(1989)

Dark Horse, 1989 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
5.95 USD; 8.35 CAD
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
Editing:
Randy Stradley
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White interior
Binding:
Squarebound Trade Paperback

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Concrete / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Chadwick (painted)
Inks:
Paul Chadwick (painted)
Colors:
Paul Chadwick (painted)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Concrete; The Mask; Black Cross; Mr. Monster; Bob The Alien; Mindwalk; Monq; Paleolove

Indexer Notes

On front half of wrap-around cover Paul Chadwick's Concrete is climbing in some rocky hills. On the back-cover pane, the other character's faces are seen growing as rock formations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Richardson
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A foreword from publisher Mike Richardson.

The Gray Embrace (Table of Contents)

Concrete / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Chadwick
Pencils:
Paul Chadwick
Inks:
Paul Chadwick
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Concrete; Hellwalk, Inc. (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information on the preceding Concrete story and the following Hellwalk, Inc. story.

Cortege (Table of Contents)

Hellwalk, Inc. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
J.M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Mark Badger
Inks:
Mark Badger
Letters:
Jim Spivey

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Sack Murder of 1954 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rick Geary
Pencils:
Rick Geary
Inks:
Rick Geary
Letters:
Rick Geary

Genre:
crime; historical
Reprints:

Sack Murder; Fossil (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief introductions to the preceding Rick Geary story "The Sack Murder" and the following Tony Salmons page "Fossil"

Fossil or Perilous Archaeology (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Salmons
Inks:
Tony Salmons
Letters:
Tony Salmons

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Silent story, with sound effects and alien language, but no dialogue.

Paleolove (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Davis
Pencils:
Gary Davis
Inks:
Gary Davis
Letters:
Gary Davis

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

Paleolove; Black Cross; Forgotten (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief introductions to the previous story "Paleolove" and the two stories following "Black Cross" and "Forgotten."

["Love Annie"] (Table of Contents)

Black Cross / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Warner
Pencils:
Chris Warner
Inks:
Chris Warner
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Black Cross
Synopsis:
Black Cross comes across a dead man and takes his belongings. When he finds a photo of the dead man's beloved Annie, he feels remorse and goes back to bury the corpse.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Silent story with sound effects only, no dialogue.

Forgotten (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Evan West
Pencils:
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Inks:
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Reprints:
  • from the Portland, Oregon alternative newspaper Clinton Street Quarterly

Indexer Notes

Reprinted prior to this publication in Dark Horse Presents (Dark Horse, 1986 series) #11 (October 1987).

Mixed Results (Table of Contents)

Wacky Squirrel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Bradrick
Inks:
Jim Bradrick
Letters:
Jim Bradrick

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Silent story, with sound effects but no dialogue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dinosaur Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark A. Nelson
Pencils:
Mark A. Nelson
Inks:
Mark A. Nelson
Letters:
Mark A. Nelson

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from Just Imagine Comics And Stories (Just Imagine Graphics, 1982 series) #?

Indexer Notes

Reprinted prior to this publication in Dark Horse Presents (Dark Horse, 1986 series) #11 (October 1987) and Dark Horse Presents (Dark Horse, 1986 series) #14 (January 1988).

Wacky Squirrel; Dinosaur Tales; Sky Of Heads (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief introductions to the preceding Wacky Squirrel and Dinosaur Tales stories, and the following Sky of Heads story.

Quality Time (Table of Contents)

Concrete; Sky Of Heads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Chadwick
Pencils:
Paul Chadwick
Inks:
Paul Chadwick; Jed Hotchkiss
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

His World (Table of Contents)

Mr. Monster / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael T. Gilbert
Pencils:
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Mr. Monster; The Visit (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief introductions to the preceding Mr. Monster story and the following story "The Visit."

The Visit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Potter
Pencils:
Doug Potter
Inks:
Doug Potter
Letters:
Doug Potter

Genre:
drama
Reprints:

Bob, The Alien, Goes Birddogging (Table of Contents)

Bob The Alien / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Rice
Pencils:
Rich Rice
Inks:
Rich Rice
Letters:
Rich Rice

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Reprints:

Bob The Alien; Mindwalk; Masque (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief introductions to the preceding Bob The Alien story and the two following stories Mindwalk and Masque.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mindwalk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Randy Stradley
Pencils:
Randy Emberlin
Inks:
Randy Emberlin
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Gone Fishin' (Table of Contents)

Masque (The Mask) / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Badger
Pencils:
Mark Badger
Inks:
Mark Badger
Letters:
David Jackson

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Message From Earth (Table of Contents)

Monq / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Salmons
Pencils:
Tony Salmons
Inks:
Tony Salmons
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Reprints:

Sead (Table of Contents)

Bourbon Thret / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Darrow
Pencils:
Geoff Darrow
Inks:
Geoff Darrow

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Silent story, with dialogue told in pictograms.

Monq; Sead; Brighter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief introductions to the previous stories "Monq" and "Sead" and the following story "Brighter."

Brighter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Chadwick
Pencils:
Paul Chadwick
Inks:
Paul Chadwick
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
drama; fantasy
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Concrete
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Gray Embrace
    Concrete
  4. 3. Concrete; Hellwalk, Inc.
  5. 4. Cortege
    Hellwalk, Inc.
  6. 5. The Sack Murder of 1954
  7. 6. Sack Murder; Fossil
  8. 7. Fossil or Perilous Archaeology
  9. 8. Paleolove
  10. 9. Paleolove; Black Cross; Forgotten
  11. 10. ["Love Annie"]
    Black Cross
  12. 11. Forgotten
  13. 12. Mixed Results
    Wacky Squirrel
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Dinosaur Tales
  15. 14. Wacky Squirrel; Dinosaur Tales; Sky Of Heads
  16. 15. Quality Time
    Concrete; Sky Of Heads
  17. 16. His World
    Mr. Monster
  18. 17. Mr. Monster; The Visit
  19. 18. The Visit
  20. 19. Bob, The Alien, Goes Birddogging
    Bob The Alien
  21. 20. Bob The Alien; Mindwalk; Masque
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Mindwalk
  23. 22. Gone Fishin'
    Masque (The Mask)
  24. 23. Message From Earth
    Monq
  25. 24. Sead
    Bourbon Thret
  26. 25. Monq; Sead; Brighter
  27. 26. Brighter
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