(September 1983)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Epic Comics; Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Archie Goodwin; Jo Duffy (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Baxter
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The new Aldo Gorney feature starts and is featured on an illustration on the back cover.


Plan M (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin; Bernie Wrightson (inset)
Inks:
Jim Starlin; Bernie Wrightson (inset)
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Skeevo Phlatus; Dreadstar; Oedi; Syzygy Darklock; Willow; Aldo Gorney (inset)

[none] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
Archie Goodwin
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Goodwin

Indexer Notes

inside front cover.

Siege (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Starlin
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Josef Rubinstein
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Skeevo Phlatus; Vanth Dreadstar; Oedi; Syzygy Darklock; Willow; Rainbow; Maxilon (introduction); Lance Honor; High Lord Papal; Admiral; King Gregzor; Z
Synopsis:
Dreadstar introduces Maxilon to the people. Max is a robot, designed to be a figurehead for the rebel movement. Plan M is introduced.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dread Letter Office / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

One War Over Easy (Table of Contents)

The Interstellar Toybox / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Wrightson
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Aldo Gorney (introduction); Farquat (introduction); Beezer; Captain Sternn
Synopsis:
Aldo Gorney is called upon to end the endless war on Belligiron.
Reprints:

Jim Explains Artistic Integrity to Daina (Table of Contents)

How to Write and Draw Good Comics / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Starlin; Daina Graziunas
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jim Starlin; Daina Graziunas

Indexer Notes

A short humorous photographic feature (with cartoon captions) that features Jim Starlin and Daina Graziunas and appears on the inside back cover.

Aldo Gorney (Table of Contents)

The Interstellar Toybox / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernie Wrightson

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Aldo Gorney

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Plan M
    Dreadstar
  2. 1. [none]
  3. 2. Siege
    Dreadstar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dread Letter Office
  5. 4. One War Over Easy
    The Interstellar Toybox
  6. 5. Jim Explains Artistic Integrity to Daina
    How to Write and Draw Good Comics
  7. 6. Aldo Gorney
    The Interstellar Toybox
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang
  • Tony R. Rose