Miracleman #2 - The Red King Syndrome
(July 1990)

Eclipse, 1988 Series
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Volume
2
Price
12.95 USD; 15.50 CAD
Pages
132
On-sale Date
1990-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Books
Brand
Eclipse Books
ISBN
1-56060-036-5 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Catherine Yronwode
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Softcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Reprints Miracleman (Elipse, 1985 series) #4-7, 9-10, which #4-6 was itself a reprint of the British black and white magazine Warrior (Quality Communications, 1982 Series) #13-18, 20-21.

In the back of some Eclipse comics this book is listed as Eclipse Graphic Album Series #37, but it is not listed that way in the book itself.


The Red King Syndrome (Table of Contents)

Miracleman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Bolton (painted)
Inks
John Bolton (painted)
Colors
John Bolton (painted)

Characters
Miracleman; Dr. Gargunza

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

And Zarathustra Spoke Thus to the People: (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Walter Kaufman (traslation)
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Filler page with Miracleman logo.

[Eclipse Books] (Table of Contents: 4)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Filler page with Eclipse Books logo.

Miracleman Book Two: The Red King Syndrome (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page.

[Indicia] (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 7)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 8)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Catherine Yronwode
Letters
typeset

Prelude: The Red King Syndrome, Part One (Table of Contents: 9)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Young Miracleman [Dickie Dauntless]; Kid Miracleman [Johnny Bates]; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Doctor Fabian (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

...A Dream of Flying: What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents: 10)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Garry Leach; Alan Davis
Inks
Garry Leach; Alan Davis
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Liz Moran; Kid Miracleman [Johnny Bates]; Evelyn Cream; Dennis Archer; Doctor Emil Gargunza

Indexer Notes

Recap of the previous volume.

Catgames (Table of Contents: 11)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Gunter (first appearance); Liz Moran; Johnny Bates [Kid Miracleman]; Evelyn Cream; Sir Dennis Archer
Reprints

One of Those Quiet Moments (Table of Contents: 12)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Jason Oakey (first appearance)
Reprints

Nightmares (Table of Contents: 13)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Evelyn Cream; Liz Moran; Johnny Bates [Kid Miracleman]; Sir Dennis Archer; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Gunter
Reprints

Interlude: The Red King Syndrome, Part Two (Table of Contents: 14)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Young Miracleman [Dickie Dauntless]; Kid Miracleman [Johnny Bates]; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Doctor Fabian; Hypnos (simulation)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

The Approaching Light (Table of Contents: 15)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvelman [Micahel Moran]; Evelyn Cream; Liz Moran; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Winter (first appearance; unborn); Gunter
Reprints

"I Heard Woodrow Wilson's Guns ..." (Table of Contents: 16)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Liz Moran; Doctor Emil Gargunza (origin, also in flashback); Gunter; Aurelio (first appearance, flashback, death); Martin Heidegger (flashback); Adolf Hitler (flashback); Sir Dennis Archer (flashback)
Reprints

A Little Piece of Heaven (Table of Contents: 17)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
G. George

Genre
superhero
Characters
Liz Moran; Doctor Emil Gargunza (origin, also in flashback); Gunter; Warpsmiths (death, flashback); Sir Dennis Archer (flashback); Miracleman [Michael Moran] (origin, flashback); Young Miracleman [Dickie Dauntless] (origin, flashback); Kid Miracleman [Johnny Bates] (origin, flashback)
Reprints

"... And Every Dog Its Day" (Table of Contents: 18)

Miracleman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Liz Moran; Evelyn Cream; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Gunter; Miracledog [Pluto] (first appearance in this form)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the last Miracleman story drawn by Alan Davis, and also is the last story published in Warrior.

All Heads Turn as the Hunt Goes By (Table of Contents: 19)

Miracleman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Chuck Austen
Inks
Chuck Austen
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Michael Moran [Miracleman]; Evelyn Cream (death); Liz Moran; Miracledog [Pluto]; Doctor Emil Gargunza; Gunter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First Miracleman story published by Eclipse.

Bodies (Table of Contents: 20)

Miracleman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Chuck Austen
Inks
Chuck Austen
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Miracledog [Pluto] (death); Doctor Emil Gargunza; Gunter; Liz Moran; Heinz (first appearance); Ernest (first appearance); Evelyn Cream (corpse)
Reprints

The Wish I Wish Tonight (Table of Contents: 21)

Miracleman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Chuck Austen
Inks
Chuck Austen
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Heinz (death); Ernest (death); Gunter (death); Doctor Emil Gargunza (death)
Synopsis
The finale of the struggle against Gargunza.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Scenes from the Nativity (Table of Contents: 23)

Miracleman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Rick Bryant
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran] (also in flashback); Liz Moran (also in flashback); Doctor Emil Gargunza (flashback); Gunter (flashback); Qys (first appearance); Johnny Bates [Kid Miracleman] (also in flashback); Sir Dennis Archer (flashback); Young Miracleman [Dickie Dauntless] (flashback); Winter Moran (born)
Synopsis
The birth of Winter, the Miraclebaby.
Reprints

Mindgames (Table of Contents: 24)

Miracleman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
Wayne Truman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]; Qys; Dickie Dauntless [Young Miracleman] (corpse); Liz Moran; Winter Moran; Johnny Bates [Kid Miracleman]; Trish; Mrs. Grimmond (first appearance); Dr. McCarthy [Miraclewoman] (first appearance); Pluto [Miracledog] (corpse)
Reprints

[Credits] (Table of Contents: 25)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits of the authors of the book.

Pin-Up Pages (Table of Contents: 26)

Miracleman / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Chuck Austen [as Chuck Beckum]
Inks
Chuck Austen [as Chuck Beckum]
Colors
Ron Courtney
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracleman [Michael Moran]
Reprints

Graphic Albums From Eclipse (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Unforgettable, Award-Winning Series That Redefined Traditional Comics (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Includes biographies from Alan Moore, Alan Davis, John Ridgway, Chuck Beckum, Rick Veitch and Rick Bryant.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Red King Syndrome
    Miracleman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. And Zarathustra Spoke Thus to the People:
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Eclipse Books]
  6. 5. Miracleman Book Two: The Red King Syndrome
  7. 6. [Indicia]
  8. 7. Contents
  9. 8. Introduction
  10. 9. Prelude: The Red King Syndrome, Part One
    Miracleman
  11. 10. ...A Dream of Flying: What Has Gone Before
  12. 11. Catgames
    Miracleman
  13. 12. One of Those Quiet Moments
    Miracleman
  14. 13. Nightmares
    Miracleman
  15. 14. Interlude: The Red King Syndrome, Part Two
    Miracleman
  16. 15. The Approaching Light
    Miracleman
  17. 16. "I Heard Woodrow Wilson's Guns ..."
    Miracleman
  18. 17. A Little Piece of Heaven
    Miracleman
  19. 18. "... And Every Dog Its Day"
    Miracleman
  20. 19. All Heads Turn as the Hunt Goes By
    Miracleman
  21. 20. Bodies
    Miracleman
  22. 21. The Wish I Wish Tonight
    Miracleman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. Scenes from the Nativity
    Miracleman
  25. 24. Mindgames
    Miracleman
  26. 25. [Credits]
  27. 26. Pin-Up Pages
    Miracleman
  28. 27. Graphic Albums From Eclipse
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. The Unforgettable, Award-Winning Series That Redefined Traditional Comics
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