Promethea #1 [Cover A]
(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:
761941220581 00111
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 is a variant of Promethea (DC, 1999 series) #1 [Cover B].


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

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Ross
Inks:
Alex Ross
Colors:
Alex Ross
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; 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:
fantasy-supernatural; 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:
fantasy-supernatural; 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
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Series Information
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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ken Lemons
  • Christopher Day