(May 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Mark Waid; Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#50 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Lightning; Miss America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Inks:
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Miss America [Joan Dale]

The Secret Origin of Black Lightning (Table of Contents)

Black Lightning / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Greg Brooks
Inks:
Greg Brooks
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters:
Carrie Spiegle
Job Number:
G-3534

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Lynn Stewart (cameo); Outsiders [Batman; Geo-Force; Halo; Metamorpho; Katana] (cameo; photo); Mr. Chapin; Earl Clifford; The 100 [Joey Toledo; Roscoe]; Peter Gambi; Tobias Whale
Synopsis:
While on the phone with his ex-wife, Jefferson Pierce thinks back on the events that lead to him becoming Black Lightning;

Indexer Notes

Based on the story in Black Lightning (DC, 1977 series) #1 (April 1977).

The Secret Origin of Miss America (Table of Contents)

Miss America / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils:
Grant Miehm
Inks:
Grant Miehm
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Jean Simek
Job Number:
G-3475

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Miss America [Joan Dale]; Jeff Healy; Ramon (villain); Uncle Sam; Neon the Unknown; Magno; Red Torpedo; Invisible Hood; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Professor Mazursky; Agent X
Synopsis:
Joan Dale becomes Miss America and helps Uncle Sam and a group of other heroes stop part of the Japanese airplanes from reaching Pearl Harbor.
Keywords:
Pearl Harbor; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Military 1-7, and contemporary All Star Squadron issues. Story continued in Young All Stars #12. This character is the post-Crisis replacement for the Earth-Two (Golden Age) Wonder Woman as Thomas tries to merge the pre-Crisis continuities of Earth-One and Earth-Two.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secret Admirers / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy THomas; Peter Sanderson
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3046

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Charles J. Sperling, David Metz, Terry Wilson, Brie Millington and Bill Behrens.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Lightning; Miss America
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Black Lightning
    Black Lightning
  3. 2. The Secret Origin of Miss America
    Miss America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mark Waid
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer