Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Superhero
Publisher: DC Comics
Vol 1: Aug/Sep 1950 – Sep/Oct 1973
Written by Edmond Hamilton. Art by Howard Sherman. Photo cover from Destination Moon. Chris and the crew of the Pioneer encounter radioactive, crystalline men in the Green Nebula and foil a plot to steal the Nebula’s radium. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, “Job Counselor. Written by David V. Reed. Art by Paul Norris and Bernard Sachs. Darwin meets a young actress who has accidentally bathed in the Fountain of Youth. Written by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer. Art by Dick Sprang. A description of devices, events, and innovations predicated by Wells in his fiction. Written by Gardner Fox and Edmond Hamilton. Art by Jim Mooney and Sy Barry. A scientist uses a hydrogen bomb to cause rain, resulting in a world-wide flood. He uses a second bomb to save mankind. Article written by Julius Schwartz. Art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. Science facts about the experiments of Otto von Ghericke and Isaac Newton. Text story, art by Raymond Perry. Written byGardner Fox and Robert Heinlein. Art by Curt Swan and John Fischetti. A story about a seat-of-the pants, first landing on the moon, adapted from the 1950 George Pal movie, Destination Moon.
Vol 2: November 1999 – February 2000
Crop circles and cattle mutilations, mad scientists and the top writers and artists in comics converge in a four-issue Vertigo short-story anthology exploring the limits of the imagination.
Vol 3: May 2009 – December 2009
Master storyteller Jim Starlin takes readers on an epic sci-fi adventure starring Adam Strange, Comet and the reverse Superman known as Bizarro.
Vol 4: July 2011
Don’t miss this eighty page collection of science fiction short stories from some of Vertigo’s all-time greats, as well as the hot new talents of tomorrow! From the far reaches of space to the not so distant future, we bring you eight science-fiction stories as only Vertigo can do them. Plus: the Eisner Award-winning 100 BULLETS team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso reunite to bring you the first chapter of their upcoming new series SPACEMAN!
Vol 5: March 4 2020
After winning five Eisner Awards and topping year-end “best of lists,” the comic book of 2019 was Mister Miracle. The comic book of 2020 will be Strange Adventures.
The Mister Miracle team of writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads are joined by fan-favorite artist Evan “Doc” Shaner to bring you an epic tale in the tradition of Watchmen, The Dark Knight Returns, and DC: The New Frontier-a story of blood, war, and love that readers will be talking about for years to come.
Adam Strange is the hero of Rann, a man famous throughout the galaxy for his bravery and honor. After leading his adopted home to victory in a great planetary war, Adam and his wife Alanna retire to Earth, where they are greeted by cheers, awards, and parades. But not all is as happy and nice as it seems, as the decisions Adam made during battles on Rann come back to haunt his family and threaten the entire DC Universe. And now a surprise DC hero will have to choose between saving Adam Strange and saving the world.
A story like no other, Strange Adventures is an ambitious, thrilling, shocking, and beautiful 12-issue saga that will push Adam Strange to the breaking point-and beyond!