([September] 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
9.95 USD; 15.50 CAD
Pages
108
On-sale Date
1999-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Publisher's Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-374-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941211893 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil) (editor - special edition); Jim Spivey (credited) (editor - special edition); Joseph Illidge (credited) (associate editor - special edition); Archie Goodwin (editor - original series)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Special thanks to Jon Ingersoll, on whose index for Manhunter (DC, 1984 series) #1 this index is based.

Reprints Manhunter series from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #437-443 and one new story by Goodwin and Simonson.
Awards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson)
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Originally published from 1973 to 1974…

Indexer Notes

A listing of the awards won by the stories collected in this book.
On inside front cover.

Manhunter: The Special Edition (Table of Contents: 2)

Manhunter / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Synopsis
Sketch of Manhunter done by Simonson on Sept. 26, 1976 (signed).

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece of the book. Dedicated to the memory of Archie Goodwin (1937-1998).

Manhunter: The Special Edition (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Asano Nitobe; Christine St. Clair
Synopsis
These pages are the credits and Table of Contents.
Reprints

[Manhunter: The Tale behind the Tales] (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Manhunter series represented here first began in Detective Comics #437…
Reprints

Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident (Table of Contents: 5)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson)
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson)
Colors
Klaus Janson (credited)
Letters
Ben Oda (credited); Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (also flashback); Christine St. Clair (reprint of first appearance); Dharmata
Synopsis
Christine St. Clair, an INTERPOL agent, searches for the elusive Manhunter in Nepal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Winner of the 1973 Academy of Comic Book Arts Best Short Story of the Year.

The Manhunter File (Table of Contents: 6)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Colors
Klaus Janson (credited)
Letters
Joe Letterese (credited); Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (flashback); Damon Nostrand (reprint of first appearance); Christine St. Clair; Raoul Salazano (flashback)
Synopsis
Christine St. Clair shows her current file on Manhunter to her boss, Damon Nostrand. She fills him in on the fact that some of the bodies of the men that Paul Kirk has eliminated have his face and fingerprints, and all end up being stolen from the morgues by unknown parties. Christine learns that Kirk is a master of an ancient Japanese fighting discipline called Ninjutsu, and that Kirk must also have some kind of rapid healing abilities. After Christine leaves Nostrand's office, he burns up the files.
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Chapter 3: The Resurrection of Paul Kirk (Table of Contents: 7)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Colors
Klaus Janson (credited)
Letters
Joe Letterese (credited); Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (origin) (also flashback); Dr. Anatol Mykros (flashback) (villain); Asano Nitobe (flashback) (reprint of first appearance); Damon Nostrand (villain); Christine St. Clair; the Council; Manhunter clones
Synopsis
Christine finally locates a wounded Manhunter and learns who he is and how he came to be.
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Chapter 4: Rebellion (Table of Contents: 8)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson)
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson)
Colors
Klaus Janson (credited)
Letters
Alan Kupperberg (credited); Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Christine St. Clair; Damon Nostrand; Dr. Mykros; the Council; Asano Nitobe; Kolu Mbeya
Synopsis
Manhunter finishes telling his origin to Christine as Damon Nostrand tries to kill them both.
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Cathedral Perilous (Table of Contents: 9)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Alan Kupperberg; Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Christine St. Clair; Dr. Mykros; Henry, Emma and Nico (tourists)
Synopsis
Posing as monks, Manhunter and Christine join a Council gathering, getting a recording of their activites, and trapping Dr. Mykros outside of the Council's Sanctuary. They are aided by a small boy on vacation with his parents.
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Indexer Notes

Winner of the 1974 Academy of Comic Book Arts Best Short Story of the Year.

To Duel the Master (Table of Contents: 10)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Alan Kupperberg; Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Japan! Around the hot springs of the Matsue area, many resorts have grown since World War II.
Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Christine St. Clair; The Council [Dr. Anatol Mykros; Asano Nitobe; Christine's father]
Synopsis
Tracking Dr. Mykros back to Sanctuary, Manhunter must battle his teacher, Asano Nitobe.
Reprints
Keywords
Japan

Indexer Notes

In this reprint, the caption text in panel 2, page 3 is incorrect; it is a copy of caption text from panel 8, page 4. The original text for the page 3 caption was “...carried by Manhunter’s ally...Christine St. Clair. Then, several miles before the stop at Sophia....”

Gotterdammerung! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman; Manhunter / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Annette Kawecki; Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Christine St. Clair; Asano Nitobe; Kolu Mbeya; The Enforcer [Dan Kingdom]; the Council; Dr. Mykros
Synopsis
The Council orders the execution of a friend of Batman’s that draws him into their web. Joining Manhunter, Christine, Asano, and Kolu, the five descend on Sanctuary, where Manhunter finally gets the ultimate revenge on Dr. Mykros and the Council for cloning him and bringing him back to life.
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Indexer Notes

Winner of the 1974 Academy of Comic Book Arts Best Feature Length Story of the Year.

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

Manhunter / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Manhunter / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Christine St. Clair; Batman; Asano Nitobe; Kolu Mbeya
Reprints

Manhunter: The Final Chapter! (Table of Contents: 14)

Manhunter / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (co-plotter); Walter Simonson (co-plotter)
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Klaus Janson

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Commissioner Gordon; Christine St. Clair; Batman; Asano Nitobe; Kolu Mbeya
Synopsis
Batman and Commissioner Gordon are after 4 people causing chaos in Gotham: Christine, Asano, Kolu and … Manhunter?
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Indexer Notes

This story is a silent story and takes place after “Gotterdammerung!” It is unscripted due to Archie Goodwin's passing away before he could finish it.

Afterword (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Walt remembers how “The Final Chapter” story came about, and says farewell to Archie.
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The Quest for Justice Continues in These Books from DC (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

"He Hunts the Most Dangerous Game" (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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