Epic Illustrated was touted as a new experience in adult fantasy and science fiction adventure. Published by Marvel Comics, this magazine was aimed at a more mature audience.
Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith.
Issue #16 includes: "Awakening (Chapter Seven)", starring Abraxas And The Earthman, script and art by Rick Veitch; "Arise Awake", script and art by Marc Hempel; "The Beguiling", script and art by Barry Windsor-Smith;" A Path of Stars", script and art by Barry Windsor-Smith; "The Horde" text story, script by Archie Goodwin, art by Barry Windsor-Smith; "Arnold the Isshurian", script and art by Dave Sim; "The Woman Who Loved the Moon", script by Elizabeth A. Lynn, art by Trina Robbins; "Gene Day 1951- 1982" article, script by Archie Goodwin, art by Gene Day; "The Vision (Chapter Two)--Last Of The Dragons", script by Dennis O'Neil (script) and Carl Potts (plot), pencils by Carl Potts, inks by Terry Austin; "Gameview" by Steven Grant; "Our New Dad," script and art by Rick Geary; "Two Sisters--Jack Tales", script and art by Charles Vess; "Mediaview" text article by Dennis O'Neil. 100 pages long.
This issue is in good condition. The white areas on the front page are slightly grubby, and the very top of the spine is slightly worn, but the pages themselves are clean and wear no signs of previous use.