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 February. According to listings in Amazing Heroes #88 and The Comics Journal #105, the expected on-sale date was February 14, 1986.
Laurel Fitch's editorial is accompanied by a Mark Badger/Randy Emberlin panel from the story in American Flagg! (First, 1983 series) #31. Mark Badger's cover for that issue is featured. The page also includes the indicia for the present issue.