52 #2
(July [May 17] 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [peel]
Barcode:
76194125243800211
Editing:
Stephen Wacker; Jann Jones (Assistant); Harvey Richards (Assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Maxiseries

Issue Notes

Second date is the cover date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

52 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J. G. Jones (signed)
Inks:
J. G. Jones (signed)
Colors:
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Booster Gold; Clark Kent
Reprints:

Looking Back at Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

52 / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns; Grant Morrison; Greg Rucka; Mark Waid
Pencils:
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Joe Bennett
Inks:
Jack Jadson
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
Travis Lanham

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Booster Gold; Question [Vic Sage]; Ralph Dibny; Renée Montoya; Skeets; Doctor Will Magnus; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark]; T. O. Morrow; Cameo -- Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Week two sees Ralph following up on the mysterious message, which leads to a new, Kryptonian based religion centering on Superboy and involving Wonder Girl. Booster visits Doctor Magnus to have Skeets, who is starting to act erratically, checked. The Question enlists Montoya's services to work on a mystery. And Magnus visits Morrow, who warns of missing mad scientists.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Morrow has a collection of clippings referencing various disappearances of mad scientists, including: Doctor Sivana (from last issue); IQ (Hawkman adversary); Doctor Death (Batman adversary); Jeremiah Clugg (Blue Beetle adversary); Doctor Tyme (Doom Patrol adversary); and Doctor Cyclops (nod to the Simpsons character).

History of the DCU: Part 1 (Table of Contents)

History of the DCU / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (layout); Art Thibert (finishes)
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Jeromy Cox; Guy Major
Letters:
Nick J. Napolitano
Editing:
Eddie Berganza; Ivan Cohen; Jeanine Schaefer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Troia [Donna Troy]; Cameos -- Anthro; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Enemy Ace; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Jonah Hex; Krona; Power Ring; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Silent Knight; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Synopsis:
Covers the formation and contents of the pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths DC Universe.

Indexer Notes

The Robin is the character from "Earth-2". The Power Ring is the character from "Earth-3".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

DC Nation / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan Didio
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Hot List: 52 2; Robin 150; Shadowpact 1

[Various] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
[inside front] Powerade; [5] US Army; [7] In house -- DC Direct Infinite Crisis action figures; [11] Books by Darren Shan; [13] Cedar Point; [17] In house -- Brave New World; [19] In house -- Wonder Woman; [23] In house -- Green Lantern Corps; [inside back] Vs System Trading Card Game; [back] Tomb Raider Legend
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    52
  2. 1. Looking Back at Tomorrow
    52
  3. 2. History of the DCU: Part 1
    History of the DCU
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    DC Nation
  5. 4. [Various]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Steve Dasinger
  • John Greb
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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