Showcase '94 #12 [Direct Sales]
(December 1994)

DC, 1994 Series
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Price
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD; 1.25 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1994-11-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941201726 01211
Editing
Neal Pozner (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oracle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited) (signed as KELLEY JONES)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited) (signed as KELLEY JONES)
Colors
Gloria Vasquez (credited); Olyoptics (credited) (separations)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Batgirl; Joker

A Little Knowledge (Table of Contents: 1)

Oracle / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze (credited)
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze (credited)
Colors
Mark Chiarello (credited)
Letters
Ken Bruzenak (credited)
Editing
Neal Pozner (credited) (editor); Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil) (consulting editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Oracle [Barbara Gordon; also as Batgirl] (flashback, cameo); Joker (cameo); Batman [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Armonk; Nick Riley; James Gordon (flashback)
Synopsis
Someone is stalking Barbara Gordon.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Flashback to the Killing Joke.

Love at First Fight (Table of Contents: 2)

Blood Pack / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Moore (credited)
Pencils
Christopher Taylor (credited)
Inks
Andy Lanning (credited)
Colors
Katie Jellinghaus (credited)
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos (credited)
Editing
Neal Pozner (credited) (editor); Eddie Berganza (credited) (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blood Pack [Ballistic [Kelvin Mao]; Loria; Sparx [D.C. Force] (Cameo); Razorsharp [Rae Sharpe] (Cameo); Geist [Dwayne Geyer] (Cameo); Mongrel [Josh Xan] (Cameo); Jade [Jenny_Lynn Hayden-Scott] (Cameo)]; Jeremy Baxter
Synopsis
Ballistic tries to audition for the Blood Pack but is stopped by some weirdo going postal in the street.

Indexer Notes

Formation of Blood Pack. Story continues in the Blood Pack mini-series.

Lost Time (Table of Contents: 3)

Triumph / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Augustyn (credited)
Pencils
Kevin Sharpe (credited)
Inks
Dave Bednar (credited)
Colors
Tom Luth (credited)
Letters
Clem Robins (credited)
Editing
Frank Pittarese (credited) (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Triumph [Will McIntyre] (also flashback); Melinda (also flashback); Wilma; Freelance; Zoe Marin; Eldon; Justice League of America (flashback) [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (flashback); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (flashback); Superman [Clark Kent] (flashback)]
Synopsis
Triumph, having spent the last ten years in time stasis completely forgotten by everyone on Earth, plans on contacting Melinda, his ex-love interest who broke up with him just before he disappeared.

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

Case Studies / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? (letter responses)
Pencils
? (cover thumbnail)
Inks
? (cover thumbnail)
Colors
? (cover thumbnail)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Showcase '94 #8 was the best all-around issue this year, in my opinion.
Feature Logo
Case Studies

Indexer Notes

Letters from Melissa Dawn Page, Ingrid Nuernberg, Andy Oliver, Ben Donatelli, Joey Marchese, Mark Wong. Cover credits. Next issue blurbs and cover thumbnail.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Oracle
  2. 1. A Little Knowledge
    Oracle
  3. 2. Love at First Fight
    Blood Pack
  4. 3. Lost Time
    Triumph
  5. 4. ["Showcase '94 #8 was the best all-around issue this year, in my opinion."]
    Case Studies
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