(July 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-04-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893266107
Editing
Marv Wolfman (editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Len Wein (consulting editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)
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]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #14.


[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 Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (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

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Thanks to Amazing Heroes (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

And Thus Shall the World Die! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
July, 1985. The red skies are hardly noticed now.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Brainiac 5; Dawnstar]; New Teen Titans [Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Jericho; Kole; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]]; 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 [John Smith]; 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 [Norda Cantrell]; Obsidian [Todd Rice]; Jade]; Justice Society of America [Superman [Kal-L] (Earth-2); Starman [Ted Knight]]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; 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 [Lyla Michaels]; 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 [Dan Cassidy]; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Kamandi; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Swamp Thing; Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Killer Frost [Louise Lincoln]; Vandal Savage; Anti-Monitor (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
East Hampton; Japan; Paradise Island

Indexer Notes

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

Which Way? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

50 Years in the Making! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

DC Heroes Role Playing Game (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Cross Swords with Champions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
George Pérez (Monitor illustration)
Inks
George Pérez (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: 9) (Expand) /

Guest Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Get in on the Action with Power Action! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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
    Guest Meanwhile...
  11. 10. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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