([October] 2003)

DC, 2003 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 30.95 CAD
Pages
236
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2003-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo
ISBN
1-56389-968-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Editing
Scott Nybakken (Editor, Collected Edition); Karen Berger (Editor, Original Series); Art Young (Associate Editor, Original Series)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Squarebound; Trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Collects Animal Man (DC, 1988 series) #18-26.
This is the third of 3 trade paperbacks that collect the complete Grant Morrison Animal Man run.
The first collection is Animal Man (DC, 1991 series) which collects Animal Man (DC, 1988 series) #1-9. https://www.comics.org/issue/311039/
The second collection is Animal Man: Origin of the Species (DC, 2002 series) which collects Animal Man #10-17 and Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #39. https://www.comics.org/issue/355634/#1044901

Date listed is release date. Art Young not credited in item.


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Animal Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; Grant Morrison
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Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man

Indexer Notes

Title page. Source of Animal Man illustration unidentified.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chas Truog (Animal Man ilustration)
Inks
Mark Farmer (Animal Man illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Animal Man

Indexer Notes

Publishing data page. Animal Man illustration taken from the story from Animal Man (DC, 1988 series) #26 (August 1990).

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

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man
Reprints

At Play in the Fields of the Lord (Table of Contents: 4)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Tricia; Roger; Ellen Baker; Maxine Baker; Cliff Baker; James Highwater; Mr. Lennox
Synopsis
Animal Man accompanies James Highwater to Arizona to go on a peyote vision quest where he learns the origin of his powers and of the Crisis that happened and the second Crisis to come.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; James Highwater
Reprints

A New Science of Life (Table of Contents: 6)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; James Highwater; Ellen Baker; Cliff Baker; Maxine Baker
Synopsis
In his vision, Buddy encounters the original version of Animal Man (from Strange Adventures) who protests his replacement. When Animal Man comes out of his vision, he returns home to his greatest tragedy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man
Reprints

The Last Enemy (Table of Contents: 8)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Ellen Baker; Roger; Tricia; Cliff Baker; Maxine Baker; Violet Weidemeir; Mr. Lennox; Psycho Pirate; Dr. Huntoon; Morris Weidemeir; Martian Manhunter; Vixen; Metamorpho; Booster Gold
Synopsis
Buddy falls into despair over the deaths of his wife and children, but at his lowest point he gets a mysterious phone call. Elsewhere, a seemingly shadowy governmental organization demonstrates their latest weapon for Mr. Lennox.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man
Reprints

Tooth and Claw (Table of Contents: 10)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Mr. Lennox
Synopsis
Mirror Master helps Animal Man take revenge on the businessmen who killed Buddy's family.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; Maxine Baker
Reprints

Time in a Bottle (Table of Contents: 12)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Steve Montano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Time Commander [John Starr]; Booster Gold; Time Masters [Rip Hunter; Bonnie Baxter; Jeff Smith]; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Ellen Baker; Maxine Baker; Cliff Baker; Phantom Stranger; James Highwater
Synopsis
Animal Man borrows a defective time machine from the Time Masters and goes back in time to try to warn his family
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Indexer Notes

Repeats much of the storyline of #14 from the current Animal Man's point of view.

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Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; Phantom Stranger; Binky
Reprints

Crisis (Table of Contents: 14)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Streaky; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Crime Syndicate of Earth-3 [Power Ring, Ultraman; Johnny Quick; Owlman]; Bug-Eyed Bandit; Detective Chimp; James Highwater; Phantom Stranger; Binky; Immortal Man; Jason Blood; Icicle; Psimon; Ten-Eyed Man; The Spectre; Uberman; Bat-Man; Robin; Sunshine Superman; Speed Freak; Magic Lantern; Aquagirl [Tula]; Sargon the Sorcerer; Prince Ra-Man; Overman; Beppo; Kole
Synopsis
Having time-travelled to the past, Animal Man has a philosophical discussion with the Phantom Stranger, Immortal Man, and Jason Blood. In the present, Psycho Pirate returns several old characters (and several newly created characters) to continuity. But when he re-creates one very dangerous character, Animal Man is summoned by the aliens and James Hightower.
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Indexer Notes

There are several other unidentified characters in the story, including one of the knights from Monty Python and the Holy Grail (complete with coconuts) and a character who may be Son of Vulcan.

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Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover prominently features several of the key comics that established the concept of the multiverse (Flash #123, Green Lantern #40, Justice League of America #21), plus many others.

Purification Day (Table of Contents: 16)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Power Ring (of Earth-3); Ultraman (of Earth-3); James Highwater; Hercules (from Hercules Unbound); Dorothy (from the Wizard of Oz); Toto; Overman; Magic Lantern; Streaky; Bizarro; Krona; Sunshine Superman
Synopsis
Animal Man discovers he is a character in a comic book, so along with James Highwater, he decides to send all the characters back into limbo. When the aliens return him to his home, Animal Man, knowing he is a fictional character, wonders who it is who causes him to suffer.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Monkey Puzzles (Table of Contents: 18)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; The Inferior Five [Merryman; The Blimp; Dumb Bunny; White Feather; Awkwardman]; Hoppy the Marvel Bunny; Ace, the Bat-Hound; The Green Team; Ultra, the Multi-Alien; Ma Hunkel; Space Canine Patrol Agents; Quicksilver; Gay Ghost; J'emm, Son of Saturn; Hercules (from Hercules Unbound); Jason (from Jason's Quest); Red Bee; Mister Freeze; Nightmaster; Grant Morrison
Synopsis
Animal Man leaves his home to explore a graveyard filled with old characters and is told by Merryman that the monkey who writes characters out of limbo is dying. Animal Man tries to get him to the City of Formation before he dies, but ends up back at his home, years after he left. Following the script in the monkey's hand, Animal Man travels to Grant Morrison's home.
Reprints

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

Animal Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man; Grant Morrison
Reprints

Deus Ex Machina (Table of Contents: 20)

Animal Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chas Truog
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Grant Morrison; The Shark; Slaughterhouse
Synopsis
Grant Morrison explains to Animal Man how he has controlled his life, then returns Animal Man to his own world and his family.
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Animal Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  2. 1. Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina
    Animal Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  5. 4. At Play in the Fields of the Lord
    Animal Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  7. 6. A New Science of Life
    Animal Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  9. 8. The Last Enemy
    Animal Man
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  11. 10. Tooth and Claw
    Animal Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  13. 12. Time in a Bottle
    Animal Man
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  15. 14. Crisis
    Animal Man
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  17. 16. Purification Day
    Animal Man
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  19. 18. Monkey Puzzles
    Animal Man
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
  21. 20. Deus Ex Machina
    Animal Man
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Animal Man
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