(2018)

DC, 2018 Series
 
Price
34.99 USD
Pages
372
On-sale date
2018-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-8547-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401285470 53499
Editing
Karen Berger (editor - original series); Mark Waid (editor - original series); Art Young (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Alex Galer (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
7.25" x 11"
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Animal Man (DC, 1988 series) #1-13 and Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #39.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Animal Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Brian Bolland
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Brian Bolland
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]

Indexer Notes

Title page with creator credits with an illustration from the cover of Animal Man #12.

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Brian Bolland
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Brian Bolland
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]

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Indicia listing publisher credits with an illustration from the cover of Animal Man #13.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

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Brian Bolland
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Brian Bolland
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with illustration from the cover of Animal Man #8.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

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Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog; Brian Bolland
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Doug Hazlewood; Brian Bolland
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Believe me, there are few things more embarrassing than having to write an introduction to one's own book.
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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Indexer Notes

Introduction by Grant Morrison dated 1991, reprinted from an earlier collected edition. Includes illustrations from Animal Man #11 and the cover of #11.

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[Animal Man #1] (Table of Contents: 6)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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The Human Zoo (Table of Contents: 8)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
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Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3377
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; B'Wana Beast; Ellen Baker; Cliff Baker; Maxine Baker; Violet Weidemeir; Morris Weidemeir; Justice League International [Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Booster Gold [Michael Carter]] (cameo; all as pictures on a magazine); Roger; Tricia; Dick Griffith; Dr. Myers; Ray; Lew; 2 other unnamed hunters
Synopsis
When Buddy Blank decides to resume his superhero career, S.T.A.R. labs in San Diego calls him to investigate a break-in at a lab working to develop an AIDS vaccine.
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[Animal Man #2] (Table of Contents: 9)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Lovern Kindzierski (signed)

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superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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Life in the Concrete Jungle (Table of Contents: 11)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
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Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3504
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Dr. Myers; B'Wana Beast; Superman; Ellen Baker; Maxine Baker; Morris Weidemeir; Ray; Lew
Synopsis
When Animal Man attempts to track an escaped giant insect for S.T.A.R. Labs he encounters a giant, humanoid rat; at the same time Ellen and Maxine encounter a pair of redneck hunters.
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[Animal Man #3] (Table of Contents: 12)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
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Lovern Kindzierski (signed)

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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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The Nature of the Beast (Table of Contents: 14)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3777
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Ellen Baker; Maxine Baker; B'Wana Beast; Lew; Ray; Rupert Kenboya; Morris Weidemeir; Dr. Myers
Synopsis
B'Wana Beast frees Djuba the ape from S.T.A.R. Labs and Animal Man learns the real project the scientists are working on. Elsewhere, Ellen is saved from the hunters by an unlikely hero.
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[Animal Man #4] (Table of Contents: 15)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; B'Wana Beast
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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When We All Lived in the Forest (Table of Contents: 17)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; B'Wana Beast; Maxine Baker; Dr. Myers; Cliff Baker; Violet Weidemeir
Synopsis
Animal Man encounters B'Wana Beast and cures his anthrax poisoning. After restoring the animals B'Wana Beast fused, Animal Man tells off Dr. Myers at S.T.A.R. Labs and returns to his home. B'Wana Beast, however, has his own plans for Dr. Myers.
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Indexer Notes

As an in-joke, Animal Man looks up B'Wana Beast in Rovin's Fifth International Who's Who of the Superhuman Community, a reference to Jeff Rovin who has written several reference works including The Encyclopedia of Superheroes.

[Animal Man #5] (Table of Contents: 18)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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The Coyote Gospel (Table of Contents: 20)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4013
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Cliff Baker; Ellen Baker; Crafty The Coyote
Synopsis
Animal Man meets Crafty, a coyote that walks like a man and is painfully resurrected everytime it is killed.
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Indexer Notes

Crafty the Coyote is an homage to Wile E. Coyote from the Warner Bros. cartoons. Story includes first hint of the later meta-textual storyline.

[Animal Man #6] (Table of Contents: 21)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Skalla Kol (Thanagarian Hawkwoman)
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Birds of Prey (Table of Contents: 23)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4014
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Skalla Kol (Thanagarian Hawkwoman); Roger (Animal Man's manager); Rokara Soh (Thangarian); Hawkman
Synopsis
Animal Man encounters Thanagarians with a bomb, but the arrival of Hawkman puts an end to the threat.
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Indexer Notes

Cross-over with Invasion! mini-series

[Animal Man #7] (Table of Contents: 24)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; The Red Mask
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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The Death of the Red Mask (Table of Contents: 26)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
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Doug Hazlewood
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Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4141
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Cliff Baker; The Red Mask; The Veil (cameo); Captain Triumph (cameo)
Synopsis
During the invasion of Earth, Animal Man meets the Red Mask and tries to talk him out of committing suicide.
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[Animal Man #8] (Table of Contents: 27)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Genre
superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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Mirror Moves (Table of Contents: 29)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4457
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Ellen Baker; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; James Hightower
Synopsis
The morning after Animal Man is admitted to the Justice League, Mirror Master attacks him in his home.
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Indexer Notes

"Dedicated to John Broome, Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino and the late, great Barry Allen." The framing sequence picks up the meta-textual storyline begun in #5. Story also includes the first glimpse of the time-travelling Animal Man from later issues.

[Animal Man #9] (Table of Contents: 30)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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Home Improvements (Table of Contents: 32)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tom Grummett
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Doug Hazlewood
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Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4550
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Cliff Baker; Maxine Baker; Ellen Baker; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; James Highwater; Mike Buckley
Synopsis
While the Justice League villain-proofs the Baker household, Animal Man discusses with Martian Manhunter the effect of the gene bomb on him. Later the Martian Manhunter helps Cliff deal with some bullies. Elsewhere, in Africa, natives sense the coming of the gods.
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Indexer Notes

The time-travelling Animal Man from the future makes a second appearance in this story.

[Secret Origins #39] (Table of Contents: 33)

Animal Man; Man-Bat / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
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Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; Man-Bat
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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The Myth of the Creation (Table of Contents: 35)

Animal Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Janice Chiang

Job Number
G-4657
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Ellen Baker; Cliff Baker; Maxine Baker
Synopsis
As Buddy tries to regain his powers, aliens review his history.
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Indexer Notes

Leads into Animal Man (DC, 1987 series) #10. This begins to show the dichotomy between the post- and pre-Crisis Animal Man as the fabric of reality begins to unravel.

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[Animal Man #10] (Table of Contents: 37)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Vixen [Mari McCabe]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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Fox on the Run (Table of Contents: 39)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4638
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Ellen Baker; Vixen [Mari McCabe]; James Highwater; The Mad Hatter; The Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Dr. Huntoon; Hamad Ali (cameo)
Synopsis
While Animal Man disrupts a fox hunt, James Highwater visits the Psycho Pirate, who along with The Mad Hatter, remembers the pre-Crisis multiverse. The Psycho Pirate gives Highwater a piece of paper showing the pre-Crisis origin of Animal Man. Meanwhile Vixen has arrived at the Baker house in search of help fighting invisible creatures. As Animal Man is literally unravelled by the creatures, the aliens who gave him his power arrive.
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[Animal Man #11] (Table of Contents: 40)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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Out of Africa (Table of Contents: 42)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
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Doug Hazlewood
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Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4639
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Vixen [Mari McCabe]; Ellen Baker; Hamed Ali; Tabu
Synopsis
Animal Man, who was taken apart by the invisible agents of the aliens in the previous issue, is reintegrated by the aliens and reappears in Africa with Vixen, where the two lose a fight with Hamed Ali and Tabu and are imprisoned. Meanwhile back at the Baker household, Ellen fades out of existence.
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[Animal Man #12] (Table of Contents: 43)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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superhero
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Animal Man [Buddy Baker]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

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Secret Origins (Table of Contents: 45)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
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Doug Hazlewood
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Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Vixen [Mari McCabe]; Tabu; Hamed Ali; Ellen Baker
Synopsis
Animal Man and Vixen escape their prison and investigate the time-space anomoly created by the aliens' presence. While Vixen fights Tabu, the aliens help Animal Man re-establish his reality. When Hamed Ali confronts Animal Man and the aliens, the aliens write him out of the story.
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[Animal Man #13] (Table of Contents: 46)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Tatjana Wood

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; B'Wana Beast
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

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Hour of the Beast (Table of Contents: 48)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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Grant Morrison
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Chas Truog
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Doug Hazlewood
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Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-4837
Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; B'Wana Beast [Mike Maxwell]; Dominic Mndawe; Archbishop Mogatusi; David Quinn; Mr. Van de Voort
Synopsis
Animal Man runs into B'Wana Beast and the two get involved in the politics of Aprtheid-era South Africa, where Mike Maxwell passes on the mantle of B'Wana Beast.
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[Animal Man Vol. 1 Trade Paperback Collection Cover] (Table of Contents: 49)

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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Brian Bolland (signed)
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Animal Man; a baboon
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Cover Pencils by Brian Bolland (Table of Contents: 50)

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Indexer Notes

Cover sketches for Animal Man #5, #6, #7, and Vol. 1 Trade Paperback Collection.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Table of Contents
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [Animal Man #1]
    Animal Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Human Zoo
    Animal Man
  10. 9. [Animal Man #2]
    Animal Man
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Life in the Concrete Jungle
    Animal Man
  13. 12. [Animal Man #3]
    Animal Man
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. The Nature of the Beast
    Animal Man
  16. 15. [Animal Man #4]
    Animal Man
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. When We All Lived in the Forest
    Animal Man
  19. 18. [Animal Man #5]
    Animal Man
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. The Coyote Gospel
    Animal Man
  22. 21. [Animal Man #6]
    Animal Man
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. Birds of Prey
    Animal Man
  25. 24. [Animal Man #7]
    Animal Man
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. The Death of the Red Mask
    Animal Man
  28. 27. [Animal Man #8]
    Animal Man
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. Mirror Moves
    Animal Man
  31. 30. [Animal Man #9]
    Animal Man
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. Home Improvements
    Animal Man
  34. 33. [Secret Origins #39]
    Animal Man; Man-Bat
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. The Myth of the Creation
    Animal Man
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [Animal Man #10]
    Animal Man
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Fox on the Run
    Animal Man
  41. 40. [Animal Man #11]
    Animal Man
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. Out of Africa
    Animal Man
  44. 43. [Animal Man #12]
    Animal Man
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
  46. 45. Secret Origins
    Animal Man
  47. 46. [Animal Man #13]
    Animal Man
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. Hour of the Beast
    Animal Man
  50. 49. [Animal Man Vol. 1 Trade Paperback Collection Cover]
    Animal Man
  51. 50. Cover Pencils by Brian Bolland
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
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