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James Robinson returns to the world of his acclaimed STARMAN series with a new 12-issue series starring the antihero known as The Shade! An attack at the Starman museum kicks off a globe-hopping, centuries spanning quest that will irrevocably change The Shade's life, and ultimately shed light on his true origin! Artist extraordinaire Cully Hamner (RED) kicks off the series, and upcoming issues will feature art by such luminaries as Darwyn Cooke, Javier Pulido, Jill Thompson, Frazer Irving and Gene Ha!

Cully Hamner is credited for the Variant Cover.

"October Brings Melancholy."

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3.44 stars 3.44/5 Stars Average score of 9 user reviews

This is not the changing man 0

This is an ok start to a mini-series...but it suffers from a huge huge huge problem. I spent more than half the issue confused, and I would have spent longer confused had I not stopped and looked it up, about the main character. i started reading this thinking, "oh cool an origin story of Shade..." and then I started reading it and was utterly lost as the character looked nothing like shade, talked nothing like shade, was in a setting nothing like Shade, didn't have the M-vest on... and I was li...

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