(June 1999)

Gemstone, 1999 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
2.50 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gemstone Publishing
Brand:
An Entertaining EC Comic
Editing:
Russ Cochran
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Evans (signed)
Inks:
George Evans (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
aviation
Reprints:

[Comic Book Marketplace #66] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spirit; Ellen Dolan

Indexer Notes

House Advertisement (One-Pager) for: COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE #66.

Inside front cover.

The Rules (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; aviation
Characters:
Lieutenant Edward Dale; Prescott
Synopsis:
Lt. Dale is a great pilot, but refuses to honor the code of decency that has been observed between American and German pilots during WWI. When he finally goes to far, the Germans put an end to his ways.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

WWI story.

Prop Wash (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

6 letters of comment by Paul Dale Roberts, Bob Gorby (2 letters), Ulises Mavridis, Ron Silay, Andy Oliver, plus preview panel art of next issue.

The Spy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; aviation
Characters:
Captain Dan Williams; Jed Markel; Lieutenant Klaus Ritter; Von Helig; Stan; Morgan; Davis
Synopsis:
Someone is spying on the 17th Aero Squadron. The men become convinced it is Lt. Klaus Ritter, and American of German descent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

WWI story.

Greasemonkey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; aviation
Characters:
Sergeant Stuart Warner; Dan "Smitty" Smith
Synopsis:
Sgt Warner is a lowly greasemonkey after washing out of flight training when a horrible accident kills his best friend.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

WWI story.

The Acid Test (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

The Case of Champagne (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; aviation
Characters:
Scotty; Harrigan; Lieutenant Nick Blaine; Jones; Captain Oliver
Synopsis:
Scotty has a case of champagne but refuses to open it until they have something to celebrate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

WWI story.

The Aces of ACES HIGH Part III (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. C. Ringgenberg; George Evans
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
G.M. Carter

Indexer Notes

Part three of an interview by S. C. Ringgenberg with George Evans that continues in the next issue.

[EC Comics Subscription Form] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House Advertisement (One-Pager) for Gemstone's EC Comics reprint series (subscription page).

[Xena Warrior Princess] (Table of Contents)

Xena Warrior Princess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Xena trading cards, magazines, comics and trade paperbacks from Topps comics.

Inside back cover.

[The Spirit New Adventures] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spirit

Indexer Notes

Ad for The Spirit New Adventures by Kitchen Sink Press.

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
  2. 1. [Comic Book Marketplace #66]
  3. 2. The Rules
  4. 3. Prop Wash
  5. 4. The Spy
  6. 5. Greasemonkey
  7. 6. The Acid Test
  8. 7. The Case of Champagne
  9. 8. The Aces of ACES HIGH Part III
  10. 9. [EC Comics Subscription Form]
  11. 10. [Xena Warrior Princess]
    Xena Warrior Princess
  12. 11. [The Spirit New Adventures]
    The Spirit
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