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American (1987) comic books

  • Issue #1
    American (1987) 1
    Published 1987 by Dark Horse.

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Chris Warner. He's the ultimate all American hero. Since the Fifties he has been a symbol of hope and courage for the entire country; an indestructible one-man army standing up for freedom, justice and the American way all over the globe. But what's the real truth behind The American? When reporter Dennis Hough is assigned to cover a story about his boyhood hero, he begins to see the cracks in the legend. Does The American have feet of clay? Or is he himself a victim of a larger conspiracy? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    American (1987) 2

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Chris Warner. Still shaken by Gleason's death, reporter Dennis Hough digs deeper into the secret of The American's past and discovers more than he bargained for! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    American (1987) 3

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Chris Warner. Featuring the Americar, the Ameri-signal, the return of Kid America, and the wildest baseball game in comics history! The mystery deepens and the action intensifies in: "TEAM AMERICA" 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    American (1987) 4

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Chris Warner. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #5
    American (1987) 5

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art by Grant Miehm. Cover by Chris Warner. The secret is out! Congress begins investigating "The American Project." Public opinion sways unexpectedly against the American and he is thrown in jail. Only Kiki, the sign-language speaking gorilla, can help clear the American's name. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    American (1987) 6

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art by Grant Miehm. Cover by Chris Warner. Something evil is afoot in America's Heartland. When Kid America calls in the American and reporter Dennis Hough to help with an ongoing investigation, they find themselves involved in a Rashomon-like plot where nothing is what it seems! 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #7
    American (1987) 7

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Grant Miehm . In a story torn from today's headlines, reporter Dennis Hough and his pal the American attempt to defend the First Amendment rights of a "Hustler-style" magazine. It's a situation where emotions run high and, as our heroes discover when they meet a woman whose life has been ruined by the porn business, a case with no easy answers. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    American (1987) 8

    Written by Mark Verheiden. Art by Grant Miehm. Cover by Grant Miehm and Chris Warner. Violence. It's a staple in comics, but rarely are the effects of violence carried to their logical conclusion. In this hard-hitting issue The American sees the consequences of his actions firsthand when he breaks up the robbery of a convenience store and one of the robbers, a sixteen-year-old kid, ends up in the hospital with little hope for survival. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.75.