The Final Night [First Printing]
([May] 1998)

DC, 1998 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
12.95 USD; 17.95 CAD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
1998-03-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-419-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941213057 00111
Editing
Bob Kahan (editor, collected edition); Jim Spivey (associate editor, collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stuart Immonen
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Color Works
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Wally West]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]
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Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed with inker (July 2007).

The Final Night (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

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Frontispiece

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

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Publishing data page

The Final Night (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

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Title page

Prologue (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Chapter title page. As with other chapter title pages in this volume, the title here does not agree with the title on the chapter itself.

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

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Stuart Immonen
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starfire [Koriand'r]; Ph'yzzon; Backfire [Komand'r]; Dusk; The Sun-Eater; Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Spark; Inferno]
Synopsis
As New Tamaran's sun is consumed by the Sun-Eater, Starfire allows an accused spy to leave the planet and she lands on Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Dusk is not named until her appearance in the next chapter.

Armageddon (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stuart Immonen (signed)
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr. (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Flash [Wally West]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]
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Indexer Notes

Chapter title page. Actually first published as back cover to The Final Night Preview (DC, 1996 series).

Chapter One: Dusk (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Stuart Immonen
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Lee Loughridge
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusk; Superman [Clark Kent]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Gates; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Spark; Brainiac 5; Inferno; Ultra Boy]; Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Robin [Tim Drake]; Jade; Obsidian; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Impulse; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Booster Gold [Michael Carter]; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond]; The Flash [Wally West]; Zan; Jayna; The Ray [Ray Terrill]; Superboy; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Takion; Dr. Polaris; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Icemaiden [Sigrid Nansen]; Warrior [Guy Gardner]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Amazing Man [Will Everett III]; Maxima; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Alpha Centurion; Phantom Stranger; Dr. Kitty Faulkner; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jimmy Olsen; The Spectre; The Sun-Eater; Sentinel; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Lex Luthor; Contessa Erica Alexandra Del Portenza; The Sun-Eater
Synopsis
Dusk alerts the superhero community to the danger of the Sun-Eater. One team goes with Mr. Miracle who plans to use a Boom Tube to teleport the Sun-Eater away. A second team of heat- and light-based heroes plans to decoy the Sun-Eater away from the Earth's sun. Both plans fail, and the Sun-Eater consumes the sun.
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Chaos (Table of Contents: 8)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stuart Immonen (signed)
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr. (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Chapter title page.

Chapter Two: Darker Grows the Night (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Stuart Immonen
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusk; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5]; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor; Contessa Erica Alexandra Del Portenza; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Ray [Ray Terrill]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Big Barda; Guardian; Vandal Savage; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Ted Knight; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Liberty Belle [Libby Lawrence]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; The Flash [Wally West]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Ferro
Synopsis
The heroes try to maintain order across the world, as Green Lantern Kyle Rayner is sent to probe the dead sun.
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Shallow Graves (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stuart Immonen (signed)
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr. (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
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Indexer Notes

Chapter title page. Actually first published as front cover to The Final Night Preview (DC, 1996 series) #nn.

Chapter 3: Keeping Hope Alive (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Stuart Immonen
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ferro; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Warrior [Guy Gardner]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Booster Gold [Michael Carter]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Inferno; Spark; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; The Demon; Cat Grant; Foster; The Pope; Lex Luthor; Ron Troupe; Gaea; The Spectre; Ted Knight; Takion; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Impulse; Phantom Stranger; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond]; Dr. Kitty Faulkner; Dusk; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Zatanna; Ray [Ray Terrill]; Fire [Beatriz da Costa]; Jade; Obsidian; Sentinel; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Mr. Freeze; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
As the situation deteriorates, the heroes realize the sun is shrinking. Meanwhile, the Phantom Stranger shows Dusk the small acts of heroism being committed all over the planet.
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Emerald Night (Table of Contents: 12)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McKone (signed) [as McK]
Inks
Mark McKenna (signed) [as McK]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Kevin Dooley (original editor); Eddie Berganza (original associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Parallax
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Emerald Night (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Mike McKone
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
John Kalisz
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos
Editing
Kevin Dooley (original editor); Eddie Berganza (original associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Hank Henshaw]; Parallax; Mongul (in flashback); Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Warrior [Guy Gardner]; John Stewart; Tom Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; Ganthet
Synopsis
Parallax tracks the cyborg Superman to the Source Wall where he seemingly destroys him, just before Kyle Rayner appears to ask him to help re-ignite the burnt-out Earth. Before he decides to intervene, Parallax visits some of the important people from his former life as Hal Jordan.
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Emerald Dawn (Table of Contents: 14)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stuart Immonen (signed)
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr. (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Parallax; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Ray [Ray Terrill]; Superboy; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Big Barda; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Impulse; The Flash [Wally West]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]
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The Final Knight (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Stuart Immonen
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Trish Mulvihill
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]
Editing
Dan Thorsland (original editor); Ali Morales (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ferro; Superman [Clark Kent]; Dusk; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; The Flash [Wally West]; Lex Luthor; Dr. Kitty Faulkner; Parallax; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Zatanna; Ray [Ray Terrill]; Warrior [Guy Gardner]; Tasmanian Devil; Wildcat [Ted Grant]
Synopsis
Ferro replaces Superman on a mission to prevent the sun from going nova. Parallax saves Ferro, restores the sun, and destroys the Sun-Eater at the cost of his life.
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  2. 1. The Final Night
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Final Night
  5. 4. Prologue
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Armageddon
  8. 7. Chapter One: Dusk
  9. 8. Chaos
  10. 9. Chapter Two: Darker Grows the Night
  11. 10. Shallow Graves
  12. 11. Chapter 3: Keeping Hope Alive
  13. 12. Emerald Night
  14. 13. Emerald Night
  15. 14. Emerald Dawn
  16. 15. The Final Knight
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
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