52 #5
(August [June 7] 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 [swirl]
Barcode:
76194125243800511
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:
Cyborg [Vic Stone]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkgirl [Kendra Saunders]
Reprints:

Stars in Thier Courses (Table of Contents)

52 / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns; Grant Morrison; Greg Rucka; Mark Waid
Pencils:
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Chris Batista
Inks:
Jimmy Palmiotti
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
Phil Balsman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Booster Gold; Question [Vic Sage]; Ralph Dibny; Renée Montoya; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Skeets; Adam Strange; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Doctor Pieter Cross [Doctor Mid-Nite]; Ellen Baker; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Herald [Mal Duncan]; Maxine Baker; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Ali Ka-Zoom; Bumblebee [Karen Beecher]; Clark Kent; Cyborg [Vic Stone]; Firestorm [Jason Rusch]; Lois Lane; Hawkgirl [Kendra Saunders]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Shining Knight [Sir Ystin]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Synopsis:
Week five turns on the return of part of the team that followed Donna Troy into space. It opens with Green Lantern breaking bad news to an ever hopeful Ellen Baker. Steel is asked to lend a hand with the conditions of some the returnees while Alan fills him in on the last few minutes before that return. Elsewhere, Sawyer presses Montoya about what happened in the abandoned building, and three deal with being marooned in space.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Apparent death of Red Tornado.

History of the DCU: Part 4 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (layout); Norm Rapmund (finishes)
Inks:
Norm Rapmund
Colors:
Jeromy Cox; Guy Major
Letters:
Rob Leigh
Editing:
Eddie Berganza; Ivan Cohen; Jeanine Schaefer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Troia [Donna Troy; also as Wonder Girl]; Cameos -- Alex Luthor; Anti-Monitor; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Lois Lane; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Obsidian [Todd Rice]; Pariah; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Spectre [Jim Corragin]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Superboy-Prime; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Wonder Woman [Diana]
Synopsis:
Covers the remainder of Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Indexer Notes

The Batman and Wonder Woman are the characters from "Earth-1". The Lois Lane is the character form "Earth-2".

[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: Detective Comics 820; 52 5; Wonder Woman 1

[Various] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
[inside front] Superboy, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman; and Adventures of Superman (DVD); [5] got mikl?; [8-9] Dodge; [11] Justice League and Superman: The Animated Series (DVD); [13] In house -- Rush City; [15] abovetheinfluence.com (PSA); [21] DK Publishing; [inside back] Pontiac; [back] Superman Returns (game)
Editing

Table of Contents

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