Moebius #1 - Upon a Star
(1987)

Marvel, 1987 Series
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Price
9.95 USD; 13.95 CAD
Pages
76
On-sale date
1987-05-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.
Brand
e [Epic]
ISBN
0-87135-278-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Archie Goodwin; Margaret Clark; Steve Buccelato; Claudine Giraud (consulting editor); David Scroggy (consulting editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
8.25" x 11" (20.9 cm x 27.94 cm) (issues 1-8); 8.5" x 11.5" (21.59 cm x 29.21 cm) (issue 9)
Binding
Softcover
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Published as Epic Graphic Novel: Moebius 1- Upon a Star. The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

A second printing exists for this.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atan; Stel
Reprints

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

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

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Title page with story credits; indicia page with list of other Epic Moebius graphic novels

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

A full page illustration.

A Journey of a Thousand Miles... (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jean-Marc Lofficier; Randy Lofficier
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Introduction to the series

The Repairmen (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]; Jean-Marc Lofficier (translator); Randy Lofficier (translator)
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; Atan; Waymaster; Stel (Child)
Reprints

Introduction to “Upon a Star” (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Includes a small panel from a Moebius story
Reprints

Upon a Star (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]; Jean-Marc Lofficier (translator); Randy Lofficier (translator)
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]; Claudine Giraud
Letters
John Workman

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atan; Stel; Trollopen; Alien Greeter
Reprints

Afterword to “Upon a Star” (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Includes a small Moebius drawing
Reprints

The Aedena Cycle (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Includes a small Moebius drawing

Aedena (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jean-Paul Appel-Guery (story); Paula Salomon (script)
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Jean “Moebius” Gir]; Marc Bati (airbrushing)
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Jean “Moebius” Gir]; Marc Bati (airbrushing)
Colors
Jean Giraud [as Jean “Moebius” Gir]; Marc Bati (airbrushing)
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
science fiction
Characters
General; Elios; Professor Evans
Reprints
  • from L'Expansion (?, 1967 series) (1987) (20th Anniversary Issue)

Afterword to Aedena (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Includes a small Moebius drawing
Reprints
  • from ?

Capturing the Cosmic Essence (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Includes a small Moebius drawing

Celestial Venice (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
Laurent Girault
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tridion; Mana; Sincero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

“Written and drawn in Venice, California 18 Dec. 1983”

The Life and Times of Jean “Moebius” Giraud (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

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

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

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover with a small black & white illustration.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. A Journey of a Thousand Miles...
  6. 5. The Repairmen
  7. 6. Introduction to “Upon a Star”
  8. 7. Upon a Star
  9. 8. Afterword to “Upon a Star”
  10. 9. The Aedena Cycle
  11. 10. Aedena
  12. 11. Afterword to Aedena
  13. 12. Capturing the Cosmic Essence
  14. 13. Celestial Venice
  15. 14. The Life and Times of Jean “Moebius” Giraud
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
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