Alan Grant, with art by Cliff Robinson; reprinted from 2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) #447. Also: "The Lemming Syndrome" is written by John Wagner and Alan Grant, with art by Ron Smith; reprinted from 2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) #445. Cover by Randy Elliott. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #98
    Jughead with Archie Digest (1974) 98
  • Issue #3
    Jughead's Double Digest (1989) 3
  • Issue #3
    Jughead's Pal Hot Dog (1990) 3
  • Issue #38
    Justice League America (1987) 38

    Despero, on the hunt for members of the old Justice League, confronts Steel and Gypsy in "Spy". Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. Plot by Keith Giffen, script by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Adam Hughes, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Hughes/Rubinstein cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #14
    Justice League Europe (1989) 14

    Flash, Power Girl, Elongated Man and Sue go to Cannes to promote good will! They meet up with Fire 'n' Ice and a new villain with cinematic powers. Written by Keith Giffen and Gerard Jones, with art by Linda Medley and Jose Marzan, Jr. Cover by Bart Sears. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Justice Machine (1990 Innovation) 2

    Written by Mark Ellis. Art by Darryl Banks and Mike Gustovich. Cover by Darryl Banks and Mike Gustovich. Ragnarok Portfolio; Tessei and Jubal go to meet Dexter Deveroux after the assault by his 3 ex-employees last issue; Tessei senses Deveroux is hiding something and, while helping his assistant, learns about the Tunguska Platform; Meanwhile, the rest of the Machine stop a rumble between 2 rival street gangs; Diviner, Blazer, Titan, and Demon then go to check a supposed abandoned warehouse owned by Deveroux only to get captured; Simultaneously, Challenger, Talisman, and Woolcott try to tap into Deverouxs computers, only to be interrupted by Garrison Larson and Sergei Kirchoff of the KGB. 36 pgs., full color. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kafka TPB (1990 Caliber Edition) 1-1ST

    Caliber Edition - 1st printing. Collects Kafka (1987) #1-6. By Steven T. Seagle and Stefano Gaudiano. The Eisner-nominated series, collected! Dan Hutton lost everything...his name, his past, his wife, his life. Now in a witness relocation program, Dan is told his new identity has been compromised by two different groups each claiming to be U.S. agents. Not knowing who to trust, Dan runs back to the world that took everything he loved. Can a man who's forgotten his past hope to reclaim it? Softcover, 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #199005
    Kicks (1990) 199005

    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.

    May 1990 (no number). Kicks: The Total Actionzine (Sports, Video, Adventure). This issue: Special Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Movie Issue, Brenda Hund Karate Champion, Radical Shredder's Handbook: How do you Snowboard?, NASA Space Camp, & more. Also, six more pages of the ongoing comic story of Telek Earth Guardian written by Roger Salick and penciled by Mark Heike. Turtles fold-out centerfold poster and pin-up pages. 8.25 x 10.75, full color, 62 slick pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kings in Disguise TPB (1990 Kitchen Sink) 1-1ST

    Kitchen Sink Edition - 1st printing. Collects Kings in Disguise (1988) #1-6. By James Vance and Dan Burr. Introduction by James Vance. Hailed as one of the top 100 comics of all time before graphic novels became a phenomenon. In the Great Depression, Freddie Bloch finds himself homeless and adrift amid the Detroit riots and violent anti-communist mobs. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #88
    Laugh Comics Digest (1974) 88
  • Issue #10
    Law of Dredd (1989) 10

    Brian Bolland reprint Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Legends of the Stargrazers TPB (1989-1990 Innovation) 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. Collects Legends of the Stargrazers (1989) #4-6. Written by Cynthia J. Wood and David Campiti. Art by Matt Thompson and Randy Elliot. The girls next door - in the 24th Century! Softcover, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #15
    Legion (1989 1st Series) 15

    Lobo has a face-to-face confrontation with the space pirates who have been terrorizing the galaxy...and don't miss the debut of the new Lydea Mallor. Script by Alan Grant, with art by Barry Kitson and Mark McKenna. Cover by Kevin Maguire and Al Gordon. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1989 4th Series) 7

    Cham's team battles Mordru and Jan begins the search for Roxxas! Characters: Laurel; Rond; Rokk; Cham; Kono; Jo; Brin; Mysa; Mordru; Celeste; Devlin; Bounty; Jan. Written by Keith Giffen, Tom Bierbaum, Mary Bierbaum and Al Gordon, with art and cover by Keith Giffen and Al Gordon. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Legion X-2 Vol 2 (1989) 2

    Cover pencils by Nigel Tully, inks by Gary Wray. "Battle Lords" part 2, script by Kris Silver, pencils by Nigel Tully, inks by Brian Riedel and Heath Gorneau; Legion X-2 and the Battle Lords attack one another a second time, but even more viciously; This time the Legion is completely defeated and chained in cells beneath their own HQ. Grips illustration by Darryl Cobbs. Death Hawk illustration by Darryl Cobbs. Character background on Infinity Factor. 36 pgs., B&W. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    Lensman Secret of the Lens (1990) 2
  • Issue #278
    Life with Archie (1958) 278

    Cover by Stan Goldberg & Rudy Lapick. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Archie gets a riddle to solve from Mr. Tinker and investigates an old house based on the riddle. He ends up staying overnight in the house when a door jams shut in "The House on Oak Street Chapter 1"! Then: Archie discovers the connection between Mr. Tinker and the old house, and stages a charity dance to help Mr. Tinker in "The House on Oak Street Chapter 2"! Plus more of Archie and the gang! 32 pages, full color. First $1.00 cover priced issue. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #42
    Little Archie Comics Digest Annual (1977) 42

    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 #5
    Little Monsters (1990 Now) 5

    Story by Katherine Llewellyn. Art by Kurt Anderson. A miniseries inspired by the 1989 fantasy film starring Fred Savage and Howie Mandel, as Brian, a human boy, explores the world of the monsters who live in closets. While in England on a school trip, Brian gets involved in a plot to abduct members of the royal family. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #352
    No image available
    Published May 1990 by Locus.

    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 #33
    Lone Wolf and Cub (1987 First) 33

    Matt Wagner cover Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #32
    Love and Rockets (1982 1st Series) Magazine 32

    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 (2nd to 5th printings exist for most issues in this series). Poison River, Love And Rockets by Gilbert, Below My Window Lurks My Head, And In This Corner...,by Jaime. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-REP
    MAD's Don Martin Comes on Strong PB (1978 Warner) 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. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #14
    Marc Spector Moon Knight (1989) 14

    Part 3 of 3. Long Day Dying - Written by Chuck Dixon. Art and Cover by Sal Velluto & Tom Palmer. This is it! Moon Knight's final battle with Bushman! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #88
    Marvel Age (1983) 88
    Published May 1990 by Marvel.

    Captain America movie painting by Joe Jusko; Pro File: Gary Barnum; interview with Chris Wozniak on Excalibur; 'Mutant Madness' strip by Eliopoulos and Dutter; The Many Faces of Captain America; 'Willie Lumpkin' strip by Stan Lee and Dan DeCarlo; 2-page Fred Hembeck strip; a look at Guardians of the Galaxy, with comments from Jim Valentino; 5-page preview of Guardians of the Galaxy by Jim Valentino & Steve Montano; a look at the Black Knight limited series, with comments from Roy Thomas; Marvel Age of Comics: 1981 (Part III). Guardians of the Galaxy cover by Jim Valentino & Terry Austin. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Comics HC (1990 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Marvel Comics Re-Presents: The First Ever "Marvel Comics" in all its glory. Starring the original Human Torch, the Angel, the Savage Sub-Mariner, and the Masked Raider, this is the issue that sparked over 50 years of comic creativity. Featuring the talents of Carl Burgos, Bill Everett, Paul Gustavson, Tomm Dixon, Raymond Gill, and Ben Thompson. Includes essays by Roy Thomas and an introduction by Les Daniels. This is a nice addition to any bookshelf.

    Hardcover, 84 pages, full color.

    Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #45
    Marvel Comics Presents (1988) 45

    Cover art by Kevin O'Neill. Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 8: Origins starring Wolverine, script by Marv Wolfman, art by John Buscema. Stardust Miseries Part 8: Reach For The Stars starring Wonder Man, script by Michael Higgins, pencils by Javier Saltares, inks by Jose Marzan. The Main Event starring Hulk, script by Peter David, art by Herb Trimpe. Bang Bang, Shoot Shoot starring Shooting Star, script by Robert Campanella, pencils by Jose Delbo, inks by Mike deCarlo. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #46
    Marvel Comics Presents (1988) 46

    Cover art by Rob Liefeld. Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 9: Assault starring Wolverine, script by Marv Wolfman, art by John Buscema. Lost Souls Part 1: Adrift starring Devil Slayer, script by Dwight Zimmerman, pencils by Rodney Ramos, inks by Mark McKenna. A Gift of Death starring Aquarian, script by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Hugh Haymes, inks by Fred Fredericks. The Eye That Sees starring Sub-Mariner, script by Hollis Bright, pencils by Dell Barras, inks by Marshall Rogers. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1
    Marvel Super Heroes (1990 2nd Series) 1

    Cover art by Jim Lee. Old Business, script by Robert Ingersoll, art by Mike Gustovich; Moon Knight vs. The Raptor [Paul Hazlett]. I Shot an Arrow into the Sky!, script by Dan G. Chichester and Margaret Clark, art by Keith Pollard; Hercules vs. Cerebus. The Sacrifice, script by Scott Lobdell, art by Dennis Jensen; Hellcat must battle an earthbound demon. Don't Do That Voodoo You So So Well starring Brother Voodoo, script by Scott Lobdell, pencils by Fred Hembeck, inks by Dell Barras. Pulitzer Patty starring Speedball, script by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Chris Ivy. Who Wants to Live Forever?, script by Sue Flaxman, pencils by Rodney Ramos, inks by Pat Redding; Magik goes to Limbo to free someone from a curse. Conflagration starring Black Panther, script by Richard Bensam, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by James Sanders III. 84 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4802
    Marvel Super Heroes Action Figure (1990-2000 Toy Biz) #4802

    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.

    ITEM #4802 - Spider-Man (with Web-Section Hands) - Spidey uses his ability to stick to walls of buildings, high above the streets in order to get the drop on unsuspecting criminals. Includes 1 action figure (4 1/2-in. tall) with suction cup hands.

  • Issue #6893-1ST
    Marvel Super Heroes RPG: Mutating Mutants (1990 TSR) Official Advanced Game Adventure 6893-1ST

    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. by Bruce Nesmith. Marvel Super Heroes RPG Mutating Mutants (1990) is a TSR Official Advanced Game Adventure Module (MLBA1 - 6893). Featuring Wolverine going after someone who has targeted the New Mutants! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 20 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #6897-1ST
    Marvel Super Heroes RPG: Night Life (1990 TSR) Official Advanced Game Adventure 6897-1ST

    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. By Anthony Herring. Marvel Super Heroes RPG Night Life (1990) is a TSR Official Advanced Game Adventure Module (MLA3 - 6897). The Imperial Dawn is about to break amidst gang wars and other trouble in New York in this final part of the Gang Wars trilogy! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #6895-1ST
    Marvel Super Heroes RPG: Night Moves (1990 TSR) Official Advanced Game Adventure 6895-1ST

    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. By Anthony Herring. Marvel Super Heroes RPG Night Moves (1990) is a TSR Official Advanced Game Adventure Module (MLA2 - 6895) - Featuring a series of thefts in New York and attacks by the Silver Samurai and Si Fan against the backdrop of gang wars and a search for the Celestial One and the Imperial Dawn. Softcover (Loose-Cover), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 16 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #1991
    Marvel Superheroes Annual HC (1974-1992 Grandreams) UK 1991

    1991 - 1st printing. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.