History of Electronics #Fall 1987 [First Printing]
(Fall 1987, Spring 1988)

Radio Shack, 1987 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1987-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Shack Division of Tandy Corporation
Brand
Radio Shack Division of Tandy Corp.
Printer
Printed in the United States of America
Editing
William M. Palmer (credited as Bill Palmer) (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot; giveaway

Issue Notes

First Printing September 1987. On the cover and just above the indicia lists the catalog number: Cat. No. 68-2028.

Radio Shack Division of Tandy Corporation, One Tandy Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76102 U.S.A. Copyright 1987 by Tandy Corporation.

The cover reads: Radio Shack® Presents the History of Electronics 111 Years on Planet Earth.
This issue has variants:

111 Years On Planet Earth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Weathers (credited); Weathers Graphic Design (credited)
Inks
Jim Weathers (credited); Weathers Graphic Design (credited)
Colors
Jim Weathers (credited); Weathers Graphic Design (credited)
Letters
Jim Weathers ?; Weathers Graphic Design ?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Tandy Color Computer 3 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Radio Shack Tandy Color Computer 3 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

History of Electronics (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
William M. Palmer (credited as Bill Palmer) (narrative)
Pencils
Jim Weathers (credited) (narrative); Weathers Graphic Design (credited) (graphics)
Inks
Jim Weathers (credited) (narrative); Weathers Graphic Design (credited) (graphics)
Colors
Jim Weathers (credited) (narrative); Weathers Graphic Design (credited) (graphics)
Letters
Jim Weathers ?; Weathers Graphic Design ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, Ms. Jones!
Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; history; math & science
Characters
Ms. Jones; students; Christopher Columbus; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright, Theodore Roosevelt; Bruce McCandless; Nikola Tesla; Thales of Miletus; William Gilbert; Benjamin Franklin; Alessandro Volta; Michael Faraday; James Clerk-Mexwell; Heinrich Hertz; Joseph Henry; Thomas Edison; Thomas Watson; Alexander Graham Bell; Samuel Morse; Guglielmo Marconi; Edwin Armstrong; John Bardeen; Walter Brattain; William Shockley

Indexer Notes

Sections of this story are repeated or adapted in various issues of The Science Fair Story of Electronics.

Great for Class or Club (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Radio Shack 200-in-1 Electronic Project Lab / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free! While the supply lasts! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 111 Years On Planet Earth
  2. 1. The Tandy Color Computer 3
    Radio Shack Tandy Color Computer 3
  3. 2. History of Electronics
  4. 3. Great for Class or Club
    Radio Shack 200-in-1 Electronic Project Lab
  5. 4. Free! While the supply lasts!
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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