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Wild Stars Publishing History Summary:

Final Conqueror: January, 1972 issue of Eerie Magazine #37.

Reprinted in Dark Horse's Eerie Archives Volume 8 deluxe hardcover, August 2011.

Unedited version published in Ecstasy Oblivion magazine, Summer 1977, along with cover and art credits, plus the short horror story Hell on My Mind.

The Multiversal Scribe -- Volume One magazine, 1977. All stories and art by Michael Tierney.

Judgement Day plus art contributions, Ecstasy Oblivion magazine, Winter 1978.

Across the Distance Portfolio, 1978. Wild Stars illustrations.

Wild Stars Volume 1 #1 comic book, Collector's Edition Summer 1984. First Wild Stars comic book.

Wild Stars Portfolio One, Collector's Edition 1985.

Wild Stars Volume 2 #1 comic book, Collector's Edition Winter 1988.

Under the Wild Stars, Little Rocket Publications April 1998. Limited Edition hardcover novel. Submitted to editors in the mid-Nineties but unsold. A prequel/sequel to First Marker (see below), this novel was adapted into the comics of Wild Stars Volume 3.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #1 comic book, Little Rocket Publications July 2001.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #2 comic book, Little Rocket Publications October 2001.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #3 comic book, Little Rocket Publications January 2002.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #4 comic book, Little Rocket Publications February 2002.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #5 comic book, Little Rocket Publications March 2002.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #6 comic book, Little Rocket Publications April 2002.

Force Majeure: Prairie Bay #1 comic book, Little Rocket Publications May 2002. A future history tale of the Wild Stars.

Wild Stars Volume 3 #7 comic book, Little Rocket Publications July 2002. Triple-sized issue with 64 pages.

Wild Stars: The Book of Circles graphic novel, Little Rocket Publications January 2004. This trade paperback collects all of the Wild Stars comics, Volumes 1, 2 & 3, plus Wild Stars Portfolio One, with new material.

Nebula 71: Limited Edition hardcover novel, Little Rocket Publications 2008. Written in 1971, but never submitted to editors.

Ceobra: Limited Edition hardcover novel, Little Rocket Publications 2008. Written and submitted to editors in 1974, but not sold.

The Catalyst: Limited Edition hardcover novel, Little Rocket Publications 2008. Written and submitted in 1976, but not sold.

Wild Stars Rising: Limited Edition hardcover novel, Little Rocket Publications 2008. Written and submitted in 1976, but not sold.

Moonshadow: Limited Edition hardcover novel, Little Rocket Publications 2008. Written 1977-1978, this 108,000 word manuscript detailing the origin of the Ancient Warrior was never submitted to editors.

First Marker: Limited Edition hardcover novel, Little Rocket Publications 2008. Written and submitted in 1978-1979, but not sold. Material from this novel was adapted into the comics of Wild Stars Volumes 1 and 2.

Wild Stars: The Book of Circles -- Recalibrated hc: Little Rocket Publications Spring 2009. This hardcover combines the 2004 graphic novel with new material, previously unpublished Wild Stars comic pages, plus several other features new to this edition.

Wild Stars: The Book of Circles -- Recalibrated tpb: Little Rocket Publications Summer 2014. First trade paperback printing of the 2009 hardcover.

Wild Stars: The Book of Circles -- Recalibrated hc: Little Rocket Publications Summer 2014. 30th Anniversary Hardcover reproducing the outer and inner covers from the Volume 3 comics in color for the first time in a collected edition.

Wild Stars 2: Force Majeure tpb: Little Rocket Publications Summer 2014. The sequel to The Book of Circles graphic novel is an 83,000 prose novel wrapped around 38 pages of comics, including the 2002 Force Majeure: Prairie Bay #1 comic, along with new pages and 50 "flashback" illustrations.

Shark Fighter short story, Cirsova magazine #2, Summer 2016. Two covers in both hardcover and softcover.

The Bears of 1812 short story, Cirsova magazine #5, Spring 2017, in both hardcover and softcover.


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The Multiversal Scribe Magazine (1977)


Across the Distance Portfolio
(1978)


Wild Stars Volume One #1 (Summer 1984)


Wild Stars Portfolio One
(1985)


Wild Stars Volume Two #1 (Winter 1988)


Under the Wild Stars
(1998)


Wild Stars Volume Three #1
(July 2001)


Wild Stars Volume Three #2
(October 2001)


Wild Stars Volume Three #3
(January 2002)


Wild Stars Volume Three #4
(February 2002)


Wild Stars Volume Three #5
(March 2002)


Wild Stars Volume Three #6
(April 2002)


Force Majeure: Prarie Bay #1
(May 2002)


Wild Stars Volume Three #7
(July 2002 - 64 page Finale)


Wild Stars -- The Book of Circles Graphic Novel
(2004)


Wild Stars -- The Book of Circles - Recalibrated
25th Anniversary Edition
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Wild Stars: The Book of Circles - Recalbirated - 25th Anniversary Edition
Shown below are the out-of-print Wild Stars Chronicles,
a limited edition set of hardcovers released in 2008.


Top Row: Nebula 71 (written in 1971); Ceobra (1974); The Catalyst (1976); Moonshadow (1978); Wild Stars Rising (1976-77).
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Bottom Row: First Marker (1978); and the prequel/sequel to First Marker, Under the Wild Stars from 1998. These were the source material for all the Wild Stars comics.

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Wild Stars: The Book of Circles - Recalbirated - 25th Anniversary Edition



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