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Comic books January 1996

  • Issue #973
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 973

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Flesh in "Chronocide" part 1 (script by Dan Abnett and Steve White, art by Gary Erskine), Vector 13 in Case Nine: "Blackout" (script by Abnett, art by Mike Perkins), PARAsites in "The Future King" part 10 (script by Mark Eyles, art by Mike Hadley), and Kid Cyborg part 2 (script by Kek-W, art by McCarthy/Mann). Mick Austin back cover. Steve White front cover.

  • Issue #974
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 974

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit" part 5 (script by John Wagner, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Flesh in Chronocide" part 2 (script by Dan Abnett and Steve White, art by Gary Erskine), Vector 13 in Case Ten: "Thrillkill" (script by Brian Williamson, art by John Burns), PARAsites in "The Future King" part 12 (script by Mark Eyles, art by Mike Hadley), and Kid Cyborg part 3 (script by Kek-W, art by McCarthy/Mann). Shaky 2000 back cover. Cliff Robinson/Alan Craddock front cover.

  • Issue #975
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 975
    • Back cover missing.

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit" part 6 (script by John Wagner, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Flesh in "Chronocide" part 3 (script by Steve White and Dan Abnett, art by Gary Erskine), Vector 13 in Case Eleven: "K2" (script by Kevin Gill, art by Mike Hadley), Kid Cyborg part 4 (script by Kek-W, art by McCarthy/Mann), and Darkness Visible part 1 (script by Nick Abadzis, art by John Ridgway). Photo cover (Sylvester Stallone as Judge Dredd).

  • Issue #976
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 976

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit Bull" (script by John Wagner, art by Carlos Ezquerra), Flesh in "Chronocide" part 4 (script by Steve White and Dan Abnett, art by Gary Erskine), Darkness Visible part 2 (script by Nick Abadzis, art by John Ridgway), Kid Cyborg part 5 (script by Kek-W, art by McCarthy/Mann), and Venus Blue Genes in "Venus on the Frag Shell" part 1 (script by Abnett, art by Simon Coleby). Cliff Robinson cover.

  • Issue #1996
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  • Issue #1
    2099 Genesis (1996) 1

    Chromium Cover by Ramos & Kesel; "Mid Day Sun"; Warren Ellis script; Dale Eaglesham art; Scott Koblish inks; Jon Babcock letters; Mike Thomas colors; Ghost Rider, Daredevil, Doom, X-Men, Spider-Man, X-Nation app; Lead-in to Fantastic Four 2099; Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #4
    3 X 3 Eyes (1995 Dark Horse) 4

    "Curse of the Gesu" Story and art by Yuzo Takada. Yakumo is an ordinary high-school student whose life has been turned upside-down by a three-eyed girl. She is Pai, an immortal with strange powers and a talent for drawing trouble into her path, such as the monstrous creature called the Gesu. Can Yakumo and his friend Natsuko survive the Gesu's attack? Only if Pai's immortal powers are up to the job. . . 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Vol. 8 #1
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    Volume 8, Issue 1 - Spring 1996. Science Fiction and fantasy magazine. 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Acidboy (1996) 1
    Published 1996 (est.) by Starhead Comix.

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    By Dennis Worden. Reprint of Stickboy #2 and Suburban Teens On Acid. 64 pages, B/W, 5 1/2-in. x 10-in. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #10
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 10

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Comic insert titled Acme Novelty Comics. Mouse Trap; Balloon day in Quimby's town. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy dislikes his mother's new lover. Adventures of the G.I. Jim Action Club; Rusty bilks Chalky out of another rare action figure. Fake ads. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 44 pgs. $4.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #717
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 717

    Cover art by Kieron Dwyer and Denis Rodier. H'Tros City! starring Superman, script by David Michelinie, pencils by Kieron Dwyer, inks by Denis Rodier; Cyborg searches for Superman and Mope and takes them back to the Tribunal. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #85
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    Cover price $2.25. The Crow: Dead Time - J. O'Barr's Crow in a deadly new series from Kitchen Sink; Ranma 1/2 gets ready to conquer America; interviews with Ron Randall, Ron Fortier, Roger Barnes, Chynna Clugston and Jae Lee, plus Artist of the Month Rumiko Takahashi; News Flashes: More Mallrats stuff from KSP, Brainstorm Comics' Vampress Luxura #1, Lightning & High Impact Studios present Double Impact/Hellina #1, the Newmatic Man's Return to Kalighoul from Tekno Comix, Return of the Jedi Widevision from Topps, Chaos! Comics' Lady Demon poster, Straight to Hell & more, Cosmic Comics' Death Race 2021, Drawn & Quarterly's Underwater, Entity Comics' Fem 5 #1, NBM Publishing's Verdilak. Covers feature The Crow: Dead Time and Ranma 1/2. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #531
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 531

    Cover pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr. Justice! [The Trial of Superman, Part 12 of 12], script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr.; Superman and his allies return to Tribunal World and debate Superman's and Mope's sentences one last time; Both Superman and Tribunal Prime receive their final punishments, and Superman returns to Earth and Lois. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #466
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  • Issue #1
    Adventures of the Mask (1996) 1

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    Written by Michael Eury. Art by Neil Vokes and Jay Geldhof. Cover by Bruce Timm. Based on but not adapted from the hit Saturday morning cartoon! Life in Edge City has always been tough for good guy Stanley Ipkiss. But now that Stanley is in possession of the ultra-powerful artifact, the mask, it's. . . well, tougher! There is truth in the old axiom that with great power comes greater trouble! The trouble is everybody wants the mask, including Pretorious, the villainous bad guy, and Walter, the mute monster! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #37
    Akira (1988) 37
    Published Jan 1996 by Marvel.
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    "Evolution" As the epic battle draws to a close, the secret of Akiras power is revealed. The first English translation of Katsuhiro Otomos influential manga series. Story, art and cover by Otomo. Color by Steve Oliff. Includes a bonus story "Final Bets", written by Jo Duffy, with painted art by Mark Texeira, and a pinup by Dave Gibbons. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #4
    Albedo (1994 3rd Series Antarctic) 4

    Cover by Steve Gallacci. Stories and art by Steve Gallacci, Fred Patten and Terrie Smith. The third volume of the popular anthology focusing on anthropomorphic and funny-animal comics. The Erma Felna storyline concludes; A Favor for a Friend, a Beatrix Farmer story by Katmandus Terrie Smith. Final issue of the series; followed by the short-lived 4th Series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Aliens SC (1996 Copper Beach Books) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Jim Pipe. This book takes a look at space travel, animal aliens, movie aliens, space plants, extraterrestrials, and UFOs. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Aliens TPB (1992, 1996 Dark Horse) 3rd Edition 1B-1ST

    3rd (1996) Edition - Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Book One!" Collects Aliens (1988-1989) #1-6. Written by Mark Verheiden. Art by Mark A. Nelson. The collection includes all six issues of the Aliens series plusthe short story from Dark Horse Presents #24 by Mark Verheiden & Mark A. Nelson. Also included are all of Nelson's frightening frontpieces form all printings of the series. Softcover, 168 pages, B&W. Cover price $13.95.

  • Issue #1
    Aliens vs. Predator Booty (1996) 1

    Written by Barbara Kesel. Art by Ron Randall. The Colonial Marines have captured a live Alien Queen! But when pirate Predators attack the Marines, even the toughest fighters in the galaxy might not be able to hold on to her! Enter Evie, Shel, and Norley, three ordinary, if well-armed, human beings who get caught in the ensuing crossfire. By the time they realize that they're really just extras in the big battle scene, it may be too late to escape from the savagery of either the Aliens or the Predators! FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Amazing Fantasy (1962) 17

    Continuing the fully-painted look at Spider-Man's first amazing adventures! Spidey swings into action against his first super-powered foe, a young mystery vandal who's a super-villain in the making! More of the good ol' days! Written by Kurt Busiek. Painted art by Paul Lee, Terese Nielsen, Alexi Taylor, Greg Loudon and Ken Meyer, Jr. Painted cover by Paul Lee. Marvel Select format. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #407
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 407

    Cover pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. Spidey's costume gets a new look. Silver Sable, Human Torch and Sandnan guest star in "Blasts from the Past!", script by Tom DeFalco (begins as regular writer), pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt; The Scarlet Spider's reputation destroyed by Dr. Octopus, Ben assumes the identity of Spider-Man (SpSS #2, '95), dyes his hair blond so he won't be recognized as Peter Parker, and gets a job at the Daily Grind coffee shop (SenSM #0, '96); With the Bugle headlining "Whatever Happened to Spider-Man?" the Human Torch sky-writes a meeting request at their usual spot (the Statue of Liberty), while Silver Sable, curious if Spidey is a different man in the costume, has her agents track him; Elsewhere, Mysterio toys with his newly-stolen Digital Imagery Transmission chip (SenSM #0, '96) that converts his brainwaves into digitized illusions; Meanwhile, Ben, heading to the Torch meeting, spots Sable and Sandman. The letters page has a statement of ownership - average print run, 395,486; average paid circulation 234,290. The story continues in Spider-Man 64. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Amazon Empire: A Gallery Girls Collection SC (1996 SQP) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Weaker sex? I don't think so. SQP presents a collection of art featuring beautiful and savage female warriors every bit as savage and dangerous as their male counterparts. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    Amazon Empire: A Gallery Girls Collection SC (1996 SQP) 1S-1ST

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    Includes a Signed and Numbered Art Print - Volume 1 - 1st printing. Weaker sex? I don't think so. SQP presents a collection of art featuring beautiful and savage female warriors every bit as savage and dangerous as their male counterparts. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers NOTE: Print art and signed by Marc Sasso. Limited to 1,000 copies. Cover price $9.95.

  • Vol. 116 #1-2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 116 #1-2

    January 1996. Double Issue. Cover by George H. Krauter. Stories: "A Pillar of Stars by Night" by Alexis Glynn Latner, "Martian Valkyrie" by G. David Nordley, "Alexandrian Libraries" by Stephen L. Burns, "Last Stop on the Green Line" by Daniel Hatch, "Resurrection" by Bud Sparhawk, "Nursery Sam" by Ben Bova, "L.A. in L.A." by Barry B. Longyear, "Motivational Engineers" by Bill Johnson, "A Monster's Tale" by Jeffery D. Kooistra, "Teddy" by Rob Chilson, and "Dinoshift" by J. Brian Clarke. Science Fact 3 part article:"Population and the Future: Two Views of Our Prospects" - "Trapped Between Damnations: The True Meaning of the Population Crisis" by Thomas A. Easton, "Population, the Demographic Transition, and "Biological Imperatives"" by Stephen L. Gillett, Ph.D., "Concluding Statements" by both authors. State of the Art article: "Call to Arms" by Christopher McKitterick. Special Feature: "Micro-G and Me" by T. A. Chafin. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 320 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #11
    Animaniacs (1995) 11
    Published Jan 1996 by DC.

    Brain For Brain, script by Bobbi JG Weiss, pencils by Walter Carzon, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Deciding that his plans fail because of Pinky, the Brain ends their relationship to take a new partner--himself, cloned from his latest invention, a duplicator ray. Frankly Frankenstein, script by Dave King, pencils by Cosmo Quartieri, inks by Scott McRae; The Warner Brothers and the Warner sister get sent to Austria in a box meant for Dr. Frankenstein. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Anime UK/FX (2nd Series) 10

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    Anime UK # 1-4, Anime FX # 5 on. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #401
    Animerica (1992) 401
    Published Jan 1996 by Viz.

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    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. Monkeyin' Around with Buichi - Animerica's candid interview with Space Adventure Cobra creator Buichi Terasawa. Manga Feature: X/1999 by CLAMP. 80 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #16
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 16
    • Signed by writer Peter David with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover pencils by Martin Egeland, inks by Howard M Shum. Kings, script by Peter David, pencils by Martin Egeland, inks by Howard M Shum; The JLA comes to Poseidonis to check out the threats made by Thanatos, and get booted out by Aquaman and Dolphin; Kordax enslaves all the people of Poseidonis after beating up Koryak. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Aquaman Time and Tide TPB (1996 DC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Aquaman: Time and Tide (1993) #1-4. Written by Peter David. Art by Kirk Jarvinen and Brad Vancata. Since his dramatic debut in the 1940s, Aquaman has gone from admired hero to legendary icon. Able to breathe both in air and water, the King of the Seven Seas has fought villainy from the deepest depths of the oceans to the outer limits of the galaxy. AQUAMAN: TIME AND TIDE tells of how this scorned baby of Atlantis became one of the greatest heroes in the world. From his abandonment on a reef to his upbringing by a dolphin to his first encounter with surface dwellers, this book chronicles the origin and ascension of the mythical figure known as Aquaman. Softcover, 88 pages, full color. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #6
    Arcana (1995 Wells and Clark) 6

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  • Issue #443
    Archie (1943) 443

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  • Issue #104
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 104
  • Issue #138
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 138
  • Issue #16
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (1995) 16

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  • Issue #1
    Art and Beauty Magazine (1996 Fantagraphics) 1

    1st printing. By Robert Crumb. 7-in. x 10-in., 30 pages, B/W. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of Wrightson HC (1996 A Pop-Up Portfolio) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Art by Bernie Wrightson. Sideshow is proud to introduce the first volume in a series of Wrightson illustrations presented in a unique three-dimensional format. Includes six 3-D illustrations. Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., full color. Cover price $9.98.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ash TPB (1996 Event) 1-1ST
    Published Jan 1996 by Event.

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Ash (1994) #1-5. By Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti. When a fledgling fire fighter, working hard to live up to his father's legacy, discovers he has super powers, he becomes the crime fighter known as Ash! Ash is the first creator owned project by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti. Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1
    Asrial vs. Cheetah (1996) 1

    Story, art and cover by Fred Perry. A crossover between Asrial from Ninja High School and Cheetah from Gold Digger. Answering an ancient distress call, Asrial ventures to Earth and encounters Cheetah, a lycanthropic cat-woman, and mistakes her for an enemy. The resulting fight plays right into the real villains plans. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Asterix and Obelix All at Sea GN (1996 Dargaud Edition) 1-1ST

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    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 1st printing. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Asterix and Obelix All at Sea GN (1996 Dargaud Edition) 1-REP

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    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 2nd and later printings. Covers on reprints may vary. Verify printing by indicia. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Asterix and Obelix All at Sea HC (1996 Dargaud Edition) 1-1ST

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    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 1st printing. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #6
    Astro City (1995 1st Series) 6

    What happens to the world when Samaritan and Winged Victory go out on a date? Find out in "Dinner at Eight." Appearances by Beautie, M.P.H., Crackerjack, Quarrel, Cleopatra, First Family. Script by Kurt Busiek, art by Brent Anderson. Letters column has Winged Victory illustration by John Romita, Sr. Cover by Alex Ross. Back cover features Winged Victory 'character gallery' by Ross. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #2
    Asylum (1995 Maximum) 2

    Cover art by Mike Deodato Jr. To Die For, script by David Campiti and Mike Buckley, art by Mike Deodato Jr.; Angelique Sorayama battles a giant soldier; Then Death Kiss deals with Oyabun Masusetske, Don of the Yakuza. Phantasm, script by Robert Napton, pencils by Pop Mhan, inks by Marlo Alquiza, Jonathan Sibal, and Danny Miki; Avengelyne dreams about the escape from purgatory of Faith and B'Liale. Beanworld - chapter two, script and art by Larry Marder. Baptism of Fire (part 2 of 3) featuring Battlestar Galactica, script by Robert Napton, pencils by Richard Horie and Brian Denham, inks by Rene Micheletti; The early days of Adama. Lt. Adama versus Lt. Cain in training exercises. They team up to infiltrate the Cylon outpost on Onaka. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Atomic Chili TPB (1996) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Joe R. Lansdale. Art by Steve Bissette, Phil Hester, and Timothy Truman. Cover by Dave Dorman. Softcover, 304 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #3A
    Avengelyne Power (1995) 3A

    Photo Cover-Girl with crossbow Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3B
    Avengelyne Power (1995) 3B

    Photo Cover-Girl with Sword Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3C
    Avengelyne Power (1995) 3C

    Art Cover Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1E
    Avengelyne Swimsuit Book (1995) 1E

    American Entertainment special edition. Photo cover Avengelyne on rock. Avengelyne model Cathy Christian

  • Issue #394
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 394

    Avengers/Iron Man crossover. "Bad Blood" Plot by Bob Harras and Terry Kavanagh. Script by Bill Raab. Pencils by Mike Deodato. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by Ed Benes. Story continues from Iron Man 324. Inside Janet Van Dyne's palatial estate, Hank Pym works feverishly to save her life! A giant cocoon has formed around the Wasp's lifeless body to keep her alive while the Avengers' medical attempts continue. However Kang and Mantis will not let their enemies rest! After Moonraker and a mysterious teenage girl arrive at the South Hampton estate, so does Kang's number one assassin...the nasty Neut! In mere moments Neut cuts a giant swath through the Avengers' ranks! And with only Crystal and Quicksilver left standing, the diminutive blue-skinned warrior prepares to deliver the coup de grĂ¢ce! But then something (or someone) astonishing emerges from the smoldering cocoon! Whatever it is...it looks like victory! Story continues in (the one-shot) Avengers Timeslide and Iron Man 325. Cameo appearance by the Black Panther. Appearances by Malachi, Tobias, Tuc, Madame Masque, Century, and the Swordsman. Avengers Lineup: Black Widow, Crystal, Deathcry, Giant-Man, Hawkeye, Hercules, Quicksilver, Vision, and the Wasp. (Notes: The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 339,865; average paid circulation: 85,165. However the actual number of single issue (printed) nearest to filing date is 142,814.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.50.