([June] 2003)

DC, 2003 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
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Price
19.95 USD; 32.95 CAD
Pages
212
Indicia Frequency
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On-sale date
2003-06-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
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ISBN
1-4012-0087-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
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Editing
Dale Crain (Senior Editor, Collected Edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Softcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Selected black and white reconstruction by Rick Keene. Selected color reconstruction by Jamison.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Green Arrow; Tales of the Green Lantern Corps; Vigilante; Vega; Superman and Swamp Thing; Phantom Stranger; Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Superman; Alan Moore; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Swamp Thing; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mongul; Phantom Stranger; Robin [Jason Todd]; Green Lantern [Abin Sur]
Reprints

Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece.

Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman; Alan Moore; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mongul; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page. Uses elements of the cover image.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbon (Alan Moore background & Superman Annual cover); Joe Orlando (Secret Origins image); Pat Broderick (Detective covers); Joe Staton (Green Lantern cover, GL Annual #2 cover (finished pencils) & GL Annual #3 cover); Paris Cullins (Vigilante #17 cover); Jim Baikie (Vigilante #18 cover); Shawn McManus (Omega Men covers); Rick Veitch (DCCP cover); Gil Kane (GL Annual cover (layouts)); Jim Aparo (Secret Origins cover); Ed Hannigan (Batman Annual cover)
Inks
Dave Gibbon (Alan Moore background & Superman Annual cover); Joe Orlando (Secret Origins image); Pat Broderick (Detective covers); Bruce Patterson (Green Lantern cover); Rick Magyar (Vigilante #17 cover); Jim Baikie (Vigilante #18 cover); Shawn McManus (Omega Men covers); Rick Veitch (DCCP cover); Bruce Patterson (GL Annual #2 cover); Jim Aparo (Secret Origins cover); P. Craig Russell (GL Annual #3 cover); John Byrne (Batman Annual cover)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alan Moore; Phantom Stranger; Mongul; Superman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Harvey Bullock; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Jodie Linnaker; Primus; Harpis; Kalista; Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]

Indexer Notes

Uses mostly images from the covers in which the stories in this volume appeared, over artwork from the cover of this volume. Images taken from Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #10, Superman Annual (DC, 1983 series) #11, Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #549 & 550, Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #188, The Vigilante (DC, 1983 series) #17 & 18, The Omega Men (DC, 1983 series) #26 & 27, DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #85, Green Lantern Corps Annual (DC, 1986 series) #2, Green Lantern Annual (DC, 1987 series) #3, and Batman Annual (DC, 1982 series) #11.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gibbons
Pencils
Joe Orlando; George Freeman; Klaus Janson; Dave Gibbons; Bill Willingham; Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Joe Orlando; George Freeman; Klaus Janson; Dave Gibbons; Terry Austin; Kevin O'Neill
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Phantom Stranger; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Bolphunga; Mogo

Indexer Notes

Illustrations from Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #10, Batman Annual (DC, 1982 series) #11, Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #550, Superman Annual (DC, 1983 series) #11, Green Lantern Annual (DC, 1987 series) #3, Green Lantern Corps Annual (DC, 1986 series) #2, and Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #188.

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

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

Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Mongul; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints

For the Man Who Has Everything... (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Dave Gibbons
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Job Number
S-4635
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El]; Lyla Lerrol Kal-El (in Superman's mind); Allura Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Van-El (in Superman's mind); Orna-El (in Superman's mind); Kara Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Jor-El (in Superman's mind); Lor-Em (in Superman's mind); Dax-Ar (in Superman's mind); Mongul; Thomas Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Martha Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Joe Chill (cameo, in Batman's mind); Jax-Ur (as a picture on a handout, in Superman's mind); Brainiac (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Bolphunga The Unrelenting (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Adam Strange (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Guardian of the Universe (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Hyanthis (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Branx warrior (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Martian Manhunter (cameo, in Mongul's mind)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman, Batman, and Robin arrive at the Fortress of Solitude to celebrate Superman's birthday, but find him under the thrall of a flower called the Black Mercy, a gift from Mongul. Under its control, Superman experiences his greatest desire, life on an unexploded Krypton. While Wonder Woman fights with Mongul, Batman and Robin remove the flower from Superman, and after it briefly attaches to Batman, Robin puts it on Mongul, trapping him in dreams of his own greatest desire.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Inks
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Colors
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Night Olympics, Part One (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Pete Lomax
Synopsis
Black Canary and Green Arrow find that the crooks aren't as bold as they used to be. This leads to a discussion of how the bad crooks are getting worse. Then, from a rooftop, Black Canary is shot by an arrow.
Reprints

Night Olympics, Part Two (Table of Contents: 9)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Pete Lomax
Synopsis
Green Arrow goes after the archer that shot Black Canary.
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Mogo Doesn't Socialize (Table of Contents: 10)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Tony Tollin
Letters
Dave Gibbons
Editing
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Tomar Re; Arisia; Mogo; Bolphunga The Unrelenting
Synopsis
Tomar Re tells Arisia why Mogo never attends the Green Lantern Corps meetings.
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Father's Day (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Jodie Linnaker
Reprints

Father's Day (Table of Contents: 12)

Vigilante / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Jim Baikie
Inks
Jim Baikie
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Annie Halfacree
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Carl Linnaker; Joanne Linnaker (dies in this story); Jodie Linnaker; Fever; Louise (dies in this story)
Synopsis
Vigilante becomes involved in a child abuse case.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Jim Baikie
Inks
Jim Baikie
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Fever; Jody Linnaker; Carl Linnaker; Louise
Reprints

Father's Day Part II (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Jim Baikie
Inks
Jim Baikie
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Annie Halfacree
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante; Carl Linnaker (dies in this issue); Jodie Linnaker; Fever
Synopsis
As Vigilante tries to save Jodie Linnaker from her abusive father, Carl Linnaker tells his side of the story from a letter he wrote to Jodie from jail.
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Brief Lives (Table of Contents: 15)

Vega / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Alan Gold (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Synopsis
Two giants live at a speed much slower than the creatures trying to conquer them.
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A Man's World (Table of Contents: 16)

Vega / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Alan Gold (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien anthropologist tries to find out how an alien race propagates without any women.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman and Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Superman; Swamp Thing
Reprints

The Jungle Line (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman and Swamp Thing / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Job Number
S-4639
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Swamp Thing; Lana Lang; Dr. Everett; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Bloodmorel (a fungus)
Synopsis
Clark comes in contact with a fungus from Krypton that will eventually kill him. Driving south due to his powers intermittently failing, he crashes in a swamp and stumbles upon the one creature that might help him-- Swamp Thing.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Tygers (Table of Contents: 19)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Len Wein (original editor); Andy Helfer (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; The Empire of Tears; Qull of the Five Inversions; the Guardians of the Universe (cameo- flashback); images in Abin Sur's mind: Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Weaponers of Qward; Ranx, the Sentient City; Children of the White Lobe; Green Lantern [Sodam Yat, a Daxamite]; Green Lantern [Mogo]
Synopsis
Abin Sur seeks a crippled ship that has crashed on Ysmault, a lifeless planet in a forbidden territory by the Guardians. There Abin finds The Empire of Tears-- hellish demons that taunt him, including Qull of the Five Inversions. Qull freely answers three questions for Abin about the crippled ship, Abin's future and the Guardians' greatest catastrophe. And in doing so destroys Abin Sur years in the future.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Bob Greenberger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Footsteps (Table of Contents: 21)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Colors
Joe Orlando
Letters
Bob Lappan
Editing
Bob Greenberger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger
Synopsis
By deciding not to choose sides during the fall of Lucifier and his rebels, an angel is cursed to walk the earth alone, friend to neither angels or demons.
Reprints

In Blackest Night (Table of Contents: 22)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Bill Willingham
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Andrew Helfer (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Katma Tui; Guardians of the Universe; F-Sharp Bell (a blind Green Lantern)
Synopsis
Katma Tui is sent by the Guardians to recruit a new member to the Corps-- one who is blind and has no concept of light or color.
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Villains in Love! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Clayface; Penguin
Reprints

Mortal Clay (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
George Freeman
Inks
George Freeman
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis
Clayface tries to make a life with a woman he has always loved-- a store mannequin named Helena.
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Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Superman; Batman; Superman and Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Green Arrow; Tales of the Green Lantern Corps; Vigilante; Vega; Superman and Swamp Thing; Phantom Stranger; Batman
  2. 1. Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore
  3. 2. Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore
  4. 3. [Table of Contents]
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  7. 6. For the Man Who Has Everything...
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 8. Night Olympics, Part One
    Green Arrow
  10. 9. Night Olympics, Part Two
    Green Arrow
  11. 10. Mogo Doesn't Socialize
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  12. 11. Father's Day
    Vigilante
  13. 12. Father's Day
    Vigilante
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Vigilante
  15. 14. Father's Day Part II
    Vigilante
  16. 15. Brief Lives
    Vega
  17. 16. A Man's World
    Vega
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Swamp Thing
  19. 18. The Jungle Line
    Superman and Swamp Thing
  20. 19. Tygers
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Stranger
  22. 21. Footsteps
    Phantom Stranger
  23. 22. In Blackest Night
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  24. 23. Villains in Love!
    Batman
  25. 24. Mortal Clay
    Batman
  26. 25. Across the Universe: The DC Universe Stories of Alan Moore
    Superman; Batman; Superman and Swamp Thing
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