Forge #2
(June 2002)

CrossGen, 2002 Series
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Price
9.95 USD
Pages
260
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
CrossGeneration Comics, Inc.
Brand
Crossgen Compendia Series; CG Entertainment
ISBN
1-931484-12-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781931484121 50995
Editing
Chris Oarr
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S. (issues 1-8); 5 3/8" x 8 1/4" (issues 9-13)
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Glossy
Binding
Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Path / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bart Sears
Inks
Andy Smith
Colors
Michael Atiyeh ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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Indexer Notes

Reproduction of the cover of The Path Prequel one-shot with coloring altered.

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

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Table of contents.

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

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

Prequel (Table of Contents: 4)

The Path / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bart Sears (signed)
Inks
Andy Smith (signed)
Colors
Michael Atiyeh (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bart Sears
Inks
Mark Pennington
Colors
Michael Atiyeh
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scholars write history in books. Warriors write history in blood.

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

The Path / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Bart Sears
Inks
Mark Pennington
Colors
Michael Atiyeh
Letters
Dave Lanphear

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the warlord Todosi.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Todosi Tsugawa; Obo-san [Nobuyuki Tsugawa]; Wulf; Yamane Aiko; Mitsumune; Yukio; Emperor of Shinacea; Kerspan; Trenin; Seahn
Synopsis
The Emperor of Shinacea is given the diary of the warlord Todosi.
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Indexer Notes

The drawings of the First confronting Todosi are stylized rather than looking like their usual appearances.

Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Dave Meikis
Colors
James Rochelle
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Charon; Obregon Kaine; Evinlea; Komptin; Iress; Javi Cobian; Shassa; Mercer Drake
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Obregon Kaine; Evinlea; Javi Cobian; Komptin; Charon

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

Negation / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Bedard
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Dave Meikis
Colors
James Rochelle
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High Castellan Komptin!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Komptin; Kryzorr; Mercer Drake; Evinlea; Obregon Kaine; Shassa; Lizard Lady [Khlystek]; Zaida; Memi; Javi Cobian; Corrin; Iress; Matua; Charon
Synopsis
Komptin explains to General Kryzorr how he brought down the intercession of Emperor Charon.
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Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Dave Meikis
Colors
James Rochelle
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mercer Drake; Obregon Kaine; Iress; Evinlea; Javi Cobian
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Negation / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Bedard
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Dave Meikis
Colors
James Rochelle
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My name is Javi Cobian
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Javi Cobian; Evinlea; Matua; Thalia; Obregon Kaine; Lizard Lady [Khlystek]; Shassa; Mercer Drake; Iress; Komptin; Thalia; Kryzorr; Corrin; Westin; Zaida; Memi
Synopsis
The prisoners make their escape.
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Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Caesar Rodriguez
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Arwyn
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Our Story so Far... (Table of Contents: 14)

Sojourn / recap / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Mordath; Ayden [Altwaal]; Arwyn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Sojourn / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Caesar Rodriguez
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've watched her sleeping.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gareth; Neera; Arwyn; Kreeg; Mordath; Hanun; Halk; Garm; Neven
Synopsis
Arwyn goes to Mordath's castle to kill him.
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Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Caesar Rodriguez
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Arwyn; Gareth
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Sojourn / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Caesar Rodriguez
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's a beautiful woman.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gareth; Arwyn; Kreeg; Mordath; Neven
Synopsis
Arwyn and Gareth are prisoners in Mordath's dungeons.
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Chapter 16 (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Steve McNiven
Inks
Tom Simmons
Colors
Morry Hollowell
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Deren Beq; Arwyn
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Far away.... (Table of Contents: 20)

Meridian / recap / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sephie; Ilahn; Jad Takarty; Deren Beq; The Muse of Gaitan; Reesha Teramu; Rho Rhustane [Rhorf]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Meridian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Kesel
Pencils
Steve McNiven
Inks
Tom Simmons
Colors
Morry Hollowell
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know about this plan of yours Jad--
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jad Takarty; Zouka; Feabie; Isago; Sephie; Deren Beq; Cotson; Daneyn; Hondell; Cereg; Crenner; Rase; Vekka; Avy; Patgien; Boscau; Ilahn; Reesha Teramu; Rho Rustane [Rhorf]
Synopsis
Sephie and company begin seizing ships to use in their stand against Ilahn.
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Chapter 17 (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Steve McNiven
Inks
Tom Simmons
Colors
Morry Hollowell
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ilahn; Rudef; Trupert
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Meridian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Kesel
Pencils
Steve McNiven
Inks
Tom Simmons
Colors
Morry Hollowell
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Papa would say I was engaged in bad business.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sephie; Wyntren; Nauk; Dreyan; Jad Takarty; Feabie; Zouka; Isago; Deren Beq; Crenner; Ilahn; Rudef; Trupert; Numistatz; Gregore; Andhi; The Muse of Gaitan; Rho Rustane [Rhorf]; Cotson; Daneyn; Ennis; Hondell; Rase
Synopsis
Sephie and Jad are reunited.
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Chapter 18 (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Derec Aucoin
Inks
Derec Aucoin
Colors
Jason Lambert
Letters
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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sephie
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Meridian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Kesel
Pencils
Derec Aucoin
Inks
Derec Aucoin
Colors
Jason Lambert
Letters
Troy Peteri

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep watching, men.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sephie; Zouka; Deren Beq; Jad Takarty; Ennis; Cotson; Crenner; The Muse of Gaitan; Rudef; Trupert; Ilahn; Lorosi; Reesha Teramu
Synopsis
The floating island Torbel is starting to fall.
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Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Steve Epting
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Frank D'Armata
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zephyre
Reprints

The Story Thus Far... (Table of Contents: 29)

Crux / recap / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Capricia; Tug; Zephyre; Galvan; Gammid; Verityn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Crux / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Steve Epting
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Frank D'Armata
Letters
Dave Lanphear

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The short explanation is this:
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Capricia; Galvan; Gammid; Verityn; Danik; Tug; Zephyre; Yala; Samandahl Rey; Giselle Villard
Synopsis
The Atlanteans try to raise Atlantis.
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Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Steve Epting
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Frank D'Armata
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Capricia; Danik; Tug; Verityn; Zephyre; Gammid; Galvan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Crux / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Steve Epting
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Frank D'Armata
Letters
Troy Peteri; Dave Lanphear

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get lost.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Theolona; Tug; Capricia; Zephyre; Kinta; Gammid; Galvan; Dizor; Danik; Verityn; Garwin; Euna; Jaleeta
Synopsis
The Atlanteans think about their loved ones still trapped in stasis.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Path
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["(Click) Whoa!"]
  5. 4. Prequel
    The Path
  6. 5. ["Scholars write history in books. Warriors write history in blood."]
  7. 6. ["I am the warlord Todosi."]
    The Path
  8. 7. Chapter 1
    Negation
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Negation
  10. 9. ["High Castellan Komptin!"]
    Negation
  11. 10. Chapter 2
    Negation
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["My name is Javi Cobian"]
    Negation
  14. 13. Chapter 2
    Sojourn
  15. 14. Our Story so Far...
    Sojourn
  16. 15. ["I've watched her sleeping."]
    Sojourn
  17. 16. Chapter 3
    Sojourn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. ["She's a beautiful woman."]
    Sojourn
  20. 19. Chapter 16
    Meridian
  21. 20. Far away....
    Meridian
  22. 21. ["I don't know about this plan of yours Jad--"]
    Meridian
  23. 22. Chapter 17
    Meridian
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. ["Papa would say I was engaged in bad business."]
    Meridian
  26. 25. Chapter 18
    Meridian
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. ["Keep watching, men."]
    Meridian
  29. 28. Chapter 4
    Crux
  30. 29. The Story Thus Far...
    Crux
  31. 30. ["The short explanation is this:"]
    Crux
  32. 31. Chapter 5
    Crux
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. ["Get lost."]
    Crux
  35. 34. ["Next month in Forge"]
  36. 35. ["Edge the other "monthly comics for your bookshelf.""]
  37. 36. ["CrossGen Comics graphic novels"]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. ["Five worlds. Five different stories. One fantastic reading experience!"]
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