Shi - Illustrated Warrior

Novelization of the "Way of the Warrior" by Craig Shaw Gardner
One - ©2002 - Story & Art - William Tucci

A number of Lithographs have come from this series.

Odd note - Gardner's name is misspelled in the credits for issues one & two

2002 copyright

 

Back cover is for "Some trouble of a Serrious Nature"

 

There is a poster version

Antiquities Edition - $100

 

other antiquities editions 

Wolverine/Shi

Akai

Year of the Dragon

Avator Version - Death Scroll "alternate" cover

 

Back cover is an ad for Pandora's Box 1 & 1/2

 

red foil version - only 150 of these

 

sort of famous -the first image on the WOTW 1 splash page

 

note, this time she has a robe on.

  

Two - ©2002 - Story & Art - William Tucci, Additional Art by Chris Batista

Crusade Cover

Cover Colors: Christina Strain

Back Cover is an advertisement for the new Crusade Fine Arts web page

Avatar Version - 

 

Inner Strength Cover - 

1000 copies

Red Foil - 150 Copies

 

Back cover is an ad for Pandora's Box 1 & 1/2

 


 Three - ©2002 - Tomoe appears 

Crusade Cover

 

Avatar Version - 

Deadly Tomoe Cover - 

1000 copies

2003 copyright on Tucci Signature

Red Foil - 150 Copies

 

Back cover is an ad for Pandora's Box 1 & 1/2

 

 

Four - ©2002 - 

Crusade Cover

Cover Colors: Christina Strain

Avatar Version - 

Tomoe Strikes Cover - 

1000 copies

2002 copyright on Tucci Signature

Red Foil - 150 Copies

 

 

Five - ©2002 - 

 

Crusade Cover - also a lithograph and poster

Painted Cover: Tucci & Mark Sparacio

Small airplane on front, lower right corner, is for Joe Tobul, who died Nov 2002.  Tobul was the pilot for "some trouble of a SeRRious Nature".  Bio and details on back cover.   On the right - Victoria's Secret Model.

Feel the Heat Cover - 

1000 copies

2003 copyright on Tucci Signature in lower right hand corner

Red Foil - 150 Copies

 

 

Six - ©2002 - 

Crusade Cover and lithograph

 

Painted Cover: Tucci & Mark Sparacio

Back cover is for 'Greminology' - an April 2003 release ;)   On the right - a showgirl.

ArcherCover - 

1000 copies

2003 copyright on Tucci Signature in lower right hand corner

Red Foil - 150 Copies

 

Back cover is an ad for Alan Moore's Yuggoth Cultures (Avatar pub)

 

Seven - ©2003 - 

Crusade Cover 

 

Painted Cover: Tucci & Mark Sparacio

Further art by Mark Sparacio

Avatar Version - 500 copies of each were printed

 

Avatar Version - Red Foil - 50 Copies 

 

  Trade Paperback -  see the lithograph versions

  

purchased - this is a scan from mile high comics

Novelization by Craig Shaw Gardner,  Illustrations by William Tucci with Mark Sparacio and Chris Batista, edited by Nishiko Takeuchi,  front  cover by Tucci & Sparacio,  back cover by Tucci & Christina Strain.

ISBN 0-9658751-0-5

There is a bit of a typo on the credits page in the back....

 

 

 

 

 

 

The images shown here are Copyright ©William Tucci and Crusade Comics unless otherwise indicated.

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