52 #9
(September 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale date
2006-07-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941252438 00911
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. The cover date was apparently adjusted for an expected delay due to the Independence Day holiday that did not happen.


[no title indexed] (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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is the Batwoman?!? ... Planet Hell! ... Steel battles Natasha?!?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Devilance the Pursuer
Reprints

Dream of America (Table of Contents: 1)

52 / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns; Grant Morrison; Greg Rucka; Mark Waid
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Shawn Moll
Inks
Tom Nguyen
Colors
David Baron
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a country founded on a dream.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Question [Vic Sage]; Renée Montoya; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Adam Strange; Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Batwoman [Kate Kane] (first appearance in costume); Natasha Irons; Herakles (first appearance); Starfire [Koriand'r]; Devilance the Pursuer; Lex Luthor; Mercy
Synopsis
Steel confronts Luthor over Natasha and Luthor's metahuman project. The space castaways escape from Devilance. The Question brings Montoya further into his investigation, as Batwoman watches.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Batwoman, in costume, and Luthor's team of created metahumans. This team includes Natasha, Herakles, and four others unnamed characters.

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

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

History of the DCU: Part 8 (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
Ralph and Sue Dibny. Probably the nicest, most genuine couple I've ever met.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Troia [Donna Troy]; Justice League [Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Zatanna; Flash [Wally West]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Martian Manhunter [J'Onn J'Onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana]]; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Firehawk [Lorraine Reilly]; Jack Drake; Jean Loring; Sue Dibny; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L]
Synopsis
Covers the events in Identity Crisis.
Reprints

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

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Who is the Batwoman?!? ... Planet Hell! ... Steel battles Natasha?!?"]
    52
  2. 1. Dream of America
    52
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. History of the DCU: Part 8
    History of the DCU
  5. 4. [Various]
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