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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #23
    Kitbuilders Magazine (1994) 23
  • Issue #10
    Knights of the Dinner Table (1994) 10

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    Let the Dice Fall Where They May. Story, art and cover by Jolly R. Blackburn. A solid example of how clever writing can compensate for simplified art in comics. The lives and real-world concerns of a group of gamers are revealed by their wacky interplay around the fantasy gaming table. Let the GM Be a Lady Tonight!; The Spyder Pits of Queen Krawler; The Temp; KODT Idea Search; Brians Small Press Picks; Parting Shots. 32 pages, B&W. First printing. NOTE: Any second printing, will be so marked by the publisher. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Knights of the Dinner Table Tales from the Vault SC (1997-2000 Kenzer) 1st Edition 1-1ST

    1st Edition - Volume 1 - 1st printing. Tales from the Vault is a compilation of all the Knights of the Dinner Table single-page strips that have appeared in various publications from 1990 to 1997. Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. No Cover Price

  • Issue #4
    Knuckles the Echidna (1997) 4
  • Issue #5A
    Lady Death The Crucible (1996) 5A
  • Issue #5WIZARDSIGNED
    Lady Death The Crucible (1996) 5WIZARDSIGNED
    Published Aug 1997 by Chaos.

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    Wizard Signed Edition. Signed by artist Steven Hughes. Includes Wizard Authentic holosticker on front cover and certificate of authenticity from Wizard Entertainment. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Legion of Stupid Heroes (1997 Alternate Concepts) 1
  • Issue #95
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1989 4th Series) 95

    Metal Men"The Emerald Doom!" Brainiac 5 needs the world's most advanced computers, which leads him and the Legion right to the high-tech insides of the fabulous Metal Men -- and their remarkable Responsometers! Unfortunately, Brainy doesn't realize that the robot heroes are actually much more than robots -- in the teen genius' eyes, they're just spare parts! Plus, one Legion romance begins to unravel as another draws tighter! Written by Tom Peyer and Tom McCraw, with art by Lee Moder and Mark Farmer. Cover by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #51
    Legionnaires (1993) 51

    In "Picking Up the Pieces," the Legionnaires deal with the aftermath of the battle with Mordru -- including the very real possibility that they may not be able to permanently imprison the sorcerer! Meanwhile, those fallen in battle are looked after as the survivors look ahead and new fates await many of the Legionnaires and the group of heroes who lent a hand in the Mordru battle. Plus, Leland McCauley fires the Work Force! Are there new members in the Legion's future? Written by Roger Stern and Tom McCraw, with art and cover by Jeffrey Moy and W.C. Carani. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #42
    Lobo (1993 2nd Series DC) 42

    Nobody dumps the Main Man for another guy! Say it ain't so 'Bo?!? Lobo tangos his way to Argentina to find Perfidia--the girl who stole his heart. Little does he realize that he's gotta tear out a buncha beating hearts before he finds the one that he thinks beats only for him. Dancing and violence abound as the blood flows down Argentina way! Written by Alan Grant. Art and cover by Ariel Olivetti and Pier Brito. FC, 32 pg. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #2
    Locke and Lode (1997) 2

    Created by Jeremy Haun. Follow the adventures of two supermarket workers and a Gump from Gumpland. B&W Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #439
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    Published Aug 1997 by Locus.

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    Vol. 39, #2. The Newspaper of the Science Fiction Field. This issue: Jane Yolen - Telling Tales; Locus Awards Winners and Stoker Awards Winners - with banquet reports from each; Results of the Annual Locus Readers' Poll; Interview with Laura J. Mixon & Steven Gould. Cover features Jane Yolen, Laura J. Mixon & Steven Gould. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #31
    Looney Tunes (1994 DC) 31
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Cover by Peter Tumminello & Scott McRae. Stories by Alison Heartinger. Art by Nelson Luty & Horacio Ottolini and Oscar Gonzalez Loya. Thinking the Looney Tunes are getting a little flabby, the WB execs send them on an expedition into high country to get in shape with some extreme sports. But when mountain-boarding, bungee-jumping and river-rafting become a little old, the Tunes start to create their own daredevil sports that only Tunes could -- or would -- do! Featuring: Daffy Duck in "Wheel Determined Duck"; Sylvester and Son in "Board Out of His Mind"; and Pepe Le Pew in "Avalanche of Love"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4A
    Lost World Jurassic Park (1997 Topps) 4A

    Art cover variant by Walt Simonson. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4B
    Lost World Jurassic Park (1997 Topps) 4B

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    Photo cover variant. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Luftwaffe 1946 (1997) Vol. 02 5

    Story by Ted Nomura. Art by Ted Nomura and Ben Dunn. Cover by Ted Nomura. Sometimes listed as Families of Altered Wars #47. In this alternate-history world, the Axis powers succeeded in extending the war into 1946, allowing artists Nomura and Dunn to create fanciful jet fighters and other aircraft as part of Hitlers Luftwaffe air force. The Luftsturm saga continues as the joint Japanese/German suicide force attempts a combined attack on the Allies with everything they've got -- only to be surprised by the Allies new weapon. Meanwhile, Captain Dora Oberlicht and Major Adler discuss lost causes and last stands. Luftsturm, Part 5. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Lust for Life (1997) 3

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    Stories by Billy Strayhorn and Jeff Levine. Art and cover by Jeff Levine. Slice-of-life drama about a twentysomething and his friends. Lush Life; One; the text story The Final Days of Luxury; Two. 24 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Lyceum (1996) 2

    Showcases work by various writers and artists. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #360
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 360

    This issue features contributions by Sergio Aragones, Bill Wray, Anthony Barbieri, Mike Snider, Drew Friedman, Desmond Devlin, Sam Viviano, Timothy Shamey, Andrew J. Schwartzberg, Rick Geary, Mort Drucker, and others. Parodied subjects include Con Air, America Online, rednecks, sex, drugs, Shakespearean sonnets for modern lovers, and more. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #122
    Mad Special (1970 Super Special) 122

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    August 1997. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2
    Mage The Hero Defined (1997) 2

    Matt Wagner art and script Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Magnus Robot Fighter (1997 Acclaim) 7

    Magnus thinks about how he developed his practices and beliefs and appeals to his god for help. The Shepherd robot attempts to join up with humans. And Dr. Whitcraft tries to figure out what is going on with Magnus, all in "A Prayer for the Dying." Script by Tom Peyer and art by David Boller & Andrew Pepoy. Cover is a salute to the covers of the original Magnus Robot Fighter comic series started in the 1960s by Gold Key Comics. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Maison Ikkoku Part 7 (1997) 2
  • Issue #1
    Major Bummer (1997) 1
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    "What the Hell…?!" Written by John Arcudi. Art by Doug Mahnke and Tom Nguyen. Lou Martin is an average Gen-Xer slacker. So what happens the day where in a flash of light he gains super human powers? Well, nothing really. Follow the…uneventful adventures of the most unmotivated hero ever to walk the earth. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #41
    Manga Mania (UK) 41
    Published Aug 1997 by Titan Books.

    Japanese movies, comics (Dirty Pair, Gunsmith Cats), and more. 8.25-in. x 11.75-in.; part color, part black and white; 96 pages.

  • Issue #8
    Manga Vizion Volume 3 (1997) 8
  • Issue #5
    Marvel Adventures (1997) 5

    Written by Ralph Macchio. Art by Andy Kuhn and Harry Candelario. Cover by Andy Kuhn. A Little Knowledge; Spidey and the X-Men head off into space to face down their deadliest enemies for the amusement of the Stranger. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #20
    Marvel Vision (1996) 20
    Published Aug 1997 by Marvel.

    Article on Star Trek comics, with comments from Tim Tuohy, Ian Edginton, Bobbie Chase, Mike Martin and Laurie Sutton; article on the Silver Surfer, with comments from J.M. DeMatteis and Ron Garney; article on Crimson Dawn, with comments from editor Matt Idelson and Ben Raab; Larry Lieber interview; Time Slip: Sub-Mariner illo by Cully Hamner; a history of the Spider-Man newspaper strip, with comments from Stan Lee and John Romita, Sr.; Marvel's Silliest Moments: Captain America becomes a star-spangled were-wolf; The Greatest Comics Never Seen: artwork by Jim Fern and Tim Tuohy for Galahad 2099; Beast Files: Apocalypse/En Sabah Nur; article on Maverick, with comments from editor Kelly Corvese and Jorge Gonzalez; Q & A with Chris Eliopoulos; Q & A with Mark Bernardo; Marvel Chronicles: 1973 Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    Maze Agency (1997 2nd Series Caliber) 2

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    Gabriel Webb and Jennifer Mays travel to a monastery to find a mob witness but encounter murder and danger in "The Adventure of the Realm of Silence." Script by Mike W. Barr and art by Gene Gonzales & Ande Parks & Jason Baumgartner. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Mazy Devil (1997) 1

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    Written & illustrated by Aaron Bordner. B&W, 32 pages, standard paper stock. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Megahurtz (1997) 1
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.

    By JOE ST. PIERRE and DAVID CHLYSTEK. Welcome to the end of the world: Filled with hatred and greed, addiction and corruption--where politicians are more showmen than statesmen, sex is a trillion dollar industry, and murder, a misdemeanor...into this world a man-monster is spawned: MEGAHURTZ! Death machine from the abyss, a mesh of flesh and technology, built for total destruction, programmed for annihilation! But will he be the agent of Armageddon...or the deliverer of salvation? B/W 24 pg. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Men in Black Far Cry (1997 Marvel) 1A

    Written by Lowell Cunningham with art by Dietrich Smith, Art Nichols, and Phil Moy. Full color, 48 pages, standard paper stock. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Men in Black Far Cry (1997 Marvel) 1B

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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition. Signed by Lowell Cunningham. Limited to 500 copies. Includes numbered Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity. Written by Lowell Cunningham with art by Dietrich Smith, Art Nichols, and Phil Moy. Full color, 48 pages, standard paper stock. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1
    Menz Insana (1997) 1

    He's part Jack the Ripper, part Mad Hatter and part Mary Poppins. She's a sensual cross between Barbarella and a Vargas Girl. Together they exist on the Mental Plane--a riotous and colorful parallel reality where the minds of the mentally-fractured linger after a collapse. Through a series of interlinked short-stories from black comedy and sitcom satire to contemporary horror, this visually stunning, fully painted one-shot explores the bizarre madness of the Mental Plane, as well as Menz's unpredictable exploits on Earth. Written by Christopher Fowler. Painted art and cover by John Bolton. Mature Readers. FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #18
    Mercedes (1995) 18
    Published Aug 1997 by Angus.

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  • Issue #6
    Metal Guardian Faust (1997) 6

    Revelations - Story, Art and Cover by Tetsuro Ueyama. The classic superhero-style tale of a girl and her robot continues! Rushiha is being used as bait to entrap Faust...but lucky for him there seems to be a traitor in the reindeer robot ranks! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Midnight Panther (1997) 5
  • Issue #171
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  • Issue #7
    Minimum Wage (1995) Volume 2 7

    Cover art by Bob Fingerman. Bridge Watching, script and art by Bob Fingerman; Rob and Sylvia each meet the other's relations at a funeral. Rob Hoffman and Sylvia Fanucci illustration by Glen Barr. 28 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Mister Blank (1996) 3

    Story, art and cover by Christopher J. Hicks. Sam Smith, a nondescript office worker, is drawn into a fantastic conspiracy that stretches back to the dawn of humankind. Sam takes Julie on a date that brings them both into the mysterious underworld of their employer, N Industries. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Mixx Zine (1997) Vol. 1 #1
    Tags: Manga

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    Volume 1, Issue 1 - August 1997. Sailor Moon, Iceblade, Parasyte, and Magic Knight Rayearth. 7-in. x 10.5-in.; black and white; 208 pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #2
    Mobile Police Patlabor Part 1 (1997) 2
  • Issue #17
    Modeler's Resource (1995) 17

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  • Issue #1A
    Munsters (1997 TV Comics) 1A

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    Yellow title photo cover Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Munsters (1997 TV Comics) 1B

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    Red foil title Comic Con 1997 edition; limited to 500 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C
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    Virgin Cover Variant.

  • Issue #0
    Myst Book of the Black Ships (1997) 0

    American Entertainment Exclusive preview – Written by Lovern Kindzierski and Chris Ulm. Art by Doug Wheatley. Over three million people have been captivated by MYST spending countless hours seeking to unravel its many secrets. Now the intrigue and adventure is revealed! This is a preview of the comic that will do it.

  • Issue #1A
    Myst Book of the Black Ships (1997) 1A

    Regular Edition - Written by Lovern Kindzierski and Chris Ulm. Art by Doug Wheatley. Over three million people have been captivated by the MYST® CD-ROM game spending countless hours seeking to unravel its many secrets. Now the intrigue and adventure is revealed! Timed to coincide with the release of the long-awaited sequel RIVEN(TM), this comics series will explain never-before-revealed elements of the MYST® story! It focuses on Atrus, the creator of MYST island, and his sons Sirrus and Achenar. FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Myst Book of the Black Ships (1997) 1B

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    American Entertainment Exclusive Edition - Written by Lovern Kindzierski and Chris Ulm. Art by Doug Wheatley. Over three million people have been captivated by the MYST® CD-ROM game spending countless hours seeking to unravel its many secrets. Now the intrigue and adventure is revealed! Timed to coincide with the release of the long-awaited sequel RIVEN(TM), this comics series will explain never-before-revealed elements of the MYST® story! It focuses on Atrus, the creator of MYST island, and his sons Sirrus and Achenar. FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Nameless (1997) 4
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.