(June 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:
1985-02-21
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

Issue Notes

No copyright registration was filed for the issue. There is no official on-sale date. The issue's First Notes promotions page indicates that it was scheduled to go on sale in February 1985. According to the listings in Amazing Heroes #66 and The Comics Journal #96, the expected on-sale date was February 21.


Red Tape & Blackmail!! (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:
Raul the Cat; Reuben Flagg

[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; Angel Hollywood; Stagolee DeLyons [Roy Magruder]

Indexer Notes

The page features letters from Bill Hartig and Mark H. Schmieder. The replies are by Mike Gold.

The page also includes the issue indicia and a miniature of the cover for American Flagg! #22.

Bullets & Ballots Part 3 (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:
Jules "Deathwish" Folquet; Raul the Cat; Nadine Domeczek; Stagolee DeLyons [Roy Magruder]; Kirsten "Bullets" Kisco; Reuben Flagg; Medea Blitz; Luher Ironheart; C. K. Blitz; Amanda "Mandy" Krieger; Harry Kiester; Angel Hollywood; Russell Magruder; Fabrizio; Judy; Cyril Farid-Khan; Crystal Marakova

A Busy Month... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Michael Saenz (Shatter panels); Michael T. Gilbert (Elric panel)
Inks:
Michael Saenz (Shatter panels); George Freeman (Elric panel)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Shatter; Elric of Melnibone
Synopsis:
An article promoting Elric: The Sailor on the Seas of Fate (First, 1985 series), and Shatter (First, 1985 series). It is accompanied by a listing of First's February 1985 (June 1985 cover-date) releases.

Indexer Notes

The page appears between pages 6 and 7 of "Bullets and Ballots Part 3." It features panels from Elric: The Sailor on the Seas of Fate and Shatter.

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

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

Michael Moorcock's Elric: The Sailor on the Seas of Fate (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Hot Slot (Table of Contents)

American Flagg! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Larry Stroman
Inks:
Don Lomax
Colors:
Alex Wald
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Roy; Max Hedrhum; Morey (off-panel); Mort Gort; Mark Thrust [Reuben Flagg]; Breda

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 7. Parts 2-6 spotlight different members of the American Flagg! supporting cast. The final part in American Flagg! #27 brings the American Flagg! characters together for a full-length episode.

Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Awards for 1984 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mauser's Story (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Art Meets Science to Produce Magic! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Red Tape & Blackmail!!
    American Flagg!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Plex Mail
  3. 2. Bullets & Ballots Part 3
    American Flagg!
  4. 3. A Busy Month...
    First Notes
  5. 4. The First Choice
  6. 5. Michael Moorcock's Elric: The Sailor on the Seas of Fate
  7. 6. The Hot Slot
    American Flagg!
  8. 7. Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Awards for 1984
  9. 8. Mauser's Story
  10. 9. Art Meets Science to Produce Magic!
    Shatter
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