(January 1999)

DC, 1998 Series
Price
6.95 USD; 10.95 CAD
Pages
100
On-sale date
1998-12-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
suggested for mature readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo; DC Comics
Barcode
761941211183 00211
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor); Karen Berger (executive editor); Terri Cunningham (VP managing editor); Jenette Kahn (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Winter's Edge 2 (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mike Allred
Inks
Mike Allred
Colors
Laura Allred
Letters
Mike Allred (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Writes love letters...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rain; Merv Pumpkinhead; John Constantine; Nevada; Tim Hunter; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Death; Spider Jerusalem; Nuala; Matthew the Raven; King Mob; Faeries; Jack Herriman; Bolero; Minx; Rip Lefkowitz; Tom Jones; S (from Heavy Liquid)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Minx / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sean Phillips
Inks
Kent Williams
Colors
Murphy Fogelnest ?
Letters
Murphy Fogelnest ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Anna

Indexer Notes

Contents page; modified versions of panels from pages 3 and 73 form the background.

[Editorial Credits & Indicia] (Table of Contents: 2)

Transmetropolitan / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Darick Robertson
Inks
Rodney Ramos
Colors
Murphy Fogelnest ?
Letters
Murphy Fogelnest ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Spider Jerusalem

Indexer Notes

Indicia page; modified version of panel from page 15 forms the background.

Stories (Table of Contents: 3)

The Minx / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Milligan
Pencils
Sean Phillips
Inks
Kent Williams
Colors
Kevin Somers
Letters
Ellie DeVille [as Ellie deVille]
Editing
Shelly Roeberg

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't you get it? I need the fucking money, you asshole.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Leo; Leo's dad; Tom Jones; Leo's Grandma; Shannon; The Minx [Anna Schwarz]; Kirsten; Sam; Joe Schwarz; Miriam Schwarz
Synopsis
Leo looks for his yarmulke.
Keywords
Hanukkah; Mitzvah; yarmulke

Indexer Notes

Sequel to Winter's Edge (DC, 1998 series) #1 story.
Framing sequence for the book in 11 segments: pages 3-4, 13, 24, 34, 44, 56, 64, 73, 82, 93 and 96.

A Winter's Tale (Table of Contents: 4)

Death / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman
Pencils
Jeff Jones
Inks
Jeff Jones
Letters
Jeff Jones
Editing
Karen Berger (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It used to bother me.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Death
Synopsis
Death talks about her work.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features Death of The Endless.

Edgy Winter (Table of Contents: 5)

Transmetropolitan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Ellis
Pencils
Darick Robertson
Inks
Rodney Ramos
Colors
Nathan Eyring (color and separations)
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Stuart Moore (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In South Foulness, on the Nazareth Road, they give thanks for the day when the Beatified Mostyn Gorbals pissed down the Foulness vat-grown Messiah's throat to save his life when his heart caught fire.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Spider Jerusalem; Cat [Transmetropolitan]; Royce's assistant (voice only); SPKF reporter; TV News host
Synopsis
Spider Jerusalem rants about the Winter Festival season.
Reprints
Keywords
Birmingham Street; Christmas; exhumation; South Foulness

In the City of Dreams (Table of Contents: 6)

Sandman Mystery Theatre / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steven T. Seagle
Pencils
Paul Rivoche
Inks
Paul Rivoche
Colors
Paul Rivoche
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Joan Hilty (associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I run, as if in a dream, in a city I do not know--
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Thaddeus Brecht; Mr. Murray (Brecht's assistant)
Synopsis
Golden Age Sandman hunts mad architect.
Keywords
dream; New York; utopia

We Three Things (Table of Contents: 7)

Books of Magic / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gross
Pencils
Jason Lutes
Inks
Jason Lutes
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh
Letters
Comicraft
Editing
Stuart Moore (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time, magic came to me as easy as breathing. I didn't even have to think about it.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tim Hunter; Sundrop; Wishbone; Sage
Synopsis
Tim Hunter helps some lost Faeries.
Reprints
Keywords
Faeries; London; wishing stone

God and Sinners (Table of Contents: 8)

Scene of the Crime / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Michael Lark
Inks
Michael Lark
Colors
James Sinclair
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course, there are miracles in this world, but you usually don't notice them.
Genre
crime
Characters
Jack Herriman; Knut; Molly; Cousin Beth; Pigfuker (photo; dead); Dirk Emerson; Iris
Synopsis
Jack Herriman spends his Christmas holidays on a stakeout.
Reprints
Keywords
Chicago; Christmas; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Preview for a 1999 mini-series.

Style Terror Dress to Kill (Table of Contents: 9)

The Invisibles / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Phil Jimenez
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (color and separations)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dress the Dandy, dad!
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
King Mob; Lord Fanny
Keywords
cut-outs

Indexer Notes

Paper dolls

New Year's Demolition (Table of Contents: 10)

Nevada / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Phil Winslade
Inks
Chris Chuckry (digital inker)
Colors
Chris Chuckry
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Joan Hilty (associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Las Vegas strip. December 31, 1998.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nevada; Bolero; Leonard the Duck; Rift demon; Rip Lefkowitz; Phelch; Rhonda Martini
Synopsis
Nevada performs at a New Year's party.
Keywords
Las Vegas; New Year's Eve

Indexer Notes

Preview for Nevada II series, which eventually went unpublished.

Marble Halls (Table of Contents: 11)

The Dreaming / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Caitlín R. Kiernan
Pencils
Teddy Kristiansen
Inks
Teddy Kristiansen
Colors
Bjarne Hansen
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Alisa Kwitney (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor); Neil Gaiman (consultant)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A toast, then, to our gracious host on this...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sandman [Daniel Hall]; Nuala; Mervyn Pumpkinhead; Abel; Goldie (Gargoyle); Jumella; Eve; Lucien; Matthew the Raven; Gregory (Gargoyle); Cluracan; Cain; Faerie; The Unseelie
Synopsis
Nuala attends a Yule party in the Dreaming and abandons her glamour stone.
Keywords
Faerie; The Dreaming

Indexer Notes

Title is probably based on the song "I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls".
Sets up storyline for The Dreaming (DC, 1996 series) #44 (January 2000).

All Those Little Girls and Boys (Table of Contents: 12)

Hellblazer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Garth Ennis
Pencils
Glyn Dillon
Inks
Glyn Dillon
Colors
James Sinclair
Letters
Ellie DeVille [as Ellie de Ville]
Editing
Axel Alonso (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't bring them in 'ere, mate.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Susan; Gary Lester [also as Gaz] (flashback); Emma (flashback); Header (flashback); Rick the Vic (flashback); Nigel Archer (flashback); Kit Ryan
Synopsis
John Constantine reminisces about his dead friends.
Reprints
Keywords
London; Newcastle

New Century Tension (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Heavy Liquid / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Winter's Edge 2
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
    The Minx
  3. 2. [Editorial Credits & Indicia]
    Transmetropolitan
  4. 3. Stories
    The Minx
  5. 4. A Winter's Tale
    Death
  6. 5. Edgy Winter
    Transmetropolitan
  7. 6. In the City of Dreams
    Sandman Mystery Theatre
  8. 7. We Three Things
    Books of Magic
  9. 8. God and Sinners
    Scene of the Crime
  10. 9. Style Terror Dress to Kill
    The Invisibles
  11. 10. New Year's Demolition
    Nevada
  12. 11. Marble Halls
    The Dreaming
  13. 12. All Those Little Girls and Boys
    Hellblazer
  14. 13. New Century Tension
    Heavy Liquid
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Antonio Pontes Junior
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Brad Collins
  • R S