A Distant Soil #1 - Immigrant Song
(August 1987)

Donning Company, 1987 Series
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Price
6.95 USD; 9.80 CAD
Pages
72
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Donning Company / Publishers
Brand
Starblaze Graphics
ISBN
0-89865-514-5 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Kay Reynolds

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Immigrant Song (Table of Contents)

A Distant Soil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran; Lee Moyer (assistant inker)
Colors
Julie Ann Sczesny; Jane Fancher
Letters
Typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Liana; Seren
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

A Distant Soil (Table of Contents: 2)

A Distant Soil / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran; Lee Moyer (assistant inker)
Colors
Julie Ann Sczesny; Jane Fancher
Letters
Typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Liana; Seren

Indexer Notes

Reprint of cover illustration with credits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

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

A Distant Soil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Colleen Doran (quote)
Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran
Colors
Julie Ann Sczesny; Jane Fancher
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let him who desires peace prepare for war
Genre
science fiction

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Immigrant Song (Table of Contents: 6)

A Distant Soil / comic story / 61 pages (report information)

Script
Colleen Doran
Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran; Lee Moyer (assistant inker)
Colors
Julie Ann Sczesny; Jane Fancher
Letters
Bob Pinaha; Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Liana Scott; Jason Scott; Antonio Minetti; Brent Donewitz; Reiken; D'Mer; Aeren; Sere; Niniri
Synopsis
Liana and Jason escape from the Institute but Jason is wounded by the pursuing agents. Liana leaves Jason and runs into Brent and Minetti. They are confronted by guards from the Siovansin. Reiken and D'Mer arrive to save them. Reiken tries to persuade Minetti and Brent to join his cause. Meanwhile Jason is captured by the Guard and taken aboard the Siovansin. Sere drugs Jason to use him as bait for Liana.
Reprints
Keywords
Earth; Hierarchy; Ovanan; Siovansin

Indexer Notes

This story is a reworking of the story from A Distant Soil (WaRP, 1983 series) with new art.
Letters are not credited but in the reprint the lettering is the same and Bob Pinaha and Gaspar Saladino are credited.

[Next--] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Colleen Doran
Letters
Typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)


[Closer Than You Think..] (Table of Contents: 10)

A Distant Soil / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran
Colors
Julie Ann Sczesny; Jane Fancher
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Jason; Liana; Seren

Indexer Notes

Includes Quotes from Jo Duffy and Phil Foglio.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Immigrant Song
    A Distant Soil
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Distant Soil
    A Distant Soil
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Let him who desires peace prepare for war"]
    A Distant Soil
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Immigrant Song
    A Distant Soil
  8. 7. [Next--]
    A Distant Soil
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    A Distant Soil
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [Closer Than You Think..]
    A Distant Soil
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