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Showcase comic books issue 8

  • Issue #8
    Showcase (1956-1978) 8
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Tape on cover and interior cover.
    • Label #3722856003

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia. 2nd appearance of the Flash in "The Secret of the Empty Box!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; Under cover of fog, a giant mystery box appears in Central City; While the police have their attention on opening the box, a trio of burglars commits robberies around town. Origin and 1st appearance of Capt. Cold in "The Coldest Man on Earth!", script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; Flash faces off against Captain Cold, who commits crimes by using a cold-gun to freeze things and create mirages; But once Flash figures out what Captain cold can do, he ignores the mirages and takes the villain in. "The Race of Wheel and Keel," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Harry Lazarus; A race between a stagecoach and a clipper ship; The stagecoach leaves from Saint Louis for California and the clipper leaves from New York for California. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Showcase 94 (1994) 8
    Published Aug 1994 by DC.

    Revealed for the first time: the shocking secret origin of one (or is that two?) of Batman's deadliest adversaries, Scarface and the Ventriloquist. Set in Blackgate Prison several years ago, this 2-part story of prisoners at the edge of sanity is written by Alan Grant and John Wagner, with art by Teddy Kristiansen. In a special prelude to ZERO HOUR, Waverider plunges through the timestream searching for the missing Monarch, determined to stop him before he can cause further destruction. Written by Dan Jurgens, with pencils by Frank Fosco. And Ted Grant, the original Wildcat, is back on the prowl. Following the death of Yolanda Montez, the new Wildcat, Grant must learn the truth behind a witch's claim that the dead hero can be restored to life. Written by Eddie Berganza, with art by Nick Gnazzo and Ray Kryssing. Cover by Ted McKeever. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #8
    Showcase 93 (1993) 8
    Published Aug 1993 by DC.
    Auction opens August 2
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3808287012

    Knightfall Part 14. Two-Face captures an exhausted Batman, forcing the Dark Knight to face one of his most dangerous foes while at his weakest, in a story written by Doug Moench, with art by Klaus Janson. In "Brainwashed," Deadshot targets Deathstroke and Peacemaker as they continue their pursuit of Kobra, and Deadshot never misses! Written by Mike Baron, with art by Gary Barker and Jose Marzan, Jr. And Fire and Ice face an erupting volcano in "Shadow of the Honeycreeper," written by Elliot S. Maggin, with art by Steven Harris and Carlos Pedrazzini. Cover by Glenn Fabry. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #8
    Showcase 96 (1996) 8
    Published Sep 1996 by DC.

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    Cover by Tom Grummett & Doug Hazlewood. Written by Karl Kesel, Peter David and Tom McCraw. Art by Tom Grummett & Joe Rubinstein, Terry Dodson & Karl Story and Roberto Flores & John Lowe. Superman summons Superboy to Metropolis to stop another metapowered teen's rampage in "The Hard Way"! Also, in the midst of a devastating hurricane, Supergirl is haunted by the memory of lives she couldn't save in "Limited Resources"! Finally, Legionnaires Gates, XS and Leviathan must stop an assassination attempt that could shatter the United Planets -- provided the heroes can stop arguing among themselves long enough to get the job done in "Assassination Agenda"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Showcase 95 (1995) 8
    Published Aug 1995 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Terry Austin. "Exit to Eden" (Part 2), script by Peter J. Tomasi, pencils by Scot Eaton, inks by Pam Eklund; Continued from last issue; Mongul has been saved by the doctors on Debstam IV, and repays them by killing their planetary council and taking over; Mongul begins his conquering of the planet. "Lian's Present," script by David DeVries, pencils by David Zimmermann, inks by Fred Fredericks; Arsenal is sent by Checkmate to the country of Balkhashstan to rescue a nuclear inspector that was taken captive. "Sunken Beauty," script by John Ostrander, pencils by Tom Mandrake, inks by Barry Chabala; When a vampire named Genevieve Dumond kills a man named Bill Cannel, the Spectre arrives for vengeance. 52 pgs., full color. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Walt Disney Showcase (1970 Gold Key) 8

    Features Daisy and Donald Duck. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 8

    Harry Twenty "On the High Rock"; Gerry Finlay-Day script; Alan Davis art; Tony Jacob letters; Dan Dare, Starship Commander; Gerry Finley-Day script; Dave Gibbons art; Skizz; Alan Moore script; Jim Baike art; pin-ups of Dan Dare's Space Fort & Skizz (Jim Baike); Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8
    New Talent Showcase (1984) 8

    Cover art by Greg Shoemaker. Starting Over starring Jenesis, script by Mindy Newell, pencils by Mark Beachum, inks by Mark Alexander. High Speed Insanity starring Mirrage, script by Ashley Tillman, pencils by Greg Shoemaker, inks by Stan Woch. Shattered [Dragonfly, Part Two] featuring Class of 2064, script by Todd Klein, pencils by Terry Shoemaker, inks by Karl Kesel. Clinic Conflict featuring Cosmic Clinics, script by David Marchman, pencils by Bob Orzechowski, inks by Reuben Pharms. Profiles of Dave Marchman, Bob Orzechowski, Mindy Newell, Mark Beachum, Ashley Tillman, Greg Shoemaker, Todd Klein, and Terry Shoemaker. $0.75. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8
    DC Direct Showcase (2001 DC Comics) 8

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  • Issue #8
    2000 AD Showcase (1992) 8

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  • Issue #8
    Walt Disney Showcase (1970 Whitman) 8

    Whitman edition. Features Daisy and Donald Duck. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Cartoonist Showcase (1968) fanzine 8