Crusades (comics)

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The Crusades
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Publication information
Publisher Vertigo
Schedule Monthly
Format Ongoing series
Genre
Publication date June 2001 – December 2002
Number of issues 21 (Urban Decree one-shot, Crusades #1-20)
Creative team
Writer(s) Steven T. Seagle
Penciller(s) Kelley Jones
Creator(s) Steven T. Seagle
Kelley Jones
Collected editions
Volume 1: The Knight ISBN 978-1-60706-288-2

The Crusades is an American comic book series published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics. It was created by writer Steven T. Seagle and artist Kelley Jones.

Publication history[edit]

The series comprises a one-shot special entitled The Crusades: Urban Decree (which introduced the characters and premise) and an ongoing series, simply titled The Crusades which ran in comics cover dated between June 2001 and December 2002.

Plot[edit]

The series was set in a fictionalised San Francisco and featured a large cast of characters whose lives are thrown into disarray by the sudden appearance of a murderous 11th Century Knight in the city. Main Characters included Anton Marx, a leftwing political radio "shock jock", his fact checker girlfriend Venus Kostopikas, her friend Detective Addas Petronas and the rival gangsters Tony Quetone and "the Pope".

Collected editions[edit]

Image Comics is releasing the series in two hardcovers:[1]

  • Volume 1: The Knight (256 pages, Image Comics, August 2010, ISBN 978-1-60706-288-2) reprinting The Crusades: Urban Decree and The Crusades #1-9

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