Crisis on Infinite Earths #5 [Direct Sales]
(August 1985)

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Marv Wolfman; Robert Greenberger (associate); Len Wein (consulting)
Standard Modern Age U. S.
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Limited Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

George Perez
George Perez
Anthony Tollin
Gaspar Saladino

Red Tornado; Scalphunter; Wildfire; Halo; Flash [Barry Allen]; Dawnstar; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Batman (Earth-1); Firestorm; Superman (Earth-1); Warlord (background); Blackhawk (background); Sgt. Rock; Doctor Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Kamandi; Lead; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Blue Devil; Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Deathstroke the Terminator (background); Supergirl; Phantom Stranger; Cyborg; Dream Girl; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Amethyst (background); Swamp Thing; Dr. Polaris; Red Star; Joker; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Steel (background); Chameleon Boy; King Solovar; Jonah Hex; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Dane Dorrance; Killer Frost; Arion; Geo-Force; Luthor (Earth-1); Flash [Jay Garrick]; Jonni Thunder; Amazing-Man; Cheetah [Priscilla Rich]; Solomon Grundy; Dr. Mid-Nite; Brainwave Jr. (background); Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (background); Fog (background); Superman (Earth-2); Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Rag Doll; Star-Spangled Kid; Fury; Dr. Fate; Ultra-Humanite (ape form); Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Obsidian; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Zatara; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Shining Knight; Liberty Belle; Neptune Perkins; The Monocle (background); Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Nuklon; Tsunami; Guardian; Sargon the Sorcerer; Tarantula; Vigilante [Greg Sanders] (background); Green Arrow (Earth-2); Robin (Earth-2); Power Girl; Northwind; Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Ultra-Humanite (as Dolores Winters); Commander Steel (background); Per Degaton (background); Lex Luthor (Earth-2); Jade; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Silver Scarab; Plastic Man; Starman [Ted Knight]

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.
A collection of head shots only.

Get in on the Action with Power Action! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Super Powers Collection / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Worlds in Limbo (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Marv Wolfman (credited)
George Perez (credited)
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
John Costanza (credited)
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Sea Devils [Nicky Walton; Judy Walton; Dane Dorrance; Biff Bailey]; New Teen Titans [Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg; Wonder Girl; Kole; Jericho; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Aqualad; Aquagirl; Dove; Red Star]; Metal Men [Platinum; Gold; Mercury; Tin; Lead; Iron]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Shrinking Violet; Shadow Lass; Phantom Girl; Colossal Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Duo Damsel; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El; Star Boy; Wildfire; Timber Wolf; Lightning Lass; Dawnstar; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]]; Freedom Fighters [Black Condor; Uncle Sam; Human Bomb; Phantom Lady; The Ray; Doll Man]; Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Arisia]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Polar Boy; Chlorophyll Kid]; The Outsiders [Katana; Metamorpho; Black Lightning; Halo; Geo-Force]; Infinity Inc. [Nuklon; Brainwave Jr.; Fury; Silver Scarab; Jade; Obsidian; Star-Spangled Kid]; Easy Company [Sgt. Rock; Worry Wart; 4-Eyes; Little Sure Shot; Short Round; Long Round; Bulldozer; Wildman; Jackie Johnson; Ice Cream Soldier]; Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Stanislaus]; Challengers of the Unknown [Red Ryan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins; Prof. Haley]; Fearsome Five [Shimmer; Mammoth; Gizmo]; Red Tornado; Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman (Earth-1); Justice League of America [JLA; Steel; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Thal]; Zatanna; Superman (Earth-1); Aquaman; Elongated Man; Phantom Stranger; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Firestorm; Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Gypsy; Black Canary; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Adam Strange; Vibe; Steel]; Justice Society of America [JSA; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Power Girl; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Superman (Earth-2); Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Robin (Earth-2)]; All-Star Squadron [Dr. Fate; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Shining Knight; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Liberty Belle; Plastic Man; Amazing-Man; Tarantula; Sargon the Sorcerer; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]]; Brotherhood of Evil [Plasmus; Phobia; Warp; Monsieur Mallah; The Brain]; Fatal Five [Persuader; Tharok; Validus]; Doom Patrol [Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Celsius]; The Monitor (corpse); Harbinger; Pariah; Alexander Luthor Jr.; Lana Lang; Robin [Jason Todd]; Proty; Captain Comet; B'wana Beast; Creeper; Rag Doll; Jonni Thunder; Ragman; Windfall; Swamp Thing; Dolphin; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Black Orchid; Cpl. Asher; Sgt. Craig; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Pvt. Rawlins; Arion; Stripesy; Johnny Thunder (Earth-1, Western hero); Cinnamon; Jonah Hex; Blue Devil; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Scalphunter; Bat Lash; Supergirl; Firehair; Black Orchid; Lois Lane (Earth-1); Tomahawk; Grxx; Deadman; Firehawk; Jemm, Son of Saturn; Amethyst; Warlord; B'wana Beast; Alanna Strange; Lori Lemaris; Guardians of the Universe; Rip Hunter; Alfred Pennyworth; Anthro; Embra; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lady Quark; Yolanda Montez (later becomes Wildcat); Lois Lane Kent (Earth-2); Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Anti-Monitor (face revealed, villain); Sinestro; Luthor (Earth-2); Star Sapphire; Big Sir; Solomon Grundy; The Mist; Dr. Polaris; Per Degaton; Vandal Savage; Killer Frost; Mirror Master; Blockbuster; Kung; Copperhead; Cheetah [Priscilla Rich]; Brother Blood; Vulcan; Penguin; Captain Cold; Catwoman (Earth-1); Silver Swan; Ocean Master; Abra Kadabra; Samurai; Weather Wizard; Plastique; Riddler; Poison Ivy; Ultra-Humanite; Brain Storm
Both Earths 1 and 2 have been consigned to a limbo created from the Monitor's last available energies before he died (as seen in issue 4). His foe wonders why he hasn't received those worlds' energies into himself like he did all the others that he's destroyed, but no matter - he still has 3 more worlds to destroy, and reveals himself to a captured Flash [Barry Allen] (captured in issue 3 by the Antimonitor). To be continued...

Indexer Notes

Anti-Monitor revealed from his silhouette. First true physical appearance in series.

Free Oreo Tumbler (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Powers Collection (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Heroes World / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Supergirl (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

U.S.A. Home Video / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Twizzlers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bonkers! Fruit Candy Hits You with a New Flavor. (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Announcing a Subscription Offer That's as Good as Gold! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Gerry Desrosiers, Otis and Otha Pryor, and John Ridley. Answers are not credited.

The British Are Coming! The British Are Coming! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Dick Giordano [as Dick] (signed)

Dick discusses the coming of British talent to DC comics.

Indexer Notes

Also includes a DC check list for the week of May 9, 1985.
On inside back cover.

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  2. 1. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
  3. 2. Worlds in Limbo
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  4. 3. Free Oreo Tumbler
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Super Powers Collection
    Heroes World
  6. 5. Supergirl
    U.S.A. Home Video
  7. 6. How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers
  8. 7. Bonkers! Fruit Candy Hits You with a New Flavor.
    Nabisco candies
  9. 8. Announcing a Subscription Offer That's as Good as Gold!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Crisis Mail
  12. 11. The British Are Coming! The British Are Coming!
  13. 12. 12 Ways to Fight Acne with One Single Drop.
    Noxzema Acne 12
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Nuno Miranda
  • john cruz
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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