([November] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
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Volume
1
Price
99.99 USD; 117.99 CAD
Pages
?
On-sale Date
2009-09-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
WildStorm Productions
Brand
America's Best Comics
ISBN
978-1-4012-2842-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401228422 59999

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
J. H. Williams III
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

The Promethea Puzzle: An Adventure in Folklore (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Letters
typeset

Reprints

If She Did Not Exist, We Would Have to Invent Her (Table of Contents: 2)

Promethea / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross
Inks
Alex Ross
Colors
Alex Ross
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea
Reprints

If She Did Not Exist... ...We Would Have to Invent Her. (Table of Contents: 3)

Promethea / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea
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The Radiant, Heavenly City (Table of Contents: 4)

Promethea / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Sophie Bangs; Stacia Van De Veer; Barbara Shelley; Weeping Gorilla (comic book); Hypatia (mentioned); Charlton Sennet; Anna (Sennet's housemaid); Margaret Taylor Case; Grace Branagh; William Woolcott; Steve Shelley; The Five Swell Guys; Kenneth (psychic); Marv (genius); Roger (muscle); Bob (leader); Stan (mechanic); Smee; Promethea [Barbara Shelley]; Thoth-Hermes; Promethea [original]; Promethea [Sophie Bangs]
Synopsis
Sophie tries to interview Barbara Shelley about Promethea, but Barbara refuses. A Smee attacks Sophie and Promethea briefly rescues her. Promethea reverts to Barbara who tells Sophie to imagine herself Promethea or they will both die. Sophie writes a poem and becomes Promethea in time to stop the Smee. In addition, a small girl in Roman Alexandria becomes the first Promethea.
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The Temple Wants Her Dead. They've Put Out the Hit from Hell! (Table of Contents: 5)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea; Marchosias; Andras
Reprints

The Judgment of Solomon (Table of Contents: 6)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Sophie Bangs]; Barbara Shelley; Weeping Gorilla (t-shirt); The Five Swell Guys; Kenneth; Marv (injured); Roger; Bob; Stan; Stacia; Limp; Montelimar Sykes; Benny Solomon; Ernie; The Goetia; Marchosias; Andras; The Painted Doll (apparently killed); Mayor Sonny Baskerville; Wally (dies)
Synopsis
The temple, which had sent the Smee, hires Benny Solomon to kill Promethea and he summons Marchosias and Andras to perform the hit. Promethea defeats them at the Limp concert, but Stacia is sucked into the Immateria with them.
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Promethea in Misty Magic Land (Table of Contents: 7)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea; Little Red Riding Hood
Reprints

Misty Magic Land (Table of Contents: 8)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
The Five Swell Guys; Kenneth; Marv; Roger; Bob; Stan; Promethea [Sophie Bangs]; Barbara Shelley; Weeping Gorilla (billboard); Little Red Riding Hood; The Wolf; Stacia; Weeping Gorilla
Synopsis
Promethea visits Barbara in the hospital and then goes to the Misty Magic Land to rescue Stacia.
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A Faerie Romance (Table of Contents: 9)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Anna]
Reprints

A Faerie Romance (Table of Contents: 10)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III; Charles Vess (pp 8-15)
Inks
Mick Gray; Charles Vess (pp 8-15)
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Barbara Shelley; Promethea [Barbara]; Promethea [Grace]; Promethea [Margaret]; Promethea [Anna]; Promethea [Bill]; Margie; Sophie; Stacia; Trish Bangs; Charlton Sennet; Anna; Emily Sennet; Queen; Cowslip; Flax; Jenny-in-the-Wood; Jack Faust
Synopsis
Sophie and Stacia go to the library to research Promethea. After reading Charlton Sennet's account of Promethea (Anna), Sophie is visited by Jack Faust.
Reprints

Weapon for Liberty (Table of Contents: 11)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Margaret]
Reprints

No Man's Land (Table of Contents: 12)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy Cox; Nick Bell; Alex Sinclair
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Margaret]; Sophie; Stacia; Weeping Gorilla (billboard); Mrs. Lucas; The Five Swell Guys; Kenneth; Marv; Stan; Barbara Shelley; Pandeliriums
Synopsis
Sophie reads about the legends of Promethea [Margaret] in World War I, visits Barbara in the hospital, and learns the way of the cup from Promethea [Margaret] in the Immateria.
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The Scheme of the Scarletine Sorcerer! (Table of Contents: 13)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Grace]
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The 5 Swell Guys in Firefight on 5th Avenue ("Marv's Last Memory" Mix); a Warrior Princess of Hy Brasil (Table of Contents: 14)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
The Five Swell Guys; Kenneth; Marv; Stan; Roger; Bob; The Painted Doll; Weeping Gorilla (watch); Sophie; Promethea [Grace]; Marto Neptura; Manigators; Stacia; Benny Solomon; Ernie; The Goetia
Synopsis
Sophie learns the way of the sword when she visits Hy Brasil and helps Promethea [Grace] oust Marto Neptura. Meanwhile, Benny Solomon arrives in New York with the Goetia
Reprints

Was I A Living Legend...Or a "Love Cheat?" (Table of Contents: 15)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Bill]
Reprints

Rocks and Hard Places (Table of Contents: 16)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III; José Villarrubia (digital artist)
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
The Five Swell Guys; Roger; Bob; Kenneth; Stan; Marv; Weeping Gorilla (billboard); Trish Bangs; Stacia; Sophie; Promethea [Bill]; Mayor Baskerville; Benny Solomon; Ernie; The Goetia; The Painted Doll
Synopsis
Sophie learns the way of the pentacle when Promethea [Bill] shows her the danger of becoming too close to the material world. Meanwhile, Mayor Baskerville and Benny Solomon arrive at the hospital and the Painted Doll drops a Teddy Bomb into the crowd.
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Indexer Notes

Audrey Causilla (model as Promethea and The Universe); Jeannie Lobato (model as Sophie Bangs); Douglas Bayne (model as Bill Woolcott); Tom Burke (model as Dirk Dangerfield/Dennis Drucker); Pawel Pagan-Piskorski (model as Prometheus); Alan Fluharty (model as Aquarius); Everett Boyd (model as Marv); Carlos Taylor (extra); Lisa Taylor (extra); Elena Taylor (extra); Sarah Taylor (extra); Nacho Muñoz-Sanjuán (extra); Aleksey Zolotaryov (extra, digital snake and Promethea moths); Gregory Malone (hair and make-up); Matthew and Ingrid Hair Replacement (wigs); Todd Douglass (Promethea's costume); David Page (straight jacket and cell); Fehl Cameron (background research).

Special thanks to Jae Lee, J.H. Williams, Arturo, Alvaro, Luz and Alejandro Villarrubia, Luz J. Momediano, David Drake, Steve Kent and Stephen John Phillips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Sophie; Promethea [Sophie]
Reprints

Guys and Dolls (Table of Contents: 18)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Benny Solomon (dies); Ernie (dies); The Goetia; Marchosias; Andras; Buer; Stolas; Earl Ronove; Agares; Bael; Asmoday; The Five Swell Guys; Roger; Bob; Kenneth; Stan; Marv; The Painted Doll; Promethea [Barbara]; Promethea [Grace]; Promethea [Margaret]; Promethea [Anna]; Promethea [Bill]; Promethea [Sophie]; Margie; Trish Bangs; Stacia; Sophie; Barbara Shelley (dies); Mayor Baskerville
Synopsis
Benny Solomon sends the Goetia to kill Sophie, but she summons Promethea [Grace], Promethea [Margaret] and Promethea [Bill] in addition to becoming Promethea herself. Between them and Promethea [Barbara] they drive off the Goetia, who retreat into Mayor Baskerville after the Painted Doll kills Benny Solomon.
Reprints

Bringing Down the Temple! (Table of Contents: 19)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair (signed)
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Sophie]
Reprints

Bringing Down the Temple! (Table of Contents: 20)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Chucklin' Duck (billboard); Promethea [Sophie]; Sal; Vince; Shirley; Sophie; Stacia; Barbara Shelley (dead); Weeping Gorilla (billboard); Kenneth; Promethea [Grace]; Promethea [Margaret]; Promethea [Anna]; Promethea [Bill]; Margie; Jack Faust; The Temple; Henry Royce; Pru; Teddy; Simon; Jenny
Synopsis
Promethea tracks down the Temple only to find that it consists of merely three elderly people and the children that they hope to enlist. Sophie asks Jack the Faust to teach her magik and agrees to his condition of sex with Promethea.
Reprints

As She Explores Sex, Stars & Serpents (Table of Contents: 21)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III [as J3] (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Sophie]; Promethea [Grace]; Promethea [Margaret]; Promethea [Anna]; Promethea [Bill]; Margie; Jack Faust
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Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of the Beatles album, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967)

Sex, Stars & Serpents (Table of Contents: 22)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy N. Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Weeping Gorilla (billboard); Sophie; Jack Faust; Promethea [Sophie]; Inanna; Ereshkigal; Stacia
Synopsis
Sophie visits Jack Faust, and he teaches tantric magic to Promethea.
Reprints

Promethea Under Attack! (Table of Contents: 23)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III [as J3] (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray [as M G] (signed)
Colors
Jeromy N. Cox [as 2K] (signed)
Letters
Todd Klein [as 2K] (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Sophie; Stacia; Elastagel
Reprints

Pseunami (Table of Contents: 24)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
Mick Gray
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
The Five Swell Guys; Roger; Bob; Kenneth; Stan; Marv; Sophie; Stacia; Weeping Gorilla (balloon); Elastagel; Promethea [Sophie]; Riley; Mack; Mike
Synopsis
All of the Elastagel goes haywire at the turn of the millennium and Promethea and the Five Swell Guys must protect the citizens of New York. Later, Promethea talks to the snakes on her caduceus and learns their names are Mike and Mack.
Reprints

The Magic Theatre a Pop Art Happening (Table of Contents: 25)

Promethea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III [as J3] (signed)
Inks
Mick Gray (signed)
Colors
Jeromy Cox
Letters
Todd Klein (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Sophie]; Mack; Mike
Reprints

The Magic Theatre: a Pop Art Happening (Table of Contents: 26)

Promethea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
J. H. Williams III; José Villarrubia (paints)
Inks
Mick Gray; José Villarrubia (paints)
Colors
Jeromy Cox; José Villarrubia (paints)
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see...you two snakes,
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Promethea [Sophie]; Mack; Mike
Synopsis
Mike and Mack explain the history of the universe and humanity through the major arcana of the tarot.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Promethea Puzzle: An Adventure in Folklore
  3. 2. If She Did Not Exist, We Would Have to Invent Her
    Promethea
  4. 3. If She Did Not Exist... ...We Would Have to Invent Her.
    Promethea
  5. 4. The Radiant, Heavenly City
    Promethea
  6. 5. The Temple Wants Her Dead. They've Put Out the Hit from Hell!
    Promethea
  7. 6. The Judgment of Solomon
    Promethea
  8. 7. Promethea in Misty Magic Land
    Promethea
  9. 8. Misty Magic Land
    Promethea
  10. 9. A Faerie Romance
    Promethea
  11. 10. A Faerie Romance
    Promethea
  12. 11. Weapon for Liberty
    Promethea
  13. 12. No Man's Land
    Promethea
  14. 13. The Scheme of the Scarletine Sorcerer!
    Promethea
  15. 14. The 5 Swell Guys in Firefight on 5th Avenue ("Marv's Last Memory" Mix); a Warrior Princess of Hy Brasil
    Promethea
  16. 15. Was I A Living Legend...Or a "Love Cheat?"
    Promethea
  17. 16. Rocks and Hard Places
    Promethea
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Promethea
  19. 18. Guys and Dolls
    Promethea
  20. 19. Bringing Down the Temple!
    Promethea
  21. 20. Bringing Down the Temple!
    Promethea
  22. 21. As She Explores Sex, Stars & Serpents
    Promethea
  23. 22. Sex, Stars & Serpents
    Promethea
  24. 23. Promethea Under Attack!
    Promethea
  25. 24. Pseunami
    Promethea
  26. 25. The Magic Theatre a Pop Art Happening
    Promethea
  27. 26. The Magic Theatre: a Pop Art Happening
    Promethea
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