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Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 1

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. A brief introduction to the Fly and his history. The Return of the Sinister Spider, script by Rich Buckler and Jack C. Harris (plot), art by Jim Sherman; After years of retirement, the magic finally returns to Thomas' ring and he assumes the identity of the Fly again; Kim, though, is reluctant to take on her powers again; Fly tracks the Spider down. Letter from Dan Eiler. Who Is The Man With The Double Life? starring the Shield, script and art by Rich Buckler; A brief recap of Lancelot Strong's origin and powers. Advertisement for Lancelot Strong, The Shield #1. ...And The God That Fell To Earth, script by Chris Adames, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Frank Giacoia; Mr. Justice investigates the death of a suicide jumper, who praises Reverend Prescott and life everlasting in his final breath. Fly back cover art by Rich Buckler. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 2

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. The 1st part of Robin Snyder's Fly indexes. I Killed The Fly, script by Rich Buckler, art by Jim Sherman (1st page by Rich Buckler); Spider Spry fatally shoots the Fly. A Woman's Place, script by Rich Buckler and Stan Timmons, pencils by Adrian Gonzales, inks by Ricardo Villagran; Fly Girl contemplates whether or not to join Thomas in becoming superheroes again. The Mugging, script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Rich Buckler; Thomas Troy is mugged by a masked thief named Diamond Jack. Untitled Hangman story, script by Robin Snyder, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Sam de la Rosa. Fly back cover art by Rudy Nebres. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #3
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 3

    Cover art by Rudy Nebres. Part 2 of Robin Synder's Adventures of the Fly index. Who Is The Monster?, script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Bill Draut, Rich Buckler, and Steve Ditko; Kim Brand is working on a movie about Pascal, an old foe of the Fly's; But the movie is being sabotaged by someone; In addition, a wife of one of the stuntmen on the set is being abused by her husband. Jane of the Jungle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Faithfully Yours starring Fly Girl, script by Rich Buckler and Stan Timmons, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Alan Kupperberg; Kim Brand is hunted by a jealous stalker after he sees Kim dating Thomas. A feature on the Fly's buzz-gun, script by Rich Buckler, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Alan Kupperberg. Fly back cover art by Rudy Nebres. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 4

    Cover pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Rudy Nebres. Article on the Fly on the inside front cover. Déjà vu, script by Rich Buckler, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Adrian Gonzales; Both the Fly and Mighty Man share memories of an adventure that never happened. Jane of The Jungle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Renewal, script by Charles Ward [as Chas Ward], art by Vic Catan [as Vicatan]; Jaguar regains his powers after a hiatus of some years. Unused cover from the old Jaguar book John Rosenberger on back cover. 36 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 5

    Cover pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Rudy Nebres. An index of the Adventures of the Jaguar series. Untitled Fly story, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Robin Snyder (dialogue), art by Steve Ditko; As two crooked scientists try to claim the invention, moneys and recognition of a third scientist, they leave a trail of death behind them. Jane of The Jungle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Jaguar, script by Charles Ward [as Chas Ward], art by Vic Catan [as Vicatan]; Still getting used to his powers return, Ralph and John help investigate a museum's theft; Catherine then informs Ralph of a cult that use animal sacrifices, and that only he can stop the cult. 36 pgs. $.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #6
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 6

    Cover pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Rudy Nebres. Part 3 of Robin Snyders Fly index. Adventure of the Crooked Man, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Robin Snyder (dialogue), art by Steve Ditko; Thomas Troy is contacted by a former client to discover the secrets of the Crooked House and a spirit that haunts it named "the Crooked Man." Untitled Jaguar story, script by Charles Ward [as Chas Ward], art by Vic Catan [as Vicatan]; The Jaguar saves a puppy from drowning in a well, and Catherine is kidnapped by cultists. 36 pgs. $.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #7
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 7

    Cover pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Rudy Nebres. Chance!!, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Robin Snyder (dialogue), art by Steve Ditko; The Fly takes on a crook with an stolen experimental suit that gives him great strength and speed. Sacrifice, script by Charles Ward [as Chas Ward], art by Vic Catan [as Vicatan]; The Jaguar and John fly to the museum; Jaguar uses a mirror as a scrying glass to find Catherine; He then uses the mirror to travel to rescue her from the cultists. Jane of the Jungle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #8
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 8

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Big Freeze, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Robin Snyder (dialogue), art by Steve Ditko; The ghost of an old gang boss hunts down his two old "partners" looking for his share of the business; The only one capable of stopping him is the Fly. Time Twist, script by Tom DeFalco, art by Chic Stone; In order to escape rioting peasants, a vampire and his scientist travel 500 years into the future in a time machine. Jane of the Jungle humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Conclusion, script by Charles Ward [as Chas Ward], art by Steve Ditko; The Jaguar heals from his wounds and accepts his destiny while being stalked by the only surviving cult member. 36 pgs. $.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #9
    Fly (1983 Red Circle/Archie) 9

    Cover art by Dick Ayers. To Kill A Fly, script by Marty Greim, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Rex Lindsey; The Fly and the Shield capture the man who successfully framed Thomas Troy. Untitled Jaguar story, script by Charles Ward [as Chas Ward], pencils by Dick Ayers and Steve Ditko, inks by Steve Ditko; John tells Catherine one of the Jaguar's adventures involving Cat Girl. 36 pgs. $.75. Cover price $0.75.