American Comic Books

Jon Sable, Freelance





Publisher
First Comics


Publication years for the issues

1983: 1-7
1984: 8-19
1985: 20-31
1986: 32-43
1987: 44-54
1988: 55-56


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Jon Sable, Freelance #1, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #1

Title: The Iron Monster
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 06.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #2, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #2

Title: Death is a Bum Deal
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 07.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #3, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #3

Title: The Origin, Part 1: A Storm over Eden
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 08.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #4, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #4

Title: The Origin, Part 2: Battlemask!!
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 09.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #5, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #5

Title: The Origin, Part 3: Killzone
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 10.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #6, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #6

Title: The Origin, Part 4: A Deadly Shade of Violent!
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Bruce Patterson
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 11.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #7, 1983

Jon Sable, Freelance #7

Title: The Target!
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 12.1983
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #8, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #8

Title: Murder is the Last Resort
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 01.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #9, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #9

Title: Cliffhanger!
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Peter Iro
Date of publication: 02.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article The Origins of "Independent" Comics part 1, by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #10, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #10

Title: Triptych
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 03.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #11, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #11

Title: The Cat
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 04.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article The Origins of "Independent" Comics part 3, by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #12, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #12

Title: M.I.A., Part 1
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 05.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article The Origins of "Independent" Comics part 4, by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #13, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #13

Title: M.I.A., Part 2: "Here There are Tigers"
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 06.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article The Origins of "Independent" Comics part 5, by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #14, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #14

Title: The Wall
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 07.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article The Origins of "Independent" Comics part 6 by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #15, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #15

Title: Green Hell
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Janice Chiang
Date of publication: 08.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article Scapegoat in Four Colors part 1 by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #16, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #16

Title: Return of the Cat
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 09.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
Notes: Contains the article Scapegoat in Four Colors part 2 by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #17, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #17

Title: Deadly Games, Part 1
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 10.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.00
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #18, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #18

Title: Deadly Games, Part 2
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 11.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains the article Scapegoat in Four Colors part 3 by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #19, 1984

Jon Sable, Freelance #19

Title: Prey
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 12.1984
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains the article Scapegoat in Four Colors part 4 by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #20, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #20

Title: The Rookie
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 01.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #21, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #21

Title: Widowmaker
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 02.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #22, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #22

Title: The Contract, Part 1
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 03.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 1 of the article Safari Sketchbook by Mike Grell
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #23, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #23

Title: The Contract, Part 2: The Crucified Man
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 04.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 2 of the article Safari Sketchbook by Mike Grell
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #24, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #24

Title: The Contract, Part 3: Kaddish
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 05.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 3 of the article Safari Sketchbook by Mike Grell
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #25, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #25

Title: Homecoming, Part 1: The Angel
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Shatter, Part 1
Story: Peter B. Gillis
Art: Mike Saenz
Colors: Mike Saenz
Letters: Mike Saenz
Date of publication: 06.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #26, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #26

Title: Homecoming, Part 2: The Moses Line
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Shatter, Part 2
Story: Peter B. Gillis
Art: Mike Saenz
Colors: Mike Saenz
Letters: Mike Saenz
Date of publication: 07.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #27, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #27

Title: Torch Song
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Shatter, Part 3
Story: Mike Saenz
Art: Mike Saenz
Colors: Mike Saenz
Letters: Mike Saenz
Date of publication: 08.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #28, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #28

Title: Bye Bye Blackbird
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Shatter, Part 4
Story: Mike Saenz
Art: Mike Saenz
Colors: Alex Wald
Letters: Mike Saenz
Date of publication: 09.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #29, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #29

Title: Murder... In Spades
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Shatter, Part 5
Story: Mike Saenz
Art: Mike Saenz
Colors: Alex Wald
Letters: Mike Saenz
Date of publication: 10.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 1 of the article Collecting Dust: A Guide to Preserving Comic Books by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #30, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #30

Title: The Stuff of Dreams
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Shatter, Part 6
Story: Mike Saenz
Art: Mike Saenz
Colors: Alex Wald
Letters: Mike Saenz
Date of publication: 11.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 2 of the article Collecting Dust: A Guide to Preserving Comic Books by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #31, 1985

Jon Sable, Freelance #31

Title: The Gauntlet, Part 1
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 12.1985
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 3 of the article Collecting Dust: A Guide to Preserving Comic Books by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #32, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #32

Title: The Gauntlet, Part 2
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 01.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
Notes: Contains part 4 of the article Collecting Dust: A Guide to Preserving Comic Books by Charles Meyerson
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #33, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #33

Jon Sable
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Title: Cave of the Half-Pints
Story: Lee Dolezal
Art: Sergio Aragon├Ęs
Colors: Janice Cohen
Letters: Stan Sakai
Date of publication: 02.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.25
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #34, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #34

Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Lynn Varley
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 03.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #35, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #35

Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Marcus David
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 04.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #36, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #36

Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Marcus David
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 05.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #37, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #37

Title: Ivory Apes & Peacocks
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Marcus David
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 06.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #38, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #38

Title: The Ivory Connection
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Julia Lacquement
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 07.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #39, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #39

Title: Ivory Death
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Julia Lacquement
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 08.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #40, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #40

Title: The Fan, Part 1
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Julia Lacquement
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 09.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color



Jon Sable, Freelance #41, 1986

Jon Sable, Freelance #41

Title: The Fan, Part 2
Story: Mike Grell
Art: Mike Grell
Colors: Julia Lacquement
Letters: Ken Bruzenak
Date of publication: 10.1986
Publisher(s): First Comics
Price: $ 1.75
36 pages, color