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Issue Details

Issue #19
Published January 1990
Frequency Monthly
Cover Price 1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 0.80 GBP
Pages 36
Editing Karen Berger; Art Young (Associate Editor)

Cover Details

Characters Animal Man; James Highwater
Genre superhero
Pencils Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks Brian Bolland (signed)
Reprinted in Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina (DC, 2003 series) #[nn]

1 page promo (ad from the publisher) "With Johnny DC"

Script ? [as Johnny DC]
Letters typeset
Notes Inside front cover. Page also contains the weekly DC Checklist.

24 page Animal Man story "A New Science of Life"

Characters Animal Man [Buddy Baker]; James Highwater; Ellen Baker; Cliff Baker; Maxine Baker
Synopsis In his vision, Buddy encounters the original version of Animal Man (from Strange Adventures) who protests his replacement. When Animal Man comes out of his vision, he returns home to his greatest tragedy.
Genre superhero
Script Grant Morrison
Pencils Chas Truog
Inks Doug Hazlewood
Colors Tatjana Wood
Letters John Costanza
Reprinted in Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina (DC, 2003 series) #[nn]

2 page letters page "Animal Writes"

Script Art Young
Letters typeset
Notes Letters of comment from readers Hurrican Heeran, Chris Ravenswood, Alf, Jim Kelly, Charles Ehrenpreis, Janine Coles, Neil Ahlquist, Charles J. Sperling and Mike Aragona, with replies from Young.