(January 1998)

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 (uncredited); Chris Ecker (uncredited); Edward DeGeorge (uncredited)
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

(c) Gary S. Carlson and Chris Ecker. Has "Ultiman BB Big Bang Comics" licensor brand on cover.


The Land Of Long Ago (Table of Contents)

Thunder Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunder Girl
Keywords:
dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

Thunder Girl is a tribute to C.C. Beck's 1940s Mary Marvel.

The Clock That Turned Back Time! (Table of Contents)

Thunder Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Carlson
Pencils:
Tim Stiles
Inks:
Shawn Van Briesen
Letters:
Chas

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #14 (October 1997). Next appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #? (?).

Shadow Lady (Table of Contents)

Shadow Lady / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Acerno
Pencils:
Jerry Acerno
Inks:
Jerry Acerno
Letters:
Jerry Acerno

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shadow Lady (intro)

Indexer Notes

First appearance. Story continues in the next issue. Story (c) Jerry Acerno

He's The Last Word In Justice! (Table of Contents)

The Absolute / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Wilson
Pencils:
Darren Goodhart
Inks:
Darren Goodhart
Letters:
Darren Goodhart

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Second appearance; previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #11 (June 1997). Next appearance is one-panel cameo in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #18 (April 1998). Walt Simonson Manhunter tribute. (c) Daniel Wilson & Darren Goodhart

Bog Swamp Demon (Table of Contents)

A Big Bang Comic's Fact File Page / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ryan Brown
Pencils:
Steve Bissette
Inks:
Steve Bissette
Letters:
typeset (by Ship of Fools Design Group)

Genre:
occult; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bog Swamp Demon
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Lists all prior appearances. Previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #15 (October-November 1997). 1980's Swamp Thing tribute. "Design & layout; Ship of Fools Design Group." Bog Swamp Demon (c) Ryan Brown

How To Draw Ultiman (Table of Contents)

Ultiman / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeff Weigel
Pencils:
Jeff Weigel
Inks:
Jeff Weigel
Letters:
Jeff Weigel

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ulitman; Lori Lake

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #14 (October 1997). 1960's Curt Swan Superman tribute.

The Free And The Brave No.43 (Table of Contents)

Johnny Ruckus and The Monster Patrol / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Kurtz
Pencils:
Frank Kurtz (signed)
Inks:
Frank Kurtz (signed)
Letters:
Frank Kurtz

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Fake cover. First appearance. 1960's The Brave and the Bold tribute, and Captain Action tribute. (c) Franklin J, Kurtz and Ron Murphy

Dangerous Spooky Theatre! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Ruckus and The Monster Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Kurtz
Pencils:
Frank Kurtz
Inks:
Frank Kurtz
Letters:
Frank Kurtz

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Captain Action tribute.

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).

Next Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Acerno
Pencils:
Jerry Acerno
Inks:
Jerry Acerno
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Acerno

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for next issue, Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #17.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Land Of Long Ago
    Thunder Girl
  2. 1. The Clock That Turned Back Time!
    Thunder Girl
  3. 2. Shadow Lady
    Shadow Lady
  4. 3. He's The Last Word In Justice!
    The Absolute
  5. 4. Bog Swamp Demon
    A Big Bang Comic's Fact File Page
  6. 5. How To Draw Ultiman
    Ultiman
  7. 6. The Free And The Brave No.43
    Johnny Ruckus and The Monster Patrol
  8. 7. Dangerous Spooky Theatre!
    Johnny Ruckus and The Monster Patrol
  9. 8. Coming In Spring 1998
    Knight Watchman
  10. 9. Next Issue
    Shadow Lady
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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