WARNING! SPOILERS EVERYWHERE! GAME OVER, MAN! GAME OVER!Title:
Mystery in SpaceRelease Date:
July 1998Writer: Mark WaidPenciller: Arnie JorgensenInker: David MeikisJLA Members: Superman
, Wonder Woman
), Green Lantern
, the Flash
, the Martian Manhunter
, and Barda
.Guest Stars: Adam Strange
.So what happens?
Well, first of all, Superman finally gets rid of those stupid electrical
powers and is back in the traditional red, yellow, and blue costume. Whew!
After that, the JLA is unexpectedly kidnap
ped and enslave
d on the planet of Rann
by Adam Strange, an old Silver Age
space hero, and a group of aliens called the En'Tarans. After the Martian Manhunter uses his telepathy
to discover that Adam has gone insane
, Adam informs them that he is putting them to work rebuilding Rann to its former glory--his dead wife, he tells them, is coming back home...
The Leaguers are used as slave labor
, along with all the people of Rann. Orion, in particular, is enraged at being held captive, but the Mother Box
strapped to his arm helps to (barely) control his rage
. In a desperate bid to escape, the Flash lends extra speed to Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Martian Manhunter, so they can zoom out at superspeed and take Adam captive. But the Martian Manhunter betray
s them, and they are all recaptured. Finally, it is revealed that Adam's wife, Alanna, really is alive, but being held captive by the En'Tarans...Back | Index | Forward