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DC Direct Currents (1988) comic books

  • Issue #0
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    Published 1995 by DC.

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  • Issue #1
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 1

    Cover feature: Flash Gordon; interview with David Mazzucchelli and Richmond Lewis; John Byrne, Mike Carlin, Curt Swan and Julie Schwartz each give a quote about Superman's 50th Anniversary; back cover features the cover of Detective Comics #20.

  • Issue #2
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 2
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover feature: Action Comics Weekly; History of the DC Universe poster art shown in reduced size in black & white; interview with Mike Baron; back cover features the cover of Adventure Comics #73.

  • Issue #3
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 3

    Cover feature: Power of the Atom; other spotlighted releases: Batman: The Cult, COPS, The World of Metropolis; interview with WILLIAM MESSNER-LOEBS; back cover features the cover of Showcase (1956-1978) #34 (which includes the Silver Age Atom's first appearance and origin)

  • Issue #4
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 4

    Cover feature: V for Vendetta; other spotlighted releases: Animal Man, Tailgunner Jo; interview with DENYS COWAN; back cover features the cover of Adventures of Superman Annual (1939-1986 1st Series) #1 (the first Annual published)

  • Issue #5
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 5

    Cover feature: Hawk & Dove miniseries; other spotlighted releases: Starman, The New Guardians, Haywire, Best of the Brave and the Bold; interview with KARL KESEL; back cover features the cover of Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series) #1

  • Issue #6
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 6

    Cover feature: Cosmic Odyssey; interview with Luke McDonnell; back cover features the cover of Showcase #43.

  • Issue #7
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 7

    Cover feature: The Prisoner; interview with Dean Motter; back cover features the cover of The Brave and the Bold #60

  • Issue #8
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 8

    Cover feature: Plastic Man miniseries; other spotlighted release: The Unknown Soldier; interview with DAN JURGENS; back cover features the cover of Plastic Man (1966 1st Series DC) #1

  • Issue #9
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 9

    Cover feature: Invasion!; interview with Mike Zeck; back cover features the cover of Showcase #55

  • Issue #10
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 10

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    Cover feature: Black Orchid; Joker illustration (in Santa suit) by Brian Augustyn; interview with Peter Gillis; back cover features the cover of Adventure Comics #428.

  • Issue #11
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 11

    Cover feature: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told; interview with Denny O'Neil; back cover features the cover of Adventure Comics #300.

  • Issue #12
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 12

    Cover feature: The Huntress; other spotlighted releases: L.E.G.I.O.N. '89, Justice, Inc., Blackhawk, The New Gods; interview with KYLE BAKER; back cover features the cover of DC Super Stars (1976) #17 (which includes the first appearance and origin of the Huntress)

  • Issue #13
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 13

    Cover feature: Justice League Europe; comedic illustration of Elongated Man and Flash by Brian Augustyn; interview with Kurt Schaffenberger; back cover features the cover of Justice League of America #1 (from 1960).

  • Issue #14
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 14

    Cover feature: The Janus Directive event; other spotlighted releases: Batman Button Set #1, The Legend of Aquaman Special #1, Blasters Special #1; interview with PAUL KUPPERBERG; back cover features the cover of Detective Comics (1937- ) #27

  • Issue #15
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 15

    Cover feature: Skreemer; other spotlighted releases: Hawk & Dove ongoing series, Aquaman miniseries, interview with MIKE GRELL; back cover features the cover of Teen Titans (1966 1st Series) #14

  • Issue #16
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 16

    Cover feature: Lex Luthor The Unauthorized Biography; other spotlighted releases: Batman Button Set #2, Justice League: A New Beginning TPB, Firestorm #87; comments from Denny O'Neil, William Messner-Loebs, Karl Kesel, Denys Cowan, Dan Jurgens and others on revitalizing DC Comics characters; back cover features the cover of Firestorm (1978 1st Series) #1

  • Issue #17
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 17

    Cover feature: Batman Movie Adaptation; other spotlighted releases: Hawkworld miniseries, El Diablo; interview with JERRY ORDWAY; back cover features the cover of Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series) #34 (which includes the origin of Hawkman)

  • Issue #18
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 18

    Cover feature: Justice, Inc.; photo of Batman movie billboard as it was being painted in New York City's Times Square; interview with Walt Simonson; back cover features the cover of Metal Men #45.

  • Issue #19
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 19

    Cover feature: The Shadow Strikes!; other spotlighted releases: Star Trek & Star Trek: The Next Generation ongoing series, Forgotten Realms; back cover features the cover of Big Book of Fun Comics (1935) #1 (considered to be the first comic book annual)

  • Issue #20
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 20

    Cover feature: Legion of Super-Heroes; letter to the editor on minorities in DC Comics; interview with KEITH GIFFEN; back cover features the cover of Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) #19

  • Issue #21
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 21

    Cover feature: Batman: Arkham Asylum graphic novel; other spotlighted releases: Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn, Superman painted poster by Steve Rude; interview with ED HANNIGAN; back cover features the cover of Batman (1940) #79 (an early appearance of Vicki Vale)

  • Issue #22
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 22

    Cover feature: Deadman: Love After Death; other spotlighted releases: The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, The Ring; interview with JULIUS SCHWARTZ; back cover features the cover of Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) #7

  • Issue #23
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 23

    Cover feature: The Greatest Golden Age Stories Ever Told; other spotlighted releases: Superboy, Time Masters; interview with ADAM HUGHES; back cover features the cover of Batman (1940) #27 (depicting Santa with Batman and Robin)

  • Issue #24
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 24

    Cover feature: Adam Strange; other spotlighted releases: Batman: Year Two TPB, Secret Origins TPB; interview with BRIAN BOLLAND; back cover features the cover of Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) #98

  • Issue #25
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 25

    Cover feature: Batman: Digital Justice; interview with Pepe Moreno; back cover features the cover of Sugar and Spike #83

  • Issue #26
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 26

    Cover feature: The Butcher; other spotlighted release: 'Gothic' in Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #6; b&w photos of Archie Goodwin, Dan Raspler, Brian Augustyn and others from a New York convention; interview with KLAUS JANSON; back cover features the cover of Detective Comics (1937- ) #71 (featuring Batman and Robin versus the Joker)

  • Issue #27
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 27

    Cover feature: Hawkworld monthly series; other spotlighted releases: Green Lantern monthly series, Ford Fairlane; interview with LINDA MEDLEY; back cover features the cover of the German edition of Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

  • Issue #28
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 28

    Cover feature: Demon monthly series; other spotlighted releases: The Prisoner TPB, Bugs Bunny miniseries, Shade, the Changing Man; interview with JOHN COSTANZA; back cover features the cover of Flash Comics (1940 DC) #1

  • Issue #29
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 29

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    Cover feature: World's Finest miniseries; other spotlighted releases: Total Recall Movie Adaptation, Who's Who (loose-leaf format); interview with JERRY ROBINSON; back cover features the cover of Action Comics (1938 DC) #554 (in which Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster are depicted)

  • Issue #30
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 30

    Cover feature: Enemy Ace: War Idyll hardcover; other spotlighted releases: Justice League International Quarterly, Breathtaker, Spelljammer; interview with MARK WHEATLEY and MARC HEMPEL; back cover features the cover of Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) #180 (which includes the origin of Animal Man)

  • Issue #31
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 31

    Cover feature: Doom Patrol #37; other spotlighted releases: Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying TPB, Swamp Thing #100; interview with GRANT MORRISON; back cover features the cover of New Teen Titans (1980) (Tales of ...) #

  • Issue #32
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 32

    Cover feature: Twilight; other spotlighted releases: The Question Quarterly, The Nazz, Lobo miniseries; interview with BRYAN TALBOT; back cover features the cover of Showcase (1956-1978) #41 (featuring Tommy Tomorrow of the Planeteers)

  • Issue #33
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 33

    Cover feature: Batman 3-D; other spotlighted releases: Avatar miniseries, Swamp Thing: Love and Death TPB, Superman #50; interview with JERRY ORDWAY, DAN JURGENS and ROGER STERN on Superman; back cover features the cover of Sugar and Spike (1956) #1

  • Issue #34
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 34

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    Flip cover features: Books of Magic miniseries and Robin miniseries; other spotlighted releases: Batman: The Dailies Vol.1, World Without End; interview with CHUCK DIXON and TOM LYLE

  • Issue #35
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 35

    Cover feature: The Greatest Flash Stories Ever Told hardcover; other spotlighted release: Batman: Bride of the Demon hardcover; interview with CARMINE INFANTINO; back cover features the cover of Flash (1959 1st Series DC) #137

  • Issue #36
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 36

    Cover feature: Angel and the Ape; other spotlighted releases: Doctor Fate #25, Challengers of the Unknown; interview with PHIL FOGLIO; back cover features the cover art for Detective Comics (1937- ) #627

  • Issue #37
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 37

    Cover feature: Kid Eternity miniseries; other spotlighted releases: Batman: The Cult TPB, Detective Comics #627, Justice Society of America miniseries; interview with JIM APARO; back cover features the cover of Hit Comics (1940) #25 (which includes the origin of Kid Eternity)

  • Issue #38
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 38

    Cover feature: Armageddon 2001; other spotlighted releases: Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn TPB, Mister E, Batman: Tales of the Demon TPB; interview with ARCHIE GOODWIN, DENNIS O'NEIL and JONATHAN PETERSON on Armageddon 2001; back cover features the cover of Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) #21 (which re-introduced the Justice Society of America)

  • Issue #39
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 39

    Cover feature: Star Trek's 25th Anniversary; other spotlighted releases: Superman for Earth #1, Armageddon 2001; interview with BOB GREENBERGER and MICHAEL JAN FRIEDMAN on Star Trek; back cover features the cover of All Star Comics (1940-1978) #3 (which introduced the Justice Society of America)

  • Issue #40
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 40

    Cover feature: Impact Comics - The Legend of the Shield; 2 pages from The Comet #1 by Tom Lyle and Mark Waid; 2 pages from The Jaguar #1 by William Messner-Loebs, David Williams and Jose Marzan; 2 pages from The Fly #1 by Len Strazewski, Mike Parobeck and Paul Fricke; 2 pages from The Web #1 by Len Strazewski, Tom Artis and Bill Wray; interview with John Byrne; back cover features the cover of OMAC #6

  • Issue #41
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 41

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    Cover feature: Impact Comics - The Comet and The Jaguar; interview with Lee Marrs; back cover features the cover of The Brave and the Bold #17

  • Issue #42/43
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 42/43

    Flip book combining #42 & #43. Cover features: War of the Gods and The Psycho; other spotlighted releases: Armageddon 2001, The Fly, The Web, Animal Man TPB, Ragman, Batman: Holy Terror

  • Issue #44
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 44

    Cover feature: Sandman; back cover features the cover of Wonder Woman #215

  • Issue #45
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 45

    Cover feature: Robin II: The Joker's Wild!; other spotlighted releases: The Black Hood, Batman/Judge Dredd: Judgment on Gotham, Armageddon: The Alien Agenda, Clash; back cover features the direct market covers of Robin II: The Joker's Wild! #1

  • Issue #46
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 46

    Cover feature: The Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special; back cover features the direct market covers of Robin II: The Joker's Wild! #2 by Tom Mandrake and Chris Sprouse, as well the direct market covers of Robin II: The Joker's Wild! #3 by Dan Jurgens & Dick Giordano and Norm Breyfogle

  • Issue #47
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 47

    Cover feature: Batman vs. Predator; back cover features Batman vs. Predator trading card art by Mike Mignola, Sam Kieth, Steve Rude and Jackson Guice

  • Issue #48
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 48

    Cover feature: Batman: Gotham Nights; Wonder Woman Through the Ages poster art shown in reduced size in black and white; back cover features Batman vs. Predator trading card art by John Byrne and others.

  • Issue #49
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 49

    Cover feature: Justice League America; back cover features Batman vs. Predator trading card art by Art Adams, Adam Hughes, Adam Hughes, Michael Wm. Kaluta and Walt Simonson

  • Issue #50
    DC Direct Currents (1988) 50

    Cover feature: Lobo's Back; feature on The DC Silver Age Classics line of 10 reprint comics includes estimated values of the originals being reprinted; back cover features the covers of the 10 comics being reprinted in The DC Silver Age Classics line.