([April] 2007)

DC, 2007 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.99 USD; 17.99 CAD
Pages
172
On-sale Date
2007-02-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-1220-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401212209 51499
Editing
Joan Hilty (credited) (editor - original series); Rachel Gluckstern (credited) (associate editor - original series); Bob Harras (credited) (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Collects Checkmate (DC, 2006 series) #1-7.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Checkmate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Sash Bordeaux; King Faraday; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Checkmate: A King's Game (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Half-title page.

Checkmate: A King's Game (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Chapter One (Table of Contents: 4)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Sasha Bordeaux; Alan Scott [Green Lantern]; Amanda Waller; Fire
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Inks
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited); Richard Horie (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Alan Scott [Green Lantern]; Sasha Bordeaux; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Jessica Midnight; Mr. Terrific [Michael Holt]; Jonah McCarthy; Ambassador Shi; Kobra; Count Vertigo (cameo); King Faraday (cameo); Shen Li Po (cameo); Taleb Beni Khalid (cameo); Thomas Jagger (cameo)
Synopsis
Sasha Bordeaux, Fire, and Jonah McCarthy infiltrate a Kobra base to find the source of a biotoxin. Alan Scott and Amanda Waller attend a meeting of Checkmate's UN oversite committee reviewing the organization's mandate.
Reprints

Chapter Two (Table of Contents: 6)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Sasha Bordeaux; Fire
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Checkmate / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
spy; superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Inks
Jesús Merino (credited)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited); Richard Horie (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Alan Scott [Green Lantern]; Sasha Bordeaux; Count Vertigo; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Jessica Midnight; King Faraday; Mr. Terrific [Michael Holt]; Shen Li Po; Taleb Beni Khalid; Kobra; Thomas Jagger (cameo)
Synopsis
Plans are put in motion to save the agency from being disbanded. While Sasha leads a team into China, Alan and Waller ply politicians.
Reprints

Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 9)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Sash Bordeaux; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Richards (credited)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (credited); Steve Bird (credited)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited); Richard Horie (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Alan Scott [Green Lantern]; Sasha Bordeaux; Count Vertigo; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Jessica Midnight; King Faraday; Mr. Terrific [Michael Holt]; Shen Li Po; Taleb Beni Khalid; Thomas Jagger; Immortal Man in Darkness (cameo)
Synopsis
While the Bishops try to work out the situation in China, Kobra moves against the White Side Royals and Sasha's team gets in deep.
Reprints

Chapter Four (Table of Contents: 11)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Sash Bordeaux; King Faraday; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]
Reprints

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

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Inks
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Colors
Santiago Olmedo (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Sasha Bordeaux; Accomplished Perfect Physician; Ambassador Shin; August General in Iron; Celestial Archer; Count Vertigo; Fire; Immortal Man in Darkness; Jessica Midnight; King Faraday; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]; Shen Li Po; Taleb Beni Khalid; Thomas Jagger
Synopsis
In clearing up the connenction between Kobra and China, Alan puts the mission of Checkmate ahead of national concerns, and pais the price.
Reprints

Chapter Five (Table of Contents: 13)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Sasha Bordeaux
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Checkmate / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
spy; superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Inks
Fernando Blanco (credited)
Colors
Santiago Olmedo (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Alan Scott [Green Lantern]; Amanda Waller; Sasha Bordeaux; Count Vertigo; Fire; Jessica Midnight; Josephine Tautin; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]; Shen Li Po; Taleb Beni Khalid; Thomas Jagger
Synopsis
As a result of the last operation, a new Black Queen's Knight is selected and Alan hands his role to Mister Terrific.
Reprints

Chapter Six (Table of Contents: 16)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Inks
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Suicide Squad [Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Icicle [Cameron Mahkent]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Nunzio DeFilippis (credited); Greg Rucka (credited); Christina Weir (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Richards (credited)
Inks
Dan Green (credited)
Colors
Santiago Arcas (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Sasha Bordeaux; Jessica Midnight; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]; Suicide Squad [Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Rick Flag; Calculator; Icicle [Cameron Mahkent]; Javelin; Jewelee; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Plastique; Punch; Tattooed Man [Able Tarrent]]
Synopsis
Waller acts outside her purview to try and get UN sanction for an operation. When she is turned down, she presses a group of villains into a "Suicide Squad" mission.
Reprints

Chapter Seven (Table of Contents: 18)

Checkmate / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Inks
Jesús Saiz (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited as Patricia Mulvihill)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Suicide Squad [Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Plastique; Tattooed Man [Able Tarrent]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Nunzio DeFilippis (credited); Greg Rucka (credited); Christina Weir (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Richards (credited)
Inks
Dan Green (credited); Bob Wiacek (credited)
Colors
Santiago Arcas (credited)
Letters
Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Sasha Bordeaux; Amanda Waller; King Faraday; Taleb ben Khalid; Jessica Midnight; Mister Terrific [Michael Holt]; Suicide Squad [Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Rick Flag; Calculator; Icicle [Cameron Mahkent]; Javelin; Jewelee; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Plastique; Tattooed Man [Able Tarrent]]
Synopsis
The Squad's mission goes as par, but Waller gets what she wanted. And maybe a bit more.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The World Needs Watching (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Checkmate: A King's Game
  4. 3. Checkmate: A King's Game
  5. 4. Chapter One
    Checkmate
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  7. 6. Chapter Two
    Checkmate
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  10. 9. Chapter Three
    Checkmate
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  12. 11. Chapter Four
    Checkmate
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  14. 13. Chapter Five
    Checkmate
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  17. 16. Chapter Six
    Checkmate
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  19. 18. Chapter Seven
    Checkmate
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Checkmate
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. The World Needs Watching
    Checkmate
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Phil Hart
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore