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Comic books January 1987

  • Issue #1
    !Gag! (1987) 1
    Published Jan 1987 by Harrier.

    Cover art by Phil Elliot. Edited by Phil Elliot. British satire comic featuring self-published small press titles and artists. "Dapper John," script and art by Eddie Campbell; John hastens the break-up of a relationship. "Stories Of The Saints," script and art by John Bagnall; Incidents from the lives of some saints. "It's Time To See Calico County," script and art by John Bagnall; Abe dreams. "The 7 Faces of Manley Ville," script and art by Ed Pinsent; Liz tires of Manley's attentions. Untitled story, script and art by Chris Flewitt; Trouble in the drama class. "At The Burglary Ball," script and art by Glenn Dakin and Steve Way; Paris needs to pay his café bill, so is employed as a waiter at the Burglars' Ball. "A True Story," script and art by Trevs Phoenix; The fate of assorted household pets. "Alex," script and art by Phil Laskey; Alex ponders the sea. Untitled Visions Of The Future story, script and art by Rian Hughes; Retro-future designs and explanations presented as trading cards. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #503
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 503

    Features include Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry/Williams), Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Judge Dredd in "Varks" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Kevin O'Neill), and Nemesis the Warlock (script by Mills, art by Bryan Talbot). Kevin O'Neill front cover. Mega-City Primer back cover (E-F)

  • Issue #504
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 504

    Features include Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins and J. McCarthy), Judge Dredd in "On the Superslab" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by John Higgins), Nemesis the Warlock (script by Mills, art by Bryan Talbot), and the Ark (script by Jamie Delano, art by D. Wyatt). Talbot front cover. Mega-City Primer back cover (G-I).

  • Issue #505
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 505

    Features include Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Judge Dredd in "Slick Dickens" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Steve Dillon), and Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 1 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Ezquerra front cover. Mega-City Primer back cover features Judge Dredd.

  • Issue #506
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 506

    Features include Slaine (script by Pat Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Judge Dredd in "They Shoot DeeJays, Don't They?" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Barry Kitson), and Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 2 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Ewins front cover. Mega-City Primer back cover.

  • Issue #507
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 507
    • 1/4" spine split from top.

    Features include Bad Company (script by Pete Milligan, art by Brett Ewins/J. McCarthy), Tharg's Future-Shocks: "Maniac For Hire" (script by Grant Morrison, art by J. Kube), Judge Dredd in "The Taxidermist" (script by Wagner/Grant, art by Kennedy/Farmer), Slaine (script by Pete Mills, art by Glenn Fabry), and Strontium Dog in "Bitch" part 3 (script by Alan Grant, art by Carlos Ezquerra). Steve Dillon front cover. Mega-City Primer back cover.

  • Issue #10
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 10

    Anderson PSI Division; Rick Clark script; Brett Ewins art; Tom Frame letters; Dan Dare; Gerry Finley-Day script; Dave Gibbons art & letters; Harry Twenty on the High Rock; Gerry Finley-Day script; Alan Davis art; Tony Jacob letters; Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1
    A Boy and His Bot Holiday Special (1987) 1

    Story, art and cover by Gary Thomas Washington. An all-ages one-shot about a boy and his robot, similar to (but pre-dating) the film The Iron Giant. After a giant robot crash-lands on Earth, it meets a young boy named Rick and offers to take him on a tour of outer space. 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    A Sailor's Story GN (1987-1989 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    Marvel Graphic Novel Volume 30 - 1st printing. "A Sailor's Story!" Story and art by Sam Glansman. Softcover, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #584
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 584
    Published Jan 1987 by DC.

    Cover art by John Byrne. Squatter starring Superman and the Teen Titans, script and pencils by John Byrne, inks by Dick Giordano; David Gunderson uses a machine to control Superman's mind, making him destructive. Action Comics: In the Beginning... article by John Byrne. Postcard insert for contest to win The Man of Steel trade paperback, art by Byrne. 36 Pages, Full Color, $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #584
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Canadian Price Variant 584

    Canadian edition with $1.00 cover price. Cover art by John Byrne. Squatter starring Superman and the Teen Titans, script and pencils by John Byrne, inks by Dick Giordano; David Gunderson uses a machine to control Superman's mind, making him destructive. Action Comics: In the Beginning... article by John Byrne. Postcard insert for contest to win The Man of Steel trade paperback, art by Byrne. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Action Force (1987 Lightning) 1

    Black and white content. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures of B.O.C. (1986) 1
  • Issue #6
    Adventures of Captain Jack (1986) 6

    Herman and Janet decide to elope. Also, the backup stories Two Planets and A Lesson in Humor with Fountain the Fox. Stories, art and cover by Mike Kazaleh. Black and white; 32 pages. Mature readers. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of Rick Raygun and Quasi-Nodoze (1986) 5
  • Issue #3
    Adventures of Spencer Spook (1986) 3

    Cover by Pat Boyette. Kremlin Kaper, script by Joe Gill, art by Pat Boyette; The Soviet Premier orders that a native superhero be created to defeat America's greatest hero, Spencer Spook, but he doesn't know that Spencer is already in Moscow invisibly watching the whole thing. Untitled Spencer Spook story, art by Lynn Karp; Spencer takes to the road when the owner of the house he's haunting goes on vacation with a trailer. Untitled Spencer Spook story, art by Lynn Karp; Spencer tries to go into business opening a haunting school but his only pupil is a pesky cat who quickly out-haunts him. 36 pgs., b&w. $1.75. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #424
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 424
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    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition.
    • Label #3431F8-003
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    • Direct Edition.
    • Label #3182C9-020

    The Freedom League stages several attacks in Metropolis, Clark Kent meets Cat Grant and Professor Hamilton for the first time, and Lex Luthor makes Lois Lane an offer she can't refuse in "Man O' War!" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jerry Ordway, inks by Mike Machlan. Ordway cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #424
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    Canadian Edition with $1.00 cover price. The Freedom League stages several attacks in Metropolis, Clark Kent meets Cat Grant and Professor Hamilton for the first time, and Lex Luthor makes Lois Lane an offer she can't refuse in "Man O' War!" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jerry Ordway, inks by Mike Machlan. Ordway cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #357
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 357
  • Issue #1
    Affable Tales for Your Imagination (1987 Lee Roy Brown) 1

    6 1/2-in. x 10-in., 16 pages, B/W. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #CON-XI
    AggieCon Button (1980 Texas A&M) CON-XI

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    AggieCon XI - A button to celebrate the 11th AggieCon, the largest student-run science fiction convintion started in 1969 out of Texas A&M University. No Date (circa 1980). Full Color, 2 1/2-in. diameter

  • Issue #13
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 13

    Airboy and Sky Wolf go to great lengths to find out who trashed Sky Wolf's island while some assassins go after Hirota and Valkyrie in "Tag-Team." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Stan Woch & Mark A. Nelson. Issue also has "Queen of Yeti Valley" in which Sky Wolf gets shanghaied into an adventure by an old friend. Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Tom Lyle & Romeo Tanghal. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #14
    Airboy (1986 Eclipse) 14

    The hit teams after Sky Wolf's friend strikes and Valkyrie joins Airboy and Sky Wolf's fight in "A Barrel Full of Sharks." Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Stan Woch & Mark A. Nelson. Issue also has a one-page text feature on Iron Ace and "Queen of Yeti Valley - part 2" in which Sky Wolf and his friend continue their treasure hunt and rescue of a kidnapped person. Script by Chuck Dixon and art by Tom Lyle & Romeo Tanghal. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 32 #1
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 32 #1

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  • Issue #1
    Alien Fire (1987) 1
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Written by Anthony F. Smith and Eric Vincent. Illustrated by Eric Vincent. B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #65
    All Star Squadron (1981) 65

    Cover pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Tony deZuniga. The Origin of Johnny Quick, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Tony deZuniga; Johnny Quick tells Tarantula his origin story; as an orphan, Quick lived with Ezra Gill, a genius mathematician who passes on a formula to Quick that enables him to run fast; Quick saves a lion tamer from a lion. Jerry Ordway Version of the Cover to All-Star Squadron #11. Short article on the history of Johnny Quick. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #65
    All Star Squadron (1981) Canadian Price Variant 65

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. Cover pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Tony deZuniga. The Origin of Johnny Quick, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Tony deZuniga; Johnny Quick tells Tarantula his origin story; as an orphan, Quick lived with Ezra Gill, a genius mathematician who passes on a formula to Quick that enables him to run fast; Quick saves a lion tamer from a lion. Jerry Ordway Version of the Cover to All-Star Squadron #11. Short article on the history of Johnny Quick. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #42
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 42

    "Auction!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by David Ross and Whilce Portacio. When Kara, the daughter of the Purple Man, meets Alpha Flight her out of control powers of persuasion may just be the death of one member. Plus, who is the Auctioneer, and what are his plans for Purple Girl? Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #42MJ
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 42MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Auction!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by David Ross and Whilce Portacio. When Kara, the daughter of the Purple Man, meets Alpha Flight her out of control powers of persuasion may just be the death of one member. Plus, who is the Auctioneer, and what are his plans for Purple Girl? Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alphonse Mucha The Complete Graphic Works HC (1987) 1-1ST

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    Edited by Ann Bridges. This stunning and colorful book is the most comprehensive and accurate record of Mucha's work available. Includes 163 plates in full color. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 192 pages, PC/PB&W. Mature Readers

  • Issue #109
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 109

    Interview with Scott McCloud on Zot! and Destroy!; 'Who's Who in Who's Who' - article & artist checklist. McCloud cover. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #284
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 284
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    • Label #1497425007

    Gang War: Part 1 of 5 -- "And Who Shall Stand Against Them...?" Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by Jim Owsley. Art by Ron Frenz (layouts), Brett Breeding (pencils), and Joe Rubinstein (inks). Cover by Ron Frenz. The Kingpin has left New York! And now every crime boss, large or small, is vying for the top spot in the Big Apple! It's a bloodbath in the streets as the Hobgoblin, Rose, Jack O'Lantern, Hammerhead, Silvermane, and the Arranger battle for supremacy! And of course your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is caught in the crossfire! But this gang war is so big, the web-slinger may get help from other super-heroes (or anti-heroes)...whether he wants it or not! Cameo appearances by Betty Leeds, Flash Thompson, Ben Urich, Lance Bannon, Roderick Kingsley, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Aunt May, Mary Jane Watson, and the Punisher. Flashback cameos by Daredevil and the Kingpin. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #284MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 284MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Who will become the new kingpin of crime? The Hobgoblin, Jack O'Lantern, Hammerhead, Silvermane, and the Rose are all seeking that goal in "And Who Shall Stand Against Them?" Plot bo Tom DeFalco, script by Jim Owsley, layouts by Ron Frenz, pencils by Brett Breeding, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cameos by Daredevil, the Kingpin, and the Punisher. Gang War. Cover price $0.75.

  • Vol. 61 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 61 #5

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  • Issue #2
    American Fantasy (1986 2nd Series Robert & Nancy Garcia) 2

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    American Fantasy (1986 2nd Series Robert & Nancy Garcia) #002, Winter 1987, The British Invasion, Hellraiser, Andre Norton Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #36
    American Flagg (1983 1st Series) 36

    Reuben is captured by Indians as he tries to rescue Bill but he then joins up with them and tries to figure out why Bill has been kidnapped in "Oklahoma U.K. – Part 2." Script by Steven Grant & Mark Badger and art by Mark Badger & Randy Emberlin. Issue also has "Bob Violence: Long Live the King" with script by Steven Grant and art by Norm Breyfogle & Paul Abrams. Cover price $1.25.

  • Vol. 107 #1
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 107 #1

    January 1987. Stories: "The Smoke Rings" (part one) by Larry Niven, "The Extremists" by W.R. Thompson , "A Matter of of Condensation: by W.C. Scotten, "Morality" by Rick Cook, and "Billy the Kid" by Ian Stewart. Science Fact article, "The Electronic Mathematician" by Ian Stewart. Special feature, "Left to Right" by Isaac Asimov. Cover by Vincent Di Fate. Illustrations by Vincent Di Fate, Terry Lee, Janet Aulisio, and Hank Jankus. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #6
    Angel Love (1986) 6
    Published Jan 1987 by DC.

    The Search for Mary Beth: Part 2 - Story and Cover by Barbara Slate. Art by Barbara Slate and John William Lopez. Angel's mom is dying! The only person who has a chance of prolonging her life is Angel's sister. Only there's one major hitch: First, Angel's got to find her! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #6
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    Canadian edition with .95 cents cover price. 8 issues in series. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Animism (1987) 1

    Written & illustrated by Ed Decker. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #345
    Archie (1943) 345

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Paper Chase," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie tries to prove to Veronica that horoscopes are rubbish. "Young at Heart!", script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie agrees to help Betty volunteer at a local nursing home. "Message From Mom," script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie's mom tricked him into doing his chores by switching the tape in his cassette player. "Wrack 'N' Roll!" starring Josie and the Pussycats"; Alex surprises the gang by playing the guitar. "Indoor Game," script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie manages to sabotage Mr. Lodge's repair of his golf driving net for the noblest of reasons. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #566
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 566

    Little Archie. Cover by Bob Bolling. "Land of the Lost," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Chic Stone; Little Archie discovers where toys go when kids can't find them: a subterranean village of elves, who use a team of highly-trained crows to borrow toys and then return them. Little Archie Puzzle Page by Dexter Taylor. "Orphans of the Storm," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Chic Stone; On the way to perform a Christmas play at Hasselhead Elementary School, all the kids are fighting and acting up, until they get stuck near an orphanage and put on the play for the orphans. "The Magic Christmas Tree," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Aunt Zelda zaps up a Christmas tree whose extra branches provide little trees for smaller creatures. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #567
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 567

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Public service announcement about wearing a seat belt with the Archie gang. "The Tiny Tree Trimmer," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr., inks by Jim DeCarlo; The gang enlists Jingles to trim the giant tree at Mr. Lodge's plant. Cap'n Crunch ad with the Archie gang. "Heat Treat" one-page story; Reggie and Jughead argue over what is the best way to keep warm while Archie kisses the girls on the couch. "Deep Freeze"; Jughead borrows Ethel's hand warmer muff to warm his ears. "The Silent Giver," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; When the gang thinks Jughead is nothing but a scrooge during the holidays, Archie comes to his best friend's defense. "Holiday Havoc!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils bny Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie comes over to the Lodge home to help Veronica wrap presents, but manages to tick off everyone in the house instead. Mr. Weatherbee's Christmas Puzzle Page! by Rod Ollerenshaw. "Archie's Christmas Fashions," pencils by Dan DeCarlo Jr. "Festive Foul Up," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Weatherbee gives Archie some money for decorations for the school's hallways. Archie Club News. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #568
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 568

    Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular. Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. "Buckle Up and Stay Safe!" public service announcement with the Archie gang; PSA on importance of using safety belts. "Holiday Havoc," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica invites less fortunate children into her home to share Christmas but they're overly excited and make life difficult in the house. Cap'n Crunch ad with the Archie gang. "Prime Time" half-page Sabrina story; Hilda conjures up more dessert. Mr. Weatherbee's Yuletide Puzzle. "The Supreme Sacrifice!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie and the gang discuss the best things about Christmas. "Watch Out," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica bet that each one can buy the better present for Archie for only thirty dollars. Betty's Christmas Fashions, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Veronica's Holiday Fashions, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "The Remembering Tree," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica helps Betty trim her Christmas tree. Dear Betty and Veronica advice column. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #567CAN
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    95 cent cover price edition. Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #26
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 26
  • Issue #32
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 32
  • Issue #185
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 185

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. "Braces and Lace," script by Nate Butler, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Danny gets a date with the one girl in school that nobody has been able to talk to. "Team Scream" one-page story with Sabrina. "Inside Reggie," script by George Gladir, pencils by Hy Eisman, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie tells the reader what his life is like. "Something Different," script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Chic Stone, inks by Rudy Lapick; The faculty puts on a show for the Riverdale sports programs. Mr. Weatherbee wants to do something different this year, a magic act. "Baby, I'm Stuck on You!", script and art by Nate Butler; The gang discusses where they'd want to be if they got stuck in a hurricane. "We're Number One," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; The cheerleaders practice so hard they inspire the football team to practice harder also, but when the football team still loses they think they let the cheerleaders down. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #185
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    95 cent cover price edition. Cover price $0.95.

  • Vol. 20 #1
    Armchair Detective (1967-1997 Mysterious Press) Vol. 20 #1

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