The Comico Black Book

    (COMICO, 1987)
™ and ©1987 COMICO, the Comic Company

This one-shot book recapped Comico’s first five years in existence. It gives one-page descriptions about every title that they published from 1983-87. The impressive publishing history includes the titles Grendel (1st Series) Slaughterman, AZ, Primer, Grendel (2nd series), Jonny Quest, Justice Machine, Mage, Robotech: The Macross Saga, Robotech Masters, Robotech—The New Generation, Jonny Quest Classics, Star Blazers, The Fish Police, Gumby’s Summer Fun Special, Robotech 3-D, Ginger Fox, Jezebel Jade, Mage II, and Max Headroom.

Comico’s editorial lineup at the time contained many who would later go on to become superstars in the world of comics. Among them: Art Adams (Hellboy), Mike Baron (Nexus), Mike W. Barr, Steve Bisette, Bret Blevins, Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men), Harlan Ellison, Tony Isabella, Alan Moore (Watchmen), and Chuck Dixon.
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#1
31-Jul-1978
Cover Price: $1.50
7 copies available from $2.50
Gerry Giovinco, Dennis LaSorda, Phil LaSorda, Matt Wagner, William Messner-Loebs, Mike Gustovich, Carl Macek, Doug Wildey, Bob Schreck, Phil Foglio, Steve Moncuse, Art Clokey, Markalan Joplin, Diana Schutz, Mike Baron, Alan Moore, Mike W. Barr, Harlan Ellison, Ken Steacy, Frank Thorne, Dave Stevens, Steve RudeAndrew Murphy, Phil LaSorda, Matt Wagner, Gerry Giovinco, Arnold Pander, Jacob Pander, Bernie Mireault, Marc Hempel, Mike Gustovich, Mike Leeke, Harrison Fong, Thomas Tenney, Doug Wildey, Doug Rice, Steve Moncuse, Arthur Adams, Ken Steacy, Mitch O’Connell, Neil Vokes, Adam Kubert, Alan Davis, Frank Thorne, Dave Stevens, Michael W. Kaluta, Steve Rude