(August 1983)

First, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
First Comics, Inc
Brand:
First Comics
Editing:
Mike Gold (Editor); Rick Oliver (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Watch Out for the Psychobabbler! (Table of Contents)

E-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks:
Joe Staton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
E-Man; The Psychobabbler

Keeping a Good Thing Going (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Page also contains masthead, indicia and other First Comics.

Getting Void (Table of Contents)

E-Man / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
Wendy Fiore
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
E-Man [Alec Tronn]; Teddy Q; Nova Kane; Michael Mauser; Albert Einstein (ghost); Church of Technolography [Pyschobabbler [Elrod Flummox]; Muriel Humphries; Manny; Herb]; Marcel Marceau (mentioned); Donald Duke; Debbe Webbe; Marvin; Liz; Mrs. Webbe; Mr. Humphries; Philip Marlowe (mentioned); Herve Villesboize (mentioned); Sid Vicious (mentioned); Yellow Kid (mentioned); Sun Myung Moon (mentioned); Pauline Blooper (dead); Mayor Ed; Hugh Hefner
Keywords:
Allison Diary of a Teen-Age Mud-Wrestler (movie); books (Floating Ethics the Modern Science of Self-Preservation; Central Park; Dingling Bros Circus; Flummox Jeans; Hare Krishnas; Homeless Bag Lady Memorial; Hoy Fat Chinese Food; Humphries' Dumpsters; Mauser Detective Agency; National Perspirer (newspaper); Raggedy Ann & Andy Go to Akron; Raggedy Ann & Andy Go to Pieces; Raggedy Ann & Andy Go to the Circus; Scandal of Technology); Skinner Bomb; Sooper Dooper Mart; Vege-Tronic; Wotsnit Hot Dogs

["Dear Mickey: E-man is great..."] (Table of Contents)

E-Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Francis Mad; ? [as P]
Inks:
Francis Mad; ? [as P]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
E-Man (as a duck); Nova

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Gary Brase, Dwain G. Kaiser, Stephen Scott Beau Smith, Skip Wegwerth, Albert Goldbarth, Stephen Gawronski, Scott Campbell, "Sheila" and T.E. Pouncey.
Also contains the masthead and indicia.

Omaha the Cat Dancer Feeds the Needy (Table of Contents)

Omaha the Cat Dancer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Reed Waller
Pencils:
Reed Waller
Inks:
Reed Waller
Colors:
Wendy Fiore
Letters:
Reed Waller

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Omaha the Cat Dancer; mugger
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hotziss Twonkies

Indexer Notes

Parody of a Hostess Twinkies advertisment.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Watch Out for the Psychobabbler!
    E-Man
  2. 1. Keeping a Good Thing Going
    First Notes
  3. 2. Getting Void
    E-Man
  4. 3. ["Dear Mickey: E-man is great..."]
    E-Mail
  5. 4. Omaha the Cat Dancer Feeds the Needy
    Omaha the Cat Dancer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Block
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed