ORBiT #3
(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

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


THE BEST OF ISAAC ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
religious; satire-parody
Characters
Serpent; Eve; Offa Smith

Indexer Notes

Cover art is based on the sequence 4 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.

The Lost Garden of ENID BLYTON, BEATRIX POTTER, LUCY ATWELL and the REST of the LADS of the 32nd PARACHUTE REGIMENT (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
religious; satire-parody
Characters
Offa Smith; Adam; Eve; Serpent; Yahweh
Synopsis
Time traveller tries to prevent Adam and Eve from eating apples.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1985 prose short story first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. Mature content: frequent nudity.

[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.

THE LAST QUESTION (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Isaac Asimov (original story); Don Thompson (adaptation)
Pencils
John Estes
Inks
John Estes
Colors
John Estes
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Multivac; Alexander Adell; Bertram Lupov; Jerrodette I; Jerrodette II; Jerrodine; Jerrodd; Microvac; MQ-17J; VJ-23X; Galactic AC; Zee Prime; Dee Sub Wun; Universal AC; Man; Cosmic AC; AC
Synopsis
Computers try to discover whether entropy can be reversed.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of a 1956 prose short story first published in Science Fiction Quarterly.

[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.

THE END OF LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Lucius Shepard (original story); Thomas Yeates (adaptation)
Pencils
Thomas Yeates
Inks
Thomas Yeates
Colors
Sam Parsons
Letters
Mindy Eisman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Lisa; Richard; Dowdy; Secretariat; Murcielago
Synopsis
American tourists meet a Guatemalan brujo.

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) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Back cover of comic. Illustrated with art from page 24 of this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. THE BEST OF ISAAC ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE
  2. 1. T able O f C ontents
  3. 2. ORBiT
  4. 3. [untitled]
  5. 4. The Lost Garden of ENID BLYTON, BEATRIX POTTER, LUCY ATWELL and the REST of the LADS of the 32nd PARACHUTE REGIMENT
  6. 5. [untitled]
  7. 6. THE LAST QUESTION
  8. 7. [untitled]
  9. 8. THE END OF LIFE AS WE KNOW IT
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
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