"Married to the Mob: Shades of Red"
1st Appearance of Lulu Stump, Joseph & Jimmy, Mercy, Spyder, Deseo and Hardkiss.
Painkiller Jane only appears in shadow in the three page flash forward prologue by JoeQ & JimmyP. Dark Ali appears in the background of one panel.
32 pages: 23 of story & art, 1 of a pin-up, 6 of ads, 2 of creator columns
This issue includes:
- a pin-up of Hardkiss by Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti
- advertisements for 22 Brides #2, Vengeance of Vampirella #25, Atomik Angels #1, Comicraft/Active Images fonts, Kid Death & Fluffy: Spring Break Special, 22 Brides second album Beaker and Ash: The Fire Within #1
Event Comics Shopping Channel offers in this issue:
- Ash #4 Limited Edition Lithograph (1/1200) MSRP: $29.95
- Ash #1 Connoisseur's Kit: a signed copy of #1 with a Kid Death litho (1/1995) MSRP: $24.95
- Ash #6 Limited Fahrenheit Editions (see individual entries for print runs and MSRPs)
- 22 Brides T-Shirt MSRP: $18.95
- 22 Brides Poster MSRP: $8.95
The cover art from this issue was later used in the 1997 Ash trading card set as card #57.