(March 2008)

IDW, 2008 Series
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Price
19.99 USD
Pages
188
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IDW Publishing
Brand
IDW [light bulb]
ISBN
978-1-60010-177-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781600101779 51999
Editing
Dene Nee

Issue Notes

Collects Speed Racer (Now, 1987 series) Issues #20 to #25 and Racer X (Now, 1988 series) issue #8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speed Racer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Steacy (painted, signed)
Inks
Ken Steacy (painted, signed)
Colors
Ken Steacy (painted, signed)

Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Mach 5; ninjas

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

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


Speed Racer Vol. 4 (Table of Contents: 2)

Speed Racer / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Mach 5

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

Speed Racer / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Speed Racer; Mach 5

Indexer Notes

Page contains IDW Publisher business credits, Indicia, and Table of Contents with artist credits.

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

Speed Racer / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer

Indexer Notes

Explanation on why Racer X story is included in the collection.
Foreground image of Speed is from page 6, panel 1 of Speed Racer #1 (Now, 1987 series).

The Return of the Mammoth Car Part One (Table of Contents: 5)

Racer X; Speed Racer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Sulivan
Pencils
Vince Argondezzi
Inks
Rich Rankin
Colors
Dan McKinnon
Letters
Dan McKinnon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man, this is putting me to sleep.
Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Trixie VanDerbucks; "Pops" Racer; "Mom" Racer; Spridle Racer; Chim-Chim; Racer X; Stacy Arvedon; Gerome North; Liz Stevens; Barney [Vera Barnes]; Cruncher Block (villain); Lo Kung (villain); ninjas (villain)
Synopsis
Racer X is following Block who he believes is working with Lo Kung. This takes him to the Milwaukee Auto Show where Speed Racer is displaying the Mach 5. Speed, leery of Block's claims of going legit, goes back to check on the Mach 5 to find Block and his ninjas in the middle of a heist.
Reprints

Speed Racer #20 (Table of Contents: 6)

Speed Racer / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer

Indexer Notes

Foreground image of Speed is from page 6, panel 1 of Speed Racer #1 (Now, 1987 series).

The Return of the Mammoth Car Part II (Table of Contents: 7)

Speed Racer / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Sulivan
Pencils
Neil Vokes
Inks
David Mowry
Colors
?
Letters
Dan McKinnon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Trixie VanDerbucks; "Pops" Racer; "Mom" Racer; Spridle Racer; Chim-Chim; Racer X; Stacy Arvedon; Cruncher Block (villain); Lo Kung (villain); ninjas (villain)
Synopsis
Racer X while taking a walk comes across Speed fighting Block and his ninjas they pull a heist. Speed and Racer X team-up to go after Block and Lo Kung, trying to escape in the Mammoth Car.
Reprints

Speed Racer #21 (Table of Contents: 8)

Speed Racer / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer

Indexer Notes

Foreground image of Speed is from page 6, panel 1 of Speed Racer #1 (Now, 1987 series).

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

Speed Racer / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Nat Gertler
Pencils
Mike Ebert
Inks
David Mowry
Colors
Suzan Dechnik; Jorge Pacheco
Letters
?
Editing
Katherine Llewellyn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prologue:
Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Trixie VanDerbucks; Sparky; "Pops" Racer; Spridle Racer; Chim-Chim; Racer X; Danny McIndy; Charles Arthur Daly; Brendon Piston; Roger "Ramjet" Jettle
Synopsis
Racer X has a Gypsy show him the future. A down and out Speed gets back into racing and marries Trixie. She takes a bullet meant for him to keep him out of the World Championship Race.
Reprints

Speed Racer #22 (Table of Contents: 10)

Speed Racer / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer

Indexer Notes

Foreground image of Speed is from page 6, panel 1 of Speed Racer #1 (Now, 1987 series).

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

Speed Racer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Nat Gertler
Pencils
Mike Ebert
Inks
David Mowry
Colors
Dan Nakrosis
Letters
Dan McKinnon
Editing
Katherine Llewellyn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a gypsy's tent at a county fair, there is a man who hides behind a mask.
Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Trixie VanDerbucks; Sparky; "Pops" Racer; Spridle Racer; Chim-Chim; Racer X; Danny McIndy
Synopsis
Racer X continues to be told the future of him and Speed's last race.
Reprints

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

Speed Racer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Lamar Waldron
Pencils
Norm Dwyer
Inks
Jim Brozman
Colors
Michelle Mach
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's been four days since Speed Racer and the Mach 5 disappeared after battling the Mammoth Car.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Speed Racer; Pops; Sparky; Trixie; Spridle; Chim-Chim; Inspector Detector; Satin Turana; Cahill Jones; Elaine Dunhill; Spitfire Morello; Carl Jackson; Paul Truman
Synopsis
Right before a big race originating in Atlanta, Inspector Detector asks Speed to figure out which one of his opponents is actually smuggling a chemical used to process cocaine.
Reprints

Chicago Challenge (Table of Contents: 13)

Speed Racer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Lamar Waldron
Pencils
Norm Dwyer
Inks
Jim Brozman
Colors
Michle Mach
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The morning sun rising over Lake Michigan bathes Chicago in a golden glow.
Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Trixie Van Derbucks; Jonathan Dillin; Satin Turana; "Pops" Racer; Inspector Detector; Tony Caputo; Sparky; Carl Jackson; Mr. Lee
Synopsis
Speed is still trying to figure out which driver is working for the smugglers. Speed is concerned about Satin Turana's recklessness in the race. The smugglers had enough of Speed's interference. Before the next leg of the race Speed, Satin, and the smugglers will all face-off.
Reprints

Showdown in San Diego (Table of Contents: 14)

Speed Racer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Lamar Waldron
Pencils
Norm Dwyer
Inks
Jim Brozman
Colors
Patrick Owsley
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The morning tranquility of Southern California's Yuha Desert is shattered by the roar of the Mach 5's powerful engine.
Genre
adventure; car
Characters
Speed Racer; Trixie VanDerbucks; Sparky; "Pops" Racer; Jonathan Dillin (villain); Racer X; Inspector Detector; Alex; Jimbo
Synopsis
Speed wins the race but Mr. Dillin swears revenge. Speed, Trixie, and Sparky go to the San Diego Comic Con. Tired from the day's events Speed falls asleep and finds out him and his friends are all superheroes. While he sleeps Dillin's men come to take him.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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


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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speed Racer
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Speed Racer Vol. 4
    Speed Racer
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Speed Racer
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Speed Racer
  6. 5. The Return of the Mammoth Car Part One
    Racer X; Speed Racer
  7. 6. Speed Racer #20
    Speed Racer
  8. 7. The Return of the Mammoth Car Part II
    Speed Racer
  9. 8. Speed Racer #21
    Speed Racer
  10. 9. ["Prologue:"]
    Speed Racer
  11. 10. Speed Racer #22
    Speed Racer
  12. 11. ["In a gypsy's tent at a county fair, there is a man who hides behind a mask."]
    Speed Racer
  13. 12. ["It's been four days since Speed Racer and the Mach 5 disappeared after battling the Mammoth Car."]
    Speed Racer
  14. 13. Chicago Challenge
    Speed Racer
  15. 14. Showdown in San Diego
    Speed Racer
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. ["Road Trip!"]
    Speed Racer
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Ron Sadowski
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)