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Comic books May 1989

  • Issue #29
    Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy (1984 Allenwood Press) Magazine 29

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  • Issue #242
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 242
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    • Label #1618357027

    "Master Blaster!" Part 2 of 2. Plot by David Michelinie and Bob Layton. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Alan Kupperberg (layouts) and Bob Layton (finishes). Cover by Bob Layton. At last the battle is joined! The Invincible Iron Man vs. the malevolent Mandarin... with the lives of three dear friends hanging in the balance! On the Mandarin's private island, Shell-Head must use his cutting edge technology to overcome the ancient power of his opponent's ten rings! If Tony Stark can pull off an improbable victory overseas, he'll return home to take a stunning shot through the heart! Cameo appearances by Jim Rhodes, Felix Alvarez, Soo Lin Chu, Mrs. Arbogast, and Kathy Dare. (Note: The Mandarin appears next in Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st series) 256 as part of the Acts of Vengeance storyline.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #242MJ
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 242MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. "Master Blaster!" Part 2 of 2. Story by David Michelinie and Bob Layton. Art by Alan Kupperberg and Bob Layton. It's Iron Man vs. one of his oldest foes, the Mandarin, and winner takes all. Plus, a shocking ending that will leave all of Tony's fans mouths agape. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Jackaroo (1989 Cyclone Comics) 1

    Issue #1 of 3 - May 1989. Cover by Gary Chaloner. Creators include Chaloner, Ian Eddy, Greg Gates and Dillon Naylor. Australian publication. 6 1/2-in. x 10 1/4-in., 48 pages, black and white. Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #3
    Jazz Age Chronicles (1989 EF Graphics) 3

    Story, art and cover by Ted Slampyak. An adventurous archaeologist and a hard-boiled private eye join forces to investigate the occult in the 1930s. Ace and Clifton confront the vampire and learn the truth about the baroness in the conclusion of The Case of the Beguiling Baroness. Final issue of the series; Caliber launched a new series in 1990. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #29
    Judge Dredd (1986 Quality) 29

    "Requiem for a Heavyweight" is written by John Wagner and Alan Grant, with art by Carlos Ezquerra; reprinted from 2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) #331-334. Plus: "Krong" is written by Malcolm Shaw, with art by Carlos Ezquerra; reprinted from 2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) #5. Cover by Tom Lyle. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #92
    Jughead with Archie Digest (1974) 92
  • Issue #1
    Junior Carrot Patrol (1989) 1

    Story and art by Rick Geary. Who could be qualified to chronicle the zany antics of the Junior Carrot Patrol from the pages of Bob Burden's Flaming Carrot Comics? Rick Geary, that's who! Come along on one of the wackiest adventures of all time as Chuck, Ethel and Dusty, the members of the Junior Carrot Patrol, quell an uprising of meats and vegetables at the grocery store, take a flight in a giant shoe, and hobnob with the ancient world's gods and goddesses! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #31
    Justice (1986 Marvel) 31

    Cover by Lee Weeks. "Under the Boardwalk," script by Peter David, art by Lee Weeks; At Coney Island, Chauncy and Rudy Leialoha are also captured by members of the Forsaken; Captain Brooklyn arrives to deal with the Forsaken; Back in D.C., Justice is told of the missing agents and leaves for New York to rescue them. "Freedom of Depress," script by Fabian Nicieza, art by Mike Gustovich; At the nation's new capitol in Denver, President Voigt meets in person with Andrew Chaser and confesses he is a paranormal, but no longer possesses his parabilities. Ads for Marc Spector: Moon Knight, Punisher: War Journal, and Sensational She-Hulk. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #26
    Justice League America (1987) 26

    When Blue Beetle tries to skewer Maxwell Lord with a knife, Huntress gets between them in "Slice And Dice!" Part 1 of 4, continued next issue. Plot and breakdowns by Keith Giffen, script by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Ty Templeton, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Kevin Maguire/Rubinstein cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    Justice League Europe (1989) 2

    The Global Guardians cause trouble when the Leaguers split up to investigate Nazi activity in "Somebody Up There Hates Us!" Part 2 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Plot by Keith Giffen, script by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Bart Sears, inks by Pablo Marcos. Sears/Joe Rubinstein cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #29
    Justice Machine (1987 Comico/Innovation) 29

    When the Justice Machine and Free Force release the captive inhabitants of New Atlantis, the city is reborn. And on Georwell, the cyborg Savior XVII deals Maxinor's rebel alliance receives a severe blow in "Home is Where the Harm Is." Script by Len Wein & Mike Gustovich and art by Mike Gustovich. Back cover has a Justice Machine pinup. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #30
    Katy Keene Special (1983) 30

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    Cover pencils by John S. Lucas. Forever Dancing, script by George Gladir, pencils by John S. Lucas, inks by Chic Stone; Katy's friends surprise Katy with renting a dance hall for her birthday. Paper doll pages. Houdini's Hat, script by Richard Pietrzyk, pencils by John S. Lucas; At auction Lucki purchases an antique trunk and discovers Houdini's top hat inside. Advertisement and order form for Archie Annual Digest #54. Calendar for April 1989 featuring Katy Keene and May featuring Sis. Membership ad and application for the Katy Keene Fan Club. Bark Lark, script by George Gladir, pencils by John S. Lucas, inks by Chic Stone; Katy does a couple of commercials with dogs that leads to her suitors getting her dogs as birthday presents. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #82
    Laugh Comics Digest (1974) 82
  • Issue #4
    Legion (1989 1st Series) 4

    The Godfather Pulls the Strings - Written by Keith Giffen (plot) and Alan Grant. Art by Barry Kitson and Mark McKenna. Cover by Kevin Maguire and Al Gordon. It's the members of the L.E.G.I.O.N. against Lobo...and learn the real motives for Dox's liberation of Colu. Characters in this issue: Vril Dox; Garryn Bek; Strata; Stealth; Lyrissa Mallor; a Durlan; Lobo. New Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #60
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1984 3rd Series) 60

    Part 1 of the 4-part "Magic Wars." The forces of magic are loose in the scientific world of the 30th century...and the effects may be more than the Legion and the rest of the universe can handle. Script by Paul Levitz, with art by Keith Giffen, Al Gordon, Mark Bright and Carlos Garzon. Cover by Steve Lightle. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Legion of Super-Heroes The Great Darkness Saga TPB (1989 DC) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - 1st printing. Collects Legion of Super Heroes (1980-87 2nd Series) #287, 290-294 and Annual #3.

    Written by Paul Levitz. Art by Keith Giffen, Curt Swan, Pat Broderick, Larry Mahlstedt, and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Giffen and Mahlstedt.

    One of the greatest storylines in the Legion's history is collected in this new edition of THE GREAT DARKNESS SAGA. One of the deadliest forces of the DC Universe resurfaces in the 30th century, wreaking havoc on the Legion of Super-Heroes.

    Softcover, 192 pages, full color.

    Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #272
    Life with Archie (1958) 272

    Cover art by Rex Lindsey. The Night The Lights Went Out At Archie's !!, script by Hal Smith, pencils by Rex Lindsey, inks by Jon D'Agostino; During a power failure the gang tell an add-on tale. Ghosties scrambled letter puzzle with Archie. Hot & Cold Running Weather ! Part One, script by Mike Pellowski, pencils by Rex Lindsey, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie and Jughead arrive in a town where it never snows. Hot & Cold Running Weather ! Part Two; Archie and Jughead arrive in a town where it never stops snowing. Steppin' Out Archie fan fashions, art by Dan DeCarlo. Losers Weepers, script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Reggie find a lost purse. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #36
    Little Archie Comics Digest Annual (1977) 36

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Little Ego GN (1989 Catalan Communications) 1-1ST Little Ego GN (1989 Catalan Communications) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Story and art by Vittorio Giardino. Translated by Jean-Jacques Surbeck.

    "Not quite pastic he, certainly not parody, LITTLE EGO appropriates the look and feel of Windsor McCay's transcendent masterpiece, LITTLE NEMO ION SLUMBERLAND. Like McCay, Giardino uses the dream formula to free the narrative from the logical strictures a of cruelly earthbound reader night seek to impose..." - Kim Thompson.

    Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 48 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Little Ego GN (1989 Catalan Communications) 1-REP Little Ego GN (1989 Catalan Communications) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings.

    Story and art by Vittorio Giardino. Translated by Jean-Jacques Surbeck.

    "Not quite pastic he, certainly not parody, LITTLE EGO appropriates the look and feel of Windsor McCay's transcendent masterpiece, LITTLE NEMO ION SLUMBERLAND. Like McCay, Giardino uses the dream formula to free the narrative from the logical strictures a of cruelly earthbound reader night seek to impose..." - Kim Thompson.

    Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 48 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #340
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    Published May 1989 by Locus.

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  • Issue #25
    Lone Wolf and Cub (1987 First) 25

    Matt Wagner cover Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2729
    Looney Tunes Die-Cast Metal Figurine (1989 ERTL) #2729

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    #2729: Tweety - Collect all the Looney Tunes characters - Daffy Duck, Road Runner, Tweety, Sylvester, Bugs Bunny, and Wile E. Coyote! Includes 1 figurine (Stands 2-in. Tall).

    NOTE: This item is a warehouse find. Packaging has significant wear and damage. NM price refers to Action Figure being unbroken and intact.

  • Issue #1
    Lum (1989) 1
    Tags: Manga
    Published May 1989 by Viz.
  • Issue #325
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  • Vol. 76 #5
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 76 #5

    Volume 76, Issue 5 - May 1989. Cover by Bryan Leister. Fantasy and Science Fiction stories by John Brunner, D.C. Poyer, Wayne Wightman, James Morrow, A. Orr, Charles Sheffield and Ronald Anthony Cross. Science article by Isaac Asimov. Softcover. 5-in. x 7-in., 162 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1
    Man's Guts (1989) 1

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    Issue 1 - May, 1989. Softcover, 5" x 8", 48 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #13
    Manhunter (1988 1st Series) 13

    It's back to business as usual for Manhunter, but he's finding that either he's lost his touch...or the woman he's after is better at eluding than he is at tracking. Catman appearance. Written by Kim Yale, with art by John Koch and Pablo Marcos. Cover by Doug Rice. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #ITEM#01
    Mario Mini PVC Figurine (1989 Nintendo) ITEM#01

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    Mario with Mushroom - Don't worry, Princess Peach! Mario will save you from that dastardly Bowser just as soon as he eats the magical mushroom that will transform him into SUPER Mario! Includes 1 figurine, stands 2 1/2-in. tall.

  • Issue #74
    Marvel Age (1983) 74
    Published May 1989 by Marvel.

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    Ernie Colon discusses Ax graphic novel; article on The War; 2-page Fred Hembeck strip; Bruce Jones discusses Arena graphic novel; Carl Potts discusses Moon Knight; 5-page Moon Knight preview; John Byrne interview; Moon Knight cover by Sal Velluto. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #19
    Marvel Comics Presents (1988) 19

    Cover pencils by Rob Liefeld, inks by P. Craig Russell. The Retribution Affair Part 3: The Price of Retribution starring Cyclops, script by Bob Harras, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Bruce Patterson. Panther's Quest Part 7: Battered Artifacts starring The Black Panther, script by Don McGregor, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. Nightmare in Suburbia Part 1: Home Is Where The Heart Is starring Doctor Strange, script by Fabian Nicieza, art by Mark Badger. Overture starring Damage Control (1st full appearance), script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Ernie Colon, inks by Al Williamson. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #20
    Marvel Comics Presents (1988) 20

    Cover art by Mike Mignola. The Retribution Affair Part 4: Conscience of the King starring Cyclops, script by Bob Harras, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Bruce Patterson. Panther's Quest Part 8: Hatred Under Tears starring The Black Panther, script by Don McGregor, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. Nightmare in Suburbia Part 2: The Flawed Flesh starring Doctor Strange, script by Fabian Nicieza, art by Mark Badger. At the Bottom of My Garden starring Clea, script by Peter Gillis, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Jim Sanders III. Back cover art by Mignola. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #19MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover pencils by Rob Liefeld, inks by P. Craig Russell. The Retribution Affair Part 3: The Price of Retribution starring Cyclops, script by Bob Harras, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Bruce Patterson. Panther's Quest Part 7: Battered Artifacts starring The Black Panther, script by Don McGregor, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. Nightmare in Suburbia Part 1: Home Is Where The Heart Is starring Doctor Strange, script by Fabian Nicieza, art by Mark Badger. Overture starring Damage Control (1st full appearance), script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Ernie Colon, inks by Al Williamson. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.25. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #6885-1ST
    Marvel Super Heroes RPG: All This and World War II (1989 TSR) Official Game Accessory 6885-1ST

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    1st printing. By Ray Winninger. Marvel Super Heroes RPG All This and World War II (1989) is a TSR Official Advanced Game Adventure Module (MT1 - 6885) Features Captain America, Sgt. Fury, Union Jack, and the rest of the Invaders battling the Nazis! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., B&W. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #1990
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    1990 - 1st printing. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #223
    Marvel Tales (1964 Marvel) 223

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    Cover art by Todd McFarlane. The Arms of Doctor Octopus!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Jim Mooney; From his prison cell, Doc Ock calls to his mechanical arms and even Spidey can't stop the inevitable reunion; Ock hijacks a plane and holds an Asian general hostage for ten million bucks but Spidey foils his plans; reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #88. The Playpen of Peril!, script by Michael Eury, pencils by Alan Kupperberg, inks by Joe Albelo; Spider-Ham saves the Marvel Babies from the deadly playpen of Malpractus. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #223MJ
    Marvel Tales (1964 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 223MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1
    Mayhem (1989 Dark Horse) 1

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    Cover by Chris Warner. This new series is guaranteed to live up to its title! Each issue contains 3 twelve-page, action-packed stories of Mayhem! John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke (the team from Dark Horse Presents' Homicide) create strange, violent new tales of The Mask; new writer Tim Eldred and artists Harrison Fong and Robert Caracol carry the cast of Mecha into all-out war; and Jerry Prosser and new artist Wayne Tanaka continue the adventures of The Mark as he battles against the fascist regime if the Archon! B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Maze Agency (1988 1st Series) 6

    Jennifer Mays gets the perfect birthday present for Gabriel Webb – a party with a staged murder mystery. But the murder turns out to be real in "Double Edge." Script by Mike W. Barr and art by Joe Staton & Rich Rankin. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3
    Miracle Squad Blood and Dust (1989) 3
  • Issue #4
    Mister Miracle (1989 2nd Series) 4

    More relatives, as in the Forever People, come for a visit to Mr. Miracle's home in "Dark Days." Script by J.M. DeMatteis and art by Ian Gibson. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 84 #5
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  • Issue #4
    Ms. Mystic (1988 2nd Series) 4

    Meltdown. Story by Neal Adams and Peter Stone. Art by Terry Shoemaker, Ian Akin and Brian Garvey. Cover by Neal Adams and Kevin Nowlan. The return of Ms. Mystic, the magical hero created by the legendary Neal Adams. When a nuclear meltdown is imminent, Urth 4 moves to prevent it - only to encounter the villainous Stopper. And where is Ms. Mystic? Featuring a cover with early art by future superstar artist Kevin Nowlan. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #49
    Ms. Tree Thrilling Detective Adventures (1983 Renegade) 49

    Ms. Tree takes on a case from a woman who claims that her husband's murder ties into the murder of Ms. Tree's husband in "Rendezvous with Death" and "Check-Out Time, chapters one and two of the "Fallen Tree" saga. Script by Max Collins and art by Terry Beatty & Gary Kato. Issue also has a Luke Hennessy…Homicide story "Killer In My Pocket" with script and art by Pete Morisi and Mike Mist text story "Diamonds Aren't A Girl's Best Friend" by Barb Collins. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mummy or Ramses the Damned SC (1989 Ballantine Books Novel) By Anne Rice 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Anne Rice. Ramses the Great lives...but having drunk the elixir of life he is now Ramses the Damned, doomed forever to wander the earth, desperate to quell hungers that can never be satisfied - for food, for wine, for women. And though he is immortal, he is still all too human. His intense longing for his great love from the past, undiminished over the centuries, will force him to commit an act that will place everyone around him in the gravest danger... Softcover, 440 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #25
    Muppet Babies (1985-1989 Marvel/Star Comics) 25

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    Comic book version of the animated TV series about the Muppet Babies – Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie, Scooter, Skeeter, Rowlf, Animal and all of the extraordinary friends who pop into their lives. In this issue, the Muppet try to look up the meaning of some big words and end up in the world of the dictionary searching for words that they don't know in "Get the Last Word." Script by Laura Hitchcock and art by Marie Severin & Jacqueline Roettcher. Issue also has "The Castle of Gold" in which Piggy, after being told that silence is golden, imagines a big and beautiful castle with a princess that doesn't ever speak. Script by Laura Hitchcock and art by Nate Butler & Jacqueline Roettcher. Issue has a Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation which states that the average monthly total paid circulation for the preceding 12 months was 60,350 issues. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #30
    Nam (1986) 30
    Published May 1989 by Marvel.

    The tension on the front line can cause anything to happen, and in "Bunker" it does! Written by Doug Murray, with art by Wayne Vansant and Geof Isherwood. Cover by Ron Wagner and Andy Kubert. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind Part 1 (1988) 6
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Neighborhood in Color TPB (1989 Andrews McMeel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Jerry Van Amerongen. To the delight of loyal fans, Andrews and McMeel is following up last year's successful Sound Sleeping in The Neighborhood collection with a full-color book featuring dozens of Sunday panels. Softcover, 8 1/2 -in. x 11-in., 80 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.