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Issue Details

Issue #8
Published Summer 1992
Cover Price 3.95 USD; 4.75 CAD
Pages 68
Editing Mike Gold

Cover Details

Characters Ms. Tree [Michael Tree]
Genre mystery
Pencils Randy DuBurke (painted) (signed)
Inks Randy DuBurke (painted) (signed)
Colors Randy DuBurke (painted)( signed)
Letters typeset

48 page Ms. Tree story "Maternity Leave"

Characters Ms. Tree [Michael Tree]; Effie; Roger Freemont; Dan Green; William Powers Jr. (in flashback); Michael Tree Jr.; Don Donnie; Frankie the Loon (in flashback); William Powers Sr.; Vin (dies); thug (dies); Melodie Tree (introduction); Melodie Powers (in flashback)
Synopsis Ms. Tree goes through the last few weeks of pregnancy. Members of the Powers family want to make sure her child is never born. To no avail, and Melodie Tree is born.
Genre mystery
Script Max Allan Collins
Pencils Terry Beatty
Inks Terry Beatty
Colors Eric Kachelhofer
Letters Gary Kato
Reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics (Running Press, 2008 series) [nn]

8 page King Faraday story "The Harlequin Carnival"

Characters King Faraday; Carol
Synopsis On her first job, in Venice, Italy, King Faraday's partner Carol is kidnapped by tattooed thugs. Faraday decides to investigate.
Genre spy
Script Joey Cavalieri
Pencils Carmine Infantino
Inks Frank McLaughlin
Colors Inda Kachelhofer
Letters John Costanza
Editing Paul Kupperberg

2 page Ms. Tree letters page "Swak!"

Characters Ms. Tree [Michael Tree]
Script Max Allan Collins
Pencils Terry Beatty (illo)
Inks ? (illo)
Letters typeset

1 page Inside DC promo (ad from the publisher) "Screaming at the Screen [Inside DC 21]"

Script Michael Eury
Letters typeset