Countdown #40
(September 2007)

DC, 2007 Series
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Price
2.99 USD; 3.65 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale Date
2007-07-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941260839 04011
Editing
Mike Marts; Mike Carlin; Jeanine Schaefer (assistant); Elisabeth Gehrlein (assistant)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Atomic Warfare! (Table of Contents)

Countdown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Dodson (signed)
Inks
Rachel Dodson (signed)
Colors
Moose Baumann
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atom [Ryan Choi]; Bob the Monitor; Jason Todd; Donna Troy

Small Wonders (Table of Contents: 1)

Countdown / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini (head writer); Tony Bedard
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Manuel Garcia
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
Thomas Chu
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Holly Robinson; Bob the Monitor; Jason Todd [Red Hood]; Donna Troy; Atom [Ryan Choi]; Mr. Action [Jimmy Olsen]; Lois Lane; Zatanna Zatara; Forager; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Question [Renee Montoya]; VILLAINS: Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]; Trickster [James Jesse]; Harleen Quinzel [Harley Quinn]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Darkseid; Desaad; Parademons
Synopsis
The quest for Ray Palmer continues in the "Palmerverse", Mary Marval goes to Zatanna for help, Trickster and Pied Piper seek shelter with the Penguin and Mr. Action leaps into action.

Mad About Hunger (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Mad; BallPark Franks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Mad Look at Hunger (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mad; BallPark Franks / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Evolution of Hunger (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Mad; BallPark Franks / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Museum of Hunger (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mad; BallPark Franks / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Hunger Gets What Hunger Wants (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

BallPark Franks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

History of the Multiverse Chapter Ten (Table of Contents: 7)

History of the Multiverse / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Norm Rapmund
Colors
David Baron
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Michael Siglain; Harvey Richards (assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Monitors; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (Earth-1); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L] (Earth-2); Superman [Harvey Dent] (Tangent Universe); Ultraman [Clark Kent] (Earth-3); Superman (Red Son Earth); Joker's Daughter [Duela Dent] (flashback; dies)
Synopsis
The Monitors discuss the Multiverse and some of the Earths under their supervision, including the Earths from Batman & Dracula: Red Rain, Superman: Red Son, Batman / Houdini: The Devil's Workshop and the Tangent universe.

DC Nation 71 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Atomic Warfare!
    Countdown
  2. 1. Small Wonders
    Countdown
  3. 2. Mad About Hunger
    Mad; BallPark Franks
  4. 3. A Mad Look at Hunger
    Mad; BallPark Franks
  5. 4. The Evolution of Hunger
    Mad; BallPark Franks
  6. 5. The Museum of Hunger
    Mad; BallPark Franks
  7. 6. Hunger Gets What Hunger Wants
    BallPark Franks
  8. 7. History of the Multiverse Chapter Ten
    History of the Multiverse
  9. 8. DC Nation 71
    DC Nation
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