(2009)

DC, 2009 Series
 
Price
3.99 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941289458 00111
Editing
Bob Joy
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; glossy interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

The separate edition went on sale 2010-01-20.

Indicia: "JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, SPECIAL #1. Published by DC Comics. Cover and compilation Copyright © 2009 DC Comics. All Rights Reserved. Originally published in single magazine form in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1, 52 #12, 22, 46, 51, ABSOLUTE SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW. Copyright © 2006, 2007, 2009 DC Comics. All Rights Reserved. All characters, their distinctive likenesses and related elements featured in this publication are trademarks of DC Comics. The stories, characters and incidents featured in this publication are entirely fictional. DC Comics does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories or artwork. DC Comics, 1700 Broadway, New York, NY 10019. A Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. Printed at 1010 Printing International, Ltd. Huizhou, Guandong Province, China 08/10/09 First Printing."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ed Benes
Inks
Mariah Benes
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwoman; Fire; Nightwing; Firehawk; Ion [Kyle Rayner]; Metamorpho; Mr. Miracle [Shilo Norman]; Hourman [Rick Tyler]; Phantom Stranger; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Cyborg; Manhattan Guardian; Mr. Terrific; Blue Beetle [Jaime Reyes]; Dr. Fate; Troia; Martian Manhunter; Firestorm [Jason Rusch]; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Power Girl; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Huntress; Captain Atom; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Barda; Vixen; Hawkgirl; Flash [Wally West]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Zatanna; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arsenal; Black Canary; Red Tornado; Black Lightning; Wonder Woman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman
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Indexer Notes

Combining the images from both original covers into a wraparound cover.

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

Justice League of America / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Benes
Inks
Mariah Benes
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Table of contents and credits. The art comes from selected portions of the cover.

The Tornado's Path Chapter One: Life (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Brad Meltzer
Pencils
Ed Benes; Dick Dillin (page 6, panels 2-6)
Inks
Sandra Hope; Mariah Benes; Dick Giordano (page 6, panels 2-6)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Rob Leigh
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Jeanine Schaefer (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman; Kathy Sutton; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Dr. Will Magnus; Platinum [Tina]; Felix Faust (in disguise); Arsenal; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Black Lightning; the Signalman [Phil Cobb]; Vixen; Black Canary; Oliver Queen; Traya; Gold; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (photo); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (photo); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (photo); Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (photo); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (photo); Power Girl (photo); Mr. Terrific (photo); Atom [Ray Palmer] (photo)
Synopsis
As Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman debate who should be invited to join the new League, the Red Tornado returns to a new life, and potential new members are seen in action.
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Indexer Notes

On page 6, panels 2-6 are taken directly from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #106. Mariah Benes is credited "with special thanks."

The Origin of Superman (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Azzarello
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (origin); Jor-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis
A brief accounting of the origin of Superman.
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The Origin of Batman (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Andy Kubert
Inks
Andy Kubert
Colors
Moose Baumann
Letters
Phil Balsman
Editing
Michael Siglain; Harvey Richards (Assistant); Jeanine Schaefer (Associate)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin); Thomas Wayne (death); Martha Wayne (death); Joe Chill
Synopsis
A brief accounting of the origin of Batman.
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The Origin of Wonder Woman (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
Laura Martin
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano
Editing
Stephen Wacker; Jann Jones (Assistant); Harvey Richards (Assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana] (origin); Cheetah [Barbara Minerva]; Hippolyta
Synopsis
A brief accounting of the origin of Wonder Woman.
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The Origin of Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Oclair Albert
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Ken Lopez
Editing
Stephen Wacker; Harvey Richards (Assistant); Jeanine Schaefer (Assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (origin); Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern Corps
Synopsis
A brief accounting of the origin of Green Lantern
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The Origin of the Justice League of America (Table of Contents: 7)

Justice League of America / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Oclair Albert
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Rob Leigh
Editing
Michael Siglain; Harvey Richards (Assistant); Jeanine Schaefer (Associate)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Aquaman [Orin]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Booster Gold; Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Geo-Force; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkgirl [Kendra Saunders]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Martian Manhunter [J'Onn J'Onzz]; Plastic Man; Red Arrow [Roy Harper]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Vixen; Zatanna] (origin)
Synopsis
A brief accounting of the origin of the Justice League of America.
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History of the DC Universe Action Figures (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. The Tornado's Path Chapter One: Life
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. The Origin of Superman
    Superman
  5. 4. The Origin of Batman
    Batman
  6. 5. The Origin of Wonder Woman
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. The Origin of Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. The Origin of the Justice League of America
    Justice League of America
  9. 8. History of the DC Universe Action Figures
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