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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published August 1985
Cover Price 1.75 USD
Pages 44
Editing Nicola Cuti
Notes Recolored from original printing.

Cover Details

Characters Deadman [Boston Brand]; Hook
Genre Superhero; Occult
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Notes Recolored from original printing.
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #212 (May-June 1968).

1 page Phantom Stranger cover reprint (on interior page) "Phantom Stranger #40"

Characters Phantom Stranger; Deadman [Boston Brand]
Genre Superhero; Occult
Pencils Jim Aparo
Inks Jim Aparo
Editing Joe Orlando (original editor)
Reprinted From Phantom Stranger (DC, 1969 series) #40 (December 1975 - January 1976).

17 page Deadman story "How Close to Me My Killer?"

Characters Deadman [Boston Brand]; Riley; Cleveland Brand; Lita (Cleveland's Daughter); Alf Jackson (politician); Orry Kane
Synopsis Deadman discovers his brother is part of an operation that smuggles Mexicans over the board illegally.
Genre Superhero; Occult
Script Jack Miller
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #211 (April 1968).

Half page Deadman's Chest letters page "Deadman's Chest"

Synopsis Reprint of a letter from Marv Wolfman that appeared in Strange Adventures #209.
Script ?; Marv Wolfman
Letters Typeset
Notes This sequence is located in the middle of the story "How Close To Me My Killer?".
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #209 (February 1968).

6 page story "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty!"

Characters Mildred (host); Jonas Sentry; Maria (Chambermaid); Peter (Butler, Devil)
Synopsis Jonas Sentry makes a deal with the devil to regain his youth.
Genre Occult
Script Sergio Aragon├ęs; Neal Adams
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Reprinted From Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #8 (April-May 1970).

Half page Deadman's Chest letters page "Deadman's Chest"

Synopsis Reprints the intro to the letter page from Strange Adventures #212, announcing a change in editorship.
Letters Typeset
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #212.

17 page Deadman story "The Fatal Call of Vengeance"

Characters Deadman [Boston Brand]; Cleveland Brand; Lita (Cleveland's daughter); Lorna Hill; Tiny; Vashnu; Kleigman (Lion Tamer); Varna
Synopsis Cleveland Brand travels to the circus to take over Boston's old act in an attempt to smoke out Boston's killer.
Genre Superhero; Occult
Script Neal Adams
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #212 (May-June 1968)

1 page Deadman letters page

Synopsis Reprints a letter from Strange Adventures that is very critical of Dick Giordano as the new editor of the Deadman feature.
Letters Typeset
Notes This sequence is split between two 0.5 page sequences.
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #214.

1 page Phantom Stranger cover reprint (on interior page) "Phantom Stranger #33"

Characters Phantom Stranger; Deadman [Boston Brand]
Genre Superhero; Occult
Pencils Jim Aparo
Inks Jim Aparo
Reprinted from Phantom Stranger, The (DC, 1969 series) #33 (October-November 1974)

1 page Deadman cover reprint (on interior page) "Strange Adventures #211"

Characters Deadman [Boston Brand]
Synopsis Cover reprint with logo's and other items removed to reveal the complete artwork.
Genre Superhero; Occult
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Reprinted From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #211 (April 1968)