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Cerebus (1977) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Cerebus (1977) 1
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover.
    • Label #2025336002

    1st appearance of Cerebus. FIRST EDITION; IMPORTANT NOTE: The original and the counterfeit versions may be identified by: 1) Original: The inside cover is not glossy like the outside cover. Counterfeit: Both sides of cover are glossy. 2) In the counterfeit, inks are slightly washed out, especially noticeable in the solid black fill areas. 3) The printing quality of the counterfeit is actually better than the original, but unless you have a copy of each to compare, this will not be evident. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1COUNTERFEIT
    Cerebus (1977) 1COUNTERFEIT
    Cerebus (1977) #1COUNTERFEIT
    • Small piece cut from margin of one page.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Counterfeit.
    • Label #0956883012

    The original and the counterfeit versions may be identified by:
    1) Original: The inside cover is not glossy like the outside cover. Counterfeit: Both sides of cover are glossy.
    2) Original: The area directly to the right of the white spot on the barbarian's chest (the lighter shaded figure at the bottom of the cover) has only a red dot pattern and black shading. Counterfeit: The area to the right of the white spot has the dot pattern, but you will also see some solid red coloring around the black shading.
    3) Original: On the interior splash page with the big dragon (4 pages after the centerfold), the Cerebus figure at the bottom is grey tone and does not look like anything like the black background fill. Counterfeit: The Cerebus figure is solid black, looking exactly like the background fill.
    4) In the counterfeit, cover inks are slightly washed out, especially noticeable in the solid black fill areas. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Cerebus (1977) 2
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    Captive in Boreala. Cerebus aardvark qualities come in handy when he confronts a band of marauders and enters a demons lair; he discovers the truth about the fabled Eye of Terim. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #6
    Cerebus (1977) 6
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    First appearance of Jaka in "The Secret". Dave Sim story and art. "Aardvarkian Age" map by Michael Loubert. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #7
    Cerebus (1977) 7
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    Black Sun Rising! Elrod returns at the worst possible time, just as Cerebus is infiltrating a dangerous temple ritual in search of secret treasure. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #8
    Cerebus (1977) 8
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    Day of the Earth-Pig. A delirious Cerebus, and his mighty combat skills, become the pawn of rebellious soldiers in their plot to overthrow a prince. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #9
    Cerebus (1977) 9
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2047338006
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1293805010
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    Swords Against Imesh. Leading an assault against the city of Imesh, Cerebus finds himself involved in a duel to the death with its crazy alien-obsessed king and his deadly traps. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #10
    Cerebus (1977) 10
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2047338007

    Merchant of Unshib. Red Sonja spoof Red Sophia returns, and ropes Cerebus into her scheme to retrieve a magical flower. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Letters page includes a small sketch of Cerebus by Marshall Rogers. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #11
    Cerebus (1977) 11
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    • Rusty bottom staple.

    The Merchant & the Cockroach. The Cockroach, Sims all-purpose superhero spoof character, makes his first of many appearances. Cerebus meets him as an antennaed, amnesiac maniac, similar to (but years before) the Tick. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #11REP
    Cerebus (1977) 11REP
    Published 1990 by Aardvark-Vanaheim.

    2nd printing Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #12
    Cerebus (1977) 12
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2047338009
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    Beduin by Night. Cerebuss scheme to get The Cockroachs gold stash puts him at odds with Elrod, the Roach, and his own greed. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #16
    Cerebus (1977) 16

    A Night at the Masque. Cerebus deals with rebel assassins and jewel thieves during the party under Palnu; hes ready to leave the city for good when Julius reveals his relationship to Jaka. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #17
    Cerebus (1977) 17

    Champion. Finally free of Palnu, Cerebus gets roped into a plan to invade the city; but first, he must masquerade as a priest to outwit the Conan-like Commander Krull. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #17REP
    Cerebus (1977) 17REP
    Published 1990 by Aardvark-Vanaheim.

    2nd printing Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #18
    Cerebus (1977) 18

    Fluroc. Cerebus uses trickery to help the TGitans secure the Palnu city of Fluroc, but learns that the TGitan leader is employing some trickery of his own. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Letter column includes comments from Marvel editor Jim Shooter and Elfquest artists Wendy and Richard Pini, debating self-publishing vs. the major publishers. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #18REP
    Cerebus (1977) 18REP
    Published 1990 by Aardvark-Vanaheim.

    2nd printing Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #19
    Cerebus (1977) 19

    She-Devil in the Shadows. Cerebus encounters Geet-a, a magical clone of Red Sophia, while sparring with a wizard to aid the war against Palnu. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #20
    Cerebus (1977) 20

    Mind Game. The Cirinists capture Cerebus and send him into a mystical trance, where he encounters the mysterious Suenteus Po for the first time. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #21
    Cerebus (1977) 21
    • Signed by creator Dave Sim (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    1st Appearance of Moon Roach (cameo); Barry Smith letter to the editor. Captain Cockroach. Cerebus runs into the Cockroach again, who has now been manipulated into believing himself an Iestian version of Captain America. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #23
    Cerebus (1977) 23

    The Beguiling. A wounded Cerebus finds refuge in a girls school tended by three murderous students and their headmistress, in a story inspired by the similarly-titled Clint Eastwood film. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #24
    Cerebus (1977) 24

    The Beguiling, Pt. 2. Swamp Sounds. Things at the girls school take a strange turn when the headmistress is revealed as a sorcerer who is creating a very familiar-looking monster. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #25
    Cerebus (1977) 25

    Cover art by Dave Sim. This Woman, This Thing, script and art by Dave Sim; Cerebus encounters Man-Thing & Swamp-Thing lookalikes. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #27
    Cerebus (1977) 27

    The Kidnapping of an Aardvark. Cerebus meets the McGrew Brothers, who manage to kidnap him, even though he wins back his own ransom by beating them at cards. Part 2 of High Society. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #28
    Cerebus (1977) 28

    Mind Game II. In a dream state, Cerebus once again encounters the mystical Suenteus Po, who tries to grill him for information – or is it the other way around? Part 3 of High Society. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #29
    Cerebus (1977) 29

    Repercussions. Back in the hotel, Cerebus meets the mysterious Regency Elf, whom only he can see, and tries to avoid repaying the government for his ransom. Part 4 of High Society. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Letters page includes a sketch of Conan and Cerebus by Alfredo Alcala. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #30
    Cerebus (1977) 30

    Debts. Cerebus is just starting to get the hang of wheeling and dealing like a true member of high society when the Cockroach returns, in his new identity as Moon Roach. Part 5 of High Society. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Letters page includes a sketch of Cerebus by Moon Knight artist Bill Sienkiewicz. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #31
    Cerebus (1977) 31

    First full Moon Roach story. Chasing Cootie. The Moon Roachs mania puts Cerebus in a bind, but then he meets Astoria for the first time; she claims, among other things, that she can control the Roach. Part 6 of High Society. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #32
    Cerebus (1977) 32

    Moon Roach and the Regency Elf appear in "Alliance." First "Unique Story" back-up, "The Salamander," by Brent Alan Richardson (continued next issue). Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #33
    Cerebus (1977) 33

    Moon Roach guest stars in "Friction." Back-up "Unique Story," "The Salamander" by Brent Alan Richardson (continued from issue 32). Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #34
    Cerebus (1977) 34

    Elrod returns in "Three Days Before." Back-up "Unique Story," "Welcome to Heaven, Dr. Franklin" by Bill Loebs (continued next issue). The letters page contains a photo of Dave Sim and Barry Windsor-Smith at Fantacon '81. Letter from comics writer Steve Englehart. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #35
    Cerebus (1977) 35

    Bran Mak Muffin and Lord Julius make brief appearances in "Two days Before." Back-up "Unique Story," "Welcome to Heaven, Dr. franklin" by Bill Loebs, continues from last issue. The letters page contains a photo of Dave Sim and Wendy Pini (Elfquest) at Fantacon '81. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #36
    Cerebus (1977) 36

    Jaka returns--and brings a surprising gift--in the classic story "The Night Before." Back-up "Unique Story," "Welcome to Heaven, Dr. Franklin" by Bill Loebs, continues. Letters page Cerebus drawing by Kelley Jones. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #37
    Cerebus (1977) 37

    Dave Sim's hilarious satire of comic book conventions is on display in "It's Showtime!" Back-up "Unique Story," "Welcome to Hell, Dr. Franklin" by Bill Loebs, continues. Letters page illustration of Master of Kung Fu and Cerebus by Dave Sim and Gene Day. Letter from Michael Moorcock. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #38
    Cerebus (1977) 38

    Elrod guest stars in "Petuniacon Day Two." Jaka cameo. Back-up "Unique Story," "Welcome to Heaven, Dr. Franklin" by Bill Loebs, concludes. Small letters page photo featuring Jack Katz, Wendy and Richard Pini, Dave Sim, and Mike Grell ona panel at the 1981 San Diego Comic Convention. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #39
    Cerebus (1977) 39

    Moon Roach and the McGrew brothers (Dirty Fleagle and Dirty Drew) return in "Petuniacon Day Three." Back-up "Unique Story," "Slark" by Bob Conway. Letter from writer James Van Hise. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #40
    Cerebus (1977) 40

    Moon Roach and the McGrew brothers (Dirty Fleagle and Dirty Drew) guest star in "Campaign" as Cerebus begins his run for Prime Minister. Lord Julius and the abess star in the back-up story, "Goat." Letter from David Roach (the comics artist?). Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #41
    Cerebus (1977) 41

    Moon Roach, the Regency Elf, and the McGrew brothers in "Heroes." Back-up "Unique Story" featuring Neil the Horse, "The Magic Balloon" by Arn Saba. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #42
    Cerebus (1977) 42

    Brief Moon Roach and Regency Elf appearances, plus Rodney Dangerfield parody in "Campaign's End." Back-up "Unique Story," "Flush" by Michael T. Gilbert and Raoul Vezina. Letters page photo of Dave Sim with Klaus Janson and Roger Stern. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #43
    Cerebus (1977) 43

    Elrod, Bran Mak Muffin, McGrew brother, and Lord Julius all appear in "Election Night." Back-up "Unique Story," "The Damned" by Michael T. Gilbert. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #44
    Cerebus (1977) 44

    Cover art by Dave Sim. The Deciding Vote, script and art by Dave Sim; Cerebus searches for one more vote; Astoria and the Roach get drunk. Ad for back issues of Cerebus and original artwork. Untitled Neil the Horse story, script and art by Arn Saba; Mam'selle Poupelle needs to lose 10 pounds so she goes on a water diet and drags Neil and Soapy along with her. Info on joining the Friends of Cerebus Club, including a drawing of Cerebus from 1979. Photo of Dave Sim from 1982. "Sideways" issue. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #45
    Cerebus (1977) 45

    Moon Roach and Regency Elf appearances in the second "sideways" issue featuring "The Bureaucratic Rebellion," the first of Cerebus's six crises as prime minister. Back-up "Unique Story," "Mam'selle Poupee" by Arn Saba, Barbara Rausch, and Warren Greenwood. Also one-page "Neil the Horse Advertises Himself" by Saba. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #46
    Cerebus (1977) 46

    Crisis Number Two: A Night in Iest. Another sideways story. Cerebus finally holds a cabinet meeting, but then decides that its more productive to just get drunk with his inner circle; this is how he learns the truth about the Albatross. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Letters page includes a sketch of Cutey Bunny and Cerebus by Joshua Quagmire. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.40. Cover price $1.40.

  • Issue #47
    Cerebus (1977) 47

    Moon Roach and Arnold the Isshurian guest star in "Balances," the third of Cerebus's six crises as prime minister. "Sideways" issue. Back-up "UNique Story," "The Missing Schoolgirl" (part 2) by John E. Sech and Michael Cherkas (with Larry Hancock). The letters page contains a photo by Dave Sim with Craig Russell, Richard Pini, and Michael T. Gilbert. There is also a Cerebus drawing by Sim and Gilbert. Cover price $1.40.

  • Issue #48
    Cerebus (1977) 48

    Jaka returns in "Upstairs," the fourth of Cerebus's six crises as prime minister. Moon Roach and Arnold the Isshurian cameos. "Sideways" issue. Back-up "Unique Story," a "Journey" preview titled "Search" by Bill Loebs. Cover price $1.40.

  • Issue #49
    Cerebus (1977) 49

    Moon Roach and Lord Julius guest star in "The Last Stand," the fifth of Cerebus's six crises as prime minister. Classic "sideways" (and upside down and right side up) issue. Back-up "Unique Story" featuring a "Journey" preview, "Search" (part 2) by Bill Loebs. Cover price $1.40.

  • Issue #50
    Cerebus (1977) 50

    Crisis Number Six: Denouement. His tenure as prime minister at a premature end, Cerebus prepares to leave the Regency Hotel. The final chapter of High Society. Story, art and cover by Dave Sim. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.40.