(May 1993)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Price:
2.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
New England Comics Press, Inc.
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: May 1993, 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:
Richard Edlund

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Panel from inside issue, credits and indicia.

One Man's Treasure...Is Another Man's Treasure (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick; GUESTS: Arthur; Tri-State Super-Hero Congress; VILLAINS: Barry Hubris; Host; The Terror; Multiple Santa; Mr. Tragedy; The Fuzzy Person; Tuun-La
Synopsis:
Having defeated Barry for the right to use the super hero name "The Tick," it is determined that the Tick is also entitled to his base of operations and all of his equipment; As the Tick and Arthur move into the Tick Cave underneath Barry's mansion, their opponent turned host hatches a devious plan; When our heroes head out to investigate nefarious happenings at Brenda Industries, Barry calls his rogues gallery and tells them all about his new look, his new sidekick and where he can be found.

Indexer Notes

Tick Quick Quip of the Month: "I have...Cary Grant karma, because I always prevail! Barry has Mussolini karma, because he was doing great for a while, and then he had a really bad day."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Arachnida (Table of Contents)

The Tick / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

Ben Edlund discusses a few topics including the thirteenth issue of The Tick which never materialized.

[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.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. One Man's Treasure...Is Another Man's Treasure
    The Tick
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tick Talk
  5. 4. Arachnida
    The Tick
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Tick Mart
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith