(February 2007)

Dark Horse, 2006 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Manga
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Chris Warner (Editor); Samantha Robertson (Editorial Assistant)
Color:
color cover; color and black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; glossy interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
limited series

Issue Notes

English and Japanese masthead. Issue 5 of 8. Direct Sales Edition. Entire comic book is produced to be read in the original Japanese Manga format (right to left). English language version produced by Dark Horse Manga.


Human-Error Processor (Table of Contents)

Ghost in the Shell / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Shirow Masamune
Inks:
Shirow Masamune
Colors:
Shirow Masamune
Letters:
None; typeset

Genre:
adventure; science fiction

[Title page] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Creator credits in English and Japanese. Indicia information. Masthead design in English and Japanese as on cover. Small Dark Horse Logo bottom center.

Mines of Mind Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Shirow Masamune; Frederik L. Schodt (Translation)
Pencils:
Shirow Masamune
Inks:
Shirow Masamune
Colors:
Shirow Masamune
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Proto; Daisuke Aramaki; Kohl; Buttetsu Batou; Loffa; Togusa; Azuma
Synopsis:
Section 9 special agents Batou and Togusa are investigating a series of brutal murders that appear to be linked by the victims' common tattoo, a military design. A found yacht key could help unlock the mystery behind the murders, but if the Section 9 agents want to toss the boat, they'll have to get in line-behind two killer cyborgs with a distinct antipathy for cops! [per solicitation]

Indexer Notes

First four pages of story are in full color. Remainder of the comic book is in black and white.

Visit the Manga Zone on Darkhorse.com (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Shirow Masamune; Yasuhiro Naito; Ryoichi Ikegami; Yoshitaka Amano
Inks:
Shirow Masamune; Yasuhiro Naito; Ryoichi Ikegami; Yoshitaka Amano
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad promoting the Dark Horse website and features four illustrated captions from the respective creators listed here.

[Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement showcasing the following DVD movies for home entertainment purposes: FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN; HELLBOY; MEN IN BLACK II; SPIDER-MAN; VIN DIESEL: XXX; XXX: STATE OF THE UNION

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Human-Error Processor
    Ghost in the Shell
  2. 1. [Title page]
  3. 2. Mines of Mind Part 1
    Ghost in the Shell
  4. 3. Visit the Manga Zone on Darkhorse.com
  5. 4. [Advertisement]
    Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mark Gordon
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon