Starman #[6] - To Reach the Stars
([June] 2001)

DC, 1995 Series
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Price
19.95 USD; 32.95 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale Date
2001-04-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-712-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941226637 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Nick Napolitano (credited as Nick J. Napolitano) (editor - collected edition); Scott Nybakken (credited) (associate editor - collected edition); Archie Goodwin (credited) (editor - original series); Peter J. Tomasi (credited as Peter Tomasi) (editor - original series); Mike Carlin (credited) (editor - original series, executive editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Starman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; the Shade; Starman [Ted Knight]; Matt O'Dare; Doctor Phosphorous; Bulletman
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Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Harris (credited)
Letters
typeset

Stars in My Eyes! [Framing Sequence] (Table of Contents: 2)

Starman / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Mitch Byrd (credited)
Inks
Drew Geraci (credited)
Colors
David Hornung (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited as Oakley / N. J. Q.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack Knight [Starman]; Sadie Falk; Bobo; Charity; Mason O'Dare; Matt O'Dare; Steve Savage (cameo); Shakedown
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Indexer Notes

This runs from pages 4-11, 21-29, 39-44, and 53-56. It is before, after, and in between the other sequences reprinted from the annual.

Stars in My Eyes! Chapter One: First Months and a Lawman's Choice (Table of Contents: 3)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Stefano Gaudiano (credited)
Inks
Stefano Gaudiano (credited)
Colors
David Hornung (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited as Oakley / N. J. Q.)

Genre
western-frontier; superhero
Characters
Vandal Savage
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Stars in My Eyes! Chapter Two: Summer and a Father's Choice (Table of Contents: 4)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Gene Ha (credited)
Inks
Gene Ha (credited)
Colors
David Hornung (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited as Oakley / N. J. Q.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Red Bailey; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Huntress (Golden Age)(cameo); Mist (Golden Age) (cameo); Sportsmaster (Golden Age) (cameo)
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Stars in My Eyes! Chapter Three: Winter and a Brother's Choice (Table of Contents: 5)

Starman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Steve Yeowell (credited)
Inks
Steve Yeowell (credited)
Colors
David Hornung (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited as Oakley / N. J. Q.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [David Knight]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Jack Knight [Starman]
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Lightning and Stars, Part One: Sturm und Drang (Table of Contents: 6)

Starman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Tony Harris (credited)
Inks
Wade Von Grawbadger (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited as Greg Wright)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited as Oakley / N. J. Q.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Bulletman (cameo); Captain Marvel (cameo)
Synopsis
Bulletman seeks Ted Knight's help to clear his name from being a spy during World War II.
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Indexer Notes

Flashback of a wartime expedition to Alaska by Bulletman and Starman [Ted Knight].

Lightning and Stars, Part Two: Bite the Bullet! (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Pencils
Peter Krause (credited as Pete Krause)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel; Nick Bromfield; Nora Bromfield; Jim Barr; Starman (cameo); Sarge Steel
Synopsis
Old newsreel footage implicates Bulletman as a Nazi spy. Sarge Steel contacts Captan Marvel to track him down.
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Lightning and Stars, Part 3 of 4 (Table of Contents: 8)

Starman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Tony Harris (credited)
Inks
Wade Von Grawbadger (credited); Ray Snyder (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited as Greg Wright)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman; Ted Knight; Clarence O'Dare; Hope O'Dare; Matt O'Dare; Captain Marvel; James Barr [Bulletman]; Commando Yank (cameo); Ibis (cameo); Minute Man (cameo); Mister Scarlet (cameo); Pinky (cameo); Spy Smasher (cameo)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel arrives in Opal City to take James Barr into custody. Starman stalls Captain Marvel, allowing his father and Barr time to get to Fawcett City. Starman is successful, but Captain Marvel eventually gets the upper hand. The O'Dares and the Opal City PD intervene, shaking Captain Marvel's confidence in his actions. He leaves to search for Barr elsewhere. Starman then leaves to join his father in Fawcett City.
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Indexer Notes

Trivia: Harris included Archie Goodwin in the Opal City Police Department.

Lightning and Stars, Part 4: Close Encounters (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Pencils
Peter Krause (credited as Pete Krause)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel; Nick Bromfield; Nora Bromfield; Jim Barr; Starman [Ted Knight]; Sarge Steel (cameo); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (cameo)
Synopsis
Bulletman is cleared of spy charges.
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Villain's Redemption (Table of Contents: 10)

Starman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Gary Erskine (credited)
Inks
Gary Erskine (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack Knight; Ted Knight; Hope O'Dare; Matt O'Dare; The Shade; Dr. Phosphorus
Synopsis
Doctor Phosphorus escapes from Cray Prison. Jack and Ted discuss how Jack is going to deal with the escaped villain while watching the TV news. Elsewhere, Shade helps Matt O'Dare go straight by eliminating, either by murder or conversation, those who knew Matt's past. The last person they confront is Hope, she isn't happy with Matt, but gives him a chance to prove himself.
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Indexer Notes

Jack Knight only makes a minor appearance watching television at home.

Knight's Past (Table of Contents: 11)

Starman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Tony Harris (credited)
Inks
Wade Von Grawbadger (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]; Ted Knight; Sadie Falk; Shade; Justice League America [JLA; Batman; Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; J'onn J'onzz; Superman]
Synopsis
After opening his new shop, Starman starts to seek help in finding the space-lost Will Payton. He explains the why and what he needs first to his father, then to Shade, and finally to the JLA. After the JLA refuses to supply him with a craft he brings Sadie up to speed. Shade interupts them and helps Jack by providing him with a spacecraft.
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Destiny (Table of Contents: 12)

Starman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Tony Harris (credited)
Inks
Wade Von Grawbadger (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited); Graphic Color Works (credited as GCW) (separations)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]; Bobo Benetti; Hope O'Dare; Matt O'Dare; Sadie Falk; Shade; Mikaal Tomas; Ted Knight; Cameos: Coldsnap; Heatstrok; Shakedown
Synopsis
Starman and Mikaal Tomas go into space to search for Will Payton. Bobo Benetti agrees to watch Opal while he's gone.
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Indexer Notes

Credits include "thanks to David Goyer."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Bulletman; Captain Marvel
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Indexer Notes

Covers to issues #39 and #40 form a single image.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]; Captain Marvel; Minute Man
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Indexer Notes

Covers to issues #39 and #40 form a single image.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Jerry Ordway (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Starman [Jack Knight]; Bulletman; Starman [Ted Knight]
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Indexer Notes

Covers to issues #35 and #36 form a single image.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Jerry Ordway (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Starman [Jack Knight]; Starman [Ted Knight] Bulletman; Green Lantern [Abin Sur]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Covers to issues #35 and #36 form a single image.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack Knight [Starman]; Sadie Falk
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shade; Matt O'Dare
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]; Justice League America [JLA; Superman; Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Woman; J'onn J'onzz; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Batman; Aquaman]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Starman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Inks
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)
Colors
Tony Harris (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Jack Knight]
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