(October - November 1997)

Image, 1996 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.30 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Image Comics
Brand:
Image
Editing:
Gary Carlson; Chris Ecker (uncredited); Edward DeGeorge (uncredited); Ryan Brown (co-editor)
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

Terror In The Swamp! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Weird / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Bissette (signed)
Inks:
Steve Bissette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Weird; The Bog

Indexer Notes

1980's Swamp Thing tribute.

Big Bang Comics (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Dr. Weird's Journals Of Mystery (Table of Contents)

Dr. Weird / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edward DeGeorge
Pencils:
Matt Roach (signed)
Inks:
Matt Roach (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Dr. Weird; The Bog, Swamp Demon

Indexer Notes

Fake cover.

Terror in The Swamp! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Weird / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ryan Brown (co-plot); Edward DeGeorge (co-plot & script); Matt Roach (co-plot)
Pencils:
Matt Roach; David Vance (assist)
Inks:
Matt Roach; David Vance (assist)
Letters:
David Vance
Editing:
Gary Carlson

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Lemuel Brisbane (cult member); Dr. Weird; The Bog [Bauggroth]
Synopsis:
Dr. Weird stops Lemuel Brisbane from sacrificing an innocent baby in an obscene ritual. Pursuing him into the swamp, he encounters The Bog, who believes Weird is trespassing on his domain. After realizing his mistake in challenging Weird, The Bog tricks him into believing him dead.

Indexer Notes

1970's Berni Wrightson Swamp Thing tribute.

Clickity-Split! (Table of Contents)

The Blitz / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward DeGeorge (plot); Shawn Van Briesen (dialogue)
Pencils:
Shawn Van Briesen
Inks:
Chas
Letters:
Chas
Editing:
Gary Carlson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Grave Robber (narrator); The Blitz (Earth-B)

Indexer Notes

1950's EC-style horror story.
Shawn Van Briessen and Chas are in the credits as "storytelling"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gary Carlson

Indexer Notes

Letters from Christopher Elam, Raoul H. Torres, and Henry R. Kujawa. Also a t-shirt offer at the bottom for a shirt that has the cover to this issue.

Sorcerer's Death Wish! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Weird's Journals Of Mystery! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Quinby
Pencils:
Ed Quinby
Inks:
Ed Quinby
Letters:
Ed Quinby [as Justin A. Mac]
Editing:
Gary Carlson

Genre:
occult; horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Dr. Weird (cameo); Andrei Grolfsyk; Baron
Keywords:
monsters

There Was An Old Lady (Table of Contents)

Knight Watchman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson [as Tom King]
Pencils:
Chris Ecker [as Tom King] (illo)
Inks:
Chris Ecker [as Tom King] (illo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of the second page is an offer to join the Junior Watchmen of America fan club.

Knight Watchman Coming In Spring 1998 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gary Carlson; Chris Ecker
Pencils:
Ben Torres
Inks:
Ben Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Knight Watchman #1-4 (which will present the complete "Graveyard Shift" story).

Looking To Get Weird? (Table of Contents)

Doctor Weird / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Ken Meyer Jr. (painted)
Inks:
Ken Meyer Jr. (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult; superhero

Indexer Notes

Ad for Dr Weird (October Comics, 1997 series) #1 (October 1997).

Tomb Tales (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Al Williamson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tomb Tales (Cryptic Enterprises) #5.

Next Month! The World's Strongest Girl! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Bill Fugate
Inks:
Bill Fugate
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Fugate

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad with cover of the next issue, Big Bang Comics (1996 series) #16.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Terror In The Swamp!
    Doctor Weird
  2. 1. Big Bang Comics
  3. 2. Dr. Weird's Journals Of Mystery
    Dr. Weird
  4. 3. Terror in The Swamp!
    Doctor Weird
  5. 4. Clickity-Split!
    The Blitz
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Big Bang Theories
  7. 6. Sorcerer's Death Wish!
    Dr. Weird's Journals Of Mystery!
  8. 7. There Was An Old Lady
    Knight Watchman
  9. 8. Knight Watchman Coming In Spring 1998
    Knight Watchman
  10. 9. Looking To Get Weird?
    Doctor Weird
  11. 10. Tomb Tales
  12. 11. Next Month! The World's Strongest Girl!
    Thunder Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Henry R. Kujawa