Heroes Against Hunger #1 [Direct]
(1986)

DC, 1986 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
1.50 USD; 2.10 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale date
1986-05-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Robert Greenberger
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

An artist jam benefit book, with all proceeds going toward hunger relief in Africa. 24 writer-artist teams collaborated, with each except the first taking 2 facing pages.
See also Heroes for Hope Starring the X-Men (Marvel, 1985 series).
On-sale date from DC Releases #27.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (logo)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're dying, Superman--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Heroes Against Hunger Page Credits (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Song of Pain and Sorrow! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin; Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Daina Grazanus
Letters
Helen Vesik

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 2 & 3] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Carrie Spiegle

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 4 & 5] (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S. Maggin; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Denys Cowan
Inks
Val Mayerik
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Carrie Spiegle

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 6 & 7] (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Jan Duursema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Helen Vesik

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 8 & 9] (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Joe Staton
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 10 & 11] (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 12 & 13] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Agustin Mas

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 14 & 15] (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 16 & 17] (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
George Roberts
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman
Keywords
Batplane

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 18 & 19] (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bloch; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Bob Lappan

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 20 & 21] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Loren Fleming; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Joe Brozowski
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Bob Pinaha

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 22 & 23] (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Sal Amendola
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 24 & 25] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 26 & 27] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Jeff Jones
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 28 & 29] (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Randall; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
Agustin Mas

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 30 & 31] (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Helfer; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
Joe Orlando
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 32 & 33] (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Eduardo Barreto
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
Helen Vesik

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 34 & 35] (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
George Roberts
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 36 & 37] (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hannigan; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 38 & 39] (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mindy Newell; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Tony Salmons
Inks
Tom Mandrake
Colors
Joe Orlando
Letters
Bob Pinaha

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 40 & 41] (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Bill Wray
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Agustin Mas

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 42 & 43] (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joey Cavalieri; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Andy Kubert

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 44 & 45] (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
David Ross
Inks
Howard Chaykin
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Bob Lappan

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 46 & 47] (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench; Jim Starlin (plot); Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
Jim Sherman
Inks
Greg Theakston; Alan Weiss
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Page 48] (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin; Bernie Wrightson (plot assist)
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Daina Grazanus
Letters
Helen Vesik

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lex Luthor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. A letter from Dick Giordano about the creation of Heroes Against Hunger.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They're dying, Superman--"]
  2. 1. Heroes Against Hunger Page Credits
  3. 2. A Song of Pain and Sorrow!
  4. 3. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 2 & 3]
  5. 4. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 4 & 5]
  6. 5. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 6 & 7]
  7. 6. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 8 & 9]
  8. 7. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 10 & 11]
  9. 8. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 12 & 13]
  10. 9. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 14 & 15]
  11. 10. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 16 & 17]
  12. 11. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 18 & 19]
  13. 12. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 20 & 21]
  14. 13. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 22 & 23]
  15. 14. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 24 & 25]
  16. 15. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 26 & 27]
  17. 16. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 28 & 29]
  18. 17. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 30 & 31]
  19. 18. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 32 & 33]
  20. 19. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 34 & 35]
  21. 20. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 36 & 37]
  22. 21. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 38 & 39]
  23. 22. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 40 & 41]
  24. 23. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 42 & 43]
  25. 24. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 44 & 45]
  26. 25. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Pages 46 & 47]
  27. 26. [A Song of Pain and Sorrow! Page 48]
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
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