(1990)

DC, 1990 Series
 
Price:
24.95 USD; 30.95 CAD
Pages:
288
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
0-930289-57-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Mike Gold
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

A paperback version with a cover by Jack Kirby was advertised but never released.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

DC Golden Age Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

One Man's Gold is Another Man's Pyrite (Table of Contents)

Foreword / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Various covers used for illustration.

The Roots of Magic (Table of Contents)

Introduction / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Various old panels used as illustrations.

[The Siege of Korva] (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Reprints:

While the City Sleeps (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Thought Terror (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original issue index list this story as 9 pages. (?)

Where Is Amorpho? (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Greg Theakston
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Give Your Town a Present (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
Bob Le Rose
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from public service ad (1949)

The Story of Wildcat (Table of Contents)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (not credited in the book)
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Introducing Star Spangled Comics (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from various issues dated October 1941

The Count (Table of Contents)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Pete Riss ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Robbie Busch
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from Mac Raboy to ? by Craig Delich 2013-5-13. Editor Busy Arnold, in an interview on June 30, 1972, states "Mac Raboy never did any work for Quality Comics".
Pencils tentatively credited to Pete Riss through consensus art identification on the GCD-Main discussion list (September 10, 2013).

[Midget Cartoonist] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

The Icicle Goes South (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Pawn Broker [The Van Leew Emeralds] (Table of Contents)

Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Creig Flessel (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Rise and Fall of the Norman Empire (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Everett Hibbard
Inks:
Everett Hibbard
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally two 10-page sequences.

Menace of the Invisible Raiders (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Red Feather Kid (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
Bob Le Rose
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from public service ad (1949)

Boys from Nowhere [The Return of Zor] (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Lonesome Kangaroo (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
Robbie Busch
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Contents page mislabels this as from Action Comics #128.

The Streets of Chinatown (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
Robbie Busch
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

The Big Eight (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:
  • from various issues dated (June 1942)

The President's Been Kidnapped [The Kidnap Plot] (Table of Contents)

Black Condor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Stein
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
Greg Theakston
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:
  • from various issues dated July 1944

The Day that Was Five Years Long (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Superman Returns to Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Robotman vs. Rubberman (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Plateau Of Oblivion (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
?
Colors:
Greg Theakston
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Reprints:

The Icebound Maidens (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
William Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
Robbie Busch
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Action! Thrills! Adventure! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:
  • from various DC comics (October 1941)

The Injustice Society of the World [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
John Belfi (not credited in the book)
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 3 (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
John Belfi (not credited in the book)
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 4 (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 5 (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 6 (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 7 (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
John Belfi (not credited in the book)
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Creating the Greatest (Table of Contents)

Biographies / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Biographies of the stories' creators.

End Notes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Various covers used as illustrations.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    DC Golden Age Heroes
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. One Man's Gold is Another Man's Pyrite
    Foreword
  4. 3. The Roots of Magic
    Introduction
  5. 4. [The Siege of Korva]
    Boy Commandos
  6. 5. While the City Sleeps
    Batman
  7. 6. The Thought Terror
    Hawkman
  8. 7. Where Is Amorpho?
    Plastic Man
  9. 8. Give Your Town a Present
    Superboy
  10. 9. The Story of Wildcat
    Wildcat
  11. 10. The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch
    Black Canary
  12. 11. Introducing Star Spangled Comics
  13. 12. The Count
    Kid Eternity
  14. 13. [Midget Cartoonist]
    Scribbly
  15. 14. The Icicle Goes South
    Green Lantern
  16. 15. The Pawn Broker [The Van Leew Emeralds]
    Sandman
  17. 16. The Rise and Fall of the Norman Empire
    Flash
  18. 17. Menace of the Invisible Raiders
    Starman
  19. 18. The Red Feather Kid
    Green Arrow
  20. 19. Boys from Nowhere [The Return of Zor]
    Spectre
  21. 20. The Lonesome Kangaroo
    Vigilante
  22. 21. The Streets of Chinatown
    Slam Bradley
  23. 22. The Big Eight
  24. 23. The President's Been Kidnapped [The Kidnap Plot]
    Black Condor
  25. 24. Editorial Advisory Board
  26. 25. The Day that Was Five Years Long
    Johnny Quick
  27. 26. Superman Returns to Krypton
    Superman
  28. 27. Robotman vs. Rubberman
    Robotman
  29. 28. The Plateau Of Oblivion
    Blackhawk
  30. 29. The Icebound Maidens
    Wonder Woman
  31. 30. Action! Thrills! Adventure!
  32. 31. The Injustice Society of the World [Chapter 1]
    Justice Society of America
  33. 32. The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 2
    Hawkman
  34. 33. The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 3
    Flash
  35. 34. The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 4
    Green Lantern
  36. 35. The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 5
    Atom
  37. 36. The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 6
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  38. 37. The Injustice Society of the World Chapter 7
    Justice Society of America
  39. 38. Creating the Greatest
    Biographies
  40. 39. End Notes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
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