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Comic books March 2004

  • Issue #327
    Uncle Scrooge (1954 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone/Gemstone) 327

    This issue includes Carl Barks' classic "Chugwagon Derby," a re-telling of his own earlier "The Hard Loser," along with a reprinting of Don Rosa's classic "Curse of Nostrildamus," from his Gladstone years. Also in this issue are the Scrooge adventures "The Golden Throne Legend" and "Gall in the Family," plus a bonus Gyro Gearloose story! Prestige Format. SC, 7x10, 64pg, FC $6.95 Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #2
    Underworld Red in Tooth and Claw (2004) 2

    by Oprisko & McBride, Postic & Marinkovich Underworld screenwriter Danny McBride, and Kris Oprisko (who wrote the comic book adaptation of the hit movie), continue their chilling tale of the early days of the Death Dealer/Lycan conflict. The motion picture's legions of fans can't get enough vampire vs. werewolf action ? that's why there's another movie in the works. But they don't have to wait a year for this prequel mini-series! MATURE READERS FC, 32pg $3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #148
    Veronica (1989) 148

    Cover pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Anniversary Blues," script and pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Jon D'Agostino; In this poignant and funny tale, Betty turns matchmaker, setting Veronica and Archie up on a date when it appears Archie forgot his "first date anniversary" with Veronica...but is that the forgotten anniversary Veronica is upset about? Hang out with Archie Today! house ad. Advice column in which Sara Algase as "Veronica" helps readers with various issues. Veronica fan art. House ads for 96 Pages of the Best Archie Daily Newspaper Strips and The Official Archie 2004 16 Month Calendar. "You're All Wet!!", script and pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Veronica fools everyone when she wears a coat that's made to look like it's dripping wet. House ads for Betty & Veronica Summer Fun and Sabrina Subscription and Collector Sets. "Shop Swap," script by George Gladir, pencils by Kennedy, inks by Ken Selig; Mr. Lodge asks Veronica if she ever thinks of anything besides mall shopping. Archie Comics' Riverdale Stars Talent Search house ad. "The Sound of Music?", script and pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Rich Koslowski; Veronica asks Bridgette to help Marcy with her singing. Archie Trade Paperbacks house ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.19.

  • Issue #105
    Video Watchdog (1990) 105

    This issue includes the following: an interview with Jan Merlin and reviews of the Lon Chaney Collection (featuring The Ace of Hearts, Laugh, Clown, Laugh, The Unknown and others), The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu, The She Beast, Zorro's Fighting Legion, The Crazies, Castle of the Walking Dead, Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter, Day of the Dead, and many more. Cover depicts the She Creature. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #3
    Voltron (2004 Devil's Due) 3

    by Dan Jolley, E.J. Su, & Clint Hilinski Having infiltrated the Galaxy Garrison research base in an effort to reclaim the stolen Lion ships, the Voltron Force faces an unexpected and fierce opponent: a bizarre alternate version of Voltron composed of 15 vehicles. At the same time, Commander Hawkins uncovers a betrayal a the highest level of the Garrison... and on Arus, Sven's nightmare's grow worse. Watch as everything begins to converge in Chapter 3 of "Paradise Lost." FC, 32pg$2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Wake the Dead (2003) 5

    by Steve Niles & Chee Wake The Dead has become the newest certified hit by horror master Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, Dark Days), with a sold-out first issue and a quick movie sale to Dimension Films. Now the mini-series rages to a conclusion as the creature goes into town, threatening everything Victor ever cared about ? and Victor learns that the price to be paid for playing God is high indeed! MATURE READERS FC, 32pg (5 of 5) $3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #642
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 642

    William Van Horn's latest Donald Duck ten-pager, "Higher Learning," leads this issue, along with two vintage Western Publishing stories featuring Li'l Bad Wolf and Bucky Bug! Plus: "X Marks the Earth," a Donald sci-fi adventure, and stories featuring Mickey and Goofy. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Wanted (2003) 2B
    Published Mar 2004 by Top Cow.

    (W) Mark Millar (Art) J.G. Jones (C) Paul Mounts Painted Cover by J.G. Jones Sex. Money. Super-powers. Costume. Mark Millar's tour-de-force look at superheroes as you've never seen them before continues as the world of downtrodden wage-slave Wesley Gibson turns upside down. The Fox has opened Wesley's eyes in a hail of bullets and blood, and Wesley learns he is heir to incredible powers and incredible fortune. All he has to do to claim them is become a killer, and one of the most vile supervillains the world has ever seen. Brought to you with astonishing pencils and inks by artist JG Jones (Black Widow) and colors by Paul Mounts (The Ultimates). You know you want it. MATURE READERS FC, 32pg $2.99 part 2 of a 6 issue story Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #290
    White Dwarf (1977-Present Games Workshop Magazine) 290
  • Issue #18
    Wildcats Version 3.0 (2002) 18

    WRITTEN BY JOE CASEY; ART BY FRANCISCO RUIZ VELASCO; COVER BY DUSTIN NGUYEN AND RIAN HUGHES EYE OF THE STORM. In stores January 28. As the Halo Corporation wins the hearts and minds of consumers worldwide, the White House finally steps in to take action, and a showdown is inevitable. Meanwhile, Code War One continues its slow boil in Europe, but the FBI ? including Agent Orange ? is on the case! MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG.$2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Wildcats Version 3.0 TPB (2003-2004 DC/Wildstorm) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Full Disclosure!" Collects Wildcats Version 3.0 (2002-2004) #7-12. Written by Joe Casey. Art by Dustin Nguyen and Richard Friend. over by Dustin Nguyen and Rian Hughes. The sprawling saga of the Wildcats continues! The corporate intrigue of Jack Marlowe's machinations to place the ever-growing Halo Corporation at the forefront of global culture continue as a handicapped Cole Cash drafts accountant Edwin Dolby as his immediate gun-toting successor! Softcover, 160 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #73A
    Witchblade (1995) 73A
    Published Mar 2004 by Image.

    Cover pencils by Phil Gossett, inks by Paul Schrier; Cover depicts Sara and Ian fighting. Death Pool Part 4, script by David Wohl, pencils by Francis Manapul and Joel Gomez (Assistant), inks by Mark Prudeaux; Jay Leisten; Jeff De Los Santos; Billy Tan; Scott Hanna; Rick Basaluda; Sara is given the name of Victor Tabisch by one of her informants in a murder case and decides to return to Level 42 to confront Victor directly; Victor gives her a tour of the impressive complex but then sics a giant robot on her to gain more information on the powers of the Witchblade; When men are sent to kill Sara's source, Ian steps in and rescues her. 36 pgs. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #73B
    Witchblade (1995) 73B
    Published Mar 2004 by Image.

    Cover art by Francis Manapul; Cover depicts Ian standing in front of flames with the left side of Sara's face looking through the outline of his body. Death Pool Part 4, script by David Wohl, pencils by Francis Manapul and Joel Gomez (Assistant), inks by Mark Prudeaux, Jay Leisten, Jeff De Los Santos, Billy Tan, Scott Hanna, and Rick Basaluda; Sara is given the name of Victor Tabisch by one of her informants in a murder case and decides to return to Level 42 to confront Victor directly; Victor gives her a tour of the impressive complex but then sics a giant robot on her to gain more information on the powers of the Witchblade; When men are sent to kill Sara's source, Ian steps in and rescues her. 36 pgs. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #149A
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 149A

    Punisher cover. Article on 'dismissed' characters who are too cool to ignore, with Kevin Maguire illo; Jesse Thompson works as an extra on Punisher film; Brad Meltzer interview; 8 pages from Superman #204; Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones discuss the Hellboy film on set; Tom Welling interview; 9 pages from Spider-Man #1 (by Millar and Dodson); a look at the combatants in Secret War; Book of the Month: Invincible; Q & A with Pat Lee; Secret Stash: Deep Sleeper; 14 things you didn't know about Brian Bendis Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #149B
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 149B

    Wolverine cover by Brian Bolland. Article on 'dismissed' characters who are too cool to ignore, with Kevin Maguire illo; Jesse Thompson works as an extra on Punisher film; Brad Meltzer interview; 8 pages from Superman #204; Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones discuss the Hellboy film on set; Tom Welling interview; 9 pages from Spider-Man #1 (by Millar and Dodson); a look at the combatants in Secret War; Book of the Month: Invincible; Q & A with Pat Lee; Secret Stash: Deep Sleeper; 14 things you didn't know about Brian Bendis Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #149C
    Wizard the Comics Magazine (1991) 149C

    Marvel's Secret War Army cover by David Finch. Article on 'dismissed' characters who are too cool to ignore, with Kevin Maguire illo; Jesse Thompson works as an extra on Punisher film; Brad Meltzer interview; 8 pages from Superman #204; Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones discuss the Hellboy film on set; Tom Welling interview; 9 pages from Spider-Man #1 (by Millar and Dodson); a look at the combatants in Secret War; Book of the Month: Invincible; Q & A with Pat Lee; Secret Stash: Deep Sleeper; 14 things you didn't know about Brian Bendis Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #10
    Wolverine (2003 2nd Series) 10

    Written by GREG RUCKA Cover & pencils by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ "COYOTE CROSSING" pt. 4 (of 5)?Logan has gone south of the border in search of the mysterious Rojas, the drug lord responsible for the death of nineteen men, women and children. But now that Logan has discovered Rojas' true identity, dare he exact bloody retribution? 32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+...$2.25 UPC: 5960605458-01011 Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Wolverine Legends TPB (2002-2004 Marvel) 6-1ST

    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "Mark Silvestri!" Collects Wolverine (1988-2003 1st Series) #31-34, 41-42, and 48-50.

    Written by LARRY HAMA. Art and cover by MARC SILVESTRI.

    Before Top Cow and Witchblade, artist Marc Silvestri rose to comics' superstardom during his legendary and sales record-breaking run on WOLVERINE and UNCANNY X-MEN.

    Now having made his triumphant return to NEW X-MEN, energizing his fans and finding legions of new ones, Marvel offers a new collected edition of some of his best Wolverine stories, highlighting a benchmark in the career of one of comics' top artists and a run of one of the industry's best-selling titles! Watch Wolverine take on the drug-crazed Japanese Yakuza, face down a legendary Canadian monster and uncover secrets of the mysterious Weapon X program, culminating in a battle with a cyborg version of himself!

    Softcover, 216 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #2
    Wolverine The End (2004) 2

    Written by PAUL JENKINS Cover & pencils by CLAUDIO CASTELLINI Returning to a world he thought he'd long since left behind, Logan embarks on a journey of self-discovery, closing in on answers about his mysterious life and history that have long eluded him. 32 PGS./MARVEL PSR Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #200
    Wonder Woman (1987 2nd Series) 200

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA, ROBERT RODI, NUNZIO DIFILLIPIS AND CHRISTINA WEIR; ART BY DREW JOHNSON, ERIC SHANOWER, LINDA MEDLEY, RICK BURCHETT, TY TEMPLETON, RAY SNYDER, EDUARDO RISSO, STEVE RUDE, WALTER SIMONSON, AND RAY SNYDER; PAINTED COVER BY J.G. JONES The earth-shaking conclusion to "Down to Earth" (5/5) headlines a double-sized celebration of the Amazing Amazon! As Veronica Cale unleashes an upgraded version of one of Diana's deadliest foes, Ares' machinations on Olympus cause an astonishing change to the lives of all the Amazons of Themyscira! Plus, excerpts from Wonder Woman's book (illustrated by Eric Shanower); a retelling of an ancient myth that sets up the next continued story (illustrated by Linda Medley); a Golden Age-style WW story by Robert Rodi and Rick Burchett; and a Silver Age-style story by Nunzio DiFillipis and Christina Weir with art by Ty Templeton. Rounding out the issue are pinups by Eduardo Risso, Steve Rude, Walt Simonson, Brian Stelfreeze & Stuart Immonen For more information, see the feature article. See this month's Dynamic Forces for a signed edition! FC, 64 PG. $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #151
    X-Men (1991 1st Series) 151
    Published Mar 2004 by Marvel.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #737125-006

    Written by GRANT MORRISON Covers & pencils by MARC SILVESTRI It's the early favorite for THE comic book event of 2004 as industry giant MARC SILVESTRI returns to the X for Grant Morrison's final story arc and instant classic, "HERE COMES TOMORROW"! In the tradition of "DAYS OF FUTURE PAST", take a look into the X-Men's future. Society has crumbled, the human race is all but decimated, and mutants have evolved far beyond their imagined potential. But throughout the years, the dream of one man long dead still remains true - that of Professor Charles Xavier...that of the X-Men! 32 PGS Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #152
    X-Men (1991 1st Series) 152
    Published Mar 2004 by Marvel.

    Written by GRANT MORRISON Covers & pencils by MARC SILVESTRI It's the early favorite for THE comic book event of 2004 as industry giant MARC SILVESTRI returns to the X for Grant Morrison's final story arc and instant classic, "HERE COMES TOMORROW"! In the tradition of "DAYS OF FUTURE PAST", take a look into the X-Men's future. Society has crumbled, the human race is all but decimated, and mutants have evolved far beyond their imagined potential. But throughout the years, the dream of one man long dead still remains true ? that of Professor Charles Xavier ... that of the X-Men! 32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR...$2.25 (each) Issue #151 UPC: 5960601772-15111; Issue #152: 5960601772-15211 MARK SILVESTRI RETURNS GRANT MORRISON's LAST NEW STORY ARC! * Look for the preview in November's WIZARD #147! Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #18
    X-Statix (2002) 18
    Published Mar 2004 by Marvel.

    Written by PETER MILLIGAN. Cover and pencils by MIKE ALLRED. "BACK FROM THE DEAD" pt. 6 (of 6)?When a mysterious CD gives new meaning to the term "killer track" - leaving its listeners dead - it's up to the X-Statix to figure out why! 32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #40
    X-Treme X-Men (2001 1st Series) 40

    Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT. Pencils by IGOR KORDEY. Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA. "Prisoner of Fire" part 1 of 5. A mysterious telepath enters into the lives of the X-Men; an unknown assailant unexpectedly captures Bishop; Sage discovers a startling secret; plus the return of one of their most dangerous foes! 32 PGS/MARVEL PSR NEW STORY ARC! * Look for the X-TREME X-MEN V. 7 TPB in the Graphic Novels Section! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #18
    Y the Last Man (2002) 18
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Brian K. Vaughan on 2/24/12.
    • Label #1101512015

    WRITTEN BY BRIAN K. VAUGHAN; ART BY PIA GUERRA AND JOSÉ MARZAN, JR.; PAINTED COVER BY ARON WEISENFELD In stores January 7. Part 1 of the new 3-part story "Safeword," featuring the debut of new cover artist Aron Weisenfeld. The last man on earth and his companions travel to Colorado, hoping to find medical attention for ailing pet monkey Ampersand. After an explosive encounter with a posse of female marshals, the group takes shelter with a retired agent of the mysterious Culper Ring. Will this alluring woman become Yorick's most valuable ally...or his greatest enemy? For more information, see the feature article. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Y the Last Man TPB (2002-2008 DC/Vertigo) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "One Small Step!" Collects Y the Last Man (2002-2008) #11-17.

    Written by Brian K. Vaughan. Art by PIA GUERRA, JOSÉ MARZAN, JR., AND PAUL CHADWICK. Cover by J.G. Jones.

    The adventures of Yorick Brown continue in Y: THE LAST MAN: ONE SMALL STEP. A Russian Soyuz capsule is coming down from the International Space Station carrying three passengers: one woman and two men. Could this be the end of Yorick's tenure as last living male? MATURE READERS

    Softcover, 168 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #3A-REP
    Y the Last Man TPB (2002-2008 DC/Vertigo) 3A-REP

    Volume 3 - 2nd printing. "One Small Step!" Collects Y the Last Man (2002-2008) #11-17.

    Written by Brian K. Vaughan. Art by PIA GUERRA, JOSÉ MARZAN, JR., AND PAUL CHADWICK. Cover by J.G. Jones.

    The adventures of Yorick Brown continue in Y: THE LAST MAN: ONE SMALL STEP. A Russian Soyuz capsule is coming down from the International Space Station carrying three passengers: one woman and two men. Could this be the end of Yorick's tenure as last living male? MATURE READERS

    Softcover, 168 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #3B-REP
    Y the Last Man TPB (2002-2008 DC/Vertigo) 3B-REP

    Volume 3 - 3rd and later printings. "One Small Step!" Collects Y the Last Man (2002-2008) #11-17.

    Written by Brian K. Vaughan. Art by PIA GUERRA, JOSÉ MARZAN, JR., AND PAUL CHADWICK. Cover by J.G. Jones.

    The adventures of Yorick Brown continue in Y: THE LAST MAN: ONE SMALL STEP. A Russian Soyuz capsule is coming down from the International Space Station carrying three passengers: one woman and two men. Could this be the end of Yorick's tenure as last living male? MATURE READERS

    Softcover, 168 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #3
    You Can Draw Manga (2004) 3

    by Various The masters continue to reveal the intricacies of the manga art style! Manga maestros Ben Dunn, Fred Perry, David Hutchison, and Rod Espinosa show you how "You Can!" master the manga style with easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons, tips, and techniques! Yes! You can draw manga, the hottest art style in the universe! b&w, 32pg $4.95 Cover price $4.95.