(2006)

Marvel, 2006 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
19.99 USD: 32.00 CAD
Pages
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
0-7851-2352-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
759606123520 00111
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (collection editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Brand / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
John Romita Jr.
Colors
Tom Smith

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
John Romita Jr. ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]
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The Star Brand (Table of Contents: 2)

Star Brand / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell (introduction); the "Old Man" (introduction); Myron (introduction); Debbie "the Duck" (introduction); Barbara Petrovic (introduction); Laurie Petrovic (introduction); Bobby Petrovic (introduction); John Eberhardt (introduction); alien (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
While riding his motorcycle in the Laurel Mountains, Ken Connell is given the "Star Brand", a powerful weapon that looks like a simple tattoo, by the mysterious "Old Man". The Star Brand gives Connell immense strength, durability and the power of flight. Later, he is attacked by an alien who wants the Star Brand for himself, but Connell is able to fight off the alien.
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5...4...3...2...1... (Table of Contents: 3)

Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]
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Taking Charge! (Table of Contents: 4)

Star Brand / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
John Romita, Jr.
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
George Roussos; Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; Barbara Petrovic; Debbie "the Duck"; Myron; Jan (introduction); Mike (introduction); Spitfire [Jenny Swensen]; Troubleshooters [Tim Ferris; Eduardo Giotti; Teresa Roberts; Eric Chin; Andy Meadows]; terrorists (villains)
Synopsis
Ken Connell travels to Kingston, New York to save a boy who fell down a well. Before he can help, Spitfire suddenly appears and flies down the well to save the boy. Later, Connell attempts to help a cruise ship held hostage by Middle Eastern terrorists holding a nuclear weapon. Commandos take out the terrorists at the same time and Connell is able to neutralize the damage done by the triggered nuclear device by taking it down to the bottom of the ocean. After this, Connell confronts Spitfire and the Troubleshooters at their hideout to warn them about the possible consequences of their actions.
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Indexer Notes

In this story, the Spitfire armor is referred to as a Man Amplified Construction Suit for the only time.

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Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]
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Close Encounter (Table of Contents: 6)

Star Brand / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; John Eberhardt; Myron; Debbie "the Duck"; spy (introduction, villain); Barbara Petrovic; Laurie Petrovick; Bobby Petrovic; Joan (introduction); Rick (introduction); Bob (introduction); Wendy (introduction); Lenny (introduction)
Synopsis
Ken Connell tests his power again by flying to the moon and creating a new crater with an energy blast. Returning to Earth, he destroys two Soviet planes attacking Afghanistan. The next day he responds to a classified ad asking to meet him and encounters a university student sent to spy on him for unknown reasons.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita Jr. ?
Inks
Al Williamson ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]; Scrunch [Mr. Lovejoy]; Mrs. Kaminski; Deanie
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The Fight! (Table of Contents: 8)

Star Brand / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
John Romita, Jr.
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Chrisitie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; Myron Feldman; Kathy (introduction); John Eberhardt; Joan; Rick; Debbie "the Duck"; Barbara Petrovic; Wendy; "Scrunch"/Mr. Lovejoy (introduction, villain); Mrs. Kaminski (introduction, villain); Deanie (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
Ken Connell continues his relationships with both Debbie and Barbara, but Barbara begins to suspect him. He decides to confront President Reagan, but gets cold feet on the White House lawn. Later, Connell encounters three paranormals, Mr. Lovejoy aka "Scrunch", Mrs. Kaminski and Deanie, who are escapees from a mental hospital. The paranormals manage to knock Connell unconscious, leaving him ashamed for letting himself lose control and be beaten by them.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vince Giarrano (signed)
Inks
Jose Marzan Jr. (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]
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Crossing the Line (Table of Contents: 10)

Star Brand / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
John Romita, Jr.
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Janet Jackson
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; Debbie "the Duck"; Barbara Petrovic; Rick Lawson (introduction); Shary Lawson (introduction); Carol (introduction); Paul (introduction); Stan Connell (introduction); Ellie Connell (introduction); Rick; John Eberhardt; Wendy; Dennis; Libyan spies (villains); Bobby Petrovic; Laurie Petrovic
Synopsis
The university students attempt to contact Ken Connell through another classified ad. Ken follows them back to their hideout and finds they are Libyan spies gathering supplies and weapons. Connell makes an anonymous call to the police who arrest the terrorists. Following this, Connell flies to a military base in Libya and destroys it as a warning to the Libyan government. The next day, Connell tries to break up with Debbie so he can settle down with Barbara, but she is distraught. Connell decides he must stay in contact with her. He then visits Barbara and patches up their relationship.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Javier Saltares (signed)
Inks
Mark Texeira (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]; Old Man
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Dead Duck! (Table of Contents: 12)

Star Brand / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
John Romita, Jr.
Inks
Al Williamson; Rick Bryant; Al Milgrom
Colors
Janet Jackson
Letters
Rick Parker
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; Barbara Petrovic; Debbie "the Duck" Fix; Bobby Petrovic; Laurie Petrovic; Emil Vajdak (introduction); Mr. Zayre (introduction); John Eberhardt; the Old Man (villain)
Synopsis
The "Old Man" returns. The Old Man claims that he is an alien, and that Connell, as the new bearer of the Star Brand, has a duty to return with him to another world and assist him in an alien war. Connell suspects the Old Man is not telling the truth and guesses that his previous experiences with the Old Man and the alien were illusions. Later, the Old Man attacks Debbie to trick Connell into leaving Barb and her kids so he can take them hostage. Connell figures out the plan and attacks the Old Man. The battle takes the pair from earth into space. The Old Man abandons Connell lost in space.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Star Brand / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Bair [as Bair] (signed)
Inks
Geof Isherwood [as ISH] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Brand [Ken Connell]; Old Man; Debbie "the Duck" Fix
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The Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 14)

Star Brand / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter (plot); Roy Thomas (script)
Pencils
John Romita, Jr.
Inks
Art Nichols
Colors
Janet Jackson
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Michael Higgins (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; Debbie "the Duck" Fix; Barbara Petrovic; Mrs. Johnson (introduction); Ellie Connell; Alvin (introduction); the Old Man (villain, dies)
Synopsis
Ken Connell locates the sun and follows it back to Earth. He finds Debbie in a hospital with injuries from an assault by the Old Man. He visits Barbara who breaks up with him for good. Connell is hounded by the Old Man who leaves a message that he will kill Debbie unless Connell gives him the Star Brand. Connell confronts the Old Man and kills him, throwing the inhuman corpse into orbit.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  3. 2. The Star Brand
    Star Brand
  4. 3. 5...4...3...2...1...
    Star Brand
  5. 4. Taking Charge!
    Star Brand
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  7. 6. Close Encounter
    Star Brand
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  9. 8. The Fight!
    Star Brand
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  11. 10. Crossing the Line
    Star Brand
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  13. 12. Dead Duck!
    Star Brand
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  15. 14. The Reckoning!
    Star Brand
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