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Comic books November 2002

  • Issue #39
    100 Bullets (1999 DC Vertigo) 39

    WRITTEN BY BRIAN AZZARELLO; ART BY EDUARDO RISSO; PAINTED COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON In stores September 25. "Ambition's Audition." The third in a series of six stand-alone stories pulls back the curtain and sheds some light on Benito Medici, the unwilling heir to a seat on The Trust. Benito's ruthless father Augustus seems to have cemented The Trust's agenda. But is it really a self-serving one that drives him? And is Benito's blasé attitude simply a mask for his own agenda ? one that may compromise all that Augustus has worked for? MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1316
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1316

    November 6, 2002. All color except for the Red Seas and Past Imperfect. Features include Judge Dredd in "Out of the Undercity" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Carl Critchlow), the Red Seas in "Under the Banner of King Death" part 4 (script by Ian Edginton, art by Steve Yeowell), Asylum part 4 (script by Rob Williams, art by Boo Cook), Past Imperfect: "Infamy" (script by Gordon Rennie, pencils by Mike Collins, inks by Lee Townsend), and Sinister Dexter in "The Off-Lode Experience" part 4 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Simon Davis). Cover by Cliff Robinson and Chris Blythe.

  • Issue #1317
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1317

    November 13, 2002. All color except for the Red Seas and Past Imperfect. Features include Judge Dredd in "Reprisal" (script by John Wagner, art by Paul Marshall), the Red Seas in "Under the Banner of King death" part 5 (script by Ian Edgington, art by Steve Yeowell), Asylum part 5 (script by Rob Williams, art by Boo Cook), Past Imperfect: "Warts 'n All" (script by Simon Spurrier, art by David Roach), and Sinister Dexter in "The Off-Lode Experience" part 5 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Simon Davis). Cover by Steve Yeowell and Chris Blythe.

  • Issue #1318
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1318

    November 20, 2002. All color except for the Red Seas and Past Imperfect. Features include Judge Dredd in "Open Justice" (script by Gordon Rennie, art by Mike Collins and Dylan Teague), the Red Seas in "UNder the Banner of King Death" part 6 (script by Ian Edgington, art by Steve Yeowell), Asylum part 6 (script by Rob Williams, art by Boo Cook), Past Imperfect in "The Red Menace" (script by Gordon Rennie, pencils by Adrian Bamforth, inks by Lee Townsend), and Sinister Dexter in "The Off-Lode Experience" part 6 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Simon Davis). Cover by Jock and Chris Blythe.

  • Issue #1319
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1319

    November 27, 2002. All color except for the Red Seas and Future Shocks. Features include Judge Dredd in "After Hours" (script by Gordon Rennie, art by Ian Gibson), the Red Seas in "Under the Banner of King Death" part 7 (script by Ian Edginton, art by Steve Yeowell), Asylum part 7 (script by Rob Williams, art by Boo Cook), Future Shocks: "Assassination" (script by Richard McTighe, art by D'Israeli), and Sinister Dexter in "The Off-Lode Experience" part 7 (script by Dan Abnett, art by Simon Davis). Davis cover.

  • Issue #1
    21 Down (2002) 1

    WRITTEN BY JIMMY PALMIOTTI AND JUSTIN GREY; ART BY JESUS SAÍZ AND PALMIOTTI; PAINTED COVER BY JOE JUSKO. A new WildStorm series debuts, tying into events of the new GEN13! Preston Kills has an incredible gift ? a gift of second sight given to him by the mysterious Herod when Preston was a boy. There's just one catch: the gift will kill Preston when he turns 21, meaning he has only an all-too-brief year left to live. When a mysterious woman appears at Preston's door with the idea that he might be able to save himself, his world is turned upside-down! For more information, see the feature article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #35
    A Distant Soil (1991 Aria/Image) 35

    As the Hierarchy discusses what to do next, DMer and the Resistance come to an uncomfortable truce. Backup story reveals an untold tale of Sir Galahad. Story and art by Colleen Doran. Black and white; 32 pages. Mature readers. Painted cover by Doran. Cover price $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #795
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 795
    Published Nov 2002 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY JOE KELLY; ART BY DUNCAN ROULEAU AND MARLO ALQUIZA; COVER BY KEVIN NOWLAN. "Ending Battle" Part 4 of 8. Superman confronts the man he believes is behind the attacks on his friends and family. But soon he's faced with the return of some unexpected foes... For more information, see the feature article. FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #608
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 608

    WRITTEN BY JOE CASEY; ART BY DEREC AUCOIN; COVER BY KEVIN NOWLAN. "Ending Battle" Part 2 of 8. The inexplicable attacks on Superman's friends and family continue, as Atomic Skull arrives at the Kent farm. Meanwhile, a host of super-villains start attacking people associated with Clark's childhood in Smallville. Where will the villains strike next? FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #15
    Age of Bronze (1998) 15
    Published Nov 2002 by Image.

    Cover art by Eric Shanower. Untitled story, script and art by Eric Shanower; At last the summons goes out from High King Agamemnon for the great army to reassemble to attack the city of Troy; But after all the death and disaster of the first expedition, many of the kings don't want to try again; Meanwhile, Kalchas the Trojan seer pleads for the life of his daughter, and a wild and very smelly beggar threatens to kill Agamemnon's newborn son, Orestes, unless Agamemnon produces Achilles immediately. This critically acclaimed series tells the complete story of the world-famous War at Troy, freshly retold for the 21st century. 28 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #3
    Agent X (2002) 3

    Cover art by Udon Studio (Alvin Lee identified). Alex Hayden's Journal of Ultimate Coolness recap. Dead Man's Switch Part 3: Quiet Desperation, script by Gail Simone, art by Udon Studio; Alex and Outlaw battle some jewelry thieves; Taskmaster leaves Sandi; Mary Zero is introduced. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Vol. 18 #4
    Airbrush Action Magazine Vol. 18 #4

    November - December 2002. Cover by Marc Gabbana. 84 pages, PC/B&W. Vandemon's Flaming Licks! Sturgis Kustom Tank Gallery and R/C Madness! 84 pages, Full color. Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alan Moore's Magic Words GN (2002 Avatar) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Alan Moore. Introduction by Warren Ellis. Cover by Juan Jose Ryp. Alan Moore brings a new line of graphic novels to Avatar starting right here! Hand-picked by Alan Moore, this book is a stunning adaptation of some of his songs, poems, and writings turned into sequential art by an amazing group of European artists never before seen in America! This is also the first American work by staggering new talent, Juan Jose Ryp, who will certainly be providing art for many fantastic Avatar projects in the years to come! Also included is an exhaustive listing of Moore's work in other mediums as well. Softover, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alan Moore's Magic Words HC (2002 Avatar) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Alan Moore. Introduction by Warren Ellis. Cover by Juan Jose Ryp. Alan Moore brings a new line of graphic novels to Avatar starting right here! Hand-picked by Alan Moore, this book is a stunning adaptation of some of his songs, poems, and writings turned into sequential art by an amazing group of European artists never before seen in America! This is also the first American work by staggering new talent, Juan Jose Ryp, who will certainly be providing art for many fantastic Avatar projects in the years to come! Also included is an exhaustive listing of Moore's work in other mediums as well. Hardcover, B&W. Mature Redaers NOTE: limited to just 1,000 copies! Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #14
    Alias (2001 Marvel) 14
    Published Nov 2002 by Marvel.

    Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Art by Michael Gaydos. Cover by David Mack. The conclusion to Jessica's strangest case yet! 32 pages, FC. Mature Readers Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Alien Legion TPB (2001-2005 Checker) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Piecemaker!" Collects Alien Legion (1987-1990 2nd Series) #12-18. Created by Carl Potts. Written by Carl Potts and Chuck Dixon. Art by Larry Stroman. The spectacular follow-up to Alien Legion: Force Nomad, Piecemaker collects seven more issues in the Alien Legion saga. In stunning full color, Force Nomad resumes duty in a series of far-flung combat zones. The volatile Jugger Grimrod confronts his violent past, while Tamara faces a surprising future amid the always-perilous present that is the daily bread for Force Nomad of the Alien Legion. Softcover, 208 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #2
    All New Tenchi Muyo! Part 2 (2002) 2

    by Hitoshi Okuda A meteorite impact brings strange life forms to Earth, right near the school where Sasami herself has been thinking of going to class! Wielding high-tech alien catching devices, the Tenchi gang goes to investigate the potentially dangerous invaders! b&w, 32pg (2 of 5) $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #25
    Amazing Figure Modeler (1995) 25

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    Whether dastardly vile or wickedly fun, the next issue of AFM will be overrun with the characters you love to hate! From Waxwork madmen to goblins of green, the pages of AFM #25 will be infiltrated with evil geniuses and heinous henchmen. There'll be sinister depravity, debauchery, and lasciviousness?enough about the writing staff, the articles are cool, too! Includes a sensational 1:1 scale recreation of Aurora's infamous "Forgotten Prisoner" kit. All this, plus the usual modelling madness you've come to expect from the figure kit experts at AFM! (Amazing Figure Modeler) Magazine $7.00 Cover price $7.00.

  • Issue #45
    Amazing Spider-Man (1998 2nd Series) 45

    Cover pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Scott Hanna. "Until the Stars Turn Cold," script by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Scott Hanna; As Spider-Man steadily digs himself out of the hotel's rubble, Carlyle goes to the movie studio where he bursts onto the Lobster Man set; He takes hostages and decides to kill May so people will take him seriously; However, Dr. Octopus save May's life and renews his attack on Carlyle. Spidey arrives as Ock falls; He tells Spidey he made a crack in Carlyle's armor; Spidey finds the crack and fills it with web-fluid, gumming up the suit, causing ot to freeze up; Ock escapes in the chaos; Later, Mary Jane tells Peter she still needs time on her own; He promises to wait as long as it takes. 36 pgs., full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #45DFSIGNED
    Amazing Spider-Man (1998 2nd Series) 45DFSIGNED

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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition. Signed by artist Scott Hanna. Limited to 1,000 copies. Includes Dynamic Forces certificate of authenticity. Cover pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Scott Hanna. "Until the Stars Turn Cold," script by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Scott Hanna; As Spider-Man steadily digs himself out of the hotel's rubble, Carlyle goes to the movie studio where he bursts onto the Lobster Man set; He takes hostages and decides to kill May so people will take him seriously; However, Dr. Octopus save May's life and renews his attack on Carlyle. Spidey arrives as Ock falls; He tells Spidey he made a crack in Carlyle's armor; Spidey finds the crack and fills it with web-fluid, gumming up the suit, causing ot to freeze up; Ock escapes in the chaos; Later, Mary Jane tells Peter she still needs time on her own; He promises to wait as long as it takes. 36 pgs., full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #19
    American Century (2001) 19

    WRITTEN BY HOWARD CHAYKIN AND DAVID TISCHMAN. ART BY LUKE ROSS AND JOHN STOKES. PAINTED COVER BY JIM SILKE. Part 3 of the 5-part "Coming Home." Harry Kraft's honeymoon in Chicago is cut short, as he's forced to say "I do" to his wife's proposal. But can he divorce himself from Beth's deadly plan in time to save his own skin? Artie has a heart-to-heart with his parole officer; the crooked cops engage in brutal honesty; and Ethlie falls in love with chicken chow mein. MATURE READERS FC, 32pgs. Cover price $2.75.

  • Vol. 122 #11
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 122 #11

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    November 2002. Cover by Dominic Harman. Stories: "Survival Instinct"(conclusion) by Edward M. Lerner, "Ineluctable" by Robert J. Sawyer, "Truck Stop" by Walter F. Cuirle, "It's Only Human" by Brian Plante, "Tower of Babel" by Grey Rollins, "The Cat and the Pendulum" by Kathy Oltion, and "The Human Equations" by Dave Creek. Science Fact article: "Stem Cells and Human Cloning" by Joan Slonczewski. Probability Zero: "By the Lake" by Jeff Hecht. Special Feature: "Niven's Laws, 2002" by Larry Niven. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Angelic Layer TPB (2002-2003 Tokyopop) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. In the distant future, the most popular sport in Japan is Angelic Layer. Contestants use fighting dolls that they hatch and raise from eggs, called "Angels," and battle them in an arena. Mentored by the mysterious Icchan, 12-year-old Misaki has entered the tournament with her doll Hikaru, and together they plan to take the sport by storm. Softcover, 182 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1011
    Animerica (1992) 1011
    Published Nov 2002 by Viz.

    Anime & Manga Monthly - anime, games, model kits, toys. The best magazine for anime fans! This issue: Mobile Fight! G Gundam - Earth is the Arena! Plus: Battle Angel Alita: Last Order; Cannon God Exaxxion; .hack; Project Arms. Also: Free Poster Inside! And: Design Your Own Mecha - Enter the Animerica Mecha Challenge. Squarebound. Magazine, 96 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3
    Apache Skies (2002) 3

    Painted cover by Leonardo Manco John Ostrander (w)/Leonardo Manco (a) Continuing MAX's fully-painted, wicked Western! 32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/PARENTAL WARNING 2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #527
    Archie (1943) 527

    by Greg Crosby & Stan Goldberg. "Archie Meets Cousin Alistair": Archie's royal cousin Alistair makes his first visit to the United States, and soon turns out to be a royal pain in Archie's side... especially when he uses his wealth and refinement to woo Veronica! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #62
    Archie and Friends (1991) 62

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    "A Change of Plans" (by George Gladir & Rex Lindsey): Mr. Lodge takes the kids with him to rustic old Silverton, an authentic "Old West" town that he hopes to convert into an amusement park. They soon learn that the town is filled with plenty of fun and adventure just the way it is! "Dancing Fools" (by Dan Parent): Veronica is adamant about Archie taking dancing lessons before taking her to the ball, but Ethel has the lighter touch as his light-on-her feet dance instructor! "The Whole Kitten Cat-Doodle!" (by Holly Golightly): Josie and the Pussycats have more than music in common: they're picking up stray cats all over town! Will anyone be able to hear their music over all the meows? FC, 32pg $1.99 Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #192
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 192

    by Various The adventures of America's favorite teen continue with new stories and classic tales by Stan Goldberg, Henry Scarpelli, Jon D'Agostino, and more! Digest, FC $2.19 Cover price $2.19.

  • Issue #137
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 137

    by Various Double your pages, double your Archie and double your fun in this double digest full of new stories and classic tales! Digest, FC$3.29 Cover price $3.29.

  • Issue #2
    Arkanium (2002) 2

    by Easton, Thomas, & Stull Created by Pat Lee! As the United States and China brace for the potential political fallout from the theft of the Arkanium scrolls, Rowan and Shing meet for the very first time! As the two warriors clash in a stunning, action-packed throw-down, Moukie and the Children of the Damned revel in their initial victory and prepare to make their presence known to our unsuspecting heroes. Meanwhile, new threats and characters are revealed that will further complicate the fragile global political and social landscape. The countdown to human evolution or extinction continues! FC, 32pg $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9-1ST
    Astro Boy TPB (2002-2004 Dark Horse Digest) 9-1ST

    Volume 9 - 1st printing. Story and art by Osamu Tezuka. Osama Tezuka's Astro Boy is the all-time, 100,000 horsepower champion of classic all-ages robot action! Available for the first time in America, these tales are as exciting, touching, and hilarious as when Tezuka crafted them almost half a century ago! In this volume: Astro Boy tries to foil a mad scientist's plot to use a robotic Cleopatra to recreate the ancient kingdom of Egypt; Astro tries to solve the mystery of a young ghost appearing on 3D TVs; and Astro joins with the robot Cobalt in a race against time to stop a lost H-Bomb from devastating Japan! Softcover, 5in. x 7-in., 216 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Athena Inc. Agent Roster GN (2002 Image) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brian Haberlin. Art and cover by Jay Anacleto. Athena Inc., the blackest of black ops, has come up with the perfect operative. She can't be caught. And even if she could be, there is no way to link her to any action because she doesn't even know she's an agent. Heck, she doesn't even look like their agent. She was hailed as a success - that was until the genetic trigger that enables her to switch personas began to break down. Now she can switch forms more or less on her own. And is now she's a threat to the security of Athena Inc. and must be dealt with. This Issue Following on the success of the regular ATHENA INC. series comes ATHENA INC. AGENTS ROSTER #1. Join us in an exploration of agents that exist now in the agency and those to come. The most stunning JAY ANACLETO art yet combined with entertaining stories about the agents told in a new and exciting fashion. A book not to be missed by fans of Anacleto and of great comic illustration. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #3
    Automatic Kafka (2002) 3

    WRITTEN BY JOE CASEY; PAINTED ART AND COVER BY ASHLEY WOOD EYE OF THE STORM. In stores September 18. In a world of bizarre images, none come close to those of Automatic Kafka as a TV game show host. You think reality TV is a kick? Forget everything you know and partake in the madness. You'll be glad you did! MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Wizard Ace Edition #4 4

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    Wizard Ace Edition Special representation of the revival of Captain America in Avengers # 4. New John Cassaday acetate cover. Plus 2 page back up Twisted Toyfare Theatre "The Further Adventures of Frozen Cap!" "Captain America Joins the Avengers!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. Roster includes: Thor, Giant-Man, Wasp, Iron Man and Captain America. Rick Jones and Sub-Mariner appearances. First modern appearances of Captain America and Bucky. First appearance (shadowed cameo of face) of the first Baron Zemo. Kirby/Roussos cover.

  • Issue #58
    Avengers (1997 3rd Series) 58

    Cover by Kieron Dwyer. "World Trust, Part 2 Assembled," script by Geoff Johns, pencils by Kieron Dwyer, inks by Rick Remender; The Avengers take control of the situation: Captain America addresses the UN and Tony Stark gains the support of the European Union; Namor comes to the rescue of a US navy ship threatened by a mysterious maelstrom and returns to active duty; Elsewhere, the Wasp and Yellowjacket, caught in the maelstrom that took Washington, discover that the world's capitals have been merged into one big city and it seems that the villain Scorpio is behind it all. 36 pgs., full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Avengers The Kang Dynasty TPB (2002 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Avengers (1997-2004 3rd Series) #41-55 and Annual 2001. Written by Kurt Busiek. Art by Kieron Dwyer, Manuel Garcia, Brent Anderson, Ivan Reis, and Alan Davis. Cover By Kieron Dwyer. The warlord known as Kang the Conqueror returns - and this time he's enslaving the entire Earth! The only thing left standing in his way is Earths MIghtiest Heroes. Get ready for one of the most epic Avengers adventures of all time! Softcover, 384 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #20
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  • Issue #94
    Azrael Agent of the Bat (1995) 94

    WRITTEN BY DENNIS O'NEIL; ART BY SERGIO CARIELLO; COVER BY MIKE ZECK AND JERRY ORDWAY. Azrael's irrational behavior provokes a former ally into recruiting an old foe to take revenge on Jean Paul Valley. But can even Biis stand up to Azrael's super-strength and berserker fury? Also, an international mission turns Azrael into a celebrity! FC, 32 PG. $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    B-Sides (2002) 1
    Published Nov 2002 by Marvel.
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    Painted cover by Sam Kieth Brian David-Marshall (w)/Brett Weldele (p & i) The birth of a new super-team from... New Jersey?! Over the years, the dead-end town of Raven's Perch, NJ, has given birth to a host of superhumans. But they've never produced a Spider-Man... heck, they've never even spawned a Darkhawk! So what's it like to be a loser with weird powers living in the state known for off-ramps and landfills? Find out when Fateball, Jughandle and Mize are brought together to form... The Craptacular B-Sides! Plus: a 9-page bonus tale penciled by CAPTAIN MARVEL's ChrisCross! 32 PGS. with ads/FC/MARVEL PG2.99 Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #3A
    Babe Force (2002) 3A

    Art cover. By Miers, Elton, Silva and Kushin. The Brotherhood of the Mask may look and act like professional wrestlers, but they're really the shock troops of yet another global conquest scheme. They hijack the airwaves during prime time WWGL wrestling and broadcast a mind-control wave that leaves Helga Chaos in control of the world for as long as she can maintain ratings. Even B.A.B.E. Force and their Mysterious Leader are affected by the televised hypnosis. It falls to a few isolated agents in the field to break off from their individual missions and save the planet! 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3B
    Babe Force (2002) 3B

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    Photo cover. By Miers, Elton, Silva and Kushin. The Brotherhood of the Mask may look and act like professional wrestlers, but they're really the shock troops of yet another global conquest scheme. They hijack the airwaves during prime time WWGL wrestling and broadcast a mind-control wave that leaves Helga Chaos in control of the world for as long as she can maintain ratings. Even B.A.B.E. Force and their Mysterious Leader are affected by the televised hypnosis. It falls to a few isolated agents in the field to break off from their individual missions and save the planet! 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Bastard (2001) 12
    Published Nov 2002 by Viz.

    Empress!! Part 2 of 4 - Story and Art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Castle Metallicana still stands, but as the rain pours down and Arshes Nei's forces regroup, its besieged defenders have bought precious little time. Finding herself alone again with Dark Schneider, Princess Sheila confesses her love for him. But Arshes Nei is on her way to blast the entire castle apart, and the fortuneteller Beldame of Metallicana has predicted a terrible future -- one in which Dark Schneider lies dead, his heart torn out! 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Bastard GN (2002-2003 Viz) 1st Edition 2-1ST

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    1st Edition - Volume 2 - 1st printing. Story and art by Kazushi Hagiwara. Bastard!! Heavy Metal/Dark Fantasy! - Tia Noto Yoko, the only one who can control Dark Schneider, has been captured by the Dark Rebel Armies! After making their way through a perilous dungeon, past giant eyeballs and fiery demons, D.S. and Princess Sheila face his old ally Ninja Master Gara in a duel that pits sword against magic! Far away, news of D.S.'s resurrection reaches the long ears of Arshes Nei, the elven sorceress who was once his pupil and lover - and now commands a regiment of her own. Remembering past injustices at the hands of the egomaniacal (and two-timing) wizard, she sends her greatest fighter and deadliest assassin to bring her Dark Schneider's severed head! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 208 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: These are American-style GNs and are meant to be read left-to-right. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #32
    Batgirl (2000 1st Series) 32
    Published Nov 2002 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY CHUCK DIXON; ART BY DAMION SCOTT AND WADE VON GRAWBADGER; COVER BY SCOTT AND ROBERT CAMPANELLA In stores September 11. It's an all-star DCU issue, as Batgirl joins forces with Robin, the Spoiler and GREEN ARROW's Connor Hawke to find Eddie Fyers. But even if they can locate Connor's longtime partner, can they save him, and the world, from the diabolical Agrippina and her Roman Legion cult? FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #607
    Batman (1940) 607
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 2002 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER AND GEOFF JOHNS; ART BY SCOTT MCDANIEL AND ANDY OWENS; COVER BY MCDANIEL . Part 2 of a 2-parter! Deadshot is back in Gotham! And he's hot on the trail of his most dangerous quarry ever...a target so foul, so menacing... we can't tell you who it is! Can Batman stop the DC Universe's most fearsome assassin from turning Gotham City into a war zone? FC, 32 PG. $2.25 Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Absolution HC (2002 DC) 1-1ST
    Published Nov 2002 by DC.

    1st printing. Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Painted art and cover by Brian Ashmore. A lushly painted original Batman hardcover! Ten years after an attack on Wayne Enterprises by a group of urban terrorists, Batman discovers the architect behind the bombing is in hiding in India. But, in the course of a harrowing journey that takes him from the Taj Mahal to the hidden temple of a great Indian saint, Batman will find all his precious concepts of crime and punishment, justice and retribution, God and man, turned inside out. He will find himself questioning whether any human being can truly change - and whether a mass murderer could possibly be worthy...of absolution. Hardcover, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Bruce Wayne Fugitive TPB (2002-2003 DC) 1st Edition 1-1ST

    1st Edition - Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Batman: Gotham Knights (2000-2006) #27-28, Batman (1940-2011) #601-602, Birds of Prey (1999-2009 1st Series) #41 and 43, Batgirl (2000-2006 1st Series) #27 and 29 and Nightwing (1996-2009) #68-69. By Devin Grayson, Ed Brubaker, Chuck Dixon, Kelley Puckett, Roger Robinson, Scott McDaniel, Rick Leonardi, Phil Noto, Trevor McCarthy, Sean Phillips, William Rosado, and Dave Ross. Convicted of killing Vesper Fairchild, Bruce Wayne is sent to Blackgate Prison - only to escape, launching a citywide manhunt. Now Batman has gone to ground - renouncing his true identity and operating deeper in the shadows than ever before. It falls to his extended family - Nightwing, Robin, Oracle, Batgirl, Spoiler, and Alfred - to figure out who really did commit the murder. While the clues point to someone possibly setting Batman up, no one can deny that they also might implicate Batman of actually being guilty of the crime. Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #3
    Batman Deathblow After the Fire (2002) 3

    WRITTEN BY BRIAN AZZARELLO; ART BY LEE BERMEJO AND TIM BRADSTREET; COVER BY BERMEJO WILDSTORM PRODUCTIONS. Retrosolicited; in stores July 31. The most unusual crossover of the year continues! Batman's been picking up the pieces from a decade-old case file of deceased government agent Michael Cray, also known as Deathblow. Now, the ten-year-old trail Bruce Wayne is following ignites in a furious blaze as Batman comes face-to-face with the psychopathic pyrokinetic who's back in Gotham to settle old scores. Can Batman succeed where Deathblow failed? And what's the explanation for the recent sightings of Deathblow down at the Gotham Ship Yards? Note: This issue is a resolicitation. All previous orders for APR020420D have been cancelled. Prestige Format. FC, 48 PG. (3 OF 3) $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #54
    Batman Gotham Adventures (1998) 54

    WRITTEN BY SCOTT PETERSON; ART BY TIM LEVINS AND TERRY BEATTY; COVER BY BOB SMITH AND BEATTY. As a crime spree unfolds, a writer tries to get into the minds of Batman and his quarry ? and only gets in the way. Will the writer get the story he's looking for, or will she become the story? FC, 32 PG.$2.25 Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #33
    Batman Gotham Knights (2000) 33
    Published Nov 2002 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY SCOTT BEATTY AND DARWYN COOKE. ART BY MIKE COLLINS, BILL WRAY, AND JOHN FLOYD. COVER BY BRIAN BOLLAND. New writer Scott Beatty begins his run! The man who broke Batman's back ? Bane ? comes to town and makes a startling statement! It's a fact that, at first, Batman can't seem to deny, causing the Dark Knight to team up with his long-time enemy to destroy the last of the Lazarus Pits. Plus, a Batman Black & White backup, "The Monument," written by Darwyn Cooke (CATWOMAN: SELINA'S BIG SCORE) and illustrated by Bill Wray (MAD MAGAZINE). FC, 40 PG. Cover price $2.75.