New Crusaders #5 [Alitha Martinez Cover]
(February 2013)

Archie, 2012 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
2013-01-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Red Circle Comics
Barcode:
762816441445 00511
Editing:
Paul Kaminski (editor/executive director of editorial); Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief); Vincent Lovallo (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy paper
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited series

[Prison Break!] (Table of Contents)

New Crusaders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alitha Martinez (signed)
Inks:
Gary Martin (signed)
Colors:
Matt Herms (signed)

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
New Crusaders [Jaguar; Fireball; Steel Sterling; Web; Comet; Fly-Girl; Shield]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Ian Flynn ?
Pencils:
Alitha Martinez
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Greg Dickering; Ivette Velez; Wyatt Raymond; Dusty (monkey); Johnny Sterling; Alex Tyler; Kelly Brand; Joe Higgins
Synopsis:
Recap of the previous four issues, plus credits for the story and pictures of the variant covers.

Trial by Fire Part One: Jailbreak (Table of Contents: 2)

New Crusaders / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn
Pencils:
Alitha Martinez
Inks:
Gary Martin
Colors:
Matt Herms
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
New Crusaders [Jaguar; Fireball; Steel Sterling; Web; Comet; Fly-Girl; Shield]; Brain Emperor; Steve Dickering [Hangman]; Martin Reeves [Deadly Force]; Kip Burland [Black Hood]; Dusty (monkey); Flaky Puff; Lodestone; Rogue Star; Red Stone; Sting; Dustin Simmons; Eraser; Buzzard
Synopsis:
When the Brain Emperor starts a jailbreak at the Zenith Institution and Penitentiary (Z.I.P.), he releases all of its super-villains with the intent to kill the New Crusaders. Meanwhile, the New Crusaders hold back the rioters with the help of a new Riot Squad.

Indexer Notes

Flaky Puff's last appearance was in Mighty Crusaders (Archie, 1983 series) #6. Lodestone and Rogue Star's last appearances were in Mighty Crusaders (Archie, 1983 series) #5. Redstone, Buzzard, Black Hood, and Deadly Force's last appearances were in Mighty Crusaders (Archie, 1983 series) #13. Sting and Eraser's last appearances were in Mighty Crusaders (Archie, 1983 series) #11. Hangman's last appearance was in The Comet (Archie, 1983 series) #2.

["Log on and get connected!"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Black Hood (Table of Contents: 4)

Legacy of the Crusaders; Black Hood / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gray Morrow
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
Barry Grossman; Thomas Mason
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Uncle Matt [former Black Hood]; Damian Doyle (Kip's weapons outfitter and electronics expert)
Synopsis:
Kip Burland learns of his inheritance of the Black Hood name and prepares for his first battle with crime.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only the first 5 pages of the original 8 page story are reprinted here. Kip's cigarette is removed on page 5.

Brian Storm: The Emperor's Puzzling Plan (Table of Contents: 5)

Red Circle Revealed / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn ?
Pencils:
Ben Bates; Alitha Martinez
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Brian Emperor; Dusty (monkey); Darkling
Synopsis:
A look at the history of the Brain Emperor.

Welcome to Red Circle! (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dusty (monkey)
Synopsis:
Article encouraging reader response.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dusty's Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dusty (monkey)

Indexer Notes

"Dusty" answers letters from readers and shares some New Crusaders-related tweets.

Next Issue (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Critics Have Spoken! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Prison Break!]
    New Crusaders
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    New Crusaders
  3. 2. Trial by Fire Part One: Jailbreak
    New Crusaders
  4. 3. ["Log on and get connected!"]
    New Crusaders
  5. 4. Black Hood
    Legacy of the Crusaders; Black Hood
  6. 5. Brian Storm: The Emperor's Puzzling Plan
    Red Circle Revealed
  7. 6. Welcome to Red Circle!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dusty's Mailbag
  9. 8. Next Issue
    New Crusaders
  10. 9. The Critics Have Spoken!
    New Crusaders
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