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Volume:
1
Price:
17.95 USD
Pages:
180
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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Barcode:
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Editing:
Dwight Zimmerman
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
10-1/4" x 6-5/8"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Collects MISTER X #1-6 (Vortex, 1984 series) plus extras. Compiled and designed by Dean Motter. Series created and designed by Dean Motter and Paul Rivoche.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mister X / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Inks:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Colors:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Letters:
Dean Motter (design)

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Mister X; Radiant City
Reprints:
  • from MISTER X promotional poster, "CITY" (Vortex, 1983)

Robot Alley (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Paul Rivoche
Colors:
Paul Rivoche
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

pre-production art

Escalator (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Paul Rivoche
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

pre-production art from February 1983

Lurking (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Inks:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Colors:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Letters:
Paul Rivoche (painted)

Indexer Notes

pre-production art from 1982

Mister X + (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dean Motter
Letters:
typeset

The Secret (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dean Motter (painted)
Inks:
Dean Motter (painted)
Colors:
Dean Motter (painted)

Reprints:
  • from MEGATRON MAN, album by Patrick Cowley (1981)

Indexer Notes

This was the very 1st visual depiction of the character who would become known as "Mister X".

Introduction (Table of Contents)

Mister X / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arlen Schumer

(Running With Suitcase) (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Inks:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Colors:
Paul Rivoche (painted)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover appeared more than a year before MISTER X #1, and depicts a scene that appears in that later issue.

Lady In Red (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Pencils:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Inks:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Colors:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Letters:
Dean Motter

Indexer Notes

Advance promotional poster from 1983; depicts a character who would not turn up until Dean Motter's later series, TERMINAL CITY (DC, 1996).

["I Wake Up?"] (Table of Contents)

Tales from Somnopolis / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave McKean
Pencils:
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks:
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors:
Dave McKean (painted)
Letters:
Dave McKean

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
un-named narrator; Mister X
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dave McKean's 1st published comic book work. Dean Motter felt it would make a fitting prologue to this collection.

Somnopolis Towers (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Used on Promotional Envelopes and Subscription Ad pages.

Mister X Premiere Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Paul Rivoche
Colors:
Paul Rivoche
Letters:
Dean Motter

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rivoche and Motter received a joint "Best Cover" nomination for this issue in the 1985 Kirby Awards.

Mister X (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez (plot, dialogue); Mario Hernandez (plot)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (layouts); Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Paul Rivoche
Letters:
Paul Rivoche

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 6. Credit breakdown from description in AMAZING HEROES #48 (Redbeard Inc., June 1984).

Pipes (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Pencils:
Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Paul Rivoche
Colors:
Paul Rivoche
Letters:
Dean Motter

Indexer Notes

Advance promotional poster from 1983

Mister X Number Two (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Inks:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Colors:
Paul Rivoche (painted)
Letters:
Paul Rivoche

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

Mister X (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez (plot, dialogue); Mario Hernandez (plot)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (layouts); Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld
Letters:
Paul Rivoche

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 6. Credit breakdown from description in AMAZING HEROES #48 (Redbeard Inc., June 1984). Klaus Schoenefeld's name was misspelled as Schonefeld in the credits.

Mister X Number Three (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Paul Rivoche (painting)
Inks:
Paul Rivoche (painting)
Colors:
Paul Rivoche (painting)
Letters:
Paul Rivoche

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

(Who Is Mister X?) (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez (plot, dialogue); Mario Hernandez (plot)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (layouts); Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld
Letters:
Ty Templeton

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 6; title taken from last page of previous issue. Credit breakdown from description in AMAZING HEROES #48 (Redbeard Inc., June 1984). Klaus Schoenefeld's name was misspelled as Schonefeld in the credits.

Mister X Number Four (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dean Motter (painting)
Inks:
Dean Motter (painting)
Colors:
Dean Motter (painting)
Letters:
Dean Motter

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

(The Return of Mister X) (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez (plot, dialogue); Mario Hernandez (plot)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (layouts); Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld
Letters:
Ty Templeton

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 6; title taken from last page of previous issue. Credit breakdown from description in AMAZING HEROES #48 (Redbeard Inc., June 1984). Klaus Schoenefeld's name was misspelled as Schonefeld in the credits.

Mister X Number Five (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dean Motter (painting)
Inks:
Dean Motter (painting)
Colors:
Dean Motter (painting)
Letters:
Dean Motter

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

The Bizarre Death of Walter Eichmann (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter; Ty Templeton (Script)
Pencils:
Klaus Schoenefeld
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld
Letters:
Ty Templeton

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of 6. Following this issue, Klaus Schoenefeld & Ty Templeton focused on their own series, KELVIN MACE (which apparently took place in the same "world" as MISTER X) and STIG'S INFERNO (respectively). Tragically, Schoenefeld died in a motorcycle accident after only 2 issues of his series had been published. Klaus Schoenefeld's name misspelled as Klaus Schonefeld in credits.

Mister X Number Six (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dean Motter (painting)
Inks:
Dean Motter (painting)
Colors:
Dean Motter (painting)
Letters:
Dean Motter

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

The Revenge of Zamora (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Pencils:
Seth
Inks:
William Diamond
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld
Letters:
Deborah Glenncross

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 6 of 6. Klaus Schoenefeld's name was misspelled as Schonefeld in the credits.

The Brain Of Mister X (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Colors:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Letters:
Bill Sienkiewicz

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Reprints:

Somnopolitan Sketchbook (Table of Contents)

The Conceptual Art Of Paul Rivoche / illustration / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Pencils:
Paul Rivoche
Inks:
Paul Rivoche
Colors:
Paul Rivoche
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Pre-production and other art from 1983 & 2001-2002.

["City" (rough)] (Table of Contents)

Mister X / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Rough sketch version of "CITY" promo poster, the finished piece reused as the cover of this book.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mister X
  2. 1. Robot Alley
    Mister X
  3. 2. Escalator
    Mister X
  4. 3. Lurking
    Mister X
  5. 4. Mister X +
  6. 5. The Secret
    Mister X
  7. 6. Introduction
    Mister X
  8. 7. (Running With Suitcase)
    Mister X
  9. 8. Lady In Red
    Mister X
  10. 9. ["I Wake Up?"]
    Tales from Somnopolis
  11. 10. Somnopolis Towers
    Mister X
  12. 11. Mister X Premiere Issue
    Mister X
  13. 12. Mister X
    Mister X
  14. 13. Pipes
    Mister X
  15. 14. Mister X Number Two
    Mister X
  16. 15. Mister X
    Mister X
  17. 16. Mister X Number Three
    Mister X
  18. 17. (Who Is Mister X?)
    Mister X
  19. 18. Mister X Number Four
    Mister X
  20. 19. (The Return of Mister X)
    Mister X
  21. 20. Mister X Number Five
    Mister X
  22. 21. The Bizarre Death of Walter Eichmann
    Mister X
  23. 22. Mister X Number Six
    Mister X
  24. 23. The Revenge of Zamora
    Mister X
  25. 24. The Brain Of Mister X
    Mister X
  26. 25. Somnopolitan Sketchbook
    The Conceptual Art Of Paul Rivoche
  27. 26. ["City" (rough)]
    Mister X
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