(March 1996)

Antarctic Press, 1993 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 4.10 CAD
Pages
36
Publisher's Age Guidelines
For Readers of Mature Distinction
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Antarctic Press
Brand
AP Antarctic Press [mountain]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

final Antarctic Press issue; print run: 2600; newsprint interior paper stock; indicia title for this issue is: Shanda

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shanda the Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Sagara
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Double R [Richard Sabatier]; Quinn Sabatier; Shanda Bruin; Terri [Teresa Snow]
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus; soap opera

The Politics of Fanboys (Table of Contents: 1)

Antarctic Blast / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ben Dunn
Pencils
? (background art)
Inks
? (background art)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover indicia page editorial; criticizes use of "fanboy" as a derogatory term

Christmas Presence (Table of Contents: 2)

Shanda the Panda / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Curtis
Pencils
Charles Ettinger
Inks
Charles Ettinger
Letters
Mitch Marmel; Vanguard Media

Genre
drama; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Terri [Teresa Snow]; Double R [Richard Sabatier]; Pandora; Quinn Sabatier; Perry; Penny; Shanda Bruin; Bobbie Jo Poodle; Rainbow Lapin; Sissy [Nellwyn Poodle]; Missy [Melissa Gale]; Ed Pakderm; Ian McHoughton; Speedo [Daniel Singer]; Lurch [Simon Cody] &+
Synopsis
Most of the cast have a Christmas party. A prowler is caught outside the house. Mr. Pakderm has a heart attack.
Keywords
Christmas; soap opera

Ghost of a Chance (Table of Contents: 3)

Shanda the Panda / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Teague
Pencils
Mike Curtis (breakdowns); Frank Gembeck Jr.
Inks
Frank Gembeck Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scotty Bob [Scott Robert McAllister]; Ed Pakderm; Henrietta Crane
Synopsis
Scotty Bob meets the theatre's ghost.
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

this story happens before the sequence 1 story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Marquee / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Curtis
Pencils
Carl Gafford (header art); Michele Light (preview art); Terrie Smith (preview art); Carla Speed McNeil (preview art)
Inks
Carl Gafford (header art); Carla Speed McNeil (preview art)
Letters
typeset (text); Carla Speed McNeil (speech balloons)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Missy [Melissa Gale]; Sissy [Nellwyn Poodle]; Terri [Teresa Snow]; Double R [Richard Sabatier]; Scotty Bob [Scott Robert McAllister]; Lurch [Simon Cody]; Yoyo [Yolande Lapin]; Shanda Bruin; Speedo [Daniel Singer]; Leahtrah; Thorin; Bobbie Jo Poodle

Indexer Notes

Includes penciled preview art for Shanda the Panda (Vision Comics, 1996 series) #15 & Katmandu (Vision Comics, 1996 series) #7; includes B&W preview for Giant Shanda Animal (Shanda Fantasy Arts, 1996 series) #1.

Letter writers: Sheila Wheadon, Jol Silversmith, Darius Bowen II, Andy "Mad Baz" Tucker, D. J. Hill, Michael R. Stotts, LouAnn D. Linder, Steve Sams, John F. Martin, and Daniel Julvert.

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shanda the Panda; Mystery Science Theater 3000 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Andrew Thompson
Pencils
Andrew Thompson
Inks
Andrew Thompson
Letters
Andrew Thompson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Shanda Bruin; Tom Servo; Mike Nelson; Crow T. Robot

Indexer Notes

Mystery Science Theater 3000 spoof

Cedar Rabbits Register (Table of Contents: 6)

Shanda the Panda / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Teague
Pencils
Mike Sagara ?; Michele Light; ? (2 other artists)
Inks
Mike Sagara ?; Mark Barnard; ? (2 other artists)
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Double R [Richard Sabatier]; Terri [Teresa Snow]; Rainbow Lapin; Scotty Bob [Scott Robert McAllister]; Ian McHoughton
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

spoof of newspaper entertainment section article; characters tell interviewer what books they have been reading; illustrated with reprinted art from Shanda The Panda (MU Press, 1992 series) #1?, Shanda the Panda (Antarctic Press, 1993 series) #5, & others

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 7)

Shanda the Panda / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Taral Wayne
Inks
Taral Wayne
Letters
Taral Wayne

Genre
drama; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Terri [Teresa Snow]
Keywords
soap opera

Now Available from Antarctic! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Shanda the Panda / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shanda the Panda
  2. 1. The Politics of Fanboys
    Antarctic Blast
  3. 2. Christmas Presence
    Shanda the Panda
  4. 3. Ghost of a Chance
    Shanda the Panda
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Marquee
  6. 5. [untitled]
    Shanda the Panda; Mystery Science Theater 3000
  7. 6. Cedar Rabbits Register
    Shanda the Panda
  8. 7. [untitled]
    Shanda the Panda
  9. 8. Now Available from Antarctic!
  10. 9. Just Imagine!
    Shanda the Panda
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