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Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) comic books

  • Issue #651
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    Original cover price: $1.50. May 9, 1986. Gladstone - Disney characters return in newsstand comics this summer; Jim Shooter and Archie Goodwin discuss Marvel's New Universe; Hawkline - Tony Isabella promotes Hawkman by telephone; Mythadventures; Ron Goulart's Golden Age Heroes. Cover price $1.50.

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    May 23, 1986. Marvel reprints - 70,000 sets of G.I. Joe comics are made available to all distributors; The Silent Invasion; Superman sells out; delays - Dark Knight and History of the DC Universe are rescheduled. Cover price $1.50.

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    Original cover price: $1.50. May 30, 1986. David Michelinie returns to Iron Man; New Universe - a peek at 8 new titles; Guest Editorial by Wendy and Richard Pini; Eclipse 'universe' to have crossovers; Craig Russell's Salome. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #655
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    Original cover price: $1.50. June 6, 1986. Strikeforce: Morituri - new Marvel monthly comic features doomed heroes fighting alien invasion; The Spirit on TV - to be featured in 90-minute pilot for series; Dr. Strange graphic novel - 'Into Shamballa' tells of The Ancient One's legacy; Salome preview; newsstand sales hurt DC in 1985. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #656
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    Original cover price: $1.50. June 13, 1986. Mutant Massacre - story expands to cover 11 issues, with X-Men, X-Factor, Thor changed; Hawks of the Seas - Will Eisner's early strip collected in near-entirety; 'Ace of Newsreels' to be a movie. Cover price $1.50.

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    Original cover price: $1.50. June 20, 1986. Revamped Superman has national media coverage on 'Today' show, 'USA Today' and 'GQ'; Marvel digest comics - Spider-Man, G.I. Joe, Transformers and Star Comics; Justice Machine sells out; comics' contributions to the war effort in World War II. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #658
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    June 27, 1986. Strange Tales - Cloak and Dagger, Doctor Strange canceled, combined in monthly title; Robotech; Mutant Massacre; Dark Knight Returns poster. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #659
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    Original cover price: $1.50. July 4, 1986. Apple Press - WaRP Graphics spins off a new company; San Diego Trade Show - attendees to get free publicity in comics and CBG; Superman vs. the IRS. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #660
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    July 11, 1986. More ElfQuest - new 8-issue mini-series picks up where the original story ended; preview of original text story by Harlan Ellison; a look at Micra from Comics Interview; Murray Boltinoff interview. Cover price $1.50.

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    Original cover price: $1.50. July 18, 1986. Daredevil graphic novel - Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz resolve storyline about Kingpin and his wife Vanessa; Harlan Ellison blasts John Byrne, Howard Chaykin and Jim Shooter; Lodestone/Deluxe publisher David Singer blames illnesses and foreign printer for delays in schedule; Ann Nocenti named regular writer on Daredevil. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #662
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    Original cover price: $1.50. July 25, 1986. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in color - First to reprint series as graphic novel; Frank Miller denies autographing items offered for sale by at least one store; WaRP and Colleen Doran reach agreement on A Distant Soil; previously unknown run of New Fun and More Fun discovered in Chicago; Strikeforce: Morituri - Editor Carl Potts sees series succeeding due to characters; Walt Simonson - he'll reduce Thor to a pile of Jell-O. Cover price $1.50.

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    Original cover price: $1.50. August 1, 1986. Spider-Man's wedding; CBG Fan Awards results; Dennis O'Neil returns to writing comics with The Question; preview of The 'Nam #1; Robotech movie opens in 25 theaters. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #664
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    August 8, 1986. What's hot? Gladstone's Disneys 'unqualified success,' Comico's 'Jonny Quest' goes 'like wildfire.' Plus: Corto Maltese preview. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #665
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    Original cover price: $1.50. August 15, 1986. George Perez talks of new Wonder Woman - no super-heroine, hates Steve Trevor...and how'd she get named Diana?; Dracula graphic novel - Moonshadow artist Jon J. Muth concentrates on how the story is told; Floyd Gottfriedson dies; The World of Ginger Fox preview. Newspaper Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #666
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    August 22, 1986. Marvel states position on return of Jack Kirby art. Plus: Ward Batty begins his return from the dead in this week's installment of Trufan Adventures -- it's that rarity of rarities, a new way for a comics character to return to life. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #667
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    August 29, 1986. Dave Stevens will produce Rocketeer for Comico; Spider-Man vs. Wolverine - one-shot features menace from Logan's past; Phil Levine's comic-book caper; letters from Tim Truman and Howard Cruse; Whisper preview. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #668
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    September 5, 1986. Comico to produce color 'Fish Police'; 'Dark Knight' #4 to ship; 'High Society' not in shops; Kirby Awards, American Comic Book Awards, Golden Apple Awards are given; Cosmic Trips - a guide to the Spider-Man comic strip. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #669
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    September 12, 1986. Aircel drops 'Adventurers' - reprints of sold-out titles are planned; Ambush Bug is game for Mayfair Games; preview of Labor Force. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #670
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    September 19, 1986. Charlton Publications Inc. has returned to comic-book publishing via the direct-sales market. Plus: Charles Treadwell's Scratch #3 is previewed. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #671
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    Original cover price: $1.50. September 26, 1986. Jim Salicrup to edit Spider-Man - says Spidey-wedding would be 'great'; Alien Ducklings preview; new Captain Marvel coming in January from DC - Cap resides in San Francisco, Shazam lives; Stephen King's notebook brings $5200 at World SF Con charity auction for Wellman; DC editors, writers answer questions from fans at 1986 Chicago Comicon; Nick Carter turns 100. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #672
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    October 3, 1986. Response - Jack Kirby replies to Marvel statement; Walt Simonson to quit 'Thor'; preview of Comico's Grendel; Funnies in the '40s; Legionnaire History; Comics Price Guide Issue. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #673
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    Original cover price: $1.50. October 10, 1986. Space Ghost - Mark Evanier to write, Steve Rude to draw TV series star for Comico; First on 'Today.' Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #674
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    Original cover price: $1.50. October 17, 1986. Marv Wolfman leaves New Teen Titans - new writers assigned until he returns; radio talk show host Bob Larson calls comics 'occultic'; preview of Fortune's Friends graphic novel; Steve Moncuse gives his final word on high prices on The Fish Police. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #675
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    Original cover price: $1.50. October 24, 1986. The 'Nam is reprinted - marks end of 'skip weeks' for Marvel; preview of Chrome from Hot Comics; comics on Jeopardy game show; Mike Carlin named DC editor; First Comics, not Lodestone, is sole Evangeline publisher. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #676
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    Original cover price: $1.50. October 31, 1986. Marvel raises prices - licensed titles go to $1, Epic to $1.75; preview of Happy Birthday Gnatrat; Americans invade England - Bill Sienkiewicz and Walt Simonson do Titan covers; Ron Goulart article on Detective Comics before Batman. Newspaper Format in 2 sections. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #677
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    Original cover price: $1.50. November 7, 1986. Roger Stern quits writing Fantastic Four after #300; Stern reveals what's coming up in The Avengers, including new members, a new leader, and "at least one major death"; preview of Matrix's new Dragon's Star; Zot! returns in January as a black-and-white comic; Dan T's Inferno - Dan protests the imminent cancellation of G.I. Combat. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #678
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    Original cover price: $1.50. November 14, 1986. More price increases - Kitchen Sink up 5 cents, Gladstone up 20 cents; Alan Light drops suit against Gary Groth and Fantagraphics; gift suggestions; Robotech and Grendel graphic novels sell out.Newspaper Format in 2 sections. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #679
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    Original cover price: $1.50. November 21, 1986. Louise Simonson talks X-Factor plans - Iceman and Beast next up for 'torture'; Ian Marter (Doctor Who TV series) dies; Gumby - Bob Burden and Art Adams team on lean green hero; Xenozoic Tales - new comic about time gone berserk; Mindy Newell - New Wave story takes look at sex education in schools; preview of Ultra Klutz #5. Newspaper Format in 2 sections. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #680
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    Original cover price: $1.50. November 28, 1986. Steve Englehart is new Fantastic Four writer; Mike Carlin edits DC titles - John Byrne 'ecstatic' about reunion; $30,800 for poisoned apple - record price paid by Cochran for animation cel from Snow White; Portia Prinz of the Glamazons preview; cartoonists assemble for Festival of Cartoon Art; Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home - Shel Dorf observes how a Star Trek movie is made. Newspaper Format in 2 sections. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #681
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    December 5, 1986. Guidelines - DC announces standards policy for comics. Plus: Ultraguy and Joe Power, who first appeared in the pages of CBG a couple of years ago, have returned in a preview of their newest adventure, "Ultraguy Gets Married," from Boffo Laffs #3; David Michelinie discusses plans for Iron Man. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #682
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    December 12, 1986. Silver Surfer - Steve Englehart finally frees him from Earth, involves him in intergalactic war; Comics Code returns; Comics and Cons Through 1986; Comics Censorship - Frank Miller and Buddy Saunders offer two views; Nightwolf makes his debut. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #683
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    December 19, 1986. New World acquires Marvel; 'Dark Knight' proof brings $2000; preview of Dinosaur Rex; Frank Miller continues the discussion he began last week on comics, comics censorship and creator freedom. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #684
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    Original cover price: $1.50. December 26, 1986. Thor battles serpent - Walt Simonson wraps up his run on series; Dinosaur Rex preview; Valentino quits Myth Adventures; Arrow Comics seeks new talent; 1953 TV Adventures of Superman, Episode 46 - "Beware The Wrecker"; Steve Englehart talks Green Lantern. Newspaper Format in 2 sections. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #685
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    Original cover price: $1.50. January 2, 1987. Harlan Ellison and Gary Groth - winners in $2 million libel suit; Empire Lanes preview; comics landmarks - what do Bullwinkle and Tarzan have in common?; insuring your comics - it can be done (maybe), but it takes work; Jo Duffy leaves Epic. Newspaper Format in 2 sections. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #686
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    January 9, 1987. Mike W. Barr dismissed as staff editor by DC; Comics Price Guide Issue; Of Myths and Men preview; Mike Baron discusses plans for Flash, Punisher and Badger; Claremont Comments; Predictions for 1987. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #687
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    January 16, 1987. Young All-Stars - new team is largely made up of 'cosmic replacements' for heroes, with comments from Roy Thomas. Plus: Guest Editorial - Frank Miller points out that comic books have always been slow to react to trends, including censorship. Also: Cracked Preview - work by Peter Bagge, Bill Wray, Mike Carlin, Steve Ditko, Jack Davis, George Gladir and Bob Fingerman. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #688
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    Original cover price: $1.50. January 23, 1987. Louise Simonson talks X-Factor miniseries; preview of Justice Machine; John Byrne's View; Transformers star in 4-issue miniseries; Reggie Byers quits Robotech; Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon turns 40. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #689
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    January 30, 1987. Book store deal - Berkley to distribute First publications. Plus: Wardrums is a continuation of Journey -- the acclaimed story of "a trapper, guide and flintlock-for-hire" in the early 1800's. Also: Evanier Remarks. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #690
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    Original cover price: $1.50. February 6, 1987. Lone Wolf and Cub - First to print samurai adventure series; Star Brand goes bi-monthly; (John) Byrne's Science; Journey: War Drums; ElfQuest's Wendy Pini. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #691
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 691

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    February 13, 1987. Four creators (Miller, Wolfman, Chaykin, Moore) refuse to work on rated comics; Alan Moore guest editorial; Frank Miller editorial cartoon; Possibleman preview; Harvey Pekar; Forgotten Funnies. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #692
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    February 20, 1987. 'The Comic Book Price Guide' is now 'Official' - Overstreet's 'Guide' is 'House of Collectibles' title, too; preview of Probe from Imperial Comics; Peter David talks about unmasking the Hobgoblin and a new life for the Hulk. Cover price $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #693
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    Original cover price: $1.50. February 27, 1987. 'Webbing' bells - Spider-Man to marry Mary Jane; Power Pack takes a look at crack; Doom Patrol - they were glorious misfits; CBG's ad manager discusses advertisers, comics people and comic books. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #694
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 694

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    Original cover price: $1.50. March 6, 1987. Scott Rosenberg assumes presidency of five companies; Guest Editorial by Frank Miller, with editorial cartoon by Bill Sienkiewicz; preview of Sentinels of Justice #6; starting over at Archie - titles begin again with #1, characters revamped and reintroduced; Bill Yates - advice from King Features on strip syndication; what's the professional formula for writing hit comic books? Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #695
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    Original cover price: $1.50. March 13, 1987. Cyclops vs. Marvel Girl - Scott and Jean slug it out...lovingly; new Uncle Scrooge adventure involves race for Inca treasure - Flintheart Glomgold story is by Don Rosa; laughs don't hurt - origins of 'French Ice' and 'Carmen Cru.' Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #696
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    Original cover price: $1.50. March 20, 1987. Captain America fired - Steve Rogers forced to resign, search begins for his replacement; Marv Wolfman fired as DC editor; Wolfman joins Frank Miller, Mark Evanier and Harlan Ellison in a discussion of DC's ratings system; Word Warriors - Ms. Tree, Jon Sable and Streetwolf unite for literacy; Kiss of Death preview; Guest Editorial by Steve Bissette. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #697
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    Original cover price: $1.50. March 27, 1987. John Byrne talks upcoming projects Fearbook and Superman graphic novel; Wayne Boring dies; Joe Simon and Jack Kirby reunite - team collaborates again to replace missing page; manga comes to America - Eclipse to translate, publish Japanese comic books; preview of Mr. Jigsaw. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #698
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    Original cover price: $1.50. April 3, 1987. Comico to publish Harlan Ellison/Ken Steacy book Night and the Enemy; Psychoblast - super-hero series coming from First Comics; Dr. Fate replaced - miniseries creates new version of Golden Age super-hero; preview of Last of the Viking Heroes; 'Collector's Showcase' feature begins. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #699
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    Original cover price: $1.50. April 10, 1987. Spider-Man's wedding issue will have 2 covers; Dreadstar - a 2-year coma, a new beginning; Marvel/Epic to publish 6 graphic novels by Moebius; preview of Bullwinkle & Rocky 3-D; 6-D - Mr. Monster process 'twice as good as 3-D'; DC donates $60,000 to ease hunger in Ethiopia - proceeds from Heroes Against Hunger disbursed. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #700
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    Original cover price: $1.50. April 17, 1987. CBG Fan Awards; 4 'New Universe' titles canceled - characters to remain, guest-star in other titles; Judge Dredd: The Movie - Lippincott, Pressman to film 2000 A.D. hero; Retief preview. Cover price $1.50.