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Comic Template Vol #


Previous Issue
Next Issue

Comic Template (Volume ) #-1
Comic Template (Volume ) #1


Appearing in the 1st Story

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for the 1st Story

  • Synopsis not yet written.



Notes

  • No special notes.

Trivia

  • No trivia.

See Also

Recommended Reading

  • None.

Links and References

  • No external links.



Usage

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Always Present Fields

| Title               = COMIC SERIES TITLE (ie. Justice League )

Optional Fields

| Event               = EVENT THE COMIC IS A PART OF (IF APPLICABLE)
| Image               = FILENAME OF IMAGE TO BE USED AS COVER
| Image2             = SECONDARY COVER (ALTERNATE, VIRGIN, ETC.)
| Volume              = VOLUME
| Issue               = ISSUE
| Month               = MONTH (LISTED ON COVER)
| Year                = YEAR (LISTED ON COVER)

| PreviousIssue       = TITLE (ISSUE -1)
| NextIssue           = TITLE (ISSUE +1)

| CustomRole1         = CUSTOM ROLE HEADER
| CustomMembers1      = CUSTOM ROLE TEXT
| CustomRole2         = CUSTOM ROLE HEADER
| CustomMembers2      = CUSTOM ROLE TEXT

| Quotation           = QUOTATION
| Speaker             = SPEAKER

| Executive Editor    = EXECUTIVE EDITOR
| CoverArtist1        = COVER ARTIST #1
| CoverArtist2        = COVER ARTIST #2
| Editor1_1           = STORY 1, EDITOR #1
| Writer1_1           = STORY 1, WRITER #1
| Writer1_2           = STORY 1, WRITER #2
| Writer2_1           = STORY 2, WRITER #1
| Writer2_2           = STORY 2, WRITER #2
| Penciler1_1         = STORY 1, PENCILER #1
| Inker1_1            = STORY 1, INKER #1
| Colourist1_1        = STORY 1, COLOURIST #1
| Letterer1_1         = STORY 1, LETTERER #1

| StoryTitle1         = STORY 1, TITLE
| StoryTitle2         = STORY 2, TITLE
| Synopsis1           = STORY 1, SYNOPSIS
| Synopsis2           = STORY 2, SYNOPSIS
| Appearing1          = STORY 1, APPEARANCES
| Appearing2          = STORY 2, APPEARANCES

| CustomSection1      = CUSTOM SECTION HEADER
| CustomText1         = CUSTOM SECTION TEXT
| CustomSection2      = CUSTOM SECTION HEADER
| CustomText2         = CUSTOM SECTION TEXT

Appearing Format

| Appearing1 = 
'''Featured Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Villains:'''
* <br/>
'''Other Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Locations:'''
* <br/>
'''Items:'''
* <br/>
'''Vehicles:'''
* <br/>

Manual Overrides

| Title               = DEFAULT : PAGENAME
| ImageSize           = DEFAULT : 250
| ImageText           = DEFAULT : PAGENAME
| Gallery             = DEFAULT : {{{Title|{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol }}}}}/Covers
| HeadTitle           = DEFAULT : StoryTitle1 (Use iff there 
is a title for the volume different than the title for the first story).

| Synopsis1Header     = DEFAULT : Synopsis for {{{StoryTitle1}}}
| Contributors1Header = DEFAULT : Contributors to {{{StoryTitle1}}}
| Appearing1Header    = DEFAULT : Appearing in {{{StoryTitle1}}}

| Pubyear             = DEFAULT : {{{Year}}} or {{{Year}}}-1 if {{{Month}}} is January or February
| Pubmonth            = DEFAULT : {{{Month}}} - 2   (the majority of comics are published 2 months before their cover date)

Empty Syntax (Standard Options)

{{DC Database:Comic Template
| Title               = 
| Image               = 
| Volume              = 
| Issue               = 
| Month               = 
| Year                = 

| Executive Editor    = 
| CoverArtist1        = 

| Editor1_1           = 
| Writer1_1           = 
| Penciler1_1         = 
| Inker1_1            = 
| Colourist1_1        = 
| Letterer1_1         = 
| PreviousIssue       = 
| NextIssue           = 
| Event               = 

| Quotation           = 
| Speaker             = 

| StoryTitle1         = 
| Synopsis1           = 

| Appearing1 = 
'''Featured Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Villains:'''
* <br/>
'''Other Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Locations:'''
* <br/>
'''Items:'''
* <br/>
'''Vehicles:'''
* <br/>

| Notes               = 
| Trivia              = 
| Recommended         = 
| Links               = 
}}

Category Magic

This template automatically categorizes articles that use it. The following is a list of categories handled:

* Always:
** Category:Comics

* If Defined:
** Category:{{{Year}}}
** Category:{{{Year}}}, {{{Month}}}
** Category:{{{Pubyear}}}, {{{Pubmonth}}} (Publication)
** Category:{{{Title|{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol }}}}} Vol {{{Volume|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol |1}}| }}}}}|{{{Issue|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol |1}}| |1}}}}}
** Category:{{{Executive Editor}}}/Executive Editor
** Category:{{{CoverArtist1}}}/Cover Artist
** Category:{{{Editor1_1}}}/Editor
** Category:{{{Writer1_1}}}/Writer
** Category:{{{Penciler1_1}}}/Penciler
** Category:{{{Inker1_1}}}/Inker
** Category:{{{Colourist1_1}}}/Colourist
** Category:{{{Letterer1_1}}}/Letterer

* If Not Defined:
** Category:Image Needed   (if {{{Image}}} is undefined) 
** Category:Articles in need of summaries      (if {{{Synopsis1}}} is undefined)

* Special Cases:
** If {{{Year}}} is defined, Category:Golden/Silver/Bronze/Copper/Modern-Age will be set

Note

* To specify data for additional stories, add the new section and 
increment the number at the end, up to 4 total sub-stories. 
(eg. Writer1_1 -> Writers2_1 )
* Limit of 300 cast appearances and 30 each for locations, items and vehicles, total.
* Limit of 5 contributors per role, per storyline. (Only 5 editors can be 
listed for the 3rd story, for example.
* If {{{Volume|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol |1}}| }}}}} is undefined, Volume 1 is assumed.
* TODO: Think of a better way of handling Comic Title categorization. 
(see bottom of source code)
* TODO: Should it be {{{Title}}/Covers or {{{Title|{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol }}}}} Vol {{{Volume|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}| Vol |1}}| }}}}}/Covers?
* TODO: Add 'conversation' support. (eg. Iron Man (Vol 4) 15)

This article uses material from the "DC Database:Comic Template" article on the DC Comics wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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