From December 1984 to April 1987 DC Who’s Who was featured in a 26 issue run. The creative minds behind DC Who’s Who were Len Wein, Marv Wolfman, and Robert Greenberger. Together they created a comprehensive directory of both DC’s hero’s and villain’s alike. You may be wondering why should I care about a compilation of mid-1980’s DC character backstories now? I believe there are 4 reasons you should care if you are a DC fan:Also, if you are interested in the Who’s Who of comic book blogs, be sure to check out this link to the Feedspot Top 100 Comics Blogs and Websites For Comic Fans in 2020. In a milestone for ComicsTrove, as a newer comic book blog we have made the top 100 list this year! If you enjoyed this article please share with others or comment below. Happy Reading!
- Whos Who DC comics value history. You will gain insight into how characters were perceived during that time.
- The 26-issue run happened during the start of Crisis on Infinite Earths. You will get a mix of both Pre-Crisis and Post-crisis versions of Characters. (Superman and Wonder Woman were rebooted so their Silver Age histories will be absent Post-Crisis)
- DC Comics Whos Who 1985 was their response to Marvel’s character directory Handbook of the Marvel Universe.
- If you are a completionist and are missing the DC Whos Who Update 87 the omnibus will include the five issues featuring updated characters and an appendix from that era. Also includes Who’s Who Update 88, a four issue run with further updates.
DC Who’s Who Omnibus (Vol 1) Release Date?
The Who’s Who Omnibus Vol. 1 will be available April 13, 2021!Its currently available for pre-order right now on Amazon. Be sure to get your copy of the complete DC Who’s Who volumes with extra material in re mastered detail!
The series fans demanded is collected at last! Who’s Who was a series that began in 1985 and ran through the 1990s, cataloguing every character, good or evil, in the DC Universe, from Abel to Zyklon and beyond, with copious detail on powers, origins, and other key facets of each character.