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TheRaider.net Research Literature Further Adventures Omnibus 3
 

Indiana Jones Omnibus:
The Further Adventures Volume 3

 
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Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Published: February 24, 2010
344 pages

The globetrotting hero born of George Lucas's love for high-adventure 1930s fiction returns! Irreverent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones scours the furthest corners of the planet for priceless artifacts, hungry for knowledge about ancient civilizations and in a constant race to beat grave-robbing thieves to the goods. Though his quick wit, resourcefulness, and dashing good looks have gotten him this far, what happens when his Nazi foes attempt to wake the dead through sorcery? Join Steve Ditko and Linda Grant in this value-priced collection to find out!

 

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Good as Gold
Published: January 1985
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Steve Ditko

Indy goes to the Peruvian Andes to meet Jessie Hale, who has uncovered a stone slab that reveals the location of the El Dorado treasure. Ivar Reiss, the rebellious son of wealthy industrialist Edgard Reiss, forces Indy and Jessie to lead him to the El Dorado. It turns out to be an Inca trap, and Reiss and his men are buried under a mountain of rubble.
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Trail of the Golden Guns - part 1
Published: February 1985
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Steve Ditko

Indy finds what might be an Atlantic relic in the Caribbean, and Short Round, who has been in a boarding school, helps him escape with it from a Latin American military patrol boat. The relic turns out to be merely a "Buffalo Bill" Cody) asks for Indy's assistance in recovering a pair of antique revolvers—stolen days earlier by an unscrupulous Russian count, Alexander Salkovich.
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Trail of the Golden Guns - part 2
Published: March 1985
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Steve Ditko
Italian cover (issues 26, 27, & 31)

With the encouragement of Efram Decker from the State Department, Indy and Cody travel to the Ukraine to hunt down Salkovich and the guns. They are met by a band of Cossacks, whose aging leader Uri Rostoff claims to have lost the revolvers to Buffalo Bill in a sharpshooting contest decades earlier. Rostoff offers to help recover the guns, as long as Cody agrees to stand in for her grandfather in a rematch.
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Tower of Tears!
Published: April 1985
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Steve Ditko

Alec Sutherland, a student of the late Dr. Arthur Hecht (of whom Indiana Jones is also a former student), asks Indy to help carry on Hecht's work. He was investigating the Tower of Tears in Iran, one of the seven fabled towers scattered across the earth harboring sorcerers who seek to chant the world to destruction. Indy and Alec find the tower, but the sorcerer who lives there claims to be the only one, and he dies in an explosion.
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Shot by Both Sides!
Published: May 1985
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Ricardo Villamonte
Italian cover (issues 29, 30, & 20)

Indy goes to San Francisco to pick up Chinese mummy for the National Museum. He is attacked by Chinese gangsters who want to preserve the remains of their ancestor. Indy is rescued by Jessie Hale, whose brother, Peter, brought the mummy over from China. The Irish Republican Army is after the crate, which is supposed to contain guns for them in place of the mummy. In fact, the crate contains the body of Patrick McManus, the IRA's agent in China. Michael Cobb of the IRA decides to take Indy to China to help hunt down Weng Ho, the Chinaman who double crossed them.
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Fireworks!
Published: July 1985
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Ricardo Villamonte

Indy and Cobb travel up the Hwang River, and are intercepted by armed guards near arms dealer Weng Ho's headquarters. Once captured, the pair are confronted by Ho himself, who reveals plans to overthrow the Chinese government. An explosion (from a bomb planted earlier by Cobb) frightens away Ho's men, and Ho retreats to a maze of subterranean caverns. Jones and Cobb follow and find Ho cowering near the ornate coffins of his ancestors. Shots are fired, leaving Ho dead and Cobb mortally wounded. Before he expires, Cobb makes Indy promise to get Ho's guns to the IRA. Indy has second thoughts, however, and ends up destroying all the weapons before arranging for the priceless coffins' transportation back to the States.
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Big Game
Published: September 1985
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Ricardo Villamonte

Returning from China, Indy stops in the state of Washington, where he meets big game hunter "Congo" Kate Crawford, who is hunting for Bigfoot. Her Indian guide, Robert Thundercloud, is accused by Sheriff Hyatt of murdering a bartender in town. It turns out that Hyatt is a spy for the Japanese and Thundercloud is a FBI agent.
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Double Play!
Published: November 1985
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Steve Ditko

A young woman, posing as Miss Victoria Keith of the British Museum, uses Indy to gain access to the National Museum where she steals an amulet related to Dr. Hecht's seven sorcerers. She escapes by plane with the amulet and is later identified as a thief for hire named Amanda Knight.
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Magic, Murder, and the Weather!
Published: January 1986
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Steve Ditko
Italian cover (issues 32, 33, & 34)

Indy follows Amanda Knight to England and Scotland Yard directs him to the Orkney Islands north of Scotland. There Indy finds Amanda and also discovers that the local lighthouse keeper, Ian Soames, is one of the seven sorcerers, and has the amulet Amanda had stolen for him.
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Something's Gone Wrong Again!
Published: March 1986
Writer: Linda Grant
Pencils: Steve Ditko

In a showdown between Ian Soames and Indiana Jones, Soame's lighthouse is destroyed and Soames is lost. Indy recovers the amulet and returns to Connecticut.
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Last Crusade #1
Published: October 1989
Collected: September 1989 (issues 1-4)
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Bret Blevins

1938. Indiana Jones completes his lifelong request to recover the Cross of Coronado from a ruthless collector, resulting in his enemy's death at sea. Stateside, he is approached by a wealthy antique dealer and businessman named Walter Donovan who claims to have clues to the final resting place of the Holy Grail, the sacred cup said to bring eternal life to whoever drinks from it. Jones is not interested...until Donovan reveals that his father, Henry Jones, was originally his project leader and has gone missing in Venice.
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Last Crusade #2
Published: October 1989
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Bret Blevins

Accompanied by Marcus Brody, Indy travels to Venice where he meets the enchanting Dr. Elsa Schneider, and they are attacked by members of the Brotherhood of the Cruciform Sword. Eventually, a tipoff leads Indy to a gloomy castle on the Austrian-German border, where he is reunited with his father...and discovers, to his horror, that his old enemies the Nazis are involved.
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Last Crusade #3
Published: November 1989
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Bret Blevins

Both Donovan and Elsa are cooperating with the Nazis, because the want the Grail for themselves. Using Henry's diary he and the Nazis plan to seek the Grail in the Canyon of the Crescent Moon in Hatay.
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Last Crusade #4
Published: November 1989
Writer: David Michelinie
Pencils: Bret Blevins

Jones and his father escape from the sadistic Colonel Vogel, and find themselves in a race to both avoid being killed by the Nazis, but also to beat them, Donovan and Elsa to Hatay, lest the Grail fall into their hands.

 

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