JLA #[3] - Rock of Ages
([July] 1998)

DC, 1997 Series
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Price
9.95 USD; 13.95 CAD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
1998-05-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-416-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941213019 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Bob Kahan (credited) (editor - collected edition); Jim Spivey (credited) (associate editor - collected edition); Dan Raspler (credited) (editor - original series); Peter J. Tomasi (credited as Peter Tomasi) (associate editor - original series); Mike Carlin (executive editor)

Issue Notes

Collects JLA (DC, 1997 series) #10-15 and the last 2 pages from #9.
This issue has variants:

Rock of Ages (Table of Contents)

Justice League / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
Howard Porter (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Darkseid; Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Although Wonder Woman appears in the cover, she doesn't appear in the issues of the volume.

[Credits and Indicia] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Prologue (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Oscar Jimenez (credited)
Inks
Chip Wallace (credited); Anibal Rodriguez (credited as Haníbal Rodríguez)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited); Heroic Age (credited) (separations)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Injustice Gang [Lex Luthor; Joker; Circe; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Ocean Master; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Prologue of Rock of Ages.

JLA: Rock of Ages (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
Howard Porter (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge (credited)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title page. Includes a detail from the cover.

[Characters] (Table of Contents: 4)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter
Inks
John Dell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
JLA [Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Injustice Gang [Lex Luthor; Ocean Master; Joker; Circe; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]]

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter
Inks
John Dell

Characters
Darkseid

Rock of Ages Prologue: Genesis and Revelations (Table of Contents: 6)

Justice League / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited); Heroic Age (credited) (separations)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Aztek; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]]; Injustice Gang [Lex Luthor; Ocean Master; Joker; Circe; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]]
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 6 of Rock of Ages saga.

Rock of Ages Part Two Hostile Takeover (Table of Contents: 7)

Justice League / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited); Heroic Age (credited) (separations)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Flash [Wally West]; Aztek; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]]; Injustice Gang [Lex Luthor; Circe; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Joker; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Ocean Master]; Jemm Son of Saturn; Metron; Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Robin [Tim Drake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 6 of Rock of Ages saga.

Rock of Ages Part Three Wonderworld (Table of Contents: 8)

Justice League / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited); Heroic Age (credited) (separations)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Aquaman; Aztek; Flash [Wally West]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Theocracy [Adam One; Hourman [Tyler android]; Mote] (introduction); Jemm Son of Saturn; Metron; Plastic Man; Robin [Tim Drake]; Injustice Gang [Circe; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Joker; Lex Luthor; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Ocean Master]
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Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 6 of Rock of Ages saga.

First appearances of Adam One, the android Hourman, and Mote. Also first appearance of two characters may be a duo referred to as Nemo and Nightmare. Based on a later part of the story, it is possible the Joker portrayed is Plastic Man in disguise.

Rock of Ages Part Four Wasteland (Table of Contents: 9)

Justice League / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited); Heroic Age (credited) (separations)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Kyle Rayner [Green Lantern]; Wally West [Flash]; Alternate future versions of -- Amazo; Argent; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aztek; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Orion; Darkseid; Glorious Godfrey
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 6 of Rock of Ages saga.

Wonder Woman had died in her regular book by this point, but shows up alive in an alternate future.

Rock of Ages Part Five Twilight of the Gods (Table of Contents: 10)

Justice League / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martian Manhunter; Kyle Rayner [Green Lantern]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wally West [Flash];
Injustice Gang [Lex Luthor; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Joker];
Alternate future versions of -- Amazo; Argent; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aztek; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Black Racer; Orion; Darkseid (dies); Metron; Grandmother Box
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of 6 of Rock of Ages saga.

Includes the apparent deaths of the alternate future characters.

Rock of Ages Part Six Stone of Destiny (Table of Contents: 11)

Justice League / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Gary Frank (credited); Greg Land (credited); Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited); Bob McLeod (credited)
Colors
Pat Garrahy (credited)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Aquaman [Orin]; Aztek; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Wally West]; Green Arrow [Connor Hawke]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Martian Manhunter; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Theocracy; Adam One; Hourman [Tyler android]; Jemm Son of Saturn; Metron; Plastic Man; Superman [853rd century]; Injustice Gang [Circe; Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Joker; Lex Luthor; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; Ocean Master]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 6 of 6 of Rock of Ages saga.

Aztek leaves the JLA.

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 12)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
John Dell (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Arthur Curry; Orin]; Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]]; Lex Luthor; Joker
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The Stars of the DC Universe Can Also Be Found in These Books (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Yesterday] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rock of Ages
    Justice League
  2. 1. [Credits and Indicia]
  3. 2. Prologue
    Justice League
  4. 3. JLA: Rock of Ages
  5. 4. [Characters]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Rock of Ages Prologue: Genesis and Revelations
    Justice League
  8. 7. Rock of Ages Part Two Hostile Takeover
    Justice League
  9. 8. Rock of Ages Part Three Wonderworld
    Justice League
  10. 9. Rock of Ages Part Four Wasteland
    Justice League
  11. 10. Rock of Ages Part Five Twilight of the Gods
    Justice League
  12. 11. Rock of Ages Part Six Stone of Destiny
    Justice League
  13. 12. Cover Gallery
  14. 13. The Stars of the DC Universe Can Also Be Found in These Books
  15. 14. [Yesterday]
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