(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
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Ward Batty; Cliff Biggers

Issue Notes

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

Coming Attractions for July (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Freex; Solar; Void; Aliens; Predator

[Interior front cover] (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

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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the creative team and scheduled release date for the comic book series.

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

Mack Bolan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Pendleton; Linda Pendleton
Pencils
Sandu Floria
Inks
Mike Deodato, Sr.
Colors
Scott Rockwell
Letters
Vickie Williams
Editing
David Campiti

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mack Bolan
Synopsis
Using his military skills and his super-soldier training, Mack Bolan becomes a one-man army, wreaking vengeance on the criminals who the law seems unable to touch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

After more than two decades of paperback action, Don Pendleton's one-man vigilante hero comes to the comics world. This is a preview for the July 1993 issue #1 (Innovation, 1993).

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

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

[Introduction to Valeria the She-Bat #3] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the creative team for this issue that features the crossover from Todd McFarlane's SPAWN.

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

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat

Indexer Notes

Full page pin-up that may be the cover for issue #3.

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

Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Todd McFarlane; Neal Adams
Inks
Todd McFarlane; Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Spawn; Valeria the She-Bat
Reprints
  • Valeria the She-Bat #3 (Continuity, 1993)

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence resembles preview pages rather than story pages. First two pages are in full color. Remainder of story in black and white with tight drawings and inks.

[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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the creative team and scheduled release date for Freex #1.

Freaked (Table of Contents: 10)

Freex / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Ben Herrera
Inks
Mike Christian
Colors
Paul Mounts
Letters
Tim Eldred
Editing
Chris Ulm

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lewis; Ray; Val
Reprints

[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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the creative team and scheduled release date for this issue.

Time of the Preacher (Table of Contents: 12)

Aliens/Predator / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Christopher Claremont
Pencils
Jackson Guice; Scott Tice (designer); Sean Tierney (special effects); Jimmy Johns (special effects)
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Diana Schutz

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Reprints

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

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

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

Genre
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the creative team and scheduled release date.

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

Madman Adventures / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Allred
Pencils
Michael Allred
Inks
Michael Allred
Colors
Laura Allred (?)
Letters
Laura Allred (?)
Editing
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Madman; Dr. Flem; Marie
Reprints

[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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the creative team and scheduled release date.

Shadows and Fog (Table of Contents: 16)

Children of the Voyager / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Nick Abadzis
Pencils
Paul Johnson
Inks
Paul Johnson
Colors
Nick Abadzis
Letters
Ellie Deville
Editing
Michael W. Bennent

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An immortal Wayfarer scattered the planet with incarnations of himself, hoping for absolute understanding of human life when re-absorbing his "children". But approaching his last child, Sam Wantling, he meets resistance.
Reprints

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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the scope of this crossover, the creative teams involved and scheduled release date.

Universal Truth (Table of Contents: 19)

Deathmate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton
Pencils
Rob Liefeld
Inks
Bob Layton; Danny Miki; Dan Panosian
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mark Moretti; Julie Crimmins (Assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Geomancer; John Prophet; The Berzerkers
Reprints

Coming Next Month (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Comics Debut #2 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Promotional House Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Coming Attractions for July
  2. 1. [Interior front cover]
  3. 2. [Title page]
  4. 3. [Introduction to Mack Bolan The Executioner #1]
  5. 4. Mack Bolan: The Executioner
    Mack Bolan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Aliens / Predator: The Deadliest of the Species
  7. 6. [Introduction to Valeria the She-Bat #3]
  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 Adventures
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Madman Adventures
  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
  22. 21. [Promotional House Advertisement]
    Aliens / Predator
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