(January 1996)

Image, 1996 Series
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Price
2.25 USD; 3.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Image Comics, Inc.
Brand
Motown Machineworks; Image
Editing
Brett Lewis
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Miniseries

Issue Notes

Digital Chameleon (rendering and effect); For Motown Machineworks: Michael Davis (President/CEO); Denys Cowan (Vice President/Editor in Chief); Brett Lewis (Editorial Director); Thomas Fassbender (Associate Editor); John Hervey (Editorial Assistant); Charles Drost (Art Director); Christopher Sotomayor (Color Editor); Kevin McCarthy (Concept Editor); Jason Medley (Production Editor); Special thanks to Gene Bahng; Larry Marder (executive director, Image Comics); Printed in Canada


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The Crush / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Walter McDaniel
Inks
Charles Drost
Colors
Christopher Sotomayor
Letters
Thom Zahler; Lew Willig (logo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crush
Synopsis
The Crush poses and shoots a big gun.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
N. Stephen Harris
Inks
Reggie Jones
Colors
Christopher Sotomayor; Chris McGee; Pamela May Palma; Maria T. Sanchez; Lawrence "Filterboy" Boutte
Letters
Thom Zahler

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Then she looks me in the eye and says, "I never said that, I just said I'd think about it."
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crush (J. C. Pratt) (first appearance); Albert Feldstein; Roy Radnauer; Emma Long; Roswell Amis; Ed Dexter; Derek Dixon; Squeegee (Hector Diaz) (first off-panel appearance)
Synopsis
A black psychiatrist, J. C. Pratt, dresses up in a costume, grabs two big guns, and beats the snot out of drug dealers in Empire City and Liberty City as The Crush. The Squeegee is on the loose, killing and removing the faces of his victims.

Indexer Notes

Graphic violence

The Crush (Table of Contents: 3)

The Crush / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Davis
Pencils
N. Stephen Harris?
Inks
Reggie Jones?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crush
Synopsis
Comments on preview issue of The Crush 1 by Willie Campbell, Colleen Stokes and George Hegel

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration

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The Crush / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Drost; Brett Lewis; Christopher Sotomayor; Kevin McCarthy
Inks
Charles Drost; Brett Lewis; Christopher Sotomayor; Kevin McCarthy
Colors
Christopher Sotomayor; Chris McGee; Pamela May Palma; Maria T. Sanchez; Lawrence "Filterboy" Boutte
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crush
Synopsis
Sketches of The Crush

Indexer Notes

The Crush sketch page

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The Crush / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
N. Stephen Harris?
Inks
Reggie Jones?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Credits and indicia

Indexer Notes

Background illustration

Off the record (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Kurt Busiek's Astro City / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Spawn Ultra Action Fighters (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Spawn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Defcon 4 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Casual Heroes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  3. 2. ["Then she looks me in the eye and says, "I never said that, I just said I'd think about it.""]
    The Crush
  4. 3. The Crush
    The Crush
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Crush
  7. 6. Off the record
    In the Works
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kurt Busiek's Astro City
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Prophet; Avengelyne
  10. 9. Spawn Ultra Action Fighters
    Spawn
  11. 10. ["More human than human was..."]
    Defcon 4
  12. 11. ["The five-issue miniseries "The Man" never wanted you to see"]
    Casual Heroes
  13. 12. ["What do the world's greatest pop stars have in common?"]
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  • John P. Selegue
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