Comics was a comic book publisher that operated from 1994 until
2002, mostly focusing on horror comics. Their titles included Lady
Death, Purgatori, Evil Ernie, Chastity, Jade, Bad Kitty, and Lady
Demon. Chaos! creators included Brian Pulido, Steven Hughes, Al Rio,
Mike Flippin, Justiniano, and Hart D. Fisher.
Chaos also published licensed comics for World Wrestling Entertainment
(WWE) and several bands.
2 Notable titles
2.1 Licensed properties
2.1.1 Band-based comics
2.1.2 WWE characters
3.1 Track listing
5 External links
Chaos was founded in 1994 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and published its
first title that same year. Writer
Brian Pulido was the company's
The company dealt with a copyright infringement accusation in 1997,
when horror writer
Nancy A. Collins
Nancy A. Collins claimed they'd based the Chastity
character and storyline on her character Sonja Blue.
Comics filed bankruptcy in late 2002, with all characters
(save Lady Death) being sold off to comic retailer Tales of Wonder,
who sold the rights to Devil's Due Publishing. After the demise of
Devil's Due Publishing, the rights to the Chaos!
went to Dynamite Entertainment.
Prior to the bankruptcy, rights to
Lady Death were sold to CrossGen
Entertainment, and prior to CrossGen's bankruptcy, those rights
were sold to
Brian Pulido and Avatar Press, who founded the imprint
Comics solely for Lady Death-comics.
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See also: List of wrestling based comic books
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Doomsday was a one-off thrash metal album released in 1995 by the
company. The album features a trio, originally from Van Nuys,
California but who, at some time between 1995 and 1997, moved to
Phoenix, Arizona, playing energetic bass heavy thrash. The CD was
released in limited quantity to help promote the
Lady Death and Evil
Ernie comic franchises. The album cover features
Evil Ernie beneath
the Doomsday logo. The trio played at
DragonCon '97, but had little
or no commercial success beyond this. Doomsday also played At
ChillerCon, NJ in 1997 with Scream Queen Tiffany Shepis Co-Starring in
the on stage performance as the maiden victim.
"Inceptive Psychosis" 1:12
"Beyond Death" 5:19
"Cyborg Killing Machine" 3:38
"Who Am I" 4:46
"Black Sorrow" 4:21
"Chaos! Rules" 3:40
"Lost Insanity" 5:15
"I Dream" 3:54
"I Am Dead" 1:52
"Take A Shot" 1:58
"No Pickles" 0:21
Mike Flippin guitars and vocals
Dave Chaney Bass Guitar
Johhny Ogle percussion
^ Stump, Greg. "News Watch: Chaos Under Fire for Copyright
Comics Journal #194 (Mar. 1997), pp. 11-13.
^ "News Watch: Collins Files Suit, Expands Scope of Case Against
Chaos!: Diamond Among the Defendants Named in Copyright Infringement
Comics Journal #196 (June 1997), pp. 19-20.
^ Dean, Michael. "Newswatch: Chaos! Bankrupt!," The
#247 (Oct. 2002), p. 33.
^ Dean, Michael. "Newswatch: Chaos!,
CrossGen Conspire to Pay
Comics Journal #248 (Nov. 2002), pp. 5-7.
^ Welcome to Dragon*Con! - Welcome to Dragon*Con! Archived June 17,
2006, at the Wayback Machine.
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