Mars #2
(February 1984)

First, 1984 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-10-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
First Comics, Inc
Brand
First Comics
Editing
Mike Gold

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #34.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

MARS / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Inks
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Colors
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Letters
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel

Characters
Morgana Trace; Teezy; Fawn

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

First Notes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Funny how time flys

Indexer Notes

Title, recap, indicia and On Sale Now, on the inside front cover.

Mars Attacks! (Table of Contents: 2)

MARS / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Pencils
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Inks
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Colors
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Letters
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel

Characters
Fawn (first appearance)
Synopsis
Morgana and Teezy meet Fawn, a native nearly human female. The three of them fight the fury of the Martian climate.

The Closet (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Flame / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter B. Gillis
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Bruce Patterson
Letters
Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little Susie Ingalls has always slept with the hall light on.
Characters
The Black Flame (first appearance, origin); Susie Ingalls (first appearance, origin)
Synopsis
Little Susie Ingalls is attacked in her bedroom by boogey men and fake parents. She is saved and whisked to safety by the Black Flame as her parents and their house are apparently destroyed by fire.

Indexer Notes

This is the ORIGIN story for these characters and this feature, co-created by Tom Sutton and Peter B. Gillis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Read Letters / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from T. E. Pouncey and David Lipson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    MARS
  2. 1. ["Funny how time flys"]
    First Notes
  3. 2. Mars Attacks!
    MARS
  4. 3. The Closet
    Black Flame
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Read Letters
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