(May 1996)

New England Comics, 1996 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
5.95 USD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
George Suarez
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

This is a repackaged edition of The Tick Special Edition #1 which was a reprint of the 1st issue of New England Comics The Tick #1; The original Special Edition was serially numbered from 1 to 5,000 and this Reprise is serially numbered from 5,001 to 14,000 making it a print run of 9,000.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor

The Tick Special Edition (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Ben Edlund
Colors:
Ben Edlund (?)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
The Tick
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from The Tick Special Edition (New England Comics, 1988 series) #1 [which reprints the cover of The Tick #1, but with a white background]

Tick Talk (Table of Contents)

The Tick / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Suarez
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from The Tick Special Edition (New England Comics, 1988 series) #1

Indexer Notes

Discusses the Special Edition with its individual numbering as well as a short history of The Tick comic.

[Untitled] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Ben Edlund
Letters:
Bob Polio

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
FEATURE: The Tick; GUEST: Clark Oppenheimer; VILLAINS: Ninjas
Synopsis:
The Tick arrives straight from the nuthouse and into The City where he decides to be a superhero; After having a tussle with ninjas and being run over by a train, he is no closer to realizing his lofty goals.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from The Tick (New England Comics, 1988 series) #1 (June 1988)

Indexer Notes

Tick quick quip of the month: "I...AM...NOT...A...ROACH. I AM A TICK. In fact I...uh...I've never seen a roach in my life!!!"

Giraffe-Necked Aliens from Hell (Table of Contents)

The Tick / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero; humor
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from The Tick Special Edition (New England Comics, 1988 series) #1

Mack Trail (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ebb Dodd
Pencils:
Jock L. Rod
Inks:
Jock L. Rod
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
FEATURE: Mack Trail; GUEST: The Tick
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from The Tick Special Edition (New England Comics, 1988 series) #1

Indexer Notes

Done as a parody of a nature strip about ticks; The credited names are probably aliases.

[Original Back Cover to The Tick #1] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Ben Edlund
Colors:
Ben Edlund (?)

Genre:
superhero; humor
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from The Tick (New England Comics, 1988 series) #1 (June 1988) [back cover]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. The Tick Special Edition
    The Tick
  3. 2. Tick Talk
    The Tick
  4. 3. [Untitled]
    The Tick
  5. 4. Giraffe-Necked Aliens from Hell
    The Tick
  6. 5. Mack Trail
    The Tick
  7. 6. [Original Back Cover to The Tick #1]
    The Tick
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith