(April 1985)

First, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
First Comics, Inc
Brand:
First Comics
Editing:
Mike Gold (editor/managing editor); Rick Oliver (editorial coordinator)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No copyright registration was filed for the issue. There is no official on-sale date. The issue's "First Notes" publisher promotional page indicates it went on sale in December 1984. According to listings in Amazing Heroes #66, the expected on-sale date was December 21, 1984.


Strange Bedfellows (Table of Contents)

American Flagg! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Colors:
Leslie Zahler ?
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak ?; Alex Jay (American Flagg! logo)

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Amanda "Mandy" Krieger; Reuben Flagg; Raul the Cat; C. K. Blitz

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plex Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold (letter replies)
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Reuben Flagg; Kirsten "Bullets" Kisco

Indexer Notes

The page features letters from B.C. Moore, T.M. Maple, Greg McBryde, Lawrence G. Knight, and Cara Sherman Tereno. It also includes the issue's indicia and a miniature of the cover to American Flagg! #20.

Bullets & Ballots! (Table of Contents)

American Flagg! / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Chaykin
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Colors:
Leslie Zahler
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Cyril Farid-Khan; Felix; Amanda "Mandy" Krieger; Reuben Flagg; Luther Ironheart; Nadine Domeczek; Pooch; Kirsten "Bullets" Kisco; Medea Blitz; Rutsky; Angel Hollywood; Stagolee DeLyons [Roy Magruder]; the Turner twins; Harris Angrilli; C. K. Blitz; Margaret "Peggy" Krieger

The First choice is better than ever: The Badger (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Christmas Presents (Table of Contents)

First Notes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The article features Christmas-gift recommendations from the writers and artists published by First. A list of First's December 1984 (April 1985 cover-date) releases is also included.

Indexer Notes

The page appears between pages 8 and 9 of "Bullets & Ballots!"

The First Limited Series (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Birthday Bullets (Table of Contents)

Mark Thrust Sexus Ranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S. Maggin
Pencils:
Judith Hunt
Inks:
Larry Stroman
Colors:
Alex Wald
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Nadine Domeczek; Reuben Flagg [Mark Thrust]; Jasmine Steinway; Bernardo O'Toole; Waterford Sheriff; Chief Burns

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

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

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

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

The First choice is better than ever: Nexus (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Strange Bedfellows
    American Flagg!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Plex Mail
  3. 2. Bullets & Ballots!
    American Flagg!
  4. 3. The First choice is better than ever: The Badger
    Badger
  5. 4. Christmas Presents
    First Notes
  6. 5. The First Limited Series
  7. 6. Birthday Bullets
    Mark Thrust Sexus Ranger
  8. 7. The First Choice
  9. 8. The First Choice
  10. 9. The First choice is better than ever: Nexus
    Nexus
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steven Samuels
  • R. S. Martin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose