([January] 1984)

U.S.A. Comics, 1984 Series
Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
Don Chin (credited); Evan Mills (credited)

Issue Notes

Advertising deadline for this issue was January 1, 1984

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

All text cover highlights interview with Garfield creator Jim Davis.

Contents! (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Dear readers, (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Don Chin
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Announcement that United Feature Syndicate will no longer allow the magazine to carry Garfield, Peanuts, Frank & Ernest and The Born Loser.

Letters (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes two panels of a Beetle Bailey strip.

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

Bloom County / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Berke Breathed
Pencils
Berke Breathed
Inks
Berke Breathed
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excuse me.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from daily Bloom County (Washington Post Co.) June 29 to July 24, 1983

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

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Walker
Pencils
Mort Walker
Inks
Mort Walker
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How would you rate Sgt. Snorkel
Genre
humor; military
Reprints
  • from daily Beetle Bailey (King Features Syndicate) January 2 to January 27, 1984

The Jim Davis interview (Table of Contents: 6)

Garfield / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Shapiro
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Interview is copyright 1983 The Washington Post. Illustrated with seven panels from Garfield, plus three small drawings and a photo.

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

The Wizard of Id / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Hart
Pencils
Brant Parker
Inks
Brant Parker
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sire, you must do something
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from daily The Wizard of Id (Field Enterprises) July 2 to July 30, 1983, omitting July 6 and 8

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

Blondie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Young
Pencils
Mike Gersher
Inks
Mike Gersher
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tootsie and Herb had a fight
Genre
humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from daily Blondie (King Features Syndicate) January 2 to January 27, 1984

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

Marvin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Armstrong
Pencils
Tom Armstrong
Inks
Tom Armstrong
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Anybody can make a mud pie
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from daily Marvin (Field Enterprises) July 4 to July 30, 1983

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

B.C. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Hart
Pencils
Johnny Hart
Inks
Johnny Hart
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, there,... I am the early bird!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from daily B.C. (Field Enterprises) July 5 to July 30, 1983

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

Kitz 'n' Katz / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Laughlin
Pencils
Bob Laughlin
Inks
Bob Laughlin
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're Kitz 'n' Katz, not nutz 'n' boltz..
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • This strip ran in The Comic Buyer's Guide from 1981 to 1985. The 34 daily strips printed here are undated. Listed in contents as "new talent showcase."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Hägar the Horrible / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dik Browne
Pencils
Dik Browne
Inks
Dik Browne
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a problem!!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from daily Hagar the Horrible (King Features Syndicate) January 2 to January 27, 1984
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents!
  3. 2. Dear readers,
  4. 3. Letters
  5. 4. ["Excuse me."]
    Bloom County
  6. 5. ["How would you rate Sgt. Snorkel"]
    Beetle Bailey
  7. 6. The Jim Davis interview
    Garfield
  8. 7. ["Sire, you must do something"]
    The Wizard of Id
  9. 8. ["Tootsie and Herb had a fight"]
    Blondie
  10. 9. ["Anybody can make a mud pie"]
    Marvin
  11. 10. ["Hi, there,... I am the early bird!"]
    B.C.
  12. 11. ["We're Kitz 'n' Katz, not nutz 'n' boltz.."]
    Kitz 'n' Katz
  13. 12. ["What a problem!!"]
    Hägar the Horrible
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