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Hard Time (2004) comic books 2003-2005

  • Issue #1
    Hard Time (2004) 1

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER; ART BY BRIAN HURTT; COVER BY TOMER HANUKA DC FOCUS. In stores February 4. The inaugural book in the new DC FOCUS line by Steve Gerber (Howard the Duck) and Brian Hurtt (GOTHAM CENTRAL, Queen & Country) examines life behind bars! One stupid prank costs four high-school students their lives, and 15-year-old Ethan Chiles his future. But something powerful has been growing within Ethan, and on the day of his sentencing, it escapes once and for all. Will it be a source of massive power, a chance at redemption, or the cruelest of curses? Plus, this issue features previews of the upcoming DC Focus books: KINETIC, TOUCH, and FRACTION ? all at no extra cost! For more information, see the feature article. FC, 56PG $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Hard Time (2004) 2

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER; ART BY BRIAN HURTT; COVER BY TOMER HANUKA DC FOCUS. In stores March 3. The gritty new DC Focus look at life behind bars continues! It's Day 1 of a 50-year prison sentence for 15-year-old Ethan Harrow. In the span of 24 terrifying hours, he'll learn the rules of survival from a man he can't trust...he'll land on the wrong side of a clique of skinheads...and he'll lash out ? with the mysterious, deadly force that has followed him from classroom to courtroom to cell! FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Hard Time (2004) 3

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER; ART BY BRIAN HURTT; COVER BY TOMER HANUKA DC FOCUS. In stores April 7. Ethan Harrow's harrowing stint in jail continues! Nobody knows how a skinhead was beaten to a pulp in a secure cell at State Penitentiary ? but everyone knows it has something to do with the new kid. Ethan is being watched by the inmate cliques of State, the prison shrink, and a terrifying self- appointed preacher ? and he's about to find out that friends aren't what they seem. FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Hard Time (2004) 4

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER; ART BY BRIAN HURTT; COVER BY TOMER HANUKA DC FOCUS. In stores May 5. Young prison inmate Ethan Harrow's mysterious power is gaining strength, skill, and even a physical form, exiting his body and slipping from cell to cell as he sleeps at night. And during his waking hours, Ethan is haunted by the crime that incarcerated him as he receives shocking letters from his mother and from the girl whose life he saved that terrible day. FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Hard Time (2004) 5

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER; ART AND COVER BY BRIAN HURTT DC FOCUS. In stores June 2. Pandemonium reigns at the State Penitentiary as an inmate's fiery fate drives convicts to religion and the warden to an investigation. Slowly realizing he possesses a mysterious power that both protects and endangers him, Ethan Harrow tries to find peace in the oasis of the prison repair shop. Only he discovers that when this force is loose for too long, he's in the worst danger of all! FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Hard Time (2004) 6

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER; ART AND COVER BY BRIAN HURTT DC FOCUS. In stores July 8. "With all the people drawin' a bead on you, it's time you got yourself a weapon." Prison inmate Ethan Harrow's worst fears have come true in a meeting with his lawyer. Now he may only have hours to live, as he's next on the list to receive the "holy fire" of the murderous preacher Gantry! FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Hard Time (2004) 7

    Written by Steve Gerber Art and cover by Brian Hurtt With Ethan stuck in solitary, the aftershocks of his super-powered feats continue to shake B-block, as hardened gangbangers feel real fear for the first time. All the power and none of the responsibility ? behind bars! On sale Aug 4 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Hard Time (2004) 8

    Written by Steve Gerber Art and cover by Brian Hurtt DC Focus Escape from State Penitentiary! Leaving his unconscious body in its solitary cell, Ethan soars above the prison walls ? where his travels reveal what's happened in the world he left behind. On sale Sept 1 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Hard Time (2004) 9

    Written by Steve Gerber Art and cover by Brian Hurtt DC Focus! A new story arc begins as Ethan Harrow leaves solitary confinement to find the balance of power changed forever at State Penitentiary ? and he's dependent on his own mysterious power to protect him. Jump aboard the gripping drama Entertainment Weekly calls "Oz meets My So-Called Life." On sale Oct 6 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Hard Time (2004) 10
    Published Jan 2005 by DC/Focus.

    Written by Steve Gerber Art and cover by Brian Hurtt DC Focus. High family drama lands on Ethan Harrow's bunk as his cellmate's long-lost granddaughter hits State like a whirlwind. Now Ethan's really got nowhere to run from the cellblock lunatic who can see inside his head. On sale Nov 3 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Hard Time (2004) 11
    Published Feb 2005 by DC/Focus.

    Written by Steve Gerber Art and cover by Brian Hurtt. DC Focus. Inside or outside State Penitentiary, it's all about survival, as a cellblock vendetta follows an inmate's loved ones home! On sale Dec 1 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Hard Time (2004) 12
    Published Mar 2005 by DC/Focus.

    Written by Steve Gerber Art and cover by Brian Hurtt DC Focus. Travelling outside his body, inmate Ethan Harrow saves a life. Trapped inside his body, he's falling in love and about to turn sixteen. And a jailhouse wedding goes horribly wrong! On sale Jan 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.