(September 2002)

Kenzer and Company, 1997 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Kenzer and Company
Brand:
Kenzer and Company
Barcode:
60625600900471
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hackmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for the Hack Master role playing books.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Credit Page] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits and Table of Contents.

Tales from the Real World (Table of Contents)

Cries from the Attic / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Synopsis:
Jolly talks about some of the places in his Knights strips and how they were influenced by real-world locations.

Indexer Notes

Includes 2 single panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Table Talk / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes one single-panel cartoon and a few small ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

chronopolis.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Chronopolist.com.

Requiem for a Gladiator (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn; Brian Jelke
Pencils:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Inks:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Alphonzo "B.A." Felton; Robert Samuel "Bob" Herzog; David "Dave" Harcord Bozwell; Sara Felton; Brian Montgomery VanHoose
Synopsis:
The gamers have to figure out a way to keep Bob's character alive in a gladiatorial arena after realizing they have no money to resurrect him and they swore an oath that they would resurrect his character if he died.

Here, There, and Everywhere (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn; Eric Geissinger
Pencils:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Inks:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Alphonzo "B.A." Felton; Robert Samuel "Bob" Herzog; David "Dave" Harcord Bozwell; Sara Felton; Brian Montgomery VanHoose
Synopsis:
After confusion of who's character was where during an adventure, the group decides to go back to using miniatures during their gaming sessions.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Grey Ghost Press, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Metal Rage (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Pencils:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Inks:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Alphonzo "B.A." Felton; Robert Samuel "Bob" Herzog; David "Dave" Harcord Bozwell; Sara Felton; Brian Montgomery VanHoose
Synopsis:
It is discovered that the miniature figue that Bob bought on the internet was really a fake.

A Proposal of a Proposal (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Alphonzo "B.A." Felton; Robert Samuel "Bob" Herzog; David "Dave" Harcord Bozwell; Sara Felton; Brian Montgomery VanHoose
Synopsis:
The Knights of the Dinner Table receive a fan letter from Chris Hodge who want to ask his girlfriend to marry him in the pages of the magazine.

Indexer Notes

No credits listed on this story.

["Okay, B.A. I try to find a good oldies staion on the radio."] (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn; Mark Plemmons (story idea)
Pencils:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Inks:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Alphonzo "B.A." Felton; Robert Samuel "Bob" Herzog; David "Dave" Harcord Bozwell; Sara Felton; Brian Montgomery VanHoose
Synopsis:
Bob's character meets a hot woman.

Indexer Notes

Storyline leads to the online Knights of the Dinner Table strip.

["We slayed the dragon!"] (Table of Contents)

Adventurers for Hire / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Gardner
Pencils:
Matt Gardner
Inks:
Matt Gardner
Letters:
Matt Gardner

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The adventurers are denied a reward because they have no dwarf in their group.

["As the doors slide open a flickering image appears before you speaking in an unknown language"] (Table of Contents)

Play Time / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as The Brothers Grinn]
Pencils:
? [as The Brothers Grinn]
Inks:
? [as The Brothers Grinn]
Letters:
? [as The Brothers Grinn]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The group finds a stockpile of planet-killing bombs.

Dixtle Daxmoor's Belt of Shunning (Table of Contents)

All Things Magic / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Hackmaster game rules for a magical artifact.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Good... The Bad... ...And the Ugly / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Blackburn
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Luchan Oldiron; Terister the Cruel; Eribrea

Indexer Notes

Three character synopsis for use in the Hackmaster gaming system.

Rustlers of the Night (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Granato
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Statistics for different types of dogs for the Hackmaster game system.

What We've Been Playing (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Listing of games the Kenzer Krew have played recently.

Flying the Unfriendly Skies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2.8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Mearls
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An adventure designed for 4th level characters.

["Good shot, Bob"] (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Dinner Table / cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Alphonzo "B.A." Felton; Robert Samuel "Bob" Herzog; David "Dave" Harcord Bozwell; Sara Felton; Brian Montgomery VanHoose

Indexer Notes

Single panel cartoon.

The Magic of Geanavue: City on Reanaaria Bay (Table of Contents)

The Pillager's Guide / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
David Reeder
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Magical weapons that can be used in a Hackmaster campaign.

The Dread Frog God Speaks! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Lidberg
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Paul Lidberg discusses the changes in economics for gaming shops and how the industry as a whole has changed in the last 15+ years.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

ZMan Games / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Grave Robbers from Outer Space trading card game.

Fireball Island (Table of Contents)

Lost Game Safari / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Noah Kolman
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A look at out-of-print games that are worth playing again.

Lands of Adventure Historical Locations for you Favorite Campaign (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Andrew Hind
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Incorporating real-world locations into your favorite role-playing game.

We've got the Cure for what Ails Ya! (Table of Contents)

Game Trade Magazine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Game Trade Magazine.

Hey! Looking for Something? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Listing of Kenzer and Company back issues for sale from the publisher.

An A.C.E. in the Hole: Starting Life as a Kid. Again. (Table of Contents)

Gamemasters' Workshop / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Noah J.D. Chinn
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
How to introduce a new role-playing game to your gaming group.

Grow Your Own Village (Table of Contents)

Gamemasters' Workshop / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott W. Roberts
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Creating a realistic base of operations for a role-playing game.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

www.misguidedgames.com / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for an online game retailer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

www.rpgshop.com / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for an online game retailer.

Player Characters we have Known and Loved. (Table of Contents)

Tales of Character / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jolly R. Blackburn
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Jolly discusses one of his favorite role-playing characters, Terac Zete': Defender of the Galon Hills.

The Spellslinger's Guide to Wurld Domination (Table of Contents)

Under the Hood / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Noah Kolman
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Discussion of Spellslinger's Guide for the Hackmaster role-playing game system.

American Megafauna (Table of Contents)

Critical Mass / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Steffan O'Sullivan
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Discussion of the game American Megafauna by Sierra Madre Games.

["...And welcome back to Gyp-O-Ardy!"] (Table of Contents)

Spacehack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Erik Bouchard
Pencils:
Doug Curtis
Inks:
Doug Curtis
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lt. Dawb; Lex Kebec; Lord Draht
Synopsis:
Lt. Dawb finds himself on a planet where life is patterned after Earth game shows.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spacehack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the upcoming Spacehack three issue mini-series.

Cupid Does Dice (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Hodge
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Explanation of the strip "A Proposal of a Proposal" found earlier in this issue.

Dice Off at the OK Corral (Table of Contents)

The Puzzle Monger / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Travis Primmer
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A logic puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tales From the Table / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Reader submitted gaming stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Face Off! / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The topic "Do the Origins Awards mean anything to you?" is debated from both sides.

This Rule's on the House (Table of Contents)

The Philosopher's Stone / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Noah Kolman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Noah discusses the concept of "house rules" in gaming.

Spandex and Heroics Conquer the Web with Superhero Websites (Table of Contents)

Summon Webscryer / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kenneth Newquist
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Discussion of various super hero role-playing games.

Welcome to Epic Adventure! (Table of Contents)

Rolemaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
J. Meyer
Inks:
J. Meyer
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Rolemaster role playing game.

An Amazing Single Player MMOG (Table of Contents)

Disks of Wondrous Power / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rick Moscatello
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Review of the game The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind by Bethesda Softworks.

Indexer Notes

First page is on page 84 of this issue, second page is on page 93 of this issue.

Paul Pope's 100% (Table of Contents)

Off the Shelf / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John O'Neill
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Review of Paul Pope's comic book series 100%.

Industry News, Rumors, and More from the Games News Source, Gamingreport.com (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Gaming industry news.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gamevine / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Various small articles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Game Mechanic / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Various enhanced rules for different games.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Back Room at the Games Pit / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Fraim]
Inks:
? [as Fraim]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Reader opinions and discussions.

Game More...Sleep Less! (Table of Contents)

www.gameplaycd.com / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for www.gameplaycd.com.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Weird Pete's Bulletin Board / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Classified Ad section.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

New products from Kenzerco.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brian's Small Press Picks / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Noah Kolman
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Reviews of small-press games.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Parting Shots / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Humorous game-related articles.

The Good The Bad and Plastic Man (Table of Contents)

Whizkids; DC / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the DC Heroclix game system.
Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Forgotten Realms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Hunter's Blades trilogy by R.A. Salvatore.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Hackmaster
  3. 2. [Credit Page]
  4. 3. Tales from the Real World
    Cries from the Attic
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Table Talk
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    chronopolis.com
  7. 6. Requiem for a Gladiator
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  8. 7. Here, There, and Everywhere
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Grey Ghost Press, Inc.
  10. 9. Metal Rage
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  11. 10. A Proposal of a Proposal
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  12. 11. ["Okay, B.A. I try to find a good oldies staion on the radio."]
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  13. 12. ["We slayed the dragon!"]
    Adventurers for Hire
  14. 13. ["As the doors slide open a flickering image appears before you speaking in an unknown language"]
    Play Time
  15. 14. Dixtle Daxmoor's Belt of Shunning
    All Things Magic
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Good... The Bad... ...And the Ugly
  17. 16. Rustlers of the Night
  18. 17. What We've Been Playing
  19. 18. Flying the Unfriendly Skies
  20. 19. ["Good shot, Bob"]
    Knights of the Dinner Table
  21. 20. The Magic of Geanavue: City on Reanaaria Bay
    The Pillager's Guide
  22. 21. The Dread Frog God Speaks!
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    ZMan Games
  24. 23. Fireball Island
    Lost Game Safari
  25. 24. Lands of Adventure Historical Locations for you Favorite Campaign
  26. 25. We've got the Cure for what Ails Ya!
    Game Trade Magazine
  27. 26. Hey! Looking for Something?
  28. 27. An A.C.E. in the Hole: Starting Life as a Kid. Again.
    Gamemasters' Workshop
  29. 28. Grow Your Own Village
    Gamemasters' Workshop
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    www.misguidedgames.com
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    www.rpgshop.com
  32. 31. Player Characters we have Known and Loved.
    Tales of Character
  33. 32. The Spellslinger's Guide to Wurld Domination
    Under the Hood
  34. 33. American Megafauna
    Critical Mass
  35. 34. ["...And welcome back to Gyp-O-Ardy!"]
    Spacehack
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Spacehack
  37. 36. Cupid Does Dice
  38. 37. Dice Off at the OK Corral
    The Puzzle Monger
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Tales From the Table
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Face Off!
  41. 40. This Rule's on the House
    The Philosopher's Stone
  42. 41. Spandex and Heroics Conquer the Web with Superhero Websites
    Summon Webscryer
  43. 42. Welcome to Epic Adventure!
    Rolemaster
  44. 43. An Amazing Single Player MMOG
    Disks of Wondrous Power
  45. 44. Paul Pope's 100%
    Off the Shelf
  46. 45. Industry News, Rumors, and More from the Games News Source, Gamingreport.com
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Gamevine
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Game Mechanic
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Back Room at the Games Pit
  50. 49. Game More...Sleep Less!
    www.gameplaycd.com
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Weird Pete's Bulletin Board
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
    Shooting Your Way
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
    Brian's Small Press Picks
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
    Parting Shots
  55. 54. The Good The Bad and Plastic Man
    Whizkids; DC
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Forgotten Realms
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