|Razor Annual 1 T5Y001||Gold Version||Razor Shi Special T5Y005||Platinum Edition|
London Night Studios
I have dual-signed #111/999, # 301/999; Hartsoe signed,; Tucci signed; no unsigned
--approximate print run--10,000
Everette Hartsoe gave Tucci his first big break, but the relationship didn't work out.
one signed by Hartsoe, one double signed (297/400)
Print run- 750 (Diamond COA) or 3,000?
4 unsigned copies, one signed by Linser, Tucci & Hartsoe, 1995
Pages 19-24 are uncredited
approximate print run--25,000
one signed by Hartsoe
approximate print run--5,000
- private communication from E. Hartsoe indicates he did the writing for the conclusion, and Richard Pollard did the drawing.
|Pencils pages 1-18, William Tucci||Inks:
pages 1-12 Bobby Rae,
pages 13-18 (the part with Shi) Peter Palmiotti
|Tucci works with both Jimmy and Peter Palmiotti fairly extensively||The "Who are you?" illustration below is from that section.|
|The first full page
(not counting the drop through the skylight on page 12)
|"Who are you?"
|Promo Card||Somebody messed up on the caption|
|Early versions of Shi have the odd "eyepatch" pattern - sort of like Domino||See the WOTW Trade-paperback and WOTW 2 Ashcan for more early visions of Shi||to the right: Promo Card in Fan Magazine|
See some Linser art for the promo card/cover I found on the web.
One difference between Crusade and London Night Studios seems to be
the extent of nudity in the London Night Publications - considerably more
graphic than that found in Crusade.
|other asian female warriors in Razor?||Razor, Uncut, Series 5, # 37, June 1997 has a VERY Shi-like character in a prominent role. There is an editorial note referring back to a very brief encounter with the same character in Razor Uncut #21, May 1996, though the characters look different|
|The Razor Character, and images shown here, are Copyright © London Night Studios and Everette Hartsoe|
Other images shown here are Copyright ©William Tucci and Crusade
unless otherwise indicated.
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the link was to a london night comics sight, but it is gone...
for a fan poage, you can try http://www.fredknoz.com/Razor.html
although it has some annoying popups
Crusade Comics/ Shi home page
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