Starman Omnibus Vol. 1

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Overview

The classic super-hero series STARMAN, starring a Gen-X super-hero, is re-presented in high quality format by James Robinson (BATMAN: FACE THE FACE) and Tony Harris (EX MACHINA).

The super-heroic legacy of Starman is renewed in these stories, in which Jack Knight--antiques collector and dealer--inherits the name and powers of his father's old Starman identity from his older brother, who has been assassinated. Reluctantly adjusting to his role, Jack reinvents the look of Starman,...

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Overview

The classic super-hero series STARMAN, starring a Gen-X super-hero, is re-presented in high quality format by James Robinson (BATMAN: FACE THE FACE) and Tony Harris (EX MACHINA).

The super-heroic legacy of Starman is renewed in these stories, in which Jack Knight--antiques collector and dealer--inherits the name and powers of his father's old Starman identity from his older brother, who has been assassinated. Reluctantly adjusting to his role, Jack reinvents the look of Starman, ditching the traditional red and green in favor of black leather and aviator goggles. But Jack has inherited more than a heroic identity from his brother . . . he's also gained a foe: the beautiful but mentally unbalanced Nash, daughter of the villain known as the Mist. Jack also must come to grips with the Shade, the morally ambiguous former villain who decides to become Jack's mentor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401219376
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Publication date: 6/5/2012
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 413,485
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

James Robinson is an acclaimed, award-winning writer whose works include STARMAN and JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE. He was co-writer with matt Wagner on SANDMAN MYSTERY THEATRE and with Geoff Johns he co-wrote HAWKMAN. In addition, he wrote the screenplay to THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN, starring Sean Connery, and created the acclaimed young readers comic series LEAVE IT TO CHANCE.
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  • Posted December 31, 2013

    Too wordy. It seems like James Robinson wanted to write a novel

    Too wordy.
    It seems like James Robinson wanted to write a novel and someone attached a few pictures to it. Endless paragraphs that were totally irrelevant to the story became a drag on the reading of the story itself. The storyline and idea were good but poorly executed. Dangling plot lines that were meant to make you run out and buy volume 2. Not a chance.

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