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Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 1

    Who is the new Doctor Fate? You witnessed the death of the original Dr. Fate and the birth of his new incarnation in the 1987 mini-series, but many questions were left unanswered...until now. Possessed by two separate, distinct personalities - that of a young boy and an older woman - Dr. Fate must learn to cope with the conflicting feelings within his mystical persona. In addition, his household has run amok, pitting Fate against more than average domestic problems. They are situations he had best learn to deal with fast as the war between the Lords of Order and Lords of Chaos escalates, with Fate caught in the middle. DOCTOR FATE is an ongoing monthly series in the New Format, written by J.M. DeMatteis (writer of the 1987 Dr. Fate mini-series), and features the art of Shawn McManus and Mark McKenna. Painted cover by McManus. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #2
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 2

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    What's worse than a lawyer serving you with a summons? One who has been endowed by the Lords of Chaos with mystical powers to destroy his client, in this case Eric and Linda...Doctor Fate. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by Shawn McManus and Mark McKenna. Cover by McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #3
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 3

    Talk about a reversal of roles...with Andrew Bennett (of I, Vampire fame) working alongside the Lords of Order to bring about the destruction of the universe, Doctor Fate is forced to forge an alliance with the Lords of Chaos. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by Shawn McManus and Mark McKenna. Cover by McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #4
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 4

    They know him only as I, Vampire...and before Doctor Fate and his companions can thwart his mission here on Earth, they will have to face a horde of vampires, sorcerers and ancient spells. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by Shawn McManus and Mark McKenna. Cover by McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #5
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 5

    Original cover price: $1.50. Doctor Fate and company travel to Europe in pursuit of Andrew Bennett...and find themselves besieged by vampires. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by Shawn McManus and Mark McKenna. Cover by McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #6
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 6

    Cover by Shawn McManus. Sunrise (The Night of Brahma part 5) script by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Shawn McManus, inks by Mark McKenna; Dr. Fate and Andrw Bennett witness the creation of the universe; Dr. Fate defeats Typhon. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #7
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 7

    Original cover price: $1.50. There's no place like home...even for the demon Petey, who makes a crazy trip back home to his native dimension. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 8

    Original cover price: $1.50. Linda must go into action as Dr. Fate without Eric. And amateur magician Joachim Hesse shows what he can do as well...with disastrous results. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #9
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 9

    Original cover price: $1.50. Doctor Fate and Deadman must stop the elemental madness of Joachim Hesse. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #10
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 10

    Original cover price: $1.50. Is Eric dead? What would that mean for Doctor Fate? Darkseid appearance. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #11
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 11

    Original cover price: $1.50. Darkseid's struck a bargain with the forces of Chaos and Order that's going to make life miserable for Dr. Fate...and the rest of the world. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 12

    Original cover price: $1.50. It takes two Doctor Fates to gain the upper hand over Darkseid...but the cost may be greater than the worth of the victory. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by Val Semeiks and Mark Buckingham. Cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #13
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 13

    Cover by Shawn McManus. And I Will Rise (The Death of Innocence part 4), script by J.M. DeMatteis, art by Shawn McManus; Linda learns the final fate of Eric Strauss' soul. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 14

    Original cover price: $1.50. Linda refuses to become Doctor Fate...leaving Kent and Petey to face the evil sorcerer Wotan by themselves. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #15
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 15

    Dr. Fate and Justice League International (including Martian Manhunter, Guy Gardner and Blue Beetle) have been defeated by Wotan. That doesn't leave very many chances left to stop his evil from overrunning the world. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #16
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 16

    A trip down memory lane with Linda as she remembers Eric in a flashback to their days as the novice Doctor Fate. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by Jim Fern, Shawn McManus and Jeff Albrecht. Cover by McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #17
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 17

    Eric takes us on a wondrous tour of the afterlife...and learns just what is going to become of his soul. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #18
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 18

    Dr. Benjamin Stoner (from the DR. FATE mini-series) is back and Chaos has him. Meanwhile, Linda continues her search for Eric. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #19
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 19

    Doctor Stoner releases the inmates from Arkham Asylum, Linda finds that she can't summon forth Fate, and 'Eugene' begins to realize that he's not who he thinks he is. Guest-starring the Phantom Stranger. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #20
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 20

    As the Anti-Fate's power spreads, we find out just what is inside the Salem Tower. Plus, learn some of the secrets Kent/Nabu has been keeping from Dr. Fate. The Phantom Stranger guest-stars. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #21
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 21

    The Phantom Stranger lends a hand, as Chaos grows stronger and the mystery at the Salem Tower deepens. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art by guest artists Joe Staton and Mark Buckingham. Cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #22
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 22

    Cover by Shawn McManus. Stoner Transcendent, script by J.M. DeMatteis, art by Shawn McManus; Dr. Fate is defeated by the Anti-Fate but an even higher being stops the Lords of Order and the Lords of Chaos from fulfilling their plan for the Anti-Fate. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #23
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 23

    Lives end and souls are released...can these events herald the return of Kent and Inza Nelson? Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #24
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 24

    "The Endless End!" Kent and Inza Nelson are back...and farewells are made to some other cast members as the one true Dr. Fate emerges and everyone must come to terms with their special destinies. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, with art and cover by Shawn McManus. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #25
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 25

    A new era dawns for Dr. Fate as a new creative team takes over the reins...and a new face assumes the mantle of the world's most powerful sorcerer. Kent and Inza Nelson have returned to Earth, ready to fulfill their destinies together as the new Dr. Fate...but they soon discover that only one of them can take on the job. And that one is Inza. Can Inza Nelson handle the magic alone, especially when her first challenge is from the Lords of Order themselves? And how will Kent Nelson - the original Dr. Fate - deal with life as an ordinary man, in the shadow of his wife? This new chapter in the rich history of Dr. Fate also introduces the new creative team of writer William Messner-Loebs, penciller Vince Giarrano and inker Peter Gross. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #26
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 26

    Inza Nelson has become the new Dr. Fate and now she must face her first super-villain...but the real danger lies in her confrontation with her husband Kent, the original Dr. Fate. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Vince Giarrano and Peter Gross. Cover by Giarrano and Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #27
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 27

    While Inza Nelson faces the strange new menace of the Doctor Fate helmet, Kent Nelson starts to pick up the pieces of his new life as an ordinary man. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Vince Giarrano and Peter Gross. Cover by Giarrano. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #28
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 28

    Checking out her new neighborhood, Dr. Fate finds a demonic street gang controlled by a long dormant evil entity in an abandoned basement. Plus, the mystery of the talking Fate helmet continues. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Vince Giarrano and Peter Gross. Cover by Giarrano. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #29
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 29

    Dr. Fate's clean-up efforts in her new neighborhood lead to a big blow-up with her husband, Kent Nelson, whose new job then lands him in deep trouble. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Vince Giarrano and Peter Gross. Cover by Giarrano and Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #30
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 30

    A policewoman is brutally murdered...and Doctor Fate's attempt to retrieve her from the realm of death results in catastrophic events. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art and cover by Peter Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #31
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 31

    Tensions escalate in the neighborhood, leading to a final confrontation between the power-mad real estate developer Thomas Bridge and an unusually savage Doctor Fate. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Chas Truog and Peter Gross. Cover by Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #32
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 32
    Published Sep 1991 by DC.

    War of the Gods Part 9. It's just one of those days in Doctor Fate's neighborhood when Wonder Woman comes seeking Fate's assistance...just as the Egyptian gods attack. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Scot Eaton and Peter Gross. Cover by Eaton and Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #33
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 33
    Published Oct 1991 by DC.

    War of the Gods part 12.War of the Gods Part 12. With Wonder Woman and Kent Nelson gone, can Doctor Fate face the menace of the Egyptian gods alone? And what's preventing Kent from becoming Fate? Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Scot Eaton and Peter Gross. Cover by Eaton and George Perez. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #34
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 34

    The War of the Gods is over, the Egyptian gods vanquished, so Dr. Fate returns to her neighborhood, to find that it's been conquered by T'Giian, the forgotten goddess. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Scot Eaton and Peter Gross. Cover by Eaton and Dick Giordano. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #35
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 35

    After two months out of town, Kent Nelson returns to New York to find the old neighborhood ominously changed by Doctor Fate's presence. Written by William Messner-Loebs and Tom Peyer, with art by Scot Eaton and Peter Gross. Cover by Eaton and Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #36
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 36

    Shat-Ru, the renegade Lord of Order, helps Kent Nelson begin his search for Inza...but to enter the realms of Chaos, Kent may have to become Doctor Fate once again. Written by William Messner-Loebs and Tom Peyer, with art by Scot Eaton, Steve Mitchell and Romeo Tanghal. Cover by Eaton and Peter Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #37
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 37

    Kent and Inza Nelson fight to save the Earth from Chaos, as the saga of the Doctor Fate helmet concludes. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Scot Eaton and Peter Gross. Cover by Eaton and Dick Giordano. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #38
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 38

    A tale of the original Doctor Fate! A special flashback finds Doctor Fate hurled back to the turn of the century where he meets a scientist who may derail Kent Nelson's destiny as Doctor Fate. Written by Tom Joyner, with art by Richard Piers Rayner and Rick Bryant. Cover by Rayner. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #39
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 39

    Mrs. Nelson goes to Washington! Doctor Fate must testify before the U.S. Senate in defense of her benevolent, yet problematic transformation of New York City. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art and cover by Peter Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #40
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 40

    While Kent and Inza question their dual role as Doctor Fate and their place as a family, Wonder Woman drops in for a visit and old Shat-Ru falls in love. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art and cover by Peter Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #41
    Doctor Fate (1988 2nd Series) 41

    Final issue. Seeking to aid Shat-Ru, Fate finally contacts the Lords of Order and, in so doing, learns the deep secret of the Lords of Chaos and Order. Written by William Messner-Loebs, with art and cover by Peter Gross. New Format. Cover price $1.75.