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Issue Details

Issue #8
Published February 1989
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.70 GBP
Pages 36
Editing Karen Berger; Art Young (Assistant Editor)

Cover Details

Characters Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks Brian Bolland (signed)
Notes Cover credits from Matthew Cettei on 24 May 2004
Reprinted in Animal Man (DC, 1991 series) #nn; in Animal Man (DC, 2001 series) #nn

1 page Publishorial promo (ad from the publisher)

Script Jenette Kahn
Letters typeset
Notes Includes a checklist of other DC titles on sale the same week as this issue. Inside front cover.

24 page Animal Man story "Mirror Moves"

Characters Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; Ellen Baker; Mirror Master [Evan McCulloch]; James Hightower
Synopsis The morning after Animal Man is admitted to the Justice League, Mirror Master attacks him in his home.
Genre Superhero
Script Grant Morrison
Pencils Chas Truog
Inks Doug Hazlewood
Colors Tatjana Wood
Letters John Costanza
Notes "Dedicated to John Broome, Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino and the late, great Barry Allen." The framing sequence picks up the meta-textual storyline begun in #5. Story also includes the first glimpse of the time-travelling Animal Man from later issues.
Reprinted in Animal Man (DC, 1991 series) #nn; in Animal Man (DC, 2001 series) #nn

2 page Animal Writes letters page

Script Art Young
Letters typeset
Notes Includes letters from Kent Farris, Yves R. Grant, Bob Felber, Rob Rundle, Lon Wolf, Uncle E. Orten, C.P. Cagle, Debbie Byrd, Richard Crouch, Peter J. Poole, Jason Smereka, Raja Kittappa, Peter Brewer, Kristen Wilson, Michael Moynihan, Charlie Harris, Peter Knapman, Anthony Rapp, K. Michael Harkins, Gary Hellen and Mark Lucas.