(December 2003)

Wizard Entertainment, 1997 Series
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Price
4.99 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages
116
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2003-10-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Not Intended for All Ages
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gareb Shamus Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Wizard
Barcode
074470038085 12
Editing
Pat McCallum (credited as Patrick McCallum) (vice president/editor-in-chief, Wizard Entertainment editorial); Joe Yanarella (credited) (senior managing editor, Wizard Entertainment editorial); Matthew Senreich (editorial direction, Wizard Entertainment editorial); Mike Searle (executive editor, Wizard Entertainment editorial); Douglas Goldstein (senior editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Zach Oat (editor/fashion model, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Justin Aclin (associate editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Adam Patyk (associate editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine)

Issue Notes

The on sale date is taken from the previous issue.

This issue shipped with two covers.

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.

28 Smurfs Later (Table of Contents: 1)

Smurfs / photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Pat McCallum; Tom Root; Zach Oat; Justin Aclin; Adam Patyk; Jon Gutierrez; Matthew Senreich; Doug Goldstein
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Brainy Smurf; Chef Smurf; Jokey Smurf; Hefty Smurf; Papa Smurf; Smurfette; Handy Smurf; AllStar Seaworthy; Dimmy; Casey; Gargamel; Azrael; Harmony Smurf
Synopsis
Brainy Smurf sprays the Smurfberries with a special fertilizer, but it ends up turning the Smurfs into zombies. Jokey uses a bomb to prank the other Smurfs instead of stop the zombies. Hefty eats another Smurf. Papa Smurf takes charge, but is infected when they stopped to rest. He is killed. Azrael is infected by eating infected Smurfs. Gargamel kills him. Brainy and Smurfette make it to a castle where Harmony saves them. Smurfette is taken by the zombies, so the other Smurfs use Brainy as their woman.
Reprints
Keywords
action figures; deus ex machina; fumetti; Pet Sematery; Smurfberries; Twisted Toyfare Theatre; Zombies

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

Lord of the Rings / cartoon / 0.28 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run, you pipsqueaks!
Genre
humor
Characters
Frodo Baggins; Samwise Gamgee; Ringwraiths
Synopsis
Frodo and Samwise attack Ringwraiths that shrunk in the wash.
Keywords
action figures; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Frodo and Sam figures are from Toy Biz and the Ringwraiths are from Play Along.

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

Aquaman / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, I ain't finished yet, punk!
Genre
humor
Characters
shark; Aquaman; mackerel; octopus
Synopsis
Aquaman fights a shark in the desert.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fish; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Aquaman figure is from Super Powers by Kenner.

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

Spider-Man; Super Monkey Ball / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's the baddest monkey in the Serengeti?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
monkeys; Kingpin; Aiy-Aiy
Synopsis
All monkeys bow to Aiy-Aiy.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; monkey; Serengeti

Indexer Notes

The Kingpin figure is from Spider-Man by Toy Biz and the Aiy-Aiy figure is from Super Monkey Ball by Joy Ride.

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

Batman; Matrix / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey--
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Cypher; Robin
Synopsis
Robin puts Cypher back in the Matrix.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; Matrix; Shasta

Indexer Notes

The Cypher figure is from Matrix by N2 and the Robin figure is from Silver Age Batman & Robin by DC Direct.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the sizzle, my nizzle?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Aquaman
Synopsis
Spider-Man puts graffiti on Aquaman's wall.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; graffiti

Indexer Notes

The Spider-Man figure is from Spider-Man Movie by Toy Biz and the Aquaman figure is from JLA by Hasbro.

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

Transformers; Avengers / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Right, but you don't actually have any ice cream, do you?
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Convoy; Ultron
Synopsis
Ultron has sprinkles, not ice cream.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; ice cream

Indexer Notes

The Convoy figure is from Transformers Mega-SCF by Takara and the Ultron figure is from Avengers Animated by Toy Biz.

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

Batman; Bearriors / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, no...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Kodiak; Batman
Synopsis
Kodiak needs eucalyptus.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; eucalyptus; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Kodiak figure is from Bearriors by Coleco and the Batman figure is from DC Super-Heroes by Hasbro.

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

Star Wars; G.I. Joe / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course I sawed his head off.
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Duros; sandtropper; Sci-Fi
Synopsis
Duros dismembers a sandtrooper.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Duros and sandtrooper figures are from Star Wars by Hasbro and the Sci-Fi figure is from G.I. Joe by Hasbro.

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

Biotic Six; G.I. Joe / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, I won't show you my biotic two!
Genre
humor
Characters
Meg; Shipwreck; Polly
Synopsis
Shipwreck hits on Meg.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; Blank Shots; fumetti; parrot

Indexer Notes

The Meg figure is from Biotic Six by UN and the Spider-man and Polly figure is from G.I. Joe: ARAH by Hasbro.

The script was submitted to the "Blank Shot" contest at the Toyfare website. The winner was Bill Marth.

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

Hellraiser / cartoon / 0.28 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
*Shudder*
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Pinhead
Synopsis
Living Dead Dolls are creepy.
Keywords
action figures; fumetti
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. 28 Smurfs Later
    Smurfs
  2. 2. ["Run, you pipsqueaks!"]
    Lord of the Rings
  3. 3. ["Oh, I ain't finished yet, punk!"]
    Aquaman
  4. 4. ["Who's the baddest monkey in the Serengeti?"]
    Spider-Man; Super Monkey Ball
  5. 5. ["Hey--"]
    Batman; Matrix
  6. 6. ["What's the sizzle, my nizzle?"]
    Aquaman; Spider-Man
  7. 7. ["Right, but you don't actually have any ice cream, do you?"]
    Transformers; Avengers
  8. 8. ["No, no..."]
    Batman; Bearriors
  9. 9. ["Of course I sawed his head off."]
    Star Wars; G.I. Joe
  10. 10. ["No, I won't show you my biotic two!"]
    Biotic Six; G.I. Joe
  11. 11. ["*Shudder*"]
    Hellraiser
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