All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #61-67 + Annual #3 [SET] — Origins and Endings
Spotlighting some of the most popular All-Star Squadron members with origin stories.
Also, be there for the First case and the last annual of the Golden-Age Justice Society of America.
Collecting issues #61-67 Plus Annual #3.
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #61
- By Roy Thomas & Mike Harris / Tony DeZuniga.
- “The Origin of Liberty Belle”
- How did Libby Lawrence go from being an Olympic-Class Athlete to becoming the premiere female crime-fighter of the Golden-Age? Find out here!
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #62
- By Roy Thomas & Tony DeZuniga.
- “The Origin of The Shining Knight”
- He calls himself “Sir Justin”, but who really is The Shining Knight, and does he really weild Excalibur?
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #63
- By Roy Thomas & Michael Bair / Mike Machlan.
- "The Origin of the Golden-Age Robotman"
- Only one man knows what Really Happened to Dr. Robert Crane the night he died... and it isn't Paul Denis! Not a Robot, he is ALIVE! Discover the tragic origin of the Golden-Age Robotman.
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #64
- By Roy Thomas & Wayne Boring / Tony DeZuniga.
- “See You in the Funny Papers”
- When various villains from the comic strips come to life and start attacking regular citizens, Johnny Quick and Liberty Belle go into action, as do various other All-Star Squadron members. But as they take on the villains, they see them disappear before their eyes and a cartoon face called "Funnyface" appears, taunting them for their efforts before also disappearing...
- When an opportunity comes to get the Legendary Superman Artist Wayne Boring to draw comic-strip characters, you JUMP on it!
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #65
- By Roy Thomas & Don Heck / Tony DeZuniga.
- “The Origin of Johnny Quick”
- Tapping the Speed Force with Math! Discovering a super complex mathematical formula of supposedly higher dimension, Johnny Chambers was able to gain the abilities of superspeed. Inspired by the Flash of Earth-Two and fashioning himself a masked costume and code name, Chambers began his heroic career as impulsive Johnny Quick. Lightning strikes again!
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #66
- By Roy Thomas & Alan Kupperberg / Tony DeZuniga.
- "The Origin of The Tarantula"
- Jonathan Law narrates his own life story. As a child he was interested in writing and detective fiction, science, and spiders. His original costume was based on a rejected design by Dian Belmont for the original Sandman.
- All-Star Squadron (1981 series) #67
- By Roy Thomas & Arvel Jones / Tony DeZuniga.
- “The First Case of The Justice Society of America”.
- The Justice Society of America arrives at the Capitol Building in Washington in response to an emergency summons. F.B.I. director J. Edgar Hoover tells them about an insidious plot by a group of Fifth Columnists to subjugate America from within. He hands each member of the team special orders, and gives them their formal battle cry, "For America – and Democracy!" Each member of the team reads their orders, and then sets out on individual missions.
- The Final Issue of the Series.
- All-Star Squadron Annual (1981 series) #3 (1984)
- By Roy Thomas & Roy and Dann Thomas & Wayne Boring / Rich Buckler and Various.
- "Justice Society of America"
- Just how is it that some of the Justice Society don't seem to age normally? In a tale of Magic and Revenge, discover that Ian Karkull is not dead, and that Wotan is helping him in a plot to kill the Future Presidents of the United States!
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