(1998)

Image, 1997 Series
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Price:
18.95 USD
Pages:
244
On-sale date:
1998-09-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Image Comics
Brand:
Image
ISBN:
1-58240-018-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978158240018101895; 70985312001800212
Editing:
Mary Gray (copy editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black & White interior
Dimensions:
6 1/2"x10 1/8"
Binding:
Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

Brand on Spine. Second barcode for Direct Edition.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Colleen Doran (painting) (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jason; Aeren
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (signed)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Seren [Rieken]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Colleen Doran A Distant Soil (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jason; Aeren

Indexer Notes

Front piece. Reprint of cover art.

Colleen Doran A Distant Soil (Table of Contents)

credits / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes dedication by Colleen Doran and illustrations of a crystal heart and roses.

What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / recap / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Liana; Seren [Rieken]; Galahad; Bast; D'Mer, Kovar; Aeren; Jessica; Jason; Kovar; Sere; Niniri; Vinyr; Beys; Ninivir; Serezha; Minetti; Brent; Dunstan; Chris; Reynaldo; Corrine; Rienrie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Illustration of crystals used as a filler page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Etan; Seren [Rieken]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

"This is the choosing.." (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / comic story / 201 pages (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Colleen Doran

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Liana; Seren [Rieken]; Galahad; Bast; D'Mer; Kovar; Aeren; Jessica; Jason; Sere; Niniri; Vinyr; Beys; Ninivir; Serezha; Minetti; Brent; Dunstan; Chris; Reynaldo; Corrine; Rienrie
Synopsis:
Jason joins the Resistance and his first mission is to kill the Avatar. With Ninivir's help he makes it to Seren's chambers. Seren takes his rebels back to Siovansin and starts to plan for the assault on the Hierarchy. Niniri learns the location of the Resistance's headquarters and that Jason is still alive. Seren directs his group to kill everyone at the headquarters to prevent them being captured by Niniri. Chris is killed in the ensuing action. Jorvanna tries to poison D'Mer and is executed for her treason.
Reprints:

A Distant Soil III Aria (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Liana; Seren [Rieken]; Jason; D'Mer

Indexer Notes

Ad for the next collected edition of A Distant Soil.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (signed)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Seren [Rieken]; D'Mer; Bast
Reprints:

Character Spotlight (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Antonio Minetti

Indexer Notes

Write up for the next two stories.

The Gift (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Colleen Doran

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Antonio Minetti; Angelo Minetti; Reynaldo
Synopsis:
Angelo finds Reynaldo stealing from the church poor box. He lets him keep the money.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Antonio Minetti; Mario Minetti

D.W.I. (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jo Duffy
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Colleen Doran

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Antonio Minetti
Synopsis:
On Christmas Eve, Minetti stops by the local pub to have a drink before he heads home.
He stops two drunks from driving off.
Reprints:

Portrait Gallery (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Galahad; Red Dragon; Bast; Seren [Rieken]; D'Mer; Sere; Jason; Niniri
Reprints:

Afterword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Typeset

A Distant Soil Items (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Seren [Rieken]; Liana; Jason; Aeren; Red Dragon

Indexer Notes

Ad for the A Distant Soil collected editions and Images of A Distant Soil featuring reproductions of the cover art.

Biography (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
? (Photograph of Colleen Doran)
Inks:
? (Photograph of Colleen Doran)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colleen Doran (signed)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (signed)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
D'Mer
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Colleen Doran
Pencils:
Colleen Doran (painting)
Inks:
Colleen Doran (painting)
Colors:
Colleen Doran (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Emeris; Sere

Indexer Notes

Back Cover. Quotes from T. Campbell (Portfolio Weekly), The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror (Eight Annual Edition, St. Martin's Press), The Science Fiction Chronicle and James A. Cox (Midwest Book Review). Small illustration of Sere and Emeris reprinted from cover of A Distant Soil issue #22 (Image, 1996 series).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  3. 2. Colleen Doran A Distant Soil
    A Distant Soil
  4. 3. Colleen Doran A Distant Soil
  5. 4. What Has Gone Before
    A Distant Soil
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. "This is the choosing.."
    A Distant Soil
  10. 9. A Distant Soil III Aria
    A Distant Soil
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  12. 11. Character Spotlight
    A Distant Soil
  13. 12. The Gift
    A Distant Soil
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  15. 14. D.W.I.
    A Distant Soil
  16. 15. Portrait Gallery
    A Distant Soil
  17. 16. Afterword
  18. 17. A Distant Soil Items
    A Distant Soil
  19. 18. Biography
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
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