(May 1997)

Image, 1996 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.10 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Gary Carlson; Chris Ecker; Edward DeGeorge
Color:
Color cover; Color interior (#1-6), later Black and White (#7 and up)
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Frank Miller Elektra reprint series tribute.


[Galahad & The Turtles] (Table of Contents)

Galahad; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Torres (signed)
Inks:
Ben Torres (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; martial arts
Characters:
Galahad; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Splinter; The Foot (ninja clan); Knight Watchman
Keywords:
kung fu

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

[My Name is --- Galahad] (Table of Contents)

Galahad / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Clarence Burk
Inks:
Jim Brozman
Letters:
Jim Brozman

Genre:
superhero; martial arts
Characters:
Galahad (formerly Kid Galahad); The Headhunter (female assassin); The Foot Clan (ninjas); Oroku Saki (Foot leader); The Shredder; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Splinter (their teacher)
Keywords:
kung fu

Indexer Notes

Crossover with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, several characters and elements of which began life as a parody / tribute to Frank Miller's run on Daredevil, including The Hand (ninja clan); The Headhunter serves double-duty as a tribute to both Elektra (from Daredevil) and Lady Shiva (DC villainess / assassin romantically linked with Arsenal (formerly Speedy, Green Arrow's teenage sidekick)). Story takes place before Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtules (Mirage, 1984 series) #1.

Knight Watchmanga? (Table of Contents)

Knight Watchman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ecker (plot); Chris Samnee (plot); Gary Carlson (dialogue)
Pencils:
Chris Samnee
Inks:
Chris Samnee
Letters:
Chris Samnee

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Knight Watchman; Kid Galahad
Synopsis:
Knight Watchman and Kid Galahad go to Japan.

Indexer Notes

Art done in Japanese "manga" style.

Speed Queen's Strange Revenge (Table of Contents)

The Blitz; Speed Queen / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terrance Griep, Jr.
Pencils:
Shawn Van Briesen
Inks:
Shawn Van Briesen
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Blitz (Golden Age); Speed Queen

Indexer Notes

Fourth Golden Age Blitz appearance; previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #4 (September 1996); next appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #14 (October 1997). First appearance of Speed Queen; next appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #?. Speed Queen not related to the Trina Robbins character from All Girl Thrills #1 and Girl Fight Comics #1 (The Print Mint, 1971 & 1972) or the "Female Furies" member from Hawk and Dove (DC, 1989 series) #21 (February 1991).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Big Bang Theories / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson

Indexer Notes

Letters from Raoul H. Torrez, Steve Elliott, and Jeff Crowder.

The Red Hot Real Deal!!! (Table of Contents)

The Invincibles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Rich Buckler
Letters:
Rich Buckler

Genre:
Superhero

Indexer Notes

Ad for The Invincibles #1 (Visage Studios, 1997).

The Invincibles! (Table of Contents)

The Invincibles / promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Rich Buckler
Letters:
Rich Buckler

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Fire Merchant; American Commando; Major Ulysses X. Stormm; agents of A.E.G.I.S. [America's Elite Government Intelligence Service]; Zero Force [Zero-Girl; Airborne; Bulk; Magma]; Rot-Weiller (villain, member of THE EX-CREATURES)

Indexer Notes

Preview of The Invincibles (Visage Studios, 1997 series) #1. Rich Buckler's art contains numerous Jack Kirby swipes.

More Heroes! More Thrills! More Stories! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Dan Reed; Darren Goodhart (insets)
Inks:
Dan Reed; Darren Goodhart (insets)
Letters:
Dan Reed

Characters:
Knight Watchman; Faulty Towers (villain); Kid Galahad, The Teen Whiz; The Absolute

Indexer Notes

House ad for next issue, Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #11 (June 1997).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Galahad & The Turtles]
    Galahad; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  2. 1. [My Name is --- Galahad]
    Galahad
  3. 2. Knight Watchmanga?
    Knight Watchman
  4. 3. Speed Queen's Strange Revenge
    The Blitz; Speed Queen
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Big Bang Theories
  6. 5. The Red Hot Real Deal!!!
    The Invincibles
  7. 6. The Invincibles!
    The Invincibles
  8. 7. More Heroes! More Thrills! More Stories!
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