(November 1988)

Vortex, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Patricia Jeres
Color:
colour cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
standard modern age U.S.
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Shell Game Begins (Table of Contents)

Post Bros. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Colors:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humour; adventure
Characters:
A dead Russ Post; a demon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Post Bros. / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; humour
Characters:
Ron Post; Russ Post

Indexer Notes

Gives a brief introduction for a series of Bugtown backup stories by different artists.

Shell Game Incident 1: A Death in the Family (Table of Contents)

Post Bros. / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
Matt Howarth

Genre:
adventure; humour
Characters:
Ron Post; Russ Post (dies); Jeri Cale; Mr. Banglethwaite Sr.; Mr. Banglethwaite Jr.; Franklin Cale (Jeri's brother); a demon (first appearance for latter four)
Synopsis:
Ron and Russ break into a storage unit on a toxic planet only to find it guarded by a demon, who attacks Russ. Shifting back to Bugtown, the demon gets the better of Russ and kills him.

Across town, watching on a hidden video feed, Franklin Cale contacts the Banglethwaite Corporation. Only able to reach the Junior Banglethwaite, Franklin leaves the vid of Ron getting killed in his mailbox.

At a swanky resturant, the senior Banglethwaite is having lunch with a bored Jeri Cale....

To be continued...

Lucky Shot (Table of Contents)

Ron Post / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Dan Steffan
Inks:
Dan Steffan
Letters:
Dan Steffan

Genre:
adventure; humour
Characters:
Ron Post
Synopsis:
Mistaking a fallen piece of spaceship for an assassination attempt, Ron fires wildly into the air, hitting a vital tiny piece on the spaceship, causing it to crash into Bugtown, narrowly missing Ron (like he'd planned it).

Letters Column (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth; Patricia Jeres
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Matt Howarth; Patricia Jeres

Characters:
Ron Post (in spot drawing)
Synopsis:
Three letters with a drawing of Ron Post by Matt Howarth.

Head Wounds advertisement (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Matt Howarth; Patricia Jeres

Characters:
Ron Post
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Head Wounds cassette.

Subscribe (Table of Contents)

Post Brothers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humour; adventure
Characters:
Ron Post; Russ Post
Synopsis:
Subscription ad for Those Annoying Post Bros.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Strip Aids USA advertisement (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Spirit
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Strip Aids USA.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shell Game Begins
    Post Bros.
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Post Bros.
  3. 2. Shell Game Incident 1: A Death in the Family
    Post Bros.
  4. 3. Lucky Shot
    Ron Post
  5. 4. Letters Column
  6. 5. Head Wounds advertisement
  7. 6. Subscribe
    Post Brothers
  8. 7. Strip Aids USA advertisement
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