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DC Comics 1997 Annuals:

PULP HEROES

From Wizard #72 - "DC's '97 'Pulp Heroes' annuals fared pretty well (with Superman's leading the pack), thanks to the bulk of [them] being set in current continuity for the first time in years. The theme was interesting, and even though most of today's readers only know 'pulp' as a juice ingredient, the books' success proves the theme was marketable."

The following is list of most (if not all) of the "Pulp Heroes" Annuals. Remember, the number beside it is the annual number, NOT the series number! I have added information about some of the books or characters to give you an idea about the main character. All four Superman books feature the "Electro-Blue" Superman of the time. All stories are self-contained within the issue.

Action Comics #9 (starring Superman)

Adventures of Superman #9 (don't tell me you don't know who Superman is!)

Aquaman #3 (king of Atlantis)

Azrael #3 (once replaced Bruce Wayne as Batman, now trying to find his purpose in life)

Batman #21

Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #7

Batman: Shadow of the Bat #5

Catwoman #4 (anti-hero, sometimes Batman villain)

Detective Comics #10 (starring Batman)

Flash #10 (fastest man alive)

Green Lantern #6 (hero with the most powerful weapon in the universe - a ring powered by a battery shaped like a lantern, which can create almost anything)

Hitman #1 (the name says it all!)

Impulse #2 (Flash's kid cousin)

JLA #1 (Justice League of America - team line-up includes Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter)

Nightwing #1 (the very first Robin, all grown up)

Robin #6 (Batman's sidekick)

Superboy #4 (a genetically altered teenage clone of Superman)

Supergirl #2

Superman #9

Superman: The Man of Steel #9

Teen Titans #1 (team of teen heroes)

Wonder Woman #6


Other DC Annual Series you might enjoy (all #s represent annuals):

JLA: Ghosts
(8-part story, not in this order)
JLA #2
Batman #22
Flash #11
Aquaman #4
Wonder Woman #7
Green Lantern #7
Superman #10
Martian Manhunter #1

JLApe
(8 part story)
I - JLA #3
II - Batman #23
III - Aquaman #5
IV - Wonder Woman #8
V - Flash #12
VI - Superman #11
VII - Green Lantern #8
VIII - Martian Manhunter #2

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