(September 1995)

Crusade Comics, 1995 Series
 
Price
2.95 USD; 3.55 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Crusade Comics
Brand
Crusade
Editing
Peter Gutierrez
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

The Battle For Independents (Table of Contents)

Shi; Cyblade / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marc Silvestri (signed)
Inks
Matt Banning [as Batt] (signed)
Colors
Tyson Wengler [as TW] (signed)

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi; Cyblade
Keywords
kung fu

[Title page] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Cebellero (painted)
Inks
John Cebellero (painted)
Colors
John Cebellero (painted)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Creator credits and indicia information. Features a portion of lyrics from Pink Floyd's THE WALL. Background design is taken from Pink Floyd's record album design THE WALL.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Larry Marder
Colors
Page design color
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Marder introduces the reader to the second half of this crossover series.

Indexer Notes

Background design is taken from Pink Floyd's record album THE WALL.

Our Story So Far... (Table of Contents: 3)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Tucci; Jeff Smith; Joe Quesada
Inks
William Tucci; Jeff Smith; Jimmy Palmiotti
Colors
Page design color
Letters
typeset

Characters
Shi; Cyblade; Cerebus; Fone Bone; Mr. Spook; Ana [Atomik Angels]; Gabriel

Indexer Notes

Recaps the story and features illustrated captions of all the main characters along with the credits of the characters creators and publishers. Background is a blurred image of the American flag.

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

Shi; Cyblade / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
William Tucci (story, script); Gary Cohn (script); Jeff Smith (story contributions); Brian David-Marshall (story contributions)
Pencils
William Tucci; Steve Bissette; B. C. Boyer; Evan Dorkin; Poly Feliciano; David Mack; Terry Moore; Andy Orjuela; Joe Quesada; Nelson DeCastro [as Nelson]; Marc Sasso; Rob Schrab; Don Simpson; Jeff Smith
Inks
Nelson Asencio; Jimmy Palmiotti
Colors
Jonathan D. Smith [as Jonathan "Oh, Dear" Smith); Top Cow Coloring (separations)
Letters
Dennis Heisler

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wha--what happened to me...?
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shi; Ana Ishikawa; Cyblade [Dominque Thiebault]; Archangels; Ash; Bianca; Cascade; Catharsis; Crackbabies; Dark Prophet [The Circle Unleashed]; Eudeamon; Ginny [Stray Bullets]; Glory; Grifter [WildCATS]; Hellboy; Hellshock; Hilly Rose; Johnny Blowtorch; Johnny the Homicidal Maniac; Kabuki; Kid Death; Lethargic Lad; Lorelei; Man Myth; Milk and Cheese; Nightstalker; Katchoo [Strangers in Paradise]; Madman; Megaton Man; Shar-Pei [Dogs of War]; Samaritan [Astro City]; Scud: the Disposable Assassin; Seth [A Distant Soil]; Shadow Slasher; Shaolin Tiger; Snap the Punk Turtle; THB and HR Watson; The Tick; Tyrant; Ultimate Warrior; Usagi Yojimbo; Wolff & Byrd; Ying Peng
Synopsis
Evil corporate giant Cyberdata has kidnapped Ana Ishikawa and turned her into a S.H.O.C., a darker cybernetically-enhanced version of Shi. Her "old friend" Dominque Thiebault, aka Cyblade, is aided by the mysterious Witchblade in a battle to save her soul. When last seen, Shi had been rescued from a death-like state only to fall victim, along with Cyblade, to a powerful explosion.
Keywords
kung fu

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Tucci
Pencils
John Cebellero (painted)
Colors
John Cebellero (painted)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Tucci champions the efforts of publishers forming together to forward the overall quality of products through creator-owned work.

Indexer Notes

Background design is taken from Pink Floyd's record album design THE WALL.

Cast of Characters (Table of Contents: 7)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
[see notes]
Inks
[see notes]
Colors
Page design color
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Two pages that consist of small circular thumbnail illustrations of each character featured in the comic book. Artists are listed in this index under Story sequence. Background is a blurred colored image of the American flag.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle For Independents
    Shi; Cyblade
  2. 1. [Title page]
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. Our Story So Far...
  5. 4. ["Wha--what happened to me...?"]
    Shi; Cyblade
  6. 5. [Advertisements]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Cast of Characters
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