Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #1-12 [SET] — The Arrival

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A prince from Saturn, Jemm escapes a war to reach Earth and befriend an inner-city boy...

But his past is not far behind him.

Originally conceived as the Martian Manhunter's cousin when, for a while, the Martian Manhunter had been absent in the pages of DC Comics.

When the Manhunter was about to return to the Justice League comic, Jemm was reworked as being from Saturn and belonging to a race created by the Martians long ago.

Never collected in Any Format!

 

 

Collecting the twelve-issue mni-series.

 


Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #1 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“The Arrival” 
Luther Mannkin, a child of Harlem, finds a red creature from "far away", who he comes to know as "Jemm". Luther brings Jemm home to live with his blind grandfather, who through his disability, is likely the most tolerable of humans to cross his path.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #2 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“The Tunnel” 
Jemm and Luther seek shelter among the homeless people in the cold winter of Harlem. Although much of the homeless sees the two newcommers as an invasion upon their territory, an eccentric man called "Crazy Freddie" takes it upon himself to serve as their guide. He leads them into the sewers to set the dead body of Gramps to rest. Unknown to either of them, two robotic sentries have followed them.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #3 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“Flashback: The Origin of Jemm” 
Jemm recalls a childhood incident where he opened a gate in the Garden of Bhok and was nearly murdered by a White Saturnian male Koolar. He was rescued by his father, King Jaxx, but horrified by the blood spilled in the process. He was comforted by his teacher/priest, Ghani Rahani, who told him about ancient Saturn.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #4 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“The Hunting” 
Crazy Freddie leads Jemm and Luther to his hideout, where he keeps a gang of underage pickpockets and a little psychic girl named Rosie. Superman sneaks into the Pentagon to gather information on Charles Dade and Claudius Tull.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #5 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“Kin!” 
Jemm is captured, tortured, and interrogated by Commander Synn and her Koolars.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #6 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“Return Flight” 
On New Bhok, Jogarr tells Superman of how he and the other Red Saturnians came to live on New Bhok. Meanwhile, Jemm is chased across the New York City skyline by Koolar's after escaping with Luther and Bouncer from the ship of Commander Synn.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #7 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“Firefight” 
After arriving on Earth, Jogarr manages to rescue Jemm from the Koolar spaceship by using fire.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #8 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“The Rumor” 
Jogarr takes Jemm and Luther back to New Bhok, where they are kept in a tower in solitude from the rest of the Red Saturnians of New Bhok until Jogarr and the other leaders of New Bhok can find out what to do. Meanwhile, on Earth, the efforts of Commander Synn in her search for Red Saturnians lead her to the fortress of Claudius Tull.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #9 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“Betrayal”
On New Bhok, Jemm is seated before a crowd of joyous Red Saturnians, many of whom have come from miles around to see their "savior." Bishop Rahani tells Jemm of a certain white-robed Red Saturnian in the crowd named Balik. This Red Saturnian has broken from the official church of Saturn to from his own religion, and he also has a twin brother named Borah, a brigadier general.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #10 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
““Rebirth”
Jogarr and the Red Saturnian President are going around clearing debris in order to find survivors. They discover that Brigadier General Borah was killed in the battle. At the execution site, Jemm still hangs over the pit while Luther calls out to him to no avail. The fumes from the pit are keeping Jemm in a docile state. The vapors only affect Saturnians, however, so to Luther they are just a foul-smelling odor.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #11 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“The Reckoning” 
Jemm, Bishop Rahani, and Luther hijack a spaceship in order to leave New Bhok. On Earth, Crazy Freddie, his gang, Bouncer, and Lincoln Mannkin break into Claudius Tull's base.
Jemm; Son of Saturn (1984 mini-series) #12 (of 12)
By Greg Potter & Gene Colan / Klaus Janson. 
“The Final Stand” 
In New York City, Kamah takes Luther up to the top of a building and ties him to a hovering device, leaving him in the middle of the air as her hostage. Back in space, the Red Saturnian forces of Jogarr have invaded the ship of Commander Synn.