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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published July 1985
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages 36
Editing Marv Wolfman; Robert Greenberger (associate); Len Wein (consulting)

Cover Details - "This is it! The end of the world! Death of the Monitor!"

Characters Harbinger; Pariah; The Monitor
Genre Superhero
Pencils George Perez (signed)
Inks George Perez (signed)
Letters Gaspar Saladino

25 page Crisis on Infinite Earths story "And Thus Shall the World Die !"

Characters Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Dawnstar (all as the Legion of Super-Heroes); Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Jericho; Kole; Wonder Girl; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg (all as the New Teen Titans); Batman [Bruce Wayne, Earth-1]; Metamorpho; Halo; Black Lightning; Katana (all as the Outsiders); Sgt. Rock; Bulldozer (both as Easy Company); Red Tornado; Firestorm; Superman [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Thal]; Zatanna (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Shining Knight; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (all as the All-Star Squadron); Northwind; Obsidian; Jade (all as Infinity Inc.); Superman [Earth-2]; Starman [Ted Knight] (all as the Justice Society of America/JSA); Supergirl; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Mento; John Constantine, Hellblazer; Pariah; Lord Volt (death); Princess Fern [Liana] (death); Dr. Light [introduced as Kimiyo Hoshi] (intro, origin); Lady Quark (intro, origin); The Monitor (death); Harbinger; Alexander Luthor Jr.; Bat Lash; Johnny Thunder [Earth-1, Western hero]; Bat Lash; Jonah Hex; Arion; Lady Chian; Dr. Polaris; Geo-Force; Hippolyta; Paradise Island; Scalphunter; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Dolphin; Blue Devil; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Kamandi; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Swamp Thing; Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Killer Frost; Vandal Savage; Antimonitor (in voice and silhouette form); Shadow demons (Villains)
Synopsis The beginnings of both Earth-1 and 2's destructions are at hand as antimatter begins to engulf each world. Harbinger (possessed by the shadow demon in issue 2) attacks the Monitor and kills him as Pariah arrives in shock to see his dead body. But that was what the Monitor needed in order to carry out his plan to save both earths from his foe. To be continued...
Genre Superhero
Script Marv Wolfman
Pencils George Perez (layouts); Mike DeCarlo (finishes)
Inks Mike DeCarlo
Colors Anthony Tollin
Letters John Costanza

2 page Crisis Mail letters page

Script Marv Wolfman
Pencils George Perez (Monitor illustration)
Inks George Perez (Monitor illustration)
Letters typeset