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TheRaider.net Research Literature Further Adventures Omnibus 1
 

Indiana Jones Omnibus:
The Further Adventures Volume 1

 
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Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Published: January 21, 2009
368 pages

Join comics luminaries Walt Simonson, John Byrne, Archie Goodwin, and Howard Chaykin, among others, in the very first appearances of the esteemed professor on the comic-book page! This tome collects the first twelve issues of the 1980s ongoing series - along with the adaptation of Raiders of the Lost Ark - for the very first time. And David Michelinie, the writer who would go on to pen most of Indy's four-color adventures, begins his imaginative run here! Fans of the films won't want to miss these classic tales that extend the Indiana Jones mythos beyond the silver screen.

 

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Raiders of the Lost Ark #1
Published: September 1981
Collected: 1981 (issues 1-3)
Writer: Walter Simonson
Pencils: John Buscema

In 1936, Indiana Jones recovers a lost golden idol in the jungles of Peru, but is betrayed by his guides and eventually loses the idol to his longtime rival, Belloq. No sooner has he returned Stateside than he is approached by members of Army Intelligence, who reveal evidence suggesting the Nazis have discovered the lost city of Tanis and are near to discovering the Ark of the Covenant.
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Raiders of the Lost Ark #2
Published: October 1981
Writer: Walter Simonson
Pencils: John Buscema

After hearing of how powerful the Ark is, Intelligence requests Jones go after it, but first he needs a vital piece to find the Ark's resting place, which he believes is in the possession of Abner Ravenwood in Nepal. Ravenwood is dead however, but his daughter, Marion, possess the piece. But the Nazis are after it as well. And worse, Belloq is helping them! Jones must keep the Ark out of the hands of evil....but first he has to find it.
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Raiders of the Lost Ark #3
Published: November 1981
Writer: Walter Simonson
Pencils: John Buscema

Indy uses his whip to lash himself to the submarine's periscope for the journey to the Nazi island. He also loses his hat in the water. At the Nazi island, Indy confronts Belloq and threatens to destroy the Ark after Belloq has changed into his ceremonial robes. Rather than surrender, he is attacked and subdued by the Nazi officer Captain Mohler. Dietrich prepares to execute Jones, but Belloq persuades the Colonel to tie Indy up instead, and to kill him after the Ark has been opened.
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The Ikons of Ikammanen
Published: January 1983
Writer: John Byrne
Pencils: John Byrne
Italian cover (issues 1, 2, & 6)

Charlie Dunne, a former student who claims to have found the Ikons of Ikammanen, is killed. Indy goes to Krikambo, a northeast African coastal town, to meet Charlie's sister Edith. She is kidnapped by Solomon Black and Indy and Edith are forced to find the Ikons for him.
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22-Karat Doom!
Published: February 1983
Writer: Missouri O'Neill
Pencils: John Byrne

When Nazis torpedo Black's ship, Indy and Edith escape with an Ikon. Indy reveals that Edith killed her brother to get all the credit for the find, so he leaves her to the vengeance of the Ikon.
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The Devil's Cradle
Published: March 1983
Writer: Denny O'Neill
Pencils: Gene Day, Richard Howell

Indy meets a four-hundred-year-old man named Prospero and his two-hundred-year old grandson. They are chased by suspicious local yokels and are trying to prevent the army from burying a special spring Prospero needs to concoct his elixir of immortality. In the end, the spring is buried, and Indy and Prospero go their separate ways.
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Gateway to Infinity!
Published: March 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Ron Frenz

Indy joins the gateway project in England, investigating a crystal cylinder discovered within a Stonehenge monolith. Indy works with an English woman, Professor Karen Mays, but the Nazis are also after the secret of the discovery.
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The Harbingers
Published: April 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Ron Frenz
Italian cover (issues 4, 5, & 24)

Indy and Karen discover that the cylinder is the key to a dimensional gateway. The Nazis steal the cylinder and try to summon the beings from that dimension, but Indy and Karen stop them by destroying the cylinder.
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Club Nightmare!
Published: June 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Howard Chaykin

Marion Ravenwood opens the Raven's Nest, a Manhattan nightclub, with Indiana Jones as a silent partner. The opening night festivities, featuring guest singer Frank Sinatra, are interrupted. Indy and Marion suspect gangster Emil Marko, but later catch their interior decorator, Jamal, sabotaging the club and discover that he had been using it as a cover for smuggling artifacts.
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Africa Screams!
Published: June 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Kerry Gammill

Indy recovers a Piute summoning stone stolen from the National Museum by a ring of international artifact thieves, led by Ian McIver, with whom Indy had previously tangled over some tablets in Bangkok. In retrieving the stone, Indy also gets a map dealing with the movements of a clan of people called the Shintay, who supposedly split off from Atlantis.
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Africa Screams: Crystal Death
Published: July 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Kerry Gammill
Italian cover (issues 7, 8, & 13)

Indy and Marion travel to Cameroon in West Africa and head into the Congo. They meet a group of Nazis led by Colonel Vogel and Ian McIver, but all are captured by the Shintay, who explain that they were banished from Atlantis because they worship death while the Atlanteans revered life. Vogel tries to take a crystal power orb and destroys the entire Shintay citadel leaving only Indy, Marion, and McIver as survivors.
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The Gold Goddess: Xomec's Riders
Published: September 1983
Writer: Archie Goodwin, David Michelinie
Pencils: Dan Reed

Sallah helps Indy recover the gold Chachapoyan idol that was stolen from him in Peru by Rene Belloq. He delivers it to Marcus Brody and the National Museum, but it is stolen again by Xomez, a descendant of Chachapoyan warriors.
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The Gold Goddess: Amazon Death-Ride!
Published: October 1983
Writer: Archie Goodwin, David Michelinie
Pencils: Dan Reed
Italian cover (issues 9, 10, & 14)

Indy goes to Manaus, Brazil, to recover the gold Chachapoyan idol. There he meets Ilsa Toht, sister of Ernst Toht, who tries to kill Indy. Indy recovers the idol, but Ilsa is lost at sea.
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The Fourth Nail: Blood and Sand!
Published: November 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Kerry Gammill

In Australia, Indy finds a calendar ring, a relic from the Arnhelm cult that once lived near Sydney. While there he meets Ben Ali Ayoob, a relic collector with many homes around the world that house his collections. Ayoob tries to hire Indy to find for him the fourth nail of the crucifixion, supposedly stolen from Golgotha by a gypsy, prompting the gypsies to believe that God forgives them for petty crimes. Indy declines Ayoob's offer, but decides to go after the nail himself for the National Museum.
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The Fourth Nail: Swords and Spikes!
Published: December 1983
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Luke McDonnell
Italian cover (issues 11, 12, & 25)

Indy goes to Barcelona, followed by Ayoob's Ismalis (Arabian Ninja), finds Torino, and meets Marion, the National Museum's new public relations officer. After fights in a cathedral and a bullring stockpen, Indy is shown the fourth nail. Ayoob's Ismalis try to steal it and are instantly killed, so Indy decides to return home empty handed.

 

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