(January 1996)

Image, 1996 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
2.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Motown Machineworks; Image
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Brett Lewis
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Miniseries

Issue Notes

Digital Chameleon (rendering and effect); For Motown Machineworks: Michael Davis (President/CEO); Denys Cowan (Vice President/Editor in Chief); Brett Lewis (Editorial Director); Thomas Fassbender (Associate Editor); John Hervey (Editorial Assistant); Charles Drost (Art Director); Christopher Sotomayor (Color Editor); Kevin McCarthy (Concept Editor); Jason Medley (Production Editor); Special thanks to Gene Bahng; Larry Marder (executive director, Image Comics); Printed in Canada


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Crush / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Baron
Pencils:
Walter McDaniel
Inks:
Charles Drost
Colors:
Christopher Sotomayor
Letters:
Thom Zahler; Lew Willig (logo)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Crush
Synopsis:
The Crush poses and shoots a big gun.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Baron
Letters:
Thom Zahler

Synopsis:
Introduction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

["Then she looks me in the eye and says, "I never said that, I just said I'd think about it.""] (Table of Contents)

The Crush / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Baron
Pencils:
N. Stephen Harris
Inks:
Reggie Jones
Colors:
Christopher Sotomayor; Chris McGee; Pamela May Palma; Maria T. Sanchez; Lawrence "Filterboy" Boutte
Letters:
Thom Zahler

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Crush (J. C. Pratt) (first appearance); Albert Feldstein; Roy Radnauer; Emma Long; Roswell Amis; Ed Dexter; Derek Dixon; Squeegee (Hector Diaz) (first off-panel appearance)
Synopsis:
A black psychiatrist, J. C. Pratt, dresses up in a costume, grabs two big guns, and beats the snot out of drug dealers in Empire City and Liberty City as The Crush. The Squeegee is on the loose, killing and removing the faces of his victims.

Indexer Notes

Graphic violence

The Crush (Table of Contents)

The Crush / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Davis
Pencils:
N. Stephen Harris?
Inks:
Reggie Jones?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Crush
Synopsis:
Comments on preview issue of The Crush 1 by Willie Campbell, Colleen Stokes and George Hegel

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Crush / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Drost; Brett Lewis; Christopher Sotomayor; Kevin McCarthy
Inks:
Charles Drost; Brett Lewis; Christopher Sotomayor; Kevin McCarthy
Colors:
Christopher Sotomayor; Chris McGee; Pamela May Palma; Maria T. Sanchez; Lawrence "Filterboy" Boutte
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Crush
Synopsis:
Sketches of The Crush

Indexer Notes

The Crush sketch page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Crush / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
N. Stephen Harris?
Inks:
Reggie Jones?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Synopsis:
Credits and indicia

Indexer Notes

Background illustration

Off the record (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Michael Davis
Pencils:
Walter McDaniel; Steve Rude; Walt Simonson
Inks:
Charles Drost; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
House ad for Motown Machineworks books published by Image in January 1996. Cover reproductions of The Crush 1, Casual Heroes 1 and Man Against Time 1. Editorial by Michael Davis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kurt Busiek's Astro City / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks:
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors:
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for Kurt Busiek's Astro City from Image Comics

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rob Liefeld
Inks:
Stephen Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Prophet; Avengelyne
Synopsis:
House ad for Prophet/Avengelyne from Image Comics

Spawn Ultra Action Fighters (Table of Contents)

Spawn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Spawn
Synopsis:
Ad for Spawn Ultra Action Fighters from McFarlane Toys

["More human than human was..."] (Table of Contents)

Defcon 4 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff Mariotte
Pencils:
Mat Broome
Inks:
Edwin Rosell
Colors:
Wendy Fouts
Letters:
Typeset; ?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Jadon; Diano; Ryka; Miko
Synopsis:
House ad for Defcon 4 from Image Comics

["The five-issue miniseries "The Man" never wanted you to see"] (Table of Contents)

Casual Heroes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Rude
Inks:
Steve Rude?
Colors:
Christopher Sotomayor
Letters:
Typeset; ?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Casual Heroes
Synopsis:
House ad for Casual Heroes from Motown Machineworks, published by Image Comics

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

["What do the world's greatest pop stars have in common?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (Ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for "Inner City Blues: The Music of Marvin Gaye" from Motown records.

On back cover of comic.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  3. 2. ["Then she looks me in the eye and says, "I never said that, I just said I'd think about it.""]
    The Crush
  4. 3. The Crush
    The Crush
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  7. 6. Off the record
    In the Works
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kurt Busiek's Astro City
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Prophet; Avengelyne
  10. 9. Spawn Ultra Action Fighters
    Spawn
  11. 10. ["More human than human was..."]
    Defcon 4
  12. 11. ["The five-issue miniseries "The Man" never wanted you to see"]
    Casual Heroes
  13. 12. ["What do the world's greatest pop stars have in common?"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • John P. Selegue
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