(July 1984)

Pacific Comics, 1984 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
5.95 USD; 7.50 CAD
Pages
76
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.
Brand
PC
ISBN
0-943128-07-2 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Steve Schanes; Bill Schanes
Color
Color covers; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Published by Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.; distributed by Pacific Comics (PC's logo is on the front cover; Blue Dolphin's is on the spine). Contains reprints of nine stories from Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #5 and one story from #25. (Only the Gale Allen story from #5 is not reprinted here.)


Collector's Edition - Legendary 1st Issue (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker; Mimi; "One-Eyed Monster Men From Mars"
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc. (Table of Contents: 2)

Planet Comics / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page includes B&W reprint of front cover, publisher info, editor info, and other books available from Blue Dolphin: HEROES OF SPORTS and FAMOUS MOVIE STARS OF THE 1930'S.

Dear Fellow Comic Fans And Collectors: (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Funk
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Writer discusses history of PLANET COMICS and why the series means so much to him.

Adventures on a New World (Table of Contents: 4)

Flint Baker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker (explorer); Mimi (news reporter); "ancients"; Gragonians (from planet Grango)
Synopsis
Flint & Mimi help relocate the ancient people of a dying race on a planet in a newly-formed solar system, where they're rejuvenated and become young again. He fights off a group of Gragonians, whose own planet was struck by a meteor and try to claim the new planet for their own.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue # and credits info.

[In the Jungles of Jupiter] (Table of Contents: 5)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Golden
Inks
Richard Golden
Letters
Richard Golden

Genre
jungle; science fiction
Characters
Auro; June; other scientists
Synopsis
Auro helps an expedition searching for the Lomo plant, and fights a triceratops, a sabre-tooth tiger and a pterodactyl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, story title and credits info.

Strange Case of Ezra Ark (Table of Contents: 6)

Inspector Bannon / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Case 3, File 1, Clue 4". 4-panel strip at the bottom of page. Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #.

[Crime Takes a Holiday!] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Red Comet / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell ?
Inks
Bob Powell ?
Letters
Bob Powell ?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
J.G. ("munitions king")
Synopsis
Red Comet exiles all criminals from Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, credits info and synopsis.

[The Phony War of Cato and Jupiter] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Courtney Thomason
Inks
Courtney Thomason
Letters
Courtney Thomason

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Nelson Cole; Zirgo (ruler of planetoid Cato); Morgo (Earthman munitions supplier to Zirgo); The president of Earth
Synopsis
Nelson Cole foils a plan to start a war for the profit of an arms manufacturer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks for Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

[The Idiots of Pluto] (Table of Contents: 9)

Spurt Hammond / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Orson Herr
Pencils
Harry Kiefer
Inks
Harry Kiefer
Letters
Harry Kiefer

Genre
science fiction
Characters
King Satius (of Saturn); his daughter; Morono (villain, king of Pluto)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

[Slaves of the Flower People] (Table of Contents: 10)

Buzz Crandall of The Space Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy ?
Inks
Nick Cardy ?
Letters
Nick Cardy ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sandra; Headless men of the asteroid; The flower people (villains)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks for Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

The Doomed Universe (Table of Contents: 11)

Space Admiral Curry / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy ?
Inks
Nick Cardy ?
Letters
Nick Cardy ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Universal President; Rocko (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue # and credits.

[The Vampire from Pluto] (Table of Contents: 12)

Fero, Planet Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette ?
Inks
Gene Fawcette ?
Letters
Gene Fawcette ?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Dr. John Wade; Phyllis Wade (his daughter); werewolf; vampire (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue #, story title & credits.

The Life-Drinkers! (Table of Contents: 13)

Auro, Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Charles
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Letters
Rafael Astarita

Genre
jungle; science fiction
Characters
The Yasgadorians (villains)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Lou Mougin for issue # and credits.

Wonders That Are True! (Table of Contents: 14)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #?

Indexer Notes

"Man Kills Panther!"; "Odd Crab!!"; "Most Expensive Dummy In The World!"; "Ran 180 Yards For A Touchdown!"

Fact or Fancy? (Table of Contents: 15)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Aladar
Pencils
Aladar
Inks
Aladar
Letters
Aladar

Reprints
  • From Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #?

Famous Movie Stars (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Heroes of Sport (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Fiction House Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 18)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes B&W versions of the covers of PLANET COMICS #5, WINGS COMICS #104, PLANET COMICS #46 and JUNGLE COMICS #90 (Fiction House).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Collector's Edition - Legendary 1st Issue
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Blue Dolphin Enterprises, Inc.
    Planet Comics
  4. 3. Dear Fellow Comic Fans And Collectors:
  5. 4. Adventures on a New World
    Flint Baker
  6. 5. [In the Jungles of Jupiter]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Strange Case of Ezra Ark
    Inspector Bannon
  8. 7. [Crime Takes a Holiday!]
    The Red Comet
  9. 8. [The Phony War of Cato and Jupiter]
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force
  10. 9. [The Idiots of Pluto]
    Spurt Hammond
  11. 10. [Slaves of the Flower People]
    Buzz Crandall of The Space Patrol
  12. 11. The Doomed Universe
    Space Admiral Curry
  13. 12. [The Vampire from Pluto]
    Fero, Planet Detective
  14. 13. The Life-Drinkers!
    Auro, Lord of Jupiter
  15. 14. Wonders That Are True!
  16. 15. Fact or Fancy?
  17. 16. Famous Movie Stars
  18. 17. Heroes of Sport
  19. 18. Fiction House Cover Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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