(June 2000)

CrossGen, 2000 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
3.95 USD; 5.25 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
2000-05-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
CrossGeneration Comics, Inc.
Brand:
CrossGen Comics
Barcode:
80015598129800111
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This comic served as an introduction to the first four CrossGen monthly series Meridian, Mystic, Scion and Sigil.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The First / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Claudio Castellini (signed)
Inks:
Claudio Castellini (signed)
Colors:
Michael Atiyeh

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ethan; Giselle; Ilahn; Samandahl Rey; Sephie
Reprints:

Dedication (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Alessi; Gina Villa; Claudio Castellini
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Mark A. Alessi, Gina M. Villa and Claudio Castellini dedicate this comic to "all parents everywhere who give the gift of imagination to their children and especially to: Albert W. Alessi, Genevieve D. Alessi, Geno A. Villa, Edna M. Villa, Nino Castellini and Raffaella Castellini."

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

The First / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Marz; Barbara Kesel (assist)
Pencils:
Claudio Castellini
Inks:
Caesar Rodriguez; Andrew Crossley
Colors:
Michael Atiyeh
Letters:
Dave Lanphear

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bron; Ethan; the First [Gannish; Ingra; Orium; Pyrem; Trenin; Yala]; Genevieve; Giselle; Ilahn; JeMerik Meer; the Muse of Giatan; Roiya Sintor; Samandahl Rey; Sephie; Skink; Skitter; Zanniati
Reprints:

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits and masthead.

Who Is CrossGen? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ian M. Feller
Pencils:
Dave Lanphear (signed, portrait); various (portraits)
Inks:
Dave Lanphear (signed, portrait); various (portraits)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Lanphear; typeset

Characters:
Ian M. Feller

Indexer Notes

Ian M. Feller (CrossGen Manager of Media Relations) speaks of the people behind CrossGen. Illos, with comments, of the CrossGen staff (Mark Alessi, Gina M. Villa, Barbara Kesel, Ron Marz, Steve McNiven, Dave Lanphear, Pam Davies, Brandon Peterson, John Dell, Andrew Crossley, Jim Cheung, Don Hillsman II, Caesar Rodriguez, Ben Lai, Ray Lai, Wil Quintana, Joshua Middleton, Dexter Vines and Michael Atiyeh).

Giselle Casts a Spell In Mystic (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brandon Peterson (signed)
Inks:
John Dell (signed)
Colors:
Andrew Crossley (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Giselle Villard
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pinup and introductory text for the Mystic monthly series.

Samandahl Rey... The Unwilling Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Lai (signed)
Inks:
Ray Lai (signed)
Colors:
Wil Quintana (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Samandahl Rey
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pinup and introductory text for the Sigil monthly series.

The Sword Is Drawn By Scion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Cheung (signed)
Inks:
Don Hillsman II (signed)
Colors:
Caesar Rodriguez (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Ethan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pinup and introductory text for the Scion monthly series.

Sephie... Daughter of Meridian (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joshua Middleton (signed)
Inks:
Dexter Vines (signed)
Colors:
Michael Atiyeh (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ilahn; Sephie; Turos
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pinup and introductory text for the Meridian monthly series.

How Do They Make the CrossGen Books? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs); Brandon Peterson; Jim Cheung; Ben Lai; Joshua Middleton
Inks:
? (photographs); John Dell; Don Hillsman II; Ray Lai; Dexter Vines
Colors:
? (photographs); Andrew Crossley; Caesar Rodriguez; Wil Quintana; Michael Atiyeh [as Mike Atiyeh]
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mark A. Alessi; Gina Villa ; Ron Marz; Barbara Kesel; Dave Lanphear; Pam Davies; Bradon Peterson; Jogn Dell; Andrew Crossley; Jim Cheung; Don Hillsman II; Caesar Rodriguez; Ben Lai; Ray Lai; Wil Quintana; Joshua Middleton; Dexter Vines; Mike Atiyeh (all in photographs)

Indexer Notes

Explains and shows step-by-step how CrossGen art pages are made.

Meanwhile... (Or "Behind the Scenes at CrossGen...") (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos); ? (illos)
Inks:
? (photos); ? (illos)
Colors:
? (photos); ? (illos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Michael A. Beattie; Ian M. Feller; Tony Panaccio; James Breitbeil; Beth Widera; Courtland Whited; John Smith; Tiffany Moncada; Sarah Fuhrman; Bridget Beresford (all in portraits and photographs)

Indexer Notes

Also contains a montage of photographs taken during the CrossGen promotional events in May 2000.

A Message From The Publisher. (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Alessi
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark Alessi on how the CrossGen creators came together and worked hard to come up with an entertaining comic book universe.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The First
  2. 1. Dedication
  3. 2. [untitled]
    The First
  4. 3. [Credits]
  5. 4. Who Is CrossGen?
  6. 5. Giselle Casts a Spell In Mystic
    Mystic
  7. 6. Samandahl Rey... The Unwilling Hero
    Sigil
  8. 7. The Sword Is Drawn By Scion
    Scion
  9. 8. Sephie... Daughter of Meridian
    Meridian
  10. 9. How Do They Make the CrossGen Books?
  11. 10. Meanwhile... (Or "Behind the Scenes at CrossGen...")
  12. 11. A Message From The Publisher.
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