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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published July 1999
Cover Price $2.50
Pages 36
Editing John Layman

Cover Details - "Strange Harbours"

Characters Jim Wilder (transformed)
Genre science fiction
Pencils John Cassaday
Inks John Cassaday
Colors Laura Depuy
Reprinted in Wildstorm (Magic Press, 2000 series) #4 (June 2000)

22 page Planetary story "Strange Harbours"

Characters Planetary [Elijah Snow; Jakita Wagner; the Drummer]; Jim Wilder; Mr. Neumeier; Dr. Axel Brass (cameo); a ShiftShip
Synopsis While investigating the destruction of a Hark building, Planetary watches as Jim Wilder -a Hark investigator- steps on a large lightning-bolt shaped rock and disappears. He returns transformed into a superhuman by a sentient ship designed to transverse alternate universes. The ship crash-landed on earth millions of years ago and has asked Wilder for help getting home. Wilder agrees to help and search out the other six superhumans needed to pilot the ship, with Planetary’'s help.
Genre science fiction
Script Warren Ellis
Pencils John Cassaday
Inks John Cassaday
Colors Laura Depuy; Wildstorm FX
Letters Ali Fuchs
Notes The costume Jim wears after his transformation is reminiscent of the original Captain Marvel.
Reprinted in Planetary: All Over the World and Other Stories (DC, 2000 series) #nn; in Absolute Planetary (DC, 2004 series) #[nn]; in Wildstorm (Magic Press, 2000 series) #4 (June 2000)