As promised when the questions ran back in my 100th column, here is the complete set of answers:

1. A short-lived SHOWCASE series placed a Manhunter in what 21st century year? MANHUNTER 2070 ran in SHOWCASE #s 91-93.
2. A Warren title changed its name in 1980, then was canceled before its original title was reached; what was the new “year”? “1994” was the new title given to “1984.”
3. Eclipse’s R.O.B.O.T. Battalion saw action in the year 20_____. They were active in 2050.
4. George Orwell’s novel gave its title to what Warren magazine? “1984” but you probably guess that after question #2.
5. If you use The Flash as the first, what year marked the beginning of the Silver Age? 1956, when the Scarlet Speedster debuted in SHOWCASE #4.
6. In 1996, Entity Comics told the tale of a snowman in what year? That would be SNOWMAN 1944.
7. In what year did SUPERMAN FAMILY end its run? #222 was published in 1982.
8. In what year did the 10c price of comics finally rise to 12c? That monumental change in the industry took place in 1962.
9. Infinite earths died when the Crisis occurred in what year? The series ran in 1985.
10. When did DC buy Wildstorm? 1998.
11. After the 50c plateau, to what price did comics rise? A ten cent price increase brouth them to 60c.
12. Captain Storm lost his leg when what boat sank? PT 47, in the very first issue of CAPTAIN STORM back in 1964.
13. Classics Illustrated featured a perhaps not-so-classic story about how many Guardsmen? The tale of “The Forty-Five Guardsmen” appeared in CLASSIC ILLUSTRATED #113.
14. Excluding the covers, how many pages are there in a standard comic book? 32.
15. Hal Jordan was also a Green Lantern in what far future century? As first shown in GL #8, it was the 57th century.
16. How many came from Sirius in the Epic title of the same name? Six.
17. In 1961, a Dell comic told tales about being THIRTEEN (GOING ON ____)? EIGHTEEN.
18. In brightest day, in blackest night, just how long will that charge last? The charge in Green Lantern’s ring lasts twenty-four hours.
19. In proclaiming page counts, only two included the covers; one was 100, what was the other? The “52-page” count was actually 48 plus the covers.
20. LITTLE DOT DOTLAND ran for how many issues? #61 was published in 1973.
21. Name the son of Jon ST-94. That would be Chris KL-99, who debuted in STRANGE ADVENTURES #1.
22. Sandman and Medusa were two of the members of what group of villains?
23. Sounding like a hand you might want to have in a game of poker, this group of flyers debuted in ACTION COMICS #1; name them. The Three Aces.
24. The DC Woodchucks produced how many issues of AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS? Seventeen.
25. The Guardians divided the universe into how many hundreds of sectors? 36.
26. This “Ghost Breaker” was often at odds with the Phantom Stranger; name him. Doctor Terry Thirteen.
27. What is the answer to the question of Life, the Universe and Everything? 42.
28. Where were the DC offices before they moved to 666 Fifth Avenue? 75 Rockefeller Plaza.
29. WORLD’S FAIR COMICS boasted how many “pages in full color”? 96 of them.
30. “The Case of the Chemical Syndicate” brought a comics icon into being in what issue? That would be Batman in DETECTIVE COMICS #27.
31. “The sensational character find of 1940” burst on the scene in what magazine? And that would be Robin in DETECTIVE #38.
32. “Your two favorite heroes” first joined forces in what issue? Superman and Batman first teamed up in WORLD’S FINEST #71.
33. Alan Scott discovered a magical lantern and adopted his heroic identity in what magazine? ALL-AMERICAN COMICS #16 was the debut of the original Green Lantern.
34. Battling Byth, the Silver Age Winged Wonders debuted in what issue? Hawkman and Hawkgirl first flew into action in BRAVE & BOLD #34.
35. Ben Parker was killed in what magazine? Spider-Man’s uncle was killed back in AMAZING FANTASY #15.
36. Did you read my column last week: where did the Earth-1 and Earth-2 Supermen first meet? In the JLA/JSA crossover in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #74.
37. Doc Magnus’ band of amazing robots debuted in which issue of a DC tryout series? The Metal Men first appeared in SHOWCASE #37.
38. Donald Blake first found the hammer in what magazine? He became Thor in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83.
39. Harvey Dent was splashed in the face with acid in what magazine? He became Two-Face in DETECTIVE COMICS #66.
40. Henry Pym put on his costume for the first time in what issue? He became Ant-Man in TALES TO ASTONISH #35.
41. In what issue did Harry G. Peter draw his last tales of the Amazon Princess? His last Wonder Woman art appeared in WW #97.
42. In what issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA did Carter Hall’s alter ego join the team? Hawkman joined the group in JLA #31.
43. In which issue did the Silver Surfer first fly into the Marvel Universe? Back in FANTASTIC FOUR #48.
44. Originally a one-shot character, Dolphin debuted where? SHOWCASE #79.
45. Pete Ross made his first appearance in what magazine? The Boy of Steel’s pal first appeared in SUPERBOY #86.
46. Red Sonja made her comics debut in which issue of CONAN? #23.
47. Stanley and His Monster took over the title of a pair of funny animals; in what issue did the boy and his big ugly pal debut? It was in FOX & THE CROW #95.
48. Starro the Conqueror united the World’s Greatest Heroes in which magazine? The first JLA adventure was in BRAVE & BOLD #28.
49. STRANGE SUSPENSE STORIES changed its name to that of its star; with what issue did that occur? It became BLUE BEETLE with #78.
50. Tarzan’s son’s comic moved from Gold Key to DC; what was the number of his first DC issue? That was KORAK #47.
51. The Chief first gathered his team in what magazine? The Doom Patrol was formed in MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #81.
52. The first Bizarro appeared in what issue of SUPERBOY? #68.
53. The King of the Sea debuted in which issue? Aquaman’s first swim was in MORE FUN COMICS #73.
54. Tony Stark encased himself in metal for the first time in what magazine? He became Iron Man in TALES OF SUSPENSE #39.
55. When ALL-STAR COMICS returned in the 70s, what issue was the first? #58. (#57 appeared in 1951.
56. Where did the first Swamp Thing story appear? HOUSE OF SECRETS #92.
57. Give me the product of the number of Soldiers of Victory and the original Justice League members. Seven time seven is 49.
58. Multiply the GEN of the Image team by the number of EC’s FISTED TALES. 13 times TWO is 26.
59. Subtract Star Trek’s Deep Space station from Vertigo’s Bullets. 100 minus Nine is 91.
60. Subtract the year of a series about Superman’s grandson and the number of ABC’s “Top” group from THE year of Marvel’s future. 2099 minus 2020 minus 10 is 69.
61. What is the product of Doctor Octopus’ limbs and Secret Agent X-___? 8 times 9 is 72.
62. What’s the product of the Stooges, the Legion’s Fatal foes, and Mockingbird’s team? Three times Five times Six is 90.
63. A doppelganger of Uncle Sam is the Spirit of what? ’76.
64. Darkseid was the first DCU villain that this Chris Claremont team encountered; who are they? The Sovereign Seven.
65. Earthman Charlie Vicker is the Green Lantern in sector ____19. 33.
66. For how many issues did the original run of METAL MEN last? 41 issues.
67. For how many issues was Kamandi the Last Boy on Earth? 59.
68. How many brides were there in that ’96 comic from Event? Twenty-two. (Not 7 for seven brothers!)
69. Myron Victor and Herman Cramer are members of what crime-fighting team? They were Merryman andf the Blimp of the Inferior Five.
70. Neon and the Red Bee debuted in a magazine that lasted how many issues? They were in HIT COMICS, which lasted 65 issues.
71. Of the many sectors that the universe is divided, Earth is located in 28___? 14.
72. Rose Forrest pursued what criminal group responsible for her father’s murder? The Thorn pursued The 100.
73. The DC ONE MILLION stories took place in the eight hundred ___ century. 53rd!
74. What was the standard page count of a comic book in 1943? Sixty-four (not counting the covers.)
75. Joe Kubert’s Tor debuted in a book with what title?
76. “There’s a holdup in the Bronx, Brooklyn’s broken out in fights…” began the theme of what TV show turned comic book? CAR 54, WHERE ARE YOU?
77. Ali Baba shared the title with how many thieves? 40.
78. Back before it was spelled Beijing, this movie comic talked about how long a stay in the Chinese capital? It was “55 Days at Peking.”
79. Ed McBain’s novels inspired a short-lived TV series and a shorter-lived comic book; name it. The 87th Precinct.
80. Many TV shows were adapted into comics in the 60s, including one which starred Robert Lansing as Frank Savage; name it. 12 O’CLOCK HIGH.
81. Martin Landau and Barbara Bain starred in a TV series turned comic named SPACE: ___99. 19.
82. One of James Bond’s most memorable foes got title billing in which magazine? Doctor No appeared in SHOWCASE #43.
83. TV show detective Stuart Bailey had his offices located where? At 77 Sunset Strip.
84. War movies made great comics sometimes, like which one about an amount of time over a Japanese city? “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.”
85. A Sirius title in ’95 gave you a choice of ONE or what number? ELEVEN.
86. Alan Moore did a pastiche of Marvel Comics in a series which took place in what year? 1963.
87. An Epic title of 1992 was about just more than a minute; name it. 67 SECONDS.
88. An eye test, a spin-off of an ABC-TV news show, or a Vertigo title? 2020 VISIONS.
89. Daniel Clowes’ adventures of David Boring first appeared in what comic? EIGHTBALL.
90. Eclipse took us to what Area in 1985? AREA 88.
91. For awhile DC’s annuals were issued under what blanket title? 80-PAGE GIANTS.
92. Harris Comics’ 1995 title might sound like a sports score if we added “Jekyll – 36” to it; name it. HYDE-25.
93. How many volts were there in the Top Cow comic of 1997? Nine.
94. L.E.G.I.O.N. debuted with what date attached? ’89.
95. Len Wein provided scripts for what 1996 Top Cow comic? 21.
96. SHOWCASE was revived with a date attached to the title; what was the first? ’93.
97. The Thing joined forces with a different co-star in each issue of what book? MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE.
98. Was this 1950s Avon romance comic named for the number of tales in it… or because it took place in a tall apartment building? TEN STORY LOVE was the title.
99. Way back in 1945, Neal Publications delivered a funny animal comic starring what buzzing character? BEE 29: THE BOMBARDIER.
100. In 2002, my age will match the year of my birth; what is it? I was born in ’51 and turned ’51 this year.

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