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Next Men (1992) John Byrne's comic books

  • Issue #0
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 0

    Story and art by John Byrne. Collecting the four stories previously published in Dark Horse Presents, Bethany, Nathan, Danny, Jack, and Jasmine suddenly find themselves awake in a world completely foreign to their memories. They remember having strange abilities, but nothing like this! What are they? They're part of the mystery that Tony Murcheson has been assigned to investigate and uncover: Project Next Men! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 1

    1st printing - Story and art by John Byrne. Dreams...disfigurement... and death. The mutates escape from Project Next Men only to find themselves on the run in a world completely different from their memories. During a mysterious encounter in the desert, they begin to realize that they were locked in fantasy, and they must come to terms with the real version of reality before their former captors track them down. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1REP
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 1REP

    2nd printing. John Byrne script and art. This is the 2nd printing easily identified by the blue lettering and blue border down the side of the comic. 2nd printing notice in indicia last page of book. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 2

    Story and art by John Byrne. In this issue, titled "Worldview," the mutants have been separated for the first time. They're jailed, hospitalized, or...somewhere else. Jasmine is desperate for news of Jack. But how can she go to him if she's caged? Maybe her strange new abilities will help. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 3

    Story and art by John Byrne. The world has its first taste of just how deadly the escapees from Project Next Men can be when a simple rescue becomes a violent blood bath. Meanwhile, Senator Hilltop continues his evil machinations with his shadowy partner, someone familiar to readers of 2112. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 4

    Story and art by John Byrne. The mutates are reunited and begin to learn more about their strange new world. Bethany discovers that the Next Men are not the only survivors of the Project. There are also some mistakes, genetic mutations that want something from their more perfect brothers. And last issue's plane accident has stunning repercussions. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 5

    Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men are headed to Washington, D.C., after their encounter with another survivor of Project Next Men. This issue marks the end of the first day in the mutates' new lives, while forces in Washington conspire to make their futures even more complicated. We learn the identity of Tony Murcheson's contact, the elusive Control. And then there's Senator Hilltop, who's moving up in the world... 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 6

    Story and art by John Byrne. Here it is- the comic so daring that the title characters don't even appear in it! That's because at the time this issue takes place, they don't yet exist! This look back at the genesis of Project Next Men will answer all those nagging questions about what's behind Senator Hilltop's scheming, and how he met his sinister partner. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 7

    Story and art by John Byrne. Six months after the events in issue 5, the Next Men are deluged by new experiences: new code names, new costumes, new training, and having hair again! Along with all the fun, they face the cruel disadvantages that come with their powers. Meanwhile, off in Mother Russia, another team exists.... 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 8

    Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men are still a secret to the world, but that doesn't stop Control from sending them to Russia to help the head of Russia's Omega project devise a solution to the danger posed by the Next Men's Russian counterparts. What will happen when the Next Men face their own doubles? As Jack, Nathan, Jazz, and Bethany head into action, Danny, who was left behind, makes a startling discovery of his own. Meanwhile, the mystery deepens in part two of the chilling "M4." Who is the mystery man? What does the designation "MIV" mean? How is Senator Hilltop involved? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 9

    Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men encounter the greatest shock of their lives as they discover that the Omega Project, Russia's own Next Men, has a ghost from their past! The two groups have much more in common than they expected! And there's more shock as Danny, left behind for his own protection, heads south to pursue another mystery. Then, in part three of the enigmatic "M4," Mark hits the road on the trail of his own answers. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 10

    Story and art by John Byrne. What a way to spend Christmas -- hip deep in Siberian snow at the heart of Mother Russia, facing your own out-of-control Soviet counterparts. That's where the Next Men find themselves for the holidays, except for Danny, who has headed south for the winter to meet... Mom. "M4" continues, with more of Mark's beguiling story. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 11

    Story and art by John Byrne. Russia's Project Omega attacks the mutates on two levels: with straight-ahead superhero action and through the devastating truth. The Next Men learn more than they wanted to know about their origins and their tie to the out-of-control Russian mutates. Meanwhile, Danny learns what it means to live a "normal" human life. Then, in part four of "M4," Mark does a change of face... literally. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 12

    Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men's Russian adventure ends with an explosive discovery. Although the mutates have had plenty of experience with surprise revelations, they aren't prepared for this one! Meanwhile, in Florida, Danny learns who his real father is... 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 13

    Story and art by John Byrne. Tempers flare within the ranks of the Next Men! Jack's reaction to finding out what went on between Nathan and Jasmine in Russia may be the death of Nathan. In the continuing M4 series, Mark's quest to find out more about his missing history has Amanda and him on the run. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 14

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    Story and art by John Byrne. Danny and his sister find themselves away from home alone in the big city of New York in their quest to track down the elusive Action Maxx, a journey that takes them to the headquarters of Dollar Comics, publishers of their hero's "true" adventures. Meanwhile, the Next Men have a new mission: Find Danny. In the ongoing M4 back-up tale, Mark and Amanda come one step closer to uncovering Mark's secret origin. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 15

    Story and art by John Byrne. Danny's hopes for help and training from the incredible Action MaxxTM are dashed when he visits Dollar Comics and learns the crushing reality behind his hero's "true" adventures. Meanwhile, the Next Men have caught up with Danny, only to find that the world has learned the truth about their existence! In the M4 backup feature, Mark is reunited with his... family. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 16

    Story and art by John Byrne. Publicity threatens to change the Next Men as Dollar Comics' newest title gives them new costumes, new names, and new personalities, lighting a new fire in the eyes of one Sheriff Coffey, who recognizes in the now-famous heroes the same kids who killed their way through his town. Plus, a surprise for Jasmine and a comics first -- a comics/novel crossover by the author of both! Donna Wojciechowski of Whipping Boy is sent by her Chicago newspaper to verify the reality of the paranormal phenomenon called the Next Men. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 17

    Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men may have moved to the big city, but they can't escape one small town... Public notice of Dollar Comics' newest and most successful title, SpeedboyTM, leads to the arrest of the Next Men... for murder. Is Sheriff Coffey right in thinking that these new superstars are really the most dangerous menace ever unleashed on the world? Meanwhile, in M4, Mark encounters a familiar-looking woman holding a not-so-familiar gun. Plus: The Next Men (and someone who looks a lot like... Marv?) rendered by the award-winning creator of Sin City, Frank Miller, in a glorious non-color "color" cover printed in its full no-logo glory on the back cover! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 18

    Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men have to face the music when they're put on trial for murder... Chrissy faces her mother again for the first time since she ran away from home... Gillian shows her face again after being hidden away, the President dies of a massive cerebral hemorrhage, leaving Senator Hilltop to face the pressures of the highest office, the man from the future reveals what events face our timeline, and, in the M4 backup feature, Mark comes face-to-face with a not-so-friendly face from his recent but murky past. All those faces, and the rest of the bodies by John Byrne. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 19

    Faith: Part 1 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Dr. Trogg and the Blue Dahlia battle in the crime-torn alleyways of Manhattan. Wait -- aren't Dr. Trogg and the Blue Dahlia comic-book characters from the Dollar Comics line? What are they doing in New York? Meanwhile, with Tony's help, the Next Men make a daring break from jail, while Tommy Kirkland breaks out of a sanitarium. Beginning with this story arc, the Next Men will now be coming to you in the four-issue miniseries format. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 20

    Faith: Part 2 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. The Next Men go underground... literally, and find that someone's under the streets of New York. There in the tunnels, Jack has a spiritual encounter that changes his life. Meanwhile, up on the streets, characters from the fictional Dollar Comics universe are continuing to be spotted in the "real" world. What's the connection between this and Sandy's unnerving transformation? Ben Horowitz can't see what's happening under his nose, but the head of Dollar Comics does have a few important words to say about the comics industry... 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 21
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    NOTE: 1st appearance of Mike Mignola's Hellboy (1st full app. in comic books) - Faith: Part 3 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Mike Mignola. Guest-starring Hellboy. When Legends clash! (Or crossover!) Presenting the first "official crossover" within the Legend line -- the Next Men meet Mike Mignola's HELLBOY! Danny is actually the lucky one to have his path cross that of the World's Greatest Paranormal Investigator, in a segment drawn by guest Legend star Mike Mignola. Meanwhile, we present the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of Jack, whose imagination infuses the well-known story with some familiar faces. In the ongoing saga of Mark, a.k.a. MIV, we find out just what he's been doing during the missing seven years of his life. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #22
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 22

    Faith: Part 4 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Jasmine has to face the greatest decision of her life alone while the Next Men are being attacked by troops from the surface as they battle alongside their newfound subterranean allies. The outcome of this battle will separate one of the Next Men from the team. In M4, Mark can't help Amanda and Carolyn as they face a threat to their very existence. Can they find their way back to reality alone? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #23
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 23
    • Signed by creator John Byrne and cover artist Gary Cody with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Power: Part 1 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. It's a Dollar Comics bonanza as more and more of its heroes and villains appear in the real world, a world sadly unprepared to meet its fantasies face to face. The one suffering the most from their appearance is Sandy Tolliver, who dreams of them each night, then finds in the morning that they're real, and that she has also changed again, resembling more strongly the figure of her own fantasies. The Next Men could explain this strange transformation to her, but they're on the run from a government that has branded them killers. Meanwhile, Mark and Amanda escape the bony clutches of Cornelius Van Damme as M4 moves toward its intersection with the Next Men storyline. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #24
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 24

    Power: Part 2 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. The origin of a monstrous menace! The deadly Dr. Trogg, not content with unleashing a wave of comic-book characters into the real world, confronts his creator, Ben Horowitz, the creative force behind Dollar Comics! The diabolical dino-villain demands to know the secrets of his making and... why did Ben have to make him such a nasty guy? Concrete makes a guest appearance as you've never seen him before. Other special guests include... John Byrne, Mike Mignola, and Art Adams? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #25
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 25

    Power: Part 3 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. Look fast, or you'll miss 'em! More comics characters make cameo appearances as reality and fantasy collide with the Next Men caught in between! It's the final showdown between Action MaxxTM, the Blue Dahlia, and the unbeatable Brutus against the villainous Dr. Trogg, the She-Demon, and Mandriller! And what will this mean for Sandy, whose powers are rapidly escalating out of her control? What happens when you have unlimited power? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #26
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 26

    Power: Part 4 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. Everything blows up this issue! Reality tears apart, the Next Men face more fictional Dollar Comics characters (including some very familiar faces), and Manhattan is destroyed as Sandy's powers go haywire. What happens when your dreams make fantasy and reality collide? The final fate of Sandy Tolliver in the final chapter of Power. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #27
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 27

    Lies: Part 1 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. The Next Men's earliest memories were of the Greenery, a place of wonder where they trained for their future roles as protectors of the realm. Then they woke up and discovered that it was all a lie. What happens when one Next Man wakes up again? This four-issue series closes the first chapter in the on-going saga of the Next Men, and Legend creator John Byrne warns that as wild a ride this is one is, it's still just the calm before the storm! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #28
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 28

    Lies: Part 2 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. Jasmine is reunited with all her friends: Nathan, Bethany, Jack, Danny and Jasmine's husband. Concerned about her recent memory loss, they want to help her reconstruct her memories of life outside the Greenery. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #29
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 29

    Lies: Part 3 of 4 - Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. If the lies turn out to be lies, who can trust the truth? And who can tell who's a liar, and where the truth lies, when even the truth is a lie? A journey into an unsolvable conundrum with the Next Men as they barrel toward the conclusion in the first chapter of their lives! Featuring the plot revelation you all knew was coming -- the origin of Sathanas! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #30
    Next Men (1992) John Byrne's 30

    Lies: Part 4 of 4 -Story and art by John Byrne. Cover by Gary Cody. Questions and answers are funny things; they play this never-ending game of leapfrog, so you never stop asking questions and you never have enough answers. John Byrne spills everything in this spectacular finale to the first era of the Next Men and leaves us with a whole new list of questions as we head into the year 2112. What does the future hold for everyone's favorite genetically altered lab specimens? Hang on for the next chapter in the lives of the Next Men! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.50.