([May] 2008)

DC, 2008 Series
 
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?
Price:
14.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages:
196
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?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Bob Joy (Editor, Collected Edition)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman; Van-L; Vara
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Superman: The World of Krypton (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (illustration)
Pencils:
Mike Mignola (illustration)
Inks:
Carlos Garzon (illustration)
Colors:
Petra Scotese (illustration)
Letters:
John Workman (illustration); typeset

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece. Illustration taken from the story from World of Krypton (DC, 1987 series) #4.

Superman: The World of Krypton (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola (illustrations)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (finishes; 1st, 2nd & 4th illustrations); Carlos Garzon (3rd illustration)
Colors:
Petra Scotese (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Jor-El

Indexer Notes

Title page. Illustrations taken from the stories from World of Krypton (DC, 1987 series) #2 (2nd illustration), #3 (1st & 4th illustrations), and #4 (3rd illustration).

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola (1st illustration); Dick Giordano (2nd illustration)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (1st illustration); Dick Giordano (2nd illustration)
Colors:
Petra Scotese (1st illustration); ? (2nd illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Van-L

Indexer Notes

Includes publishing data. Illustrations taken from the stories from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #236 (2nd illustration) and World of Krypton (DC, 1987 series) #1 (1st illustration).

The World (of Krypton) According to Paul (Kupperberg) (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Mike Mignola (illustration)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (illustration)
Colors:
Petra Scotese (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Paul Kupperberg discusses the different versions of Krypton presented over the years. Illutration taken from the story from World of Krypton (DC, 1987 series) #1.

[The World of Krypton #1] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman; Van-L; Vara
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Pieces (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
Mike Mignola (breakdowns)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (finishes)
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Van-L; Vara; Kan-Z; Ten-R; Eyra; Ran-L; Gan-M; Han-T; Nyra
Synopsis:
On the day that Van-L makes the passage to adulthood, riots rage in Kandor over the rights of the clones created and stored for each Kryptonian citizen in case he or she ever needs a replacement limb or organ. At the party celebrating Van-L's passage, Kan-Z confronts and kills his mother Nyra, who has removed one of her clones so that the clone might develop her own personality and become Nyra's own son's bride. This outrage sparks the Kryptonian Clone Wars.
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[The World of Krypton #2] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Van-L (in warsuit)
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After the Fall (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
Mike Mignola (breakdowns)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (finishes)
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Van-L; Ran-L (in flashback); Sen-M (in flashback); Vara; Eyra (flashback)
Synopsis:
A thousand years after the start of the Clone Wars, Van-L walks across the devasted planet of Krypton, remembering the early days of the war, when the group called Black Zero destroyed Kandor. When Van-L finds a group of survivors, he reveals that Black Zero now has a weapon with which it intends to shatter the entire planet.
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[The World of Krypton #3] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Jor-El
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History Lesson (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
Mike Mignola (breakdowns)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (finishes)
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Jor-El; Kelex; Nyra (in flashback); Kan-Z (in flashback); Van-L (in flashback); Vara (in flashback); Seyg-L; Jan-L (in flashback); Nara; Lara
Synopsis:
As Jor-El watches history imagers which recount how Van-L put an end to Kan-Z's mad schemes to destroy Krypton, he is interrupted by his father, who reveals that Jor-El has been given the rare honor of fathering a child.
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[The World of Krypton #4] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El; Lara
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Family History (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Carlos Garzon
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Van-L (in flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Kelex (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback)
Synopsis:
Superman reveals to Lois how his father Jor-El took an unusual (for Kryptonians of his time) interest in his gestating son Kal-El, whom he sent to Earth just as a chain reaction within the core of Krypton created so much pressure that it destroyed the planet.
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Prologue: From out of the Green Dawn... (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Andrew Helfer (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Jor-El; Kelex; Kelor; Lara; Kal-El
Synopsis:
Jor-El attaches his son's gestation matrix to a hyper-light drive in order to send Kal-El to Earth and save him from the destruction of Krypton.
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Indexer Notes

Includes new introductory paragraph. An odd inclusion in this volume, as this entire story was retold nearly verbatim in World of Krypton #4 (the previous sequence).

Jor-El's Golden Folly (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Jor-El; Kim-Da; Professor Ken-Dal; General Dru-Zod; Lara Lor-Van; Fal-Thu; Waz-Em
Synopsis:
Ignoring the jeers of his colleagues, Kryptonian scientist Jor-El experiments with using anti-gravity to aid in space travel. But when astronaut Lara Lor-Van stows away in Jor-El's test rocket, the rocket crashes on Krypton's moon Wegthor, and Jor-El has to come to her rescue.
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The Doomsayer! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Dr. Mo-De
Synopsis:
Superman tells Green Arrow and Black Canary the story of a Kryptonian scientist whose warnings of impending doom went unheeded because his fellow citizens of Surrus were too distracted by musical flowers.
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A Name Is Born (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Du-Vor; Kryp; Tonn
Synopsis:
Du-Vor tells a fellow teacher the story of how two space explorers came to be stranded on ancient Krypton and began the Kryptonian race.
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The Man Who Cheated Time (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
M. W. Kaluta
Inks:
M. W. Kaluta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Zol-Mar; Mal-Va; Thrax-Ol; Ron-Ru
Synopsis:
Under the Scarlet Jungle of Krypton lies a condemned device, with which scientist Mal-Va planned to send his assistant Zol-Mar into the past and then return him after 10 minutes. However, Zol-Mar had ambitions of his own and sabotaged the machine, intending to stay in the past and be acclaimed for his mastery of the technologically advanced devices he carried with him. But the experiment, and Zol-Mar's plans, went horribly wrong when the time travel machine sent Zol-Mar in the wrong direction.
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All in the Mind! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Min-Tor; Lan-Nu; Jan-Ar; Sala; Frippe
Synopsis:
Kryptonian archaeologists uncover a globe which contains the story of the war between Erkol and Xan. After Xan detonated a bomb, hostilities ceased, but all babies conceived on that day in Erkol were born without thumbs but with enlarged heads. Years later, these children, who had been exiled, discovered that they had also been born with telekinesis. When the children learned that war had resumed and that Erkol was threatened by a doomsday weapon, they attempted to return home to stop the device, but Erkol was destroyed. So the children returned to their city, which they named Kryptonopolis.
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The Greatest Green Lantern of All! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin; Neal Adams (idea)
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Green Lantern [Tomar-Re]; Guardians of the Universe; Superman [Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara; Brainiac
Synopsis:
The Guardians of the Universe explain to Green Lantern Tomar-Re that his failure to prevent the destruction of Krypton might not truly be considered a failure, even though the Guardians once thought to make Kal-El the leader of the Green Lantern Corps, because the destruction of Krypton allowed Superman to fulfill his destiny as the universe's greatest champion.
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The Face on the Falling Star! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Mag-El; Jaki; Atlas
Synopsis:
In ancient Krypton, two siblings get lost looking for a puzzling object that fell from the sky. As they try to return home, the object helps the pair escape the hazards of the Flame Forest, but they never learn the object's otherworldly origin.
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The Stranger (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Clark Kent [Superman]; Pete Ross; Jon Ross; Bel-Der; Al-Nei; Jo-Mon; Kam-Va
Synopsis:
At Christmas time, Clark tells Jon Ross the story of how on ancient Krypton, when Bel-Der fought to free his fellow men from the tyranny of Al-Nei, a miracle-working stranger named Jo-Mon appeared. Though Jo-Mon spoke only of peace, Al-Nei killed the prophet, but not before he had convinced many men to follow his ways and brought lasting peace to Krypton.
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...And Not a Drop to Drink (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman; Morgan Edge; Kro-Na; Zara; Tala-A
Synopsis:
Seeing Morgan Edge wasting water during a drought, Superman tells him how on ancient Krypton the people of Erkol discovered a drought was caused directly by the traditional practices of a tribe of nearby hill-dwellers. It was only once the hill-dwellers were convinced to change their ways that the ecological balance could be restored so that civilization on Krypton could be preserved.
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Last "Scoop" on Krypton! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Original Editor)

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Jor-El; Par-Es; Fel-Kar
Synopsis:
A Kryptonian newsman discovers that Fel-Kar, a member of the Science Council, knows that Jor-El is conducting illegal experiments in space exploration, but doesn't understand why Fel-Kar has failed to take any action. Only when he sees Fel-Kar trying to escape Krypton's death throes in Jor-El's unfinished full-size rocket, not the model rocket used to send Kal-El to Earth, does the newsman understands Fel-Kar's plan. So the newsman prevents Fel-Kar from getting to Jor-El's model rocket and files a final article no one will ever read exposing the corrupt official.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

World of Krypton / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero; Science Fiction
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El; Lara
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Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    World of Krypton
  2. 1. Superman: The World of Krypton
    World of Krypton
  3. 2. Superman: The World of Krypton
    World of Krypton
  4. 3. [Table of Contents]
    World of Krypton
  5. 4. The World (of Krypton) According to Paul (Kupperberg)
  6. 5. [The World of Krypton #1]
    World of Krypton
  7. 6. Pieces
    World of Krypton
  8. 7. [The World of Krypton #2]
    World of Krypton
  9. 8. After the Fall
    World of Krypton
  10. 9. [The World of Krypton #3]
    World of Krypton
  11. 10. History Lesson
    World of Krypton
  12. 11. [The World of Krypton #4]
    World of Krypton
  13. 12. Family History
    World of Krypton
  14. 13. Prologue: From out of the Green Dawn...
    Superman
  15. 14. Jor-El's Golden Folly
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  16. 15. The Doomsayer!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  17. 16. A Name Is Born
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  18. 17. The Man Who Cheated Time
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  19. 18. All in the Mind!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  20. 19. The Greatest Green Lantern of All!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  21. 20. The Face on the Falling Star!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  22. 21. The Stranger
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  23. 22. ...And Not a Drop to Drink
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  24. 23. Last "Scoop" on Krypton!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    World of Krypton
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