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Anthem (2006)

Anthem (2006)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Historical, Military, Superhero

Publisher: Heroic Publishing,Inc.

Writer: Roy Thomas

Artist: Daniel Acuna

Publication date: March 2006

Status: Completed

Views: 20,287


ANTHEM is a darker saga of an alternate Earth, and of the super-heroes who were created to save it. In this world, Pearl Harbor wasn't just an attack by Japanese planes on a sleepy Hawaiian base. It was a full-blown assault on the US West Coast by Imperial Japanese forces spearheaded by a towering monster that could mop up the ocean with Godzilla, and on the East Coast by Nazi shock troops... and ray-firing flying saucers!

Driven back into the American interior, the desperate US survivors spawned Project Anthem, creating a handful of young superheroes, some of whose powers and names reflected the words of The Star-Spangled Banner: Dawns Earlylight, Native American super-archeress Stars & Stripes, two twins with very special abilities Rockets & Redglare, a flaming human rocket BombBurst, a very explosive warrior Liberty, a living incarnation of the proud statue the enemy destroyed in New York Harbor and Stonewall Jackson, a living being of rock from south of the Mason-Dixon line. Led by the mysterious Agent 76, they battle the forces that have conquered Europe and Asia and now mean to trample America as the last hold-out of freedom. And they've got the power to do it!...

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