(July 1987)

Blackthorne, 1986 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blackthorne Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Blackthorne Publishing Incorporated
Editing
John Stephenson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
Shel Dorf
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Wormy Marrons

Indexer Notes

Montage of Dick Tracy panels.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francisco ?
Inks
Jim Starlin ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This summer
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack Hunter; Scorpio
Synopsis
Promo for Blackthorne Timeline Color Comics. Fourteen super heroes. Reportedly this line was never actually published, and many of the characters never appeared outside of promotional materials.

Shelter (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Wormy Marrons; Mrs Marrons; Janie Stoltz; Sam Catchem
Synopsis
Stranded on their wedding night because of a blizzard, Dick and Tess accidentally exchange bags with another couple. Discovering he bag to contain a bloody rug, Tracy pursues Marrons. Tess storms away until learning that Tracy is in fact chasing a killer. Wormy drags Tracy behind his car, takes refuge in a garage, and accidentally kills his wife with carbon monoxide. Hiding out in a deserted fairgrounds he dupes young Janie into helping him, then flees across a frozen stream.
Reprints
  • Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper strips from December 30, 1949 through February 25, 1950.
Keywords
blizzard; fair; newspaper comic strip; police; snow

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

Tales of the Green Beret / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Available now from... Blackthorne Publishing
Genre
war
Synopsis
Promo for Tales Of The Green Beret (Book 3) from Blackthorne
Keywords
Vietnam

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

G.I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
E. R. Cruz ?
Inks
E. R. Cruz ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blackthorne 3-D 1987
Genre
war
Synopsis
Promo for G.I. Joe 3-D #1 (Profitable License!), from Blackthorne
Keywords
action figure
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["This summer"]
  3. 2. Shelter
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["Available now from... Blackthorne Publishing"]
    Tales of the Green Beret
  5. 4. ["Blackthorne 3-D 1987"]
    G.I. Joe
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