(September 1992)

DC, 1992 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
2.50 USD; 2.95 CAD; 1.00 GBP
Pages:
68
On-sale date:
1992-08-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Michael Eury
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Comic has pages listed as 1-17 and 26-64. Actually story page count is 56.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ambush Bug / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks:
Al Gordon (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Ambush Bug
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Book of Jobs (Table of Contents: 1)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (plot); Robert Loren Fleming (script)
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Ambush Bug [also as Sandman]; Aquaman; Valor; Robotman; Negative Man; Morpheus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 1-8.

If Schwartz Be My Destiny (Table of Contents: 2)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen (plot)
Pencils:
Keith Giffen; Chris Sprouse (labeled pages 26-27) (story pages 18-19)
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Ambush Bug [also as Appliance Boy]; Julius Schwartz; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lighting Lad]; R. J. Brande; Hawkman; Death (Sandman's sister); Jonni DC; Eclipso; Sugar (of Sugar and Spike); Casey the Cop; Captain Carrot
Synopsis:
Ambush Bug looks for a job. Then he decides he wants Julius Schwartz's job.

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 'interupted' by multiple 1 to 5 page sequences.
Labeled (actual story) pages are 9-17, 26-35 (18-27), 38-42 (30-34), 48-53 (40-45), 55 (47), and 58 (50).

Forever Amber (Table of Contents: 3)

Ambush Bug / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ambush Bug

Indexer Notes

Labeled pages 36-37 (story pages 28-29).

The Fanboy Press (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Ambush Bug

Indexer Notes

Labeled page 43 (story page 35).

The Screaming Socks of Easy! (Table of Contents: 5)

Private Argh!yle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sergeant Rock; Private Argh!yle

Indexer Notes

Labeled pages 44-45 (story pages 36-37).

Great Moments in Comic Book History (Table of Contents: 6)

Fanboy Press Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Keith Giffen
Synopsis:
Young Keith is skipping dinner to watch The Brady Bunch and Hollywood Squares.

Indexer Notes

Labeled page 46 (story page 38).

Interview with a Lunatic (Table of Contents: 7)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Ambush Bug [also as Amber Butane]

Indexer Notes

Labeled page 47 (story page 39).

Cheeks the Toy Wonder (Table of Contents: 8)

Cheeks the Toy Wonder / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Cheeks the Toy Wonder

Indexer Notes

Labeled page 54 (story page 46).

Advantageous! (Table of Contents: 9)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Katrina Tollin (see notes)
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Ambush Bug

Indexer Notes

Katrina Tollin, Anthony Tollin's daughter (age 4 at the time of publication) colored these two pages. She is probably the youngest person ever to do a professional assignment for a major comic company.
Labeled pages 56-57 (story pages 48-49).

Calling All Girls! (Table of Contents: 10)

Ambush Bug / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming; Keith Giffen
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Ambush Bug

Indexer Notes

Labeled page 58 (story page 50).

Buggy and the Beast (Table of Contents: 11)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Wray
Pencils:
Bill Wray
Inks:
Bill Wray
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Ambush Bug; Julius Schwartz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Labeled pages 59-61 (story pages 51-53).

Where's Irwin? (Table of Contents: 12)

Ambush Bug / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Appearances by practically everyone in the DC Universe.

Indexer Notes

Labeled pages 62-64 (story pages 54-56).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ambush Bug
  2. 1. The Book of Jobs
    Ambush Bug
  3. 2. If Schwartz Be My Destiny
    Ambush Bug
  4. 3. Forever Amber
    Ambush Bug
  5. 4. The Fanboy Press
  6. 5. The Screaming Socks of Easy!
    Private Argh!yle
  7. 6. Great Moments in Comic Book History
    Fanboy Press Presents
  8. 7. Interview with a Lunatic
    Ambush Bug
  9. 8. Cheeks the Toy Wonder
    Cheeks the Toy Wonder
  10. 9. Advantageous!
    Ambush Bug
  11. 10. Calling All Girls!
    Ambush Bug
  12. 11. Buggy and the Beast
    Ambush Bug
  13. 12. Where's Irwin?
    Ambush Bug
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