([September] 1990)

Acclaim / Valiant, 1990 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.95 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1990
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Valiant
Brand
Valiant
Barcode
716892130502
Editing
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Issue Notes

Previous issues used "Link: The Legend of Zelda" as the title in indicia. It is changed to "The Legend of Zelda" for this one issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Legend of Zelda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Link; Daria
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The Day of the Triforce (Table of Contents: 1)

The Legend of Zelda / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
George Caragonne (credited)
Pencils
Dan Barry (credited)
Inks
Mike Manley (credited)
Colors
The V-8's (credited)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited as Jade)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; adventure
Characters
Ganon; Impa; Miff; Princess Zelda; Cassiopia; Ganon
Synopsis
When the Triforces disappear from Hyrule for one day, Zelda must rescue Saria village and confront Ganon without the aid of Link.
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[Map of Hyrule] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Legend of Zelda / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; adventure
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Indexer Notes

An illustrated map of Hyrule. It combines elements of the maps in the video games, Legend of Zelda and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, with places and people introduced in the Valiant comics. The Valiant brand emblem is used as a compass.

No credits are provided.

Secrets of the Triforce (Table of Contents: 3)

The Legend of Zelda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Caragonne (credited)
Pencils
Ken Penders (credited)
Inks
P. Zorito (credited)
Colors
Christiaan (credited)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited as Jade)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; adventure
Characters
Ganon; Link; Princess Zelda
Synopsis
A profile of the Triforces of Wisdom, Power and Courage.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Battle Goes On! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Legend of Zelda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Caragonne (credited)
Pencils
Mickey Ritter (credited)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors
Giselle Sarli (credited)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited as Jade)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; adventure
Characters
Link; Arn (Link's father); Medilia (Link's mother)
Synopsis
Mock advertisement for Ambrosia Lite, a drink produced by Arn and Medilia.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Super Mario Bros. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Coming Home (Table of Contents: 7)

The Legend of Zelda / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
George Caragonne (credited)
Pencils
Martin King (credited)
Inks
Don Hudson (credited)
Colors
The V-8's (credited)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited as Jade)

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ganon; Link; Queen Seline; Arn; Medilia; Thunderbird; Shadow; Zelda (Shadow in disguise)
Synopsis
Link returns to his homeland, only to receive a harsh rejection from his parents. He soon learns the kingdom has been conquered by an imposter who looks just like him.
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Indexer Notes

Events in this story take place at the same time as the companion story, "The Day of the Triforce." The Triforce disappearance event is used in both stories.

Letters (Table of Contents: 8)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Alan Baugh; Goldie Babish; Susie Martinez.

One letter response confirms the King of Hyrule's name was mistakenly given as "Hyrakian" in issue #3.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Legend of Zelda
  2. 1. The Day of the Triforce
    The Legend of Zelda
  3. 2. [Map of Hyrule]
    The Legend of Zelda
  4. 3. Secrets of the Triforce
    The Legend of Zelda
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Captain N
  6. 5. The Battle Goes On!
    The Legend of Zelda
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Super Mario Bros.
  8. 7. Coming Home
    The Legend of Zelda
  9. 8. Letters
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