Cover to Checkmate #1

Checkmate is published by DC Comics. Current price per issue is $2.99.

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Last Issue[edit | edit source]

Checkmate #30: 17 Sep 2008

Current Issue[edit | edit source]

Checkmate #31: 29 Oct 2008

Next Issue[edit | edit source]

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Status[edit | edit source]

Final issue was #31.

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Checkmate #31[edit | edit source]

Checkmate #30[edit | edit source]

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  • Checkmate, vol. 1: A King's Game - Collects vol. 2 #1-7. "The U.N. formed Checkmate to bring down heroes and villains that get out of line. Now they use unique ability to deputize human and metahuman forces throughout the world in pursuit of its goal to hold the line." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212204
  • Checkmate, vol. 2: Pawn Break - Collects vol. 2 #8-12. "Action and intrigue abound as Checkmate clashes with a rival agency on American soil and The Black Queen deputizes the big guns in an all-out bid to keep Pawn 502's mission alive! And Fire, the Black King's Knight, tries to break free from Amanda Waller's blackmail in a move that will shake the agency from top to bottom!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401214452
  • Outsiders/Checkmate: Checkout - Collects vol. 2 #13-15 and Outsiders #47-49. "The DCU's top spies throw down with the DCU's most troublemaking hero team as Checkmate hunts the Outsiders!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401216234
  • Checkmate, vol. 3: The Fall of the Wall - Collects vol. 2 #16-22. "The espionage and intrigue continue as Amanda Waller - Checkmate's White Queen - resorts to blackmail to protect her own covert op interests." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401217885
  • Kobra: Resurrection - Collects vol. 2 #23-25, plus Kobra #1, DC Special Series #1, and Kobra: Faces of Evil #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401226558
  • Checkmate: Chimera - Collects vol. 2 #26-31. "Once a human soldier, Chimera may be the only thing standing between civilization and total anarchy. But can Checkmate control him?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221351


  • Checkmate by Greg Rucka, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 2 #1-12. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263539
  • Checkmate by Greg Rucka, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 2 #13-25, plus Outsiders vol. 3 #47-49. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401275372

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Creative Team[edit | edit source]

Writer: Greg Rucka; Artist: Jesús Saíz; Covers by Jesús Saíz.

Checkmate created by Paul Kupperberg, John Byrne and Steve Erwin.

Publishing History[edit | edit source]

  • Volume 1: #1-33, 1988-1990
  • Volume 2 : #1-31, 2006-2008

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