Checkmate #17
(June 1989)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 0.80 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1989-04-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Jonathan Peterson

The Janus Directive, Part 5 of 11: Peacemaker Goes Wild! (Table of Contents)

Checkmate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Peacemaker [Christopher Smith]; Black Thorn [Elizabeth Thorn]; Checkmate Knight; Blackadders
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Indexer Notes

Letters credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

[The Trip to Egypt] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Janus Directive, Part 5: A Hard Day's Knight (Table of Contents: 2)

Checkmate / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Steve Erwin
Inks
Al Vey
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-4697
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Checkmate [Harry Stein; Harvey Bullock; Black Thorn [Elizabeth Thorne]; Checkmate Knight [John Reed]; Checkmate Knight [Gary Washington]; Checkmate Knights (die)]; Valentina Vostok; Project Peacemaker [Peacemaker [Chris Smith]; Dr. Bridgette D'Abo]; General Wade Eiling; Cherie Chase; John Chase; Lois Lane; Mr. Wellsley (dies); Kobra (villain); Kobra cult members (villains); Blackadders (villains)
Synopsis
With their headquarters destroyed, Checkmate moves into the old NORAD complex in Colorado. Harry convinces Eiling that the Janus Directive is a set-up and that Checkmate and the Atom Project need to work together to get to the bottom of it. All over the globe, Kobra begins attacking and killing Checkmate Knights deployed on various missions.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from Suicide Squad (DC, 1987 series) #28 and continues in Manhunter (DC, 1988 series) #14.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Janus Directive, Part 5 of 11: Peacemaker Goes Wild!
    Checkmate
  2. 1. [The Trip to Egypt]
    Publishorial
  3. 2. The Janus Directive, Part 5: A Hard Day's Knight
    Checkmate
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