(March-April 1976)

Orb Publications, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matthew Rust; George Henderson (editorial advisor); Jim Waley (Editor-in-Chief)
Format:
Magazine Size #1, 4-6; Standard Modern U.S. Size #2-3; Colour covers; B&W interiors; Some colour #2-6

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Craig
Inks:
Bill Payne
Colors:
Gene Day

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Gene Day
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Contents page

Omens From The Orb (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Waley
Pencils:
Tom Nesbitt
Inks:
Tom Nesbitt
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Editorial, letters and creator profile of Jim Craig with a portrait.

Cosmic Dancer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Augustine Funnell
Pencils:
Jim Craig
Inks:
Jim Craig
Letters:
Bill Payne

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cosmic Dancer
Synopsis:
A alien golden man arrives on Earth to weed the predators from the prey.

Woof! Woof! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Henderson
Pencils:
Matt Rust
Inks:
Matt Rust
Letters:
Michael Cherkas

Characters:
Petey Simmons; Carnoval barker; Vera; Mortimer
Synopsis:
Petey is the best sideshow wildman the circus ever had.

Kadaver (Table of Contents)

Orb Poster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Beveridge
Inks:
Jim Beveridge

Falcon Around (Table of Contents)

Orb Poster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Archambault
Inks:
Dan Archambault

Escape (Table of Contents)

Gyk The Barbarian / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Sech; Matt Rust (plot)
Pencils:
Paul McCusker
Inks:
Jim Craig
Colors:
Gene Day
Letters:
Michael Cherkas

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Gyk The Barbarian; King Raniff; Geenda
Synopsis:
King Raniff suspects her advisor of treason.

Indexer Notes

This story is continued from the previous issue.

Trojan Horse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Day
Pencils:
Gene Day
Inks:
Gene Day
Letters:
Bill Payne

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Even the dead can fool the enemy.

Dawn Of Darkness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James Waley (plot); John Sech (script)
Pencils:
Vince Marcheseno
Inks:
Gene Day
Letters:
Bill Payne

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
Majui; Haumi No (Dark Ninja); Soo Lee; Willie Loomis (Louis Lombardi)
Synopsis:
An ancient wizard lives through possessing the bodies of others.

The Flame Of El-Hamman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Henderson
Pencils:
Bill Payne
Inks:
Bill Payne
Letters:
Bill Payne

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A tourist finds more than anticipated in an Arabian trader's stall.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Gene Day
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promo illo for the next issue featuring Bludd.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Omens From The Orb
  4. 3. Cosmic Dancer
  5. 4. Woof! Woof!
  6. 5. Kadaver
    Orb Poster
  7. 6. Falcon Around
    Orb Poster
  8. 7. Escape
    Gyk The Barbarian
  9. 8. Trojan Horse
  10. 9. Dawn Of Darkness
  11. 10. The Flame Of El-Hamman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Frank Plowright
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger Reus