Blackest Night #8 [Ivan Reis Cover]
(May 2010)

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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
2010-03-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941284460 00811
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Adam Schlagman (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
8-Issue Limited Series

[Cover A] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Oclair Albert (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Agent Orange [Larfleeze]; Agent Orange [Lex Luthor]; Guardians of the Universe; Blue Lantern Corps [Blue Lantern [Brother Warth]; Blue Lantern [Brother Hynn]; Blue Lantern [Flash; Barry Allen]; Blue Lantern [Saint Walker; Bro'Dee Walker]]; Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]]; Indigo Tribe [Indigo-1; Atom [Ray Palmer]]; Red Lantern Corps [Red Lantern [Atrocitus]; Red Lantern [Bleez]; Red Lantern [Zilius Zox]]; Sinestro Corps [Arkillo; White Lantern [Sinestro]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; Star Sapphire [Wonder Woman; Diana Prince]; Nekron
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Oclair Albert; Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Agent Orange [Larfleeze]; Agent Orange [Lex Luthor];
Blue Lantern Corps [Blue Lantern [Brother Warth]; Blue Lantern [Brother Hynn]; Blue Lantern [Flash; Barry Allen; also as White Lantern]; Blue Lantern [Saint Walker; Bro'Dee Walker]; Blue Lantern [Sister Sercy]; Sayd];
Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Arisia Rrab]; Green Lantern [Ganthet]; Green Lantern [Graf Toren]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan; also as White Lantern]; Green Lantern [Hannu]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Kilowog]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Green Lantern [Morro]; Green Lantern [Soranik Natu]; Green Lantern [Stel]; Green Lantern [Tomar-Tu]];
Indigo Tribe [Indigo-1; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Munk];
Justice Society of America [JSA; Atom Smasher [Albert Rothstein]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Pieter Cross]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Mr. Terrific [Michael Holt]; Power Girl [Karen Starr]; Stargirl [Courtney Whitmore]];
Red Lantern Corps [Red Lantern [Atrocitus]; Red Lantern [Bleez]; Red Lantern [Mera]; Red Lantern [Ratchet]; Red Lantern [Zilius Zox]];
Sinestro Corps [Arkillo; Karu-Sil; Kryb; Maash; Murr the Melting Man; Romat-Ru; White Lantern [Sinestro]; Slushh; Tekik; Tri-Eye];
Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; Star Sapphire [Yrra Cynril; Fatality]; Star Sapphire [Miss Bloss]; Star Sapphire [Wonder Woman; Diana Prince; also as White Lantern];
Titans [Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Starfire [Koriand'r]];
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]; Deadman [Boston Brand] (reborn); Dove [Dawn Granger]; Fire [Beatriz Da Costa]; Flash [Wally West]; Guardians of the Universe; Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Lang]; Uncle Sam; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark];
Jim Jordan; Susan Jordan; Howard Jordan; Jane Jordan;
Black Lantern Corps [Black Lantern [Animal Man; Buddy Baker; also as White Lantern]; Black Lantern [Aquaman; Arthur Curry] (reborn); Black Lantern [Black Hand; William Hand] (villain); Black Lantern [Captain Boomerang; Digger Harkness] (reborn); Black Lantern [Donna Troy; also as White Lantern]; Black Lantern [Firestorm; Ronnie Raymond; Jason Rusch]; Black Lantern [Green Arrow; Oliver Queen; also as White Lantern]; Black Lantern [Hawk; Hank Hall] (reborn); Black Lantern [Hawkgirl; Kendra Saunders; now as Shiera Hall] (reborn); Black Lantern [Hawkman; Carter Hall] (reborn); Black Lantern [Ice; Tora Olafsdotter; also as White Lantern]; Black Lantern [Jade; Jennie-Lynn Haden]] (reborn); Black Lantern [Kid Flash; Bart Allen; also as White Lantern]; Black Lantern [Martian Manhunter; J'onn J'onzz] (reborn); Black Lantern [Maxwell Lord] (villain, reborn); Black Lantern [Osiris; Amon Tomaz] (reborn); Black Lantern [Reverse-Flash; Professor Zoom; Eobard Thawne] (villain, reborn); Black Lantern [Superboy; Conner Kent; Kon-El; also as White Lantern]; Black Lantern [Superman; Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as White Lantern]];
Anti-Monitor (villain); Nekron (villain)
Synopsis
With the help of the White Entity, Nekron is defeated and twelve heroes and villains are brought back to life.
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Indexer Notes

Middle of issue folds out into a 4 page centerfold.
The plot threads carry over in Action Comics #890-900 (Lex Luthor, Black Ring), Brightest Day #1-25 (Aquaman, Deadman, Firestorm, Hawk & Dove, Hawkman, Martian Manhunter, White Lantern) and Green Lantern #53 and following.

The Burned in Thoughts of William Hand: Chapter 1, Verse 7 (Table of Contents: 2)

The Book of the Black / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Steve Wands (designer)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Indigo Tribe [Indigo-1; Munk]; Black Hand [William Hand]

DC Nation: Brightest Day Checklist (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Cover A]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Burned in Thoughts of William Hand: Chapter 1, Verse 7
    The Book of the Black
  4. 3. DC Nation: Brightest Day Checklist
    DC Nation
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