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Comic books May 1989

  • Issue #9
    Crisis (1988 Fleetway) UK 9
  • Issue #36
    Critters (1986) 36

    Fantagraphics long-running anthropomorphic anthology (i.e., funny animal comic). Lionheart in Target: Freddy, story and art by Tom Stazer; Duck Bill Platypus by Kyle Rothweiler; Fission Chicken by J. P. Morgan. Black and white; 32 pages. Cover by Tom Stazer. Cover price $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #7
    Crying Freeman Part 1 (1988) 7
  • Issue #3
    Cyber 7 (1989) 3
    Published May 1989 by Eclipse.
  • Issue #1
    Damage Control (1989 1st Series) 1

    "A Restoration Comedy!" Story by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Ernie Colon and Bob Wiacek. Ever wonder who cleans up the epic mess after the super heroes vanquish the giant robot that has destroyed half of downtown New York City? Well, wonder no more. Their name is Damage Control, and their business is restoration, on a super level. Featuring appearances by the Avengers (Thor, She-Hulk, and Black Knight), Spider-Man, and Thunderball. Includes Official Handbook dossiers for Damage Control employees John Porter and Lenny. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #266
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 266

    Cover pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Al Williamson. A Beer with the Devil, script by John Romita, Jr. (Co-Plot) and Ann Nocenti, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Al Williamson; DD spends Christmas drinking beer in a bar with Mephisto. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #266MJ
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 266MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Mephisto attacks in "A Beer With the Devil." Script by Ann Nocenti, co-plot and pencils by John Romita Jr., inks by Al Williamson. Romita/Williamson cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #30
    Dark Horse Presents (1986) 30

    Cover by Philip Norwood. DHP hits the big three-oh this month with another not-to-be missed issue! This month marks the debut of the writer/artist team of Eric Luke and Phillip Norwood (Luke is the author of the motion picture Explorers, and Norwood has been producing designs and storyboards for Lucasfilm and Aliens and Terminator director James Cameron's upcoming action/adventure thriller The Abyss!) with the double-length story, Project: Overkill! This is a team destined for greatness, so don't miss out on the premiere! Also in this issue: Book 2 of Race of Scorpions begins from Leo Duranona! Dito, Alma and the mysterious Stranger set out for new adventures on the viscous seas. And, Rich Rice's Bob the Alien "Gets a Bicycle"--with hilarious results! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #JOKER-03
    DC Comics Key Chain (1982-Present) JOKER-03

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    Jack Nicholson as The Joker (with Hat) - This custom key chain features the unmistakable visage of Jack Nicholson as the Clown Prince of Crime,as seen in the classic Batman film from 1989. 1 1/2-in. x 2-in. Key Chain

  • Issue #17
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 17

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    Cover feature: Batman Movie Adaptation; other spotlighted releases: Hawkworld miniseries, El Diablo; interview with JERRY ORDWAY; back cover features the cover of Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series) #34 (which includes the origin of Hawkman)

  • Issue #6506
    DC Heroes Role-Playing Game Batman Metal Figure Set (1989 Mayfair) #6506

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    DC Heroes Box Set #6506 - "Batman!" The DC Heroes: Batman Metal Figure Set includes: Batman and the Joker. These metal figures are ment to be used with the DC Heroes Roleplaying Game. Includes 2 unpainted figures.

  • Issue #299
    DC Heroes Role-Playing Game Batman Role-Playing Game SC (1989 Mayfair) #299

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    DCHRPG #299 - This extensive volume provides your imagination everything it needs to bring your favorite super-hero, his supporting cast, and enemies to life. Play as the Caped Crusader himself, Robin the Boy Wonder, Batgirl, even Commissioner Gordon and take on the diabolical Rogues of Gotham City - the Joker, Riddler, Penguin, Catwoman, and more! These game rules work in conjunction with the award-winning DC Heroes Role-Playing Game. Softcover, 192 pages, text with B&W(Blue) illustrations. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #7
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  • Issue #6
    Death's Head (1988 Marvel) 6

    "Sudden Impact!" Written by Simon Furman. Art by Liam Sharp and Paul Marshall. When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object there's going to be an explosion of titanic proportions. When the unstoppable force is the crack army squad, SUDDEN IMPACT, and the immovable object is DEATH'S HEAD, you can bet the resulting explosion will make World War II look like a Sunday afternoon picnic. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #9
    Delta Tenn (1989) 9
  • Issue #3
    Demon Hunter (1989 Aircel) 3

    Cover pencils by Barry Blair, inks by Dave Cooper. Devil's Moon, script and pencils by Barry Blair, inks by Dave Cooper; Zak is confronted by servants of the Demon Wind. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    Denizens of Deep City (1988) 4
  • Issue #600
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 600
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0313132019

    Blind Justice: Part 3 of 3 - Written by Sam Hamm. Art by Denys Cowan, Dick Giordano and Frank McLaughlin. Cover by Denys Cowan and Malcolm Jones III. Batman must finally confront the evil that he is responsible for creating...as well as the personal demons that have haunted him since that fateful day in Gotham City's Crime Alley. It was then that the seeds of the Batman persona were planted in the mind of young Bruce Wayne. Can he defeat this menace and end the evil he's spawned...or will he be forced to abandon his crime-fighting career forever? Plus: Batman pin-ups and tributes by Berni Wrightson, Neal Adams, Walt Simonson, Will Eisner, Dick Sprang, Mike Zeck, Keith Giffen & Al Gordon, Sergio Aragones, Alan Brennert, Adam West, Eric Van Lustbader, Stan Lee, Samuel R. Delaney, Julius Schwartz, and Penn & Teller. Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #600DF.SIGNED
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 600DF.SIGNED
    Published May 1989 by DC.

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    Dynamic Forces Edition. Limeted series of 600 copies signed by Creator, Bob Kane. Pin-ups by Neal Adams, Berni Wrightson, Walt Simonson, Will Eisner, Sergio Aragones, Keith Giffen, and Mike Zeck. Full color, 80 pages, standard paper stock. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #86
    Dick Tracy Monthly/Weekly (1986 Blackthorne) 86

    The Brush: Killer on the Run. Story, art and cover by Chester Gould. Blackthorne Publishing reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints the strips from March 19 – May 13, 1962. The wily Brush escapes from police in a variety of stolen vehicles, including a laundry truck and a police car. But when he hides out in a dynamite trailer, he relies on his luck one time too many. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #87
    Dick Tracy Monthly/Weekly (1986 Blackthorne) 87

    Aunties Egg Money. Story, art and cover by Chester Gould. Blackthorne Publishing reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints the strips from May 14 – July 1, 1962. Part of the Brushs stolen fortune is found by an unscrupulous farmer known only as Auntie. While Tracy and the cops search for the missing money, officer Lizz comes to suspect that Auntie knows more than she is telling. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #88
    Dick Tracy Monthly/Weekly (1986 Blackthorne) 88

    Undercover on the Farm. Story, art and cover by Chester Gould. Blackthorne Publishing reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints the strips from July 2 – August 26, 1962. Undercover on the Grazer Farm, Lizz finds the missing money. She discovers that Auntie is far more dangerous that she reckoned - but the local thugs who want the money are even worse. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #89
    Dick Tracy Monthly/Weekly (1986 Blackthorne) 89

    Space Coup. Story, art and cover by Chester Gould. Blackthorne Publishing reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints the strips from August 27- October 14, 1962. Diet Smith and Dyne O'Matick introduce Tracy and the world to the Space Coup, a flying car that can actually go into orbit. But the 52 Gang decides the Coup is the best way to dispose of their enemies, and takes Dyne O'Matick hostage. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1
    Dilton's Strange Science (1989) 1

    Cover pencils by Bill Golliher, inks by Jon D'Agostino [as Jon Dagger]. Working Out the Bugs!, script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Bill Golliher, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Dilton meets Riverdale's new science genius Danni Malloy, surprised to find that she's a girl; Demonstrating a shrinking ray he invented, they find themselves shrunk down and endangered by a hungry mouse. Big Trouble in Space! Chapter I, script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Bill Golliher, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Bog and Klog, aliens from the planet Zog, have been monotoring Dilton and steal his new shrinking ray. Big Trouble in Space! Chapter II. Dilton's Riddle Maniacs humor two-pager. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Ballantine edition - 1st printing. By Jacques Vallee. Throughout the modern UFO era, thousands of honest scientists and informed laymen have seen through the official denials, the suppressions, and the whitewash -- and realized that, indeed, we are not alone. To them, author Jacques Vallee, the world's most renowned UFO expert, presents a tantalizing question. What if -- just if -- these alien visitors are Not from other planets? What if they have always been among us? Softcover, 4 in. x 7 in., 294 pages, text only. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3
    Dino Riders (1989) 3

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    "Lord of the Jungle!" Written by George Carragone. Art by Kelley Jones and Danny Bulanadi. A terrible twist in this tale of betrayal will leave the future of Valoria in jeopardy. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Dirty Pair II (1989) 1

    Cover art by Adam Warren. Inside front cover B&W indicia page editorial about the weather outside the Eclipse offices by Catherine Yronwode. THINGS Past, script by Haruka Takachiho (creator of characters and situations), Toren Smith, and Adam Warren, art by Adam Warren; The "Lovely Angels" try to take a vacation, but end up chasing a former WWWA agent who has become a wanted criminal; Flashback sequence--The "Lovely Angels" train with Shasti and Deirdre. 36 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #8
    Doc Savage (1988 2nd DC Series) 8

    The Mind Molder - Part 2 of 2. The saga of the Mind Molder concludes, pitting Savage against Savage...and forever changing the ranks of Doc's trusted assistants. Written by Mike W. Barr, with art by Rod Whigham and Scott Hanna. Cover by Andy Kubert and Adam Kubert. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 6

    Cover by Shawn McManus. Sunrise (The Night of Brahma part 5) script by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Shawn McManus, inks by Mark McKenna; Dr. Fate and Andrw Bennett witness the creation of the universe; Dr. Fate defeats Typhon. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Doctor Strange (1988 3rd Series) 4

    "Dragon's Dream!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Peter Gillis. Art by Richard Case and Tony DeZuniga. Cover by Erik Larsen and Al Gordon. The heroes Valkyrie, Andromeda, and Manslaughter were formerly known as the Defenders, now along with the Interloper, they have returned to the land of the living as the Dragon Circle. But, do even these intrepid heroes and Doctor Strange possess the power to halt the advance of the Dragon, a primordial beast of the pit. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #147
    Doctor Who Magazine (1979-Present Marvel UK) 147

    Includes: Doctor Who? strip By Tim Quinn & Dicky Howett; The Ultimate Adventure at the Wimbledon Theatre; interviews with writers Ben Aaronovitch and Ian Briggs; Nick's View strip; Season 25 Color Guide; Joe Nazarro looks at Doctor Who's 25th anniversary celebrations in America; Terrance Dudley - A Tribute; The Greatest Show In The Galaxy Review by Gary Russell; and Season 11 episode guide. April, 1989. 40 pgs. Cover price: £1.25. Cover price $4.75.

  • Issue #21
    Doom Patrol (1987 2nd Series) 21

    'Crawling From the Wreckage,' part 3 of 4. The Scissormen come a-calling as the Patrol sets up shop in the old Justice League of America's former mountain headquarters. Written by Grant Morrison, with art by Richard Case and Scott Hanna. Cover by Case. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #31
    DP7 (1986) 31
    Published May 1989 by Marvel.

    "Cult!" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paul Ryan and Danny Bulanadi. Can Mastodon pull Scuzz out of the clutches of a deadly cult or is it already too late? Plus, Randy and Charly come to an understanding about their relationship. Includes the Official Timeline of the New Universe. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #145
    Dragon (1976-2007) 145
    Published May 1989 by TSR.

    Vol.13 #11 May 1989 Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #8
    Dragonlance (1988) 8
    Published May 1989 by DC.

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    Raistlin's Pawn - Part 4 of 4. Kalthanan might be able to talk his way out of a confrontation with Laurana and Tanis...but can he face the new and disturbing truth about himself? Written by Dan Mishkin, with art by Mike Collins, Ron Randall and Randy Elliott. Cover Collins and Randall. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #42
    Dreadstar (1986 First) 42

    What is the mysterious baby that Dreadstar and his team find floating in space after they are pulled through a hole in space into another galaxy in "Baby On Board." Script by Peter David and art by Angel Medina & Bob Dvorak. Issue also has chapter one of a text story, "Pawns," by Jim Starlin & Daina Graziunas. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #27
    Dreams and Nightmares (1986 Stone Lightning Press) 27

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  • Issue #10
    Drunken Fist (1988) 10

    w/Poster insert Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #6A-1ST
    Duck Feet HC (1989 FB) The Complete Love and Rockets 6A-1ST

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    Love and Rockets: Book 6 - 1st printing. By Los Bros Hernandez. Volume 6 showcases Gilbert's Palomar in the title story, 'Duck Feet,' in which a spooky bruja (witch) passes through town and leaves a load of trouble and weirdness in her raggedy wake. Meanwhile, in the city, Vincente has fallen on hard times and Israel tries to fill the void left by the disappearance of his twin sister whey were children. Not to be out done, Jaime presents the best of his 'hanging around' stories featuring Maggie and Hopey. Guest starring Hopey's lady-killer little brother Jaoey and Izzy's diary secrets. All this plus Rocky, Fumble, Rena Titanon, and a cover gallery. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 130 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #6B-1ST
    Duck Feet HC (1989 FB) The Complete Love and Rockets 6B-1ST

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    Signed and numbered - Love and Rockets: Book 6 - 1st printing. By Los Bros Hernandez. Volume 6 showcases Gilbert's Palomar in the title story, 'Duck Feet,' in which a spooky bruja (witch) passes through town and leaves a load of trouble and weirdness in her raggedy wake. Meanwhile, in the city, Vincente has fallen on hard times and Israel tries to fill the void left by the disappearance of his twin sister whey were children. Not to be out done, Jaime presents the best of his 'hanging around' stories featuring Maggie and Hopey. Guest starring Hopey's lady-killer little brother Jaoey and Izzy's diary secrets. All this plus Rocky, Fumble, Rena Titanon, and a cover gallery. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 130 pages, B&W. Mature Readers NOTE: Limited to 400 copies. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Duck Feet TPB (1989 FB) The Complete Love and Rockets 6-1ST

    Love and Rockets: Book 6 - 1st printing. By Los Bros Hernandez. Volume 6 showcases Gilbert's Palomar in the title story, 'Duck Feet,' in which a spooky bruja (witch) passes through town and leaves a load of trouble and weirdness in her raggedy wake. Meanwhile, in the city, Vincente has fallen on hard times and Israel tries to fill the void left by the disappearance of his twin sister whey were children. Not to be out done, Jaime presents the best of his 'hanging around' stories featuring Maggie and Hopey. Guest starring Hopey's lady-killer little brother Jaoey and Izzy's diary secrets. All this plus Rocky, Fumble, Rena Titanon, and a cover gallery. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 136 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #6
    DuckTales (1988 Gladstone) 6

    Comic book version of the Disney adventure cartoon series which originally aired from the late 1980s to the early 1990s and featured Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby, Launchpad and others. In this issue, Scrooge and company go on a skiing trip to a mountain cabin where the area is haunted by the legendary creature "The Abominable Snowduck," an adaptation of one of the Duck Tales TV series episodes. Script by Frank Ridgeway & Gary Leach and art by the Jamie Diaz Studios. Issue also has a one-page Uncle Scrooge gag strip, part 3 of a Duck Tales episode guide, and "Coin of the Realm" with script and art by William Van Horn. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #GAZ12
    Dungeons and Dragons Gazetteer Official Game Accessory SC (1987-1989 TSR) GAZ12 Dungeons and Dragons Gazetteer Official Game Accessory SC (1987-1989 TSR) GAZ12

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    Gaz #12: The Golden Khan of Ethengar

    Design by Bruce Heard. Cover by Cyde Caldwell.

    The geography of the Ethengar Plain, and Under the Golden Khan.

    Softcover (Loose Card Stock Cover with 2 supplement booklets saddled-stitched/stapled with 2 sheets of fold ups and a map), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages (Total), B&W.

    Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #372
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 372
  • Issue #373
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 373
  • Issue #374
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 374
  • Issue #375
    Eagle (1982-1994 IPC Magazine) UK 2nd Series [Eagle and Tiger] 375
  • Issue #53
    Eclipse Extra (Vol. 2 1985) 53

    Exclusive news of upcoming comics! Cover spotlights Clive Barker's Tapping the Vein, with painted art by Scott Hampton. Interior has cover images and descriptions of Scout: War Shaman #14, Stormwatcher #2, Point Blank #2, Cyber 7 #3, Fusion #15 and more.

  • Issue #34
    Edgar Rice Burroughs News Dateline (1979 Michael Conran) Fanzine 34

    Issue #34 - May 1989. Mike Conran's news fanzine concentrating on Edgar Rice Burroughs. Review of Tarzan in Manhattan movie, Oak Park meeting with photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 14 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #34SUP
    Edgar Rice Burroughs News Dateline (1979 Michael Conran) Fanzine 34SUP

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    Issue #34 supplement - May 1989. Issued to celebrate ten years of publishing Edgar Rice Burroughs News Dateline. Color cover by Mike Cody, interior art by Virgil Finlay. Reprints The Quest of Tarzan first published in Argosy in 1941. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 glossy pages, black and white.