(March 1983)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1983 Series
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Price:
1.60 CAD; 1.40 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
six times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand:
Aardvark-Vanaheim Presents
Editing:
William Messner-Loebs; Nadine C. Messner (research and production); Deni Sim (publisher)
Color:
black and white interior; full colour cover
Dimensions:
standard modern US size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Prominent cover price is in Canadian dollars and smaller text notes $1.40 U.S.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Journey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Inks:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Colors:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Letters:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Wolverine MacAlistaire

["Welcome to the first issue of Journey."] (Table of Contents)

A Note From The Publisher / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Deni Sim
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Deni recounts when she and Dave met Bill Loebs. Mentions that Journey is a "six-part mini-series".

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Chapter 1: Chase (Table of Contents)

Journey / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Pencils:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Inks:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Letters:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Wolverine MacAlistaire
Synopsis:
19th Century frontiersman Joshua MacAlistaire is chased by a bear.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Character first appears in back-up strips in Cerbebus The Aardvark 48-49. He is generally referred to as Joshua MacAlistaire.

Chapter 2: Duel (Table of Contents)

Journey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Pencils:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Inks:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Letters:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Wolverine MacAlistaire; Three-Finger Pierre
Synopsis:
MacAlistaire meets some trappers and agrees to deliver a package.
Reprints:

The Animated Cerebus Portfolio (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for The Animated Cerebus Portfolio.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Journey / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Inks:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Letters:
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]

Synopsis:
Map of the Northwest Territories, circa 1810, showing the area around the Great Lakes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover of comic.

Containing: True Histories, Pioneer Surrealism, and a Bear Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Journey / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Inks:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Colors:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Letters:
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Wolverine MacAlistaire

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Journey
  2. 1. ["Welcome to the first issue of Journey."]
    A Note From The Publisher
  3. 2. Chapter 1: Chase
    Journey
  4. 3. Chapter 2: Duel
    Journey
  5. 4. The Animated Cerebus Portfolio
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Journey
  7. 6. Containing: True Histories, Pioneer Surrealism, and a Bear Hunt!
    Journey
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright