(October 2012)

Image, 2012 Series
 
Price:
4.99 USD
Pages:
52
On-sale date:
2012-10-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Image Comics, Inc.
Brand:
20 1992-2012 Image
Barcode:
70985301237500121
Editing:
Eric Stephenson
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This issue has 5 covers. Cover A is by Gabriel Ba, cover B is by Terry & Rachel Dodson, cover C is by Chris Giarrusso. The other two covers are Artist Editions of cover A and cover B, only available from the CBLDF website, with no logo or trade dress. The Artist Edition of cover A also includes female nudity (nipples) that was covered by a large raindrop on the regular cover A.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Cover A] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Ba (signed)
Inks:
Gabriel Ba (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Cover B] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Terry Dodson; Rachel Dodson
Inks:
Terry Dodson; Rachel Dodson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Cover C] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chris Giarrusso
Inks:
Chris Giarrusso
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Which Came First: The Spaceship of the Egg? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jonathan Hickman
Pencils:
Jonathan Hickman
Inks:
Jonathan Hickman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Barren Ground (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Andy Diggle
Pencils:
Ben Templesmith
Inks:
Ben Templesmith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A demon is freed from captivity after 7 centuries, but is repulsed by the open "blasphemy" of free thinking about the existence of gods and same-sex marriage.

Freedom From... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Chaykin
Pencils:
Sina Grace
Inks:
Sina Grace
Letters:
S. Steven Struble

Synopsis:
Icons Anonymous attendees discuss freedom of the press.

Free (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steven T. Seagle
Pencils:
Marco Cinello
Inks:
Marco Cinello
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Lumiere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Keatinge
Pencils:
Chynna Clugston Flores
Inks:
Chynna Clugston Flores
Colors:
?
Letters:
Comicraft [John Roshell]

Hunters (Table of Contents)

Saviors / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
James Robinson
Pencils:
J. Bone
Inks:
J. Bone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Last Rights (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
James Asmus
Pencils:
Takeshi Miyazawa
Inks:
Takeshi Miyazawa
Letters:
Crank!

Marineman/Hip Flask (Table of Contents)

Elephantmen / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Starkings; Ian Churchill; Axel Medellin
Pencils:
Richard Starkings; Ian Churchill; Axel Medellin
Inks:
Richard Starkings; Ian Churchill; Axel Medellin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Marineman; Hip Flask

Sasquatch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Roberson; Roger Langridge
Pencils:
Chris Roberson; Roger Langridge
Inks:
Chris Roberson; Roger Langridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sasquatch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Ba
Inks:
Gabriel Ba
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Art from Cover A, but with nudity (nipples) that was covered on the front cover exposed here.

Common ComiConversation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Giarrusso
Pencils:
Chris Giarrusso
Inks:
Chris Giarrusso
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chris Giarrusso; unnamed comic fan
Synopsis:
Chris meets a fan at a comic convention who raves about how much he liked Mini Marvels and wishes there were more, but the fan abruptly leaves when Chris tries to tell him that G-Man is almost exactly like Mini Marvels.

Let Freedoms Grow (Table of Contents)

Storm Dogs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
David Hine
Pencils:
Doug Braithwaite
Inks:
Doug Braithwaite
Colors:
?
Letters:
Comicraft

Characters:
Masika Zenda

King Kim: Barlartan Revenge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brandon Graham
Pencils:
Brandon Graham
Inks:
Brandon Graham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Just As Real As Yours (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim McCann
Pencils:
Janet Lee
Inks:
Janet Lee
Letters:
Tony Fleecs

Indexer Notes

Story is dedicated "Special thanks to Zach Wahls for his family's inspiration."

Unleashed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kieron Gillen
Pencils:
Nate Bellegarde
Inks:
Nate Bellegarde
Colors:
Jordie Bellaire
Letters:
Fonografiks

Douchebag (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Moore
Pencils:
Terry Moore
Inks:
Terry Moore
Letters:
Terry Moore

The Walking Dead (Table of Contents)

The Walking Dead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kirkman
Pencils:
Charlie Adlard
Inks:
Charlie Adlard
Colors:
Cliff Rathburn (gray tones)
Letters:
Rus Wooton
Editing:
Sean Mackiewicz

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Scott; the Governor
Synopsis:
Scott helps the Governor move a bunch of 10-gallon fish tanks to his office. The Governor reveals he plans to fill the tanks with "horrors" to help him be resilient and strong. When Scott asks what horrors he's going to put in the tanks, the Governor says he was thinking of severed heads, starting with Scott's.

["Experience Creativity"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad for Image Comics, featuring a photo of CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein and a quote of Brownstein's about free expression and comics.

["Support the CBLDF"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad encouraging people to join the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF).