(August 1995)

Crusade Comics, 1995 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 3.55 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Crusade Comics
Brand
Crusade [Knight in Shield]
Printer
Printed in Canada; Quebecor Printing
Editing
Peter Gutierrez (credited) (editor); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (president, producer); Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (production); Keith Boesky (credited) (chief counselor of legal affairs (Cooley Godward, San Diego, CA))

Issue Notes

William Tucci's art resembles the illustrative style of Patrick Nagel. Shi Senryaku is a collection of three books. Similar to the "Art of War" and "Book of Five Rings". Each rule is demonstrated by an episode from Shi's life. Thirty-Six short stories, with 36 corresponding artworks.

Special thanks are given to Poly Feliciano, Marie Tucci, Steven Chin, Susan Fong, Belinda Loh, and Bob Steadman for editorial support and consultation.

First printing. Published by Crusade Comics, a division of Crusade Entertainment Ltd. Office of publication: 65-27 Alderton St., Rego Park, NY 11374.

Shi and all prominent characters contained herein are trademark and copyright © 1995 Willian Elliott Tucci.

The printer of this series is mentioned in the foreword in issue #3 (November 1995).
This issue has variants:

Senryaku (Table of Contents)

Shi / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Billy Tucci (signed as Tucci)
Inks
Nelson Asencio (signed as Asencio)
Colors
?

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi

Shi: Senryaku Book I of III (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (signed as William Tucci)
Pencils
Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (page design); ? (photograph)
Inks
Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (page design); ? (photograph)
Colors
Brian Haberlin ? (page color); Top Cow Productions ? (page color); ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This book is a dream project...
Characters
Vito Carlucci (photograph of); Anthony Carlucci (photograph of)
Synopsis
Tucci introduces this project and dedicates it to Vito Carlucci.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Includes creator credits, introduction from Tucci, background image, series logo, and indicia information.

The Thirty-Six Introductions (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul J. Grant
Pencils
Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (page design)
Inks
Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (page design)
Colors
Brian Haberlin ? (page color); Top Cow Productions ? (page color)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Grant delivers 36 random elements to the creation of this series.

Indexer Notes

Paul J. Grant is a frequent contributor to Wizard Magazine.

[Introduction] (Table of Contents: 3)

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Billy Tucci (signed as Tucci)
Inks
Nelson Asencio (credited as Asencio) (signed as Asencio)
Colors
Tyson Wengler (credited); Judy Hosobuchi (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Ana Ishikawa [Shi]; Yoshitora
Synopsis
Each strategem is stated simply on a double-page spread, and each is explained to the budding young sohei Ana by her grandfather Yoshitora.
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Jim Lee (credited)
Inks
Jim Lee (credited)
Colors
Nathan Cabrera (credited); Lateef Op (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cross the sea under the concealment of broad daylight.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Joe Quesada (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited as Palmiotti)
Colors
Peter Steigerwald (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attack one foe to win another.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Geof Darrow (credited as Darrow) (signed as D [with an arrow])
Inks
Geof Darrow (credited as Darrow) (signed as D [with an arrow])
Colors
Richard Isanove (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kill with a borrowed sword.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited as Palmiotti) (signed as PALMIOTTI)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited as Palmiotti) (signed as PALMIOTTI)
Colors
Richard Isanove (credited) (signed as RI); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Face the weary in a condition of ease.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Nelson Asencio (credited as Asencio) (signed as Asencio)
Inks
J. D. Smith (signed as JD Smith)
Colors
Steve Firchow (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited) (signed as BH); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rob a burning house.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Dave Sim (credited)
Inks
Dave Sim (credited)
Colors
Catherine Burch (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feint east, strike west.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (signed as Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Michael Bair (credited) (signed as Bair)
Inks
Billy Tucci (signed as Tucci)
Colors
Tyson Wengler (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited); Juan Carlos Rodriguez (credited) (signed as Juan CarlOs)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Make something from nothing.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Nelson (credited) (signed as Nelson)
Inks
Nelson (credited) (signed as Nelson)
Colors
Tyson Wengler (credited) (signed as tw); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take one path while pretending to take another.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Angela Daskalakis (credited)
Inks
Angela Daskalakis (credited)
Colors
Angela Daskalakis (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch the fire from across the river.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Jeff Smith (credited) (signed as Jeff Smith)
Inks
Jeff Smith (credited) (signed as Jeff Smith)
Colors
Judy Hosobuchi (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hide a sword in a smile.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

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

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Billy Tucci (credited as Tucci) (signed as Tucci)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited as Palmiotti) (signed as Palmiotti); Poly Feliciano (signed as Feliciano) (actual work done uncertain)
Colors
Juan Carlos Rodriguez (credited) (signed as Juan CarlOs); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One tree falls for another.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Shi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn (credited) (conceived, written); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci) (conceived)
Pencils
Paris Cullins (credited as Cullins)
Inks
Paris Cullins (credited as Cullins)
Colors
Richard Isanove (credited); Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited)
Letters
Susan Fong (credited) (calligraphy); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steal a sheep in passing.
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Keywords
kung fu

The "Art" of War (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Lee (credited); Joe Quesada (credited); Geof Darrow (credited); Jimmy Palmiotti (credited); Dave Sim (credited); Michael Bair (credited); Nelson Asencio (credited); Jeff Smith (credited); Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci); Paris Cullins (credited); Nelson (credited); Angela Daskalakis (credited)
Inks
Jim Lee (credited); Geof Darrow (credited); Jimmy Palmiotti (credited); Dave Sim (credited); Nelson Asencio (credited); Jeff Smith (credited); Paris Cullins (credited); Nelson (credited); J. D. Smith; Billy Tucci (credited as William Tucci); Angela Daskalakis (credited)
Colors
Brian Haberlin (credited); Top Cow Productions (credited); Nathan Cabrera; Lateef Op; Tyson Wengler; Juan Carlos Rodriguez; Catherine Burch; Steve Firchow; Richard Isanove; Peter Steigerwald; Judy Hosobuchi; Angela Daskalakis (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Shi [Ana Ishikawa]
Synopsis
A two-page feature with a brief biography of Jim Lee, Joe Quesada, Geof Darrow, Jimmy Palmiotti, Nelson, Dave Sim, Michael Bair, Nelson Asencio, Angela Daskalakis, Jeff Smith, William Tucci, Paris Cullins, and Gary Cohn along with a small caption from their art of the stories in this issue (except Cohn, who is a writer).

Making Sense of Senryaku (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Guiterrez (credited) (signed)
Pencils
Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (page design)
Inks
Mark Anthony Sacerdotali (credited) (page design)
Colors
Brian Haberlin ? (page color); Top Cow Productions ? (page color)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Editorial from the editor on the vastness of this project.

Indexer Notes

Dated: New York City, 1995.

Be a "Card" Carrying Fan! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Dynamic Phone Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shi All-Chromium (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Shi / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

August 15 1995 (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Shi; Tomoe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Most Explosive Crossover Ever Continues! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Cerebus; Cyblade; Shi / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Senryaku
    Shi
  2. 1. Shi: Senryaku Book I of III
  3. 2. The Thirty-Six Introductions
  4. 3. [Introduction]
    Shi
  5. 4. ["Cross the sea under the concealment of broad daylight."]
    Shi
  6. 5. ["Attack one foe to win another."]
    Shi
  7. 6. ["Kill with a borrowed sword."]
    Shi
  8. 7. ["Face the weary in a condition of ease."]
    Shi
  9. 8. ["Rob a burning house."]
    Shi
  10. 9. ["Feint east, strike west."]
    Shi
  11. 10. ["Make something from nothing."]
    Shi
  12. 11. ["Take one path while pretending to take another."]
    Shi
  13. 12. ["Watch the fire from across the river."]
    Shi
  14. 13. ["Hide a sword in a smile."]
    Shi
  15. 14. ["One tree falls for another."]
    Shi
  16. 15. ["Steal a sheep in passing."]
    Shi
  17. 16. The "Art" of War
  18. 17. Making Sense of Senryaku
  19. 18. Be a "Card" Carrying Fan!
    Dynamic Phone Cards
  20. 19. Shi All-Chromium
    Shi
  21. 20. August 15 1995
    Shi; Tomoe
  22. 21. The Most Explosive Crossover Ever Continues!
    Cerebus; Cyblade; Shi
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