(1989)

DC, 1989 Series
 
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Promotional giveaway for DC trade paperbacks. The word FREE is superimposed on 1.00 USD and 1.25 CAD cover prices.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Camelot 3000; Justice League; Teen Titans / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Mazzucchelli; Brian Bolland; Kevin Maguire; George Perez
Inks:
David Mazzucchelli; Bruce Patterson; Kevin Maguire; George Perez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Batman; Justice League [Guy Gardner; Martian Manhunter; Batman]; King Arthur; Teen Titans [Cyborg; Nightwing; Starfire]
Reprints:
  • from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #? [only Batman art, from the Year One storyline]

The New Age of Comics! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
The Editors (introduction); ? (promo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Introduction, promo for the Collected Editions of the excerpts printed in this issue and indicia.

"The Origin of the Batman!" (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Feets Borgam; Commissioner James Gordon; Joe Chill; Martha Wayne (flashback); Monty Julep; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Thomas Wayne (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story credited to Bob Kane and Lou Schwartz. Excerpt from The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told.

[The Past and Future King!] (Table of Contents)

Camelot 3000 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Guinevere [Joan Acton]; King Arthur; Merlin; Morgan Le Fay; Sir Lancelot [Jules Futrelle]
Synopsis:
Jules Futrelle becomes Sir Lancelot and Morgan Le Fay plots New Camelot's destruction.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from the Camelot 3000 trade paperback.

[Gray Life, Gray Dreams] (Table of Contents)

Justice League / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (plot); J.M. DeMatteis (script)
Pencils:
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Kevin Maguire
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Bob Lappan
Editing:
Andrew Helfer (original editor)

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Justice League [Batman; Black Canary; Blue Beetle; Booster Gold; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Martian Manhunter; Mister Miracle]
Synopsis:
Guy Gardner unsuccessfully challenges Batman's leadership of the Justice League.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from Justice League: A New Beginning.

[Crossroads] (Table of Contents)

Teen Titans / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (plot, script); George Perez (plot)
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman (in a reflecton); Deathstroke; Teen Titans [Changeling; Cyborg; Raven; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Starfire; Terra; Wonder Girl]; Wintergreen
Synopsis:
Robin retires while Deathstroke watches.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract.

A Guide To Comics Collecting (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Thompson; Maggie Thompson
Pencils:
various (cover reprints)
Inks:
various (cover reprints)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes miniature black & white cover reprints of Famous Funnies #1, Action Comics #1, Marvel Comics #1 and Showcase #4. Chapter titles: Comic Buyer's Guide Introduction to Comics Collecting; Comics History; Comics Collecting Then; Comics Collecting Now; Before You Collect; Condition Guide; Definitions.

Even Super-Heroes Take Time Off For Their Weekly Comics Buyer's Guide (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Staton (illo, signed)
Inks:
Joe Staton (illo, signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman (caricature with slightly different costume and color scheme, illo)

Indexer Notes

Comic Buyer's Guide subscription advertisement.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Camelot 3000; Justice League; Teen Titans
  2. 1. The New Age of Comics!
  3. 2. "The Origin of the Batman!"
    Batman
  4. 3. [The Past and Future King!]
    Camelot 3000
  5. 4. [Gray Life, Gray Dreams]
    Justice League
  6. 5. [Crossroads]
    Teen Titans
  7. 6. A Guide To Comics Collecting
  8. 7. Even Super-Heroes Take Time Off For Their Weekly Comics Buyer's Guide
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