Dreadstar #40
(January 1989)

First, 1986 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.95 USD; 2.45 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1988-09-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
First Comics, Inc
Brand
First Comics; 1
Editing
Rick Oliver
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard U.S. Modern size
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Baxter interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #148.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Val Mayerik
Colors
Ken Holewczynski ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dreadstar; cast (in background)

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

Who Are These Guys, Anyway? / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This is a one-page black-and-white summary of the characters and story in general, with a brief synopsis of last issue's story.

Broken Pieces Dreams Ending (Table of Contents: 2)

Dreadstar / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Val Mayerik
Colors
Ken Holewczynski
Letters
Ken Holewczynski

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dreadstar; Skeevo; Oedi; Willow; Fixx; Iron Angel; Tueton
Synopsis
Dreadstar and company are fired by Willow as a cost cutting measure. They steal a ship and head out into unknown territories to find new challenges.

Indexer Notes

This is the finale of the current series.

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

DREADL.O.C.'S / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

The usual letter column is replaced by a farewell by Jim Starlin and an introduction by Peter David. This appears on page 31.

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

Dreadstar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dreadstar

Indexer Notes

This is a black and white farewell montage. It appears on page 32.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dreadstar
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Who Are These Guys, Anyway?
  3. 2. Broken Pieces Dreams Ending
    Dreadstar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    DREADL.O.C.'S
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dreadstar
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