||Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; The Inferior Five [Merryman; The Blimp; Dumb Bunny; White Feather; Awkwardman]; Hoppy the Marvel Bunny; Ace, the Bat-Hound; The Green Team; Ultra, the Multi-Alien; Ma Hunkel; Space Canine Patrol Agents; Quicksilver; Gay Ghost; J'emm, Son of Saturn; Hercules (from Hercules Unbound); Jason (from Jason's Quest); Red Bee; Mister Freeze; Nightmaster; Grant Morrison
||Animal Man leaves his home to explore a graveyard filled with old characters and is told by Merryman that the monkey who writes characters out of limbo is dying. Animal Man tries to get him to the City of Formation before he dies, but ends up back at his home, years after he left. Following the script in the monkey's hand, Animal Man travels to Grant Morrison's home.
||in Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina (DC, 2003 series) #[nn]