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Comic books December 1990

  • Issue #707
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 707

    Features include Judge Dredd and P.J. Maybe in "What I Did During Necropolis" part 1 (script by John Wagner, color art by A. Williams), Time Flies part 8 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Philip Bond), Hewligan's Haircut part 8 (script by Peter Milligan, color and black-and-white art by Jamie Hewlett), Silo (script by Mark Millar, art by Dave D'Antiquis), and Anderson PSI Division in "Shamballa" part 8 (script by Alan Grant, color art by Arthur Ranson).

  • Issue #708
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 708

    Features include Judge Dredd in "What I Did During Necropolis" part 2 (script by John Wagner, color art by A. Williams), Time Flies part 9 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Philip Bond), Junker part 1 (script by Michael Fleisher, color art by John Ridgway and Tim Perkins), Silo (script by Mark Millar, art by Dave D'Antiquis), and Anderson PSI Division in "Shamballa" part 9 (script by Alan Grant, color art by Arthur Ranson). Ranson cover.

  • Issue #709
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 709

    Features include Judge Dredd in "What I Did During Necropolis" part 3 (script by John Wagner, color art by A. Williams), Time Flies part 10 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Philip Bond), Junker part 2 (script by Michael Fleisher, art by John Ridgway and Tim Perkins), Silo (script by Mark Millar, art by Dave D'Antiquis), and Anderson PSI Division in "Shamballa" part 10 (script by Alan Grant, color art by Arthur Ranson). Williams cover.

  • Issue #710
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 710

    Features include Junker part 3 (script by Michael Fleisher, color art by John Ridgway and Tim Perkins), Tharg's Future Shocks: "Sleighbells in the Sky" (script by Gordon Robson, color art by Steve Yeowell), Silo (script by Mark Millar, art by Dave D'Antiquis), Judge Dredd (script by John Wagner, color art by Mike Hadley), Time Flies part 11 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Philip Bond), and Anderson PSI Division in "Shamballa" part 11 (script by Alan Grant, color art by Arthur Ranson). Judge Giant back cover profile by Paul Marshall. Colin MacNeil front cover.

  • Issue #711
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 711

    Features include Judge Dredd in "Death Aid" part 1 (script by Garth Ennis, color art by Carlos Ezquerra), Silo (script by Mark Millar, art by Dave D'Antiquis), Junker part 4 (script by Michael Fleisher, color art by John Ridgway and Tim Perkins), Time Flies part 12 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Philip Bond), and Anderson PSI Division part 12 (script by Alan Grant, color art by Arthur Ranson). Bond cover.

  • Issue #1991-1ST
    2000 AD Annual HC (1978-1995 Fleetway) 1991-1ST

    1st printing. 2000 A.D. 1991 Annual celebrates all things related to the UK 2000 A.D. publication. Hardcover, 7 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 96 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #54
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 54

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    Last Issue; Tom Artis cover; The Mean Arena; A. Ridgeway script; M. White art; Pete Knight letters; Meltdown Man; Alan Hebden script; Belardinelli art; Jack Potter letters; Judge Dredd 2 page short Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #660
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 660
    Published Dec 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Kerry Gammill and Brett Breeding. Certain Death starring Superman, script by Roger Stern, pencils by Bob McLeod, inks by Brett Breeding; Lex Luthor apparently dies. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #24
    Advance Comics (1989) 24

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  • Issue #24
    Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (1988) 24

    Scavengers: Part 1 of 3. "Scavengers!" Written by Dan Mishkin. Art by Jan Duursema and Rick Magyar. After a vicious battle with a band of savage orcs, Timoth is badly wounded and will die soon if he cannot reach a healer. Vajra, also wounded, mus somehow trek through the merciless blizzard with her centaur friend in tow if they are to survive to fight another day. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #15
    Adventurers Club (1983) 15

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    The Hero Games Quarterly. In this issue: Empire Club; No More Mr. Nice Guy - A scenario for Champions; The Mentally-Balanced Superteam. Cover by Ben Dunn. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures into the Unknown (1990 A-Plus) 1

    Painted cover art by Frank Frazetta. Dog Days, script by Nicola Cuti, art by Joe Staton; Dog-man seeks help from a sorceress. The Timeless Tribe!, script by Richard Hughes [as Adam Barr], art by Kenneth Landau; Archaeologist finds a hidden valley of shape-changers. B&W ads for Frazetta prints (Schanes Products & Services); color back cover ad for the Frazetta Museum. Demon of Destruction, pencils by Frank Frazetta, inks by Al Williamson; Physicist frees a demon. Dawn at Stonehenge, script by Tom Himes, art by Mike Zeck; Researchers find the secret of Stonehenge. The Strange Mr. Milque, script by Nicola Cuti, art by Tom Sutton; Vampire hunts for a wife. 52 pgs. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #473
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 473

    The Man of Steel needs help from Green Lantern...but while he's seeking out Hal Jordan, he winds up with Guy Gardner, which may translate into more of a hindrance than a help. Written and pencilled by Dan Jurgens and inked by Art Thibert. Cover by Jurgens and Thibert. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #404
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 404

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  • Issue #1
    Adventures of the Screamer Bros. (1990 1st Series) 1
  • Issue #25
    Akira (1988) 25
    Published Dec 1990 by Marvel.

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    Newly returned to Neo-Tokyo, Kaneda decides to take action against his old friend Tetsuo…if he can. The first English translation of Katsuhiro Otomos influential manga series. Story, art and superb cover by Otomo. Mature readers. Cover price $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #36
    ALF (1988) 36
    Published Dec 1990 by Marvel.

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    Comic book version of the TV sitcom and cartoon that aired on NBC from 1986 to 1990 featuring an Alien Life Form (ALF) living with a family. What would it be like for the Tanners to have two ALFs? ALF shows them that possible life in "My Favorite Melmartian." Then ALF tells Willie and Brian an adventure that happened back on Melmac when he was at the Orbit HQ in "Underexposure." Scripts by Michael Gallagher and art by Dave Manak & Marie Severin & Rusty Haller. Issue also has an ALF pinup page. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Alf Magazine (1988) 5

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    Alf magazine is a publication based off the popular television character of the same name. Alf magazine features articles, jokes, games, and comic strips geared towards children Cover price $1.95.

  • Vol. 35 #12
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 35 #12

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  • Vol. 35 #13
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 35 #13

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  • Issue #2
    Alien Legion on the Edge (1990) 2

    Nomad is trapped in the event horizon of a black hole, where they're thrust into a centuries-old conflict between two extinct races! They can escape, but it will cost the lives of half the team. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Larry Stroman and Mark Farmer. Cover by Larry Stroman and Frank Cirocco. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #2
    Alien Nation A Breed Apart (1990) 2
  • Issue #4
    Aliens vs. Predator (1990) 4

    Written by Randy Stradley. Art by Chris Warner and Robert Campanella. Cover by Dave Dorman. Action is the key word for this final issue of comicdom's best-selling direct-sale comic book series! Machiko's only allies against the ever-increasing Alien horde are a lone Predator and a man on the brink of death! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #91
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 91

    "A Thirst for Power!" Guest-starring Doctor Doom. Story by Fabian Nicieza. Art by Michael Blair and Mike Manley. Cover by Jackson Guice. Alpha Flight has faced some dangerous foes in the past - Master of the World, Attuma, Llan the Sorcerer, the Dream Queen - but they have never faced an adversary as dangerous and diabolical as the Fantastic Four's arch nemesis, Victor Von Doom. The Lord of Latveria has come to the Canadian heroes with a proposition and to refuse could mean their "Doom!" Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #186
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 186

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    Interview with Neil Gaiman (part 2); interview with Denys Cowan; Deathlok preview; Dick Durock interview (part 2) on Swamp Thing. Cowan cover. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #342
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 342
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    "The Jonah Trade" Powerless Part 2 of 3. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Erik Larsen. Inks by Randy Emberlin. Cover by Erik Larsen and Al Gordon. Last issue the powerless web-slinger got by with a little help from his friends! But that was against the Tarantula! Next up: the Scorpion! Yikes! Similar to the Tarantula's modus operandi, the pointy-tailed villain takes a hostage (in this instance J. Jonah Jameson) and demands a swap for the wondrous wall-crawler! And again like last issue, the powerless Spider-Man makes a call for assistance...to the Black Cat! Will Felicia rush to the aid of her former boyfriend one more time? And what does Mary Jane think about all this? It doesn't matter now, because the Scorpion can't wait! First appearance of Dr. Elias Wirtham (aka Cardiac). Cameo appearances by Aunt May and the Chameleon. 32 pages. $1.00 cover price. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #342MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 342MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Black Cat and a powerless Spider-Man battles the Scorpion in Powerless part 2, "The Jonah Trade!' Script by David Michelinie, pencils by Erik Larsen, inks by Randy Emberlin. Larsen/Al Gordon cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #345MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 345MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Second appearance of.Cletus Kasady (Carnage) in "Gun From the Heart!" Script by David Michelinie, pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Randy Emberlin. Spidey fights Boomerang; Venom cameo. Erik Larsen/Emberlin cover. The letters page has a statement of ownership--average print run 489,589; average paid circulation 334,893. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 110 #13
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 110 #13

    December 1990. Cover by Vincent Di Fate. Stories: "Den of Foxes" by Daniel Hatch, "Glorystar" by Alexis Glynn Latner, "Victor Victorious" by Grey Rollins, "Life Among the Immortals" by W. R. Thompson, "Peace on Earth" by Jerry Oltion, "Waterbreathers, Inc" by Paul D. d'Entremont, and "Johnnie Wong's Tantagraphs" by Brian C. Coad. Science Fact article: "Polesitters" by Dr. Robert L. Forward. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Vol. 110 #14
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 110 #14

    Mid-December 1990. Cover by Nicholas Jainschigg. Stories: "Shaman" by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, "Ben Franklin's Laser" by Doug Beason, "Lost in Translation" by W. R. Thompson, "Club Armageddon" by F. Alexander Brejcha, "Rehearsals for Retirement" by Jeff Hecht, "Turkey Day" by William S. Davis, and "The Man on the Spot" by Bob Buckley. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #30
    Animal Man (1988) 30
    Published Dec 1990 by DC.

    Cover art by Brian Bolland. A Nice Day For A Weird Wedding, script by Peter Milligan, pencils by Chas Truog, inks by Mark Farmer; Animal Man travels to the prehistoric jungle in his bathroom and is then forced to help Nowhere Man guard the President against the Angel Mob. Pull-out poster advertising the movie Predator 2. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #383
    Archie (1943) 383

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Kathleen Webb, Hal Smith and George Gladir. Art by Stan Goldberg & Mike Esposito. Archie's attempts to be helpful always backfire in "Help Not Wanted!" Plus: Archie and Jughead make a video of a day at Riverdale High School in "Sound Bytes Bite Back"; Archie tries to make a table for Veronica, but his ineptitude in wood-working causes problems in "Finishing Furniture"; and Archie has a nightmare about being late for school in "Better Never than Late"! Also: half-page Archie word puzzle by Rod Ollerenshaw, with the answer revealed by crossing out certain letters. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #14
    Archie 3000 (1989) 14
  • Issue #71
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 71

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  • Issue #105
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 105
  • Issue #17
    Archie's Story and Game Digest (1986) 17
  • Issue #2
    Atomic Age (1990) 2
    Published Dec 1990 by Marvel.

    Cover pencils by Mike Okamoto, inks by Kevin Nowlan. "L.A. Bamba," script by Frank Lovece, pencils by Mike Okamoto, inks by Al Williamson; The "Nimbus" and the Earthlings clash; the Air Force gets involved; a journalists attempts to break the news about the Nimbus starts to backfire; Set during the 1950s. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #15-1ST
    Author's Choice Monthly HC (1989-1992 Pulphouse) 15-1ST

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    Volume 15 - 1st printing. "Most Emphatically Not SF, Almost!" By Michael Bishop. Author's Choice Monthly was a series of 29 short story collections. These hardcovers have a limited print run and are each is signed by the author. Hardcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 104 pages, Text Only. NOTE: Limited to 350 copies.

  • Issue #327
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 327

    "Into a Darkling Plain" Part 2 of 3. Script by Larry Hama. Pencils by Paul Ryan. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by Paul Ryan and Tom Palmer. In the bedrock beneath Metropolitan Hospital, the Avengers wage a fierce battle against the rampaging LT Ramskov! The powerful Chernobyl survivor radiates bright light that continues to keep Shell-Head, Thor, and She-Hulk at bay! Left without any other way to control LT Ramskov, the thunder god swings his mighty mjolnir, opens a portal, and transports everyone to Dimension of Exile! After arriving in the dark dimension, LT Ramskov stops radiating energy! And it appears that the Avengers have saved the day! But Earth's Mightiest Heroes are not alone in the Dimension of Exile! The monstrous local residents are lying in wait…ready to strike! Cameo appearances by Mister Fantastic and the Invisible Girl. Possible cameo by Clark Kent on page 15. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #327MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 327MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Into a Darkling Plain" Part 2 of 3. Script by Larry Hama. Pencils by Paul Ryan. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by Paul Ryan and Tom Palmer. In the bedrock beneath Metropolitan Hospital, the Avengers wage a fierce battle against the rampaging LT Ramskov! The powerful Chernobyl survivor radiates bright light that continues to keep Shell-Head, Thor, and She-Hulk at bay! Left without any other way to control LT Ramskov, the thunder god swings his mighty mjolnir, opens a portal, and transports everyone to Dimension of Exile! After arriving in the dark dimension, LT Ramskov stops radiating energy! And it appears that the Avengers have saved the day! But Earth's Mightiest Heroes are not alone in the Dimension of Exile! The monstrous local residents are lying in wait…ready to strike! Cameo appearances by Mister Fantastic and the Invisible Girl. Possible cameo by Clark Kent on page 15. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #39
    Avengers Spotlight (1989-1991 Marvel) 39

    "Cry Crusader! (Avengers Reborn part 3)" - Written by Roy Thomas and Dann Thomas. Art by Greg Capullo and Tim Dzon. Cover by Steve Lightle. Fresh from his limited series, the Black Knight goes sword-to-sword with the Crusader! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #65
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 65

    "Whatsoever a Man Soweth" Part 1 of 4. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Paul Ryan and Danny Bulanadi. The Avengers' old enemy, the Grim Reaper, has come back from the dead, and his first encounter is with the Scarlet Witch and Wonder Man. Meanwhile, a certain adamantium robot plots his revenge. (Note: This issue begins The Reaper and The Robot storyline.) Back up story: "Toro, Toro, Toro" Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Rik Levins and Keith Williams. The original Human Torch searches for the body of his former partner. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #65MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 65MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Whatsoever a Man Soweth" Part 1 of 4. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Paul Ryan and Danny Bulanadi. The Avengers' old enemy, the Grim Reaper, has come back from the dead, and his first encounter is with the Scarlet Witch and Wonder Man. Meanwhile, a certain adamantium robot plots his revenge. (Note: This issue begins The Reaper and The Robot storyline.) Back up story: "Toro, Toro, Toro" Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Rik Levins and Keith Williams. The original Human Torch searches for the body of his former partner. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #66
    Badger (1983 1st Series Capital/First) 66

    The Badger helps Joe Nappleseed, who is going around America and planting magical trees, and that leads them into a confrontation with a corporation trying to reclaim all of the trees in "The Wotan Seed." Script by Mike Baron and art by Steve Butler & Randy Clark. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #457
    Batman (1940) 457
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1990 by DC.
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    Tim Drake becomes Robin. While Batman tries to fight the effects of Scarecrow's fear toxins, Tim Drake must overcome his own fears if he hopes to rescue the caped crusader in "Master of Fear." Script by Alan Grant, art by Norm Breyfogle and Steve Mitchell. Cover by Breyfogle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #457REP
    Batman (1940) 457REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1990 by DC.

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    2nd or later printing Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Bride of the Demon HC (1990 DC) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Mike W. Barr. Art by Tom Grindberg and Eva Grindberg. When the Dark Knight discovers that his arch nemesis Ra's Al Ghul has abducted a scientist he springs into action. However, Batman soon learns his old foe wishes to save the Earth's ozone layer, but at what cost? Even if the hero wins this time, the Earth loses. Hardcover, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #13
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 13

    Prey, Part 3 of 5. Hugo Strange continues to groom Max Cort to become the Night Scourge, a worthy opponent for the Dark Knight, as he comes closer to discovering Batman's secret. Written by Doug Moench, with art by Paul Gulacy and Terry Austin. Cover by Gulacy. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Batman The Dailies TPB (1990 DC/Kitchen Sink) 2-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "1944-1945!" Cover by Pete Poplaski. This volume of the Batman daily newspaper strips from October 25, 1944 through October 28, 1945 features the Dark Knight's first newspaper-strip battle with the Joker. Softcover, 10 3/4-in. x 8 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1562
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 1562

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