(March 2003)

Wizard Entertainment, 1997 Series
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Price
4.99 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages
100 ?
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
2003-01-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Not Intended for All Ages
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gareb Shamus Enterprises, Inc.
Brand
Wizard
ISBN
?
Barcode
074470038085 03
Editing
Patrick McCallum [as Superlative] (VP & Editor-in-Chief); Matthew Senreich [as Ace] (Editorial Direction); Douglas Goldstein [as Peerless] (Senior Editor); Joe Yanarella [as Apex] (Senior Managing Editor); Zach Oat [as Imitable] (Editor); Justin Aclin [as Nonpareil] (Associate Editor); Adam Patyk [as Primo] (Associate Editor); Robert Bricken [as Ultimate] (Contributing Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
7" x 10.25" (#1- ?); 8" x 10.5" ( ? -163)
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on sale date is taken from the previous issue.

This issue shipped with two covers.

Keywords
crazy credits

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

Idol Hands (Table of Contents: 1)

photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat McCallum; Tom Root; Zach Oat; Justin Aclin; Rob Bricken; Adam Patyk; Jon Gutierrez
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset
Editing
Matt Senreich; Doug Goldstein

Genre
humor
Characters
Alex Trebek; Colossus; Human Torch; Red Skull; Magneto; Punisher; Kang; Silver Surfer; Wolverine; Spider-Man; Dr. Doom; Scarlet Witch; Henry Winkler; William Shatner; Mork [Robin Williams]; Lizard; Craven; Venow; Electro; Gene Simmons; Northstar; Professor Xavier; Cyclops; Phoenix; Thor; Hulk; Hawkeye; Bucky; Thing; Captain America; Falcon; Vision; Mephisto; Mr. Fantastic; Franklin Richards; Human Torch; Negative Zone alien
Synopsis
Alex Trebek hosts "Ultimate Idol," to decide who will be the next ultimate comic book. The Spider-Man villains make a KISS cover band, Northstar juggles, Professor X raps, Hawkeye does archery, the Thing shows off his piercing, Captain America and Falcon preach black power, the Vision tells jokes, Mephisto skateboards, Invisible Women breaks a record, and a Negative Zone alien plays the piano and sings. In the end, Shatner crashes the stage and wins his own ultimate comic book.
Reprints
Keywords
action figures; archery; fumetti; gerbils; juggling; KISS; Mountain Dew; piano; piercing; Pokemon; rapping; skateboarding; talent show; Twisted Toyfare Theatre

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

Transformers; Star Wars / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shut up, old man!
Genre
humor
Characters
Soundwave; Cosmos; Chancellor Palpatine
Synopsis
Palpatine criticizes the Transformers music.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; Blind Melon; fumetti; music

Indexer Notes

The Transformers figures are from Transformers by Hasbro and the Palpatine figure is from Star Wars by Hasbro.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; X-Men / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darn it!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ram Man; Sargent Bananas; Logan
Synopsis
Ram Man, Sargent Bananas, and Logan have problems.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; Wizard

Indexer Notes

The Ram-Man figure is from Masters of the Universe by Mattel, Sargent Bananas is from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Playmates; and the Logan figure is from X-Men Movie by Toy-Biz.

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

Star Wars / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My darling, your beauty is eternal, like these flowers, which will never shrivel, for fade, and are machine-washable.
Genre
humor
Characters
Orn Free Ta; She-Va
Synopsis
Orn Free Ta hits on She-Va.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; flowers; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Orn Free Ta figure is from Star Wars by Hasbro and the She-Va figure is from Wacky Wobblers by Funko.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

American Gladiators; G.I. Joe / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Any more o' you suckas want to take on Gemini?
Genre
humor
Characters
Gemini; Crimson Strike Force Vipers
Synopsis
Gemini takes out the Crimson Strike Force Vipers
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Gemini figure is from American Gladiators by Mattel and the Crimson Strike Force Vipers figures are from G.I. Joe by Hasbro.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Star Wars; Spider-Man; Dragon Ball / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
?
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dammit, Ted!
Genre
humor
Characters
Darth Vader; Norman Osborn; Ted
Synopsis
Ted keeps borrowing Vader's pants.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; pants

Indexer Notes

The Darth Vader figure is from Star Wars Big Adventures by Playskool, the Norman Osborn figure is from Spider-Man Movie by Toy Biz, and the Ted figure is Emperor Pilaf from Dragon Ball by IF Labs.

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

Namor; Spider-Man; Austin Powers / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hydro man, what are you doing here?
Genre
humor
Characters
Namor; Hydro Man; Fat Bastard
Synopsis
Hydro Man was in the toilet when Fat Bastard did his business.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; toilet

Indexer Notes

The Namor figure is from Marvel Legends by Toy Biz and the Fat Bastard figure is from Austin Powers by Mezco.

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

Love Hina; King of the Hill / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did I tell you about smoking in the bedroom?
Genre
humor
Characters
Aoyama; Dale Gribble
Synopsis
Aoyama and Dale have a disagreement.
Keywords
action figures; bedroom; Big Shot; fumetti; smoking

Indexer Notes

The Aoyama figure is from Love Hina by Epoch/Kaiyodo and the Dale Gribble figure is from King of the Hill by Toycom.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Gunsmith Cats; Moss Man / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was for Swamp Thing and Swamp Thing 2!
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent; Moss Man
Synopsis
Vincent mistakes Moss Man for Swamp Thing.
Keywords
action figures; Alan Moore; Big Shot; birds; fumetti; Swamp Thing

Indexer Notes

The Vincent figure is from Gunsmith Cats by Dark Horse and the Moss Man figure is from Masters of the Universe by Mattel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

G Gundam; Spider-Man / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Maguire!
Genre
humor
Characters
Kowloon Gundam; Toby McGuire
Synopsis
Kowloon Gundam gets Toby back to the set.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; Michael Caine; whip

Indexer Notes

The Kowloon figure is from G Gundam by Bandai and the Toby McGuire figure is Wrestler Spider-man figure from Spider-man: The Movie by Toy-Biz.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And stay outta Woolworths!
Genre
humor
Characters
Rafael; Michelangelo
Synopsis
Rafael and Michelangelo beat up someone.
Keywords
action figures; Coen brothers; fumetti; pizza; Woolworths
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Idol Hands
  2. 2. ["Shut up, old man!"]
    Transformers; Star Wars
  3. 3. ["Darn it!"]
    He-Man and the Masters of the Universe; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; X-Men
  4. 4. ["My darling, your beauty is eternal, like these flowers, which will never shrivel, for fade, and are machine-washable."]
    Star Wars
  5. 5. ["Any more o' you suckas want to take on Gemini?"]
    American Gladiators; G.I. Joe
  6. 6. ["Dammit, Ted!"]
    Star Wars; Spider-Man; Dragon Ball
  7. 7. ["Hydro man, what are you doing here?"]
    Namor; Spider-Man; Austin Powers
  8. 8. ["What did I tell you about smoking in the bedroom?"]
    Love Hina; King of the Hill
  9. 9. ["That was for Swamp Thing and Swamp Thing 2!"]
    Gunsmith Cats; Moss Man
  10. 10. ["Hey, Maguire!"]
    G Gundam; Spider-Man
  11. 11. ["And stay outta Woolworths!"]
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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