([November] 1991)

Marvel, 1991 Series
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Price:
17.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Pages:
324
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc. and DC Comics Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics; DC [bullet]
ISBN:
0-87135-858-1 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald (Marvel); Michael Charles Hill (DC)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Squarebound Trade Paperback
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Date listed is release date.

Originally published as:
MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz (Marvel / DC, 1975 series) #1 (cover only).
Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel / DC, 1976 series) #[nn] ([January] 1976).
Marvel Treasury Edition (Marvel, 1974 series) #28 (Superman and Spider-Man) ([July] 1981.
DC Special (DC, 1977 series) #27 (Batman vs. the Incredible Hulk) (Fall 1981).
Marvel and DC Present Featuring The Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans (Marvel, 1982 series) #1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
George Perez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man; Batman; Hulk; Teen Titans [Raven; Starfire; Cyborg; Wonder Girl; Robin; Changeling; Kid Flash]; X-Men [Storm; Colossus; Wolverine; Cyclops; Sprite; Nightcrawler]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and inside back cover.

["Do we let the 'Dupers' -- whoever they are -- get away with what they've done --"] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Jerry Serpe; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Partial panel image from the Superman and the Amazing Spider-Man story "The Battle of the Century!".

[Crossover Classics The Marvel / DC Collection] (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
? (title logo)
Inks:
? (title logo)
Colors:
? (title logo)
Letters:
? (title logo)

Indexer Notes

Credits, indicia, title and contents pages.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano (pg.1); Tom DeFalco (pg.2)
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man
Synopsis:
Introductions to the collected edition.

[MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz #1] (Table of Contents)

Wizard of Oz / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dorothy; Toto; Scarecrow; Lion; Tin Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz #1 was DC's and Marvel's first joint publication.

[Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man #nn] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (roughs); Ross Andru (finished pencils); Neal Adams (Superman redraws)
Inks:
Dick Giordano; Terry Austin (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe ?
Letters:
Sol Harrison; Jack Adler (assist) (Production); Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

For information on the cover credits, see the index of the original issue.

How This Famous Cover Was Born (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (sketches); Ross Andru (finished cover pencils); Neal Adams (Superman redraws on cover reproduction)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (figures on cover reproduction); Terry Austin (backgrounds on cover reproduction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man
Reprints:

Intro (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Gerry remembers the genesis of the project.

The Battle of the Century! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / comic story / 96 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Ross Andru; Neal Adams (some Superman-related alterations); John Romita (some Spider-Man related alterations)
Inks:
Dick Giordano; Terry Austin (backgrounds); Josef Rubinstein (assists); Bob Wiacek (assists)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Steve Lombard; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus; Betty Brant-Leeds; J. Jonah Jameson; Joe Robertson; Mary Jane Watson; Ned Leeds
Synopsis:
Brought together by fate and deep hatred of their foes, Dr. Octopus and Lex Luthor join forces to defeat Superman and Spider-Man.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adams, Romita, Austin; Rubinstein, and Wiacek are not credited in either the original or this reprint. For more information, see the index of the original printing.

[Back-Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru; Neal Adams (Superman redraws)
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Jerry Serpe ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Enlarged partial image of Superman from panel in following story.

[Marvel Treasury Edition #28] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita (layouts); Bob Larkin (painting)
Inks:
Bob Larkin (painting)
Colors:
Bob Larkin (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man; Dr. Doom; the Parasite
Reprints:

[Preliminary Cover Design] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Spider-Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Buscema's pencil roughs of the cover.

Intro (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Marv remembers the genesis of the project.

The Heroes and the Holocaust (Table of Contents)

Superman; Spider-Man / comic story / 62 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter; Marv Wolfman (plot suggestions)
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (figures); Terry Austin; Klaus Janson; Bob McLeod; Al Milgrom; Steve Leialoha; Walt Simonson; Bob Layton; Joe Rubinstein; Bob Wiacek (all credited with backgrounds inking)
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Allen Milgrom; Joe Orlando (consulting editor); Len Wein (consulting editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Doom; Hulk; May Parker (cameo); J. Jonah Jameson; Joe Robertson; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Steve Lombard; Morgan Edge; Parasite; Glory Grant; Wonder Woman
Synopsis:
Dr. Doom hatches a plot invloving Superman, the Parasite, Hulk and Wonder Woman that Spider-Man stumbles upon.
Reprints:

[Spider-Man / Superman] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Superman

Indexer Notes

The origins of Spider-Man and Superman, each on half of the page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dick Giordano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk

Indexer Notes

Enlarged partial image from splash page in the following story.

[DC Special Series #27] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hulk; Joker
Reprints:

[Evolution of a Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hulk / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano; Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hulk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Included are 4 rough pencil cover ideas from Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez.

Intro (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Len remembers the genesis of the project.

The Monster and the Madman (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hulk / comic story / 64 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Jim Shooter (consulting editor); Allen Milgrom (consulting editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Shaper of Worlds; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Doc Samson; General "Thunderbolt" Ross; Images of Two-Face; Rhino; Abomination; the Leader; Killer Moth; Scarecrow [Johnathon Crane]
Synopsis:
The Shaper of World enlists the Joker's aid to get Bruce Banner. Batman, however has other ideas.
Reprints:

The Origin of Batman / The Origin of the Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hulk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hulk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Half page origins of Batman and the Incredible Hulk.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dick Giordano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Enlarged partial image of Batman from panel in previous story.

[Marvel and DC Present Featuring The Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans #1] (Table of Contents)

X-Men; Teen Titans / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Darkseid; Dark Phoenix; Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Cyborg; Raven; Changeling; Starfire]; X-Men [Cyclops; Professor Xavier; Storm; Nightcrawler; Wolverine; Colossus; Sprite]
Reprints:

Intro (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Chris remembers the genesis of the project.

Apokolips...Now (Table of Contents)

Teen Titans; X-Men / comic story / 64 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones; Len Wein (consulting editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Darkseid; Metron; X-Men [Professor Xavier; Storm; Colossus; Wolverine; Cyclops; Sprite; Nightcrawler]; Phoenix [Jean Gray] (as a ghost); Teen Titans [Raven; Starfire; Cyborg; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Changeling; Kid Flash [Wally West]]; Deathstroke; Jon Grey (Jean's father); Elaine Grey (Jean's mother); Ravok the Ravager; Parademons; Dark Phoenix
Synopsis:
Darkseid recreates Dark Phoenix in order to rule the universe. The Teen Titans and the X-Men are then drawn into the scheme.
Reprints:

["And now a word (or two) from Kitty Pryde..."] (Table of Contents)

Kitty Pryde / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Pryde

Indexer Notes

Illustration that says "Marvel Comics is Power" with story credits block.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Enlarged partial image of Spider-Man from "The Battle of the Century!" story.

Bios (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Bios of all the creators involved.

"Sixteen years after their first co-publication..." (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
George Perez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Mary Jane Watson; Dr. Octopus; Wonder Woman; Hulk; Dr. Doom; Parasite; Joker; Abomination; Two-Face; Scarecrow; Rhino; Leader; Killer Moth; Shaper of Worlds; Dark Phoenix; Professor Xavier; Deathstroke; Darkseid

Indexer Notes

Back cover promotional text and illustration for this collection.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Do we let the 'Dupers' -- whoever they are -- get away with what they've done --"]
    Superman; Spider-Man
  4. 3. [Crossover Classics The Marvel / DC Collection]
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. [MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz #1]
    Wizard of Oz
  7. 6. [Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man #nn]
    Superman; Spider-Man
  8. 7. How This Famous Cover Was Born
    Superman; Spider-Man
  9. 8. Intro
  10. 9. The Battle of the Century!
    Superman; Spider-Man
  11. 10. [Back-Cover Illustration]
    Superman; Spider-Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  13. 12. [Marvel Treasury Edition #28]
    Superman; Spider-Man
  14. 13. [Preliminary Cover Design]
    Superman; Spider-Man
  15. 14. Intro
  16. 15. The Heroes and the Holocaust
    Superman; Spider-Man
  17. 16. [Spider-Man / Superman]
    Spider-Man; Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  19. 18. [DC Special Series #27]
    Batman; Hulk
  20. 19. [Evolution of a Cover]
    Batman; Hulk
  21. 20. Intro
  22. 21. The Monster and the Madman
    Batman; Hulk
  23. 22. The Origin of Batman / The Origin of the Incredible Hulk
    Batman; Hulk
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  25. 24. [Marvel and DC Present Featuring The Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans #1]
    X-Men; Teen Titans
  26. 25. Intro
  27. 26. Apokolips...Now
    Teen Titans; X-Men
  28. 27. ["And now a word (or two) from Kitty Pryde..."]
    Kitty Pryde
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  30. 29. Bios
  31. 30. "Sixteen years after their first co-publication..."
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