Promethea #1 [Cover B]
(August 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages:
44
On-sale date:
1999
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
America's Best Comics, LLC
Brand:
America's Best Comics
Barcode:
76194122058100111
Editing:
Scott Dunbier (Editor); Eric DeSantis (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Paper
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


If She Did Not Exist... ...We Would Have to Invent Her. (Table of Contents)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J.H. Williams III (signed)
Inks:
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
Occult; Fantasy; superhero
Characters:
Promethea
Reprints:

The Radiant, Heavenly City (Table of Contents)

Promethea / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
J.H. Williams III
Inks:
Mick Gray
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
Occult; Fantasy; superhero
Characters:
Sophie Bangs; Stacia Van De Veer; Barbara Shelley; Weeping Gorilla (comic book); Hypatia (mentioned); Charlton Sennet; Anna (Sennet's housemaid); Margaret Taylor Case; Grace Branagh; William Woolcott; Steve Shelley; The Five Swell Guys; Kenneth (psychic); Marv (genius); Roger (muscle); Bob (leader); Stan (mechanic); Smee; Promethea [Barbara Shelley]; Thoth-Hermes; Promethea [original]; Promethea [Sophie Bangs]
Synopsis:
Sophie tries to interview Barbara Shelley about Promethea, but Barbara refuses. A Smee attacks Sophie and Promethea briefly rescues her. Promethea reverts to Barbara who tells Sophie to imagine herself Promethea or they will both die. Sophie writes a poem and becomes Promethea in time to stop the Smee. In addition, a small girl in Roman Alexandria becomes the first Promethea.
Reprints:

The Promethea Puzzle: An Adventure in Folklore (Table of Contents)

Promethea / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore

Genre:
Occult; Fantasy; superhero
Characters:
Charlton Sennet; Margaret Taylor Case; Grace Branagh; William Woolcott; Steve Shelley; Promethea
Synopsis:
Sophie's essay about the history of Promethea in folklore.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. If She Did Not Exist... ...We Would Have to Invent Her.
    Promethea
  2. 1. The Radiant, Heavenly City
    Promethea
  3. 2. The Promethea Puzzle: An Adventure in Folklore
    Promethea
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ken Lemons
  • Christopher Day