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TheRaider.net Research Literature Further Adventures Omnibus 2
 

Indiana Jones Omnibus:
The Further Adventures Volume 2

 
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Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Published: September 30, 2009
368 pages

Clouds of war gather ominously over Europe... the Great Depression grips the world... but one globe-trotting archaeologist's thirst for adventure and discovery remains undaunted by his times in The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones! Writer David Michelinie continues to team up with notable comics artists Steve Ditko, David Mazzucchelli, Herb Trimpe, and Jackson Guice to entertain Indy fans everywhere! This massive volume collects twelve full issues of the 1980s ongoing series-along with the official adaptation of Temple of Doom-for the very first time.

 

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Deadly Rock!
Published: January 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Ricardo Villamonte

Indy takes his advanced archaeology class on a field trip to the cliff dwelling Indian territory of Arizona. He discovers the work of Busby Giles, who is destroying the ancient dwellings to build a criminal hideout. To ensure the professor's silence, Busby kidnapped one of his students, Lucy Giles. Pretending to break camp and leave with the rest of his students, Jones mounted a rescue, only to discover that Lucy was Busby's daughter. Jones fought his way through Busby's men, and foiled Busby's attempt to flee by plane.
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Demons
Published: February 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: David Mazzucchelli

Harvey Poindexter, an accountant for the National Museum, finds in the museum basement a trunk with some relics and old bones from Mexico. The bones are thought to be the skeleton of an evil god, whose remains could influence one to evil. Harvey goes mad, and is killed trying to get away with the trunk. Indy and Marion recover the relics, but not the bones.
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The Sea Butchers: Island of Peril!
Published: March 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Herb Trimpe

Indiana Jones flies with Jock Lindsey to photograph an abandoned Chinese temple on one of the Aleutian islands. He then hires Simon Katanga's ship, the Bantu Wind, to take him there. They are watched closely by Commander Kyoji Hiroto of the Japanese navy and Emeralda Vasquez, a pirate with a stolen U.S. Navy submarine. Emeralda captures the Bantu Wind, loads the temple's treasures aboard, and destroys the temple.
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The Sea Butchers: Death on Dark Waters!
Published: April 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Herb Trimpe

Indy and Katanga capture the submarine and goes after Emeralda, but she signals the Japanese that the sub is attacking her ship. Indy escapes with the sub, and he and Katanga recapture the Bantu Wind. Emeralda returns to her sub, which is destroyed by the Japanese. Jones and Katanga return to the States on the Bantu Wind with the temple treasure in the ship's hold.
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The Search for Abner: The Grecian Earn
Published: May 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Herb Trimpe

In search of Abner Ravenwood, Marion's long-lost father, Indy and Marion travel to Greece, looking for one of Abner's ex-partners. He puts them on the trail of another ex-partner, Andre Lafonte, who has a map to Ra-Lundi. Marion steals the map, and she and Indy travel to Ra-Lundi.
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The Search for Abner:
The City of Yesterday's Forever!

Published: June 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Herb Trimpe
Italian cover (issues 17, 18, & 23)

The city is warmed and protected by a glowing meteorite, called F'han-Tal by the people. F'han-Tal has the power to heal, but exposure to it for more than a day or so causes total dependence on it, so Indy, with the help of a masked white man who is possibly Abner Ravenwood, destroys the stone, releasing the people from their dependence on it.
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Dragon by the Tail!
Published: July 1984
Writer: Larry Lieber
Pencils: Larry Lieber
Italian cover (issues 15, 16, & 19)

Indiana Jones receives a letter from Professor Kobayashi in Japan which reports that a Japanese expedition has discovered a dragon frozen in the Himalayas. The letter also indulges that Japan's military has decided to attempt to use the creature. Indy travels to the Himalayas and then to Japan. He releases the dragon from the military, and with a pre-Indic incantation returns the creature to its frozen home in the Himalayas where it is worshipped by the descendants of prehistoric cave dwellers.
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The Cuban Connection!
Published: August 1984
Writer: David Michelinie, James Owsley
Pencils: Luke McDonnell

The National Museum's Arnham calendar ring is replaced by a fake, and Marcus Brody is blamed. Indy discovers that a Cuban arms dealer named Joan Soto is responsible, and Indy, Marcus, and Marion go to Havana to question him. Indy learns that Soto is working for Ben Ali Ayoob. Indy, Marcus, and Marion go to Merthyr Tydfil, a small village in South Wales, looking for Austin "Cutter" Coleridge, and old college pal of Marcus Brody, who can help them find Ben Ali Ayoob.
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Beyond the Lucifer Chamber!
Published: September 1984
Writer: David Michelinie, James Owsley
Pencils: Steve Ditko
Italian cover (issues 21, 22, & 28)

Ayoob hired Coleridge to unearth the Lucifer Chamber, rumored to be the gateway to hell, and obtain the fabled "Devil's Heart," an amulet said to contain the very soul of Satan. Coleridge, however, believes that the Lucifer Chamber is the doorway to Aghast, the fabled city at the earth's core, where all things are made of gold. He believes that the ancient druids were really alchemists who discovered the philosopher's stone; in fact, Coleridge's left hand is sold gold from having once held the philosopher's stone.
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End Run
Published: October 1984
Writer: David Michelinie, James Owsley
Pencils: Joe Brozowski

Coleridge breaks through the doorway and is absorbed by an occult force which destroys the chamber. Indy, Marion, and Marcus travel to Switzerland to retrieve the Arnhem ring from Ben Ali Ayoob. Ayoob is vaporized by the contents of a box known as the Devil's Heart. Indy recovers the Arnhem ring and the group returns to Connecticut.
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Temple of Doom #1
Published: September 1984
Collected: 1984 (issues 1-3)
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Jackson Guice

It is 1935. After escaping from the gangster Lao Che in Shanghai, Indiana Jones along with his pickpocket sidekick Short Round and singer Willie Scott, crashlands in India near the village of Mayapore. Mayapore's shaman tells of how men from the distant Pankot Palace kidnapped their children as well as their sacred stone, which Jones theorizes is one of the lost Sankara Stones.
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Temple of Doom #2
Published: October 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Jackson Guice

Indy undertakes a mission to rescue the children. Upon arriving at the palace discovers it is a hotbed of acitivity for a resurgence of the evil Thuggee cult, led by the sinister and hypnotic Mola Ram, who are using Mayapore's children as slave labor to mine for precious gems.
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Temple of Doom #3
Published: November 1984
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Jackson Guice

Jones and his companions must put an end to the cult, free the children, and recover the Sankara Stones.
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The Secret of the Deep
Published: November 1984
Writer: Herb Trimpe
Pencils: Herb Trimpe

Indy goes after the crown of Rurick, proof that Vikings sailed as far away as the South Pacific. Kaloo, the island where it was last seen, is controlled by a self-proclaimed potentate named Lord Harry. To gain access to the island, Indy answers an ad from Gold Star films for a stuntman to dive off a waterfall in the South Pacific. Indy gets the crown and helps the film crew escape from Lord Harry and his men, but the crown turns out to be a fake.
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Revenge of the Ancients
Published: December 1984
Writer: Herb Trimpe
Pencils: Herb Trimpe

Indy is attacked by a gang led by Sigfried Klexx, a crooked archaeologist. While investigating, Indy stows aboard their ship, the Capricorn Queen, and finds himself in Central America. He rescues a prisoner on board named Julia Valdez, but Klexx recaptures them both and attempts to use Julia in a deadly ceremony at an ancient structure containing gems, precious metals, and relics. Indy escapes and rescues Julia, and the structure self-destructs, killing everyone nearby.

 

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