ORBiT #1
(1990)

Eclipse, 1990 Series
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Volume
?
Price
4.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Eclipse Books
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Letitia Glozer; Charles Ardai (consulting editor, Davis Publications, Inc.); Cynthia Manson (consulting editor, Davis Publications, Inc.)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; glossy paper
Binding
squarebound

Issue Notes

Cover price taken from back cover. No publication date in comic; indexed date from copyright notice. Davis Publications, Inc. is the publisher of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.


[Ginny Sweethips' Flying Circus] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Stevens (painting)
Inks
Dave Stevens (painting)
Colors
Dave Stevens (painting)
Letters
Steve Vance (cover design and logotype)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Possum Dark; Ginny Sweethips [as Nurse Nora]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is based on the sequence 6 story.

T able O f C ontents (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover B&W indicia/credits page. No series title in indicia.

ORBiT (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
Steve Vance (logotype)

Indexer Notes

Title page. Indexed series title is from this page.

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Woch ? (see Notes)
Inks
Stan Woch ?
Colors
Stan Woch ?

Indexer Notes

Abstract art page. No credits or signature on page; indexed art credits from Stan Woch's "book design" credit on inside front cover credits page.

Nothing For Nothing (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Isaac Asimov (original story); Fred Burke (adaptation)
Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
John Bolton
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Explorer; Captain; Trader
Synopsis
Aliens try to trade with Cro-Magnon humans.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1979 prose short story first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Woch ? (see Notes)
Inks
Stan Woch ?
Colors
Stan Woch ?

Indexer Notes

Abstract art page. No credits or signature on page; indexed art credits from Stan Woch's "book design" credit on inside front cover credits page.

GINNY SWEETHIPS' FLYING CIRCUS (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Neal Barrett, Jr. (original story); Leslie Clague (adaptation); Steve Niles (adaptation)
Pencils
Mark Pacella
Inks
Mark Pacella
Colors
Sam Parsons
Letters
Mindy Eisman [as M. Eisman]

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ginny Sweethips [as Barbara Jean, Nurse Nora, & Schoolteacher Sally]; Del; Possum Dark; Moro Gain; Dog Quick; Fred
Synopsis
A woman, an accountant droid, and an anthropomorphic opossum try to survive the collapse of civilization by selling sex, tacos, and dangerous drugs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1988 prose short story first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. Mature content: suggestive scenes and language.

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Woch ? (see Notes)
Inks
Stan Woch ?
Colors
Stan Woch ?

Indexer Notes

Abstract art page. No credits or signature on page; indexed art credits from Stan Woch's "book design" credit on inside front cover credits page.

Fermi and Frost (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Frederik Pohl (original story); Brent Eric Anderson (adaptation)
Pencils
Brent Eric Anderson
Inks
Brent Eric Anderson
Colors
Brent Eric Anderson
Letters
Kurt Hathaway

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Timothy Clary; Harry Malibert; Steve; Elda
Synopsis
Refugees from World War III try to survive a nuclear winter in Iceland.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1984 prose short story first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

W hat's N ext: O rbit #2 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
John Bolton
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Back cover of comic. Illustrated with art from page 5 of this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Ginny Sweethips' Flying Circus]
  2. 1. T able O f C ontents
  3. 2. ORBiT
  4. 3. [untitled]
  5. 4. Nothing For Nothing
  6. 5. [untitled]
  7. 6. GINNY SWEETHIPS' FLYING CIRCUS
  8. 7. [untitled]
  9. 8. Fermi and Frost
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. W hat's N ext: O rbit #2
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
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