Mars #7
(July 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
1984-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
First Comics, Inc
Brand
First Comics
Editing
Mike Gold

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #44.

World War I (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
Morgana; Winston; Cal

[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 Bruce W. Grant, Bret Berman, Pam Miller, Charles B. Cockett Jr. and T. M. Maple. Also includes the indicia. On the inside front cover.

World War I (Microscope City) (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
An army!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
G. Willikers (first appearance); Aldo (first appearance); Winston
Synopsis
The colonists discover Microscope City from a previous colony and a city of Winston lookalikes. Milos starts an army marching.

How Do I Get a Letter Published? (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Grim Jack

The Origins of "Independent" Comics Part 6 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
Cerebus

The Lover! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You seen this guy here before, Al?
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Black Flame; Judit Hunyadi
Synopsis
The Black Flame trashes a bar beneath the apartment of Judit Hunyadi, who is targeted by the denizens of the nightmare land.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. World War I
    MARS
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Read Letters
  3. 2. World War I (Microscope City)
    MARS
  4. 3. How Do I Get a Letter Published?
    First Notes
  5. 4. The Origins of "Independent" Comics Part 6
    The Origins of Comics
  6. 5. The Lover!
    Black Flame
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