Coup D'Etat: The Authority #1 [Lee Bermejo Cover]
(April 2004)

DC, 2004 Series
 
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
WildStorm Productions
Brand:
WS [Wildstorm] Eye of the Storm
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Ben Abernathy (Editor); Kristy Quinn (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Coup D'Etat: The Authority (DC, 2004 series) #1 [Whilce Portacio Cover].

Coup D'Etat was a company wide crossover event published by Wildstorm comics in 2004. The story ran across 4 issues, each featuring one of the major titles of the Wildstorm Universe at that time: Sleeper, Stormwatch: Team Achilles, Wildcats 3.0 and The Authority. It also included an Aftermath-issue including a preview to the second volume of Sleeper and a preview to the second volume of Wetworks.


Coup D'Etat: The Authority (Table of Contents)

The Authority / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Bermejo
Inks:
Lee Bermejo
Colors:
David Baron

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Doctor; Apollo; Engineer

Indexer Notes

Lee Bermejo cover is 50% of the print run.

Coup d'etat Part Four (Table of Contents)

The Authority / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Robbie Morrison
Pencils:
Whilce Portacio
Inks:
Trevor Scott
Colors:
David Baron
Letters:
Phil Balsman

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
When The Authority decide to take control of the situation - and the world - their actions send shockwaves that shake the foundation of the Eye of the Storm universe.

Indexer Notes

This issue led into the events of The Authority: Revolution (Published by Wildstorm [Imprint of DC], 2004). The Authority created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch.

Advertisements (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 9 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 9 one and two page advertisements for: Returner (DVD, Sony Pictures); Wrestlemania XX (Pay-Per-View event, World Wrestling Entertainment); Alias (game, Acclaim Entertainment/ABC Television Network); Jet Li: Rise to Honor (game, Sony Computer Entertainment); Van Helsing (movie, Universal Studios); Yeah Right! (DVD, Rhino Transport); Alienware (mobile hard drive, Alienware)

Promotional Advertisements (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Sleeper: Out in the Cold (comic book, WildStorm); Wildcats Version 3.0 Full Disclosure (trade paperback, WildStorm); Coup D'Etat Afterword (comic book, WildStorm)

The Stormfront (Table of Contents)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Carey
Pencils:
Whilce Portacio
Inks:
Whilce Portacio
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Recaps the entire mini-series and the spin-offs to come. Also reviews upcoming releases from WildStorm and Cliffhanger.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Coup D'Etat: The Authority
    The Authority
  2. 1. Coup d'etat Part Four
    The Authority
  3. 2. Advertisements
  4. 3. Promotional Advertisements
  5. 4. The Stormfront
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon