Battle of the Planets (Image)

 BOT9   (Image, 2002-2003)

™ and ©2002 Sandy Frank Film Syndication Inc.

Although it was butchered in its transformation from original violent anime Gatchaman to kids’ cartoon Battle of the Planets in the late 70s, the adventures of G–Force was the closest thing to a daily dose of Star Wars for Generation X. Under the guidance of illustrator Alex Ross, Battle of the Planets is revived for a new generation of fans as well as satisfying the nostalgic appetites of older readers. The protagonists of the series are a group of adolescent heroes collectively known as G–Force. Outfitted in uniforms that resemble birds, G–Force were assembled and trained by Chief Anderson to combat the hermaphrodite villain Zoltar.

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#0.5

  7/1/2003
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B&W coverMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Edwin David

#0.5 (2nd printing)

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2nd printingMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Edwin David

#0.5 Variation A

 
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Dynamic Forces/Wizard Authentic Blue Foil; ca. 2002Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Edwin David

#0.5 Variation B

  7/1/2002
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Gold foil stamped; Edition size of 5000; Solicited by Dynamic ForcesMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Edwin David

#0.5 Variation C

 
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Available through offer in Wizard: The Comics Magazine #132; Includes Certificate of AuthenticityMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Edwin David

#0.5 Variation D

  7/1/2002
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Wizard Special Edition; Available through offer in Wizard: The Comics Magazine #132; Includes Certificate of AuthenticityMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Edwin David

#1 Variation A

  8/1/2002
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Alex Ross cover (25% of print run)Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation B

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Marc Silvestri cover (25% of print run)Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation C

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J. Scott Campbell cover (25% of print run)Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation D

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Michael Turner cover (25% of print run)Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation E

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Alex Ross Holofoil cover; Holographic-c by Alex Ross cover (25% of print run)Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation F

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Dynamic Forces ExclusiveMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation G

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DFE-GoldMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation H

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DFE Signed EditionMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation I

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Dynamic Forces/Wizard Authentic Blue FoilMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation K

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WW2002 Convention ExclusiveMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#1 Variation L

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Patrick Lee CoverMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#2

  9/1/2002
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Cover by Alex RossMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#2 Variation A

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San Diego Comic-Con ’02 Sketch CoverMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#2 Variation B

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Animation EditionMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#2 Variation C

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SDCC’02 Lansing Original Sketch CoverMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#3

  10/1/2002
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 Munier Sharrieff, Edwin DavidWilson Tortosa

#4

  11/1/2002
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 Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#4 Variation A

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Die-stamped chrome coverMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#4 Variation B

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Chicago Wizard World 2003Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#5

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#6

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 Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#7

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Cover by Alex RossMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Shane Law

#7 Variation A

  3/1/2003
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1 in 10 variantMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#8

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 Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Shane Law

#9

  5/1/2003
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Cover by Alex RossMunier Sharrieff, Chris CarlisleWilson Tortosa

#10

  6/1/2003
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Cover by Alex RossMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa

#11 Variation A

  7/1/2003
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Cover by Alex Ross - Mark on coverMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Shane Law

#11 Variation B

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1 in 4 “cutesy” variantMunier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Shane Law

#12

  9/1/2003
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 Munier SharrieffWilson Tortosa, Shane Law

Ashcan #1

 
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Sketchbook Preview; Initially sold during the convention season 2002; Later solicited by Dynamic Forces for SEP02 release at $5.00Munier SharrieffAlex Ross, Wilson Tortosa

Ashcan #1 Variation A

 
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Sketchbook preview; Solicited by Jay Company Comics; Signed by Clarence Lansang; Edition Size of 100Munier SharrieffAlex Ross, Wilson Tortosa

Book #1

 
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Volume 1: Trial By Fire  

Book #2

 
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Volume 2: Blood Red Sky  

Book #3

  11/1/2003
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Destroy All Monsters; Collects Battle of the Planets (Image) #10, Mark, Jason, and WitchbladeMunier SharrieffAlex Ross, Wilson Tortosa