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Comic books September 1989

  • Issue #1
    Archie's RC Racers (1989) 1

    Cover by Rex W. Lindsey. You Don't Need Drugs... public service announcement with the Archie gang. "On Your Mark," script by Bill Golliher, pencils by Bill Golliher and Rex W. Lindsey, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie and Reggie's rivalry with their radio-controlled model cars gets a big boost when a big corporation that makes the cars agrees to sponsor a race that will span all fifty states; Archie and Reggie choose their teams, and Riverdale High supplies the chaperones. Archie's Club News. Archie's Vacation Picks activity page; decipher the numerical code. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #12
    Archie's Story and Game Digest (1986) 12

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. "Playing the Game," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Mr. Weatherbee has an event at school where all the kids dress up as pieces from their favorite games. You Don't Need Drugs... public service announcement with the Archie gang. "Olympic Hurdle," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica sabotages Betty so she can win the Junior Olympics title of Queen and spend the day with handsome Olympian Jim Sprint. "The Big Pitch," script by Bob Bolling, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Chic Stone; Archie's wrist has recovered from an injury, but as the baseball season starts, he's still not pitching well, due to a lack of confidence. Nintendo Cereal System ad. "Complete Circle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica goes to extremes to keep her new, original swimsuit from getting wet. "Wheel Deal," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; The Archies save the teen disco by playing on stage in roller skates, creating a new dance fad. "Team Effort," script and pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; When Cindy Saunders tries to make the boys' baseball team but is held back by her lack of confidence, Sabrina enters another dimension and appeals to the High Priestess of Animal Protectors to help give Cindy the self-assurance of the animal kingdom. Plus other stories, puzzles, and more. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #25
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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Fantasy Game SC (1989 TSR) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Enter the realm of dragons, warriors, wizards and other wonders in this splendid collection of fantasy art. The Art of the ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Fantasy Game features the art of Clyde Caldwell, Jeff Easly, Larry Elmore, Fred Fields, Keith Parkinson, and many other well-known fantasy artists. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Art of the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Fantasy Game SC (1989 TSR) 1-REP

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    2nd or later printings. Enter the realm of dragons, warriors, wizards and other wonders in this splendid collection of fantasy art. The Art of the ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Fantasy Game features the art of Clyde Caldwell, Jeff Easly, Larry Elmore, Fred Fields, Keith Parkinson, and many other well-known fantasy artists. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Vol. 13 #9
    Asimov's Science Fiction (1977-2019 Dell Magazines) Vol. 13 #9

    Volume 13, Issue 09 - September 1989. Stories by Lucius Shepard, Bruce Sterling, Nancy Kress, Avram Davidson and Allen M. Steele. Cover by A.C. Farley. Science Fiction stories, articles, and editorials. 192 pages, Text (with sporadic B&W illustrations) Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #307
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 307

    "Metamorphosis" Part 3 of 3. Script by John Byrne. Pencils by Paul Ryan. Inks by Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by Paul Ryan and Tom Palmer. In the nick of time, the Invisible Woman, Mr. Fantastic, and Wonder Man arrive to stabilize Hydro-Base atop the massive column of lava rock! Jarvis and Avengers Island are safe for now, but deep underground the situation is anything but safe for the septet of avengers battling Jinku's giant lava beast! The intense heat radiating from the powerful creature renders everyone unconscious except for Thor and Gilgamesh! Can the Asgardian and the Eternal cool off the rampaging beast before it's too late? Flashback cameo by N'astirh. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #307MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 307MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Metamorphosis" Part 3 of 3. Script by John Byrne. Pencils by Paul Ryan. Inks by Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by Paul Ryan and Tom Palmer. In the nick of time, the Invisible Woman, Mr. Fantastic, and Wonder Man arrive to stabilize Hydro-Base atop the massive column of lava rock! Jarvis and Avengers Island are safe for now, but deep underground the situation is anything but safe for the septet of avengers battling Jinku's giant lava beast! The intense heat radiating from the powerful creature renders everyone unconscious except for Thor and Gilgamesh! Can the Asgardian and the Eternal cool off the rampaging beast before it's too late? Flashback cameo by N'astirh. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #22
    Avengers Spotlight (1989-1991 Marvel) 22

    "I've Been in the Desert with an Orb with No Shame" Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by Ron Frenz and Mike Machlan. Hawkeye and Mockingbird are meeting with a marriage counselor, when the Brothers Grimm suddenly strike! After the two avengers finish off the ghoulish duo, Mad Dog and Bobcat attack next! Second story: "Once there was a Swordsman!" Script by Lou Mougin. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Don Heck and Jose Marzan. The Avengers West Coast review the origin of the Swordsman. Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Vision, and Wonder Man. First $1.00 issue. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #22MJ
    Avengers Spotlight (1989-1991 Marvel) Mark Jewelers 22MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Variant. Must have two page Mark Jewelers Insert "I've Been in the Desert with an Orb with No Shame" Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by Ron Frenz and Mike Machlan. Hawkeye and Mockingbird are meeting with a marriage counselor, when the Brothers Grimm suddenly strike! After the two avengers finish off the ghoulish duo, Mad Dog and Bobcat attack next! Second story: "Once there was a Swordsman!" Script by Lou Mougin. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Don Heck and Jose Marzan. The Avengers West Coast review the origin of the Swordsman. Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Vision, and Wonder Man. First $1.00 issue. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #48
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 48

    "This Ancient Evil" Story by John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Mike Machlan. Cover by John Byrne. The Scarlet Witch is ?assimilated' by Jeremiah Random's organization. Captain America and the She-Hulk visit Random's facility searching for the Scarlet Witch. They find her...and may live to regret it. Cameo appearances by Starfox, Immortus, and the Great Lakes Avengers. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #48MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 48MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "This Ancient Evil" Story by John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Mike Machlan. Cover by John Byrne. The Scarlet Witch is ?assimilated' by Jeremiah Random's organization. Captain America and the She-Hulk visit Random's facility searching for the Scarlet Witch. They find her...and may live to regret it. Cameo appearances by Starfox, Immortus, and the Great Lakes Avengers. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14
    Back Brain Recluse (1984-2002 BBR) 14

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  • Issue #10
    Bad Company (1988) 10
    Published Sep 1989 by Quality.

    Written by Peter Milligan with art by Bret Ewins. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #51
    Badger (1983 1st Series Capital/First) 51

    When champion kick boxer Johnny Master's soul is about to be taken for a deal he made with a demon to become champion, the Badger tries to help in "Full Contact." Script by Roger Salick and art by Ron Lim & Bob Dvorak. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1
    Badger Goes Berserk (1989) 1

    When the Badger's stepfather kidnaps him and takes him to an extremists' camp to train attack dogs, the Badger goes beserk and starts switching to different personalities in an untitled story. Script by Mike Baron and art by Spyder, Jay Geldhof, Denys Cowan, Malcolm Jones III, Denis Kitchen, Steve Epting & Jill Thompson. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #438
    Batman (1940) 438
    Tags: Batman Year 3 (part 3)
    Published Sep 1989 by DC.

    First $1.00 cover price. Cover art by George Perez. "Batman Year 3" (Part 3 of 4): Turnabout," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by John Beatty; Alfred cannot bring himself to kil Boss Zucco and tries to bribe him to leave Gotham; Batman and Nightwing separately discover that Zucco will be released that night; The suspect hes connected to the recent mob killings. The Post-Crisis origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) in flashback. Story continues in Batman #439. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #439
    Batman (1940) 439
    Tags: Batman Year 3 (part 4)
    Published Sep 1989 by DC.
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    Cover art by George Perez. "Batman Year 3 (Part 4 of 4): Resolutions," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by Michael Bair; Boss Zucco gets killed, and suddenly the criminals of Gotham are falling over one another to get hold of a book he kept uncovering their secrets; Batman and Nightwing trace the book to a hiding place in the orphanage where Zucco and Dick Grayson spent part of their childhoods; The relationship between Batman and Nightwing starts to heal; The Post-Crisis origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) in flashback. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1497
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  • Issue #1498
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  • Issue #1499
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  • Issue #1500
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  • Issue #245
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  • Issue #246
    Battle Picture Library (1985-1992 IPC/Fleetway) 2nd Series 246
  • Issue #247
    Battle Picture Library (1985-1992 IPC/Fleetway) 2nd Series 247
  • Issue #248
    Battle Picture Library (1985-1992 IPC/Fleetway) 2nd Series 248
  • Vol. 33 #2
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 33 #2

    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1989) Volume 33 #2 (whole number 95) is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club. Front Cover: A detail of the matte drawing of the Emerald City used in MGM's 'The Wizard of Oz', 36 pages. B&W.

  • Issue #2667
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  • Issue #2668
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  • Issue #2669
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  • Issue #2670
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  • Issue #2671
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  • Issue #161
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    The Beatles Book (also known as Beatles Monthly) was a long-running fanzine produced by Beat Publications that was dedicated to the legacy of the incredible pop-culture phenomenon known as The Beatles. First published in August 1963, the magazine ran until production stopped with the 77th issue published in December,1969. It was revived in May, 1976, reprinting the first 77 issues with a few pages of added content. Beat Publications then continued producing new issues in October, 1982 until the publication ultimately ceased production with issue #321 printed in January, 2003. 6" x 8", 46 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1755
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  • Issue #1756
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  • Issue #1757
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  • Issue #1758
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  • Issue #1759
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  • Issue #2
    Behind the Mask (1989-2005 Fading Shadows, Inc.) 2

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  • Issue #48
    Best of 2000 AD Monthly (1985) 48

    Featuring: Nemesis the Warlock in "Vengeance of Thoth" by Pat Mills & Bryan Talbot. Nemesis the Warlock cover by Bryan Talbot.

  • Issue #178
    Betty and Me (1966) 178

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. "Shy Guy," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty gets Archie to help her cousin, Melvin overcome his shyness of meeting girls, and to Archie's dismay he gets a date with Veronica. You Don't Need Drugs... public service announcement, art by Dan Parent. "The Flapper," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mike Esposito; After watching a video of the Great Hatsby, Betty dreams of being in the 1920's where Archie is a millionaire. Archie Annual ad. "She's A Card," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mike Esposito; When Archie, Betty and Jughead go to Baseball card show and don't have enough money for autographs, Betty's homemade chicken comes in handy. Various Betty fashion pics wearing designs sent in by a fan, art by Dan DeCarlo. "Laffs 'N' Gaffs," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Mike Esposito; Betty and Archie perform as clowns to entertain kids at an orphanage. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #23
    Betty and Veronica (1987) 23

    Written by Frank Doyle, Kathleen Webb, and Mike Pellowski. Art by Dan DeCarlo and Jim DeCarlo. Cover by Dan DeCarlo and Jim DeCarlo. While canoeing, Betty and Veronica find a note in a bottle and convince themselves that it was written by royalty. Mr. Lodge demands Veronica do housework for a specific period of time to teach her what her maids have to go through. Betty and Veronica try to one-up each other for the beach party and end up buying the exact same bikini. Betty jazzes up Archie's answering machine message with the latest in Riverdale gossip. You Don't Need Drugs public service announcement with the Archie gang, art by Dan Parent. Betty & Veronica advice column. Veronica's Evening Elegance fashion page, art by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pages, full color. $0.95. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #23
    Betty and Veronica (1987) Canadian Price Variant 23

    $1.15 cent cover price Canadian edition. Cover price $1.15.

  • Issue #38
    Betty and Veronica Digest (1980) 38

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. "A Night to Remember," script by George Gladir pencils by Jeff Shultz, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Veronica sets out to maneuver Betty into being too tired to date Archie while she's seeing a handsome film star staying at the Lodge Mansion. "The Joys of Gardening," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Archie tries to help Betty tend her father's garden, but proves as accident-prone as ever. "Minstrels of Yore," script by George Gladir, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; In medieval times, Archie, Betty and Jughead are a group of wandering minstrels hired by King Lodge to rid his castle of rats rather than for their musical prowess. "The Beach Boys," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Rather than go to the beach with Archie, Veronica demands Archie transport sand from an exclusive beach to her poolside. "Olympic Trials...and Tribulations," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Sabrina and Hilda crash an Olympics practice, where their magic causes havoc among the athletes. "The Gypsy Curse," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty dreams she becomes subject to a Gypsy curse. After she tells the gang, strange things begin happening to them. Plus other strips, pinups, and more. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #28
    Betty's Diary (1987) 28

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. "Wedded Blitz," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rod Ollerenshaw; After catching the bouquet at her cousin's wedding, Betty meets Archie at Pop's and drops several dozen marriage hints on the eternally oblivious teen. You Don't Need public service announcement with the Archie gang, pencils by Dan Parent, inks by Rudy Lapick. "The Great Cat Burglar Mystery," script by Hal Smith, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Rudy Lapick; Riverdale is being plagued by a cat burglar. Archie and Betty try to track him down. "Smorgas-Bored," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Rudy Lapick; To relieve their boredom, Betty and Veronica agree to go shopping for deli take out dishes for dinner for Betty's parents. Betty's Beach Fashions page, art by Dan DeCarlo Jr. "Money Can't Buy Me Love," script by Kathleen Webb, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rod Ollerenshaw; Betty begins to envy Veronica's privilege and wealth. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #1
    Big Black Kiss (1989 Vortex Comics) 1

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    By Howard Chaykin. Collects issues #1-4 of Black Kiss (1988). B&W with color cover. Cover price $3.75.

  • Issue #6
    Blackhawk (1989 2nd Series) 6

    The Blackhawks begin to realize that the C.I.A. has sent them on a mission designed to kill them. Written by Martin Pasko, with art by Rick Burchett. Cover by Burchett. New Format. Suggested for Mature Readers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Blood of Dracula (1987) 13

    First $2.25 cover price. Cover art by Scott Hampton. Death Dreams of Dracula, script by Rickey Shanklin, art by Mike McCarthy. Ground Zero, script by Rickey Shanklin, art by Scott Saavedra; Dracula experiences the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. Dracula 2199, script by Rickey Shanklin, pencils by Damon Willis, inks by Nick Sigismondi; After destroying the scientists' power grid, Dracula comes face to face with a bat-like machine. 36 pgs. $2.25. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #14
    Blood Sword (1988) 14
    Published Sep 1989 by Jademan.
  • Issue #1
    Blood Sword Dynasty (1990) 1