How Many Inkers Does It Take To Make An Issue Of Convergence?

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We first mentioned the existence of what would be called Convergence eleven months ago, when it was still being edited by Tom DeFalco. Marie Javins soon took over as editor DC Comics prepared for the shift from coast to coast.

And something we have noticed in the Ch-Ch-Changes column is just how prepared the publisher was. Unlike many other titles, every single one of the Convergence crossover titles have kept their creative teams from solicitation to publication. They were all well prepared advance. and everything seems to have gone very smoothly indeed.

Apart from one publication, the weekly Convergence series, that acts as a spine for the series. The last issues credits tell quite a picture. Seven inkers. And plenty of "thanks" which experience dictates considerable rewriting to match whatever needs editorial may have,. And the increased inker count indicates a far closer to deadline creative process than might otherwise might have been expected, given the lead in the series has had…

And just one more thing – in the Earth 2 series, they never actually called themselves Justice Society. Well, they do now…

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