(June 1993)

Vanguard Productions, 1993 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vanguard Studio Productions
Brand:
Vanguard Comic Production
Editing:
J. David Spurlock
Color:
Color Covers; Mostly Black & White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US Size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (#1-13, 15); Squarebound (#14)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

A flip book with two covers.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marshall Arisman (painting)
Inks:
Marshall Arisman (painting)
Colors:
Marshall Arisman (painting)
Letters:
?

About the Cover Artist (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
J. David Spurlock
Pencils:
Marshall Arisman
Inks:
Marshall Arisman
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A brief article on Marshall Arisman includes a small drawing of his. Indicia also included

The Boiling Pot (Table of Contents)

Rick Montana Space Cowboy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
J. David Spurlock
Pencils:
J. David Spurlock
Inks:
J. David Spurlock
Letters:
J. David Spurlock

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rick Montana
Synopsis:
Rick Montana crashes on a "Type 3" planet and encounters a human female.

J. David Spurlock (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Mangus
Pencils:
J. David Spurlock
Inks:
J. David Spurlock
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A brief bio on J. David Spurlock includes a small drawing of his.

Barron Storey (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. David Spurlock
Pencils:
Barron Storey
Inks:
Barron Storey
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A brief bio on Barron Storey includes a small illustration of his.

The Adjustment of Sidney Deepscorn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Barron Storey
Pencils:
Barron Storey
Inks:
Barron Storey
Letters:
Barron Storey

Characters:
Madam Agonista; Mr. Bushnell; Sidney Deepscorn

Indexer Notes

Subtitled "A Paranoid Delusion in the Form of a Graphic Short Story." Dated 1992

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Barron Storey
Inks:
Barron Storey
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Three advertisements- one for Barron Storey's "Marat/Sade" journals, one for "Earth Angel" designer T-shirts and a full page space cowboy and cowgirl outfit ad.

Tales from the Edge! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gregg A. Floyd (painting)
Inks:
Gregg A. Floyd (painting)
Colors:
Gregg A. Floyd (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Flip cover.

Wallace Wood (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. David Spurlock
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A brief summary of Wood's career, focusing on his post-Marvel years. Includes one panel of his.

Encounter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]; J. David Spurlock (additional inking)
Letters:
Pat Boyette

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A shuttle from an alien ship flies to a planet that has accepted the alien's ultimatum.

Indexer Notes

Billed in the introduction as Wally Wood's last science fiction story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
J. David Spurlock
Inks:
J. David Spurlock
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promo for Tales from the Edge shows the following month's cover.

Howard Nostrand- A Magician of Terror! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Mangus
Pencils:
Howard Nostrand
Inks:
Howard Nostrand
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A brief bio of Howard Nostrand includes five of his drawings.

Ivan's-Woe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Nostrand
Inks:
Howard Nostrand
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Sir Ivan Gwaine of Hampshire; Sir Gerald; Elizabeth; Fitzhugh; Sir Hugo Lavon of Blackmore; King John
Synopsis:
Sir Hugo duels Sir Ivan after a slight from Elizabeth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

As stated in the indicia: "Original copyright 1954 was not renewed causing it to fall into the public domain. It's appearance here has been revised. These revisions are © 1993 Vanguard Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for the June 1993 Dallas Fantasy Fair. Ad is shown after the third page of the "Ivan's Woe" story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ads from the publisher for posters, as well as Mutant Force, Chrometek and Magnum comics.