(May 1988)

Comico, 1988 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
?
Pages
316
On-sale Date
1988-05-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
COMICO the Comic Company
Brand
C
ISBN
?
Barcode
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Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover
Binding
Perfect Bound Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Also published at the same time as a signed and numbered hardcover by Graphitti.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Grendel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Arnold Pander [as Pander Bros]; Jacob Pander [as Pander Bros]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel

Devil in Response (Table of Contents: 1)

Grendel / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Jay Geldhof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Anson Spar; Tujiro XIV; Argent; Yoshi Onagawa
Synopsis
Chris, Stacey Olliver's daughter, has written a book about Grendel (Hunter Rose). At a kabuki show, Chris, Ginny, and Anson meet the start Tujiro. Tujiro later kidnaps Anson, using a lock of Anson's hair. Upset, Chris steals the Grendel mask and fork.
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Devil Head Raises: Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 2)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Jay Geldhof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Tujiro XIV; Argent; Brian Li Sung
Synopsis
Chris travels to San Franciso to follow Tujiro whom she knows kidnapped Anson. She meets Brian, the stage manager of the show. Police tap phone calls between Ginny and Chris. Chris finds a briefcase full of eyeballs at Tujiro's hotel room.
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Devil's Lash: Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 3)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Rich Rankin
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Tujiro XIV; Argent; Brian Li Sung; Yoshi Onagawa; Niccolo; Captain Wiggins (in the shadows)
Synopsis
Chris battles Yoshi, Niccolo, and Tujiro in hotel room. She loses and retreats to Brian, giving him a mugger story. She later follows and kills Yoshi. She witnesses Tujiro and an eight-year-old boy, Tujiro, who is a vampire! The killing of Yoshi alerts her to the Gren.
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Touch Not the Devil: Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 4)

Grendel / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Jay Geldhof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Tujiro XIV; Argent; Brian Li Sung; Niccolo; Captain Wiggins (in the shadows)
Synopsis
Chris discovers Tujiro and company are a slavery gang and that they are planning on kidnapping Brian. Chris keeps very close tabs on Brian. Argent continues to suspect Grendel. San Francisco police still trying to find Chris.
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Devil in Despair: Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 5)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Jay Geldhof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Tujiro XIV; Argent; Brian Li Sung; Captain Wiggins; Detective Riley
Synopsis
Chris battles Tujiro on a rooftop while watching over Brian. She discovers water harms Tujiro. Riley questions Brian. Chris explains everything to Brian. Ginny is taken by Wiggins for questioning by Argent.
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Challenge the Devil [Chapter 6] (Table of Contents: 6)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Jay Geldhof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Tujiro XIV; Argent; Brian Li Sung; Captain Wiggins; Niccolo
Synopsis
Ginny is questioned by Argent and Wiggins. Ginny travels to San Francisco to find Chris. Chris tells Brian everything, including showing him a tape of Tujiro's plan to kidnap him. Tijuro and Niccolo break into Brian's but he's with Grendel!
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Devil's Dance: Chapter 7 (Table of Contents: 7)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Tujiro XIV; Brian Li Sung; Niccolo; Detective Riley
Synopsis
The battle takes place! Niccolo loses a hand. Tujiro turns into a "cat" and escapes. Riley arrests Brian after the battle. News broadcasts Grendel's involvement. A kid discovers Tujiro-cat.
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After the Devil: Chapter 8 (Table of Contents: 8)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander; Hank Pander (page 14)
Inks
Jay Geldof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Brian Li Sung; Detective Riley; Argent; Captain Wiggins
Synopsis
Brian is interagated by Riley and subsequently released. Ginny and Brian return to New York. Chris returns to New York and is questioned by Argent and Wiggins. Riley chases Brian to NY. Riley beats Brian, thus angering Chris.
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Devil's Revenge: Chapter 9 (Table of Contents: 9)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Detective Dominic Riley
Synopsis
Riley is hounded and eventually killed by Chris.
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Devil on Edge: Chapter 10 (Table of Contents: 10)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Jay Geldhof
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Brian Li Sung; Argent; Captain Wiggins
Synopsis
Argen and Wiggins interogate Brian about Riley's death. Chris tells Regina about her being Grendel. Regina's place is ransacked, spurring Chris into action yet again.
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Devil's Rampage: Chapter 11 (Table of Contents: 11)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander [as Pander Bros.]; Jacob Pander [as Pander Bros.]
Inks
Arnold Pander [as Pander Bros.]; Jacob Pander [as Pander Bros.]; Jay Geldhof (background inks)
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Brian Li Sung; Argent; Captain Wiggins
Synopsis
Brian tries to convince Chris to give it up. Chris kills two cops. She plants a car bomb for Wiggins that fails to kill him. Goes to battle Argent.
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Devil's End: Chapter 12 (Table of Contents: 12)

Grendel / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Wagner
Pencils
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Inks
Arnold Pander; Jacob Pander
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Steve Haynie; Bob Pinaha (assist)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grendel [Christine Spar]; Regina Anastasi; Brian Li Sung; Argent; Captain Wiggins
Synopsis
Argent and Chris battle to both their deaths, Chris leaves the Grendel logs to Brian.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Grendel
  2. 1. Devil in Response
    Grendel
  3. 2. Devil Head Raises: Chapter 2
    Grendel
  4. 3. Devil's Lash: Chapter 3
    Grendel
  5. 4. Touch Not the Devil: Chapter 4
    Grendel
  6. 5. Devil in Despair: Chapter 5
    Grendel
  7. 6. Challenge the Devil [Chapter 6]
    Grendel
  8. 7. Devil's Dance: Chapter 7
    Grendel
  9. 8. After the Devil: Chapter 8
    Grendel
  10. 9. Devil's Revenge: Chapter 9
    Grendel
  11. 10. Devil on Edge: Chapter 10
    Grendel
  12. 11. Devil's Rampage: Chapter 11
    Grendel
  13. 12. Devil's End: Chapter 12
    Grendel
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