(May 2004)

DC, 2004 Series
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Price
6.95 USD; 10.75 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2004-03-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941237879 00311
Editing
Mark Chiarello (credited) (editor); Valerie D'Orazio (credited) (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

This issue dedicated to Bill Finger, Dick Sprang, Joe Simon, and Jack Davis.

[Book Three: The Brave and the Bold] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Darwyn Cooke
Inks
Darwyn Cooke
Colors
Darwyn Cooke

Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from inside front cover.

Colors credit based on note in Graphic Ink: The DC Comics Art of Darwyn Cooke (DC, 2015 series).

Chapter Six: The Men Who Fell to Earth (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils
Darwyn Cooke
Inks
Darwyn Cooke
Colors
Dave Stewart
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley]; Carol Ferris; Hal Jordan; John Henry [John Henry Wilson]; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Dr. Hugh Evans; Jess Bright]
Synopsis
In 1957, Red Ryan can't shake the crash landing he and three other men survived and later meets with the three to discuss their shared luck. Meanwhile, in New York City, Task Force X takes on a pterodactyl and loses one of their own, while in Tennessee, an African-American man who survives a lynching forges a new identity. Later, in the Pacific, Task Force X and the Challengers of the Unknown make a trip to Dinosaur Island. At the same time, Hal Jordan gets involved with a Task Force X project in California and learns about that crew. Back in Tennessee, John Henry makes his first appearance.
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Chapter Seven: Paranormal Paranoia (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Darwyn Cooke
Pencils
Darwyn Cooke
Inks
Darwyn Cooke
Colors
Dave Stewart
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Characters
J'onn J'onzz [John Jones]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis] (in newsreel); Batman; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower; Vice Pres. Richard Nixon; Carol Ferris; Hal Jordan; Task Force X [Col. Rick Flag; Karin Grace; Jess Bright]; King Faraday; Dr. Erdel (in briefing materials); Viking Prince
Synopsis
John Jones enjoys a night at the movies and sees the Challengers of the Unknown in a newsreel and an alien invasion flick. He returns home to find a vistor...Batman. In Washington, Wonder Woman is retired by order of the president, while in California, Hal Jordan learns more about the goals of Ferris Aircraft and Task Force X. After his encounter with Batman, Jones opens the volume the police confiscated from the cultists and discovers the secret of Dinosaur Island.
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Indexer Notes

At the movies, J'onn J'onzz sees Superman in a classic pose from a Fleisher Brothers' cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Darwyn Cooke (signed)
Inks
Darwyn Cooke (signed)
Colors
Darwyn Cooke (signed)

Characters
J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Colors credit based on note in Graphic Ink: The DC Comics Art of Darwyn Cooke (DC, 2015 series).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Book Three: The Brave and the Bold]
  2. 1. Chapter Six: The Men Who Fell to Earth
  3. 2. Chapter Seven: Paranormal Paranoia
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
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