(October 1983)

Eclipse, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Eclipse Enterprises
Brand:
Eclipse Comics [in box]
Editing:
Dean Mullaney
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Baxter interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Although no indica information appears Max Allan Collins reveals in the letters section that Ms. Tree begins monthly publication with this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ms. Tree / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Terry Beatty (signed)
Inks:
Terry Beatty (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Beatty ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I Have a Message from Dominic Muerta -
Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ms. Tree
Reprints:

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

Notes from Surf City / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jan Mullaney; Dean Mullaney
Pencils:
Val Mayerik (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Info on Eclipse and upcoming comics. Includes a penciled panel from The Starling by Val Mayerik.

The Cold Dish: Chapter One: The Right to Remain Silent... (Table of Contents: 2)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Allan Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Beatty

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ms. Tree; Captain Meyers; Roger Freemont; Dan Green; Anne Tree; Rafe Valer; Mike Tree Jr.
Synopsis:
Michael meets Ann Tree, her ex-husband's first wife. Ann wants Michael to take care of Mike Jr. should something happen to her. Ann is killed by a car.
Reprints:

"Have You Met Miss Jones?" (Table of Contents: 3)

The Scythe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dean Mullaney
Pencils:
Ellis Goodson
Inks:
Wayne Truman
Colors:
Denis McFarling
Letters:
Wayne Truman
Editing:
Cat Yronwode

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Scythe

[Nancy Drew] (Table of Contents: 4)

Famous Detective Pin-Up / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Miller
Pencils:
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks:
Frank Miller (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Nancy Drew

Damsel in this Dress (Table of Contents: 5)

The Mike Mist Minute Mist-ery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Allan Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty; Gary Kato (art assist)
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gary Kato

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Mike Mist
Reprints:

The Cold Dish: Chapter Two: No Use Crying (Table of Contents: 6)

Ms. Tree / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Allan Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Beatty

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ms. Tree; Effie; Mike Tree Jr.; Rafe Valer; O39
Synopsis:
Michael hides Mike Jr at Effie's. She thinks Ann's death was suicide. Mike's grandparents come for him. Dominic Muerta sends a message.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Swak! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Allan Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty (illustrations)
Inks:
Terry Beatty (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Arn Saba and Barb Rausch.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I Have a Message from Dominic Muerta -"]
    Ms. Tree
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Notes from Surf City
  3. 2. The Cold Dish: Chapter One: The Right to Remain Silent...
    Ms. Tree
  4. 3. "Have You Met Miss Jones?"
    The Scythe
  5. 4. [Nancy Drew]
    Famous Detective Pin-Up
  6. 5. Damsel in this Dress
    The Mike Mist Minute Mist-ery
  7. 6. The Cold Dish: Chapter Two: No Use Crying
    Ms. Tree
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Swak!
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