Prototype

    (Malibu, 1993-1995)
™ and © Malibu Graphics, Inc.

Bob Campbell used to have a job as Ultra-Tech’s version of Iron Man. Clad in a powerful suit of high-tech “Prototype” armor, he was the company’s showpiece. For a time he was Ultra-Tech’s pride and joy—until an airshow duel gone tragically wrong sheared Bob’s right arm off. A bionic replacement was fashioned for him, but his days wearing the Prototype armor were over.

Years later, a new Prototype armor was created, less bulky and more powerful than the original. Only this time, the person inside the armor was really nothing more than an overgrown kid, genetically altered to “match” the armor. The armor is interfaced directly with the kid’s brain—and when the strain of this becomes too intense, they feed the kid drugs to ease the pain. Young and inexperienced, this new Prototype is about to get crash-tested…

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#0

  8/1/1994
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Reprints origin story from Malibu Sun plus new storyLen Strazewski, Tom MasonGordon Purcell

#1

  8/1/1993
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43 copies available from $0.50
1st appearance of Prototype I (Bob Campbell); 1st appearance of Prototype II (Jimmy Ruiz); UltraverseLen Strazewski, Tom MasonDavid Ammerman

#1 Variation A

 
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Limited edition; Foil coverGerard JonesBen Herrera

#1 Hologram Edition

  8/1/1993
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1 copy available for $26.00
HologramLen Strazewski, Tom MasonDavid Ammerman

#2

  9/1/1993
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29 copies available from $0.25
1st Appearance of BackstabberLen Strazewski, Tom MasonDavid Ammerman

#3

 
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RuneLen Strazewski, Tom Mason, Barry Windsor-Smith, Chris UlmBarry Windsor-Smith, David Ammerman

#4

  11/1/1993
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22 copies available from $0.55
1st Appearance of WrathLen Strazewski, Tom MasonDavid Ammerman

#5

 
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Break-Thru; Continued in Strangers #7  

#6

  1/1/1994
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1st Appearance of ArenaLen Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#7

  2/1/1994
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17 copies available from $0.26
 Len Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#8

  3/1/1994
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 Len Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#9

  4/1/1994
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1st appearance of Prototype III (Donovan Jones)Len Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#10

  5/1/1994
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 Len Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#11

  6/1/1994
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 Len Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#12

  7/1/1994
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 Len Strazewski, Tom MasonRoger Robinson

#13

  8/1/1994
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Flipbook with Ultraverse Premiere #6Len Strazewski, Mark Paniccia, Kurt Busiek, Tom Mason, Gerard JonesDean Zachary, Brian O’Connell, Kris Renkewitz, Brock L. Hor Jr.

#14

  10/1/1994
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8 copies available from $1.25
 Len StrazewskiRoger Robinson

#15

  11/1/1994
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4 copies available from $0.96
 Len StrazewskiDean Zachary

#16

  12/1/1994
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1st Appearance of Wild PopesLen StrazewskiRoger Robinson

#17

  1/1/1995
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3 copies available from $3.50
 Len StrazewskiGeorge Dove

#18

  2/1/1995
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5 copies available from $1.50
 R.A. JonesPaul Abrams

Giant-Size Special #1

  10/1/1994
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14 copies available from $0.75
Giant-Size editionLen StrazewskiRoger Robinson, Steve Ellis