(November 1989)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Price
2.25 USD (first printing); 2.95 CAD (first printing)
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
New England Comics Press, Inc.
Brand
NEC New England Comics Press
Barcode
?
Editing
George Suarez

Issue Notes

Comic went through at least 5 printings:
1st printing: November 1989, 2.25 USD, 2.95 CAD
2nd printing: August 1991, 2.75 USD
3rd printing: March 1992, 2.75 USD
4th printing: September 1995, 2.75 USD; 3.75 CAD, Light Blue border
5th printing: 1996, 2.75 USD

Each individual printing added a different colored border and the tag "Encore Presentation!" to the original cover art.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Dave Garcia
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
The Tick; The Running Guy; The Red Scare
Reprints

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

The Tick / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ben Edlund
Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Ben Edlund?
Letters
?

Characters
The Tick; Arthur

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Contians a panel from the interior story, the indicia and credit information.

Villans Inc. (Table of Contents: 2)

The Tick / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Edlund
Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Dave Garcia
Letters
Bob Polio

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
FEATURE: The Tick; GUESTS: Arthur; The Running Guy; VILLAIN: The Red Scare
Synopsis
The Running Guy tries to stage a mock battle with The Red Scare to make his reputation as a hero but The Tick intervenes and ruins the deal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tick Quick Quip of the Month: "You can't hit me! I'm Cat-Like!"

The Tick Travel Log (Table of Contents: 3)

The Tick / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Edlund
Pencils
Ben Edlund; Aaron Young (photos); Jim Young (photos)
Inks
Dave Garcia; Aaron Young (photos); Jim Young (photos)
Letters
Typeset; Ben Edlund

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
FEATURE: The Tick; Ben Edlund
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photo log of Edlund's round the world trip with special appearances and commentary by The Tick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Tick Talk / letters page / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Dave Garcia ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
The Tick; Angus MacGuire
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustration of the story in the next issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  3. 2. Villans Inc.
    The Tick
  4. 3. The Tick Travel Log
    The Tick
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tick Talk
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Tick Mart
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
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