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Comic books September 1997

  • Issue #1058
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1058

    September 2, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spooks" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Calum Alexander Watt), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 8 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "the Anatomist" part 4 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by William Simpson), "I Was a Teenage Tax Consultant" part 9 (script by Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 9 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Tribal Imagery back cover (part 2) by Dermot Power. Front cover by Bayo Siku.

  • Issue #1059
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1059

    September 9, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spooks" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Calum Alexander Watt), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 9 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "Closing Shadows" part 1 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by John Burns), "I Was a Teenage Tax Consultant" (script by Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 10 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Tribal Imagery back cover (part 3) by Dermot Power. Front cover by Julian Gibson.

  • Issue #1060
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1060

    September 16, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spooks" part 3 (script by John Wagner, art by Calum Alexander Watt), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 10 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Witch World in "Closing Shadows" part 2 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by John Burns), Vector 13 in "Case Zero: Shadows and Light" (script by Rennie, art by Dylan Teague), and Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 11 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson). Tribal Imagery back cover (part 4) by Dermot Power. Front cover by Paul Johnson.

  • Issue #1061
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1061

    September 23, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spooks" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Calum Alexander Watt), Sinister Dexter in "Murder 101" part 11 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Anderson PSI Division in "Crusade" part 12 (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson),and Witch World in "Closing Shadows" part 3 (script by Gordon Rennie, art by John Burns). Davis cover.

  • Issue #1062
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1062

    September 30, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "A Walk on Gang Alley" (script by John Wagner, art by Alex Ronald), Vector 13 in "Case One: Side Step" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Spaceboy), Siister Dexter in "Luck of the Irish" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Paul Johnson), and Space Girls part 1 (script by John Tomlinson, art by Jason Brashill). Brashill cover.

  • Issue #5
    2020 Visions (1997) 5

    Fumetti cover (photo blended with art); "La Tormenta" part two; Jamie Delano script; Warren Pleece art; James Sinclair color; Ellie DeVille letters; Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    3 Geeks (1997) 1
    • Signed by creator Rich Koslowski with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    1st printing. Story, Art, and Cover art by Rich Koslowski. Lettering by Sandy Koslowski. Cover colors by Heroic Age Studios. 1st Printing. This is the first issue of the historic THE 3 GEEKS comic book series by Rich Koslowski. This first issue is Part 1 of 3 of the hilarious "Going To The Con" story arc, which finds Keith, Allen, and Jim going to their very first big comic book convention! There they meet their hero "The Man Stan," stand in endless autograph lines, and drool over the babes at the "Big Boobs Comics" booth. Black and white. Cover price $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1REP
    3 Geeks (1997) 1REP
    • Signed by creator Rich Koslowski with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    2nd Printing. Story, Art, and Cover by Rich Koslowski. Lettering by Sandy Koslowski. Cover colors by Heroic Age Studios. This is the first issue of the historic THE 3 GEEKS comic book series by Rich Koslowski. This first issue is Part 1 of 3 of the hilarious "Going To The Con" story arc, which finds Keith, Allen, and Jim going to their very first big comic book convention! There they meet their hero "The Man Stan," stand in endless autograph lines, and drool over the babes at the "Big Boobs Comics" booth. Black and white. Cover price $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    A Distant Soil (1991 Aria/Image) 21

    A training accident reveals more about DMers past and his relationship with Seren. Story and art by Colleen Doran. Black and white; 32 pages. Mature readers. Painted cover by Doran. Cover price $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #KIT-1997
    A Thousand Acres Media Press Kit (1997 Touchstone) KIT-1997

    1st printing. This item was sent out to members of the media to promote Touchstone Pictures "A Thousand Acres" starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jason Robards. Includes a synopsis, list of characters, promotional information, introduction to the actors. Saddle-Stitched/Stapled, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 19 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Acclaim Adventure Zone Ninjak The Boss GN (1997 Acclaim) 1-1ST

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    Acclaim Adventure Zone: Ninjak - The Boss and Other Stories - 1st printing. Written by Bob Layton, Fabian Nicieza, Dan Slott, James Perham, Robert L. Washington III. Art by Kevin West, Paul Pelletier, James W. Fry III, Don Perlin. Featuring Turok, Megastar, Troublemakers, Ninjak, and The Bad Eggs. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #2A
    Achilles Storm (1997) 2A

    Regular Edition. B&W with color cover. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Achilles Storm (1997) 2B

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    B&W with color cover. Mature readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #737
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 737

    Cover art by Tom Grummett and Denis Rodier. Burden of Proof starring Superman Blue, script by Mark Waid, pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier; Superman saves islanders from a volcano, Intergang tries to kidnap Jimmy Olsen. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #6
    Adventures in the DC Universe (1997) 6

    "Family Matters!" Starring Aquaman. Story by Steve Vance. Art by Steve Vance, John DeLaney, and Ron Boyd. The Lord of the Seven Seas battles the wicked Ocean Master. Plus, "Rolling on the River!" "The Fire this Time!" Starring Power Girl. Story by Steve Vance. Art by Steve Vance, John DeLaney, and Ron Boyd. Can even Power Girl overcome the super-weapons of a group of gun-happy thugs? Maybe, with a little unexpected help. All Ages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Adventures of Aaron (1997 Image) 3
  • Issue #550
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 550

    Cover pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr. The Secret, script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr.; WGBS goes live with Jimmy Olsen's big announcement regarding Superman's secret identity. The Touch of Evil, script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier; The Guardian is busy fighting for his life against Boss Moxie, Dabney Donovan and their group of kooky clones. 52 pgs. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #12
    Adventures of the X-Men (1996) 12

    This is the 99 cent edition. It is NOT the $1.99 version with Spider-Man Flip-book. Cover pencils by Trevor Scott. Better to Light a Small Candle..., script by Ralph Macchio, pencils by Yancey Labat, inks by Ralph Cabrera; When the Dweller in Darkness and D'Spayre threaten the universe by corrupting the M'Kraan Crystal, Lilandra asks Jean Grey to once again combine with the power of the Phoenix Force to combat them; When the crystal cannot be repaired, Jean and the X-Men touch the minds of everyone in the universe with peace as the jewel explodes and destroys the universe; The alien Galen is the only survivor and becomes Galactus; Millennia pass as the new universe spawns life on earth and, eventually, the X-Men are reformed again with the original team. X-Men Episode Guide by Andy Mangels; Gives a title and brief synopsis for episodes #37-76 of the X-Men animated series. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.99.

  • Issue #2
    Aetos the Eagle (1997 2nd Series) 2

    Story and art by Dan Parsons. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #1A
    Agony in Black (1997) 1A

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    Regular Edition - Stories and art by Robert Waters, Anne Kulju, Louis Small, Buzz, John Orlando, Frank Forte and Joe Monks. A horror anthology featuring illustrated prose from Joe Monks, former publisher of Joseph Michael Linsners Cry for Dawn. What Does Mama Know?; Trojan Process; Not Quite Dead; Flesh Cafe. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #18
    Akiko (1996) 18
    Tags: Manga
    Published Sep 1997 by Sirius.

    Stories, Art and Painted Cover by Mark Crilley. It's the startling conclusion to the Alia Rellapor saga! So startling, in fact, that Mark Crilley refused to divulge any more about it! So don't miss this exciting juncture in Akiko's career! Featuring: "Homeward Bound (Chapter 18)"! Plus: 3-page story "Field Trip Tales"! 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    All in Color for a Dime SC (1997 New Edition) 1-1ST

    New Edition - 1st printing. Includes new material not found in the 1st Edition - Classic history of comic books as told through essays by Harlan Ellison, Roy Thomas, Ted White, Don Thompson, Ron Goulart, Richard Ellington, Dick Lupoff, Bill Blackbeard, Tom Fagan, Jim Harmon, and Chris Steinbrunner. Edited by Lupoff and Thompson. 16 page color insert reproducing classic Golden Age comics covers. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 272 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $14.50.

  • Issue #2A
    Alpha Flight (1997 2nd Series) 2A

    Purple cover, Deadly Duels...and Dark Deceptions. Cover pencils by Scott Clark, inks by Chris Carlson. Fighting the Masters, script by Steve Seagle, pencils by Scott Clark, inks by Chris Carlson; The Master shows up at the Department H headquarters and Alpha Flight runs him off. Later several versions of the Master appear and battle each member of Alpha Flight separately; It turns out that these are "semi-organic synthoids" designed to test Alpha Flight and not the Master after all. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Alpha Flight (1997 2nd Series) 2B

    Orange Cover, "Presesenting The Master of Chaos!" Cover pencils by Scott Clark, inks by Chris Carlson. Fighting the Masters, script by Steve Seagle, pencils by Scott Clark, inks by Chris Carlson; The Master shows up at the Department H headquarters and Alpha Flight runs him off. Later several versions of the Master appear and battle each member of Alpha Flight separately; It turns out that these are "semi-organic synthoids" designed to test Alpha Flight and not the Master after all. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #426
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 426

    First $1.99 cover price. Cover pencils by Steve Skroce. "Only the Evil Return," script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Steve Skroce, inks by Bud LaRosa; Peter has a nightmare about Otto Octavius returning from the dead; Dr. Octopus (Carolyn Trainer) looks for information on where Otto's body was taken; In a meatpacking plant, Master Zei tells the Rose that the body can be resurrected but requires that someone else's life-force be transferred into it. Carolyn recruits Angelina Brancale, transforming her back into Stunner, and locates the Master Programmer computer wizard in case she needs to reboot Otto's mind; Contemplating selling her knowledge of Norman Osborn's activities, Alison Mongrain considers contacting the Parkers; Carolyn and Stunner raid Rose's base where the True Believers and Delilah attack them; Spidey joins the mix only to have everyone gang up on him. 46 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Vol. 117 #9
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 117 #9

    September 1997. Cover by Jim Burns. Stories: "Ask Arlen" by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, "First Nanocontact" by Pete D. Manison, "From Every Opening Flower" by Jonny M. Duffy and G. David Nordley, "The Big One" by James Van Pelt" by One Small Spin" by J. G. Hemry, and "Second Chance" by Fran Van Cleave. Science Fact article: "Just How "Average" is the Solar System?" by Stephen L. Gillett, Ph.D. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 160 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #31
    Animaniacs (1995) 31
    Published Sep 1997 by DC.

    Nastina LeCreep, the wicked, aging movie starlet, considers herself on the cutting edge of fashion. And cut they are--from exotic furs. When she suddenly becomes fixated on the furs of Yakko, Wakko and Dot, the Warner children make Nastina their "special friend." Written by Bill Matheny. Art and cover by Omar Aranda and Scott McRae. FC, 32 pg. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Animeco 8
    Tags: Anime, Manga
    Published Sep 1997 by Limelight.

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    Fall 1997. The official magazine of the Japanese Animation Society of Hawaii. Anime Bloodtypes, Miyazaki's Mononoke Hime, Music in Japanese Animation, Interview with Linda Hennick, Project A-Kon, and more. Robert DeJesus cover. 8.5-in. x 11-in.; part color, part black and white; 32 slick pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #509
    Animerica (1992) 509
    Published Sep 1997 by Viz.

    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. Samurai Anime - learn the history behind the myth. Convention '97 Part 2. Plus: the Animerica Ultimate Fall Preview. Debuting this issue: the manga feature Galaxy Express 999 by Leiji Matsumoto, in English for the first time ever! 80 pages. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #36
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 36
    • Cert! Signed by writer Peter David with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Mark McKenna. Homecoming, script by Peter David, pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Peter Palmiotti; Tempest goes to Tritonis and frees the Poseidonians, who migrate back to the city; Tempest then finds Dolphin, and they start a relationship; Aquaman, after allowing the Poseidonians back, finds Tempest and Dolphin together. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #5
    Arcanum (1997 Image) 5
  • Issue #463
    Archie (1943) 463

    Cover by Stan Goldberg & Henry Scarpelli. Stories by Angelo Decesare and George Gladir. Art by Stan Goldberg, Henry Scarpelli and Mike Esposito. Archie rescues a rare red squirrel only to fall down a cliff in "Endangered Part Two"! Plus: It's a Sadie Hawkins Day race in "Chase Race"; Archie needs to find a way to stay cool in "Go for the Cold"; and in "Too Much of a Good Thing," how many girlfriends can Archie have at the fair? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #111
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 111

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  • Issue #150
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 150
  • Issue #1
    Arkaga (1997) 1
    Published Sep 1997 by Image.
  • Issue #10
    Army Ants (1996) 10

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  • Issue #11
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 11

    "Shadow Victory!" Part 4 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Michael Ryan and Sal Regla. The evil Trickster absorbs the remaining energy from the gamma core reactor and grows to the size of a giant! With no other options left, the Enchantress and the renegade Thor join forces with the Avengers to stop Loki once and for all! It's going to take all the strength & skill and heart & soul Earth's Mightiest Heroes can muster to defeat the near-omnipotent god of lies! Avengers Assemble in the Heroes Reborn Universe! Final appearances of the Heroes Reborn versions of Agatha Harkness, Enchantress, Hellcat, and Loki. Avengers Lineup: Ant-Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue features a gatefold cover detailing the current storyline.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #33
    Azrael Agent of the Bat (1995) 33

    Angel and the Monster Maker: Part 3 of 3: Epiphany - Written by Dennis O'Neil. Art and Cover by Roger Robinson & James Pascoe. The truth behind the nightmarish creatures in the sleepy town of Websterville is revealed! Azrael does his best to stem the monstrous tide, but quickly finds himself overpowered and outnumbered. Then Jean-Paul finds aid from a most mysterious source. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #142
    B-Club (Japanese) 142
    Published Sep 1997

    Bandai Characters Illustrated Magazine. Most text in Japanese. 8-1/4 in. x 11-5/8 in.; part color, part black and white; 128 pages.

  • Issue #29
    Bacchus (1995 ECC) 29
    Published Sep 1997 by ECC.

    Stories by Eddie Campbell and Marcus Moore. Art by Eddie Campbell, Pete Mullins and Michael Evans. Cover by Eddie Campbell and Pete Mullins. The acclaimed series by artist Eddie Campbell, featuring the latter-day adventures of the immortal Greek gods. Earth, Water, Air & Fire continues, as Bacchus, Theseus, the Eyeball Kid and Simpson get caught in a gang war in Sicily. The Flag of Civilization; Eye of the Storm; plus an Alec story and a Montague Hale one-pager. 36 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Badger (1997 2nd Series Image) 5

    An archer is killing Ham's animals but when the Badger and company investigate, it leads to a much bigger threat than just some guy with a bow and arrow in "That was Zen, This Is Tao." Script by Mike Baron and art by Joe Comstock & Barbara Kaalberg & Brian Kane. Issue also has "Dead Meat" a text story by Mike Baron. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #546
    Batman (1940) 546
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1997 by DC.

    Major Arcana Part 3 of 3: Hell to Pay - Written by Doug Moench. Art and Cover by Kelley Jones and John Beatty. The Joker and the Demon have almost succeeded in their plan to bring Hell to Gotham City. Batman has just one slim chance to stop them! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #22
    Batman and Robin Adventures (1995) 22

    Cover by Ty Templeton. "Fifty Fifty," script by Ty Templeton, pencils by Brandon Kruse, inks by Terry Beatty; Two-Face is on the loose, but this time, he's the victim; A mob boss wants Harvey Dent's files from his DA days and will stop at nothing, including kidnapping Harvey's ex-wife, to get them. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #98
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 98

    Cover art by Sean Phillips. Steps, part 1 starring Batman, script by Paul Jenkins, art by Sean Phillips; a mentally challenged man witnesses a prostitute murder. 32 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #7
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) Annual 7

    Painted cover by Gary Gianni. Pulp Heroes annual. I Am a Gun, script by James Robinson, art by Steve Yeowell and Russ Heath; Batman investigates murder at a biplane field; Balloon Buster's origin. 68 pgs, full color. $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1
    Batman Masque (1997) 1
    Published Sep 1997 by DC.

    Elseworlds. Distinctive stylist Mike Grell brings a new twist to Batman in the grand tradition of Phantom of the Opera! In turn of the century Gotham City, rising young ballet star Laura Avian has acquired an "admirer," a stalker whose infatuation leads him careening down a path toward obsession and violence. She soon finds herself ensnarled in a treacherous web of murder, betrayal and deadly deception when the fan perceives that there are rivals for his affection. But who is the secret admirer? Rich playboy Bruce Wayne, the mysterious vigilante Batman, or is it the work of another sinister, scarred mind? Written, illustrated and cover by Mike Grell. FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #66
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 66

    ILLUSIONS: Part 2 of 3. The Bigger They Come -- - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Norm Breyfogle & Stan Woch. Painted Cover by Chris Moeller. Batman and Oracle struggle to learn who's behind the ever-increasing chaos in Gotham City. The answer? Thinker and the Cheat -- two of the strangest wrongdoers anyone's ever met! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #5
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1993) Annual 5

    Pulp Heroes, the DCU Annuals event, continues in this tribute to the romance magazines of the 1930s. Joe Potato, Gotham's grungiest private eye, falls in love with a beautiful woman who just happens to be Poison Ivy. Batman doesn't want to interfere with the P.I.'s love life, but if he doesn't, Joe is dead. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Stefano Raffaele, Ray McCarthy, Stan Woch and Drew Geraci. Painted cover by Glen Orbik. 68 pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #9
    Batman The Long Halloween (1997) 9

    "Father's Day." Bruce Wayne's connections to the Falcone family put the millionaire playboy on trial. Holiday kills again. The Mad Hatter and Scarecrow guest star. Script by Jeph Loeb, art and cover by Tim Sale. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Battle Angel Alita Part 8 (1997) 3

    Challenge 3: Hyper Future Vision: Alternatives - Story and Art by Yukito Kishiro. Mad scientist Desty Nova traps Alita in an illusion that offers her a life she has always longed for. Will timid Kaos finally muster the courage to save her? And does she really want to be saved from this dream? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.