(September 1989)

Pocket Books, 1989 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.95 USD; 4.95 CAD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Pocket Books
Brand
Pocket Books
ISBN
0-671-63145-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
076714003958 63145
Editing
Howard Zimmerman (credited); Sy Reit (credited as Seymour Reit); Barbara Brenner
Color
Color Cover; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions
5.2" x 7.5"
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Graphic Novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Velez (signed as W. Velez) (painting)
Inks
Walter Velez (signed as W. Velez) (painting)
Colors
Walter Velez (signed as W. Velez) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

A Message from Bank Street (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Howard Zimmerman ?
Letters
typeset

Teddi (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Andre Norton (credited) (story); Jon Zimmerman (credited as Dwight Jon Zimmerman)
Pencils
Alex Niño (credited)
Inks
Bruce Solotoff (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Population crisis planing session:
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joboy; Tam; El-Su
Synopsis
People who refuse genetic modification are captured and sent to prepare a new planet for colonization.
Keywords
aliens; space travel; telepathy

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story published in the anthology Adventure from Way Out (Western Publishing Company, 1973.

Final Exam (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jon Zimmerman (credited as Dwight Jon Zimmerman) (adaptation); Thomas Scortia (story)
Pencils
Delfin Barral (credited)
Inks
Alex Niño (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doug! What happened?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Doug; Mary; Mr. Renken
Synopsis
Doug and Mary invent a laser powered weapon.
Keywords
Galactic Federation; Lasers

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story first published in the anthology The Other Side of Tomorrow (Random House, 1973)

In the Arena (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Aldiss (credited as Brian W. Aldiss) (story); Cara Sherman (credited as Cara Sherman-Tereno) (adaptation)
Pencils
Cara Sherman (credited as Cara Sherman-Tereno)
Inks
Leslie Sternbergh (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stink and the noise at the back
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Javlin Bartramm; Ik So Baar; Awn
Synopsis
Javlin has won many solo fights in the arena but now he must team up with a woman for his next fight against two deadly opponents.
Keywords
aliens

Indexer Notes

Adapted from a short story first published in the magazine Worlds of If (Galaxy Publishing Corporation, July 1963)

Prone (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jon Zimmerman (credited as Dwight Jon Zimmerman) (adaptation); Mack Reynolds (story)
Pencils
Rurik Tyler (credited)
Inks
Rurik Tyler (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
General Bentley, what
Genre
science fiction
Characters
General Bentley; Mitchell Farthingworth; Doctor Duclos; Lieutenant Brown
Synopsis
Mitchell Farthingworth is accident prone and the Space Marines must figure out a way to deal with him.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story first published in the The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Fantasy House, Inc., September 1954)

The Tweener (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leigh Brackett (credited) (story); Don Kraar (credited) (adaptation)
Pencils
John Pierard (credited)
Inks
John Pierard (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't understand it, Fred.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Matt; Fred; Josh; Barbie
Synopsis
An astronaut returning from Mars brings with him an alien life form as a pet.
Keywords
alien; astronaut; John Carter; Mars

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Fantasy House, Inc., February 1955)

The Fun They Had (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Isaac Asimov (credited) (story); Jon Zimmerman (credited as Dwight Jon Zimmerman) (adaptation)
Pencils
Evan Dorkin (credited)
Inks
Evan Dorkin (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Entry name: Margie.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Margie; Tommy
Synopsis
Tommy finds an old book that describes what school was like hundreds of years ago.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story that first appeared in the children's newspaper Boys and Girls Page (NEA, December 1951)

Eripmav (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bhob Stewart (credited) (adaptation); Damon Knight (story)
Pencils
Evan Dorkin (credited)
Inks
Evan Dorkin (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We came to the planet Veegl on
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Xixl
Synopsis
Space travellers trap and kill an alien vampire.
Keywords
alien; vampire

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Mercury Press Inc., June 1958)

Zoo (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Huszar (credited as Robert Huszar) (adaptation); Edward D. Hoch (story)
Pencils
Rurik Tyler (credited)
Inks
Rurik Tyler (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The children were always good
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Professor Hugo
Synopsis
Once a year Professor Hugo brings his Interplanetary Zoo to various Earth cities.
Keywords
aliens; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story first published in Fantastic Universe (King-Size Publications Inc., June 1958)

In the Abyss (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
H. G. Wells (credited) (story); John Pierard (credited) (adaptation)
Pencils
John Pierard (credited)
Inks
John Pierard (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
January 5, 1896, The freighter
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Wheybridge; Elstead
Synopsis
Elstead descends deep into the ocean and discovers strange creatures inhabiting the ocean floor.
Keywords
undersea

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story first published in Pearson's Magazine (C. Arthur Pearson, August 1896)

Prototaph (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Laumer (credited) (story); Fredric Lere (adaptation)
Pencils
Fredric Lere (credited)
Inks
Fredric Lere (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was sweating bullets by the
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
In the future a man is denied life insurance by the computer.

Kindergarten (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Pierard (credited) (adaptation); James E. Gunn (story)
Pencils
John Pierard (credited)
Inks
Alex Niño (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Teacher told my parents that I am the slowest
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A child god creates life.

Over the River and Through the Woods (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Clifford Simak (story); Byron Gohr (adaptation)
Pencils
Evan Dorkin (credited)
Inks
Evan Dorkin (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Paul Forbes; Ellen Forbes
Synopsis
Children are sent back in time to spare them from the final conflict.
Keywords
time travel

The Biography Project (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
H. L. Gold (credited) (story); Bhob Stewart (credited) (adaptation)
Pencils
Delfin Burral (credited)
Inks
Delfin Burral (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The opening of the biofilm institute
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Arlington Prescott; Wellman Zatz; Isaac Newton
Synopsis
Prescott invents a camera that can capture images of the past.

Dreamworld (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Isaac Asimov (credited) (story); Bhob Stewart (credited) (adaptation)
Pencils
Richard Eisenhart (credited)
Inks
Alex Niño (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At thirteen, Edward Keller
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Edward Keller; Aunt Clara
Synopsis
Richard fears he is trapped in a dream.

Candy Boy (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Zimmerman (credited) (story); Sy Reit (credited as Seymour Reit) (story); Barbara Brenner (story); Gwendolyn Smith (adaptation)
Pencils
Gary Fields (credited)
Inks
Gary Fields (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Willie Jones was
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Willie Jones [Candy Boy]; Andromackie
Synopsis
Willie discovers aliens in a miniature spaceship.
Keywords
aliens; spaceship
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Message from Bank Street
  4. 3. Teddi
  5. 4. Final Exam
  6. 5. In the Arena
  7. 6. Prone
  8. 7. The Tweener
  9. 8. The Fun They Had
  10. 9. Eripmav
  11. 10. Zoo
  12. 11. In the Abyss
  13. 12. Prototaph
  14. 13. Kindergarten
  15. 14. Over the River and Through the Woods
  16. 15. The Biography Project
  17. 16. Dreamworld
  18. 17. Candy Boy
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