DC's Year of the Villain Special #1 [Greg Capullo Cover]
(July 2019)

DC, 2019 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
2019-05-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+ Teen Plus
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941362922 00111
Printer
LSC Communications, Glasgow, KY
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-shot

The Most Dangerous Summer Event Starts Here! (Table of Contents)

The Batman Who Laughs; Legion of Doom; Leviathan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited, signed)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited, signed)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as fco)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Perpetua; The Batman Who Laughs; Bane; Lex Luthor; The Cheetah [Barbara Ann Minerva]; Leviathan
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Maleev (credited)
Inks
Alex Maleev (credited)
Colors
Alex Maleev (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lex Luthor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with contents and credits with indicia and publisher information, includes an illustration from the Alex Maleev Lex Luthor Variant Cover.

Doom (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Doom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited)
Pencils
Jim Cheung (credited)
Inks
Jim Cheung (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Tom Napolitano (credited)
Editing
Marie Javins (credited) (editor); Andrew Marino (credited) (associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Doom [Gorilla Grodd; The Cheetah [Barbara Ann Minerva]; Lex Luthor; Thaal Sinestro; Brainiac]; Amanda Waller; Mercy Graves; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Bane; Batman [Thomas Wayne] (Flashpoint Batman); Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Professor Zoom [Reverse-Flash; Eobard Thawne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzell; The Batman Who Laughs; Dark Robins; Solomon Grundy; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; Heat Wave [Mick Rory]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Manta; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Golden Glider [Lisa Snart]; Papa Midnite; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Adam; Weather Wizard [Marco Mardon]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; Giganta [Doris Zeul]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; White Rabbit [Jaina Hudson]; Talon; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; The Joker; Green Lantern [Salaak]; Ra's Al Ghul; Lobo; Oracle; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Emerald Empress; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; Klarion the Witch Boy; Teekl
Synopsis
Luthor launches his plan to empower all the villains of the world, but his plan requires a sacrifice.
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Keywords
White House

Leviathan (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl; Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis (credited)
Pencils
Alex Maleev (credited)
Inks
Alex Maleev (credited)
Colors
Alex Maleev (credited)
Letters
Josh Reed (credited as Joshua Reed)
Editing
Brian Cunningham (credited) (group editor); Mike Cotton (credited) (editor); Jessica Chen (credited) (associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Merlyn; Leviathan leader; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Red Hood [Jason Todd]; Talia Al Ghul
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Batgirl track down Merlyn, but they end up being captured by Leviathan.
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Justice (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 4)

Justice League / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Francis Manapul (credited)
Inks
Francis Manapul (credited)
Colors
Francis Manapul (credited)
Letters
Tom Napolitano (credited)
Editing
Marie Javins (credited) (editor); Andrew Marino (credited) (associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League [Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Hawkgirl [Kendra Saunders]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Gerrian Myrde; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Teen Titans [Red Arrow [Emiko Queen]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Aqualad [Jackson Hyde]; Kid Flash [Wallace West] (second Wally West)]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Titans [Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Donna Troy; Beast Boy [Garfield Logan]; Steel [Natasha Irons]; Miss Martian [M'gann M'orzz; Megan Morse]]; Justice League Dark [Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Detective Chimp [Bobo]; Zatanna; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]]; Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Shazam [Billy Batson]; Green Lantern [Simon Baz]; Krypto; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Terrifics [Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]; Phantom Girl [Linnya Wazzo]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]; Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Firestorm [Ron Raymond; Martin Stein]; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Jericho [Joe Wilson]; Vixen [Mari McCabe]; Perpetua; Legion of Doom [The Cheetah [Barbara Ann Minerva]; Thaal Sinestro; Brainiac; Gorilla Grodd; The Turtle (as a baby); Lex Luthor]; The Batman Who Laughs; Dark Robins
Synopsis
Far out in space, the Justice League is evacuating worlds threatened by the destruction of the Source Wall, when they learn that back on Earth in their absence, Perpetua and Luthor have launched their plan.
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Keywords
Gorathia System; Hall of Doom; Source Wall

Indexer Notes

Story takes place after "The Sixth Dimension!" storyline which concludes in Justice League (DC, 2018 series) #25.

Year of the Villain (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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Bad By Design (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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The Force of July (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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No Laughing Matter (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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The Lex Flex (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Most Dangerous Summer Event Starts Here!
    The Batman Who Laughs; Legion of Doom; Leviathan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Doom (Chapter 1)
    Legion of Doom
  4. 3. Leviathan (Chapter 2)
    Batgirl; Green Arrow
  5. 4. Justice (Chapter 3)
    Justice League
  6. 5. Year of the Villain
  7. 6. Bad By Design
  8. 7. The Force of July
  9. 8. No Laughing Matter
  10. 9. The Lex Flex
  11. 10. ["Gotham City once belonged to the Bat."]
  12. 11. ["It's a bad year to be a hero"]
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