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Comic books July 1990

  • Issue #17
    Sandman (1989 2nd Series) 17

    Dream Country, Part 1 of 4: "Calliope." Sandman's London house has some new residents...only they're not exactly human. Written by Neil Gaiman, with art by Kelley Jones and Malcolm Jones III. Painted cover by Dave McKean. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #175
    Savage Sword of Conan (1974 Magazine) 175

    Conan stars in "Blade of the Demon Slayer." Script by John Arcudi, art by Armando Gil. Dave Simons pin-up. Dorian cover. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #130
    Science Fiction Chronicle (1978) 130

    July 1990. The Monthly SF and Fantasy Newsmagazine. Book and publishing news and reviews. Marion Zimmer Bradley, publisher mergers, and more. Tom Kidd cover painting. 8-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 40 pages on white paper. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #4
    Scimidar Book 3 (1990) 4

    The Twilights' Last Gleaming. Story by R.A. Jones. Art and cover by Rob Davis. The notorious sword-swinging superhero investigates the LA gay scene of the 90s. Scimidars confrontation with the Twilight Men is aided by the surprise appearance of the Baja National Guard. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Sensational She-Hulk (1989) 17

    Cover art by Dale Keown. "Acts of Peevishness" guest-starring Howard the Duck, the Terror, the Critic, Dr. Angst, Sitting Bullseye, Black Hole, Tillie the Hun, and Spanker, script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Bryan Hitch, inks by Jim Sanders III; More multiverse madness with She-Hulk…and her reluctant sidekick Howard the Duck! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Shade the Changing Man (1990 2nd Series) 1
    • Signed by artist Chris Bachalo with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    • Signed by artist Chris Bachalo with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Welcome to the Mental States of America in SHADE, THE CHANGING MAN. The otherworldly Rac Shade is back from the Meta-Zone...only this time, he's got to inhabit the body of a psychopathic killer on death row. And the day he takes up residence is the day the killer's scheduled to be executed. Now SHADE must convince someone of his true identity before the people from his home dimension can unleash madness across America. But the only one he's convinced so far is the daughter of one of the condemned killer's victims. Written by Peter Milligan, with art by Chris Bachalo and Mark Pennington. Painted cover by Brendan McCarthy. 52 pages. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Sherlock Holmes in the Case of the Missing Martian (1990) 1
  • Issue #7
    Sherlock Holmes of the 30s (1990) 7

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  • Issue #3
    Silver Storm (1990) 3
  • Issue #39
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) 39

    "The Fight Game!" Story by Alan Grant. Art by James Sherman. The Silver Surfer must fight for his life on a planet where only the strong survive. Can even the Power Cosmic stand against the power of Algol Demonstar? 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #39MJ
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 39MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Fight Game!" Story by Alan Grant. Art by James Sherman. The Silver Surfer must fight for his life on a planet where only the strong survive. Can even the Power Cosmic stand against the power of Algol Demonstar? 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #199007
    Skeleton Crew (1988) fanzine 199007

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    Skeleton Crew Portraits of Horror. Volume 2 #1. Stephen King, Clive Barker Art Portfolio, David Cronenberg Interview, At home with John Bolton, Peter Straub Interview, Sandman Feature, Introduction to Roleplaying. 8 1/4" by 11 1/2", 62 Pages, B/W&FC. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #15
    Slimer (1989) 15
    Published Jul 1990 by Now.

    Stories by Larry Parr, John Carnell, and Andrew Brenner. Art by Mark Braun, Tony O'Donnell and Anthony Williams. Cover by Mark Braun. An all-ages comic based on the Real Ghostbusters cartoon show and Slimer cartoons, featuring reprints from Marvel UKs Real Ghostbusters comics. Slimer contends with a mischeivous genie; a legendary movie monster-makers creations are coming to life. Genie with the Light Green Slime; Monster Movie; Highway Haunt. Plus puzzles, games and a Draw Slimer page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #111
    Speakeasy (1979) fanzine 111

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    Original cover price: $2.95. Featuring: the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film; Hard Boiled - designer violence from Frank Miller & Geof Darrow; Peter Milligan - life in the house of dreams. Ninja Turtles film cover. UK and US comic news.

  • Issue #166
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 166

    "The Deadly Lads from Liverpool" Part 2 of 3. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils and Inks by Sal Buscema. Cover by Sal Buscema. To avenge the assassination of the Arranger, Peter Parker travels across the pond to England to hunt for the killers. After receiving help from Scotland Yard in London, the web-slinger travels to Liverpool to search for Knight and Fogg. But the deadly duo finds Spider-Man first! Will Spider-Man fair any better in his second encounter with Knight and Fogg? Meanwhile back in New York, the smooth talking Jason Jerome takes an interest in Mary Jane. Origin of Knight and Fogg. Cameo appearances by the Chameleon, Hammerhead, Kingpin, and Tombstone. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #166MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #34
    Speed Racer (1987) 34
    Published Jul 1990 by Now.

    Bound for Rio. Story by Diane M. Piron. Art by Norm Dwyer. Cover by Norm Dwyer. An adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series from Now Comics. During a South American race, Spritle and Chim Chim are kidnapped by drug lords who are trying to force Speed to smuggle drugs; Speed gets a surprise assist from Racer X. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #20
    Spicy Tales (1988) 20

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    Classic tales of pre-code adventure and passion. Cover art by Ron Wilber. Blood On The Knife starring Gail Ford. The Claim Jumpers! starring Bob Dale, script and art by Robert McCarty. Brand of Death starring Lariat Lucy, script and art by Rex Maxon [as R. Morton]. Murder in Focus starring Sally the Sleuth, script and art by Adolphe Barreaux. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Spider-Man vs. Wolverine GN (1990 Marvel) 2nd Edition 1-1ST

    2nd Edition - 1st printing. "High Tide!"

    Written by James C. Owsley. Art by Mark Bright and Al Williamson.

    Marvel re-presents the classic Spider-Man vs. Wolverine (1987 1-Shot) in a new prestige squarebound format. Starring the Amazing Spider-Man and the feral X-Man, Wolverine, in an international adventure of intrigue wrought with betrayal, revelations, and death. Featuring the death of Ned Leeds (Hobgoblin III and long time Spidey supporting cast member), the repercussions of this story were felt in the Spidey titles for years to come.

    Softcover, 64 pages, full color.

    NOTE: This story leads into the events of Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #289-290, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21, and Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995) #29. Plus, Marvel revisits this story in What If...? Spider-Man vs. Wolverine (2008). - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist

    Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Spider-Man vs. Wolverine GN (1990 Marvel) 2nd Edition 1-REP

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    2nd Edition - 2nd and later printings. "High Tide!"

    Written by James C. Owsley. Art by Mark Bright and Al Williamson.

    Marvel re-presents the classic Spider-Man vs. Wolverine (1987 1-Shot) in a new prestige squarebound format. Starring the Amazing Spider-Man and the feral X-Man, Wolverine, in an international adventure of intrigue wrought with betrayal, revelations, and death. Featuring the death of Ned Leeds (Hobgoblin III and long time Spidey supporting cast member), the repercussions of this story were felt in the Spidey titles for years to come.

    Softcover, 64 pages, full color.

    NOTE: This story leads into the events of Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #289-290, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21, and Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995) #29. Plus, Marvel revisits this story in What If...? Spider-Man vs. Wolverine (2008). - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist

    Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #69
    Spirit (1983 Kitchen Sink) 69

    Cover art by Will Eisner. Time Bomb starring the Spirit, pencils by Klaus Nordling, inks by Jim Dixon. Hobart starring the Spirit, script by Jules Feiffer, pencils by Eisner, inks by Jim Dixon. Help Wanted starring the Spirit and two Dolan doppelgangers, pencils by Eisner, inks by Jim Dixon. The Facts starring the Spirit, Carrion, and Little Ghoul, script by Eisner, inks by Jim Dixon. 36 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #3
    Squalor (1989) 3
  • Issue #4
    Stalkers (1990 Marvel) 4

    A vicious psychopath, a psychotic, drug-enhanced Stalker, political corruption and information gleaned from the dead; it's all part of the world of the future - the world of Stalkers. Written by Jan Strnad and Mark Verheiden, with art by Val Mayerik and Mark Texeira. Cover by Texeira. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Stan Back! (1990) 1

    By Todd Loren & Larry Nadolsky. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #10
    Star Trek (1989 2nd Series DC) 10

    The Trial of James T. Kirk, Part 1 of 3. Kirk's trial begins...and forces are in play that just might end his illustrious career. Written by Peter David, with art by James W. Fry and Arne Starr. Cover by Mark Bright. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Star Trek The Next Generation (1989 2nd Series) 10

    In "The Noise of Justice," Picard and the crew of the Enterprise are detained, pending investigation of charges that they've gone rogue, forcing Picard to review the events that helped shape him into the man he has become. Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. Written by Michael Jan Friedman, with art by Pablo Marcos. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Trek The Next Generation Doomsday World PB (1990 Pocket Novel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Carmen Carter, Peter David, Michael Jan Friedmen, and Robert Greenberger. The Enterprise crew races to stop the galaxy's ultimate weapon. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 276 pages, Text Only. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #74
    Star Trek The Official Fan Club Magazine 74

    Gates McFadden interview. Gates McFadden interview. Star Trek collectibles ad. Article on Next Generation sets. Article on novelist Keith Sharee. Articles on actress Louise Sorel, actor Corbin Bernsen, and actor John Anderson. Fan Club membership form. 22 pgs. June/July, 1990. Cover price: $2.50. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #143
    Starburst (1978- Present Visual Imagination) 143

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    Starburst is "Britain's premier science fiction magazine." Issue #143 includes: Back to the Future III - Doc and Marty return; Jim Henson's creature shop magic with Witches; Gremlins 2; Dolph Lundgren on an alien hunt in Dark Angel; comedy and horror - owning a Vampire Motorcycle. Back to the Future III cover. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #156
    Starlog (1976) 156
    Published Jul 1990 by Starlog.

    14th Anniversary Issue: Special 100-Page SF Spectacular. Arnold Schwarzenegger interview - the man with Total Recall; Gremlins 2 - Joe Dante's Manhattan mayhem; Star Trek - Michael Dorn & the Klingon way; Forbidden Planet - salute to a SF classic; Starman episode guide; Dick Tracy - crimestopper alert; Back to the Future III - time for the end? Schwarzenegger in Total Recall cover. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #24
    Starman (1988 1st Series) 24

    Will heads off to San Francisco to confront the man responsible for his father's death, only to find the man about to commit suicide. Should Starman intervene? Written by Roger Stern, with art by Tom Lyle and Scott Hanna. Cover by Lyle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Steeltown Rockers (1990) 4

    The Rockers have their first gig, but they have to keep their act together long enough to play it in "Johnny Angel." Written by Elaine Lee, with art by Steve Leialoha. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #304
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  • Issue #135
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    Sideshow

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  • Issue #11
    Strip (1990 Marvel Anthology) 11

    Bizarre Beach Bonanza Edition. Life's a Beach - Our Man From Cancer in ready-salted adventure. Featured contributors include Glenn Dakin, Phil Elliott, Ian Gibson, Alan Grant, Jean Van Hamme, Bruce Jones, Pat Mills, Kevin O'Neill, Grzegorz Rosinski, Ken Steacy, John Wagner. Cover by Phil Elliott. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Strip (1990 Marvel Anthology) 12

    Inside - The Legend of Wolfram. Featured contributors include Alan Grant, Ian Gibson, John McCrea, Pat Mills, Kevin O'Neill, Eric Puech, Grzegorz Rosinski, Si Spencer, Jean Van Hamme, John Wagner. Cover by Eric Puech. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #43
    Suicide Squad (1987 1st Series) 43

    Cover art by Geof Isherwood. The Phoenix Gambit, Part Four: Black Queen's Mate, script by John Ostrander and Kim Yale, art by Geof Isherwood; The Suicide Squad must complete their mission in Europe in order to gain their freedom--and become independent agents. Amanda Waller, Sarge Steel, Deadshot, Batman, Poison Ivy, Bronze Tiger, Captain Boomerang, Ravan, Vixen, Butcher, Count Vertigo app. 36 pgs, full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Super Mario Bros (1990 1st Series) 4
  • Issue #6
    Superboy (1990 2nd Series) 6

    Lex Luthor is back in Superboy's life and comes complete with a plan to destroy the Boy of Steel with the help of deadly Kryptonite. Written by John Moore, with art by Jim Mooney and Ty Templeton. Cover by Kevin Maguire and Templeton. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #45
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 45

    "Native Sons!" Story by Jerry Ordway. Art by Jerry Ordway and Dennis Janke. A Native American shaman has makes his way to Smallville seeking to halt the spread of pollution by the Industrial Nation. Plus, Superman reveals to Lana Lang that he and Lois Lane have begun a romantic relationship. She does not take the news very well. Includes the 8-page insert "Jimmy Olsen's Diary." Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #97
    Swamp Thing (1982 2nd Series) 97

    Can Swamp Thing and his allies rescue Tefe from the demon Nergal in Hell...especially with Arcane in the picture? Written by Doug Wheeler, with art by Pat Broderick and Alfredo Alcala. Painted cover by John Totleben. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Tales from the Crypt (1990 Gladstone) 1

    Reprints. Cover by Jack Davis. Lower Berth !, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; The Crypt-Keeper tells the tale of a traveling carnival and it's two star attractions, a two-headed man and a female mummy who fall in love and give birth to a famous story teller. This Trick'll Kill You!, script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans and Jack Kamen; A magician murders an Indian girl for her trick of causing a rope to rise and dance when she plays her flute. The Funeral, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A young boy is devastated by the death of his nanny; But, it turns out she was simply in a coma. None But The Lonely Heart!, script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels. Touch And Go!, script by Ray Bradbury and Johnny Craig, art by Johnny Craig. Fired!, script by Al Feldstein, art by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. …Two For The Show !, script by Al Feldstein, art by Bill Elder. 1990-91 Gladstone reprint series. This series can easily be confused with the original series (10c cover priced), the 1991-92 Russ Cochran reprint series, or 1992-99 RC/Gemstone reprint series. 68 pgs, full color. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #31
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1984) 31

    Souls Winter. With the Turtles in hibernation, Shredder decides its the perfect time for the Foot to attack. Story by Stephen Murphy; art and wraparound cover by Michael Zulli. Black and white; 32 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) 12

    First printing. "The Lost World" Script by Dean Clarrain. Art by Ken Mitchroney, Dan Berger, and Barry Grossman. In Dimension X, the Turtles learn the true nature of Mary Bones while they must stop Krang from finding the Turnstone. But they may face further trouble when Krang contacts an alien queen named Maligna to help with his quest. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #12
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) Reprints 12

    This includes all reprints 2nd and up. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Tempus Fugitive (1990) 2

    Ray 27 is aided in his flight from his pursuers from the future by a Vietnamese family in the jungles...placing their lives in jeopardy by involving them in his illegal time-hopping. Written, illustrated and colored by Ken Steacy. Painted cover by Steacy. Prestige Format. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #5
    Terminator The Burning Earth (1990) 5

    Part 5 of 5. Story by Ron Fortier. Art and cover by Alex Ross. Its the final assault on Skynets CPU. Can the rebel forces succeed before the computerized villain eliminates all life on Earth? 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #419
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 419

    Cover pencils by Ron Frenz, inks by Joe Sinnott. The Black Galaxy Saga part 1 of 6, "The Summons," script by Ron Frenz (plot) and Tom DeFalco (plot and script), pencils by Ron Frenz (layouts), inks by Joe Sinnott (finished art); The Colnoizers are investigating disturbances in the Black Galaxy, and send a Recorder to investigate; Inside the Black Galaxy, the High Evolutionary is working towards creating a new race of gods; The Celestials sent the Replicoid to summon Thor and Hercules back to the Black Galaxy, when they are attacked by a mysterious spaceborn figure; In Asgard, seven Frost Giant children were ruthlessly slaughtered by Bellos and sacrificed into the Crack of Doom to bring about the endless circle. Tales of Asgard back-up, "Childhood's End!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Gary Hartle, inks by Dan Panosian; Bellos of the Bold Eye tries to bring about the end of the universe. Bullpen Bulletins. 36 pgs., full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #419MJ
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 419MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #8A
    Tick (1988 1st Printing) 8A
    • Signed by creator Ben Edlund and letterer Robert Polio (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Signed by creator Ben Edlund and letterer Bob Polio (first page), no certificate included.

    Regular Edition. 8-page "Red Eye" mini-comic bonus insert. First printing. NOTE: This is a 1st Printing. 1st printings do not have a 2nd or later printing notice in indica. Written by Ben Edlund. Art and cover by Ben Edlund and Dave Garcia. The Tick is struck on the head with what looks to be a meteor but turns out to be sediment from Utah. Arthur and Tick have dinner with Art's sister, but their repast is interrupted by two goons shooting at them. After Man-Eating Cow lends a...uh...an udder in dispatching the villains, Tick decides that he and Arthur will leave for New York to fight real crime and leave their bovine companion to patrol The City in their stead. Tick reads. 44 pgs., B&W. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.