Trinity of Sin: The Phantom Stranger #3 - The Crack in Creation
([March] 2015)

DC, 2013 Series
< Previous Issue |
Volume
3
Price
19.99 USD; 23.99 CAD
Pages
268
On-sale Date
2015-01-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-5096-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401250966 51999
Editing
Jeremy Bent (credited) (editor)

The Crack in Creation (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Stranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League Dark [John Constantine; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Phantom Stranger; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]]; Zauriel
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Sin Eater Victorious! (Table of Contents: 2)

Phantom Stranger / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Sin Eater [Philip Stark]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Phantom Stranger / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Gabe Eltaeb
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]

Indexer Notes

Title, Artist Credit, and image from page 4 & 5 of Trinity of Sin: The Phantom Stranger #20 (DC, 2013 Series).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Phantom Stranger / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Blanco
Inks
Fernando Blanco
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger

Indexer Notes

Page contains Publisher's Information, Indicia, and part of page 1 from Trinity of Sin: The Phantom Stranger #13 (DC, 2013 Series).

Sin Eater Victorious! (Table of Contents: 5)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Sin Eater [Philip Stark]
Reprints

A Period of Adjustment (Table of Contents: 6)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco
Inks
Fernando Blanco
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Ana Esperanza; Chris Esperanza; Dr. Thirteen [Terrence Thirteen]; God; Mr. Esperanza; Mrs. Esperanza; Sin Eater [Philip Stark] (villain)
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger is very displeased to once again encounter the villainous Sin Eater.
Reprints
Keywords
eclipse; Forever Evil; magic

No More Question! (Table of Contents: 7)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; The Question
Reprints
Keywords
Forever Evil

...That Is the Question! (Table of Contents: 8)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco
Inks
Fernando Blanco
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once I had a home, a family.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; John Constantine; Kim Light; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Pandora; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; The Question; Zauriel; Sin Eater [Philip Stark] (villain)
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger must battle his enemy the Question, who wields the powerful weapon the Spear of Destiny.
Reprints
Keywords
Forever Evil; Hub City; Spear of Destiny; Valley Stream (Long Island)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League Dark [John Constantine; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Phantom Stranger; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]]; Zauriel
Reprints

Forever Evil: Blight: Sins! [Part 3 of 18] (Table of Contents: 10)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco
Inks
Fernando Blanco
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How is this possible?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League Dark [John Constantine; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Pandora; Phantom Stranger; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]];
Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Blue Devil [Daniel Cassidy]; Dr. Thirteen [Terrence Thirteen]; The Question; The Blight [Chris Esperanza] (villain);
Crime Syndicate [Atomica [Rhonda Pineda] (Earth-3, cameo, villain); Deathstorm (Earth-3, cameo, villain); Johnnie Quick (Earth-3, cameo, villain); Owlman [Thomas Wayne] (Earth-3, cameo, villain); Power Ring (Earth-3, cameo, villain); Superwoman (Earth-3, cameo, villain); Ultraman (Earth-3, cameo, villain)]
Synopsis
The trickster sorcerer John Constantine summons the Phantom Stranger to do battle with the evil force known as Blight.
Reprints
Keywords
Forever Evil; House of Mystery; magic

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Justice League Dark (DC, 2011 series) #25 and story continues in Constantine (DC, 2013 series) #9.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; The Blight [Chris Esperanza]
Reprints

Forever Evil: Blight: Seize the Fire! [Part 7 of 18] (Table of Contents: 12)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco (pages 1-13, 17-20); Miguel Sepulveda (pages 14-16)
Inks
Fernando Blanco (pages 1-13, 17-20); Miguel Sepulveda (pages 14-16)
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Valley Stream, New York.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League Dark [Deadman [Boston Brand]; John Constantine; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Pandora; Phantom Stranger; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]];
Ana Esperanza; Dr. Thirteen [Terrence Thirteen]; God [also as The Presence] (a talking dog); Mr. Esperanza; Mrs. Esperanza; Felix Faust (villain); Mindwarp [Jay Young] (villain); Nick Necro (villain); Sea King (Earth-3, villain); The Blight [Chris Esperanza] (villain); Ultraman (Earth-3, villain)
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger continues to do his part in the battle against the evil power of Blight.
Reprints
Keywords
demons; Forever Evil; House of Mystery; magic; Valley Stream

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Justice League Dark (DC, 2011 series) #26 and story continues in Constantine (DC, 2013 series) 10.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; The Blight [Chris Esperanza]
Reprints
Keywords
Forever Evil

[Forever Evil: Blight, Part 11 of 18]: The Price We Pay (Table of Contents: 14)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco
Inks
Fernando Blanco
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the crossroads of space and time, in the House of Mystery...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League Dark [Deadman [Boston Brand]; John Constantine; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Pandora; Phantom Stranger; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Zauriel];
Crime Syndicate [Atomica [Rhonda Pineda] (Earth-3, villain, cameo); Johnnie Quick [Jonathan Allen] (Earth-3, villain, cameo); Owlman [Thomas Wayne, Jr.] (Earth-3, villain, cameo); Power Ring [Hal Jordan] (Earth-3, villain, cameo); Sea King (Earth-3, villain); Superwoman (Earth-3, villain, cameo); Ultraman (Earth-3, villain, cameo)]; Felix Faust (villain); Nick Necro (villain)
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger and Justice League Dark travel to the mystical citadel of Nanda Parbat to take on the Crime Syndicate.
Reprints
Keywords
demons; Forever Evil; House of Mystery; magic; Nanda Parbat

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Justice League Dark (DC, 2011 series) #27 and story continues in Constantine (DC, 2013 series) #11.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Guillem March (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Belial; Ruskoff; Suge; Zauriel
Reprints
Keywords
Forever Evil; magic

Forever Evil: Blight: The Gamble [Part 15 of 18] (Table of Contents: 16)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco; Diego Olmos
Inks
Fernando Blanco; Diego Olmos
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Valley Stream, Long Island was my home once --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League Dark [Deadman [Boston Brand]; John Constantine; Nightmare Nurse [Asa]; Pandora; Phantom Stranger; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]];
Cassandra Craft; Chris Esperanza; Enchantress; God [also as The Presence] (a talking dog); Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Belial (villain); Felix Faust (villain); Ruskoff (villain); Sea King (Earth-3, villain); Suge (villain)
Synopsis
Desperate for help in the war against the Crime Syndicate, the Phantom Stranger meets with the demon brothers Belial, Suge, and Ruskoff to ask for their assistance.
Reprints
Keywords
demons; Forever Evil; Las Vegas; magic; Nanda Parbat; New York

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Justice League Dark (DC, 2011 series) #28 and story continues in Constantine (DC, 2013 series) #12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


The Crack in Creation, Part One: The Ghosts of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 19)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not like me to have anxiety -- I'm Superman, after all...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Cassandra Craft; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Dr. Terrance Thirteen; Liam Connelly; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Zauriel; Sin-Eater [Philip Stark] (villain)
Synopsis
In Metropolis, the Phantom Stranger investigates a crack that has opened between the spirit world and Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet globe; magic; Metropolis; New York City

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


The Crack in Creation, Part Two: The Spell (Table of Contents: 22)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (story); Len Wein (script)
Pencils
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Taylor Esposito

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Midnight in San Fancisco.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Cassandra Craft; Chris Esperanza (flashback); Dr. Terrance Thirteen; Madame Xanadu; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Zauriel; Non (villain); Sin-Eater [Philip Stark] (villain)
Synopsis
Another crack in reality has formed, this time over San Francisco, where the Phantom Stranger and Madame Xanadu discover that Cassandra Craft has been possessed by an unknown malevolent force.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; New York City; San Francisco

Lost Souls! Eternal Enemies! (Table of Contents: 23)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


The Crack in Creation, Part Three: The Last Betrayal (Table of Contents: 25)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Fernando Blanco; Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Gabe Eltaeb
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Madame Xanadu and I have succeeded:
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Cassandra Craft; Dr. Terrance Thirteen; Madame Xanadu; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Zauriel; Non (villain); Sin-Eater [Philip Stark] (villain)
Synopsis
The Divine Voice has demanded that the Phantom Stranger and the Spectre join together to seal the cracks in reality that threaten the Earth...but first they must defeat the Sin-Eater.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; New York City; San Francisco; The Under

The Battle for Zauriel! (Table of Contents: 26)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; The Cursed; Zauriel
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Fallen, Part One (Table of Contents: 28)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco; Cliff Richards (pages 4-10)
Inks
Fernando Blanco; Cliff Richards (pages 4-10)
Colors
Gabe Eltaeb
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
VAlley Stream, Long Island...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Allie Stark (flashback); Ana Esperanza; Dr. Terrance Thirteen; Elena Stark (flashback); God [also as The Presence]; Mercy [Bal; Daiyu]; Mr. Esperanza; Mrs. Esperanza; Pandora (flashback); The Cursed; The Question (flashback); The Redeemer [Chris Esperanza]; The Wizard (flashback); Tim Stark (flashback); Zauriel; Sin-Eater [Philip Stark] (villain)
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger is asked by a group of fallen angels to fight for the resurrection of the deceased angel Zauriel.
Reprints
Keywords
Empyrea; Long Island; magic; Valley Stream

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Fallen, Part Two (Table of Contents: 31)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Fernando Blanco
Inks
Fernando Blanco
Colors
Gabe Eltaeb
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Southern Utah.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger [also as Philip Stark]; Allie Stark; Buddy (a dog); Dr. Terrance Thirteen; Elena Stark; God [also as The Presence]; Mercy [Bal; Daiyu]; Pandora; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; The Question; Tim Stark; Zauriel
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger must fight a powerful divine force in order to bring the fallen angel Zauriel back to life.
Reprints
Keywords
church; Empyrea; magic; Utah

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same art but not the 3-D Motion Cover.

The Last Coin (Table of Contents: 33)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Didio (plot); J. M. DeMatteis (script)
Pencils
Phil Winslade
Inks
Phil Winslade
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Dave Sharpe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For thousands of years I walked this world,
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Belial (flashback); Blight; Eclipso; Elena Stark; God [also as The Presence]; Mister E; Neron; Ruskoff (flashback); Sin-Eater [Philip Stark]; Suge (flashback); Trigon; Zauriel
Reprints
Keywords
Amulet of Origins; Rock of Eternity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Phantom Stranger / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger

Indexer Notes

This is the other image of the 3-D motion cover for Trinity of Sin: The Phantom Stranger: Futures End #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

The Phantom Stranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Crack in Creation
    The Phantom Stranger
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Sin Eater Victorious!
    Phantom Stranger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  6. 5. Sin Eater Victorious!
    Phantom Stranger
  7. 6. A Period of Adjustment
    Phantom Stranger
  8. 7. No More Question!
    Phantom Stranger
  9. 8. ...That Is the Question!
    Phantom Stranger
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  11. 10. Forever Evil: Blight: Sins! [Part 3 of 18]
    Phantom Stranger
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  13. 12. Forever Evil: Blight: Seize the Fire! [Part 7 of 18]
    Phantom Stranger
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  15. 14. [Forever Evil: Blight, Part 11 of 18]: The Price We Pay
    Phantom Stranger
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  17. 16. Forever Evil: Blight: The Gamble [Part 15 of 18]
    Phantom Stranger
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. The Crack in Creation, Part One: The Ghosts of Metropolis
    Phantom Stranger
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. The Crack in Creation, Part Two: The Spell
    Phantom Stranger
  24. 23. Lost Souls! Eternal Enemies!
    Phantom Stranger
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. The Crack in Creation, Part Three: The Last Betrayal
    Phantom Stranger
  27. 26. The Battle for Zauriel!
    Phantom Stranger
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. Fallen, Part One
    Phantom Stranger
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. Fallen, Part Two
    Phantom Stranger
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  34. 33. The Last Coin
    Phantom Stranger
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    The Phantom Stranger
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ron Sadowski
  • Jim Van Dore