DREADSTAR CHARACTERS (Reality-8116)

   Dreadstar was a licensed character/title created by Jim Starlin starting way back with the Metamorphosis Odyssey in Epic Illustrated#1 in the Spring of 1980. The Metamorphosis Odyssey started around the modern era and affected Earth, but then swiftly destroyed the entire Milky Way galaxy and then moved on like a million years in the future. Dreadstar eventually got his own series under the Epic imprint, but Starlin later took the whole shebang over to First Comics. And in 1994, it was published under the imprint of Bravura, a creator-owned division of Malibu comics. He appeared sometime later in issues #5-7 of the Breed III series. And, there's talk of a Dreadstar television show.
   Still that earlier Marvel connection allows me to place this reality in the fringes of the Marvel Megaverse.
   Peter David took over the writing around issue#31 or so, but Starlin remained the owner. At any rate, from start to finish, it is the best series I've ever read, period! I'd love to see it continued, by Starlin, David, or both!


Aknaton (Dreadstar foe)

Alpha Centauri (star)

amulet/key (Joenis Soule possession)

A-Team (Zygotean mercenary squad, Dreadstar/Aknaton foes)

Bazkar (A-Team leader)

blue crystals (Tyjor)

Byfrexian (Dreadstar's race)

Captain Guolabou (Zygotean Landing Party 017)

Cenzar (World of Woods)

Council of Sensitives (World of Woods)

cyborg assassin (A-Team member)

Darklon (sorcerer)

Delloran (xt planet, Dreadstar story)

Dreadstar, Kalla (Dreadstar's daughter)

Earth-8116 (Dreadstar story)

Elders (Orsirosian race)

Frank ?? of Earth

Gromlin (World of Woods)

Ice Demon's Lantern (location on Byfrexia)

Iron Angel (Deadstar ally)

Izak (Dreadstar ally)

Laurie ?? of Earth

Lawt (Byfrexian)

Nieth (Orsirosians)

Nimsu (Byfrexian)

Nultorian Iron Men (A-Team members)

Orsiros (Aknaton home world, Dreadstar story)

Orsirosian (Dreadstar characters)

"Pop" of Earth

ship (Zygotean Landing Party 017)

Snow Bears (wildlife of Byfrexia)

Soule, Joenis (Aknaton servant)

Tyjorians (xt, Dreadstar charaters)

unidentified warrior (Zygotean Landing Party 017)

Vanth's unidentified parents (Byfrexians)

World of the Woods (Dreadstar story)

Xam (A-Team member)

Za's girlfriend (Tyjorian)

Za's mother (Tyjorian)

Zygotean encampment (location on Byfrexia)

Zygotean Landing Party 017 (Aknaton foes)


All characters mentioned or pictured are ™ and © Jim Starlin. If you like this stuff, you should check out the real thing!

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