52 #8
(August 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale date
2006-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941252438 00811
Editing
Stephen Wacker(editor); Jann Jones (assistant); Harvey Richards (assistant); Dan DiDio (executive editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Maxiseries

Issue Notes

The publication date is in the indicia; the on-sale date is on the cover.


Be Your Own Hero (Table of Contents)

52 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. G. Jones (signed)
Inks
J. G. Jones (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ralph runs into Green Arrow ... Act now!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel [John Henry Irons]
Reprints

Thief (Table of Contents: 1)

52 / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns; Grant Morrison; Greg Rucka; Mark Waid
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Eddy Barrows
Inks
Rob Stull
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nat! Natasha! It's two in the morning. Don't you think it's time you gave yourself a rest?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Booster Gold; Ralph Dibny; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Skeets; Adam Strange; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Clark Kent; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Natasha Irons; Supernova; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Devilance the Pursuer; Lex Luthor; Mercy
Synopsis
Steel seeks help from S.T.A.R. Labs to deal with his new powers. Ralph speaks with Green Arrow about cults. Booster rails about the new hero in Metropolis. Natasha turns from her uncle to Luthor for help in regaining her role as a hero. And in space, the castaways are caught in the Pursuer's traps.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Supernova.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

History of the DCU: Part 7 (Table of Contents: 3)

History of the DCU / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layout); Andy Lanning (finishes)
Inks
Andy Lanning
Colors
Jeromy Cox; Guy Major
Letters
Nick Napolitano [as Nick J. Napolitano]
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Ivan Cohen; Jeanine Schaefer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So... the entire timeline was reconstructed after the events of Zero Hour?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Troia [Donna Troy]; JLA [Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter [J'Onn J'Onzz]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana]]; Parallax [Hal Jordan; also as Spectre]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Lois Lane; Titans [Atom [Ray Palmer]; Argent; Prism; Joto; Risk]; Batgirl [Cassandra Caine]; Young Justice [Superboy [Conner Kent]; Impulse [Bart Allen; also as Kid Flash]; Robin [Tim Drake]]; Titans [Tempest [Garth]; Arsenal [Roy Harper]; Cyborg [Vic Stone]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Starfire [Koriand'r]]; Justice Society of America [Atom-Smasher [Alber Rothstein]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Damage; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkgirl [Kendra Saunders]; Jesse Quick [Jesse Chambers]; Sand [Sandy Hawkins]; Star-Spangled Kid [Courtney Whitmore]; Starman [Jack Knight]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]]; Wonder Woman [Hyppolyta]; Imperiex; Jason Todd; Outsiders [Grace Choi; Indigo; Jade [Jennie-Lynn Hayden]; Thunder [Anissa Pierce]; Shift]; New Teen Titans [Beast Boy [Garfield Logan]; Raven; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark]]; Doctor Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Extant [Hank Hall]; Robin [Stephanie Brown; also as Spoiler]; Sue Dibny; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Synopsis
Covers the events after Zero Hour up to Identity Crisis.
Reprints

[Various] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Be Your Own Hero
    52
  2. 1. Thief
    52
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. History of the DCU: Part 7
    History of the DCU
  5. 4. [Various]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Antonio Pontes Junior
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • John Greb
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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