(June 1986)

Eclipse, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD; 1.80 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Eclipse Comics
Brand:
Eclipse Comics [in box]
Editing:
Cat Yronwode (Editor-in-Chief); Sean Deming (Associate Editor); Dean Mullaney (Publisher)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Miniseries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Champions / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carol Lay (signed)
Inks:
Carol Lay (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Cat Yronwode
Letters:
Typeset

The Curse of the Hellfire Crown; Chapter 1 Full Circle (Table of Contents)

The Champions / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Mellonee
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Champions [Dr. Arcane; Flare (first appearance); Icestar (first appearance); Giant (first appearance); Rose (first appearance); the Marksman (first appearance)]; Foxbat (first appearance; villain); Demon (first appearance; villain)

Chapter II: The Power of Demon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dennis Mellonee
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Madame Synn (Cameo, face not shown)
Reprints:

Champions Combat Room (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Raze
Synopsis:
Description of the rules and setting for the Chmapions game.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flare / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Character page for the Champions game.

Indexer Notes

First mention of Flare having a sister. Her sister, Olga (later Sparkplug) cameo in flashback to Flare's origin in Champions (Eclipse, 1986 series) #5 (February 1987), before making her first full appearance in Champions (Hero Comics, 1987 series) #3 (November 1987).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Foxbat / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Character page for the Champions game.

Champions Comments (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Peterson
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Text page on the background of the Champions game.

Indexer Notes

Giant's original name in the game was 'Goliath', changed to avoid confusion with the various Marvel characters using that name.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Champions
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Penumbra
  3. 2. The Curse of the Hellfire Crown; Chapter 1 Full Circle
    The Champions
  4. 3. Chapter II: The Power of Demon
    The Champions
  5. 4. Champions Combat Room
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flare
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Foxbat
  8. 7. Champions Comments
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jeremy Patterson
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen