(2002 [February 2003])

DC, 2002 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 32.95 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale Date
2002-12-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
America's Best Comics, LLC
Brand
America's Best Comics
ISBN
1-56389-909-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941235370 00111
Editing
Scott Dunbier (group editor); Kristy Quinn (assistant editor); Neal Pozner (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Greyshirt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited, signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

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

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


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Greyshirt: Indigo Sunset (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Half-title page, illustrated with a black and white detail from the cover of this volume.

Greyshirt: Indigo Sunset (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title page.

Preface (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Alan Moore (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Who Is Greyshirt? (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (sourced)

Genre
crime; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Coppernob
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Greyshirt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Lady L
Synopsis
Greyshirt encounters a blind newspaper saleswoman.
Reprints

The Lure (Table of Contents: 7)

Greyshirt / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
children; crime; horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Carmine Cabone; Lips Lafayette; Franky Lafayette; Johnny Apollo; Scissors; The Lure
Synopsis
Franky and Johnny are attacked by The Lure, a mysterious serpentine monster.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Six Seconds (Table of Contents: 8)

Greyshirt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Judge Joliet; Snots Lamonico; Mayor Plutarch
Synopsis
Snots Lamonico attempts revenge on Judge Joliet with an M-67 hand grenade.
Reprints

Indigo City Sunset (Table of Contents: 9)

Greyshirt / text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
The Lure; Coppernob; Lapis Lazuli; Snots Lamonico
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lengthy Indigo City Sunset newspaper supplement, featuring the following headlines and features: The Lure Took My Baby, Pressroom Showdown, Looters Rob Grave of Sapphire Science Villain, Indigo Poop Scoop, Ask Dr. Syntax, Sunset Comics, Indigopinion, Sunset Sports, I Greased Greyshirt.

Which Will It Be... the Lady or the Tiger?! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (sourced)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Gargles Gomorrah
Reprints

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

Greyshirt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Wildstorm FX (graytones)
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Loved her ass...
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Synopsis
Greyshirt stops an old man from being mugged.
Reprints

Jail Bait! (Table of Contents: 12)

Greyshirt / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Franky Lafayette; Johnny Apollo; Carmine Carbone; Lips Lafayette; Candice "Candi" Lovelace; Plato Plutarch; Spats Katz
Synopsis
Young Candice "Candi" Lovelace hooks up with class president, Plato Plutarch, because of his political ambitions. Later, she dumps Plato for Johnny Apollo, and is befriended by Lips Lafayette. But when Franky and Johnny steal some fireworks from Spats Katz under orders from Carmine Carbone, Johnny is beaten and Candi is taken prisoner. When Johnny and Plato try to rescue her, she sides with her kidnapper, Spats Katz.
Reprints

Swiped (Table of Contents: 13)

Greyshirt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Russ Heath (credited)
Inks
Russ Heath (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Bernard Novak; Andy Savannah; Fanman; Cookie; The Zoo
Synopsis
Pop artist Andy Savannah is being forced by Fanman to create paintings based on panels from the comic book, Hoodlum Hit. When Andy's projector breaks, Fanman's goons, Cookie and The Zoo, force the original artist, Bernard Novak, to assist Andy in creating new paintings. Greyshirt is captured by Cookie and The Zoo and is taken to Andy's studio. Greyshirt is able to overpower the two goons, but Andy is killed by a stray shot from Cookie's gun.
Reprints

Indigo City Sunset (Table of Contents: 14)

Greyshirt / text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited) (graytones)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Gargles Gamorrah; Mayor Plato Plutarch; Fargo Fergussen; Cobweb; Andy Savannah
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lengthy Indigo City Sunset newspaper supplement, featuring the following headlines and features: Bring in the Clowns; Hello Cruel World; Sculptor Details Greyshirt Monument; It's Official! Fanman to Film Here; Bizarre Rat Kings Discovered; Indigo Poop Scoop; Ask Dr. Syntax; Sunset Comics; "Belle of Indigo" Teases; Get Away in a Bumpmobile; and Mayor Declares Pow! Art: Menace to Public Health.

A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (sourced)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Albert Binorat; Coleman Kinkerdeen IV
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Greyshirt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Wildstorm FX (graytones)
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here she comes.
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Reprints

Who Killed Hoodlum Hit? (Table of Contents: 17)

Greyshirt / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Al Williamson (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Byron Lord; Franky Lafayette; Johnny Apollo; Carmine Carbone; Lips Lafayette; Candice "Candi" Lovelace; Spats Katz; The Lure; Bernard Novak
Synopsis
Byron Lord, the writer of the Hodlum Hit comic book, receives a phone call from a woman that tells him the true story about the fall of Carmine Carbone. Carmine was betrayed twice, first by Johnny Apollo, who made a deal with Spats Katz to share Carmine's territory and who trapped Franky and Carmine in the abandoned mines beneath Indigo City. And second by Lips Lafayette, who sold him out to the police so he could be safe in jail.
Reprints

Silhouettes on the Shade (Table of Contents: 18)

Greyshirt / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
David Lloyd (credited)
Inks
David Lloyd (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Synopsis
In the footlights of the new Greyshirt statue, a man sees his wife having an affair with another man. He kills the couple, but is pursued by Greyshirt until he falls to his death.
Reprints

Indigo City Sunset (Table of Contents: 19)

Greyshirt / text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Albert Binorat; Coleman Kinkerdeen IV; Byron Lord; Bernard Novak
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lengthy Indigo City Sunset newspaper supplement, featuring the following headlines and features: Cast in Crime; Busted in Bronze; Scandal Shutters Company that Helped Build City; Who's Haunting Purple Comics; Fabled "Star of Indigo" Coming Home; Poop Scoop; Ask Dr. Syntax; Sunset Comics; Sunset Classifieds; Indigo Personals; Shadow Falls on Mystery Man Monument.

Bad Water Rising! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (signed)
Colors
Randy Mayor (signed)
Letters
Todd Klein (sourced)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Reprints

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

Greyshirt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Wildstorm FX (graytones)
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's going on?
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Reprints

The Ballad of Franky and Johnny (Table of Contents: 22)

Greyshirt / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Franky Lafayette; Ella Bly; Johnny Apollo; Candice "Candi" Lovelace; Spats Katz; Andy Savannah; Councilman Plato Plutarch; Chucky Frisco
Synopsis
Songbird Ella Bly sings the tragic "Ballad of Franky and Johnny". Johnny conspires with Candi Lovelace to kill Spats Katz. Johnny then double-crosses Candi and tries to have her killed as well. Then Johnny gets a phone call from a woman (Ella Bly) who tells him that Franky is with her. When Johnny arrives to kill Franky, Ella has a change of heart and helps Franky escape.
Reprints

Recognition! (Table of Contents: 23)

Greyshirt / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
John Severin (credited)
Inks
John Severin (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Bruno Imbroglio; Sabra Desade; Police Chief O'Riordhan; Police Officer Barney Drum; Elspeth Olesky
Synopsis
Master thief Bruno Imbroglio and cat burglar Sabra Desade both attempt to steal the Star of Indigo, which has the mythical ability to act as a powerful love potion.
Reprints

Indigo City Sunset (Table of Contents: 24)

Greyshirt / text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited) (graytones)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Johnny Perrogey; Jack Hawkins; Biff Sock; Stella Clay; Quintin Santiago; Coast Guard Captain Horus Goldenrod; Ella Bly; Bruno Imbroglio; Sabra Desade
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Indigo City Sunset newspaper supplement, featuring the following headlines and features: Dam Fools; The Hole-in-the-Head Gang; Software Whiz Kid Living it Up; Another Ship Lost to Pirates; Indigo Poop Scoop; Ask Dr. Syntax; Sunset Comics; Ella! Indigo's Celebrated Songbird Reflects On Her Life of Triumph and Tragedy; Cell Mates or Soul Mates.

Head Over Heels! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (sourced)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Greyshirt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt
Reprints

Know Your Fate (Table of Contents: 27)

Greyshirt / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Franky Lafayette; Johnny Apollo; Chucky Frisco; Byron Lord; Lips Lafayette; Carmine Carbone; Spats Katz; Candice "Candi" Lovelace; Ella Bly; Police Captain O'Riordahn; Councilman Plato Plutarch; The Lure
Synopsis
Franky overpowers Chucky in the Purple Comics building and learns that Johnny is trying to kill him. Johnny catches up to Franky at the Pow! Art exhibit at the Lakeland Museum of Contemporary Art and demands to know where the Katz's sapphires are. Candi and Katz's crew burst in on them, but they escape and agree to meet up that evening at Indigo Central Station. Later Franky blows up Central Station while he and Johnny are inside. The police think they are both dead, but Franky is saved by a homeless man and Johnny is saved by the Lure.
Reprints

The Butt Kicks Back! (Table of Contents: 28)

Greyshirt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gibbons (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Hilary Barta (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Vinnie Assapunto
Synopsis
After being the butt of one too many jokes, Vinnie Assapunto goes on a killing spree until he is stopped by Greyshirt.
Reprints

Indigo City Sunset (Table of Contents: 29)

Greyshirt / text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited); typeset

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Estabon Huerchonoto; Magdalena Moreno; Lady L; Carmine Carbone; Catherine Smith; Ricardo Veitchello; Fanman; Vinnie Assapunto
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lengthy Indigo City Sunset newspaper supplement, featuring the following headlines and features: Even Heroes Get the Heebie-Jeebies; Greyshirt Battles Phantom Patagonian Priests; The Lady Vanishes; Aging Gangster Escapes Halfway House; Cops Investigate Possible Child Abduction; Indigo Poop Scoop; Ask Dr. Syntax; Indigo Comics; Sunset Horoscope; Sunset Photog Dies; First Fanman Photos; This One Will Kill You.

Who's Giving Greyshirt the Hairy Eyeball? (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (sourced)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Eye-Borgs
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Greyshirt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Wildstorm FX (graytones)
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So after he pulled my butt out of the wreckage, Rocky nursed me back to health.
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Cobweb; Rocky; Clarice
Reprints

Shroom! (Table of Contents: 32)

Greyshirt / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Frank Cho (credited)
Inks
Frank Cho (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Jack Hawkins
Synopsis
While attempting to feed Greyshirt to the sharks, Jack Hawkins' yacht runs aground on an island that turns out to be be a fast-growing species of waterborne fungus.
Reprints

The Last Mile (Table of Contents: 33)

Greyshirt / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Greyshirt [Franky Lafayette]; Fanman [Johnny Apollo]; Chucky Frisco; Snots Lamonico; Mayor Plato Plutarch; Candice "Candi" Lovelace; Lips Lafayette (aka Lady L); Carmine Carbone; Catherine Smith; Police Chief O'Riordahn
Synopsis
Hours before her intended execution, Candi calls Greyshirt and Plutarch to the prison to tell them that Johnny's connection to the Lure has kept him alive since the explosion in Central Station and that he is the Fanman behind Fanman Productions. Greyshirt realizes that Fanman has captured Lips, Carmine, and Catherine and is holding them in the mines. Greyshirt rescues them and is able to trick the Lure into eating Fanman, thereby killing the Lure as well.
Reprints

Indigo City Sunset (Table of Contents: 34)

Greyshirt / text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch (credited)
Pencils
Rick Veitch (credited)
Inks
Rick Veitch (credited)
Colors
Wildstorm FX (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Greyshirt; Candice "Candi" Lovelace; Mayor Plato Plutarch; Eye-Borgs; The Lure; Lips Lafayette; Carmine Carbone; Catherine Smith; Jack Hawkins
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lengthy Indigo City Sunset newspaper supplement, featuring the following headlines and features: Shake, Rattle and Roll; Mine Collapse Gives City a Case of the Jitters; Candi Beats the Rap; The Eyes Have It; Indigo Poop Scoop; Ask Dr. Syntax; Indigo Opinion; Real Life Carbones' Happy Ending; Mystery at Sea.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Greyshirt / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero

Contributors (Table of Contents: 36)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Who Is Greyshirt? (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Greyshirt
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Greyshirt: Indigo Sunset
  4. 3. Greyshirt: Indigo Sunset
  5. 4. Preface
  6. 5. Who Is Greyshirt?
    Greyshirt
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Greyshirt
  8. 7. The Lure
    Greyshirt
  9. 8. Six Seconds
    Greyshirt
  10. 9. Indigo City Sunset
    Greyshirt
  11. 10. Which Will It Be... the Lady or the Tiger?!
    Greyshirt
  12. 11. ["...Loved her ass..."]
    Greyshirt
  13. 12. Jail Bait!
    Greyshirt
  14. 13. Swiped
    Greyshirt
  15. 14. Indigo City Sunset
    Greyshirt
  16. 15. A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight!
    Greyshirt
  17. 16. ["Here she comes."]
    Greyshirt
  18. 17. Who Killed Hoodlum Hit?
    Greyshirt
  19. 18. Silhouettes on the Shade
    Greyshirt
  20. 19. Indigo City Sunset
    Greyshirt
  21. 20. Bad Water Rising!
    Greyshirt
  22. 21. ["What's going on?"]
    Greyshirt
  23. 22. The Ballad of Franky and Johnny
    Greyshirt
  24. 23. Recognition!
    Greyshirt
  25. 24. Indigo City Sunset
    Greyshirt
  26. 25. Head Over Heels!
    Greyshirt
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Greyshirt
  28. 27. Know Your Fate
    Greyshirt
  29. 28. The Butt Kicks Back!
    Greyshirt
  30. 29. Indigo City Sunset
    Greyshirt
  31. 30. Who's Giving Greyshirt the Hairy Eyeball?
    Greyshirt
  32. 31. ["So after he pulled my butt out of the wreckage, Rocky nursed me back to health."]
    Greyshirt
  33. 32. Shroom!
    Greyshirt
  34. 33. The Last Mile
    Greyshirt
  35. 34. Indigo City Sunset
    Greyshirt
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Greyshirt
  37. 36. Contributors
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Who Is Greyshirt?
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Ralf Haring
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore