([December] 1989)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 3.65 CAD; 1.20 GBP
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1989-10-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mark Waid
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stephen DeStefano (signed)
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Santa Claus; Superman; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Plastic Man; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Atom [Ray Palmer]
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Ex-Machina (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Chadwick
Pencils
Paul Chadwick
Inks
John Nyberg
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-5422
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman helps a stranded motorist.

And in the Depths (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gibbons
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
Gray Morrow
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-5279
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
Alfred considers the contrast of light and dark in the Batman's life and the winter holidays.

Gifts (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Shanower
Pencils
Eric Shanower
Inks
Eric Shanower
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
Eric Shanower

Job Number
G-5423
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hippolyta; Myndi Mayer; Hermes; Zeus; Julia Kapatelis; Sharon Jackson; Vanessa Kapatelis
Synopsis
When a pastor friend of Julia's comes for the holidays, Diana helps her recover her faith in God as she helps Diana recover her faith in her gods.

Silent Night (Table of Contents: 4)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Andy Kubert (finished art)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore

Job Number
G-5924
Genre
war
Characters
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]
Synopsis
Enemy Ace delivers supplies to an allied hospital on Christmas Day.
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Indexer Notes

Story is told without dialogue.

[An Old-Fashioned Christmas] (Table of Contents: 5)

Justice League of America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Loebs
Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Ty Templeton
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Job Number
G-4898
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; C.B. Fenster
Synopsis
Flash and Green Lantern prove to a depressed wealthy man that Santa Claus does exist.

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Table of Contents: 6)

Deadman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Brennert
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
Steve Haynie

Job Number
G-5241
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman; Kara
Synopsis
Another spirit reminds Deadman what it is to be a real hero.
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Indexer Notes

Kara is the ghost of the pre-Crisis Supergirl.

The dedication at the end of the story reads "With respect and admiration for the works of Otto Binder and Jim Mooney We still remember."

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In last year's Christmas special, I shared with you...
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ex-Machina
    Superman
  3. 2. And in the Depths
    Batman
  4. 3. Gifts
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Silent Night
    Enemy Ace
  6. 5. [An Old-Fashioned Christmas]
    Justice League of America
  7. 6. Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot
    Deadman
  8. 7. ["In last year's Christmas special, I shared with you..."]
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