(February 1990)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
2.25 USD (first printing)
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
New England Comics Press, Inc.
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

Comic has at least 4 printings;
1st printing: February 1990, 2.25 USD
2nd printing: November 1991, 2.75 USD
3rd printing: September 1995, 2.75 USD, 3.75 CAD, dark blue border
4th printing: 1996, 2.85 USD, has 10th Anniversary bullet on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick; Angus MacGuire; Man-Eating Cow

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Ben Edlund?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Chairface

Indexer Notes

Panel from the story in this issue, indicia and credit information.

The Moon Menace (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Letters:
Bob Polio

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
FEATURE: The Tick; GUESTS: Arthur; Angus MacGuire; Man-Eating Cow; VILLAINS: Chairface Chippendale; Zipperneck; The Crease; Harriet Curse; Eyebrows Smith; Boils Brown; Boris Saint-Vladmirovotch; The Forehead; Pineapple Pokopo; Mr. Planters; Devon Ugly; The Cleft; Professor Chromedome; The-Guy-That-Looks-Just-Like-Peter-Lorre
Synopsis:
Sallying forth on a quest for Pez, The Tick ends up helping a gum-shoe detective take on a bevy of hideous criminals as well as a pit full of man-eating alligators and cows, all in a bid to keep their leader, Chairface Chippendale, from writing his name on the moon; The Tick adopts his in-famous and little plagarized battle cry--"SPOON!"

Indexer Notes

Tick Quick Quip of the Month: "Good evening, lowly clerk. Where is your Pez?"

Join the Tick Society (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information on joining the Tick Society.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Listing of other NEC titles for sale.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick; Arthur
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  3. 2. The Moon Menace
    The Tick
  4. 3. Join the Tick Society
    The Tick
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Tick Mart
  6. 5. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
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