(Summer 1996)

DC, 1996 Series
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Volume
1
Price
3.50 USD; 4.95 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1996-06-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Paradox Press
Brand
Paradox Press
Barcode
761941208268 00111
Printer
Printed in USA
Editing
Andy Helfer (credited as Andrew Helfer) (group editor); Bronwyn Taggart (credited) (editor); Jim Higgins (credited) (assistant editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Colors
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Tool (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

100% True (Table of Contents: 2)

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Indexer Notes

Table of context pages with the publisher & indicia information at the bottom of page.

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

The Whole Truth? / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Andy Helfer (credited as Andrew Helfer)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time, the truth was the truth, and a lie was a lie.

Far Freakin' Out! (Table of Contents: 4)

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They're people, just like us--and yet they're not like us at all.

The Elephant Man (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (credited)
Pencils
Frank Quitely (credited)
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Frank Quitely (credited)
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John Merrick believed his very first memory was of a beautiful woman with long, golden curls...
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Carl Herman Unthan: Born Armless and Stubborn (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (credited)
Pencils
Russ Heath (credited)
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Please Herr Unthan, I will put a pillow over its head!
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Chang and Eng (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (credited)
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Lennie Mace (credited)
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Lennie Mace (credited)
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The births of joined identical twins (technically "xiphophages") have been recorded from ancient times...
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Department of... Death! (Table of Contents: 8)

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It's the subject that we find most fascinating, the topic that's both difficult to confront and impossible to avoid, the one thing we have in common--it's Death: The Final Frontier.

Old Sparky! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bronwyn Taggart (credited as Bronwyn Carlton)
Pencils
Steve Dillon (credited)
Inks
Steve Dillon (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Suzy! Look what I found up in the attic!
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Spontaneous Human Combustion! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bronwyn Taggart (credited as Bronwyn Carlton)
Pencils
Richard Piers Rayner (credited)
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Richard Piers Rayner (credited)
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The strangest death of all is spontaneous human combustion...
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Sickness Unto Death, Part I: Black Death (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bronwyn Taggart (credited as Bronwyn Carlton)
Pencils
Joe Orlando (credited)
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Joe Orlando (credited)
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Bring out your dead!
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Strange Voices! (Table of Contents: 12)

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Everyone knows who shot President Kennedy--it was Lee Harvey Oswald.

Coincidence or Consequence? (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench (credited)
Pencils
Robin Smith (credited)
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Robin Smith (credited)
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The list of strange deaths in the wake of the Kennedy assassination is a long one, with bizarre and disturbing implications.
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Saucer Sorcery (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench (credited)
Pencils
Rick Geary (credited)
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Rick Geary (credited)
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At the risk of getting hogtied in our increasingly tangled web of conspiracy theories...
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Weirdo World (Table of Contents: 15)

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Genius is a type of freakishness, an unusual development of intelligence or talent.

The Collyer Brothers (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Posey (credited)
Pencils
Graham Manley (credited)
Inks
Graham Manley (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The say there's a dead body inside.
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Vincent Van Gogh (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Posey (credited)
Pencils
Russell Braun
Inks
Russell Braun
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

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...the Dutch impressionist painter of the 19th century, is ranked with his famous compatriot Rembrandt as one of the greatest artists of all time.
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Idi Amin (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Posey (credited)
Pencils
Mike Zeck (credited)
Inks
Mike Zeck (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

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Known to the western press as Big Daddy, Uganda's clownish strongman was a popular chap--until his people got to know him.
Characters
Idi Amin [Big Daddy]
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Howard Hughes (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Posey (credited)
Pencils
Danny Hellman (credited)
Inks
Danny Hellman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

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The playboy-billionaire who swept to fame in the 1930s as a record-shattering pilot, aerodesigner, and daring film maker.
Genre
biography
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Music From and Inspired By John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Tool
  3. 2. 100% True
  4. 3. ["Once upon a time, the truth was the truth, and a lie was a lie."]
    The Whole Truth?
  5. 4. Far Freakin' Out!
  6. 5. The Elephant Man
  7. 6. Carl Herman Unthan: Born Armless and Stubborn
  8. 7. Chang and Eng
  9. 8. Department of... Death!
  10. 9. Old Sparky!
  11. 10. Spontaneous Human Combustion!
  12. 11. Sickness Unto Death, Part I: Black Death
  13. 12. Strange Voices!
  14. 13. Coincidence or Consequence?
  15. 14. Saucer Sorcery
  16. 15. Weirdo World
  17. 16. The Collyer Brothers
  18. 17. Vincent Van Gogh
  19. 18. Idi Amin
  20. 19. Howard Hughes
  21. 20. Music From and Inspired By John Carpenter's Escape from L.A.
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