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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beavis and Butthead The Butt-Files TPB (1997 MTV Books) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. "Beavis and Butt-Head's Guide to Sci-Fi and The Unknown". Created by Mike Judge. Written by Greg Grabianski and Aimee Keillor. Softcover, 7-in. x 9-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $12.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Beavis and Butthead The Butt-Files TPB (1997 MTV Books) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. "Beavis and Butt-Head's Guide to Sci-Fi and The Unknown". Created by Mike Judge. Written by Greg Grabianski and Aimee Keillor. Softcover, 7-in. x 9-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $12.00.

  • Issue #52
    Betty (1992) 52

    Written by George Gladir and Mike Pellowski. Art by Stan Goldberg, Mike Esposito, and Tim Kennedy. Cover by Stan Goldberg and Henry Scarpelli. At the fair, Betty drags Archie from one ride and concession to another in a desperate attempt to avoid Veronica. Five pages of two-panel gags based on records the various Riverdale characters have set during their lives. Betty falls asleep after reading nursery rhymes to the twins she is babysitting and dreams of her friends participating in various fractured nursery rhymes. Betty improvises a water athlete routine with a snowboard, a tow rope and Ethel's wave rider in order to win a local contest sponsored by a Riverdale TV show. Editor Gorelick promotes the Archie syndicated newspaper strip, Betty & Veronica's Summer Fun #4 and Sabrina The Teenage Witch #5. 36 pages, full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #114
    Betty and Veronica (1987) 114

    Written by Mike Pellowski, Kathleen Webb, and Joe Edwards. Art by Dan DeCarlo and Mike Esposito. Cover by Dan DeCarlo. Betty turns down a chance to ogle guys at the beach to keep a promise to Veronica. Betty and Veronica speculate about the futures of their friends over pizza. Deciding that she is Riverdale's primary trend-setter, Veronica begins speaking in slang that she made up. Veronica needs Betty's help to babysit her cousin Leroy. Editor Gorelick promotes Archie's Vacation Special #5 and Veronica #66. 36 pages, full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #66
    Betty and Veronica Double Digest (1987) 66

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  • Issue #13
    Big Bang Comics (1996 2nd Image) 13

    Cover art by Jeff Weigel. The Riddle of the Sphinx, script and art by Jeff Weigel; Once a member of The Pharaoh's Elite Guard on the Earth of another dimension, scientist Chefren Ra escaped to Earth and took steps to cover his tracks to prevent The Pharaoh's armies from conquering his new home; Using technology he brought with him to amass a huge fortune, "Peter Chefren" became a philanthropist, and in addition, the superhero "The Sphinx" (wearing the uniform of the very people he left behind); When an industrial spy inadvertently causes one of the Elite Guard soldiers to find him, The Sphinx is forced to abandon his new life to insure the safety of everyone else. House ad for next issue, Big Bang Comics #14, art by Rich Buckler. 44 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Billy Dogma (1997) 2

    By Dean Haspiel. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Black Hole (1995 Kitchen Sink/Fantagraphics) 1st Printing 4

    1st printing. Stories, Art and Covers by Charles Burns. A mysterious plague causes mutations in Burns acclaimed horror graphic novel. Keith is smitten with Eliza, an alluring artist who happens to have a tail. Final Kitchen Sink issue. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Black Pearl TPB (1997) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Black Pearl (1996) #1-5. Written by Mark Hamill and Eric Johnson. Art by H.M. Baker, Bruce Patterson, and Dan Schaeffer. Mark Hamill's The Black Pearl was all over the news during the release of the Star Wars Special Edition trilogy, causing fans to hunt for the sold-out series. Now the entire story is available in one package, "remastered" to make it appropriate for all ages. The Black Pearl explores the differences between reporting the news...and creating it. Softcover, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #13
    Blade of the Immortal (1996) 13

    Dreamsong: Part 2 of 7 - Story and art by Hiroaki Samura. Makie is a natural-born killer bred to be a geisha. Splitting her life between servitude and slaughter is going to lead to an untimely death, so it's time she chose a path. And her choice could mean trouble for Manji, the immortal ronin. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Bloodshot (1997 2nd Series) 2

    "Dead Man Walking" - In the best tradition of Hong Kong action and twisted film noire, the mystery deepens as Bloodshot struggles to learn the connection between Garrison and Angelo Mortalli (a name very familiar to fans of the old Valiant Universe). What he leaves in his wake is spilled blood and broken bones...but what he's destined to find is all the more grisly! Written by Len Kaminski, with art by Sal Velluto and Jeff Albrecht. FC, 32 pgs. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Body Bags Father's Day TPB (1997 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    Dark Horse Edition - 1st printing. Collects Body Bags (1996-1997 1st Series) #1-4.

    Story and art by Jason Pearson.

    Mack's as big as a house and as mean as a bull elephant. Panda's as pretty as a rose and as deadly as the ebola virus. They're the daddy-daughter, bounty-hunting team known as Body Bags, and this is the story of how they got together!

    Jason Pearson's four-issue frenzy is collected in this 104-page trade paperback! If you missed the comics, you won't want to miss the story everybody's talking about.

    Softcover, 104 pages, full color.

    Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #28
    Bone (1991 1st Printing) 28

    1st Printing. Cover art by Jeff Smith. Untitled story, script and art by Jeff Smith; Fone Bone and Smiley Bone meet Roque Ja. Bone illustration by Scott Robert. 1st Printing. 28 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20
    Bone (1996 Image/Cartoon Books Reprint Series) 20
  • Issue #7
    Book of Fate (1997) 7
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Written by Keith Giffen. Art and cover by Ron Wagner and Bill Reinhold. Signs; Alan Scott petitions the masters of magic to remove the articles of Fate from Jared Stevens. Last $2.25 cover price. 36 pages, full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #39
    Books of Magic (1994) 39
  • Issue #6
    Box Office Poison (1996) 6

    Cover art by Alex Robinson. Glorious Results Of A Misspent Youth; Stephen's childhood career is revealed. Life In Exile After Abdication; How Iriving Flavor started back in comics. Art Of Friction; a day at the bookshop for Sherman. Scripts and art by Alex Robinson. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #6
    Brainbanx (1997) 6
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.
  • Issue #7
    Buck Godot (1993) 7

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    The Gallimaufry, Part 7: This Thing Called Death. The various plot threads are tied up one-by-one: Buck arranges an audacious deal between the alien races; Lou gives Oorts killer a New Hong Kong wake; Buck dons a Mega-Suit and tracks the missing Winslow into shift space. Includes a page explaining how aliens see death. Whimsical sci-fi adventure written by Phil Foglio, with art by Foglio and Barb Kaalberg. Black and white; 32 pages. Cover by Foglio. Cover price $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #45
    Cable (1993 1st Series) 45

    Cover pencils by Randy Green, inks by Scott Hanna. Moving Target Part One: No Escape, script by James Robinson, pencils by Randy Green, inks by Scott Hanna; Bastion has taken over X-Mansion and Cable invades to protect Xavier's files and to break Caliban out. Robinson begins run on series. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #10
    Captain America (1996 2nd Series) 10

    Serpents and the Eagle: Part 3 of 4 - "Capital Punishment!" Story by James Robinson. Art by Joe Bennett and Sandra Hope. Cap arrives in Washington and teams up with SHIELD to take down the local faction of the Sons of the Serpent. But what happens when Cap discovers his most trusted ally, Nick Fury, is working with the Serpent King. Plus, introducing the Heroes Reborn debut of Sam Wilson as Falcon! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Caravan Kidd TPB (1997-1999 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Story and art by Johji Manabe. Translated by Dana Lewis and Toren Smith. Wataru ran away from home to find . . . something. Something fun, something exciting, something different. What he found was all three, with emphasis on "different"! Mian Toris is an enigma, an endearing, buxom redhead with a big sword and a penchant for dog collars and trouble! All the fleets of Helgebard are after her lovely tail, and she's drafted Wataru and his sidekick Babo to be her companions for the escape run. The authorities claim she's the harbinger of Armageddon, with aspirations to destroy the whole planet, but from where Wataru is sitting, she's the answer to his prayers. He found his something, and no one is going to come between the two of them! Softcover, B&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Cartoon Network Presents (1997) 1A

    Regular Edition. Cover pencils by Genndy Tartakovsky, inks by Barbara Krueger. Untitled story, script by John F. Kelly, pencils by Genndy Tartakovsky, inks by Barbara Krueger; Dee-Dee's interference with Dexter's experiment produces a giant pink kitty that endangers the city. Alley Oops!, script by Michael Kupperman, art by Bill Alger; Top Cat and the gang must stop a developer from building over their beloved alley. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1B
    Cartoon Network Presents (1997) 1B

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    Platinum Edition. Cover pencils by Genndy Tartakovsky, inks by Barbara Krueger. Untitled story, script by John F. Kelly, pencils by Genndy Tartakovsky, inks by Barbara Krueger; Dee-Dee's interference with Dexter's experiment produces a giant pink kitty that endangers the city. Alley Oops!, script by Michael Kupperman, art by Bill Alger; Top Cat and the gang must stop a developer from building over their beloved alley. 36 pgs.

  • Issue #48
    Catwoman (1993 2nd Series) 48
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Cover art by Jim Balent. Trapped In The Web Of Morella, script by Doug Moench, pencils by Jim Balent, inks by Ray McCarthy and Stan Woch; Catwoman, wearing her new diving costume, infiltrates S.P.I.D.E.R. to steal a Crystal Skull in which the eyes project death beams. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Cavewoman Meets the Explorers (1997) 1

    Cover by Budd Root and Bill Neville. Story by Terry Collins. Art by Budd Root, Bill Neville and Brian Hodges. A crossover adventure featuring Roots Cavewoman and the Explorers characters created by Collins and Neville. Hoping to get a better look at dinosaurs, the Explorers wind up in the distant past with Cavewoman and the stranded people of Marshville. Followed by Cavewoman: Missing Link. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #221
    Cerebus (1977) 221

    Cover art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds). Rick's Story 2, script by Dave Sim, art by Dave Sim and Gerhard (backgrounds); Rick and Cerebus play 5 bar gate. 28 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #7
    Challengers of the Unknown (1997 DC 3rd Series) 7

    Cover pencils by John Paul Leon, inks by Shawn Martinbrough. Last Days - Part One of Three, script by Steven Grant and Len Kaminski (plot and scripting assist), pencils by John Paul Leon and Tommy Lee Edwards, inks by Shawn Martinbrough; Intrigue everywhere...; While Clay, Brenda, Marlon and Kenn investigate incidents where aircraft disappear and reappear in an instant; Everyone on board saw a brilliant light...; Brenda visits an old professor and finds his lab on fire; She's jumped by Saxon, the Anti-Challenger, but escapes; Minutes later, Saxon kills an assassin gunning for the Challs. Kenn, Marlon, and Brenda take a convertible to the Mojave Desert where the planes blipped out...; Marlon meets Rocky Davis and Ed Sands, who founded the new Challs; They're pulling the franchise...; Marlon gets a call from his friends in the desert; Rocky demands they pull out: it's dangerous to venture there; He and Marlon fly a small plane over the desert and see the Challs' convertible disappear into a white light. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Chaos Gallery (1997) 1
  • Issue #6
    Chirality To the Promised Land (1997) 6
  • Vol. 29 #2
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    Vol 29, Num 2, #131; Contact - Jodie Foster, explorer of the infinite, on the sci-fi filming; filming Shaquille O'Neal as Steel; Spawn; Event Horizon; Mimic. Contact cover art by David Voigt features Jodie Foster. Cover price $5.99.

  • Vol. 3 #7
    Cinescape (1994) Vol. 3 #7
    Published Aug 1997 by Mania Ent..

    July/August 1997 - Shaquille O'Neal discusses Steel; Harrison Ford interview; Barry Sonnenfeld discusses Men in Black; 'The 10 FX Sequences You Must See This Summer'; Joel Schumacher and Peter MacGregor-Scott talk Batman and Robin; article on James Cameron's Titanic; article on Xena: Warror Princess; article on Stargate SG-1. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Clandestine vs. The X-Men TPB (1997) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Clandestine (1994 1st Series) #1-8 and X-Men/Clandestine (1996) #1-2. Story and art by Alan Davis. Softcover, 192 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #29
    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 29

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    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 29 features More Stories by Poe by Edgar Allan Poe. Adapted by Samuel Willensky with art by Harley M. Griffiths, August M. Froehlich, Arnold L. Hicks, and Gahan Wilson. Cover by Jen Marrus. Includes an essay by Gregory Feeley. Square-bound softcover, full color, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in. 64 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #30
    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 30

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    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 30 features The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas. Adapted by John O'Rourke with art by Ken Battlefield. Cover by Jay Geldof. Includes an essay by Beth Nachison, Ph.D., Connecticut State University. Square-bound softcover, full color, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in. 64 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #31
    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 31

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    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 31 features Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Art by Henry Kiefer. Cover by Lou Harrison. Includes an essay by Julie Bleha, M.A., Columbia University. Square-bound softcover, full color, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in. 64 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #32
    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 32

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    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 32 features David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Adapted by George Lipscomb with art by Henry Kiefer. Cover by Gene Ha. Includes an essay by Emily Woudenberg, The Dickens Project University of California at Santa Cruz. Square-bound softcover, full color, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in. 64 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #33
    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 33

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    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 33 features Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain. Art by Henry Kiefer. Cover by Clem Robins. Includes an essay by Andrew J.Hoffman, Ph.D., Brown University. Square-bound softcover, full color, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in. 64 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #34
    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 34

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    Classics Illustrated Study Guides (1997 Acclaim) 34 features The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. Art by Alex Blum. Cover by Alex Maleev. Includes an essay by Gregory Feeley. Square-bound softcover, full color, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in. 64 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #31P
    Combo (1994) 31P

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    Polybagged with extras. Latest news & prices for comics, non-sport cards, action figures, gaming cards & more. In this issue: Batman & Robin - inside the new movie; Billy Tucci on Shi: Heaven & Earth; Monumental OverPower; Warren Ellis on Transmetropolitan from DC; alternative comics from Modern; Aliens Predator and Clive Barker CCGs. Shi cover by Billy Tucci. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #31U
    Combo (1994) 31U

    Unbagged Edition - does not include extras. Latest news & prices for comics, non-sport cards, action figures, gaming cards & more. In this issue: Batman & Robin - inside the new movie; Billy Tucci on Shi: Heaven & Earth; Monumental OverPower; Warren Ellis on Transmetropolitan from DC; alternative comics from Modern; Aliens Predator and Clive Barker CCGs. Shi cover by Billy Tucci. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Come Closer, Roger, There's a Mosquito on Your Nose TPB (1997 AM) A FoxTrot Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Story and art by Bill Amend.

    A collection of FoxTrot comic strips, featuring even more hilarious adventures with the Fox family.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #50
    Comic Book Marketplace (1991) 50

    How many magazines make it to 50? Not many, but CBM did it and we kick off the 50th issue celebration with an incredible line-up. It begins with The Unexpurgated Julie Schwartz! The "Godfather of the Silver Age" tells all like never before in this exclusive interview! It's the inside story of the end of DC's Golden Age and the dawn of their Silver Age from the man who was there for it all! Also: Silver Age master Murphy Anderson recreates his renowned original cover for Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) #119 for our cover! B&W with color gallery. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #99
    Comic Relief (1989) 99
  • Issue #1240
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 1240

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  • Issue #1241
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 1241

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  • Issue #198
    Comics Journal (1977) 198

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    Interview with Milo Manara; interview with Hunt Emerson; Wally Wood's life and work - part 2; Eisner winners; convention reports. Cover by Manara. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #137
    Comics Revue (1984-2009 Comics Interview) 137

    Newspaper comic strip reprints: Modesty Blaise, The Phantom, Tarzan by Russ Manning, Steve Canyon, Sky Masters by Jack Kirby Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #3067
    Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 U.K.) 3067

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Firing Zone" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #3068
    Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 U.K.) 3068

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Comrades at War" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.