(October 1985)

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Marv Wolfman (editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Len Wein (consulting editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

George Pérez (signed)
George Pérez (signed)
Tom Ziuko
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is it! Double-size shocker!
Blackhawk; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Elongated Man; Deadman; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Rocky Davis; Ragman; Amethyst; Phantom Stranger; Zatanna; Dolphin; Flash [Barry Allen]; Atomic Knight; Kole; Mister Miracle; Warlord; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Cinnamon; Plastic Man; Big Bear; Shade the Changing Man; Lori Lemaris; Jemm, Son of Saturn; Changeling [Gar Logan]; Tarantula; OMAC; Robin [Jason Todd]; Brainiac 5; Creeper; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Sgt. Rock; Proty; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Jonni Thunder; The Question; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Firestorm; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Colossal Boy; Tomahawk; Kamandi; Power Girl; Superman (Earth-2); Swamp Thing; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Broot; Star Boy; King Solovar; Fury; Cyborg; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Gypsy; Metamorpho; Doll Man; Nuklon; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jonah Hex; Blue Devil; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Batman (Earth-1); Adam Strange; Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Gold; Dr. Fate; Superman (Earth-1); Supergirl (Earth-1)
Superman (Earth-1) is holding Supergirl (Earth-1)'s dead body as he cries in agony. All other heroes are in silent mourning.

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

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

Beyond the Silent Night (Table of Contents: 2)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Marv Wolfman (credited)
George Pérez (credited)
Jerry Ordway (credited); Dick Giordano (credited) (pages 18-40)
Tom Ziuko (credited)
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I should be frightened, Alex.
Freedom Fighters [The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Uncle Sam; Doll Man; The Ray]; Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr.; Mr. Tawky-Tawny; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel]; Justice League of America [Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Black Canary; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Steel [Hank Heywood III]; Superman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Phantom Stranger; Firestorm]; New Teen Titans [Changeling [Gar Logan]; Kole; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Aqualad [Garth]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]]; All-Star Squadron [Green Arrow (Earth-2); Atom [Al Pratt]; Liberty Belle; Crimson Avenger (image); Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]]; Justice Society of America [Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Power Girl [Kara Zor-L]; Superman [Kal-L] (Earth-2)]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Wildfire; Brainiac 5]; The Outsiders [Katana; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]]; Infinity Inc. [Jade; Star-Spangled Kid]; Harbinger (brief origin); Pariah (origin); Alexander Luthor Jr.; Supergirl (death); Wildcat [Yolanda Montez]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Peacemaker; Thunderbolt [Peter Cannon]; Nightshade [Eve Eden]; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Cinnamon; Firehair; Lori Lemaris; Dolphin; Enemy Ace; Lady Quark; unidentified Sea Devils; Green Lantern Corps (flashback); Guardians of the Universe (flashback); Monitor (flashback, brief origin); Negative Man (image); Deadman [Boston Brand]; Captain Atom; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Sivana; IBAC; Brainiac; Krona (flashback); Manhunters (flashback); Controllers (flashback); Anti-Monitor (villain, origin); Thunderers/Destroyers of Qward (flashback); Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]
The last 5 surviving Earths are slowly merging together in limbo as the Anti-Monitor attempts to destroy them using a solar machine inside his fortress in the antimatter universe, which is causing the merging. Harbinger and Pariah explain the old multiverse's origins and their roles in the Crisis. The heroes then stop the Anti-Monitor's machine, but at the cost of Supergirl sacrificing her life. She damages the Anti-Monitor's armor, forcing him to retreat while swearing vengeance. She is given a heroes' eulogy and private funeral by her cousin Superman (Earth-1). The earths are safe for now.
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Pages Giordano inked from Crisis on Infinite Earths The Compendium.

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Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Twizzlers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Warner Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Kenner Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is it! Double-size shocker!"]
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  2. 1. ["Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator is back!"]
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Beyond the Silent Night
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  4. 3. ["Newtons fruit chewy mix-up!"]
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers
  7. 6. ["The world's greatest Super Powers at your command!"]
    Warner Home Video
  8. 7. ["Take the DC challenge!"]
    DC Comics
  9. 8. ["Earn famous name prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales
  10. 9. ["A new town, a new member, a new beginning!"]
    DC Comics
  11. 10. ["Get in on the action with power action!"]
    Kenner Toys
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