Warrior #5
(September 1982)

Quality Communications, 1982 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 GBP; 2.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Quality Communications Limited
Brand
Q A Quality Magazine [separated]
Printer
Printed in Finland
Editing
Dez Skinn (credited) (editor); Dexter Craig (credited) (design); Garry Leach (credited) (design); Win Wiacek (credited as Steve Wiacek) (design)

Pray the Future Will Never Need... For Vendetta (Table of Contents)

V for Vendetta / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dez Skinn (credited) (photography)
Inks
Dez Skinn (credited) (photography)
Colors
Dez Skinn (credited) (photography)
Letters
Dez Skinn (credited) (design)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
V

[Movie Poster Magazines] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Lloyd
Inks
David Lloyd
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a small illustration of The Kid Marvelman.

Dragons (Table of Contents: 3)

Marvelman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore (credited)
Pencils
Garry Leach (credited)
Inks
Garry Leach (credited)
Letters
Garry Leach ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time there were three heroes.
Genre
superhero
Characters
MarvelMan [Mike Moran]; Liz Moran; Kid MarvelMan [Johnny Bates]; Stephanie (death)
Synopsis
Mike has to become Marvelman again to stop Johnny from killing Liz. But Johnny has become more powerful and easily defeats Marvelman.
Reprints

[Book One] Chapter Five - Versions (Table of Contents: 4)

V for Vendetta / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore (credited)
Pencils
David Lloyd (credited)
Inks
David Lloyd (credited)
Letters
Jenny O'Connor (credited as Just Jenny)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
December 12th, 1997. First version:
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Susan; V; Prothero; Lewis
Reprints

All Change (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dez Skinn (credited)
Pencils
Jim Baikie (credited, signed) (Twilight World); Steve Parkhouse (credited) (The Bojeffries Saga); Alan Davis (credited) (Marvelman)
Inks
Jim Baikie (Twilight World); Steve Parkhouse (The Bojeffries Saga); Alan Davis (Marvelman)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Being an update on foul-ups and coming ups by he-who-carries-the-can, Dez Skinn
Characters
Ginda Bojeffries; Jobremus Bojeffries; Marvelman [Micky Moran]

Indexer Notes

Editorial explaining why the hype for recent issues did not always match the actual contents. Contains finished artwork from Twilight World and The Bojeffries Saga, and pencils from Marvelman.

HoH Collector's Item Back Issues (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Empire of Sin (Table of Contents: 7)

Father Shandor, Demon Stalker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Moore (credited)
Pencils
J. David Jackson (credited as David Jackson)
Inks
J. David Jackson (credited as David Jackson)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are celebrations this night in the palace of Jaramsheela the Demoness...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Jaramsheela; Angorfarax; Shandor
Synopsis
Jaramsheela presents the head of Shandor to Angorfarax but he is not pleased.

Ads (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Chrono-Cycle (TM) Mark I (Table of Contents: 9)

Madman [UK Warrior feature] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Neary (credited)
Pencils
Mick Austin (credited)
Inks
Mick Austin (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A curious triumvirate drops down a crack between

The Drowning Woman (Table of Contents: 10)

The Spiral Path / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Parkhouse (credited)
Pencils
Steve Parkhouse (credited)
Inks
Steve Parkhouse (credited)
Letters
Steve Parkhouse ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Caed has left his young companion, Bethbara... and has come to the edge of the Perilous Forest...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Caed; the Drowning Woman; Bethbara
Synopsis
Caed disregards the many warnings and is drawn into the spell of the Drowning Woman. Only Bethbara's tears saves him.
Reprints

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

Warrior Dispatches / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dez Skinn (credited)
Pencils
Steve Dillon ? (illustration); ? (photo)
Inks
Steve Dillon ? (illustration); ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If reader reaction is any indication of a magazine's potential, it looks like we're here to stay!
Characters
Includes letters from Lew Stringer, and Steve MacManus (Editor of rival publication, 2000 A.D.)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ben Crozier, Michael Cook, Martin Shipp, Lew Stringer, Robin Webb, John Clifford (two times), Patrick Mark Kane, Steve MacManus, Guy Lawley, Gary Element, Eric MacKenzie, John Culbard, Terence Larkin, Jon Dugdale, Christopher Sutherland, Graeme Bassett, John Mannering, and Michael S. Oliver. Illustration previewing next story.

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

Laser Eraser and Pressbutton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Moore (credited as Pedro Henry)
Pencils
Steve Dillon (credited)
Inks
Steve Dillon (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanted for mass murder
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zirk; Donthax; Lemanya; Axel Pressbutton; Laser Eraser [Mysta Mystralis]
Reprints

[Book One - Interlude] Vertigo (Table of Contents: 13)

V for Vendetta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore (credited)
Pencils
David Lloyd (credited)
Inks
David Lloyd (credited)
Letters
Steve Craddock (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is Britain, 1998. The mills of justice grind slowly and they grind exceeding small...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ryan; V; Colin; John (death)
Synopsis
V gives John a taste of his own medicine.
Reprints

Quality Mail Sale (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Pray the Future Will Never Need... For Vendetta
    V for Vendetta
  2. 1. [Movie Poster Magazines]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Dragons
    Marvelman
  5. 4. [Book One] Chapter Five - Versions
    V for Vendetta
  6. 5. All Change
  7. 6. HoH Collector's Item Back Issues
  8. 7. The Empire of Sin
    Father Shandor, Demon Stalker
  9. 8. Ads
  10. 9. The Chrono-Cycle (TM) Mark I
    Madman [UK Warrior feature]
  11. 10. The Drowning Woman
    The Spiral Path
  12. 11. ["If reader reaction is any indication of a magazine's potential, it looks like we're here to stay!"]
    Warrior Dispatches
  13. 12. ["Wanted for mass murder"]
    Laser Eraser and Pressbutton
  14. 13. [Book One - Interlude] Vertigo
    V for Vendetta
  15. 14. Quality Mail Sale
  16. 15. ["Three stations from Charing Cross"]
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