(May 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.35 CAD; 0.45 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1985-01-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein (editor); Marv Wolfman (consulting editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)

Issue Notes

The writers and colorists are only credited on the inside front cover, not on each individual sequence, so we have listed all of them for each entry.

There are also credits for Peter Sanderson and E. Nelson Bridwell as researchers, Todd Klein for production, Brenda Pope as proofreader, and Neal Pozner as design director.

On-sale date from DC Releases #12.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Who's Who / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Lightning; Black Manta; Black Orchid; Black Pirate; Black Racer; Blackrock; Black Spider; Blackstarr; Blockbuster; Blok; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Blue Devil; Bolt; Bouncing Boy; Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Andre; Jan; Brooklyn; Alfy; Tex; Percy]; The Brain; Brainiac; Brainiac 5; Brain Storm; Brain Wave; Brainwave, Jr.; Breathtaker; Bronze Tiger; Broot; Brother Blood; Brother Power; Bug-Eyed Bandit; Bug; Byte; B'wana Beast; Byth

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover. Brotherhood of Evil does not appear.

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

Who's Who's Hows and Whys / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Letters
typeset

Black Lightning (Table of Contents: 2)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Lightning; Tobias Whale (background)
Reprints

Black Manta (Table of Contents: 3)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Bill Willingham
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Manta; Aquaman (background)
Reprints

Black Orchid (Table of Contents: 4)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Terry Austin
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Orchid
Reprints

Black Pirate (Table of Contents: 5)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Pirate
Reprints

Black Racer (Table of Contents: 6)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Greg Theakston
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Racer
Reprints

Blackrock (Table of Contents: 7)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackrock; Superman (background)

Black Spider (Table of Contents: 8)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Pat Broderick (signed)
Inks
Pat Broderick (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Spider; Batman (background)
Reprints

Blackstarr (Table of Contents: 9)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackstarr; Supergirl (background)

Blockbuster (Table of Contents: 10)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks
Michael T. Gilbert
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blockbuster [Mark Desmond]; Batman (background)
Reprints

Blok (Table of Contents: 11)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blok
Reprints

Blue Beetle (Table of Contents: 12)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Steve Rude
Inks
Steve Rude
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Blue Beetle [Daniel Garrett] (background)
Reprints

Blue Devil (Table of Contents: 13)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Paris Cullins (signed)
Inks
Gary Martin (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Devil; Nebiros (background)
Reprints

Bolt (Table of Contents: 14)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Paris Cullins (signed)
Inks
Gary Martin (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (Bolt logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bolt; Blue Devil (background)

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Bouncing Boy (Table of Contents: 15)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (Bouncing Boy logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bouncing Boy

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Boy Commandos (Table of Contents: 16)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Greg Theakston (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Andre; Jan; Brooklyn; Alfy; Tex; Percy]
Reprints

The Brain (Table of Contents: 17)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz [as BS] (signed)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz [as BS] (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (The Brain logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brain; Monsieur Mallah (background)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Brainiac (Table of Contents: 18)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brainiac; Superman (background)

Brainiac 5 (Table of Contents: 19)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brainiac 5; Supergirl (background); Tharok (background)

Brain Storm (Table of Contents: 20)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (Brain Storm logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brain Storm; Justice League of America [JLA; Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]] (background)

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Brain Wave (Table of Contents: 21)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Joe Staton (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brain Wave; Ultra-Humanite (background)
Reprints

Brainwave, Jr. (Table of Contents: 22)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brainwave, Jr.; Merry, Girl of a 1,000 Gimmicks (background); Brain Wave (background)

Breathtaker (Table of Contents: 23)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Rafael Kanayan
Inks
Rafael Kanayan
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Breathtaker; Firestorm (background)

Bronze Tiger (Table of Contents: 24)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Denys Cowan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (Bronze Tiger logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bronze Tiger; Batman (background)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Broot (Table of Contents: 25)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Shawn McManus
Inks
Shawn McManus
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Broot; Kattayan-Besh (background)
Reprints

Brother Blood (Table of Contents: 26)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brother Blood

Brotherhood of Evil (Table of Contents: 27)

Who's Who / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brotherhood of Evil [The Brain; Monsieur Mallah; Madame Rouge; Garguax; General Immortus; Houngan; Phobia; Plasmus; Warp]
Reprints

Brother Power (Table of Contents: 28)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jim Valentino (signed)
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brother Power

Bug-Eyed Bandit (Table of Contents: 29)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (Bug-Eyed Bandit logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bug-Eyed Bandit; Atom [Ray Palmer]

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Bug and Byte (Table of Contents: 30)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Rafael Kanayan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset; Todd Klein (logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bug; Byte; Firestorm (background)

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

B'wana Beast (Table of Contents: 31)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Chuck Patton
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
B'wana Beast

Byth (Table of Contents: 32)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Paul Levitz; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Byth; Hawkman [Katar Hol] (background)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Who's Who
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Who's Who's Hows and Whys
  3. 2. Black Lightning
    Who's Who
  4. 3. Black Manta
    Who's Who
  5. 4. Black Orchid
    Who's Who
  6. 5. Black Pirate
    Who's Who
  7. 6. Black Racer
    Who's Who
  8. 7. Blackrock
    Who's Who
  9. 8. Black Spider
    Who's Who
  10. 9. Blackstarr
    Who's Who
  11. 10. Blockbuster
    Who's Who
  12. 11. Blok
    Who's Who
  13. 12. Blue Beetle
    Who's Who
  14. 13. Blue Devil
    Who's Who
  15. 14. Bolt
    Who's Who
  16. 15. Bouncing Boy
    Who's Who
  17. 16. Boy Commandos
    Who's Who
  18. 17. The Brain
    Who's Who
  19. 18. Brainiac
    Who's Who
  20. 19. Brainiac 5
    Who's Who
  21. 20. Brain Storm
    Who's Who
  22. 21. Brain Wave
    Who's Who
  23. 22. Brainwave, Jr.
    Who's Who
  24. 23. Breathtaker
    Who's Who
  25. 24. Bronze Tiger
    Who's Who
  26. 25. Broot
    Who's Who
  27. 26. Brother Blood
    Who's Who
  28. 27. Brotherhood of Evil
    Who's Who
  29. 28. Brother Power
    Who's Who
  30. 29. Bug-Eyed Bandit
    Who's Who
  31. 30. Bug and Byte
    Who's Who
  32. 31. B'wana Beast
    Who's Who
  33. 32. Byth
    Who's Who
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