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PVP (2003 Image) comic books 2002-2004

  • Issue #1
    PVP (2003 Image) 1
    Published Mar 2003 by Image.

    by Scott Kurtz (cover) Frank Cho BW 32pp $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series. In stores the week of March 5th. The Concept: The hit comic strip leaps from the world wide web into it's own Image Comic! Follow the staff of PvP Magazine on their daily routine of covering the world of pop-culture. No cow is too sacred, no reference too obscure. Discover what Wizard Magazine calls "The perfect satire." This Issue: Meet Cole, Brent, Jade, Francis and Skull the troll on your first tour of the PvP offices. It's crunch-time and the staff is up against the wall. Unfortunately for editor- in-chief Cole Richards, today is the day that everything seems to be falling apart. Can he put out the fires and pull the staff together in time to make deadline? Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    PVP (2003 Image) 2
    Published May 2003 by Image.

    by Scott Kurtz BW 32pp $2.95 Bi-Monthly ongoing series In stores the week of May 7th The Concept: The hit comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into it's own Image Comic! Follow the staff of PvP Magazine on their daily routine of covering the world of pop-culture. No cow is too sacred, no reference too obscure. Discover what Wizard Magazine calls "the perfect satire." This issue: After Cole discovers his old collection of Dungeons and Dragons rulebooks, he decides to recapture his childhood by starting a new gaming group among the PvP staff. Participation is mandatory! Join the gang as they take a journey to the deepest darkest corners of geekdom. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    PVP (2003 Image) 3
    Published Jul 2003 by Image.

    by Scott Kurtz BW 32pp $2.95 Ongoing bi-monthly series In stores the week of July 2nd THE CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own image title! THIS ISSUE: "Lost and Found!" Fed up with Brent's constant bullying, Skull the troll runs away from home. Afraid that Skull won't survive long on his own, the PvP gang force Brent out into the cold after him. Features some unexpected cameos from familiar Image titles as well as the now infamous PANDA ATTACK! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    PVP (2003 Image) 4
    Published Sep 2003 by Image.

    (W/A) Scott Kurtz BW 32pp $2.95 Bi-Monthly Ongoing series In stores the week of September 3rd. THE CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own Image title! THIS ISSUE: Francis Ray Ottoman is the greatest gamer on the net. Or is he? The mysterious Devilfish is the one virtual opponent he can't seem to beat. Now Francis is going to meet Devilfish in the real world for the first time, only to discover that he's..a SHE? Is this the start of a beautiful romance or an emotional frag-fest? Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    PVP (2003 Image) 5
    Published Nov 2003 by Image.

    (W/A) Scott Kurtz BW 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series In stores the week of November 26th. THE CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own Image title! THIS ISSUE: A new tenant is moving into the same office complex as PvP Magazine: the famous Max Powers! Max is starting his own magazine and setting up shop down the hall. Is this a wild coincidence or does Max have sinister designs on PvP Magazine? And how is he linked to Cole's past? The world's most passive aggressive villain makes his Image Comics debut! Can the PvP gang survive it? Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    PVP (2003 Image) 6
    Published Feb 2004 by Image.

    Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ Cover by JAMES KOLCHAKA BW 32 pgs. $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series On sale 28 JANUARY, 2004 THE CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved instead of man, the staff of PvP magazine rule as kings. Join Cole, Brent, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of pop-culture. THIS ISSUE: Read the PvP storyline that turned the small press community on its ear! Skull the Troll wants to be a comic book artist in the worst way... and unfortunately, he is. When Skull finds a home for his imperfect creation in the close-knit alternative comics community he learns that to stay in this club, success is not an option. Can he sell out without selling out? THIS ISSUE'S FULLY PAINTED COVER IS BEING AUCTIONED OFF TO BENEFIT THE COMIC BOOK LEGAL DEFENSE FUND. VISIT WWW.PVPONLINE.COM FOR MORE DETAILS ON HOW YOU CAN BID. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    PVP (2003 Image) 7
    Published May 2004 by Image.

    Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ Cover by MIKE WIERINGO BW 32 pgs. $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series On Sale 31 MARCH, 2004 THE CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved instead of man, the staff of PvP magazine rule as kings. Join Cole, Brent, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of pop-culture. THIS ISSUE: It's not easy being the only female in an all male work environment, but Jade Fontaine has always risen to the challenge...until today. She's put up with all the dirty jokes, guy talk and various smells, but this may be the final straw. What CHILLING event could force Jade to leave PvP forever? You have to see it to believe it! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    PVP (2003 Image) 8
    Published May 2004 by Image.

    Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ BW 32 pgs. $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series On Sale 26 MAY, 2004 THE CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved instead of man, the staff of PvP magazine rule as kings. Join Cole, Brent, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of pop-culture. THIS ISSUE: Not a dream! Not a hoax! In this issue BRENT SIENNA DIES! How will the staff of PvP magazine go on? What meaning does the afterlife hold for Brent? Pick up this issue to find out! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    PVP (2003 Image) 9
    Published Jul 2004 by Image.

    Written by SCOTT KURTZ Art by SCOTT KURTZ Cover by FRANK CHO and BRETT EVANS FC 32 pgs. $2.95 Monthly ongoing series CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit Internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own image title! THIS ISSUE: It's comic book madness when the PvP gang sets up a booth at their first COMICON. All hell breaks loose when MAX POWERS sets up his own booth across the aisle. Can PvP compete with Max? Will Jade dress up in a slinky booth babe costume to draw in more geeks? Find out in this issue! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10
    PVP (2003 Image) 10
    Published Aug 2004 by Image.

    Written by SCOTT KURTZ Art by SCOTT KURTZ Cover by FRANK CHO and BRETT EVANS FC 32 pgs. Monthly ongoing series On Sale 18 AUGUST, 2004 CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit Internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own image title! THIS ISSUE: A freak accident leaves Skull the Troll with a HYPER-INTELLIGENT BRAIN. Will Skull use his powers for good or evil? Will he seek revenge on those who used to torment him? How long will these new attributes last? Find out as we take a journey into SKULL'S BRAIN. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #11
    PVP (2003 Image) 11
    Published Sep 2004 by Image.

    Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ art & cover by ERIK LARSEN & SCOTT KURTZ CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit Internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own image title! THIS ISSUE: Brent conducts a study to test the effects of violent video games on kids. When loveable oaf Skull the Troll is accidentally exposed to the gruesome images, it sends him on an uncontrollable rampage. Who can stop the 400-pound Troll from destroying the city? The Savage Dragon is willing to give it a shot! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    PVP (2003 Image) 12
    Published Oct 2004 by Image.

    Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ cover by SCOTT KURTZ CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit Internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own Image title! THIS ISSUE: Respectfully submitted for your perusal: five office co-workers enjoying what seems to be your run-of-the-mill Halloween party. Outside, a spaceship of unknown origin hovers menacingly. Its motive? Therein lies the tale. Anything is possible in THE PVP ZONE! Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
    PVP (2003 Image) 13
    Published Dec 2004 by Image.

    Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ cover by SCOTT KURTZ CONCEPT: In a world where nerds evolved from man, the staff of PvP Magazine rule as kings. Join Brent, Cole, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of video games, movies, comics and pop-culture. The hit Internet comic strip leaps from the World Wide Web into its own Image title! THIS ISSUE: It's Christmas time at the PvP offices, but what do you get the techno-nerd who has everything? Cole offers a bonus to anyone that can make Brent, the office Scrooge, feel the Christmas Spirit. But what, if anything, could penetrate Brent's cold, cynical heart? Jade has a few ideas of her own. Cover price $2.95.