(November 1983)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
Glynis Oliver

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dreadstar; Dr. Anton A. Lanstrom Mezlo
Reprints

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

Dreaditorial / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Archie Goodwin
Inks
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

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

Mindtrap (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 Olivers [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The world is named Altarix.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Mezlo (introduction); Lord Papal; Maxilon; Willow; Dreadstar; Syzygy Darklock; Z; King Gregzor (dies)
Synopsis
Willow saves Dreadstar from a trap set by Mezlo. Z kills King Gregzor. Aknaton's grave is found to be empty.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Barry Dutter, Jim O'Kelly, Elizabeth Holden, Frank Clancey, Rodney Ascher, and Robin Hendricks.

Evolutionary Dilemma! (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
Farquat, look at this!
Genre
satire-parody; science fiction
Characters
Aldo Gorney; Farquat; Scooter (dies); Hatch Latchwell
Synopsis
Aldo Gorney accidentally devolves Scooter, a lizard, into a Stegosaurus, and then gets him sucked outside of the spaceship where he is flash-frozen and planned as a food supply.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second and last episode of this satiric farce.

[no title indexed] (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
Hi, gang.
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.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dreadstar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Willow

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dreadstar
  2. 1. ["Hi! Archie Goodwin, Editor of Marvel's Epic Comics here!"]
    Dreaditorial
  3. 2. Mindtrap
    Dreadstar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dread Letter Office
  5. 4. Evolutionary Dilemma!
    The Interstellar Toybox
  6. 5. ["Hi, gang."]
    How to Write and Draw Good Comics
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    Dreadstar
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