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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #1054
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1054

    August 5, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Fast Food" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 4 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "Wolfshead" part 2 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by Paul Johnson), "I Was a Teenage Tax Consultant" (script by John Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 5 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Walker cover.

  • Issue #1055
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1055

    August 12, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Fast Food" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 5 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "The Anatomist" part 1 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by William Simpson), "I Was a Teenage Tax Consultant" part 6 (script by John Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 6 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Tribal Imagery back cover (part 1) by Jason Brashill. Front cover by Davis.

  • Issue #1056
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1056

    August 19, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Fast Food" part 3 (script by John Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 6 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "The Anatomist" part 2 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by William Simpson), "I Was a Teenage Tax Consultant" part 7 (script by Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 7 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Tribal Imagery back cover by Jason Brashill. Front cover by Greg Staples.

  • Issue #1057
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1057

    August 26, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Fast Food" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 7 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "The Anatomist" part 3 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by William Simpson), "I Was a Teenage Tax Consultant" part 8 (script by Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 8 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Tribay Imagery back cover (part 1) by Dermot Power. Front cover also by Power.

  • Issue #4
    2020 Visions (1997) 4

    Fumetti cover (photo blended with art); "La Tormenta" part one; Jamie Delano script; Warren Pleece art; James Sinclair color; Ellie DeVille letters; Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #KIT-1997
    A Smile Like Yours Media Press Kit (1997 Paramount) KIT-1997

    1st printing. This item was sent out to members of the media to promote Paramount Pictures "A Smile Like Yours" starring Greg Kinnear and Lauren Holly. Includes a synopsis, list of characters, promotional information, introduction to the actors and 5 8x10 promotional photographs in a 9-in x 12-in folder. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 9-in. x 12-in., 15 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #3
    Aaron Strips (1997) 3

    Story and art by Aaron Warner. Reprints the "Adventures of Aaron" newspaper strips. Look for various cameo appearances of other mainstream comic strip characters like Garfield, Peanuts, Calvin & Hobbes, Bloom County, & Blondie just to name a few. Flip-Book with Year of the Monkey # 1. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #736
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 736

    Cover art by Tom Grummett and Denis Rodier. Without And Within starring Superman Blue, script by David Michelinie, pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier; Superman battles Maxima, Parasite, Rock, and Barrage. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #9
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 9

    Pulp Heroes, the DCU Annuals event, continues in this tribute to the horror magazines of the 1930s. A lonely young woman who manifests mysterious occult powers tries to come to terms with her abilities. She finds serenity in the confines of a cult filled with idealistic people like herself...or is it? Can even Superman's new powers save her from the cult leader's sinister purpose? Written by David Michelinie, with art by Vince Giarrano and Brett Breeding. Painted cover by Doug Beekman. 68 pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #4
    Addam Omega (1997) 4

    Story, art and cover by Bill Hughes. Space opera and futuristic intrigue from writer-artist Bill Hughes (Star Wars: Droids). The heroes return to Earth, only to learn that the Controllers have been, well, controlling things all along. When Addam discovers their true plans for humankind, he is forced to make a desperate choice, and live up to his name. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures in the DC Universe (1997) 5

    "The Fire this Time!" Starring the Martian Manhunter. Story by Steve Vance. Art by Steve Vance, John DeLaney, and Ron Boyd. Can the mighty Martian Manhunter over come his one weakness, fire, and save a group of trapped kids? Plus, "Aliens Among Us! Starring Ultra, the Multi-Alien. Cameo by the Martian Manhunter. Story by Steve Vance. Art by Steve Vance, John DeLaney, and Ron Boyd. Learn the secret origin of one of the most unusual heroes in the DCU. All Ages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #549
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 549

    Cover pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr. The Gang's All Here, script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr.; Clark and Lois are attacked in their own apartment building, and the incident leads Jimmy Olsen to discover the biggest secret of all time!; Plus, a member of our cast says goodbye! 36 pgs. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #9
    Adventures of Superman (1987) Annual 9

    Pulp Heroes - "Terror of the Sierra Madre!" Written by John Rozum. Art by Alcatena. A major archaelogical discovery in New Mexico leads star reporters Lois Lane and Clark Kent right into the path of threat centuries in the making! 48 pages, FC. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1
    Aetos the Eagle (1997 2nd Series) 1

    Story and art by Dan Parsons. Cover by Greg Land. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #1
    Ahlea (1997) 1
    Tags: Manga
    Published Aug 1997 by Radio Comix.

    Story and Art by Lazarus Berry. Ahlea (pronounced ah-lee-uh) is a young woman who meets up with a long-lost childhood companion. While this would usually be cause for celebration, she also encounters several different aspects of herself -- all against the backdrop of her own mind! Ahlea is an introspective, thought-provoking and emotion-laden story that will deeply involve the reader. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #16
    Akiko (1996) 16
    Tags: Manga
    Published Aug 1997 by Sirius.

    Stories, Art and Painted Cover by Mark Crilley. After a frightening battle with Loza Throck, Poog is left completely powerless as Akiko and the gang make their way to Alia Rellapor's castle! After slipping past the robotic creatures that guard the palace, they search the chambers of the mammoth structure for any sign of the Prince. Suddenly, in a surprising twist of fate, they come face to face with Alia Rellapor herself! Is she really the horrible monster everyone's made her out to be, or something even more imposing? Don't miss..."Crisis Point (Chapter 16)"! Plus: Beeba offers suggestions to improve the series in "The Shape of Things to Come"! And: "Welcome to Smudko's," a menu facsimile from Smudko's, the intergalactic fast food chain from issue #11. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Akiko (1996) 17
    Tags: Manga
    Published Aug 1997 by Sirius.

    Stories, Art and Painted Cover by Mark Crilley. In the dramatic confrontation between our heroes, evil minion Loza Throck and the mysterious Queen Rellapor, will Akiko triumph with the help of the magical words taught to her by Poog? And will she get to the Prince of Smoo in time? Don't miss..."Showdown (Chapter 17)"! Plus: "Thirty-Six Ways to Draw Spuckler"! 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Aliens Purge (1997) 1

    Written by Ian Edginton. Art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks. Sybaris 503 is on the verge of a major breakthrough. They've discovered that hosts infected with leprosy have a longer-than-normal gestation period for Alien chestbursters. Before they can understand why, their funding runs out, and the "corporate financial liquidators" are sent in to seize all assets. Including the human hosts. But they'll have to go through Eloise to get them. FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Aliens Rogue TPB (1997 Library Edition) 1-1ST

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    Library Edition - 1st printing. Collects Aliens Rogue (1993) #1-4. Written by Ian Edington. Art by Will Simpson. Professor Ernst Kleist has achieved the impossible: he has genetically engineered powerful, obedient Aliens. When an operative from the funding organization is sent to do a routine check up, he finds Kleist's methods to be... unorthodox. "There is an adage," says Kleist, "about omelettes... and breaking eggs." The horror of nature is dwarfed by the terror of the man toying with it! Ian Edginton weaves a complex tale of a man driven to harness nature's most violent creature, and the horrors involved with what he must become to achieve his goal. The terror is exquisitely illustrated by Will Simpson in what proved to be the most harrowing Aliens tale yet. Brace yourself for the collected Aliens: Rogue! Professor Ernst Kleist has achieved the impossible: he has genetically engineered powerful, obedient Aliens. When an operative from the funding organization is sent to do a routine check up, he finds Kleist's methods to be... unorthodox. "There is an adage," says Kleist, "about omelettes... and breaking eggs." The horror of nature is dwarfed by the terror of the man toying with it! Ian Edginton weaves a complex tale of a man driven to harness nature's most violent creature, and the horrors involved with what he must become to achieve his goal. The terror is exquisitely illustrated by Will Simpson in what proved to be the most harrowing Aliens tale yet. Brace yourself for the collected Aliens: Rogue! Softcover, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #3
    Amanda and Gunn (1997) 3
  • Issue #425
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 425

    Wraparound cover pencils by Steve Skroce. "The Chump, the Challenge and the Champion!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Steve Skroce, inks by Bud LaRosa; Spider-Man is determined to avenge his humiliation by Electro, who is proving far more of a headache to the Rose than the boon he had hoped; Peter's increasing headaches and constant aspirin-popping aggravate his ulcer while Joe and Martha Robertson argue about the dangers of his job; Electro, tired of being put down, concocts a plan to blackmail the city with an electrical bomb; Spidey recruits X-Man to help against Electro; Rose hires Master Zei & the True Believers and sends an anonymous note to the Bugle telling Spidey where to find Electro; Spidey, in a new insulated suit, and X-Man confront Electro at Con Ed's central switching generator; The True Believers snatch a body from Cypress Hills cemetery; Angered by the battle, Electro decides to blow up the five boroughs. 54 pgs., full color. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    Amy Racecar Color Special (1997) 2
  • Issue #4
    Anarky (1997 1st Series) 4
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Cover by Norm Breyfogle and Kevin Nowlan. Fanfare For The Common Man (Metamorphosis Part 4), script by Alan Grant, pencils by Norm Breyfogle, inks by Joe Rubinstein; If the people lead, do the leaders follow?; Anarky's psychic device unleashes a wave of change into Gotham City inhibiting people from lying and leading revolutions against rulerships; Anarky relearns consequences to his actions when revolutions are set in the name of human control and its Scarface & the Ventriloquist pulling the strings. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Angel Fire (1997) 2
  • Issue #30
    Animaniacs (1995) 30
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.
  • Vol. 11 #7
    Animation Magazine (1985) Vol. 11 #7

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    Vol. 11 # 7; issue # 58. Batman, top commercial houses, future of animated feature films, anime's hot directors, news and reviews, and more. 8-3/8 in. x 10-7/8 in.; mostly black and white with some color; 44 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #508
    Animerica (1992) 508
    Published Aug 1997 by Viz.

    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. Get ready for the Summer of Anime! Travel the summer convention circuit. Convention '97 Part 1. Plus: The Undiscovered Anime Country. Manga Feature: their destiny was foreordained in X/1999 by CLAMP. 80 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #35
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 35
    • Signed by writer Peter David with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Peter Palmiotti. Sight Unseen, script by Peter David, pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Peter Palmiotti; Newly blinded Aquaman meets up with Animal Man, who is trying to save his daughter from the Gamesman. They team up and Aquaman learns how to use The Clear before his sight returns. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #462
    Archie (1943) 462

    Stories by George Gladir, Mike Pellowski, Hal Smith and Angelo Decesare. Art and Cover by Stan Goldberg & Henry Scarpelli. It looks like Reggie and Candy will win the tandem surfing contest -- Archie just can't summon the strength to lift Betty! The solution: Betty lifts Archie instead in "Topsy Turvy"! Plus, Archie decides to declare his love for Veronica -- by trimming Mr. Lodge's prize exotic shrubs so they read, 'I Love You!' -- in "Bush Wacky!" Also, Archie is haunted by dreams of meeting the perfect girl on the boardwalk, so he goes in search of her on the actual boardwalk in "Dream Girl"! And: "Endangered Part One"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #24
    Archie and Friends (1991) 24

    Cover by Stan Goldberg & Henry Scarpelli. Stories by Dan Parent, Rurik Tyler and Bill Golliher. Art by Stan Goldberg & Mike Esposito and Bill Golliher & Rudy Lapick. It's a Riverdale reunion, when some of Archie's friends from yesteryear make their triumphant return! When The Archies band goes on tour, their first stop is Cedarville, where their old friends Cricket O'Dell and Frankie Valdez now live. After enjoying the concert, Frankie decides to put his strength to use as The Archies' roadie. And since Cricket is the amazing teen who can tell you exactly how much change you have just by using her nose, she joins the tour to keep tabs on finances. This comes in handy when their van breaks down and a couple of unscrupulous mechanics try to rip them off in "Cricket's Good Scents"! Plus: "Fully Equipped"; "Wish Upon a Star"; and "It's the Only Way to Travel"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #149
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 149
  • Issue #94
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 94
  • Issue #27
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (1995) 27
  • Issue #38
    Archie's Story and Game Digest (1986) 38
  • Issue #11
    Athena (1995 A.M. Works) 11

    Cover art by Dean Hsieh. Act 2 / scene 5 Stormy Weather, script and art by Dean Hsieh; Hephaestus tries to deal with Emmeleia's crush on him; Apollo gets fed up with the new generation of gods and tortures Hephaestus to get information on Athena's strength; Athena and her friends go to a Simwave club. A photo of Christian Wagner cosplaying as Dionysus. Fan art by Sarah Caldwell. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 10

    "Shadow War!" Part 3 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Michael Ryan. The Mighty Thor arrives on Avengers Island! However the Prince of Asgard thinks he has reached Valhalla instead! Auspiciously, his long-time teammates let him know he's actually standing in the reactor containment room of the Avengers' old headquarters! After consulting with Reed Richards; the golden avenger theorizes that some people in this confusing universe are genuine articles, while others have been manufactured from the strange energy emanating from the dormant reactor! But which is which? When the Avengers return to their mansion, Loki's gang attacks! The Enchantress, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Thor vs. the Wasp, Ant-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, and the true god of thunder! Cameo appearance by Agatha Harkness. (Notes: The Thor fighting on Loki's side is the one freed from amber in the first issue of the series. This issue features a gatefold cover detailing the current storyline. This issue also includes a 3-page preview of the upcoming Quicksilver (1997) series.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #12DF
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  • Issue #32
    Azrael Agent of the Bat (1995) 32

    Angel and the Monster Maker: Part 2 of 3: Werewolf! - Written by Dennis O'Neil. Art and Cover by Roger Robinson & James Pascoe. Jean-Paul investigates the unusual vampire sightings in town, but instead finds himself face to face with a werewolf! Unable to activate the "angelic nature" within him, Jean-Paul loses to the living nightmare...badly! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #141
    B-Club (Japanese) 141
    Published Aug 1997

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    Bandai Characters Illustrated Magazine. Most text in Japanese. 8-1/4 in. x 11-5/8 in.; part color, part black and white; 128 pages.

  • Issue #0
    B.C. Ants Free Antcan (1997) 0

    Written & illustrated by Audwynn J. Newman. B&W, 16 pages, standard paper stock.

  • Issue #28
    Bacchus (1995 ECC) 28
    Published Aug 1997 by ECC.

    Stories by Eddie Campbell, Marcus Moore and Wes Kublick. Art by Eddie Campbell, Pete Mullins and Michael Evans. Cover by Eddie Campbell and Pete Mullins. The acclaimed series by artist Eddie Campbell, featuring the latter-day adventures of the immortal Greek gods. Earth, Water, Air & Fire continues, as Bacchus, Theseus, the Eyeball Kid and Simpson get caught in a gang war in Sicily. The Murder Ballad; Veil of Tears; plus an Alec story and a Montague Hale one-pager. 36 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Badger (1997 2nd Series Image) 4

    Professional wrestler Silo needs a big money match to get his wrestling career back on track but no one will go against him because of his reputation as a career-ender. But Silo has the perfection solution: fight the Badger. But will the Badger do it? Silo has ways to convince him and the Badger ends up in the match to end all matches in "Hot House." Script by Mike Baron and art by Mike Norton & Barbara Kaalberg. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #545
    Batman (1940) 545
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Major Arcana Part 2 of 3: Night of the Dying Jokers - Written by Doug Moench. Art and Cover by Kelley Jones and John Beatty. The Joker and the Demon decide to forget about Gotham City and concentrate instead on -- you guessed it -- Batman! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #21
    Batman and Robin Adventures (1995) 21
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Direct Edition.
    • Label #283EB6-006
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    "Why is a Raven Like a Writing Desk?" Written by Ty Templeton. Art by Joe Staton and Terry Beatty. Batgirl tries to solve the Riddler's latest diabolical scheme! Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #10
    Batman Chronicles (1995) 10
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Cover art by Phil Winslade. To See The Batman, script by Bob Gale, art by Bill Sienkiewicz; a text story with illustrations. The Madman's Tale, script by Chris Duffy, pencils by Javier Saltares, inks by Mike Sellers; A bum tells a "scared straight" story to a young hoodlum, about a run-in he had with the Batman that ruined his life. Odd Attachment, script and pencils by Gary, inks by Cam Smith; A rich gentleman pays a hefty ransom to get his dog back. 52 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #97
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 97

    Cover art by Anthony Williams and Andy Lanning. Dirty Tricks, part 3, script by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, pencils by Anthony Williams, inks by Andy Lanning; Batman battles The Magician, who turns out to be several CIA operatives. 32 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #65
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 65

    ILLUSIONS: Part 1 of 3. The Harder They Fall - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Norm Breyfogle & Joe Rubinstein. Painted Cover by Chris Moeller. Something strange is going on in Gotham City and Batman has no idea what it is. A murder is committed on live television; the president of the banking association kills himself; gunfire erupts at the Penguin's birthday party; Commissioner Gordon is arrested for embezzlement; and a young man seems to have proof that he's Bruce Wayne's son! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Batman Spider-Man (1997) 1

    The Kingpin's wife lies deathly ill, and Ra's al Ghul offers a solution: the ailing Mrs. Fisk can bathe in the Lazarus Pit and be restored, but only if the Kingpin helps Ra's kill off 99.5% of the world's population. Only the Dark Knight and the Wall-crawler have any hope of thwarting the uneasy alliance in this globe-spanning adventure. Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Art and cover by Graham Nolan and Karl Kesel. FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #8
    Batman The Long Halloween (1997) 8

    "Mother's Day." The Scarecrow escapes from Arkham Asylum and douses Batman with fear gas. Bruce, under the influence, runs from Captain Gordon. The death of Bruce Wayne's parents is revisited, further illuminating Batman's motivations for fighting crime. A contest for readers to guess the identity of Holiday is announced. Script by Jeph Loeb, art and cover by Tim Sale. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Battle Angel Alita Part 8 (1997) 2

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    Challenge 2: Gun Dreams - Story and Art by Yukito Kishiro. Alita has escaped the dastardly Desty Nova's trap, but now with Nova's assistant/lover Eelai running interference for him whilst armed with a deadly weapon, it looks like Nova may escape Alita! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.