([September] 1986)

Dark Horse, 1986 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.30 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Comics Publishing Co.
Brand
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
Editing
Randy Stradley (credited)

Under the Desert Stars (Table of Contents)

Concrete / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Chadwick
Inks
Paul Chadwick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Concrete

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

The Starting Gate / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Randy Stradley
Pencils
Randy Emberlin
Inks
Randy Emberlin
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, we knew the first issue was good.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover - contains editorial, contents listing, indicia information and preview of the cover to issue #3.

Under the Desert Stars (Table of Contents: 2)

Concrete / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Chadwick
Pencils
Paul Chadwick
Inks
Paul Chadwick
Letters
Bill Spicer

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Concrete; Larry Munro; Maureen Vonnegut
Synopsis
Concrete spends some time in the desert to write. He encounters a man who takes a large bag out of his trunk and dumps it in the desert.
Reprints

Crystal Vision (Table of Contents: 3)

Mindwalk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Randy Stradley
Pencils
Randy Emberlin
Inks
Randy Emberlin
Letters
John Workman

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mr. Garrett; Myron; Crystal
Synopsis
Mr. Garrett is attacked by Spinelli's thugs. He finds out Spinelli has Crystal.

Cortege (Table of Contents: 4)

Hellwalk, Inc. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Mark Badger
Inks
Mark Badger
Letters
Mark Badger

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Luke Brown; Elizabeth DiPalma; Charlie; Mr. Bonwit; Max
Synopsis
Ms. DiPalma and Mr. Brown receive a letter from Sharon Youdelman, an attorney. Max, an old vampire dying of aids, wants them to put a stake in his heart.
Reprints

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

Winner's Circle / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Randy Stradley
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Harlan Ellison, David L. Williams, Eric Eidelbach, Dan Donovan and Chris Romano.

Mindwalk (Table of Contents: 6)

Mindwalk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Randy Emberlin
Inks
Randy Emberlin
Colors
Don Wallace
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Crystal
Synopsis
Crystal standing in the moonlight looking out of a window with bars on it.

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover of issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Under the Desert Stars
    Concrete
  2. 1. ["Well, we knew the first issue was good."]
    The Starting Gate
  3. 2. Under the Desert Stars
    Concrete
  4. 3. Crystal Vision
    Mindwalk
  5. 4. Cortege
    Hellwalk, Inc.
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Winner's Circle
  7. 6. Mindwalk
    Mindwalk
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Steve Jenner
  • Jim Van Dore