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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #50
    Negative Burn (1993 Caliber) 50

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    Cover by Scott Alan McDaniel. Edited by Joe Pruett. Stories by Neil Gaiman, Guy Davis, Darko Macan, Edvin Biukovic, Scott Morse, Jim Krueger, Phil Hester, Brian Bolland, Richard Case, Greg Sage, Galen Showman, Paul Jenkins, Joe Pruett, Michael Gaydos, Jon Haward, Greg DiGenti, Mark Kneece, Durwin Talon, Shannon Wheeler, James A. Owen, Dave Johnson, Nabiel Kanan, Mike Wieringo and Paul J. Holden. Calibers long-running anthology features many rising comics stars of the 90s. A Neil Gaiman story, The Old Warlock's Reverie; Too Much Coffee Man by Wheeler; Kilroy Is Here and Boneshaker stories. Final issue of the series; Image started a new series in 2006. 96 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Nemesister (1997) 3

    b&w. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #199708
    Newtype The Moving Pictures Magazine (Japan) 199708

    Film magazine with emphasis on anime. Most text in Japanese. In this issue: Summer Event Book '97, Heat Up, Scene of CV, Mariya Yamada, and more. 9-1/8 in. x 11-3/4 in.; part color, part black and white; 240 pages.

  • Issue #2
    Nexus Nightmare in Blue (1997) 2

    Written by Mike Baron. Art by Steve Rude and Gary Martin. Cover by Steve Rude. Lost beyond the stars that empower him, Nexus must fight his way through a giant space amoeba and find his way home! Join Eisner Award-winning team Mike Baron and Steve Rude as they take their popular character Nexus back to his roots in this dramatic, black-and-white miniseries. This issue features a special guest appearance by First Comics' cult hero Grimjack! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Night Force (1996 2nd Series) 9

    Cover art by Matt Smith and Steve Mitchell. The Eleventh Man Chapter One, script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Matt Smith, inks by Steve Mitchell. The Baron must uncover the identity of the next Numbered Man. Guest stars Richard Nixon. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Nightshade (1997) 1
  • Issue #11
    Nightwing (1996-2009) 11
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Fear Takes Flight - Written by Chuck Dixon. Art and Cover by Scott McDaniel & Karl Story. Scarecrow has been taken down, but Nightwing is still suffering from the terrifying effects of his fear gas. Now he must face both "Deadly" Soames and Blockbuster in a final showdown from which no one will escape unscathed. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st Edition - 1st printing. Written by James Howe. THINGS ARE NOT WHAT THEY SEEM.... Are Harold, Howie, and Chester simply lost in the woods with Dawg, their strange new friend? Or have they been lured away from their campsite intentionally, leaving the Monroes at the mercy of evil spirits with mayhem on their minds? Lulling Dawg to sleep with a bedtime story may be their only hope of escaping -- but is the hare-raising tale of the origins of Bunnicula, the vampire bunny, really a bedtime story? Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 116 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #2
    Nine Volt (1997) 2
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.
  • Issue #58
    Ninja High School (1986 Antarctic/Eternity) 58

    Cover art by Ben Dunn. Editorial about visiting the International Professional Modelers Society convention. DANGEROUS (Diplomatic) LIASONS, script by Herb Mallette, art by Josh Gainsbrugh [as Duc Tran]; The Zardon Ambassador comes to Quagmire to set up an embassy. WE'RE OFF TO OUTER SPACE! part 1, script and art by Ben Dunn; Asrial takes Jeremy on a visit to Salusia. 28 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Ninjak (1997 2nd Series) 6

    "The World's Finest?!" Guest-starring X-O Manowar. Written by Kurt Busiek. Art & cover by Neil Vokes & Mike Avon Oeming. Ninjak battles against the most powerful war machine in the universe! Place your bets! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    No Need for Tenchi Part 03 (1997) 1
  • Vol. 1 #1
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    Martyrs, Madams and Major Hair Style Changes (part one of an interview with Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Conaway, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas, Bill Mumy, and Patricia Tallman. The Story So Far - B5 history, Life After the Shadow War. Comic Strip: The Psi Corps and You (part 1). Station Log: Z'ha'dum. Furst Daze - Stephen Furst

  • Issue #8
    One Pound Gospel Round 2 (1997) 8
  • Issue #1
    Operation Stormbreaker (1997) 1

    Written by Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn. Art by Dougie Braithwaite and Robin Riggs. Our second Event Issue kicks off with a bang! It's World War II and an unstoppable Nazi juggernaut has been unleashed across Eastern Europe. He is called the Teutonic Knight, and he was the previous host of the X-O armor! Only a group of dedicated freedom fighters can penetrate the Nazi stronghold to defeat this menace! Introducing The Stormbreakers: Sgt. Turok of the Howling Easy, Gilad The Warmaster, Bravado, Jack Rapid, Nemesis and Doctor Tomorrow -- The Golden Age Valiant Heroes! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #3A
    Painkiller Jane (1997) 3A

    Three people, lots of pictures. Cover by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti. A Kiss Before Killing, script by Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn, art by Rick Leonardi and Jimmy Palmiotti; A serial killer is loose in the city and Jane must piece together the puzzle before her, before its too late. 36 pgs., $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3B
    Painkiller Jane (1997) 3B

    Four people on cover, woman on operating table. Cover by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti. A Kiss Before Killing, script by Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn, art by Rick Leonardi and Jimmy Palmiotti; A serial killer is loose in the city and Jane must piece together the puzzle before her, before its too late. 36 pgs., $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Pakkins' Land Quest for Kings (1997) 1A

    Variant cover by Jeff Smith. Story by Gary Shipman and Rhoda Shipman. Art by Gary Shipman. Caliber continues Gary and Rhoda Shipmans fantasy adventure, begun in the original Pakkins' Land miniseries. Mr. Brambles the Bear sets out to help Paul find the path that leads out of Pakkins Land. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Pakkins' Land Quest for Kings (1997) 1B

    Variant cover by Gary Shipman. Story by Gary Shipman and Rhoda Shipman. Art by Gary Shipman. Caliber continues Gary and Rhoda Shipmans fantasy adventure, begun in the original Pakkins' Land miniseries. Mr. Brambles the Bear sets out to help Paul find the path that leads out of Pakkins Land. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Pervert Club (1995) 9
  • Issue #PREVIEW
    Phantom Guard (1997) PREVIEW
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.

    Preview Edition.

  • Issue #1
    Phoenix Square (1997) 1

    Story, art and cover by Paul Barlow. A Victorian-era hero explores a perplexing mystery and finds adventure. Troy, reunited with his long-lost sister Lucinda, moves into Phoenix Square, where Troy investigates the queer goings-on involving the resident sculptor. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #14
    Pinky and the Brain (1996) 14

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    A scholar unearths a manuscript, the first draft of "Hamlet" when it was still entitled "Brainlet." Find out the true origin of the world's greatest play about deceit, domination, and, most important, tragic flaws. Written by Shaun McLaughlin. Art and cover by Walter Carzon and Mike DeCarlo. FC, 32 pg. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #50
    Plastic Figure & Playset Collector SC (1989) Fanzine 50

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    Lengthy article on the Lone Ranger and his playsets. 8.5-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 36 pages on white paper with cardstock covers. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1
    Plastic Little (1997) 1
  • Issue #22
    Poison Elves (1995 2nd Series) 22

    Cover art by Drew Hayes. The Trouble Today With Women; (Sanctuary Book Four: Strange Days - Chapter Three) starring Lusiphur, Dendrin, Hyena, Widowmaker, Scum, and Scuzz, script and art by Drew Hayes. 28 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Portrait of a Young Man as a Cartoonist (1996) 6
  • Issue #29
    Power of Shazam (1995) 29
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Cover art by Jerry Ordway. The Great Carlini starring Captain Marvel, Mary Marvel, Nick and Nora Bromfield, Hoppy, Ibis, and Shazam, script by Jerry Ordway, pencils by Pete Krause, inks by Dick Giordano. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #28
    Preacher (1995) 28
    Published Aug 1997 by DC/Vertigo.

    Painted cover by Glenn Fabry. Rumors Of War, script by Garth Ennis, art by Steve Dillon; Tulip deals with the aftermath of Cassidy's confession of love for her, Tulip is suspicious of Cassidy's promise to Jesse. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Preacher Special The Good Old Boys (1997) 1

    Jody and T.C., those rascally, obnoxious, animal-loving hicks from Preacher: Until the End of the World (they were the monstrous henchmen employed by Jesse's Gran'ma) are back in action in this farcical, fast-moving and violent action-movie parody cooked up by Garth Ennis and Carlos Ezquerra. Tomi and Cal are an odd couple on the run who have the great misfortune of running into Jody and T.C. Now all four become targets of Saddam Hopper, the insane villain who's after Tomi and Cal. Written by Garth Ennis. Art by Carlos Ezquerra. Painted cover by Glenn Fabry. Mature Readers. FC, 64 pg. Rebax Format. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Preacher TPB (1997-2001 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Gone To Texas!" Collects Preacher (1995-2000) #1-7.

    Written by Garth Ennis. Art by Steve Dillon. Painted cover by Glenn Fabry.

    Touched by a being beyond his understanding, imbued with arcane knowledge, and armed with a voice that must be obeyed, Reverend Jesse Custer embarks on a mission to find God. Joined by a gun-toting ex-girlfriend and an Irish vampire, Custer sets off to track down the Almighty, and, along the way, encounters the indestructible Saint of Killers.

    Softcover, 200 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Preacher TPB (1997-2001 DC/Vertigo) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Until the End of the World!" Collects Preacher (1995-2000) #8-17.

    Written by Garth Ennis. Art by Steve Dillon. Painted cover by Glenn Fabry.

    This edition includes 'All in the Family,' in which we learn more about Jesse's past, meet those who influenced him, and catch glimpses of why he became a preacher; and 'Hunters,' in which Jesse and his crew head west, crashing a party of positively Babylonian proportions and have their first run-in with the clandestine cult known as the Grail.

    Softcover, 264 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #2
    Predator Primal (1997) 2

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    Written by Kevin J. Anderson. Art by Scott Kolins and John Lowe. Cover by Bob Eggleton. An angry grizzly! A raging forest fire! A bloodthirsty Predator! And a Forest Ranger who's feeling way out of her league! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #25
    Prehistoric Times (1995) 25

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    For the dinosaur collector and enthusiast Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #199708
    Previews (1989) 199708
    Published Aug 1997 by Diamond.

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    199708 - 1-page Hellboy Junior preview by Bill Wray and Mike Mignola; Adventures of the Mask Part 12 (2-page strip) by Gordon Rennie and Pat McEown; Usagi Yojimbo Part 12 (2-page strip) by Stan Sakai; 3-page preview of Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess' Stardust; Frank Miller discusses Sin City: Family Values; 'Parting Shot' page written by Kelley Jones. Covers: Witchblade and the Darkness 'Family Ties' crossover by Marc Silvestri and Michael Turner; Predator Versus Judge Dredd by Brian Bolland. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Pride and Joy (1997) 2

    Stein, the almost preternaturally skillful enemy from Jimmy's past, has got Jimmy on the run, taking with him his two children and the incompetent escaped cons who were once his accomplices. But while Jimmy's teenaged son learns that his father's past is stranger--and darker--than he ever imagined, Stein teaches all of them that this is his game, to be played by his rules. Written by Garth Ennis. Art and painted cover by John Higgins. Mature Readers. FC, 32 pg. Rebax Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #537
    PS The Preventive Maintenance Monthly (1951) 537
  • Issue #1
    Psylocke and Archangel Crimson Dawn (1997) 1

    The X-Men's lethal lovers in their own limited series, spinning out of storylines established in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #329-330 and Excalibur (1988 1st Series) #107-110. The telepath known as Psylocke has found her own body transformed by the mysterious Crimson Dawn. Likewise, the high-flying Angel is adjusting to the shocking return of his wings! With their relationship on the rocks, Betsy Braddock and Warren Worthington III must face threats both from within and without! Written by Ben Raab. Art and cover by Salvador Larroca and Art Thibert. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Pulp Fiction (1997) 2

    Classic stories and art from the golden era of comics and pulp fiction, the 1930s to the 1950s. This issue includes stories and art by Jack Kirby (as Curt Davis), Matt Baker, Jacques Luryea, Aldo Rubano, and Henry Major, plus reminiscences about Matt Baker by Jerry Iger. Mature readers. Black and white; 32 pages. Painted cover by John Greiner. Cover price $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Purgatori Sketchbook (1997) 1

    Features black and white sketches. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Purgatori The Dracula Gambit (1997) 1
  • Issue #1PREMIUM
    Purgatori The Dracula Gambit (1997) 1PREMIUM

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    Centennial premium edition

  • Issue #3
    Quantum and Woody (1997) 3
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1616227006

    "Yet Another Story" - It's the Dysfunctional Duo's first case -- a murder mystery that sets them on the trail of lots of sweaty guys with big guns. Quantum & Woody unravel a world-threatening international conspiracy and rack up frequent flyer miles as they crisscross the globe on the strength of a single incredibly flimsy clue! All this, and Woody buys a goat. Script by Christopher Priest, with art and cover by Mark Bright and Greg Adams. FC, 32 pgs. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Rabid Monkey (1997) 7
  • Issue #2
    Race Against Time (1997) 2
  • Issue #8
    Ranma 1/2 Part 06 (1997) 8
    Published Aug 1997 by Viz.
  • Issue #39
    Razor (1992 1st Series) 39
  • Issue #11
    Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (1996) 11

    Written by Tom Bierbaum, Mary Bierbaum and Kate Worley. Art by Jeff Johnson, Ron Randall, Rachel Dodson and Ron Randall. Coevr by Mark Schultz. A virtual journey to an ancient city finds the Quest team toe-to-toe with the supernatural. Plus, evidence of a prehistoric alien visitation sends them even further back! It's two great stories in this great issue. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #199708
    Realms of Fantasy (1994) 199708

    This issue: Louise Cooper - New Fiction; Terri Windling - The Pre-Raphaelite Art of Fantasy; The Ghosts of Warriors Past by Russell William Asplund; The Evil Sprite's Revenge by David Phalen; Robert E. Howard's King Kull. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Red Rocket 7 (1997 Treasury) 1

    Story and art by Mike Allred. He's an alien. He's a clone. He's come to our planet to make totally cool music! Madman creator Mike Allred invites you to experience the totally strange trip of Red Rocket 7! He just wanted to make good music, and now somebody wants to make him dead! Cover price $3.95.