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Comic books May 1990

  • Issue #2
    Rhudiprrt, Prince of Fur (1990) 2
  • Issue #246
    Richie Rich (1960 1st Series) 246

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  • Issue #11
    Richie Rich and ... (1987) 11

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    Cadbury Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3
    Robocop (1990 Marvel) 3
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    • Label #1212735007

    OCP is thrown into turmoil when the mysterious Cybex steals the perverse dreamtapes. These tapes contain secrets numerous corporate bigwigs would rather keep secret. Only RoboCop has the power to save the Old Man's reputation. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Lee Sullivan and Keith Williams. Cover by Lee Sullivan and Kim DeMulder. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Robotech 2 The Sentinels Book 2 (1990) 1

    Comic book version of the Robotech Sentinels cartoon series, a sequel to the Robotech Macross series, that was planned but never fully made. In this issue, knowing that they may be stranded for five years, everyone on board the Robotech Expeditionary Force celebrates the New Year's holiday in different ways and then an unidentified ship approaches in "The Coming of the Sentinels." The story also has a recap of what has gone on so far in the series. Script by Tom Mason & Chris Ulm and art by Jason Waltrip. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #6
    Rock Fantasy (1989) 6

    Guns N' Roses Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #11
    Rock N Roll Comics (1989 1st Printing) 11

    Aerosmith by Dean Hsieh & Greg Fox. Cover by Scott Jackson. Aerostiffs by Todd Loren, Herb Shapiro & Dave Garcia. Aerosmith & Run DMC Walk this Way by Dean Hsieh. Stan Back by Todd Loren & Larry Nadolsky. Joe Perry & Steven Tyler pin-ups. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #11
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    2nd or later printing. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #41
    Rogue Trooper (1986) 41
  • Issue #27
    Sable (1988) 27

    Final issue of series. Sable continues his hunt for the kidnappers of his and Myke's newborn daughter and Myke makes a decision about her relationship with Sable in "Chains of the Past." Part 3 of a 3-part story. Script by Steve Kaye and art by Peter Krause & Dan Schaefer. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Saga of the Original Human Torch (1990) 2

    Cover by Rich Buckler and Danny Bulanadi. The World on Fire, script by Roy Thomas, art by Rich Buckler and Danny Bulanadi; The Human Torch takes on a partner, Toro, and together they battle the Nazis in World War II in the rip-roarin' recounting of the history of the original Human Torch! 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #173
    Savage Sword of Conan (1974 Magazine) 173

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    Conan leads his mercenary army into battle in "A Tomb for the Living." By John Arcudi and Ernie Chan. This issue also features pin-ups by Fred Carrillo. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #128
    Science Fiction Chronicle (1978) 128

    May 1990. The Monthly SF and Fantasy Newsmagazine. Book and publishing news and reviews. Vincent Di Fate, Hugo Award nominations, and more. Bryn Barnard cover painting. 8-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 40 pages on white paper. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #3
    Scimidar Book 3 (1990) 3

    Riding the Pony. Story by R.A. Jones. Art and cover by Rob Davis. The notorious sword-swinging superhero investigates the LA gay scene of the 90s. As the Twilight Men close in, Scimidar learns that Gitanos brother was once the leader of the autonomous state of Baja. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Sensational She-Hulk (1989) 15

    Cover pencils by Dale Keown, inks by Joe Rubinstein. "Secret Warts," script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Bryan Hitch, inks by Jim Sanders III; She-Hulk and Howard the Duck's adventure in the Baloney-verse continues; But when bitten by a horde of angry demons, Shulkie becomes a mindless, smashing killing machine — just like her cousin, the Hulk! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Seraphim (1990) 1
  • Issue #9
    Shadow Strikes (1989) 9

    The battle against the Shadow's most dangerous foe continues in part 2 of "Fireworks." Script by Gerard Jones and art by Eduardo Barreto. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Shadowmen (1990) 1
    Published May 1990 by Trident.

    Cover by Mark Millar and Daniel Valley. None, script by Mark Millar, art by Andrew Hope and Ben Dilworth; A woman has a supernatural experience, but learns that voicing that information is dangerous, thanks to some Men in Black. 24 pgs., $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #3
    She Cat (1989) 3

    Stories by Bill Marimon. Art by Bill Marimon and Ralph Cabrera. Cover by Bill Marimon and John Beatty. Wildcat-powered She-Cat from Femforce goes solo in more ways than one in her own series. She-Cat joins forces with the mysterious woman known as Black Mantis, as Captain Freedom is pulled deeper into the conspiracy. In the backup story, The Black Commando is hired as a bodyguard for the wife of a South American drug lord. She-Cat; Black Commando. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #23
    Sherlock Holmes (1988 Eternity) 23

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    Cover art by Frank Giacoia. The Final Problem starring Sherlock Holmes, script by Edith Meiser, inks by Frank Giacoia; Holmes vs. Moriarty at Reichenbach Falls. 44 pgs. $2.75. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #5
    Sherlock Holmes of the 30s (1990) 5

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  • Issue #1
    Silver Storm (1990) 1
  • Issue #37
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) 37

    Infinity Gauntlet: Prelude - Rebirth of Thanos: Part 4 of 5 - "A Destructive Encounter!" Guest-starring Starfox and Drax the Destroyer. Story by Jim Starlin. Art by Ron Lim and Tom Christopher. With the threat of Thanos in the universe, the titan Chronos has activated his agent Drax the Destroyer again. However, when Drax was murdered by Moondragon his brain was severely damaged, a condition that has apparently carried over to his resurrection. Can the Silver Surfer reason with the powerhouse and reach the Mad Titan before it's too late? 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #37MJ
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 37MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "A Destructive Encounter!" Guest-starring Starfox and Drax the Destroyer. Story by Jim Starlin. Art by Ron Lim and Tom Christopher. With the threat of Thanos in the universe, the titan Chronos has activated his agent Drax the Destroyer again. However, when Drax was murdered by Moondragon his brain was severely damaged, a condition that has apparently carried over to his resurrection. Can the Silver Surfer reason with the powerhouse and reach the Mad Titan before it's too late? 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • 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

    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

    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

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    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.

  • 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

    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.