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M&M Campaign Report – LA Stars Vol 2, Issue 1

10 February, 2011

L.A. STARS
Champions of the 60s Campaign Report

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Feb, 1967)
Party Crashers / Meet the Heroes
Cover: Four silhouettes, one with wings, with a mansion framed by a sunset in the background.   “Who are the New Team?” In a star in the lower left hand corner, a picture of Jack Diamond and the caption “Guest Starring Jack Diamond!”

Introducing: 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: Villains: Heat Wave and Snow Bunny.

Opening page: Various newspaper headlines noting the disappearance of the (previous team of ) LA Stars.  “Who will defend the West Coast?”  “Is California safe?”  “Gov Reagan urges calm.”

The opening splash page is an overhead view of exterior of the Playboy Mansion West where a party is in progress, various celebrities are visible in the crowd and our hero are picked out by enlarging circles as they move through looking for Jack Diamond who has invited them here.

Suddenly, flying in on a surfboard, his surf-goons following on foot, is the surfer-supervillain Heatwave, who has teamed up with the Snow Bunny, who come skiing in on her self-generated snow leading her team of SMG-armed gun bunnies on their own sets of skis.

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