(September 1985)

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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-05-21
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 May 1985. According to the listings in Amazing Heroes #72 and The Comics Journal #99, the expected on-sale date was May 21.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Colors:
Alex Wald ?
Letters:
Alex Jay (American Flagg! logo)

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Reuben Flagg; Grace DeWolfe

[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

Indexer Notes

The page features letters from Ian R. Beste, T.M. Maple, and Scott A. Huver. The replies are by Mike Gold.

The page also includes the issue indicia and a thumbnail of the cover of American Flagg! #25.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen! Part 2 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Howard Chaykin
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Colors:
Alex Wald
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Reuben Flagg; Titania Weis; Dave; Mick; Olga Panova; Sherman Peabody; Dana DeNonno; Yuri Kholyakov; Cam Parkerhouse; Antonio de la Cristo; Grace DeWolfe

Little Furry Creatures... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Timothy Truman
Inks:
Timothy Truman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An essay previewing Timothy Truman's Time Beavers graphic novel. There is also a discussion of comics convention etiquette for aspiring comics talent. First Comics' May 1985 releases (cover-dated September) are listed.

Indexer Notes

The page appears between pages 6 and 7 of "Mad Dogs & Englishmen! Part 2." There is a panel reprinted from the Time Beavers graphic novel.

What!? No First Comics? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Original E-Man (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Zen and the Art of MotorMater Maintenance (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Medea Blitz; Jules "Deathwish" Folquet; Tim Barada

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 7. Parts 2-6 each spotlight a different member of the American Flagg! supporting cast. The final part in issue #27 brings all the feature's characters together for a full-length episode.

This installment's spotlighted character is Jules "Deathwish" Folquet.

The First American Flagg! Graphic Novel (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Comics Never Looked Like This. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Only the Time Beavers Can Save Us Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Flagg!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Plex Mail
  3. 2. Mad Dogs & Englishmen! Part 2
    American Flagg!
  4. 3. Little Furry Creatures...
    First Notes
  5. 4. What!? No First Comics?
  6. 5. The Original E-Man
    E-Man
  7. 6. Zen and the Art of MotorMater Maintenance
    American Flagg!
  8. 7. The First American Flagg! Graphic Novel
    American Flagg!
  9. 8. Comics Never Looked Like This.
    Shatter
  10. 9. Only the Time Beavers Can Save Us Now!
    Time Beavers
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