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Comic books May 1990

  • Issue #161
    Doctor Who Magazine (1979-Present Marvel UK) 161

    Includes: Comic Strip Introduction--The Masque Of Mandragora; Doctor Who? strip By Tim Quinn & Dicky Howett; A Vervoid strip; Tom Baker interview; the Radio Times; The Masque Of Mandragora Synopsis and Fact File by Andrew Pixley; The Master (Roger Delgado) pinup; Alan Wareing interview; Train Flight Part 3 strip; and season 23 episode guide. June, 1990. 40 pgs. Cover price: £1.50. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #5
    Dominion (1989 Eclipse) 5

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  • Issue #279
    Donald Duck (1952-1980 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 279

    Cover by Don Rosa. Written by Carl Barks, Romano Scarpa, Dwight Decker and Bob Foster. Art by Carl Barks, Romano Scarpa and Frank Smith. Donald Duck in: "Maharajah Donald" by Carl Barks, reprinted from March of Comics (1946) #4; "Amundsen's Talisman" by Romano Scarpa and Dwight Decker; and a daily strip by Bob Foster and Frank Smith. 68 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #32
    Doom Patrol (1987 2nd Series) 32

    Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Richard Case and John Nyberg. Cover by Simon Bisley. Decreator; The Doom Patrol track down the Unwritten Book and its owner in Barcelona; They split up, leaving Crazy Jane with the boy and the book; But can she protect him from the Sisters of Our Lady of the Razor? 36 pages, full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #157
    Dragon (1976-2007) 157
    Published May 1990 by TSR.

    Vol. 14 #11 May 1990 Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #19
    Dragonlance (1988) 19
    Published May 1990 by DC.

    Part 3 of the 4-part 'Winter's Knight': Can the aged and ailing Riva Silvercrown escape the Draconians with the information that could end their deadly uprising? Written by Dan Mishkin, with art by Ron Randall and Randy Elliott. Cover by Randall. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #54
    Dreadstar (1986 First) 54

    Dreadstar and his teammates try to stop Lord Palafox from gaining possession of the ultimate weapon in "Dead and Gone." Script by Peter David and art by Angel Medina & Bob Dvorak. Issue also has chapter thirteen and the conclusion of a text story, "Pawns," by Jim Starlin & Daina Graziunas. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #22
    Drunken Fist (1988) 22
  • Issue #13
    DuckTales (1988 Gladstone) 13

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    Comic book version of the Disney adventure cartoon series which originally aired from the late 1980s to the early 1990s and featured Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby, Launchpad and others. In this issue, Duckburg has to deal with a natural disaster of epic and strange proportions – a tidal wave of beans in "The Billion Bean Stampede." Script by John Lustig and art by William Van Horn. Then in "Scottish Scares" a monster is terrorizing Castle McDuck and Scrooge and company travel there to deal with the problem. Script by Tony Strobi & Gary Leach and art by the Jamie Diaz Studio. Issue also has a reprint of the Uncle Scrooge classic tale "A Spicy Tale" in which Scrooge and company have to travel to the Amazon to obtain rare nutmegs for his tea. Script and art by Carl Barks. And in "Unk-Unk" Scrooge and company have to face all sorts of dangers while on a river trip in the jungle. Script by Bob Foster & Byron Erickson and art by the Jamie Diaz Studio. Issue also has a Gyro Gearloose one-page gag strip and a pinup page. Double size issue. Issue has a Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation which states that the average monthly total paid circulation for the preceding 12 months was 70,582 issues. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #424
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 424
    • Missing sticker set.
  • Issue #425
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 425
  • Issue #426
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 426
    • Cover detached.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #427
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 427
  • Issue #65
    Eclipse Extra (Vol. 2 1985) 65
  • Issue #38
    Edgar Rice Burroughs News Dateline (1979 Michael Conran) Fanzine 38

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    Issue #38 - May 1990. "Jocko Mahoney Friend of All the Fans" by Fred Lukas, "Tarzan Coin Discovered" by Brian Bohnett, variations of New Adventures of Tarzan movie, "In Search of Leopard Men" by John Martin, ads. 8 1/2" x 11", 14 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #38SUP
    Edgar Rice Burroughs News Dateline (1979 Michael Conran) Fanzine 38SUP

    Supplement to issue 38, index of issues 1-37. 8 1/2" x 11". 20 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #10
    El Diablo (1989 1st Series) 10

    The Franchise, Part 1 of 2. A gang from L.A. wants to establish a crack 'franchise' in Dos Rios...and they're willing to kill to see it happen. Unfortunately, their victim is El Diablo's friend. Written by Gerard Jones, with art by Mike Parobeck and John Nyberg. Cover by Parobeck and Nyberg. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14
    Elementals (1989 2nd Series Comico) 14

    Fathom in a solo story as she is recruited to investigate some strange shark attacks on dolphins in Bermuda in "Hammerheads." Script by Bill Willingham and art by Mike Leeke & Mike Chen. Wraparound cover. Cover price $2.50.

  • Vol. 95 #5
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 95 #5

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  • Issue #1
    Elsewhere Prince (1990) 1

    Moebius back-up art Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Empire Lanes (1990 Comico Keyline) 1

    Keyline Books (imprint of Comico), story and art by Peter Gross, Volume 2 Book 1, 1990, (there is also a different 1989 V2#1 issue) Cover price $2.95.

  • Vol. 113 #5
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 113 #5

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  • Issue #149
    Everything's Archie (1969) 149

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Capri Sun ad with Archie. "Hit Music," script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Scott McRae; Mr. Lodge hires the Archies to play at the Sportsman's Club Dance; Reggie hears that a scout will be there looking for talented bands. Drugs are uncool public service announcement with Archie. "A New Record," script by Hal Smith, pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie ordered a record of the top hundred rock 'n' roll songs for $10.95. "Now, That's a Car!!" puzzle page by Rod Ollerenshaw; Unscramble the body styles of the car. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 56,307; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 56,298. "Fruitcakes," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Scott McRae; Betty 1 and Veronica 1 discover new types of food on the other side of the mountain where the tree people live. "A Sound Idea," script by Hal Smith, pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Lodge buys a white noise machine to cancel out Archie's guitar playing. "Loco Motivated," script by Hal Smith, pencils by Howard Bender, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie thinks he can come up with a winning exhibit on the history of transportation. Archie's Club News, art by Ellen Leonforte. "Journal Jottings" half-page story; Sabrina asks Hilda if she ever kept a diary. "The Contest," script by George Gladir, pencils by Tim Kennedy, inks by Rudy Lapick; A radio station is offering a prize to the guy who can prove he kissed the most girls. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #22
    Excalibur (1988 1st Series) 22
    Published May 1990 by Marvel.

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    The Cross-Time Caper: Part 10 of 12 - "Shadows Triumphant?!" Story by Chris Claremont. Art and cover by Chris Wozniak and Al Milgrom. Its Crusader X vs. Captain Britain and the winner gets to face Iron Man! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Faculty Funnies (1989) 5

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. Advertisement for Capri Sun Safari Punch starring the Archie gang. Luna High, script by Hal Smith, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Weatherbee dreams of being the principal of the first high school on the moon, but problems like meteor drills and funding cuts for artificial atmosphere make him happy to wake up in the present. Prof. Flutesnoot character profile. The Super Duper Caper, script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; a superhero movie is filming in Riverdale when a real super-villain, the Vanisher, shows up. Mr. Weatherbee character profile. The Final Bow, script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; After using their super-powers to help fight a chemical fire, the Awesome Foursome discover that their powers have disappeared, but they realize that they can do their real jobs just as well without them. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #92
    Fangoria (1979-2015 O'Quinn Studios) 1st Series 92

    This issue includes the following: an interview with novelist Richard Laymon; an interview with actress Louise Robey; an article on Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound; an article on Tobe Hooper's Spontaneous Combustion; a piece on Tales from the Darkside: The Movie; a feature on Cliver Barker's Image Animation; an article about Frank Darabont; a poster of The Gate; and more. Cover depicts creature from Tales from the Darkside: The Movie. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #340
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 340

    Iron Man and Thor guest star in "Double Trouble" Part 4 of 5. Story and Art by Walter Simonson. Cover by Walter Simonson. The Black Celestial enters the time bubble and joins the confrontation between the Fantastic Four and Galactus! But who is the celestial going to help? It's a cataclysmic showdown! Meanwhile, what villain is secretly manipulating the Human Torch behind the scenes? 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #340MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Iron Man and Thor guest star in "Double Trouble" Part 4 of 5. Story and Art by Walter Simonson. Cover by Walter Simonson. The Black Celestial enters the time bubble and joins the confrontation between the Fantastic Four and Galactus! But who is the celestial going to help? It's a cataclysmic showdown! Meanwhile, what villain is secretly manipulating the Human Torch behind the scenes? 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #218
    Fantasy Collector (1988- Camille Cazedessus) Fanzine 218

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    Issue #218 - May 1990. Edited by Camille Cazedessus. Talbot Mundy book checklist, Brian Taves on Mundy, Paperback Collector column by Gary Lovisi, Pulp Flavors column by Jerry Page. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 12 pages, black and white.

  • Vol. 43 #5
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    Volume 43 - Number 5, May 1990. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos.) Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #17
    Fear (1988) UK Magazine 17

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    British magazine featuring news, reviews, interviews, and short fiction. Cover by Oliver Frey. Roger Corman interview. Squarebound magazine, 8-1/4 in. x 11-5/8 in., 82 pages, PC/BW.

  • Issue #25
    Femforce (1985) 25

    Cover pencils by Richard Rome [as The Count], inks by Mark Heike. At What Price Victory?, script by Bill Black, pencils by Richard Rome [as The Count], inks by Mark Propst; Captain Kelly relentlessly pursues a reluctant Jennifer Burke until she agrees to undergo the same process that gave her mother super-powers; As the new Ms. Victory, Jen defeats Madam Boa on her first case, and Kelly appoints her to be the new head of FemForce. From the Secret Files of the FemForce article. Untitled Rio Rita story, pencils by Bob Lubbers, inks by John Dell. Black Phantom ad on back cover. 44 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20
    Filmfax (1986) 20

    Lon Chaneys last interview. Part two of Rocky Jones, Space Ranger feature. Jocko Mahoney interview. Feature on Evelyn Ankers. Robert Campbell remembers working with Roger Corman. Hazel Court interview. Henry MacRae: The Man Who Would be Serial King. Rocky Jones Bios: The Bad Guys. Rocky Jones episode guide. 98 pgs. May, 1990. Cover price: $4.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Vol. 8 #4
    FineScale Modeler (1986 Kalmbach Publishing) Vol. 8 #4

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    Volume 8, Issue 4 - May, 1990. Softcover, 8" x 10.5", 80 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #65
    Fire & Movement 65

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    World War 2 Anthology, 5th Fleet, and more. 8-3/8 in. x 10-7/8 in.; part color, part black and white; 60 pages on slick paper. Cover price $5.00.

  • Issue #95
    Firestorm (1982 2nd Series) 95

    Meta-humans have been tearing up Pittsburgh...and the populace is up in arms over it. Also, Firestorm returns to Africa - where he encounters an ancient, supernatural presence. Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Tom Mandrake. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #93
    First Edition (First Comics) 93

    Previews First Publishing's titles for July 1990.

  • Issue #21
    Fish Police (1988 Comico/Apple) 21

    In celebration of their victory, Gill and company seek a new home while the Fish Police, in returning to the city, discover that they have their old home back in an untitled story. Script and art by Steve Moncuse. Issue also has the text feature "Oscar's Journal" and "A Peek Inside Steve Moncuse's Private Files – and the Development of the Fish Police." All stories in black and white. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #38
    Flash (1987 2nd Series) 38
    Published May 1990 by DC.

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    "Running on the Edge." Flash appears on television, promoting a new age self help center, but his friends think he's possessed or being controlled somehow. Script by William Messner-Loebs, pencils by Greg LaRocque, inks by Jose Marzan Jr. Cover art by Greg LaRoque and Larry Mahlstedt. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #22
    Force of Buddha's Palm (1988) 22

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Forever and 40 Days The Genesis of Phantacea GN (1990 Phantacea) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Jim McPherson. Art by Ian Fry. When the Devil came into existance, Helios acted. When the Devil was driven out of Weirsystem, Helios pursued. As the Devil fled through the heavens, Helios attacked. When the Devil came to Earth, Helios followed. But the Entity called Sophos the Wise could never rid the cosmos of the Evil he helped create. That task fell to Xuthros Hor, the Tenth Patriarch of the Golden Age of Humankind. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 84 pages, B&W. NOTE: "Taking GENESIS literally troubled me. Treating GENESIS as mythology - like the Illiad or The Eddas - was inspirational." - Jim McPherson, from his Introduction. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #9
    Forgotten Realms (1989) 9

    "The Morning After!" Story by Jeff Grubb. Art by Rags Morales and Dave Simons. In this first of several origin tale, the wizard, Omen, struggles with the pains of becoming an aging adventurer. Foxilon tells the tale of the Realms Master's strongest crew member, Minder. Find out how this Iron Golem with a soul came to be Dwalimor Omen's most trusted and beloved ally. Plus, Vartan receives a cryptic message from his deity, Labelas, warning of terrible times ahead. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Fright Night (1988) 19
    Published May 1990 by Now.

    Daddy's Girl. Story by Katherine Llewellyn. Art by Kevin West. Cover by Eric Brant. Adventures of the monster hunters Charley and Peter, based on the beloved vampire film from 1985. The Anti-Monster Society takes on Jerry Dandridge; Aunt Claudia encounters her father Jacob and learns that he is the leader of The Legion of Endless Night. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Fringe (1990) 3
    Published May 1990 by Caliber.

    Story by Paul Tobin. Art and cover by Phil Hester. An early sci-fi adventure by Tobin, aka Root Nibot, and Hester. Fringe the telepath faces the bald nun named Chernobyl Red. 28 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #199005
    Front Page Detective (1936-1995) 199005
  • Vol. 31 #5
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  • Issue #1
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 1
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    "Lifes Blood!" Written by Howard Mackie. Art by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira. The Spirit of Vengeance returns! But who is this new Ghost Rider and what is his new mission. The House of Ideas redefines the supernatural for the 90s! Kingpin cameo. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1st appearance of Danny Ketch (Ghost Rider II) and 1st appearance of Deathwatch. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1REP
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 1REP
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    2nd printing Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #100
    GI Joe (1982 Marvel) 100
    Published May 1990 by Marvel.

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    Giant-sized 100th issue! In "Seeds of Empire," the Dreadnoks attack the Pit, helped by two Joes on the inside, and the original Cobra Commander, back in the saddle, invades the town of Millville, with Spirit and Mutt trapped! Written by Larry Hama, with art by Mark Bright and Randy Emberlin. Cover by Ron Wagner and Bob McLeod. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #100MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.50.