Crisis on Infinite Earths #2 [Direct Sales]
(May 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-01-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Marv Wolfman (editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Len Wein (consulting editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

From Anthro to the Legion of Superheroes-- And Beyond! (Table of Contents)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez (credited, signed)
Inks:
George Perez (credited, signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (Earth-2); Dawnstar; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Obsidian; Kamandi; King Solovar; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Firestorm; Antimonitor's shadow demons (in merged giant form)
Synopsis:
The heroes battle a giant shadow demon at the top of one of the Monitor's machines.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

V The Comic Book (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Time and Time Again! (Table of Contents: 2)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils:
George Perez (credited)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Dawnstar]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-1); Flash [Barry Allen]; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond; Martin Stein]; Superman [Kal-El] (Earth-1); Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Raven (image); Anthro; Embra; Ne-Ahn; Lart; Joker; Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Psimon [Simon Jones]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; King Solovar; Geo-Force [Brion Markov]; Killer Frost [Louise Lincoln]; Superman (Earth-2)(Kal-L); Arion; Dr. Polaris [Neal Emerson]; Obsidian [Todd Rice]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; The Monitor; Harbinger [Lyla Michaels]; Guardians of the Universe (death); Pariah; Kamandi; Lady Chian; The Anti-Monitor (intro as voice, villain behind the scenes this issue in silhouette); Alexander Luthor Jr.; Shadow Demons
Synopsis:
Time and space is going crazy as the heroes aboard the Monitor's satellite are dispatched to save the Monitor's tuning forks on Earth-1 as the Crisis begins to hit. Meanwhile, unbeknowst to anyone, a shadowy figure has dispatched his demons to stop these actions, with one of them having taken over a copy of Harbinger (as seen in issue 1) before she reintegrated herself into one person. To be continued...
Reprints:

How Many Bright Oreo Cookie Ideas Can You Come Up With? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Etagramulfabetz"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Reese's Pieces / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look Out When New Bonkers Fruit Candy Hits Town! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cross Swords with Champions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Welcome to the second issue..." (Table of Contents: 8)

Crisis Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Marv discusses the process of getting the Crisis project approved and the research behind it.

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Dear Dad..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano [as Dick] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Dick discusses DC's licensed comics, especially the new V series.

Indexer Notes

Includes a DC check list for the week of February 7, 1985.

12 Ways to Fight Acne with One Single Drop. (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Noxzema Acne 12 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. From Anthro to the Legion of Superheroes-- And Beyond!
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  2. 1. V The Comic Book
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Time and Time Again!
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  4. 3. How Many Bright Oreo Cookie Ideas Can You Come Up With?
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. ["Etagramulfabetz"]
    Reese's Pieces
  7. 6. Look Out When New Bonkers Fruit Candy Hits Town!
    Nabisco candies
  8. 7. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  9. 8. "Welcome to the second issue..."
    Crisis Mail
  10. 9. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  11. 10. ["Dear Dad..."]
    Meanwhile...
  12. 11. 12 Ways to Fight Acne with One Single Drop.
    Noxzema Acne 12
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Marchand
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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