(December 1988)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
NEC New England Comics Press
Barcode:
?
Editing:
George Suarez
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Comic went through 6 printings; 2nd Nov. 1989 $2.25 price; 3rd April 1990 $2.25 price; 4th July 1991 $2.75 price; 5th Aug. 1993 $2.75 price; 6th Mar. 1998 $2.95 price; Each individual printing added a different colored border and the tag "Encore Presentation!" to the original cover art. First three printings of the comic contain an 8 page brochure stapled in for Ninja World.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Max Banks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick; Oedipus; Ninjas
Reprints:

Night of a Million-Zillion Ninja (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Max Banks
Letters:
Bob Polio

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
The Tick; Oedipus [Oedipus Ashley Stevens]; Reginald Stevens; Amanda Stevens; Shing (Flashback); Ninjas; The District Manager
Synopsis:
Tick tries to help Oedipus keep the Thorn of Oblivion out of the hands of a horde of Ninja (even though she stole it from them in the first place), but they get trapped in Oedipus' house and forced to attend her parent's dinner party.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Thorn of Destiny

Indexer Notes

Oedipus is a parody of Marvel's Elektra. Tick quick quip of the month: "Ninjas aren't dangerous. They're more afraid of you than you are of them..."

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Max Banks
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Arthur
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. Night of a Million-Zillion Ninja
    The Tick
  3. 2. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
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