(November 1987)

Comico, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1987-11-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
COMICO the Comic Company
Brand:
COMICO C
Editing:
Diana Schutz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Special High-Quality Paper
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from "The Comico Blimp" in this issue.


Bannon's Last Case (Table of Contents)

Jonny Quest / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Mark Wheatley
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Race Bannon

"Coming this summer..." (Table of Contents)

Graphitti Designs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Comico character t-shirts for $10.95 from Graphitti Designs, Fullerton, Calif. Also available from Graphitti is "Rio" hardcover for $34.95.

Bannon's Last Case (Table of Contents)

Jonny Quest / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Mark Wheatley
Colors:
Mark Wheatley; Kathryn Mayer
Letters:
Marc Hempel; Kathryn Mayer

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jonny Quest; Race Bannon; Hadji; Maggie Collins; Sonny Collins; Randy Mist; Terrence Collins
Synopsis:
A supposed ambassador from an underground civilization hires Bannon to find her "Talisman of Knowledge" that is going to be auctioned to the highest bidder. But then she disappears and Bannon's first job is to find her, which leads to a tangled web involving organized crime and international intrigue.
Keywords:
cassette tape; drugs; dynamite; machine gun; revolution; secret police

Indexer Notes

The story is told in a grayscale flashback via a cassette tape recording. Jonny and Hadji just make minor appearances at the beginning and end of the story.

[Shipping November 6, 1987] (Table of Contents)

The Comico Blimp / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Maggie Brenner (signed)
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Space Ghost

Indexer Notes

Promos for Comico comics shipping in November and December 1987. Also column by Maggie Brenner about editorial duties. Covers to Space Ghost #1, Grendel #15, and Night Enemy depicted in black and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Questions and Answers / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Diana Schutz (reponses)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jonny Quest (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mark Lungo; Kirk Spencer; Jon Copoletti; and Randall Moreau.

Pin-up by Ken Steacy (Table of Contents)

Jonny Quest / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Steacy (signed)
Inks:
Ken Steacy (signed)
Colors:
Ken Steacy

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Race Bannon; Jonny Quest
Keywords:
scuba-diving; spear-gun; squid; underwater

Indexer Notes

Illustration is labeled "Pin-up by Ken Steacy" at the bottom of the page.

Step Back in Time... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Rude [as S. Rude] (signed)
Inks:
Steve Rude [as S. Rude] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Space Ghost

Indexer Notes

Promo for Space Ghost series.

Dharma for Two! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jonny Quest; Hadji

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Jonny Quest #19, featuring the cover and splash page.

[Maggie Collins] (Table of Contents)

Jonny Quest / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Hempel (signed)
Inks:
Mark Wheatley (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Maggie Collins; Race Bannon

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Features character from interior story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bannon's Last Case
    Jonny Quest
  2. 1. "Coming this summer..."
    Graphitti Designs
  3. 2. Bannon's Last Case
    Jonny Quest
  4. 3. [Shipping November 6, 1987]
    The Comico Blimp
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Questions and Answers
  6. 5. Pin-up by Ken Steacy
    Jonny Quest
  7. 6. Step Back in Time...
    Space Ghost
  8. 7. Dharma for Two!
    Jonny Quest
  9. 8. [Maggie Collins]
    Jonny Quest
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