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(April 2009)

Arcana, 2009 Series
Published in English (Canada) Canada
 
Price:
14.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Arcana Studio Inc.
Brand:
Arcana
ISBN:
978-1-897548-35-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781897548356
Editing:
Sean O'Reilly (Owner, Editor); Stepan Sejic; Stefani Rennee
Color:
Colour
Dimensions:
6.5" x 10"
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Graphic Novel

Issue Notes

Graphic novel in three chapters with sketchbook pages: was there ever a miniseries? Copyright (c) Arcana Studio Inc. Printed in Canada.


The Matriarch (Table of Contents)

The Matriarch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steven Yarbrough
Inks:
Steven Yarbrough
Colors:
Paul John Little; Guiseppe Pica
Letters:
Steven Yarbrough

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Matriarch [Sherry Benning]

Chapter 1 "Momentous!" (Table of Contents)

The Matriarch / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Burke Richardson
Pencils:
Steven Yarbrough
Inks:
Luisa Russo
Colors:
Paul John Little; Guiseppe Pica
Letters:
Richard Nelson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Matriarch [Sherry Benning]; Ronald Benning (son); Control; Crush; Foxtrot; Betsy; Jawaharlal; Dragon Whelp; Technokill; Logic; Legend; The Zeppelin; giant robot
Synopsis:
The Matriarch is the embodiment of all women, with Supergirl-like powers. She's also a single mom trying to hold down a job and protect the city. Aided by the all-monitoring Control and other city heroes, she defeats Crush and the Dragon Whelp, but lately it seems all her personal Rogues' Gallery is ganging up on her. Then a giant robot starts rampaging...

Chapter 2 "Matriarch... No More!" (Table of Contents)

The Matriarch / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Burke Richardson
Pencils:
Steven Yarbrough
Inks:
Steven Yarbrough
Colors:
P
Letters:
Richard Nelson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Matriarch [Sherry Benning]; Ronald Benning (son); Control; Crush; Foxtrot; Betsy; Jawaharlal; Dragon Whelp; Technokill; Logic; Legend; The Zeppelin; giant robot; mystery villain
Synopsis:
The Matriarch takes on the giant robot. Technokill (a samurai from the future) helps and defeats it. They find a secret hideout full of future-tech. But at home, a teen drug dealer is trying to sell drugs to Ronald while a mystery villain hovers around. Aware she's saving the city but in danger of losing her family, Sherry calls it quits...

Chapter 3 "Rogues Gallery!" (Table of Contents)

The Matriarch / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Burke Richardson
Pencils:
Steven Yarbrough
Inks:
Steven Yarbrough
Colors:
Paul John Little; Guiseppe Pica
Letters:
Richard Nelson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Matriarch [Sherry Benning]; Ronald Benning (son); Control; Crush; Foxtrot; Betsy; Jawaharlal; Dragon Whelp; Technokill; Logic; Legend; The Zeppelin; mystery villain (three mutant children)
Synopsis:
Sherry tries to lead a normal life, but menaces keep popping up. When a giant golem strides through, she dons her costume again. A whole gang of villains pop up, but so do superheroes who fly in from all over. Matriarch finally punches Mystery Villain, who dissolves into three mutant children who've been "looking for heroes", so manipulating supervillains and even creating some. The Matriarch is back in business - and might get a date with Technokill!

[Sketchbook] (Table of Contents)

The Matriarch / filler / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Burke Richardson
Pencils:
Steven Yarbrough
Inks:
Steven Yarbrough
Colors:
Paul John Little; Guiseppe Pica
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Sketchbook pages, story comments, original covers
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Matriarch
    The Matriarch
  2. 1. Chapter 1 "Momentous!"
    The Matriarch
  3. 2. Chapter 2 "Matriarch... No More!"
    The Matriarch
  4. 3. Chapter 3 "Rogues Gallery!"
    The Matriarch
  5. 4. [Sketchbook]
    The Matriarch
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Clayton Emery