Context of The DC Universe by Mike Mignola, stories by Paul Kupperberg, John Byrne, Roger Stern, Jerry Ordway, George Pérez, Neil Gaiman, Dan Raspler, Mike Mignola, Steve Purcell ; additional art by P. Craig Russell, Rick Bryant, Carlos Garzón, Karl Kesel, Jerry Ordway, George Pérez, Curt Swan, Brett Breeding, John Statema, Troy Nixey, Kevin Nowlan ; colors by Petra Scotese, Glenn Whitmore, Tatjana Wood, Mark Chiarello, Dave Stewart, Matt Hollingsworth ; letters by John Workman, Bill Oakley, John Costanza, Tim Harkins, Willie Schubert ; collection cover by Mike Mignola ; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster ; Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger ; The Spectre created by by Jerry Siegel and Bernard Bailey ; Swamp Thing created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson ; Starman created by Roger Stern and Tom Lyle ; Lobo created by Roger Slifer and Keith Giffen ; Aquaman created by Paul Norris ; Deadman created by Arnold Drake ; Eclipso created by Bob Haney