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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #92
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    Full Color Cover - Saddle-Stitched, 8-in. x 11-in., 8 pages, B&W. Mature Readers

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Goosebumps HC (1997 Fright Light Edition) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By R.L. Stine. Includes Goosebumps: #9 - Welcome to Camp Nightmare; #33 - The Horror at Camp Jellyjam; and #45 - Ghost Camp. A collection of Goosebump tales with a reading light attached so that you can read these bone-chilling stories and still feel safe. Hardcover (with attached light), 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 394 pages, Text Only). All Ages Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #123
    Green Arrow (1987 1st Series) 123

    Stormbringers, Part 2 of 2. Green Arrow, Master Jansen and Officer Charro must take down McCloud, the rainmaker. And it's not just their lives, but those of Connor's grandfather and an entire town that hang in the balance. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Jim Aparo and Klaus Janson. Cover by Rodolfo Damaggio and Robert Campanella. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #89
    Green Lantern (1990-2004 2nd Series) 89

    "Man and Machine!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Donna Troy. Story by Ron Marz. Art by Darryl Banks and Terry Austin. It's the ultimate battle of man vs. machine as Green Lantern tests his mettle against the brand new techno threat of the Machine Messiah. Plus, Donna Troy receives some startling and tragic news. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #179
    Gridley Wave (1959) Fanzine 179

    Burroughs Home Tour. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 2 Pages B&W.

  • Issue #14
    Grifter (1996 2nd Series) 14

    This is it: the sudden death showdown with the unstoppable killer called Joe the Dead, for the lives of Grifter's family! Who wins? Hint: there's a reason this is the final issue. Don't miss it! Written by Steven Grant. Art by Trevor Scott and Norm Rapmund. Cover by Michael Ryan and Rizzo. FC, 32 pg. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Gross Point (1997) 1
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Mark Waid script Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Gunsmith Cats TPB (1996-2002 Dark Horse) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Misfire!" Collects Gunsmith Cats (1995) #7-10 and Gunsmith Cats: Return of Gray (1996) #1-3. Story and art by Kenichi Sonoda. Translated by Dana Lewis and Toren Smith. Renegade bomber Ken Taki re-emerges, but the only thing he's looking to blow up is his relationship with the syndicate. He wants to walk - they'd rather see him carried out. Can the Cats get him out in one piece? Softcover, 5 3/4-in. x 8 1/4-in., 160 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #5
    Harpy Prize of the Overlord (1996) 5
  • Issue #20
    Haunt of Fear (1992 Gemstone) 20

    1992-99 RC/Gemstone reprint series. This series can easily be confused with the original series (10c cover priced), the 1990-91 Gladstone reprint series, or 1991-92 Russ Cochran reprint series. Cover art by Graham Ingels. Thump Fun!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A murderer thinks he is like the character in Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart", imagining he hears a heartbeat in the walls, but after police examine the area they find his older brother's corpse. Terror Train, script and art by Albert B. Feldstein; Gloria was in a cab, running away from her husband Ralph...heading toward the train station and the train that would take her away from this man whom she thought was trying to poison her. Bloody Sure, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Reed Crandall. Hyde and Go Shriek!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Hawk and Windblade All the Lonely Places (1997 Elflord) 1
  • Issue #116
    Hellblazer (1988) 116

    Written by Paul Jenkins. Art and cover by Sean Phillips. Widdershins Part One; Suburban angst takes on a whole new meaning when a motley gang of angry spirits descends on a South London borough; All hell breaks loose--and for once, John Constantine isn't to blame. 36 pages, full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1A
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    Nude Encore cover by Paul Abrams. Wake Me When It's Over! Story by Steven Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. A crossover between two of the scantily-clad bad girls who were all the rage in the 1990s. The demonic Hellina joins forces with dream-hero Catfight to battle otherworldly forces of evil.  24 pages, B&W.  Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Hellina Catfight Encore Edition (1997) 1B

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    Variant Encore edition cover by Rod Perry. Wake Me When It's Over! Story by Steven Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. A crossover between two of the scantily-clad bad girls who were all the rage in the 1990s. The demonic Hellina joins forces with dream-hero Catfight to battle otherworldly forces of evil. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C
    Hellina Catfight Encore Edition (1997) 1C

    Second printing cover by John Cleary. Wake Me When It's Over! Story by Steven Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. A crossover between two of the scantily-clad bad girls who were all the rage in the 1990s. The demonic Hellina joins forces with dream-hero Catfight to battle otherworldly forces of evil. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Hellina In the Flesh (1997) 1A

    Cover 1A by Paul Abrams. Written by Joseph Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. Specially chosen by Lucifer himself to become a super-powered soldier of darkness, Hellina was purified by the power of Perg and transformed into a warrior against Hells forces on Earth. Hellina once again runs afoul of her old foes Father Mayhem and the Seventh Day, the sinister cult responsible for her creation. Also featuring an appearance by Perg. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Hellina In the Flesh (1997) 1B

    Cover 1B by Paul Abrams. Written by Joseph Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. Specially chosen by Lucifer himself to become a super-powered soldier of darkness, Hellina was purified by the power of Perg and transformed into a warrior against Hells forces on Earth. Hellina once again runs afoul of her old foes Father Mayhem and the Seventh Day, the sinister cult responsible for her creation. Also featuring an appearance by Perg. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1NUDEA
    Hellina In the Flesh (1997) 1NUDEA

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    Nude Variant cover A by Paul Abrams, limited to 700 copies. Written by Joseph Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. Specially chosen by Lucifer himself to become a super-powered soldier of darkness, Hellina was purified by the power of Perg and transformed into a warrior against Hells forces on Earth. Hellina once again runs afoul of her old foes Father Mayhem and the Seventh Day, the sinister cult responsible for her creation. Also featuring an appearance by Perg. Includes Lightning Comics Certificate of Authenticity. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1NUDEB
    Hellina In the Flesh (1997) 1NUDEB

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    Nude Variant cover B by Paul Abrams, limited to 600 copies. Written by Joseph Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. Specially chosen by Lucifer himself to become a super-powered soldier of darkness, Hellina was purified by the power of Perg and transformed into a warrior against Hells forces on Earth. Hellina once again runs afoul of her old foes Father Mayhem and the Seventh Day, the sinister cult responsible for her creation. Also featuring an appearance by Perg. Includes Lightning Comics Certificate of Authenticity. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Hellina Skybolt Toyz (1997) 1A

    Skybolt Toyz Limited Edition action figure cover. Story by Steven Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. Reprints Hellina Wicked Ways #1. A reprint of a classic Hellina adventure to coincide with the release of the Hellina action figure, back when bad-girl comics were so popular they even had their own action figures. Specially chosen by Lucifer himself to become a super-powered soldier of darkness, Hellina was purified by the power of Perg and transformed into a warrior against Hells forces on Earth. For Hellina, the end has always justified the means when hunting the hordes of Hell – but how far is too far? 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1B
    Hellina Skybolt Toyz (1997) 1B

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    Skybolt Toyz Limited Edition cover 1B by Rod Perry. Story by Steven Zyskowski. Art by Paul Abrams. Reprints Hellina Wicked Ways #1. A reprint of a classic Hellina adventure to coincide with the release of the Hellina action figure, back when bad-girl comics were so popular they even had their own action figures. Specially chosen by Lucifer himself to become a super-powered soldier of darkness, Hellina was purified by the power of Perg and transformed into a warrior against Hells forces on Earth. For Hellina, the end has always justified the means when hunting the hordes of Hell – but how far is too far? 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Hercules Heart of Chaos (1997 Marvel) 1

    You can take the god out of the man, but you can't take the man out of the god! Hercules, the fabled half-man, half god warrior, has been stripped of his immortal powers. With the Avengers presumed dead, the now-mortal adventurer has begun to question his way of life and his place in the world. But when his eternal nemesis, the war-god Ares, begins a plan to return the world to the Dark Ages, Herc is drawn back into the fray! Script by Tom DeFalco. Art and cover by Ron Frenz and Pat Olliffe. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15-1ST
    Hernandez Satyricon TPB (1997 Fantagraphics) A Love and Rockets Collection 15-1ST

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    Love and Rockets: Book 15 - 1st printing. By Los Bros Hernandez. The final Vol. 1 collection, with the "unclassifiable" stuff from the previous three years, including the stories where Jaime and Gilbert drew each other's characters. Easily the wildest and most outlandish volume! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #2A
    Heroes for Hire (1997 1st Series) 2A

    Iron Fist leads his fledgling new super hero strike force into action against the villain who killed the original Captain Marvel--Nitro the Exploding Man! Plus: Luke Cage is ambushed by agents of last issue's shadowy foe, the mystery of the all-new White Tiger continues and the Black Knight receives a strange gift that may determine his fate! Hercules also appears. Script by John Ostrander. Art and covers by Pascual Ferry and Jaime Mendoza. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Heroes for Hire (1997 1st Series) 2B

    Iron Fist leads his fledgling new super hero strike force into action against the villain who killed the original Captain Marvel--Nitro the Exploding Man! Plus: Luke Cage is ambushed by agents of last issue's shadowy foe, the mystery of the all-new White Tiger continues and the Black Knight receives a strange gift that may determine his fate! Hercules also appears. Script by John Ostrander. Art and covers by Pascual Ferry and Jaime Mendoza. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #2
    Heroic Tales (1997) 2

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  • Issue #17
    Hitman (1996) 17
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Written by: Garth Ennis Pencils by: John McCrea. Ace of Killers Part 3 Finding solace on church grounds, the crew must defend against the advances of Mawzir's forces. They're only hope: Etrigan! Introducing Baytor. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #11
    House of Secrets (1996 2nd Series) 11

    Painted cover art by Teddy Kristiansen. Digol [The Book Of Law Part One], script by Steven T. Seagle, art by Dean Ormston. The Road To You - Being There Part 1 of 5, script by Steven T. Seagle, art by Teddy Kristiansen; Ben and Rain begin searching for Traci after she left them and hitched a ride. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Immortal II (1997) 3
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.
  • Issue #28
    Impulse (1995) 28
    Tags: Flash
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Jeff Matsuda, inks by Wayne Faucher. Arrowette vs. the Spazz, script by Tom Peyer, pencils y Sal Buscema (layouts), Craig Rousseau, inks by Barbara Kaalberg, Keith Champagne; Arrowette, making her first appearance, faces off against the Spazz in Manchester. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #KIT-1997
    In and Out Media Press Kit (1997 Paramount) KIT-1997

    1st printing. This item was sent out to members of the media to promote Paramount Pictures "In & Out" starring Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Tom Selleck, Debbie Reynolds, Bob Newhart, and Wilford Brimley. Includes a synopsis, list of characters, promotional information, introduction to the actors and 7 8x10 promotional photographs in a 9-in x 12-in folder. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 9-in. x 12-in., 18 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #455
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 455

    "Waiting to X-Hale!" Guest-starring the X-Men (Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, Cable, Forge, and Cannonball). Story by Peter David. Art by Adam Kubert and Dan Green. After the Hulk collapses in the Savage Land, Wolverine, even if his teammates disapprove, brings the Hulk to the X-Mansion to recover. What will happen when the Hulk awakes? Think he'll be happy? Don't bet on it. Plus, the return of one of Hulk's oldest nemesis. 32 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Inmates Prisoners of Society (1997) 1
  • Issue #5
    Inu-Yasha Part 1 (1997) 5

    Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi. Kagome and InuYasha are forced to team up against a creature with supernaturally-powered hair! Then Kagome falls back through the well that transported her through time! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Invisibles (1997 2nd Series) 7

    Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Phil Jimenez and John Stokes. Cover by Brian Bolland. The Sound Of The Atom Splitting; In the conclusion of "Time Machine Go," a veritable blood bath ensues as King Mob takes on a pair of Japanese gangsters; Meanwhile, Lord Fanny, Jack and a new trio of decadently dressed Invisibles embark on a quest for a bizarre artifact--and hasten the apocalypse in the process. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Iron Man (1996 2nd Series) 10

    Heroes Reborn. "Dead Man Walking!" Hulk and Doctor Doom cameo. Story by Jeph Loeb. Art by Terry Shoemaker, Norm Rapmund and JD McWeeny. Bruce Banner attempt to cure himself, even it means working with the Abomination. Meanwhile, Iron Man and Rebel confront Hydra and the Mandarin in a final showdown. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Isaac Asimov's History of I-Botics HC (1997 HarperPrism) The Illustrated Novel 1-1ST

    1st printing. Edited by James Chambers. Based on an original concept by the Grand Master of modern science fiction, here is a thrilling adventure from the hidden history of World War II - and a chilling look at the genetic/robotic conflicts of the next century. Hardcover, 7 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 136 pages, Text (with Full color Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $22.00.

  • Issue #6
    Jack Kirby's Fourth World (1997) 6

    Cover by Walter Simonson. Stories and Art by John Byrne. Orion has not been himself since his emergence from The Source. Now find out what it is that has caused him to undergo this incredible transformation in "Schism"! Plus: Tales of the New Gods back-up tale "Young Scott Free"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3A
    Jackie Chan's Spartan X (1997) 3A

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    Photo cover; Michael Golden art and script Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3B
    Jackie Chan's Spartan X (1997) 3B

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    Art cover; Michael Golden art and script Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    JLA (1997) 8
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Only Green Arrow stands in the Key's way as the villain subjects the Leaguers to hallucinogenic treatments in "Imaginary Stories". Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by Chip Wallace. Howard Porter/John Dell cover. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #511
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 511
    Published Aug 1997 by Marvel.

    Betrayed! - Written by Tom DeFalco. Art by Deodato Studios. Cover by Ed Benes. At last, the Lost Gods are reunited with Odin! But are they too late to stop Red Norvell from destroying the other hidden Asgardians? Plus: the startling secret of Thor's hammer and Odin's full plan to avoid Ragnarok are revealed, forcing Loki to choose between betraying his own stepfather or sacrificing himself by taking on Seth! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Vol. 3 #32
    Judge Dredd Megazine (1990) Vol. 3 #32
    Published Aug 1997 by Fleetway.

    Volume 3 - Issue 32 (#135)

  • Issue #95
    Jughead (1987- 2nd Series) 95
  • Issue #135
    Jughead with Archie Digest (1974) 135
  • Issue #2
    Junk Culture (1997) 2

    Ted McKeever completes his 2-issue tour-de-force that exposes the copious junk in modern culture. As the synthetic suburban town becomes a war zone, a head-strong Eve and a heartless Lola grab guns and ammunition to defend themselves as they learn the truth about their origins. Meanwhile, high above the flames, gratuitous pop icon Al Roma is about to give the performance of a lifetime--which is a good thing, since it's quite possibly his last. Psycho-pop science, a deus ex machina, and cracked actors collide in "Deuces Wild." Written, illustrated and cover by Ted McKeever. Mature Readers. FC, 32 pg. Rebax Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4B
    Jurassic Jane (1997) 4B

    Created by Everette Hartsoe. Mature Readers, Hot Edition cover! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #5A
    Jurassic Jane (1997) 5A

    Mature Readers, standard non-nude cover edition. Created by Everette Hartsoe. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #4
    Ka-Zar (1997 3rd Series) 4
    • Signed by writer Mark Waid with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover pencils by Andy Kubert, inks by Jesse Delperdang. The Concrete Jungle, script by Mark Waid, pencils by Andy Kubert, inks by Jesse Delperdang; Ka-Zar, followed by Shanna, travels to New York City to find out why his brother tried to have him killed. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Kents (1997) 1

    "Bleeding Kansas, Part 1." The first part of this 12-issue series establishes how the Kents (Superman's adoptive family) move to Kansas, where Luther Reid murders Silas Kent. Script by John Ostrander, pencils by Timothy Truman, inks by Michael Bair. Cover by Truman. Cover price $2.50.