(April 1992)

Marvel, 1992 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD; 2.70 CAD; 1.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Epic Comics
Brand:
e [Epic]
Editing:
Marie Javins; Yuka Ando (Editorial Coordinator); Noriyuki Okazaki (Editorial Coordinator); Carl Potts (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

From the indicia: "Published by EPIC COMICS in collaboration with Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Inks:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Rum

Indexer Notes

Image is a slightly blown-up panel from page eight.

[“An explosion in 2020 A.D. In the Far East, cause unknown, triggers World War IV.”] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Story introduction with indicia

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Inks:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Colors:
?

[“You've been in the army for a long time, Jim.”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Katsuhiro Otomo; Robert Spaulding (translation)
Pencils:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Inks:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Colors:
Steve Oliff
Letters:
Rick Parker; Chris Eliopoulos

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jim; Junkey; Marl; Rum; Lieutenant Gimlet; Gonk-18
Reprints:
  • from Young Magazine (Kodansha, 1980 series) (November 16, 1981)

Indexer Notes

The "Jim" character is referred to as "Jin" in the latter part of the story.

Farewell to Weapons Diorama (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A diorama made from the blueprints of an aborted toy manufacturer project. Twenty-two photos featuring models of the story's vehicles are shown.

Farewell to Weapons Story and Diorama (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

ads for “Akira,” “Metropol” and “Idol”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Inks:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

A blown-up panel taken from page four.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [“An explosion in 2020 A.D. In the Far East, cause unknown, triggers World War IV.”]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [“You've been in the army for a long time, Jim.”]
  5. 4. Farewell to Weapons Diorama
  6. 5. Farewell to Weapons Story and Diorama
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels