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Comic books February 1992

  • Issue #768
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 768

    All color except for Brigand Doom. Features include Judge Dredd in "Justice One" part 3 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Pete Doherty), Skizz in part 2, "Alien Cultures" (script and art by Jim Baikie), Trash in "How Green is My Computer" part 8 (script by Paul Kupperbeg, art by Nigel Dobbyn), Brigand Doom in "Voodoo Child" part 5 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Dave D'Antiquis), and Durham Red the Strontium Bitch in "Island of the Damned" part 7 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Ezquerra cover.

  • Issue #769
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 769

    All color except for Brigand Doom. Features include Judge Dredd in "Justice One" part 4 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Pete Doherty), Skizz in part 3, "Souvenirs" (script and art by Jim Baikie), Trash in "How Green is My Computer" part 9 (script by Paul Kupperberg, art by Nigel Dobbyn), Brigand Doom in "Voodoo Child" part 6 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Dave D'Antiquis), and Durham Red the Strontium Bitch in "Island of the Damned" part 8 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Jim Elston back cover. D'Antiquis front cover.

  • Issue #770
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 770

    All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Justice One" part 5 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Peter Doherty), Skizz in part 4, "Alien Cultures" (script and art by Jim Baikie), Trash in "How Green is My Computer" part 10 (script by Paul Kupperberg, art by Nigel Dobbyn), Finn book 1 episode 1 (script by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, art by Jim Elston), and Durham Red the Strontium Bitsh in "Island of the Damned" part 9 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Elston cover.

  • Issue #771
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 771

    All color except for Brigand Doom. Features include Judge Dredd in "Justice One" part 6 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Peter Doherty), Skizz in part 5, "Souvenirs" (script and art by Jim Baikie), Brigand Doom in "Voodoo Child" part 7 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Dave D'Antiquis), Finn in book 1 episode 2 (script by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, art by Jim Elston), and Durham Red the Strontium Bitch in "Island of the Damned" part 10 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Doherty cover.

  • Issue #772
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 772

    All color except for Brigand Doom. Features include Judge Dredd in "Koole Killers" part 1 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Simon Coleby and Hart), Skizz in part 6, "Alien Cultures" (script and art by Jim Baikie), Brigand Doom in "Voodoo Child" part 8 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Dave D'Antiquis), Finn book 1 episode 3 (script by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, art by Jim Elston), and Durham Red the Strontium Bitch in "Island of the Damned" part 11 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra).

  • Issue #2A
    A Distant Soil (1991 Aria/Image) 2A

    The reboot of Colleen Dorans science fantasy epic under her own Aria Press banner. Psychic children Liana and Jason become caught up in an interplanetary war, along with their human allies and protectors. Backup story Seasons of Spring reveals the kids early years. Story and art by Colleen Doran. Another backup story, Souvenir, is written by Jo Duffy with art by Colleen Doran. Black and white; 40 pages. Mature readers. Painted covers by Doran. Cover price $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2B
    A Distant Soil (1991 Aria/Image) 2B

    2nd or later printing. Printing notice can be found on inside front cover at the bottom. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #674
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 674

    In the prologue to 'Panic in the Sky,' Supergirl returns as Matrix and is attacked by Draaga in deep space. But the battle remains unsettled as both are captured by the deadly Warworld. Continued in Superman The Man of Steel (1991) #9. Written by Roger Stern, with art by Bob McLeod and Denis Rodier. Cover by Dan Jurgens and McLeod. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #8
    Adventures of Misty (1991 Forbidden Fruit) 8

    Adult content; mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #487
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 487

    Supported by the mysterious 'Sons of Liberty,' Pete Ross is elected to Congress. Will Superman find out in time to warn his boyhood friend? Meanwhile, Jimmy Olsen and Bibbo try to bring a little holiday cheer to the poor children of Metropolis. Written by Jerry Ordway, with art by Tom Grummett and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Ordway. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 37 #2
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 37 #2
  • Issue #3
    Alien Nation the Public Enemy (1991) 3
  • Issue #4
    Aliens Genocide (1991) 4

    Written by JOHN ARCUDI and MIKE RICHARDSON. Art by DAMON WILLIS and KARL STORY. Colors and painted cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM. In the midst of an Alien civil war, it's into the hive for Daniel Grant, Major Lee, Dr. Begalli, and Cpl. Hendrickson. Many lives have been lost, but they came for the alien Queen Mother's royal jelly and they're not leaving without it. At least, that's the plan...but one of his group has other ideas! Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Aliens Hive (1992) 1

    Written by JERRY PROSSER. Art and cover by KELLEY JONES. Stanislaw Mayakovsky once wrote a book about the cybernetic ant he designed to infiltrate a hive in order to gain precious knowledge about the species. Now a beautiful young thief has approached him to recreate his experiment by designing an Alien to infiltrate an Alien hive to gain something else precious: the Alien Queen Mother's royal jelly, the galaxy's most valuable commodity! Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #105
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 105

    Christmas Issue. "The Bachelor Party!" Story by Scott Lobdell. Art by Tom Morgan and Chris Ivy. The guys get together to through Madison a bachelor party. But when an unfortunate robber picks the wrong bar to hit, the boys decide to create their own Christmas Miracle. Meanwhile, the girls do a little partying of their own. But they run into an old sparring partner - Pink Pearl (last seen in Alpha Flight (Vol. 1) #22. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #359
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 359

    First $1.25 cover price. "Toy Death!" Part 1 of 2. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Chris Marrinan. Inks by Keith Williams. Cover by Mark Bagley and Randy Emberlin. Cardiac is back! And bringing his own brand of justice to the Big Apple! Each day Dr. Elias Wirtham reads the latest corporate exposé in the Daily Bugle...and then goes after that company the following night! But Ben Urich and Peter Parker have caught on to Cardiac's pattern! So the next evening the web-slinger hides away in the manufacturing plant of a corrupt toymaker! Waiting for his very own...Cardiac attack! Cameo appearances by Cletus Kasady, Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson, J. Jonah Jameson, and the Black Cat. First $1.25 issue. (Note: The letters page previews the cover to Amazing Spider-Man 361.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 66 #10
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 66 #10
  • Issue #3
    American Tail Fievel Goes West (1992) 3
  • Vol. 112 #3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 112 #3

    February 1992. Cover by Broeck Steadman. Stories: "The Modular Man"(Part 1) by Roger MacBride Allen, "Human Factors" by Lou Grinzo, "Fate of the Art" by Stephen A. Kallis, Jr., "Never Forget" by David J. Strumfels, "The Critical Factor" by Marianne J. Dyson, "Rehab" by Eric Vinicoff. Science Fact article: "Genetic Therapy: Rerolling the Character Die/Casting the Uncurse Spell" by Mark S. Lesney. Probability Zero article: "On Secret Wings" by Dean McLaughlin. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 176 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #44
    Animal Man (1988) 44
    Published Feb 1992 by DC.

    The Vixen comes back into Animal Man's life...but she's undergone some radical changes. Written by Tom Veitch, with guest art by Brett Ewins and Jim McCarthy. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Aquaman (1991 2nd Series) 3
    Published Feb 1992 by DC.

    Poseidonis becomes the target of hundreds of sharks who refuse to obey Aquaman. And in nearby Tritonis, Iqula, that city's hero, is introduced. Written by Shaun McLaughlin, with art by Ken Hooper and Bob Dvorak. Cover by Kevin Maguire and Art Nichols. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #396
    Archie (1943) 396

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Alison Flood. Stories by George Gladir, Mike Pellowski and unknown. Art by Stan Goldberg, Mike Esposito, Rudy Lapick and unknown. Archie gets a pet monkey from his aunt and realizes the little guy is too much to handle after he wrecks the Lodge mansion in "Rascal"! Plus: Sabrina uses her magic to make the phrase "Time is money" a reality in the 1-pager "Clock Yock"; Archie does a report on kissing and ends up realizing it's hazardous to his health in "Kissology"; Mr. Weatherbee expects the worst when Archie and Reggie are asked to carry copy papers for Miss Grundy in "Trouble Free Copies"; Archie learns the most important message at Riverdale High in the 1-pager "The Message"; and Archie and the gang get shrunk by Dilton's Shrink Machine in "Holy Cowabunga! I Shrunk the Gang"! Also: "Archie Cross Outs" activity page. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #630
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 630

    Archies Christmas Stocking Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Armageddon Alien Agenda (1991) 4

    Captain Atom's strength of will is tested at a Nazi death camp in 1944 in "...All This, And World War Too!" Part 4 of 4. Script by Jonathan Peterson, pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Steve Mitchell. Monarch. Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #344
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 344

    The Gatherers Saga: Part 2 of 18 - "Echoes of the Past" Script by Bob Harras. Pencils by Steve Epting. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by Steve Epting and Tom Palmer. On a rooftop in the shadows of Four Freedoms Plaza, the Avengers come face to face with their past! The Swordsman is back! And along with his powerful ally Magdalene…out for blood! Once the Avengers overcome their initial shock and disbelief, they attack in unison! The Prince of Power, Vision, and Crystal battle Magdalene, while the Black Knight challenges the Swordsman! Dane Whitman wins his dazzling duel, but the remaining avengers go down to defeat! And thus round one against the Gatherers ends in a unsatisfying stalemate for all. When and where will Proctor and his Gatherers strike next? First appearance of Proctor. Cameo appearances by Sersi, Dr. Peter Corbeau, and the Watcher. First $1.25 issue. 32 pages

    NOTE: The Gatherers Saga continues in Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #348.

    Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #79
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 79

    Infamous Monsters of Hollywood 4 of 4. "Fade Out!" Guest-starring Doctor Strange and the Night Shift. Story by Roy and Dan Thomas. Art by David Ross and Tim Dzon. The Avengers are in for the fight of their lives. Luckily the Master of the Mystic Arts is here to lend a hand. The West Coast team's adventure in Hollywood comes to an explosive conclusion. 32 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #14
    Barbie Fashion (1991) 14

    By Lisa Trusiani, Trina Robbins and Mary Wilshire. Cover by Amanda Conner and John Lucas. Barbie encounters a rival model who tries to get one up on her. Plus, a practical joker can't put one over on a man who is no old fool. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #474
    Batman (1940) 474
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1992 by DC.

    The Destroyer, Part 1 of 3. Batman investigates the destruction of prominent Gotham City buildings. Designs by Anton Furst are incorporated into Gotham as a part of this storyline, which continues in Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989-2007) #27 and concludes in Detective Comics (1937- ) #641. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Cover by Breyfogle and Furst. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Birth of the Demon HC (1992 DC) 1-1ST
    Auction opens December 9

    1st printing. Written by Dennis O'Neill. Art by Norm Breyfogle. Batman vs. Ra's al Ghul. Hardcover, 124 pages, 8-in. x 11-in., full color. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #27
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 27

    Destroyer, Part 2 of 3, continued from Batman (1940) #474. The Dark Knight's investigation of the Destroyer uncovers the role his ancestor, Solomon Wayne, played in the creation of modern Gotham City. Concludes in Detective Comics (1937- ) #641. Written by Dennis O'Neil, with art by Chris Sprouse and Bruce Patterson. Plus: Gotham City Visions by Anton Furst. Cover by Sprouse and Furst. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3N
    Batman vs. Predator (1991 1st Series) 3N

    Newsstand Edition. Written by Dave Gibbons. Art by Andy Kubert and Adam Kubert. Cover by Chris Warner. The final showdown takes place in the Batcave, as the wily Predator hitches a ride on the Batmobile. But man versus alien it isn't, as Batman discovers that Predator is not alone! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #24
    Beautiful Stories for Ugly Children (1989) 24
  • Issue #48
    Betty and Veronica (1987) 48

    Written by George Gladir, Mike Pellowski, and Kathleen Webb. Art by Jeff Schultz, Al Milgrom, Samm Schwartz, Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick, and Alison Flood. Cover by Dan DeCarlo and Alison Flood. Betty gives Veronica a goldfish and she thinks her cat, Tabby ate him. Betty tries to get Veronica to recycle but she doesn't give in until she sees firsthand what goes on at the dumps. Betty and Veronica argue because they both are wearing the same dress to the Fall dance. Betty and Sugarplum try to get Veronica to do one good deed for Christmas, so she can make the nice list. Betty's Fashion Collection page, art by Dan DeCarlo and Alison Flood. Veronica's Impact Fashions page, art by Dan DeCarlo and Alison Flood. 36 pages, full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #53
    Betty and Veronica Digest (1980) 53
  • Issue #3
    Bill and Ted's Excellent Comic Book (1991) 3

    Cover art by Evan Dorkin [As Evan Pop]. Wild Stallyns: The Disaster Tour '91, script and pencils by Evan Dorkin, inks by Stephen DeStefano; Bill & Ted start their Disaster Tour '91 but end up getting awful gigs and get sued when their crooked manager uses their robot doubles to do a concert. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1
    Bill the Clown (1992) 1

    Story by Dan Vado. Art and cover by Troy Nixey, plus a pin-up by Neil Vokes. A dark tale by SLG publisher Dan Vado himself. A happy clown accidentally terrorizes a small boy; traumatized, the clown decides to take the law into his own hands. Followed by Bill the Clown Comedy Isn't Pretty. 36 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Black Canary (1991 1st Series) 4

    New Wings Part Four: Just Say 'Thank You.' Black Canary must come to terms with her own problems even as she fights to end a drug war and prevent a race riot being fueled by white supremacists. Written by Sarah E. Byam, with layouts by Trevor Von Eeden and finished pencils and inks by Dick Giordano. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Black Hood (1991 DC) 3
    Published Feb 1992 by DC.

    Nate Cray gets the invite to the mayor's New Year's Eve party...but it's the Black Hood who attends and tries to save the mayor's daughter from the revenge-seeking menace of the Creeptures. Written by Mark Wheatley, with art by Rick Burchett and Mike Chen. Cover by Burchett. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #30
    Blood Sword Dynasty (1990) 30
  • Issue #2
    Bo Jackson vs. Michael Jordan (1992) 2
  • Issue #3
    Brave and the Bold (1991 2nd Series) 3

    While Green Arrow follows the trail of an illegal arms deal, John Butcher is discovered to be a spy by the radical Indian group he's infiltrated. Also featuring the Question. Written by Mike Grell and Mike Baron, with art by Shea Anton Pensa. Cover by Grell. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #5
    Brotherman (1990) 5
  • Issue #1
    Butt Biscuit (1992 Fantagraphics Books) 1
  • Issue #2
    Caligari 2050 (1992) 2

    Cover by Ken Holewczynski. Story by Rafael Nieves. Art by Ken Holewczynski. A futuristic take on the classic silent film character Dr. Caligari. The mysterious killer threatens the plans for the perfect city. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #397
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 397

    "Shot in the Dark" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Rik Levins. Inks by Danny Bulanadi. Cover by Rik Levins and Danny Bulanadi. After repelling the attack of Jack O'Lantern and Blackwing, Cap purses the dangerous duo into the catacombs beneath Skullhouse! However the two lightweight villains are not the greatest threat! It's Mother Night and Scourge lurking in the shadows! Meanwhile in his Rocky Mountain headquarters, the Red Skull gives the Viper a bizarre lesson in pain tolerance. Cameo appearances by Crossbones, Diamondback, Cutthroat, and Thor. Second Story: "Snake-Off" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Larry Alexander. Inks by Dan Panosian. Bad Girls, Inc. is having a bad day as they run into Sersi at the Serpent Society's former headquarters. They are no match for the powerful eternal, so Black Mamba tries to talk her way out of the mess! First $1.25 issue. 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #4
    Captain Confederacy (1991 2nd Series) 4

    Captain Confederacy and Kid Dixie finally discover the secret agenda for the Super Hero conference, but now their whole world is in danger! Written by Will Shetterly, with art and cover by Vince Stone. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #5
    Captain Planet (1991) 5

    Captain Planet and the Planeteers are trapped in the environmental disaster theme park known as PollutionLand! Written by Barry Dutter, with art by Craig Brasfield and Jeff Albrecht. Cover by Pat Broderick. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #155
    Cerebus (1977) 155

    Cover art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds). Flight 5, script by Dave Sim, art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds); Punisher Roach kills General Swartskof; Cerebus reaches the Seventh Sphere. US Tour Collage (photos). Groo And Cerebus benefit sketch for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, pencils by Dave Sim and Sergio Aragones, inks by Sim, Aragones, and Gerhard. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Cerebus benefit sketch for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, pencils by Kevin Eastman and Sim, inks by Eastman, Sim, and Gerhard. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Champions Classics (1992) 1

    George Perez cover. Note: # 2-15 are flip-books with Flare Adventures/Champions Classics (1992). Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #27
    Cheval Noir (1989) 27

    Cover by Kelley Jones. This month, Cheval Noir presents the second chapter in the all-new Moebius epic, The Man from the Ciguri, chapter four of Tree-Heart by Comès, and the concluding chapter of Adieu, Brindavoine by Tardi. Plus David Lynch's The Angriest Dog in the World and Rick Geary's Dorthy Kilgallen Investigates. 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $2.95.