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PS238 (2002) comic books

  • Issue #0
    PS238 (2002) 0

    by Aaron Williams For the past few months, Dork Storm Press readers have been seeing comics about a special school for the offspring of superheroes. Well, the definitive student handbook for ps238 is here! Collecting the best and most essential ps238 strips ? along with dossiers on key faculty, students, and historical information about the school ? issue #0 paves the way for the launch of issue #1 in February. Be sure not to miss out on the already critically acclaimed world of ps238! b&w, 32pg $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1
    PS238 (2002) 1

    by Aaron Williams Ron, the son of a super-hero, is able to leap tall buildings, endure almost any assault, and can even fly... if it didn't scare him to death. When his fear of flight is revealed to his peers at ps238, the result is sympathy, mockery, and... a dastardly plot? b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    PS238 (2002) 2

    by Aaron Williams PS238 is designed to handle visitors from all walks of life... on this planet. When a small spacecraft crashes into the playground bearing an alien child, the faculty and staff find that otherworldly beings can often present their own problems to education. And why was he sent to our world in the first place? Find out in PS238 #2! b&w, 32pg $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    PS238 (2002) 3

    by Aaron Williams Ps238 is a special learning institution for kids that can leap tall buildings, bend titanium with their minds, or teleport halfway around the world... so why is Tyler there? Meet a kid whose parents are among the Earth's most powerful beings, yet to all testing available, seems bereft of any kind of superhuman trait. b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    PS238 (2002) 4

    by Aaron Williams Every school has field trips, and ps238 is no exception. However, they go a little farther afield than most: the moon! But this isn't just a rock-hunting sightseeing tour; it's a mission to deliver a very important package! What perils await them there? b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5
    PS238 (2002) 5

    by Aaron Williams It's a ghost story for meta-human kids in this episode of Ps238! Our school for the children of superheroes has special dormitories for students whose families can't relocate to the area... or if their abilities require it. In this issue, a few of those children go exploring and find that there's more going on in these hallowed halls than even they had imagined! b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #6
    PS238 (2002) 6

    by Aaron Williams Captain Patriot is America's freedom fighter, a symbol of liberty, and defender of justice! But he's not going to last forever. Thanks to ps238, two political parties have decided to groom their own candidate for America's next national hero. Can the other kids cope with two slogan-spouting spandex super-patriots? Will the teachers be able to deal with the "minders" consistently at the kids' heels? b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7
    PS238 (2002) 7

    It's history report time at ps238, and our meta children have decided to write a paper about the world's first super-hero, Mister Extraordinary! Journey back in time and thrill to the adventures of the man who set the stage for the age of heroes. RES. from Previews Vol. XIV #1 (JAN042352) b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #8
    PS238 (2002) 8

    by Aaron Williams. Our history reports continue as a group of students give a presentation about the secretive "Rainmaker Program." What was the original program like, decades ago, and what effects does it have on ps238 in the current day? Is something sinister waiting to happen to the "lesser-powered" metahumans at the first public school for super-kids? Get in on the conspiracy with ps238 #7! RES. from Previews Vol. XIV #1 (APR042581) b&w, 32pg $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #9
    PS238 (2002) 9

    by Aaron Williams. Tyler is the one student without super powers at ps238, so if he's going to survive, he needs some help! That help comes to him in the form of a midnight-blue cape and cowl, originally belonging to "The Revenant!" Will Tyler make it through his first evening swinging from rooftops and perhaps even battling a little villainy for extra credit? Grab your utility belt and #2 pencils, because this is definitely going to be on the final exam! b&w $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #10
    PS238 (2002) 10

    by Aaron Williams Herschel's shop class takes an odd turn as its star student, Angela, decides to show off her own home-made creation: A functional space station! Unfortunately, someone holds a grudge against whoever used to reside in the orbital path she chose. Can she and her fellow classmates manage to fend off a threat intended for a fully-fledged super-team? Will they make it back to Earth intact? 32pgs, B&W SRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #11
    PS238 (2002) 11

    by Aaron Williams When ps238 needs someone to "guide" a half-angel half-demon through what life is like for a regular kid, the only mere mortal at ps238 is tapped for the job. Tyler finds himself in the role of humanity instructor for Malphast, a creature from realms infernal and celestial. Can such a creature learn how to act "normally?" Will the playground play host to the era's greatest theological conflict? Pick up ps238 #11 and see! 32pgs, B&W SRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #12
    PS238 (2002) 12

    by Aaron Williams Ron Peterson has the ability to travel through time. When a future Ron comes back to give his past self a tour of the Castle Beyond Time, Tyler inadvertently gets an unexpected trip there himself! There he finds the tales of other Tylers from other universes; encounters the beginnings of Zodon's meddling with time; and Tom discovers that he'll have to make a decision that affects all of humanity. 32pgs, B&WSRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #13
    PS238 (2002) 13

    by Aaron Williams. Sent to thwart a plan Zodon will eventually put into motion in Tyler's future, he travels to 1967 where he's nabbed as a temporal criminal by a superhero named Chronomaster! Will Tyler ever get back to the present day? 32pgs, B&WSRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14
    PS238 (2002) 14

    by Aaron Williams. He was one of the first metahumans ever experimented on by the government. All he could do, at first, was make it rain or stop raining. Now, thanks to the sinister Doctor Irons, The Rainmaker can do so much more, and he's on a mission to "rescue" the kids at ps238! The past comes back to haunt the first public school for superheroes! 32pgs, B&WSRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15
    PS238 (2002) 15

    by Aaron Williams. The Rainmaker has kidnapped a van full of kids from ps238, and it's up to someone to stop him. Since the Rainmaker can remove or improve the powers of any superhero, it's up to the Revenant and Tyler to save the day! Is our football-helmet clad vigilante in training up to the task, or should he just wait in the car? 32pgs, B&WSRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #16
    PS238 (2002) 16

    By Aaron Williams. When the Rainmaker, Harold Nelson, broke into ps238, he dampened and increased the powers of several super-kids for a while. Guardian Angel was no exception, and her metabilities were taken away for a short time. Unfortunately, the guardian force that keeps her safe was apparently in charge of her immune system as well! Can she survive her first bout with death? Or is there someone at ps238 that can help her? 32pgs, B&WSRP: $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #17
    PS238 (2002) 17

    By Aaron Williams. A mystery malevolence is stalking the Excelsior School playground and classrooms. People are vanishing, valuables are being pilfered, and students are finding themselves instantly transported to the oddest places: lockers, closets... the roof? Can the super-kids of ps238 find out what's going on and how to stop it before the school becomes uninhabitable? And will Guardian Angel recover from her devastating illness? Pick up ps238 #17, because class is in session! 32pgs, B&W Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #18
    PS238 (2002) 18

    by Aaron Williams Tyler, a.k.a. "Moon Shadow," tries to warn ps238 about Charles Brigman, a teleporting menace to life, limb, and not getting dropped in a nearby lake. Meanwhile, a young girl named Satori reveals that she can not only speak with the dead, but there's at least one ghost camped out on Excelsior School's front lawn! And Prospero sure seems excited about something, but what? Pick up ps238 #18 for more tales from the only public school for metaprodigy children! 32pgs, B&W Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #19
    PS238 (2002) 19

    by Aaron Williams The battle against Charles Brigman the teleporting bully is on! Tyler recruits a few super- powered classmates to take on this newly minted metahuman menace, but can even their combined might take on a jerk who can zap you across the state in the blink of an eye? And what is Zodon planning that he needs a flux capacitor for? Find out the answers to these and other mysteries in PS238 #19! 32pgs, B&W Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #20
    PS238 (2002) 20

    by Aaron Williams A while ago, Tyler was sent into the future to foil a time travel plot by the villainous super-genius, Zodon. Well, the future is now, but what exactly happens to the smartest and most evil student at ps238? Can such an amoral being be let loose in our timeline? And will he make it back to the present in one piece? And it looks like Tyler has to get some help from his classmates, since his work keeping Zodon from destroying time has just begun! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #21
    PS238 (2002) 21

    by Aaron Williams The fight with Charles, the teleporting bully, may be over, but the aftermath still lingers. Captain Clarinet hit his first opponent in that fight, and he's paralyzed with fright that he might severely hurt someone if he uses his powers. He turns to the most powerless student at ps238, Tyler, for help. Meanwhile, something not of this Earth crashes down in the playground, heralding new perils! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #22
    PS238 (2002) 22

    by Aaron Williams Cecil Holmes has long suspected something 'odd' has been going on at Excelsior Public School. Unbeknownst to him, the secret school for super-kids, ps238, is three miles below his feet. Today, some of his suspicions will be confirmed, as a stranded creature from beyond our world has escaped! This is compounded with the mystery of what happened to a missing convenience store clerk. Are the two related? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #23
    PS238 (2002) 23

    by Aaron Williams It's Career Day at ps238, and the students get to learn what life is like in the workaday world for people with superpowers! Things aren't all leaping tall buildings and saving the day, it seems. What's worse, it seems the herald of a possible invasion decides to land on the playground! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #24
    PS238 (2002) 24

    by Aaron Williams Career Day has taken a turn for the worse with a suspicious 'alternative' school for super-kids sending representatives onto ps238's campus. One of these ambassadors of academic excellence finds Tyler to be somehow offensive and banishes him to a netherworld from which there appears to be no escape. Can Tyler's classmates free him? Can special guest star Wil Wheaton lend his talents to the search? Find out in Ps238 #24! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #25
    PS238 (2002) 25

    by Aaron Williams The event that's been building since issue 2 is finally here! The aliens are invading! What do these visitors from another world want with our little blue globe? And why are they taking a particularly keen interest in ps238? Will the super-kids and their super-teachers be able to fend off cosmic conquest? Is the human race doomed? Will there ever be another summer vacation? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #26
    PS238 (2002) 26

    by Aaron Williams The aliens' plans for Earth have been revealed, and the very future of humanity is being sacrificed to perpetuate the invaders' race! Can Tyler and his friends from ps238 stop the tentacled fiends before they unleash their ultimate weapon? And what special threat does it hold for Tyler's personal future? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #27
    PS238 (2002) 27

    by Aaron Williams One minute, Tyler was in quarantine with a virus that could lead to the extinction of mankind. The next minute, he's the President of the United States? Why doesn't he seem to be in complete control of his actions? And why does everyone keep calling him 'President Cranston'? Learn some of the secrets of how PS238 came to be in this Oval Office issue! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #28
    PS238 (2002) 28

    by Aaron Williams Has Miss Kyle left PS238 for good? Why was Zodon spotted holding onto the tail of her airliner? These and other questions are why the Flea is chasing these rogue meta-persons out West. This isn't your 'normal' Las Vegas; it's a place run by a metahuman enforcer squad, where everyone is welcome as long as you leave your super-grudges at the city limits. Is Sin City ready for PS238's ultra-kids? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #29
    PS238 (2002) 29

    by Aaron Williams Miss Kyle's Las Vegas vacation continues to spiral out of control as she and her stowaway students are called upon to solve a mystery that even the greatest casino security team has been unable to crack. Can Miss Kyle, Poly Mer, Zodon, Julie, and the Flea figure out who is robbing the casino blind? Meanwhile, back at ps238, Tyler finds that being in stasis isn't as peaceful as one would think! All this and more in ps238 #29! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #30
    PS238 (2002) 30

    by Aaron Williams The Las Vegas adventure that Miss Kyle would rather forget takes several exciting turns as the stowaway super-kids learn that it's not easy to beat the house when the house can beat back, some super-villains are super-sneaky, and Praetorian Academy is still a force to be reckoned with! All this and Julie Finster starts a new destiny that will cause a small metahuman revolution when she tosses away her cape for good! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #31
    PS238 (2002) 31

    by Aaron Williams After being nearly destroyed by aliens, the little town that unwittingly plays host to ps238 has begun to change. Superheroes are moving their households in from all over the world, including Tyler's parents! And now that the government has announced that the newly-renamed 'Wonderburg' will be a model metahuman community, will ps238 be able to keep its location at least a semi-secret? Will Tyler's alien virus be cured in time to meet his folks? And will the townspeople be forced to move away to make way for row upon row of Halls of Justice? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #32
    PS238 (2002) 32

    by Aaron Williams Along with nearly every super-group relocating their headquarters to Wonderburg, the newly-renamed home of ps238, the mysterious Praetorian Academy has recruited several new students into its ranks including... Captain Clarinet? Has he hung up his cape and concerto for good? And why is Angie asking Herschel for help with cloning technology? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #33
    PS238 (2002) 33

    by Aaron Williams Tyler's jaunt to the castle beyond space and time comes to a head as the decision rests with him and him alone as to whether or not human kind will keep its superheroes, or if they will pass into legend until a new age of heroes comes to pass. Meanwhile, back at ps238, frantic efforts are made to get Tyler out of stasis and into the care of his parents, who are now local residents - and some of the solutions may border on mad science! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #34
    PS238 (2002) 34

    by Aaron Williams Julie Finster, distant relative of Suzi Fusion, comes from a family that hasn't had many direct relatives who wear costumes and fly about. To make matters worse, Julie is the 84th person with the FISS powerset (Flight, Invulnerability, Speed, Strength), making her somewhat common and unfashionable in the super-heroing world. Her cousins, the atomic-powered 'Nuclear Family' have come to town, lording their fame and fortune over Julie's household. Can her self-confidence survive? And what's with all the demons and cherubs flitting around Wonderburg? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #35
    PS238 (2002) 35

    by Aaron Williams Tyler Marlocke has always been a boy with no powers, going to school alongside the children of Earth's mightiest. Has he finally gained the abilities his parents have yearned for him to have? Can he control them without unraveling the universe? And will the planet survive a showdown between the Lords of Order and Chaos? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #36
    PS238 (2002) 36

    by Aaron Williams The forces of Order and Chaos - who suspiciously resemble angels and demons - are wreaking havoc in Wonderburg, and it may be up to Malphast to stop it. As the offspring of both order and chaos, he might have a hidden ability to save the world or doom it to eternal struggle between good and evil. And will Tyler's clone have a part to play in all of this? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #37
    PS238 (2002) 37

    by Aaron Williams After alien invasions, incursions into our world by the supernatural, and choices about the future of superheroes, it's back to schoolwork for the kids of ps238. Miss Kyle has assigned a creative writing assignment, and we get to read along. What insights into the budding superhero mind will we see? And is Zodon using this exercise to drop hints about his next evil scheme? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #38
    PS238 (2002) 38

    by Aaron Williams The rival school to ps238, Praetorian Academy, has challenged the students of ps238 to a soccer game! When it's discovered by an intrepid few that the goal of the game is to make ps238 look unworthy of parent and public support, it's up to Tyler and his friends to figure out how to turn the tide of public opinion, if not win the game! The only problem is who Praetorian Academy's Headmaster has sent to keep things from going awry! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #39
    PS238 (2002) 39

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. Three heroes have been chosen - student-heroes, but still heroes - to journey to a mystic time when dragons, wizards, and other mythical beings walked the Earth! Their quest: To rescue ps238's magic teacher, Spell Syrin, from her exile to the fairy-tale past. Meanwhile, Wonderburg has received a brand new 'SIITS-9000' device for firing dangerous things into orbit or even into the sun, and Zodon has plans for this wondrous technology that could spell doom for large portions of mankind. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #40
    PS238 (2002) 40

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. Wonderburg has installed something no superhero community should be without: the Shoot It Into The Sun-9000 emergency disposal system. Got a time bomb or a gizmo that threatens life on Earth? Just pop it into the SIITS-9000 and out of the gravity well it goes! But a few of ps238's students think Zodon may be using it for nefarious purposes, and in their investigation, find themselves on their way into space with something too dangerous for even the Nuclear Family to keep! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #41
    PS238 (2002) 41

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. The events in space last issue have alerted the race who made Emerald Gauntlet's powerful glove to its existence. And it looks like they want it back! After seizing his father and taking him away to places unknown, the junior Emerald Gauntlet has to get help from his family's arch-nemeses, the clan of Doctor Von Fogg! What price will the young green-gloved gladiator have to pay to have a chance at rescuing his father? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #42
    PS238 (2002) 42

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. While the Emerald Gauntlets (junior and senior) are dealing with the extra-dimensional Emerald Ones, back on Earth, mysterious visitors from another world have arrived. They are looking for Atlas, father of Argonaut (formerly known as Captain Clarinet), and will stop at nothing to find him! What is their purpose here, and what will their plans for one of Earth's greatest heroes hold in store for his son - and for Julie, also known as '84?' Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #43
    PS238 (2002) 43

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. 84's ambassadorship to planet Argos, home of Earth's champion, Atlas, has taken a very strange turn: She's been made the leader of their armed forces and sent into battle against an ancient enemy! Meanwhile, the junior Emerald Gauntlet, Kevin, with his newly augmented powers, is being sent to claim a most powerful artifact from being taken by a race the Emerald Ones consider to be the greatest evil they know. But why is Alexandra Von Fogg so willing to work with the Emerald Ones to enhance Kevin, the son of her family's greatest foe? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #44
    PS238 (2002) 44

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. Thrust into a 'war' by two alien races, 84 and Emerald Gauntlet have to fight their way through an otherworldly landscape of peril and danger, one that has fended off two advanced civilizations for years! Back on planet Argos, will Earth's champion, Atlas, decide to become king? And will his son, Argonaut, discover that there are those who see him as an embarrassment to the royal line, which is the kind of problem they've had to make vanish before? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #45
    PS238 (2002) 45

    Story and Art by Aaron Williams. With Atlas, one of Earth's most famous heroes, gone to his homeworld for who knows how long, it was decided that he needed a replacement. Forak, the exiled engineer from Atlas' planet, is tapped to take up the mantle whether he wants it or not. Focus grouped to death, thrust into a world of super-villains without any preparation, and prone to nausea when flying, it's up to the students of ps238 to help Forak fill the cape of an absent hero. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #46
    PS238 (2002) 46

    (W/A) Aaron Williams Victor Von Fogg has obtained the technology behind the Ultimate Negatory, a device with the power to erase worlds. He has adapted the plans to create the ultimate power source, one that harvests the energy of an entire parallel universe! But Zodon has caught wind of his plans, and, oddly, wants to enlist the aid of ps238's hero-children to stop Victor's plans. And it turns out that the metahuman kids of Earth aren't the only ones who want to have a word with the young Victor about blowing up universes! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #47
    PS238 (2002) 47

    (W/A) Aaron Williams Zodon, the hoverchair-bound boy genius, is recruiting. He wants to lead a team into an alternate universe to rescue someone, though he's reluctant to say who, before Victor Von Fogg uses that universe to fuel one of his newest inventions. But first, team Zodon has to break into Herschel Clay's company, Clay Industries, where Zodon's dimensional portal equipment was taken for study years ago. Complicating matters, Herschel is there as well, discovering that some of his own inventions have gone missing! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #48
    PS238 (2002) 48

    (W/A) Aaron Williams Ambreil Valentine becomes the newest recruit of the Trans Dimensional Defense Division, section 43. She's been selected to officially arrest Victor Von Fogg for attempted destruction of a universe containing sentient beings. Of course, she'll have to get past Victor's increasingly god-like powers while keeping him from consuming the parallel universe she and her friends have traveled to. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #49
    PS238 (2002) 49

    (W/A/C) Aaron Williams Moon Shadow and Argonaut have a huge problem: They're stranded in an unknown and increasingly hostile part of the galaxy, running low on supplies and without any way of navigating home. Their only hope is... Cecil Holmes, one of their classmates, who holds the key to their return to Earth. Meanwhile, Guardian Angel, Zodon, and their friends take on Victor Von Fogg in a showdown over the fate of a parallel universe! All this and so much more in ps238 #49! Cover price $2.99.