(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.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. About the Cover Artist
  3. 2. The Boiling Pot
    Rick Montana Space Cowboy
  4. 3. J. David Spurlock
  5. 4. Barron Storey
  6. 5. The Adjustment of Sidney Deepscorn
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Tales from the Edge!
  9. 8. Wallace Wood
  10. 9. Encounter
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Howard Nostrand- A Magician of Terror!
  13. 12. Ivan's-Woe
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
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