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Manuscript Press, 1985 Series
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Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
68
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Brand:
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ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Rick Norwood
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Lance (Table of Contents)

Lance / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Warren Tufts
Pencils:
Warren Tufts
Inks:
Warren Tufts
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lt. Lance St. Lorne

[Korak And The River Of Time] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Korak; Tantor
Synopsis:
Tarzan takes his son to Tembo-Haven, in order to find a cure for the rapid aging that has afflicted Korak.
Reprints:
  • from Tarzan Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1970.03.08 - 1970.03.29

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the episode guide on the Edgar Rice Burroughs Fanzine Website (see http://www.erbzine.com/mag8/0830.html)
First page of story is on the inside front cover, second page is on the inside back cover.

A Letter From The Editor (Table of Contents)

Contents and Editorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Norwood
Letters:
Typeset

The Puppet Master, Chapter One (Table of Contents)

Modesty Blaise / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter O'Donnell
Pencils:
Enrique Romero
Inks:
Enrique Romero
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Modesty Blaise; Willie Garvin; Sir Gerald Tarrant; Maude Tiller; Krolli; Signor Vinezzi; Dr. Hans Baum; Selina; Mahmoud; Murad
Synopsis:
While in Italy, Modesty is drugged and taken to a villa in Capri, where she falls under the influence of an old foe from her days as head of 'The Network'. Although she is presumed dead by the authorities, Willie Garvin suspects there's more to Modesty's disappearance than meets the eye. With British agent Maude Tiller in tow, he heads to Rome to do some investigating of his own.
Reprints:
  • from Modesty Blaise daily (Beaverbrook Newspapers)

Indexer Notes

No dates on strips. Strips are numbered #2628 - 2667. The Modesty Blaise checklist that appears in Titan Books Modesty Blaise collections lists this story as starting 29th November 1971.

Slim's Mom, Conclusion (Table of Contents)

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slim Skinner; Clovia Skinner; Gretchen Skinner; Lil Skinner; Melba; Rufus
Synopsis:
Slim and Clovia finally find out where Lil is getting her money from - poker hustling!
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily and Sunday (Tribune Media) 1978.10.08 - 1978.10.21

Flash Without Dale, Chapter Eight (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Harrison
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flash Gordon; Dr. Hans Zarkov; Zara; 96V3; 23Q8; Mekkane
Synopsis:
Flash rescues a mysterious woman from a crash site, not knowing she's a alien agent trying to steal Plutonium from the atom plant.
Reprints:
  • from Flash Gordon daily (King Features Syndicate) 1960.01.18 - 1960.02.13

Bitsy, Conclusion (Table of Contents)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff
Pencils:
Milton Caniff
Inks:
Milton Caniff
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Canyon; Poteet; Bitsy; Gereral Philerie; Captain Thumbhill;Doagie Hogan
Synopsis:
Steve and Thumbs are sent to a neutral country to investigate reports of a monk named Hogan, found frozen, and close to death, in the mountains near the Chinese border. Could this be Steve's friend Doagie Hogan, who was imprisoned in a communist prison some years before?
Reprints:
  • from Steve Canyon daily and Sunday (Publishers Newspaper Syndicate) 1967.06.18 - 1967.07.15

Ships That Pass In The Night (Table of Contents)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
George Herriman
Pencils:
George Herriman
Inks:
George Herriman
Letters:
George Herriman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse; Officer Pupp
Reprints:
  • from Krazy Kat daily (King Features Syndicate) 1933.10.23 - 1933.10.28

Rose Chance, Chapter Nineteen (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Letters:
Harold Gray

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie daily and Sunday (Tribune Media Services) 1938.09.04 - 1938.09.17

The Gals Take Over, Chapter Five (Table of Contents)

Alley Oop / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
V. T. Hamlin
Pencils:
V. T. Hamlin
Inks:
V. T. Hamlin
Letters:
V. T. Hamlin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alley Oop; Foozy; Ooola
Synopsis:
Ooola's plans to make Alley Oop jealous by flirting with Foozy begin to backfire.
Reprints:
  • from Alley Oop daily (NEA Service) 1937.07.19 - 1937.07.24

Tarzan And The Leopard Men, Chapter Two (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Orando; Sobito; Lupo
Reprints:
  • from Tarzan daily (United Feature Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Date of strips not given. Numbered #3131 - 3140.

Dr. Congo, Chapter Four (Table of Contents)

Mandrake The Magician / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Falk
Pencils:
Phil Davis
Inks:
Phil Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mandrake; Lothar; Narda; Dr. Congo
Synopsis:
Lothar approaches Dr. Congo and hires him to take care of Mandrake, so that the magician can find out how the the fake witch-doctor works his schemes.
Reprints:
  • from Mandrake The Magician daily (King Features Syndicate) 1944.08.21 - 1944.09.07

Jessie Bell, Conclusion (Table of Contents)

Rick O'Shay / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rick O'Shay; Jessie Bell; Curly Wolfe; Spade Hawkins; Dallas Cole; Gaye; Hipshot Percussion; Crazy Quilt; Moonglow
Synopsis:
Jessie destroys the dams on her land, letting the rivers flow again, bring water back to the town. Meanwhile Hipshot chases Curly, Dallas and Spade out of town, and Crazy Quit once again tries to woo Moonglow.
Reprints:
  • from Rick O'Shay daily (Chicago Tribune) 1969.04.28 - 1969.05.24

Guided Missiles, Chapter Four (Table of Contents)

Buz Sawyer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane
Pencils:
Roy Crane
Inks:
Roy Crane
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Buz Sawyer; Christy Sawyer
Synopsis:
Buz takes the experimental plane 'The Sky Witch' for a test flight, but a malfunction nearly takes his life.
Reprints:
  • from Buz Sawyer daily (King Features Syndicate) 1956.12.10 - 1956.01.05

[The Emperor Of Tilly Valley] (Table of Contents)

Casey Ruggles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Warren Tufts
Pencils:
Warren Tufts
Inks:
Warren Tufts
Colors:
?
Letters:
Warren Tufts

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Casey Ruggles; Kit Fox; Pirates of Tillyvalley
Synopsis:
Caught in a surprise raid, Casey and Kit track their attackers to a fort. While Casey scouts around, Kit is left to watch the horses. But Kit falls asleep...
Reprints:
  • from Casey Ruggles Sunday (United Features Syndicate) 1950.03.19

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from Casey Ruggles episode guide on Wikipedia.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lance
    Lance
  2. 1. [Korak And The River Of Time]
    Tarzan
  3. 2. A Letter From The Editor
    Contents and Editorial
  4. 3. The Puppet Master, Chapter One
    Modesty Blaise
  5. 4. Slim's Mom, Conclusion
    Gasoline Alley
  6. 5. Flash Without Dale, Chapter Eight
    Flash Gordon
  7. 6. Bitsy, Conclusion
    Steve Canyon
  8. 7. Ships That Pass In The Night
    Krazy Kat
  9. 8. Rose Chance, Chapter Nineteen
    Little Orphan Annie
  10. 9. The Gals Take Over, Chapter Five
    Alley Oop
  11. 10. Tarzan And The Leopard Men, Chapter Two
    Tarzan
  12. 11. Dr. Congo, Chapter Four
    Mandrake The Magician
  13. 12. Jessie Bell, Conclusion
    Rick O'Shay
  14. 13. Guided Missiles, Chapter Four
    Buz Sawyer
  15. 14. [The Emperor Of Tilly Valley]
    Casey Ruggles
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