(1989)

DC, 1989 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1989
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Promotional giveaway for DC trade paperbacks. The word FREE is superimposed on 1.00 USD and 1.25 CAD cover prices.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Camelot 3000; Justice League; Teen Titans / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Mazzucchelli; Brian Bolland; Kevin Maguire; George Pérez
Inks:
David Mazzucchelli; Bruce Patterson; Kevin Maguire; George Pérez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Batman; Justice League [Guy Gardner; Martian Manhunter; Batman]; King Arthur; Teen Titans [Cyborg; Nightwing; Starfire]
Reprints:
  • from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #? [only Batman art, from the Year One storyline]

The New Age of Comics! (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Editors] (introduction); ? (promo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Introduction, promo for the various collected editions the stories printed in this issue are also collected in. Also includes the indicia.

The Origin of the Batman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Feets Borgam; Commissioner James Gordon; Joe Chill; Martha Wayne (flashback); Monty Julep; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Thomas Wayne (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story credited to Bob Kane and Lou Schwartz.

[The Past and Future King!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Camelot 3000 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Guinevere [Joan Acton]; King Arthur; Merlin; Morgan Le Fay; Sir Lancelot [Jules Futrelle]
Synopsis:
Jules Futrelle becomes Sir Lancelot and Morgan Le Fay plots New Camelot's destruction.
Reprints:

[Gray Life, Gray Dreams] (Table of Contents: 4)

Justice League / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (plot); J. M. DeMatteis (script)
Pencils:
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Kevin Maguire
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Bob Lappan
Editing:
Andrew Helfer (original editor)

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Justice League [Batman; Black Canary; Blue Beetle; Booster Gold; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Martian Manhunter; Mister Miracle]
Synopsis:
Guy Gardner unsuccessfully challenges Batman's leadership of the Justice League.
Reprints:

[Crossroads] (Table of Contents: 5)

Teen Titans / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (plot, script); George Pérez (plot)
Pencils:
George Pérez
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing:
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman (in a reflecton); Deathstroke; Teen Titans [Changeling; Cyborg; Raven; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Starfire; Terra; Wonder Girl]; Wintergreen
Synopsis:
Robin retires while Deathstroke watches.
Reprints:

A Guide to Comics Collecting (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Thompson; Maggie Thompson
Pencils:
various (cover reprints)
Inks:
various (cover reprints)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes miniature black and white cover reprints of Famous Funnies #1, Action Comics #1, Marvel Comics #1 and Showcase #4. Chapter titles: Comic Buyer's Guide Introduction to Comics Collecting; Comics History; Comics Collecting Then; Comics Collecting Now; Before You Collect; Condition Guide; Definitions.

Even Super-Heroes Take Time Off for Their Weekly Comics Buyer's Guide (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Camelot 3000; Justice League; Teen Titans
  2. 1. The New Age of Comics!
  3. 2. The Origin of the Batman!
    Batman
  4. 3. [The Past and Future King!]
    Camelot 3000
  5. 4. [Gray Life, Gray Dreams]
    Justice League
  6. 5. [Crossroads]
    Teen Titans
  7. 6. A Guide to Comics Collecting
  8. 7. Even Super-Heroes Take Time Off for Their Weekly Comics Buyer's Guide
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