Longshot #5 [Direct]
(January 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Deadly Lies (Table of Contents: 1)

Longshot / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Ann Nocenti
Pencils
Arthur Adams
Inks
Whilce Portacio; Scott Williams (assistant inker)
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Arize (flashback); Longshot; Magog; Mojo; Quark; Ricochet Rita; Spiral; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Wong; Butch; Darla; Alfie
Synopsis
Mojo and Spiral capture Rita to use her to locate Longshot. Longshot, the kids, and Quark battle the demonic Magog who has gorged himself on magic. Longshot discovers his powers are gone and quits the fight. Feeling sorry for himself, he gets another flash of his origin--he was created by Arize to be a deadly warrior for entertainment but was programmed with a penchant for rebellion. Longshot decides to visit Rita but finds her home destroyed and Dr. Strange there. They hunt down and battle Magog and are able to destroy the him. Longshot decides to take a proactive stance in fixing his life.
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Table of Contents
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    Longshot
  2. 1. Deadly Lies
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