(December 1995)

Dark Horse, 1995 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.95 USD; 37.95 CAD
Pages
372
On-sale Date
1995-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Comics
Brand
Dark Horse Comics; Studio Proteus
ISBN
1-56971-081-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781569710814 52495
Printer
Printed in Singapore
Editing
Mike Richardson (credited) (publisher); Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); Marilee Hord (credited) (series editor); Lynn Adair (credited) (collection editor); Teena Gores (credited) (collection designer); Brian Gogolin (credited) (collection design manager); Shawn Sturos (credited) (digital retouch technician); Michael Denning (credited) (digital retouch technician)
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

English version produced by Studio Proteus for Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Published by Dark Horse Comics. First Edition: December 1995.
This book collects issues one through eight of the Dark Horse comic-book series Ghost in the Shell.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ghost in the Shell / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow) (painting)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow) (painting)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow) (painting)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Peet Janes (original editor); Greg Vest (original editor); ? (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi
Reprints

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

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


Indexer Notes

Cover interiors, pages 2 & 371.

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

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Teena Gores (credited) (layout)
Inks
Teena Gores (credited) (layout)
Colors
Teena Gores (credited) (layout)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Pg. 3 title
Pg. 4 no text
Pg. 5 title + credits
Pg. 6 credits + indicia

01 Prologue (Table of Contents: 3)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is the near future. The world has become highly information-sensitive, with a vast corporate network covering the planet [...]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Daisuke Aramaki; Major Motoko Kusanagi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Full color.

02 Super Spartan 10.4.2029 (Table of Contents: 4)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Time to get to work, Major.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Batou; Daisuke Aramaki; Ishikawa; Saitou; Borma; Togusa; Pazu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

8 color pages.

03 Junk Jungle 27.7.2029 (Table of Contents: 5)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dammit... No air conditioning. What the hell am I doing here?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou; Daisuke Aramaki; Major Motoko Kusanagi; Togusa; Borma; Ishikawa; Saitou
Reprints

Indexer Notes

6 color pages.

04 Megatech Machine 1 Revolt of the Robots (Table of Contents: 6)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fellow Fuchikomas! Lend me your antennae!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou; Major Motoko Kusanagi
Reprints
  • from Weekly Young Magazine [週刊ヤングマガジン]

05 Megatech Machine 2 The Making of a Cyborg (Table of Contents: 7)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about the brain waves and the coating?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Batou
Reprints
  • from Weekly Young Magazine [週刊ヤングマガジン]

06 Robot Rondo 1.10.1029 (Table of Contents: 8)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you call me, Colonel?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Batou; Togusa; Ishikawa; Daisuke Aramaki
Reprints

Indexer Notes

8 color pages.

07 Phantom Fund 24.12.2029 (Table of Contents: 9)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Seburo C-25a and 26a both hold 50 rounds of 6x25 HV shells.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Batou; Daisuke Aramaki; Borma; Togusa; Ishikawa; Yano; Anna (cameo); Uni (cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

6 color pages.

08 Dumb Barter 2.5.2030 (Table of Contents: 10)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Mr. Soma... We're injecting several clusters of Micromachine B parts into the lateral and posterior aspects of your brain...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Daisuke Aramaki; Batou; Ishikawa; Pazu; Togusa; Saitou; Borma
Reprints

Indexer Notes

8 color pages.

09 Bye Bye Clay 15.7.2030 (Table of Contents: 11)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); Marilee Hord (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hate it when it rains...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Togusa; Daisuke Aramaki; Batou; The Puppeteer; Nakamura; Dr. Willis; Saitou
Reprints

Indexer Notes

6 color pages.

10 Brain Drain 9.9.2030 (Table of Contents: 12)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); Marilee Hord (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Five minutes 'til zero, Major.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Daisuke Aramaki; Batou; Major Motoko Kusanagi; Ishikawa; Togusa; Pazu; Saitou
Reprints

Indexer Notes

8 color pages.

11 Ghost Coast 18.9.2030 (Table of Contents: 13)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Tom Orzechowski (credited) (retouch); Susie Lee (credited) (retouch)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited); Susie Lee (credited)
Editing
Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); Marilee Hord (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You sure noone's following us, Batou?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi; Batou; The Puppeteer
Reprints

Bio (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow) (illustration)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow) (illustration)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Masamune Shirow was born in Japan on November 23, 1961. Shirow studied drawing and oil painting at the Osaka University of Art.
Characters
Masamune Shirow

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 15)

Ghost in the Shell / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Pencils
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow)
Inks
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow)
Colors
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow)
Editing
Peet Janes (credited) (series editor); Greg Vest (credited) (series editor); Marilee Hord (credited) (series editor); ? (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Major Motoko Kusanagi
Reprints

Author's Notes (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script
士郎正宗 (credited as Masamune Shirow); Frederik L. Schodt (credited as Frederik Schodt) (translation); Toren Smith (credited) (translation)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pg. 17 Hacker: a computer criminal who infiltrates other cyberbrains, steals infirmation, manipulates data and programs [...]

Masamune Shirow (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Appleseed; Black Magic; Dominion; Ghost in the Shell / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Ghost in the Shell / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Teena Gores (credited) (layout)
Inks
Teena Gores (credited) (layout)
Colors
Teena Gores (credited) (layout)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a world where the human mind can be programmed like a computer, at what point does the human soul end and the cybernetic machinery begin?
Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Back cover synopsis.