From Beyond the Unknown Giant #1 [Mass Market Edition]
(2020)

DC, 2020 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
4.99 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
2020-02-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941366401
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interiors
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This one-shot was available first as a Mass Market Edition, available through Walmart and other retailers, and was followed by a later Direct Market Edition through Diamond. The Direct Market Edition was available several weeks after the Mass Market Edition.

The Mass Market Edition features a reprint cover, the Direct Market Edition features new cover art.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
José Luis García-López (credited) (signed as Garcia Lopez); various (insets)
Inks
José Luis García-López (credited) (signed as Garcia Lopez); various (insets)
Colors
Tatjana Wood; various (insets)
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2976
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Adam Strange; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (inset); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (inset); Kamandi (inset); Legion of Super-Heroes [Dawnstar; Phantom Girl; Shrinking Violet; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5] (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The main cover image is taken from the cover of DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #3, with some alterations. The character of Kaskor has been removed from the original illustration, and the artist signature placement has been moved.

In Gloom (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wielgosz (credited)
Pencils
Kenneth Rocafort (credited)
Inks
Kenneth Rocafort (credited)
Colors
Daniel Brown (credited)
Letters
Zakk Saam (credited)
Editing
Katie Kubert (credited); Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are neglecting your duties as Green Lantern of Sector 2814, Hal Jordan.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Guardians of the Universe; Doctor Polaris; Bolphunga the Unrelenting; The Gloom; Amazo (flashback); Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (flashback); Cyborg [Victor Stone] (flashback); The Flash [Barry Allen] (flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira] (flashback); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (flashback); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (voice only)]
Synopsis
Hal is captured by an alien race known as The Gloom, who want revenge against Bolphunga the Unrelenting for destroying their home planets, and blame Hal because his neglect of the rest of Space Sector 2814 allowed it to happen.
Keywords
Oa; Xadar

The Butler (Table of Contents: 2)

Kamandi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Sniegoski (credited)
Pencils
Eric Gapstur (credited)
Inks
Eric Gapstur (credited)
Colors
Marissa Louise (credited)
Letters
Ferran Delgado (credited)
Editing
Katie Kubert (credited); Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to Earth A.D. -- Earth After Disaster
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kamandi; the Butler
Synopsis
Kamandi finds a home maintained by a robot butler who awaits the return of his human family who disappeared some time before.

Stealth Mode (Table of Contents: 3)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens (credited)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited)
Inks
Norm Rapmund (credited)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited)
Letters
Ryan Christy (credited)
Editing
Katie Kubert (credited); Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 31st century, where worlds across the universe...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Dawnstar; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]]; Lord Kr'Aine; Pl'ohn
Synopsis
Dawnstar leads the Legionnaires to track down Sun Boy and Wildfire who have been captured by aliens who plan to siphon off their energies to power their civilization.

Indexer Notes

The Legion members, depictions, costumes, cruiser, and logo design are in the style of Bronze Age Legion stories.

The Riddle of Little Earth Lost (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman; Adam Strange / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie; Jack C. Harris (Adam Strange consultant)
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
José Luis García-López
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Job Number
S-2914
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Adam Strange; Kaskor (villain); Sardath; Alanna; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
S.T.A.R. Labs

The 50-Story Killer! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman; Metal Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Job Number
B-1888
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Metal Men [Tin, Iron, Mercury, Platinum, Gold, Lead]; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; John Higgins; Charles Morgan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is divided into three parts. Part 2: Tower of Hostages; Part 3: What Price One Batman?

In Blackest Night (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Bill Willingham
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Andrew Helfer

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Guardians of the Universe; F-Sharp Bell [Rot Lop Fan] (a blind Green Lantern)
Synopsis
Katma Tui is sent by the Guardians to recruit a new member to the Corps-- one who is blind and has no concept of light or color.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Adam Strange
  2. 1. In Gloom
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Butler
    Kamandi
  4. 3. Stealth Mode
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. The Riddle of Little Earth Lost
    Superman; Adam Strange
  6. 5. The 50-Story Killer!
    Batman; Metal Men
  7. 6. In Blackest Night
    Green Lantern Corps
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