(2018)

DC, 2018 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
4.99 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
2018-11-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941360249
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This one-shot was sold exclusively at Walmart stores. It is part of a larger partnership with DC Comics which was launched in July 2018. When this initiative began, the titles in this program were stocked in more than 3,000 participating stores across the United States.

These exclusive DC Comics are advertised to "arrive in stores by" a particular Sunday date. However, many stores have the issues on display and available for sale on the preceding Friday. It is these Friday dates that shall be used as the actual on sale dates.

Features a new Flash story, plus reprints from:
Superman (DC, 1987 series) #64
DCU Infinite Holiday Special (DC, 2007 series) #1
Harley Quinn Holiday Special (DC, 2015 series) #1
DC Rebirth Holiday Special (DC, 2017 series) #1
Batman Annual (DC, 2017 series) #1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

DC Universe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks
Andy Kubert (signed)
Colors
Brad Anderson [as BA] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Jessica Cruz]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Superman [Clark Kent] (headshot only); Green Lantern [Simon Baz] (headshot only)
Keywords
Christmas wreath; holiday; ornaments

'Twas the Riot Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Brett Booth
Inks
Norm Rapmund
Colors
Hi-Fi
Letters
Saida Temofonte
Editing
Jamie S. Rich (editor); Brittany Holzherr (associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Girder [Tony Woodward]; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Gorilla Grodd; Magenta [Frances Kane]; King Shark; Double Down [Jeremy Tell]; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]; Heat Wave [Mick Rory]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; Trickster [Axel Walker]; unnamed Iron Height guards; Mrs. Mull; unnamed orphan children; unnamed Iron Heights inmates
Synopsis
On Christmas Eve, The Flash is delivering toys to children at a Central City orphanage, when he learns of a disturbance at Iron Heights. Arriving at the scene, he finds the inmates rioting, but they are seemingly being controlled by someone else. Barry gets some unexpected help in stopping the riot.
Keywords
Iron Heights Penitentiary

Metropolis Mailbag (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Jackson Guice
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Willie Simpkins; Lois Lane; Professor Emil Hamilton; Alfred Pennyworth (cameo); Bruce Wayne [Batman] (cameo); Pete Ross (cameo); Lana Lang (cameo, engagement announced); Agnes Schommer; Ellie Schommer; Terry Baldwin Jr.; Mrs. Baldwin; Gloria
Synopsis
Superman and Lois read some letters to Superman, and then Superman makes some Christmas dreams come true.
Reprints

All I Want For Christmas... (Table of Contents: 3)

Supergirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kelly
Pencils
Ale Garza
Inks
Ale Garza; Tim Townsend (page 1)
Colors
Javaun J. Kirby [as J. J. Kirby]
Letters
Travis Lanham
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Jeanine Schaefer (associate)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Clark Kent [Superman; Kal-El]; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Supergirl helps Superman read his mail and tries to give a little girl a merry Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Holiday

Good Boy (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King
Pencils
David Finch
Inks
David Finch
Colors
Gabe Eltaeb
Letters
Deron Bennett

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon]; Alfred Pennyworth; Ace
Synopsis
Alfred rescues a dog from a shelter then trains it as a gift for Bruce for Christmas. Alfred names the dog Ace, and as a joke, Bruce fashions a mask for him and calls him Bat-Hound.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Light in the Dark (Table of Contents: 5)

Batwoman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
K. Perkins
Pencils
Paola Pantalena
Inks
Paola Pantalena
Colors
Arif Prianto
Letters
Josh Reed
Editing
Eddie Berganza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Tributary; Kit [Zenith]
Synopsis
Kate is recalling fond holiday memories when a stranger asks for help before being abducted by gunmen and an E.M.P. detonates causing Gotham to lose power.
Reprints
Keywords
Hanukkah

Killin' Time (Table of Contents: 6)

Harley Quinn / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Amanda Conner; Jimmy Palmiotti
Pencils
Darwyn Cooke
Inks
Darwyn Cooke
Colors
Dave Stewart
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Bernie (a beaver); Big Tony; Harold Tyme; Lillian Tyme; Mr. Tyme; Mrs. Tyme; Queenie
Reprints
Keywords
Coney Island; New Year's Eve

The Epiphany (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lanterns / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Orlando; Vita Ayala
Pencils
V. Ken Marion
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Tony AviƱa
Letters
Josh Reed
Editing
Andrew Marino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Simon Baz]; Green Lantern [Jessica Cruz]; Sarah Cruz; the Reckx; Red Lantern [Atrocitus] (flashback); Red Lantern [Zilius Zox] (flashback); Red Lantern [Skallox] (flashback); The Flash [Barry Allen] (flashback)
Synopsis
On Three Kings Day, a trio of aliens arrive to pass judgement on Earth, unless Simon and Jessica can pass their tests.
Reprints
Keywords
Three Kings Day
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    DC Universe
  2. 1. 'Twas the Riot Before Christmas
    The Flash
  3. 2. Metropolis Mailbag
    Superman
  4. 3. All I Want For Christmas...
    Supergirl
  5. 4. Good Boy
    Batman
  6. 5. Light in the Dark
    Batwoman
  7. 6. Killin' Time
    Harley Quinn
  8. 7. The Epiphany
    Green Lanterns
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