(January 2000)

DC, 1998 Series
Price
6.95 USD; 10.95 CAD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1999-11-17 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
suggested for mature readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo
Barcode
761941211183 00311
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Karen Berger (executive editor); Jenette Kahn (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[Table of Contents & Indicia] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia on a foldout 2nd cover.

How They Met Themselves (Table of Contents: 2)

The Sandman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman
Pencils
Michael Zulli
Inks
Michael Zulli
Colors
Daniel Vozzo; Jamison (separations)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He had finished the drawing on their honeymoon, two years ago, and presented her with a print shortly thereafter.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Desire; unnamed artist and poet; Lizzie; Algernon
Synopsis
Desire helps Victorian artists meet their true loves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features Desire of The Endless.

Silencer Night (Table of Contents: 3)

100 Bullets / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Azzarello
Pencils
Eduardo Risso (signed)
Inks
Eduardo Risso (signed)
Colors
Grant Goleash
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Axel Alonso

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oughtta bust these muthafuckas, lockin' my pops up on Christmas eve n'shit.
Genre
crime
Characters
Agent Graves; Big Moe (first appearance); Li'l Moe [Maurice] (first appearance); Detective Nick Choisnel; Mrs. Bugg (first appearance); Taylor (police officer); unnamed lawyer (Big Moe's lawyer); Thomas Wright (death; behind the scenes); Carlson (police officer)
Synopsis
One of Agent Graves's clients tries to confess to murder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Risso's signature in page 7.

Waiting for Good Dough (Table of Contents: 4)

Books of Magic / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gross
Pencils
Michael Lark
Inks
Michael Lark
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh; Jamison (separations)
Letters
Comicraft
Editing
Stuart Moore (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Inn Between Worlds is one of the four great Free Houses that exist outside the borders of the mystic realms...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tim Hunter [as Mary]; Joh; Dead Boy Detectives [Charles Rowland; Edwin Paine]; Petrefax?
Synopsis
Dead Boy Detectives search for Tim Hunter.
Reprints
Keywords
Inn Between Worlds

Another Bloody Christmas (Table of Contents: 5)

Hellblazer / text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gibbons
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Dave Gibbons ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great. Just what I needed. Bloody Christmas Day bloody afternoon, and I've run out of fags.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Gerald (dead); Stan (dead); Mr. Ugly (undead monster)
Synopsis
John Constantine fights an undead monster at Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; High Street; Inkerman Road; London

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story.

Borealis (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Caitlín R. Kiernan
Pencils
Shawn McManus
Inks
Shawn McManus
Colors
Tatjana Wood; Jamison (separations)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are seasons here, because living things dream of seasons.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tethys; Eve; Goldie; Abel; Jumella; Great Bear; Akeya
Synopsis
Eve tells an Ice Age story to Tethys.
Reprints
Keywords
Ice Age; The Dreaming

Indexer Notes

Neil Gaiman credited as consultant and Dreaming creator.

Next Winters (Table of Contents: 7)

Transmetropolitan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Ellis
Pencils
Darick Robertson
Inks
Keith Aiken
Colors
Nathan Eyring; Jamison (separations)
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Cliff Chiang (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas, Kwanza, whatever you call it-- I fucking hate it.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Spider Jerusalem
Synopsis
Spider Jerusalem talks about winter and progress.
Reprints

Minor Characters (Table of Contents: 8)

The Great Satan; Outlaw Nation / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Goran Sudžuka
Inks
Goran Sudžuka
Colors
Grant Goleash
Letters
Robert Solanović
Editing
Karen Berger (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor); Cliff Chiang (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Twas in the bleak midwi-i-inter and frosty wind made moan...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bear Fart; Large Lizzie; Farm-Boy; Red; Story Johnson; Hog Johnson
Synopsis
Johnsons reminisce about Story Johnson.
Reprints
Keywords
Camp Johnson; Villa Grimaldi

Indexer Notes

Preview for Outlaw Nation (DC, 2000 series).

The Morning After (Table of Contents: 9)

Deadenders / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Warren Pleece
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
Bjarne Hansen; Jamison (separations)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Shelly Roeberg (editor); Jennifer Lee (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New Bedlam, USA... Approximately 20 years after the cataclysm...
Genre
crime; science fiction; teen
Characters
Bartholomew Beezenback [Beezer]; Jasper Adams; Danica; Sophie; Hal Adams; Todd (dead); Lloyd; Corey; Jenkins; Mr. Adams (Jasper's father)
Reprints
Keywords
New Bedlam

Indexer Notes

Preview to Deadenders (DC, 2000 series).

Sow and Ye Shall Reap (Table of Contents: 10)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Brian K. Vaughan
Pencils
Roger Petersen
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Alex Sinclair; Jamison (separations)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Joan Hilty (editor); Shelly Roeberg (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go fuck yourself, Wilkes! I heard a goddamn shot and that means we're going in!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tefé Holland; Daphne; Professor Geoffrey Curtis; Wilkes; Natalie Curtis (dead)
Synopsis
Tefé meets a disturbed botanist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Preview for Swamp Thing (DC, 2000 series).

The Witching Hour Exposed (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents & Indicia]
  3. 2. How They Met Themselves
    The Sandman
  4. 3. Silencer Night
    100 Bullets
  5. 4. Waiting for Good Dough
    Books of Magic
  6. 5. Another Bloody Christmas
    Hellblazer
  7. 6. Borealis
    The Dreaming
  8. 7. Next Winters
    Transmetropolitan
  9. 8. Minor Characters
    The Great Satan; Outlaw Nation
  10. 9. The Morning After
    Deadenders
  11. 10. Sow and Ye Shall Reap
    Swamp Thing
  12. 11. The Witching Hour Exposed
    The Witching Hour
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