Mars (First)

    (First, 1984, 2005)
©1984 and ™ Mark Wheatley and Marc Hempel
Collection (Bk 1) published in 2005 by IDW

Morgana Trace was the daughter of legendary computer/brain scientist Dr. Nathan Trace, inventor of the brain chip: a device which allowed a computer to directly work with a person’s brain to overcome crippling disabilities. However, the early experiments led to tragedy and a grieving parent sought revenge, firing a shot that killed Dr. Trace and severed Morgana’s spinal column. But Morgana pressed on, using her father’s work to walk again, then to devise ways of directly transferring knowledge—even the very consciousness of a person—into another person, or into a computer.

Eventually her research led her to Mars. But while there, catastrophe struck on Earth, and the crew decided to go into suspended animation for 10,000 years while automated processes made Mars into a livable planet. 10,001 years later, Morgana awoke. She was on a planet transformed, but mysteriously, she was all alone!

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  1/1/1984
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 Mark Wheatley, Marc HempelMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel

#2

  2/1/1984
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 Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Peter B. GillisMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Tom Sutton

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 Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Peter B. GillisMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Don Lomax

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 Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Peter B. GillisMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Tom Sutton

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  8/1/1984
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 Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Peter B. GillisMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Don Lomax

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  9/1/1984
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 Mark Wheatley, Marc HempelMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel

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  11/1/1984
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 Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, John OstranderMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Doug Rice

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  1/1/1985
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#12

  3/1/1985
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Final issueMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, John OstranderMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Doug Rice

Book #1

  8/1/2005
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Published by IDW; Collects Mars (First) #1-12Mark Wheatley, Marc HempelMark Wheatley, Marc Hempel