Mars #8
(August 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

[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; Fawn; colonists

World War Two (Old Timer's Disease) (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Characters
Joyce Dimitri (first appearance); Rod Buckminster (first appearance, from the 5th Mars mission, videotape)
Synopsis
The colonists are ill from the same sickness that killed the fifth Mars colony. They find tapes that suggest a laser cure, which they try.

Riders to Heart's End! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Peter B. Gillis
Pencils
Don Lomax
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Bruce Patterson
Letters
Bruce Patterson

Characters
Black Flame; Judit Hunyadi
Synopsis
The Black Flame rescues Judit Hunyadi from the denizens of the nightmare land.

Indexer Notes

Black Flame storyline continues in Starslayer (First, 1983 series) #20

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    MARS
  2. 1. World War Two (Old Timer's Disease)
    MARS
  3. 2. Riders to Heart's End!
    Black Flame
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  • Katie
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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