(July 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 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)

Midnight; Nightshade / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Valentino [as V] (layouts, signed); Keith Wilson (signed); William Messner-Loebs (signed)
Inks:
Keith Wilson (signed); William Messner-Loebs (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Midnight; Nightshade [Eve Eden]

Indexer Notes

Jim Valentino credit confirmed by the artist, July 2009.

A Princess Story (Table of Contents)

Nightshade / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Greenberger
Pencils:
Rob Liefeld
Inks:
Bob Lewis
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Nightshade [Eve Eden]; Father Craemer; Warren Eden; Maureen Eden; Larry Eden; Incubus; Incu-Demons; King Faraday; The Image (cameo); Black Spider (cameo); Punch; Jewelee; Amanda Waller; Task Force X [Rick Flag; Nemesis [Tom Tresser]; Captain Boomerang; Deadshot; Bronze Tiger]; Captain Atom; Justice League [Batman; Martian Manhunter; Blue Beetle; Mister Miracle; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Vixen] (cameo)
Synopsis:
Nightshade relates her past to Father Craemer on the eve of her return to her home dimension with the rest of Task Force X to try to rescue her brother.

Indexer Notes

Ties in the Charlton character with the then-current Suicide Squad continuity. Leads into the storyline in Suicide Squad (DC, 1987 series) #14-16.

The Secret Origin of Midnight (Table of Contents)

Midnight / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Jean Simek
Job Number:
G-3462

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Midnight [Dave Clark]; Freddy; Morris Carleton; Rod Reilly; Rocco; Eddie; Doc Wackey (cameo); Gabby (cameo)
Synopsis:
When Dave Clark figures out that a building collapsed due to shoddy construction he becomes Midnight and goes after the builder.

Indexer Notes

Based on the story from Smash Comics (Quality Comics, 1939 series) #18 (January 1941).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Greenberger; Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3186

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from David Metz, Roger de Peregrine and Neil Ahlquist.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Midnight; Nightshade
  2. 1. A Princess Story
    Nightshade
  3. 2. The Secret Origin of Midnight
    Midnight
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mark Waid
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer