(July 1997)

Image, 1996 Series
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Volume
2
Price
2.95 USD; 4.10 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Gary Carlson; Chris Ecker; Edward DeGeorge
Color
Color cover; Color interior (#1-6), later Black and White (#7 and up)
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Suddenly... the Savage Dragon! (Table of Contents)

Savage Dragon and Round Table of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Zimmerman (signed); Erik Larsen (Dragon only)
Inks
David Zimmerman (signed); Erik Larsen (Dragon only)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Knight Watchman; Ultiman; Beacon; Savage Dragon; Blitz; Atomic Sub
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover mistakenly says "June". Cover credits are from the table of contents.

Cover is an homage to the cover of Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #21.

The Society of Evil Minds (Table of Contents: 1)

Savage Dragon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Bill Fugate
Inks
Bill Fugate
Letters
Bill Fugate

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Hy Q. Banana; Baron Brain; Dexter Cortex; Grandfather Clock; The Wicked Worm; Savage Dragon; Mighty Man

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 24; 1940's Captain Marvel "Monster Society Of Evil" tribute. Dr. Hy Q. Banana was last in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #1; Dexter Cortex was last in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #3; Grandfather Clock was last in Berzerker #1; The Wicked Worm was last in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #1.

Savage Dragon vs. Horde (Table of Contents: 2)

Savage Dragon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Joe Cooper
Inks
Billy Hodge
Letters
Billy Hodge

Genre
superhero
Characters
Savage Dragon; Mighty Man (possessed by Horde, a villain that started out as The Wicked Worm)

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 24. Mighty Man had earlier fought "The Dragon" in Megaton (Megaton Comics, 1983 series) #2 (October 1985).

The Society Of Evil Minds part 2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Savage Dragon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Bill Fugate
Inks
Bill Fugate
Letters
Bill Fugate

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Hy Q. Banana; Grandfather Clock; Savage Dragon; Dexter Cortex; Mighty Man

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 24; 1940's CAPTAIN MARVEL "Monster Society Of Evil" tribute.

The Round Table of America (Table of Contents: 4)

Savage Dragon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
David Zimmerman
Inks
David Zimmerman
Letters
David Zimmerman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Savage Dragon; Hummingbird (intro); The Beacon; Atomic Sub; Ultiman; Mike Merlin (intro); The Blitz; Mr. Martian (intro); Knight Watchman

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 24. Gardner Fox / Mike Sekowsky / Bernard Sachs Justice League of America tribute. Hummingbird's origin appears in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #19 (June 1998).

Doctor Weird Master of the Macabre (Table of Contents: 5)

Savage Dragon; Doctor Weird / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Mark Lewis
Inks
Patrick Tuller
Letters
Patrick Tuller

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Weird; Savage Dragon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of 24. 1940's Jerry Siegel / Bernard Baily Spectre tribute. Previous appearance of Dr. Weird in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #1 & 2 (May & June 1996 / text stories) and #9 (March 1997 / pin-up & 1966 reprint).

The Pantheon Of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 6)

Savage Dragon; The Pantheon of Super-Heroes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Jeff Weigel
Inks
Jeff Weigel
Letters
Jeff Weigel

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jupiter Boy; Clone Boy; Gravity Girl; Laughing Boy; Savage Dragon ("Bomb Boy"); Kangaroo Kid (applicant); several unnamed applicants
Synopsis
Savage Dragon turns up in the year 2965, on a day when the Pantheon Of Super-Heroes is having tryouts.

Indexer Notes

Part 6 of 24. 1965 Mort Weisinger-era Legion of Super-Heroes tribute.

Knight Watchman and Kid Galahad (Table of Contents: 7)

Savage Dragon; Knight Watchman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Chris Ecker
Inks
Jim Brozman
Letters
Jim Brozman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Knight Watchman; Kid Galahad; Grandfather Clock; Savage Dragon
Synopsis
Savage Dragon turns up in Midway City, 1962.

Indexer Notes

Part 7 of 24. 1962 era Batman tribute.

Ultiman (Table of Contents: 8)

Savage Dragon; Ultiman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Jeff Weigel
Inks
Jeff Weigel
Letters
Jeff Weigel

Genre
superhero
Characters
Savage Dragon; Ultiman [Chris Kelly]; Arlene Kelly (wife); Christine Kelly (daughter); Arnold (Ultiman robot); Sylvester (Ultiman robot)

Indexer Notes

Part 8 of 24. 1980's Curt Swan / Murphy Anderson Superman tribute.

Knight Watchman and Dr. Weird (Table of Contents: 9)

Savage Dragon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Carlson (plot, dialogue); Chris Ecker (plot)
Pencils
Shawn Van Briesen
Inks
Shawn Van Briesen
Letters
Shawn Van Briesen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Knight Watchman; Dr. Weird; Savage Dragon; Grandfather Clock

Indexer Notes

Part 9 of 24. Early-1970's Neal Adams Batman tribute. Story continues in Big Bang Comics (Image, 1996 series) #14 (October 1997). Next appearance of Dr. Weird in Dr. Weird (October Comics, 1997 series) #1 (October 1997).

The Riddle of the Sphinx (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Suddenly... the Savage Dragon!
    Savage Dragon and Round Table of America
  2. 1. The Society of Evil Minds
    Savage Dragon
  3. 2. Savage Dragon vs. Horde
    Savage Dragon
  4. 3. The Society Of Evil Minds part 2
    Savage Dragon
  5. 4. The Round Table of America
    Savage Dragon
  6. 5. Doctor Weird Master of the Macabre
    Savage Dragon; Doctor Weird
  7. 6. The Pantheon Of Super-Heroes
    Savage Dragon; The Pantheon of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Knight Watchman and Kid Galahad
    Savage Dragon; Knight Watchman
  9. 8. Ultiman
    Savage Dragon; Ultiman
  10. 9. Knight Watchman and Dr. Weird
    Savage Dragon
  11. 10. The Riddle of the Sphinx
    The Sphinx
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