(January 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
 
Price:
7.99 USD
Pages:
100
On-sale date:
2011-12-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194130764000111
Editing:
?; Dan Raspler (original editor); Tony Bedard (original associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

The cover title of this issue is DC Comics Presents Elseworlds 100-Page Spectacular.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super-Sons / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Ty Templeton
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; music; rock and roll; The Fourth World

The Reaching Hand (Table of Contents)

Bruce Wayne / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
D. Curtis Johnson
Pencils:
Aaron Lopresti
Inks:
Aaron Lopresti
Colors:
Gloria Vasquez
Letters:
Kurt Hathaway

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bruce Wayne; Ralph Dibny; Harvey Dent; Jimmy Olsen; Laura De Mille; Metamorpho; Eel O'Brien; Jim Gordon
Synopsis:
Detective Bruce Wayne and his partner Harvey Dent face off against shapeshifting zombies in the sewers of Gotham.
Reprints:

Rockumentary (Table of Contents)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bronwyn Carlton
Pencils:
Greg Luzniak
Inks:
Anibal Rodriguez
Colors:
Noelle Giddings
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Bonnie Firestein; Lex Luthor; Barry Allen; Oliver Queen; Arthur Curry; Clark Kent (dies); Lois Lane; Dinah Lance; Ra's al Ghul; Jon Jonzz [Martin M. Hunter]; Doomsday; Lobo; Bruce Wayne; Los Teen Titanos; Diana; Darkseid; Supergirl
Synopsis:
Bonnie Firestein is hosting a documentary of the rock music produced by Lex Luthor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only Lex Luthor and Bonnie Firestein are actually present. All other appearances in this story satirizing the music industry are as part of the TV documentary.

Letitia Lerner, Superman's Babysitter! (Table of Contents)

Superbaby / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Kyle Baker; Elizabeth Glass
Pencils:
Kyle Baker
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Kyle Baker
Letters:
Kyle Baker

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Jonathan Kent; Clark Kent; Martha Kent; Letitia Lerner
Synopsis:
The Kents go out for a night and leave superbaby Clark Kent with a babysitter unaware of the child's powers.
Reprints:

The Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B (Table of Contents)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Chuck Dixon
Pencils:
Enrique Villagran
Inks:
Enrique Villagran
Colors:
Gloria Vasquez; Digital Chameleon (separator)
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
drama; superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Catwoman; Dick Grayson; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Synopsis:
The Birds of Prey go on the hunt for Catwoman. They find out she has an affair with Green Arrow.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

This is in the form of a daily comic strip: six daily strips and a Sunday spread. Color separations are not credited in this printing of the story.

Superman, Jr. Is No More (Table of Contents)

Super-Sons / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Kieron Dwyer
Inks:
Kieron Dwyer
Colors:
Rick Taylor
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman, Jr.; Batman, Jr.; Superman; Batman
Synopsis:
Superman, Jr. feels like he will never be able to replace his father, but when Superman is seemingly killed, Superman, Jr. ably fills the void.
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Scandalgate (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Ty Templeton
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Silver Banshee; Metallo; Maxima; Jimmy Olsen; Brainiac; Parasite; Toyman; Bizarro; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Superman's presidency is in its 853rd day of crisis as it has to face special prosecutor Zod and sex scandals.
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Worlds Apart (Table of Contents)

World's Finest / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Chuck Dixon
Pencils:
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thomas Wayne (dies); Martha Wayne (dies); Bruce Wayne (dies); Lex Luthor; Alfred Pennyworth; Superman (dies)
Synopsis:
Superman's rocket kills Bruce Wayne's parents and scars him when it lands on Earth. Lex Luthor adopts the alien baby. The grown-up disfigured Wayne kills Superman in revenge for his parents' death then kills himself.
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Silver Age Elseworlds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Ty Templeton
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ty Templeton; Mark Waid; Dan Raspler; Abraham (Brainiac) Lincoln; Clark Kent, Metallo; Lex
Luthor; Wonder Woman; Batman; Robin, the Squid Wonder; Golden Age Teen Titans [Dr. Fate Jr.; Kid Spectre; Li'l Atom; the Amazon Prince; Golden Age Arsenal; Stripesy]; Zoot Alores; Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Matter-Eater Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad]; Darkseid; Christopher Grodd Columbus; Amerindian Flash; Metal Men; Chemo; Lord William DuMagnus; Batman [Adam]; Eve; Serpent Joker
Synopsis:
Metallo Kent kills Brainiac Lincoln, Wonder Woman robs for her adoptive father Luthor, Batman is an underwater hero, The Golden-Age Teen Titans, Darkseid rejected by the LSH, Grodd Columbus invades Flash's Central America, Metal Men fight for the French Revolution, Batman as Adam in the Garden of Eden.
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Indexer Notes

This consists of eight mock Silver Age splash pages.

Dark Knight of the Golden Kingdom (Table of Contents)

World's Finest / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer [as T. Robert Peyer]
Pencils:
Ariel Olivetti
Inks:
Ariel Olivetti
Colors:
Pat Garrahy
Letters:
Bill Oakley [as William Oakley]

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Team-Face; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Aquahawk; Martian Manhuntress; Green Canary; Negative Wonder
Synopsis:
A washed out Superman can't deal with the death of the first generation of super-heroes and the constant beeping of Jimmy Olsen's signal watch.
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Indexer Notes

A satire of Kingdom Come with Superman and Batman looking like aged rock stars.

[Berlin Batman] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Pope
Pencils:
Paul Pope
Inks:
Paul Pope
Colors:
Ted McKeever
Letters:
Ken Lopez
Editing:
Darren Vincenzo (priginal editor); Jordan B. Gorfinkel (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Baruch Wayne]; Thomas Wayne (flashback; dies); Mrs. Wayne (flashback; dies); Robin; Komissar Garten
Synopsis:
Batman as a hero in Berlin in 1939.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super-Sons
  2. 1. The Reaching Hand
    Bruce Wayne
  3. 2. Rockumentary
    Lex Luthor
  4. 3. Letitia Lerner, Superman's Babysitter!
    Superbaby
  5. 4. The Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B
    Birds of Prey
  6. 5. Superman, Jr. Is No More
    Super-Sons
  7. 6. Scandalgate
    Superman
  8. 7. Worlds Apart
    World's Finest
  9. 8. Silver Age Elseworlds
  10. 9. Dark Knight of the Golden Kingdom
    World's Finest
  11. 10. [Berlin Batman]
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Shad Z. Daly
  • Allen Ross
  • Lou Mazzella