(November 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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Baxter
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[none] (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Jim Starlin
Colors:
Glynis Wein

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dreadstar; Dr. Anton A. Lanstrom Mezlo
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (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.

Mindtrap (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:
Dr. Mezlo (introduction); Lord Papal; Maxilon; Willow; Dreadstar; Syzygy Darklock; Z; King Gregzor (dies)
Synopsis:
Willow saves Dreadstar from a trap set by Mezlo. Z kills King Gregzor. Aknaton's grave is found to be empty.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Evolutionary Dilemma! (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; Farquat
Synopsis:
Aldo Gorney accidentally devolves Scooter, a lizard, into a Stegosaurus, and then gets him sucked outside of the spaceship where he is flash-frozen and planned as a food supply.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Second and last episode of this satiric farce.

How to Write and Draw Good Comics (Table of Contents)

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.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Jim Starlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Willow
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [none]
    Dreadstar
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Mindtrap
    Dreadstar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dread Letter Office
  5. 4. Evolutionary Dilemma!
    The Interstellar Toybox
  6. 5. How to Write and Draw Good Comics
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    Dreadstar
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang
  • Tony R. Rose