(May 1980)

WaRP Graphics, 1978 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
three times per year (January, May, September)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Warp Graphics
Brand:
Warp Graphics [one line]
Editing:
Richard Pini
Color:
Black and White interior; Color cover
Dimensions:
8 1/2" x 11"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Additional printings at higher prices exist.


"We've always tried to be a little different..." (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Richard Pini; Wendy Pini
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Editorial with illustrations.

The Dreamberry Tales (Table of Contents)

Elfquest / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Wendy Pini (plot;script); Richard Pini (plot)
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
Richard Pini

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Cutter; Skywise; Picknose; Oddbit; Two Edge (intro; flashback); Guttlekraw (intro; flashback); Greymung; Old Maggoty; Starjumper (wolf); Nightrunner (wolf);
Synopsis:
Cutter and Skywise are captured by the Trolls and learn a secret about Cutter's sword.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

"As we promised, the letters page is back." (Table of Contents)

Elfquotes / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Pini; Wendy Pini
Pencils:
Wendy Pini (spot illustration)
Inks:
Wendy Pini (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Iric Sigert; Shoshanna Green; Rich Howell; Kelly Benham; Robert Teague; Peter Sartucci; "Orange Object", Archie Hunter; Samanda Jeude; C.C. Beck; Barbara Long; Nancy Collins; Ib Kristensen; William Johnson; Bryan Uhlenbrock; Christine Dugal; Jane Fancher; Ursula K. LeGuin; and Maggie Wineland.

[WaRP Graphics and Elfquest proudly announce..."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Cutter; Leetah

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for three-inch pewter figures of Cutter and Leetah. $19.50 each from Xanadu, Wilmington, Del. 19801. Also available are lead alloy figures in kit form for $12.00 each.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Day in the Lives / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wendy Pini (signed)
Pencils:
Wendy Pini (signed)
Inks:
Wendy Pini (signed)
Letters:
Wendy Pini

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Richard Pini; Wendy Pini; Cutter; Leetah; Strongbow; Skywise; Nightfall; Pike; Suntop; Ember

Indexer Notes

Four gag cartoons about the Pinis and the elves.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From Our Readers / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Pini; Wendy Pini
Pencils:
M Wilson; Lela Dowling; Barry Blair; Larry Johnson; Mike Price
Inks:
M Wilson; Lela Dowling; Barry Blair; Larry Johnson; Mike Price
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Cutter; Nightrunner (wolf); Leetah; Skywise; Hawk Erickson; Windblade Greensleve

Indexer Notes

Five illustrations from readers M. Wilson; Lela Dowling; Barry Blair (his own characters); Larry "Eaglestar" Johnson; and Mike Price. Photographs of clay sculpture by Richard McCall; bread sculpture/ornaments by Maria Pini; sword made from paper by C.C. Beck; and leather sculpture by Larry Sands.

The Elfquest T-Shirt (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Pini; Wendy Pini
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Cutter; Leetah

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for color iron-on t-shirt transfers (while supplies last) from WaRP Graphics for $2.00. (T-shirts themselves have been discontinued.)

Announcing! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Cutter; Leetah

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Elfquest Hologram Pendant for $19.95 from Sea Gate Distributors, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11224.

ElfQuestions (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Pini; Wendy Pini
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Leetah

Indexer Notes

Page of uncredited questions and answers about the characters and series. A panel from an earlier story is reprinted.

Elfquest Portfolio (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Illustrated ad for six-piece Elfquest Portfolio by Wendy Pini. Available for $12.00 from Pacific Comics, San Diego, Calif. 92109.

Picknose (Table of Contents)

Elfquest / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wendy Pini (signed)
Inks:
Wendy Pini (signed)
Colors:
Wendy Pini (signed)

Characters:
Picknose
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dreamberry Tales
    Elfquest
  2. 1. "We've always tried to be a little different..."
  3. 2. The Dreamberry Tales
    Elfquest
  4. 3. "As we promised, the letters page is back."
    Elfquotes
  5. 4. [WaRP Graphics and Elfquest proudly announce..."]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    A Day in the Lives
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    From Our Readers
  8. 7. The Elfquest T-Shirt
  9. 8. Announcing!
  10. 9. ElfQuestions
  11. 10. Elfquest Portfolio
  12. 11. Picknose
    Elfquest
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