ORBiT #2
(1990)

Eclipse, 1990 Series
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

Individual stories have different editor credits. No publication date in comic; indexed date from copyright notice. Davis Publications, Inc. is the publisher of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Pound (painting)
Inks
John Pound (painting)
Colors
John Pound (painting)
Letters
Steve Vance (cover design and logotype)

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover art is unrelated to interior stories. Cover is an homage to "Nighthawks," a famous 1942 painting by Edward Hopper.

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.

[Abstract Art] (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.

Windwagon Smith and the Martians (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Lawrence Watt-Evans (original story); Fred Burke (adaptation)
Pencils
Darick Robertson
Inks
Mark Pacella
Colors
Sam Parsons (painting); Reuben Rude (painting)
Letters
Wayne Truman
Editing
Letitia Glozer

Genre
historical; science fiction
Characters
Thomas Smith; Moohay Nillay
Synopsis
A Victorian "windwagon" inventor is transported to Mars and challenged to a "windwagon" race.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1989 prose short story first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

[Abstract Art] (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.

Silent Night (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Bova (original story); Fred Burke (adaptation)
Pencils
Rafael Kayanan
Inks
Rafael Kayanan
Colors
Sally Parsons ? [as Sal Parsons]
Letters
Bill Pearson ? [as W. Pearson]
Editing
D. Kingsley Hahn

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stella Angela Kelly [Angel Star]; Robert [Robbie]; Jan Van Der Meer; Bailey
Synopsis
A UN peacekeeper pilot tries to prevent a war between Eritrea and Sudan.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1987 prose short story first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

[Abstract Art] (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.

Marooned Off Vesta (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Isaac Asimov (original story); J. D. Scott (adaptation)
Pencils
Michael Davis
Inks
Michael Davis
Colors
Michael Davis
Letters
Bill Pearson
Editing
D. Kingsley Hahn

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Warren; Shea; Mike Brandon
Synopsis
Survivors of a spaceship crash try to land their ship on an asteroid.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of Isaac Asimov's first published short story. Original prose story first published in 1938.

[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 #3 (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
Michael Davis
Inks
Michael Davis
Colors
Michael Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Back cover of comic. Illustrated with art from page 40 of this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. T able O f C ontents
  3. 2. ORBiT
  4. 3. [Abstract Art]
  5. 4. Windwagon Smith and the Martians
  6. 5. [Abstract Art]
  7. 6. Silent Night
  8. 7. [Abstract Art]
  9. 8. Marooned Off Vesta
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. W hat's N ext: O rbit #3
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
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