“A SYMPHONY OF SHADOWS--FIRST MOVEMENT: ONCE UPON A TIME...” Featuring the origins of Zatara the Master of Magic and his daughter, Zatanna, the Princess of Prestidigitation!
The story features Dr. Mist and Felix Faust as he tells the story of how he came to influence several magic heroes in the DC Universe throughout time, including Zatara and Zatanna.
- "A Symphony of Shadows: The Secret Origins of Zatara and Zatanna" plotted by Ehrich Weiss, written by Robert Loren Fleming, consultant Roy Thomas, penciled by Tom Artis, inked by P. Craig Russell, colored by Gene D'Angelo and lettered by Gasper.
- "Second Movement: The Length of His Sleeve" plotted by Roy Thomas, scripted by Robert Loren Fleming, breakdowns by Grant Miehm, finishes by Fred Fredericks, colored by Gene D'Angelo and lettered by Duncan Andrews.
- "Secrets Behind the Origins:" 2/3 page text piece on the histories of Zatara and Zatanna by Peter Sanderson.
Note: Most characters have cameo appearances. The issue contains 6 overall chapters:
- A Symphony of Shadows: The Secret Origins of Zatara and Zatanna
- First Movement: Once Upon a Time...
- Second Movement: The Length of His Sleeve
- Third Movement: The Coming of Zatanna