(October 1984)

Eclipse, 1984 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume:
1
Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Eclipse Enterprises
Brand:
Eclipse Comics [in circle]
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Originally meant to be published by Pacific Comics before they went out of business. Then picked up by Eclipse Comics, who published this expanded version. The series then moved to Epic Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Groo the Wanderer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
Tom Luth ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Groo
Reprints:

[Foreword] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduction, explaining the publishing history of this Special, including Groo art by Sergio Aragonés.

The Swords of Groo (Table of Contents)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot & dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Groo the Wanderer; Sage (cameo); Taranto
Synopsis:
The story of how Groo got his swords.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009.

["One day in January of 1984, ..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés; Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Characters:
Mark Evanier; Sergio Aragonés
Synopsis:
A short introduction strip, featuring Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés discussing the early Groo strips reprinted on the following pages.

The Music of Murkos! (Table of Contents)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot, dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Groo the Wanderer
Synopsis:
Groo shows a village of simians how to make musical instruments.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009. The first ever Groo The Wanderer story, from 1977.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Groo the Wanderer / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot & dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sergio Aragonés; Chakaal; Groo; The Sage; Taranto; The Witch of Kaan; Princess Bella; Prince Canica
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009. Cut out paper figures of Groo cast.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
Gordon Kent ?
Letters:
Sergio Aragonés

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Groo the Wanderer
Synopsis:
Groo battles a large lizard to save a damsel in distress.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Gordon Kent credit added as per Mark Evanier Error Report (September 2009). Report was for Destroyer Duck, so a ? has been added here as we don't know if same color plates were used.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Groo the Wanderer
  2. 1. [Foreword]
  3. 2. The Swords of Groo
    Groo the Wanderer
  4. 3. ["One day in January of 1984, ..."]
  5. 4. The Music of Murkos!
    Groo the Wanderer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Groo the Wanderer
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Groo the Wanderer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Christopher Day
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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