(1985)

Manuscript Press, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Manuscript Press
Editing:
Don Markstein
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First issue with new title. Follows Comics Review 10. Frequency was irregular, from a low of 1 issue in 1986 to a high of 15 issues in 1990. Six issues were published in 1985, plus 2 as Comics Review .


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secret Agent Corrigan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
Murphy Anderson Visual Concepts

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Cover art is labeled Secret Agent X-9, which was the original name for the strip now known as Secret Agent Corrigan.

Contents / A Letter from the Publisher (Table of Contents)

The Amazing Spider-Man / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Norwood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Brief history of superhero strips, with an episode guide for The Amazing Spider-Man from 1977 to early 1985.

["That's the big limo that passed me with the van!"] (Table of Contents)

Secret Agent Corrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Evans
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from daily Secret Agent Corrigan (King Features Syndicate) October 5 to November 20, 1984
    Table of contents incorrectly states 10/10 - 11/20/84

["Your mortality!"] (Table of Contents)

Bloom County / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Berke Breathed
Pencils:
Berke Breathed
Inks:
Berke Breathed
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from daily Bloom County (Washington Post Co.) October 5 to November 8, 1984

["One man's discard is another man's rummy card, Martin.."] (Table of Contents)

Latigo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lynde
Pencils:
Stan Lynde
Inks:
Stan Lynde
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from daily Latigo (Field Enterprises) October 1 to 18, 1979

The Best You Can Hope For (Table of Contents)

O'Neill / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan O'Neill
Pencils:
Dan O'Neill
Inks:
Dan O'Neill
Letters:
Dan O'Neill

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from weekly O"Neill (San Francisco Chronicle) February 11 to March 18, 1985

["Amanda, you'll become a famous actress and I'll only see you on the tube!"] (Table of Contents)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff
Pencils:
Milton Caniff
Inks:
Milton Caniff
Letters:
Shel Dorf

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from daily and Sunday Steve Canyon (News America Syndicate) October 7 to November 10, 1984

["Whomever you are protecting is not your friend, Rover!"] (Table of Contents)

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Moores
Pencils:
Dick Moores
Inks:
Dick Moores
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Reprints:
  • from daily and Sunday Gasoline Alley (Tribune Media Services) October 7 to November 17, 1984

["You think Flash's vanishing has something to do with the chaos created by the pulse, Dale?"] (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Barry
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from daily Flash Gordon (King Features Syndicate) October 13 to November 10, 1984

["Archer! Fire an arrow through that window!"] (Table of Contents)

Hagar the Horrible / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dik Browne
Pencils:
Dik Browne
Inks:
Dik Browne
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from daily Hagar the Horrible (King Features Syndicate) October 5 to 27, 1984

Dar Harat (Table of Contents)

The Amazing Spider-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from daily The Amazing Spider-Man (Register and Tribune Syndicate) August 27 to November 11, 1984

Indexer Notes

Episode title is from episode guide in A Letter from the Publisher in this issue. The first week of this story was in issue ten.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Secret Agent Corrigan
  2. 1. Contents / A Letter from the Publisher
    The Amazing Spider-Man
  3. 2. ["That's the big limo that passed me with the van!"]
    Secret Agent Corrigan
  4. 3. ["Your mortality!"]
    Bloom County
  5. 4. ["One man's discard is another man's rummy card, Martin.."]
    Latigo
  6. 5. The Best You Can Hope For
    O'Neill
  7. 6. ["Amanda, you'll become a famous actress and I'll only see you on the tube!"]
    Steve Canyon
  8. 7. ["Whomever you are protecting is not your friend, Rover!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  9. 8. ["You think Flash's vanishing has something to do with the chaos created by the pulse, Dale?"]
    Flash Gordon
  10. 9. ["Archer! Fire an arrow through that window!"]
    Hagar the Horrible
  11. 10. Dar Harat
    The Amazing Spider-Man
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