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Comic books November 1997

  • Issue #1067
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1067

    November 4, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spawney" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Peter Doherty), Sinister Dexter in "The Worst Fight We Was Ever In" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Julian Gibson), "A Life Less Ordinary" movie adaptation part 5 (art by Steve Yeowell), Vector 13 in "Case Six: MK-Ultra" (script by Gordon Rennie, art by Alex Ronald), and Nikolai Dante in "The Gentleman Thief" part 1 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Simon Fraser). Simon Bisley cover.

  • Issue #1068A
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1068A

    November 11, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spawney" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Peter Doherty), Sinister Dexter in "A Brief History of Gunsharks" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Robert McCallum), "A Life Less Ordinary" movie adaptation part 6 (art by Steve Yeowell), Vector 13 in "Case Seven: Night of the Jaguar" (script by Steve White, art by Marc Wigmore), and Nikolai Dante in "The Gentleman Thief" part 2 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Simon Fraser). Dante back cover by Fraser. Front cover by Greg Staples.

  • Issue #1068B
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1068B

    November 11, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Spawney" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Peter Doherty), Sinister Dexter in "A Brief History of Gunsharks" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Robert McCallum), "A Life Less Ordinary" movie adaptation part 6 (art by Steve Yeowell), Vector 13 in "Case Seven: Night of the Jaguar" (script by Steve White, art by Marc Wigmore), and Nikolai Dante in "The Gentleman Thief" part 2 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Simon Fraser). Dante back cover by Fraser. Front cover by Greg Staples.

  • Issue #1069
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1069

    November 18, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dreddin "Bo Peeper" (script by John Wagner, art by Cliff Robinson), Sinister Dexter in "Last Orders" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Marc Wigmore), "A Life Less Ordinary" movie adaptation part 7 (art by Steve Yeowell), Vector 13 in "Case Eight: Midnight Rambler" (script by Gordon Rennie, art by Paul Johnson), and Nikolai Dante in "the Gentleman Thief" part 3 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Simon Fraser). S.B. Davis cover.

  • Issue #1070
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1070

    November 25, 1997. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Bum Rap" (script by John Wagner, art by Ian Gibson), Sinister Dexter in "Pedal Power" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Andrew Currie), "A Life Less Ordinary" movie adaptation part 8 (art by Steve Yeowell), Vector 13 features the John F. Kennedy assassination in "JFKed" (script by Abnett, art by Neal Brand), and Nikolai Dante in "The Gentleman Thief" part 4 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Simon Fraser). Steve Sampson cover.

  • Issue #7
    2020 Visions (1997) 7

    Fumetti cover (photo blended with art) by Stephen John Phillips; "Renegade" part one; Jamie Delano script; James Romberger art; James Sinclair color; Ellie DeVille letters; Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #3
    3 Geeks (1997) 3

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    Story, Art, and Cover art by Rich Koslowski. Lettering by Sandy Koslowski. Cover colors by Heroic Age Studios. 1st Printing. In part 3 of 3 of the famous "Going To The Con" story arc, the boys discover that they are out of money but want to buy so much more. Drastic measures to conjure up more spending money result in more hilarious hijinks. Also: they enter their first costume contest, and Allen trounces several prominent pros in a trivia contest! Black and white. Cover price $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Acclaim Adventure Zone Turok Dinosaur Rodeo GN (1997) 1-1ST

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

  • Issue #739
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 739

    Cover art by Stuart Immonen and Jose Marzan, Jr. Party Trappings starring Superman Blue, script and pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr.; Rajiv Naga kidnaps Lois Lane, Locksmith attacks Superman. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Action Girl Comics (1994) 3rd Printing 2

    3rd Printing Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #8
    Adventures in the DC Universe (1997) 8

    "Well, Here's another Fine Mess You've Gotten Us Into!" Starring Booster Gold and Blue Beetle. Story by Steve Vance. Art by Steve Vance, John DeLaney, and Ron Boyd. DC's not so Dynamic Duo battle a villainess out for revenge. Plus, "Face-Off!" Starring the Question. Story by Steve Vance. Art by Steve Vance, John DeLaney, and Ron Boyd. The enigmatic Question tries to stop a madman from destroying the city. All Ages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures in the DC Universe (1997) Annual 1

    The flow of natural energy is being disrupted by magic amulets spread throughout the cosmos, and the universe is in grave peril unless its defenders can retrieve them in five stories in the "Adventures" style, written by frequent Superman animated-series writer Hilary J. Bader, featuring Doctor Fate (art by John Delaney and John Byrne), Impulse (Andy Suriano and Rob Leigh), Rose and Thorn (Dick Giordano and Terry Austin), Superboy (Michael Avon Oeming and Ron Boyd) and Mister Miracle (pencilled and inked by Mike Manley). Cover by John Delaney and Terry Austin. FC, 64 pg. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #552
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 552

    Cover pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier. Control of Power, script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Tom Grummett (layouts) and Denis Rodier (finishes), inks by Denis Rodier; While Dan Turpin and the S.C.U. are looking into several mysterious disappearances, the Parasite is up and runnin' in Metropolis again, and he's looking to absorb the new Superman's energies. Story continues in Action Comics #739. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #20
    Akiko (1996) 20
    Tags: Manga
    Published Nov 1997 by Sirius.

    Stories, Art and Painted Cover by Mark Crilley. Featuring a story that stars Mr. Beeba in his first solo adventure! When Akiko and her friends on the planet Smoo finally find themselves with some downtime, Mr. Beeba relates an Indiana Jones-type tale of his search for a valuable book he needed to complete years of research. When the book is finally in his grasp, he must choose between the ancient tome and saving the life of his irritating assistant -- and knowing what the bookish Mr. Beeba values most in life, his decision might startle you! Don't miss..."[The Quest for the Hemmin Spotter] (Part 2)"! Plus: 1-page story "Man vs. Machine"! Also: a pin-up by Andi Watson, and two pinups by Mark Crilley. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Alien Resurrection (1997) 2

    Written by Jim Vance. Art by Eduardo Risso. Cover by Dave McKean. As horrific as the Aliens are, nothing will prepare you for the newest Alien hybrid . . . and the truth about the reappearance of Ripley! Adapting the multimillion-dollar film. FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Aliens Alchemy (1997) 2

    Written by John Arcudi. Art and cover by Richard Corben. It's the end of the world and the almighty First Father hath sent a plague of Aliens. Give your faith to him or face an eternity of damnation. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Aliens Alchemy (1997) 3

    Written by John Arcudi. Art and cover by Richard Corben. The end of the world is at hand, and an eternity of damnation awaits. But two siblings, Toch and Rachel, aren't buying into all the death and destruction. They have a hunch that salvation rests within the haunted transport ship that brought their ancestors to the planet hundreds of years ago. But there might be an Alien or two along the way! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Alpha Flight (1997 2nd Series) 4

    Cover pencils by Scott Clark, inks by Chris Carlson. Mesmerized, script by Steve Seagle, pencils by Scott Clark and Martin Egeland, inks by Chris Carlson and Howard M Shum; The senior members return from Orloo to find the younger members have left with Sunfire; Coordinator Proctor visits Miss DeLaSalle at Hull House and takes Lilli, who has powers, with him; The senior team members find the younger ones at the diner. They have been mesmerized. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #428
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 428

    Cover pencils by Steve Skroce. "Living Large!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Steve Skroce, inks by Bud LaRosa; Dr. Octopus attacks Spidey, although he no longer seems to remember Spidey's secret identity; The destructive battle decimates Lower East Side streets; Rose and Delilah escape; Carolyn convinces Ock to break off the battle; He topples an abandoned building forcing Spidey to save the bystanders while he and Carolyn escape; Madame Qwa demands vengeance for Master Zei's death; The Tarantula promises to provide it; Ock finds Angelina in a coma following the VR backlash (ASM #427, '97) and blames Spidey; Joe Robertson offers Jacob Conover his old job following orders from Norman Osborn who recently acquired half the Bugle (PPSSM #249, '97); Black Tarantula attacks Delilah, nearly killing her, but repairing her with a healing touch, all as a message to the Rose. Story continues in Spider-Man Unlimited #18. 46 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    American Splendor Music Comics (1997) 1

    Written by Harvey Pekar. Art and cover by Joe Sacco. From 1992 through 1996, Harvey Pekar and Joe Sacco created a series of comics strips for The Village Voice. The strips are primarily about jazz -- the people who played it and the people who lived it. This comic collects the best of these strips, newly reformatted for comics, with Pekar's trademark style that'll leave anyone -- even readers who don't know from jazz -- wanting to find the rest. B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #KIT-1997
    An American Werewolf in Paris Promotional Media Book (1997) KIT-1997

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    1st printing. This booklet was sent out to members of the media to promote the Hollywood Pictures Movie "An American Werewolf in Paris" Includes a synopsis, list of characters, promotional information, introduction to the voice actors, and lots more! Softcover (Saddle-Stitched/Stapled), 10 1/2-in. x 15-in., 20 pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 117 #11
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 117 #11

    November 1997. Cover by Ron Walotsky. Stories: "O Pioneer"(Part 2) by Frederik Pohl, "Trial by Ordeal" by Grey Rollins, "No More to the Dance" by Amy Bechtel, "Last Exit Before the Final Frontier" by Jeffery D. Kooistra, and "WWW: The Web We Wove" by Arlan Andrews, Sr. Science Fact article: "Cosmological Darwinism" by Richard Meisner. Probability Zero article: "Sufficiently Un-Advanced" by Mark Rich. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 160 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
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    Regular cover edition. Written by Ellis Bell with art by Mark Kuettner. B&W, 24 pages, standard paper stock. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Angel Girl Against All Evil (1997) 1B

    Erotic edition (nude). Written by Ellis Bell with art by Mark Kuettner. B&W, 24 pages, standard paper stock. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
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    Regular cover edition. Written by Ellis Bell with art by Mark Kuettner. B&W, 24 pages, standard paper stock. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Angel Girl Before The Wings (1997) 1B

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    Erotic "A" edition (nude). Written by Ellis Bell with art by Mark Kuettner. B&W, 24 pages, standard paper stock. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C
    Angel Girl Before The Wings (1997) 1C

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    Erotic "B" edition (nude). Written by Ellis Bell with art by Mark Kuettner. B&W, 24 pages, standard paper stock. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #33
    Animaniacs (1995) 33
    Published Nov 1997 by DC.

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    After the studio merges with a competitor, the Warners are reunited with the sibling they never knew they had. Having grown up at another studio, "The Long Lost Warner" isn't a true Warner at all. There's nothing like a good old-fashioned family feud to liven up the studio lot. Written by Bill Matheny. Pencils by Omar Aranda. FC, 32 pg. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #511
    Animerica (1992) 511
    Published Nov 1997 by Viz.

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    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. Animerica's traditional holiday special kicks off with a focus on the actors who make anime come alive, including handy data files on both Japanese and English voice-actors! Plus: deck your halls with Evangelion and win videos, comics & more in Animerica's holiday giveaway! Manga Feature: Galaxy Express 999 by Leiji Matsumoto. 80 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #38
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 38
    • Signed by writer Peter David with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Last $1.75 cover price issue. Cover pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Mark McKenna. Open For Business, script by Peter David, pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Mark McKenna and Peter Palmiotti; Aquaman opens up Poseidonis to tourism, against Vulko's objections; One of Tsunami's old enemies, Rhombus, takes over a loser's body and comes looking for Deep Blue. 36 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    Arcanum (1997 Image) 6
  • Issue #465
    Archie (1943) 465

    Cover by Stan Goldberg & Henry Scarpelli. Stories by George Gladir and Angelo Decesare. Art by Stan Goldberg, Henry Scarpelli, Rudy Lapick and Rich Koslowski. Jughead and Archie are trying to make money by playing monsters at children's birthday parties in "The Scream Team"! Plus: Archie wants to start a cleanup campaign in the 1-pager "Clean Scene"; Jughead's cousin, Jeremy, needs a place to keep his pets while he's in town in "Pet-Trifying!"; Archie comes up with a system for the masses that want to use the gym in "Teeming Up"; Dilton and Archie are birdwatching in the 1-pager "The Eyes Have It"; and Archie is the stage manager on the school play in "Stage Mismanager"! Also: 1-page "The I Love Archie Photo Contest"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #112
    Archie Andrews, Where are You? Digest (1981) 112
  • Issue #151
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 151
  • Issue #5
    Archie's Christmas Stocking (1993) 5

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  • Issue #1SKETCH
    Art of Kirk Lindo (1997) 1SKETCH
    Published Nov 1997 by Brainstorm.

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    NOTE: Each copy of this variant has an original pencil sketch by artist Kirk Lindo. Check the unique item scan to see exactly which item you are purchasing.

  • Issue #2
    Ascension (1997) 2
    Published Nov 1997 by Image.

    Written and Cover by David Finch & Matt 'BATT' Banning. Art by David Finch, Richard Bennett and Matt 'BATT' Banning. Andromeda must continue her fight for freedom against the dark forces by herself! Because now her partner Lucien's soul has been completely transformed by the evil Voivodul...and that creature wants her dead! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2GOLD
    Ascension (1997) 2GOLD
    Published Nov 1997 by Image.

    Gold foil edition. Written and Cover by David Finch & Matt 'BATT' Banning. Art by David Finch, Richard Bennett and Matt 'BATT' Banning. Andromeda must continue her fight for freedom against the dark forces by herself! Because now her partner Lucien's soul has been completely transformed by the evil Voivodul...and that creature wants her dead! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 11

    Jack-in-the-Box encounters a couple of chips off the old block from the future in "Serpent's Teeth." Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 13

    "Winning and Losing" World War Three Part 2 of 4. Script by James Robinson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Richard Bennett and Tom Laney. Story continues from Fantastic Four (2nd series) 13. It's a convoluted tale of merging universes and alternate realities! After the stunning conclusion to the four-part Heroes Reunited story, the Heroes Reborn universe merged with the Wildstorm universe! And the various superheroes were mixed and matched on different teams! And now with the joint universe under attack from the Skrulls, Daemonites, and Doctor Doom; the heroes must develop a two-pronged strategy to "unlock" the two universes! Story continues in Iron Man (2nd series) 13. (Notes: This issue completes the second volume of the Avengers. Earth's Mightiest Heroes appear next in the Heroes Reborn: The Return Limited Series published in December 1997; and then in Avengers (3rd series) #1 published in February 1998. The cover of each issue of the four-part story forms a larger illustration. This issue features a gatefold cover.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #2
    Awakening Comics (1997) 2

    Story by Steve Peters. Art by Steve Peters, Dave Sim, Gerhard, Joe Chiappetta, and James Kochalka. Cover by Steve Peters. An anthology exploring the overlapping boundaries of reality and dreams, winner of a Xeric Grant for self-publishing. A jam story with Sim, featuring an appearance by Cerebus, post-issue #300; a tribute to R. Crumb; a contribution from students in Peters cartooning class. Reminiscing; Karma Komix: Back to Bardo; Crumb on the Street; Hangin With Joe; Monster in a Box; Circus of Heaven; Rabbit Hell vs. Cerebus; Rabbit Hell: In the Beginning. 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #35
    Azrael Agent of the Bat (1995) 35

    The Angel and the Hitman - Written by Dennis O'Neil. Art and Cover by Roger Robinson & James Pascoe. Guest-starring Hitman! The Angel of Vengeance finds a friend dying in the hospital and the only way to help him is to track down his father. There's just one problem: the dying man's father has been marked for death by Tommy Monaghan -- Hitman! Can Azrael prevent the kill that never fails? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
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    1997. Written by Audwynn J. Newman. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #31
    Bacchus (1995 ECC) 31
    Published Nov 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. Ye Gods! Your Fate Is in Their Hands; Staring at the Sun; plus an Alec story and a Montague Hale one-pager. 36 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Badger (1997 2nd Series Image) 7

    Teenager Zach is in big, big trouble and everybody is after him. What did Zach do? He read comic books! So who will help Zach get out of the mess that he is in? Why the Badger, of course, in "Crime Comics." Script by Mike Baron and art by Mike Norton & Mike Kaalberg. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #548
    Batman (1940) 548
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1997 by DC.

    The Penguin Returns Part 1: Burning Faces - Written by Doug Moench. Art and Cover by Kelley Jones and John Beatty. The Penguin, bored with his life as a casino owner, returns to his old role as a master criminal and starts by declaring war on both a rival gang and the Batman! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #24
    Batman and Robin Adventures (1995) 24

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    Cover by Ty Templeton. "Touch of Death," script by Kelley Puckett, pencils by Bo Hampton, inks by Stan Woch; Poison Ivy once again escapes from Arkham and stumbles upon a young boy with the uncanny ability to poison someone to death instantly; Unfortunately, the boy worships Ivy and will do anything she asks--and what she has in mind is a plan that may ensure the end of Batman. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #11
    Batman Chronicles (1995) 11

    Cover art by Paul Pope. A brief introduction, explaining the definition behind Elseworlds stories. Berlin Batman, script and art by Paul Pope; Batman as a hero in Berlin in 1939. The Bride of Leatherwing, script by Chuck Dixon, art by Quique Alcatena; Batman as a seafarer in the 17th century. Curse of the Cat-Woman, script by John Francis Moore, art by Kieron Dwyer; Bruce Wayne is a private eye in the 1940's and is trying to track a mysterious cat-woman. All Elseworlds stories. 52 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Dark Knight Dynasty HC (1997 DC) Elseworlds 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Mike W. Barr. Art by Scott Hampton, Gary Frank, Cam Smith, Scott McDaniel, and Bill Sienkiewicz. BATMAN: DARK KNIGHT DYNASTY presents a story that uses the Batman mythos as a foundation but includes dynamic interpretations and plot twists to create a truly unique experience. This century-spanning epic introduces the reader to three different Dark Knights from the 14th century to the year 2500. The original Batman is a holy knight named Joshua Wainwright. During the Crusades, Wainwright takes on the guise of a bat and becomes the sworn enemy of the villainous immortal Vandal Savage. As the tale continues after Wainwright's demise, his descendants take the mantle of the bat and dedicate their lives to battling the undying Savage. Hardcover, 120 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #100
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 100

    Painted cover art by Alex Ross. The Choice starring Batman and Robin (Robin's origin), script by Dennis O'Neil, art by Dave Taylor; A Great Day For Everyone starring Batman and Robin (Jason Todd), script by James Robinson, art by Lee Weeks. Full-page illustrations by Frank Miller, Gene Ha, Walt Simonson, Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti, John Estes, Dusty Abell and Drew Geraci, J.H. Williams III and Mick Gray, Curt Swan and Klaus Janson, George Pratt, Mike Mignola. 68 pgs. $3.95. Cover price $3.95.