(1988)

DC, 1988 Series
 
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Price:
35.00 USD
Pages:
138
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ISBN:
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Editing:
Mike Gold
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

DC Universe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Colors:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Introduction: The Beginning (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Written September 22, 1987

Filling the Void: The Non-Essentials (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal Adams
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
Cory Adams
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Synopsis:
Essay on the role of storytellers.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Once Upon a Time in New York (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Brian Bolland; Howard Chaykin; Dave Gibbons; Jaime Hernandez; Carmine Infantino; Bob Kane; Andy Kubert; Joe Kubert; Paul Norris; George Perez; Kurt Schaffenberger; Curt Swan
Inks:
Brian Bolland; Howard Chaykin; Dave Gibbons; Jaime Hernandez; Carmine Infantino; Bob Kane; Andy Kubert; Joe Kubert; Paul Norris; George Perez; Kurt Schaffenberger; Curt Swan
Colors:
Tom Zuiko
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Blackhawk; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Lady Blackhawk; Rorschach; Sargent Rock; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]: Wonder Woman [Diana]
Synopsis:
Essay on Schwartz's relationship with DC Comics and comics in general.

Indexer Notes

This includes close up taken from the later fold-out poster.

Dear Superman: A Reminiscence (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
Joe Shuster
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Essay on the history and creation of Superman.
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Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

The Dark Detective: The Legacy of Batman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kane
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
Bill Wray
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker; Penguin; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]
Synopsis:
Essay on the history and creation of Batman.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Not Just a Comic: Books of War (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
Adam Kubert
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Sargent Rock; Balloon Buster [Steve Savage]; Easy Company [Bulldozer; Flower; Jackie Johnson; Little Sureshot]; Lieutenant Jeb Stuart; The Losers [Captain William Storm; Gunner Mackay; Johnny Cloud; Pooch; Sarge Clay]; Mademoiselle Marie
Synopsis:
Essay on the history of Sgt. Rock and Easy Co.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Captain Marvel & All the Little Marvels (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
Steve Oliff
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]
Synopsis:
Essay on the history of Captain Marvel.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Legion of Super-Heroes: Familiar Futures (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Steve Lightle
Colors:
Phil DeWalt
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Blok; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Dawnstar; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Polar Boy [Brek Bannin]; Quislet; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sensor Girl [Projectra]; Tellus; Timber Wolf [Brin Londo]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]
Synopsis:
Essay on the history of the Legion.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Beauty's Only Skin Deep, Chlorophyll Goes to the Bone (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Steve Bissette; John Totleben
Inks:
Steve Bissette; John Totleben
Colors:
Steve Bissette; John Totleben
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Swamp Thing
Synopsis:
Essay on the history of Swamp Thing.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Even the Gods Have Flaws (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Rude
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Steve Rude
Colors:
Steve Oliff
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Darksied; Kalibak; Beautiful Dreamer; Lightray; Mister Miracle [Scot Free]; Orion
Synopsis:
Essay on the history of the New Gods.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

The Man for a Job is Sometimes a Woman (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ramona Fradon
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
Tom Luth
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Aquaman
Synopsis:
Essay on the her relationship to DC Comics and comics in general.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

A Sense of Wonder: The Amazon Mythos (Table of Contents)

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Script:
George Perez
Pencils:
George Perez; Trina Robbins
Inks:
George Perez; Trina Robbins
Colors:
George Perez; Trina Robbins
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Synopsis:
Essay on the history of Wonder Woman.

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

Afterword (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Miller
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Frank Miller
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

1 page pin up, 1 page text.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

DC Universe / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Adams; Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson; Jim Aparo; Steve Bissette; Bret Blevins; Brian Bolland; Pat Broderick; Howard Chaykin; Gene Colan; Ernie Colon; Denys Cowan; Jan Duursema; Ramona Fradon; Dave Gibbons; Keith Giffen; Michael T Gibert; Dick Giordano; Mike Grell; Irwin Hasen; Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez; Carmine Infantino; Bob Kane; Gil Kane; Michael Kaluta; Jack Kirby; Andy Kubert; Joe Kubert; Steve Lightle; Frank McLaughlin; Sheldon Mayer; Jim Mooney; Gray Morrow; Mart Nodell; Paul Norris; Joe Orlando; George Perez; Steve Rude; P Craig Russel; Kurt Schaffenberger; Bill Sienkiewicz; Walt Simonson; Dan Spiegle; Jim Starlin; Joe Staton; Jim Steranko; Dave Stevens; Curt Swan; Frank Thorne; Matt Wagner; Mary Wilshire
Inks:
Art Adams; Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson; Jim Aparo; Brian Bolland; Pat Broderick; Howard Chaykin; Gene Colan; Ernie Colon; Denys Cowan; Jan Duursema; Ramona Fradon; Dave Gibbons; Keith Giffen; Michael T Gibert; Dick Giordano; Mike Grell; Irwin Hasen; Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez; Carmine Infantino; Bob Kane; Gil Kane; Michael Kaluta; Jack Kirby; Andy Kubert; Steve Lightle; Frank McLaughlin; Sheldon Mayer; Jim Mooney; Gray Morrow; Mart Nodell; Paul Norris; Joe Orlando; George Perez; Mike Royer; Steve Rude; P Craig Russel; Kurt Schaffenberger; Bill Sienkiewicz; Walt Simonson; Dan Spiegle; Jim Starlin; Joe Staton; Jim Steranko; Dave Stevens; Curt Swan; Frank Thorne; John Totleben; Matt Wagner; Al Williamson; Mary Wilshire
Colors:
Tom Zuiko
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Adam Strange; Amethyst; Arion; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr]; Blackhawk; Cain; Captain Atom; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Chop-Chop; Cryll; Darkseid; Deadman [Boston Brand]; Enemy Ace; Etrigon; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; J'Onn J'Onzz; Judomaster; Lady Blackhawk; Metamorpho; Mister Miracle [Scott Free]; OMAC; Phantom Stranger; Plastic Man; Power Girl; Question [Vic Sage]; Ragman [Rory Regan]; Ray [Happy Terrill]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sarge Steel; Sargent Rock; Silverblade; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Spike; Sugar; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Swamp Thing; Tomahawk; Tommy Tomorrow; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Warlord; White Witch; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Zatanna; Zatara

Indexer Notes

This is a "jam" poster with 56 characters drawn by 54 artists. It is also a fold out, the actual image being 3 pages. It is counted here as: 1 page index, 1 page front image (53 characters) and 1 page back (3 characters).

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History of the DC Universe / comic story / 98 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Bob Lerose; Bill Wray; Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Harbinger; Cameos -- Abin Sur; Abnegazar; Abra Kadabra; Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Amazing Man [Will Everett, Sr]; Amethyst; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Anthro; Anti-Monitor; Aquagirl [Tula]; Aqualad [Garth]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Arak; Arion; Arisia; Artin; Atom [Al Pratt]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Atomic Knight [Gardner Grayle]; Auron; Azrael;

Biff Bailey; Balloon Buster [Steve Savage]; Jason Bard; Baron Winters; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Beautiful Dreamer; Andrew Bennett; Big Barda; Big Bear; Black Adam; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr]; Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Black Orchid; Black Pirate; Black Racer; Blackbriar Thorn; Blackhawk; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Blok; Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Blue Devil [Daniel Casidy]; Booster Gold; Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]; Brainiac; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Brainwave [Henry King, Sr]; Brainwave, Jr [Henry King, Jr]; Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Broot; Brother Blood; Brooklyn; Bushmaster; Harvey Bullock; B'wana Beast;

Captain Atom; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]; Captain Comet; Captain Fear; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Rip Carter; Captain Ulysses Hazard; Captain William Storm; Cave Carson; Celebrand; Celsius [Arani Desai]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Chemical King; Weng Chan [Chop-Chop]; Changeling [Garfield Logan]; André Chavard; Chief; Chris KL-99; Cinnamon; Ch'p; Lilith Clay; Johnny Cloud; Colonel Rick Flag; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]; Commander Steel [Hank Hayward]; Control; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Cryll; Cyborg [Vic Stone];

Darkseid; Dartalg; Rocky Davis; Dawnstar; Deadman [Boston Brand]; Deadshot; Per Degaton; Lili Deneuve; Desaad; Destiny; Carlo DiRienzi; Doc; Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Doctor Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Doctor Midnight; Doctor Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Doctor Mist; Doctor Occult; Doll Man [Darrell Dane]; Dolphin; Don Caballero; Dove [Don Hall]; Dane Dorrance; Johnny Double; Dream Girl [Nura Nal]; Stanislaus Drozdowski; Duo Damsel [Luornu Durgo]; Duplicate Boy; August Durant; Dyna-Mite;

Eclipso; El Diablo; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Element Lad [Jan Arrah]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Elu; Elvo; Enchantress [June Moone]; Enemy Ace; Etrigon; Evolvo Lad;

King Faraday; Fastbak; Felicity; Ferro Lad [Andrew Nolan]; Fiddler [Isaac Bowin]; Firebrand [Rod Reilly]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Firehair; Firehawk [Lorraine Reilly]; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond; Martin Stein]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Forager; Tiger Force; Olaf Friedricksen; Fury [Lyta Trevor];

G. I. Robot; Johnny Gabrielli; Godiva; Gambler [Steven Sharpe]; Garn Daanuth; Gas Girl; Geo-Force [Brion Markov]; Ghast; Glorius Godfrey; Gold; Golden Gladiator; Granny Goodness; Gravedigger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Flame; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Man; Grim Ghost; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Gunner Mackay; Gypsy;

Jan Haasan; Prof Haley; Halo; Harlequin [Molly Mayne]; Harpis; Hop Harrigan; Hawk [Hank Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Saunders]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]; Star Hawkins; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Ritter Hendrickson; Jonah Hex; Highfather; Himon; Hippolyta; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Hourman [Rick Tyler]; Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Dan Hunter; Huntress [Paula Brooks];

Icemaiden [Sigrid Nansen]; Icicle [Joar Mahkent]; Immortal Man; Immorto; Impala; Invisible Hood; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Iron; Iron Major;

Jack O'Lantern [Daniel Cormac]; Jade [Jenny-Lynn Hayden]; Jemm; Jericho [Joseph Wilson]; Jester [Charles Lane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; J'Onn J'Onzz; Jor-El; Judomaster;

Kalibak; Kalista; Kanto; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Katana; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Kilowog; Kole; Kong; Krona;

Lady Chian; Lady Quark; Kit Langman; Lara; Bat Lash; Lead; Lori Lemaris; Liberty Belle [Libby Lawrance]; Lieutenant Jeb Stuart; Life Lass; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Lightray; Little Mermaid; Looker;

Patrick MacGuire; Madame .44; Mademoiselle Marie; Magnetic Kid [Pol Krinn]; Magno; Will Magnus; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Mantis; Mark Moonrider; Merry, Girl of 1,000 Gimmicks [Mary Pemberton]; Matter-Eater Lad [Tenzil Kem]; Mera; Mercury; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]; Metron; Midnight; Miss America; Miss Liberty; Mister America [Tex Thompson]; Mister Miricle [Scott Free]; Mister Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Monitor; Ace Morgan;

Negative Man [Larry Tanor]; Negative Woman [Valentina Vostok]; Nemesis [Tom Tesser]; Neon the Unknown; Nightshade [Eve Eden]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson; also as Robin]; Nimbus; Northwind; Nuklon [Albert Rothstein];

Obsidian [Todd Rice]; Olympian; OMAC; Orintho; Orion; Owlwoman;

Pariah; Peacemaker [Christopher Smith]; Neptune Perkins; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Phantom Stranger; Plastic Man; Platinum; Polar Boy; Power Girl; Primus; Prince Ra-Man; Psyche;

Quantum Queen; Question [Vic Sage]; Quislet;

Ragman [Rory Regan]; Rath; Raven; Ray [Happy Terrill]; Red Bee; Red Star; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Red Torpedo; Robby Reed; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]; June Robbins; Robin [Jason Todd]; Anthony Rodriguez; Red Ryan; Ryand'r;

Salaak; Sandman [Wes Dodds]; Sandy [Sanderson Hawkins]; Sarge Clay; Sarge Steel; Sergeant Rock; Sargon; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; King Savage; Scalphunter; Sensor Girl [Projectra]; Serifan; Shade; Shade, the Changing Man; Shazam; Shadow Lass [Tasmia Mallor]; Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Shlagen; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Silent Knight; Silver Scarab [Hector Hall]; Carlos Sirianni; Skyman [Sylvester Pemberton; also as Star-Spangled Kid]; Pow Wow Smith; Solomon Grundy; Son of Vulcan; Space Cabby; Space Ranger; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Spider [Thomas Ludlow Hallaway]; Sportsmaster [Crusher Crock]; Adam Strange; Star Boy [Thom Kallor]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Starman [Gavyn]; Steel [Hank Hayward III]; Stripesy; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Super Chief; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Swamp Thing;

Tasmanian Devil; Tarantula [Johnathan Law]; Tellus; Tempest [Joshua Clay]; Terra [Tara Markov]; Thinker [Clifford DeVoe]; Thorn [Rhosyn Forrest]; Johnny Thunder; Johnny Thunder; Jonni Thunder; Thunderbolt; Thunderbolt [Peter Cannon]; Thunderlord; Tigorr; Timber Wolf [Brin Londo]; Time Trapper; Tin; TNT; Tomahawk; Tomar Re; Tommy Tommorow; Tommy Tompkins; Tim Trench; Trigger Twins; Trigon; Tsunami; Tuatara; Alfie Twidgett; Tyroc;

Ultra, the Multi-Alien; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Uncle Sam; Unknown Soldier;

Vandal Savage; Vibe; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Viking Commando; Viking Prince; Vixen; Vykin;

Warlord; June Watson; Nicky Watson; Whip; White Witch [Mysa Nal]; Wild Huntsman; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Wildcat [Yolanda Montez]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Wing; Wizard; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Wyynde;

Zatanna; Zatara;

Teams -- All-Star Squadron; Blackhawks; Boy Commandos; Challengers of the Unknown; Forever People; Freedom Fighters; Heroes of Lallor; Infinity, Inc.; Justice League of America; Justice Society of America; Losers; Metal Men; Newsboy Legion; Omega Men; Outsiders; Sea Devils; Secret Six; Seven Soldiers of Victory; Suicide Squad; Teen Titans; Wanderers
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Indexer Notes

Johnny Thunder is listed twice as both the JSA member and the western hero appear.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    DC Universe
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Introduction: The Beginning
  4. 3. Filling the Void: The Non-Essentials
  5. 4. Once Upon a Time in New York
  6. 5. Dear Superman: A Reminiscence
  7. 6. The Dark Detective: The Legacy of Batman
  8. 7. Not Just a Comic: Books of War
  9. 8. Captain Marvel & All the Little Marvels
  10. 9. Legion of Super-Heroes: Familiar Futures
  11. 10. Beauty's Only Skin Deep, Chlorophyll Goes to the Bone
  12. 11. Even the Gods Have Flaws
  13. 12. The Man for a Job is Sometimes a Woman
  14. 13. A Sense of Wonder: The Amazon Mythos
  15. 14. Afterword
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    DC Universe
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    History of the DC Universe
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