(1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
3.50 USD; 4.75 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Epic Comics
Brand:
Epic Comics
Editing:
Archie Goodwin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Prestige format
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Series starts as a monthly, but the 38 issues end up taking over 7 years to come out, presumably at least partly because of the wait for the final volume's release.


none (Table of Contents)

Akira / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Inks:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Colors:
Steve Oliff

Genre:
science fiction

The Highway (Table of Contents)

Akira / comic story / 62 pages (report information)

Script:
Katsuhiro Otomo; Yoko Umezawa (translation); Linda M. York (translation); Jo Duffy (English adaptation)
Pencils:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Inks:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Colors:
Steve Oliff (9-62)
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kaneda; Tetsuo Shima; Yamagata; Takashi; Kay; Ryu; Colonel Shikishima
Reprints:
Keywords:
manga

Akira & Otomo (Table of Contents)

Akira / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text piece on the history of Akira, and some background on the American adaptation process. Mentions that the still-unfinished Japanese series will span 5 volumes and 1800 pages (it ends up at 6 volumes and 2200 pages).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Akira
  2. 1. The Highway
    Akira
  3. 2. Akira & Otomo
    Akira
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
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  • Tony R. Rose
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • David Southwood