(April 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Paul Rivoche
Colors:
Paul Rivoche

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Lightburn
Inks:
Ron Lightburn
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents with illustration and indica information at bottom of page.

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ken Steacy
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ken Steacy discusses lack of sales for alternative titles and the potential future of the Vortex titles.

Queenie Hart vs. the Queen of Clubs (Table of Contents)

Queenie Hart / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
L. Lois Buhalis

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Queenie Hart

Dog Eat Dog (Table of Contents)

Starbikers / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Ronn Sutton
Pencils:
Ronn Sutton
Inks:
Ronn Sutton
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Starbikers

Corrective Surgery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Leialoha
Pencils:
Steve Leialoha
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Studio III (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeffrey Morgan
Pencils:
Jeffrey Morgan
Inks:
Jeffrey Morgan
Letters:
Jeffrey Morgan
Editing:
Jeffrey Morgan

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Satire on the trials and tribulations of publishing.

A Short History of Western Civilization (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Gilbert
Pencils:
Steve Gilbert
Inks:
Steve Gilbert

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Visual satire on the true casualties of war.

Indexer Notes

This particular story is not indicated in the Table of Contents.

Mailstrom (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Fan letters from Byron Preiss, Mark Rose, Bart Bush, and Mark Burbey.

[Promotional Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

In-house advertisements: Mister X (comic book, Vortex Comics); Stig's Inferno [two ads] (comic book, Vortex Comics); Explore New Worlds of Science Fiction and the Fantastic (subscription form, Vortex Comics); Back issues (comic book order form, Vortex Comics); Alice.Alice..Alice... (comic book, Vortex Comics)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Editorial
  4. 3. Queenie Hart vs. the Queen of Clubs
    Queenie Hart
  5. 4. Dog Eat Dog
    Starbikers
  6. 5. Corrective Surgery
  7. 6. Studio III
  8. 7. A Short History of Western Civilization
  9. 8. Mailstrom
  10. 9. [Promotional Advertisements]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome