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  • Issue #1A
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1994 Entity Volume 1) 1A

    Chromium Edition cover by Hoang Nguyen and Bill Maus. A Fire Upon the Earth, Part 1 of 3. Written by Steve Stern. Art by Tatsuya Ishida. A darker version of the Defend the Earth miniseries from Archies Zen series, featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja. In a timely plot, Lord Contaminous and his henchmen set fire to oil wells in the Middle East. Zen and his teammates head out to stop him; meanwhile, U.S. General Lorenz sets out to capture Zen so he can dissect him for science. 32 pages, Color. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1994 Entity Volume 1) 1B

    Newsstand edition cover by Hoang Nguyen and Bill Maus. A Fire Upon the Earth, Part 1 of 3. Written by Steve Stern. Art by Tatsuya Ishida. A darker version of the Defend the Earth miniseries from Archies Zen series, featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja. In a timely plot, Lord Contaminous and his henchmen set fire to oil wells in the Middle East. Zen and his teammates head out to stop him; meanwhile, U.S. General Lorenz sets out to capture Zen so he can dissect him for science. 32 pages, Color. Cover price $2.25.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1993-1994 Entity) 1

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    The Alternity Saga, Part 1 of 3. Story by Steve Stern and Bill Maus. Art by Tatsuya Ishida. Cover by Bill Maus. Entity Comics reboots Steve Sterns celebrated self-published sci-fi hero, with Bill Maus taking over the art and story duties. The miniseries that introduced Nira X and Paradoxx to the Zeniverse. Nira-X joins forces with Zen to battle her old foe Paradoxx, but even together, they are no match for him. In a Young Zen backup story, he encounters a trapped woman while wandering the mountain fastnesses. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1992/05-08 Zen/Archie) 1

    Defend the Earth, Part 1 of 3. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito and Will Cypser. Cover by Jared K. Fletcher. Archie Comics picks up Steve Sterns celebrated self-published sci-fi hero, featuring art by Silver Age legends Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. This mini-series reboots Zen as a kid-friendly eco-warrior, protecting the Earth from the environmental disasters of Lord Contaminous and his cronies. Zen grudgingly enlists the aid of a team of recycled-themed sidekicks, a la Captain Planet. May or may not include Zen poster insert. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.25.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja StarQuest (1994) 1

    Ominous, Part 1 of 3. Story, art and cover by Bill Maus. Entity Comics reboots Steve Sterns celebrated self-published sci-fi hero, an interstellar mercenary with psychic powers. An alien family enlists Zen to save their planet from the interstellar tyrant Notan the Destroyer. 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1992/09-12 Zen/Archie) 1

    Story by Steve Stern. Art by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito and Will Cypser. Cover by Jared K. Fletcher. Archie Comics presents Steve Sterns sci-fi hero as a kid-friendly eco-warrior, featuring art by Silver Age legends Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. Zen gathers the Recycled Heroes to save the Amazon rainforest from Lord Contaminous and his Contaminants. Also, revealed at last: the origin of Zen. This was the final series of Silver Age legend Ross Andru. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1-PLATINUM
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1995 Entity Volume 2) 1-PLATINUM

    Comic Cavalcade Commemorative Platinum Edition cover by Joel Orbeta, limited to 2500 copies. Written by Steve Stern. Art by Joel Orbeta. A full-color series featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja, rebranded as an eco-warrior. A terrorist attack on a nuclear plant in Kazakhstan creates Rawhead, an extremist with radioactive powers. 32 pages, Color.

  • Issue #1A
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1995 Entity Volume 2) 1A

    Regular cover by Joel Orbeta. Written by Steve Stern. Art by Joel Orbeta. A full-color series featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja, rebranded as an eco-warrior. A terrorist attack on a nuclear plant in Kazakhstan creates Rawhead, an extremist with radioactive powers. 32 pages, Color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1B
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1995 Entity Volume 2) 1B

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    Comic Cavalcade Commemorative Edition cover by Joel Orbeta, limited to 500 copies. Written by Steve Stern. Art by Joel Orbeta. A full-color series featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja, rebranded as an eco-warrior. A terrorist attack on a nuclear plant in Kazakhstan creates Rawhead, an extremist with radioactive powers. 32 pages, Color.

  • Issue #1
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Illustrated Novella (1994) 1

    Mistress of Chaos. Story by Steve Stern. Art and cover by Bill Maus. Creator Steve Stern presents a series of illustrated novels featuring the adventures of his starborne martial-arts mercenary. Zen tracks an escaped serial killer, only to find he has joined a cult of killers brought together by the evil Margil. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja The Hunted (1993) 1

    Story, art and cover by Bill Maus. Bad-girl mercenary Nira X guest-stars as Zen encounters a dimensional doppelganger. On the planet Terania, Zen discovers that he is a wanted man. This is how Zen learns about his deadly alternate-dimension counterpart, Hunter Zen. May or may not include polybag with Sam Kieth Zen card. 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1989 Volume 2) 1

    Jewel of Forgetfulness. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Dan Cote. Cover by Dan Cote. A remastered version of the original Zen Intergalactic Ninja miniseries, featuring the debut of Steve Sterns long-running character, an interstellar mercenary with psychic powers. In his pilot adventure, Zen is hired to steal the Jewel of Forgetfulness from the legendary Queen Azuta. When he learns the cost of such an action, he is forced to confront his own integrity for the first time in centuries. Originally issued with metallic blue sticker holding the cover closed, a trendy 1980s collector-market gimmick. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1987 Volume 1) 1

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    Jewel of Forgetfulness. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Dan Cote. Cover by Dan Cote. The debut of Steve Sterns long-running character, an interstellar mercenary with psychic powers and a distinctive blue bug-eyed appearance. In his pilot adventure, Zen is hired to steal the Jewel of Forgetfulness from the legendary Queen Azuta. When he learns the cost of such an action, he is forced to confront his own integrity for the first time in centuries. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1991 Volume 3) 1

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    Jewel of Forgetfulness. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. Cover by Jared Fletcher. A reinterpretation of the original Zen saga, featuring art by some of the legendary figures in comics. In his pilot adventure, Zen is hired to steal the Jewel of Forgetfulness from the legendary Queen Azuta. When he learns the cost of such an action, he is forced to confront his own integrity for the first time in centuries. Art by Silver Age legends Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.25.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1992) Justoys Edition 1

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    Special Justoys Collector's Edition (originally issued with Zen action figure). Defend the Earth, Part 1 of 3. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito and Will Cypser. Cover by Jared K. Fletcher. Archie Comics picks up Steve Sterns celebrated self-published sci-fi hero, featuring art by Silver Age legends Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. This story reboots Zen as a kid-friendly eco-warrior, protecting the Earth from the environmental disasters of Lord Contaminous and his cronies. Zen grudgingly enlists the aid of a team of recycled-themed teen sidekicks, a la Captain Planet. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.25.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Ashcan 1

    Written by Steve Stern. Art by Joel Orbeta. Cover by Joel Orbeta. An ashcan-sized preview of Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1995 Entity Volume 2) #1, a series featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja, rebranded as an eco-warrior. A terrorist attack on a nuclear plant in Kazakhstan creates Rawhead, an extremist with radioactive powers. 5.5-in. x 8.5-in. 12 pages, B&W.

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    Phaedra Zen Intergalactic Ninja Adventure (1994) 1
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    Young Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1993) 1

    Story, art and cover by Bill Maus. An early adventure of the genetically engineered ninja. On a survival-training mission, Zen and his fellow recruits Hammer, Spotclaw and Tail-Blade spend weeks in the wilderness of the planet Om. When they finally make their way back to civilization, they discover the masters have been taken hostage by a renegade former student. May or may not include polybag with Sam Kieth Zen card. 28 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Ashcan Flipbook (1994) 1

    Written by Steve Stern. Art and cover by Kaleb and Dan Cote. A preview of two books featuring of Steve Sterns interstellar ninja, Tour of the Universe and Hazardous Duty. Tour of the Universe highlights the airbrush art of original Zen artist Dan Cote; Hazardous Duty introduces new artist Kaleb to the long-running character.16 pages, B&W.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Earth Day Annual (1993) 1

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    Doomsday for Zen. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Dan Cote. Cover by Sam Kieth. An Earth Day special featuring Steve Sterns interstellar mercenary with psychic powers. Zen faces off against the vicious planet destroyer known as Qwake, in a story inspired by DCs Death of Superman. Cover by Sam Kieth (Sandman, The Maxx). 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Milestone (1994) 1

    Defend the Earth, Part 1 of 3. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito and Will Cypser. Cover by Bill Maus. A reprint of the Archie Comics Defend the Earth miniseries, featuring art by Silver Age legends Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. This mini-series reboots Zen as a kid-friendly eco-warrior, protecting the Earth from the environmental disasters of Lord Contaminous and his cronies. Zen grudgingly enlists the aid of a team of recycled-themed sidekicks, a la Captain Planet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja April Fool's Special (1994) 1

    Story by Nat Gertler and Steve Stern. Art by Will Cypser and Wayne Faucher. Flipbook-style cover by Nelson DeCastro. Another superhero spoof by Parody Press, this one sending up Zen the Intergalactic Ninja from their own sister publisher, Entity. Zen and Black Hole Bob take on Mad Donna and her Amazon Biker Chicks from Hellios in a cosmic battle of the sexes. Also featuring a Renn Intergalactic Chihuahua backup story. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Christmas Special (1992) 1

    Total Lobotomy. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Jim Fern and Will Cypser. Cover by Nelson and Dan Cote. A holiday special featuring Steve Sterns interstellar mercenary with psychic powers. When an intergalactic bounty hunter named Black Hole Bob targets Santa, its up to Zen to save Christmas – literally. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Summer Special (1994) 1

    Video Warrior. Story by Nat Gertler. Art by Raffaele Ienco. Cover by Raffaele Ienco. A one-shot featuring Steve Sterns interstellar mercenary. Zen faces an army of murder-bots after he gets caught up in an alien races deadly gladiatorial games. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1SIGNED
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Summer Special (1994) 1SIGNED

    Limited edition of 200 copies signed by writer Nat Gertler. Comes with a certificate of authenticity. Video Warrior. Story by Nat Gertler. Art by Raffaele Ienco. Cover by Raffaele Ienco. A one-shot featuring Steve Sterns interstellar mercenary. Zen faces an army of murder-bots after he gets caught up in an alien races deadly gladiatorial games. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Art of Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1994) 1

    Cover by Bill Maus. Art by Ross Andru, Frank Brunner, Dan Cote, Steve Ellis, Mike Esposito, Ben Go, Ellis Goodson, Albert Holaso, Raff Ienco, Tatsuya Ishida, Oliver Isabedra, Kaleh, Sam Kieth, Jae Lee, Mark Lewis, Kevin Mackenzie, Bill Maus, Ken Meyer Jr., Nelson, Art Nichols, Cedric Nocon, Hoang Nguyen, Randy Queen, Thad III Rhodes, Scooter Tidwell, and Nigel Tully. A celebration of Entitys sci-fi martial-arts hero. Full-page pin-ups of space ninja Zen and his supporting cast, by some of the leading lights of comic art, including Sam Kieth, Frank Brunner, Jae Lee, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Ben Go, Bill Maus, and Ken Meyer Jr. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Barbi Twins and Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1998) 1

    The Roswell Incident. Story by Steve Stern and Robert V. Conte. Art by Bill Maus. Cover by Joel Orbeta. Perhaps one of the unlikeliest crossovers in the history of comics. Steve Sterns interstellar mercenary meets 1990s pinup models (and occasional comics stars) Shane and Sia Barbi, during the height of their fifteen minutes of fame. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

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    Young Zen Intergalactic Ninja City of Death (1994) 1

    Story by Nat Gertler. Art by Nigel Tully and Kevin MacKenzie. Cover by Bill Maus. An early adventure of the genetically engineered ninja. As part of his training, the mystic masters of Om give Zen the command to refrain from violent emotion. Then they turn him loose in one of the biggest, most dangerous and corrupt cities in the cosmos. But when he encounters a band of superpowered brigands, he has to find a creative solution to his dilemma. 28 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.25.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Spring Spectacular (1994) 1

    Story, art and cover by Hearn Cho. A special featuring Steve Sterns interstellar ninja, rebranded as an eco-warrior. Zen and his team of Recycled Heroes face off against Lord Contaminous and the Contaminants in order to save the Earth from environmental disaster. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja The Hunted TPB (1993 Entity) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Zen: Intergalactic Ninja - The Hunted (1993) #1-3. Story and art by Bill Maus. When Zen becomes the most wanted ninga in the cosmos, he sets out on a fast-paced,high octane adventure to clear his name! Softcover, 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Tour of the Universe Special (1995) 1

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    Written by Steve Stern. Art and cover by Dan Cote. A collection of Cotes airbrush art of the interstellar mercenary Zen through the years, featuring an introduction by Zen co-creator Steve Stern. Cotes airbrush defined the look of Zen from the start, but in the early self-published books, only the covers could be printed in color. This presents some of that art in color for the first time, along with other evidence of Cotes mastery of the form. A guided tour of the Zeniverse, including the Hypership, the photon-stick, Quake, the Rygulians, and the vast reaches of the cosmos. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $3.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Yearbook Hazardous Duty (1995) 1

    Written by Steve Stern. Art and cover by Kaleb. An adventure of Steve Sterns celebrated self-published sci-fi hero. Single-name artist Kaleb brings his signature style to the long-running character, as Zen finds that confronting another space menace is all in a days work for an interstellar mercenary. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Best of Zen Intergalactic Ninja TPB (2010 Devil’s Due) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Stories by Steve Stern. Art by Dan Cote. Cover by Jae Lee. A collection of Zen stories through the years by the characters original creators, Stern and Cote. Much of the full-color airbrush art was originally presented only in black and white in the original stories. Also includes the rarely seen Zen prose story, Zen Rising. 148 pages, Full Color. Cover price $17.99.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja 3D Convention Special (2011 Devil's Due) 1

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    Doomsday for Zen. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Dan Cote. Cover by Sam Kieth. A classic tale of Steve Sterns genetically engineered intergalactic ninja, originally presented in the Earth Day Special, and here reprinted in traditional 3-D processes. Zen battles the vicious planet destroyer Qwake, in a story inspired by DCs Death of Superman. Original Zen artist Cote remastered the art in the classic Anaglyph style (with its distinctive red/blue glasses) used for 3-D comics and movies in the 20th century. May or may not include 3-D glasses. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $4.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja A Fire Upon the Earth TPB (1994 Entity) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1994 Entity Volume 1) #1-3. Written by Steve Stern and Bill Maus. Art by Tatsuya Ishida. Cover by Tatsuya Ishida. In a timely plot, Lord Contaminous and his henchmen set fire to oil wells in the Middle East to cause an ecological catastrophe. Zen and his teammates head out to stop him; meanwhile, U.S. General Lorenz sets out to capture Zen so he can dissect him for science. Softcover, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Alternity Saga TPB (1994 Entity) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Steve Stern and Bill Maus. Art by Tatsuya Ishida and Bill Maus. Cover by Tatsuya Ishida. Collects Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1993-1994 Entity) #1-3. The miniseries that introduced Nira X and Paradoxx to the Zeniverse, along with the origin of Zen himself. Nira-X joins forces with Zen to battle her old foe Paradoxx, but even together, they are no match for him. Only the intervention of a galactic warlord and a time-warping gambit through a wormhole can set the universe to rights. Also, a young Zen discovers the secret of his origins. Softcover, 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95. Cover price $6.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Sampler (2009 Devil’s Due) 1

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    Stories by Steve Stern and Robert V. Conte. Art by Joel Orbeta, Christopher Scalf, and Will Cypser. Cover by R. Scott and Christopher Scalf. A collection of Intergalactic Ninja stories that previously appeared in Mixxzine, Heavy Metal and elsewhere. Prelude; Alien vs. Demon, Part 1; Explorative Beginnings. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $3.95.

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    Zen Intergalactic Ninja San Diego Convention Exclusive (2008 Devil’s Due) 1

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    A Matter of Life and Death. Written by Steve Stern. Art and cover by Dan Cote. On the occasion of the Zen series being relaunched by Devils Due, original series creators Steve Stern and Dan Cote present a new Zen short story for the 2008 San Diego Comic-con, their first collaboration on the character in ten years. 8 pages, Full Color.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Best of Zen!" Written by Steve Stern. Art and cover by Dan Cote. Born from a test tube on a far-off world, Zen Intergalactic Ninja became a pop culture icon when the alien hero was introduced in the 1980s. Now, DDP collects Zen's classic adventures by original creators Steve Stern and Dan Cote in this first volume of his galaxy-spanning crusade as a martial artist mercenary! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $18.99.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
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    Mike Mignola Variant Cover - Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Best of Zen!" Written by Steve Stern. Art by Dan Cote. Born from a test tube on a far-off world, Zen Intergalactic Ninja became a pop culture icon when the alien hero was introduced in the 1980s. Now, DDP collects Zen's classic adventures by original creators Steve Stern and Dan Cote in this first volume of his galaxy-spanning crusade as a martial artist mercenary! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $18.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Zen Intergalactic Ninja Zenith Orb GN (2016 Devil's Due) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Dan Cote. Zen Intergalactic Ninja is one of the rare independent titles with more than 100 comic books to date, and its fan base tells us it's better than ever. In The Zenith Orb a fist sized jewel becomes a fist full of trouble. Marooned on an uncharted planet, Zen encounters Notan the Magnificent for the first time, makes new allies, and a few new enemies. Written and with gorgeous full color art by Zen co-creator Dan Coté, this kid-friendly original graphic novel has enough eye candy and sophisticated turns to entertain readers of all ages. Softcover, 130 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

1 of 6 in stock Zen Intergalactic Ninja (1987 Volume 1) #1-6 Zen 1987 - 1989
8 of 8 in stock Zen Intergalactic Ninja Color (1994 Entity Volume 1) #0-7 Entity 1994 - 1995