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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #100
    What If (1989 2nd Series) 100

    Cover art by Klaus Janson. Paper Skin, script by Ivan Velez Jr. (plot, script) and Klaus Janson (plot), art by Klaus Janson; Gambit and Rogue are unwittingly manipulated into helping Sinister discover the secret of the universe--that their lives are merely stories in a comic book. There's No Place Like That Place Where You Sleep and Keep All Your Stuff, script by Robert Piotrowski, pencils by Rurik Tyler, inks by Harry Candelario; As Sue falls unconscious after Reed's experimental spacecraft crashes to earth, she has a strange Oz like dream with a familiar cast of players. What If...Starring Wolver-Wimp illustration, pencils by Jim Cheung, inks by Andrew Pepoy. 44 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #213
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  • Issue #32
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  • Issue #1A
    Wildcats 3 D Special (1997) 1A
  • Issue #1B
    Wildcats 3 D Special (1997) 1B
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.
  • Issue #41
    Wildcats Covert Action Teams (1992) 41

    Endangered Species: Part 1 of 9. "For Whom the Bell Tolls...!" Story by Brandon Choi and Jonathon Peterson. Art by Mat Broome, Troy Hubbs, Sal Regla, and Al Vey. The Puritans, a highly technologically advanced organization out to eliminate all Kherubim and Daemonites from the planet, plan to rewrite history. If the WildC.A.T.s want to continue to exist they'll have to follow Gina and her elite strike team on a dangerous trek back through time. First stop...smack dab in the middle of World War I. "Recruitment!" Story by Brandon Choi. Art by Carlos D'Anda. Get a look at how the Puritans recruited some of the highly skilled operatives. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Wildcats X-Men The Modern Age (1997) 1A

    Adam Hughes art; Paul Smith cover. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #1B
    Wildcats X-Men The Modern Age (1997) 1B

    Adam Hughes art and cover Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #1
    Wildstorm Ultimate Sports (1997) 1
  • Issue #16
    Witchblade (1995) 16
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron. Untitled Witchblade story, script by Michael Turner (Co-Pot), Christina Z, and David Wohl, pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron and Team Tron [Jeff De Los Santos, Jose Guillen, Marcia Chen, Andy Kim, and Viet Truong]; Sara rescues some experimental subjects from a government project and, in return, they try to kill her. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16SPLITTER
    Witchblade (1995) 16SPLITTER
    Witchblade (1995) #16SPLITTER
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.

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    Witchblade #16 Splitter Euro RRP Bikini Variant. Story in German. Cover pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron. Untitled Witchblade story, script by Michael Turner (Co-Pot), Christina Z, and David Wohl, pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron and Team Tron [Jeff De Los Santos, Jose Guillen, Marcia Chen, Andy Kim, and Viet Truong]; Sara rescues some experimental subjects from a government project and, in return, they try to kill her. 36 pgs. $2.50.

  • Issue #72AP
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 72AP

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    X-Men cover by Joe Madureira & Tim Townsend. Polybagged with extras. Article on Major Bummer, with comments from John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke; a look at villains who have turned into heroes; Michael Golden interview; article on the Batman animated series, with comments from Paul Dini, Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett; article on how comics series are pitched and developed, with comments from Karl Kesel, Kurt Busiek, Jeph Loeb, Mike Carlin, Bob Harras and Ralph Macchio; article on the grim nature of the X-Men titles, with comments from Joe Madureira, Scott Lobdell and Bob Harras; Q & A with Mark Waid and Ron Garney on Captain America; Basic Training by Art Adams; Peter Kuper interview; Character Profile: Grifter; Creator Spotlight: Joe Kelly; Wizard Profile: Tony Harris. Cover price $4.55.

  • Issue #72AU
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 72AU

    X-Men cover by Joe Madureira & Tim Townsend. Not polybagged. Article on Major Bummer, with comments from John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke; a look at villains who have turned into heroes; Michael Golden interview; article on the Batman animated series, with comments from Paul Dini, Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett; article on how comics series are pitched and developed, with comments from Karl Kesel, Kurt Busiek, Jeph Loeb, Mike Carlin, Bob Harras and Ralph Macchio; article on the grim nature of the X-Men titles, with comments from Joe Madureira, Scott Lobdell and Bob Harras; Q & A with Mark Waid and Ron Garney on Captain America; Basic Training by Art Adams; Peter Kuper interview; Character Profile: Grifter; Creator Spotlight: Joe Kelly; Wizard Profile: Tony Harris. Cover price $4.55.

  • Issue #72BP
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 72BP

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    Spider-Man/Venom cover by Mike Wieringo. Polybagged with extras. Article on Major Bummer, with comments from John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke; a look at villains who have turned into heroes; Michael Golden interview; article on the Batman animated series, with comments from Paul Dini, Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett; article on how comics series are pitched and developed, with comments from Karl Kesel, Kurt Busiek, Jeph Loeb, Mike Carlin, Bob Harras and Ralph Macchio; article on the grim nature of the X-Men titles, with comments from Joe Madureira, Scott Lobdell and Bob Harras; Q & A with Mark Waid and Ron Garney on Captain America; Basic Training by Art Adams; Peter Kuper interview; Character Profile: Grifter; Creator Spotlight: Joe Kelly; Wizard Profile: Tony Harris. Cover price $4.55.

  • Issue #72BU
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 72BU

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    Spider-Man/Venom cover by Mike Wieringo. Not polybagged. Article on Major Bummer, with comments from John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke; a look at villains who have turned into heroes; Michael Golden interview; article on the Batman animated series, with comments from Paul Dini, Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett; article on how comics series are pitched and developed, with comments from Karl Kesel, Kurt Busiek, Jeph Loeb, Mike Carlin, Bob Harras and Ralph Macchio; article on the grim nature of the X-Men titles, with comments from Joe Madureira, Scott Lobdell and Bob Harras; Q & A with Mark Waid and Ron Garney on Captain America; Basic Training by Art Adams; Peter Kuper interview; Character Profile: Grifter; Creator Spotlight: Joe Kelly; Wizard Profile: Tony Harris. Cover price $4.55.

  • Issue #115
    Wolverine (1988 1st Series) 115

    Cover pencils by Leinil Francis Yu, inks by Edgar Tadeo. In the Face of It, script by Larry Hama, pencils by Leinil Francis Yu, inks by Edgar Tadeo; The X-Men are captured and brought into Bastion's complex at the old Hulkbuster base while Jubilee looks on helplessly; Thinking Wolverine is dead, the Zero Tolerance soldiers prepare to incinerate him but Wolvie gets better fast and rescues the rest of his teammates. Operation Zero Tolerance cross-over. 38 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #124
    Wonder Woman (1987 2nd Series) 124

    Part 2 of 4 - "All My Sins Remembered!" Guest-starring Etrigan the Demon. Story and art by John Byrne. In the depths of hell, side-by-side with Artemis, Wonder Woman must face her greatest challenge…and the ultimate tragedy! Featuring the demonic villainy of Neron! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #30
    Wrapped in Plastic (1992) 30

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    "The Unseen Twin Peaks" compares scripts with televised versions of episodes 2010-2015. Plus: a survey of Lost Highway reviews from around the country; the RR Diner's new owners; a Lynch documentary; Lynch on Dutch TV; and more. "X-Files Extra" features a special look at XF publications from around the world! Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #136
    X-Factor (1986 1st Series) 136
    Published Aug 1997 by Marvel.

    "Nothing Lasts Forever!" Part 1 of 3. Story by Howard Mackie. Art by Jeff Matsuda and Art Thibert. Forge and Mystique begin to realize their feelings for one another run deeper than either of them could have possibly imagined. Plus, the unthinkable has happened...Sabretooth is loose and he's out for blood. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #32
    X-Files (1995) 32
    Published Aug 1997 by Topps.

    Cover by Miran Kim. Crop duster. Story by John Rozum. Pencils by Alex Saviuk. Inks by Rick Magyar. An elderly man claims tiny green goblins are terrorizing him and his wife. Mulder and Scully investigate and find……something. When further evidence reveals that the man may be abusing his wife, the complexion of the entire investigation changes. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    X-Files Afterflight (1997) 1

    Cover by Miran Kim. Story by Stefan Petrucha. Pencils by Jill Thompson and Alexander Saviuk. Inks by Jill Thompson and Rick Magyar. An old man is trying to recreate a flying ship his grandfather created one hundred years ago. If those darn grey aliens would just leave him alone! When three men in black start sniffing around, Mulder and Scully get involved. Now the agents become embroiled in a complex web involving corporate espionage, a scheming ranch hand with dreams of becoming a writer, a caring daughter, little grey men, and a man who just wants to fly. 64 pages. Full color. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #1998-1ST
    X-Files Desk Diary HC (1996-1999 Harper Entertainment) 1998-1ST

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    1998 - 1st printing. Features calendar pages for the year of 1998 and includes dozens of full color photos and many quotes from the popular 90s TV series. Also includes lined pages for note taking. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 8-in. x 7-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $16.00.

  • Issue #68
    X-Force (1991 1st Series) 68

    First $1.99 issue. Cover pencils by Adam Pollina, inks by Mark Morales. Girl Talk, script by John Francis Moore, pencils by Pop Mahn, inks by Mark Morales and Al Milgrom; Domino is captured by Operation Zero Tolerance; Warpath travels to another dimension at Sledge's request. Operation Zero Tolerance Cross-Over. 38 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #29
    X-Man (1995) 29
    Tags: X-Men
    Published Aug 1997 by Marvel.

    Part 4 of 4 - "Dead Ahead!" Havok cameo. Story by Terry Kavanagh. Art by Roger Cruz. Powerless and alone, Nate must face himself and the ghosts of his past if he is going to move forward. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #66
    X-Men (1991 1st Series) 66
    Published Aug 1997 by Marvel.

    Cover pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Art Thibert. Start Spreadin' The News..., script by Scott Lobdell, pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Art Thibert; Iceman comes to the aid of an E.R. doctor who has been targeted by the Prime Sentinels for her mutant abilities; Cont. in Wolverine #115. 46 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #11
    X-O Manowar (1996 2nd Series) 11

    "The Past is Prologue" - Colonel Laidlaw relinquishes control of the X-O project to Diane Hunter of Inquest. Meanwhile, X-O and Bravado throw down with Amok, who has returned once again to try to destroy the armor. But Donovan faces a much bigger problem as the alien creators of the armor appear to reclaim their armor...and Earth! Written by Brian Augustyn with Mark Waid, with art by Scot Eaton and Don Hudson. FC, 32 pgs. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Xena Warrior Princess (1997 1st Series) 1A

    Stories by Roy Thomas and Robert (Salmoneus) Trebor. Art by Joyce Chin & Andy Lanning and Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti. Xena and Gabrielle are at a fair thrown by Perseus. Unfortunately the party is crashed by a couple of Gorgons. Gabrielle is pierced by a spear and turned to stone the same instant. To save her, Xena goes on a quest with Gilgamesh in "Revenge of the Gorgons"! Plus, in the back-up story "Theft of the Young Lovelies," girls are disappearing from Salmoneus' finishing school, so Xena and Gabrielle go undercover to try to find out why! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Xena Warrior Princess (1997 1st Series) 1B

    J. Scott Campbell art cover. Stories by Roy Thomas and Robert (Salmoneus) Trebor. Art by Joyce Chin & Andy Lanning and Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti. Xena and Gabrielle are at a fair thrown by Perseus. Unfortunately the party is crashed by a couple of Gorgons. Gabrielle is pierced by a spear and turned to stone the same instant. To save her, Xena goes on a quest with Gilgamesh in "Revenge of the Gorgons"! Plus, in the back-up story "Theft of the Young Lovelies," girls are disappearing from Salmoneus' finishing school, so Xena and Gabrielle go undercover to try to find out why! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C
    Xena Warrior Princess (1997 1st Series) 1C

    Photo cover, two women almost holding hands. Stories by Roy Thomas and Robert (Salmoneus) Trebor. Art by Joyce Chin & Andy Lanning and Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti. Xena and Gabrielle are at a fair thrown by Perseus. Unfortunately the party is crashed by a couple of Gorgons. Gabrielle is pierced by a spear and turned to stone the same instant. To save her, Xena goes on a quest with Gilgamesh in "Revenge of the Gorgons"! Plus, in the back-up story "Theft of the Young Lovelies," girls are disappearing from Salmoneus' finishing school, so Xena and Gabrielle go undercover to try to find out why! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Xena Warrior Princess Year One (1997) 1A

    Photo Cover. American Entertainment exclusive comic featuring Xena's first year origin. This is one of the harder to find Xena comics. "Plowshares Into Swords," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Yanick Paquette, inks by Armando Gil; After a brutal fight, Xena remembers her origins, including how she became a warlord. Also known as the TV Guide Special because it was advertised in TV Guide with the Xena mini-comic. 20 pgs., no cover price.

  • Issue #1B
    Xena Warrior Princess Year One (1997) 1B

    Cover pencils by Yanick Paquette, inks by Armando Gil. American Entertainment exclusive comic featuring Xena's first year origin. This is one of the harder to find Xena comics. "Plowshares Into Swords," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Yanick Paquette, inks by Armando Gil; After a brutal fight, Xena remembers her origins, including how she became a warlord. Also known as the TV Guide Special because it was advertised in TV Guide with the Xena mini-comic. 20 pgs., no cover price.

  • Issue #4
    Xero (1997) 4
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.
  • Issue #13
    Xpose (Visual Imagination) 13

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    Laurie Holden (X-Files) interview, Men in Black, X-Files: Jersey Devil, The Abominable Snowman, Profiler, Contact, and more. Full color; 64 slick pages. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #3
    Young Heroes in Love (1997) 3

    Written by Dan Raspler. Art and cover by Dev Madan and Keith Champagne. Superman defeats the mummy that the Young Heroes tackled last issue. 36 pages, full color. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #19
    Zero Zero (1995) 19

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    An anthology of independent and alternative comics. This issue includes stories and art by Jeff Johnson, Francesca Ghermandi, Kaz, Timothy Georgerakis, Glenn Head, Stephane Blanquet and Max Andersson, as well as part eight of Crumple by Dave Cooper. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover by Francesca Ghermandi. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.