Sludge #4 [Direct]
(January 1994)

Malibu, 1993 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.95 USD; 2.60 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Malibu Comics Entertainment Inc.
Brand
Ultraverse; Malibu Comics
Editing
Chris Ulm (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

4 pages of ads, Terminator 2, American Entertainment, The Lost Vikings video game, Super Advantage, asciiPad video game controllers
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sludge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Lopresti
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sludge; Veffir Voon Iyax

Cold Blood (Table of Contents: 1)

Sludge / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Aaron Lopresti (credited) (plot); Steve Gerber (script)
Pencils
Aaron Lopresti (credited)
Inks
Gary Martin (credited)
Colors
Robert Alvord (credited) (color design); Violent Hues (credited) (interior colorists)
Letters
Patrick Owsley (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ask me, Gordy is makin' foiols of us, Ahmad.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sludge; Shelley Rogers (introduction); Drew (introduction); Edna (introduction); Chas (introduction); Reese (introduction); Robers (introduction); Veffir Voon Iyax (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sludge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Gomez (signed)
Inks
Frank Gomez (signed)
Colors
Jennifer Schellinger

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sludge

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

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Diane Botta
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fan letters from Domenic Zaffora, Bart Lidofsky, Theodore Rogers, and Geoff Beran.

Cross Over (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Mantra, who is he and how she came to be (Table of Contents: 5)

Mantra / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Chris Sprouse (signed)
Inks
Karl Kesel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We may know him as the Archmage.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Mantra (origin)
Reprints

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sludge
  2. 1. Cold Blood
    Sludge
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Sludge
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Cross Over
    Mantra; Prime
  6. 5. Mantra, who is he and how she came to be
    Mantra
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Rune
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Ken Austin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Thomas Johnson
  • John Pannozzi
  • Mark Q
  • Jason Sacks
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Jim Van Dore