(May 1983)

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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1983-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
First Comics, Inc
Brand:
First Comics
Editing:
Mike Gold
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Warp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Brunner (signed)
Inks:
Frank Brunner (signed)
Colors:
Janice Cohen ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Sargon; Prince Chaos; Lord Cumulus [David Carson]

Chaos Ascendant! (Table of Contents)

Warp / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Brunner (adaptation); Peter B. Gillis
Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Janice Cohen
Letters:
Bruce Patterson

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Lord Cumulus [David Carson]; Prince Chaos, Mary Louise Bigelow; Valaria; Traum; He Who Dreams; Symax; Sargon; Lugulbanda.
Synopsis:
Cumulus defeats Chaos but is tricked and transported to a dream world. He makes his way to earth but is unable to prevent Symax from killing his earth body. Meanwhile Valaria puts her plan for revenge on Chaos into action.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Warped Words / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Frank Brunner
Colors:
Janice Cohen
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sargon

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Karen Wu, Mark Wardman, Sheldon A. Wiebe, John Wilcox.

A Masque in the Hand (Table of Contents)

The Faceless Ones / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris (see notes)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Janice Cohen
Letters:
Bruce Patterson

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Paralox; Tybald; Paragwen; Lugulbanda; Faceless Ones; King Kashi; Lord Bulla; Prince Keeg
Synopsis:
Paragwen's quest takes her to the kingdom of King Kashi. She helps him fend off the usurper Keeg and continues her quest.

Indexer Notes

Per Jack C. Harris on the Ditkomania facebook group, Ditko worked from his story plot.

First Comics in February! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Warp; E-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

National Runway Switchboard (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Warp
  2. 1. Chaos Ascendant!
    Warp
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Warped Words
  4. 3. A Masque in the Hand
    The Faceless Ones
  5. 4. First Comics in February!
    Warp; E-Man
  6. 5. National Runway Switchboard
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