(May 1990)

Dark Horse, 1986 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 3.70 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Comics Inc.
Brand
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
Editing
Randy Stradley (co-editor); Diana Schutz (co-editor)

Issue Notes

New logo and no ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Aerialist / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Wagner
Inks
Matt Wagner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Trekker (inset); Bacchus (inset); The Argosy (inset)

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

Trekker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Randall
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Ron Randall
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Trekker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence on inside front and inside back covers with Mercy St. Clair watching a video tape of this issues stories. Indicia information on inside front cover.

The Aerialist (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 2)

The Aerialist / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Matt Wagner
Inks
Matt Wagner
Letters
Kevin Cunningham

Characters
The Aerialist
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continues in Dark Horse Presents (Dark Horse, 1986 series) #45.

Learns about God (Table of Contents: 3)

Bob the Alien / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Rice
Pencils
Richard Rice
Inks
Richard Rice
Letters
Richard Rice

Characters
Bob the Alien

The Argosy (Part I) (Table of Contents: 4)

The Argosy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Zick
Pencils
Bruce Zick
Inks
Bruce Zick
Letters
Karen Casey-Smith

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

Winner's Circle / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Randy Stradley (credited as Randy); Bob Schreck (credited as Schreck)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I warned you last issue that you'd be seeing some changes in DHP…
Synopsis
Randy Stradley announces new cover logo this issue, talks about the contents and introduces new marketing director Bob Schreck's essay.
Bob Schreck serves up a brief bio on himself and describes some of the duties of his new job. He discusses this issue's contents as well as other upcoming Dark Horse series.

Indexer Notes

Stradley and Schreck essays; this issue cast & credits; publisher credits.

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

Trekker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Randall
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Ron Randall
Letters
David Jackson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's been over three months since I've killed a man.
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Trekker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last half of second page is contents listing and company credits for this issue.

Diet Riot (Table of Contents: 7)

Wacky Squirrel / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Richardson; Jim Bradrick
Pencils
Jim Bradrick
Inks
Jim Bradrick
Letters
Jack Pollock

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Wacky Squirrel; Harold Hound

Gods, Monks, & Corkscrews (Table of Contents: 8)

Bacchus / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Eddie Campbell
Pencils
Eddie Campbell
Inks
Eddie Campbell
Letters
?

Characters
Bacchus
Reprints

[Fold-in Puzzle] (Table of Contents: 9)

Wacky Squirrel / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Bradrick
Pencils
Jim Bradrick
Inks
Jim Bradrick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wacky the Squirrel

Indexer Notes

Fold-in similar to those in Mad magazine.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Aerialist
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Trekker
  3. 2. The Aerialist (Chapter 1)
    The Aerialist
  4. 3. Learns about God
    Bob the Alien
  5. 4. The Argosy (Part I)
    The Argosy
  6. 5. ["I warned you last issue that you'd be seeing some changes in DHP…"]
    Winner's Circle
  7. 6. ["It's been over three months since I've killed a man."]
    Trekker
  8. 7. Diet Riot
    Wacky Squirrel
  9. 8. Gods, Monks, & Corkscrews
    Bacchus
  10. 9. [Fold-in Puzzle]
    Wacky Squirrel
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Mark Q
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Jim Van Dore