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Comic books May 1989

  • Issue #4
    New Gods (1989 3rd Series) 4

    Orion, Lightray, Eve Donner and Forager find themselves drawn to a renegade Apokolyptian insect colony in Nevada...founded on the site of an unstable nuclear missile depot. Written by Jim Starlin and Paris Cullins, with art by Cullins and Bob Lewis. Cover by Cullins and Al Vey. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #75
    New Mutants (1983 1st Series) 75
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3808288002

    Cover art by John Byrne. King of the Hill!, script by Louise Simonson, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Bob McLeod; Magneto, Sebastian Shaw, Selene, and Emma Frost pay the New Mutants a visit; Shaw challenges Magneto's membership in the Inner Circle; the New Mutants are shocked at Magneto's real motives; Shaw is evicted; Magneto and the New Mutants part ways. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #75MJ
    New Mutants (1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 75MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by John Byrne. King of the Hill!, script by Louise Simonson, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Bob McLeod; Magneto, Sebastian Shaw, Selene, and Emma Frost pay the New Mutants a visit; Shaw challenges Magneto's membership in the Inner Circle; the New Mutants are shocked at Magneto's real motives; Shaw is evicted; Magneto and the New Mutants part ways. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #14
    New Pathways Into Science Fiction (1986-1992 MGA Services) 14

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  • Issue #56
    Nexus (1983) 56
    Published May 1989 by Capital/First.

    "Audition." Part 1 of 2. 20 pages. Story by Mike Baron. Pencils and cover by Spyder (Neil Hansen). Inks by Bob Dvorak. The Merk"s latest choice for Nexus is put through his paces. Beneath Ylum, Sundra meets the demon Farouk, who seems very kind and helpful until he reverts to his demonic ways. "Dead in the water." 6 pages. Story by Mike Baron. Pencils by Michael Dooney. Inks by John Nyberg. Sharks and pirates hold little challenge for Judah, but can he beat the little girl he is protecting at a game of gin rummy? 26 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Nexus Legends (1989) 1

    Reprints early Nexus; Steve Rude art Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #11
    Ninja High School (1986 Antarctic/Eternity) 11

    Days of Past Remembrance. Story, art and cover by Ben Dunn. The adventures of the teens at Quagmire High School, a student body comprised of novice ninjas, mages-in-training and undercover aliens. The alien Salusian Marriage Squad decides that Jeremy will make an acceptable consort for the future queen…as long as they can change him into a Salusian. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #6
    Nintendo Power (1988-2012 Nintendo of America) 6

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    May/June 1989. The premiere gaming magazine for all things Nintendo. Each issue features game strategies, reviews and news on video games and related pop-culture. In this issue "TMNT: Huge 10-Page Feature, Ninja Gaiden: Part II-Review, plus Bayou Billy and Cobra Triangle. 110 Pages, Full Color, 8.25" x 10.75". Cover price $3.50.

  • Vol. 59 #5
    Official Detective Stories (1934-1995 Detective Stories Publishing) Vol. 59 #5
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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Official Honeymooners Treasury HC (1989) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By peter Crescent and Bob Columbe. The Co-Founders of RALPH (Royal Association for the Longevity and Preservation of the Honeymooners) take a comprehensive look at one of the most influential television shows in the history of the medium. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 9-in., 320 pages, full color.

  • Issue #12
    Official Jungle Jim (1988) 12

    Stories by Don Moore. Art and cover by John Mayo. Pioneer Comics presents reprints of the classic Sunday adventure strip by Alex Raymond's successors, Moore and Mayo (not by Alex Raymond, despite what the cover says). Collects the Sunday strips from June 16, 1946 to Aug. 8, 1946 and July 7, 1947 to Nov. 23 1947. Jim once again proves that threats and intimidation are no match for a solid right hook; Jim is called in after cultures clash in the high desert steppes of Asia. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Official Lloyd Llewellyn Collection TPB (1989 #$@&!) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Daniel Clowes. Like A Velvet Glove collects all 10 chapters of Eightball's terrifying and fascinating journey into madness. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 142 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Official Mandrake Sundays TPB (1989 Pioneer) 2-1ST Official Mandrake Sundays TPB (1989 Pioneer) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The Singing Devils!"

    Written by by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis.

    Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints From Mandrake The Magician Sundays November 11th, 1945 to September 7th, 1947.

    A collection of Mandrake adventures from the Sunday strips, which carried different storylines than the daily strip: Mandrake and friends sail to adventure on the S.S. Argos; In Lothar's native kingdom, strange singing devils terrify the populace; An airborne encounter with a strange beast leads to an island populated by rocs, gigantic birds of antiquity. The Twins of Karana; The Singing Devils; Roc Island; Kingdom of Marvel.

    Softcover, 9-in. x 11 1/2.-in.,124 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Official Secret Agent Album TPB (1989 Pioneer) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "January 6, 1969 to October 11, 1969!" By Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson. SECRET AGENT CORRIGAN by Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson was a continuation of the Secret Agent x-9 series originally created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond in the 1930s. Goodwin (Epic Comics) and Williamson (EC, Warren, and Star Wars) updated the series for another generation after it had fallen into despair in the intervening decades. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Official Secret Agent Album TPB (1989 Pioneer) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "October 14, 1969 to July 18, 1970!" By Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson. SECRET AGENT CORRIGAN by Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson was a continuation of the Secret Agent x-9 series originally created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond in the 1930s. Goodwin (Epic Comics) and Williamson (EC, Warren, and Star Wars) updated the series for another generation after it had fallen into despair in the intervening decades. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #198905
    Omni (1978) 198905
    Omni (1978) #198905
    Published May 1989 by Omni.

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    Winning the Derby - High-Tech Formulas That Really Work; The Maharishi Effect - Students Who Tap the Universe; Peter Hagelstein - Creating one of the Most Terrifying Weapons in History; Reef Madness - Can We Save the World's Oceans? Plus: A Novelette by Robert Silverberg. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #19
    Original Astro Boy (1987) 19

    The Tower. Story and art by Brian Thomas. Cover by Brian Thomas and Marc Hansen. A controversial (to fans) adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series from Now Comics. Rebuilt and returned to Earth, Astro Boy gets a new look and a new assignment. 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23-1ST
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    Volume 23 - 1st printing. "The Samurai!" Written by Anthony J Bryant. Art by Angus McBride. Perhaps the greatest warriors in history, the Samurai were a product of a social system totally geared to war. The Samurai became expert in fighting both on horseback and on the ground. Their way of life was dictated by the code of Bushido or 'way of the warrior' and clad in their magnificent, multi-coloured armour they were perfectly suited to the violent clan and dynastic warfare that dominated medieval Japan as the most powerful families vied for supremacy. In this title Anthony J Bryant presents a fascinating overview of these truly elite warriors. Softcover,64 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #24-1ST
    Osprey Elite Series SC (1984-2008 OSPREY) 24-1ST

    Volume 24 - 1st printing. "The Old Contemptibles!" Written by Michael Barthorp. Art by Pierre Turner. On 19 August 1914 Kaiser Wilhelm II ordered General von Kluck, commanding the German First Army, to 'exterminate the treacherous English and walk over General French's contemptible little Army'. The 'Old Contemptibles' adopted the aspersion like a treasured regimental title, their subsequent successes earning them a more accurate evaluation as 'the best trained, best organised and best equipped British Army that ever went forth to war'. This book examines the history, organization and uniforms of the British Expeditionary Force of the early 20th century. The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations, including maps, photographs, and colour plates. Softcover,64 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $18.95.

  • Vol. 18 #5
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  • Issue #6
    Outlanders (1988-1991 Dark Horse) 6

    Story and art by Johji Manabe. The invading Santovasku Empire turns its sights on Europe, sending in hordes of their "combat monsters" to battle the European and Soviet defenders! All looks lost for the forces of Earth, but the Santovasku have forgotten an important lesson from their distant past, and their over-confidence may lead to their doom! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Penguins Behind Bars TPB (1989 NBM) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story by Janet Perlman and Derek Lamb. Art and cover by Janet Perlman. From the Oscar-nominated team of Canadian animators who produced The Tale of Cinderella Penguin.  Doris, a penguin, innocently drives her boyfriend Charlie's getaway car during a bank robbery, and after they get caught, she struggles to deal with life in prison. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 76 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #3
    Phantom (1989 DC 2nd Series) 3

    The Ghost Who Walks goes undercover with the members of his Jungle Patrol to crack a ring of modern-day pirates...the drug runners infesting the shores of Africa. Written by Mark Verheiden, with art by Luke McDonnell. Cover by McDonnell. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #SET-01
    Photo Journal Guide to Comic Books HC (1989 Limited Edition Set) SET-01

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    Limited Edition Leatherbound Set with Slipcase - Includes Volume 1: A-J & 2: K-Z - 1st printing. By Ernest W. Gerber. Gerber's lavishly illustrated reference books make it easy for fans to get a glimpse at thousands of hard-to-find comics. The Photo Journal Guide to Comic Books Vol. 1 covering A-J (1989), compiled by Ernest and Mary Gerber is published by the Gerber Publishing Company. Volume one contains 10,700 full color illustrations of comics in alphabetical order from A-J. Also included is a price and grading guide for comics. Hardcover (2 Volumes leatherbound with slipcase), 10-in. x 13-in., 812 pages (Total), full color. NOTE: Limited to 900 copies. Signed by Ernest W. Gerber. For Volume 3-4 see Photo Journal Guide to Marvel Comics HC (1991 Limited Edition).

  • Vol. 36 #5
    Playboy Magazine (1953-Present HMH Publishing) Vol. 36 #5
  • Issue #1
    Point-Blank (1989 John Brown) 1

    A showcase of the very best European adventure strips! Packed with story pages, this series guarantees a maximum of excitement! Starting in this issue are Marvin in "Watching the Detectives" by Berardi and Milazzo, and Dieter Lumpen in "Trapped in the House of Games" by Zentner and Pellejero. If you're looking for world-class adventures, the action starts here! 32 pg. B&W Magazine. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #47
    Polyhedron Newszine (1989-1995 TSR) 47
  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #12
    Power of the Atom (1988) 12

    May 1989. It's big trouble for little Atom as he faces both the power of a new villain, Edg...and his ex-wife's new husband. Continued from last issue. By guest writer William Messner-Loebs, with art by Graham Nolan and Kez Wilson. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #46
    Power Pack (1984 1st Series) 46

    Cover art by Whilce Portacio and Russ Heath. The Great Goo-Gam Rip-Off!, script by Terry Austin, pencils by Whilce Portacio, inks by Mark Badger, Katie goes to the Punisher for assistance when her favorite writer is framed for theft. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
    Powerline (1988) 7

    Cover by Gray Morrow. Hidden Cargo, script by D. G. Chichester and Margaret Clark, art by Gray Morrow; The Power Line kids are tired of being manipulated—But the Quest to find the person who's been using them is about to reach a terrifying dead end! 36 pgs., full color. $1.25. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Previews (1989) 5
    Published May 1989 by Diamond.

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    #5 - May, 1989 - Featuring the "Gems of the Month" - Batman Role-Playing Game; Marvel's The Scorpio Connection starring Wolverine and Nick Fury; and Detective Comics #604-605 featurung Batman vs. Clayface. Newsprint (saddle-stitched/stapled), 8-in. x 10-in., 72 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #4
    Private Eyes (1988 Eternity) 4

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    New softcover/squarebound Deluxe Format begins. Reprints The Saint comic Strip from July 26, 1954 to October 17, 1954. By Leslie Charteris & John Springer. Bruce Timm cover, B&W, 60 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #198905
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    Issue: May, 1989

    Hulk Hogan Cover

    "Pro Wrestling Illustrated has been recognized as the sports number one magazine since its inception in 1979. Founded by legendary publisher Stanley Weston, PWI set out on a course to alter the landscape of pro wrestling journalism. Over the years, utilizing the talents of the worlds finest writers, editors, photographers, and designers, PWI succeeded beyond Westons wildest dreams." - PWI.com

    FC.

    Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #438
    PS The Preventive Maintenance Monthly (1951) 438
  • Issue #31
    Psi-Force (1986) 31
    Published May 1989 by Marvel.

    "When Genocide Meets Suicide!" Story by Fabian Nicieza. Art by Rodney Ramos and Chris Ivy. In the aftermath of last issue's epic battle, the team recovers and plays war games with Potiphar. But things may turn deadly when Overtime has a score to settle. 32 pages, FC NOTE: Includes the Official Timeline of the New Universe. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Punisher (1987 2nd Series) 19
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3784621021

    Story by Mike Baron. Art by Stroman and Emberlin. Frank heads to the Outback to avenge the murder of a woman. However, he soon learns "The Spider" is a much deadlier adversary than he at first thought. 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #19MJ
    Punisher (1987 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 19MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Story by Mike Baron. Art by Stroman and Emberlin. Frank heads to the Outback to avenge the murder of a woman. However, he soon learns "The Spider" is a much deadlier adversary than he at first thought. 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #28
    Question (1987 1st Series) 28

    With Myra on the mend, Hub City is up for grabs by differing neighborhood factions who have started taking the law into their own hands. That is, until Lady Shiva shows up...offering her sword for hire. Written by Dennis O'Neil, pencilled by Denys Cowan and inked by Malcolm Jones III. Cover by Cowan. Suggested for Mature Readers. Deluxe format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Ralph Snart Adventures Vol. 3 (09/1988 to 12/1992) 8

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    Story, art and new cover by Marc Hansen. Reprints of the second series about Ralph Snart, a foul-tempered accountant whose subconscious is the locale of fantastic adventures. On Ralphs first job as a peanut salesman, he meets the worst boss ever and a gun-toting gang. 32 pages, Full Color. Mature Readers. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #805
    Reader's Digest (1922 Reader's Digest) 805

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    Volume 134, Issue 805 - May 1989. Squarebound, 5.5" x 7", 232 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.89.

  • Issue #9
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 9

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    The Father-Thing Trilogy Part One: Rising Son. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Gary Fields. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters rescue a young boy from a ritual sacrifice, only to be pursued by dark forces that will take over New York City to get him back. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #16
    Realm (1986 Arrow/Caliber) 16

    Cover pencils by John Dennis. Long Days' Journey Into Night, script by Stuart Kerr, pencils by John Dennis, inks by Jason Moore and Randy Zimmerman; Alex and company go to the wizard Anomolin for info, Roc makes off with Ki'Awai. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Relentless Pursuit (1989) 2

    The True Story of the Nez Perce War of 1877. The Nez Perce tribe makes a successful stand at the Battle of White Bird Canyon, but the people of Looking Glass Village suffer the consequences. Story, art and covers by Jeff Kear. Mature readers. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Return of Swamp Thing PB (1989 Jove Books Novel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Peter David. Based on the Screenplay by Derek Spencer and Grant Morris. He's Back! The novelization of the horrifically funny movie starring Louis Jourdan and Heather Locklear. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 224 pages, Text (with 8 pages of B&W photos from the film). Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2
    Robotech 2 The Sentinels Wedding Special (1989) 2
  • Issue #28
    Rogue Trooper (1986) 28
  • Issue #4
    Rust Vol. 2 (1989 Now 2nd Series) 4

    Story by Katherine Llewellyn. Art by Jeff Laubenstein and Marc Hansen. Cover by Jeff Laubenstein. The return of the cult series about a reluctant superhero with a metal skin. Various forces converge during the attempt to rescue Scott; the uprising faces a violent backlash. Also featuring a horror pinup by Marc Hansen. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #15
    Sable (1988) 15

    A reculsive billionaire, a murderous art thief, book burners and elves all add up to a lot of trouble for Sable in "Art in the Blood Part 1: Art Attack." Script by Marv Wolfman & Cherie Wilkerson and art by Bill Jaaska & Gary Fields. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #7
    Saga of the Sub-Mariner (1988) 7

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Bob McLeod. Rage and Remembrance starring Sub-Mariner, script by Roy Thomas and Dann Thomas, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Bob McLeod; recaps Namor's return in Fantastic Four #4, 6. Subby, Bill, and Me: Part 6 of a Personal View interview with Bill Everett by Roy Thomas (reprinted from Alter Ego #11). 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.