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Comic books May 1999

  • Issue #1142
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1142

    May 4, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Return of the Assassin" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Cam Kennedy), Mercy Heights part 9, "Gehenna" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Lee Sullivan), the Balls Brothers in "Balls to Biloxi" part 2 (script by Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), and Nikolai Dante in "Last Dance on the Trans-Siberian Express" part 1 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Charlie Adlard). Duncan Fegrado cover.

  • Issue #1143
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1143

    May 11, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Return of the Assassin" part 3 (script by John Wagner, art by Cam Kennedy), the Balls Brothers in "Balls to Biloxi" art 3 (Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Mercy Heights part 10, "Sacrificial Rites" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Lee Sullivan), and Nikolai Dante in "Last Dance on the Trans-Siberian Express" part 2 (script by Robbie Morrison, art by Charlie Adlard). Simon Fraser cover.

  • Issue #1144A
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1144A

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    Bonus Judge Dredd card game promo card. May 18, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Return of the Assassin" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Cam Kennedy), the Balls Brothers in "Balls to Biloxi" part 4 (script by Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Mercy Heights part 11, "Tomb Raiders" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Neil Googe), and Downlode Tales: "Lone Shark" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Trevor Hairsine). Duncan Fegredo cover.

  • Issue #1144B
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1144B

    NO bonus Judge Dredd card game promo card. May 18, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Return of the Assassin" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Cam Kennedy), the Balls Brothers in "Balls to Biloxi" part 4 (script by Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Mercy Heights part 11, "Tomb Raiders" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Neil Googe), and Downlode Tales: "Lone Shark" (script by Dan Abnett, art by Trevor Hairsine). Duncan Fegredo cover.

  • Issue #1145
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1145

    May 25, 1999. All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Return of the Assassin" part 5 (script by John Wagner, art by Cam Kennedy), Pulp Sci-Fi: "Eggs is Eggs" (script by Mike Carey, art by Cliff Robinson), the Balls Brothers in "Balls to Biloxi" part 5 (script by Wagner, art by Kevin Walker), Downlode Tales: "The Ass Kickers" part 1 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Paul Johnson), and Mercy Heights part 12, "Worm in the Bud" (script by John Tomlinson, art by Neil Googe). Jason Brashill cover.

  • Issue #8
    A Next (1998) 8

    Written by Tom Defalco and Ron Frenz. Art by Ron Frenz and Al Milgrom. "Into the Depths!" Ant-Man and Stinger help Mainframe; Others find the Scarlet Witch in a secret room under Avengers Mansion; J2, Stinger, Thunderstrike, Mainframe, American Dream, Freebooter, Bluestreak, The Crimson Curse, Scott Lang/Ant Man, a whole bunch of Wonder Man robots, Jarvis, and Scarlet Witch. 36 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #2
    Aces High (1999 Gemstone) 2

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    Reprints 1955 E.C. comics (not code approved); George Evans cover. "Chilvary!" by George Evans; "Revenge" by Bernie Krigstein; "Locker 9" by Wally Wood; "Footnote" by Jack Davis. Included: An interview with George Evans "The Ace of Aces High part 2"; Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #754
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 754

    Cover pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr. "The Aimless Blade of Science," script by Stuart Immonen (plot) and Mark Millar (script), pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan, Jr.; Superman is trapped in the Phantom Zone with other members of Dominus' race. Story continues in Superman: The Man of Steel #89. 36 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1
    Adventure Comics (1999) 1-Shot 1
    Published May 1999 by DC.

    James Robinson and David S. Goyer; art by Peter Snejberg and Keith Champagne; cover by Dave Johnson 1999 All-Star Comics crossover; Golden Age Starman and the Atom app. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #3
    Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius (1999) 3

    "School Days." Art thieves, little aware of Barry's abilities, kidnap Barry's class, much to their eventual dismay. Script and art by Judd Winick. Cover by Winick and Rus Wooten. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #567
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 567

    Cover pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Denis Rodier. The Pathway to Oblivion, script by Karl Kesel (plot) and Jerry Ordway (dialogue), pencils by Paul Ryan (layouts) and Denis Rodier (finishes), inks by Denis Rodier; In the rubble of Superman's Arctic fortress, the fate of the world hangs in the balance!; Superman must make a fateful choice, but the rubble that surrounds him is comprised primarily of kryptonite!; What can help Superman now?; And who is the villain who rises to take control of Earth in Superman's absence? Story continued from Superman #144 and continues in Action Comics #754. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #4
    Age of Bronze (1998) 4

    Cover art by Eric Shanower. Story recap. Untitled story, script and art by Eric Shanower; After arriving in Sparta, Paris seduces Helen into leaving her husband, King Menelaus. This critically acclaimed series tells the complete story of the world-famous War at Troy, freshly retold for the 21st century. 28 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #33
    Akiko (1996) 33
    Tags: Manga
    Published May 1999 by Sirius.

    Stories, Art and Painted Cover by Mark Crilley. With Spuckler's spaceship out of gas in the middle of rural Japan, Akiko and her friends luckily stumble across the house of an elderly blind woman who is more than happy to donate some of her kerosene to them. But the gang's luck seems to be running out, as the old woman cheerfully announces that it is her 100th birthday, and that television reporters are on their way to her house for an interview. Imagining the media circus that will erupt once the reporters lay eyes on her extraterrestrial friends, Akiko urges everyone to finish before an out-of-gas spaceship becomes the least of their problems! Don't miss..."Stranded in Komura Part Two"! Plus: 2-pager "Planets"! 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    All American Comics (1999) 1
    Published May 1999 by DC.

    Cover art by Dave Johnson. Cold Heart starring Green Lantern [Alan Scott] and Johnny Thunder, script by Ron Marz, art by Eduardo Barreto; Green Lantern and Johnny Thunder track one of Stalker's minions to the Yalta summit. Justice Society of America article by James Robinson, art by Dave Johnson. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #3
    All Star Auctions Catalog 3

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    Auction bidding catalog for All Star Auctions held May 29th, 1999 Catalog #3 . Showcases comics, original art, and more. Collectibles presented with picture scans, estimated values, and descriptions for each one. Makes a great reference for hobbyists and researchers or simply interesting reading for casual fans. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 16 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #1
    All Star Comics (1999) 1
    Published May 1999 by DC.

    Cover art by Dave Johnson. Time's Keeper featuring the return of the Justice Society of America, script by James Robinson and David Goyer, pencils by Michael Lark, inks by Wade von Grawbadger and Doug Hazlewood; Hourman returns to stop a spy ring; He ends up as a pawn to provide them supernatural heroes, used to summon Stalker; Hourman escapes to alert the JSA. Stalker nearly defeats them; Needing a respite, he creates 7 disciples to busy the heroes. 52 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    All Star Comics (1999) 2
    Published May 1999 by DC.

    written by James Robinson and David S. Goyer; art by Michael Lark and Wade Von Grawbadger; caver by Dave Johnson Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Alley Cat (1999) Limited Preview Edition 1

    Flip book with "Blue" Preview Edition. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #6
    Amazing Figure Modeler (1995) 6

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  • Issue #5
    Amazing Spider-Man (1998 2nd Series) 5

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    Cover by John Byrne. First appearance of new Spider-Woman in "And Then There Was One!", script by Howard Mackie, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Scott Hanna; Mattie Franklin has given herself a new identity of Spider-Woman; In the opening pages she stops a gang who are robbing a bank of Gold; The Media is very interested and she poses for cameras as she answers question; Meanwhile another much more sinister Spider-Woman is stealing the powers of former Spider-Women; The story switches to Jessica Drew in Madripoor where she uses her powers to fight this new mysterious villain but is quickly defeated; Back in New York Mary Jane is ready to go on a fashion shoot when she almost finds out Peter is hiding his Spider-Man costume in her carry-on bag; Julia Carpenter has fallen victim to the new mysterious Spider-Woman two days earlier; At the Daily Bugle, Jameson is hassling an intern to get the paper out on the streets with the headline "Who is the New Spider-Woman?" 38 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Vol. 71 #1
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  • Vol. 119 #5
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 119 #5

    May 1999. Cover by George Krauter. Stories: "The Quantum Rose"(Part 1) by Catherine Asaro, "The Vaults of Permian Love" by Bill Johnson, "Red Sky at Morning" by Ben Bova, and "Smoking Gun" by Mark Rich. Science Fact article: "Planets X" by Stephen L. Gillett, Ph.D. Probability Zero article: "Wrong Answers" by Shane Tourtellotte. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 8.25-in.; 144 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Anarky (1999 2nd Series) 1
    Published May 1999 by DC.

    Cover by Norm Breyfogle and Joe Rubinstein. Aberration Part One: Power Play, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Norm Breyfogle, inks by Joe Rubinstein; Anarky discovers an extremely powerful threat to all reality, but when he tries to enlist the JLA's aid, they just try to capture him for his past crimes. Ad for Superman: King of the World #1. Ad for Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #50
    Animaniacs (1995) 50
    Published May 1999 by DC.

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    Who will save us in our darkest hour? Why, Hello-o-o-o-o Nurse, secret agent of H.U.B.B.A., of course! Out to save the Warner Lot from ten-ton tiki-heads of terror, can Hello Nurse thwart Goldenhead's evil plot before he blows up every single Animaniacs character? It's an all-star, all-Animaniacs, spot-'em-all-before-they-go-boom special fiftieth issue! Written by Jennifer Moore and Sean Carolan. Pencils by Leonardo Batic and Walter Carzon. Cover by Leonardo Batic and Mike DeCarlo. FC, 32 pg. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #704
    Animerica (1992) 704
    Published May 1999 by Viz.

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    Anime & Manga Monthly - news, reviews, video games, music & more. She was born from a TV to make a sad young man happy again...Animerica takes a close-up look at Masakazu Katsura's Video Girl Ai, Rumiko Takahashi's classic series Urusei Yatsura, and other anime dream girls. Animerica Interview - Mizuho Nishikubo on how to make a magical girlfriend. Manga Feature: Galaxy Express 999 by Leiji Matsumoto. 88 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #55
    Aquaman (1994 3rd Series) 55

    Desperate Times - Written by Erik Larsen and Chris Eliopoulos. Art by Mike S. Miller and Saleem Crawford. Cover by Mike S. Miller. The Ruler of the Oceans get a new look in an issue with the guest art team of Mike S. Miller and Saleem Crawford! In an attempt to woo Mera back from his rival, Noble, Aquaman cuts his hair and shaves his beard. But are cosmetic changes what their relationship needs? Plus, the seeds of revolution are sown in Atlantis, and Dolphin gets some shocking news. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #483
    Archie (1943) 483

    Cover by Stan Goldberg & Henry Scarpelli. Stories by Angelo Decesare and Various. Pencils by Stan Goldberg. In "Pup-ularity Contest," Archie must contend with Mr. Lodge's new guard dog: a Chihuahua whose bite is worse than its' bark! Plus, you'll balk at 'talk' when Archie becomes an intern at the Derry Stinger show in "A 'Hit' TV Show"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.79.

  • Issue #107
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 107
  • Issue #40
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (1995) 40

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  • Issue #3
    Aria (1999) 3
    Published May 1999 by Image.

    Cover art by Jay Anacleto. Homecoming, script by Brian Holguin (co-creator and writer) and Brian Haberlin (co-creator), art by Roy A. Martinez; Ginny, Kildare, and Pug consult with "Magnus Magus" and return to Faerie for their kinsmen's funeral; Roland searches for Tara. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Arsenic Lullaby (1998) 3

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    MAY/1999, yellow car w/ trunk open, bloody man looking in. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Episode I: The Phantom Menace!" Edited by Jonathan Bresman. Features concept sketches and pictures from the film. Softcover, 9-in. x 11-in., PC/PB&W. Cover price $22.95.

  • Issue #5
    Artesia (1999) 5
    Published May 1999 by Sirius.

    Cover art by Mark Smylie. The Lion, The Witch & Her Wardrobe, script and art by Mark Smylie; Demidice brings Artesia visions of the war in the Middle Kingdoms and prophecies of the future; Artesia finds out what happened to her friends in the king's harem. Profile on the goddess of the dark moon and her daughter the Witch-Queen; also contains a history of the different cultures in Daradja. MATURE READERS FC (5 of 6). 28 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
    Ascension (1997) 13
    Published May 1999 by Image.

    Written by David Finch & David Quinn. Art by Brian Ching, Roger Cruz, Andy Park, Victor Llamas, Sean Parsons and Walden Wong. Cover by Brian Ching & Victor Llamas. With the help of Gavin Taylor, Grigorieff attempts to use the power of the Witchblade against Lucien and Andromeda. And as they fight for their lives, they receive the aid of an unlikely ally...but will it be enough? Meanwhile, Petra finds herself besieged on her own throne! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Ash Fire and Crossfire (1999) 2

    Joe Quesada art Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #17
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 17

    Written by Kurt Busiek; art by Brent Anderson and Will Blyberg; painted cover by Alex Ross Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Astronauts in Trouble Live from the Moon (1999) 3
  • Issue #ITEM#1
    Austin Powers Feature Film Figures (1999 McFarlane Toys) ITEM#1

    Series 2: Vanessa Kensington - McFarlnae Toys presents sweet figures from the Smash hit movie Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery and its sequel, Austin Powers, the Spy Who Shagged Me! Includes 1 Figure (Stands 6-in. Tall), accessories, and talking base.

    NOTE: This item is a warehouse find. Packaging may have wear and minor damage. NM price refers to Action Figure being unbroken and intact.

  • Issue #1
    Authority (1999 1st Series) 1

    written by Warren Ellis; art and wraparound cover by Bryan Hitch and Paul Neary Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16A
    Avengers (1997 3rd Series) 16A

    "Mistaken Identity!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Photon and the Black Knight. Story by Jerry Ordway. Art by Jerry Ordway and Al Gordon. The robotic menace known as the Doomsday Man has recruited the always dangerous Wrecking Crew to apprehend Ms. Marvel. But the only Ms. Marvel the Crew is familiar with is Monica Rambeau, the energized heroine who served with the Avengers during the Masters of Evil assault on Avengers Mansion (see Avengers (1st Series) #273-277). Sit back and enjoy this tale of mistaken identity. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #16B
    Avengers (1997 3rd Series) 16B

    Variant Cover by Jerry Ordway & George Perez. "Mistaken Identity!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Photon and the Black Knight. Story by Jerry Ordway. Art by Jerry Ordway and Al Gordon. The robotic menace known as the Doomsday Man has recruited the always dangerous Wrecking Crew to apprehend Ms. Marvel. But the only Ms. Marvel the Crew is familiar with is Monica Rambeau, the energized heroine who served with the Avengers during the Masters of Evil assault on Avengers Mansion (see Avengers (1st Series) #273-277). Sit back and enjoy this tale of mistaken identity. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #6A
    Avengers Forever (1998) 6A

    Cover features Cap kneeling in front of Avenger's Statues. Cover pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Jesus Merino. In the Meantime... In Between Times…, script by Roger Stern (co-script) and Kurt Busiek (plot)(co-script), pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Jesus Merino; As they finish their endeavors, the Avengers regroup, compare notes, and decide to take the battle to Immortus himself. 36 pgs. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #6B
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    Cover is NOT Cap kneeling in front of Avenger's Statues. In the Meantime... In Between Times…, script by Roger Stern (co-script) and Kurt Busiek (plot)(co-script), pencils by Carlos Pacheco, inks by Jesus Merino; As they finish their endeavors, the Avengers regroup, compare notes, and decide to take the battle to Immortus himself. 36 pgs. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Avengers Visionaries George Perez TPB (1999 Marvel) A From the House of Ideas Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing. "George Perez: Book 1!" Collects Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #161-162, 184-196, and 201 and Annuals #6 and 8 . Art and cover by GEORGE PÉREZ. This volume collects some of legendary George Pérez's finest work - including classic confrontations with Ultron and the Taskmaster! Softcover, 176 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #52
    Azrael Agent of the Bat (1995) 52

    NO MAN'S LAND. Devil Down Below - Written by Dennis O'Neil. Art and Cover by Roger Robinson & James Pascoe. Azrael ventures back into the "No Man's Land" of Gotham City on a mission of mercy, freeing a young girl from the clutches of the cannibalistic Calibax and returning her to her panic-stricken mother. But is the girl actually saved? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #565
    Batman (1940) 565
    Tags: Batman No Man's Land (part 13)
    Published May 1999 by DC.

    No Man's Land Part 13. Mosaic: Part 1 of 2. Continued in Detective Comics (1937-) #732. Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Frank Teran. Cover by Frank Teran and Klaus Janson. Starring the all-new Batgirl! Black Mask, a major player in Gotham City's underworld, has gone over the edge and altered his M.O. with the events of No Man's Land. Now leading a cult of self-mutilated crazies and trying to take over the city, Batman and Batgirl -- with a little help from Oracle -- are all that stand in his way. But Oracle has definite issues with anyone who's going to put on a costume and call herself Batgirl! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #565DF
    Batman (1940) 565DF
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1999 by DC.

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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition. Signed Greg Rucka. Limited to 1,500 copies. Certificate of Authenticity. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #2
    Batman and Superman World's Finest (1999) 2

    Cover pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Robert Campanella. "World's Finest: Year Two: A Tale of Two Cities," script by Karl Kesel, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Robert Campanella; Superman suggests to Batman that they both patrol the others city for half the night and their own city for the other half; Batman agrees and they start in Gotham City, where they foil a robbery by a group of criminals called the Henchmen; Then they got to Metropolis where they confront Knodar, a criminal from the future who ties a woman to train tracks. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #3
    Batman Beyond (1999 1st Series) 3

    Cover pencils by Bruce Timm, inks by James Tucker. Never Mix, Never Worry, script by Hilary J. Bader, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Terry Beatty; When Terry must save a team of specialists sent to the scene of a chemical spill, he encounters Derek Powers, now calling himself Blight, who makes off with radioactive Yostrium; Connecting this theft to an earlier theft of Xanthalium, Bruce theorizes that Blight is collecting chemicals for a powerful weapon; The final necessary chemical, Zeliconium, can only be found in Bludhaven, which has been cordoned off for years; Using secret tunnels under Bludhaven, Terry enters the plant and finds Blight about to steal the Zeliconium. Based on the cartoon. 36 pgs. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Cataclysm TPB (1999 DC) 1st Edition 1-1ST

    1st Edition - 1st printing. Collects Batman (1940-2011) #553-554, Detective Comics (1937-2011) #719-721, Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992-2000) #73-74, Nightwing (1996-2009) #19-20, Catwoman (1993-2001 2nd Series) #56, Robin (1993-2009) #53, Batman Chronicles (1995-2001) #12, Batman Blackgate Isle of Men (1998) #1, and Batman: Huntress/Spoiler (1998). Written by Chuck Dixon, Alan Grant, Devin Grayson, Doug Moench, Rick Burchett, Klaus Janson, Kelly Puckett, and Chris Renaud. Art by Jim Aparo, Jim Balent, Eduadro Barreto, Mark Buckingham, Stewart Johnson, Scott McDaniel, Graham Nolan, and Alex Maleev. In this Prelude to No Man's Land, Gotham City is struck by a devestating earthquake that registers 7.5 on the Richter scale. In a single instant the batcave and Wayne Manor are destroyed, thousands dead, and Batman missing. Softcover, 320 pages, full color. NOTE: " Also makes a great addition to Batman No Man's Land TPB (1999-2001)." Cover price $17.95.