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Indiana Jones Omnibus: The Further Adventures, Vol. 1 (Indiana Jones Omnibus Further Adventures 1)

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Join comics luminaries Walt Simonson, John Byrne, Archie Goodwin, and Howard Chaykin, among others, in the very first appearances of the esteemed professor on the comic-book page! Weighing in at a hefty 368-pages, this tome collects the first twelve issues of the 1980s ongoing series - along with the adaptation of Raiders of the Lost Ark - for the very first time. And Davi ...more
Paperback, 366 pages
Published February 10th 2009 by Dark Horse Comics (first published January 1st 2009)
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Robert
May 27, 2015 Robert rated it it was amazing
Exactly what you expect, and with a few variant takes on movie scenes to boot.
Dean
Jul 05, 2015 Dean rated it liked it
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I didn't care for these stories too much when they first came out, but I thought I would give them another try. The first volume of Marvel's continuing adventures wasn't that bad actually. Some of the stories were pretty good - especially the first one by John Byrne. It is too bad he didn't continue, or return, to the title.

If you read these you need to remember that when this volume came it only had Raiders to work from. There were no other movies, TV shows, or books so the characters were stil
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Will Hoover
To be quite honest, it sorta mystifies me when I see reviews by people who seem to find it so incredibly easy to be hard on a classic Marvel Comics title like The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones. I mean, what's not to like? The art in the three issue adaptation of the first IJ film, Raiders of the Lost Ark, could have... well... maybe... been just a wee bit better, I suppose (as I also recall thinking when I first read the Marvel Super Special version of the comic way back in the summer of 1 ...more
Robert Wright
Apr 19, 2012 Robert Wright rated it liked it
Media tie-ins can be a mixed bag. This one is good, though it struggles to capture the true flavor of the movie's characters and dialogue.

Nice to see these reprinted, as Marvel no longer holds the license. Marvel originally put these out in the 80s shortly after Raiders came out. And they managed to, at least occasionally, deploy some top rank talent on the book. Issue 1 has one of my favorites, John Byrne, on script and pencils, inked by one of the best talents to match him, Terry Austin. Denny
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Sean Chick
Jul 29, 2013 Sean Chick rated it did not like it
I didn't expect much, but god these are awful. The art work is bad even for Marvel. A wonderful example is Marion, who's face is uglier than in the film but she appears to have undergone breast and butt enhancements. What can you expect from comic book artists, noted for giving women ample endowments? Worst of all, the character of Indiana Jones is utterly flubbed up. In this series is too perfect and injected with marvel cliches. The Dark Horse comics weren't perfect, but they were far better a ...more
Du4
Jun 19, 2009 Du4 rated it liked it
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The actual movie adaptation of RAIDERS is in here with - SHOCKINGLY - good artwork from my nemesis John Buscema. He actually has some good renders of Harrison Ford's face.

The additional Indy stories from Marvel's old series are fun and very indicative of the times (early to mid 1980s), so there's nothing earth-shattering contained within. I did enjoy, however, how Indy hooks back up with Marion and watching her misfortune continue to plague him.
Jace
Jul 23, 2010 Jace rated it liked it
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This book was a lot of fun and succeeded in capturing the globe-trotting adventurous spirit of Indiana Jones. It's a shame John Byrne wasn't able to stay on this title longer, but his replacements did a fine job. The art looks great shrunk down to fit in the omnibus format. Considering that it's a licensed comic from the 80s, it's surprisingly good. And at nearly 400 pages, this book is a great value.
Neville Ridley-smith
Sep 09, 2014 Neville Ridley-smith rated it liked it
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A mixed bag. Some of the artwork is terrible. Some of it is fantastic. Story lines follow the same pattern.

Enjoyable for the most part.

For extensive discussion about each issue, check out The IndyCast episode guide :
http://raven.theraider.net/showpost.p...
Mikko
May 30, 2016 Mikko rated it liked it
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I actually read this as the original single issues after finding them from the attic. Well, the original Finnish issues, which each contain two US stories. Very uneven but usually entertaining.
Timo
Feb 18, 2016 Timo rated it really liked it
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This was fun. Just in the same spirit as the movies.
And there were some clumsy 80s art too. So what not to like? Ok.... the movie adaption that was crammed here was not-so-good.
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Fun stories of Indy and friends!
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Dennis O'Neil is a comic book writer and editor best known for his work on Batman, Green Arrow/Green Lantern, and The Question.

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Other Books in the Series

Indiana Jones Omnibus (6 books)
  • Indiana Jones Omnibus, Vol. 1
  • Indiana Jones Omnibus Vol. 2
  • Indiana Jones Omnibus: Volumen 3 (Indiana Jones Ómnibus, #3)
  • Indiana Jones Omnibus: The Further Adventures, Vol. 2
  • Indiana Jones Omnibus: The Further Adventures, Vol. 3

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