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Comic books May 1989

  • Issue #86
    Swamp Thing (1982 2nd Series) 86

    Swamp Thing's journey through time continues as he encounters Tomahawk and other "Heroes of the Revolution" in 1776. Written by Rick Veitch, with art by Tom Yeates. Cover by Yeates. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Tales from the Heart (1987 Entropy/Slave Labor) 5

    Cover pencils by Peter Krause, inks by Seitu Hayden. A Call To Arms (chapter 7), script by Cindy Goff and Rafael Nieves, art by Seitu Hayden; Cathy participates in a vaccination programme. 28 pgs. $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #76/77
    Tarzine (1981 Bill Ross) Fanzine 76/77

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    Issue #76/77 - May 1989. Fanzine dedicated to Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan. Cover by Larry Kamp. Don Kraar letter, "Ticket to Ptarth" by Joe Ferrier, "Seen a Good Tarzan Movie Lately?" by C. Drewman, ads, news. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 30 Pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #21
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1984) 21

    Return to New York, Book Three. The Turtles confront Shredder in a battle to the death. Story and cover by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird; art by Eastman and Jim Lawson. Black and white; 48 pages. Cover price $1.75. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) 2

    First printing. Cover by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Return of the Shredder (Part 2), script and art by Dave Garcia; Splinter's lifelong enemy, Saki (a.k.a. The Shredder) has returned from Dimension X and has begun a plot to discredit the Turtles. Health Education public service announcement with Archie, about AIDS. 36 pgs., full color. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) Canadian Price Variant 2

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    Canadian Edition. Cover by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Return of the Shredder (Part 2), script and art by Dave Garcia; Splinter's lifelong enemy, Saki (a.k.a. The Shredder) has returned from Dimension X and has begun a plot to discredit the Turtles. Health Education public service announcement with Archie, about AIDS. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #8
    Terminator (1988 Now) 8
    Published May 1989 by Now.

    In the Belly of the Beast. Story by Jack Herman. Art by Thomas Tenney. Cover by Norm Breyfogle. A spin-off of the hit movie series, focusing on humanitys battle against the Terminator robot army in the future year of 2031. The resistance fighters set out to locate the legendary hero of the Skynet war…John Connor. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #403
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 403

    Cover pencils by Ron Frenz, inks by Joe Sinnott. "When the Executioner Calls!!", script by Tom DeFalco (plot and script) and Ron Frenz (plot), pencils by Ron Frenz, inks by Joe Sinnott (finishes); Thor battles Quicksand, but its just a distraction; Mongoose and his shadowy partner activate a device which takes skin samples from Thor; In Asgard, waves of dizziness and nausea plague the Asgardians, with no known cause; The Enchantress has apparently found her new champion - Brute Benhurst. "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "The Wolves of Ravenswood!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Gary Hartle, inks by Mike Gustovich; A pack of wolves is ravaging the countryside; Haaken gathers a posse to go after them; Thor wants to go, and Loki tricks him into it and gives him a faulty sword; Thor manages to hold off the wolves long enough for Haaken to save them, along with a very young Sif. 36 pgs., full color. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #403MJ
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 403MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14
    Those Annoying Post Brothers (1987) 14

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    Cover by Matt Howarth. Shell Game incident 5: Caging the Beast, script and art by Matt Howarth; After a night's rest at Jeri's house, she and Ron find themselves imprisioned by Big Al, the Post Bros. landlord for destroying their indestructible home; Unable to even shift out, the two begin to try and cohabitate; Russ takes Sneaky-Feet Brian to the Chronovore and has him use his telekinetic abilites to bring them the broken egg shell; Taking the shell to Banglethwaite Sr (and killing Jr in the process) Russ tells him to make a container with the same properties as the shell. Dream Gig, script by A. Sciarra and Matt Howarth, art by A. Sciarra; Nirvana Gila, a large rock and roll playing lizard, uses his mind-control powers to influence audiences, has reached the top of his game. 28 pgs., black and white. $2.00. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Tony Bravado Trouble Shooter (1988) 4

    Stories by Dave Darrigo. Art by Steve LeBlanc, Louis Paradis and Peter Grau. Painted cover by Steve LeBlanc. Tony Bravado travels the world as an ace trouble-shooter for publishing magnate Lance Palmer, solving crimes and covering up indiscretions in the glamorous world of the super-rich. Tony finds twice the usual trouble at a beach resort. The All-American Nightmare; Private Eye Pin-Up. Final issue of the series; Tony Bravado returned in Piranha is Loose (1991) #2 and The Detectives (1993). 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Torrid Affairs (1988) 3
  • Issue #52
    Transformers (1984 Marvel) 52

    Early comic book version of the famous transforming robots. Cloudburst and Landmine, disguised as humans, are at the Grand Central Space Station trying to obtain microchips to repair battle damaged Autobots. But mechanical life forms are not welcome aboard the station and that leads the pair into a lot of trouble and adventure in Guess Who the Mecannibals are Having for Dinner? Script by Bob Budiansky and art by Jose Delbo & Dave Hunt. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #219
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  • Issue #4
    Trollords (1988 Comico) 4
  • Issue #4
    Trouble with Girls (1989 Comico/Eternity) 4

    Meet super spy and super guy Lester Girls as he saves the world and gets the girl. But he doesn't want adventure, fame, glory and girls. He just wants peace and quiet. In this issue, Lester Girls is in a relationship with Lily Lee and they are on an adventure and then Brett Ashley, Lester's girl from his past, shows up in "And For Girls, Too, A Bell Shall Toll." Script by Will Jacobs & Gerard Jones and art by Tim Hamilton & Chuck Austen. Back cover has a Lester Girls pinup. Cover price $1.95.

  • Vol. 127 #5
    True Detective (1924-1995 MacFadden) True Crime Magazine Vol. 127 #5
  • Vol. 139 #5
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  • Issue #253
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  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Signet Books updated edition - 1st printing. By Ann Druffel and D. Scott Rogo. THE TUJUNGA CANYON CONTACTS tells the true stories of five young women "abductees" who lived in and near Tujunga Canyon, northeast of Los Angeles, and who were all linked by more or less intimate personal relationships. The abductions and related events, which took place over a period of more than two decades, were first investigated by UFO researcher Ann Druffel for five full years, and later by Druffel and parapsychologist D. Scott Rogo together. Many of the abduction details first revealed in the Tujunga Canyon case have been confirmed in the hundreds of cases that followed it. Softcover, 4 in. x 7 in., 326 pages, text only. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #6
    Twilight Avenger (1988 Eternity) 6
  • Issue #244
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) 244
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    "Ladies' Night!" Story by Chris Claremont. Art and cover by Marc Silvestri and Dan Green. Who are the M Squad and why are they about to ruin the girls' night out? Plus, the introduction of a brand new X-character! NOTE: 1st appearance of Jubilee. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #244MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Ladies' Night!" Story by Chris Claremont. Art and cover by Marc Silvestri and Dan Green. Who are the M Squad and why are they about to ruin the girls' night out? Plus, the introduction of a brand new X-character! NOTE: 1st appearance of Jubilee. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #234
    Uncle Scrooge (1954-2008 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone/Gemstone) 234

    Cover art by Daan Jippes. The Money Stairs starring Uncle Scrooge, Donald Duck, and Huey, Dewey and Louie, script and art by Carl Barks. The Buck Sticks Here starring Uncle Scrooge, Donald Duck, Gyro Gearloose, and Beagle Boys, script by Jim Kenner and Byron Erickson (US script), art by Victor Arrigada Rios [as Vicar]. Quick Trim starring Uncle Scrooge, script and art by William Van Horn. Mightier than the Sword starring Uncle Scrooge and Miss Emily Quackfaster, script by Joel Katz (plot), Donne Avenell (script), and Geoffrey Blum (US script), pencils by Daniel Branca. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #6
    Unknown Soldier (1988 2nd Series) 6

    An airplane carrying an H-bomb circles Manhattan, the pilot awaiting a code word from Muammar Qadhafi to abort his mission. But the terrorist leader keels over dead before he can deliver the word, leaving it up to the Soldier to save Manhattan from destruction. Written by Jim Owsley, with art by Phil Gascoine. Cover by Gascoine. New Format. Suggested for Mature Readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1A
    Urth 4 (1989) 1A

    Newsstand Edition cover by Neal Adams. Story by Neal Adams and Peter Stone. Art by Trevor Von Eeden, Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Neal Adams. Elemental-powered heroes defend the Earth from environmental attacks. After their introduction in Ms. Mystic (Pacific) #2. Urth, Fyre, Ayre, and Watr learn they were not the first Urth 4, as they are forced to battle their original versions. Also featuring 9 pages of ads for the then-new Continuity lineup. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1B
    Urth 4 (1989) 1B

    Direct Edition cover by Neal Adams. Story by Neal Adams and Peter Stone. Art by Trevor Von Eeden, Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Neal Adams. Elemental-powered heroes defend the Earth from environmental attacks. After their introduction in Ms. Mystic (Pacific) #2. Urth, Fyre, Ayre, and Watr learn they were not the first Urth 4, as they are forced to battle their original versions. Also featuring 9 pages of ads for the then-new Continuity lineup. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #16
    Usagi Yojimbo (1987 1st Series) 16

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    As the assault on Lord Tamakuros fortress begins, Usagi joins forces with Shingen, and Gennosuke tracks Zato Ino. Part 4 of The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy. Story, art and cover by Stan Sakai. Black and white; 32 pages. Cover price $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #10
    V for Vendetta (1988) 10
    Published May 1989 by DC.

    Part 10 of 10. "Vultures" - 7 pages. "The Vigil" - 7 pages. "The Volcano" - 8 pages. "Valhalla" - 6 pages. Plus extra images connecting the chapters. Story by Alan Moore. Art and cover by David Lloyd. The final fate of V is revealed. But V is more a concept than a person. Thus Evey makes a decision that will affect the future of all of Britain. Full color. 32 pages. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    V for Vendetta TPB (1989 DC/Vertigo) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - 1st printing. Collects V for Vendetta (1988) #1-10. By Alan Moore & David Lloyd - In the near-future, a fascistic Great Britain controls its citizens with an iron grip. Only the enigmatic entity V can liberate the people. Mature Readers. Softcover, 288 pages, full color. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1472
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  • Issue #1473
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  • Issue #1474
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  • Issue #1475
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  • Issue #1990
    Victor Book for Boys Annual HC (1963-2011 D.C. Thompson & Co.) UK Edition #1990

    1990 - A Fleetway Annual! Includes comic stories, prose, articles, and word puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #10
    Vietnam Journal (1987) 10

    Cover by Don Lomax. The Plain of Reeds, script and art by Don Lomax; Embedded reporter Scott 'Journal' Neithammer joins up with a new group deployed in the Vietnam War by the US Navy...the Seals in "The Plain of Reeds"; They're not exactly happy with the older and paunchy 'Journal' tagging along but orders are orders; The problem is, 'Journal' can't really figure out what the Seals' orders exactly are. 36 pgs., black and white. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #10
    Walt Disney's Mickey and Donald (1988) 10
  • Issue #2
    Wanted (1989 Metal Hammer Communications) Magazine 2
  • Issue #12
    Wargamer (vol 2) 12
    Published May 1989

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    Edelweiss, The Great Patriotic War, Tokyo Express, Fortress Stalingrad, Decisive Battles of the American Civil War, Hitchhiker's Guide: Rocket Ranger, Operation Wolf, Platoon, and more. 8.25-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 60 pages. Cover price $5.00.

  • Issue #21
    Warlock 5 (1986 Aircel) 21

    Cover art by Barry Blair. Untitled story, script and art by Barry Blair; Nazier is drowning; Dark Prince has crushed Mydge's legs; Mydge cannot heal himself because all of his power is in the pendant stolen by Kiku San; Kaji confronts Dark Prince. 36 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1990
    Warlord Book for Boys HC (1976-1990 D. C. Thomson & Co.) Warlord For Boys #1990

    1990 (Book for Boys) - All-Action, All-Picture War Stories! A collection of war stories told in graphic novel format aimed at young boys. Some volumes may feature articles, prose, and puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 126 pages, PC/PB&W.

    NOTE: 1977-1980 are subtitled For Boys and 1981-1991 are subtitled Book for Boys.

  • Issue #18
    Wasteland (1987 DC) 18
    Published May 1989 by DC.

    Our forays into the wild and wacky world of the Wasteland come to an end with the final issue of the wildest anthology title ever to hit a comics shop shelf. A book-length story, written by John Ostrander and Del Close, with art by Donald Simpson, William Messner-Loebs and Bill Wray. Cover by Wray. Suggested for Mature Readers. Deluxe format. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #50
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) 50

    48-page giant-size issue. "1,000 Words" Guest-starring the Prowler, Puma, Rocket Racer, Sandman, Silver Sable, and Will-O-the-Wisp. Story by Gerry Conway. Art by Alex Saviuk and Keith Williams. Cover by Alex Saviuk and Frank Giacoia. The Chameleon (while impersonating J. Jonah Jameson) runs an anti-web-slinger Daily Bugle headline that prompts Spider-Man's friends to come to the wall-crawler's defense. The six guest-stars have good intentions, but they end up fighting each other and at times Spider-Man too, while trying to sort out the situation. Meanwhile, the gang war between the Arranger and the Lobo Brothers is ramping up. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 409,982; average paid circulation 238,115.) 48 pages Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #50MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Werewolf (1988 Blackthorne) 5

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    Nothing Evil in These Woods. Story by Lance Hampton. Art by Wayne Reid and Jim McDermott. Blackthorne Publishing presents an adaptation of the horror TV series that ran from 1987-88. Each issue is based on an episode of the show. Fugitive Eric Cord hunts the werewolf Skorzeny, the only way to end his own werewolf curse. While wandering in the woods, Eric encounters a witch who claims she has the power to end his curse. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #24
    Whisper (1986 First) 24

    With Whisper drugged and buried alive, Bain and Charlotte set Whisper up to be blamed for a political assassination in "The Voice of America." Script by Steven Grant and art by Spyder. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #114
    White Dwarf (1977-Present Games Workshop Magazine) 114

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    Games Workshop Present their Monthly Games Magazine. In this issue: Palanquins of Nurgle; Storm Riders for Warhammer Fantasy Battle; 'Eavy Metal; Grey Knights for Warhammer 40,000; Cyclone; Blood Bowl; Star Players; Death Blow!; Genestealers; Space Hulk; Critical Mass; Colleges of Magic. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #9
    Wild Knights Shattered Earth Chronicles (1988) 9
  • Issue #10
    Wolfpack (1988) 10

    Cover by Ron Wilson and Chris Ivy. Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know, script by John Figueroa, pencils by Ron Wilson, inks by Chris Ivy; Slippery Sam takes a bullet for a child, fatally; The kids getting hooked on drugs are younger all the time, and forming gangs of their own. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #7
    Wolverine (1988 1st Series) 7

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    Part 1 of 2 - "Mr. Fixit Comes to Town!" Guest-starring the Incredible Hulk. Written by Chris Claremont. Art by John Buscema . The monstrous Vegas Mafia bruiser Mr. Fixit (a.k.a. the Grey Hulk) comes to Mandripoor to take out the man responsible for destroying General Coy's opium business. Meanwhile, the Prince negotiates a truce between Tyger and Coy. 32 pages, FC Cover price $1.50.