(September 1983)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1983
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Epic Comics; Marvel Comics Group
Editing
Archie Goodwin (editor); Mary Jo Duffy [as Jo Duffy] (associate editor); Jim Shooter (consulting editor); Al Milgrom (consulting editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Baxter
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Plan M (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin; Bernie Wrightson (inset)
Inks
Jim Starlin; Bernie Wrightson (inset)
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Skeevo Phlatus; Dreadstar; Oedi; Syzygy Darklock; Willow; Aldo Gorney (inset)

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

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

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Archie Goodwin
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi! Archie Goodwin, Epic Comics Editor here.
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Goodwin

Indexer Notes

Editorial, credits, indicia, on the inside front cover.

Siege (Table of Contents: 2)

Dreadstar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Channel C's regularly scheduled programming...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Skeevo Phlatus; Vanth Dreadstar; Oedi; Syzygy Darklock; Willow; Rainbow; Maxilon (introduction); Lance Honor; High Lord Papal; Admiral; King Gregzor; Z
Synopsis
Dreadstar introduces Maxilon to the people. Max is a robot, designed to be a figurehead for the rebel movement. Plan M is introduced.
Reprints

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

Dread Letter Office / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Michael Kanterovich, Joel Trinidad, Gary W. Conner, Corey Nelson, Bill Vey, Bob Pratt and Robert J. Sodaro.

One War Over Easy (Table of Contents: 4)

The Interstellar Toybox / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bernie Wrightson
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Introducing Aldo Gorney and Farquat
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Aldo Gorney (introduction); Farquat (introduction); Beezer; Captain Sternn
Synopsis
Aldo Gorney is called upon to end the endless war on Belligiron.
Reprints

Jim Explains Artistic Integrity to Daina (Table of Contents: 5)

How to Write and Draw Good Comics / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin; Daina Graziunas
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An artist's duty is to illuminate the secrets of life...
Genre
humor
Characters
Jim Starlin; Daina Graziunas

Indexer Notes

A short humorous photographic feature (with cartoon captions) that features Jim Starlin and Daina Graziunas and appears on the inside back cover.

Aldo Gorney (Table of Contents: 6)

The Interstellar Toybox / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bernie Wrightson

Genre
satire-parody; science fiction
Characters
Aldo Gorney

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plan M
    Dreadstar
  2. 1. ["Hi! Archie Goodwin, Epic Comics Editor here."]
    Dreaditorial
  3. 2. Siege
    Dreadstar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dread Letter Office
  5. 4. One War Over Easy
    The Interstellar Toybox
  6. 5. Jim Explains Artistic Integrity to Daina
    How to Write and Draw Good Comics
  7. 6. Aldo Gorney
    The Interstellar Toybox
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