Moebius #5 - The Gardens of Aedena
(1988)

Marvel, 1987 Series
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Price
9.95 USD; 13.95 CAD
Pages
76
On-sale date
1988-01-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
e [Epic]
ISBN
0-87135-282-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Archie Goodwin (Editor in Chief); Margaret Clark; Steve Buccellato; Claudine Giraud (consulting editor); David Scroggy (consulting editor); Jim Shooter (consulting editor); Jean-Marc Lofficier (editor Starwatcher Graphics); Randy Lofficier (editor Starwatcher Graphics)
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 5- The Gardens of Aedena. The indicia publisher name used is "The Marvel Entertainment Group." The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Stel; Atan
Reprints

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

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

Moebius 5: The Gardens of Aedena (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Title page with story and production 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

Full-page illustration

The Road to Aedena (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]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Introduction page includes a small Moebius drawing

The Gardens of Aedena (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 51 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
Geoffrey C. Everts; Claudine Giraud; Peter Ramsey
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; Atan; Master Burg; Monster
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This was the first time a Moebius story was published first in English. At the time of publication it had not yet been published in France.

Afterword to The Gardens of Aedena (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 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
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Includes a small drawing

Journey to the Center of an Unfaithful Body (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 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
Major G; Professor; “Second”
Reprints

Story Notes (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Synopsis
Includes a small drawing

The Thousandth Contract (Table of Contents: 9)

Hit Man / comic story / 4 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
Peter Ramsey
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; crime
Characters
The Killer [Edouardo Hammer]; Inspector Briggs [Philo Vance]
Reprints
  • from ?

The Fury of Revenge (2nd Episode) (Table of Contents: 10)

Hit Man / comic story / 4 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
Peter Ramsey
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; crime
Characters
Edouardo Schwankrisner [Ed McLynn]; Inspector Briggs; Morton
Reprints
  • from ? [as La Fureur de la vengeance]

The Secret of the Old Mine (3rd Episode) (Table of Contents: 11)

Hit Man / comic story / 4 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
Peter Ramsey
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; crime
Characters
Edouardo Schwankrisner [Ed McLynn]; Inspector Briggs; Dora; Jill
Reprints
  • from ? [as Le Secret de la mine]

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Back cover with a portion of a black & white panel from the main story.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Moebius 5: The Gardens of Aedena
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Road to Aedena
  6. 5. The Gardens of Aedena
  7. 6. Afterword to The Gardens of Aedena
  8. 7. Journey to the Center of an Unfaithful Body
  9. 8. Story Notes
  10. 9. The Thousandth Contract
    Hit Man
  11. 10. The Fury of Revenge (2nd Episode)
    Hit Man
  12. 11. The Secret of the Old Mine (3rd Episode)
    Hit Man
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
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