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Comic books May 1990

  • 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

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    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
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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
  • Issue #19900507
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    Time Magazine #19900507
    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.

  • 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.

  • Issue #261MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Uncanny X-Men From the Ashes TPB (1990 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Uncanny X-Men #168-176. Written by Chris Claremont. Art by Paul SMith, Bob Wiacek, Walt Simonson & John Romita, Jr. Cover by Arthur Adams. This volume features the 1st appearance of Madelyne Pryor, Wolverine's Wedding, and the Return of the Phoenix. When Jean Grey unwittingly became the Phoenix, she attained power beyond conceptions, and then she died. But now a woman, Madelyne Pryor, has appeared who could be Jean Grey's twin. Is she the Phoenix reborn? Softcover, 224 pages, full color. NOTE: See also Uncanny X-Men: Dark Phoenix Saga 1st Edition TPB (1984). Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #22
    Usagi Yojimbo (1987 1st Series) 22

    Captured by the bat ninja clan, Usagi launches a desperate plan to save the gold-mining town. Part 2 of Blood Wings. Story, art and cover by Stan Sakai, plus a Usagi story by Ken Mitchroney. Black and white; 32 pages. Cover price $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    V for Vendetta TPB (1990 Warner Edition) 1-1ST

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    Warner Edition - 1st printing. Collects V for Vendetta (1988) #1-10. Written by Alan Moore. Art by David Lloyd. In the near-future, a fascistic Great Britain controls its citizens with an iron grip. Only the enigmatic entity V can liberate the people. Mature Readers. Softcover, 288 pages, full color. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #3
    Vampire Lestat (1989) 3

    John Bolton cover Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By John Steakley. A razor-sharp thriller about the modern day vampires and the men who hunt them. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 358 pages, Text Only. NOTE: This is the story that inspired the cult classic film John Carpenter's Vampires. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Vaughn Bode Diary Sketchbook SC (1990-1991 Fantagraphics) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. A great collection of Vaughn Bode sketches, taken from his diaries of August-December 1965. Softcover, 7 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in.,; 72 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1524
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  • Issue #1525
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  • Issue #1526
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 1526
  • Issue #1527
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 1527
  • Issue #1991
    Victor Book for Boys Annual HC (1963-2011 D.C. Thompson & Co.) UK Edition #1991

    1991 - A Fleetway Annual! Includes comic stories, prose, articles, and word puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #2
    Videosonic Arts (1990) 2

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    May 1990. "Fantastic Television." Dick Tracy on TV, Bela Lugosi, Beauty and the beast, Korla Pandit, Jackie Gleason, the Munsters, and more. Magazine format; black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #16
    Vietnam Journal (1987) 16

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    Cover by Don Lomax. "MIA," script and art by Don Lomax; An American soldier, after brutal imprisonment by the Viet Cong, recounts his tale and 'Journal' finally understands how resilient the American soldier can be even at such a young age. Story cont'd in Vietnam Journal: Tet '68 #1" 36 pgs., B&W. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #5
    Vox (1989 Apple) 5
    Published May 1990 by Apple.

    Cover by Aaron McClellan. Written by Angela Harris. Art by Aaron McClellan and Bret Blevins. Is it death on a desert planet in "Hypehopper Part V: In the Thick of It!" by Angela Harris and Aaron McClellan. Starring Vox, Marla, Polnar and Captain Rom. Plus: Marla, Buie and Zebba in the back-up story "VesZide Story Part II" by Harris, Bret Blevins and McClellan. 32 pages, B&W. "Superior science fiction." - Don Thompson, The Comics Buyer's Guide Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Walking Dead Zombie Special (1990) 1
  • Issue #18
    Walt Disney's Mickey and Donald (1988) 18
  • Issue #21
    Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge Adventures (1987 Gladstone) 21

    Cover art by Carl Barks. "Gladstone: Four Years Later" article by Bruce Hamilton. Statement of Ownership for October 3, 1989; Average paid circulation last 12 months was 67,321. "Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad," script and art by Carl Barks; Lackheed is out to buy an old mining railroad Scrooge has shares in, so he goes to a ghost town to find the stock certificate; But an old nemesis is stealing everyone's shares, until Scrooge and some locals stop him. "The Pied Piper of Duckburg," script and pencils by Carl Barks (pp 1-3); Don Rosa (pp 4-8), inks by Don Rosa; Scrooge hires Gyro to rid Duckburg of rats. "In the Talons of Wan Fu," script by Geoffrey Blum, art by Santiago Scalabroni Ceballos; Magica hires magician Wan Fu to steal Scrooge's Old Number One Dime, but Wan Fu decides he wants it for himself. "Return to Pizen Bluff," script and art by Carl Barks. "Domino Bookcases," script by Bob Foster, inks by Frank Smith; Donald knocks over a row of bookcases while looking for a book on dominoes. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #20
    Wargamer (vol 2) 20
    Published May 1990

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    Two From Ty, Siege of Jerusalem, Iron Cross, Blitzkrieg, Sunrise of Victory, and more. 8.25-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 60 pages. Cover price $5.00.

  • Issue #1991
    Warlord Book for Boys HC (1976-1990 D. C. Thomson & Co.) Warlord For Boys #1991

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    1991 (Book for Boys) - All-Action, All-Picture War Stories! A collection of war stories told in graphic novel format aimed at young boys. Some volumes may feature articles, prose, and puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 126 pages, PC/PB&W.

    NOTE: 1977-1980 are subtitled For Boys and 1981-1991 are subtitled Book for Boys.

  • Issue #3
    Warp 3 (1990) 3

    An almost unknown science fiction writer stumbles upon a gateway between universes, Warp 3 is a story about the strange places he visits and the unusual creatures he encounters. Writer/artist Steve Morales, co creator Robert Seymour, and letterer Cemero. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #64
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) 64

    "Once More With Feeling" Story by Gerry Conway. Art by Alex Saviuk and Keith Williams. Cover by Alex Saviuk. The Acts of Vengeance saga is not quite over as Graviton rounds up the villains (that were previously defeated by the cosmic-powered web-slinger) for a rematch vs. Spider-Man. It's a major free-for-all as Spidey battles Graviton, Goliath, Titania, the Trapster, and the Brothers Grimm! Meanwhile, the photos that Nick Katzenberg took of Peter and Mary Jane in the previous issue show up on J. Jonah Jameson's desk. Peter has some explaining to do! Cameo appearance by the Green Goblin. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 340,970; average paid circulation 199,360.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #64MJ
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 64MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Once More With Feeling" Story by Gerry Conway. Art by Alex Saviuk and Keith Williams. Cover by Alex Saviuk. The Acts of Vengeance saga is not quite over as Graviton rounds up the villains (that were previously defeated by the cosmic-powered web-slinger) for a rematch vs. Spider-Man. It's a major free-for-all as Spidey battles Graviton, Goliath, Titania, the Trapster, and the Brothers Grimm! Meanwhile, the photos that Nick Katzenberg took of Peter and Mary Jane in the previous issue show up on J. Jonah Jameson's desk. Peter has some explaining to do! Cameo appearance by the Green Goblin. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 340,970; average paid circulation 199,360.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #13
    What If (1989 2nd Series) 13

    Cover art by Jim Lee. What if Professor X Had Become the Juggernaut?, script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Vince Mielcarek, inks by Ian Akin and Brian Garvey; Charles Xavier, not Cain Marko, touches the ruby of Cyttorak and becomes the unstoppable Juggernaut; Buried under a ton of rubble in Korea, Xavier struggles for years to free himself, all the while monitoring the plight of mutants on earth; When he finally emerges, he takes over the world with his army of mutant X-Men and rules with an iron hand; After years of watching the injustices done to humans, Cyclops takes a small band of X-Men and breaks away from Juggernaut; Teaming up with Magneto and Cain, they formulate a plan to stop the Juggernaut for good. Appearances by the X-Men, Magneto, the Sentinels, the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver. Cameos by Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk, Doctor Doom, the Sub-Mariner, and the Fantastic Four. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #13MJ
    What If (1989 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 13MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Jim Lee. What if Professor X Had Become the Juggernaut?, script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Vince Mielcarek, inks by Ian Akin and Brian Garvey; Charles Xavier, not Cain Marko, touches the ruby of Cyttorak and becomes the unstoppable Juggernaut; Buried under a ton of rubble in Korea, Xavier struggles for years to free himself, all the while monitoring the plight of mutants on earth; When he finally emerges, he takes over the world with his army of mutant X-Men and rules with an iron hand; After years of watching the injustices done to humans, Cyclops takes a small band of X-Men and breaks away from Juggernaut; Teaming up with Magneto and Cain, they formulate a plan to stop the Juggernaut for good. Appearances by the X-Men, Magneto, the Sentinels, the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver. Cameos by Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk, Doctor Doom, the Sub-Mariner, and the Fantastic Four. 36 pgs. $1.25. Private Notes: What if Professor X became the Juggernaut; Jim Lee cover Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #36
    Whisper (1986 First) 36

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    Diane barely escapes a trap set for her and then heads back the United States assuming that return has been arranged – but it hasn't in "World Gone Crazy – Part 4: The Politics of Drugs." Script by Steven Grant and art by Vincent Giarrano. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #126
    White Dwarf (1977-Present Games Workshop Magazine) 126

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    Games Workshop Present their Monthly Games Magazine. In this issue: Marienburg for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay - The Marienburg Home for Foundlings; Epic Space Marines; 'Eavy Metal; Epic Knights; Genestealer for Space Hulk; Madboyz rules. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2B-1ST
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    Signed and numbered by Timothy Truman - Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Book 2: Bloody Ground!" Story and art by Timothy Truman. Enter the glory and darkness of the first American Frontier, as seen through the eyes of the men who lived - and died - there. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $59.95.