Illustrated by a wide range of top artists from the Golden Age of comics up through the 1980s indie comics scene, Who s Who was a feast for the eyes as well as being the ultimate guide to the denizens of the DC Universe. Collects Who s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #1-26 (1985), Who s Who Update 1987 #1-5 (1987), Who s Who Update 1988 #1-4 (1988), plus material from Action Comics Annual #2 (1987), Batman Annual #13, Blackhawk Annual #1 (1989), Detective Comics Annual #2 (1988), Dr. Fate Annual #1 (1989), Green Arrow Annual #2, Justice League Annual #3 (1987), Secret Origins Annual #3, Swamp Thing Annual #5, The Flash Annual #3 (1987 series), The New Titans Annual #5 (1995), The Question Annual #2 (1988), and Wonder Woman Annual #2 (1988).
I think this look like a Transformers Classic 8 attempt to reorganise that material into a full alphabetical index. And we know how that went for TF Classics 8...
It looks like I might WFH tomorrow in order to be in to receive the DC Who's Who Omnibus. Amazon claims it's arriving tomorrow (premium delivery thanks to the free Prime trial), though it hasn't marked it as dispatched. Hmmm!
Post by Grand Moff Muffin on May 5, 2021 19:14:14 GMT
After DPD told me they'd be delivering it tomorrow, leading to plans to work from home so that I'd be in... they went and delivered it today. Fortunately my next-door neighbour took it for me. So back in to the office tomorrow after all!
Anyway, it's lovely to have it at last!
Little is known about this goblin beyond its dual role as an offensive weapon and teapot.
DC’s encyclopedia of heroes and villains steps into the 1990s in this massive hardcover continuing the classic Who’s Who biography series!
In the 1980s, DC exhaustively catalogued their massive roster of heroes and villains with the Who’s Who series, presenting encyclopedia entries for their iconic characters and locations.
In 1990, with a new decade dawning, DC debuted follow-up series Who’s Who in the DC Universe—presenting updated entries on timeless heroes like Superman and Wonder Woman, along with characters that defined the era like Lobo and Shade the Changing Man. Each entry is illustrated by top comics artists including Chris Bachalo, Colleen Doran, Kevin Maguire, and Adam Hughes.
The 1990s version of Who’s Who is collected in this massive hardcover omnibus, following 2021’s popular Who’s Who Omnibus Vol. 1! Who’s Who Omnibus Vol. 2 also includes spinoff series Who’s Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes, spotlighting DC’s greatest team of the 30th century.
This volume collects Who’s Who in the DC Universe #1-16, Who’s Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes #1-7, Who's Who Update 1993 #1-2.