(November 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
5.95 USD; 9.25 CAD
Pages
52
On-sale date
2000-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941222257 00111
Editing
Bob Schreck; Frank Berrios (assistant editor, credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Cardstock covers, glossy interiors
Binding
Prestige Format
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This was a story originally commissioned for Action Comics Weekly, but not published due to continuity problems.


Legend of the Green Flame (Table of Contents)

Superman; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller [as FM] (signed, credited)
Inks
Frank Miller [as FM] (signed, credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (logo design, credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-el; Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis
The heroes are impaled on a giant bird's claw.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 6 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Frontspiece, credits and a dedication: "To Gil Kane (1926-2000) who did it best."
Includes inside front cover and final page on inside back cover.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
John Totleben (credited); Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Inks
John Totleben (credited); Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-el; Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis
Neil explains the genesis of this story and how the script came to be missing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art is excerpts from Chapters 2 and 4, recolored.
Between pages 4-5 of credits pages.

Prologue: 1949 (Table of Contents: 3)

Blackhawks / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Eddie Campbell (credited)
Inks
Eddie Campbell (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackhawks [Janos Prohaska; Weng Chan [Chop-Chop]]
Synopsis
Chan and Janos visit an old German bunker and find a strange green lantern.
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Chapter One: 1989 (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman; Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Mike Allred (pages 4-9, credited); Mark Buckingham (pages 10-15, credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (pages 4-9, credited); Mark Buckingham (pages 10-15, credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-el]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Lois Lane; Selina Kyle
Synopsis
Hal visits Clark, and they go to a museum exhibit together. There, they see the old green lantern, which then kills them.
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Chapter Two (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman; Green Lantern / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
John Totleben (credited)
Inks
John Totleben (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-el]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis
Superman and Green Lantern are awakened by Deadman, who tells them that they are probably dead.
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Strange Interlude (Table of Contents: 6)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Matt Wagner (credited)
Inks
Matt Wagner (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Lords of Order (voices only)
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger leaves his apartment.
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Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman; Green Lantern / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Eric Shanower (credited)
Inks
Arthur Adams (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-el]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; demons [Gintear; Lord Grueflutter; Festlesquirm; Smeglet; Prigsquatter; Squanch]
Synopsis
Superman and Green Lantern wake up in something that bears a resemblance to Hell, and Green Lantern uses his ring to help them escape.
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Strange Interlude (Table of Contents: 8)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Jim Aparo (credited)
Inks
Jim Aparo (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger arrives at the museum, and heads for the mysterious green lantern.
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Chapter Four (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman; Green Lantern / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Inks
Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Colors
Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-el]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Phantom Stranger; the Green Flame
Synopsis
Superman and Green Lantern are healed by the Green Flame of the green lantern. The Phantom Stranger then helps them escape the lantern's power, and takes it away.
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Epilogue (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman; Green Lantern / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Jason Little (credited)
Inks
Jason Little (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-el]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis
Clark and Hal recover and say good-bye.
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Indexer Notes

There is no chapter title on the first page of the Epilogue.

Afterword (Table of Contents: 11)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
John Totleben (credited)
Inks
John Totleben (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-el]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis
How Mark Waid "lost" the script to this story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art is excerpts from Chapter Two, recolored.

[Creator Bios] (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Schreck ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bios of the creators involved in this book.

[Neil Gaiman's lost superhero epic written over a decade ago has been resurrected...] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Superman; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legend of the Green Flame
    Superman; Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. Prologue: 1949
    Blackhawks
  5. 4. Chapter One: 1989
    Superman; Green Lantern
  6. 5. Chapter Two
    Superman; Green Lantern
  7. 6. Strange Interlude
    Phantom Stranger
  8. 7. Chapter Three
    Superman; Green Lantern
  9. 8. Strange Interlude
    Phantom Stranger
  10. 9. Chapter Four
    Superman; Green Lantern
  11. 10. Epilogue
    Superman; Green Lantern
  12. 11. Afterword
  13. 12. [Creator Bios]
  14. 13. [Neil Gaiman's lost superhero epic written over a decade ago has been resurrected...]
    Superman; Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
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