(June 1986)

Eclipse, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD; 1.80 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Comics
Brand
Eclipse Comics [in box]
Editing
Cat Yronwode (Editor-in-Chief); Sean Deming (Associate Editor); Dean Mullaney (Publisher)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Miniseries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Champions / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carol Lay (signed)
Inks
Carol Lay (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Champions [Flare; Icicle; Giant; The Marksman; Rose]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Curse of the Hellfire Crown; Chapter 1 Full Circle (Table of Contents: 2)

The Champions / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Mellonee
Pencils
Carol Lay
Inks
Carol Lay
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Champions [Dr. Arcane; Flare (first appearance); Icestar (first appearance); Giant (first appearance); Rose (first appearance); the Marksman (first appearance)]; Foxbat (first appearance, villain); Demon (first appearance, villain)
Reprints

Chapter II: The Power of Demon (Table of Contents: 3)

The Champions / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Mallonee
Pencils
Carol Lay
Inks
Carol Lay
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Madame Synn (cameo, face not shown)
Reprints

Champions Combat Room (Table of Contents: 4)

Champions / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Raze
Synopsis
Description of the rules and setting for the Champions game.

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

Flare / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carol Lay
Inks
Carol Lay
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flare
Synopsis
Character page for the Champions game.

Indexer Notes

First mention of Flare having a sister. Her sister, Olga (later Sparkplug) cameo in flashback to Flare's origin in Champions (Eclipse, 1986 series) #5 (February 1987), before making her first full appearance in Champions (Hero Comics, 1987 series) #3 (November 1987).

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

Foxbat / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carol Lay
Inks
Carol Lay
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Foxbat
Synopsis
Character page for the Champions game.

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

Champions Comments / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Peterson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Text page on the background of the Champions game.

Indexer Notes

Giant's original name in the game was 'Goliath', changed to avoid confusion with the various Marvel characters using that name.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Champions
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Penumbra
  3. 2. The Curse of the Hellfire Crown; Chapter 1 Full Circle
    The Champions
  4. 3. Chapter II: The Power of Demon
    The Champions
  5. 4. Champions Combat Room
    Champions
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flare
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Foxbat
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Champions Comments
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jeremy Patterson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen