(December 2009)

Dark Horse, 2008 Series
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Volume
4
Price
19.95 USD
Pages
180
On-sale Date
2009-12-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59582-405-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781595824059 51995
Printer
Printed in China
Editing
Sierra Hahn (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kristian Donaldson
Inks
Kristian Donaldson
Colors
Kristian Donaldson

Round I: The Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Duane Dixon
Letters
typeset

Round II: The Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Always Darkest (Table of Contents: 3)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joss Whedon (credited)
Pencils
Jo Chen (credited)
Inks
Jo Chen (credited)
Colors
Jo Chen (credited)
Letters
Jimmy Betancourt of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt); Richard Starkings (credited)
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (editor); Sierra Hahn (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Reprints

Rapture (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Taki Soma (credited); Michael Avon Oeming (credited)
Pencils
Michael Avon Oeming (credited); Taki Soma (credited) (layouts)
Inks
Michael Avon Oeming (credited)
Colors
Val Staples (credited)
Letters
Thomas Mauer (credited)
Editing
Dave Land (credited) (editor); Patrick Thorpe (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero

Dreamstar (Table of Contents: 5)

Killer [Dora Rivera] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (credited) (signed as Beto)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (credited) (signed as Beto)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (credited) (signed as Beto)
Colors
Ryan Hill (credited)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (credited) (signed as Beto)
Editing
Dave Land (credited) (editor); Patrick Thorpe (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
satire-parody; superhero; drama; children
Characters
Dreamstar [Killer [Dora Rivera]]; Dr. Zen; Dreamstar's Father; Dreamstar's Husband; Dreamstar's Son
Synopsis
Dreamstar metes out ultimate justice several times in one day, Fletcher Hanks-style.

Indexer Notes

As noted by the artist in Love & Rockets: New Stories vol. 3 (pg. 62), this story is a TV pilot starring recurring Love & Rockets actress character Killer (Dora Rivera). An additional one-page sequence apparently taking place before this story is also in that book.

Penny: Keep Your Head Up (Table of Contents: 6)

Dr. Horrible / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Whedon (credited)
Pencils
Jim Rugg (credited)
Inks
Jim Rugg (credited)
Colors
Dan Jackson (credited)
Letters
Nate Piekos of Blambot (credited as Nate Piekos of Blambot)

Genre
humor; superhero
Reprints

Martha (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Chisholm (credited)
Pencils
Dave Chisholm (credited)
Inks
Dave Chisholm (credited)
Colors
Dan Jackson (credited)
Letters
Dave Chisholm (credited)

Genre
crime

A Day at the Zoo (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carolyn Main (credited)
Pencils
Carolyn Main (credited)
Inks
Carolyn Main (credited)
Colors
Carolyn Main (credited)
Letters
Carolyn Main (credited)
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
humor

Magic Spell (Table of Contents: 9)

Em and Gwen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Farel Dalrymple (credited)
Pencils
Farel Dalrymple (credited)
Inks
Farel Dalrymple (credited)
Colors
Jim Campbell (credited)
Letters
Farel Dalrymple (credited)

Genre
drama

Flower Mecha (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Angie Wang (credited)
Pencils
Angie Wang (credited)
Inks
Angie Wang (credited)
Colors
Angie Wang (credited)
Letters
Angie Wang (credited)
Editing
Jay Edidin (credited as Rachel Edidin) (editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Secret Files of the Giant Man in Paris (Table of Contents: 11)

Giant Man [Craig Pressgang] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Kindt (credited)
Pencils
Matt Kindt (credited)
Inks
Matt Kindt (credited)
Colors
Matt Kindt (credited)
Letters
Matt Kindt (credited)
Editing
Diana Schutz (credited) (editor); Brendan Wright (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Reprints

Tickets (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Lawrence (credited)
Pencils
Mike Lawrence (credited)
Inks
Mike Lawrence (credited)
Colors
Mike Lawrence (credited)
Letters
Mike Lawrence (credited)

Genre
drama

Piper's Pet (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nicholas Kole (credited)
Pencils
Nicholas Kole (credited)
Inks
Nicholas Kole (credited)
Colors
Nicholas Kole (credited)
Letters
Nicholas Kole (credited)

Face of Evil (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tory Novikova
Pencils
Tory Novikova
Inks
Tory Novikova
Colors
Tory Novikova
Letters
Nate Piekos of Blambot (credited as Blambot's Nate Piekos)
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
adventure

The Dragon's Librarian (Table of Contents: 15)

R. J. Jr. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alec Longstreth (credited)
Pencils
Alec Longstreth (credited)
Inks
Alec Longstreth (credited)
Colors
Alec Longstreth (credited)
Letters
Alec Longstreth (credited)
Editing
Katie Moody (credited) (editor)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural

The Origin of Man (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kate Beaton (credited)
Pencils
Kate Beaton (credited)
Inks
Kate Beaton (credited)
Colors
Dan Jackson (credited)
Letters
Kate Beaton (credited)
Editing
Dave Land (credited) (editor); Patrick Thorpe (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
humor

An Early Sunset (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Lambert (credited)
Pencils
Joseph Lambert (credited)
Inks
Joseph Lambert (credited)
Colors
Joseph Lambert (credited)
Letters
Joseph Lambert (credited)

Genre
humor

The Catch!: A Wondermark Tale (Table of Contents: 18)

Wondermark / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David Malki (credited)
Pencils
David Malki (credited)
Inks
David Malki (credited)
Colors
David Malki (credited)
Letters
David Malki (credited)
Editing
Dave Land (credited) (editor); Patrick Thorpe (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
humor

Street Poetry (Table of Contents: 19)

Sinfest / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tatsuya Ishida (credited)
Pencils
Tatsuya Ishida (credited)
Inks
Tatsuya Ishida (credited)
Colors
Tatsuya Ishida (credited)
Letters
Tatsuya Ishida (credited)
Editing
Katie Moody (credited) (editor)

Genre
humor

The Garage Sale (Table of Contents: 20)

Achewood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Onstad (credited)
Pencils
Chris Onstad (credited)
Inks
Chris Onstad (credited)
Colors
Chris Onstad (credited)
Letters
Chris Onstad (credited)
Editing
Dave Land (credited) (editor); Patrick Thorpe (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor

Bad Blood (Table of Contents: 21)

Werewolves on the Moon: Versus Vampires / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Land (credited); Fillbach Brothers (credited)
Pencils
Fillbach Brothers (credited)
Inks
Fillbach Brothers (credited)
Colors
Dan Jackson (credited)
Letters
?
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction

Gone Dishin' (Table of Contents: 22)

The Goon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ann Romano
Pencils
Kristian Donaldson (credited)
Inks
Kristian Donaldson (credited)
Colors
Kristian Donaldson (credited)
Letters
Nate Piekos of Blambot (credited as Nate Piekos of Blambot)
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (editor); Sierra Hahn (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
humor; crime; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense; satire-parody

The Marquis and the Coachman (Table of Contents: 23)

The Marquis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Guy Davis (credited)
Pencils
Guy Davis (credited)
Inks
Guy Davis (credited)
Colors
Dave Stewart (credited)
Letters
Vincent Locke (credited as Vince Locke)
Editing
Jay Edidin (credited as Rachel Edidin) (editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical

And What Shall I Find There? (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Mignola (credited); Joshua Dysart (credited)
Pencils
Patric Reynolds (credited)
Inks
Patric Reynolds (credited)
Colors
Dave Stewart (credited)
Letters
Clem Robins (credited)
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Dark Times: Blue Harvest Part One (Table of Contents: 25)

Star Wars / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Randy Stradley (credited as Mick Harrison)
Pencils
Douglas Wheatley (credited)
Inks
Douglas Wheatley (credited)
Colors
Dave McCaig (credited)
Letters
Michael Heisler (credited)
Editing
Randy Stradley (credited) (editor); Freddye Lins (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
science fiction; adventure

Round III: The Extras (Table of Contents: 26)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Emily; Evelyn Town; Lindsay Lohan; Buffy Summers

Round IV: The Extras, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jo Chen (credited)
Inks
Jo Chen (credited)
Letters
typeset

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Round I: The Introduction
  3. 2. Round II: The Contents
  4. 3. Always Darkest
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  5. 4. Rapture
  6. 5. Dreamstar
    Killer [Dora Rivera]
  7. 6. Penny: Keep Your Head Up
    Dr. Horrible
  8. 7. Martha
  9. 8. A Day at the Zoo
  10. 9. Magic Spell
    Em and Gwen
  11. 10. Flower Mecha
  12. 11. The Secret Files of the Giant Man in Paris
    Giant Man [Craig Pressgang]
  13. 12. Tickets
  14. 13. Piper's Pet
  15. 14. Face of Evil
  16. 15. The Dragon's Librarian
    R. J. Jr.
  17. 16. The Origin of Man
  18. 17. An Early Sunset
  19. 18. The Catch!: A Wondermark Tale
    Wondermark
  20. 19. Street Poetry
    Sinfest
  21. 20. The Garage Sale
    Achewood
  22. 21. Bad Blood
    Werewolves on the Moon: Versus Vampires
  23. 22. Gone Dishin'
    The Goon
  24. 23. The Marquis and the Coachman
    The Marquis
  25. 24. And What Shall I Find There?
  26. 25. Dark Times: Blue Harvest Part One
    Star Wars
  27. 26. Round III: The Extras
  28. 27. Round IV: The Extras, Part 2
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