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CrossGen solicitations for product shipping January, 2002

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THE FIRST #15

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: December 28, 2001

On Sale Date: January 3, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Barbara Kesel

Penciled by Andrea Di Vito

Inked by Rob Hunter

Colored by Rob Schwager

Synopsis:

Presenting the new art team on The First! CrossGen discovery Andrea Di Vito is joined by inker Rob Hunter and colorist Rob Schwager to make THE FIRST worth a second reading! Pyrem allows himself to be drawn into the Eidolon for a meeting, but finds he has been drawn into something much more menacing! Will House Dexter be brought down by treachery within its own borders?


MYSTIC #20

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 4, 2002

On Sale Date: January 9, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Tony Bedard

Penciled by Brandon Peterson

Inked by Joe Weems

Colored by Andrew Crossley

Synopsis:

Animora has conquered most of Ciress and turned the magical planet’s masters into her own fiercest soldiers. So what can possibly be wrong with Giselle saving her world from the Demon Queen? Everything! Find out how, as Giselle’s greatest battle comes to an explosive end, and the dark struggle for her soul begins.


SAURIANS: UNNATURAL SELECTION #1 (of 2)

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 4, 2002

On Sale Date: January 9, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Mark Waid

Penciled by Andrea Di Vito

Inked by Rob Hunter

Colored by Wil Quintana

Synopsis:

For centuries, the Planetary Union has waged war against the lizardlike warriors of Tcharun…but victory has been beyond their grasp for over four hundred years, since the day a lowly Tcharun soldier stumbled onto a secret that could empower his people beyond their wildest dreams!


NEGATION #2

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 11, 2002

On Sale Date: January 16, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Mark Waid and Tony Bedard

Penciled by Paul Pelletier

Inked by Dave Meikis

Colored by James Rochelle

Synopsis:

Obregon Kaine sets his master plan in motion, and the prisoners make their desperate bid for freedom. But the Negation would rather destroy their prison world than let anyone escape. Against overwhelming odds, Kaine’s ability to think fast will decide the fate of a hundred souls. Can he beat the odds and get them out alive?


SIGIL #20

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 11, 2002

On Sale Date: January 16, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Barbara Kesel

Penciled by Eduardo Barreto

Inked by John Dell

Colored by Jason Lambert

Synopsis:

With the Union Army on the brink of defeat, they find themselves indefensible without Sam and pray for his return. Unfortunately, Sam is somewhere new, and the stranger he meets there will not only drop Sam’s jaw–but yours, as well!


SOJOURN #7

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 11, 2002

On Sale Date: January 16, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Ron Marz

Penciled by Stuart Immonen

Inked by John Dell

Colored by TBD

Synopsis:

As Arwyn begins her quest for the Five Fragments, the focus shifts to her despised enemy, Mordath. The undead tyrant ponders both his past and the sigil that has given him sovereignty over the Five Lands … and vows no one will take it from him.


SCION #20

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 18, 2002

On Sale Date: January 23, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Ron Marz

Penciled by Jim Cheung

Inked by Don Hillsman II

Colored by Justin Ponsor

Synopsis:

As the war between the Herons and the Ravens escalates, Ethan decides to seek help for the Underground’s cause in Haven, the city of the underwater Lesser Race known as the Swimmers. The only problem – getting to a city located at the bottom of the ocean!


CRUX #10

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 18, 2002

On Sale Date: January 23, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Mark Waid

Penciled by Steve Epting

Inked by Rick Magyar

Colored by Frank D’Armata

Synopsis:

No more “bugs.” Now that they’ve learned to take Capricia’s team seriously, the Negation has sent their best assassin after them. His mission: bring the Atlanteans back dead…NOT alive.


MERIDIAN #20

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 25, 2002

On Sale Date: January 30, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Barbara Kesel

Penciled by Steve McNiven

Inked by Tom Simmons

Colored by Morry Hollowell

Synopsis:

Sephie and her growing pirate fleet face off against the mighty armada of Cadador. This may be the definitive battle of the growing rebellion, a fight made even more interesting by a surprise Ilahn’s had prepared…and another surprise he had nothing to do with.


RUSE #4

Intended for All Ages

Full color cover and interiors, comic book sized, 32 pages

Ships monthly

$2.95 US, $4.50 Canadian

Printing at Quebecor

Country of origin: Canada

Available for Pick Up Date: January 25, 2002

On Sale Date: January 30, 2002

UPC Code: Yes

Written by Mark Waid

Penciled by Butch Guice

Inked by Mike Perkins

Colored by Laura DePuy

Synopsis:

As RUSE’s first arc reaches its climax, detective Simon Archard is sick and tired of playing the part of the hunted and decides instead to become the hunter. While actively unraveling the complex schemes of the Baroness, however, Simon not only gets his first glimpse at the heart of her sorcerous power…but Emma manages to accidentally TRIPLE it.

CrossGen solicitations for product shipping January, 2002
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