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New Universe analyses: Final regular title issues

Post by Creelman » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:03 am

DP7 29-32; Justice 31-32; Psi-Force 31-32; Star Brand 18-19
DP7 29
Published: March 1989
Written by Mark Gruenwald; Drawn by Paul Ryan (penciler) & Danny Bulanadi (inker)
Appearances: Dave Landers; Merriam Sorensen; Charly Beck; Jenny Swensen; Randy O'Brien; Stephanie Harrington; Ben Harrington; Emily Harrington; Jilly Harrington; Agent Wade; Deadweight (introduction, villain)
Brief synopsis: Now sharing an apartment in Soho, the group is attacked by the freelance assassin, Deadweight. After they defeat him, Jenny learns from agent Wade that the women have been cut loose by the C.I.A. because of Voigt's interference. She also learned that Deadweight was hired by Irene Dobish because she was angered that she had been taken of the agency's paranormal force and relocated to South America.
References: As noted on page 1, pages 1 through 24 take place on November 1, 1988. As noted on page 25:1, pages 25 through 28 take place a day later [November 2, 1988].
- As noted on page 3:1, the events of DP7 28 where the group battles each other took place "a few weeks ago".

Flashback (26:5)
Appearances: Agent Dobish; Agent Mathe; Agent Bertolutti
Brief synopsis: Voigt's Secret Service agents confront the CIA agents about having the members of DP7 spying on Voigt. The CIA relocates Dobish, Mathe and Bertolutti off to South America.
References: Takes place after Voigt confronts the group in DP7 28.

Flashback (26:7)
Appearances: Agent Irene Dobish (villain)
Brief synopsis: Angered by her relocation, Dobish hires Deadweight to terminate Beck, Harrington, Sorensen and Swensen.
References: Takes place after previous flashback.

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DP7 30
Published: April 1989
Written by Mark Gruenwald; Drawn by Paul Ryan (penciler) & Danny Bulanadi (inker)
Appearances: Stephanie Harrington; Jenny Swensen (introduction as Chrome); Charly Beck; Merriam Sorensen; Dave Landers [Mastodon]; Randy O'Brien [Antibody]; Captain Manhattan (introduction); Para-Troop [Wild Thing [George Mullaney] (introduction as Wild Thing); Aqualung (introduction); Purple Haze (introduction); Space Oddity (introduction); Acid Queen (introduction); Helter Skelter (introduction); Wipeout [Martin] (introduction as Wipeout); Wooly Bully (introduction)] (introduction, villains); Ben Harrington; Emily Harrington; Jilly Harrington
Brief synopsis: While Jenny helps Stephanie and her children bring a Christmas tree back to their apartment, they are attacked by muggers. They are able to defeat the muggers with the help of the paranormal “superhero”, Captain Manhattan, who was passing by. The next evening, the group are at Rockefeller Plaza when a paranormal gang, Para-Troop (Acid Queen, Aqualung, Helter Skelter, Purple Haze, Space Oddity, Wooly Bully, Wipeout, & Wild Thing) attempt to steal the Plaza's Christmas tree in order to attract Captain Manhattan's attention. Jenny (first as Chrome), Dave (as Mastodon) and Randy (as Antibody) aid Captain Manhattan in stopping the villains. Dave offers to drive Stephanie back home to Sheboygan.
References: As noted on page 1, pages 1 through 16 take place on December 15, 1988. As noted on page 17:1, pages 17 through 28 take place the next day [December 16, 1988].
Notes: On page 7:1, Captain Manhattan mentions his "buddy, Captain Brooklyn".
- Wipeout is the Martin whom Mutator met back in PF#22/2.

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SBRAND 18
Published: March 1989

First story
Written by John Byrne; Drawn by John Byrne (breakdowns) & Tom Morgan (finishes)
Appearances: Jacob Burnley; Ken Connell; the Star Child; DP7 [Stephanie Harrington; Dave Landers [Mastodon]; Jenny Swensen; Randy O'Brien; Charly Beck; Merriam Sorensen]; Ben Harrington (cameo); Jilly Harrington (cameo); Emily Harrington (cameo); Pinhead (introduction, villain); Spotty (introduction, villain); Billy Burnley; Mr. Jonsen (introduction); Hon. Philip Nolan Voigt (villain)
Brief synopsis: Stephanie Harrington, Dave Landers and Jenny Swensen battle the paranormal muggers Pinhead and Spotty. They are unable to defeat Spotty until the current wielder of the Star Brand, Jacob Burnley, appears and reveals that Spotty has been casting an illusion to trick them. Returning to the paranormals' apartment, Burnley is told of President Voigt's insidious intentions. Burnley visits Voigt at the White House and strips him of his powers. Burnley is killed in the battle, but returns alive three days later.
References: Page 1 through 21 take place the same day. As noted on page 22:2, page 22 takes place three days later.

Second story
Written by Gregory Wright; Drawn by Kieron Dwyer (penciler) & Jackson Guice (inker)
Appearances: Justice [John Tensen]-BTS (in dream); the "madman" (introduction, villain); Lt. Keith Remsen-BTS
Brief synopsis: The paranormal dream killer pulls Justice into his mind. The killer toys with Justice then casts him out when he proves himself immune to Justice's powers. Keith Remsen contacts the madman's doctors that he is likely the one who has killed hundreds of people in their sleep. The doctor's await Remsen's arrival to verify his theory and decide to lobotomize the madman if it turns out to be true.
References: Page 1 through 5 take place in John Tensen's dreams some time after SBRAND 16/2. Page 6 takes place immediately after page 5.

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SBRAND 19
Published: May 1989
Written by John Byrne; Drawn by John Byrne (breakdowns) & Jeff Albrecht (finishes)
Appearances: the Star Child/"Ken Connell, Jr."; Ken Connell; the Old Man; Jacob Burnley; Roger Price; Lt. Bobby Hanrahan (introduction); Billy Burnley; Mulrooney (introduction)
Brief synopsis: Now an adult, the Star Child comes to realize that Ken Connell, the Old Man and he are all one entity, and that the Star Brand had created itself during the White Event. He removes all traces of the Star Brand from Jacob Burnley and Roger Price, and then merges with Connell and the Old Man to place the merged entity into a never-ending time loop in order to prevent a chaotic disruption of the space/time continuum. However, unknown to the Star Child Burnley had previously given the Star Brand to American fighter pilot, Lt. Bobby Hanrahan, in order to save the pilot's life after his jet crashes.
References: Pages 1 through 28 take place the same day.

Flashback (20:2-20:4)
Appearances: the Old Man
Brief synopsis: On July 22, 1986, the Old Man attaches the Star Brand to an asteroid which explodes as the "White Event" leaving him with 10 percent of the original, infinite power. Unknown to him, the power of that explosion shatters the barriers of time and space and strikes the Old Man himself 500 years in the past.
References: Pages 20:2 and 20:3 take place on July 22, 1986. Page 20:4 takes place 500 years previously.

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JUSTICE 31
Published: May 1989

First story
Written by Peter David; Drawn by Lee Weeks (art)
Appearances: Justice [John Tensen]; Angela Tensen; NSC [Miriam Morse; Agent Chauncy; Rudy Leialoha; Terrance Updike; Victor Pasko]; Captain Brooklyn (introduction); Judge Mental (first full introduction, villain); Forsaken [Seraph; Augur (introduction); Horny Toad (introduction); Figurine; James] (introduction, villains)
Brief synopsis: At Coney Island, Chauncy and Rudy Leialoha are also captured by members of the Forsaken. Captain Brooklyn arrives to deal with the Forsaken. Back in D.C., Justice is told of the missing agents and leaves for New York to rescue them. Angie, having recovered completely, joins him on his flight.
References: Pages 1 through 22 take place soon after the previous issue.

Second story
Written by Fabian Nicieza; Drawn by Mike Gustovich (art)
Appearances: Andrew Chaser; Hon. Philip Nolan Voigt (villain)
Brief synopsis: At the nation's new capitol in Denver, President Voigt meets in person with Andrew Chaser and confesses he is a paranormal, but no longer possesses his parabilities. Chaser becomes convinced that one day Voigt will have to be killed.
References: As noted on page 1:1, pages 1 through 6 take place on February 24, [1989].

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JUSTICE 32
Published: June 1989
Written by Peter David; Drawn by Alan Kupperberg (penciler), Mike Gustovich (inks), Don Hudson (inks), Chris Ivy (inks) & Alan Kupperberg (inks)
Appearances: Justice [John Tensen]; Angela Tensen; NSC [Victor "Kleenex" Pasko; Terrance Updike; Rudy Leialoha; Agent Chauncy; Miriam Morse]; Judge Mental (villain, dies); Captain Brooklyn (dies); Forsaken [Seraph (dies); James; Figurine; Horny Toad; Dog o' War (introduction); Fireballer [Orel] (introduction); Four Eyes (introduction); Impact (introduction)] (villains)
Brief synopsis: Forsaken member, Impact, blows up the N.S.C. headquarters on orders of Judge Mental. Captain Brooklyn confronts the Forsaken but is killed by Seraph. Justice arrives in Coney Island and, after killing Judge Mental and Seraph, saves Chauncy, Rudy and Miriam. Justice, along with Angela and Victor, decide to stay at Coney Island. As Justice Tensen, he is the new leader of the Forsaken.
References: Pages 1 through 26 take place after Justice and Angela land in New York. As noted on page 27:1, pages 27 through 28 take place "a week later".

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DP7 31
Published: May 1989
Written by Mark Gruenwald; Drawn by Paul Ryan (penciler) & Danny Bulanadi (inker)
Appearances: Dave Landers; Randy O'Brien; Charly Beck; Merriam Sorensen; Dennis "Scuzz" Cuzinski; Michael Crawley; White Eventists [Father Milius (introduction); Madeline (introduction); Hannah (introduction)] (introduction); Flaming Demons [Beany (introduction); Siggy (introduction)] (introduction, villains)
Brief synopsis: Dave drives Stephanie and her family back to Sheboygan. On the way back to New York, he meets up with Michael Crawley who tells him that he recently escaped a paranormal religious cult, the White Eventists, who are still holding Scuzz. Dave attempts to rescue Scuzz, but the group's leader tells Scuzz to go willingly back to New York with them. Back in New York Scuzz appears completely happy with his newfound faith. Dave allows Scuzz to join a local chapter of the White Eventists and Michael becomes furious that he has now become separated form his last friend. Dave offers him a place with the group, but Michael angrily storms off. Finally giving up on Stephanie, Dave gets together with Merriam.
References: As noted on page 1, pages 1 through 7:3 take place on January 1, 1989. As noted on page 7:4, pages 7:4 through 14:7 take place the next day [January 2, 1989]. Pages 14:8 through 23 take place the next day [January 3, 1989].

Flashback (6:3-7:2)
Appearances: Dave Landers; Stephanie Harrington; Ben Harrington; Jilly Harrington; Emily Harrington; Michael Crawley
Brief synopsis: Dave drives Stephanie and her kids back to their house in Sheboygan. As he starts to leave, Michael Crawley, who had been living in the house, asked Dave to help save Scuzz from the White Eventists.
References: As noted on page 6:2, flashback takes place "a few days ago".

Flashback (13:3-14:2)
Appearances: DDTeens [Scuzz; Evan Huebner; Michael Crawley; Joel Larson (dies); Annie Stevenson (dies); Heather Hanneman; Squirm]; Father Milius
Brief synopsis: Joel Larson and Annie Stevenson die in the car crash after the teens rob a supermarket. Guilty, Scuzz decides to commit suicide, but is found and taken in by Father Milius.
References: Takes place during and soon after the DDTeens car crash in DP7 25.

Second story
Written by Mark Gruenwald; Drawn by Mike Gustovich (art)
Appearances: Captain Manhattan (joins); Chrome [Jenny Swensen]; Elgin (introduction, villain); Maynard (introduction); Ramon (introduction, villain); Huey (introduction, villain); Arturo (introduction, villain)
Brief synopsis: Jenny dons the costumed identity of Chrome and becomes Captain Manhattan's sidekick, aiding him in defeating a group of drug dealers. Although she enjoys the action, her main interest is in trying to get Captain Manhattan to treat her like a woman.
References:

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DP7 32
Published: June 1989
Written by Mark Gruenwald; Drawn by Paul Ryan (penciler) & Danny Bulanadi (inker)
Appearances: Dave Landers; Merriam Sorensen (quits); Randy O'Brien; Stephanie Harrington; Charlotte Beck; Jenny Swensen [Chrome]; Captain Manhattan; "Scuzz" Cuzinski; George Mullaney ["John Mason"/Mutator]; White Eventists [Hannah; Bob (introduction); Boorman (introduction)]; Ben Harrington; Jilly Harrington; Emily Harrington; William O. Wexler [The Cure] (introduction)
Brief synopsis: The Cure, a paranormal who is able to remove the paranormal abilities of others, arrives in New York. Stephanie returns from Sheboygan and Dave is forced to choose between Merriam and her. After he chooses Stephanie, Merriam leaves for good. While Dave and Randy keep their powers, Merriam and Mutator have their powers removed by The Cure. Jenny decides to have her powers removed although it will likely end her relationship with Captain Manhattan. Before this happens, Scuzz attempts to harm The Cure, but, during the struggle, The Cure is able to remove Scuzz's powers.
References: As noted on page 1, pages 1 through 22 take place on February 23, 1989. As noted on page 23:1, pages 23 through 30 take place on Saturday [February 25, 1989].

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PF 31
Published: May 1989
Written by Fabian Nicieza; Drawn by Rodney Ramos (penciler) & Chris Ivy (inker)
Appearances: Wayne Tucker; Thomas Boyd; Lindsey Falmon; Johnny Do; Kathy Ling (quits); Medusa Web [Babel [Thame]; Potiphar]; Father Pavineau (introduction)
Brief synopsis: Boyd has taken to wearing an eyepatch due to injuries he suffered when Rodstvow burned him. The group is again offered a place in the Medusa Web, and they finally accept. Kathy decides to leave the group to get away from all the violence. Babel has the remaining members engage in a training session against Potiphar, who is armed with a paint gun. When Potiphar's paint gun runs out, he switches to live ammo, but Lindsey is able to best him and threatens him with his own gun as revenge for Sillatochca's death and to teach him a lesson about the value of life.
References: As noted on page 1:1, pages 1 through 14 take place on January 27, 1989. As noted on page 15:4, pages 15 through 27 take place on April 14, 1989.

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PF 32
Published: June 1989
Written by Fabian Nicieza; Drawn by Rodney Ramos (penciler) & Chris Ivy (inker)
Appearances: Wayne Tucker; Lindsey Falmon; Thomas Boyd; Johnny Do; Sedara Bakut (joins); Lincoln "Stryker" Griffin; Sgt. Major Peel (dies); Hosni (dies); Medusa Web [Babel; Dustoff]
Brief synopsis: The group parachutes into Afghanistan to destroy a Soviet base that is sending supplies to Iran. In the course of the assignment, they meet Sedara Bakut, a paranormal Mujahedin. Tucker learns that a traitor in the Mujahedin is Sedara's own father, whom she then kills. In the aftermath, Wayne proposes to Lindsey and she accepts. Sedara joins the team and teleports them to Switzerland for vacation, using Lindsey's powers to find the country.
References: As noted on page 1, pages 1 through 22 take place on May 13, 1989. As noted on page 23:1, pages 23 through 28 take place on May 14, 1989.

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Chronology entries:
Acid Queen
{DP7 30}
[…]

Aqualung
{DP7 30}
[…]

Augur
{JUSTICE 31}
[…]

Babel/Thame
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
*PF 32
[…]

Bakut, Sedara
*{PF 25}
*PF 32
[…]

Beck, Charlotte/Friction
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31
*DP7 32
[…]

Bertolutti, C.I.A. Agent
{DP7 27}
*DP7 29-FB
[…]

Boyd, Thomas
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
*PF 32
[…]

Burnley, Billy
SBRAND 17
*SBRAND 18
*SBRAND 19
[…]

Burnley, Jacob
SBRAND 17
*SBRAND 18
*SBRAND 19
[…]

Captain Brooklyn
{JUSTICE 31}
JUSTICE 32
[…]

Captain Manhattan
{DP7 30}
DP7 31/2
DP7 32
[…]

Chaser, Andrew
PF 26
*JUSTICE 31/2
[…]

Chauncy, Agent
JUSTICE 30
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Connell, Ken
SBRAND 17
*SBRAND 18
*SBRAND 19
[…]

Crawley, Michael
*DP7 25
*DP7 31-FB
*DP7 31
[…]

The Cure/William O. Wexler
{DP7 32}

Cuzinski, Dennis “Scuzz”/Scorcher
DP7 25
*DP7 31-FB
*DP7 31
*DP7 32
[…]

Deadweight
{DP7 29}
[…]

Dobish, Irene
DP7 27
*DP7 29-FB
[…]

Dog o’ War
{JUSTICE 32}
[…]

Dustoff
PF 30
*PF 32
[…]

Falmon, Lindsey
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
*PF 32
[…]

Fireballer/Orel
{JUSTICE 32}
[…]

Figurine
{JUSTICE 30}
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Four Eyes
{JUSTICE 32}
[…]

Griffin, Lincoln “Stryker”
MH:M 12
*PF 32

Hannah
{DP7 31}
DP7 32
[…]

Hanneman, Heather
DP7 25
*DP7 31-FB
[…]

Hannrahan, Lt. Bobby
{SBRAND 19}
[…]

Harrington, Ben
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31-FB
*DP7 32
[…]

Harrington, Emily
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31-FB
*DP7 32
[…]

Harrington, Jilly
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31-FB
*DP7 32
[…]

Harrington, Stephanie
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31-FB
*DP7 32
[…]

Helter Skelter
{DP7 30}
[…]

Horny Toad
{JUSTICE 31}
JUSTICE 32
[…]

Huebner, Evan
DP7 26
*DP7 31-FB
[…]

Impact
{JUSTICE 32}
[…]

James
{JUSTICE 20}
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Johnny Do
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
*PF 32
[…]

Judge
{JUSTICE 25}
JUSTICE 26
Judge Mental
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Justice/Tensen, John
JUSTICE 28
*SBRAND 18/2-BTS
JUSTICE 29 (6:4-6:6)-FB
PF 29
JUSTICE 29
PF 30
JUSTICE 30
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Landers, David/Mastodon
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31
*DP7 32
[…]

Ling, Kathy
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
[…]

Mothball/Larson, Joel
DP7 25
*DP7 31-FB
[…]

Leialoha, Rudy/Shudderbug
JUSTICE 30
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

“Madman”
{SBRAND 16/2}
*SBRAND 18/2
[…]

Mathe, C.I.A. Agent
{DP7 23 (11:1-13:4)}
*DP7 29-FB
[…]

Morse, Miriam/Playback
JUSTICE 30
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

O’Brien, Randy/Antibody
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31
*DP7 32
[…]

the “Old Man”
SBRAND 12 (17:1-17:4)-FB~SBRAND 19 (20:4)-FB
SBRAND 12 (17:5-17:7)-FB
SBRAND 12 (17:8-18:2)-FB~SBRAND 19 (20:2-20:3)-FB
{SBRAND 1}
SBRAND 6
SBRAND 7
SBRAND 12
*SBRAND 19
[…]

Pasko, Victor/Kleenex
JUSTICE 29
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Peel, Sgt. Major
MH:M 12
*PF 32

Pinhead
{SBRAND 18}
[…]

Potiphar
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
[…]

Price, Roger
SBRAND 16
*SBRAND 19
[…]

Purple Haze
{DP7 30}
[…]

Remsen, Keith/Nightmask
JUSTICE 25/2
SBRAND 16/2
SBRAND 17/2
*SBRAND 18/2-BTS
[…]

Seraph
{JUSTICE 20}
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Sorensen, Merriam
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
*DP7 30
*DP7 31
*DP7 32
[…]

Space Oddity
{DP7 30}
[…]

Spotty
{SBRAND 18}
[…]

Squirm
DP7 25
*DP7 31-FB
[…]

Star Child
SBRAND 16
*SBRAND 18
*SBRAND 19
[…]

Stevenson, Annie
DP7 25
*DP7 31-FB
[…]

Swensen, Jenny
DP7 28
*DP7 29
*SBRAND 18
Chrome
*DP7 30
*DP7 31/2
*DP7 32
[…]

Tensen, Angela
JUSTICE 29
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Tucker, Wayne
JUSTICE 30
*PF 31
*PF 32
[…]

Updike, Terrance
JUSTICE 28
JUSTICE 29 (6:4-6:6)-FB
*JUSTICE 31
*JUSTICE 32
[…]

Voigt, Philip Nolan/Overshadow
JUSTICE 29/2
*SBRAND 18
*JUSTICE 31/2
[…]

Wade, Sensei
{DP7 24}
*DP7 29
[…]

Mutator/Mullaney, George
PF 22/2 (3:5)-FB
PF 22/2
Wild Thing
*DP7 30
Mullaney, George
*DP7 32
[…]

Martin
{PF 22/2}
Wipeout
*DP7 30
[…]

Wooly Bully
{DP7 30}
[…]
-Dan

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