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Victorian (1999) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Victorian (1999) 1

    Act I: Self-Realization - Chapter 1 of 7 - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Marlaine Maddux. Art by Martin Montiel Luna and Jose Carlos Buelna. Cover by Jim Steranko. The Victorian is the story of how one hero, driven by a commitment to his mission, must in the present, risk everything to prevent a madman from changing the very course of man's destiny. With a back-story that comes from the very essence of Victorian England, it impacts readers with its vivid storytelling, zestful artwork and strong entertainment value! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Victorian (1999) 2

    Act I: Self-Realization - Chapter 2 of 7: City of Dreadful Night - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot) and Marlaine Maddux. Art by Martin Montiel Luna and Jose Carlos Buelna. Cover by Doug Beekman. As our story continues, events are revealed that delve deep into the past of Professor FitzRandolph -- a frightening event that turns an innocent excursion into a struggle for survival. All might be lost if not for a looming shadow, tumid steam, and an intricate gauntlet. But what does this event have to do with the Stormbringer -- a submarine armed with warheads, capable of mass destruction, pursued by a massive object of unknown origin? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Victorian (1999) 3

    Act I: Self-Realization - Chapter 3 of 7: Terminal Deep - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot) and Marlaine Maddux. Art by Martin Montiel LunaI and Jose Carlos Buelna. Cover by Doug Beekman. The story builds as the events of Dallas and Stormbringer continue to play. Professor FitzRandolph, who is not bereft of dreams, awakens from their technicolor force to tackle the obstacles of his existence. But what part does the detailed painting above his bed play in all of this? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Victorian (1999) 4

    By Houghton, Kindzierski, Luna, Buelna, & Beekman. He's just been assigned some very eerie cases, and for detective Leviticus its not going to get any better. He investigates a voodoo shrine in an old warehouse and discovers oddly fresh human remains. Its enough to test the mettle of any man. Thank goodness he has someone to talk to, his departed wife, Elizabeth. All this, and the search begins for the missing nuclear submarine, Stormbringer. Doug Beekman provides another new painting for the front-cover issue. FC, 36pg$2.95 " Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Victorian (1999) 5

    Act I: Self-Realization - Chapter 5 of 7: The Man Who Cast the Longest Shadow - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot) and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Martin Montiel Luna and Jose Carlos Buelna. Cover by Doug Beekman. The story continues! Plus: Character profiles of Reyna "Ray" Starkweather and Brandt Skyler "B.S." Harriman. Also: Article on H.P. Lovecraft's book "Beyond the Wall of Sleep." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Victorian (1999) 6

    By Kindzierski, Luna, & Buelna. Rumors of an illusive, shrouded figure haunting the city by night may not be just rumors. Such as a figure has appeared like a ghost from out of the fog to corner three thugs fleeing from a robbery. Could the mysterious figure have something to do with the sudden overflow of criminals turning themselves in? And what of the submarine Stormbringer - what was behind her disappearance and what will happen to her cargo? Painted cover by Doug Beekman. FC, 36pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Victorian (1999) 7

    By Houghton, Kindzierski, Luna, & Gallardo. With act one behind, Penny Farthing starts act two off right by digging deep into the origin of the Victorian. Who is he? Where did he come from? Also, our story continues with Fitz travelling to New Orleans to start an investigation that will change his life forever. To top it all off we have a dynamic new cover by comics legend Bernie Wrightson! FC, 36pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Victorian (1999) 8

    Act II: Self-Immolation - Chapter 1 of 6: Into the Fire - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Jim Baikie and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Michael Kaluta. New Orleans cab driver Trace conducts business with the mob; young photographer Eudora seeks Trace's help in capturing "The Hat" on film, proving he exists; and Fitz begins his research work in New Orleans. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Victorian (1999) 9

    Act II: Self-Immolation - Chapter 2 of 6: By the Numbers - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Jim Baikie and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Rick Berry. Fitz begins researching a counterfeit 100-year-old bill. The U.S. Government is investigating strange markings on their own bills. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10
    Victorian (1999) 10

    Act II: Self-Immolation - Chapter 3 of 6: Time and Again - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Jim Baikie and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Rick Berry. Fitz recalls an event from a few years past where he uncovered some very curious clues about an old Curio shop, some old metal toys, and his theorized secret society. Currently, Trace and Eudora continue their search to get photos of "The Hat." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #11
    Victorian (1999) 11

    Act II: Self-Immolation - Chapter 4 of 6: Points of Convergence! - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Jim Baikie, Claude St. Aubin and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Rick Berry. Fitz attempts to reconstruct the voodoo ritual scene where the counterfeit bill was found, while Trace and Eudora continue their search for "The Hat." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Victorian (1999) 12

    Act II: Self-Immolation - Chapter 5 of 6: A Gathering of Beasts! - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Claude St. Aubin and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Rick Berry. The music box is wound tighter and tighter until all that is left is for the music to play. Such is the case for The Victorian. Every word tightens the plot into a complex tale that offers the promise of discovery. After reconstructing the voodoo shrine, Professor Winston FitzRandolph realizes a simple absinthe spoon's importance and senses his quest is almost at its end. Meanwhile, the buzz around New Orleans is the alligator population has risen to monstrous proportions. Is it a natural phenomenon, or are the creatures attracted to the strange existence of steam in the swamp? With Claude St. Aubin's magical imagery, Len Wein's vivid word tapestries, and Rick Berry's provocative painted cover, Issue #12 sings a melody that cannot be ignored. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
    Victorian (1999) 13

    Act II: Self-Immolation - Chapter 6 of 6: Dark Encounters! - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Claude St. Aubin and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Rick Berry. A cornered animal is capable of unspeakable aggression -- a fact that alters a hunter's resolve following his prey into unfamiliar territory. Only the most desperate hunters trail their quarry into the animal's lair, where ambush is given, and death is possible. Such is the case with Winston FitzRandolph as he follows the clues of the Secret Society to a mysterious vessel hidden deep in the swamps of New Orleans. Amidst alligators, thick fog, and a growing sense of foreboding, the brave professor seeks answers to the questions that have determined the course of his destiny. Immerse yourself in the fog-induced mystery. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #14
    Victorian (1999) 14

    Act III: Self-Estrangement - Chapter 1 of 5: A Question of Questions - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and Mostafa Moussa. Cover by Neal Adams. This issue starts with the answer to a long-standing mystery. Winston FitzRandolph will finally discover the identity of the top-hatted figure who has haunted his dreams since childhood. The revelation, however, shocks the ex-professor beyond belief. He has finally reached the end of his life-long obsession only to discover that his journey has just begun. Keep your seats as Trainor Houghton's story of The Victorian continues with the enchanting word smithing of Len Wein (X-Men, Swamp Thing), and a captivating painted cover by acclaimed artist Neal Adams. When the curtain rises again this summer, The Victorian's world will be cloaked in shadows and smoke. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #15
    Victorian (1999) 15

    Act III: Self-Estrangement - Chapter 2 of 5: Common Bonds - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Claude St. Aubin and Mostafa Moussa. Cover by Eirich Olson. Winston FitzRandolph's confrontation with the Victorian is a monumental turning point in his career...and his life. With his work validated, he can finally know with certainty that his visions of a top-hatted figure are real. However, Fitz never expected that he could help the Victorian on his mission to combat the ultimate evil now walking the streets of New Orleans. Join Fitz and Laszlo as they continue to find an age defying villain and stop his maniacal plan set into motion over a century ago. This issue features breathtaking artistry by Claude St. Aubin and a digital pin-up by Jason Beam. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #16
    Victorian (1999) 16

    Act III: Self-Estrangement - Chapter 3 of 5: Shadows of the Past - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art and Cover by Claude St. Aubin and Mostafa Moussa. While Leviticus "Doc" Shumpert follows the trail of the mysterious voodoo shrine, Laszlo Gerevich recounts his last days in the nineteenth century: an encounter with a notorious murderer changed the future "Victorian" forever, and revealed the truth behind the Whitechapel murders of 1888. This issue delves further into the shadowed past of Laszlo and the Order of the Blue Rose. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #17
    Victorian (1999) 17

    Act III: Self-Estrangement - Chapter 4 of 5: Misdirection - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art and Cover by Claude St. Aubin and Mostafa Moussa. As Aden's true identity comes to light, her father Claude Ballare vows to exterminate the woman's closest friend. Aden, however, does not realize what danger she has unwittingly cast onto Eudora. This exciting installment of The Victorian moves readers closer to Ballare's maniacal plan. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #18
    Victorian (1999) 18

    Act III: Self-Estrangement - Chapter 5 of 5: Ritual Sacrifice - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and Mostafa Moussa. Wraparound/Foldout Cover by Gene Colan. As Act III of this epic mystery comes to a close, Leviticus "Doc" Shumpert realizes that the New Orleans police station harbors an evil secret that he cannot fully comprehend. For Eudora, that threat can inflict mortal consequences if the Victorian does not act on the girl's behalf. This issue of The Victorian sets the stage for Act IV's shocking revelations! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #19
    Victorian (1999) 19

    Act IV: Self-Overcoming - Chapter 1 of 4: Truth & Consequences! - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and Mostafa Moussa. Cover by Glen Orbik. Trace finds himself in the middle of a dangerous race to save the life of his young friend, Eudora. With a death warrant signed for the girl's silence, two police detectives arrive to carry out their deadly assignment and to confiscate photographs that incriminate the powerful Buford Crown in an assassination plot. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20
    Victorian (1999) 20

    Act IV: Self-Overcoming - Chapter 2 of 4: Cutting Losses - Written by Trainor Houghton (plot), Len Wein and Lovern Kindzierski. Art by Claude St. Aubin and James Taylor. Cover by Glen Orbik. Even though Vinnie Scarpizzi is a small player in New Orleans, his latest money-laundering job for Claude Ballare propels his reputation into the higher reaches of the crime world. But Vinnie doesn't consider the final cost of his newfound associations and success. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #21
    Victorian (1999) 21

    Act IV: Self-Overcoming - Chapter 3 of 4: Revelations and Resolutions - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and James Taylor. Cover by Glen Orbik. For years, freelance underworld jobs have supplemented the salaries of Detectives Reyna Starkweather and B.S. Harriman. They have asked few questions in their pursuit of financial advancement and have the blood on their hands to prove it. But the botched assassination attempt of Eudora Kincaid and her grandmother thrust the dirty cops into a new position in their employer's eyes: liabilities. Now, Starkweather and Harriman must pay the piper. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #22
    Victorian (1999) 22

    Act IV: Self-Overcoming - Chapter 4 of 4: Dark Reunion - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and James Taylor. Cover by Glen Orbik. In 1898, Lily White said farewell to Laszlo Gerevich and returned to England to begin her mission: the assassination of Sigurson Ashe. She would not awaken until 1963, a time predicted by the Order to be the most vulnerable to Ashe's plans. But Lily's mission failed and she was assumed dead by the remaining Order members...and Laszlo. And so Laszlo was awakened from cold sleep in 1999 to carry out the Order's mission and stop Ashe once and for all. What Laszlo discovers in the streets of New Orleans, however, reveals the truth of Lily's 1963 mission and her "death." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #23
    Victorian (1999) 23

    Act V: Self-Exsoulment - Chapter 1 of 3: Those Who Do Not Remember the Past - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and James Taylor. Cover by Glen Orbik. After Laszlo Gerevich encounters his ex-lover, Lily White, he learns a secret that threatens his mission and his personal beliefs. While at the same time, Detective "Doc" Shumpert and Winston FitzRandolph examine their own roles in the dangerous scheme overtaking New Orleans. As Act V of The Victorian begins the final stretch of an epic story, shocking truths and confrontations are revealed with every page! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #24
    Victorian (1999) 24

    Act V: Self-Exsoulment - Chapter 2 of 3: Countdown to Chaos - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and James Taylor. Cover by Glen Orbik. As the Victorian, Laszlo Gerevich relies on himself to achieve and protect his mission at all costs. However, his interaction with Winston FitzRandolph convinces Laszlo that assistance from Detectives Doc Shumpert and Hal Keller can prove more useful than he ever imagined. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #25
    Victorian (1999) 25

    Act V: Self-Exsoulment - Chapter 3 of 3: Time After Time - Written by Trainor Houghton (creator) and Len Wein. Art by Claude St. Aubin and James Taylor. Wraparound/Foldout Cover by Howard Chaykin. Two men -- warriors, philosophers and geniuses -- were propelled onto a collision course over one hundred years ago by a secret society. One good, one evil, both men believed in the potential of humanity and the need for manhood's perfection. But that line between good and evil will be blurred irreparably on Christmas Eve as a century's worth of murder and strategy comes to a head. The Victorian reaches an explosive conclusion in a triple-sized issue! 72 pages, full color. Cover price $5.95.