Journey #1
(March 1983)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1983 Series
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Price
1.60 CAD; 1.40 USD
Pages
28
Indicia frequency
six times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand
Aardvark-Vanaheim Presents [banner]
Editing
William Messner-Loebs; Nadine C. Messner (research and production); Deni Sim (publisher)
Color
black and white interior; full colour cover
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Prominent cover price is in Canadian dollars and smaller text notes $1.40 U.S.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Journey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Inks
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Colors
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Letters
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire

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

A Note From The Publisher / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Deni Sim
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to the first issue of Journey.
Synopsis
Deni recounts when she and Dave met Bill Loebs. Mentions that Journey is a "six-part mini-series".

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Chapter 1: Chase (Table of Contents: 2)

Journey / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Pencils
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Inks
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Letters
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire
Synopsis
19th Century frontiersman Joshua MacAlistaire is chased by a bear.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Character first appears in back-up strips in Cerbebus The Aardvark 48-49. He is generally referred to as Joshua MacAlistaire.

Chapter 2: Duel (Table of Contents: 3)

Journey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Pencils
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Inks
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Letters
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire; Three-Finger Pierre
Synopsis
MacAlistaire meets some trappers and agrees to deliver a package.
Reprints

The Animated Cerebus Portfolio (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Journey / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Inks
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]
Letters
William Messner-Loebs [as William F. Loebs]

Synopsis
Map of the Northwest Territories, circa 1810, showing the area around the Great Lakes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover of comic.

Containing: True Histories, Pioneer Surrealism, and a Bear Hunt! (Table of Contents: 6)

Journey / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Inks
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Colors
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]
Letters
William Messner-Loebs [as Wm. Francis Loebs]

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Journey
  2. 1. ["Welcome to the first issue of Journey."]
    A Note From The Publisher
  3. 2. Chapter 1: Chase
    Journey
  4. 3. Chapter 2: Duel
    Journey
  5. 4. The Animated Cerebus Portfolio
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Journey
  7. 6. Containing: True Histories, Pioneer Surrealism, and a Bear Hunt!
    Journey
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright