Ruse #1 - Enter the Detective
(July 2002)

CrossGen, 2002 Series
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Volume
1
Price
15.95 USD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
2002-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
CrossGeneration Comics, Inc.
Brand
CrossGen Comics
ISBN
1-931484-19-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781931484190 51595
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On sale date from CrossGen Chronicles #8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ruse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural

[Ruse #1] (Table of Contents: 1)

Ruse / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Miranda Cross
Reprints

Baroness Beguiling (Table of Contents: 2)

The Penny Arcadian / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Probably reprinted from Ruse #1 but needs confirmation.

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

Ruse / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...so as you can see, Mr. Archard, there's very little for us to go in this matter.
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Miranda Cross; Edgar Murchond; Theopolous Thornton; Antaeus
Reprints

[Ruse #2] (Table of Contents: 4)

Ruse / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Miranda Cross
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ruse / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited); Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get away from him!
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Miranda Cross; Theopolous Thornton; Antaeus; Otto Pressmonk
Reprints

[Ruse #3] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ruse / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Ruse / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I could have taken a carriage back from Otto's funeral.
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Miranda Cross; Adeline DeWinter; Randolph Murchison; Agatha Wainscott
Reprints

[Ruse #4] (Table of Contents: 8)

Ruse / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Miranda Cross
Reprints

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

Ruse / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Simon, inside! The police --
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Miranda Cross; Randolph Murchison; Ian Perthaby; Aubregine Wainscott; Charleston Bullrond; Theopolous Thornton; Antaeus
Reprints

[Ruse #5] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ruse / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

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

Ruse / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Butch Guice (credited)
Inks
Mike Perkins (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eight days.
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Sekowsky; David Kingsley; Peter Grimes
Reprints

[Ruse #6] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ruse / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Johnson (credited)
Inks
Mark Pennington (credited)
Colors
Laura Martin (credited as Laura DePuy)

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Ruse / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Johnson (credited)
Inks
Paul Neary (credited)
Colors
Jason Lambert (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And for the gentleman?
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Simon Archard; Emma Bishop; Lightbourne
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ruse
  2. 1. [Ruse #1]
    Ruse
  3. 2. Baroness Beguiling
    The Penny Arcadian
  4. 3. ["...so as you can see, Mr. Archard, there's very little for us to go in this matter."]
    Ruse
  5. 4. [Ruse #2]
    Ruse
  6. 5. ["Get away from him!"]
    Ruse
  7. 6. [Ruse #3]
    Ruse
  8. 7. ["I could have taken a carriage back from Otto's funeral."]
    Ruse
  9. 8. [Ruse #4]
    Ruse
  10. 9. ["Simon, inside! The police --"]
    Ruse
  11. 10. [Ruse #5]
    Ruse
  12. 11. ["Eight days."]
    Ruse
  13. 12. [Ruse #6]
    Ruse
  14. 13. ["And for the gentleman?"]
    Ruse
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