(August 1984)

First, 1984 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
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)

Grimjack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Timothy Truman [as Truman] (signed)
Inks:
Timothy Truman [as Truman] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Grimjack
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spill Yer Guts! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Ostrander (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters page, but since no letters has a column by John Ostrander telling how the book came about. Also a small repro of the cover for the next issue and a short promo.

A Shade of Truth (Table of Contents)

Grimjack / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
John Ostrander
Pencils:
Timothy Truman
Inks:
Timothy Truman
Colors:
Janice Cohen
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Grimjack
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ties in to Trade War

Submitting Submissions (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

He's Fighting Back! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Starslayer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Discover the Mystery of the Red Planet (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Various ads] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

First Comics at Your Doorstep (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

First Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Scapegoat in Four Colors Part 1 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Meyerson
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Part one of a history of the evolution of the Comics Code.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with parts of panels from pre-Code comics.

The Revolution Will Be Televised! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Flagg / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The First Choice (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Grimjack
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Spill Yer Guts!
  3. 2. A Shade of Truth
    Grimjack
  4. 3. Submitting Submissions
    First Notes
  5. 4. He's Fighting Back!
    Starslayer
  6. 5. Discover the Mystery of the Red Planet
    Mars
  7. 6. [Various ads]
  8. 7. First Comics at Your Doorstep
    First Comics
  9. 8. Scapegoat in Four Colors Part 1
  10. 9. The Revolution Will Be Televised!
    American Flagg
  11. 10. The First Choice
    First Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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