JLA: Zatanna's Search

DC Comics

United States.

Published
January 2004
Page count
132
Cover price
12.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/275455

Credits

Editing
Bob Greenberger (collected edition)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Zatanna's Search (JLA (Justice League of America); Zatanna) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
JLA (Justice League of America); Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Zatanna; the Warlock of YS; Zatara; the Justice League of America [Green Lantern; Atom; Hawkman]; Hawkgirl; Elongated Man

Credits

Art
Brian Bolland
Colours
Brian Bolland
Editing
Bob Greenberger (collected edition)
Show/hide 1. Introduction Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Featuring

Characters
Zatanna; Batman; Green Lantern

Credits

Script
Steven Utley
Pencils
Mike Sekosky
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison
David Tanguay (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

A brief intro to this series of stories.

Notes

Jamison and David Tanguay are credited with the color reconstruction of the entire book.

Show/hide 2. The Girl Who Split In Two! (Hawkman; Hawkgirl; Zatanna) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman; Hawkgirl; Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol; Sheira Hall]; Zatanna; Zatara (cameo); the Druid (cameo)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #4

Synopsis

Separately investigating the mysterious arrival of 2 artifacts to the Midway City Museum, both Hawkman and Hawkgirl find a paralyzed girl in a magician's costume speaking jibberish. When they bring the twins together they merge into one being-- Zatanna. She thanks them for their help and tells of them of her quest to find her father Zatara.

Notes

This story is Zatannas first appearance.

Show/hide 3. Batman's Bewitched Nightmare (Batman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; the Witch; the Outsider (behind the scenes)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #336

Synopsis

The Dynamic Duo face the latest agent of the Outsider: a witch with magical powers.

Notes

The identity of the Witch is revealed in Justice League of America #51 (DC, 1960).

Show/hide 4. World of the Magic Atom (Atom; Zatanna) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Atom; Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Zatanna; the Druid; Zatara (cameo)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #19 (June-July 1965)
World of the Magic Atom!
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #438 (December 1973-January 1974)
World of the Magic Atom!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #8 ([June 1974])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #8 ([June 1974])
World of the Magic Atom!
 
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #142 ([June 1978?])
World of the Magic Atom
From GCD
from Atom (DC, 1962 series) #19

Synopsis

Zatanna's search brings her to Ivy University, seeking the help of the Atom. The two then journey to a sub-atomic world where Zatanna has traced Zatara.

Show/hide 5. The Other Side of The World! (Green Lantern; Zatanna) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern; Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Zatanna; Carol Ferris; Tom Kalamaku [Pieface]; Patch-Eye Pete; the Warlock of YS

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #42 (January 1966)
The Other Side of the World!
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974)
The Other Side of the World!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #13 ([April 1975?])
The Other Side of the World
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Album (KGM, 1976 series) #7 ([March 1976?])
The Other Side of the World!
 
Australia
Green Lantern Album (Murray, 1978? series) #8 ([May 1978?])
The Other Side of the World
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #6 ([January] 2007)
The Other Side of the World!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #3 ([May] 2008)
The Other Side of the World!
From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #42

Synopsis

Zatanna and Green Lantern journey to the land of YS, where a warlock may hold the key to Zatara's final fate.

Show/hide 6. The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves (Elongated Man; Zatanna) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Elongated Man; Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Zatanna; Sue Dibny

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Carmine Infantino
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #355 (September 1966)
The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves!
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #23 ([March 1967?])
The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #439 (February-March 1974)
The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves!
Printed in
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #15 ([August 1975?])
The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #355

Synopsis

Zatanna and Elongated Man join forces against some thieves who unwittingly have stolen a tripod Zatanna intends to use to find her father.

Show/hide 7. Z -- As in Zatanna-- and Zero Hour! (Justice League of America; Zatanna) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America; Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Hawkman; Atom; Batman; Green Lantern]; Zatanna; Elongated Man; Zatara; Allura (an evil witch); Allura (a good witch)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekosky
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #51

Synopsis

Zatanna's search for her father comes to an end when she summons the heroes she's been in contact with-- as the Justice League-- and the Elongated Man to help her in a magical realm

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Hawkman; Batman; Atom; Green Lantern; Justice League of America; Zatanna) Cover reprint (on interior page), 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman; Batman; Atom; Green Lantern; Justice League of America; Zatanna
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hawkman (Hawkman # 4) ; Atom; Zatanna; the Druid (Atom #19) ; Green Lantern; Zatanna; Warlock of YS (Green Lantern #42); Batman; Robin; the Witch (Detective Comics #336); Batman; Atom; Elongated Man; Zatanna (Justice League of America #51)

Credits

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (Hawkman #4)
Gil Kane (Atom #19)
Gil Kane (Green Lantern # 42)
Carmine Infantino (Detective Comics # 336)
Mike Sekowsky (Justice League of America #51)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (Hawkman #4)
Murphy Anderson (Atom #19)
Murphy Anderson (Green Lantern # 42)
Joe Giella (Detective Comics # 336)
Joe Giella (Justice League of America #51)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #4
from Atom (DC, 1963 series) #19
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #42
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #336
from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #51

Synopsis

Reprinted covers from the various stories.

Show/hide 9. The Secret Spell (Zatanna; Zatara) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatanna; Zatara
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Zatanna; Zatara; cameos: Batman; Atom; Hawkman; Green Lantern; Elongated Man

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Reprint history

From GCD
from DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #5

Synopsis

The secret origin of Zatara and the beginning of Zatanna's search for him after he disappears.

Show/hide 10. Where is Zatara? (Zatanna; Zatara; Justice League of America) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zatanna; Zatara; Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Zatara; Zatanna; Justice League of America [Atom; Batman; Green Lantern; Hawkman]; Elongated Man

Credits

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (Zatara)
Gil Kane (Zatanna)
Mike Sekowsky (Justice League of America)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (Zatara)
Sid Greene (Zatanna)
Joe Giella (Justice League of America)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34225

Entry created

  • 25/09/2007

Cover added

  • 13/11/2010

Index completed

  • 13/11/2010