(May 1983)

Starlog Communications, 1982 Series
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Volume
2
Price
2.50 USD; 1.25 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
six times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept.,and Nov.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics World Corp.
Brand
Starlog S Group
Editing
Bob Greenberger [as Robert Greenberger]
Color
color cover; color and black and white interior
Dimensions
standard US magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; glossy interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H. Gene Day
Genre
drama
Characters
Shang-Chi
Synopsis
Shang-Chi mourning at Gene Day's grave.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
None of these commie punk teenagers will suspect that their toga party is being infiltrated!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain America
Synopsis
Captain America tries to infiltrate a toga party in a very patriotic toga.

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

Bloom County / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Berke Breathed
Pencils
Berke Breathed
Inks
Berke Breathed
Letters
Berke Breathed

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a reasonable hope," says Pentagon consultant Edward Lutwak, "that if a crisis gets out of hand... one can shock everybody back into a cease-fire...
Genre
humor
Characters
Milo Bloom; Opus
Synopsis
Milo reads a shocking quote in the newspaper.
Reprints
  • from Bloom County (Washington Post Co.) 1982-06-26

Pacific Comics (Table of Contents: 4)

about comics / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Gelb
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Rocketeer; Missing Man; Silver Star; Groo; Captain Victory; Ms. Mystic; Torin McQuillon; Tamara; Steve Schanes (photo); David Scroggy (photo); Bill Schanes (photo); Rog 2000; Aurora; Elric
Synopsis
About the history of Pacific Comics.

Pages
20 - 23

At the Reunion (Table of Contents: 5)

Loose Cruse / about comics / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Cruse
Pencils
Howard Cruse
Inks
Howard Cruse
Letters
typeset

Characters
Howard Cruse; Shearwell; Tops; Button; Gilbert; Barefootz; Landie Lucker I; Landie Lucker II; Headrack; Dolly; Calvin; Li'l Nirvana; Mary Bean; Reuben; Thom; Spiffy; Poor Willoughby; King Plentywaist
Synopsis
An article about Cruse's various cartoon creations written as if he's meeting them at a reunion.

Pages
38 - 40

Terry and the Pirates (Table of Contents: 6)

about comics / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Goulart
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
April; Terry Lee; C. C. Charles; Grett Murmur; Mack
Synopsis
About Caniff's Terry and the pirates run.

Pages
41 - 45

Indexer Notes

Includes some full cartoons indexed separately.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about a ride, Cadet Lee?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Major Corkin; Terry Lee
Synopsis
The Major takes Terry flying.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 194x-03-14

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Burma! Did I hurt you?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Burma
Synopsis
Terry knocks Burma out of the way of a horse-drawn cart.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 1941-07-04

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jane! Hello! Why didn't you tell me my old friend Burma was here? I'll bet you wanted to sueprise me!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Burma; Jane
Synopsis
Jane walks in while Terry kisses Burma.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 1946-11-27

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shoot him down, men!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Skull; Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie; Dragon Lady
Synopsis
The Skull tries to kill Terry on an oil derrick.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 1934-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another mess - another muddle! Thank heaven this one wasn't Burma's fault - or was it? Have I outsmarted myself again?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Burma
Synopsis
Burma rambles to herself.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 194x-09-15

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pick yourself a ditch and watch your betters at work, Lee... and don't look so sad!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee
Synopsis
Terry has to stay on the ground for an air battle.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 194x-10-31

Creating the Comics Part Five: Editing (Table of Contents: 13)

about comics / 2.72 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Greenberger [as Robert Greenberger]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article with various editors discussing the job.

Pages
46 - 64

Indexer Notes

Includes cartoons by Fred Hembeck, indexed separately.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Letters
Fred Hembeck

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Julie, what do you mean, "Be original"? I am original -- the original!?...
Genre
humor
Characters
Julius Schwartz; Superman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Letters
Fred Hembeck

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...and next on our tour is Murray Boltinoff's office.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Letters
Fred Hembeck

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya-hooo!
Genre
humor
Characters
Nick Cuti (voice)

From Skartaris to Sable (Table of Contents: 17)

about comics / 4.16 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Greenberger [as Robert Greenberger]
Pencils
Mike Grell; ? (photograph)
Inks
?; ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Travis Morgan; Shakira; Tara; Jon Sable; Eden Kendall; Torin MacQuillon; Tamara; Mike Grell (photo); Ronald Reagan
Synopsis
A bio of Mike Grell.

Pages
49 - 65

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Tarzan / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Grell
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tarzan! Thank you for coming.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Synopsis
Tarzan tries to lead a herd of elephants away from a village's crops.
Reprints
  • from Tarzan 19xx-xx-xx

Dave & Deni Sim Part Two (Table of Contents: 19)

about comics / 5.34 pages (report information)

Script
David McDonnell
Pencils
Dave Sim; ? (photograph)
Inks
Dave Sim; ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Cerebus; Lord Julius; Deni Sim (photo); Dave Sim (photo); Jaka
Synopsis
Interview with Dave and Deni Sim.

Pages
56 - 62
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["H. Gene Day"]
  2. 2. ["None of these commie punk teenagers will suspect that their toga party is being infiltrated!"]
  3. 3. ["There's a reasonable hope," says Pentagon consultant Edward Lutwak, "that if a crisis gets out of hand... one can shock everybody back into a cease-fire..."]
    Bloom County
  4. 4. Pacific Comics
  5. 5. At the Reunion
    Loose Cruse
  6. 6. Terry and the Pirates
  7. 7. ["How about a ride, Cadet Lee?"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  8. 8. ["Burma! Did I hurt you?"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  9. 9. ["Jane! Hello! Why didn't you tell me my old friend Burma was here? I'll bet you wanted to sueprise me!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  10. 10. ["Shoot him down, men!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  11. 11. ["Another mess - another muddle! Thank heaven this one wasn't Burma's fault - or was it? Have I outsmarted myself again?"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  12. 12. ["Pick yourself a ditch and watch your betters at work, Lee... and don't look so sad!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  13. 13. Creating the Comics Part Five: Editing
  14. 14. ["But Julie, what do you mean, "Be original"? I am original -- the original!?..."]
  15. 15. ["...and next on our tour is Murray Boltinoff's office."]
  16. 16. ["Ya-hooo!"]
  17. 17. From Skartaris to Sable
  18. 18. ["Tarzan! Thank you for coming."]
    Tarzan
  19. 19. Dave & Deni Sim Part Two
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  • Keith Alan Morgan