(January 1984)

First, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Secret of Nova Kane! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
E-Man; Nova Kane; Blacklung

48 Million miles and 10,000 Years! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset

Blacklung (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Martin Pasko (plot); Paul Kupperberg (script)
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Rick Burchett
Colors:
Wendy Fiore
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
E-Man [Alec Tronn]; Nova Kane [Katrinka Kolcznski]; Michael Mauser; Donald Duke; Miss Quiver; Leonard Gamble Sr; Tyger Lili [Lili Zhong]; Giant Worm; Hell's Hornets [Blacklung; Leonard "Lenny" Gamble Jr; Spaco; Vanzetti]
Keywords:
Anthracite Motel; Barrentown High School; Barrentown Public Library; Box Kite Airlines; Gamble Insurance Agency; Hoy Fat's Chinese Food; Institute for Wayward Women; Korn Flakes; Mauser Detective Agency; Megamedia Broadcasting; Moist Palms Club

["Dear Marty, Joe and Mike. I love E-Man."] (Table of Contents)

E-Mail / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
E-Man; Nova; Michael Mauser; Teddy Q

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Terence Larkin, Jeffrey A. Cooke, Wallace Lee Hopkins, T.E. Pouncey, John Brittan, Mike Sopp and Joseph A. Lieb

The Absolutely Last Stinkie Ad, Really! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Patterson
Pencils:
Bruce Patterson
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Bruce Patterson
Letters:
Bruce Patterson

Keywords:
Hopeless Stinkies

Indexer Notes

Parody of a Hostess Twinkies advertisement.

The Origin of "Independent" Comics Part 2 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Meyerson
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of Nova Kane!
    E-Man
  2. 1. 48 Million miles and 10,000 Years!
    First Notes
  3. 2. Blacklung
    E-Man
  4. 3. ["Dear Marty, Joe and Mike. I love E-Man."]
    E-Mail
  5. 4. The Absolutely Last Stinkie Ad, Really!
  6. 5. The Origin of "Independent" Comics Part 2
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Block
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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