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Comic books October 1997

  • Issue #4MODEL
    Full Metal Fiction (1997) 4MODEL

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    Model Glori-Anne Gilbert photo cover. Comic stories in this issue replaced with a 20-page photo gallery of Glori-Anne (contains nudity). B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #58
    Furrlough (1991) 58

    Cover by Scotty Arsenault. Stories and Art by Scotty Arsenault, Kurt Wilcken, Kenichi Lowe and Kevin Isao Muranaka. Your only monthly source for anthropomorphics! In this issue: "Heebas Part 6" by Scotty Arsenault; "Tiger Orange Part 4" by Kurt Wilcken and Kenichi Lowe; and "Tobias Wah: Vampyre Hunter Part 5" by Kevin Isao Muranaka. Plus: Illustration by Brian O'Connell. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #29
    G-Fan (Magazine) 29

    G-Fan is the publication for Godzilla fans. This issue includes: cover art by Chris Scalf; Godzillas Greatest Battles; Gorath; Yuke! Yuke! Godzilla; Mechagodzilla vs. Space Godzilla; G-Con 97 from a Kids Perspective; interviews with artist Bob Eggleton and author Marc Cerasini; news, product reviews, and fan fiction; and readers poll. Sept/Oct, 1997. 68 pgs. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2
    Gambit (1997 2nd Series) 2

    Cover by Klaus Janson. Shadow Rise, script by Howard Mackie, art by Klaus Janson; Gambit is saved from a watery grave by a priest and a nun who are searching for the fallen angel, Anielle; The three are attacked by the powerful Sybil and her gun toting zombies, also searching for the angel; Marcelo is killed but Gambit escapes and is able to bring Anielle into a church for sanctuary. 38 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #32-1ST
    Garfield TPB (1980-2000 Ballantine) 1st Edition 32-1ST

    Volume 32 - 1st printing. "Garfield Thinks Big!" By Jim Davis. Collects the Garfield Daily comic strip. Gear up for a gluttony of fun in Garfield's 31st Collection! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 8 1/2-in. x 5-in., 128 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #32-REP
    Garfield TPB (1980-2000 Ballantine) 1st Edition 32-REP

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    Volume 32 - 2nd and later printings. "Garfield Thinks Big!" By Jim Davis. Collects the Garfield Daily comic strip. Gear up for a gluttony of fun in Garfield's 31st Collection! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 8 1/2-in. x 5-in., 128 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #23
    Gen 13 (1995 2nd Series) 23

    Cover art by Al Rio. "Life in the Big City," script by Brandon Choi, art by Al Rio; Grunge and Freefall have been rescued from I.O. by the rebels and are reunited with Rainmaker and Burnout from 30 years in the future; Fairchild has been left behind and Lynch shows her his answer to the Drahn alien question--an enzyme that will dissolve the Drahn on a cellular level but will kill all humans as well; The rebels arrive to rescue Fairchild just as the Drahn begin their final assault on earth. In the present, Lynch, Rainmaker and Burnout return to New York but are hounded by I.O. forces. 44 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Gen 13 3-D Special (1997) 1A

    Arthur Adams art and story Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Gen 13 3-D Special (1997) 1B

    Arthur Adams art and story Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #12
    Gen 13 Bootleg (1996) 12

    Cover art by Aaron Lopresti. "The Castle Of Doctor Monstro!" Part 2, script by Aaron Lopresti and Walt Simonson, art by Aaron Lopresti; As a shackled and powerless Fairchild finds herself about to become a meal for the rock monster Marvin, Dr. Monstreau completes the transformation that is turning the rest of the Gen kids into were-animals; Fairchild is able to break her power dampening manacles and reduce Marvin to rubble; She returns to help her teammates free themselves from Monstreau's clutches with a little surprise help from Lynch; The kids return back to their human forms and Raggy unmasks Monstreau for a truly Scooby Doo ending. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Gen 13 Interactive (1997) 1
  • Issue #31
    Generation X (1994) 31

    Gatefold Marvel Universe Guide front cover art by Chris Bachalo. Rites of Passage, script by James Robinson, art by Chris Bachalo; Generation X and Tores fight off the Prime Sentinels; Thinking Emma is going to deliver Penance to Emplate, Banshee knocks her out; When she wakes up, she tries to explain it was all a trick but Banshee flies off, believing she has shown her true villanious colors; Daria helps Jubilee escape from Bastion and Operation Zero Tolerance; Synch digs M out of the rubble after the battle with the Sentinels and discovers she has split into two little girls. This story is part of the 'Operation: Zero Tolerance' crossover. 38 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Genesis (1997 DC) 1
    Tags: Genesis (part 8)
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    Somehow, certain heroes start to lose their powers, while others are unaffected or find their abilities augmented in "Resonance." Appearances by Flash, Green Lantern, Sonar, Captain Marvel, Legion of Super-Heroes, Superman, Highfather, Takion, Orion, Batman, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, the Young Heroes, Starman, Shade, Impulse, Jesse Quick, Max Mercury, Donna Troy, Supergirl. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Ron Wagner, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Alan Davis & Mark Farmer. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Genesis (1997 DC) 2
    Tags: Genesis (part 9)
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    If an armada of alien warships wasn't enough, the heroes must contend with their failing powers and a wave of unknown energy! Will Highfather finally provide the answers that could mean salvation for all reality? Find out in "Edge of Destruction." Appearances by Superman, Superboy, Aquaman, Supergirl, Green Lantern, Flash, Orion, Takion, Artemis, Donna Troy, Queen Hippolyta, the Ravers, Huntress, Robin, Catwoman, Batman, Martian Manhunter, Teen Titans, Legion of Super-Heroes, Darkstars, Omega Men, Captain Marvel. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Ron Wagner, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Alan Davis & Mark Farmer. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3
    Genesis (1997 DC) 3
    Tags: Genesis (part 10)
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    While Takion and Metron gather some of the heroes to aid the Source, the others are left to deal with the forces of Apokolips before Darkseid can harness the Godwave in "Event Horizon." Appearances by Big Barda, Green Lantern, Superboy, Artemis, Martian Manhunter, Queen Hippolyta, Donna Troy, Shazam (the wizard), Atom, Mary Marvel, Catwoman, Robin, Huntress, Orion, Jesse Quick, Impulse, Kanto, Captain Marvel, Kalibak, Superman, Spectre, Desaad, Supergirl, Mister Miracle. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Ron Wagner, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Alan Davis & Mark Farmer. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    Genesis (1997 DC) 4
    Tags: Genesis (part 11)
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    The energy wave threatening all is about to converge at the center of reality! How can the weakened heroes possibly prevent Darkseid's scheme for cosmic domination from coming to pass? The cataclysmic conclusion in "Last God Standing." Appearances by Martian Manhunter, Captain Marvel, Superman, Orion, Takion, Spectre, Queen Hippolyta, Donna Troy, Big Barda, Mister Miracle, Steel, Mary Marvel, Shazam (the wizard), Desaad, Kalibak, Metron, Artemis, Superboy, Flash, Spark, Lightray. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Ron Wagner, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Alan Davis & Mark Farmer. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #30
    Ghost (1995 1st Series) 30

    Written by ERIC LUKE. Art by IVAN REIS & RANDY EMBERLIN. Cover by CHRIS WARNER. Part 3 of 4. Predators aren't just the freaks who abduct women and children. The ones who have information and only share if there's something in it for them - they're predators, too. Ghost is on a mission to save her friend's life, and she doesn't have time to play games with predators. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ghost Exhuming Elisa TPB (1997 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Ghost (1995-1998 1st Series) #20-25. Written by Eric Luke. Art by Ivan Reis and Randy Emberlin. Cover by John Bolton. The world's greatest paranormal, Ghost, uncovers her killer. The protector of Arcadia, X, gets killed. It's the story you've been dying for and it's all right here, in one volume! Beginning with Ghost #20, this deluxe trade paperback takes you up through the revelatory Ghost #25, and if that isn't reason enough to grab it, check out the gorgeous John Bolton cover! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #89
    Ghost Rider (1990 2nd Series) 89

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    "Doghead and Spiked Tail!" Written by Ivan Velez, Jr. Art by Javier Saltares and Andrew Pepoy. Ghost Rider investigates a rash of disappearances and comes face-to-face with the monster Verminus. Meanwhile, Blackheart reveals his ultimate plan for the Spirit of Vengeance. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #24-1ST
    Glamour International SC (1983-1999 GI) 2nd series 24-1ST

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    Volume 24 - 1st printing. Edited by Alberto Becattini. Art and Cover by Alex Toth. Foreword by Alex Toth. An indepth look at the beautiful women that spring forth from the mind, and memories of the legendary Alex Toth! Softcover, 12-in. 12-in., 96 pages, B&W. NOTE: Text is in Italian.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Golden Age of Marvel Comics TPB (1997-1999 Marvel) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Motion Picture Funnies Weekly (1939) #1; Marvel Mystery Comics (1939-1949) #8, 17, 25, and 42; Captain America Comics (1941-1954 Golden Age) #7, 22; All Winners Comics (1941-1947) #12; Astonishing (1951-1957) #5; Venus (1948-1952) #18; Young Men (1950-1954) #24 and 26; Black Knight (1955 Atlas) #2; and Yellow Claw (1957) #3. Revisiting those halcyon days when comic books only cost a dime! Brought to you by the Golden Age greats like Bill Everett, Joe Simon, Carl Burgos, Russ Heath, John Romita Sr., Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby! Featuring the Golden Age adventures of the mighty Sub-Mariner, the Human Torch, the Sentinel of Liberty himself, Captain America, and many more! Softcover, 176 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #93
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    Full Color Cover - Saddle-Stitched, 8-in. x 11-in., 8 pages, B&W. Mature Readers

  • Issue #1
    Gravestown (1997) 1

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  • Issue #125
    Green Arrow (1987 1st Series) 125

    Cover pencils by Rodolfo Demaggio, inks by Robert Campanella. The Fiery Furnace starring Green Arrow [Connor Hawke], Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner], Moonday Hawke, Master Jansen, Austin Phipps, Sandy; Bill, Warden Kline, Nicholas Kotero, and Milo Armitage, script by Chuck Dixon, pencils by William Rosado (pp.1-3) and Dougie Braithwaite (pp.4-38), inks by Robert Campanella (pp.1-3) and Robin Riggs (pp.4-38); An old enemy of Oliver Queen tries to start a race riot in New York. Story continued in Green Lantern #92 (November 1997). 52 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #91
    Green Lantern (1990-2004 2nd Series) 91

    Genesis tie-in. "Torture!" Guest-starring Jade and John Stewart. Story by Ron Marz. Art by Darryl Banks, Georges Jeanty, and Terry Austin. Kyle Rayner is alone and at the mercy of the most notorious torturer in the known universe - Desaad! Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    Green Lantern (1990-2004 2nd Series) Annual 6

    Pulp Heroes, the DCU Annuals event, continues with a tribute to the adventure magazines of the 1930s. Green Lantern is pulled into a mysterious painting where he find himself in a strange world with scenery that shifts from prehistoric jungles to underwater kingdoms. He uses his ring to create battle gear for himself and winds up unable to take it off! A beautiful woman asks him to help defeat the evil wizard of this world, which appears to be disappearing. Only one problem: If Kyle beats the villain, he'll be trapped in the painting forever. Written by Ron Marz, with art by Jeff Johnson and John Lowe. Painted cover by Gary Gianni. 68 pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2
    Grendel Tales The Devil's Apprentice (1997) 2

    Written by Jeffrey Lang. Art by Steve Lieber. Cover by Matt Wagner. It's Aaron Crow's 18th birthday, the day he becomes a Grendel warrior. His rite of passage: take down a pack of vampires. His big problem: the pack's led by John Crow, his Grendel father. When vampire father and vampire-killer son come face to face for the first time, sparks will fly -- and blood will flow! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #181
    Gridley Wave (1959) Fanzine 181

    Issue 181, October 1997. Tarzan newsletter by Vernell Coriell. 8.5 in. x 11 in. 2 Pages B&W.

  • Issue #3
    Gross Point (1997) 3
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.
  • Issue #1
    Hall of Heroes Halloween Special (1997) 1

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    One shot, No issue number. The Spirit of Halloween. Story and cover by Matt Roach. Art by Jeff Lawter. A Halloween-themed horror anthology featuring the talent of short-lived indy publisher Hall of Heroes. This issue features a Halloween tale by Matt Roach, later known for his work on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Hammer (1997) 1
    Published Oct 1997 by Dark Horse.

    Story and art by Kelley Jones. When ancient death cults and mushroom gods vie with fast food restaurants and infomercials for dominance of mankind, a 1500-year-old warrior must return to life to preserve the natural order. Owing equally to 1930s pulp fiction and 1970s horror comics, fan-favorite Batman artist Kelley Jones introduces an outlandish hero in an eerie, action-packed tale on the cutting edge of adventure comics. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1DF.SIGNED
    Hammer (1997) 1DF.SIGNED
    Hammer (1997) #1DF.SIGNED
    Published Oct 1997 by Dark Horse.

    Dynamic Forces Variant with Certificate of Authenticity autographed by Kelly Jones - Limited to 500 copies. Story and art by Kelley Jones. When ancient death cults and mushroom gods vie with fast food restaurants and infomercials for dominance of mankind, a 1500-year-old warrior must return to life to preserve the natural order. Owing equally to 1930s pulp fiction and 1970s horror comics, fan-favorite Batman artist Kelley Jones introduces an outlandish hero in an eerie, action-packed tale on the cutting edge of adventure comics. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Signed and Numbered -Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Harlan Ellison's Dream Corridor Special (1995) and Harlan Ellison's Dream Corridor (1995) #1-5. Written by Harlan Ellison. Art by Various. Collecting the original comics series, including such adaptations as 'The End of the Time of Leinard,' 'Rat Hater,' 'Knox,' 'The Rough Boys,' and 'Catman,' as well as nine others. Plus: five Ellison short stories written especially for the series. Hardcover, 192 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $69.95.

  • Issue #6
    Harpy Prize of the Overlord (1996) 6
  • Issue #118
    Hellblazer (1988) 118

    Written by Paul Jenkins. Art and cover by Sean Phillips. Life And Death And Taxis; John Constantines buddies are in danger from an insane psychopath...and one of them is about to give birth. 36 pages, full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Hellboy Jr. Halloween Special (1997) 1

    Written by Bill Wray and Mike Mignola. Art by Bill Wray, Stephen DeStefano, Hilary Barta, Dave Cooper and Kevin Nowlan. Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Big Blown Baby creator Bill Wray combine their talents to bring us the outrageous adventures of young Hellboy and his little friends. You'll die laughing at the antics of Hellboy, Jr., Wheezy the Sick Little Witch, the Ginger Beef Boy, and Somnambo the Sleeping Giant. If Hellboy fans find this disrespectful, then Bill Wray has done his job! 48 pages, FC. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #3
    Hercules Heart of Chaos (1997 Marvel) 3

    Betrayed by the traitor within S.H.I.E.L.D., Hercules stands helpless to prevent Ares from returning the world to the technological level of the Dark Ages! And, even if he manages to free himself, the scion of Zeus is now merely mortal--wheres Ares possesses all the power of a god! Script by Tom DeFalco. Art by Ron Frenz and Pat Olliffe. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Here Come the Big People (1997) 1A

    Created and written by Trace Beaulieu, former Mystery Science Theatre 3000's Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forrester. Cover and interior pencils by Amanda Conner, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Untitled story: Inventor supreme Austin Milcsop has already created a digital desk and a voice activated apartment that anticipates ones every need; however, when he tries to make a protoplasmic "mother" to take care of regular adults, his idea is a hit but the aliens that interfered with the invention process turn regular humans into little babies that need a mother's care. 36 pgs., full color. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C
    Here Come the Big People (1997) 1C

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    Created and written by Trace Beaulieu, former Mystery Science Theatre 3000's Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forrester. Cover pencils by Joe Quesada, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Untitled story, pencils by Amanda Conner, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; Inventor supreme Austin Milcsop has already created a digital desk and a voice activated apartment that anticipates ones every need; however, when he tries to make a protoplasmic "mother" to take care of regular adults, his idea is a hit but the aliens that interfered with the invention process turn regular humans into little babies that need a mother's care. 36 pgs., full color. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C.DF.SIGNED
    Here Come the Big People (1997) 1C.DF.SIGNED
    Published Oct 1997 by Event.

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    Dynamic Forces Exclusive Alternate Cover. One of a specially limited series of five thousand copies. Cover by Joe Quesada. Includes certificate of authenticity. Created and written by Trace Beaulieu, former Mystery Science Theatre 3000's Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forrester. Pencilled by Amanda Conner. Inked by Jimmy Palmiotti. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Heroes for Hire (1997 1st Series) 4

    Cover pencils by Pascual Ferry, inks by Jaime Mendoza. Controlled!, script by John Ostrander, pencils by Pascual Ferry, inks by Jaime Mendoza; The Controller and the U-Foes set a trap for the Heroes for Hire. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #3
    Heroic Tales (1997) 3

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  • Issue #19
    Hitman (1996) 19
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    Written by: Garth Ennis Pencils by: John McCrea. Ace of Killers Part 5 Tommy calls forth Etrigan to make a trade, but things can never be that simple with the Demon. Mawzir pushes the crew deeper into the Monastery and Section 8 make their move against Mawzir's forces. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #13
    House of Secrets (1996 2nd Series) 13

    Painted cover art by Teddy Kristiansen. The Book Of Law: Pfaultz [The Book Of Law Part Three], script by Steven T. Seagle, art by Teddy Kristiansen; The story of Pfaultz, one of the Juris, who lived in the middle ages in Europe; A nasty man who was trapped by his own depravity. The Road To You Being There Part 3 of 5, script by Steven T. Seagle, art by Teddy Kristiansen; Detective Calderone and Gigi continue their trip to Portland to find Rain. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #30
    Impulse (1995) 30
    Tags: Genesis (part 12)
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Jeff Matsuda, inks by Wayne Faucher. Everything Sucks, script by William Messner-Loebs, pencils by Craig Rousseau, inks by Barbara Kaalberg; Impulse loses super speed, but gains the ability to shrink; Max Mercury is kidnapped; Helen Claiborne stops her neighbor from committing suicide; a Genesis crossover. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #457
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 457

    "Of Course you Realize this Means War!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Absorbing Man and Juggernaut (doing something good for once). Story by Peter David. Art by David Brewer, Cam Smith, and Andrew Pepoy. Three of the most powerful beings on the planet converge in Egypt for an epic battle that shakes the Earth to its core. The Hulk has succumbed to Apocalypse's unholy offer and has become War. Now it's up to the villains Absorbing Man and Juggernaut to bring down the newest Horseman of the Apocalypse. You don't want to miss this one kiddies. 32 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Inferno (1997 DC) 1
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    Stuart Immonen art Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Infinite Worlds The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art HC (1997 Penguin Books) 1A-1ST

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    1st printing. By Vincent Di Fate. Foreword by Ray Bradbury. Let your imagination soar along an astonishing time line of ages past and future, to far worlds and remote dimensions, and to the very limits of the human mind through the genius of science fiction's greatest artists. Hardcover, 9-in. x 13-in., 320 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Infinite Worlds The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art HC (1997 Penguin Books) 1B-1ST

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    Limited Signed Edition - 1st printing. By Vincent Di Fate. Foreword by Ray Bradbury. Signed by Wayne Barlowe, Frank Kelly Freas, Vincent Di Fate, Paul Lehr, Bob Eggleton, Rowena Morrill, and John Schoenherr. Let your imagination soar along an astonishing time line of ages past and future, to far worlds and remote dimensions, and to the very limits of the human mind through the genius of science fiction's greatest artists. Hardcover, 9-in. x 13-in., 320 pages, full color. NOTE: Limited to 250 copies. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #3
    Inmates Prisoners of Society (1997) 3