Shi - The Series

Sneak Teaser Preview, July 1997
Writer: Tony Bedard
Pencils: J. G. Jones
Inks: Caesar (Rich Perrota)
I have a bare copy, and one signed by Tucci

T5Y083

See also the Cannes Movie Edition for another image of Tia Carrere

1 & 2 Ana and Tomoe vs the Doomsday Demon

August 1997
T5Y086

Diamond Variant

September 1997
T5Y087

Writer: Tony Bedard 
Pencils: J. G. Jones 
Inks: Caesar

Poster Version in Shi BWR Collected

Writer: Tony Bedard 
Pencils: J. G. Jones 
Inks: Charles Yoakum

Poster Version in Shi BWR Collected

Ana fights against Italian and Japanese mobs, and a bad guy named Headcase

3 October 1997
T5Y088

4 December 1997
T5Y091

5 December 1997
T5Y095

Writer: Christopher Golden 
Pencils: J. G. Jones 
Inks: Charles Yoakum

Poster Version in Shi BWR Collected

Writer: Christopher Golden 
Pencils & 
Inks: Claude St. Aubin

Writer: Christopher Golden 
Pencils: J. G. Jones 
Inks: Charles Yoakum

They finally resolve an unfinished plot element involving an elemental named Pan, properly introduce the Kitsune (fox), Ana’s new sensei, Keisai, and deal with a real nasty character.

Story: Christopher Golden
Art: Caesar & Zapta (1-6, 12-23),
Andrew Wendel (7-11

Lettering: Tony Bedard

Fire and Ice
An odd pair of killers appears.  Disturbingly child-like in appearance, as is Ana in the Manga style used here.

7 February 1998
T5Y108

8 March 1998
T5Y112

Writer: Tony Bedard 
Pencils: Kevin Lau 
Ink: Kevin Lau, Ho Tze Chung & Phyllis Novin

Writer: Tony Bedard 
Pencils: Kevin Lau 
Ink: Phyllis Novin

from issue 7

Bad Blood: Werewolves - there is something different about Pete's new girlfriend
Issue 9 - April 1998 - 4 variants

Issue 10 Bad Blood continued - May 1998 - 4 more variants

May 1998 - Conclusion of the Bad Blood story line.

Series 11: Story: Tom Sniegoski, Pencils: Andrew Wendel, Inks Rodney Ramos.
Only Black and White interior - Crusade was showing some strain in early 1998.
It says St. Aubin on the cover, but no interior credits.

The Dark Crusade - new character named Tristan

13 July 1998   T5Y130

Story: Tom Sniegoski, Christopher Golden
Pencils:Renato Arlam
Inks: Phyllis Novin

and there the story ended for almost 2 years

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