Astonishing Tales #4-6

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Astonishing Tales #4-6

Post by michaelyuri » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:46 am

Astonishing Tales #4

Story #1: Die Hard the Hunter
Writer: C.B. Cebulski
Artist: Kenneth Rocafort


Characters Appearing:
Kimura, Punisher, Tyger Tiger, Viper, Wolverine


Synopsis:
1-8: Viper and Kimura prepare to unleash the Predator X's keyed to Frank Castle's DNA. Logan and Frank prepare for the expected arrival of the predators. The predators arrive.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part, and occurs in a very short span of time.

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Story #2: Endless Stolen Sky part 4 [2020]
Writer: Daniel Merlin Goodbrey
Penciler: Lou Kang
Inker: Craig Yeung


Characters Appearing:
Commodore Q, Jessica Drew, Iron Man, Long Jenny


Synopsis:
1-8: Commodore orders an attack on Stark and his forces. Stark hacks into the SHIELD cruiser and forces it to come to the battle site. He gives an ultimatum to Commodore Q. Commodore Q refuses and unleashes a larger attack.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part, and occurs in a very short span of time. The synopsis on the title page of the issue indicates that the year is 2023.

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Story #3: Demons
Writer: Shane McCarthy
Artist: Martin Redmond


Characters Appearing:
Daredevil


Synopsis:
1-8: Daredevil infiltrates a building in which cultists and some sort of demon are about to sacrifice a child. Daredevil rescues the child and turns the cultists over to the police in handcuffs.


Continuity Notes:
There seems to be very little to go on here. Daredevil is shown handing the child and the cultists over to the police, so it would probably fit best at some point when they weren't trying to arrest/shoot him on sight.

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Story #4: Crashing Weddings [Mojoverse]
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Artist: Nick Pitarra


Characters Appearing:
Cannonball, Major Domo, Mojo, Sunspot


Synopsis:
1-8: Sam and Bobby star in a "Wedding Crashers" knock off.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part.
-Mike

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Re: Astonishing Tales #4-6

Post by michaelyuri » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:47 am

Astonishing Tales #5

Story #1: Lowtown Showdown
Writer: C.B. Cebulski
Artist: Kenneth Rocafort


Characters Appearing:
Kimura, Punisher, Viper, Wolverine


Synopsis:
1-8: Logan and Frank fight the Predator X's. They trick one pradator into killing the other, and then find that they are surrounded by Kimura, Viper, and Hydra soldiers.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part, and occurs in a very short span of time.

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Story #2: Endless Stolen Sky part 5 [2020]
Writer: Daniel Merlin Goodbrey
Penciler: Lou Kang
Inker: Craig Yeung


Characters Appearing:
Commodore Q, Jessica Drew, Iron Man, Long Jenny


Synopsis:
1-8: Jessica Drew scrambles SHIELD forces against Commodore Q's attack. Stark scans the enemy fleet and learns that it is entirely robotic. He invades Commodore Q's command ship and is attacked by Long Jenny. Stark downloads and uses the "penultimate nullifier" against her, causing a large explosion. Meanwhile Commodore Q, aboard another ship, prepares to ram the cruise ship.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part, and occurs in a very short span of time. The synopsis on the title page of the issue indicates that the year is 2023.

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Story #3: Shiver
Writer: Frank Tieri
Artist: Marco Turini


Characters Appearing:
Shiver Man/Caleb Jackson


Synopsis:
1-8: Caleb Jackson, on assignment from Nick Fury, kills a bunch of unnamed people.


Continuity Notes:
Shiver Man's name is revealed to be Caleb Jackson. There doesn't seem to be anything to go on for placement.

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Story #4: Montage [Mojoverse]
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Artist: Nick Pitarra


Characters Appearing:
Cannonball, Major Domo, Mojo, Sunspot


Synopsis:
1-8: Sam and Bobby star in knock offs of Glengarry Glen Ross, Weird Science, The Princess Bride, and The Graduate.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part.
-Mike

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Re: Astonishing Tales #4-6

Post by michaelyuri » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:48 am

Astonishing Tales #6

Story #1: Bloodletting
Writers: C.B. Cebulski and Jim McCann
Artist: Kenneth Rocafort


Characters Appearing:
Kimura, Punisher, Tyger Tiger, Viper, Wolverine


Synopsis:
1-7: Viper is threatening Logan and Frank, when Tyger Tiger sneaks up and slashes her from behind with a sword. Using the blood from the sword, they prepare an injector to reprogram the remaining Predator X to attack Viper. Viper surrenders rather than have Frank program the predator. Kimura then kills the predator and tells Viper that the Facility has no use for her because she is weak.

8: Kimura returns to the Facility, where numerous predators are incubating. It is revealed that the purpose of her mission was to verify that the predators could be used to target a non-mutant.


Continuity Notes:
The first seven pages follow immediately from the previous part, and occur in a very short span of time. The final page occurs at some later point.


Chronology Entries:

Kimura
. . .
*AT2 2
*AT2 3
*AT2 4
*AT2 5
*AT2 6
. . .

Punisher
. . .
*AT2 1
*AT2 2
*AT2 3
*AT2 4
*AT2 5
*AT2 6
. . .

Tyger Tiger
. . .
*AT2 3
*AT2 4
*AT2 6
. . .

Viper
. . .
*AT2 1
*AT2 3
*AT2 4
*AT2 5
*AT2 6
. . .

Wolverine
. . .
*AT2 1
*AT2 2
*AT2 3
*AT2 4
*AT2 5
*AT2 6
. . .

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Story #2: Endless Stolen Sky conclusion [2020]
Writer: Daniel Merlin Goodbrey
Penciler: Lou Kang
Inker: Craig Yeung


Characters Appearing:
Commodore Q/Quinn Quantrell, Jessica Drew, Iron Man, Long Jenny


Synopsis:
1-8: Commodore Q boards the cruise ship and takes the passengers hostage. Meanwhile, Stark interrogates Long Jenny's robotic remains about Q's identity. Stark learns that he is Quinn Quantrell, a former Stark employee fired by Tony. Stark confronts Q and threatens to pull the plug on Long Jenny unless he surrenders. He orders his fleet to stand down, and then SHIELD blasts them out of the sky. Stark then kills Commodore Q.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part, and occurs in a very short span of time. The synopsis on the title page of the issue indicates that the year is 2023.


Chronology Entries:

Commodore Q/Quinn Quantrell
. . .
*AT2 1/2
*AT2 3/2
*AT2 4/2
*AT2 5/2
*AT2 6/2
. . .

Cynthia
. . .
*AT2 1/2
*AT2 2/2-VO
*AT2 3/2-VO
*AT2 4/2-VO
*AT2 5/2-VO
*AT2 6/2
. . .

Jessica Drew
. . .
*AT2 2/2
*AT2 4/2
*AT2 5/2
*AT2 6/2
. . .

Iron Man/Arno Stark
. . .
*AT2 1/2
*AT2 2/2
*AT2 3/2
*AT2 4/2
*AT2 5/2
*AT2 6/2
. . .

Long Jenny
. . .
*AT2 1/2
*AT2 4/2
*AT2 5/2
*AT2 6/2
. . .

Madame Modoc
. . .
*AT2 2/2
*AT2 3/2
. . .

Nigel Merriweather
. . .
*AT2 2/2
*AT2 3/2
. . .

Edna Trilby
. . .
*AT2 1/2
. . .

Warren Worthington IV
. . .
*AT2 2/2
*AT2 3/2
. . .

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Story #3: Flight
Writer: Matt Yocum
Artist: Adriana Melo


Characters Appearing:
Sabra


Synopsis:
1-8: At a reception, Sabra meets a friend's daughter and talks to her about her upcoming military service.


Flashbacks:
(3:3) Sabra flies alongside a jet flown by her father.

(4:3-4:5) Sabra battles a Hydra robot in Tel Aviv.

(5:2-6:5) Sabra is captured by Hydra. She escapes, but her father is killed rescuing her.


Continuity Notes:
Not much to go on. Sabra's mother and brother are also present at the reception. Her father appears in flashbacks. None of their names are given in the story. The Hydra flashbacks seem to be referring to a previously told story, but I don't know enough about Sabra to know what it would be.

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Story #4: Da Costa P.I.: The Movie [Mojoverse]
Screenwriter: Jonathan Hickman
Director of Photography: Nick Pitarra


Characters Appearing:
Cannonball, Major Domo, Mojo, Sunspot


Synopsis:
1-8: Sam and Bobby star in an Indiana Jones/Magnum P.I. movie. They run out of time to complete all of the movies, but they reveal to Mojo that the contract gives Bobby the distribution rights to the films. Mojo lets them leave the Mojoverse in exchange for a percentage of the distribution rights.


Continuity Notes:
This follows immediately from the previous part.


Chronology Entries:

Cannonball
. . .
*AT2 1/4
*AT2 2/4
*AT2 3/3
*AT2 4/4
*AT2 5/4
*AT2 6/4
. . .

Major Domo
. . .
*AT2 1/4
*AT2 2/4
*AT2 3/3
*AT2 4/4
*AT2 5/4
*AT2 6/4
. . .

Mojo
. . .
*AT2 1/4
*AT2 2/4
*AT2 3/3
*AT2 4/4
*AT2 5/4
*AT2 6/4
. . .

Spiral
. . .
*AT2 1/4
. . .

Sunspot
. . .
*AT2 1/4
*AT2 2/4
*AT2 3/3
*AT2 4/4
*AT2 5/4
*AT2 6/4
. . .
-Mike

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