"Don't Fear the Reaper"
This issue featured double wraparound covers. For the standard direct edition, the Hildebrandt Brothers' cover was the outer cover and JoeQ & JimmyP's cover was the inner cover. For the Fahrenheit Editions, the covers were switched with the JoeQ & JimmyP "omni-directional" cover on the outside.
Covenant's "text" is credited to John Ingram.
1st Appearance of Covenant
32 pages: 22 of story & art, 4 of ads, 6 of letters & creator columns
This issue includes:
- a two page "Making of Ash 5" feature explaining the process of how the Hildebrandts drew their character, Covenant, over JoeQ & JimmyP's finished art
- a letter by columnist Augie de Blieck Jr
- advertisements for the Ash trade paperback (collecting #1-5), Joe and Jimmy's European Tour, comic character phone cards and Ash #6
Event Shopping Channel offers in this issue:
- Ash #4 Limited Fahrenheit Editions (see individual entries for print runs and MSRPs)
- Ash Limited Edition Lithograph of Ash #1's cover (1/1500) MSRP: $29.95
- Ash #1 Connoisseur's Kit: a signed copy of #1 with a Kid Death litho (1/1995) MSRP: $24.95
The inner cover art from this issue was later used in the 1997 Ash trading card set as card #5.
The outer cover art from this issue was later used in the 1997 Ash trading card set as card #6.