(October 2005)

DC, 2005 Series
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Price
2.99 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
2005-08-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
America's Best Comics, LLC
Brand
America's Best Comics
Barcode
761941248707 00111
Editing
Kristy Quinn (Assistant Editor); Scott Dunbier (Editor); Jim Lee (Editorial Director)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Top 10 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein (logo design)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Smax; Joe Pi; King Peacock; Toybox; Shock-Headed Peter
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Indexer Notes

Logo revision credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

A Screaming Comes Across the Sky (Table of Contents: 1)

Top 10 / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Di Filippo
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Wendy Broome
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Irma Geddon; Joe Pi; Smax; Girl Fifty-Four; Kemlo; Toybox; Shock-Headed Peter; King Peacock; Rexa; Dust Devil; Jetman; Wulf; Jack Phantom; Synaesthesia Jackson; Peregrine; Panthalassa; Curlew; Phillipe Jouet-Homme; Saltator; Subliminal Kid; Hoodoo Priest; Mayor Famaile; Warren Strong (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Lockjaw (cameo); Ant-Man (cameo); the Beagle Boys (cameo); the Lizard (cameo); the Lone Ranger (cameo); Tonto (Jay Silverheels version, cameo); the Green Hornet (cameo); Kato (cameo); Green Arrow (cameo); Speedy (cameo); Amazo (cameo); Sub-Mariner (cameo); Thor (cameo); unidentified Thark (cameo); Black Cat (Harvey Comics version, cameo); Pogo (cameo); Spike (of Spike and Tyke, cameo); Skeezix (of Gasoline Alley, cameo); Slim (of Gasoline Alley, cameo); Ellen Dolan (cameo as portrait); J. Jonah Jameson (cameo as portrait); Gorilla Grodd (cameo as portrait)
Synopsis
New officers begin their service with Top 10, and the precinct celebrates with a picnic, which is interrupted by a huge and frightening apparition in the sky, which has bizarre effects on many robotic citizens. As his officers carry out their assignments, Captain Jetman finds himself fired by the new mayor.
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Keywords
Mayor; picnic; police; robot

Indexer Notes

Details in the story make many references to other comics and literature, sometimes in art or in wordplay. These include: Isaac Asimov, Trantor, and the Foundation series; Hogwarts Academy; Richie Rich; the Arrowcar; the Black Beauty (Green Hornet's car); Airboy; Jack Kirby; Kandor; the Sentinels (X-Men); Dr. Doom; Dr. Octopus; Spider-Man; Brain Storm; Iron Man; Baron Zemo; Captain Hook; S.T.A.R. Labs; Robin; Uncle Scrooge McDuck's Money Bin; Hermeticism; Mother Thing (Robert A. Heinlein)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Top 10
  2. 1. A Screaming Comes Across the Sky
    Top 10
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