Hardcase #16 [Direct]
(October 1994)

Malibu, 1993 Series
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Volume
1
Price
3.50 USD; 4.65 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1994 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Malibu Comics Entertainment, Inc.
Brand
Ultraverse; Malibu Comics
Editing
Ryan Bernstein (Assistant Editor); Hank Kanalz (Line Editor); Dan Danko (Senior Editor); Chris Ulm (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; Mando interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Flip-book with Ultraverse Premiere #7.


Battle Royale part I of III (Table of Contents)

Hardcase / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Luzniak (signed as Luzniak)
Inks
Jon Holdredge (signed as Holdredge)
Colors
Renee Pulve (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
NM-E

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Battle Royale part I (Table of Contents: 2)

Hardcase / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
James Hudnall (credited as James D. Hudnall) (trainer)
Pencils
Tim Hamilton (credited) (referee)
Inks
Keith Aiken (credited) (commentator)
Colors
Robert Alvord (credited) (lighting); Foodhammer! (credited) (costumes); Sharleen Gaertner (credited) (with)
Letters
Roxanne Starr

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hardcase; NM-E; Rex Mundi; the Alternate; Hardwire; Starburst; Forsa; DJ Blast; Prime; Mrs. Green
Synopsis
An improved NM-E is attacking Hardcase.

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

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Hardfiles / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Hudnall
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're a sick man.

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Joe Fraase, Tom Reynolds, and Bill Margolis.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rune (Table of Contents: 8)

Rune / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bryan Hitch (credited)
Inks
Bryan Hitch (credited)
Colors
Jennifer Schellinger (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rune

Indexer Notes

Rune poster.

Final page of the Ultraverse Premiere side of the flipbook.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part Three End of Story (Table of Contents: 10)

Ladykiller / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Kris Renkewitz (credited)
Inks
Jeff Albrecht (credited)
Colors
Derek Bellman (credited as Bellman) (color design); Micky Rose (credited as Rose) (color design); Foodhammer! (credited) (interior colors); Sharleen Gaertner (credited) (with)
Letters
Carrie Spiegle (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ladykiller [Elena LaBrava]; Sal Cassidy; Cass Cassidy; J. D. Hunt
Synopsis
Ladykiller wraps up a kidnapping case.

Neverland Blues (Table of Contents: 11)

Choice / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
James Hudnall (credited as James D. Hudnall)
Pencils
Brian Kong (credited)
Inks
Jasen Rodriguez
Colors
Robert Alvord (credited); Foodhammer! (credited); Sharleen Gaertner (credited) (with)
Letters
Susan Dorne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Choice; Wynn; Karr; Xorn
Synopsis
Choice is taken to a strange land to fight a god.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fall (Table of Contents: 13)

Iron Clad / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Paniccia (credited)
Pencils
Keith Conroy (credited)
Inks
Mark Christiansen (credited)
Colors
Derek Bellman (credited) (color design); Foodhammer! (credited); Sharleen Gaertner (credited) (with)
Letters
Roxanne Starr (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Clad [Spencer Collins]
Synopsis
Iron Clad finally dies from a blade left in his chest by the Ultra Assassin Rafferty.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Ultraverse Premiere #7 (Table of Contents: 15)

Ultraverse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Murray (signed)
Inks
Brian Murray (signed)
Colors
Renee Pulve (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ironclad; Choice; Ladykiller

Indexer Notes

Ultraverse Premiere flipbook cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle Royale part I of III
    Hardcase
  2. 1. ["Wolverine Adamantium Rage"]
  3. 2. Battle Royale part I
    Hardcase
  4. 3. ["Do we have an attitude?"]
  5. 4. ["You're a sick man."]
    Hardfiles
  6. 5. ["Next issue:"]
  7. 6. ["What could bring Sludge and Prime together?"]
  8. 7. ["The most exciting Star Trek event of 1994 will not be televised."]
  9. 8. Rune
    Rune
  10. 9. ["Prime interactive universe!"]
  11. 10. Part Three End of Story
    Ladykiller
  12. 11. Neverland Blues
    Choice
  13. 12. ["Unnatural born killers"]
  14. 13. Fall
    Iron Clad
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Ultraverse Premiere #7
    Ultraverse
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