(August 1997)

DC, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages:
196
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN:
1-56389-360-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194121097100111
Editing:
Jim Higgins
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Martyrs / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Taggart (mixed media photo)
Inks:
Tom Taggart (mixed media photo)
Colors:
Tom Taggart (mixed media photo)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Principal letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Roxanne Starr, Bob Lappan, and Gale Showman.

The Big Book of Martyrs (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Donald David
Inks:
Donald David
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

To Be a Martyr (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
George Freeman
Inks:
George Freeman
Letters:
?

They Walked With Jesus (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter One: They Walked with Jesus.

Voice in the Wilderness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Michael Cherkas
Inks:
Michael Cherkas
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. John the Baptist

Suffer the Children (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Chris Schenk
Inks:
Chris Schenk
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Holy Innocents

The Rock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Jim Fern
Inks:
Jim Fern
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Peter

The First Martyr (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Stephen

Apostle of India (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Gregory Benton
Inks:
Gregory Benton
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Bartholomew

The Great Evangelist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Dan Lawlis
Inks:
Dan Lawlis
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Paul

Of Myth and Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Rick Geary
Inks:
Rick Geary
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Apostles

The Age of Persecution (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Two: The Age of Persecution.

While Rome Burned (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Gahan Wilson
Inks:
Gahan Wilson
Letters:
?

A Sea of Faith (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Bob Fingerman
Inks:
Bob Fingerman
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Clement

Indexer Notes

Mis-titled in Copyright sequence as "St. Clement: Anchor of Faith."

The Willing Martyr (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Flint Henry
Inks:
Flint Henry
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Ignatius

On Grounds of Christianaity (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Michael Dubisch
Inks:
Michael Dubisch
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Ptolomaeus; St. Lucius

The Cult of Saints (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Frank Quitely
Inks:
Frank Quitely
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Polycarp

Testament of Courage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Shary Flenniken
Inks:
Shary Flenniken
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Perpetua; St. Felicity

Burning Devotion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Steve Lieber
Inks:
Steve Lieber
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Laurence

Boy Wonder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Tayyar Ozkan
Inks:
Tayyar Ozkan
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Vitus

Lamb of God (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Agnes

Healing Hands (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Graham Manley
Inks:
Graham Manley
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Blaise

The High and the Low (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Three: The High and the Low.

The Grave Gardener (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Kirk-Albert Etienne
Inks:
Kirk-Albert Etienne
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Phocas

The Slave Pope (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Jeff Parker
Inks:
Jeff Parker
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Callistus

Noble Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Agatha

Women's Liberator (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Dave DeVries
Inks:
Dave DeVries
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Wilgefortis

Good King-Bad King (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Joe Phillips
Inks:
Joe Phillips
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Wenceslas

Murder in the Cathedral (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Randy DuBurke
Inks:
Randy DuBurke
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Thomas Becket

The Arrogance of Kings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Thomas More; St. John Fisher

Cruel Britannia (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Graham Higgins
Inks:
Graham Higgins
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Spelled "Cruel Brittania" on Copyright page.

Soldiers of the Cross (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Four: Soldiers of the Cross.

The Good Pagan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Brett Lewis
Inks:
Brett Lewis
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Alban

Piercing Devotion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Ted Slampyak
Inks:
Ted Slampyak
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Sebastian

The Thundering Legion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Steve Mannion
Inks:
Steve Mannion
Letters:
?

The Ultimate Sacrifice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Charles Drost
Inks:
Charles Drost
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Oswald

The Reluctant Soldier (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Roger Langridge
Inks:
Roger Langridge
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Edmund

Hammer of the Heathens (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Rafael Kayanan
Inks:
Rafael Kayanan
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Olaf

Against the Mongol Horde (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Michael of Chernigov

Maid of Orleans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Joan of Arc

The Stuff of Legend (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Five: The Stuff of Legends.

Dragonslayer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Donald David
Inks:
Donald David
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. George

Time Enough for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Valentine

Christ-Bearer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Rick Parker
Inks:
Rick Parker
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Christopher

Portrait of a Saint (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Peter Gross
Inks:
Peter Gross
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Rhipsime

The 11,000 Virgins (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
ChucK Wojtkiewicz
Inks:
Chuck Wojtkiewicz
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Ursula

Extreme Prejudice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Brian Buniak
Inks:
Brian Buniak
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Boy Martyrs

Wheels on Fire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Robin Smith
Inks:
Robin Smith
Letters:
?

Characters:
Catherine of Alexandria

The Phantom Martyr (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Kathryn Hyatt
Inks:
Kathryn Hyatt
Letters:
?

Characters:
Philomena

Remains of the Day (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Gordon Purcell
Inks:
Gordon Purcell
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Protus; St. Hyacinth

Unto This Day (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Six: Unto This Day.

On Savage Shores (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Dan Burr
Inks:
Dan Burr
Letters:
?

Crucifixion at Nagasaki (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Lennie Mace
Inks:
Lennie Mace
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Paul Miki

Cruel Practices (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Galen Showman
Inks:
Galen Showman
Letters:
?

Fear No Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Letters:
?

The Good Child (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Maria Goretti

Auschwitz Priest (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Matt Brooker [as D'Israeli D'Emon Draughtsman]
Inks:
Matt Brooker [as D'Israeli D'Emon Draughtsman]
Letters:
?

Characters:
St. Maximilian Kolbe

A Case for Canonization (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
David Lloyd
Inks:
David Lloyd
Letters:
?

Characters:
Edith Stein

Tomorrow's Martyrs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wagner
Pencils:
Steve Carr
Inks:
Steve Carr
Letters:
?

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Short biographies on the artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

List of sources.

Copyright Information (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Index of Saints (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Alphabetical list of Saints featured in this book with page number they are on.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Martyrs
  2. 1. The Big Book of Martyrs
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. To Be a Martyr
  5. 4. They Walked With Jesus
  6. 5. Voice in the Wilderness
  7. 6. Suffer the Children
  8. 7. The Rock
  9. 8. The First Martyr
  10. 9. Apostle of India
  11. 10. The Great Evangelist
  12. 11. Of Myth and Men
  13. 12. The Age of Persecution
  14. 13. While Rome Burned
  15. 14. A Sea of Faith
  16. 15. The Willing Martyr
  17. 16. On Grounds of Christianaity
  18. 17. The Cult of Saints
  19. 18. Testament of Courage
  20. 19. Burning Devotion
  21. 20. Boy Wonder
  22. 21. Lamb of God
  23. 22. Healing Hands
  24. 23. The High and the Low
  25. 24. The Grave Gardener
  26. 25. The Slave Pope
  27. 26. Noble Heart
  28. 27. Women's Liberator
  29. 28. Good King-Bad King
  30. 29. Murder in the Cathedral
  31. 30. The Arrogance of Kings
  32. 31. Cruel Britannia
  33. 32. Soldiers of the Cross
  34. 33. The Good Pagan
  35. 34. Piercing Devotion
  36. 35. The Thundering Legion
  37. 36. The Ultimate Sacrifice
  38. 37. The Reluctant Soldier
  39. 38. Hammer of the Heathens
  40. 39. Against the Mongol Horde
  41. 40. Maid of Orleans
  42. 41. The Stuff of Legend
  43. 42. Dragonslayer
  44. 43. Time Enough for Love
  45. 44. Christ-Bearer
  46. 45. Portrait of a Saint
  47. 46. The 11,000 Virgins
  48. 47. Extreme Prejudice
  49. 48. Wheels on Fire
  50. 49. The Phantom Martyr
  51. 50. Remains of the Day
  52. 51. Unto This Day
  53. 52. On Savage Shores
  54. 53. Crucifixion at Nagasaki
  55. 54. Cruel Practices
  56. 55. Fear No Evil
  57. 56. The Good Child
  58. 57. Auschwitz Priest
  59. 58. A Case for Canonization
  60. 59. Tomorrow's Martyrs
  61. 60. Biographies
  62. 61. Bibliography
  63. 62. Copyright Information
  64. 63. Index of Saints
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