The Phantom Zone

Published
November 1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.99 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (The Phantom Zone) Cover, 1 page

"Guest starring * Batman * Green Lantern * Wonder Woman and many others!"

Featuring

Feature
The Phantom Zone
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-802
Characters
General Zod; Jax-Ur; Kru-El; Supergirl; ghostly figures of Superman and Charlie Kweskill [Quex-Ul]

Credits

Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Dick Giordano, original editor
 
Dave Manak, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Phantom Zone (DC, 1982 series) #2 (February 1982)
Earth under Siege
Show/hide 1. The Haunting of Charlie Kweskill (The Phantom Zone) Comic story, 71 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Phantom Zone
Code
J-7691
Characters
Perry White; Charlie Kweskill [Quex-Ul]; Jor-El; Lara; Gra-Mo; Gra-Mo's two assistants; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Professor Va-Kox; Dr. Xadu; Faora Hu-Ul; General Zod; Az-Rel (introduction); Nadira (introduction); Kru-El; Mon-El; Jer-Em; Erndine Ze-Da (mentioned); Ar-Ual (mentioned); Cha-Mel (mentioned); Vorb-Un (mentioned); Ak-Var (mentioned); Roz-Em (mentioned); Shyla Kor-Onn (mentioned); Gaz-Or (mentioned); Ras-Krom (mentioned); Tor-An (mentioned); Orn-Zu (mentioned); Tra-Gob (mentioned); Bal-Gra (mentioned); Vor-Kil (mentioned); Vax-Nor (mentioned); Kur-Dul (mentioned)] (some appear only in Quex-Ul's repressed memories); Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang

Credits

Writing
Steve Gerber, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Tony DeZuñiga, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer (pages 1-24, 46-71)
 
Ben Oda, letterer (pp 24-46)
Editing
Dick Giordano, original editor
 
Dave Manak, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Phantom Zone (DC, 1982 series) #1 (January 1982)
The Haunting of Charlie Kweskill!
 
United States
The Phantom Zone (DC, 1982 series) #2 (February 1982)
Earth under Siege!
 
United States
The Phantom Zone (DC, 1982 series) #3 (March 1982)
The Terror beyond Twilight!

Notes

The splash pages and titles removed, with some artwork merged, removed and reduced from the original issues 2 and 3 to reduce the page count and merge the stories.

Show/hide 2. The Phantom Planet (The Phantom Zone) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Phantom Zone
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-8110
Characters
Az-Rel (death); Nadira (death); Batman; Perry White; Wonder Woman; Nam-Ek; Green Lantern; Supergirl; Faora Hu-Ul; General Zod; Jax-Ur; Professor Va-Kox; Kru-El; Superman; Charlie Kweskill [Quex-Ul] (death); Aethyr; Jer-Em (death)

Credits

Writing
Steve Gerber, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Tony DeZuñiga, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Dick Giordano, original editor
 
Dave Manak, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Phantom Zone (DC, 1982 series) #4 (April 1982)
The Phantom Planet!

Notes

Some artwork reduced and combined to reduce page count.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Daniel Best

AusReprints ID

  • 1786

Entry created

  • 22/09/2004

Cover added

  • 26/12/2009

Index completed

  • 22/09/2004

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019