L.A. STARS Volume 2, Issue 2 (Mar, 1967)
Assault of the AfriApes!
Cover: The four heroes in a line facing a row of apes wearing fatigues and holding assault rifles. In a star in the lower left hand corner, a picture of Rebel flashing a thumbs up and the caption “Guest Starring Rebel!”
Our Heroes: Bald Eagle, embodiment of American patriotism and agent of OLIVE.
Hi-Q, size-shifting scientific genius.
The Indestructible Man, who is indestructible.
Legionnaire, cyborg super-soldier created as part of a secret US Army project.
Appearing in this issue: Heroes: Rebel and Reggie the Talking Gorilla
Villains: The AfriApes, their Warlord, and Sifu Simian.
Supporting Cast: Dr. M Black, UCLA Professor of Chemistry, Max Million, government liaison, and Cinnamon Washington, community activist.
Opening page: The team on the Rebel Show’s interview set with Eagle, I-Man and Legionnaire on the couch, Hi-Q shrunk down to doll size sitting on Rebel’s desk and Rebel behind his desk.
The opening splash page is a view of the entire Rebel Show studio. Seven gorillas, six armed with AK-47s, have stormed in. Two of the apes firing bursts into the ceiling to get everyone’s attention. The largest proclaims “You are all hostages of the AfriApes! Cooperate and no one gets hurt.” Our heroes look shocked.
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