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Comic books May 2004

  • Issue #49
    100 Bullets (1999 DC Vertigo) 49

    WRITTEN BY BRIAN AZZARELLO; ART BY EDUARDO RISSO; COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON The conclusion to the 3-part "In Stinked." Jack the Junkie finds himself stuck between an angry tiger and a trio of even angrier mobsters, and only one of them is getting out of Jungle Garvey's Wild Animal Park alive. And if Jack does make it out of the zoo in one piece, can he finally beat the monkey on his back? MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    100 Paintings HC (2004 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By TIM BISKUP. Dark Horse is proud to make this fine work available to all. Reproducing Tim Biskup's "100 Paintings" series in a compact, hardcover book, this 5" x 5" volume of one hundred crisp, colorful paintings. The hardcover volume presents Biskup's work in its actual size, with an introduction by critically acclaimed illustrator and Emmy winner, Gary Baseman. Inspired by his Italian sketchbook, Biskup tied his illustrations together with numbers and set a goal of completing one hundred detailed paintings. The ensuing boof, "100 Paintings," was immediately popular among fans appreciating its compact size. Hardcover, 5-in. x 5-in., 112 pages, full color. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1388
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1388

    May 5, 2004. All color except for Savage aznd Low Life. Features include Judge Dredd in "Love Hurts" (script by Alan Grant, art by David Roach), Savage in "Taking Liberties" book 1 part 2 (script by Pat Mills, art by Charlie Adlard), A.H.A.B. part 2 (script by Nigel Kitching, art by Richard Elson), Low Life in "Paranoia" part 2 (script by Rob Williams, art by Henry Flint), and Chopper in "The Big Meg" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Patrick Goddard and Dylan Teague). Colin Macneil cover.

  • Issue #1389
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1389

    May 12, 2004. All color except for Savage and Low Life. Features include Judge Dredd in "Last Respects" (script by Gordon Rennie, art by John McCrea), Savage in "Taking Liberties" book 1 part 3 (script by Pat Mills, art by Charlie Adlard), A.H.A.B. part 3 (script by Nigel Kitching, art by Richard Elson), Low Life in "Paranoia" part 3 (script by Rob Williams, art by Henry Flint), and Chopper in "The Big Meg" part 3 (script by John Wagner, art by Patrick Goddard and Dylan Teague). Elson cover.

  • Issue #1390
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1390

    May 19, 2004. All color except for Savage and Low Life. Features include Judge Dredd in "Tempus Fugitive" (script by Ian Edginton, art by D'Israeli), Savage in "Taking Liberties" book 1 part 4 (script by Pat Mills, art by Charlie Adlard), A.H.A.B. part 4 (script by Nigel Kitching, art by Richard Elson), Low Life in "Paranoia" part 4 (script by Rob Williams, art by Henry Flint), and Chopper in "The Big Meg" part 4 (script by John Wagner, art by Patrick Goddard and Dylan Teague). Flint cover.

  • Issue #1391
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 1391

    May 26, 2004. All color except for Savage and Low Life. Features include Judge Dredd in "At Home With the Snozzburns" (script by Alan Grant, art by Ian Gibson), Savage in "Taking Liberties" book 1 part 5 (script by Pat Mills, art by Charlie Adlard), A.H.A.B. part 5 (script by Nigel Kitching, art by Richard Elson), Low Life in "Paranoia" part 5 (script by Rob Williams, art by Henry Flint)and Chopper in "The Big Meg" part 5 (script by John Wagner, art by Patrick Goddard and Dylan Teague).

  • Issue #3
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    "INVASION AND CHOPPER2000". AD Extreme Editions are brand-new quarterly publications showcasing classic stories from the Galaxy's Greatest Comic! Each 100-page-plus edition is themed round a specific character (such as Judge Death or P.J. Maybe) or concept, and contains a selection of definitive takes on that subject from legendary 2000 AD creators. SC, 8x11, 112pg, b&w

  • Issue #1-1ST
    2020 Visions HC (2004) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects 2020 Visions (1997-1998) #1-12. By Jamie Delano, Frank Quitely, Steve Pugh, Warren Pleece, and James Romberger. Jamie Delano's tour de force follows the lives of a disjointed family, struggling to survive in the morally and socially decadent United States of 2020. From psychotic venereal diseases to exclusive human breeding facilities, the future never looked so bleak, or so hopeful. Includes an afterward by the author and an introduction by Richard Kadrey (Metrophage, Accelerate). Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 296 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #8-1ST
    3 X 3 Eyes TPB (1995-2004 Dark Horse) 1st Edition 8-1ST

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    Volume 8 - 1st printing. "Descent of the Mystic City!" Collects stories from Super Manga Blast! issues #32-40. Story and art by Yuzo Takada. Pai doesn't look a day over sixteen; of course, she's 300 years old and the last of an ancient mystical race. Yakumo looks no different than your average Tokyo teen; however, he's been resurrected from the dead as Pai's immortal slave and defender. They're both on a quest to return Pai to her hidden homeland and ultimately to return Yakumo to his mortal form. They've been through hell and high water to find a lost Tibetan shrine that holds the keys to the Sacred Land of Kunlun. But with the mission accomplished, the return to Kunlun turns out not to be the heartfelt reunion Pai had hoped for, but could instead reveal her incredible journey to be only a ruse that could well release the evil Kaiyan Wang from imprisonment in the Sacred Land! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 288 pages, B&W. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #3
    30 Days of Night Return to Barrow (2004) 3

    Written by Steve Niles. Art by Ben Templesmith. Barrow goes dark for another long winter's night. When you've survived the horror once, what do you do when it returns ? worse than before? And if you haven't experienced it and have only heard rumors... how will you make it to the dawn? Intense horror as the 30 Days of Night sequel continues! MATURE READERS, 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3
    4 (2004 Marvel Knights) 3

    Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA. Art by STEVE McNIVEN. "WOLF AT THE DOOR" pt. 3. Metal-faced despots, intergalactic deities, and subterranean savages couldn't destroy the FF, but will Marvel's first family be torn apart by the most human threat it's ever faced? Plus: A classic knockdown, drag-'em-out brawl between The Thing and The Human Torch! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    4 (2004 Marvel Knights) 4

    Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA. Art by STEVE MCNIVEN. "WOLF AT THE DOOR" pt. 4. The FF are still feeling the aftershocks of having had their world turned upside down ? and Reed finds himself drawing strength from the memory of one of the greatest men he's ever known: his grandfather. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    Abadazad (2004) 3

    Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Mike Ploog. Attack of the Rocket Heads! It's the stupid vs. the inept as the Lanky Man's Rocket Heads bombard the City of Inconceivable and the Knights of Abadazad! Can Sir Plus, Sir Prize, Sir Real, Sir Round and Sir Repetitious stop them? Don't bet on it! "Grand fantasy"! - Wizard. 32 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #813
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 813
    Published May 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY MICHAEL TURNER, JOE KELLY AND CHUCK AUSTEN; ART BY TALENT CALDWELL, JASON GORDER, IVAN REIS AND MARC CAMPOS; COVER BY MICHAEL TURNER. Part 4 of the 6-part "Godfall," Kal-El has begun a new life on Krypton...now meet the new woman in his life! And in the backup by Chuck Austen, Ivan Reis and Marc Campos, reacquaint yourself with Gog, a villain poised to become a major player in ACTION COMICS over the next year! FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #626
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 626
    Published May 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY MICHAEL TURNER, JOE KELLY AND GREG RUCKA; ART BY TALENT CALDWELL, JASON GORDER, MATT CLARK AND NELSON DECASTRO; COVER BY MICAEL TURNER. The penultimate chapter of the "Godfall" saga finds Kal-El pursued by the law and allied with former enemies! He's fighting for his life, but will it be worth it? Plus, a backup story by Greg Rucka, Matt Clark and Nelson DeCastro looks at Lois's life without Superman. FC, 32 PG Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #2
    Aleister Arcane (2004) 2

    by Steve Niles & Breehn Burns Aleister Green, also known as Aleister Arcane, late-night horror movie host, has had a bigger effect on the residents of Jackson, OK, than he could ever have dreamed ? on the town's adults, at any rate. Steve Niles shows why he's considered one of the most inventive writers in modern comics, and Breehn Burns outdoes himself bringing Steve's script to brilliant life. MATURE READERS FC, 32pg $3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4A
    Alias Magazine (2003) 4A

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    This issue of Alias is jam-packed with stars as the main members of the cast ? Jennifer Garner, Michael Vartan, Victor Garber, Carl Lumbly, Greg Grunberg, Ron Rifkin, and Melissa George ? take part in a group interview! We'll be talking to Inspector Gadget himself, Marshall, actor Kevin Wiseman. Director Ken Olin outlines what it¹s like calling the shots on Alias. Plus, discover the secrets behind those fabulous special effects! Available in Newsstand and Previews Exclusive cover editions! (Titan Publishing Group) (CAUT: 4) NEWSSTAND?Magazine, 68pg, FC $6.99 EXCLUSIVE?Magazine, 68pg, FC $6.99 Cover price $6.99.

  • Issue #4B
    Alias Magazine (2003) 4B

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    This issue of Alias is jam-packed with stars as the main members of the cast ? Jennifer Garner, Michael Vartan, Victor Garber, Carl Lumbly, Greg Grunberg, Ron Rifkin, and Melissa George ? take part in a group interview! We'll be talking to Inspector Gadget himself, Marshall, actor Kevin Wiseman. Director Ken Olin outlines what it¹s like calling the shots on Alias. Plus, discover the secrets behind those fabulous special effects! Available in Newsstand and Previews Exclusive cover editions! (Titan Publishing Group) (CAUT: 4) NEWSSTAND?Magazine, 68pg, FC $6.99 EXCLUSIVE?Magazine, 68pg, FC $6.99 Cover price $6.99.

  • Issue #2
    Along The Canadian (2004) 2

    Story and Art by Joel Rivers. Sheriff Johnston returns to Fort Smith, troubled by the memories of his dead deputies. Finding replacements will not be easy. Neargasaw Fred's pretty niece has a dangerous admirer: "Cottonmouth Jones" and the horse thief needs the Sheriff's help. Will Johnston's own troubled past be his undoing? 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Alpha Flight (2004 3rd Series) 1A

    Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Cover & pencils by CLAYTON HENRY "You Gotta be Kidding Me" pt. 1?Bigger than Avril Lavigne! More exciting than National Hockey Night! Scott Lobdell returns to the X-Men Universe and heads north of the border for the surprising premiere of an ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT ALPHA FLIGHT! The Canadian superteam returns in a shocking new series that will be the talk of Saskatchewan! Featuring the debut of new heroes and the return of several old favorites! 32 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$2.99 UPC: 5960605518-00111 · NEW ONGOING SERIES, EH! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Alpha Flight (2004 3rd Series) 1B

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    an X-World Comics X-Clusive Signed edition with certificate of authenticity. Signed by Clayton Henry and limited to 50 copies. Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Cover & pencils by CLAYTON HENRY "You Gotta be Kidding Me" pt. 1?Bigger than Avril Lavigne! More exciting than National Hockey Night! Scott Lobdell returns to the X-Men Universe and heads north of the border for the surprising premiere of an ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT ALPHA FLIGHT! The Canadian superteam returns in a shocking new series that will be the talk of Saskatchewan! Featuring the debut of new heroes and the return of several old favorites! 32 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$2.99 UPC: 5960605518-00111 · NEW ONGOING SERIES, EH!

  • Issue #36
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 36

    This issue features twin spotlights on Joe Simon ? and Canada's Golden Age Super-Heroes ? with previously unpublished, full-cover covers by Joe Simon (Fighting American) and Michael T. Gilbert and Ronn Sutton (those fabulous 1940s Canadian heroes)! First, Joe Simon talks about the Simon & Kirby Team, Stan Lee, Carl Burgos, Captain America, Fighting American, et al.! Then, John Bell, editor of Canuck Comics, discusses "The Great Canadian Super-heroes of World War II!" like Commander Steel, Nelvana of the Northern Lights, The Penguin (no, not that one!), Doc Stearne (a.k.a. Mr. Monster), Thunderfist, and lots more! Plus: Michael T. Gilbert on the Canadian origins of Mr. Monster! Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler, and Jerry Ordway on All-Star Squadron #1 and its Golden Age roots! FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and C.C. Beck ? comics legend Alex Toth ? Bill Schelly on comics fandom ? and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Amazing Adventures of the Escapist TPB (2004-2006 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Escapist (2004) #1-2. By Michael Chabon, Glen David Gold, Howard Chaykin, Bill Sienkiewicz, Kyle Baker, Jim Starlin, Gene Colan, Steve Lieber, Scott Morse, Eric Wight, Kevin McCarthy, and Mike Baron. Cover by Chris Ware. Master of Elusion, foe of tyranny, and champion of liberation ? The Escapist! Operating from a secret headquarters under the boards of the majestic Empire Theater, the Escapist and his crack team of charismatic associates roam the globe, performing amazing feats of magic to aid all those who languish in oppression's chains. The history of his creators, Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay, was recently chronicled in Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. The best of the Escapist's adventures are now collected into one volume for all to enjoy! This thrilling volume of Michael Chabon Presents...The Amazing Adventures of The Escapist collects the first two issues of the comic book and features an original story penned by Michael Chabon, the comics debut of novelist Glen David Gold, a new story written and drawn by Howard Chaykin, the painted artwork of Bill Sienkiewicz, and a wraparound cover by Chris Ware! Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 152 pages, full color. Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #29A
    Amazing Figure Modeler (1995) 29A

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  • Issue #29B
    Amazing Figure Modeler (1995) 29B

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  • Issue #505
    Amazing Spider-Man (1998 2nd Series) 505

    Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Covers & pencils by JOHN ROMITA Jr. Ezekial Returns Part 1 of 4. Peter delves further into the mysterious totemistic origin of his powers when the enigmatic Ezekiel returns! Is he truly Peter's mentor and ally, or something much more? 32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR...$2.25 (each) Issue #505: 5960604716-50511; #506: 5960604716-50611 · NEW STORY ARC! TWO ISSUES! * Look for the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN v. 6 TPB in the Graphic Novels Section! Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #2005A
    Amazing Spider-Man Annual HC (1974 World Distributors/Panini Books) Spider-Man Annual 2005A

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    Annual 2005 (Comics Cover) - Includes Activity games, a crossword puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. NOTE: Annual 2005-Up published by Panini Books.

  • Issue #2005B
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    Annual 2005 (Movie Cover) - Includes Activity games, a crossword puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. NOTE: Annual 2005-Up published by Panini Books.

  • Vol. 124 #5
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 124 #5

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    May 2004. Cover art by Jean-Pierre Normand. Stories: "Camouflage"(Conclusion) by Joe Haldeman, "Elixir" by James Gunn, "Promises" by Richard A. Lovett, "Harpoon" by G. David Nordley, "Damned if You Don't" by Jerry Oltion, and "Honor is Golden" by Suzette Haden Elgin. Science Fact article: "The Future of Transplantation" by K. J. Zimring. Probability Zero article: "Fore-Thought" Don D'Ammassa. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 144, B&W. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4A
    Angel Magazine (2003) 4A

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    This issue serves as an homage to the female of the Angel species. With the long-hoped- for news that Cordy is returning to Angel, we interview actress Charisma Carpenter to find out all about her homecoming. The perfect illustration that brains and beauty aren't mutually exclusive: Fred, a.k.a. Amy Acker, joins us to discuss Season Five. Plus we take you on a guided tour of Angel's L.A. penthouse! Available in Newsstand and Previews Exclusive cover editions! (Titan Publishing Group) (CAUT: 4) NEWSSTAND?Magazine, 68pg, FC$6.99 EXCLUSIVE?Magazine, 68pg, FC $6.99 Cover price $6.99.

  • Issue #4B
    Angel Magazine (2003) 4B

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    This issue serves as an homage to the female of the Angel species. With the long-hoped- for news that Cordy is returning to Angel, we interview actress Charisma Carpenter to find out all about her homecoming. The perfect illustration that brains and beauty aren't mutually exclusive: Fred, a.k.a. Amy Acker, joins us to discuss Season Five. Plus we take you on a guided tour of Angel's L.A. penthouse! Available in Newsstand and Previews Exclusive cover editions! (Titan Publishing Group) (CAUT: 4) NEWSSTAND?Magazine, 68pg, FC$6.99 EXCLUSIVE?Magazine, 68pg, FC $6.99 Cover price $6.99.

  • Issue #1205
    Animerica (1992) 1205
    Published May 2004 by Viz.

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    Anime & Manga Monthly - The #1 source for domestic anime, manga & more! The ultimate magazine for anime fans! This issue: Gundam Seed - A mecha legend reborn! Plus: Anime bares its fangs in Wolf's Rain! Also: The winners of Animerica's annual Mecha Challenge! And: Anime video games you need to own! Plus: Win Key the Metal Idol Complete Collection DVD Box Sets. Remember, If it's anime in America, it's gotta be Animerica! Magazine, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Ape Omnibus TPB (2004 Ape Entertainment) 1B-1ST

    Variant Cover - Volume 1 - 1st printing. Featuring six stories, a dozen creators, and a whopping 64 pages, Ape Entertainment's quarterly comics anthology launches in style! Fantasy, sci-fi, comedy, super-heroes... it's all here! Also featured in this issue: how you can get in on the action and see your work published in the pages of future issues! Softcover, 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #16
    Aquaman (2003 4th Series) 16
    Published May 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY WILL PFEIFER; ART BY PATRICK GLEASON AND CHRISTIAN ALAMY; COVER BY ALAN DAVIS AND MARK FARMER. "American Tidal" continues! Reeling from the shock of seeing half of San Diego plunge into the Pacific Ocean, Aquaman is stunned when a young woman stumbles out of the surf, still alive after days underwater. Can she explain what happened? And, most importantly, is she the only survivor? FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Aquaman Chronicles (2001) 12

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    The Aquaman Chronicles is a fanzine produced by John Schwirian. Issue #12 includes: cover art by Steve Epting; Reaction to Will Pfeifer's first few issues; Review of H-E-R-O by Richard Duncan; On the trail of Serum X by Chris Khalaf; Interview with Will Pfeifer; Aquaman MEGO overview; Golden Age Aquaman: More Fun #80, 81, 83; Dan Jurgens, Steve Epting, Michael W Kaluta and Aquaman; Who's Who in the Aquafamily: Rodunn, Ambassador Hart, Cerdian; Bring on the Aquafoes: Queen Charlanda of Cerdia, Counselor Whynt, Cerdia, Ocean Master, Valgos, Omnigard; The Warlord and the Sea King; and Elseworlds - Aquan, Sedna. May 2004.

  • Issue #546
    Archie (1943) 546

    Stories by Craig Boldman, George Gladir and Mike Pellowski. Art and Cover by Stan Goldberg & Bob Smith. When Reggie and Archie both ask Veronica out to the Picturebox disco, she lets them decide who will take her. So, unable to come to a reasonable solution, they decide to rotate the date in fifteen-minute shifts in "The Trade-Off!" Plus: In a medieval setting, Archie gets sent to detention, gets upstaged by Reggie in sports competitions and faces exams from Mr. Weatherbee, but still manages to outsmart a fire-breathing dragon and end up with a bunch of fair maidens in "A Knight to Remember"; Archie imagines what a girl that could pass for his twin would look like in the 1-pager "Twin Din"; while getting a haircut, Archie is faced with many new drastic hairstyle possibilities in "Hair Scare"; the girls visit Archie's new job at a brokerage building in the 1-pager "Biz Wiz"; and Archie goes to buy a new bicycle helmet at Glom-Mart and is asked by every one of his friends and family to pick something up for them, but while there, he forgets why he went there in the first place...but Moose's mysterious mind saves the day in "Store Chore"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.19.

  • Issue #150
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 150

    by George Gladir & Fernando Ruiz; & Various "Flower Power": Celebrate the 150th anniversary issue of Archie's Double-Digest with this tale depicting how Archie Comic stories practically... and literally... write themselves! Plus: Classic tales by various talents! Digest, FC$3.59 Cover price $3.59.

  • Issue #83
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (1995) 83

    by Various The spotlight is on the wonderful cast of Archie supporting characters, in this double- digest featuring new stories and classic tales! Digest, FC $3.59 Cover price $3.59.

  • Issue #34
    Archie's Weird Mysteries (2000) 34

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    by Barbara Jarvie & Paul Castiglia, & Fernando Ruiz "The Case of the Missing Mentors": When forensic experts Matt and Mary mysteriously disappear the same morning they're to deliver damaging testimony in a criminal case, it's up to Archie and the Teen Scene Investigators to fly solo and find their mentors! FC, 32pg $2.19 Cover price $2.19.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Aria TPB (2000-2004 Image) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Enchanted Collection!" Collects Aria: The Uses of Enchantment (2003) #1-4 and Aria: A Summers Spell (2002) #1-2 . Written by BRIAN HOLGUIN. Art by LAN MEDINA, BRIAN HABERLIN and JAY ANACLETO. Cover by JAY ANACLETO. Aria is an unforgettable fairy tale for adults that follows the adventures of Kildare, a faerie princess living in Greenwich Village, and her strange circle of immortal friends. The Kingdom of Enchantment, a roadside theme park that flourished in the 1950s, has sat abandoned for decades. When a mysterious invitation literally drops into Kildare's lap, she is lead to a remarkable discovery - a genuine magical kingdom hidden away in the Catskill Mountains. But a dark and terrible secret lies buried at the heart of this fairytale land, a reminder of the dangers of getting what you wish for. The international award-winning story is finally brought to you in a single, stunning collection featuring the two-part and hard-to-find ARIA: SUMMER SPELL and as a TRUE BONUS: a never seen before Aria prose story written by BRIAN HOLGUIN and lushly illustrated by BRIAN HABERLIN. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 10-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #6
    Arrowsmith (2003) 6

    WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK; ART AND COVER BY CARLOS PACHECO AND JESUS MERIÑO CLIFFHANGER. In stores January 21. The miniseries mixing World War I weaponry with ancient magic concludes! Wounded, trapped behind enemy lines, and shaken to the core by what he's experienced, Fletcher Arrowsmith must guide his friends to safety, facing vampires and worse. But after witnessing the horrors of war, does Fletcher even want to survive? His ideals and illusions shattered and the ugly truth about the war revealed, Fletcher has to find a reason to keep going...or give up and die. FC, 32 PG. (6 OF 6) $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Assassin School (2004 Volume 2) 3

    Assassin School follows the missions of the accident prone yet deadly teenage assassin, Emma, and her life through a military school where they train for special missions. Written and created by Phil Littler and Art by Enrique Corts. In this issue it is Emma's first day at a new school and she has caught the eye of the mysterious cute boy who sits in the back of the classroom. Will Emma shirk her new assignment so she can do the things that other girls her age do? 24 pages., Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Asterix and the Magic Carpet GN (2004 Sterling Edition) 1-1ST

    Sterling (Orion) Edition - 1st printing. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. The wonderful village where Asterix and Obelix live has only one drawback: its bard is the worst musician in the ancient world. Whenever Cacofonix strikes up a tune, the sun hides behind the clouds and the rain begins to fall. But, then a fakir flies in on a magic carpet asking for help in ending a terrible drought in his kingdom. Otherwise, his daughter Orinjade will be sacrificed to the gods. Suddenly, Cacofonix's talents come in mighty handy. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Asterix and the Secret Weapon HC (2002 Sterling Edition) 1-REP

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    Sterling (Orion) Edition - 2nd and later printings. Covers on reprints may vary. Verify printing by indicia. Story and art by Albert Uderzo. A woman bard? That's unheard of in Ancient Gaul - but the mothers in Asterix's town think it's time to call in Bravura, who hits the right notes musically, and proves very valuable when Julius Caesar sends in his secret weapon: a group of female legionnaires! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $12.95.

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

    WRITTEN BY ROBBIE MORRISON; ART AND COVER DWAYNE TURNER AND SAL REGLA EYE OF THE STORM. In stores March 3. In the wake of COUP D'ÉTAT, The Authority takes over as a new story arc begins ? and it's a great jumping-on point for new readers! The American military stands defeated. The American government is in shambles. The Authority is finally applying their notions of a "finer world" on United States soil. So what do they do now? The hardest lessons of their short careers are on the horizon, as the Authority learn that caring for 250 million people is a little more difficult than they could have imagined. What do they do when there's no one left to punch? MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. $2.95 Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #80
    Avengers (1997 3rd Series) 80

    Written by CHUCK AUSTEN Pencils by OLIVIER COIPEL Cover by DAVID FINCH "LIONHEART of AVALON" pt. 4 (of 5) A dramatic choice is made! A hero from the past is born anew! And the architect of the Avengers' recent troubles stands revealed! Plus: who's turning Hawkeye's eye? Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #1
    Avengers Thunderbolts (2004) 1

    Written by KURT BUSIEK & FABIAN NICIEZA Covers & pencils by BARRY KITSON Marvel's Most Wanted ? the villains-turned-would-be-heroes known as the Thunderbolts ? are back! But which side of the law are they on this time? If they're up to their old villainous ways, the Avengers are determined to find out about it ? and stop them before they get started! But which side is Hawkeye on? Fan-favorite KURT BUSIEK (JLA/AVENGERS) makes his return to the THUNDERBOLTS & THE AVENGERS, teaming with former T-BOLTS writer FABIAN NICIEZA for this action-packed adventure that might just be the grand finale to the T-Bolts history ? or a whole new beginning!! 32 PGS. (each) Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #50
    Batgirl (2000 1st Series) 50
    Published May 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY DYLAN HORROCKS; ART BY RICK LEONARDI AND JESSE DELPERDANG; COVER BY JAMES JEAN In stores March 24. A fantastic extra-sized 50th issue featuring the fracas between Batgirl and Batman! For months, Batgirl's feelings of resentment toward Batman have risen from simmer to boil. Now, fueled by the emotion-charging drug Soul, Batgirl explodes in a fury of fists and feet. That's right: It's Batgirl vs. Batman ? the knockdown, drag-out battle you thought you'd never see! For more information, see the feature article. FC, 40 PG. $3.25 Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #625A
    Batman (1940) 625A
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY BRIAN AZZARELLO; ART BY EDUARDO RISSO; COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON In stores March 31. The creative team of 100 BULLETS brings the 6-part "Broken City" to an explosive conclusion! Over the past 6 months, Batman has been pushed to his limits ? physically and mentally. But when the Dark Knight finally catches up to Angel Lupo and discovers the dark secret behind a young boy's dead parents, his world is turned upside-down...and he'll need the help of The Joker to put things right! Don't miss the end of the Batman arc everyone is talking about! FC, 32 PG. $2.25 Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #625DFREMARK
    Batman (1940) 625DFREMARK
    Batman (1940) #625DFREMARK
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 2004 by DC.

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    Dynamic Forces signed and remarked limited edition with certificate of authenticity. Signed and remarked with Joker and Batman head sketches by Eduardo Risso and Dave Johnson, limited to 99 copies. NOTE: Remarkings will vary from copy to copy. Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Eduardo Risso, cover by Dave Johnson. The creative team of 100 BULLETS brings the 6-part "Broken City" to an explosive conclusion! Over the past 6 months, Batman has been pushed to his limits ? physically and mentally. But when the Dark Knight finally catches up to Angel Lupo and discovers the dark secret behind a young boy's dead parents, his world is turned upside-down...and he'll need the help of The Joker to put things right! Don't miss the end of the Batman arc everyone is talking about! FC, 32 PG.$2.25 Cover price $2.25.