(August 1983)

Eclipse, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Enterprises
Brand
Eclipse Comics [in box]
Editing
Cat Yronwode; Dean Mullaney
Color
Color covers; Color interiors
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Quick; Static; Masked Man; Rio; Dope / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (Cap'n Quick figure); Steve Ditko (Static figure); B. C. Boyer (Masked Man figures); Trina Robbins (Dope figures); Doug Wildey (Rio figures)
Inks
Marshall Rogers (Cap'n Quick figure); Steve Ditko (Static figure); B. C. Boyer (Masked Man figures); Trina Robbins (Dope figures); Doug Wildey (Rio figures)
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Orzechowski ?

Characters
Cap'n Quick; Foozle; Static; Rio; The Masked Man

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

Notes from Surf City / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dean Mullaney
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cap'n Quick and a Foozle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Marshall Rogers
Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Marshall Rogers

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Cap'n Quick; Foozle [Klonsbon]
Synopsis
A young boy builds a video game that draws him inside of it, where he meets a Foozle.

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit verified in intro to Eclipse Monthly #2.

Eclipse Monthly (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Marshall Rogers

Characters
Cap'n Quick; Foozle

Indexer Notes

Promo for Eclipse Monthly with original drawing.

The Bank Robbery (Table of Contents: 4)

The Masked Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
B. C. Boyer
Pencils
B. C. Boyer
Inks
B. C. Boyer
Colors
Denis McFarling
Letters
Carrie McCarthy

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Barney McAllister; The Masked Man [Dick Carstairs]
Synopsis
A young boy helps The Masked Man disrupt a bank robbery.

Indexer Notes

File "MM1003" in title.

The Hide Butchers (Table of Contents: 5)

Rio / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Wildey (signed)
Pencils
Doug Wildey (signed)
Inks
Doug Wildey (signed)
Colors
Doug Wildey
Letters
Doug Wildey

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rio; President U. S. Grant (reference); King Taggart; Phineas Dorsey; Brazos
Synopsis
Rio is offered a chance for a Presidential pardon if he can keep railroad passengers from shooting buffalo from the trains, which is causing problems with the Indians.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit verified in intro to Eclipse Monthly #2.

This story sequence is part of a loose trilogy of Rio stories.
[Part One] The Hide Butchers from Eclipse Monthly #1 & 2.
[Part Two] Satan's Doorstep from Eclipse Monthly #5.
[Part Three] Robber's Roost from Eclipse Monthly #9 & 10.

Eclipse Comics presents the DNAgents (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Will Meugniot [as WM] (signed)
Inks
Al Gordon [as AG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
DNAgents

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to the DNAgents comic ($9.00 for six issues)

Chapter Eight: A Visit To Sin (Table of Contents: 7)

Sax Rohmer's Dope / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sax Rohmer (original story); Trina Robbins (adaptation)
Pencils
Trina Robbins
Inks
Trina Robbins
Colors
Denis McFarling ?
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
crime; historical
Characters
Inspector Dan Kerry; Constable P. C. Bryce; Sin Sin Wa; Lord Wrexborough
Synopsis
Inspector Kerry and Constable Bryce visit the house of Sin Sin Wa, searching for opium.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from The Eclipse Magazine (Eclipse, 1981 series) #8 (January 1983). Continues in next issue.

The Beginning (Table of Contents: 8)

Static / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
Denis McFarling
Letters
Ken Bruzenak
Editing
Dean Mullaney

Genre
superhero
Characters
Static [Mac Rey] (origin); Ed Serch; Fera Serch; Doctor Ems; Doctor Rale
Synopsis
Mac Rey is testing a special suit when robbers, after special material in the lab, disrupt the mechanisms and trap Rey is a power field that gives the suit energy power.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint in Charlton Action: Featuring Static #11 is retitled, recolored, relettered and slightly rewritten.

[Melissa Siren] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kent Williams (signed)
Inks
Kent Williams (signed)
Letters
?

Characters
Melissa Siren

Indexer Notes

Promo for the "Melissa Siren" backup story in Sabre #7.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Max Collins (signed)
Pencils
Terry Beatty (signed)
Inks
Terry Beatty (signed)
Colors
Denis McFarling ?
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One man against the mob is suicide...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ms. Tree

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for Ms. Tree series.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cap'n Quick; Static; Masked Man; Rio; Dope
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Notes from Surf City
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cap'n Quick and a Foozle
  4. 3. Eclipse Monthly
  5. 4. The Bank Robbery
    The Masked Man
  6. 5. The Hide Butchers
    Rio
  7. 6. Eclipse Comics presents the DNAgents
    DNAgents
  8. 7. Chapter Eight: A Visit To Sin
    Sax Rohmer's Dope
  9. 8. The Beginning
    Static
  10. 9. [Melissa Siren]
    Sabre
  11. 10. ["One man against the mob is suicide..."]
    Ms. Tree
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
  • Peter Croome
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