([February] 1984)

Vortex, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vortex Magazine
Brand:
Vortex Comics
Editing:
Ken Steacy
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

February date based on monthly publishing stated in indicia and March 1984 for issue #7's date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Marshall
Inks:
Don Marshall
Colors:
Don Marshall

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Jacques; Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Bob Jacques; Paul Rivoche
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Humphrey Bogart

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents with illustration of actor Humphrey Bogart with cutline credits to Bob Jacques/Paul Rivoche.

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ken Steacy
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ken Steacy reflects on his new duties as Editor for Vortex Magazine.

Indexer Notes

Photo of William P. Marks and Ken Steacy.

Studio I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeffrey Morgan
Pencils:
Jeffrey Morgan
Inks:
Jeffrey Morgan
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dean Modern; Rob Muckanmire; Tom Strobe; Paul Revox

Indexer Notes

Satire on creating and publishing comic books.

Public Interest (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Deschaine
Pencils:
Scott Deschaine
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert (finished art)
Letters:
Michael T. Gilbert

Genre:
humour

Two Can Play (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Ross; Dave Darrigo
Pencils:
Dave Ross
Inks:
Dave Ross
Letters:
Thom Grignon

Genre:
superhero

Far Star Hot Mona (Table of Contents)

Hot Mona / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Marshall
Pencils:
Don Marshall
Inks:
Don Marshall
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hot Mona
Synopsis:
Adventure of the she-pirate Hot Mona.

The Observer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Day
Pencils:
Dan Day
Inks:
Dan Day
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Story copyright 1983 by Gale Day. Art copyright 1983 by Dan Day.

[Promotional Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

In-House advertisements: Ty Templeton's Stig's Inferno (comic book, Vortex Magazine); Mister X (comic book, Vortex Magazine); We're Gonna Go Way Out! (subscription promo, Vortex Magazine)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Editorial
  4. 3. Studio I
  5. 4. Public Interest
  6. 5. Two Can Play
  7. 6. Far Star Hot Mona
    Hot Mona
  8. 7. The Observer
  9. 8. [Promotional Advertisements]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome