Justice League of America #1 [Ed Benes / Mariah Benes Cover - Left Side]
(October 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price
3.99 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
2006-08-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941256412 00111
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Jeanine Schaefer (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy paper
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

There are 7 variants of this issue:
1-2: 2 standard covers by Ed Benes and Mariah Benes that form a single picture.
3: A 1-in-10 variant with a cover by Michael Turner.
4: A variant available at the 2006 Baltimore Comic Con that combines the images from the standard covers sideways as a single cover.
5: A second printing that also combines the images from the standard covers, but not sideways.
6: A third printing with a pencils-only version of the Michael Turner variant cover.
7: A fourth printing with a recolored version of the Michael Turner variant cover in red, white, black and gray.

This cover's Diamond order code: JUN060194


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Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Benes (signed)
Inks
Mariah Benes (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
(back row, left to right) Batwoman; Fire; Nightwing; Firehawk; Ion; Metamorpho; Mr. Miracle; Hourman; Phantom Stranger; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Cyborg; Manhattan Guardian (obscured); (middle row, left to right) Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Power Girl; Captain Marvel; Supergirl; Huntress; Captain Atom; (front row, left to right) Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arsenal; Black Canary; Red Tornado
Reprints

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

Upper Deck / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tornado's Path Chapter One: Life (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Brad Meltzer
Pencils
Ed Benes; Dick Dillin (p. 6, panels 2-6)
Inks
Sandra Hope; Mariah Benes ("special thanks to..."); Dick Giordano (p. 6, panels 2-6)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Rob Leigh

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gotham City. The Cave. Today.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Kathy Sutton; Red Tornado; Dr. Will Magnus; Platinum [Tina]; Felix Faust (in disguise); Arsenal; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Black Lightning; the Signalman [Phil Cobb]; Vixen; Black Canary; Oliver Queen; Traya; Gold; cameos (pictures of potential members): Captain Marvel; Hawkman; Aquaman; Green Arrow; Supergirl; Power Girl; Mr. Terrific; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Doctor Impossible (villain, first appearance)
Synopsis
As Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman debate who should be invited to join the new League, the Red Tornado returns to a new life and potential new members are seen in action.
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Indexer Notes

On page 6, panels 2-6 are taken directly from Justice League of America #106 (DC, 1960).

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Kryptonite / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Got Milk? / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Zwipes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Office of National Drug Control Policy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If pressure's pushing you to get high and get into things you're not really into... maybe it's time to push back.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 26 and 27 of The Tornado's Path Chapter One: Life.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Book of Fate (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Brad Meltzer
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Six minutes from now, one of us would be dead.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ron Boyle; Mike Calinoff; Leland Manning; Warren Albright; Mrs. Manning
Synopsis
The narrator is telling what happened before an attempted assassination of President Manning.

Indexer Notes

An excerpt from Brad Meltzer's latest book.

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Oxy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. ["A new power launches"]
    Upper Deck
  3. 2. The Tornado's Path Chapter One: Life
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. ["Our success comes from the sick pleasure we take in frustrating thieves."]
    Kryptonite
  5. 4. ["At least you'll know when the hot elf chick is a dude."]
    Dungeons & Dragons
  6. 5. ["Kick it into gear."]
    Got Milk?
  7. 6. ["If you can Zwipe it, you could win it!"]
    Zwipes
  8. 7. ["When the clock is ticking, pray he finds you first."]
  9. 8. ["Dew Action Sports Tour"]
  10. 9. ["If pressure's pushing you to get high and get into things you're not really into... maybe it's time to push back."]
    Office of National Drug Control Policy
  11. 10. ["Wonka Sour! Nerds"]
  12. 11. ["Vans Warped Tour 2006"]
  13. 12. ["Now where were we?"]
    DC Nation
  14. 13. The Book of Fate
  15. 14. ["The best defense against acne is a good offense"]
    Oxy
  16. 15. ["Laffy Taffy"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Stanley Ho
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Phil Hart
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Fred Beels
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore