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Backlash (1994) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Backlash (1994) 1A
    Published Nov 1994 by Image.

    Part 1 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. NOTE: The events of this issue pick up following StormWatch (1993 1st Series) #5. After an encounter with the Daemonite Syrn, Diane LaSalle is left in a coma and on the brink of death. Going rogue, Backlash is willing to do anything to save the woman he loves, even break a known terrorist out of prison. But can he survive an encounter with the super hitman Pike?! Diva (of StormWatch) cameo. Includes a pin-up by Scott Clark and JD. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1st appearance of Taboo. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Backlash (1994) 1B
    Published Nov 1994 by Image.

    Part 1 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. NOTE: The events of this issue pick up following StormWatch (1993 1st Series) #5. After an encounter with the Daemonite Syrn, Diane LaSalle is left in a coma and on the brink of death. Going rogue, Backlash is willing to do anything to save the woman he loves, even break a known terrorist out of prison. But can he survive an encounter with the super hitman Pike?! Diva (of StormWatch) cameo. Includes a pin-up by Scott Clark and JD. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1st appearance of Taboo. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #2
    Backlash (1994) 2
    Published Dec 1994 by Image.

    Part 2 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. Guest-starring Savage Dragon and Jacob Marlowe (of WildC.A.T.s). When the Daemonite Lord Syrn and his henchman Pike attempt to take out Jacob Marlowe, the leader of the WildC.A.T.s, Backlash and Taboo intervene. But Backlash and his partner are wanted by the law and the Savage Dragon plans to take everyone down! Includes a pin-up by Chuck Manabat. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3
    Backlash (1994) 3
    Published Jan 1995 by Image.

    Part 3 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. Guest-starring Savage Dragon and the WildC.A.T.s (Jacob Marlowe, Zealot and Void). Can Backlash convince the super human police officer Savage Dragon to stop pounding on him long enough to save the life of Jacob Marlowe, leader of the WildC.A.T.s?! Super hero mayhem in the Image tradition. Includes a pin-up by Pop Mhan and Chuck Gibson. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Backlash (1994) 4
    Published Feb 1995 by Image.

    Part 4 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. Guest-starring Savage Dragon, the WildC.A.T.s (Jacob Marlowe, Zealot and Void), and Colonel Jackson Dane (of WetWorks). Backlash declines an invitation to join the WildC.A.T.s and then, in a moment of weakness, has a liaisons with Taboo. Meanwhile, the government forces hot on their trails close in. Includes a pin-up by Dan Norton and Edwin Rosell. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Backlash (1994) 5
    Published Feb 1995 by Image.

    Part 5 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. Guest-starring Colonel Jackson Dane (of WetWorks). Backlash and his old friend Jackson Dane are at the mercy of the cyberspace super villain Mindscape and forced to fight to the death in a landscape of their minds. Can Taboo free herself in time to stop them? Includes 2 pin-ups by Jeff Rebner and Michael Lopez and Eric Shanower. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Backlash (1994) 6
    Published Mar 1995 by Image.

    Part 6 of 6 - Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. Guest-starring Colonel Jackson Dane (of WetWorks) and the WildC.A.T.s (Jacob Marlowe, Void, and Voodoo). Backlash and his friends finally track down Sryn; the Daemonite responsible for the coma Diane LaSalle is in. But if the woman Backlash loves is going to survive, they'll need a little help from the WildC.A.T.s. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Backlash (1994) 7
    Published Apr 1995 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Melvin Rubi, Brett Booth, and Dan Norton. After recovering from her coma, Diane LaSalle attempts to get her physical and mental condition back. Slayton pops the question. And Taboo comes face-to-face with Brawl and his government assassins. Includes a pin-up Allen Im and Chuck Gibson. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1st appearance of Dingo. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Backlash (1994) 8
    Tags: Wildstorm Rising (part 8)
    Published May 1995 by Image.

    WildStorm Rising: Chapter 8 – Guest-starring StormWatch, WetWorks, Deathblow, Union and the WildC.A.T.s. Written by Ron Marz. Art by Brett Booth. Cover by Barry Windsor-Smith. Story continued from WetWorks (1994 1st Series Image) #8. Backlash stands alone against the unbridled power of Hellspont! Adios, amigo. Story continues in StormWatch (1993 1st Series) #22. Includes a Taboo pin-up by Jeff Rebner and Richard Driend. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: The back cover features an alternate cover by Brett Booth. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Backlash (1994) 9
    Published Jun 1995 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Dan Norton and Edwin Rosell. Backlash attempts to break Taboo out of prison, again. But hell find that harder to do this time around. Luckily, the feral hero Dingo is present to lend a hand. Plus, Backlash learns he has a daughter. Includes a pin-up by Dan Norton and Sandra Hope. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1st appearance of Jodi Morinaka. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Backlash (1994) 10
    Published Aug 1995 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Mel Rubi and Sandra Hope. Backlashs past comes back to haunt him, in more ways than one. First, he is discovers and tries to reconnect with a teenage daughter he never knew he had. Then, an old foe discovers his whereabouts and attacks when he is at his weakest. Includes a pin-up by Jeff Rebner and John Tighe. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Backlash (1994) 11
    Published Aug 1995 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner, Jeff Mariotte and Brett Booth. Art by Mel Rubi and Sandra Hope. You thought elephants never forget? Well elephants dont have anything on Bloodmoon! This is one guy who knows how to hold onto a grudge…and now he has Marc and Jodi at his mercy. Things are not looking good for our hero, and whose side is Dingo on anyway? Includes a pin-up by Jeff Rebner and Richard Friend. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Backlash (1994) 12
    Published Oct 1995 by Image.

    Wraparound Cover by Brett Booth and Chuck Gibson - Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth and Chuck Gibson. Taboo tracks down the man that has the information that may clear her name, but she isnt the only one. Meet Lilitu, anything that looks this good cant be good for you. All this plus Jodi gets a super hero costume. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
    Backlash (1994) 13
    Published Nov 1995 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth and Chuck Gibson. Things in Backlashs life cant get much worse. Right in the middle of a firefight, Slayton dies?! Surely this cant be the end for our swashbuckling hero, can it? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Backlash (1994) 14
    Published Nov 1995 by Image.

    Resurrection! Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth. An incident from Slaytons past may hold the key to his survival in the present. Deathblow cameo. Story continues in Deathblow (1993 Image) #23. Includes a pin-up by Juvaun Kirby and Tom Raney. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Backlash (1994) 15
    Published Dec 1995 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Mel Rubi and John Tighe. Cyberjack visits an old friend on the island of Gamorra and gets a job offer. Featuring the vile Mercs. Meanwhile, fresh following the events of Deathblow (1993 image) #23, Marc is despondent – just as an unwelcome visitor hits town. Grifter cameo. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16
    Backlash (1994) 16
    Published Jan 1996 by Image.

    Guest-starring Grifter. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Mel Rubi and Mark Irwin. Grifter vs. Backlash?! These onetime friends would rather kill each other rather than breath the same air, but first they'll have to survive an encounter with a monstrous foe. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Backlash (1994) 17
    Published Feb 1996 by Image.

    Backlash vs. StormWatch: Part 1 of 2 - Wraparound Cover by Mel Rubi and, John Tighe - Guest-starring StormWatch. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Mel Rubi, John Tighe and Mark Irwin. This is the fight that has been brewing for two years. StormWatch has just discovered that Backlash, a former teammate of theirs, was planted on their team as a spy and they plan to make him pay for his betrayal. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Backlash (1994) 18
    Published Mar 1996 by Image.

    Backlash vs. StormWatch: Part 2 of 2 - Guest-starring StormWatch. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Mel Rubi, John Tighe and Mark Irwin. Can Backlash explain why it seems he was working with StormWatchs enemy before former teammates tear him apart? Slaytons story continues in Deathblow (1993 Image) #25. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Backlash (1994) 19
    Tags: Fire from Heaven (part 2)
    Published Apr 1996 by Image.

    Fire from Heaven: Chapter 2 – Guest-starring StormWatch, WetWorks, Deathblow, Team 7, Cybernary and the WildC.A.T.s. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth and Mark Pennington. Story continued from Fire from Heaven (1996) #1. Can Backlash, Dane Jackson and Burnout survive the crash? Meanwhile, can Taboo and Jodi survive long enough to be reunited with Backlash? Story continues in Gen 13 (1995 2nd Series) #10. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20
    Backlash (1994) 20
    Tags: Fire from Heaven (part 10)
    Published May 1996 by Image.

    Fire from Heaven: Chapter 10 – Guest-starring StormWatch, WetWorks, Deathblow, Team 7, Cybernary, Union and the WildC.A.T.s. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth, Mel Rubi and Mark Pennington. Story continued from Gen 13 (1995 2nd Series) #11. The WildStorm Universe is in deep trouble. Plus, Backlash finds out why Jodi finds Aries so creepy! Story continues in WetWorks (1994 1st Series Image) #17. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    Backlash (1994) 21
    Published Jun 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Juvaun Kirby and John Tighe. The FIRE is over, but not everyones come through it untouched. But before our heroes have a chance to catch their breath, the Chasers show up and force Taboo to make a choice that will change the lives of our cast – forever! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #22
    Backlash (1994) 22
    Published Jul 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Juvaun Kirby and John Tighe. Backlash and Taboo finally go legit! But will they survive their first day as non-fugitives…? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #23
    Backlash (1994) 23
    Published Aug 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Juvaun Kirby and John Tighe. Picking up several months after the events of StormWatch (1993 1st Series) #27, it seems that Talos, a member of the WarGuard, a homicidal weapon of mass destruction, has for months now been living in the desert amongst the wreckage of SkyWatch. His sanctuary has been disturbed and now it is up to Backlash to bring his erstwhile foe down before more innocent lives are lost. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #24
    Backlash (1994) 24
    Published Sep 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Juvaun Kirby and John Tighe. Now working for the government, Backlash and Taboo investigate a young man that has genetically altered and now possesses vast super human powers that he can barely control. What is the secret behind his new abilities and can our heroes survive long enough to find out? Meanwhile, Dingo prowls the woodlands of Washington State in search of a Kindred. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #25
    Backlash (1994) 25
    Published Nov 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Brett Booth, Dan Norton, Juvaun Kirby and John Tighe. Who is the new Backlash? Meanwhile, the feral hero Dingo is on the hunt for a fellow kindred, but there are others in these woods also hunting for Kindred, and Dingo just made their list. Plus, Backlash helps Quentin test the limits of his powers. This issue includes six handbook style dossiers including Backlash, Taboo, Crimson, Aries, Dingo, and Omni. Also includes a 2-page pin-up of Backlashs rogues gallery. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #26
    Backlash (1994) 26
    Published Nov 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Juvaun Kirby and John Tighe. Dingo was investigating the location of a fellow Kindred who he thought was being used by a terrorist organization. Unfortunately he was right, but the Kindred and his handlers proved to be more than he could handle. Do Dingo called in a favor from Backlash. This is one debt Backlash will regret having to pay. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #27
    Backlash (1994) 27
    Published Dec 1996 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Michael Ryan and Lucian Rizzo. While on a field trip, Jodi suddenly finds herself in the middle of a supernatural vendetta as a sinister sorcerer attacks his former master – the arch mage Azrum. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #28
    Backlash (1994) 28
    Published Jan 1997 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Pete Woods and Juvaun Kirby. Fleeing the attack of an evil sorcerer, Jodi and Azrum seek help from Backlash and company. But what is the arch mages relationship to Backlash? Get ready for a look into the past of one of Images most complex super heroes. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #29
    Backlash (1994) 29
    Published Feb 1997 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Pete Woods and John Tighe. Haroth raises the remnants of Atlantis and releases the war god Typhon! Backlash comes face-to-face with the man who murdered his father and must fight the most important battle of his life – both for the honor of his father and the fate of the world! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #30
    Backlash (1994) 30
    Published Mar 1997 by Image.

    Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Pete Woods and John Tighe. Failing to stop Haroth from raising the fables city of Atlantis and releasing the Drahn, Backlash comes face-to-face with the dreaded creatures that his father fought a millennium ago. Will our team of heroes powers be enough to keep these monsters from killing them all and destroying the world? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #31
    Backlash (1994) 31
    Published Apr 1997 by Image.

    Guest-starring the WildC.A.T.s. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Pete Woods and John Tighe. After failing to stop Haroth from releasing the Drahn, Backlash and his team return to PSI to lick their wounds. Realizing they will need help in defeating the alien race, Backlash is forced to find the one man who has battled the Drahn alone and lived to tell the tale. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #32
    Backlash (1994) 32
    Published May 1997 by Image.

    Final Issue - Guest-starring the WildC.A.T.s. Written by Sean Ruffner and Brett Booth. Art by Pete Woods and John Tighe. The earth-shattering FINAL ISSUE of Backlash! With Department PSI destroyed, Backlash and his team are left without financial funding or help to fight the Drahn. So together with the WildC.A.T.s, they journey to Africa to find the one last renegade Kherubim who can help them fight these terrifying creatures. 32 pages, FC. NOTE: The adventures of Backlash, Taboo and the rest and their struggle against the alien Drahn continues in the pages of WildCore (1997) #1. Cover price $2.50.