(October 1984)

Eclipse, 1984 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Enterprises
Brand
Eclipse Comics [in circle]
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Originally meant to be published by Pacific Comics before they went out of business. Then picked up by Eclipse Comics, who published this expanded version. The series then moved to Epic Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Groo the Wanderer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Tom Luth ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Groo
Reprints

[Foreword] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Evanier
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction, explaining the publishing history of this Special, including Groo art by Sergio Aragonés.

The Swords of Groo (Table of Contents: 2)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot & dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
Stan Sakai

Genre
humor
Characters
Groo the Wanderer; Sage (cameo); Taranto
Synopsis
The story of how Groo got his swords.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés; Mark Evanier
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
Stan Sakai

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One day in January of 1984, ...
Characters
Mark Evanier; Sergio Aragonés
Synopsis
A short introduction strip, featuring Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés discussing the early Groo strips reprinted on the following pages.

The Music of Murkos! (Table of Contents: 4)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot, dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
Stan Sakai

Genre
humor
Characters
Groo the Wanderer
Synopsis
Groo shows a village of simians how to make musical instruments.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009. The first ever Groo The Wanderer story, from 1977.

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

Groo the Wanderer / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot & dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
Stan Sakai

Genre
humor
Characters
Sergio Aragonés; Chakaal; Groo; The Sage; Taranto; The Witch of Kaan; Princess Bella; Prince Canica
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009. Cut out paper figures of Groo cast.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Gordon Kent ?
Letters
Sergio Aragonés

Genre
humor
Characters
Groo the Wanderer
Synopsis
Groo battles a large lizard to save a damsel in distress.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gordon Kent credit added as per Mark Evanier Error Report (September 2009). Report was for Destroyer Duck, so a ? has been added here as we don't know if same color plates were used.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Groo the Wanderer
  2. 1. [Foreword]
  3. 2. The Swords of Groo
    Groo the Wanderer
  4. 3. ["One day in January of 1984, ..."]
  5. 4. The Music of Murkos!
    Groo the Wanderer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Groo the Wanderer
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Groo the Wanderer
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