CrossGen solicitations for product shipping January, 2002

Thu, October 4th, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

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.

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