Tom Strong #1 [Alex Ross Cover]
(June 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
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Price
3.50 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages
44
On-sale Date
1999-04-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
America's Best Comics, LLC
Brand
America's Best Comics
Barcode
16194121937000111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Scott Dunbier (credited) (editor, group editor); Eric DeSantis (assistant editor); Jim Lee (credited) (editorial director)

In the Lost Laboratory of Attabar Teru! (Table of Contents)

Tom Strong / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (credited) (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (credited) (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (credited) (painting)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited) (letters, logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A revealing complete story in this issue: How Tom Strong get started!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Tom Strong
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How Tom Strong Got Started (Table of Contents: 1)

Tom Strong / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore (credited)
Pencils
Chris Sprouse (credited)
Inks
Al Gordon (credited)
Colors
Tad Ehrlich (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongmen of America [Timmy Turbo]; Sinclair Strong; Susan Strong; Tomas (steersman); Pneuman (origin); Tom Strong (origin); Chief Omotu; Dhalua Strong; Paul Saveen; Tesla Strong (origin); King Solomon (origin); Brink Hinckley; Blimp Bandits
Synopsis
While his sky car is attacked by Blimp Bandits and saved by Tom Strong, Timmy Turbo reads about how Tom Strong got started. The origin: Scientist Sinclair Strong and his wife are marooned on Attabar Teru, where they build Pneuman and have a child, Tom, raising him following a scientific protocol. Tom's parents die when he is 11 and he is raised by the Ozu. He eventually grows up, defeats Paul Saveen, marries Chief Omotu's daughter Dhalua, gives intelligence to King Solomon, and has a daughter, Tesla.
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Keywords
Attabar Teru; Millennium City; Ozu Village; West Indies

Indexer Notes

Story is told in three parts: "The Fabulous Island," "The Earthquake," and "His Early Years."

Tom Strong #2 (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Born with the Century: Tom Strong and His City. (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Strong / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore (credited)
Pencils
Chris Sprouse (credited) (signed as CS) (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was in the 'Mauve 'Nineties' at the end of the last century that an employee of the U. S. Patents office, allegedly...
Genre
superhero
Characters
President David Goodman Croley; Winsor McCay; Cole Porter; Quinta Desrault; Lazlo Camphor; Johnny Nectarine; Charley Bones [Charles Costanza]; Charade [Denby Jilks]; Vanilla Tuesday; Paul Dorian Saveen; Tom Strong; Mechanthrope; Dhalua Strong; Pneuman; Kirk Alyn; Tesla Strong; King Solomon; Modular Man; Aztech Empire
Synopsis
A brief history of Millennium City and Tom Strong.
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Indexer Notes

Also featured a four model-sheets & character designs by Chris Sprouse.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In the Lost Laboratory of Attabar Teru!
    Tom Strong
  2. 1. How Tom Strong Got Started
    Tom Strong
  3. 2. Tom Strong #2
    Tom Strong
  4. 3. Born with the Century: Tom Strong and His City.
    Tom Strong
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