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Checkmate (2006) - TPB vol. 01
"A King's Game"
DC Comics


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Editor(s):
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Robert 'Bob' Harras
Joan Hilty

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John J. Hill
Patricia 'Trish' Mulvihill
 

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Cover Date: February 2007
Cover Price: US $ 14.99

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Trade Paperback; 168 pages

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Synopsis:
Collecting the first seven issues of the acclaimed new series from Greg Rucka! After the explosive events of INFINITE CRISIS and THE OMAC PROJECT, the U.N. formed Checkmate to bring down heroes and villains that get out of line. Now they use unique ability to deputize human and metahuman forces throughout the world in pursuit of its goal to hold the line.

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Checkmate (2006) #1
Checkmate (2006) #2
Checkmate (2006) #3
Checkmate (2006) #4
Checkmate (2006) #5
Checkmate (2006) #6
Checkmate (2006) #7

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Writer(s):
Greg Rucka

Penciller(s):
Jesus Saiz

Inker(s):
Jesus Saiz

Colorist(s):
Richard Horie
Tanya Horie

Letterer(s):
Travis Lanham

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Joan Hilty

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Tanya Horie

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Travis Lanham

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Joan Hilty

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Bob Wiacek

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Tanya Horie

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Joan Hilty

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Writer(s):
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Greg Rucka
Christina Weir

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Inker(s):
Daniel 'Dan' Green

Colorist(s):
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Joan Hilty

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Originally published in Checkmate (2006) #6.

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Greg Rucka
Christina Weir

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Inker(s):
Daniel 'Dan' Green
Bob Wiacek

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Editor(s):
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Joan Hilty

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