([January] 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
49.95 USD; 76.00 CAD
Pages:
228
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-56389-734-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194122679800111
Editing:
Dale Crain (reprint editor)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carmine Infantino
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary
Synopsis:
Carmine Infantino remembers how he created the look of the Black Canary.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary

Indexer Notes

This is also the Table of Contents.

The Black Canary (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Thunderbolt
Synopsis:
Johnny Thunder is convinced by the Black Canary to steal a mask that will get her into a crime boss' party. Unbeknownst to Johnny, the Canary uses the opportunity to rob the crime boss’ safe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st Black Canary story.

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Package of Peril (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
George Storm ?
Inks:
Irwin Hasen ?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt; Peachy Pet
Synopsis:
After receiving a pie with a small, living black bird inside, Johnny chases the bird and ends up at a building where the Black Canary is being held prisoner. She hid a map in the pie that some crooks want and sent it to Johnny’s house for safekeeping.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from the index to the original Flash Comics presentation. The Archives credits Carmine Infantino with the pencils and Joe Giella with the inks.

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Map That Wasn't There! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary; Thunderbolt; Peachy Pet
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits from the index to the original Flash Comics presentation. The Archives credits the inks to Joe Giella.

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Produce the Crime! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder
Synopsis:
Johnny gets involved with a missing ruby and a disappearing window washer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Triple Exposure! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder and the Black Canary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary; Thunderbolt
Synopsis:
A picture of the Black Canary and Johnny Thunder robbing a bank causes lots of trouble for the duo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Tumbling Trees! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder and the Black Canary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary; Thunderbolt
Synopsis:
As Johnny relaxes in a forest, he watches as two boys start uprooting trees and throwing them. Then, a criminal gang and the Black Canary show up in the same forest. He discovers the forest is cardboard and serves as the gang’s hideout.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Flash Comics #92 (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Flash; Hawkman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Huntress of the Highway! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
As Larry Lance begins his investigation into a series of delivery trucks disappearances, Dinah gets a funeral wreath request-- for Larry Lance! She decides to follow him and help out as the Black Canary.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Tune of Terror! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Phil Martin; Bob Martin
Synopsis:
The Black Canary becomes involved when a country boy named Phil Martin has several assassination attempts on his life. In this story, the Canary chants an oath to command a flock of black canaries to save her and Phil at one point.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Mystery of the Crimson Crystal! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?; Joe Giella ?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Bullet Benn [as the Swami]
Synopsis:
Larry waits for a client to meet him at Dinah’s flower shop, only to have the client die in his arms as soon as she appears. She was followed and killed by members of the Crimson Crystal cult after stealing their precious crimson crystal. They kidnap Larry, and the police catch the Black Canary standing over the woman’s body. Now its up to the Canary to rescue Larry and clear her name.
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Indexer Notes

Inks:
see Notes in Flash Comics #93 (http://www.comics.org/issue/6542/#65010)

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Corsage of Death (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
When a street vendor’s flowers explode and kill a man, Larry and Dinah --the only witnesses to the crime-- are framed for it.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

An Orchid For The Deceased! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
Larry Lance moves his PI business into Dinah’s flower shop, much to her dismay. Soon after, Dinah gets an order for a black orchid to be delivered to Andrew J. Masters. But the order is from-- the Black Canary?
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
While on an ice cream date, Larry and Dinah stumble across a dead body. Dinah changes to Black Canary as the real murderers return to the scene. The thugs responsible then frame the two for the murder. Larry and the Canary escape the police and attempt to clear their name with their only clue-- a newspaper article in the dead man’s hand.
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Indexer Notes

This is the first story that shows the Black Canary riding a motorcycle.

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Mystery of the Stolen Cloth! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance; Donald Swain
Synopsis:
After being given a swatch of cloth worth millions from a dying chemical CEO, Larry is kidnapped by a group of thugs. Black Canary then comes to his rescue.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Byzantine Black! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance; Roger Steele
Synopsis:
Dinah catches some thugs who break into her shop and convert it into a grocery store, as a part of a set-up to get at a rich man’'s millions.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Time Runs Out! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
Dinah and Larry watch dancing figures on a music box when the female dancing figure shoots the male figure. The shopkeeper, looking exactly like the male dancing figure, then dies while Larry and Dinah watch. This leads the duo to a sculptor and music box builder that sculpts clay models of his crimes.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Circle of Terror! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kaigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Day That Wouldn’t End! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
Larry and Dinah stumble onto a plot to convince a wealthy man that time has stopped.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Riddle Of The Roses! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
A gentleman orders all of Dinah’s roses, but when she and Larry deliver the roses, they find criminals in the house, a dead man, and a missing emerald.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Mystery on Ice! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
An ice skating date for Larry and Dinah turns deadly when a client of Larry'’s is stalked by a criminal gang.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Crime on Her Hands! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
Dinah answers a call for Larry and hears shots over the phone. She then changes to Black Canary and races to help Larry solved an old murder case.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

DC Special #3 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Wonder Woman; Black Canary; Star Sapphire; Cheetah
Reprints:

Special Delivery Death! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
Larry is hired to deliver an envelope to J.J. Marvin, who is being followed by 2 thugs. When Larry is accused of killing Marvin for the contents of the envelope, the Black Canary gets involved in order to prove his innocence.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Television Told The Tale! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Larry Lance
Synopsis:
As Dinah watches a diamond display from a wealthy woman’'s estate on TV, she realizes something is amiss with the cameraman. She decides to investigate as Black Canary.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Mastermind of Menaces (Table of Contents)

Starman and Black Canary / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Starman; Mist
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Mastermind of Menaces (Table of Contents)

Starman and Black Canary / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Staman [Ted Knight]; Larry Lance; the Mist
Synopsis:
As Ted Knight comes to Park City on business, he visits his friends, the Lances. He then gets involved with the Mist’s plot using Dinah’s flowers as mind control devices. This also ties into a series of robberies that Larry has been investigating for a few days now.
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Indexer Notes

As revealed this issue, Larry and Dinah were married at some point after she retired as the Black Canary. She still runs her flower shop and Larry is still a private investigator.

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Big Superhero Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary; Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman; Black Canary; Huntress; Sportsmaster; Wildcat (vignette)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Big Superhero Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Starman and Black Canary / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman; Black Canary; Wildcat; Sportsmaster; Huntress
Synopsis:
The Sportsmaster and the Huntress have wed, becoming Mr. And Mrs. Menace. Together they are gathering superhero captives for the Huntress’ super-hero menagerie. They’ve captured Wildcat, and are now after Starman. Black Canary becomes involved when Sportsmaster robs a benefit she is attending.
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Indexer Notes

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Cat and The Canary (Part One) (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O’Neil
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Dinah is hired to teach self-defense to a woman’s activist group. But they are more than they appear.
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Indexer Notes

Title from Table of Contents

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

The Cat and The Canary (Part Two) (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O’Neil
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (Archive colors)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Green Arrow (cameo-flashback); Catwoman (cameo)
Synopsis:
Black Canary awakens to find out the turth about the Women’s Resistance League and their leader, Catwoman.
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Indexer Notes

Title from Table of Contents

Letters: Saladino suggested by Tom Orzechowski (error 6504)

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Brief biographies of the artists and writers involved in the Black Canary saga including Murphy Anderson, Gardner Fox, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino, Robert Kanigher, Dennis O’Neil, Bernard Sachs, and Alex Toth
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Canary
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Black Canary
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Black Canary
  4. 3. The Black Canary
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. The Package of Peril
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. The Map That Wasn't There!
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. Produce the Crime!
    Johnny Thunder
  8. 7. Triple Exposure!
    Johnny Thunder and the Black Canary
  9. 8. The Tumbling Trees!
    Johnny Thunder and the Black Canary
  10. 9. Flash Comics #92
    Black Canary
  11. 10. The Huntress of the Highway!
    Black Canary
  12. 11. Tune of Terror!
    Black Canary
  13. 12. Mystery of the Crimson Crystal!
    Black Canary
  14. 13. Corsage of Death
    Black Canary
  15. 14. An Orchid For The Deceased!
    Black Canary
  16. 15. The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch!
    Black Canary
  17. 16. The Mystery of the Stolen Cloth!
    Black Canary
  18. 17. The Byzantine Black!
    Black Canary
  19. 18. Time Runs Out!
    Black Canary
  20. 19. The Circle of Terror!
    Black Canary
  21. 20. The Day That Wouldn’t End!
    Black Canary
  22. 21. The Riddle Of The Roses!
    Black Canary
  23. 22. Mystery on Ice!
    Black Canary
  24. 23. Crime on Her Hands!
    Black Canary
  25. 24. DC Special #3
  26. 25. Special Delivery Death!
    Black Canary
  27. 26. Television Told The Tale!
    Black Canary
  28. 27. Mastermind of Menaces
    Starman and Black Canary
  29. 28. Mastermind of Menaces
    Starman and Black Canary
  30. 29. The Big Superhero Hunt!
    Black Canary; Starman
  31. 30. The Big Superhero Hunt!
    Starman and Black Canary
  32. 31. The Cat and The Canary (Part One)
    Black Canary
  33. 32. The Cat and The Canary (Part Two)
    Black Canary
  34. 33. Biographies
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