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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published June 1995
Cover Price 2.95 USD; 4.25 CAD
Pages 52
Editing Frank Pittarese

Cover Details

Characters Spoiler [Stephanie Brown]; Firehawk [Lorraine Reilly]; Thorn [Rose Forrest]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Humberto Ramos (signed)
Inks Stan Woch (signed)
Colors Gloria Vasquez; Olyoptics (separations)

18 page Thorn story "Chasing Ghosts"

Characters Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Inspector Maggie Sawyer; Inspector Dan Turpin; Danny Stone; VILLAINS: Mr. Orchid [Nicolo Fiore; real name revealed]; Ernst (intro; Mr. Orchid's butler); Harry Patcher; Morrie; Lewis; Lopez
Synopsis Despite Maggie Sawyer getting close to discovering her secret identity, Thorn is able to catch Mr. Orchid.
Genre Superhero
Script Roger Stern (co-plotter; script); Howard Simpson (co-plotter)
Pencils Howard Simpson
Inks Mark Stegbauer
Colors Robbie Busch
Letters Ken Bruzenak
Editing Frank Pittarese
Notes Story continued from SHOWCASE '95 #4.

10 page Spoiler story "Uneven Parallels"

Characters Spoiler [Stephanie Brown]; Crystal Brown; Mike Bleecker (intro; dies); Sue (intro); Kate (intro); VILLAIN: Coach Lewis (intro)
Synopsis Spoiler exposes her gym teacher as a drug dealer.
Genre Superhero
Script Keri Kowalski
Pencils Yancey Labat
Inks Christian Alamy
Colors Mike Cavallaro
Letters Albert DeGuzman
Editing Jordan B. Gorfinkel

10 page Firehawk story "A Little Taste of Fire"

Characters Firehawk [Lorraine Reilly]; VILLAIN: Parasite [Rudy Jones]
Synopsis Firehawk must stop Parasite when he breaks out of S.T.A.R. Labs.
Genre Superhero
Script Shon C. Bury
Pencils Ramon Bernado
Inks Mike Sellers
Colors Andrew Triana
Letters John Costanza
Editing Darren Vincenzo

2 page Case Studies letters page "Case Studies"

Characters Bibbo; Lobo
Pencils Dennis Rodier
Inks Dennis Rodier
Colors Gloria Vasquez; Olyoptics (separations)
Letters typeset
Notes Letters from readers - Neil Ahlquist, Ed Homa, Tim Royer and Ben Herman. Preview of cover to SHOWCASE '95 #6.