(April 1983)

Pacific Comics, 1983 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
7.95 USD; 9.95 CAD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
1983
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.
ISBN
0-943128-04-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
James Van Hise
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
8.5" x 11"
Binding
Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Cover (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Secret Agent Corrigan; Flash Gordon; Dr. Zarkov; Yoda; Luke Skywalker; Chewbacca; Darth Vader; Ming; Al Williamson

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Art of Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
typeset

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photographer)
Inks
? (photographer)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

photograph of Al Williamson and his family

Al Williamson: Odyssey of a Dreamer (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
William Stout
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Introduction

Indexer Notes

Self-Portrait of Al Williamson artwork taken from cover art

Al Williamson: Flourishing with the Genre (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Strauss
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel; Frank Frazetta
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Career Overview

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by photos, unpublished artwork, reprinted panels from EC and Warren stories

An Interview with Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 26 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson; Marie Severin
Inks
Al Williamson; Marie Severin; Frank Frazetta; Bernie Krigstein; Angelo Torres; Harold LeDoux; George Evans
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by sketches, unpublished artwork, strip art from Secret Agent Corrigan and Star Wars, and panels from EC, Atlas, ACG, King Features.

The Hunted (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

An Interview with Bill Gaines (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

photo plus unpublished EC Tryout page

The Little Earth (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall; Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Interview with Al Williamson in this book indicates that Crandall did "some of the penciling."

Interview with Frank Frazetta (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by sample pages and EC panels

The Vicious Space Pirates! (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Comet, Space Pilot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

An Interview with Al McWilliams (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/photo

A Talk with John Prentice (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/ Photo

A Talk with George Woodbridge (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/ photo, sketches, and Secret Agent Corrigan strip

The Lizard (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Letters
?

Job Number
L-509
Genre
adventure
Reprints

A Talk with Ray Bradbury (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/ half page EC story reprint

Fred Fredericks on Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/ photo

An Interview with Roy Krenkel (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Roy Krenkel; Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

With photo, sample artwork, EC splash page, and unpublished art.

An Interview with Angelo Torres (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/ photos and EC panels

When the Creature Escapes (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Letters
?

Job Number
L-657
Genre
adventure
Synopsis
A sea creature is captured and brought to an atomic testing facility. It attempts to communicate telepathically with the man who brought it there, but the man thinks it is evil and resists it. When it gets out of the tank, the man acquires a gun and hunts it down to kill it. After he does so, he encounters scientists who tell him that the creature shut down an out of control atomic pile saving all of their lives.
Reprints

An Interview with Gray Morrow (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Van Hise
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Robbie (Table of Contents: 23)

Robbie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Len Brown
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two Sunday Pages from an unsold newspaper strip

George Lucas on Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Van Hise; Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Article with comments from George Lucas regarding the work of Al Williamson

Indexer Notes

w/ 3 Star Wars strips

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

Star Wars / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Darth Vader; C-3PO; R2-D2; Princess Leia; Luke Skywalker; Uncle Owen

Indexer Notes

12 previously unpublished Star Wars adaptation newspaper strips from 1978.

A Talk with Archie Goodwin (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Van Hise; Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Interview

Indexer Notes

w/ half page of Star Wars strips (1982)

Secret Agent Corrigan (Table of Contents: 27)

Secret Agent Corrigan / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Secret Agent Corrigan newspaper strip (King Feature Syndicate) 1978-02-06 - 1978-07-08

Indexer Notes

Reprints 5 months worth of comic strips from 1978

Al Williamson Checklist (Table of Contents: 28)

text article / 14 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Checklist of Al Williamson comic book work from late forties to early eighties

Afterward by George Evans (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
George Evans
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
George Evans
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Afterward

Indexer Notes

w/ photo and EC panel

The Gunslinger (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Job Number
L-860
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cover
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Art of Al Williamson
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Al Williamson: Odyssey of a Dreamer
  7. 6. Al Williamson: Flourishing with the Genre
  8. 7. An Interview with Al Williamson
  9. 8. The Hunted
  10. 9. An Interview with Bill Gaines
  11. 10. The Little Earth
  12. 11. Interview with Frank Frazetta
  13. 12. The Vicious Space Pirates!
    Captain Comet, Space Pilot
  14. 13. An Interview with Al McWilliams
  15. 14. A Talk with John Prentice
  16. 15. A Talk with George Woodbridge
  17. 16. The Lizard
  18. 17. A Talk with Ray Bradbury
  19. 18. Fred Fredericks on Al Williamson
  20. 19. An Interview with Roy Krenkel
  21. 20. An Interview with Angelo Torres
  22. 21. When the Creature Escapes
  23. 22. An Interview with Gray Morrow
  24. 23. Robbie
    Robbie
  25. 24. George Lucas on Al Williamson
  26. 25. ["A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away"]
    Star Wars
  27. 26. A Talk with Archie Goodwin
  28. 27. Secret Agent Corrigan
    Secret Agent Corrigan
  29. 28. Al Williamson Checklist
  30. 29. Afterward by George Evans
  31. 30. The Gunslinger
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
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