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Comic books October 1997

  • Issue #7
    Inu-Yasha Part 1 (1997) 7

    Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi. Kagome and InuYasha team up to take on Yura, the monstrous woman who controls the dead! Published in English almost simultaneously with its release in Japan. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Invisibles (1997 2nd Series) 9

    Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Phil Jimenez, Chris Weston, and John Stokes. Cover by Brian Bolland. Mad Dogs and Englishmen (Sensitive Criminals Part Two); As King Mob and Edith Manning try to activate the Hand of Glory via a tantric sex ritual, the other Invisibles try to save Boy from the horrors that await her. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Iron Man (1996 2nd Series) 12

    Heroes Reborn. Heroes Reunited part 3 of 4. "Matters of the Heart!" Guest-starring the Hulk, Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Nick Fury, and Doctor Doom. Story by Jim Lee and Jeph Loeb. Art by Ed Benes, Terry Shoemaker, and Mike Miller. Story continued from Avengers (1996-97 2nd Series) #12. Galactus has arrived on the Heroes Reborn Earth and not only can the heroes not stop the World Devourer from destroying the planet, they can't even get past his Heralds. Only the nefarious Doctor Doom knows this truth, so he continuously travels back in time 24 hours to try and find a way to stop the inevitable. Story concludes in Captain America (1996-97 2nd Series) #12. 32 pages. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #8
    Jack Kirby's Fourth World (1997) 8
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    Cover by Walter Simonson. Stories and Art by John Byrne. Tying into GENESIS! The very existence of the universe we know as the Fourth World is in peril...and the cost for its salvation could well be the life of Highfather of New Genesis in "Godhood's End"! Plus: Tales of the New Gods back-up tale "Tumbleweeds"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Jet Comics (1997 Amazing Ink) 1

    From Out of the Blue. Story by Josh Olson. Art and cover by Steven Martinez. An adventure in the tradition of the superhero comics of yesteryear. When a mysterious disc gives high-school student Alex Chambers superhuman powers, he becomes the superhero Spectrum. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10
    JLA (1997) 10
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    The JLA take on their doubles in the Revenge Squad, while the Injustice Gang plan their next move above the Earth in "Rock Of Ages Prologue: Genesis and Revelations". Part 1 of 6, continued next issue. Script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Howard Porter, inks by John Dell. Porter/Dell cover. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #10REP
    JLA (1997) 10REP
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

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    Second printing. The JLA take on their doubles in the Revenge Squad, while the Injustice Gang plan their next move above the Earth in "Rock Of Ages Prologue: Genesis and Revelations". Part 1 of 6, continued next issue. Script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Howard Porter, inks by John Dell. Porter/Dell cover. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #11REP
    JLA (1997) 11REP
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

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    Second printing. Martian Manhunter and Superman traverse the Joker's mind, Circe tries to manipulate Green Arrow and Green Lantern, and Metron comes looking for the Philosopher's Stone in "Rock Of Ages Part Two: Hostile Takeover". Part 2 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Script by Grant Morrison, pencils by Howard Porter, inks by John Dell. Plastic Man, Robin cameos. Porter/Dellcover. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #513
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 513

    Final Jeopardy! - Written by Tom DeFalco. Art by Sal Buscema & Al Milgrom. At long last, the senses-shattering conclusion to the offbeat saga of the Lost Gods! It's all-out action in the Mighty Marvel Manner as Odin battles Seth for the fate of life itself! Plus, learn the final fate of Red Norvell and the new status of all your favorite Asgardians as they're put into place in anticipation of this fall's Heroes Return! Featuring cameos by Doctor Strange, Silver Surfer, Peter Parker and a host of Marvel's magnificent super stars! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Vol. 3 #34
    Judge Dredd Megazine (1990) Vol. 3 #34

    Volume 3 - Issue 34 (#137)

  • Issue #3A
    Judgment Day (1997 Awesome) 3A

    Fi very special piece of evidence is the key in determining the identity of the murderer in "Brought to Book." Script by Alan Moore. Pencils by Rob Liefeld, Marat Mychaels & Cedric Nocon. Inks by Jon Sibal, Lary Stucker & Norm Rapmund. Flashback sequences drawn by Jeff Johnson & Dan Panosian, Rick Veitch, Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund. Cover for #3B by Dave Gibbons & Dan Panosian. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3B
    Judgment Day (1997 Awesome) 3B

    very special piece of evidence is the key in determining the identity of the murderer in "Brought to Book." Script by Alan Moore. Pencils by Rob Liefeld, Marat Mychaels & Cedric Nocon. Inks by Jon Sibal, Lary Stucker & Norm Rapmund. Flashback sequences drawn by Jeff Johnson & Dan Panosian, Rick Veitch, Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund. Cover for #3B by Dave Gibbons & Dan Panosian. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #97
    Jughead (1987- 2nd Series) 97
  • Issue #136
    Jughead with Archie Digest (1974) 136
  • Issue #7A
    Jurassic Jane (1997) 7A

    Mature Readers, standard non-nude cover edition. Created by Everette Hartsoe. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #7B
    Jurassic Jane (1997) 7B

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    Hot Edition nude variant cover. Created by Everette Hartsoe. Mature Readers Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #6
    Ka-Zar (1997 3rd Series) 6

    Cover pencils by Andy Kubert, inks by Jesse Delperdang. Hide and Seek, script by Mark Waid, pencils by Pino Rinaldi, inks by Ralph Cabrera, Al Milgrom, and Jon Holdredge; Ka-Zar turns the Rhino into a weapon in his fight against his brother. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1A
    Kabuki (1997 Image) 1A
    Published Oct 1997 by Image.

    Story, art and cover by David Mack. In an alternate-reality Japan, the masked female assassin known as Kabuki battles her former comrades in the Noh, who consider her a rogue. Following the events of Kabuki: Skin Deep, Kabuki is interviewed by a doctor at the Control Corps Hospital about her life so far. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Kabuki (1997 Image) 1B
    Published Oct 1997 by Image.

    Variant cover by Jim Steranko. Story and art by David Mack. In an alternate-reality Japan, the masked female assassin known as Kabuki battles her former comrades in the Noh, who consider her a rogue. Following the events of Kabuki: Skin Deep, Kabuki is interviewed by a doctor at the Control Corps Hospital about her life so far. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature readers.

  • Issue #1B.DF.SIGNED
    Kabuki (1997 Image) 1B.DF.SIGNED
    Published Oct 1997 by Image.
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    Dynamic Forces Edition. variant cover by Jim Steranko signed by David Mack, limited to 5000 copies. Story and art by David Mack. In an alternate-reality Japan, the masked female assassin known as Kabuki battles her former comrades in the Noh, who consider her a rogue. Following the events of Kabuki: Skin Deep, Kabuki is interviewed by a doctor at the Control Corps Hospital about her life so far. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature readers. Includes numbered Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Issue #1DF.SIGNED
    Kabuki (1997 Image) 1DF.SIGNED
    Published Oct 1997 by Image.

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    Dynamic Forces variant cover by David Mack, signed and limited to 1500 copies. Story and art by David Mack. In an alternate-reality Japan, the masked female assassin known as Kabuki battles her former comrades in the Noh, who consider her a rogue. Following the events of Kabuki: Skin Deep, Kabuki is interviewed by a doctor at the Control Corps Hospital about her life so far. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature readers. With certificate of authenticity.

  • Issue #1
    Kabuki (1997) Wizard 1/2 1

    Wizard 1/2 Edition. Wizard Certificate of Authenticity. David Mack cover/art/story.

  • Issue #1GOLD
    Kabuki (1997) Wizard 1/2 1GOLD
    Published Oct 1997 by Image.
    • Signed by creator David Mack with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Wizard 1/2 Gold speckle edition. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. By David Mack. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Kane TPB (1996-1997 Dancing Elephant Press) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Histories!" Collects Kane (1994-2001 Dancing Elephant) #9-12. Story and art by PAUL GRIST. Oscar Darke grew up on the streets of New Eden to become the most powerful criminal in the city. But when an attempt is made on Darke's life, Detectives Kane and Felix have to find the would-be killer before the city erupts in violence. Softcover, 136 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.50.

  • Issue #3
    Kents (1997) 3

    "Bleeding Kansas, Part 3." Jeb assists in burning down the Kent business. Meanwhile, Nathaniel meets Bill Hickock's gorgeous girlfriend. Script by John Ostrander, pencils by Timothy Truman, inks by Michael Bair. Cover by Truman. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Kid Death and Fluffy Halloween Special (1997) 1A

    Quesada cover. Kid dressed like Vampirella w/ bombs for breasts; black cover Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Kid Death and Fluffy Halloween Special (1997) 1B

    Cebollero cover. Monsters running from kid dressed like a devil; blue cover Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Kiss Psycho Circus (1997) 3

    Cover pencils by Michael Golden. "The Nature of the Beast," script by Brian Holguin, pencils by Angel Medina, inks by Kevin Conrad; The stolen car Henri Moncrete, a.k.a. 'The Deuce,' is driving breaks down on a lonely stretch of highway on his way to kill two small-time thugs; Moncrete stumbles onto the abandoned psycho circus grounds; Spirits begin to turn the circus rides as flashbacks of Moncrete's gruesome murders occur; Fleeing the circus grounds, Moncrete encounters the Beast Master with the remaining three spirits, looking as a lion and tigers; Paying for his violent past, he is morphed into a helpless cat where he is mauled to near-death; The two thugs chance upon the wounded, near-death cat, and decide to kill it and end its misery. 36 pgs., full color. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #KIT-1997
    Kiss the Girls Media Press Kit (1997 Paramount) KIT-1997

    1st printing. This item was sent out to members of the media to promote Paramount Pictures "Kiss the Girls" starring Morgan Freeman, Cary Elwes and Ashley Jud. Includes a synopsis, list of characters, promotional information, introduction to the actors and 7 8x10 promotional pictures in a folder. Saddle-Stitched/Stapled, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 19 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #12
    Knights of the Dinner Table (1994) 12

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    The Good, the Bad and the Unlucky! Story, art and cover by Jolly R. Blackburn. A solid example of how clever writing can compensate for simplified art in comics. The lives and real-world concerns of a group of gamers are revealed by their wacky interplay around the fantasy gaming table. An Overbearing Situation; Just for the Helm of It; The Price of Passage; The Good, the Bad, and the Unlucky; KODT Idea Search; Brians Small Press Picks; Parting Shots. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Knuckles the Echidna (1997) 6

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  • Issue #6
    Lady Death The Crucible (1996) 6
  • Issue #137
    Laugh Comics Digest (1974) 137
  • Issue #7
    Leave It to Chance (1996) 7

    Cover art by Paul Smith. And Not A Drop To Drink!!, script by James Robinson, pencils by Paul Smith, inks by George Freeman; Chance is rescued from a premature watery grave and returns to school to deal with the pirates. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Legendary Sci-Fi Movies HC (1997 Metro Books) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. This big, beautiful book will take movie buffs of all ages on a fantastic rise through sci-fi filmdon. Filled with stunning photographs, little-known facts, amusing trivia, revealing quotations, and plenty of behind-the-scenes scoops on amazing special FX, LEGENDARY SCI-FI MOVIES is an entertaining look at some of the most creative, ingenious, and popular movies ever to land in theatres. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12 1/2-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #3
    Legion of Stupid Heroes (1997 Alternate Concepts) 3
  • Issue #97
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1989 4th Series) 97

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    "Dwarfing the Infinite" - Genesis strikes the Legion as several members' powers are altered -- perhaps forever! If that weren't enough, the deadly Mantis attacks the Legion; Brainy meets Metron of the New Gods and gains the last component he needs for his super-computer -- which is desperately needed to get the time-lost teens back to the future! Plus, Phase (from L.E.G.I.O.N.) meets Apparition! Written by Tom Peyer and Tom McCraw, with art by Lee Moder and Ron Boyd. Cover by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #53
    Legionnaires (1993) 53

    "Fitting In" - Things are popping all over the 30th century -- so we need three separate stories to cover everything (two are pencilled by regular penciller Jeff Moy's twin brother Phil). First is a spotlight on the newest Legionnaire -- Monstress -- who is not what she seems! Next is the heartrending saga of the injured Magno, as he strives to make his powers work again -- or face life without the Legion. Finally, there's a mysterious new character in the skies in the 30th century -- is she there to join the Legion, or to infiltrate it? Written by Roger Stern and Tom McCraw, with art by Jeffrey Moy, Philip Moy and W.C. Carani. Cover by Jeffrey Moy and W.C. Carani. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Lethargic Lad Adventures (1997) 1

    1997 series. Stories and Art by Greg Hyland and Various. The return of America's comic book sweetheart and satirical super-hero, Lethargic Lad! In this issue, you will find out what's hot and what's not, see super-heroes fight Nazis, and learn the truth about life on Mars and the harmful side effects of pop-rocks. At no extra cost, you'll get the skinny on the UFO crash at Roswell, find out how World War II was won, and get the secret origin of Guy-With-A-Gun! 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2A
    Lincoln-16 (1997) 2A

    Written by Geof Isherwood & Sonja Skarstedt with art by Geof Isherwood. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Lincoln-16 (1997) 2B

    Promotional copy with extra cover announement to comic shops, and a back-cover article on writer/artist Geof Isherwood. Story inside by Isherwood. 6-5/8 in.x 10-1/8 in.; full color; 32 pages on slick paper. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #44
    Lobo (1993 2nd Series DC) 44
    Tags: Genesis (part 20)
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    It's a Genesis tie-in, Lobo style! Lobo handles Genesis with the same gut-wrenching aplomb he used with Zero Hour, Underworld Unleashed, and the rest of these damn cross-overs. Only this time, it's the end of the freakin' universe, and Lobo wasn't invited! So what does he do? He crashes the party! With booze, babes and brutality enough for everyone--including Darkseid--Lobo demands entertainment! He demands his money's worth! And not even that goody-goody super-cheez Goldstar can stop him! In fact, before this issue is over, Goldstar tries and fails to absorb all the goodness in the universe...and he pays for his failure with his life! It's hilarious, folks! And it's all here! Written by Alan Grant. Art and cover by Carl Critchlow and Mark Propst. FC, 32 pg. Mando Format. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #441
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    Published Oct 1997 by Locus.

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    Vol. 39, #4. The Newspaper of the Science Fiction Field. This issue: 1997 Hugo Awards Winners; Interviews with Elizabeth A. Lynn and Jonathan Lethem; 1997 Beijing International Science Fiction Conference. Cover features Elizabeth A. Lynn and Jonathan Lethem, plus winners of the 1997 Hugo Awards. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #33
    Looney Tunes (1994 DC) 33
    Published Oct 1997 by DC.

    Stories by Terry Collins and Bill Matheny. Art by Nelson Luty & Jim Amash, Pablo Zamboni & Ruben Torreiro and Horacio Saavedra & Torreiro. Going back to school is never fun, unless, of course, you're a Tasmanian Devil. The education system will never know what hit it in "The Education of Taz"! Plus: Ralph the Sheepdog in "Little No Sheep" and Speedy Gonzales in "Has Been Hero"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    Luftwaffe 1946 (1997) Vol. 02 6

    Story by Ted Nomura. Art by Ted Nomura and Ben Dunn. Cover by Ted Nomura. Sometimes listed as Families of Altered Wars #48. In this alternate-history world, the Axis powers succeeded in extending the war into 1946, allowing artists Nomura and Dunn to create fanciful jet fighters and other aircraft as part of Hitlers Luftwaffe air force. As the war continues, the Luftwaffe experiments with saucer-shaped flying craft, as they did in actual history – only this time, Germanys flying saucers actually get off the ground. Projekt Saucer, Part 1; Lersuchraketenflugzeug of the Altered Wars. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Luxura and Vampfire (1997) 1A

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    B & W comic. Mature Readers. Kirk Lindo. Cover by Holly Golightly and Roy Young. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
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    Nude Cover by Roy Young. B & W comic. Mature Readers. Kirk Lindo. Cover by Holly Golightly and Roy Young. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #362
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 362

    This issue features contributions by Sergio Aragones, Bill Wray, Mike Snider, Desmond Devlin, Sam Viviano, Mort Drucker, Dave Berg, George Woodbridge, Timothy Shamey, John Caldwell, Lori Kolman, Rick Tulka, and others. Parodied subjects include Jackie Chan, Chelsea Clinton, Disney's Hercules, cross-dressing, dream jobs, and more. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    MAD Fold this Book SC (1997) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Al Jaffee. Foreword by Charles M. Schulz. A ridiculous collection of fold-ins from the pages of Mad Magazine. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 110 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #124
    Mad Special (1970 Super Special) 124

    October 1997. Cover price $3.99.