Countdown: Arena – 1


Countdown: Arena – 1

General Info

Issue No:
1
On Sale Date:
December 2007
Cover Date:
February 2008
Era:
Modern Age
Story Title:
The Blood-Soaked Sands

Creative Team

Cover Artist:
Andy Kubert
Writer:
Keith Champagne
Penciller:
Scott McDaniel
Inker:
Andy Owens
Letterer:
Nick Napolitano
Colourist:
Guy Major
Editor:
Michael Siglain, Harvey Richards (assistant)

Characters

Main:
Nightshades: Eve of Shadows (Earth-13), Nightshade (Earth-4), Female Shade
Batmen: Batman (Earth-19), The Bat (Earth-40), Batman (Earth-43)
Heroes:
Diana Trevor (Earth-34), Diana Prince (Earth-18), Diana of Paradise Island (Earth-21), Superman (Earth-31), Superman (Earth-30), Christopher Kent (Earth-16), Jay Garrick (Earth-2), Johnny Quick (Earth-3), Lia Nelson (Earth-9), Hal Jordan (Earth-5), Hal Jordan (Earth-12), Bruce Wayne (Earth-32), Theodore Kord (Earth-33), Daniel Garrett (Earth-39), The Scarab (Earth-26), Ray (Earth-10), Apollo (Earth-50), Ray (Earth-6), Starman of the Black Planet (Earth-48), Starwoman (Earth-7), Starman (Earth-17), Quantum-Storm (Earth-37), Captain Atom (Earth-38), Breach (Timothy Zanetti), Robin (Earth-37), Batgirl (Earth-37), Firestorm (Earth-12), Brigadier Atom (Earth-13)
Villains:
Monarch (Nathaniel Adam)
Olympians:
N/A
Amazons:
N/A
Other:
Steve Trevor (Earth-21)
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‘Countdown: Arena’ was a four-issue weekly comic book series that tied into events in the weekly series ‘Countdown’. It featured staged battles between multiverse versions of various heroes including alternate versions of Wonder Woman.

Synopsis

The villain Monarch collects superheroes from various universes and pits doppelgangers against each other to find the strongest heroes for his army. After Nightshade, Eve of Shadows, and the Shade and the three Batmen face off, Superman from the Dark Knight universe urges the heroes to mount an offensive against Monarch.