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Crisis on Infinite Earths #1: Pt. 9

Previously in Crisis on Infinite Earths...

  • Harbinger replicants go on retrieval missions for: Blue Beetle, Psycho-Pirate, Arion, (see Firestorm #41), Obsidian (see Infinity, Inc. #18), Cyborg (see New Teen Titans #13), and John Stewart (see Green Lantern #194.)

  • A Harbinger replicant is corrupted by an unknown force while searching for Arion.

Now continuing Crisis on Infinite Earths #1...


"Deep inside the Monitor's satellite, all the heroes and villians that Harbinger recruited appear in a huge 2-page splash. Besides the characters depicted in the pages of Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 and its early crossovers, we see Psimon, who was taken by Monitor and Lyla/Harbinger in the pages of Tales of the Teen Titans #58.


As these characters begin squabbling, Psimon proposes a truce. Cyborg hotheadedly responds, "Domehead, y'can take that truce an' shove it." Before anyone can throw fists, though, the chamber is invaded by "demon-shadows" and combined forces are needed to stop them. However, neither power rings, super-punches, fire powers, a million decibels of white sound, magic, magnetism, nor ice has any effect on them. Not even Harbinger can help.


Just as the others notice that she's disappeared and are inclined to blame her for these events, "a burning, blinding light explodes in the dimly-lit chamber." A voice says, "This attack was not planned, but it was also not unexpected. Please do not blame poor Harbinger."


Then, finally, Monitor reveals himself in his full glory:

Thus ends issue number one. Be sure to return every Wednesday to keep reading about Crisis on Infinite Earths...


Title: Crisis on Infinite Earths

Issue #: 1


Cover Date: April 1985

On Sale Date: 1-3-1985

Cover Artists: George Perez, Gaspar Saladino

Writers: Bob Greenberger, Len Wein, Marv Wolfman

Penciller: George Perez

Inker: Dick Giordano

Colorist: Anthony Tollin

Editor: Tom Condon, Dick Giordano, Bob Greenberger, Len Wein, Marv Wolfman

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