(July 2022)

TwoMorrows Publishing, 2003 Series
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10.95 USD
Pages
84
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On-sale Date
2022-06-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing
Brand
TwoMorrows [tilt]
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Editing
Michael Eury (editor-in-chief)

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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jorge Longarón; Gil Kane; Gene Colan ?; ?
Inks
Jorge Longarón; Gil Kane; Gene Colan ?; ?
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bronze Age Comics Strips Issue!
Characters
Howard the Duck; James T. Kirk; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Friday Foster

I've Got Friday on My Mind (Table of Contents: 1)

Beyond Capes! / about comics / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Thompson (credited as Steven Thompson)
Pencils
Jorge Longarón (credited); Gray Morrow (credited) (signed as Morrow); Frank Springer (credited); Jack Sparling (credited)
Inks
Jorge Longarón (credited); Gray Morrow (credited) (signed as Morrow); Frank Springer (credited); Jack Sparling (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you ever think about the classic, long-running newspaper strip Friday Foster, what comes to mind is likely only its badass black reporter heroine, and that's the problem.
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Pages
2 - 6

Charlton's Funny Papers' Funny Books (Table of Contents: 2)

Flashback! / about comics / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Arnold (credited)
Pencils
Bob Donovan (credited); Fred Lasswell; Paul Fung Jr.; Lee Holley (credited); Bud Blake (credited); ?; ? (photography)
Inks
Bob Donovan (credited); Fred Lasswell; Paul Fung Jr.; Lee Holley (credited); Bud Blake (credited); ?; ? (photography)
Colors
?; ? (photography)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As longtime readers of this magazine probably already know, Charlton was a comic-book publisher that existed from 1945 to 1986...
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Pages
7 - 10

Indexer Notes

Other art featured in the article:
- Original art of the final page of "Snuffy Gets Zee Brushoff" from Barney Google and Snuffy Smith (Charlton, 1970 series) #6 by Bob Donovan.
- Cover to Barney Google and Snuffy Smith (Charlton, 1970 series) #1 by Fred Lasswell.
- Cover to Blondie (Charlton, 1969 series) #211 by Paul Fung Jr.
- Cover to Hi and Lois (Charlton, 1969 series) #11 by unknown.
- Cover to Ponytail (Charlton, 1969 series) #19 by Lee Holley.
- Cover to Tiger (Charlton, 1970 series) #1 by Bud Blake.

The Menomonee Falls Gazette (Table of Contents: 3)

Back in Print! / about comics / 15 pages (report information)

Script
John Wells (credited)
Pencils
Mike Tiefenbacher (credited); Al Plastino (credited); Yaroslav Horak (credited); Jim Aparo (credited); James Childress (credited); Dick Giordano (credited); Walter Simonson (credited) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus)); Jules Feiffer (credited); Katherine Collins (credited as Arn Saba) (signed as Arn Saba); Everett Kinstler (credited as Everett Raymond Kinstler) (signed as Everett Raymond Kinstler) (plate from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio); Gray Morrow (credited) (signed as GRAY MORROW [lettering style]) (plate from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio); Russell Myers (credited) (signed as Russell Myers) (plate from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio); Bob Brown (credited) (signed as Bob Brown) (plate from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio); Howard Chaykin (credited) (signed as Chaykin) (plate from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio); Dick Moores (credited) (signed as Dick Moores) (plate from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio); Murphy Anderson (credited) (signed as Murphy Anderson [in a rectangle]); Frank Robbins (credited); John Prentice (credited); John Allard; Al McWilliams (credited as Alden McWilliams) (signed as A McWilliams); Joe Shuster; Neal Adams (signed as Neal Adams); Doug Wildey (signed as Doug Wildey); Milton Caniff (signed as Milton Caniff); Jim Holdaway (signed); Alfredo Grassi; Harold Gray (signed as Harold Gray); Lou Fine; Russ Manning; Joe Wehrle (signed as Wehrle); George Breisacher (signed as Breisacher); Alex Kotzky (signed as Kotzky); Morris Weiss; Dave Graue (signed as Graue); Frank Robbins (signed as Frank Robbins); Al Williamson (signed as Williamson); Fred Fredericks; Sy Barry; Gene Colan; Gil Kane (signed as Kane); Romero; ? (photography)
Inks
Mike Tiefenbacher (credited); Nick Cardy (credited); Yaroslav Horak (credited); Jim Aparo (credited); James Childress (credited); Dick Giordano (credited); Walter Simonson (credited) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus)); Jules Feiffer (credited); Katherine Collins (credited as Arn Saba) (signed as Arn Saba); Everett Kinstler (credited as Everett Raymond Kinstler) (signed as Everett Raymond Kinstler); Gray Morrow (credited) (signed as GRAY MORROW [lettering style]); Russell Myers (credited) (signed as Russell Myers); Bob Brown (credited) (signed as Bob Brown); Howard Chaykin (credited) (signed as Chaykin); Dick Moores (credited) (signed as Dick Moores); Murphy Anderson (credited) (signed as Murphy Anderson [in a rectangle]); Frank Robbins (credited); John Prentice (credited); Jim Edgar; Al McWilliams (credited as Alden McWilliams) (signed as A McWilliams); Wayne Boring; Neal Adams (signed as Neal Adams); Doug Wildey (signed as Doug Wildey); Milton Caniff (signed as Milton Caniff); Jim Holdaway (signed); Alfredo Grassi; Harold Gray (signed as Harold Gray); Lou Fine; Russ Manning; Joe Wehrle (signed as Wehrle); George Breisacher (signed as Breisacher); Alex Kotzky (signed as Kotzky); Morris Weiss; Dave Graue (signed as Graue); Frank Robbins (signed as Frank Robbins); Al Williamson (signed as Williamson); Fred Fredericks; Sy Barry; Gene Colan; Gil Kane (signed as Kane); Romero; ? (photography)
Colors
? (photography)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Collecting comic books in the early 1970s was easy.
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Modesty Blaise; James Bond; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Flash Gordon; Johnny Hazard; Howard the Duck; Rip Kirby; Terry Lee; Terry Lee; Mandrake the Magician; The Phantom [Kit Walker]; Popeye; Prince Valiant; Buck Rogers; Natasha Romanoff; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Superman [Clark Kent / Kal-El]; Tarzan; Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]; Dale Arden; Ming the Merciless; Broom-Hilda; Jim Hardy; Skeezix Wallet; Drift Marlo; Ben Casey; Ambler; Steve Canyon; Miss Lace; Annie; Sandy; Peter Scratch; Joe Palooka; Alley Oop; Conchy; Phil Corrigan
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Pages
11 - 25

Indexer Notes

Includes a checklist of every regular comic strip featured in Menomonee Falls Gazette and Guardian, and this issues they can be found in.

Other art featured in the article:
- 1970s DC house ad for The Menomonee Gazette with art by Mike Tiefenbacher.
- "The Batman's Revenge" from The Menomonee Falls Gazette (Street Enterprises, 1971 series) #1 by Al Plastino & Nick Cardy.
- Covers to The Menomonee Falls Gazette (Street Enterprises, 1971 series) #76 by Yaroslav Horak, #98, #112, and #221 by Jim Aparo, #100 by Dick Giordano, #200 by Walt Simonson, #17 by John Prentice, #24, #32 and #45 by Mike Tiefenbacher, #38 by John Allard and Jim Edgar, #39 by Alden McWilliams, #42 by Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring, #47 by Neal Adams, #48 by Doug Wildey, #67 and #106 by Milton Caniff, #95, #105 and #226 by various, #97 by Jim Holdaway, #118 by Alfredo J. Grassi, #126 by Harold Gray, #130 by Lou Fine, #132 by Russ Manning, #142 by Joe Wehrle, #165 by Alex Kotzky, #192 by Mo Weiss, #222 by Frank Robbins, John Prentice and Al Williamson, #223 by Fred Fredericks and Sy Barry, #227 by Gene Colan, #229 by Gil Kane, and #232 by Romero.
- Jules Feiffer's political strips from The Menomonee Falls Guardian (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #64.
- Covers to The Menomonee Falls Guardian (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #118 and possibly an interior page or a promo from an earlier issue by Arn Saba, #13 by Russell Myers, #68 by Dick Moores, #69 by George Breisacher, #119 by Dave Graue, #137 by James Childress, and #146 by E.C. Segar?
- Cover and 5 plates from The STreet Enterprises Benefit Portfolio by Everett Raymond Kintsler, Gray Morrow, Russell Myers, Bob Brown, Howard Chaykin, and Dick Moores.

Marvel Team-Up Presents Spider-Man and... Dan Dare's Creator?! (Table of Contents: 4)

Unknown Marvel / about comics / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Menzies (credited)
Pencils
Frank Hampson
Inks
Frank Hampson
Colors
Frank Hampson
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In British Marvel history, there was no decade as memorable, exciting, or unpredictable as the 1970s.
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dan Dare
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Pages
27 - 31

Spider-Man the Amazing Newspaper Strip (Table of Contents: 5)

Pro2Pro / about comics / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Saviuk (credited); Roy Thomas (credited); Dewey Cassell (credited)
Pencils
Michael Eury (credited) (photographer); Alex Saviuk (signed as ASaviuk); John Romita (credited as John Romita Sr.); Larry Lieber (credited); Floro Dery (credited); Paul Ryan (credited); ? (photography)
Inks
Michael Eury (credited) (photographer); Alex Saviuk (signed as ASaviuk); John Romita (credited as John Romita Sr.); Larry Lieber (credited); Floro Dery (credited); Dave Simons (credited); Joe Sinnott (credited) (signed as Sinnott); ? (photography)
Colors
Michael Eury (credited) (photographer); ? (photography)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alex Saviuk and Roy Thomas discuss the long-running strip's final years

Pages
27 - 42

Howard the Newspaper Strip (Table of Contents: 6)

What the--?! / about comics / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dewey Cassell (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited); Frank Brunner (signed as BRUNNER); Val Mayerik (credited) (signed as Val Mayerik); Alan Kupperberg (credited); John Tighe (credited) (photographer); ? (photography)
Inks
Gene Colan (credited); Frank Brunner (signed as BRUNNER); Val Mayerik (credited) (signed as Val Mayerik); Alan Kupperberg (credited); John Tighe (credited) (photographer); ? (photography)
Colors
John Tighe (credited) (photographer); ? (photography)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 1970s were a period of radical change for the comic book business.
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler

Pages
43 - 45

Indexer Notes

Other art featured in the article:
- The first Howard the Duck newspaper strip with art by Gene Colan.
- Cover to Howard the Duck (Marvel, 1976 series) #1 by Frank Brunner.
- Sample strip by each of the Howard strip artists: Gene Colan, Val Mayerik, and Alan Kupperberg.
- A panel from a Colan strip dated July 31, 1977.
- A Howard and Beverly commission by Val Mayerik.

When the World's Greatest Superheroes Invaded the Funny Pages (Table of Contents: 7)

Flashback! / about comics / 13 pages (report information)

Script
John Wells (credited)
Pencils
George Tuska (credited); Dick Giordano (credited); José Delbo (credited); ? (photography); Luigi Novi (photographer)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited); Dick Giordano (credited); Sal Trapani (credited); ? (photography); Luigi Novi (photographer)
Colors
?; ? (photography); Luigi Novi (photographer)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine that you were a DC Comics fan on March 26, 1978, flipping through the New York Sunday News' tabloid comics section.
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Doctor Destiny [John Dee]; The Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Prankster; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Superman [Clark Kent / Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince / Princess Diana]; Steve Canyon; Gigi Cusa; Lady Steel

Pages
47 - 59

Indexer Notes

Art featured in the article:
- Two DC house ads for The World's Greatest Superheroes strip, and the following 1978 strips: April 3rd (the first strip), 9th, 25th and 26th, August 13th, July 14th, and November 16th. The following from 1979: June 17th, and November 25th. From 1980: January 20th All with art by George Tuska and Vince Colletta.
- The following strips from 1983: April 15th, May 17th, November 8th, and December 30th. And from 1984: May 11th, and 27th. All art by José Delbo and Sal Trapani.
- A Steve Canyon / Superman crossover pin-up created for the Superman #400 portfolio by Milton Caniff, but it was unpublished.
- An unused Sunday strip, pencil art by Tuska.
- Examples of the three different title panels over the course of the strip's run. Art by Tuska & Colletta, and Dick Giordano.
- Cover to The World's Greatest Superheroes Present Superman (Tor Books, 1982 series) #49-094-1, art by unknown.

Star Hawks a Space Opera (Table of Contents: 8)

Beyond Capes! / about comics / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stephan Friedt
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed as GIL KANE); ? (photography)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed as GIL KANE); ? (photography)
Colors
? (photography)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Hawks, a swashbuckling adventure that author Ron Goulart once likened to Starsky and Hutch in space...
Characters
Gil Kane
Reprints

Pages
61 - 65

The Richie Rich Comic Strip (Table of Contents: 9)

One-Hit Wonders / about comics / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Arnold (credited)
Pencils
Bill Janocha (credited) (photographer); Warren Kremer (credited) (signed as Warren Kremer)
Inks
Bill Janocha (credited) (photographer); Warren Kremer (credited) (signed as Warren Kremer)
Colors
Bill Janocha (credited) (photographer); ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Richie Rich, the Poor Little Rich Boy, first appeared as a comic book character in the back pages of Little Dot #1 (Sept. 1953).
Characters
Rippy [Richie Rich]
Reprints

Pages
66 - 67

The Star Trek Newspaper Comic Strip - 1979 to 1983 (Table of Contents: 10)

Backstage Pass! / about comics / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John K. Kirk (credited)
Pencils
Thomas Warkentin (credited as pencils, inks, painting) (signed as Warkentin); Steve Leialoha (signed as Leialoha); Ron Harris (credited); ? (photography)
Inks
Thomas Warkentin (credited as pencils, inks, painting) (signed as Warkentin); Steve Leialoha (signed as Leialoha); Ron Harris (credited); ? (photography)
Colors
Thomas Warkentin (credited as pencils, inks, painting) (signed as Warkentin); ? (photography)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To a devoted fan of the franchise, a Star Trek newspaper comic strip would be an occasion for great excitement.
Reprints

Pages
68 - 72

Mike Grell's Tarzan of the Newspaper (Table of Contents: 11)

Beyond Capes! / about comics / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dewey Cassell (credited)
Pencils
Mike Grell (credited) (signed as Mike Grell); Dewey Cassell (photographer)
Inks
Mike Grell (credited) (signed as Mike Grell); Dewey Cassell (photographer)
Colors
Dewey Cassell (photographer)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are some sounds that are just instantly recognizable.
Characters
Tarzan [John Clayton]

Pages
73 - 75

Tuning in to TV Comics (Table of Contents: 12)

Backtalk / about comics / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Eury (credited)
Pencils
Mike Grell (signed as Mike Grell); Leslie Branton; Jack Kirby; Neal Adams; Jim Aparo (credited); Joe Rubinstein (signed as Rubinstein); Trevor Von Eeden (credited); ?
Inks
Mike Grell (signed as Mike Grell); Leslie Branton; Frank Giacoia; Neal Adams; Jim Aparo (credited); Joe Rubinstein (signed as Rubinstein); Dick Giordano (credited); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In response to BI #128's "Bronze Age TV Tie-Ins" theme...
Reprints

Pages
76 - 79

Indexer Notes

Letter column.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Bronze Age Comics Strips Issue!"]
  2. 1. I've Got Friday on My Mind
    Beyond Capes!
  3. 2. Charlton's Funny Papers' Funny Books
    Flashback!
  4. 3. The Menomonee Falls Gazette
    Back in Print!
  5. 4. Marvel Team-Up Presents Spider-Man and... Dan Dare's Creator?!
    Unknown Marvel
  6. 5. Spider-Man the Amazing Newspaper Strip
    Pro2Pro
  7. 6. Howard the Newspaper Strip
    What the--?!
  8. 7. When the World's Greatest Superheroes Invaded the Funny Pages
    Flashback!
  9. 8. Star Hawks a Space Opera
    Beyond Capes!
  10. 9. The Richie Rich Comic Strip
    One-Hit Wonders
  11. 10. The Star Trek Newspaper Comic Strip - 1979 to 1983
    Backstage Pass!
  12. 11. Mike Grell's Tarzan of the Newspaper
    Beyond Capes!
  13. 12. Tuning in to TV Comics
    Backtalk
This issue was modified by
  • John Censullo
  • mike clark
  • James Zieff