([1987])

Matrix Graphic Series, 1987 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 CAD; 2.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Matrix Graphic Series
Brand:
Matrix Graphic Series
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mark Shainblum (editor,publisher); Gabriel Morrissette (art director)
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Copyright date of 1987 given in indicia, no published date given.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[The Jam with a broken TV] (Table of Contents)

The Jam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Inks:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Colors:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jam
Reprints:

Murphy's Lawyer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bernie Mireault
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
History of the publication of the Jam and a request to Marvel to give Jack Kirby his artwork back. Also includes indicia.

[That Scream...] (Table of Contents)

The Jam / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Pencils:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Inks:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Letters:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jam [Gordie Kirby]; Ms. Jane Marble
Synopsis:
The Jam rescues Ms. Jane Marble (private investigator) from some hoodlums by yelling that she is his mother and generally acting strange.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint of first appearance of The Jam.

[Fight! Fight! Fight!] (Table of Contents)

The Jam / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Pencils:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Inks:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Letters:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jam [Gordie Kirby]; Harvey (his dog)
Synopsis:
The Jam wrestles his dog on a rooftop, then stops an abusive husband.
Reprints:

[Buvez Kik Cola] (Table of Contents)

The Jam / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Mireault
Pencils:
Bernie Mireault
Inks:
Bernie Mireault
Letters:
Bernie Mireault

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jam [Gordie Kirby]; Janet; Ms. Jane Marble
Synopsis:
Gordie is returning bottles to a shop when it is robbed and he stops the robber. Ms. Jane Marble calls and offers him a one-time only job.
Reprints:

[Momma Told Me...] (Table of Contents)

The Jam / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Pencils:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Inks:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Letters:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jam [Gordie Kirby]; Janet; Ms. Jane Marble; Kludd
Synopsis:
Gordie goes out to call Ms. Jane Marble to find out more about the job, but while he is on the phone he overhears her almost getting shot and decides not to pursue the job.
Reprints:

[Death!] (Table of Contents)

The Jam / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Pencils:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Inks:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Letters:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jam [Gordie Kirby]; Ms. Jane Marble; The Blood King; David Brave
Synopsis:
Ms. Jane Marble is protecting the Blood King from the Flarks. The Jam helps David Brave with his brother-in-law.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ends with a note that The Jam will continue as a Bi-Monthly series from Matrix, but it didn't. Series was picked up by Slave Labor Graphics, which reprinted this last story as the beginning of the first issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dragon's Star / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad for Dragon's Star (Matrix series), "First issue on sale soon!".

[Man in outerspace being attacked by tentacles] (Table of Contents)

Mackenzie Queen / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]
Inks:
Bernie Mireault [as BEM]

Reprints:

[Dragon Lady Comic Shop] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gabriel Morrissette
Inks:
Gabriel Morrissette
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Dragon Lady;

Indexer Notes

Ad for Dragon Lady Comic Shop in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

[Holiday Out] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Holiday Out from Renegade Press.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Jam with a broken TV]
    The Jam
  2. 1. Murphy's Lawyer
  3. 2. [That Scream...]
    The Jam
  4. 3. [Fight! Fight! Fight!]
    The Jam
  5. 4. [Buvez Kik Cola]
    The Jam
  6. 5. [Momma Told Me...]
    The Jam
  7. 6. [Death!]
    The Jam
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dragon's Star
  9. 8. [Man in outerspace being attacked by tentacles]
    Mackenzie Queen
  10. 9. [Dragon Lady Comic Shop]
  11. 10. [Holiday Out]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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