(August 1986)

Eclipse, 1986 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
2.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Comics
Brand
Eclipse Comics [in box]
Editing
?
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
8" x 10" (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Magazine-size reprint of Boswell's 1980 self-published issue. Eclipse published the third through fifth printings of this. Fourth printing: ?; Fifth printing: December 1989. The sixth printing was under Boswell's Deep Sea Comics imprint. Reprint credits from Boswell's "Origins of Reid Fleming" comic.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reid Fleming / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as Boswell] (signed)
Colors
David Boswell [as Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanna make something of it?
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. Crabbe; Lena; Lowell Cooper; Milkmen
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Pencils
David Boswell
Inks
David Boswell
Letters
Bob Mercer; David Boswell; typeset

A Day Like Any Other (Table of Contents: 2)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mrs. Jenkins; Mr. O'Clock [Herbert O'Clock]; Mr. Crabbe; Lowell Cooper; Biff; Rex
Synopsis
A day in the working life of Reid Fleming, the world's toughest milkman.
Reprints

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

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can put that newspaper away, Raoul.
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Raoul; Raoul's wife; Mr. Crabbe; Cap [Lowell Cooper]
Synopsis
Reid scares a customer with a halloween costume.
Reprints

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

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Because I always ate my spinach when I was a kid, that's how!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Captain [Lowell Cooper]; Mr. Crabbe; Mr. O'Clock [Herbert O'Clock]
Synopsis
Reid makes a bet with Copper and annoys Crabbe.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I can't miss this week's episode!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. Crabbe; Lowell Cooper; Ivan
Synopsis
Reid has a delivery round, but doesn't want to miss a TV show.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So that's where I left my Wallace Beery shirt!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Mr. Crabbe
Synopsis
Lowell's wife has a child.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not a bad fit, eh Cooper?
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Second-Hand trader
Synopsis
Reid wants to buy a second-hand jacket.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Christmas!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper
Synopsis
Reid opens his presents at Christmas.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a question of principle, really- or rather, principles...
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Nigel G. D. T. Shaw; Mr. Crabbe
Synopsis
Reid's new year celebrations.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you were a true fan, you'd be writing to him as well!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Ivan
Synopsis
There's a major plot development in the TV show Reid likes best of all.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why bother, Reid? Ivan's dead
Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Ivan
Reprints

Monday Morning (Table of Contents: 12)

Reid Fleming / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lena; Mr. Crabbe; Captain [Lowell Cooper]; Mr. O'Clock [Herbert O'Clock]; Ivan; Larry; Dad
Synopsis
Reid's milk float breaks down on Monday morning, and he meets Lena.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

In the third printing, this page is a promo for the first issue of Eclipse's "Reid Fleming" ongoing series. In the fifth printing, this is an ad for Reid Fleming buttons and "Reid Fleming" back issues.

Ken Worm & Jerry (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Colors
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

Characters
Ken Worm; Jerry
Synopsis
An odd day for Ken and Jerry.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wanna make something of it?"]
    Reid Fleming
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Day Like Any Other
    Reid Fleming
  4. 3. ["You can put that newspaper away, Raoul."]
    Reid Fleming
  5. 4. ["Because I always ate my spinach when I was a kid, that's how!"]
    Reid Fleming
  6. 5. ["But I can't miss this week's episode!"]
    Reid Fleming
  7. 6. ["So that's where I left my Wallace Beery shirt!"]
    Reid Fleming
  8. 7. ["Not a bad fit, eh Cooper?"]
    Reid Fleming
  9. 8. ["It's Christmas!!"]
    Reid Fleming
  10. 9. ["It's a question of principle, really- or rather, principles..."]
    Reid Fleming
  11. 10. ["If you were a true fan, you'd be writing to him as well!"]
    Reid Fleming
  12. 11. ["Why bother, Reid? Ivan's dead"]
    Reid Fleming
  13. 12. Monday Morning
    Reid Fleming
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Ken Worm & Jerry
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