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Comic books August 1997

  • Issue #3
    Star Crossed (1997) 3

    Cult writer/artist Matt Howarth's far-future science-fiction love story comes to a fiery close as a full-scale war erupts in the asteroid belt. But when the Podders and the Miners start shooting, Dyltah (the genetically engineered space traveler) and Saa (the sentient asteroid) find both their happiness and their lives threatened by the very violence Dyltah sought to escape. Written, illustrated and cover by Matt Howarth. FC, 32 pg. Mando Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #113
    Star Trek Communicator (1994) 113

    Marina Sirtis and Robert Beltran interviews, Evolution of the Enterprise-E Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #8
    Star Trek Deep Space Nine (1996 Marvel) 8

    Cover pencils by Tom Grindberg, inks by Al Milgrom. Public Enemies, Private Lives, script by Mariano Nicieza, pencils by Tom Grindberg, inks by Bob Almond; Jake is stuck on a planet. In-house ad for Quicksilver Series (1997). Based on the television series. 44 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Trek Deep Space Nine Legends of the Ferengi SC (1997) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Qyuark as told to Ira Steven Behr and Robert Hewitt Wolfe. "Once you have their money, never give it back." -- #1 "Anything worth doing is worth doing for money." -- #13 For centuries these and the other famous Ferengi "Rules of Acquisition' have been the guiding principles of the galaxy's most successful entrepreneurs. But the wisdom behind them was not won without a high cost in lives and latnium. Now at last these inspiring tales of avaricious Ferengi wresting monetary gain from the jaws of poverty are available to the profit-hungry across the galaxy! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.00.

  • Issue #7
    Star Trek Early Voyages (1997) 7

    Cover pencils by Patrick Zircher, inks by Greg Adams. The Flat, Gold Forever, script by Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton, pencils by Patrick Zircher, inks by Greg Adams; Pike vs. Kaaj. Star Trek: Early Voyages; Pike fights a Klingon. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Trek New Frontier Book 3 PB (1997 Pocket Novel) 1-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Two-Front War!" By Peter David. Dr. Selar: The Excalibur's Vulcan doctor is all business. If you want to know what's wrong with you, she's the one to go to, but not if you're expecting someone to hold your hand. As clam and logical as the rest of her people, Dr. Selar has a secret as shocking to her as it will be to the rest of the crew. Si Cwan: A prince exiled from the Thallonian empire, he is beloved by some and targeted for death by others. But Si Cwan has his own agenda: a search for the one woman who means the world to him. Zak Kebron: The bronze-skinned Brikar is the security chief of the Excalibur. When he walks, the decks shake, and if he's coming your way, you'd better pray that you're on his good side. Two mysteries vie for the attention of the crew of the Excalibur. Is the hospitality of the people of Nelkar too good to be true? And does a stranded spaceship truly hold the object of Si Cwan's quest...or is it instead an all-too-deadly trap? Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 182 pages, Text Only. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Star Trek New Frontier Book 3 PB (1997 Pocket Novel) 1-REP

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    Volume 3 - 2nd and later printings. "The Two-Front War!" By Peter David. Dr. Selar: The Excalibur's Vulcan doctor is all business. If you want to know what's wrong with you, she's the one to go to, but not if you're expecting someone to hold your hand. As clam and logical as the rest of her people, Dr. Selar has a secret as shocking to her as it will be to the rest of the crew. Si Cwan: A prince exiled from the Thallonian empire, he is beloved by some and targeted for death by others. But Si Cwan has his own agenda: a search for the one woman who means the world to him. Zak Kebron: The bronze-skinned Brikar is the security chief of the Excalibur. When he walks, the decks shake, and if he's coming your way, you'd better pray that you're on his good side. Two mysteries vie for the attention of the crew of the Excalibur. Is the hospitality of the people of Nelkar too good to be true? And does a stranded spaceship truly hold the object of Si Cwan's quest...or is it instead an all-too-deadly trap? Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 182 pages, Text Only. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Trek New Frontier Book 4 PB (1997 Pocket Novel) 1-1ST

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "End Game!" By Peter David. Captain Mackenzie Calhoun: Wearing a veneer of civilization as others would a cloak, Calhoun will now find himself facing a scheme for revenge that may unleash the savage warrior he keeps locked within himself. Lieutenant Robin Lefler: An eternal optimist, Lefler ocassionally asks the wrong question at the wrong time...and yet this time it may lead the Excalibur crew to unexpectedly shocking answers. Commander Elizabeth Shelby: Walking the fine line between duty and conscience, Shelby may find that she must decide between the life she loves and the man she once loved. As the Thallonian homeworld faces catastrophe, Captain Calhoun must confront his own bloody past in a life-or-death struggle for survival and honor. But when the planet's ultimate secret is revealed, only Captain Calhoun and the U.S.S. Excalibur can save the last remnants of the Empire from total destruction! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 182 pages, Text Only. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9
    Star Trek Starfleet Academy (1996) 9

    Cover pencils by Chris Renaud, inks by Andy Lanning. Return to the Forbidden Planet (pt. 1), script by Chris Cooper, pencils by Chris Renaud, inks by Andy Lanning; The cadets are brought to the forbiden planet of Talos IV. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Trek Vulcan's Forge HC (1997 Pocket Novel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz. Just over a year ago, Captain James T. Kirk was lost to the Nexus while saving the U.S.S. Enterprise 1701-B from destruction. Aboard the science ship Intrepid II, Captain Spock, commanding some of his old crewmates, must face the loss of his closest friend. But while still in mourning for one friend, he must come to the aid of another. Decades ago, Spock had teamed up with David Rabin, the young son of a Starfleet Captain, to fight an attempted coup on Vulcan that would have turned the planet's people away from the path of logic. Now a Starfleet officer, Captain David Rabin has been assigned to a harsh desert world much like Vulcan, where the Federation is determined to protect the lives of the inhabitants. But Rabin's efforts are being sabotaged and he has asked for Spock's help against the unknown forces that may well destroy the society he had come to save. While reflecting on his youthful adventure with David Rabin, Spock joins with Rabin to face and enemy out of their past and confront deadly Romulan treachery. In the process Spock will decide if the path of his life now leads back toward the family traditions he had once sought to escape. Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 342 pages, text only. Timeframe: after Star Trek: Generations, 2247, 2296 Cover price $23.00.

  • Issue #3
    Star Wars Boba Fett Murder Most Foul (1997) 3

    Written by John Wagner. Art by Cam Kennedy. Cover by Mathieu Lauffray. Gorga may want to call off the hit -- the target being his father-in-law and Gorga's wife being suddenly pregnant and all -- but Boba Fett was promised a contract, and he doesn't do last-minute cancellations. It's a knockdown, drag-out roustabout in Boba Fett: Murder Most Foul! 48 pages, FC. NOTE: Boba Fett Murder Most Foul (1997) is Part 3 of a 3 issue series including: #1 Bounty On Bar - Kooda (12/1995), and #2 When The Fat Lady Swings (09/1996) Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #4
    Star Wars Dark Force Rising (1997) 4

    Written by Mike Baron. Art by Terry Dodson and Kevin Nowlan. Cover by Mathieu Lauffray. Luke's new mentor, Jedi Master C'Baoth, is teaching him new ways to use the Force, ways that seem . . . inappropriate. But ways that may become necessary in light of the fact that Grand Admiral Thrawn has taken command of the remnants of the Imperial fleet. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Star Wars Galaxy Magazine (1994) 12

    All About Princess Leia! Scoundrels & Nerf-Herders Beware - Princess Leia is Onboard! Featuring: Leia - From Films to Collectibles; Carrie Fisher Interview; Other Women of Star Wars; Vehicles Cards Preview; History of Special FX; New Star Wars Fighting Game; New Back-to-School Products; Prequel News & Pictures; Dark Horse Mini Comic Inside - Part 4. Cover by Dave DeVries. May come bagged or unbagged and with or without the extras. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Star Wars Galaxy of Fear SC (1997-1998 Bantam Novel Series) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Ghost of the Jedi!" By John Whitman. Tash, Zak and their uncle Hoole are on the run from evil Imperial scientist Borborygmus Gog. The only place to hide is on Nespis 8, an abandoned space station. There used to be a giant Jedi library on Nespis 8. According to Deevee, the library is still there, but it's cursed...and haunted by the ghost of a Jedi. If they can find the library, maybe Tash and Zak can find a way to stop Gog. But something evil dwells on Nespis 8. And it's much scarier than a Jedi ghost. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 140 pages, Text Only. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #3
    Star Wars Tales of the Jedi Fall of the Sith Empire (1997) 3

    Written by Kevin J. Anderson. Art by Dario Carrasco, Jr., Mark G. Heike, Bill Black and David Jacob Beckett. Cover by Duncan Fegredo. Before the Empire held sway over the galaxy . . . before the Rebel forces rose up to create the New Republic . . . there was the time of the Old Republic. The story of how that grand oligarchy fell from power begins here, in an episode titled "First Encounter." 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Wars Tales of the Jedi Golden Age of the Sith TPB (1997 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi - Golden Age of the Sith (1996) #0-5. Writen by Kevin J. Anderson. Cover by Duncan Fegredo. Art by Dario Carrasco, Jr., Mark G. Heike, Bill Black, David Jacob Beckett, and Stan Woch. Marka Ragnos ruled the galaxy with an iron fist. He was the Dark Lord of the Sith - the most powerful of the most powerful. But now he is dead. And two innocent hyperspace explorers, Gav and Jori Daragon, may follow suit if they get caught between the factions fighting to fill the Dark Lord void. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Star Wars Tales of the Jedi Golden Age of the Sith TPB (1997 Dark Horse) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Collects Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi - Golden Age of the Sith (1996) #0-5. Writen by Kevin J. Anderson. Cover by Duncan Fegredo. Art by Dario Carrasco, Jr., Mark G. Heike, Bill Black, David Jacob Beckett, and Stan Woch. Marka Ragnos ruled the galaxy with an iron fist. He was the Dark Lord of the Sith - the most powerful of the most powerful. But now he is dead. And two innocent hyperspace explorers, Gav and Jori Daragon, may follow suit if they get caught between the factions fighting to fill the Dark Lord void. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #21
    Star Wars X-Wing Rogue Squadron (1995) 21

    In the Empire's Service: 1 of 4 - Written by Michael A. Stackpole. Art by John Nadeau and Jordi Ensign. Cover by Tim Bradstreet. Wedge Antilles is the ace pilot of the Rebel Alliance, and his Rogue Squadron is the outfit of choice for every X-wing flyer. But just as the New Republic has its star space jockeys, so does the Empire. And Baron Fel and the Imperial 181st Fighter Division are hungry to see what Rogue Squadron is made of. Don't miss the comics premier of Baron Fel, the Empire's greatest fighter ace! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #228
    Starburst (1978- Present Visual Imagination) 228

    Starburst is Britain's "premier magazine of sci-fi entertainment." Issue #228 includes: The Lost World's Steven Spielberg, Julianne Moore and Vince Vaughn; Akiva Goldsman on Lost in Space; Batman and Robin - why the latest Bat film failed; Xena's Renee O'Connor. Spielberg Lost World cover. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #241
    Starlog (1976) 241
    Published Aug 1997 by Starlog.

    Men In Black, Contact, George Of The Jungle Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #15
    Starlog Yearbook 15
    Published Aug 1997 by Starlog.

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    FLIPBOOK: X-Files/Babylon 5. X-Files - interviews with Chris Carter, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis; Babylon 5 - interviews with Bruce Boxleitner, Mira Furlan, Peter Jurasik, Andreas Katsulas. Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #33
    Starman (1994 2nd Series) 33
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    With Some Help from His Friends (Infernal Devices interlude), script by James Robinson, art by Tony Harris, Mark Buckingham, and Wade von Grawbadger; Solomon Grundy lies dying and now Jack Knight, Batman, Sentinel, and the Floronic Man must band together to save the reformed criminal; However, to save the pale giant, they must face past incarnations of Grundy, all of which are evil to the core. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #41
    Steel (1994) 41
    Published Aug 1997 by DC.

    Rage, script by Christopher Priest, art by Denys Cowan and Tom Palmer; Is John Irons guilty of murder?; With all the evidence pointing in that direction, it looks like the only steel he's going to know in the future is the kind that prison bars are made of. 36 pgs., full color. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1GOLD
    Strangers in Paradise (1994 Abstract) 1GOLD
  • Issue #8
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 8

    David confronts Darcy, while Katchoo tries to figure out what theyre up to. Francine learns that Freddie has her bikini pictures. Part 3 of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. Last issue published by Homage before Moore returned the book to his own Abstract Studios. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #186
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    Mons & The Marne

    NOTE: Includes complete game.

  • Issue #42
    Superboy (1994 3rd Series) 42

    "Ashes-to-Ashes!" Story by Eddie Berganza. Art by Sal Buscema and Ray Kryssing. Superboy dreams about what his future may be like as an eternal youth. Meanwhile, a new villainess with a vampiric touch that means certain death is terrorizing the Honolulu airport. Good thing Superboy is just returned from his life saving trip to Metropolis. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #12
    Superboy and the Ravers (1996) 12

    Kindred: Part 2 of 2 - "Reunion!" Story by Steve Mattsson. Art by Aaron Lopresti and Jordi Ensign. Can Kindred Marx and the Ravers stand alone against Kindred Grim and Red Shift? 32 pages, FC Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #12
    Supergirl (1996 3rd Series) 12
    • Signed by writer Peter David and artist Greg Land with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cries in the Darkness, script by Peter David, pencils by Greg Land, inks by Prentis Rollins; Silver Banshee takes over Mattie, and goes to kill the man who killed Mattie's brother. Supergirl stops her; Dick's cancer is cured, as Buzz promised. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Supergirl (1996 3rd Series) Annual 2

    "Pulp Heroes" continues with this tribute to the romance magazines of the 1930s. In a story by Peyer, Castrillo and Ensign, Supergirl, stumped by inexplicable phenomena suddenly occurring all around Leesburg, turns to the Legion of Super-Heroes' Brainiac 5 for help. Unfortunately, Supergirl may be in greater danger when the young, super-intelligent Legionnaire immediately falls head over heels for the Girl of Steel! In a back-up story by Dixon, Land and Rollins, Supergirl becomes the subject of affection from a Leesburg resident, who doesn't realize he has a secret admirer of his own. And he may never find out, either, as his infatuation for Supergirl could get him killed! Written by Tom Peyer and Chuck Dixon. Art by Anthony Castrillo, Greg Land, Jordi Ensign and Prentis Rollins. Painted cover by Joe Chiodo. FC, 64 pg. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #126
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 126

    "Machinations!" Guest-starring Batman. Story by Dan Jurgens. Art by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. Lex Luthor sets out to restore his good name and he'll need the Kryptonite ring he use to possess to do it. Now, forced to believe in the justice system, Superman must get the ring back from its present protector, the Dark Knight. Note: This story is a lead-in to the "Lord of the Ring" in Superman #168 and Detective Comics #756) Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #10
    Superman Adventures (1996) 10

    Cover pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Terry Austin. Don't Try this at Home, script by Scott McCloud, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Terry Austin; Superman battles Toyman. Based on the WB cartoon series. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Superman Madman Hullabaloo (1997) 3

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    Story and art by Mike Allred. Superman and Madman have swapped powers. Angry, hyper-powered feminists have taken over City Hall. The streets are full of hungry zombies. There's only one fella' who could create these problems, and it's up to Superman and Madman to put an end to his escapades! But how . . . ? Mike Allred turns his talents toward comics greatest superhero in the conclusion to this three-issue crossover! Co-published with DC Comics. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #70
    Superman The Man of Steel (1991) 70

    Deja News - Written by Louise Simonson. Art by Scot Eaton & Dennis Janke. Cover by Jon Bogdanove & Dennis Janke. The climactic battle with Saviour! A battle royal on live television! Scorn, Jimmy Olsen, Cat Grant, Professor Hamilton, Lois Lane, Bibbo and Dirk Armstrong! Along with your host...Whitty Banter! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #13
    Tarzan (1996 Dark Horse) 13

    The Modern Prometheus: Part 1 of 2 - Written by Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Stan Manoukin and Vince Roucher. Cover by Michael Kaluta. Tarzan encounters the concrete jungle! New York's scientific community is fighting over rights to the notebooks of Dr. Victor von Frankenstein, and the jungle lord finds himself pulled into the middle of the fray when a hulking monster figures into the mix. This issue features Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Frankenstein's monster! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #11
    Teen Titans (1996 2nd Series) 11

    The source of Motalla's power is revealed, while Prysm grapples with whether or not to give up her humanity in "The Lost World of Skartaris". Part 3 of 3, continued from the previous issue. Script and pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by George Perez. Warlord. Jurgens/Perez cover. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    Tenchi Muyo (1997) 4
    Published Aug 1997 by Pioneer.

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  • Issue #1AESIGNED
    Tenth (03/1997 1st Series) 1AESIGNED
    Published 1997 (est.) by Image.

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    American Entertainment Exclusive Cover. Autographed by Tony Daniel. American Entertainment Certificate of Authenticity. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #0AE
    Tenth (09/1997 2nd Series) 0AE

    American Entertainment exclusive edition.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Testament of the Dragon HC (1997 Harper Prism) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Created by Margaret Weis. Written by Jeff Grub, J. Robert King, and Janet Pack. Art by Steve Lieber, and Rags Morales. Cover by Matt Stawicki. Here begins Justin Sterling's centuries-spanning story, beginning near the present in the crime haunted environs of modern Chicago where his known to the police as an "Occult Expert", and the world at large as the artist/creator of the underground comic "The Wyrm"! Hardcover, 114 pages, Text with (PC/PB&W illustrations) Cover price $22.00.

  • Issue #1
    Three 42 (1997) 1
  • Issue #5
    Thunderbolts (1997 Marvel) 5

    Pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Vince Russell. Growing Pains, script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Vince Russell; The Thunderbolts go to upstate New York to find out who kidnaped and tortured Hallie Takahama; as Jolt, Hallie joins the team. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #0A
    Tick's Back (1997) 0A
    Published Aug 1997 by NEC.

    Red cover Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #0B
    Tick's Back (1997) 0B
    Published Aug 1997 by NEC.

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    Green cover Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #43
    Tomart's Action Figure Digest (1991) 43

    All about Action Figure collecting, Star Trek Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #3
    Tommy Rocket and the Goober Patrol (1997) 3
  • Issue #58
    Toy Review (1992 Lee's) 58

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    In this issue: Playmates' "Trials and Tribble-ations"! Plus: New Toy Biz Marvels; McFarlane Toys' new KISS and Spawn: The Movie figures; Altered States - figure and packaging variations for August; and Skybolt's new 'Creed.' Also: Details inside for an exclusive Toy Biz figure. Cover features Star Trek: Deep Space Nine figure. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1C
    Trinity Angels (1997) 1C

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    Retailer Review Copy edition. Primarily white cover. B&W. Presenting the sexiest, sassiest siblings since the Golden Girls! Three young women wearing outlandish costumes wake up in the forest with no idea who they are or how they got there, but the freakish Trenchmouth and Rubberneck aren't so kind as to let them get their bearings in this debut adventure! Script & pencils by Kevin Maguire, inks by Dan Panosian.

  • Issue #2
    Trinity Angels (1997) 2

    The Barbella sisters take on an assortment of nasty creatures such as Dragonfly, Blowhard, Tonguelasher, Twin Bill and Prick, while Mokey Grainger looks on in "Like the Verb, Not the Noun!" Script & pencils by Kevin Maguire, inks by Dan Panosian. Cover by Maguire. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Troublemakers (1997) 5

    It's time for a little "Hero Worship" as Ninjak guest-stars! A riot breaks out at Menlo Park Mall, Rebound kicks butt and we introduce the mayhem of...The Bellicose Brothers! Written by Fabian Nicieza, with art by Kenny Martinez and Anibal Rodriguez. FC, 32 pgs. Cover price $2.50.