No copyright registration was filed for the issue. There is no official on-sale date. The issue's "First Notes" publisher promotional page indicates it went on sale in December. According to listings in Amazing Heroes #85 and The Comics Journal #103, the expected on-sale date was December 21, 1985.
The page features letters by Dan Walters and Lawrence G. Knight. Laurel Fitch responds. There is also a preview of the next issue's cover, and the indicia for the issue.
The series' annual Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation is published on the page. According to the statement, the average print run for issues published between October 1, 1984 and September 30, 1985 was 44,766. The average paid circulation was 43,445.