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

 
6 January 1998    T5Y104  
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 
T5Y113

T5Y114

T5Y115

T5Y116

 

Story: Tom Sniegoski Pencils: Randy Green Inks: Phyllis Novin Backgrounds: Phyllis Novin      Centerfold
Issue 10 Bad Blood continued - May 1998 - 4 more variants 
T5Y119

T5Y120

T5Y121

T5Y122

T5Y123

Story: Tom Sniegoski Pencils & 
Inks: Claude St. Aubin
    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
 
12 July 1998    T5Y125 13 July 1998  T5Y130
Story: Tom Sniegoski, Christopher Golden
Pencils: Kevin Lau
Inks: Phyllis Novin
Story: Tom Sniegoski, Christopher Golden
Pencils:Renato Arlam
Inks: Phyllis Novin

  and there the story ended for almost 2 years

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