Ambush Bug #1 [Direct]
(June 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["Hey, check it out! I'm leaping tall buildings with a single bound!"] (Table of Contents)

Ambush Bug / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Ambush Bug
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Showcase Presents Ambush Bug (DC, 2009 series) #[nn]

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #1.
Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Wipe-Out (Table of Contents)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (Plot); Robert Fleming
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Ambush Bug; Cheeks; Darkseid (cameo); Dr. Derwood Denton; Homer Spalding; "Specks"; Peabody
Synopsis:
Ambush Bug and Cheeks try to stop some Republicans from blowing up a warehouse they believe is full of nerve gas.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Showcase Presents Ambush Bug (DC, 2009 series) #[nn]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to...Me! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4799

Synopsis:
Fake letters page with letters from Superman, Bizarro, Krypto, Sugar & Spike, Joker, Ferro Lad and Ambush Bug
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey, check it out! I'm leaping tall buildings with a single bound!"]
    Ambush Bug
  2. 1. Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Wipe-Out
    Ambush Bug
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to...Me!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Roy Lyons
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll