([June] 1990)

DC, 1990 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 19.95 CAD
Pages:
292
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
0930289617 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Mike Gold (Editor); Brian Augustyn (Associate Editor); Robert Greenberger (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors:
Neal Adams

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Adam Strange; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Swamp Thing

The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page, publication data page, and dedication page.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky (illustration)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a panel (in black & white) from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #21.

The Ghosts of Frank and Dick Merriwell (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?; Carmine Infantino (illustration)
Inks:
?; Joe Giella (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction illustrated with two background images, one from a Frank and Dick Merriwell novel and the other from The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #123.

That Old-Time Magic (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
Al Plastino (illustration); Dick Sprang (illustration)
Inks:
Al Plastino (illustration); Charles Paris (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction illustrated with two background illustrations, one from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #253 and the other from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #82.

The Terrible Trio (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk (uncredited in item)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye (uncredited in item)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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The Three Super-Musketeers! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton (uncredited in item)
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin
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Superboy Meets Robin (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (uncredited in item)
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
Eric Kachelhofer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Robin
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The Manhunt on Land! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein (uncredited in item)
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Inks credited in item to Charles Paris.

The Underwater Archers (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein (uncredited in item)
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
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The Flash of Two Worlds! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Iris West; Joan Garrick; The Thinker; The Fiddler; The Shade
Synopsis:
The Flash accidentally transports himself to the world where the Golden Age Flash lives and together they take on The Thinker, The Fiddler, and The Shade.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 11, 19, and 25 are 2/3 pages.

Crisis on Earth-One! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman]; Justice Society of America [The Atom [Al Pratt]; Black Canary; Dr. Fate; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hourman]]; The Crime Champions [Felix Faust; Dr. Alchemy; Chronos; The Wizard; The Fiddler; The Icicle]
Synopsis:
Three villains each from Earth-1 and Earth-2 hatch a plot to commit crimes, then hide out on the other Earth. To ensure their success, the villains of Earth-1 mystically trap the JLA in their headquarters. But the JLA summons the JSA and switches places with them.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 4, 15, and 25 are 2/3 pages.

Crisis on Earth-Two! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman]; Justice Society of America [The Atom [Al Pratt]; Black Canary; Dr. Fate; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hourman]]; The Crime Champions [Felix Faust; Dr. Alchemy; Chronos; The Wizard; The Fiddler; The Icicle]
Synopsis:
The JLA and JSA fight their own villains on the opposite Earths until they are mystically transported to cages in space. They escape the cages and take down the gathered villains.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 9, 19, and 25 are 2/3 pages

Planets in Peril! Chapter One (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
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Planets in Peril-- Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
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Planets in Peril! Chapter 3 (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange; Hawkman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

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The Challenge of the Expanding World (Table of Contents)

The Atom; The Flash / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Pages 9, 18, and 25 are 2/3 pages.

The Thousand-and-One Dooms of Mr. Twister (Table of Contents)

Kid Flash; Aqualad; Robin / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani; Charles Paris (faces)
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad; Mayor Corliss; Eddie Corliss; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Aquaman (cameo); Mr. Twister [Brom Stikk]; Officer Ridley
Synopsis:
Mr. Twister has kidnapped all the teen-agers from Hatton Corners.
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Indexer Notes

Only Charles Paris credited for inks in item. Pages 6, 17, and 25 are 2/3 pages.

No Evil Shall Escape My Sight (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 21.83 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Jubal Slade; Guardians of the Universe; Jeremy Tine; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Robert Kennedy; Old Timer
Synopsis:
Green Arrow shows Green Lantern the plight of the people living in the tenements of slumlord Jubal Slade. But when the Guardians of the Universe observe GL roughing up Slade, they bring him to Oa and reprimand him. Against their orders GL returns to Earth and collects evidence to put Slade away. In response, the Guardians contact Green Lantern, but Green Arrow argues that there are serious problems across America that have escaped the attention of Green Lantern. The Guardians confer, and decide to send a representative to accompany the two heroes as they go on a journey of discovery.
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Indexer Notes

Page 6 is a 2/3 page; page 16 is a 1/2 page; and page 23 is a 2/3 page.
The Guardian who is assigned to accompany Hal Jordan is generally called "The Old Timer" in this series, though he is later given the name Appa Ali Apsa.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Inks credited to Frank Giacoia in item.

The Greatest Green Lantern of All! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin; Neal Adams (idea)
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Lantern [Tomar-Re]; Guardians of the Universe; Jor-El; Lara; Brainiac; baby Kal-El; Superman (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Guardians of the Universe explain to Green Lantern Tomar-Re that his failure to prevent the destruction of Krypton might not truly be considered a failure, even though the Guardians once thought to make Kal-El the leader of the Green Lantern Corps, because the destruction of Krypton allowed Superman to fulfill his destiny as the universe's greatest champion.
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Keywords:
Kandor; Krypton

Paperchase (Table of Contents)

Batman; The Creeper / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Brennert
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Jim Aparo

Genre:
superhero
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The Jungle Line (Table of Contents)

Superman; Swamp Thing / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Rick Veitch
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Swamp Thing; Lana Lang; Dr. Everett; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Bloodmorel (a fungus)
Synopsis:
Clark comes in contact with a fungus from Krypton that will eventually kill him. Driving south due to his powers intermittently failing, he crashes in a swamp and stumbles upon the one creature that might help him-- Swamp Thing.
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Just Imagine, Your Favorite Heroes... (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Augustyn
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Afterword, illustrated with small reproductions of the covers to Superman (DC, 1939 series) #76, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #89, Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #20, Superman (DC, 1939 series) #220, and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #276.

["Superman and Batman, Green Lantern and Green Arrow..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Adam Strange; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Batman; Superman; Martian Manhunter; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Speedy; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow; Wonder Woman; Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]

Indexer Notes

The back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. The Ghosts of Frank and Dick Merriwell
  5. 4. That Old-Time Magic
  6. 5. The Terrible Trio
    Superman
  7. 6. The Three Super-Musketeers!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  8. 7. Superboy Meets Robin
    Superboy
  9. 8. The Manhunt on Land!
    Aquaman
  10. 9. The Underwater Archers
    The Green Arrow
  11. 10. The Flash of Two Worlds!
    The Flash
  12. 11. Crisis on Earth-One!
    Justice League of America
  13. 12. Crisis on Earth-Two!
    Justice League of America
  14. 13. Planets in Peril! Chapter One
    Adam Strange
  15. 14. Planets in Peril-- Chapter 2
    Hawkman
  16. 15. Planets in Peril! Chapter 3
    Adam Strange; Hawkman
  17. 16. The Challenge of the Expanding World
    The Atom; The Flash
  18. 17. The Thousand-and-One Dooms of Mr. Twister
    Kid Flash; Aqualad; Robin
  19. 18. No Evil Shall Escape My Sight
    Green Lantern
  20. 19. The Greatest Green Lantern of All!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  21. 20. Paperchase
    Batman; The Creeper
  22. 21. The Jungle Line
    Superman; Swamp Thing
  23. 22. Just Imagine, Your Favorite Heroes...
  24. 23. ["Superman and Batman, Green Lantern and Green Arrow..."]
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