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Comic books May 1996

  • Issue #990A
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 990A

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    Bagged with poster. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Last Rites" (script by John Wagner, art by Lee Sullivan), Vector 13 in "Case Three: The Dream Factory" (script by Kek-W, art by Steve Yeowell), R.A.M. Raiders in "Thicker Than Water" part 1 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Maya Gavin), and Sinister Dexter in "Alibi of Broadway" part 1 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Charles Gillespie). Jim Murray cover.

  • Issue #990B
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 990B

    NO poster. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Last Rites" (script by John Wagner, art by Lee Sullivan), Vector 13 in "Case Three: The Dream Factory" (script by Kek-W, art by Steve Yeowell), R.A.M. Raiders in "Thicker Than Water" part 1 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Maya Gavin), and Sinister Dexter in "Alibi of Broadway" part 1 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Charles Gillespie). Jim Murray cover.

  • Issue #991A
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 991A

    Free Judge Dredd trading card attached to front cover. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Declaration of War" (script by John Wagner, art by Lee Sullivan), Vector 13 in "Case Four: Parts and Labor" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Mick Austin), R.A.M. Raiders in "Thicker Than Water" part 2 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Maya Gavin), Sinister Dexter in "Alibi of Broadway" part 2 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Charles Gillespie), and Finn in "Season of the Witch" part 1 (script by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, art by Paul Staples). Greg Staples cover.

  • Issue #991B
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 991B

    NO bonus card. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Declaration of War" (script by John Wagner, art by Lee Sullivan), Vector 13 in "Case Four: Parts and Labor" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Mick Austin), R.A.M. Raiders in "Thicker Than Water" part 2 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Maya Gavin), Sinister Dexter in "Alibi of Broadway" part 2 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Charles Gillespie), and Finn in "Season of the Witch" part 1 (script by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, art by Paul Staples). Greg Staples cover.

  • Issue #992
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 992

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Bongo War" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Lee Sullivan), Vector 13 in "Case Five: Assassin" (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Dave D'Antiquis), R.A.M. Raiders in Thicker Than Water" part 3 (script by Alan McKenzie, art by Maya Gavin), Sinister Dexter in "Wish Upon a Czar" part 1 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), and Finn in "Season of the Witch" part 2 (script by Pat Mills & Tony Skinner, art by Paul Staples). Calum Alexander Watt cover.

  • Issue #993
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 993

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Bongo War" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Alex Ronald), Vector 13 in "Case Six: Screaming Friar" (script by Brian Williamson, art by John Burns), Strontium Dogs in "Hate and War" part 1 (script by Alan Smithee, art by Trevor Hairsine), Sinister Dexter in "Wish Upon a Czar" part 2 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), and Finn in "Season of the Witch" part 3 (script by Pat Mills & Tony Skinner, art by Paul Staples). Sean Phillips cover.

  • Issue #994
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 994

    Features include Judge Dredd in "The Pit--Bongo War" part 3 (script by John Wagner, art by Alex Ronald), Vector 13 in "Case Seven: "Buzz-Saw" (script by Kevin Gill, art by Kevin Cullen), Strontium Dogs in "Hate and War" part 2 (script by Alan Smithee, art by Trevor Hairsine), Sinister Dexter in "Family Man" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Henry Flint), and Finn in "Season of the Witch" part 4 (script by Pat Mills & Tony Skinner art by Paul Staples). S.B. Davis cover.

  • Issue #14
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 14

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Summer At Home Can Be Fun; Pastiche of advice strips found in 1960s comics. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy meets his half-sister and learns more about his father. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 100 pgs. $12.95. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #721
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 721

    Cover art by Kieron Dwyer and Denis Rodier. The Fortune Plague starring Superman, script by David Michelinie, pencils by Kieron Dwyer, inks by Denis Rodier; the mischievous Mxyzptlk gives luck to Metropolis residents. Jerry Siegel 1914-1996 tribute. Comic Buyer's Guide 1996 Fan Awards. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Adolf GN (1995-1996 Cadence Books) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Half-Aryan!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. ADOLF creator Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka is the world reknowned animator of such classic series as ASTROY BOY and KIMBA, THE WHITE LION. ADOLF is his first full-length work to be published in English. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 278 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #3-REP
    Adolf GN (1995-1996 Cadence Books) 3-REP

    Volume 3 - 2nd and later printings. "The Half-Aryan!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. ADOLF creator Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka is the world reknowned animator of such classic series as ASTROY BOY and KIMBA, THE WHITE LION. ADOLF is his first full-length work to be published in English. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 278 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Adolf HC (1995-1996 Cadence Books) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Half-Aryan!" Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. ADOLF creator Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka is the world reknowned animator of such classic series as ASTROY BOY and KIMBA, THE WHITE LION. ADOLF is his first full-length work to be published in English. Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 278 pages, B&W. Cover price $21.95.

  • Issue #89
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    This month: Abstract Studio's Strangers in Paradise; Kitchen Sink Press' Crow: Flesh & Blood #1; interviews with Michael Cohen/Mark Sherman, Hart Fisher, Moebius, Jim Vance/Alex Maleev, Warrior and Peter Bagge; News Flashes: KSP: Atomic City Tales, Entity Comics' Stargate #1, Bongo/Zongo's Fleener #1, SQ Productions' Demon Baby, TSR's Player's Option: Spells & Magic, Topps' Goosebumps & Dragonheart, Event Comics' Ash: The Fire Within #1, Verotik's Deathdealer #2; plus: why you should read Claypool & KSP's Atomic City Tales. Covers feature Strangers in Paradise (by Terry Moore) and Crow: Flesh & Blood (by James O'Barr). Cover price $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Player's Handbook HC (1989 TSR) 2nd Edition 1B-1ST

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    2nd (Expanded 1996) Edition - 1st printing. This is the indispensable encyclopedia of fantasy role-playing and also the perfect companion to the referee's 2nd Edition Dungeon Master's Guide. Everything players need is here: how to determine a character's Strength, Wisdom, Charisma, and other abilities; the differences among the various fantasy races, from elves and halflings to dwarves, gnomes, and others; complete rules for character improvement; the most advantageous mapping and combat procedures; and much more, all in this easy-to-use, revised version of the classic role-playing rulebook. With this 2nd Edition, the best-selling role-playing game in history gets even better! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 320 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1B-REP
    Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Player's Handbook HC (1989 TSR) 2nd Edition 1B-REP

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    2nd (Expanded) Edition - 2nd and later printings. This is the indispensable encyclopedia of fantasy role-playing and also the perfect companion to the referee's 2nd Edition Dungeon Master's Guide. Everything players need is here: how to determine a character's Strength, Wisdom, Charisma, and other abilities; the differences among the various fantasy races, from elves and halflings to dwarves, gnomes, and others; complete rules for character improvement; the most advantageous mapping and combat procedures; and much more, all in this easy-to-use, revised version of the classic role-playing rulebook. With this 2nd Edition, the best-selling role-playing game in history gets even better! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 320 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Liberal Man (1996) 2
  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Spider-Man (1996) 2

    Cover pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Rob Stull. When the Hammerhead Strikes!, script by Nel Yomtov, pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Rob Stull; When Hammerhead tries to strongarm the Bugle into dropping stories about the mob and beats up Robbie to prove his point, Spidey steps in to take the bad guy down. Continuing the all-new adventures based on the hit animated show! 36 pgs. Cover price $0.99.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Spider-Man X-Men Flip Book (1996) 2

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    Flip book of combining Adventures of Spider-Man #2 and Adventures of the X-Men #2. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #534
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 534

    Cover pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr. The Demon Within, script by Stuart Immonen, pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr.; Lord Satanus returns as the DMN drug problem intensifies, leaving Metropolis at the mercy of rampaging drug-addicted monsters!; Other than that, everyone in the city is experiencing more than their share of good luck these days--all but Clark and Lois. Jerry Siegel 1914-1996 biography/tribute. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #8
    Adventures of Superman (1987) Annual 8

    Superman Forever - Written by Tom Peyer. Art by Derec Aucoin, Mike Collins, Jason Martin, Karl Story and Barb Kaalberg. Cover by Jerry Ordway. Earth is dead. Those who once might have called it home are long scattered to the endless stars. But in that scattering, on a thousand different worlds, by a thousand different ways...Earth's greatest legends live on! The Legends of the Dead Earth Annuals continue: Near the beginning of Superman's career, a holographic program of his father, Jor-El, revealed to the Man of Steel his Kryptonian heritage. Half a million years in the future and half a galaxy away, the hologram of Jor-El reactivates...convincing an unlikely witness that HE is the Last Son of Krypton. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of the Mask (1996) 5

    Written by Michael Eury. Art by Dev Madan and Ande Parks Cover by Bruce Timm. Stanley and Milo take a vacation during the season . . . the hurricane season, that is! Their North Carolina dream vacation goes bust when Hurricane Diana comes rolling in, carrying with it a wave of destruction that includes Stanley's old foes Pretorious and Walter! But the fun doesn't stop there, as the Carolina coast gets a visitation from beyond the grave in Adventures of The Mask #5! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of the X-Men (1996) 2

    This is the 99 cent edition. It is NOT the $1.99 version with Spider-Man Flip-book. Cover pencils by Ben Herrera, inks by Mike Miller. The Great Divide, script by Ralph Macchio, pencils by Mike Miller, inks by Dan Panosian; The X-Men and X-Factor team-up to rescue the Hulk from the Leader but who is going to rescue them from the rampaging Hulk? 36 pgs. Cover price $0.99.

  • Issue #1
    Age of Reptiles The Hunt (1996) 1

    Story and art by Ricardo Dwlgado. His mother slaughtered by a pack of Ceratosaurs, a terrified Allosaur must make his way across the sweltering deserts of Jurassic North America -- or face the same fate himself. The Hunt is on in this new chapter of Ricardo Delgado's Age of Reptiles! Told entirely in pictures, the Age of Reptiles series is regarded as one of the finest uses of the comics medium and is appropriate for all ages. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Vol. 12 #1
    Airbrush Action Magazine Vol. 12 #1

    May - June 1996. Cover artworks by Andrea Mistretta, Keung Szeto, Hajime Sorayama, Jerry LoFaro, Robert Paschal, Stanislaw Fernandes. Special Wall-To-Wall Murals Issue! William Lazos, The New Graffiti Art, Model Railroad Backdrops, Trompe L'Oeil, Interior Wall Graphics, and Saving Wyland's Whales. 116 pages, full color. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3
    Akiko (1996) 3
    Tags: Manga
    Published May 1996 by Sirius.

    Mistaken Identity (Chapter 3) - Story, Art and Painted Cover by Mark Crilley. The exciting conclusion to the saga of the Sky Pirates! Spuckler has been sent to the arena to fight a horrible monster and Akiko must save him by assuming the identity of the mysterious Alia Rellapor. Although pleased that she saved the day, Akiko is more than a little disconcerted by the fear that even a band of cutthroat pirates have for the evil queen they are seeking. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Aliens vs. Predator War TPB (1996 Dark Horse) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. Collects Aliens vs. Predator Duel (1995) #1-2, Aliens vs. Predator: War (1995) #0-4, and material from Dark Horse Comics (1992) #25. Written by Randy Stradley. Art by Jim Hall, Mark G. Heike, Phil Norwood, Mike Manley, Javier Saltares, and Chris Warner. Cover by Duncan Fegredo. First blood or last breath -- those are the only choices in Aliens vs. Predator: War! The Predators converge on the seed planet Bunda for the biggest bug hunt yet, each taking position to draw first blood. Machiko, a human who has been inducted into the Predator clan, is forced into a duel in order to claim her rightful place in the upcoming hunt. But when a new group of humans shows up, what began as sport becomes serious business. Softcover, 200 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #411
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 411

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    Cover pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. Blood Brothers part 2, "Targets!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt and Al Milgrom; The Carnage case resolved (PPSSM #233, '96), Ben and Peter arrange a picture of Spidey with the Spider-skeleton that Peter sells to the Bugle, then bury the skeleton in a cemetery; Jessica snaps a picture revealing Ben as Spider-Man, whom she blames for her father's death (SenSM #4, '96); The Bugle offers $100,000 for the Spider-skeleton; Ben searches for Seward, who has gone missing, finding his lab dismantled; Ben learns the IRS has flagged his bank account because of an irregularity in the Social Security number Seward created for him; The mercenary group Cell-12 severely beats Peter, who, powerless (since SM:FA #4, '96), doesn't fight back; After Spidey foils a mugging, he returns home to find all his stuff gone; a note on his floor reads, "We know who you are!" The story continues in Spider-Man 68. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1997
    Amazing Spider-Man Annual HC (1974 World Distributors/Panini Books) Spider-Man Annual 1997

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    A British published book reprinting three Amazing Spider-man stories - 1st printing. Includes Activity games, a crossword puzzles. Hardcover, 64 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 116 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 116 #6

    May 1996. Cover by George H. Krauter. Stories: "Higher Education"(Conclusion) by Charles Sheffield and Jerry Pournelle, "Primrose and Thorn" by Bud Sparhawk, "Dirty Snowballs" by James C. Glass, and "The Kubota Effect" by G. David Nordley. Science Fact article: "Will They Let the Spaceships Fly?" by G. Harry Stine. Probability Zero article: "Orwell's Other Nightmare" by Don D'Ammassa. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 160 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #15
    Animaniacs (1995) 15
    Published May 1996 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Walter Carzon, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mace Ventura Pet Hunter, script by Dave King, pencils by Leonardo Batic, inks by Scott McRae; A rich old lady hires Mace Ventura to capture Rita and Runt; Mace Ventura is based on the character played in the movie Ace Ventura, Pet Detective by Jim Carey. Cannoli Or Nothing, script by Dana Kurtin and Dan Slott, pencils by Leonardo Batic, inks by Scott McRae; Godpigeon sends the Goodfeathers crew out to get him a cannoli. Shopping Beauty, script by Dana Kurtin, pencils by Neal Sternecky, inks by Scott McRae; Minerva Mink goes shopping. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #405
    Animerica (1992) 405
    Published May 1996 by Viz.

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    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. The gloves are off! Get ready to go the distance with...Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie. Director Gisaburo Sugii shows you his finishing moves in the exclusive Animerica interview. Manga Feature: their destiny was foreordained in X/1999 by CLAMP. 80 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #SERIES#16
    Apocalypse Zero Model (1996 Bandai) SERIES#16 Apocalypse Zero Model (1996 Bandai) SERIES#16

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    Series #16: Zero Armor - In a horrible Post-Apocalyptic future, Kakugo and Harara, outfitted in armored exo-skeletons, fight to save mankind from the beast and monsters that threaten 21st century Tokyo. Unfortunately, the evil that resides within Harara's v Zero Armor is taking over and it's up to Harara to stop him! Based on the Japanese anime APOCALYPSE ZERO!

    NOTE: This item is a warehouse find. Packaging may have wear and minor damage. NM price refers to item being unbroken and intact.

  • Issue #20
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 20
    • Signed by writer Peter David with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover art by Phil Jimenez. Thy Keeper's Brother, script by Peter David, pencils by Martin Egeland and Alan Caldwell, inks by Howard M Shum; Ocean Master regroups his people and attacks Aquaman, who uses the memories of their relationship to try to get through OM's madness, but Admiral Strom interrupts and the whole mountain explodes; Atlan meets Koryak, and Kordax. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1A
    Araknis (1996 Mystic/Morningstar) 1A
    • Comic is autographed by artists Aaron Rix and Gene Jimenez and includes a Lone Star Comics Certificate of Authenticity.

    Regular edition. Written and Illustrated by Michael and Mario Ortiz. 32 Pages, Full Color. Note: Issue number on back. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1B
    Araknis (1996 Mystic/Morningstar) 1B

    Special Edition. Written and Illustrated by Michael and Mario Ortiz. 32 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #PRINT
    Araknis Limited Edition Print (1996 Mushroom Comics) PRINT

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    This limited edition, full color, 7 1/2-in. x 10-in. print features the cover artwork from Araknis (1996 Mystic/Morningstar) #1B. Created by Micheal and Mario Ortiz. NOTE: Limited to 3,000 copies.

  • Issue #447
    Archie (1943) 447
  • Issue #18
    Archie and Friends (1991) 18

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    Cover by Stan Goldberg & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Bill Golliher and Frank Doyle. Art by Bill Golliher & Jon D'Agostino, Stan Goldberg & Mike Esposito and Dan Parent & Rudy Lapick. Archie arranges a Riverdale High talent show on television, but Mr. Weatherbee doesn't like it and replaces the students with teachers. The new show bores everyone, so the students return in "On the Air!" Plus: Moose can't believe it, but Dilton has a bigger and louder sneeze in "Nothing to Sneeze At!" Also: Sabrina catches the Double Atchoo Split in Two Flu, and when she sneezes, a mischievous duplicate Sabrina appears in "Which Witch is Witch?" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #106
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 106
  • Issue #85
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 85
  • Issue #18
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (1995) 18

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  • Issue #35
    Archie's Story and Game Digest (1986) 35
  • Issue #1A
    Arizona A Simple Horror (1996) 1A
  • Issue #1B
    Arizona A Simple Horror (1996) 1B

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    Nude Cover Variant. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #3B
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    Nude Cover Variant. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #2
    Armed and Dangerous (1996 Armada) 2

    "Dire Streets" - Eddy Donovan's got his share of enemies -- and even more dangerous friends -- on the dark and violent streets of New York. As Eddy learns the truth about his father's gangster past, he's faced with some deadly choices. Meanwhile, Uncle Mitch the fixer makes a big mistake, and there's a high-powered hitman on the streets -- on rollerblades! Story, art and cover by Bob Hall. Suggested for Mature Audiences. B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
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  • Issue #0A
    Ash (1994) 0A
    Published May 1996 by Event.

    Joe Quesada art, "Present Ash" cover (black background). Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #0B
    Ash (1994) 0B
    Published May 1996 by Event.

    Joe Quesada art, "Future Ash" cover (white background). Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #4
    Askani'son (1996) 4
    Published May 1996 by Marvel.

    Concluding the sequel to The Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix! Dayspring must defeat Madam Sanctity's newest novitiate, Stryfe, or else the ways of the Askani will be destroyed! Written by Scott Lobdell and Jeph Loeb. Art by Gene Ha and Andrew Pepoy. Wraparound cover. Cover price $2.95.