(August 1992)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Price:
2.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
New England Comics, Press
Brand:
NEC New England Comics Press
Barcode:
?
Editing:
George Suarez; Larry Boyd (Assistant Editor)
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 gone through at least two printings.
1st Printing: August 1992, 2.75 USD
2nd Printing: September 1995, 2.75 USD, 3.75 CAD


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Jeff Whiting
Colors:
Ben Edlund
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick; Agrippa; The Tick [Barry Hubris]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Jeff Whiting
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Panel from the story inside, indicia information and credits.

Two Strange Warm Men and the City of Their Dreams (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Jeff Whiting
Letters:
Bob Polio

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick; GUESTS: Arthur; Ricardo; Anvil; Deviled Man; Agrippa; Bouncer; El Flamingo; Blind Devil; Skateboard Viking; Hand-Drill Harry; Friendly Fire; Four-Legged Man; Hand Grenade Man; The Ant; Fishboy; Six-Gun; VILLAINS: The Tick [Barry Hubris]; Thrakkorzog
Synopsis:
The Tick and Arthur finally make it to New York City only to find it is completely overpopulated by super heroes; They meet Agrippa who takes them to his favorite club; While Arthur is forced to hang out in the sidekick's lounge, Agrippa introduces the Tick to some of his colleagues; Unfortunately, one of his colleagues is violent, crazy and also calling himself the Tick; The Tick battles the Tick for the rights to use the name and, wouldn't you know it, the Tick wins.

Indexer Notes

Tick Quick Quip of the Month: "Errg. My first pang of self-doubt. I am as the big fish fresh from small pond-dom, flopping on the briny edge of the mighty sea."

Arachnida (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tick Talk / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for other Tick comics.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Ben Edlund
Colors:
Ben Edlund

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  3. 2. Two Strange Warm Men and the City of Their Dreams
    The Tick
  4. 3. Arachnida
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tick Talk
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Tick Mart
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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