(November 1985)

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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-07-21
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 July 1985. According to the listings in Amazing Heroes #75 and The Comics Journal #100, the expected on-sale date was July 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:
Grace DeWolfe; Reuben Flagg

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Ostrander (letter replies)
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Amanda "Mandy" Krieger"; Reuben Flagg

Indexer Notes

The column features letters from Anne Rubenstein, Dan Waters, Tom Tobacco, and Jill Beifuss. There is also the issue indicia and a miniature of the cover to American Flagg! #27.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen Conclusion (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:
Derek Litel; Sherman Peabody; Cameron Parkehouse; Olga Panova; Antonio de la Cristo; Yuri Kholyakov; Reuben Flagg; Titania Weis; Grace DeWolfe; Dana DeNonno

Summer Thrills, Part Two (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Doug Rice (Dynamo Joe); Barry Crain (Blaze Barlow); Rich Larson (Whisper)
Inks:
Doug Rice (Dynamo Joe); Barry Crain (Blaze Barlow); Rich Larson (Whisper)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Dynamo Joe; Blaze Barlow; Whisper

Indexer Notes

A teaser essay for these series: First Adventures (featuring Dynamo Joe, Blaze Barlow and the Eternity Command, and Whisper); and Shatter. A listing of First Comics' July 1985 (cover-dated November) releases.

The page is between pages 6 and 7 of "Mad Dogs & Englishmen Conclusion."

Collecting Dust: A Guide to Preserving Comic Books, part 2 (Table of Contents)

Collecting Dust / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Meyerson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The article appears between pages 8 and 9 of "Mad Dogs & Englishmen Conclusion."

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

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

The Peoples' Choice (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:
Amanda "Mandy" Krieger; William Windsor-Jones; Glenda; Peggy Krieger-Blitz; C. K. Blitz; Harris Angrilli; Desiree Deutsch-Marx de la Cristo; Reuben Flagg

Indexer Notes

Part 6 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 Amanda "Mandy" Krieger.

First Adventures (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Fantagraphics Books Comics for a New Generation (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The First Computer-Generated Comic (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Shatter / 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 Conclusion
    American Flagg!
  4. 3. Summer Thrills, Part Two
    First Notes
  5. 4. Collecting Dust: A Guide to Preserving Comic Books, part 2
    Collecting Dust
  6. 5. What!? No First Comics?
  7. 6. The Peoples' Choice
    American Flagg!
  8. 7. First Adventures
  9. 8. Fantagraphics Books Comics for a New Generation
  10. 9. The First Computer-Generated Comic
    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