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([November] 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
75.00 USD; 100.00 CAD
Pages:
472
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
1-4012-1080-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mark Chiarello (Editor, Original Series); Valerie D'Orazio (Assistant Editor, Original Series); Anton Kawasaki (Editor, Collected Edition)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
8.5" x 13"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Slipcase
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[Slipcase] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke (signed)
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Adam Strage; Challengers of the Unknown [Red Ryan; June Robbins; Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Billy Batson [Captain Marvel]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; King Faraday; Ted Grant [Wildcat]; John Henry [John Henry Wilson]; The Losers [Gunner; Sarge; Capt. Storm; Johnny Cloud; Pooch]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]

Indexer Notes

Image is wrap-around, with initial members of the Justice League of America on the front and the remaining characters on the back.

[Hardcover front cover] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke (painted)
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke (painted)
Colors:
Darwyn Cooke (painted)

Characters:
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ace Morgan; John Jones [J'onn J'onzz; Martian Manhunter]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Losers [Capt. Storm; Johnny Cloud]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace]; Adam Strange
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[Endpapers] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke

Characters:
Adam Strange; The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Lois Lane; The Losers [Johnny Cloud; Capt. Storm; Gunner; Sarge]; Jimmy Olsen; King Faraday; John Henry [John Henry Wilson]; Task Force X [Karin Grace; Col. Rick Flag; Dr. Hugh Evans; Jess Bright]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Slam Bradley; Blackhawk; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris?; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Some of the figures are unidentifiable, and it appears that 2 or more of the Challengers of the Unknown are represented twice.

DC: The New Frontier, The Absolute Edition (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke

Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]?

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece

DC: The New Frontier, The Absolute Edition (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Adam Strange; Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Title page

[Copyright page] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman image is an homage to Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #101.

Prologue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
The Losers [Gunner; Sarge; Capt. Storm; Johnny Cloud]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text reset and art revised from original printing.

Chapter One: Analog Heroes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
The Losers [Capt. Storm; Gunner; Sarge; Johnny Cloud; Pooch]; Col. Rick Flagg; Hal Jordan; Pancho Barnes; Chuck Yeager; Sgt. Rock; Justice Society of America [Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Dr. Hugh Evans; Jess Bright; Karin Grace]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
In 1945, The Losers land on Dinosaur Island, and all but Johnny Cloud meet their fates before Col. Rick Flag arrives to try to save them. But Cloud refuses to leave with Flagg and faces the same destiny as his brothers-in-arms. Later, in 1948, at Edwards Air Force Base, young Hal Jordan meets his hero, and his father's friend and fellow pilot, Chuck Yeager.
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Indexer Notes

Includes three pages not in original and some text added to one reprinted page.

Chapter Two: State of the Union Suit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Hourman; Justice Society of America [Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]] (all in cameo); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Iris West (not pictured); Roy Raymond (referred to in Iris' article); Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Dr. Hugh Evans; Jess Bright]
Synopsis:
In Gotham City in 1952, Hourman is pursued and arrested as one of the few remaining active masked vigilantes. An Iris West authored article tells how as part of the government's efforts to root out subversive influences in America, the Justice Society of America was forced to retire, Wonder Woman and Superman took loyalty oaths, and Batman continued to work outside the law. The government also authorized a suicide squad called Task Force X, led by Rick Flag, to handle the greatest threats to the safety and security of the nation.
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Indexer Notes

The full-page shot of Superman fighting Batman from Iris' article is reproduced in full-color later in this volume. Batman is spelled "Bat-Man" throughout Iris' article.

Chapter Three: Heavy Traffic in Mig Alley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Ace Morgan; Hal Jordan; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Steve
Synopsis:
As news of the offical end of the Korean conflict begins to spread, Ace Morgan and Hal Jordan engage in one last air battle. Ace and Hal are knocked out of the sky and Jordan lands on a Korean soldier, who also has not gotten the word that combat is over. Reporters Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen join the helicopter mission that saves Hal.
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Chapter Four: Gods and Monsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Dr. Erdel; J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter; also John Jones]; Groucho Marx; Bugs Bunny; Native American (from early television sign-off image)]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Barry Allen; Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower; Slam Bradley; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis:
J'onn J'onzz arrives on Earth, while Superman investigates what Wonder Woman has been up to in Indo-China. J'onn J'onzz studies Earth culture through television and takes on the role of police detective John Jones in Gotham City in 1955. Time passes, and in Central City police scientist Barry Allen is struck by lightning, the Russians launch Sputnik, and Eisenhower ramps up the space race. In Gotham City in 1957, John Jones and Slam Bradley's attempt to break up a cult dedicated to "The Centre" involves an encounter with Batman and the confiscation of a large, sealed book.
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Indexer Notes

Two pages have been added to this chapter from its original version and the text of a third page has been altered.

Chapter Five: Fun City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Ted Grant [Wildcat]; Cassius Clay [Muhammad Ali]; Jack Ryder; Selina Kyle [Catwoman]; Dinah Drake [Black Canary]; Alan Scott [Green Lantern]; Dr. Charles McNider [Dr. Mid-Nite]; Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Lois Lane; Oliver Queen [Green Arrow]; Ace Morgan; Hal Jordan; Col. Rick Flag; Carol Ferris; Johnny Thunder (western hero, on TV screen); Barry Allen [The Flash]; Iris Allen; Captain Cold [Len Snart]
Synopsis:
In Las Vegas, retired masked man Ted Grant boxes against the young contender Clay. When Captain Cold crashes the party afterwards, The Flash crosses the country to stop him. Later, Ace Morgan and Hal Jordan discuss life after combat, and Ace tells Hal he has lined up a meeting for Hal at Ferris Aircraft.
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Indexer Notes

There is no chapter heading on the first page following this section, and the first four pages of the next chapter are treated as part of this chapter in the notes, but they appeared in a different issue of the original series and clearly belong with the following chapter, so they are covered there.

Chapter Six: The Men Who Fell to Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley]; Carol Ferris; Hal Jordan; John Henry [John Henry Wilson]; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Dr. Hugh Evans; Jess Bright]
Synopsis:
In 1957, Red Ryan can't shake the crash landing he and three other men survived and later meets with the three to discuss their shared luck. Meanwhile, in New York City, Task Force X takes on a pterodactyl and loses one of their own, while in Tennessee, an African-American man who survives a lynching forges a new identity. Later, in the Pacific, Task Force X and the Challengers of the Unknown make a trip to Dinosaur Island. At the same time, Hal Jordan gets involved with a Task Force X project in California and learns about that crew. Back in Tennessee, John Henry makes his first appearance.
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Indexer Notes

Six pages are added to the original version of this chapter.

Chapter Seven: Paranormal Paranoia (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
J'onn J'onzz [John Jones]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis] (in newsreel); Batman; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower; Vice Pres. Richard Nixon; Carol Ferris; Hal Jordan; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Jess Bright]; King Faraday; Dr. Erdel (in briefing materials); Viking Prince
Synopsis:
John Jones enjoys a night at the movies and sees the Challengers of the Unknown in a newsreel and an alien invasion flick. He returns home to find a vistor...Batman. In Washington, Wonder Woman is retired by order of the president, while in California, Hal Jordan learns more about the goals of Ferris Aircraft and Task Force X. After his encounter with Batman, Jones opens the volume the police confiscated from the cultists and discovers the secret of Dinosaur Island.
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Indexer Notes

Again, the following page is treated in the notes as part of this chapter, but was published in a separate issue of the original series and clearly belongs with the next chapter.

Chapter Eight: Government Issues (Table of Contents)

comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West (in photo); Gorilla Grodd; Mlle. Marie; King Faraday; Hal Jordan; Carol Ferris; Ace Morgan; June Robbins; John Henry; John Jones [J'onn J'onzz; Martian Manhunter]; Harry Lieter; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Jess Bright]; Edward R. Murrow; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Slam Bradley; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Walter Cronkite; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Adam Strange (in photo-clipping); Theodore Smiesel
Synopsis:
In 1958, the Flash is lured into a government trap, but escapes. Later, in Gotham City, John Jones is asked to interview a man who believes Martians are on Earth, but the interview is interrupted. In California, Hal Jordan is scrubbed from the Task Force X mission. After John Henry is hunted down in Tennessee, Edward R. Murrow addresses the race problem on TV. When The Flash also denounces the tactics used to try and capture him on TV, J'onn J'onzz decides to try to return home, turning over all his unsolved cases to Batman, including the story by Theodore Smiesel about a "Monster Island.”
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Indexer Notes

Two pages have been added to this chapter. One of John Jones' cases involves Adam Strange and contains papers from Leslie Thompkins. The character of Theodore Smiesel is based on Theodor Geisel/Dr. Seuss.

Chapter Nine: The Flying Cloud (Table of Contents)

comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Task Force X [Jess Bright; Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace]; Hal Jordan; Carol Ferris; Doc Magnus; J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter]; King Faraday; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tom Kalmaku; Adam Strange; Dr. Leslie Thompkins
Synopsis:
Task Force X prepares for their space mission without Hal Jordan. J'onn J'onzz tries to hitch a ride with them, but is stopped and captured by King Faraday. And in Gotham City, Dr. Thompkins consides the case of Adam Strange. Task Force X's mission is a failure, and the Challengers set off to rescue its survivors, while the governement tries to contact Superman to save the crew. Afterwards, Jordan is examining the simulator when he is snatched by a green light.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two pages have been added to this chapter. And again, the following four pages are treated in the notes as part of this chapter, but were published in a separate issue of the original series and clearly belong with the next chapter.

Chapter Ten: S.O.S. Green Lantern (Table of Contents)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Rocky Davis; June Robbins; Red Ryan; Ace Morgan; Prof Haley]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Hal Jordan; Abin Sur
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan is given a super-scientific ring by the dying alien Abin Sur, while the Challengers respond to another reported dinosaur.
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Indexer Notes

The name of the Challengers' headquarters' designer, Kurtzburg, is a reference to Challs creator Jack Kirby.

Chapter Eleven: Towards the Centre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; King Faraday; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; June Robbins; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]
Synopsis:
Superman and Batman confer on the Smiesel story left to Batman by John Jones, while a shadow comes over Wonder Woman, and King Faraday plays chess with J'onn J'onzz. The Challs, accompanied by Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen, approach Cape Canaveral and the reported pterodactyl, which is taken out by Superman, while Aquaman encounters an odd phenomenon under the sea.
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Chapter Twelve: The War That Time Forgot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis; Red Ryan]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Capt. Nathaniel Adam; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman crash lands at Cape Canaveral, while Lois Lane discovers the secret of Dinosaur Island.
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Chapter Thirteen: Danger Is Our Business (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; King Faraday; Vandal Savage; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Sea Devils; The Blackhawks; Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Carol Ferris
Synopsis:
The rest of the players -- The Flash, Martian Manhunter, Green Arrow and Speedy, The Sea Devils, Blackhawks, and Hal Jordan -- head to Dinosaur Island.
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Chapter Fourteen: The Boy Scout's Last (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Capt. Nathaniel Adam; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Blackhawks; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; June Robbins; Rocky Davis; Red Ryan]; King Faraday; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman relates to Superman the story of the fight between the amazons and Dinosaur Island that led to her arrival in wounded condition. Superman rallies the troops for the fight and heads off to take on the island, but is hit with a giant blast and drops into the ocean lifeless.
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Indexer Notes

Again, the following four pages are treated in the notes as part of this chapter, but were published in a separate issue of the original series and so will be treated with the next chapter.

Chapter Fifteen: Shall Earth Endure? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Phantom Stranger; Zatanna; Billy Batson [Captain Marvel]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Challengers of the Unknown [Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; June Robbins; Ace Morgan]; Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Adam Strange; Dr. Leslie Thompkins; Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Ray Palmer; King Faraday; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Niles Caulder; Doc Magnus
Synopsis:
While the mystics gather on the moon, Lois reports on the loss of Superman. Adam Strange is released from Arkham Asylum and he collects scientist Ray Palmer, as the braintrust comes up with a plan to take on Dinosaur Island.
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Chapter Sixteen: The Dawn Patrol (Table of Contents)

comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Prof Haley; Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; June Robbins]; Doc Magnus; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Blackhawks; Larry Trainor; Adam Strange; Capt. Nathaniel Adam; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Ray Palmer; King Faraday; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; The Sea Devils
Synopsis:
The scientists present their plan to the gathered heroes: slow the island down, then bombard it with white dwarf rays, causing it to explode.
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Chapter Seventeen: The Pure Rugged (Table of Contents)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins; Prof Haley]; Capt. Nathaniel Adam; Carol Ferris; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Ray Palmer; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Doc Magnus; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Adam Strange; a Guardian of the Universe; Tom Kalmaku; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Blackhawks; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
The heroes execute the plan successfully, and Aquaman arrives with a final surprise.
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Epilogue: The New Frontier (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Henry Irons; Lex Luthor; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Rick Flag, Jr.; Adam Strange; Alanna; Metal Men [Doc Magnus; Tin; Mercury; Lead; Platinum [Tina]; Gold; Iron]; Doom Patrol [Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Chief [Niles Caulder]; Teen Titans [Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Aqualad [Garth]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Sinestro; Brainiac; Solomon Grundy; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Gorilla Grodd; Cheetah; Star Sapphire; Darkseid; Sivana; Two-Face; Black Manta; Dr. Light; Gentleman Ghost; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hol]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]; Vigilante [Greg Saunders]; Challengers of the Unknown [Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis; Ace Morgan; June Robbins]; Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Starro
Synopsis:
Set to the words of John F. Kennedy's presidential nomination acceptance speech, the new age of heroes is celebrated. The story ends with the Justice League of America taking on their first foe, Starro.
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Cover Gallery (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan]; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace]
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Indexer Notes

Title page for cover gallery chapter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the back cover of the original issue, with ISBN box removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the front cover of the original issue, with most text removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the back cover of the original issue, with ISBN box removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the from cover of the original issue, with all text removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the back cover of the original issue, with ISBN box removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the front cover of the original issue, with all text removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the back cover of the original issue, with ISBN box removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter; John Jones]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the front cover of the original issue, with most text removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the back cover of the original issue, with ISBN box removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Characters:
Adam Strange; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Jimmy Olsen; Prof Haley; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Blackhawk; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Lois Lane; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Flash [Barry Allen]
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Barry Allen]
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From the front cover of the original issue, with most text removed.

Annotations (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Includes much of the reference material used in the creation of this work, or examples to illustrate the notes by many creative teams and featuring many different characters.

Sketchbook (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Contains development artwork created in preparation for the series, featuring many of the characters featured in the series. Some of this material previously appeared in from DC: The New Frontier (DC, 2004 series) #2 [softcover].

Behind the Scenes (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Dave Stewart; Darwyn Cooke
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Typeset; Darwyn Cooke

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Insight into the process involved in the creation of the story.

Action Figures (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Typeset; Darwyn Cooke

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Style guide artwork created for the line of action figures based on this story.

Frontierland (Table of Contents)

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Information on some of the more unusual things inspired by this story.

Afterword (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Hal Jordan
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Small figure of Hal Jordan at head of article.

Biographies (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke
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Genre:
biography
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Darwyn Cooke; Dave Stewart; Jared K. Fletcher; J. Bone

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Darwyn Cooke acknowledges the uncredited assistance of J. Bone in inking and finishing several pages of the story.

Acknowledgments (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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[Endpapers] (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke
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Darwyn Cooke

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Adam Strange; The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Lois Lane; The Losers [Johnny Cloud; Capt. Storm; Gunner; Sarge]; Jimmy Olsen; King Faraday; John Henry [John Henry Wilson]; Task Force X [Karin Grace; Col. Rick Flag; Dr. Hugh Evans; Jess Bright]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Slam Bradley; Blackhawk; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris?; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

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Some of the figures are unidentifiable, and it appears that 2 or more of the Challengers of the Unknown are represented twice.

[Hardcover back cover] (Table of Contents)

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Darwyn Cooke (painted)
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Darwyn Cooke (painted)
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Darwyn Cooke (painted)

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Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Challengers of the Unknown [Rocky Davis; Red Ryan; Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; June Robbins]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Adam Strange; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; King Faraday; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; John Henry [John Henry Wilson]; Blackhawk; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Lois Lane; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Jimmy Olsen
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Slipcase]
  2. 1. [Hardcover front cover]
  3. 2. [Endpapers]
  4. 3. DC: The New Frontier, The Absolute Edition
  5. 4. DC: The New Frontier, The Absolute Edition
  6. 5. [Copyright page]
  7. 6. Introduction
  8. 7. Prologue
  9. 8. Chapter One: Analog Heroes
  10. 9. Chapter Two: State of the Union Suit
  11. 10. Chapter Three: Heavy Traffic in Mig Alley
  12. 11. Chapter Four: Gods and Monsters
  13. 12. Chapter Five: Fun City
  14. 13. Chapter Six: The Men Who Fell to Earth
  15. 14. Chapter Seven: Paranormal Paranoia
  16. 15. Chapter Eight: Government Issues
  17. 16. Chapter Nine: The Flying Cloud
  18. 17. Chapter Ten: S.O.S. Green Lantern
  19. 18. Chapter Eleven: Towards the Centre
  20. 19. Chapter Twelve: The War That Time Forgot
  21. 20. Chapter Thirteen: Danger Is Our Business
  22. 21. Chapter Fourteen: The Boy Scout's Last
  23. 22. Chapter Fifteen: Shall Earth Endure?
  24. 23. Chapter Sixteen: The Dawn Patrol
  25. 24. Chapter Seventeen: The Pure Rugged
  26. 25. Epilogue: The New Frontier
  27. 26. Cover Gallery
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Annotations
  41. 40. Sketchbook
  42. 41. Behind the Scenes
  43. 42. Action Figures
  44. 43. Frontierland
  45. 44. Afterword
  46. 45. Biographies
  47. 46. Acknowledgments
  48. 47. [Endpapers]
  49. 48. [Hardcover back cover]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Lee S.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Van Dore