(April 1998)

Viz, 1997 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
5.95 USD; 8.00 CAD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Viz Communications, Inc.
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Annette Roman; Hyoe Narita (managing editor); Satori Fujii (editor-in-chief)
Color:
black & white with some color
Dimensions:
7" x 10" (17.8 cm x 25.4 cm)
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The stories in this manga are flipped from the original right to left Japanese editions. No publisher brand on cover. ISSN 1096-0228


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Naoki Yamamoto
Inks:
Naoki Yamamoto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Viz-Shop-By-Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ryoichi Ikegami; Masahiko Kikuni; Akimi Yoshida; Naoki Yamamoto; Taiyo Matsumoto
Inks:
Ryoichi Ikegami; Masahiko Kikuni; Akimi Yoshida; Naoki Yamamoto; Taiyo Matsumoto
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Indicia, table of contents, story and publishing credits. Five small drawings from the listed artists.

PULPman Profiles (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Taiyo Matsumoto
Inks:
Taiyo Matsumoto
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Brief profile and interview with Taiyo Matsumoto. Small cartoon self portrait of his is included.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ads for j-pop.com and AnimEigo

skirmish 5: Getting Wilder Now, Getting Stronger Now (Table of Contents)

Black & White / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Taiyo Matsumoto; Annette Roman (English adaptation); Lillian Olsen (translation)
Pencils:
Taiyo Matsumoto; Cynthia Bergst (touch-up art)
Inks:
Taiyo Matsumoto; Cynthia Bergst (touch-up art)
Letters:
Cynthia Bergst
Editing:
Jason Thompson

Characters:
Black; White
Reprints:
  • from ?

skirmish 6: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times (Table of Contents)

Black & White / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Taiyo Matsumoto; Annette Roman (English adaptation); Lillian Olsen (translation)
Pencils:
Taiyo Matsumoto; Cynthia Bergst (touch-up art)
Inks:
Taiyo Matsumoto; Cynthia Bergst (touch-up art)
Letters:
Cynthia Bergst
Editing:
Jason Thompson

Characters:
Black; White
Reprints:
  • from ?

chapter five: Death Sentence (Table of Contents)

Strain / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Buronson; Yuji Oniki (English adaptation)
Pencils:
Ryoichi Ikegami; Cato (touch up art)
Inks:
Ryoichi Ikegami; Cato (touch up art)
Letters:
Cato

Characters:
Mayo; Shion; Yang; Sai
Reprints:
  • from ?

Pulp Cult (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Patrick Macias
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
An article on Japanese director Juzo Itami

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
The ad touts the upcoming Dragon Ball manga as well as various Dragon Ball merchandise

chapter 5: On the Wrong Side of the Camera (Table of Contents)

Banana Fish / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Akimi Yoshida; Matt Thorn (English adaptation)
Pencils:
Akimi Yoshida; Cato (touch up art)
Inks:
Akimi Yoshida; Cato (touch up art)
Letters:
Cato

Characters:
Ash; Skip; Shunichi Ibe; Eiki Okumura; Marvin
Reprints:
  • from ?

Japanese RPGs: From Fandom to Big Business (Table of Contents)

j-pop.hard.copy / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Covers the Japanese video game company Square and their game Final Fantasy VII

act eight: A Visit to Great-Grandpa's (Table of Contents)

Dance till Tomorrow / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Naoki Yamamoto; Matt Thorn (English adaptation)
Pencils:
Naoki Yamamoto; Dan Nakrosis (touch up art)
Inks:
Naoki Yamamoto; Dan Nakrosis (touch up art)
Letters:
Dan Nakrosis

Characters:
Suekichi Terayama; Aya Hibino; Masami Shimomura; Koki Karawarai
Reprints:
  • from ?

act nine: Hot and Cold Nights (Table of Contents)

Dance till Tomorrow / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Naoki Yamamoto; Matt Thorn (English adaptation)
Pencils:
Naoki Yamamoto; Dan Nakrosis (touch up art)
Inks:
Naoki Yamamoto; Dan Nakrosis (touch up art)
Letters:
Dan Nakrosis

Characters:
Suekichi Terayama; Aya Hibino; Masami Shimomura; Koki Karawarai
Reprints:
  • from ?

Hi-fi Lo-fi (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Yuji Oniki
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
The column this month covers music from Kahimi Karie and Cornelius

Heartbroken Angels (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Masahiko Kikuni; Ben Joe Wadoko (English adaptation)
Pencils:
Masahiko Kikuni; Cato (touch-up art)
Inks:
Masahiko Kikuni; Cato (touch-up art)
Letters:
Cato

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ?

Pulp Friction (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Annette Roman
Letters:
Typeset

Comin' Up, Next Month, Get PULPED With... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ryoichi Ikegami; Masahiko Kikuni; Akimi Yoshida; Naoki Yamamoto; Taiyo Matsumoto
Inks:
Ryoichi Ikegami; Masahiko Kikuni; Akimi Yoshida; Naoki Yamamoto; Taiyo Matsumoto
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promo for the next issue. Five small drawings by the listed artists

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ryukihei
Pencils:
Ryukihei
Inks:
Ryukihei
Letters:
Ryukihei

Synopsis:
Promo for Ryukihei's Dragon Wars manga.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promo for Tenchi Muyo! the Movie 2