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Comic books May 1990

  • Issue #13
    Slimer (1989) 13
    Published May 1990 by Now.

    Stories by Pamela Hickey, Graeme Watson, Dennys McCoy and Jane Fabian. Art by Mark Braun and Anthony Williams. Cover by Anthony Williams. An all-ages comic based on the Real Ghostbusters cartoon show and Slimer cartoons, featuring reprints from Marvel UKs Real Ghostbusters comics. Slimer fills in for Cupid on Valentines Day, sliming lovers everywhere; Winston takes the Ecto-mobile into a haunted car wash. Stupid Cupid; Carwash Spook; The Ghost House. Plus puzzles, games and a Draw Slimer page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Solarman (1989) 2
    Published May 1990 by Marvel.

    Cover pencils by Mike Zeck, inks by Nestor Redondo. This Silent Death This Hostage Earth, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Mike Zeck (breakdowns), inks by Nestor Redondo (finishes); Ben Tucker aspires to become a Marvel Comics creator, which doesn't please his athletic father Mike Tucker; Dr. Doom, in the meantime, is using a hidden satellite to damage the ozone layer; As Solarman, Ben then helps his father against extortionists; Dr. Doom declares to the world only he can stop the ozone layer's destruction and so blackmails the earth requesting an unlimited supply of uranium; Ben goes to Dr. Doom's Beverly Hills mansion pretending he's a student journalist, but Dr. Doom gets suspicious and imprisons him; Turning into Solarman, he busts out, disables the satellite and confronts Dr. Doom. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #109
    Speakeasy (1979) fanzine 109

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    Original cover price: $2.95. The Latest UK/US comics news - the organ of the comics world. Alan Grant - from Batman to Fatman; Revolver - a comic for the new age?; Dan Dare - the future is now.

  • Issue #164
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 164

    "Bugged!" Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils and Inks by Sal Buscema. Cover by Sal Buscema. The Arranger hires the Beetle to rob an armored car loaded with industrial grade diamonds. But before the Beetle is scheduled to do the job, the Kingpin's right-hand man alerts Peter Parker about the upcoming crime. What angle is the Arranger playing? Regardless, it's a super slugfest between the web-slinger and the Beetle! Cameo appearance by the Kingpin. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 350,110; average paid circulation 205,425.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #164MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #32
    Speed Racer (1987) 32
    Published May 1990 by Now.

    The Last Living Dinosaur. Story by Lamar Waldron. Art by Norm Dwyer. Cover by Norm Dwyer and Brian Thomas. An adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series from Now Comics. Speed and Trixie encounter dangerous hoods and a real live dinosaur while stranded in the Utah desert. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Spicy Detective Stories SC (1989 Eternity/Malibu) 1-REP

    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. Classic uncensored tales of murder and adventure! Includes "Temporary Corpse" by Robert Leslie Bellem; "An Eye for an Eye" by Carl Moore; "Ashamus and a Sheba" by Huntley Palmer; "Alibi of Death" by Jerome Severs Perry; "One Thousand Witnessess" by William B. Rainey; and "Killer's Cut" by Artgur Humbolt. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). Mature Readers Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #18
    Spicy Tales (1988) 18

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    Classic tales of pre-code adventure and passion. Cover art by Andrew Kuhn. Make-up for Murder starring Dan Turner, script by Robert Leslie Bellem, art by Robert McCarty. The Carnival Murder starring Sally the Sleuth, script and art by Jerry Altman. Gail Ford story. Diana Daw story, script by Clayton Maxwell, art by Max Plaisted. Diana Daw story, script by Clayton Maxwell, art by Max Plaisted. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Spider-Man vs. Venom TPB (1990 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man #298-300 and 315-317. This trade paperback retells the original Venom saga. Spidey's black-and-white costume, which is actually an alien life form, melds with ex-reporter Eddie Brock (no fan of Spider-Man to begin with), resulting in the popular villain known as Venom. Written by David Michelinie, with art by Todd McFarlane. Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #1E-1ST
    Spider-Man vs. Venom TPB (1990 Marvel) 1E-1ST

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    ERROR EDITION - 1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man #298-300 and 315-317. This trade paperback retells the original Venom saga. Spidey's black-and-white costume, which is actually an alien life form, melds with ex-reporter Eddie Brock (no fan of Spider-Man to begin with), resulting in the popular villain known as Venom. Written by David Michelinie, with art by Todd McFarlane. Softcover, 112 pages, full color. NOTE: Pruning Error (miscut). Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #67
    Spirit (1983 Kitchen Sink) 67

    Cover art by Will Eisner. To The Spirit With Love starring the Spirit, Carrion, Ellen, and Octopus, script and art by Will Eisner. The Portier Fortune starring the Spirit and P'Gell, script by Will Eisner, pencils by Eisner (1, part of 2 and 7) and John Spranger, inks by Eisner and Bob Palmer. Death Is My Destiny starring the Spirit, script and art by Will Eisner. The Case of the Double Jones starring the Spirit and Dolan's doppleganger, script and pencils by Will Eisner, inks by Eisner and Jerry Grandenetti. 36 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    Stalkers (1990 Marvel) 2

    Part 2 of the first adventure, setting up the world of the Stalkers. Why pick up a McDonald's franchise when you can become anti-terrorists-for-hire keeping the peace and making big bucks in a deadly and violent future? This issue, the Detroit franchise has to stop the detonation of two separate nuclear devices while coping with enemies from within. Written by Jan Strnad and Mark Verheiden, with art and cover by Mark Texeira. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Star Trek (1989 2nd Series DC) 8

    Part 3 of 4. Sweeney, the most dangerous mercenary in the universe, has set up an auction between the Klingons and the Nasgul...with the kidnapped Kirk, Spock and Blaise as the prize. Written by Peter David, with art by James W. Fry and Arne Starr. Cover by Eric Peterson. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Star Trek The Next Generation (1989 2nd Series) 8

    In "The Battle Within," Data must make a choice between the crew of the USS Enterprise...and a new life as a space-faring pirate. Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Written by Michael Jan Friedman, with art by Gordon Purcell and Pablo Marcos. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #11-1ST
    Star Trek The Next Generation Gulliver's Fugitives PB (1990 Pocket Novel) 11-1ST

    Star Trek TNG: Book #11 - 1st printing. Written by Keith Share. While searching for the U.S.S. Huxley, missing for more than 10 years, the EnterpriseTM stumbles across a forgotten colony of humans on a planet called Rampart, where fiction and works of the imagination of any kind are considered a heinous crime. A survey team beams aboard the ship to search for "contraband," and the crew are drawn immediately into a vicious civil war between Rampart's mind police and a band of determined rebels. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 282 pages, text only. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #12
    Star Trek The Next Generation Magazine (1986) 12

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    Marina Sirtis - the wild side of a Betazoid; Gates McFadden - the doctor is in; special FX secrets - how to beam up; log entries - Denise Crosby, Colm Meaney & Michael Dorn; Gulliver's Fugitives - inside a Star Trek bestseller; 4 all-new third season posters. Marina Sirtis as Deanna Troi cover. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #72
    Star Trek The Official Fan Club Magazine 72

    Michael Dorn cover. Article on writer Peter David. Michael Dorn interview. Star Trek collectibles ad. Articles on writer Melinda Snodgrass, actor Charlie Brill, and actor Brian Brophy. On Location with Star Trek article. Fan Club membership form. 18 pgs. Feb/March, 1990. Cover price: $2.50. 4 people on cover. The issue # and the indicia say #72; there is a misprint on #73. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #73
    Star Trek The Official Fan Club Magazine 73

    The Original Series cover. Article on novelist Carolyn Clowes. Nichelle Nichols interview. Kirk Among Us article. Star Trek collectibles ad. The Return of Sarek brief article. Articles on actor William Marshall, actress Amanda McBroom, and Jonathan Farwell. Fan Club membership form. 18 pgs. April/May, 1990. Cover price: $2.50. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #141
    Starburst (1978- Present Visual Imagination) 141

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    Starburst is "Britain's premier science fiction magazine." Issue #141 includes: Preview of Jim Henson's The Witches; Derek Meddings on Batman's special effects; time travel with Bill and Ted; Dean Stockwell in Quantum Leap. The Witches cover. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #154
    Starlog (1976) 154
    Published May 1990 by Starlog.

    Ron Koslow discusses Beauty & the Beast; Back to the Future article - 'The Return of the Other Marty McFly'; Judith Hoag discusses Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film; Lois McMaster Bujold interview; Sally Kellerman discusses Boris & Natasha; Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses Total Recall; Joe Dante discusses Gremlins 2; producer Jon Davison discusses RoboCop 2; Rachel Blanchard discusses War of the Worlds tv series; John McTiernan discusses The Hunt for Red October. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #22
    Starman (1988 1st Series) 22

    There's no business like show business, as Starman discovers when he comes out of retirement to use his powers to create special effects for a Hollywood film. Written by Roger Stern, with art by Tom Lyle and Scott Hanna. Cover by Lyle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 80 #3
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  • Issue #2
    Steeltown Rockers (1990) 2

    Things get crazy when the Steeltown teenagers try to decide on their name, their leader, and who can join the band. In-fighting may destroy the band before they even get off the ground in "Different Drummer." Written by Elaine Lee, with art by Steve Leialoha. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3
    Steven (1990) 3

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    Stories, Art and Cover by Doug Allen. Reprints of Allens popular alternative weekly strip Steven, featuring the Cactus, Brock, Woodrow and other bizarre creatures. 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #303
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  • Issue #8
    Straw Men (1989 Innovation) 8
  • Issue #7
    Strip (1990 Marvel Anthology) 7

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    More of the best from the UK. Featuring: Marshal Law by Pat Mills and Kevin O'Neill; The Chronicles of Genghis Grimtoad by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Ian Gibson - Anthropomorphic medieval fantasy; Storm: The Pirates of Pandarve by Martin Lodewijk and Don Lawrence; a bonus Grimtoad poster. Cover by Kevin O'Neill. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Strip (1990 Marvel Anthology) 8

    More of the best from the UK. Featuring: Thorgal: Beyond the Shadows by Jean Van Hamme and Grzegorz Rosinski; Marshal Law by Pat Mills and Kevin O'Neill; The Chronicles of Genghis Grimtoad by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Ian Gibson - Anthropomorphic medieval fantasy; Ephraim, Utah by Michael Bonner, Dougie Braithwaite and Dave Hine - A modern-day horror set in the British view of the United States. Cover by Grzegorz Rosinski. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #41
    Suicide Squad (1987 1st Series) 41

    Cover art by Geof Isherwood. The Phoenix Gambit, Part Two: Embers, script by John Ostrander and Kim Yale, art by Geof Isherwood; Since their disbandment, the Squad members have gone their separate ways; Now it's up to the unlikely team of Amanda Waller and the Dark Knight to bring them back together. Sarge Steel, Deadshot, Poison Ivy, Bronze Tiger, Captain Boomerang, Ravan, Vixen, Butcher, Count Vertigo app. 36 pgs., full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Super Mario Bros (1990 1st Series) 2
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  • Issue #4
    Superboy (1990 2nd Series) 4

    Professor Peterson's taken the concept of the "Big Man on Campus" far too literally when one of his scientific experiments goes awry thanks to a fraternity prank. Written by John Moore, with art by Jim Mooney and Ty Templeton. Cover by Kevin Maguire and Templeton. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #43
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 43

    "The Evil Factory!" Guest-starring the Guardian. Story by Jerry Ordway. Art by Jerry Ordway and Dennis Janke. The Evil Factory unveils their latest creation...a clone of the Man of Steel. And it's completely under their command. Introducing the Kryptonite Man. Can anyone stand against this seemingly unstoppable force? Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #95
    Swamp Thing (1982 2nd Series) 95

    The swamp is being contaminated by toxic waste that is creating strange ramifications for Swamp Thing and his family. Written by Doug Wheeler, with art by Pat Broderick and Alfredo Alcala. Painted cover by John Totleben. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) 10

    First printing. "Going Down?" Script by Dean Clarrain. Art by Ken Mitchroney, Dan Berger, and Barry Grossman. Cover art: Unknown. Leonardo recounts the Turtles' past adventures to Splinter. Later, the Turtles face off against a mutant parasite called Wyrm and a half-roach, half-human exterminator who wants to eliminate them. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Collected Book TPB (1990 Mirage) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1985-1993) #12-14. By Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Softcover, 106 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Movie GN (1990 Mirage/Archie) 1A-1ST

    Full Color Edition - 1st printing.

    Based on the movie script by Peter Laird. Adapted by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman.

    A Gang of criminals teams up with ninjas and threatens to overrun New York City with a crime wave bigger than any other in history. Luckily the Big Apple has a group of mysterious new heroes ready to step forward and take on this evil empire. But, can even the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hope to defeat the deadly leader of the ninja Foot Clan - Shredder?!!

    Softcover, 48 pages, full color.

    Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3
    Terminator The Burning Earth (1990) 3

    Part 3 of 5. Story by Ron Fortier. Art and cover by Alex Ross. The rebel forces begin their assault on the mountain headquarters of Skynet. Unfortunately for them, Skynet knows they are coming and has an army of Terminators waiting for them. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #417
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 417

    Cover pencils by Ron Frenz, inks by Joe Sinnott. Only Death Can Save Thee," script by Tom DeFalco (plot; script) and Ron Frenz (plot), pencils by Ron Frenz (layouts), inks by Joe Sinnott (finished art); Eric manages to get his cane in front of him and transforms the instant he hits the ground; The Dweller leaves with Susan, causing Hercules to regain his self-control; They go after the Dweller and Hercules is once more in his thrall as soon as they get close; Thor uses lightning to hurt the Dweller and send him screaming into the sun; Eric and Hercules return to Erics apartment to try and clean up, but its too late. Tales of Asgard back-up, "The Abduction," script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Gary Hartle, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Leir has decided he wants Sif for his bride, and she accepts conditionally. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 291,480; average paid circulation 183,720. 36 pgs., full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #417MJ
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 417MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Thor The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill TPB (1989 Marvel) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. Collects Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) #337-340.

    Story and art by Walt Simonson.

    From the stars he came. Genetically altered to be his people's greatest warrior and greatest protector. This is the origin story of Beta Ray Bill, he who would become like a brother to Thor, the god of thunder.

    Learn how he came to possess the mystic hammer, Mjolnir, and the birth of his own weapon of power, Stormbreaker.

    Softcover, 96 pages, full color.

    Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #3
    Time Machine (1990 Eternity) H. G. Wells 3
  • May 7 1990
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    Time Magazine May 7 1990
    Published May 1990 by Time.

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    May 7, 1990. "Dirty Words" cover and story. Also, a preview article for upcoming Tiny Toons Adventures Cartoon, featuring Steven Spielberg. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, Text (with B&W and Color Photographs) Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Time Masters (1990) 4
    Published May 1990 by DC.

    The battle against the crosstime conspiracy heats up as a relative of Rip Hunter's travels back to 1770 where he encounters Tomahawk...and death. Written by Bob Wayne and Lewis Shiner, with art by Art Thibert and Jose Marzan, Jr. Cover by Thibert. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #66
    Transformers (1984 Marvel) 1st Printing 66

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    Matrix Quest, Part 5 of 5. It's a big battle issue and a spectacular climax as the Creation Matrix possesses Thunderwing and tries to kill everyone in "All Fall Down." Written by Simon Furman, with art by Geoff Senior. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Trollords Death and Kisses (1989) 4
  • Issue #15
    Trouble with Girls (1989 Comico/Eternity) 15

    Meet super spy and super guy Lester Girls as he saves the world and gets the girl. But he doesn't want adventure, fame, glory and girls. He just wants peace and quiet. In this issue, right in the middle of the jungle while on their quest to find a missing newspaper reporter, Lester Girls and company journey into Springville, an ideal small town that Lester loves. But something strange may be going on in Springville in "The Lost City of Girls – Part Three." Script by Will Jacobs & Gerard Jones and art by Tim Hamilton & Marvin Perry Mann. Cover price $2.25.

  • Vol. 128 #5
    True Detective (1924-1995 MacFadden) True Crime Magazine Vol. 128 #5
  • Vol. 140 #5
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  • Issue #9
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  • Issue #261
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) 261

    "Harriers Hunt!" Part 1 of 3. Story by Chris Claremont. Art by Marc Silvestri and Dan Green. Cover by Jim Lee. Wolverine, Psylocke, and Jubilee are targeted by an elite group of mercenaries. Meanwhile, Forge and Banshee continue their search for the missing X-Men. Plus, from the pages of X-Factor - Jean Grey! NOTE: 1st appearance by Hardcase and the Harriers. Cover price $1.00.