(July 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893266107
Editing:
Marv Wolfman; Robert Greenberger (associate); Len Wein (consulting)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Crisis on Infinite Earths (DC, 1985 series) #4 [Direct].


[This Is It! The End of the World! Death of the Monitor!] (Table of Contents)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
George Perez (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Harbinger; Pariah; The Monitor
Synopsis:
Pariah watches as Harbinger kills The Monitor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Thanks to Amazing Heroes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

And Thus Shall the World Die! (Table of Contents)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils:
George Perez (layouts, credited); Mike DeCarlo (finishes, credited)
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Dawnstar]; New Teen Titans [Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Jericho; Kole; Wonder Girl; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg]; The Outsiders [Batman [Bruce Wayne, Earth-1]; Metamorpho; Halo; Black Lightning; Geo-Force; Katana]; Easy Company [Sgt. Rock; Bulldozer]; Justice League of America [Red Tornado; Firestorm; Superman [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Thal]; Zatanna]; All-Star Squadron [Shining Knight; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]]; Infinity Inc. [Northwind; Obsidian; Jade]; Justice Society of America [Superman [Earth-2]; Starman [Ted Knight]]; Supergirl; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; John Constantine, Hellblazer; Pariah; Lord Volt (death); Princess Fern [Liana] (death); Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi] (introduction, origin); Lady Quark (introduction, origin); The Monitor (death); Harbinger; Alexander Luthor Jr.; Bat Lash; Johnny Thunder [Earth-1, Western hero]; Bat Lash; Jonah Hex; Arion; Lady Chian; Dr. Polaris; Hippolyta; Scalphunter; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Dolphin; Blue Devil; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Kamandi; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Swamp Thing; Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Killer Frost; Vandal Savage; Antimonitor (in voice and silhouette form); Shadow demons (Villains)
Synopsis:
The beginnings of Earth-1's, Earth-2's, and an unnamed Earth's destructions are at hand as antimatter begins to engulf each world. Harbinger (possessed by the shadow demon in issue 2) attacks the Monitor and kills him as Pariah arrives in shock to see his dead body. But that was what the Monitor needed in order to carry out his plan to save two earths from his foe. To be continued...
Reprints:
Keywords:
Paradise Island

Indexer Notes

Pariah saves Lady Quark from the destruction of her earth.
References Omega Men #26.

Which Way? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

50 Years in the Making! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

DC Heroes Role Playing Game (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Heroes Role Playing Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cross Swords with Champions! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crisis Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils:
George Perez (Monitor illustration)
Inks:
George Perez (Monitor illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1969

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Ordover, Paul Silver, Craig Paeth, Jeffrey Lowndes, Darryl Osborne-Warner, and Chris Willingham.

Guest Meanwhile...From Abroad (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Butler (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Paul explains how difficult it is for comics professionals to work in Great Britain and why many turn to the U.S.

Indexer Notes

Also includes a DC check list for the week of April 4, 1985.
On inside back cover.

Get in on the Action with Power Action! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Powers Collection / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [This Is It! The End of the World! Death of the Monitor!]
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  2. 1. Thanks to Amazing Heroes
    DC Comics
  3. 2. And Thus Shall the World Die!
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  4. 3. Which Way?
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. 50 Years in the Making!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. DC Heroes Role Playing Game
    DC Heroes Role Playing Game
  8. 7. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Crisis Mail
  10. 9. Guest Meanwhile...From Abroad
    Meanwhile...
  11. 10. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll