Area 88 #1
(May 26, 1987)

Eclipse; Viz, 1987 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Biweekly
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Viz Communications, Inc.; Eclipse Comics
Brand
Eclipse International; Viz Comics
Editing
Fred Burke; Abra L. Numata (editorial assistant)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[Mercenary Jet Fighter Comics from Japan] (Table of Contents)

Area 88 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kaoru Shintani
Inks
Kaoru Shintani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Shin Kazama

Indexer Notes

Cover design by Shinji Horibuchi.

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

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Fred Burke ? [as The Editors]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A brief introduction to the series.

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

credits, title page / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits and indicia for this issue.

Mission 1: The Blue Skies of Betrayal (Table of Contents: 3)

Area 88 / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Kaoru Shintani; James Hudnall (translation); Satoru Fujii (translation)
Pencils
Kaoru Shintani; Wayne Truman (touch-up art)
Inks
Kaoru Shintani; Wayne Truman (touch-up art)
Letters
Wayne Truman
Editing
Kazuki Tanaka (original executive editor)

Genre
adventure
Characters
Shin Kazama; Saki; McCoy; Mick Simon; Bowman
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
manga

Indexer Notes

Originally published in Japan by Shogakukan, Inc.

Kaoru Sintani (1951- ) (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Brief bio of the writer/artist of Area 88.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Area 88 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kaoru Shintani
Inks
Kaoru Shintani
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Mercenary Jet Fighter Comics from Japan]
    Area 88
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Mission 1: The Blue Skies of Betrayal
    Area 88
  5. 4. Kaoru Sintani (1951- )
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Area 88
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