(February 1986)

Vortex, 1984 Series
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Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vortex Comics Incorporated [CA]
Brand:
Vortex Comics
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Dean Motter (art director); William P. Marks (publisher)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mister X / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Colors:
Leslie Zahler
Letters:
Leslie Zahler ?

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
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The Secret (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Credits for issue and indicia.

["On May 8, 1986..."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Short commemoration on the death of Klaus Schoenefeld.

The Secret (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Pencils:
Seth
Inks:
William Diamond
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld; Caroline Lowe; Peter Allingham
Letters:
Deborah Glencross

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
Synopsis:
Mister X is hired (via blackmail) into working as a Private Investigator; it's uncertain whether he actually has worked as a P.I. before this or not.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 5. Klaus Schoenefeld's name was misspelled as Schonefeld in the credits.

Caroline Lowe and Peter Allingham's names are mentioned in the commemoration as having worked on this issue.

Mister X (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Mister X posters, buttons and t-shirts from Vortex Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Exclamations / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from Michael Strafford, Deux, Jason Blankenship, Patrick Stevens, CEA and Jay Kennedy.

In his answer to Jay Kennedy, Dean outlines who did what in issues 1-4 (the Hernandez Brothers, mostly Gilbert, scripted them from Dean's stories.)

Part Two (Table of Contents)

Mister X / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Motter
Pencils:
Seth
Inks:
William Diamond
Colors:
Klaus Schoenefeld; Caroline Lowe; Peter Allingham
Letters:
Deborah Glencross

Genre:
science fiction; adventure
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 5

Klaus Schoenefeld's name was misspelled as Schonefeld in the credits.

Last page is on inside back cover.

Via-Foto (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for plastic sleeves to turn photos into postcards.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mister X
  2. 1. The Secret
  3. 2. ["On May 8, 1986..."]
  4. 3. The Secret
    Mister X
  5. 4. Mister X
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Exclamations
  7. 6. Part Two
    Mister X
  8. 7. Via-Foto
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry R. Kujawa