(March 1992)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
New England Comics Press, Inc.
Brand:
NEC New England Comics Press
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
George Suarez (publisher); Bill Devine (Managing Editor); Bob Polio (Art Director)
Format:
Black & White; Golden Age Sized; saddle-stitched; Newsprint; regular series

Issue Notes

At least four printings of this issue exist.
2nd Printing: March 1992, 2.25 USD
3rd Printing: September 1995, 2.75 USD; 3.75 CAD, Red cover border.
4th Printing: 1996, 2.75 USD, Cover has "10th Anniversary" logo.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
The Tick; Arthur
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Tick
Synopsis:
Inside front cover. Tick illustration, indicia and credit information.
Reprints:

A Matter of Cosmic Import...And Other Stories... (Table of Contents)

The Tick / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Edlund
Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Letters:
Bob Polio

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: The Tick; GUESTS: Arthur; Man-Eating Cow; Red Eye; Dr. Edward Robelord; Dot; VILLAINS: Two Goons
Synopsis:
The Tick is struck on the head with what looks to be a meteor but turns out to be sediment from Utah; Arthur and Tick have dinner with Art's sister, but their repast is interrupted by two goons shooting at them; After Man-Eating Cow lends a...uh...an udder in dispatching the villains, Tick decides that he and Arthur will leave for New York to fight real crime and leave their bovine companion to patrol The City in their stead; Tick reads.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tick Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters page contains an excerpt of a letter by crazed Tick fan Sam Ismail requesting an "uncut" copy of The Tick #2 and punctuated by 83 hand written pages of the word "Please".
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick Mart / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Edlund
Inks:
Dave Garcia
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Chainsaw Vigilante
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  3. 2. A Matter of Cosmic Import...And Other Stories...
    The Tick
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tick Talk
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Tick Mart
  6. 5. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith