(April 1986)

First, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1985-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
First Comics, Inc
Brand:
First Comics
Editing:
Laurel Fitch (editor/editorial coordinator); Rick Oliver (editorial director)
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" 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.


Support Your Local Rangers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Reuben Flagg; Medea Blitz; Yuri Kholyakov

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Laurel Fitch
Pencils:
Joe Staton (panel from the issue's story); Howard Chaykin (American Flagg! #29 cover)
Inks:
Hilary Barta (panel from the issue's story); Howard Chaykin (American Flagg! #29 cover)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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.

The Fire This Time! (Table of Contents)

American Flagg! / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Chaykin
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Hilary Barta
Colors:
Linda Lessmann
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Manfredo Kreutzman; Paco Giminez; Doheny; Jew Mike; Yuri Kholyakov; Desiree Deutschmarx-Overholt-de la Cristo; Luther Ironheart; Raul the Cat; Medea Blitz; Reuben Flagg; Jules "Deathwish" Folquet; Crystal Marakova; C. K. Blitz; Nadine Domeczek; Margaret "Peggy" Krieger; Mary; Harry Keister

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Who Is the Eternal Champion? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

This Bot Could Save Your Butt! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Alter Ego (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Novel Christmas Gift (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Support Your Local Rangers!
    American Flagg!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Plex Mail
  3. 2. The Fire This Time!
    American Flagg!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    First Notes
  5. 4. What!? No First Comics?
  6. 5. Who Is the Eternal Champion?
    Hawkmoon
  7. 6. This Bot Could Save Your Butt!
    Dynamo Joe
  8. 7. Alter Ego
  9. 8. A Novel Christmas Gift
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • R. S. Martin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose