The Files of Ms. Tree #1 - I, for an Eye and Death Do Us Part
(Summer 1984)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1984 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
7.00 CAD; 6.00 USD
Pages
140
On-sale Date
1984-08-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
ISBN
0-919359-05-1 Search at WorldCat
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Deni Loubert (credited) (publisher)

Issue Notes

No title on copyright page. Title taken from title page. Labeled Volume One on spine. On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #53.

I, for an Eye and Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents)

Ms. Tree / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Beatty (credited)
Inks
Terry Beatty (credited)
Colors
Terry Beatty ?
Letters
Terry Beatty

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mike Tree; Ms. Tree

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Files of Ms. Tree (Table of Contents: 2)

Ms. Tree / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated title page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Ms. Tree / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Copyright page. No title in copyright notice.

I, for an Eye (Table of Contents: 4)

Ms. Tree / text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree

Indexer Notes

introduction to first Ms. Tree storyline. Biographies of writer and artist & description of the origin of the Ms. Tree feature. Illustrated with first promotional drawing of Ms. Tree (copyright 1980).

I, for an Eye (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Max Allan Collins
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Title page for first storyline with no art.

"I, for an Eye" Chapter One The Girl in the Red Wedding Dress (Table of Contents: 6)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty ?
Editing
Dean Mullaney; Jan Mullaney (original editors)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Effie; Mike Tree; Dan Green; Roger Freemont; Chick Steele
Synopsis
Ms. Tree's detective husband is murdered.
Reprints

"I, for an Eye" Chapter Two One Grave for My Tears (Table of Contents: 7)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty ?
Editing
Dean Mullaney; Jan Mullaney (original editors)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Chick Steele; Roger Freemont; Dan Green; Effie; Anne Tree
Synopsis
Ms. Tree starts investigating her husband's murder.
Reprints

"I, for an Eye" Chapter Three Death Is a Little Black Book (Table of Contents: 8)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty ?
Editing
Dean Mullaney; Jan Mullaney (original editors)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Anne Tree; Chick Steele; Effie; Dan Green
Synopsis
Ms. Tree starts to find out her husband's secrets.
Reprints

"I, for an Eye" Chapter Four If a Tree Falls ... (Table of Contents: 9)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty ?
Editing
Dean Mullaney; Jan Mullaney (original editors)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Dan Green; Roger Freemont; Chick Steele; Mike Tree Jr.
Synopsis
Ms. Tree investigates her husband's address book.
Reprints

"I, for an Eye" Chapter Five The Last to Know (Table of Contents: 10)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty ?
Editing
Dean Mullaney; Jan Mullaney (original editors)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mike Tree Jr.; Ms. Tree; Anne Tree; Mike Tree; Chick Steele; Roger Freemont
Synopsis
Ms. Tree meets her husband's family.
Reprints

"I, for an Eye" Chapter Six Kiss Tomorrow Hello (Table of Contents: 11)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty ?
Editing
Dean Mullaney; Jan Mullaney (original editors)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Chick Steele; Effie; Dan Green; Roger Freemont; Anne Tree; Mike Tree Jr.
Synopsis
Ms. Tree solves the case.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

End of storyline.

Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 12)

Ms. Tree / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Introduction to second Ms. Tree storyline. Includes comments on art in book.

Cover For Issue #1. (Table of Contents: 13)

Ms. Tree / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree
Reprints

Indexer Notes

B&W cover reprint without title, logos, and Frank Miller inset

Cover Art For "Ms. Tree's Thrilling Detective Adventures" #3 (Table of Contents: 14)

Ms. Tree / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree
Reprints

Indexer Notes

B&W cover reprint with title, logos and speech balloon

Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Max Allan Collins
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Title page for second storyline with no art.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter One The Woman in the Black Bikini (Table of Contents: 16)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Colors
Terry Beatty (grey tones)
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
Dean Mullaney (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Dr. Kassel; Effie; Roger Freemont; Dan Green; Rafe Valer
Synopsis
Ms. Tree tries to return to work, but has bad dreams.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Grey tones added to black and white reprint.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter Two Second Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 17)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
Dean Mullaney (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Dr. Kassel; Teresa Muerta; David Askam; Patrick Rushing
Synopsis
Ms. Tree witnesses a murder at a holiday resort.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white reprint.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter Three One Lonely Nightmare (Table of Contents: 18)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
Dean Mullaney (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Dr. Kassel; Patrick Rushing; Sam Meyers; Effie; Dan Green; Roger Freemont
Synopsis
Ms. Tree finds out the murder victim was a Muerta.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white reprint.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter Four Going Down (Table of Contents: 19)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
catherine yronwode [Cat Yronwode] (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Francesco Muerta; Effie; Dan Green; Roger Freemont; Rafe Valer
Synopsis
Ms. Tree is hired by Francesco Muerta & is targeted by a killer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white reprint.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter Five Somebody Tried to Kill Me! (Table of Contents: 20)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
catherine yronwode [Cat Yronwode] (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Francesco Muerta; Ms. Tree; Rafe Valer; Sam Meyers; Dan Green; John Askam; Robert Askam; Patrick Rushing
Synopsis
Ms. Tree investigates mob links.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white reprint.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter Six My Cold, Dead Fingers (Table of Contents: 21)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
catherine yronwode [Cat Yronwode] (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Patrick Rushing; Ms. Tree; Rafe Valer; Dan Green; John Askam; David Askam; Teresa Muerta; Sam Meyers; Robert Askam
Synopsis
Ms. Tree finds more about mob links.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white reprint.

"Death Do Us Part" Chapter Seven In the Final Analysis (Table of Contents: 22)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
Terry Beatty
Editing
cat yronwode (credited as catherine yronwode) (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree; Dr. Kassel; Patrick Rushing; Sam Meyers
Synopsis
Ms. Tree solves the case.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white reprint. End of storyline.

Red Light (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Max Allan Collins
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Title page for text story with no art.

Red Light (Table of Contents: 24)

Ms. Tree / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
Terry Beatty
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree
Synopsis
Ms. Tree gets carjacked by a pimp.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story. First published in this book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I, for an Eye and Death Do Us Part
    Ms. Tree
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ms. Tree
  3. 2. The Files of Ms. Tree
    Ms. Tree
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Ms. Tree
  5. 4. I, for an Eye
    Ms. Tree
  6. 5. I, for an Eye
    Ms. Tree
  7. 6. "I, for an Eye" Chapter One The Girl in the Red Wedding Dress
    Ms. Tree
  8. 7. "I, for an Eye" Chapter Two One Grave for My Tears
    Ms. Tree
  9. 8. "I, for an Eye" Chapter Three Death Is a Little Black Book
    Ms. Tree
  10. 9. "I, for an Eye" Chapter Four If a Tree Falls ...
    Ms. Tree
  11. 10. "I, for an Eye" Chapter Five The Last to Know
    Ms. Tree
  12. 11. "I, for an Eye" Chapter Six Kiss Tomorrow Hello
    Ms. Tree
  13. 12. Death Do Us Part
    Ms. Tree
  14. 13. Cover For Issue #1.
    Ms. Tree
  15. 14. Cover Art For "Ms. Tree's Thrilling Detective Adventures" #3
    Ms. Tree
  16. 15. Death Do Us Part
    Ms. Tree
  17. 16. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter One The Woman in the Black Bikini
    Ms. Tree
  18. 17. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter Two Second Honeymoon
    Ms. Tree
  19. 18. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter Three One Lonely Nightmare
    Ms. Tree
  20. 19. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter Four Going Down
    Ms. Tree
  21. 20. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter Five Somebody Tried to Kill Me!
    Ms. Tree
  22. 21. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter Six My Cold, Dead Fingers
    Ms. Tree
  23. 22. "Death Do Us Part" Chapter Seven In the Final Analysis
    Ms. Tree
  24. 23. Red Light
    Ms. Tree
  25. 24. Red Light
    Ms. Tree
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Ms. Tree
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Ms. Tree
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