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Comic books April 1999

  • Issue #1A
    10th Muse Demonslayer (2002) Preview 1A

    By Marat Mychaels & Robert Lugibihl. This spring, watch out as the first ever Image/Avatar crossover explodes onto the scene! The 10th Muse/Demonslayer crossover features both of the stunning beauties in the fight of their lives against one foe so horrific, even together they may not be able to stop him! With art from the critically acclaimed team on Alan Moore's Glory, Marat Mychaels on pencils and Robert Jones on inks, this series is sure to satisfy every art lover! This special preview reveals the first several pages of the story as well as behind-the-scenes evolution of the art and project! 16 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1B
    10th Muse Demonslayer (2002) Preview 1B

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    Adrian Cover. Limited to 1000 copies. By Marat Mychaels & Robert Lugibihl. This spring, watch out as the first ever Image/Avatar crossover explodes onto the scene! The 10th Muse/Demonslayer crossover features both of the stunning beauties in the fight of their lives against one foe so horrific, even together they may not be able to stop him! With art from the critically acclaimed team on Alan Moore's Glory, Marat Mychaels on pencils and Robert Jones on inks, this series is sure to satisfy every art lover! This special preview reveals the first several pages of the story as well as behind-the-scenes evolution of the art and project! 16 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1C
    10th Muse Demonslayer (2002) Preview 1C

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    Vixen Cover, Limited to 1500 copies. By Marat Mychaels & Robert Lugibihl. This spring, watch out as the first ever Image/Avatar crossover explodes onto the scene! The 10th Muse/Demonslayer crossover features both of the stunning beauties in the fight of their lives against one foe so horrific, even together they may not be able to stop him! With art from the critically acclaimed team on Alan Moore's Glory, Marat Mychaels on pencils and Robert Jones on inks, this series is sure to satisfy every art lover! This special preview reveals the first several pages of the story as well as behind-the-scenes evolution of the art and project! 16 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1138
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1138

    April 6, 1999. All color. 27-page Sinister Dexter story, "Eurocrash" part 12. Script by Dan Abnett, art and cover by S.B. Davis.

  • Issue #1139A
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1139A

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    Bonus 16-page supplement previews upcoming stories. April 13, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Termination With Extreme Prejudice" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Alex Ronald), Sinister Dexter in "Eurocrash" part 13 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Mercy Heights part 6, "Deeper and Down" (script by John Tolminson, art by Lee Sullivan), and Nikolai Dante in "The Hunting Party" part 1 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Andy Clarke). Simon Fraser cover.

  • Issue #1139B
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1139B

    NO bonus 16-page supplement. April 13, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Termination With Extreme Prejudice" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Alex Ronald), Sinister Dexter in "Eurocrash" part 13 (script by Dan Abnett, art by S.B. Davis), Mercy Heights part 6, "Deeper and Down" (script by John Tolminson, art by Lee Sullivan), and Nikolai Dante in "The Hunting Party" part 1 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Andy Clarke). Simon Fraser cover.

  • Issue #1140
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1140

    April 20, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Termination With Extreme Prejudice" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Alex Ronald), Mercy Heights part 7, "Deeper and Down" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Lee Sullivan), Anderson PSI Division in "Semper Vi" (script by Alan Grant, art by Steve Sampson), and Nikolai Dante in "The Hunting Party" part 2 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Andy Clarke). Trevor Hairsine cover.

  • Issue #1141
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1141

    April 27, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Return of the Assassin" part 1 (script by John Wagner, art by Cam Kennedy), Mercy Heights part 8, "The Long Second" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Lee Sullivan), the Balls Brothers in "Balls to Biloxi" part 1 (script by Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), and Nikolai Dante in "Fists of Fury" (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Charle Adlard). Greg Staples cover.

  • Issue #10A
    3 Geeks (1997) 10A

    "Happy Birthday, Allen" Regular Cover. Story, Art, and Cover art by Rich Koslowski. Lettering by Sandy Koslowski. Cover colors by Heroic Age Studios. 1st Printing. Beginning the two part "Happy Birthday Allen" story arc where Jim gives Allen a replica of Thor's hammer for his birthday, and Allen is destroyed when he attempts to lift it and fails. Will Allen ever be the same? Black and white. Cover price $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10B
    3 Geeks (1997) 10B

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    "Very Limited, Variant, SEMI-NUDE, Ultra Unnecessary, Super Silly, Potentially Invaluable, Alternate Cover Edition." Story, Art, and Cover art by Rich Koslowski. Lettering by Sandy Koslowski. Cover colors by Heroic Age Studios. 1st Printing. Beginning the two part "Happy Birthday Allen" story arc where Jim gives Allen a replica of Thor's hammer for his birthday, and Allen is destroyed when he attempts to lift it and fails. Will Allen ever be the same? Black and white. Cover price $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #27
    A Distant Soil (1991 Aria/Image) 27

    Seren reveals the Avatars true nature to his human allies; Liana realizes Jason has been changed by his time with Beys and the Resistance. 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 #7
    A Next (1998) 7

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    Written by Tom Defalco and Ron Frenz. Art by Ron Frenz and Al Milgrom. 1st appearance of Hope Pym, aka Red Queen (in shadows only). "After the Fall" part of the Origin of Mainframe; featuring J2, Stinger, Thunderstrike, Mainframe, American Dream, Freebooter, Bluestreak, The Crimson Curse, Scott Lang, Ion Man, Jarvis, Captain America, Vision, Iron Man, Giant Man, Tigra, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Firestar, Justice, Wasp, Hercules. Includes "The Last Days of the Original Avengers. 38 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Aces High (1999 Gemstone) 1

    George Evans cover. Stories by George Evans, Bernie Krigstein, Jack Davis, and Wally Wood. Reprints 1955 E.C. comics (not code approved) Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #753
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 753

    Cover pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by José Marzan, Jr. "A Law Unto Himself," script by Stuart Immonen (Plot) and Mark Millar, pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by José Marzan, Jr.; The JLA and the military declare war on Superman; starring Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash (Wally West), Orion, Green Lantern (Kyle Rayner), Martian Manhunter, Big Barda, Superboy (Kon-El), Supergirl (Matrix), and Steel (John Henry Irons). 36 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Adastra in Africa HC (1999 Fantagraphics) By Barry Windsor Smith 1A-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Barry Windsor-Smith. A complete, beautifully rendered graphic story featuring the most popular member, Princess Adastra, of the Young Gods, from BWS' ground-breaking Storyteller series. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Adastra in Africa HC (1999 Fantagraphics) By Barry Windsor Smith 1B-1ST

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    Signed by Barry Windsor-Smith - 1st printing. Story and art by Barry Windsor-Smith. A complete, beautifully rendered graphic story featuring the most popular member, Princess Adastra, of the Young Gods, from BWS' ground-breaking Storyteller series. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius (1999) 2

    "Growing Pains." Barry's friend Jeremy turns into a dinosaur after drinking one of Barry's experimental potions. Cover is a parody of Jurassic Park. Script and art by Judd Winick. Cover by Winick and Rus Wooten. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #566
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 566

    Cover pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier. "...And Lose His Soul (Table of Contents), script by Karl Kesel (plot) and Jerry Ordway (dialogue), pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier; Superman launches an unprecedented attack on Lex Luthor!; With Superman robots hovering over every corner of the globe, the Man of Steel is master of all he surveys...except for Lexcorp; Now Superman faces Luthor head-on in midtown Metropolis. Story continues in Action Comics #753. Bob Kane: 1915-1998 obituary by Jenette Kahn. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1A
    Alan Moore's Awesome Universe (1999) 1A

    Written by Alan Moore with with two Alex Ross painted cover variants produced in a three to one ratio. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Alan Moore's Awesome Universe (1999) 1B

    Written by Alan Moore with with two Alex Ross painted cover variants produced in a three to one ratio. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Aliens Apocalypse Destroying Angels (1999) 4

    Written by Mark Schultz. Art by Doug Wheatley. Cover by Mark Schultz. The android Baal's secrets may have been uncovered, but it's merely the first layer that Alecto Throop must peel back to get the answers she's been sent to find. There's the Alien egg found aboard Throop's ship, and it involves the ancient "pilot" race (seen in the first Alien film) that introduced the creatures to man's corner of the galaxy. Plus, the fate of Dr. Keitel is revealed . . . and along with it, the fate of the universe! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Amazing Spider-Man (1998 2nd Series) 4

    Cover by John Byrne. "Betrayals," script by Howard Mackie, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Scott Hanna; Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four are in the middle of a fight with half of the Frightful Four, The Sandman and The Trapster; Spider-Man decides to go back to the beginning of the story where he has visited the Fantastic Four to find out whether he is a clone or the real Spider-Man; There the Thing tells Spidey that they have constant camera surveillance on the Sandman when the story switches to the Sandman and Senator Ward sneaking around in a dark Hotel Lobby; Thanks to a phonecall to Mary Jane, Spidey travels to the same hotel to comfort Jill Stacy who is afraid of the dark when he spots the Trapster; Meanwhile the Trapster has been paid to make an assassination attempt on Senator Ward with the help of the Sandman, and soon Spidey arrives with the Fantastic Four not far behind; Spidey and the Fantastic Four fight the Trapster. 38 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Amazing Spider-Man The Death of Gwen Stacy TPB (1999 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #96-98 and 121-122.

    Written by Stan Lee and Gerry Conway. Art by Gil Kane. Cover by J.G. JONES.

    The Green Goblin changes the wall-crawler's life forever. Featuring the tragic death of Gwen Stavy, the love of young Peter Parker's life, and the final showdown between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin!

    Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Cover price $12.99.

  • Vol. 119 #4
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 119 #4

    April 1999. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "Seed of Reason" by Daniel Hatch, "The Company Man" by Kent Johnson, "Prudence and Fortitude" by Michael F. Flynn, "Democritus' Violin" by G. David Nordley, "The Dashing About Flying Box People" by Uncle River, and "Remembrance of Things to Come" by Lawrence Watt-Evans. Science Fact article: "Tricorders, Yactograms, and the Future of Analytical Chemistry" by Richard A. Lovett. Probability Zero article: "Going Home" by H. G. Stratmann. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 8.25-in.; 144 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #49
    Animaniacs (1995) 49
    Published Apr 1999 by DC.

    Hear ye, hear ye! Cometh and readeth ye olde Animaniacs classic literature issue! We skewer Shakespeare, annoy Jane Austen and beat up Beowulf! You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll be much more erudite (a fancy word for "learned") when you're through! Written by Jeff Suess. Pencils by Leonardo Batic and Walter Carzon. Cover by Leonardo Batic and Mike DeCarlo. FC, 32 pg. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #703
    Animerica (1992) 703
    Published Apr 1999 by Viz.

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    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. Space Battleship Special! Get the story behind the most irresponsible man in space in Animerica's spotlight on the space-faring comedy Irresponsible Captain Tylor. Plus: celebrating 25 years of Space Cruiser Yamato. The U.S. Theatrical Tour - A Chinese Ghost Story, the Tsui Hark animation. Manga Feature: Galaxy Express 999 by Leiji Matsumoto. 88 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #54
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 54

    Landlovers - Written by Erik Larsen. Art and Cover by Eric Battle and Norm Rapmund. Meet the Landlovers, three underwater citizens of Atlantis -- Lagoon Boy, Blubber and Sheeva the Mermaid -- fascinated by everything surface-worldly. When they make an above-water excursion to New York City, even Aquaman may not be able to get them out of all the trouble they get into. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #482
    Archie (1943) 482

    First $1.79 cover priced issue. Cover by Stan Goldberg & Henry Scarpelli. Stories by George Gladir, Hal Smith and Mike Pellowski. Pencils by Stan Goldberg. Talk about 'extreme' sports -- Archie takes stunt snowboarding to unintentional heights in "Losers Can Be Winners"! Plus, Archie proves the mouth is mightier than the keyboard when he gets a voice-activated typewriter in "Too Many Characters"! And 'chaos' is the latest dish on the menu when Archie gets a job as a waiter in "Waiting to Exhale"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.79.

  • Issue #34
    Archie and Friends (1991) 34

    First $1.79 cover priced issue. Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Henry Scarpelli. Stories and Art by Mike Gallagher, Bob Bolling and Various. It's an avalanche of laughs when Reggie uses Dilton's 'Enhancer' -- a special invention that amplifies the output of any mechanical device -- on the ski resort's snow-making machine in "That's Snow Business!" Now the only problem is digging out those skis buried in the snow! Plus: More of Archie and his friends! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.79.

  • Issue #162
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 162

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  • Issue #106
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 106
  • Issue #39
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (1995) 39

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  • Issue #2
    Aria (1999) 2
    Published Apr 1999 by Image.

    Cover art by Jay Anacleto. The Shores Of Sorrow, script by Brian Holguin (co-creator and writer) and Brian Haberlin (co-creator), pencils by Jay Anacleto (pages 1-9, 15-21) and Roy A. Martinez (pages 10-14), inks by Jay Anacleto (pages 1-9, 15-21) and Roy A. Martinez (pages 10-14); Ginny flees to Kildare's place for help; Kildare and Pug start investigating the monsters; Nigel Hawthorne escapes from prison. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2B
    Aria (1999) 2B
    Published Apr 1999 by Image.

    Convention Special Edition. Cover art by Jay Anacleto. The Shores Of Sorrow, script by Brian Holguin (co-creator and writer) and Brian Haberlin (co-creator), pencils by Jay Anacleto (pages 1-9, 15-21) and Roy A. Martinez (pages 10-14), inks by Jay Anacleto (pages 1-9, 15-21) and Roy A. Martinez (pages 10-14); Ginny flees to Kildare's place for help; Kildare and Pug start investigating the monsters; Nigel Hawthorne escapes from prison. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Aria Jay Anacleto Sketchbook (1999) 1A
  • Issue #1B
    Aria Jay Anacleto Sketchbook (1999) 1B
  • Issue #1C
    Aria Jay Anacleto Sketchbook (1999) 1C

    Gold Foil Linen Edition Variant. Art and Cover by Jay Anacleto. 20 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #4
    Artbabe Vol. 2 (1997) 4

    By Jessica Abel. 32 pgs. B&W with color cover, Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #4
    Artesia (1999) 4
    Published Apr 1999 by Sirius.

    Cover art by Mark Smylie. The Bearer of Bad Tidings, script and art by Mark Smylie; Artesia's brother tells her that the Thessid-Golan empire has invaded the Middle Kingdoms, and fills her in on the rest of the international political situation. Profile on some of the historical rulers of the Known World. MATURE READERS FC (4 of 6). 28 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Ascension (1997) 12
    Published Apr 1999 by Image.

    Written by David Finch & David Quinn. Art by Brian Ching, Victor Llamas, Marlo Alquiza, Jason Gorder, John Livesay, Jonathan Sibal and Andy Owens. Cover by Brian Ching & Victor Llamas. It's a turning point for Lucien and Andromeda as they struggle to put the pieces of their life back together. Can Andromeda come to terms with the terrible crime she committed in the past? Can Lucien keep control of his savage soul? They'd better hope so, because there's a new foe on the scene, and our heroes are gonna need all the help they can get if they have any chance of defeating her! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Astronauts in Trouble Live from the Moon (1999) 2
  • Issue #15
    Avengers (1997 3rd Series) 15

    "The Three-Fold Path!" Guest-starring Triathlon. Story by Kurt Busiek. Art by George Perez, Al Vey, and Scott Koblish. It's a three-way death match. In one corner is the psionically charged Lord Templar, in the other corner is the rampaging behemoth known as Pagan, and in yet another corner is the Triune and their home grown super hero Triathlon (sporting a new look). And caught in the middle are the Avengers. Plus, a startling interlude with the Wrecking Crew, and a last page surprise that could mean bad things to come for Earth's mightiest Heroes. Note: there's a sequence inked by Jerry Ordway, done to set up the Ordway-written/penciled #16-18. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #5
    Avengers Forever (1998) 5

    Cover pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Jesus Merino. Past Imperfect… Future Tense!, script by Roger Stern (co-script) and Kurt Busiek (plot)(co-script), pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Jesus Merino; Rick watches from the time ship as all three Avengers squads deal with their time anomalies; Using the Forever Crystal, Immortus destroys the 1950s Avengers timeline just as Wasp and Captain Marvel escape back to the ship. 36 pgs. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #51
    Azrael Agent of the Bat (1995) 51

    NO MAN'S LAND. Miracle Run! - Written by Dennis O'Neil. Art and Cover by Roger Robinson & James Pascoe. Hot on Nick Scratch's trail, Jean-Paul is struck by the limitations left after years of relying on his old suit's "gifts." So, while facing Nicholas Scratch's Demonic Trio in his new costume, lightning may have to strike twice for Jean-Paul to ever truly be Azrael again! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #45
    Bacchus (1995 ECC) 45
    Published Apr 1999 by ECC.

    Stories by Eddie Campbell, Daren White, Charlie Trumper and Michael Evans. Art by Eddie Campbell, Lee Slattery, Pete Mullins, Charlie Trumper and Michael Evans. Cover by Eddie Campbell. The acclaimed series by artist Eddie Campbell, featuring the latter-day adventures of the immortal Greek gods. In The Picture of Doreen Grey, an evil Corporation attracts the ire of Theseus when it targets his wife, Big Ginny. On the Street Where I Lived; Give Us a Hug, Then; Confiscation; The Picture of Doreen Grey; plus an Alec story and a Montague Hale one-pager. 36 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #564
    Batman (1940) 564
    Tags: Batman No Man's Land (part 8)
    Published Apr 1999 by DC.

    No Man's Land Part 8. Fear of Faith Part 3: Life in Hell - Written by Devin Grayson. Art by Dale Eaglesham and Jaime Mendoza. Cover by Dale Eaglesham and Danny Miki. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Batman and Superman World's Finest (1999) 1

    Cover pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Robert Campanella. "World's Finest: Year One: Different Worlds," script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Robert Campanella; Bruce Wayne meets Clark Kent for the first time, ditto Batman meeting Superman; In a world that doesnt yet accept its new heroes, Batman and Superman learn to work together the hard way. Batman and Superman ad. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1DFSIGNED
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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition. Signed by Karl Kesel. Limited to 2500 copies. Includes numbered Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity. Written by Karl Kesel; art and cover by Dave Taylor and Robert Campanella.

  • Issue #2
    Batman Beyond (1999 1st Series) 2

    Cover art by Bruce Timm. I Am Batman, script by Hilary J. Bader, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Terry Beatty; Though Derek Powers is using Wayne-Powers to make nerve gas, Bruce refuses to act and tells Terry to take the information to Police Commissioner Barbara Gordon; But after leaving Wayne Manor, Terry is confronted by Powers and loses the disc. Terry returns to the Batcave, steals the Batman costume, and heads to Wayne-Powers where he witnesses Powers selling the nerve gas to the Kaznian Minister of Commerce; With Bruce's help through the radio receiver in the costume, Terry eludes Powers and puts a stop to the delivery of the nerve gas; The next day, Bruce offers Terry a job as his assistant. This is adapted from the first episode of the Batman Beyond cartoon. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #11
    Batman Gotham Adventures (1998) 11

    Cover pencils by Bob Smith, inks by Terry Beatty. The Oldest One In The Book!, script by Ty Templeton, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Terry Beatty; The Riddler escapes and decides to leave Batman clues leading to other people's crimes, so he won't get caught. Set in the animated DC universe. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.