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Comic books in 'Family Ties'

  • Issue #18A
    Witchblade (1995) 18A
    Tags: Family Ties (part 1)
    Published Nov 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by Michael Turner and Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning and D-Tron; guy, girl, and little demons on top of skull. Family Ties Part One, script by Michael Turner (Co-Plot), Christina Z., and David Wohl, pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron and Team Tron [Andy Kim; Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Viet Truong]; Sonatine and Wilder meet to begin putting their sinister plans into motion; Investigating a slew of mob killings, Sara catches up with Jackie and gives chase; After a fast paced street race, the Darkness eludes the Witchblade but runs smack into Tora No Shi. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 9A
    Published Nov 1997 by Image.

    "Family Ties Part Two," script by Christina Z. and David Wohl, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Richard Bennett, Edwin Rosell, John Livesay, Kevin Conrad, and Marco Galli (assistant); The various factions are directed to a single place; Sonatine influences Ian to help him; Continued from Witchblade (Image, 1995 series) #18. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20
    Gen 13 (1995 2nd Series) 20
    Published Jun 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by J. Scott Campbell, inks by Alex Garner. "To Boldly Go...Where No Gen Has Gone Before!", script by Brandon Choi, pencils by J. Scott Campbell and Al Rio, inks by Al Rio and Sandra Hope; Fairchild, Grunge and Freefall have been abducted by aliens and find themselves prisoners on a Noaamite spaceship; When the aliens probe Grunge, they trigger a transformation that turns him into a monster and he decimates his captors; The Gen kids and their fellow alien prisoners make it to the bridge just in time to note that they are about to crash into a much bigger spacecraft. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    Gen 13 (1995 2nd Series) 21
    Published Aug 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by J. Scott Campbell, inks by Alex Garner. "Lost in Space!", script by Brandon Choi, pencils by Al Rio, inks by Al Rio; Fairchild, Grunge and Freefall are lost in space and have defeated the Noaamite aliens that have captured them; Now all they have to do is fix their ship and extract it from another starship with which they have collided; Boarding the alien ship, they are faced with a member of the Drahn, one of the deadliest species in the universe; Kobeh gives his life to save his new human friends and allow them to return home. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Witchblade (1995) 19
    Tags: Family Ties (part 3)
    Published Dec 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron. Family Ties Part Four, script by Michael Turner (Co-Plot), Christina Z., and David Wohl, pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron and Team Tron [Andy Kim; Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos]; Armageddon as orchestrated by Wilder is nigh as Ian Nottingham has absorbed the powers of both the Witchblade and the Darkness; As the world begins to unravel, Sara and Jackie attack; Jackie is able to reabsorb the power of the Darkness but Sara lets Ian keep the Witchblade; With the Darkness and the Witchblade separated, the world returns to normal and Sara begins to wonder what a powerless future will hold. Continued from The Darkness #10. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 10A
    Published Dec 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Family Ties Part Three," script by David Wohl and Christina Z, pencils by Marc Silvestri (pages 1-3, 10, 20, 22), Joe Benitez (pages 6-9), Clarence Lansang (pages 4, 5, 21), and Michael Turner (uncredited, pages 11-19), inks by Joe Weems (pages 1, 7, 8, 14, 19-22), Jason Gorder (pages 2, 3, 10, 12, 13), John Livesay (pages 4-6, 9), Edwin Rosell (pages 16, 17), Marlo Alquiza (pages 11, 18), Richard Bennett (page 15), Marco Galli (assistant), and Victor Llamas (assistant); The meeting takes place in National Museum; The White Bulls and Japanese have a firefight while Witchblade and Darkness battle; Ian Nottingham steps in and does something unexpected. Continued in Witchblade (Image, 1995 series) #19. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.