(March 1986)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-11-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893266103
Editing:
Marv Wolfman; Robert Greenberger (associate); Len Wein (consulting)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Crisis on Infinite Earths (DC, 1985 series) #12 [Direct Sales]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #22.


Giant Final Issue Spectacular! (Table of Contents)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Wildcat [Yolanda Montez]; Judomaster; Batman (Earth-1); Robin (Earth-2); Changeling [Gar Logan]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Elongated Man; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Aquaman; Alexander Luthor Jr.; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Black Lightning; Lady Quark; Black Orchid; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; The Ray; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Superman (Earth-2); Black Condor; Kole; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Tempest [Joshua Clay]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Captain Atom; Power Girl; Mary Marvel; Harbinger; Superboy (Earth-Prime); Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Firestorm; Firehawk; Pariah; Superman (Earth-1); Anti-Monitor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Final Crisis (Table of Contents: 1)

Crisis on Infinite Earths / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman; George Perez (co-plotter)
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Forgotten Heroes [Dolphin; Rip Hunter; Animal-Man; Captain Comet; Adam Strange; Atomic Knight]; The Outsiders [Geo-Force; Metamorpho; Halo; Black Lightning]; Justice Society of America [Superman (Earth-2); Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Power Girl; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Huntress [Helena Wayne] (death); Robin (Earth-2) (death)]; Infinity Inc. [Star-Spangled Kid; Fury; Jade]; Green Arrow (Earth-2) (dies); New Teen Titans [Red Star; Kid Flash [Wally West] (becomes the Flash); Aqualad; Cyborg; Hawk; Dove (death); Kole (death); Wonder Girl; Changeling [Gar Logan]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]]; Freedom Fighters [Uncle Sam; Black Condor; The Ray; Human Bomb; Doll Man]; Challengers of the Unknown [Rocky Davis; Red Ryan; June Robbins; Prof. Haley; Ace Morgan]; Doom Patrol [Tempest [Joshua Clay]; Negative Woman]; Lt. Marvels [Uncle Marvel; Fat Marvel; Tall Marvel; Hillbilly Marvel]; Marvel Family [Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr.]; Inferior Five [Dumb Bunny; Blimp; Merryman]; Justice League of America [Superman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1) (devolved by Antimonitor); Phantom Stranger; Aquaman; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Thal]; Elongated Man; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Firestorm; Vixen; Zatanna; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Batman (Earth-1)]; Global Guardians [Little Mermaid; Impala; Rising Sun; Jack O'Lantern; Godiva; Thunderlord; Doctor Mist; Green Fury; Owlwoman]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Hippolyta; Paradise Island; Deadman; Harbinger; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Peacemaker; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Blue Devil; Judomaster; Lori Lemaris (death); Ronal; Mera; B'wana Beast; Black Orchid; Thunder; Lightning; Captain Atom; Superboy (Earth-Prime); Lady Quark; Pariah; Firehawk; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Zatara; The Demon; Madame Xanadu; Dr. Occult; Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Wildcat [Yolanda Montez]; Son of Vulcan; Vigilante [Adrian Chase]; Prince Ra-Man [Mark Merlin] (death); Warlord; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Cave Carson; Zeus; Steve Trevor (Earth-2); Horatio Tomorrow; The Planeteers; Tommy Tomorrow (would have become Kamandi); Jonah Hex; The Monitor (flashback); Oa; Harlequin [Molly Mayne]; The Enchantress; Brainiac; Sunburst (death); Electrocutioner; Darkseid; Black Bison; The Wizard; Felix Faust; Blackbriar Thorn; Circe; Clayface [Matt Hagen] (death); Bug-Eyed Bandit (death); Ten-Eyed Man (death); Desaad; Sargon the Sorcerer (part of Earth's magic cabal); Antimonitor; Shadow Demons (villains-both die)
Synopsis:
The final battle between the Antimonitor and the heroes begins on 2 fronts: one on Earth, the other in the Antimatter universe. After great loss and suffering on both fronts, Superman [Earth-2] delivers the final blow to the Antimonitor and goes into a limbo alongside Superboy Prime, his wife Lois Lane Kent [Earth-2], and Alex Luthor Jr. never to be seen again for a long time. The only other person left to ever remember how the multiverse truly once existed as it did is Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden], besides Pariah, Harbinger, and Lady Qwark.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Deaths of Dove [Don Hall], Green Arrow (Earth-2), Kole, Lori Lemaris, Prince Ra-Man, and Sunburst. Robin (Earth-2) and Huntress (Helena Wayne) hurt during shadow demon attack ,but deaths unknown until Last Days of Justice Society Special one-shot (DC, 1986 series). Wonder Woman [Earth-1] devolved into clay by weakened antimatter blast from Antimonitor, and her history subsequently erased backwards through time (Legend of Wonder Woman (DC, 1986 series))- reborn via Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) and Legends (DC, 1987 series). Kid Flash becomes Flash, albeit at a reduced speed rate (3x's speed of sound) (DC, 1987 series).

This story would later be revisited and mentioned in Zero Hour (DC, 1994 series) and Infinite Crisis (DC, 2005 series) as well as other DC stories in between.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Giant Final Issue Spectacular!
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
  2. 1. Final Crisis
    Crisis on Infinite Earths
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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