(July 1983)

First, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
First Comics, Inc
Brand:
First Comics
Editing:
Mike Gold (Editor); Rick Oliver (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Look Out! This Comic Book Is About to Explode!!] (Table of Contents)

E-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks:
Joe Staton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
E-Man; Teddy Q; Nova; Michael Mauser

A Serious Editorial, Honest (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Paper Bomb! (Table of Contents: 2)

E-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
Wendy Fiore
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
E-men; Michael Mauser; Teddy Q; Nova

Indexer Notes

Story page 10, panel 1 has a cameo by Fred Hembeck & Smilin' Ed Smiley outside a Fantaco, the Place for Comic Relief store.

["Martin, Joe and Mike, Whew. This was my..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

E-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Thomas Long, Guy W. West, William Decker, S. Vincent Kampton, L. Stephen Borer, and Tom Conti.

Mauser, P.I. (Table of Contents: 4)

Michael Mauser Private Eye / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Rick Burchett
Inks:
Rick Burchett
Colors:
Wendy Fiore
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Michael Mauser; Tom Swellhack; John Hillerham

Indexer Notes

Parody of Magnum P.I. television show.

Fuzzyvision (Table of Contents: 5)

Teddy Q / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Patterson
Pencils:
Bruce Patterson
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Wendy Fiore
Letters:
Bruce Patterson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Teddy Q

Indexer Notes

Parody of a Hostess Snowballs advertisement.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Look Out! This Comic Book Is About to Explode!!]
    E-Man
  2. 1. A Serious Editorial, Honest
    First Notes
  3. 2. The Paper Bomb!
    E-Man
  4. 3. ["Martin, Joe and Mike, Whew. This was my..."]
    E-Mail
  5. 4. Mauser, P.I.
    Michael Mauser Private Eye
  6. 5. Fuzzyvision
    Teddy Q
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