(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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