([November] 2022)

DC, 2022 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
200
On-sale Date
2022-09-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Ages 17+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Black Label [outside circle]
ISBN
978-1-77951-670-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779516701 52999
Editing
Ben Abernathy (credited) (editor - original series & collected edition); Ben Meares (credited) (assistant editor - original series)

Issue Notes

Collects The Human Target (DC, 2021 series) #1-6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Human Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Human Target [Christopher Chance]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood
Inks
Greg Smallwood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, indicia, and publisher information. Includes illustration.

The Human Target Book One (Table of Contents: 2)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Human Target [Christopher Chance]
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue cover with illustration.

Chapter One: When We Are Born (Table of Contents: 4)

The Human Target / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Lex Luthor; Doctor Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Justice League International [Mister Miracle [Scott Free]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Rocket Red; Green Lantern [G'nort]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]]
Synopsis
While impersonating Lex Luthor, Christopher Chance is poisoned and discovers that he has only 12 days to live.
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The Human Target Book Two (Table of Contents: 5)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue cover with illustration.

Chapter No. 2: We Cry (Table of Contents: 7)

The Human Target / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Luigi; Fire [Beatriz da Costa] (flashback); Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter] (flashback); Blue Beetle [Ted Kord] (flashback); Green Lantern [Guy Gardner] (flashback); Overmaster (flashback)
Synopsis
Upon hearing that Christopher is dying and that a member of Justice League International is suspected, Ice shows up to offer her help in solving the crime.
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The Human Target Book Three (Table of Contents: 8)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue cover with illustration.

Chapter Three: That We Are Come (Table of Contents: 10)

The Human Target / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]; Skeets; Luigi (also as Hal Jordan)
Synopsis
As Chance continues investigating which Justice League International member poisoned him, Chance and Ice meet with Booster Gold, while Guy Gardner becomes jealous of the growing relationship between Ice and Chance and threatens Chance.
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The Human Target Book Four (Table of Contents: 11)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue cover with illustration.

Chapter 4: To This Great Stage of Fools! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Human Target / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]
Synopsis
Chance and Ice question Ted Kord about the attempt on Luthor's life that resulted in Chance being poisoned. Chance ends up tagging along as Beetle and Ice do some super-heroics. Ice and Chance continue to grow closer.
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The Human Target Book Five (Table of Contents: 14)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Emra (from Titan)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue cover with illustration.

Chapter Five: This Is a Good Block (Table of Contents: 16)

The Human Target / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Fire [Beatriz da Costa] (flashback); Emra (from Titan, flashback); Christopher Chance's father (flashback); unnamed hit man (flashback); unnamed Ra's's man (flashback)
Synopsis
As Christopher and Ice continue to grow closer, they meet up with J'onn to ask questions about the attempt on Luthor's life that poisoned Chance. Chance has flashbacks to a previous encounter with a telepath which prepared him for his meeting with J'onn.
Reprints
Keywords
telepathy; Titan

The Human Target Book Six (Table of Contents: 17)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue cover with illustration.

Chapter Six: It Were a Delicate Strategem (Table of Contents: 19)

The Human Target / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Colors
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Doctor Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Luigi
Synopsis
When Christopher confronts Ice with the news that the clues are pointing to Fire being the killer, she storms out in a rage. Later they reconcile, but when Guy Gardner catches them together, it leads to a deadly encounter.
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Variant Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 20)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits for the Variant Covers.

The Human Target #1 Variant Cover Art by Trevor Hairsine, Danny Miki, and Rain Beredo (Table of Contents: 21)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Trevor Hairsine (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
Rain Beredo (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fire; Ice; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Booster Gold [Michael John Carter]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Cover is made to look like a distressed board game box.

Cover image connects to the variant cover of issue #2 by Trevor Hairsine, Danny Miki, and Rain Beredo. This is the left side of the image.

The Human Target #2 Variant Cover Art by Trevor Hairsine, Danny Miki, and Rain Beredo (Table of Contents: 22)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Trevor Hairsine (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
Rain Beredo (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Booster Gold [Michael John Carter]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Cover is made to look like a distressed board game box.

Cover image connects to the variant cover of issue #1 by Trevor Hairsine, Danny Miki, and Rain Beredo. This is the right side of the image.

The Human Target #1 Variant Cover Art by Jenny Frison (Table of Contents: 23)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jenny Frison (credited)
Inks
Jenny Frison (credited)
Colors
Jenny Frison (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Human Target #3 Variant Cover Art by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau (Table of Contents: 24)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau) (signed as ArtG.)
Inks
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau) (signed as ArtG.)
Colors
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau) (signed as ArtG.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Human Target #4 Variant Cover Art by Dave Johnson (Table of Contents: 25)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Johnson (credited) (signed as JØHNSØN [devil pig])
Inks
Dave Johnson (credited) (signed as JØHNSØN [devil pig])
Colors
Dave Johnson (credited) (signed as JØHNSØN [devil pig])

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Lex Luthor
Reprints
Keywords
target

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Human Target #5 Variant Cover Art by Ben Oliver (Table of Contents: 26)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver (credited)
Inks
Ben Oliver (credited)
Colors
Ben Oliver (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Human Target #6 Variant Cover by Jorge Fornés (Table of Contents: 27)

The Human Target / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jorge Fornés (credited) (signed as FORNÉS [block letters])
Inks
Jorge Fornés (credited) (signed as FORNÉS [block letters])
Colors
Jorge Fornés (credited) (signed as FORNÉS [block letters])
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Human Target Has 12 Days to Solve His Own Murder! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Target
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Human Target Book One
    The Human Target
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Chapter One: When We Are Born
    The Human Target
  6. 5. The Human Target Book Two
    The Human Target
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Chapter No. 2: We Cry
    The Human Target
  9. 8. The Human Target Book Three
    The Human Target
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Chapter Three: That We Are Come
    The Human Target
  12. 11. The Human Target Book Four
    The Human Target
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Chapter 4: To This Great Stage of Fools!
    The Human Target
  15. 14. The Human Target Book Five
    The Human Target
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. Chapter Five: This Is a Good Block
    The Human Target
  18. 17. The Human Target Book Six
    The Human Target
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. Chapter Six: It Were a Delicate Strategem
    The Human Target
  21. 20. Variant Cover Gallery
  22. 21. The Human Target #1 Variant Cover Art by Trevor Hairsine, Danny Miki, and Rain Beredo
    The Human Target
  23. 22. The Human Target #2 Variant Cover Art by Trevor Hairsine, Danny Miki, and Rain Beredo
    The Human Target
  24. 23. The Human Target #1 Variant Cover Art by Jenny Frison
    The Human Target
  25. 24. The Human Target #3 Variant Cover Art by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau
    The Human Target
  26. 25. The Human Target #4 Variant Cover Art by Dave Johnson
    The Human Target
  27. 26. The Human Target #5 Variant Cover Art by Ben Oliver
    The Human Target
  28. 27. The Human Target #6 Variant Cover by Jorge Fornés
    The Human Target
  29. 28. The Human Target Has 12 Days to Solve His Own Murder!
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