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Comic books July 1990

  • Issue #1-REP
    Coco, the Novel HC (1990 Putnam) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By Patricia B. Soliman. Lover to grand dukes, rogues, and dreamers, Coco Chanel was a Woman Ahead of Her Time.After two decades as an editor, Patricia B. Soliman now changes hats to write about one of the most elegant and enigmatic women of the 20th Century. Hardcover, 400 pages, Text Only. Cover price $28.95.

  • Issue #13
    Comic Relief (1989) 13

    Reprints political cartoons, Joe Bob Briggs and Ian Shoales columns, and comic strips: Calvin & Hobbes, The Far Side, Outland, Doonesbury, and Life In Hell (Matt Groening) Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #868
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 868

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    July 6, 1990. Buck Rogers - 60 years in the 25th century; The Nazz - studies effects of super powers; Punisher movie hits a big screen; Diamond Seminar floods, attendees damp but undaunted; Rick Veitch's Bratpack takes look at kid sidekicks - mini-series is first Tundra title; Hard Boiled - Frank Miller/Geof Darrow series to run 3 issues; Eclipse to reprint The Yellow Kid; Mort Walker honored by Army. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #869
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 869

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    July 13, 1990. 'Action Comics' #1-10 for $60 - hundreds of Golden Age issues now on color microfiche; 'Spider-Man' #1 sells 2.35 million - may have 2nd printing, Lou Bank explains limited-edition distribution; 1990 Eisner Awards program is canceled; Steve Gerber - She-Hulk 'mini-series' involves All-Winners Squad, 'Cloak & Dagger' to be darker, grittier; 'Amazing Stories' - oldest SF magazine gets new format; Cat Claw - European heroine crosses ocean. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #870
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    July 20, 1990. 'Spider-Man' #1 sells out - 'Gold' edition, 400,000, ships July 10; San Diego Con section; suppressed 'Lonely War' to conclude 20 years later; The Terminator - Dark Horse to publish new series; first Archie limited-edition lithograph features Archie, Betty and Veronica; Comics in Your Future; preview of New Kids on the Block from Harvey. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #871
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 871

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    July 27, 1990. 'Lost in Space' star Bill Mumy writes 'Space Family Robinson Lost in Space'; turtle alert - 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' #1 and #2 counterfeited; Steve Bissette, Michael Zulli, 'Taboo' withdraw from 'Rawhead Rex' project; How to Find and Buy Old Comics; Comic-Book Circulation Figures. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #83
    Comics Interview (1983) 83

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    83 - Matt Wagner on Batman/Grendel, Mage (15 pages); Joe Matt (colorist) on Batman/Grendel, Grendel (11 pages); Dan Barry (Part 3) on Flash Gordon movie (17 pages); Dan Berger and Ryan Brown on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (11 pages); Bernie Mireault on Grendel (11 pages). Wagner cover. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #136
    Comics Journal (1977) 136

    Interview with Vietnam Journal creator Don Lomax on translating his experiences in Vietnam into a comic; interview with Bob Foster. Cover by Don Lomax. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #49
    Comics Revue (1984-2009 Comics Interview) 49

    Newspaper comic strip reprints: Calvin and Hobbes, Batman, Modesty Blaise, The Phantom, Flash Gordon, Bloom County. Joker cover. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #2
    Comics Scene Spectacular (1989) 2

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    Todd McFarlane interview - weaving new webs for Spider-Man; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie; Batman: Digital Justice - comics' computerized future?; Superboy - new boy of steel; Dick Tracy; The Simpsons; 10 comics posters. Batman/Spider-Man cover by Todd McFarlane. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #50
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    Marvel, DC, independent color, independent black & white comic values; top 100 comics; all new comic price trends; future picks. Cover features the cover of Spider-Man (1990) #1 by Todd McFarlane. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2387
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2387

    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2388
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2388

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Here Comes Trouble!" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2389
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2389

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Behind Jap Lines" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2390
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2390

    Weekly British War comics digest. "War Games" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2391
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2391

    Weekly British War comics digest. "River Pirates" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2392
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2392

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Ring of Fire" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2393
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2393

    Weekly British War comics digest. "The Big Push" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2394
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 2394

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Born Lucky?" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #5-1ST
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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Happy Hippy Comix!" Art by Robert Crumb. The years 1968 and 1969 saw an explosion of comix from R. Crumb, all collected here in the fifth volume. Mr. Natural, Angelfood McSpade, and Fritz the Cat - plus the complete Snatch #1 and #2! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 132 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Complete Crumb Comics TPB (1987-2005 FB) 5-1ST Complete Crumb Comics TPB (1987-2005 FB) 5-1ST

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Happy Hippy Comix!" Art by Robert Crumb. The years 1968 and 1969 saw an explosion of comix from R. Crumb, all collected here in the fifth volume. Mr. Natural, Angelfood McSpade, and Fritz the Cat - plus the complete Snatch #1 and #2! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 132 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #40
    Conan Saga (1987) 40
    Published Jul 1990 by Marvel.

    John Buscema reprint from Savage Sword 26; Sal Buscema reprint from Savage Sword 39 Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #234
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 234

    Cover pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Dan Adkins. Deaths in the Family (Young Conan part 3 of 9), script by Michael Higgins, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Dan Adkins; Monsters posing as Hyboreans attack the Cimmerian village; Conan's mother and father are killed. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #234MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Concrete Odd Jobs (1990) 1

    By PAUL CHADWICK. A special edition of Concrete's days as a rock star's bodyguard and his time on the farm. Featuring a new, full-color cover and new pages done specifically for this volume by Paul Chadwick! Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #254
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 254

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    Art by John Severin, Don Martin, Basil Wolverton, Bill Ward, Gary Fields, Mike Ricigliano, Pat Boyette, Pete McDonell, Charles E. Hall, Vic Martin, Don Orehek, Walter Brogan, and Rob Orzechowski. Parodies of Batman, "Doogie Howser, M.D." and "Back to the Future 2." Severin cover. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #83
    Cracked Collectors Edition (1974) 83

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    100 pages. "What's Hot and Not." All reprints with art by John Severin, Bill Ward, Gary Fields, Dan Clowes, and others. Parodies of "Married With Children," Elvis Presley, "Family Ties," Geraldo Rivera, Sylvester Stallone, Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy, "Miami Vice," and more. Fields cover. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Crimson Letters (1990) 1

    story by Scott Behnke; art by Brian Guice Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #23
    Crisis (1988 Fleetway) UK 23
  • Issue #47
    Crisis (1988 Fleetway) UK 47

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    Cover art by Peter Doherty. "New Adventures of Hitler" by (W) Grant Morrison (A) Steve Yeowell, "Third World War: Book 3 - The Big Heat" by (W) Pat Mills & Alan Mitchell (A) Rob Blackwell, (W) Chris Standley (A) Peter Doherty "Felicity". 7.75-in. x 11-75-in.; full color; 48 newsprint pages.

  • Issue #48
    Crisis (1988 Fleetway) UK 48

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    Cover art by Steve Yeowell. "New Adventures of Hitler" by (W) Grant Morrison (A) Steve Yeowell , "Third World War: Book 3 - The Big Heat" by (W) Pat Mills & Alan Mitchell (A) Rob Blackwell, "The Soldier and the Painter" by (W) Igor Goldkind (A) Phil Winslade . 7.75-in. x 11-75-in.; full color; 48 newsprint pages.

  • Issue #7
    Critical Mass (1989) 7

    They are called the Shadow Dwellers- a race akin to humans, but ever apart. A race whose incredible powers have made them the basis of werewolves, leprechauns, angels and demons- the myths of mankind. And now, today, certain of those myths have a name: they are called Super Heroes. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1
    Cyberpunk Book 2 (1990) 1
  • Issue #1990
    Dallas Fantasy Fair Program (1988) 1990

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    Convention program book with bios of Sergio Aragones, Chester Brown, Bob Burden, Kurt Busiek, Will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Kerry Gammill, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Adam Hughes, Harvey Kurtzman, Jim Lee, Craig Russell, Mark Schultz, Julius Schwartz, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jim Starlin, John Totleben, Bill Willingham, Roger Zelazny, and many others, plus lots of photos of many of these guests. Schultz cover.

  • Issue #282
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 282

    Cover pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Al Williamson. Crooked Halos starring Daredevil, Silver Surfer, Gorgon, Karnak, Number Nine, Brandy Ash (Death), Pope, Blackheart, and Mephisto, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Al Williamson; DD and his companions make it to the heart of Hell and confront Mephisto; The Surfer flies in to lend a hand; Our heroes make it back to earth with Black Bolt's son, Pope. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #282MJ
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 282MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Al Williamson. Crooked Halos starring Daredevil, Silver Surfer, Gorgon, Karnak, Number Nine, Brandy Ash (Death), Pope, Blackheart, and Mephisto, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Al Williamson; DD and his companions make it to the heart of Hell and confront Mephisto; The Surfer flies in to lend a hand; Our heroes make it back to earth with Black Bolt's son, Pope. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Dark Assassin (1989 Greater Mercury) 4

    Cover art by D Villalovos. Dark Assassin vs the Protectors (round 2 of 4), script by Kris Silver, art by D Villalovos; Dark Assassin is badly injured; Grips, Edge and Chance attempt to stand in for him against the Protectors. Character background on Carrie Ann Kames [Blood]. Background on the fate of Silver Wolf comics and the creation of Greater Mercury Comics. 36 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #12
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  • Issue #41
    Dark Horse Presents (1986) 41

    Cover by Bruce Zick. This issue, film and animation designer Bruce Zick continues his futuristic Greek odyssey, Argosy! Join the crew of the Argo on a spectacular voyage reminiscent of the classic myths of Odysseus and Jason and the Argonauts! Ron Randall's Trekker also returns as Mercy St. Clair continues her soul-searching in New Gelaph, where she began her career as a trekker! But, will she lose her life before she puts it back on track? Plus, newcomer Monty Sheldon tells the Same Story Told Yesterday! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20
    Deadline (1988 UK) 20

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    Comics by Steve Dillon, Bob Burden (Flaming Carrot), Philip Bond, Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin (Tank Girl), D'Israeli, and others. Part color, part black and white; 64 pages. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #1
    Deathlok (1990 Mini-Series) 1

    Painted cover art by Joe Jusko. The Brains of the Outfit, script by Dwayne McDuffie and Gregory Wright, pencils by Jackson Guice, inks by Scott Williams; Michael Collins, a Cybertek employee, uncovers evidence of the Deathlok project and he confronts the company's head, Harlan Ryker. Ryker has Collins drugged and puts his brain in the Deathlok cyborg; While the Deathlok cyborg is on a mission for Roxxon putting down guerillas in the South American nation of Estrella, Collins' mind unexpectedly awakes and gains some control of the cyborg which is quickly recalled to Cybertek; At Cybertek, Collins achieves full control of the Deathlok cyborg and escapes. 52 pgs. $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1
    Demon (1990 3rd Series) 1

    Etrigan is back...and this time he's got a plan. THE DEMON returns in an all-new series along with his mortal host, Jason Blood, as well as many of the supporting characters from the original series created by Jack Kirby. While Blood sleeps, the Demon Etrigan wanders through the depths of Hell, raising an army of the dead to assist him in overthrowing the three lords of the Underworld. And once he does, Etrigan plans to rule...and take vengeance on everybody who ever opposed him. THE DEMON is part horror, part power politics of Hell, part black comedy...and all chilling action. Written by Alan Grant, with art and cover by Val Semeiks and Denis Rodier. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #617
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 617

    Story by Alan Grant and John Wagner. Art by Norm Breyfogle and Steve Mitchell. Tim Drake faces the toughest challenge of his life and Batman doesn't even seem to care. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #618
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 618

    "Shadow of the Sun!" Part 1. Story by Alan Grant. Art by Norm Breyfogle and Dick Giordano. Tim Drake dreams of becoming Robin, the Boy Wonder. Meanwhile, the plane carrying Tim Drake's parents goes missing and the Dark Knight intends to find out why. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3
    Disney Comics Album (1990) 3

    Donald Duck. Full-color, 8-1/2 x 11 inches square bound, cardstock cover, white matt interior paper stock. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #2
    Django and Angel (1990) 2

    Cover by Ted Slampyak. Story by Donne Avenell. Art by Riba. A translated European mystery thriller series from the creator of the sword-and-sorcery strip Axa. Django and English private detective Angel solve another mystery together, even though they rarely meet. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    Doc Savage (1988 2nd DC Series) 21

    The Air Lord - Part 3 of 3. High above the Earth, Doc fights the villainous Air Lord and his army of henchmen aboard his all-powerful Zeppelin airbase. Written by Mike W. Barr, with art by Rod Whigham and Steve Montano. Cover by Andy Kubert. Deluxe format. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #19
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 19

    Doctor Stoner releases the inmates from Arkham Asylum, Linda finds that she can't summon forth Fate, and 'Eugene' begins to realize that he's not who he thinks he is. Guest-starring the Phantom Stranger. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Doctor Strange (1988 3rd Series) 19

    Cover by Gene Colan. The Azrael Touch, script by Roy Thomas and Dann Thomas, art by Gene Colan; Dr. Rena Butler and her digging crew discover a crystal entity that was formed from the magical residue of spells; Rena sacrifices herself to help Doc seal off the entity that wants to destroy all mankind. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #163
    Doctor Who (1979-Present Marvel UK) Magazine 163

    Includes: Doctor Who? strip By Tim Quinn & Dicky Howett; The First Doctor (Richard Hurndall), The Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison), The Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) & The Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) pinup; David Bishop on Doctor Who in New Zealand; interviews with William Russell, Terrance Dicks, and Elisabeth Sladen; production manager Gary Downie on the perils of overseas location recording for The Two Doctors; The Comic Assassins--The Five Doctors strip; Teenage Kicks text fiction; Nick's View strip; a report on the 1990 Doctor Who Exhibition at Longleat House by Philip Newman; and season 25 episode guide. Aug, 1990. 40 pgs. Cover price: £1.50. Cover price $3.95.