(December 2012)

Archie, 2012 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
2012-11-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Red Circle Comics
Barcode:
76281644144500331
Editing:
Paul Kaminski (Editor/Exec. Director of Editorial); Victor Gorelick (Editor-In-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy paper
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited series

[The Jaguar] (Table of Contents)

New Crusaders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Bates (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Jaguar [Ivette Valez]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Crusaders / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn ?
Pencils:
Ben Bates
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Alex Tyler; Greg Dickering; Johnny Sterling; Kelly Brand; Ivette Valez; Wyatt Raymond
Synopsis:
Recap of the previous 2 issues, plus credits for the story and pictures of the variant covers.

Legacies Part 1: Growing Pains (Table of Contents)

New Crusaders / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn
Pencils:
Ben Bates; Alitha Martinez
Inks:
Gary Martin
Colors:
Matt Herms
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Joe Higgins; Johnny Sterling; Wyatt Raymond; Greg Dickering; Alex Tyler; Kim Brand; Ivette Valez; Dusty (talking space monkey); Bob Phantom; Ai-Apaec; Brain Emperor; In Picture Only: Web [John Raymond]; Jaguar [Ralph Hardy]; Comet [John Dickering]; Steel Sterling [Jack Sterling]; Fly-Girl [Kim Brand]; Fireball [Ted Tyler]
Synopsis:
Joe begins to train the New Crusaders, but things don't go as planned. Ivette is traumatized by the god Ai-Apaec, Greg and Alex faint when they intentionally drink their chemical formulas, Johnny walks out due to the stress, Wyatt tries to comfort Ivette, and Kelly learns her powers from M.L.J. Deep-Planar Watch agent Bob Phantom.

["Log on and get connected!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wyatt Raymond [Web]
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Red Circle website.

Director's Cut (Table of Contents)

Legacy of the Crusaders; Fly-Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler; Stan Timmons
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales
Inks:
Ricardo Villagran
Colors:
Barry Grossman; Thomas Mason
Letters:
Peter Kircheimer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly-Girl; Big Max Cardona; Harry Howell
Synopsis:
Fly-Girl contemplates whether or not to join Thomas in becoming superheroes again. Later, she saves her producer from a mafia boss as Fly-Girl and decides to relaunch her crime-fighting career.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title of this story was A Woman's Place. Dialogue has been edited on page 2 to remove reference to Thomas Troy, the Fly.

Welcome to Red Circle! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Kaminski
Pencils:
Ben Bates
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Dusty (monkey)
Synopsis:
Article discussing this issue and how to read older MLJ/Red Circle issues. Also includes an invitation to begin sending letters to the company.

[Alitha Martinez Interview] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Alitha Martinez
Pencils:
Alitha Martinez
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ivette Valez; Wyatt Raymond; Brain Emperor
Synopsis:
Interview with New Crusaders artist Alitha Martinez.

Next Issue (Table of Contents)

New Crusaders / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Bates
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Jaguar [Ivette Valez]; Fireball [Alex Tyler]; Web [Wyatt Raymond]; Steel Sterling [Johnny Sterling]; Comet [Greg Dickering]; Fly-Girl [Kelly Brand]
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the next issue.

The Critics Have Spoken! (Table of Contents)

New Crusaders / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Bates
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
New Crusaders: Joe Higgins [Shield]; Greg Dickering [Comet]; Alex Tyler [Fireball]; Kelly Brand [Fly-Girl]; Ivette Valez [Jaguar]; Johnny Sterling [Steel Sterling]; Wyatt Raymond [Web]
Synopsis:
Reviews of the New Crusaders from Ain't It Cool News, iFanboy, AOL Comics Alliance, Buzzfeed, Comic Book Resources, and Pop Matters.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Jaguar]
    New Crusaders
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    New Crusaders
  3. 2. Legacies Part 1: Growing Pains
    New Crusaders
  4. 3. ["Log on and get connected!"]
  5. 4. Director's Cut
    Legacy of the Crusaders; Fly-Girl
  6. 5. Welcome to Red Circle!
  7. 6. [Alitha Martinez Interview]
  8. 7. Next Issue
    New Crusaders
  9. 8. The Critics Have Spoken!
    New Crusaders
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