StormWatch #5 - Final Orbit
([August] 2001)

DC, 1999 Series
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Volume
5
Price
9.95 USD; 16.95 CAD
Pages
100
On-sale date
2001-08-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
WildStorm Productions
Brand
WS [Wildstorm]
ISBN
1-56389-788-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941231143 00111
Editing
John Layman (collection editor); Rachelle Brissenden (original series editor); Scott Dunbier (original series editor); Jonathan Peterson (original series editor); Phil Amara (original series editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback

Issue Notes

Volume 5 of Stormwatch collected editions.

Book design by Larry Berry.

Co-published with Dark Horse Comics.


Final Orbit (Table of Contents)

Stormwatch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bryan Hitch
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Laura DePuy

Characters
Stormwatch [Weatherman One [Jackson King]; Flint [Victoria Ngengi]; Fahrenheit [Lauren Pennington]; Hellstrike [Nigel Keane]]; Wildcats [Grifter [Cole Cash]; Zealot [Zanna]; Spartan [Hadrian-7]; Void [Adrianna Tereshkova]]; Alien Xenomorph

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chris Sprouse
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Laura DePuy

Characters
Wildcats [Zealot [Zanna]; Grifter [Cole Cash]]; Xenomorph Queen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Layman?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Bryan Hitch
Inks
Bryan Hitch
Colors
WildStorm FX

Characters
Weatherman One [Jackson King]
Reprints

No Reason (Table of Contents: 4)

Stormwatch / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Ellis
Pencils
Bryan Hitch; Michael Ryan
Inks
Paul Neary; Luke Rizzo
Colors
WildStorm FX
Letters
Amie Grenier

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Stormwatch [Molly Perkins; Weatherman One [Jackson King]; Winter [Nikolas Kamarov]; Weatherman Two [Christine Trelane]; Hellstrike [Nigel Keane]; Fahrenheit [Lauren Pennington]; Flint [Victoria Ngengi]; Fuji [Toshiro Misawa]]
Synopsis
Jackson King and Winter have a heated argument over Stormwatch's inaction towards the alternate Earth they discovered. Meanwhile, Molly Perkins investigates the appearance of a suspicious looking asteroid near Earth's orbit, which turns out to be a spaceship.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

WildC.A.T.S; Aliens / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chris Sprouse
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Laura DePuy

Characters
Wildcats [Spartan [Hadrian-7]; Void [Adrianna Tereshkova]; Maul [Jeremy Stone]; Zealot [Zanna]; Grifter [Cole Cash]; Warblade [Reno Bryce]]; Alien Xenomorphs
Reprints

WildC.A.T.S/Aliens (Table of Contents: 6)

WildC.A.T.S; Aliens / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Ellis
Pencils
Chris Sprouse
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Laura DePuy
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Wildcats [Void [Adrianna Tereshkova]; Grifter [Cole Cash]; Lord Emp [Jacob Marlowe]; Zealot [Zanna]; Spartan [Hadrian-7]; Maul [Jeremy Stone]; Warblade [Reno Bryce]]; Stormwatch [Flint [Victoria Ngengi]; Weatherman One [Jackson King]; Fuji [Toshiro Misawa]; Hellstrike [Nigel Keane]; Weatherman Two [Christine Trelane]; Winter [Nikolas Kamarov]]; Alien Xenomorphs; Xenomorph Queen
Synopsis
The Xenomorphs invade Skywatch, killing most people and incubating in others. The Wildcats mount a rescue expedition, rescuing the survivors, but nearly every Stormwatch superpowered officer is killed on the attack. Winter pilots Skywatch into the sun to kill all the Xenomorphs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Death of Winter, Hellstrike, Fuji and Fahrenheit. The original Wildcats reunite for this mission. Destruction of Skywatch.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Bryan Hitch
Inks
Paul Neary
Colors
WildStorm FX

Characters
Stormwatch [Weatherman One [Jackson King]; Weatherman Two [Christine Trelane]; Fahrenheit [Lauren Pennington]; Winter [Nikolas Kamarov]; Fuji [Toshiro Misawa]; Hellstrike [Nigel Keane]]
Reprints

No Direction Home (Table of Contents: 8)

Stormwatch / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Ellis
Pencils
Bryan Hitch; Michael Ryan
Inks
Paul Neary; Luke Rizzo
Colors
Laura DePuy; WildStorm FX
Letters
Denice Park

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Stormwatch [Weatherman Two [Christine Trelane]; Weatherman One [Jackson King]; Flint [Victoria Ngengi]; Fahrenheit [Lauren Pennington] (flashback); Winter [Nikolas Kamarov] (flashback); Hellstrike [Nigel Keane] (flashback); Fuji [Toshiro Misawa] (flashback)]; Stormwatch Black [Jenny Sparks; Jack Hawksmoor; Swift [Shen Li Min]]; International Operations; Henry Bendix; Malcolm King
Synopsis
With Skywatch destroyed and only three living officers, Stormwatch is disbanded by the United Nations due to lack of funding. Jenny Sparks locates Henry Bendix and kills him, and has apparently set up her own team with Jack Hawksmoor and Swift.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Stormwatch is disbanded. Death of Henry Bendix. Continues in The Authority (DC, 1999 series) #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

WildC.A.T.S; Aliens / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Laura DePuy

Characters
Zealot [Zanna]; Alien Xenomorph
Reprints

Backlist (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Stormwatch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Layman?
Pencils
Bryan Hitch
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
Laura DePuy
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jackson King; Christine Trelane

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The text mistaken credits the reprints as Stormwatch #11-12, when it is #10-11.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Final Orbit
    Stormwatch
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Stormwatch
  5. 4. No Reason
    Stormwatch
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    WildC.A.T.S; Aliens
  7. 6. WildC.A.T.S/Aliens
    WildC.A.T.S; Aliens
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Stormwatch
  9. 8. No Direction Home
    Stormwatch
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    WildC.A.T.S; Aliens
  11. 10. Backlist
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stormwatch
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