([June] 2003)

DC, 2003 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
19.95 USD; 32.95 CAD
Pages:
212
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
1401200877 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Dale Crain (Senior Editor, Collected Edition)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Selected black and white reconstruction by Rick Keene. Selected color reconstruction by Jamison.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Green Arrow; Tales of the Green Lantern Corps; Vigilante; Vega; Superman and Swamp Thing; Phantom Stranger; Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Superman; Alan Moore; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Swamp Thing; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mongul; Phantom Stranger; Robin [Jason Todd]; Green Lantern [Abin Sur]

Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece.

Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Alan Moore; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mongul; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page. Uses elements of the cover image.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbon (Alan Moore background & Superman Annual cover); Joe Orlando (Secret Origins image); Pat Broderick (Detective covers); Joe Staton (Green Lantern cover, GL Annual #2 cover (finished pencils) & GL Annual #3 cover); Paris Cullins (Vigilante #17 cover); Jim Baikie (Vigilante #18 cover); Shawn McManus (Omega Men covers); Rick Veitch (DCCP cover); Gil Kane (GL Annual cover (layouts)); Jim Aparo (Secret Origins cover); Ed Hannigan (Batman Annual cover)
Inks:
Dave Gibbon (Alan Moore background & Superman Annual cover); Joe Orlando (Secret Origins image); Pat Broderick (Detective covers); Bruce Patterson (Green Lantern cover); Rick Magyar (Vigilante #17 cover); Jim Baikie (Vigilante #18 cover); Shawn McManus (Omega Men covers); Rick Veitch (DCCP cover); Bruce Patterson (GL Annual #2 cover); Jim Aparo (Secret Origins cover); P. Craig Russell (GL Annual #3 cover); John Byrne (Batman Annual cover)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alan Moore; Phantom Stranger; Mongul; Superman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Harvey Bullock; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Jodie Linnaker; Primus; Harpis; Kalista; Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]

Indexer Notes

Uses mostly images from the covers in which the stories in this volume appeared, over artwork from the cover of this volume. Images taken from Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #10, Superman Annual (DC, 1983 series) #11, Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #549 & 550, Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #188, The Vigilante (DC, 1983 series) #17 & 18, The Omega Men (DC, 1983 series) #26 & 27, DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #85, Green Lantern Corps Annual (DC, 1986 series) #2, Green Lantern Annual (DC, 1987 series) #3, and Batman Annual (DC, 1982 series) #11.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Gibbons
Pencils:
Joe Orlando; George Freeman; Klaus Janson; Dave Gibbons; Bill Willingham; Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Joe Orlando; George Freeman; Klaus Janson; Dave Gibbons; Terry Austin; Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Phantom Stranger; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Commisioner Jim Gordon; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Bolphunga; Mogo

Indexer Notes

Illustrations from Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #10, Batman Annual (DC, 1982 series) #11, Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #550, Superman Annual (DC, 1983 series) #11, Green Lantern Annual (DC, 1987 series) #3, Green Lantern Corps Annual (DC, 1986 series) #2, and Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #188.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mongul; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints:

For the Man Who Has Everything... (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Dave Gibbons
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Job Number:
S-4635

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El]; Lyla Lerrol Kal-El (in Superman's mind); Allura Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Van-El (in Superman's mind); Orna-El (in Superman's mind); Kara Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Jor-El (in Superman's mind); Lor-Em (in Superman's mind); Dax-Ar (in Superman's mind); Mongul; Thomas Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Martha Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Joe Chill (cameo, in Batman's mind); Jax-Ur (as a picture on a handout, in Superman's mind); Brainiac (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Bolphunga The Unrelenting (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Adam Strange (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Guardian of the Universe (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Hyanthis (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Branx warrior (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Martian Manhunter (cameo, in Mongul's mind)
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman, Batman, and Robin arrive at the Fortress of Solitude to celebrate Superman's birthday, but find him under the thrall of a flower called the Black Mercy, a gift from Mongul. Under its control, Superman experiences his greatest desire, life on an unexploded Krypton. While Wonder Woman fights with Mongul, Batman and Robin remove the flower from Superman, and after it briefly attaches to Batman, Robin puts it on Mongul, trapping him in dreams of his own greatest desire.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Colors:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Night Olympics, Part One (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Klaus Janson
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Klaus Janson
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Pete Lomax
Synopsis:
Black Canary and Green Arrow find that the crooks aren't as bold as they used to be. This leads to a discussion of how the bad crooks are getting worse. Then, from a rooftop, Black Canary is shot by an arrow.
Reprints:

Night Olympics, Part Two (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Klaus Janson
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Klaus Janson
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Pete Lomax
Synopsis:
Green Arrow goes after the archer that shot Black Canary.
Reprints:

Mogo Doesn't Socialize (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
Dave Gibbons
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Tomar Re; Arisia; Mogo; Bolphunga The Unrelenting
Synopsis:
Tomar Re tells Arisia why Mogo never attends the Green Lantern Corps meetings.
Reprints:

Father's Day (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Paris Cullins
Inks:
Rick Magyar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Jodie Linnaker
Reprints:

Father's Day (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Jim Baikie
Inks:
Jim Baikie
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Annie Halfacree
Editing:
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Carl Linnaker; Joanne Linnaker (dies in this story); Jodie Linnaker; Fever; Louise (dies in this story)
Synopsis:
Vigilante becomes involved in a child abuse case.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Baikie
Inks:
Jim Baikie
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Fever; Jody Linnaker; Carl Linnaker; Louise
Reprints:

Father's Day Part II (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Jim Baikie
Inks:
Jim Baikie
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Annie Halfacree
Editing:
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante; Carl Linnaker (dies in this issue); Jodie Linnaker; Fever
Synopsis:
As Vigilante tries to save Jodie Linnaker from her abusive father, Carl Linnaker tells his side of the story from a letter he wrote to Jodie from jail.
Reprints:

Brief Lives (Table of Contents)

Vega / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Alan Gold (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Synopsis:
Two giants live at a speed much slower than the creatures trying to conquer them.
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A Man's World (Table of Contents)

Vega / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Paris Cullins
Inks:
Rick Magyar
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Alan Gold (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien anthropologist tries to find out how an alien race propagates without any women.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Veitch
Inks:
Rick Veitch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Superman; Swamp Thing
Reprints:

The Jungle Line (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Rick Veitch
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Job Number:
S-4639

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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Tygers (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor); Andy Helfer (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; The Empire of Tears; Qull of the Five Inversions; the Guardians of the Universe (cameo- flashback); images in Abin Sur's mind: Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Weaponers of Qward; Ranx, the Sentient City; Children of the White Lobe; Green Lantern [Sodam Yat, a Daxamite]; Green Lantern [Mogo]
Synopsis:
Abin Sur seeks a crippled ship that has crashed on Ysmault, a lifeless planet in a forbidden territory by the Guardians. There Abin finds The Empire of Tears-- hellish demons that taunt him, including Qull of the Five Inversions. Qull freely answers three questions for Abin about the crippled ship, Abin's future and the Guardians' greatest catastrophe. And in doing so destroys Abin Sur years in the future.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Bob Greenberger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Footsteps (Table of Contents)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
Bob Lappan
Editing:
Bob Greenberger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Stranger
Synopsis:
By deciding not to choose sides during the fall of Lucifier and his rebels, an angel is cursed to walk the earth alone, friend to neither angels or demons.
Reprints:

In Blackest Night (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Bill Willingham
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Andrew Helfer (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Katma Tui; Guardians of the Universe; F-Sharp Bell (a blind Green Lantern)
Synopsis:
Katma Tui is sent by the Guardians to recruit a new member to the Corps-- one who is blind and has no concept of light or color.
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Villains in Love! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Clayface; Penguin
Reprints:

Mortal Clay (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
George Freeman
Inks:
George Freeman
Colors:
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis:
Clayface tries to make a life with a woman he has always loved-- a store mannequin named Helena.
Reprints:

Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Superman and Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons; Ed Hannigan; Rick Veitch
Inks:
Dave Gibbons; John Byrne; Rick Veitch
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mongul; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Penguin; Swamp Thing
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promotional copy with three small cover reproductions.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Green Arrow; Tales of the Green Lantern Corps; Vigilante; Vega; Superman and Swamp Thing; Phantom Stranger; Batman
  2. 1. Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore
  3. 2. Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore
  4. 3. [Table of Contents]
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  7. 6. For the Man Who Has Everything...
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 8. Night Olympics, Part One
    Green Arrow
  10. 9. Night Olympics, Part Two
    Green Arrow
  11. 10. Mogo Doesn't Socialize
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  12. 11. Father's Day
    Vigilante
  13. 12. Father's Day
    Vigilante
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Vigilante
  15. 14. Father's Day Part II
    Vigilante
  16. 15. Brief Lives
    Vega
  17. 16. A Man's World
    Vega
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Swamp Thing
  19. 18. The Jungle Line
    Superman and Swamp Thing
  20. 19. Tygers
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  22. 21. Footsteps
    Phantom Stranger
  23. 22. In Blackest Night
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  24. 23. Villains in Love!
    Batman
  25. 24. Mortal Clay
    Batman
  26. 25. Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore
    Superman; Batman; Superman and Swamp Thing
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