(March 1987)

Comico, 1987 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
COMICO the Comic Company
Brand:
COMICO C
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Diana Schutz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice Machine / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Gustovich (signed)
Inks:
Mike Gustovich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The new Justice Machine [Id; Monolith; Night Lightning; Phaser; Crusader; Manslaughter; Fist]; (back cover) Justice Machine [Challenger; Diviner; Blazer; Titan; Demon; Talisman]

Indexer Notes

wrap-around cover.

Continuity-- Threat or Menace? (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editorial by Tony about the pros and cons of comic book universe continuity.

Indexer Notes

This appears on the inside front cover.

Welcome to the Revolution (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice Machine / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Mike Gustovich
Inks:
Mike Gustovich
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Bob Pinaha

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Machine [Challenger; Diviner; Blazer; Titan; Demon; Talisman]; Maxinor; Youthquake [Robert Maxinor]; the new Justice Machine [Id; Monolith; Night Lightning; Phaser; Crusader; Manslaughter; Fist]
Synopsis:
It’s a battle to the finish as the new Justice Machine comes gunning for the old Justice Machine. After taking down the new team --with some last second help by Youthquake-- , the Justice Machine are transported to Earth via Maxinor’s teleportation disks.

Enemy (Table of Contents: 3)

Challenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Mike Gustovich
Inks:
Mike Gustovich
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Bob Pinaha

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Challenger; Blazer; Titan; the original Justice Machine [Light-Wave, the Flame, Giant shown] (flashback)
Synopsis:
Challenger tries to defeat an enemy that is younger, stronger, and faster than him-- mainly to keep his fighting edge and wits sharp, as well as for the challenge of it.

Indexer Notes

This story includes a one-panel flashback to a story called "Riddle Of The Robot Justice Machine", a homage to Justice League of America #13 (DC, 1960).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice Machine
  2. 1. Continuity-- Threat or Menace?
  3. 2. Welcome to the Revolution
    Justice Machine
  4. 3. Enemy
    Challenger
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jack Patton
  • Gregg Whitmore