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Comic books July 1990

  • Issue #451
    Batman (1940) 451
    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published Jul 1990 by DC.
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    The Joker confronts the impostor who's been tarnishing his bad name in "Judgements!" Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Jim Aparo & Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Norm Breyfogle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #9
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 9

    Gothic, Part 4 of 5. Batman returns to Gotham and meets with the city's surviving crime bosses to forge an uneasy alliance against the murderous Mr. Whisper. Written by Grant Morrison, with art and cover by Klaus Janson. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1540
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  • Issue #1541
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  • Issue #1542
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  • Issue #1544
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  • Issue #288
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  • Issue #289
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  • Issue #290
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  • Issue #291
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  • Issue #292
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  • Issue #12
    Beautiful Stories for Ugly Children (1989) 12
  • Issue #2-1ST
    Best Comics of the Decade HC (1990 Fantagraphics) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. 1980-1990: The Best Comics of the Decade is a perfect introductioin to the facinating world of contemporary comics. Featuring selections from - RAW, Love and Rockets, American Splendor, Cerebus, R. Crumb, and many more! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #58
    Best of 2000 AD Monthly (1985) 58

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    Featuring: Strontium Dog in "Outlaw" by Alan Grant & Carlos Ezquerra; Judge Dredd by John Wagner, Alan Grant & Ron Smith. Strontium Dog cover by Carlos Ezquerra.

  • Issue #184
    Betty and Me (1966) 184

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Capri Sun ad with Archie. Public service announcement in which Archie, Betty, Jughead and other youths participate in a picket line protesting drug abuse, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 'The Assignment,' script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Rudy Lapick; For home economics class, Miss Haggly assigns Betty and Archie to shop for groceries on a budget. 'Net Loss,' script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Scott McRae; Betty and Archie agree to play doubles tennis with Veronica and the club tennis pro. 'Happy Daze,' script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mike Esposito; Betty is depressed, so Archie plans a party to cheer her up; While recruiting the gang, he tells them the theme is a 'Depression Party," causing the gang to jump to the wrong conclusion. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #43
    Betty and Veronica Digest (1980) 43

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Shop Till You Drop," script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Jeff Shultz, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica go shopping separately and end up buying the same outfit. "The Girl Who Knew Too Much," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, Jr.; The other students begin to believe that Betty has become psychic. "Plain 'n' Fancy," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty is selling magazine subscriptions. "The Yearbook," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, Jr.; Mr. Weatherbee tries to convince the students to do a video yearbook rather than a traditional yearbook. "The Secret of Soho"; While the Archies are in New York City for a concert, Betty and Veronica visit Soho and their fashion designer friend Dexter. "Solution Resolution," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Sabrina and Hilda try to use witchcraft to solve society's ills, with unexpected results. "Close Encounters," script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica wants Archie to stay away from Betty all day but Archie and Betty keep running into each other and Veronica keeps catching them. "Slumber Number," script by George Gladir, art by Stan Goldberg; Sabrina gets stuck baby-sitting a bratty young witch on the night of an important slumber party with her friends. Archie's Double Digest ad. Plus other strips, pinups, and more. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #34
    Betty's Diary (1987) 34

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. "Extra Sensory Detection," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mike Esposito; Betty and Archie begin using Jughead as a go-between to foil Veronica's uncanny ability to sense when Archie's about to ask Betty out. "Who Am I?", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty learns a valuable lesson when she tries to act like Veronica. "Little Blackmail Book," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Mike Esposito; Betty finds Veronica's little black book. "Dress Code" half-page story starring Sabrina. "Running Mate," script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mike Esposito; Ethel and Midge talk Betty into running for class president. Veronica then decides she wants to be president and runs against her. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Big Numbers (1990) 2

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    Alan Moore script with art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Alan Moore's brilliant unfinished work. Chaos and shopping malls in Northamptonshire, England. Features Moore's brilliant storytelling, and Sienkiewicz's graphic genius, with a nice dose of humour and humanity. 10"x10" format. Cover price $5.50.

  • Issue #2
    Black Knight (1990 1st Series Marvel) 2

    "In the Dread of Night" - Free of the Ebony Blade's curse, the Black Knight must be ready to face the Dreadknight. Captain Britain fights at his side, but it may not be enough. Characters: GS: Captain Britain, Victoria Bentley; V: Dreadknight, Morgan Le Fey, Modred. Written by Roy Thomas and Dann Thomas, with art by Tony DeZuniga. Cover by Rich Buckler and Tony DeZuniga. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #15
    Blackhawk (1989 2nd Series) 15

    The Blackhawks have plans to make, figuring out what roles they want to play in world affairs. Written by Doug Moench, with art by Rick Burchett. Cover by Burchett. New Format. Suggested for Mature Readers. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Blood and Roses (1990) 1

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    Story and art by Tony Nesca. 8-3/8 in. x 11-in.; black and white; 32 pages on white paper. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #17
    Blood of Dracula (1987) 17
  • Issue #25
    Blood Sword (1988) 25
    Published Jul 1990 by Jademan.
  • Issue #11
    Blood Sword Dynasty (1990) 11
  • Issue #1
    Breathtaker (1990) 1
    Published Jul 1990 by DC.

    Siren. Temptress. Man-eater. Call Chase Darrow what you want, but whatever label you choose, the truth is she's the BREATHTAKER... a nice young woman who possesses the power to love a man to death. Chase Darrow is a succubus. BREATHTAKER is part horror story, about a woman with the power to drain men of their very life force...part romance, because those men are her willing victims...part crime story, as Chase is forced to run from the government which has branded her a criminal...and part super-hero story: The Man, a popular television and merchandising figure who also happens to have powers and abilities - beyond those of the average man - that he's going to use to hunt down and capture Chase in an effort to boost his sagging Nielsen ratings. Story and full-color art by Mark Wheatley and Marc Hempel. Suggested for Mature Readers. Prestige Format. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3
    Broid (1990) 3
    Tags: Manga
    Published Jul 1990 by Eternity.
  • Issue #2
    Bugs Bunny (1990 DC 1st Series) 2

    Broken China - Written by Joey Cavalieri. Art by Chuck Fiala and John Costanza. Cover by Chuck Fiala and Kez Wilson. Daffy goes to China to try to find one of the mystical Elmer Fudd heads. Characters in this issue: Bugs Bunny; Daffy Duck; Porky Pig (cameo); Don Saranarapa; Sylvester the Cat; Tweety Bird; Chip; Dale; Pepe Le Pew; Foghorn Leghorn. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3
    Burroughs Bulletin SC (1990) New Series 3

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    Issue 3, July, 1990. "New Series." Fanzine published for the benefit of the Burroughs Bibliophiles. Tarzan Stories and articles."The All-Story." Softcover 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 48 Pages plus advertising supplement B&W.

  • Issue #3
    Butcher (1990) 3
    Published Jul 1990 by DC.

    The Butcher's unrelenting fury begins to take its toll on the corporation as they begin to turn on their own...only to be hit again by John and his martial arts master. Written by Mike Baron, with art and cover by Shea Anton Pensa. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Caliber Presents (1989) 13

    Cover by R.G. Taylor. Stories and art by Ken Holewczinski, Rafael Nieves, Stephen Csutoras, Craig Gassen, Stefano Gaudiano, R.G. Taylor, Starlen Baxter, Bill Widener, Donne Avenell, and John Bergin. Anthology featuring Caliber artists and characters, as well as stand-alone stories. Introducing the Synergist, Orlak and Mack the Knife ongoing series; a preview of the Django and Angel series. 48 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Camp Candy (1990) 3
    Published Jul 1990 by Marvel.

    It's war games between the Candy kids and the nearby military school camp. Our heroes may have bitten off more than they can chew. Script by Angelo DeCesare, with art by Howie Post & Jacqueline Roettcher. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #372
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 372

    Streets of Poison: Part 1 of 7 - "Sold on Ice!" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Danny Bulanadi. The Streets of Poison storyline begins with this issue. Cap discovers that one of the employees at Avengers Headquarters has become addicted to a new street drug called "Ice." As a result of his discovery, the star-spangled avenger begins busting the drug dealers in Manhattan. Cameo appearance by Bullseye. Back up story: "Agent Provocateur" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Don Hudson. Battlestar is staking out the West Coast Avengers compound in Southern California to look for his former partner John Walker (aka U.S. Agent). (Note: The Captain America series becomes bi-weekly for the next five issues.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #373
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 373
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1054344024

    Streets of Poison: Part 2 of 7 - "After Blow!" Guest-starring the Black Widow. Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Danny Bulanadi. Captain America is caught in the middle of a warehouse explosion while chasing drug traffickers. When the star-spangled avenger emerges, he seems somewhat changed. What happened to Cap inside the warehouse? Later on, the Black Widow and Diamondback tangle over the skies of Manhattan, while Bullseye zeroes in on the star-spangled avenger. Cameo appearances by the Kingpin and Typhoid Mary. Back up story: "Fists of Truth" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Don Hudson. Battlestar dukes it out with the U.S. Agent, until Iron Man and Wonder Man stop the fight. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #372MJ
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 372MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Streets of Poison: Part 1 of 7 - "Sold on Ice!" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Danny Bulanadi. The Streets of Poison storyline begins with this issue. Cap discovers that one of the employees at Avengers Headquarters has become addicted to a new street drug called "Ice." As a result of his discovery, the star-spangled avenger begins busting the drug dealers in Manhattan. Cameo appearance by Bullseye. Back up story: "Agent Provocateur" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Don Hudson. Battlestar is staking out the West Coast Avengers compound in Southern California to look for his former partner John Walker (aka U.S. Agent). (Note: The Captain America series becomes bi-weekly for the next five issues.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #373MJ
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 373MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #43
    Captain Atom (1987 DC) 43
    Published Jul 1990 by DC.

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    NOTE: Featuring a rare early appearance by Nekron, the Big Bad from Blackest Night - Captain Atom battles Nekron in a bid to return to the material world, while someone from Wade Eiling's past comes looking for revenge in "It's Always Something". Script by Cary Bates and Greg Weisman, pencils by Rafael Kayanan, inks by Romeo Tanghal. The Ghost. Pat Broderick cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #12
    Casper Digest (1986 1st Series) 12

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  • Issue #254
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 254

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  • Issue #5
    Cat and Mouse (1990 Aircel) 5

    Cover art by Mitch Byrd. Working 11 To 7 Really Makes Life a Drag, script by Roland Mann, pencils by Mitch Byrd, inks by Brian Dale, Roland Paris, and Nick Centanni; Tooth & Nail work their way down a list, eliminating cops working for the Mafia. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Century 21 Magazine (1990 Engale Marketing) 1

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    Summer 1990. Magazine about the series Thunderbirds. Features interviews with production crew and cast, cross-sections, comic strips and more! 40 pages, PC/B&W.

  • Issue #136
    Cerebus (1977) 136

    Last $2.00 cover price issue. Cover art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds). Mystery Achievement 6, script by Dave Sim, art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds); Mrs. Thatcher tells Rick that Jaka had an abortion; Jaka's Story 23. 28 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #11
    Cerebus High Society (1990) 11

    Reprints Cerebus #36 Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #12
    Cerebus High Society (1990) 12

    Reprints Cerebus #37. Cover by Dave Sim. 4 pages out of Dave Sim's sketchbooks from the time he wrote Cerebus 37. It's Showtime, script and art by Dave Sim; Cerebus attends a convention and signs autographs. Original letters pages from Cerebus 37 in 1982; Includes an illustration by Dave Sim and Gene Day to promote a comic shop signing in 1981. Ads for "phone-book" collections of Cerebus, Cerebus Church and State 1 and Cerebus Church and State 2. 36 pgs., B&W. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #28
    Checkmate (1988 DC 1st Series) 28

    The menace and mystery of Cypher continues to grow as a newer generation of Bishop-robots is created...and Harry Stein is about to be fired as the head of Checkmate. Written by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Tom Grindberg and John Statema. Cover by Grindberg. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Cheval Noir (1989) 9

    Cover by Moebius. An entire world of entertainment lies within the pages of this month's giant-sized spectacular! Featured this issue is the beginning of The Tower, another fascinating tale from The Lost Cities series by Schuiten and Peeters (the team that brought you Fever in Urbicand). Also featured is more of the first book of Joe Haldeman's science-fiction classic, The Forever War, as adapted by artist Marvano (Mark Van Oppen), along with Andreas' hard-hitting story of detective Coutoo, the third installment in The Eyeball Kid by Eddie Campbell, and Delirius, the continuing saga of the Lone Sloane by Philippe Druillet. Plus, artwork by Rick Geary, Everett (Duckman) Peck, a fold-out poster by artist Geof Darrow, and a cover painting by Moebius. With all this great entertainment inside, how can you pass it up? 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #2
    Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers (1990) 2

    "Rescue Rangers to the Rescue!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Scott Saavedra. Art by Hector Saavedra and R. Torriero. In the exciting conclusion to the origin of the Rescue Rangers, Chip 'n Dale and must unite with Gadget, Zipper, and Monterey Jack in order to take down the diabolical Fat Cat and his gang. FC, 32 pages Cover price $1.50.

  • Vol. 21 #1A
    Cinefantastique (1970) Vol. 21 #1A

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    This issue includes the following: behind the scenes of Dick Tracy; features on Gremlins 2 and The Exorcist III; the making of Robocop 2; previews of Dark Angel, Total Recall, and Lobster Man from Mars; reviews of The Hunt for Red October, Nightbreed, Tremors, and For All Mankind; a letter by Ramsey Cambell; and more. Robocop cover painting by Roger Stine. Cover price $4.95.

  • Vol. 21 #1B
    Cinefantastique (1970) Vol. 21 #1B

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    This issue includes the following: behind the scenes of Dick Tracy; features on Gremlins 2 and The Exorcist III; the making of Robocop 2; previews of Dark Angel, Total Recall, and Lobster Man from Mars; reviews of The Hunt for Red October, Nightbreed, Tremors, and For All Mankind; a letter by Ramsey Cambell; and more. Robocop cover painting by Roger Stine. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #11
    Classics Illustrated (1990 First Pub.) 11

    Artist Jeffrey Busch adapts Washington Irvings whimsical time-travel fable Rip Van Winkle. First Comics Classics Illustrated was noted for its faithful adaptations of literary works by top-notch artists. 52 pages. Cover price $3.75. Cover price $3.75.