Deadman #1
(May 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1985-01-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Nicola Cuti (reprint editor); Jack Miller (original editor); Joe Orlando (original editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]
Reprints

[Strange Adventures #206] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Who Has Been Lying in My Grave? (Table of Contents: 2)

Deadman / comic story / 16.5 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Deadman [original logo]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Lorna Hill; Tiny; Vashnu; Heldrich; Leary; Toby; Rama Kushna; Constable Ramsey
Synopsis
Shot during a performance, trapeze artist Boston Brand dies, only to find that his spirit lives on with the ability to inhabit the bodies of others. By the will of Rama Kushna his spirit will walk among the living until his killer is found.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints origin and first appearance of Deadman.

Arnold Drake Co-Creator/Writer (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

How Arnold Drake co-created Deadman.

An Eye for an Eye! (Table of Contents: 4)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Carmine Infantino (credited) (plot); Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Deadman [original logo]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Lorna Hill; Jeff Carling; Tiny; Vashnu (flashback); Heldrick (cameo flashback); Constable Ramsey (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Lorna's criminal brother Jeff shows up at the circus eager to get his hands on the insurance money from Boston Brand's death, and Deadman suspects him of the murder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original index credits Arnold Drake as writer and says Jack Miller is incorrect.

Across 17 pages, but pages 8 and 17 are 1/2-pages.

Carmine Infantino Co-Creator/Artist (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

How Carmine Infantino co-created Deadman.

Who Is... Azrael? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Teen Titans / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Game (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Neal Adams (signed)
Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Young Jamie Markus takes refuge from a storm in an old deserted house and spends the night playing a game with a strange being who has his face.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story ends on inside back cover page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Deadman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]

Indexer Notes

Partial cover image on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Deadman
  2. 1. [Strange Adventures #206]
    Deadman
  3. 2. Who Has Been Lying in My Grave?
    Deadman
  4. 3. Arnold Drake Co-Creator/Writer
  5. 4. An Eye for an Eye!
    Deadman
  6. 5. Carmine Infantino Co-Creator/Artist
  7. 6. Who Is... Azrael?
    The Teen Titans
  8. 7. The Game
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Deadman
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