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Comic books in 'Bloodlines'

  • Issue #2
    Demon (1990) Annual 2
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 1)
    Published 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Eclipso Annual (1992) #1. The Demon tastes New Blood when Gotham mob assassin Tommy Monaghan, en route to score a hit against a rival gang leader, is attacked by one of the alien parasites and becomes the well-armed Hitman (1st appearance), this Annual's infusion of New Blood in the DC Universe. BLOODLINES continues in Batman Legends of the Dark Knight Annual (1991) #3. Written by Garth Ennis, with art and cover by John McCrea. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6
    Green Arrow (1987 1st Series) Annual 6
    Published 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Legion of Super Heroes (1989) Annual #4. A down and out Vietnam vet has a strange encounter with a beautiful woman...who happens to be one of the deadly extraterrestrial parasites. The encounter rejuvenates him and endows him with incredible super-powers; now he's The Hook, this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. The BLOODLINES saga continues in Detective Comics Annual (1988) #6. Written by Mike Grell, with art by Mike Collins and Jed Hotchkiss. Cover by Jim Balent and Scott Hanna. 68 pages. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #9
    New Teen Titans (1984) Annual 9
    Published 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Flash (1987 2nd Series) Annual #6. Two of the hideous parasites from Lobo (1993) Annual #1 are loose in New Orleans, where voodoo slayings are terrorizing the public, and a toxic waste spill brings the Titans face to face with unspeakable horror. Out of that horror grows the New Blood, Anima. BLOODLINES continues in Superman (1987) Annual #5. Written by Paul Witcover and Elizabeth Hand, with pencils by Malcolm Davis. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #7
    Justice League America (1987) Annual 7

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Detective Comics Annual (1988) #6. When Jack Mosley awakens from a nightmarish attack by one of the extraterrestrial parasites, he finds himself bizarrely changed...into Terrorsmith, this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. Convinced in his twisted mind that the Justice League is to blame, he attacks them, seeking revenge. BLOODLINES continues in Adventures of Superman Annual (1987-1997 2nd Series) #5. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Greg LaRocque, Robert Jones and Mark Stegbauer. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Bloodbath (1993) 2
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 5)
    Published Dec 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer crossover event concludes in this 2-issue miniseries, continued from Bloodbath (1993) #1. Most of the Earth's heroes have fallen to the monstrous Taker, leaving only Superman to assemble a last-resort army of young, untried and potentially undependable heroes to stop the creature. It's the New Blood's baptism of fire, the unexpected result of the parasites' deadly biological agenda! Written by Dan Raspler, with art by Sal Velluto, Val Semeiks, Jeff Albrecht and Tom McWeeney. Cover with fluorescent fifth color ink by Ed Hannigan and McWeeney. 68 pages. New Format. There are 25 annuals in the 1993 Bloodlines series. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #2
    Robin (1993-2009) Annual 2
    Published 1993 by DC.

    JiIntroduction of Razorsharp. There are 25 annuals in the 1993 Bloodlines series. Robin gets in the way of the Psyba-Rats, computer hackers out to tap into WayneTech's satellite transmissions, in "Looking Sharp." Bloodlines continues in Action Comics Annual (1987) #5. Written by Chuck Dixon. Pencils by Kieron Dwyer. Inks by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Carlos Pedrazzini & Frank McLaughlin. Cover by Jim Balent & Hanna. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Hawkman (1993) Annual 1
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 7)
    Published 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Adventures of Superman Annual (1987-1997 2nd Series) #5. Recovering from a vicious attack by the alien parasite Lissik, outcast Josh Xan of the Netherworld becomes the rebellious and angry Mongrel, a being whose hostility can erupt as physical force, and this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. Hawkman, out to bring down Lissik himself, may not survive long enough to learn if Mongrel will be friend or foe. BLOODLINES continues in Deathstroke the Terminator (1991) Annual #2. Script by John Ostrander, with art by Jan Duursema, Steve Lieber and Rick Magyar. Cover by Duursema and Magyar. 68 pages. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Eclipso (1992) Annual 1
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 8)
    Published Jul 1992 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Deathstroke the Terminator (1991) Annual #2. Eclipso discovers the alien parasites' insidious plan...along with the location of their hidden vessel. After a brutal battle with Angon, Eclipso attempts to usurp the parasite's powers for himself. Plus, at the exploding heart of a solar reactor, an angry young man is transformed into Prism, the latest infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. BLOODLINES continues in Demon (1990) Annual #2. Written by Robert Loren Fleming, with art by David G. Klein and Ray Kryssing. 68 pages. (There are 25 annuals in the 1993 Bloodlines series). Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Lobo (1993) Annual 1
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 9)
    Published May 1993 by DC.

    BLOODLINES, DC's Summer Annual crossover event, begins here. From interdimensional space come lifeforms as ferocious and predatory as they are hideous...shape-shifting parasites that inhabit a living spaceship and harbor a terrible secret that threatens the planet Earth. It's death from beyond the stars for an angry Main Man when Lobo is ordered by Chief Dox to investigate a disturbing rift in space. But Dox places special L.E.G.I.O.N. agent Layla in charge of the mission and Lobo finds that he's met his match in the butt-kickin' department...especially when Layla goes on to become the first New Blood in the DC Universe! Continues in Superman The Man of Steel Annual (1992) #2. Written by Alan Grant, with art and cover by Christian Alamy. 68 pages. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6
    Flash (1987 2nd Series) Annual 6
    Published Jun 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Batman Shadow of the Bat Annual (1993) #1. When undercover agent Nick Kelly goes inside Central City's mob, the last thing he expects is to be attacked by hideous extraterrestrial parasites. And while the mob kingpin is horribly slaughtered, Nick miraculously survives the alien assault and discovers he now has the powers of a dark, mysterious predator himself, becoming the New Blood - Argus. Together with the Flash, Argus sets out to destroy the mob and the alien menace once and for all. BLOODLINES continues in New Teen Titans (1984) Annual #9. Written by Mark Waid, with art by Phil Hester and Aaron McClellan. Cover by Ed Hannigan, Sal Velluto and Jeff Albrecht. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) Annual 5

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from New Teen Titans (1984) Annual #9. So greedy are the alien parasites Gemir and Venev that they stoop to attacking even dead humans, one of whom is a woman recently killed by Lex Luthor II. Myriad, this Annual's New Blood infusion into the DC Universe, joins with the new Superman (Cyborg Superman) in an effort to learn more about each of their forgotten pasts. BLOODLINES continues in Green Lantern (1990 2nd Series) Annual #2. Written by Dan Jurgens, with art by Dave Lapham and Mike Machlan. Cover by Christian Alamy. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Superman The Man of Steel (1991) Annual 2

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Lobo (1993) Annual #1. In "Cutting Edge," a gigantic otherworldly shape hurtles toward the Earth and the new Man of Steel (John Henry Irons) is the first hero to encounter the insatiable extraterrestrial parasites that erupt from within. As monstrous in their grotesque proportions as in their inhuman fury, the seven parasites embark on their mysterious campaign of slaughter and terror. Tom O'Brien somehow lives through the parasites' deadly onslaught...only to find his body has strangely transformed into Edge, whose very flesh is a deadly weapon. The BLOODLINES saga continues in Batman Shadow of the Bat Annual (1993) #1. Written by Louise Simonson, with art by Eddy Newell and Mike Barreiro. Cover by Christian Alamy. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1993) Annual 1

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Superman The Man of Steel Annual (1992) #2. The people of Gotham City and the Dark Knight alike are stunned by a series of savage, meaningless murders. When the otherworldly parasites descend upon Gotham High School to quench their insatiable needs, they find little resistance; but one of the parasites inadvertently creates the New Blood character Joe Public, and comes face to face with both Batman and this new hero who can absorb powers and strength from others. BLOODLINES continues in Flash (1987 2nd Series) Annual #6. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Trevor Von Eeden and Dick Giordano. Cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #17
    Batman (1940) Annual 17
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 14)
    Published Jul 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Green Lantern (1990 2nd Series) Annual #2. Gotham City's most gung-ho cop falls prey to one of the parasites...and is reborn as Ballistic, this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe! But will he join Batman in the battle against the alien menace? Continues in Justice League Europe Annual (1990) #4. Written by Doug Moench, with art by Eduardo Barreto. Cover by Christian Alamy. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Justice League Europe (1990) Annual 4

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Batman Annual (1961) #17. With England threatened by the Parasites, the British government creates Lionheart, a new hero to face the horrific creatures and this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe! But even with the Justice League backing him up, there may be no way to stop the extraterrestrials! Continues in Robin (1993-2009) Annual #2. Written by Gerard Jones, with art by Mike Parobeck and Luke McDonnell. Cover by Ed Hannigan, Sal Velluto and Jeff Albrecht. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Green Lantern (1990-2004 2nd Series) Annual 2

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Superman (1987) Annual #5. Green Lantern returns to Coast City to the site of a slaughter that's left much of the population paranoid, dead or transformed into unstoppable monsters...with only the mysterious young man known as Nightblade standing up to this terrifying plague! Impervious to pain, able to instantly heal any wound and to throw any object with pin-point accuracy, Nightblade is this Annual's infusion of New Blood in to the DC Universe. Continues in Batman Annual (1961) #17. Written by Gerard Jones, with art and cover by Mitch Byrd and Dan Davis. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 5
    Published Jul 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Robin (1993-2009) Annual #2. Fate steps in as a man about to take his own life is attacked by the extraterrestrial parasites, and he gains new life as Loose Cannon, a bad attitude on two legs! It's up to the Man of Steel to cure Cannon's deadly mood swings and use his unbalanced ally's power to help in the battle against the deadly aliens. Continues in Legion of Super Heroes (1989) Annual #4. Written by Jeph Loeb, with art by Lee Moder, Joe Rubinstein, Jose Marzan, Jr. and Terry Beatty. Cover by Mike Zeck and Karl Kesel. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) Annual 6

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Green Arrow (1987 1st Series) Annual #6. Someone's on a killing spree in Gotham City and Batman must solve the mystery. There are only two problems: the killer is one of the extraterrestrial parasites...and Batman's not quite himself! Featuring the first appearance of Geist, the Twilight Man, this Annual's contribution to the growing number of New Blood in the DC Universe. The BLOODLINES saga continues in Justice League America (1987) Annual #7. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Jim Balent and G. Fernandez. Cover by Ed Hannigan, Balent and Dick Giordano. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1989) Annual 4

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Action Comics Annual (1987) #5. In an attempt to retrieve Timber Wolf from the 20th century, Brainiac unwittingly brings the parasite Angon and his victim - a young surfer dude named Jamm - into the 30th century. They rid themselves of the parasite, but the greater monster has been left behind in the form of Jamm, who Angon has imbued with the power of suggestion. Now, anything Jamm wants, Jamm gets...including having Valor, Tasmia Mallor and Lydda Krin as his personal tour guides of the 30th century, and Legionnaires Andromeda and Apparition as part of his "band." The BLOODLINES saga continues in Green Arrow (1987 1st Series) Annual #6. Written by Tom and Mary Bierbaum, with art by Stuart Immonen, Joe Phillips, Darryl Banks, Christopher Taylor, Nick Napolitano, Terry Austin and Ron Boyd. Cover by Immonen and Boyd. 68 pages. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of Superman (1987) Annual 5
    Published Aug 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES - "Blood Relations!" Written by Karl Kesel and Tom Grummett. Art by Ed Hannigan and Andrew Pepoy. Cover by Mike Zeck and Karl Kesel. The DC Summer Annual crossover event continues from Justice League America (1987) Annual #7. The teenage Superman is electrified when Sparx - the latest infusion of New Blood in the DC Universe - makes her shocking debut in Metropolis! And, as the super-powered New Blood sprout up across the DC Universe, a strange family of meta-humans sacrifices its only non-powered child to the hideous extraterrestrial parasites! BLOODLINES continues in Hawkman (1993) Annual #1. 64 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Deathstroke the Terminator (1991) Annual 2
    Published 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Hawkman (1993) Annual #1. As the alien parasite Venev cuts a gory swath of destruction across France, she comes head to head with Deathstroke. This tale finally answers the question of where Deathstroke gets his hardware, as we meet weaponsmith Gunther Von Horn...just in time for him to be slaughtered by Venev! And when Von Horn's 22-year-old son Andrew recovers from Venev's attack, he becomes Gunfire, the latest infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. BLOODLINES continues in Eclipso Annual (1992) #1. Written by Len Wein, with art by Steve Erwin, Will Blyberg, John Statema, Brian Garvey and Dave Simons. Cover by Mike Zeck and Statema. 68 pages. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #4
    Legion (1989) Annual 4

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Team Titans Annual (1993) #1. Vril Dox, the L.E.G.I.O.N. leader, and Layla (the New Blood from Lobo (1993) Annual #1) storm the parasites' universe, where they learn to their horror what awaits the world if the parasites succeed. Plus, Dox confronts the cosmic prophet Pax, this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. Continues in Bloodbath (1993) #1 and concludes in Bloodbath (1993) #2. Written by Mark Waid, with art by Mike McKone, Thomas Tenney and Scott Hanna. Cover by Barry Kitson. 68 pages. New Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Team Titans (1992) Annual 1
    Published 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Batman Legends of the Dark Knight Annual (1991) #3. An abused, alienated teenage girl becomes the latest victim of an alien parasite attack, surviving to become Chimera, a hero with the ability to create bizarre and nightmarish images with her mind. BLOODLINES continues in Legion (1989) Annual #4. Written by Marv Wolfman, with art and cover by Art Nichols. 68 pages. New Format. There are 25 annuals in the 1993 Bloodlines series. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #3
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) Annual 3

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover event continues from Demon (1990) Annual #2. Azrael, the new Batman, encounters the strange dichotomy of two brothers, one a compassionate priest, the other a brutal killer...and both transformed by the attack of one of the alien parasites. But the attack has altered their very natures as the priest gains the power to inflict sickness and death as Cardinal Sin, and the killer is endowed with healing abilities that turn him into Samaritan, and both become this Annual's infusion of New Blood into the DC Universe. BLOODLINES continues in Team Titans Annual (1993) #1. Written by Dennis O'Neil, with art by Mike Manley, Luke McDonnell, Ricardo Villagran and Gray Morrow. Cover by Manley (after Ed Hannigan). 68 pages. Deluxe Format. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    Bloodbath (1993) 1
    Tags: Bloodlines (part 25)
    Published Dec 1993 by DC.

    BLOODLINES, DC's 1993 Annuals event, reaches its pulse-pounding grand finale in BLOODBATH, a 2-part miniseries (continued from Legion (1989) Annual #4) that draws together most of the world's heroes for the final battle against the deadly alien parasites. The one, true Superman joins the fight, along with the new Batman, as the parasites' savage attacks become a worldwide emergency. A strike force of heroes takes the struggle to the huge, long-hidden home of the parasites...a battle that culminates in the rise of the gargantuan parasite offspring known as the Taker. Concludes in Bloodbath (1993) #2. Written by Dan Raspler, with art by Chuck Wojtkiewicz, Bill Willingham, Agop Gemdjian and K.S. Wilson. Cover with fluorescent fifth color ink by Ed Hannigan and Tom McWeeney. 68 pages. New Format. There are 25 annuals in the 1993 Bloodlines series. Cover price $3.50.