Mars #6
(June 1984)

First, 1984 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
First Comics, Inc
Brand
First Comics
Editing
Mike Gold
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Faith (Table of Contents)

MARS / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Wheatley (signed); Marc Hempel (signed)
Inks
Mark Wheatley (signed); Marc Hempel (signed)
Colors
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel
Letters
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Winston; Josh; Milos

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

Read Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from T. M. Maple and Jon Green. Also includes the indicia. On the inside front cover.

Faith (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; Kathryn Mayer
Letters
Mark Wheatley; Marc Hempel; Kathryn Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Splash!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Milos Traub; other colonists; Morgana; Teezy
Synopsis
Milos rebels against the rowdy behavior of the other colonists and is ultimately seduced by the Martian intelligence.

Still Another Letter Column? (Table of Contents: 3)

First Notes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Phil White, Brad Keefauver and Michael A. Amarello.

The War of Dreams! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back, spawn of nightmare!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Black Flame; Susie
Synopsis
The Black Flame rescues Susie from Nightmare school.

The Origins of "Independent" Comics Part 5 (Table of Contents: 5)

The Origins of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Meyerson
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dave Sim has a mission:
Characters
Cerebus
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Faith
    MARS
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Read Letters
  3. 2. Faith
    MARS
  4. 3. Still Another Letter Column?
    First Notes
  5. 4. The War of Dreams!
    Black Flame
  6. 5. The Origins of "Independent" Comics Part 5
    The Origins of Comics
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