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==Comics==
 
==Comics==
   
Unique to the Babylon 5 universe is the sanctioned canonicity of many of its offshoot novels and comic book stories; nearly all of the Babylon 5 [[Novels|novels and novelizations]] to date having been based on outlines written directly by [[JMS]]. The comic books published by DC are also fully endorsed, with Straczynski again either having directly written or contributed to all of the issues in one form or another.
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For the ''[[Babylon 5 (TV series)|Babylon 5]]'' universe, nearly all of its offshoot novels and comic book stories to date are sanctioned [[canon]], having been based on outlines written directly by [[JMS]]. The comic books issues 1 to 8 published by DC are considered canon, Issue 11 is considered canon however Straczynski has pointed out that it is a propaganda piece for the Psi Corps, and not all of it is factually reliable.
   
 
===Babylon 5===
 
===Babylon 5===
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:1. ''[[In Darkness Find Me]] (December 1994, DC Comics)
* 1 ''[[In Darkness Find Me]] (December 1994, DC Comics)
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:2. ''[[Treason]] (January 1995, DC Comics)
* 2 ''[[Treason]] (January 1995, DC Comics)
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:3. ''[[In Harm's Way]] (February 1995, DC Comics)
* 3 ''[[In Harm's Way]] (February 1995, DC Comics)
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:4. ''[[The Price of Peace]] (March 1995, DC Comics)
* 4 ''[[The Price of Peace]] (March 1995, DC Comics)
 
 
 
===Shadows Past and Present series===
 
===Shadows Past and Present series===
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:5. ''[[With Friends Like These]] (June 1995, DC Comics)
* 5 ''[[With Friends Like These]] (June 1995, DC Comics)
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:6. ''[[Against the Odds]] (July 1995, DC Comics)
* 6 ''[[Against the Odds]] (July 1995, DC Comics)
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:7. ''[[Survival the Hard Way]] (July 1995, DC Comics)
* 7 ''[[Survival the Hard Way]] (July 1995, DC Comics)
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:8. ''[[Silent Enemies]] September 1995, DC Comics)
* 8 ''[[Silent Enemies]] September 1995, DC Comics)
 
 
 
===Laser-Mirror-Starweb series===
 
===Laser-Mirror-Starweb series===
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:9. ''[[Duet for Human and Narn in C Sharp]] (October 1995, DC Comics)
* 9 ''[[Duet for Human and Narn in C Sharp]] (October 1995, DC Comics)
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:10. ''[[Coda for Human and Narn in B Flat]] (November 1995, DC Comics)
* 10 ''[[Coda for Human and Narn in B Flat]] (November 1995, DC Comics)
 
 
 
===The Psi Corps and You!===
 
===The Psi Corps and You!===
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:11. ''[[The Psi Corps and You!]] (December 1995, DC Comics)
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===In Valen's Name===
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:12. ''[[In Valen's Name, Part 1]] (February 1998, DC Comics)
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:13. ''[[In Valen's Name, Part 2]] (March 1998, DC Comics)
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:14. ''[[In Valen's Name, Part 3]] (April 1998, DC Comics)
   
* 11 ''[[The Psi Corps and You!]] (December 1995, DC Comics)
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===Babylon 5: The Lost Tales===
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This comic was included with the DVD release of [[Babylon 5: The Lost Tales]].
   
===[[In Valen's Name]]===
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:15. ''[[The Lost Tales mini-comic]]
   
* 12 ''[[In Valen's Name, Part 1]] (February 1998, DC Comics)
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==Trade Paperbacks==
* 13 ''[[In Valen's Name, Part 2]] (March 1998, DC Comics)
 
* 14 ''[[In Valen's Name, Part 3]] (April 1998, DC Comics)
 
 
==Publishing Details==
 
   
 
* Comics 1-4 were published in the trade paperback "Babylon 5" (October 1995, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-646-2).
 
* Comics 1-4 were published in the trade paperback "Babylon 5" (October 1995, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-646-2).
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* Comics 12-14 were published in the trade paperback "In Valen's Name" (December 1998, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-981-X).
 
* Comics 12-14 were published in the trade paperback "In Valen's Name" (December 1998, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-981-X).
   
==See Also==
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==External Links==
See the [[Novels|Novels and novelizations]] or [[Short Stories]] for more canonical information about the Babylon 5 Universe.
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* [http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/comic/index.html Babylon 5 Comics] at the [[Lurker's Guide]]
 
==References==
 
 
* [http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/comic/index.html Lurker's Guide]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babylon_5_Novels,_novelizations,_short_stories,_and_comic_books Wikipedia]
 
   
 
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[[Category:Babylon 5: About the Show]]
 
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[[Category:Other media]]

Latest revision as of 20:57, May 2, 2019

ComicsEdit

For the Babylon 5 universe, nearly all of its offshoot novels and comic book stories to date are sanctioned canon, having been based on outlines written directly by JMS. The comic books issues 1 to 8 published by DC are considered canon, Issue 11 is considered canon however Straczynski has pointed out that it is a propaganda piece for the Psi Corps, and not all of it is factually reliable.

Babylon 5Edit

1. In Darkness Find Me (December 1994, DC Comics)
2. Treason (January 1995, DC Comics)
3. In Harm's Way (February 1995, DC Comics)
4. The Price of Peace (March 1995, DC Comics)

Shadows Past and Present seriesEdit

5. With Friends Like These (June 1995, DC Comics)
6. Against the Odds (July 1995, DC Comics)
7. Survival the Hard Way (July 1995, DC Comics)
8. Silent Enemies September 1995, DC Comics)

Laser-Mirror-Starweb seriesEdit

9. Duet for Human and Narn in C Sharp (October 1995, DC Comics)
10. Coda for Human and Narn in B Flat (November 1995, DC Comics)

The Psi Corps and You!Edit

11. The Psi Corps and You! (December 1995, DC Comics)

In Valen's NameEdit

12. In Valen's Name, Part 1 (February 1998, DC Comics)
13. In Valen's Name, Part 2 (March 1998, DC Comics)
14. In Valen's Name, Part 3 (April 1998, DC Comics)

Babylon 5: The Lost TalesEdit

This comic was included with the DVD release of Babylon 5: The Lost Tales.

15. The Lost Tales mini-comic

Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Comics 1-4 were published in the trade paperback "Babylon 5" (October 1995, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-646-2).
  • Comics 6-7 were published in the trade paperback "Shadows Past and Present" (September 1996, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-735-3).
  • Comics 1-4 and 11 were published in the trade paperback "The Price of Peace" (November 1998, DC Comics, ISBN 1-56389-467-X).
  • Comics 12-14 were published in the trade paperback "In Valen's Name" (December 1998, Titan Books, ISBN 1-85286-981-X).

External LinksEdit

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