(October 1998)

Image, 1995 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.50 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Image Comics Inc.
Brand
Top Cow Productions, Inc.; Image [together]
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Brad Foxhoven (credited) (editor); Renae Geerlings (credited) (associate editor); Jason Medley (credited) (graphic designer!); Nick Chun (credited as Nicholas Chun) (production!); Raul Arroyo (credited) (production!); Alvin Coats (credited) (production!); Brian McClendon (credited) (production!); Victoria Sinclair-Smith (credited) (production)

Issue Notes

Official credit in this issue: "Victoria Sinclair-Smith is just the sweetest cutie-pie!" She is generally credited for production duties during this era at Top Cow when not given a joke credit.
Keywords
joke credits

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Witchblade / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Randy Green (credited) (signed as Randy Green)
Inks
D-Tron (signed as D-Tron.) (credited as D-Tron•)
Colors
J. D. Smith (credited as Jonathan D. Smith) (signed as JD Smith)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; fantasy-supernatural; adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Kenneth Irons (antagonist) (villain); Sara Pezzini (featured) (as Witchblade Bearer)
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Randy Green (credited)
Inks
D-Tron (credited as D-Tron•)
Colors
J. D. Smith (credited as Jonathan D. Smith)
Letters
Dennis Heisler (credited)

Characters
Kenneth Irons (antagonist) (villain)
Keywords
joke credits

Indexer Notes

Includes issue credits and indicia with a small full-color illustration of Kenneth Irons cropped from the cover artwork.

In addition to the credit for Victoria Sinclair-Smith (quoted in the notes for the issue level sequence), and the exclamation points added after every production and publishing credit on this page, joke credits in this issue include:
"Nicholas Chun: cephalic production manager!"
"Renae Geerlings: thinks the Witchblade chafes!"
"Peter Steigerwald: GOD has returned! Ha, ha!"

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

Witchblade / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
David Wohl (credited) (story); Christina Z (credited as Christina Z.) (story)
Pencils
Randy Green (credited)
Inks
D-Tron (credited as D-Tron•); Jeff De Los Santos of Team Tron (credited as Team Tron (Jeff De Los Santos)) (assists); Jose Guillen of Team Tron (as Team Tron (Jose Guillen)) (credited as Jose "Jag" Guillen) (assists); Andy Kim of Team Tron (credited as Team Tron (Andy Kim)) (assists); Marcia Chen of Team Tron (credited as Team Tron (Marcia Chen)) (assists)
Colors
J. D. Smith (credited as Jonathan D. Smith); Richard Isanove (credited)
Letters
Dennis Heisler (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This crap is never gonna end, is it?
Genre
crime; fantasy-supernatural; adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Lisa Buzanis (cameo) (as a mysterious floating form which rises from the ground); Kenneth Irons (antagonist) (villain); Ian Nottingham (guest); Julie Pezzini (guest); Sara Pezzini (featured) (as Witchblade Bearer); Setsuke Hirata (guest); Joe Siry (guest); Eric Sketh (origin) (guest) (first appearance of Eric Sketh); D. Gavin Taylor (antagonist) (villain)
Synopsis
With Jake in the hospital after being attacked by Nottingham, Sara gets a new partner, Eric Sketh. Setsuke tends to the wounded Nottingham and swears she will restore him to health. Gavin turns over the leadership of the Church of Prosperity to Irons. Sara returns home to find that Julie has broken into her apartment and is terrified after an encounter with Gavin and Irons. When Sara learns that her old foe has returned from the dead, she becomes understandably angry. Irons drops in for a little chat with police chief, Joe Siry.
Reprints
Keywords
cults; family; lovers; partners; religious sects; sisters; wounds
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Witchblade
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["This crap is never gonna end, is it?"]
    Witchblade
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