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Long before I ever read Edgar Rice Burroughs, I was a fan of Adam Strange, the intrepid Earth archeologist who was regularly transported by a strange beam of light to Rann, a world circling Alpha Centauri. No superhero, Strange was called upon to protect a dying race from a variety of fearsome menaces, relying solely on his intellect, common sense, and courage to succeed, in the limited time he had before the beam would wear off, and he'd return to Earth. And succeed he did, again and again, becoming Champion of Rann, and winning the heart of it's most beautiful resident. For several years, the creative team of Gardner Fox and Carmine Infantino made 'Adam Strange' one of the most popular characters in DC Comics, and this collection spotlights some of their finest work (Strange was so popular, in fact, that the Justice League of America made him an honorary member). Sadly, when DC decided to revamp Batman in the mid-sixties, Fox and Infantino were reassigned to the Caped Crusader, and 'Adam Strange', under other authors/illustrators, soon faded from the scene, other than in 'deconstructions' during the past few years. It is a joy to see the 'Hero of Two Worlds' back, in a volume that presents him at his best!