Pictures and Small Spoilers: 6 reasons to admire James Robinson’s Starman from the 90’s

I have already gone on at some length about Starman from the 90’s, so rather than go into detail, let’s just make with the pictures:

Reason 1- Starman has a regular barber:

Time for a haircut I'd say.

Time for a haircut I’d say.

Reason 2- People over 60 have sex. In this case, the original, golden-age Sandman and his wife:

"Now Wes..."

“Now Wes…”

Reason 3- Two words: “the Shade”:

"Hello."

“Hello.”

Reason 4- A loving tribute to Art Deco!:

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Reason 5- Splash pages full of nifty architecture:

 

Opal City in all its glory. A full page in the comic.

Opal City in all its glory. A full page in the comic.

Reason 6- Some of the best plot twists ever!:

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Sands: “Well, would you sell the shirt? What about that?”…. Starman: “Yeah. All right. I guess.” (Why fight the villain when you can just sell them what they want?)

 

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About Armand Inezian

Armand Inezian is an English instructor by day, and a grant administrator by later-in-the-day, and a writer by night! VampCon- a dark, fantasy thriller- is his first novel. He resides in Boston with his wife, two children, three cats, and one house that needs a lot of work.
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