(September 2004)

DC, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.85 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2004-07-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941244587 00111
Editing
Peter Tomasi; Stephen Wacker (Associate Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This is one of 8 tribute issues published this month to honor Julie Schwartz. The two stories inside are based on the cover, a device Julie Schwartz used to inspire his writers.

World War on Earth and Rann! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #82 (March 1963). Letters credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

World War on Earth and Rann! (Table of Contents: 1)

Adam Strange / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange
Reprints

Crisis on 2 Worlds (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
J. H. Williams III
Inks
J. H. Williams III
Colors
José Villarrubia
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Ralph Dibny [Elongated Man]; Sue Dibny; Alanna; unnamed Swazerian police officers; The Coastal Alliance; unnamed terrorists
Synopsis
While vacationing with Ralph and Sue Dibny-- and waiting for the next Zeta Beam to arrive-- Adam Strange is arrested and his advanced Rannian technology confiscated. When he returns from Rann, the technology has been sold to terrorists. It's up to Adam, Ralph and Sue stop a nuclear warhead based on Adam's gear from exploding on Earth.

Two Worlds (Table of Contents: 3)

Adam Strange / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
Snocone
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Sandstormers; Julie Schiff; Jack Schiff; Major (Russian); Budiansky (Russian)
Synopsis
Adam Strange is captured by a military outfit who copy his technology, pick his brain and highjack a Zeta Beam in order to conquer Rann and start a war between Rann and Earth. A second story is told about how Julie Schwartz decided to work on Adam Strange.
Keywords
Ant Farmers; Axxelon

Softly: A Living Legend Passes (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harlan Ellison; Brian M. Thomsen
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
An obituary and fond remembrances of Julie Schwartz from Harlan Ellison.
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. World War on Earth and Rann!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. World War on Earth and Rann!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. Crisis on 2 Worlds
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Two Worlds
    Adam Strange
  5. 4. Softly: A Living Legend Passes
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