(December 2007 [October 31, 2007])

DC, 2007 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.65 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194126083902611
Editing:
Mike Carlin; Elisabeth V. Gehrlein (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title changes to COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS. Indicia title remains COUNTDOWN.


The Turning Point (Table of Contents)

Countdown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Claudio Castellini [as C.C.] (signed)
Inks:
Claudio Castellini [as C.C.] (signed)
Colors:
Alex Bleyaert
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Monitors; Darkseid; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Jason Todd; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Superman

Halfway to Hell! (Table of Contents)

Countdown / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (story consultant); Paul Dini (head writer); Jimmy Palmiotti; Justin Gray
Pencils:
Scott Kolins
Inks:
Scott Kolins
Colors:
Tom Chu
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Monitors; The Challengers from Beyond [Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Donna Troy; Bob the Monitor; Jason Todd]; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Una [Luornu Durgo]; Buddy Blank; Buddy Blank's grandson; Firestorm [Jason Rusch]; Jimmy Olsen; Forager; Atom [Ryan Choi] (cameo flashback); Joker's Daughter [Duela Dent] (cameo flashback; dies); Mary Marvel [Mary Batson] (cameo); Lex Luthor (Earth-15); VILLAINS: Monarch [Nathaniel Adam]; Forerunner [Viza]; Crime Society [Johnny Quick (Earth-3); Owlman (Earth-3); Power Ring (Earth-3); Superwoman (Earth-3); Ultraman (Earth-3)]; Lord Havok (Earth-8); The Extremists [Barracuda (Earth-8); Dr. Diehard (Earth-8); Dreamslayer (Earth-8); Gorgon (Earth-8); Tracer (Earth-8)]; Parademons; Eclipso [Jean Loring] (cameo); Darkseid (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Monitors convene a war council, and recap the events of the story to date.

DC Nation 85 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Didio
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Matt Banning
Colors:
Jeromy Cox
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Big Barda
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dan Didio talks about the Fourth World, the DEATH OF THE NEW GODS mini-series, and the coming of the Fifth World. Hot list - COUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS #1, CRIME BIBLE: THE FIVE LESSONS #1 and DC INFINITE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1. House ad for COUNTDOWN #25.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Turning Point
    Countdown
  2. 1. Halfway to Hell!
    Countdown
  3. 2. DC Nation 85
    DC Nation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer