(July 1984)

Pacific Comics, 1984 Series
 
Price:
5.95 USD; 7.50 CAD
Pages:
76
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
PC
ISBN:
0-943128-07-2 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Steve Schanes; Bill Schanes
Color:
Color Cardstock Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Published by Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.; distributed by Pacific Comics (PC's logo is on the front cover; Blue Dolphin's is on the spine). Contains reprints of nine stories from Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #5 and one story from #25. (Only the Gale Allen story from #5 is not reprinted here.)


Collector's Edition - Legendary 1st Issue (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flint Baker; Mimi; "One-Eyed Monster Men From Mars"
Reprints:

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc. (Table of Contents)

Planet Comics / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page includes B&W reprint of front cover, publisher info, editor info, and other books available from Blue Dolphin: HEROES OF SPORTS and FAMOUS MOVIE STARS OF THE 1930'S.

Dear Fellow Comic Fans And Collectors: (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Funk
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Writer discusses history of PLANET COMICS and why the series means so much to him.

Adventures on a New World (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flint Baker (explorer); Mimi (news reporter); "ancients"; Gragonians (from planet Grango)
Synopsis:
Flint & Mimi help relocate the ancient people of a dying race on a planet in a newly-formed solar system, where they're rejuvenated and become young again. He fights off a group of Gragonians, whose own planet was struck by a meteor and try to claim the new planet for their own.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue # and credits info.

[In the Jungles of Jupiter] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Golden
Inks:
Richard Golden
Letters:
Richard Golden

Genre:
jungle; science fiction
Characters:
Auro; June; other scientists
Synopsis:
Auro helps an expedition searching for the Lomo plant, and fights a triceratops, a sabre-tooth tiger and a pterodactyl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, story title and credits info.

Strange Case of Ezra Ark (Table of Contents)

Inspector Bannon / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Case 3, File 1, Clue 4". 4-panel strip at the bottom of page. Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #.

[Crime Takes a Holiday!] (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell ?
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Letters:
Bob Powell ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
J.G. ("munitions king")
Synopsis:
Red Comet exiles all criminals from Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, credits info and synopsis.

[The Phony War of Cato and Jupiter] (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Courtney Thomason
Inks:
Courtney Thomason
Letters:
Courtney Thomason

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Zir (ruler of planetoid Cato); Zirgo (arms manufacturer); Morgo (Earthman); The president of Earth
Synopsis:
Nelson Cole foils a plan to start a war for the profit of an arms manufacturer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks for Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

[The Idiots of Pluto] (Table of Contents)

Spurt Hammond / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Orson Herr
Pencils:
Harry Kiefer
Inks:
Harry Kiefer
Letters:
Harry Kiefer

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
King Satius (of Saturn); his daughter; Morono (villain, king of Pluto)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

[Slaves of the Flower People] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall of The Space Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy ?
Inks:
Nick Cardy ?
Letters:
Nick Cardy ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sandra; Headless men of the asteroid; The flower people (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks for Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

The Doomed Universe (Table of Contents)

Space Admiral Curry / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy ?
Inks:
Nick Cardy ?
Letters:
Nick Cardy ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Universal President; Rocko (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue # and credits.

[The Vampire from Pluto] (Table of Contents)

Fero, Planet Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette ?
Inks:
Gene Fawcette ?
Letters:
Gene Fawcette ?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Dr. John Wade; Phyllis Wade (his daughter); werewolf; vampire (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

The Life-Drinkers! (Table of Contents)

Auro, Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Charles
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Letters:
Rafael Astarita

Genre:
jungle; science fiction
Characters:
The Yasgadorians (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue # and credits.

Wonders That Are True! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • From Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #?

Indexer Notes

"Man Kills Panther!"; "Odd Crab!!"; "Most Expensive Dummy In The World!"; "Ran 180 Yards For A Touchdown!"

Fact or Fancy? (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Aladar
Pencils:
Aladar
Inks:
Aladar
Letters:
Aladar

Reprints:
  • From Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #?

Famous Movie Stars (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Betty Davis (cameo); Errol Flynn (cameo); Clark Gable (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Famous Movie Stars of the 30s" from Blue Dolphin/Pacific Comics. Cover is depicted in black and white.

Heroes of Sport (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Babe Ruth (cameo); Joe Louis (cameo); Jack Dempsey (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Heroes of Sports" by Will Eisner published by Blue Dolphin/Pacific Comics. Cover is depicted in black and white.

Fiction House Cover Gallery (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes B&W versions of the covers of PLANET COMICS #5, WINGS COMICS #104, PLANET COMICS #46 and JUNGLE COMICS #90 (Fiction House).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Collector's Edition - Legendary 1st Issue
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.
    Planet Comics
  4. 3. Dear Fellow Comic Fans And Collectors:
  5. 4. Adventures on a New World
    Flint Baker
  6. 5. [In the Jungles of Jupiter]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Strange Case of Ezra Ark
    Inspector Bannon
  8. 7. [Crime Takes a Holiday!]
    The Red Comet
  9. 8. [The Phony War of Cato and Jupiter]
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force
  10. 9. [The Idiots of Pluto]
    Spurt Hammond
  11. 10. [Slaves of the Flower People]
    Buzz Crandall of The Space Patrol
  12. 11. The Doomed Universe
    Space Admiral Curry
  13. 12. [The Vampire from Pluto]
    Fero, Planet Detective
  14. 13. The Life-Drinkers!
    Auro, Lord of Jupiter
  15. 14. Wonders That Are True!
  16. 15. Fact or Fancy?
  17. 16. Famous Movie Stars
  18. 17. Heroes of Sport
  19. 18. Fiction House Cover Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry R. Kujawa
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