Leave It to Chance #1 - Shaman's Rain
([August] 2002)

Image, 2002 Series
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Volume
1
Price
14.95 USD
Pages
120
On-sale Date
2002-08-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Image Comics
Brand
Image [text only]
ISBN
1-58240-253-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781582402536 51495
Printer
Printed in Hong Kong
Editing
Jonathan Peterson (credited) (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Leave It to Chance / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith (credited)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Smith (credited) (illustrations)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited) (illustrations)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited) (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Acknowledgements (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
James Robinson (credited); Paul Smith (credited); Jeromy Cox (credited)
Letters
typeset

Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 3)

Leave It to Chance / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer
Reprints

One Little Indian (Table of Contents: 4)

Leave It to Chance / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Smith (credited)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)
Letters
Amie Grenier (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer (first appearance); Lucas Falconer (first appearance); Will Bendix (first appearance); Hobbs (first appearance); Quince (first appearance); Mayor Callow (first appearance); Duncan Bell (first appearance); John Raven (first appearance); Mina Raven (first appearance); Sonny Abbott (first appearance); Dash (first appearance; the fairy); St. George (first appearance, the dragon)
Synopsis
Lucas Falconer rejects his daughter's request to begin her arcane studies. She begins the search for Mina Raven on her own.
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Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 5)

Leave It to Chance / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer; St. George
Reprints

Dragons Are a Girl's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 6)

Leave It to Chance / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Smith (credited)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)
Letters
Amie Grenier (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer; Will Bendix; Hobbs; John Raven; Sonny Abbott; St. George; Margo Vela
Synopsis
Chance begins looking for Mina and investigating the murder with the help of Margo Vela and Will Bendix. John Raven is kidnapped by a trogg
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Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 7)

Leave It to Chance / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer; St. George
Reprints

Rain (Table of Contents: 8)

Leave It to Chance / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Smith (credited)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)
Letters
Amie Grenier (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer; Hobbs; Duncan Bell; John Raven; Sonny Abbott; St. George
Synopsis
Chance learns that Duncan Bell is Abbott's spy. John Raven is forced to bring rain on the city. Abbott awakens the Toad God.
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Indexer Notes

Duncan Bell revealed to be the brother of Lucas Falconer's arch enemy Miles Belloc

Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 9)

Leave It to Chance / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as PMS)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer
Reprints
Keywords
rain

Bad Toad Rising (Table of Contents: 10)

Leave It to Chance / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Smith (credited)
Inks
Paul Smith (credited)
Colors
Jeromy Cox (credited)
Letters
Amie Grenier (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chance Falconer; Hobbs; Mayor Callow; Duncan Bell; Sonny Abbott; Will Bendix; Margo Vela; Mina Raven; John Raven; Lucas Falconer
Synopsis
While St. George fights the Toad God, Chance defeats Bell and recovers Raven's talismans. John Raven banishes the Toad God.
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Afterward (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Paul Smith (credited) (signed as Smitty)
Letters
typeset

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Leave It to Chance
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. Acknowledgements
  4. 3. Chapter 1
    Leave It to Chance
  5. 4. One Little Indian
    Leave It to Chance
  6. 5. Chapter 2
    Leave It to Chance
  7. 6. Dragons Are a Girl's Best Friend
    Leave It to Chance
  8. 7. Chapter 3
    Leave It to Chance
  9. 8. Rain
    Leave It to Chance
  10. 9. Chapter 4
    Leave It to Chance
  11. 10. Bad Toad Rising
    Leave It to Chance
  12. 11. Afterward
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