dimanche 7 octobre 2012

Here's the chronology for every character:

BLACK WIDOW/CLAIRE VOYANT
TWELVE 8-FB (1928)
[MYSTIC COMICS 4/5]
[MYSTIC COMICS 5/5]
[MYSTIC COMICS 7/3]
[USA COMICS 5/2]
MARVELS 1 (1943?)
[ALL SELECT COMICS 1/5]
TWELVE SPEARHEAD (April 1945)
TWELVE 1 (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (2009)
TWELVE 12

BLUE BLADE/ROY CHAMBERS
TWELVE 8-FB
[USA COMICS 5/5]
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (1-21) (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6-FB
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9=TWELVE 1 (22) = TWELVE 2 (1) (dies)

CAPTAIN WONDER/PROFESSOR STEVE JORDAN
TWELVE 7 (5:5-7)-FB
[KID KOMICS 1]
[KID KOMICS 2]
TWELVE 2-FB
TWELVE 7 (8:3)-FB
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6-FB
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (2009)
TWELVE 12

DYNAMIC MAN/CURT COWAN
TWELVE 10-FB
[MYSTIC COMICS 1/7]
[MYSTIC COMICS 2/3]
[MYSTIC COMICS 3/8]
[MYSTIC COMICS 4/8]
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (1-10) (April 25, 1945)
TWELVE 9-FB=TWELVE 10-FB
TWELVE 1 (12-21) (August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5-FB
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (dies) (2009)

ELECTRO, Marvel of the Age
Marvels Project 3-BTS (Summer 1940)
TWELVE 9-FB (14:1-6)
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 4/5 (cover dated Feb 1940)
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 5/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 6/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 7/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 8/5
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 9/4]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 10/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 11/7]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 12/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 13/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 14/6]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 15/6]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 16/3]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 17/2]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 18/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 19/5] (cover dated May 1941)
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (Spring 1941)
MARVEL PROJECTS 6 (Summer 1941)
TWELVE 9-FB (15:4) Zog starts working for the military
TWELVE SPEARHEAD (April 1945)
TWELVE 1 (1-10) (= 9-FB 15:6 - 16:6)
TWELVE 9-FB (17)
TWELVE 1 (12-21)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11
TWELVE 12

PROFESSOR PHILO ZOG
TWELVE 9-FB (14:1-6)
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 4/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 5/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 6/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 7/5
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 8/5
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 9/4]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 10/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 11/7]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 12/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 13/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 14/6]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 15/6]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 16/3]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 17/2]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 18/5]
[MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 19/5]
MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (Spring 1941)
Marvels Project 3-BTS
TWELVE 9-FB (15:4)
TWELVE SPEARHEAD (April 1945)
TWELVE 1 (= 9-FB 15:6 - 16:6) (dies)

FIERY MASK/DR. JACK CASTLE (1912-2009)
TWELVE 9-FB = TWELVE 3 (16:3)-FB, TWELVE 3 (16:5-17:1)-FB
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 1 (1-6:5)
TWELVE 3 (17:2-17:3)-FB
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 1 (6:6-7:3)
TWELVE 3 (17:4-18:2)-FB
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 1 (7:4-8)
TWELVE 3 (18:3)-FB
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 1 (9-10)
Daring Mystery Comics 70th Anniversary Special
[DARING MYSTERY COMICS 5]
[DARING MYSTERY COMICS 6]
HUMAN TORCH 2/6
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (dies)

LAUGHING MASK/DENNIS BURTON
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 2/6
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 3/3 (as the Purple Mask)
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 4 (as the Purple Mask)
TWELVE 3 (13:3-13:4)-FB
TWELVE 3 (14:3-14:5)-FB
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4-FB
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 8-FB
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11
TWELVE 12

MASTER MIND EXCELLO/EARL EVERETT
TWELVE 12-FB
[MYSTIC COMICS 2]
[MYSTIC COMICS 3/5]
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8-FB
TWELVE 8-BTS
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11
TWELVE 12

MISTER E./VICTOR J. GOLDSTEIN/”VICTOR JAY”
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 2/5
TWELVE 3 (7:4-7:5)-FB
TWELVE 3 (6:2)-FB
MARVELS PROJECT 6 (Summer 1941)
TWELVE SPEARHEAD (April 1945)
TWELVE 1
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3 (1-9)
TWELVE 3 (21:2)-FB
TWELVE 3 (21:4)-FB
TWELVE 3 (10-23)
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11

PHANTOM REPORTER/DICK JONES
Daring Mystery 70th Anniversary Special-FB-FB (3:6-4:3)
Daring Mystery 70th Anniversary Special-FB (2-21)
DARING MYSTERY COMICS 3/4
TWELVE 2-FB
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (1-21) (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
Daring Mystery 70th Anniversary Special
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9=TWELVE 1 (22)=TWELVE 2 (1)
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (2009)
TWELVE 12

ROCKMAN
TWELVE 6-FB
USA COMICS 1/4
USA COMICS 2/5
USA COMICS 3/5
USA COMICS 4/6
TWELVE 4-FB
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (2009)
TWELVE 12-BTS

WITNESS/
TWELVE 5-FB
[MYSTIC COMICS 7/2]
[MYSTIC COMICS 8/4]
[MYSTIC COMICS 9/2]
TWELVE SPEARHEAD
TWELVE 1 (April 25, 1945 - August 2, 2008)
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 4
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 11 (2009)
TWELVE 12

COLONEL DEXTER
TWELVE 2
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 6

LAURA GOLDSTEIN
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 10 (dies)

ROBERT GOLDSTEIN
TWELVE 3
TWELVE 10

Lt David Rose
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 12

Elizabeth ZOGOLOWSKI
TWELVE 5
TWELVE 7
TWELVE 8
TWELVE 9
TWELVE 10
TWELVE 12-BTS

TIM MULROONEY
TWELVE 7-FB (5-7)
[KID KOMICS 1]
[KID KOMICS 2]
TWELVE 7-FB (8, 10-11)
TWELVE 7 (dies)
Here's the second part of the Twelve index:
The first part is here http://comicspeak.blogspot.fr/2010/08/marvels-twelve-index.html

THE TWELVE #9 (cover)
Cover Date: April 2012
Cover: Paolo Rivera (cover artist)
Story: No title given (22 pages)
Credits: J. Michael Straczynski (scripter); Chris Weston (penciler); Chris Weston (inker); Chris Chuckry (colorist); Jim Betancourt (letterer)
Feature Characters: Phantom Reporter, Black Widow, Fiery Mask (origin), Blue Blade (dies), MasterMind Excello, Mister E, Captain Wonder (from #7), Laughing Mask, Rockman, Dynamic Man
Supporting characters: Elizabeth Zogolowski,, Professor Zog (flashbacks)
Villains:
Other Characters: Detective Rose
Paraphernalia: Electro the Marvel of the Age
Synopsis:
1 Claire Voyant brings coffee to Phantom Reporterin his room, the bell rings
2 Earl Everett enters the house to join Mister E, Laughning Mask, Rockman and Captain Wonder, then they are joined by Voyant and Phantom Reporter. Mister E is informed of his wife's death
3 Phantom reporter reflects on changing times
4 Blue Blade, Elisabeth Zogolowski discuss the coming show involving Electro the Marvel of the Age
5 Dynamic Man shows up on a stadium, Blue Blade rehearses
6 Dynamic Man addresses the crowd, Blue Blade is attacked by Electro
7-8 Blue Blade is killed
9 Dynamic Man makes a demonstration of his powers. Corpse of Blue Blade under the rain
10 Phantom Reporter gets a phone call from Detective Rose informing him of the murder. PR leaves, he sees MasterMind Excello, Rockman and Captain Wonder in the lobby
11 PR identifies Blue Blade for Rose on the crime scene
12 Rose shows the security camera footage involving Electro to PR and Elisabeth Zogolowski
13 Zogoloski connects PR to Electro's cerebro-records
14 2nd flashback: Zog, Electro
15 flashbacks 3-7 on panels 1-5
15:6 - 16:6 8th fb: The Twelve enter the bunker from issue #1
17 9th fb While the Twelve are in stasis in The Bunker an intelligence (Dynamic Man) connects with Electro
18 Det. Rose disconnects PR from Electro, he faints before he can tell Elisabeth Zogolowski what he saw
19 MasterMind Excello talks with Fiery Mask
20-22 Fiery Mask tells him the origin of his powers

First flashback: 3:1 life in 1940
Second flashback: 14:1-6 Pr Zog talks to Electro for the first time
Third flashback: 15:1 Electro helps two kids (during Marvel Mystery Comics #4-19)
4th fb: Electro fights gangsters (during Marvel Mystery Comics #4-19)
5th fb: Zog talking about his loneliness
6th fb: Electro talks to a general who welcomes him to the war effort
7th fb: Electro looking at a nazi tank
8th fb: same as #1, The Twelve enter the bunker in Berlin
9th fb: The Twelve in stasis
10th fb: Jack Castle saves an injured man and gets his power because he didn't call an ambulance to try to save him (overlaps with Twelve #3 flashbacks)
 
THE TWELVE #10 (cover)
Cover Date: May 2012
Cover: Paolo Rivera (cover artist)
Story: No title given (22 pages)
Credits: J. Michael Straczynski (scripter); Chris Weston (penciler); Chris Weston (inker); Chris Chuckry (colorist); Jim Betancourt (letterer)
Feature Characters: Phantom Reporter, Black Widow, Fiery Mask, The Witness (from #6), MasterMind Excello, Mister E, Captain Wonder, Laughing Mask, Rockman, Dynamic Man
Supporting characters: Elizabeth Zogolowski, Robert Goldstein
Villains:
Other Characters: Detective Rose
Paraphernalia: Electro the Marvel of the Age
Synopsis:
1-2 Phantom Reporter wakes up in the hospital with Det. Rose and Ms. Zogolowski
3 At Laura Goldstein's burial, Mister E reconnects with his son
4-5, 7-10, 12-22 Phantom Reporter, Captain Wonder, Dynamic Man join Electro, Mister E, The Witness, Rockman, Black Widow, Laughing Mask, Mastermind Excello, Fiery Mask in the lobby where he recaps the events, reveals DM as the murderer

First flashback: 6:1 The Twelve vs Nazis in Berlin (between pages 2 and 3 of #1)
Second flashback: 6:2-4 The Twelve trapped (6:2 = #1 6:6; 6:3 = #1 7:2; 6:4 = #1 8:4)
Third flashback: 7:3-4 (= #1 8:5) Electro alone
4th fb: 9:1-3 Pr Simon Goettler creates DM's body
5th fb: 11 Pr Goettler injects energy in DM and DM is born
6th fb: 14:1-3 (= #2 18:4-:6, 19:1) DM fails to stop a thief
7th fb: 14:5-6, 15:1-3 (= #6 12:1-6) A gay man gets fresh with DM
8th fb: 15-5 (= #6 22:3) patrons murdered in gay bar
9th fb: 15-6 (= #6 21:4) DM's alibi during the murder
10th fb: 16:2 (= #7 16:2) grass is noticed on Electro's boot
11th fb: 16:3 (= #7 3:5) police notice burn marks outside the bar
12th fb: 17:1-2 (= #9 17) An intelligence connects with Electro in the bunker
13th fb 18, 20:1 (= #10 11:1-4) Pr Goettler injects energy in DM and DM is born
14th fb 20:2 (= #6 12:2) A gay man touches DM's butt
15th fb 30:3 Electro in its crate
16th fb 20:4 (= #6 22:4) Electro wrecks the gay bar
17th fb 20:6 (= #9 7:3) Electro attacks Blue Blade
 
 
THE TWELVE #11 (cover)
Cover Date: June 2012
Cover: Paolo Rivera (cover artist)
Story: No title given (23 pages)
Credits: J. Michael Straczynski (scripter); Chris Weston (penciler); Chris Weston (inker); Chris Chuckry (colorist); Jim Betancourt (letterer)
Feature Characters: Phantom Reporter, Black Widow, Fiery Mask (dies) (1912-2009 on tomb), The Witness, MasterMind Excello, Mister E, Captain Wonder, Laughing Mask, Rockman (also in flashbacks)
Villains: Dynamic Man (dies)

1-20 Dynamic Man fights the heroes and collapses the mansion on them. Rockman saves them but is buried. Phantom Reporter, Fiery Mask, MasterMind Excello and Captain Wonder track him to the lab he came from. Fiery Man is fatally hurt and transfers his powers to Phantom Reporter who helps Captain Wonder destroy Dynamic Man though the Captain is badly burnt in the process.
21 Back to the collapsed mansion, after clearing the wreckage they find a round hole in the basement and no trace of Rockman.
22-23 Castle's burial, Mister E quits. Captain Wonder is permanently burnt on the right side of his face.
 
 
THE TWELVE #12 (cover)
Indicia Date: June 2012
Cover: Paolo Rivera (cover artist)
Story: No title given (23 pages)
Credits: J. Michael Straczynski (scripter); Chris Weston (penciler); Chris Weston (inker); Chris Chuckry (colorist); Jim Betancourt (letterer)
Feature Characters: Phantom Reporter, Black Widow, The Witness, MasterMind Excello, Captain Wonder, Laughing Mask, Rockman (bts)
Guest appearance: Nick Fury
Supporting characters: Elizabeth Zogolowski (bts)
Other Characters: Detective Rose
Paraphernalia: Electro the Marvel of the Age
Synopsis:
1-4 Electro, Laughing Mask, MasterMind Excello, Phantom Reporter have been relocated to an army camp, Black Widow leaves it
5 Detective Rose, Laughing Mask has to make a deal operating Electro for the army, who leased it from its new owner (Elizabeth Zogolowski) but she found remote control systems unstable with their test subjects
6-11:3 MasterMind Excello tells his origin to Phantom Reporter and leaves
11:4-12 Phantom Reporter is contacted by the Witness who is works with Nick Fury
13-14 Captain Wonder gets a message from Rockman when rescuing youth from a cave
15-18 Phantom Reporter moves to a hotel where he's joined by Black Widow
19-20 They go to MasterMind Excello's office to work for him
21 Captain Wonder rescuing people, Laughing Mask operating Electro in Middle East war zone
22:1 Witness frightening a man
22:2 Rockman's voice coming from the abyss
22:3-23 Phantom Reporter (in new costume with a flame) and Black Widow (in modernized costume) (maybe as "Fire and Shadow")

flashback: MasterMind Excello's origin (6-10)

Nick Fury's appearance should probably worked out amidst his 2009 appearances (given the date at the end of issue #11). He mentions SHIELD as paying for the Witness's work.