Day of Vengeance

 DAOV   (DC, 2005)

™ and © 2005 DC Comics, Inc.

Featuring many of DC’s magic-based super-heroes, anti-heroes, and super-villains, this six-issue limited series from writer Bill Willingham (Fables) and artist Justiniano (Titans) picks up shortly after the events of Identity Crisis and Countdown to Infinite Crisis and explores a darker, more sinister side of the DC Universe. As the story opens, Ragman, an avatar of vengeance, is reintroduced and drawn to the side of the Enchantress, the lone survivor of an attack on well over 700 sorcerers by the Spectre, who is on a misguided mission to rid the world of all magic, which he views as the source of all evil in the DCU. Knowing this, the remaining enchanted heroes—including the aforementioned Ragman and Enchantress, as well as the Blue Devil, Arion, Nightshade, and Animal Man—band together in the Oblivion Bar, determined to take the fight to the Spectre, the ultimate symbol of divine retribution—under the guidance of a decidedly world-weary and wise Detective Chimp. Heck, even a mystical crisis of universe-shattering proportions is better when a talking monkey is tossed into the mix! The involvement of Captain Marvel and the new Eclipso only up the excitement ante.

— Thomas Moudry

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#1

  6/1/2005
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1st appearance Shadowpact; Death Black Bison IIBill WillinghamJustiniano

#1 (2nd printing)

  6/1/2005
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2nd printingBill WillinghamJustiniano

#1 (3rd printing)

  6/1/2005
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3rd printingBill WillinghamJustiniano

#2

  7/1/2005
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 Bill WillinghamJustiniano

#2 (2nd printing)

  7/1/2005
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2nd printingBill WillinghamJustiniano

#3

  8/1/2005
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Infinite Crisis tie-inBill WillinghamRon Wagner

#4

  9/1/2005
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Origin Detective Chimp; Infinite Crisis tie-inBill WillinghamJustiniano

#5

  10/1/2005
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Infinite Crisis tie-inBill WillinghamJustiniano

#6

  11/1/2005
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Death of Shazam; Infinite Crisis tie-inBill WillinghamJustiniano

Book #1

  11/1/2005
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4 copies available from $6.38
Collects Day of Vengeance #1-6, Action Comics #826, Adventures of Superman #639, Superman #216Bill Willingham, Judd WinickJustiniano, Ian Churchill