(June 1993)

Comic Shop News, 1993 Series
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Price
0.98 USD; 1.29 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Shop News, Inc.
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Ward Batty (credited) (editor); Cliff Biggers (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Anthology preview comic book featuring new titles available from Image Comics, Continuity Comics, Voyager Communications, Malibu Graphics, and Marvel UK. Published by Comic Shop News.

Published monthly by Comic Shop News, Inc. 931 Forest Park Lane, Suwanee, GA 30174. Printed on recycled paper.

Spawn™&©1993 Todd Mcfarlane, She-Bat™&©1993 Continuity, Youngblood™&©1993 Rob Liefeld, Bloodshot™&©1993 Voyager Communications, Mack Bolen the Executioner™&©1969, 1993 Don Pendelton, Freex™&©1993 Malibu Graphics, Aliens & Predator™&©1993 Twentieth Century Fox, Children of the Voyage™&©1993 Marvel UK, Madman Adventures™&©1993 Michael Allred. Otherwise, ©1993 Comic Shop News, Inc.

Coming Attractions for July (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith; John Bolton; Walter Simonson
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith; John Bolton; Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Freex; Solar; Void; Aliens; Predator

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Allred; Rob Liefeld; Todd McFarlane; John Bolton; Neal Adams
Inks
Mike Allred; Rob Liefeld; Todd McFarlane; John Bolton; Neal Adams
Colors
?

Characters
Spawn; Predator; Freex; Bloodshot; She-Bat; Madman; Mack Bolan; Children of the Voyage

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Full page pinup with each character featured in a circular bubble against a black background.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, creator credits, and indicia information. Masthead located top of page.

[Introduction to Mack Bolan The Executioner #1] (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
An introduction to the creative team.

Indexer Notes

The scheduled release date is given as late July 1993 for Don Pendleton's Mack Bolan: The Executioner (Innovation, 1993 series) #1 (July 1993).

Mack Bolan: The Executioner (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Mack Bolan / preview (from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

You Heard it Here First! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Aliens / Predator: The Deadliest of the Species / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Valeria the She-Bat vs Spawn (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An introduction to the creative team for this issue that features the crossover from Todd McFarlane's Spawn.

Indexer Notes

Promoting the Spawn crossover story originally intended for Valeria the She-Bat (Continuity, 1993 Series) #3. This issue, as well as issue #2 that was also to include the Spawn crossover, was never published.

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

Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (credited); Neal Adams (signed as Neal Adams)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (credited); Neal Adams (signed as Neal Adams)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat

Indexer Notes

Full page pin-up that might have been intended to be the cover for Valeria the She-Bat (Continuity, 1993 Series) #3.

[Valeria the She-Bat #3] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat / preview (from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

[Introduction to Freex #1] (Table of Contents: 9)

Freex / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
An introduction to the creative team.

Indexer Notes

The scheduled release date was listed as mid-July 1993 for Freex (Malibu, 1993 series) #1 (July 1993).

Freaked (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Freex / preview (from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

[Introduction to Aliens/Predator: The Deadliest of the Species #1] (Table of Contents: 11)

Aliens / Predator / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
An introduction to the creative team.

Indexer Notes

The scheduled release date was given as July 15, 1993, for Aliens / Predator: The Deadliest of the Species (Dark Horse, 1993 series) #1 (July 1993).

Time of the Preacher (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Aliens / Predator / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[Introduction to Madman Adventures #3] (Table of Contents: 13)

Madman [Mike Allred] / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; superhero
Synopsis
An introduction to the creative team.

Indexer Notes

The scheduled release date was given as July 1993 for Madman Adventures (Tundra, 1992 Series) #3 (1993).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Madman [Mike Allred] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Allred (credited)
Pencils
Mike Allred (credited)
Inks
Mike Allred (credited)
Colors
Laura Allred ?
Letters
Laura Allred ?
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think, Marie?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Madman; Dr. Flem; Marie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A preview of Madman Adventures (Tundra, 1992 Series) #3 (1993).

[Introduction to Children of the Voyager #1] (Table of Contents: 15)

Children of the Voyager / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An introduction to the creative team.

Indexer Notes

The scheduled release date was given as July 8, 1993, for Children of the Voyager (Marvel, 1993 series) #1 (September 1993).

Shadows and Fog (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Children of the Voyager / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Coming in July From Comic Shop News (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Comic Shop News / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Introduction to Deathmate] (Table of Contents: 18)

Deathmate / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (page design with color)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
An introduction to the scope of the Deathmate (Image / Acclaim, 1993 series) crossovers and some of the creative teams involved.

Universal Truth (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Deathmate / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Coming Next Month Comics Debut #2 (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Aliens The Deadliest of the Species Predator (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Aliens / Predator / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Coming Attractions for July
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Title Page]
  4. 3. [Introduction to Mack Bolan The Executioner #1]
  5. 4. Mack Bolan: The Executioner
    Mack Bolan
  6. 5. You Heard it Here First!
    Aliens / Predator: The Deadliest of the Species
  7. 6. Valeria the She-Bat vs Spawn
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat
  9. 8. [Valeria the She-Bat #3]
    Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat
  10. 9. [Introduction to Freex #1]
    Freex
  11. 10. Freaked
    Freex
  12. 11. [Introduction to Aliens/Predator: The Deadliest of the Species #1]
    Aliens / Predator
  13. 12. Time of the Preacher
    Aliens / Predator
  14. 13. [Introduction to Madman Adventures #3]
    Madman [Mike Allred]
  15. 14. ["What do you think, Marie?"]
    Madman [Mike Allred]
  16. 15. [Introduction to Children of the Voyager #1]
    Children of the Voyager
  17. 16. Shadows and Fog
    Children of the Voyager
  18. 17. Coming in July From Comic Shop News
    Comic Shop News
  19. 18. [Introduction to Deathmate]
    Deathmate
  20. 19. Universal Truth
    Deathmate
  21. 20. Coming Next Month Comics Debut #2
    Comics Debut
  22. 21. Aliens The Deadliest of the Species Predator
    Aliens / Predator
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