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{{DC Database:Comic Template
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| Title = Atari Force
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| Volume = 1
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| Issue = 1
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| Image = Atari Force v.1 1.jpg
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| Month =
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| Year = 1982
   
''' Intruder Alert! '''
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| Executive Editor =
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| CoverArtist1 = Ross Andru
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| CoverArtist2 = Dick Giordano
   
:"''Science Fiction is simply a reality that hasn't happened yet.''"
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| Editor1_1 = Dick Giordano
::--'''[[Lydia Perez]]'''
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| Writer1_1 = Gerry Conway
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| Writer1_2 = Roy Thomas
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| Penciler1_1 = Ross Andru
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| Inker1_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Inker1_2 = Mike DeCarlo
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| Colourist1_1 = Adrienne Roy
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| Letterer1_1 = John Costanza
   
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| Quotation = Science Fiction is simply a reality that hasn't happened yet.
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| Speaker = [[Lydia Perez-Champion (Atari Force)|Lydia Perez]]
   
==Summary==
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| StoryTitle1 = Intruder Alert!
'''Volume:''' 1 <br>
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| Synopsis1 = The year is [[2005]]. An Irish agent named Li San O'Rourke sneaks into the [[Atari Institute]] headquarters in Northcal. She manages to bypass the ultra frequency force fields and infiltrates Security Base Station sublevel 7. She makes her way towards a research program known as Project: Multiverse.
'''Issue:''' 1<br>
 
'''Month:''' Month of first print unknown <br>
 
'''Year:''' [[:Category:1982|1982]]<br>
 
   
==Credits==
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Meanwhile, Commander [[Martin Champion (Atari Force)|Martin Champion]] and several other scientists perform exterior repair jobs on Atari Solar Satellite Station One. One of the satellite panels breaks away and Champion flies over with his jetpack to repair it. After securing the panel, he consults with his colleague Dr. Lucas Orion. Moments later, Atari assistant director [[Lydia Perez-Champion (Atari Force)|Lydia Perez]] contacts them and instructs them to report to the Institute.
'''Head Writer:''' [[Gerry Conway]]<br>
 
'''Writers:''' [[Roy Thomas]]<br>
 
'''Cover Artists:''' [[Ross Andru]] and [[Dick Giordano]]<br>
 
'''Pencilers:''' [[Ross Andru]]<br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[Dick Giordano]] and [[Mike DeCarlo]]<br>
 
'''Colourists:''' [[Adrienne Roy]] <br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Dick Giordano]]<br>
 
 
==Synopsis==
 
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
* [[Atari Force]]
 
:*[[Li-San O'Rourke]]
 
:*[[Lucas Orion]]
 
:*[[Lydia Perez]]
 
:*[[Martin Champion]]
 
:*[[Mohandas Singh]] ''(cover appearance only)''
 
* Jackson
 
* Lansky
 
   
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| Appearing1 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Atari Force]]}}
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**{{a|[[Li San O'Rourke (Atari Force)|Li San O'Rourke]]}} (a terrorist)
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**{{a|[[Lucas Orion (Atari Force)|Lucas Orion]]}} (a physician)
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**{{a|[[Lydia Perez-Champion (Atari Force)|Lydia Perez]]}} (an Atari administrator)
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**{{a|[[Martin Champion (Atari Force)|Martin Champion]]}} (a space station commander)
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**{{a|[[Mohandas Singh (Atari Force)|Mohandas Singh]]}} ''(cover appearance only)'' (''see [[#Notes|notes]]'')
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* Jackson (a space station engineer) {{Only}}
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* Lansky (a space station engineer) {{Only}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* <br/>
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
* [[New Earth]]
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* {{a|[[Old Earth]]}}
* [[Space Station One]]
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* {{a|[[Space Station One]]}}
:*[[California|Northcal]]
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**{{a|[[California|Northcal]]}}
::*[[Atari Institute]]
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***{{a|[[Atari Institute]]}}
:*[[Wikipedia:Cape Canaveral|Cape Canaveral]]
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**{{a|[[Cape Canaveral]]}}
 
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* [[Glossary:A#Armstrong|The Armstrong]]
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* {{a|[[Armstrong (Atari Force)|The Armstrong]]}}
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'''Vehicles:'''
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* <br/>
   
'''First Appearances:''' Jackson (a space station engineer); Lansky (a space station engineer); [[Li-San O'Rourke]] (a terrorist); [[Lucas Orion]] (a physician); [[Lydia Perez]] (an Atari administrator); [[Martin Champion]] (a space station commander); [[Mohandas Singh]] (''see [[#Notes|notes]]'')<br>
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| Editor2_1 = Dick Giordano
'''Final Appearances:''' Jackson; Lansky <br>
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| Writer2_1 = Gerry Conway
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| Writer2_2 = Roy Thomas
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| Penciler2_1 = Ross Andru
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| Inker2_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Inker2_2 = Mike DeCarlo
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| Colourist2_1 = Adrienne Roy
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| Letterer2_1 = John Costanza
   
'''Synopsis:''' The year is 2005. An Irish agent named Li-San O'Rourke sneaks into the Atari Institute headquarters in Northcal. She manages to bypass the ultra frequency force fields and infiltrates Security Base Station sublevel 7. She makes her way towards a research program known as Project: Multiverse.
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| StoryTitle2 = Deadly Orbit
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| Synopsis2 = Martin reflects upon the first time that he met Lydia Perez. In October of 1998, an enemy nation launched a meteor weapon at the NASA colony stationed on the moon. The meteor wiped out 75% of the colonists, leaving ten workers trapped in the ruins of a laboratory. NASA director Lasky sent astronaut Martin Champion on an emergency mission to rescue the survivors. En route, he linked up with Space Station One crew chief, Lydia Perez. Together, they boarded a shuttle and executed emergency operations on the surface. This brutal attack signaled the beginning of what would come to be known as the Five-Year War.
Meanwhile, Commander Martin Champion and several other scientists perform exterior repair jobs on Atari Solar Satellite Station One. One of the satellite panels breaks away and Champion flies over with his jetpack to repair it. After securing the panel, he consults with his colleague Dr. Lucas Orion. Moments later, Atari assistant director Lydia Perez contacts them and instructs them to report to the Institute.<br>
 
 
==Deadly Orbit==
 
===Credits===
 
'''Head Writer:''' [[Gerry Conway]]<br>
 
'''Writers:''' [[Roy Thomas]]<br>
 
'''Pencilers:''' [[Ross Andru]]<br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[Dick Giordano]] and [[Mike DeCarlo]]<br>
 
'''Colourists:''' [[Adrienne Roy]] <br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Dick Giordano]]<br>
 
 
===Synopsis===
 
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
* [[Atari Force]]
 
:*[[Lydia Perez]]
 
:*[[Martin Champion]]
 
* Lasky
 
   
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| Appearing2 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Atari Force]]}}
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**{{a|[[Lydia Perez-Champion (Atari Force)|Lydia Perez]]}}
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**{{a|[[Martin Champion (Atari Force)|Martin Champion]]}}
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* Lasky (a director at NASA) {{1st}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* <br/>
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
* [[Glossary:L#Luna|Luna]]
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* {{a|[[Earth's Moon|Luna]]}}
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* {{a|[[Old Earth]]}}
'''First Appearances:''' Lasky (a director at NASA)<br>
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**{{a|[[Florida]]}}
'''Final Appearances:''' No final appearances <br>
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**{{a|[[Cape Canaveral]]}}
 
'''Synopsis:''' Martin reflects upon the first time that he met Lydia Perez. In October of 1998, an enemy nation launched a meteor weapon at the NASA colony stationed on the moon. The meteor wiped out 75% of the colonists, leaving ten workers trapped in the ruins of a laboratory. NASA director Lasky sent astronaut Martin Champion on an emergency mission to rescue the survivors. En route, he linked up with Space Station One crew chief, Lydia Perez. Together, they boarded a shuttle and executed emergency operations on the surface. This brutal attack signaled the beginning of what would come to be known as the Five-Year War.<br>
 
 
==Final Approach==
 
===Credits===
 
'''Head Writer:''' [[Gerry Conway]]<br>
 
'''Writers:''' [[Roy Thomas]]<br>
 
'''Pencilers:''' [[Ross Andru]]<br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[Dick Giordano]] and [[Mike DeCarlo]]<br>
 
'''Colourists:''' [[Adrienne Roy]] <br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Dick Giordano]]<br>
 
 
===Synopsis===
 
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
* [[Atari Force]]
 
:*[[Li-San O'Rourke]]
 
:*[[Lucas Orion]]
 
:*[[Lydia Perez]]
 
:*[[Martin Champion]]
 
 
'''Locations:'''
 
* [[New Earth]]
 
:*[[Wikipedia:Africa|Africa]] ''(in flashback)''
 
:*[[California|Northcal]]
 
:*[[Atari Institute]]
 
 
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* [[Glossary:A#Armstrong|The Armstrong]]
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* <br/>
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'''Vehicles:'''
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* <br/>
   
'''First Appearances:''' No first appearances<br>
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| Editor3_1 = Dick Giordano
'''Final Appearances:''' No final appearances <br>
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| Writer3_1 = Gerry Conway
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| Writer3_2 = Roy Thomas
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| Penciler3_1 = Ross Andru
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| Inker3_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Inker3_2 = Mike DeCarlo
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| Colourist3_1 = Adrienne Roy
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| Letterer3_1 = John Costanza
   
'''Synopsis:''' Martin Champion and Lucas Orion take the space shuttle Armstrong back towards New Earth. As they come closer towards the Atari Institute, Orion reflects upon his own experiences during the Five-Year War.
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| StoryTitle3 = Final Approach
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| Synopsis3 = Martin Champion and Lucas Orion take the space shuttle Armstrong back towards New Earth. As they come closer towards the Atari Institute, Orion reflects upon his own experiences during the Five-Year War.
   
 
He was working as a physician for the UN Medical Corps providing relief aid in Africa. While driving with a fellow medic, a mortar shell blasted their jeep killing the medic. Orion survived and realized that he has little chance of perpetuating any positive effect in this war-torn nation. He resigned from the Corps and accepted a position as the director of medical research for the Atari Institute.
 
He was working as a physician for the UN Medical Corps providing relief aid in Africa. While driving with a fellow medic, a mortar shell blasted their jeep killing the medic. Orion survived and realized that he has little chance of perpetuating any positive effect in this war-torn nation. He resigned from the Corps and accepted a position as the director of medical research for the Atari Institute.
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Lucas and Martin arrive at the Atari Institute and meet up with Lydia Perez. She tells them that their presence is required in connection to Project: Multiverse.
 
Lucas and Martin arrive at the Atari Institute and meet up with Lydia Perez. She tells them that their presence is required in connection to Project: Multiverse.
   
Meanwhile, Li-San O'Rourke makes her way deeper into the facility.<br>
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Meanwhile, Li San O'Rourke makes her way deeper into the facility.
   
==Notes==
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| Appearing3 =
* The first [[Comics Atari Force (Volume 1)|Atari Force]] comic series was published by DC Comics, but released by [[Wikipedia:Atari|Atari, Incorporated]]. These 5x7 comics were packaged with various Atari console games for the Atari 2600 video game system.
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Atari Force]]}}
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**{{a|[[Li San O'Rourke (Atari Force)|Li San O'Rourke]]}}
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**{{a|[[Lucas Orion (Atari Force)|Lucas Orion]]}}
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**{{a|[[Lydia Perez-Champion (Atari Force)|Lydia Perez]]}}
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**{{a|[[Martin Champion (Atari Force)|Martin Champion]]}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Locations:'''
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* {{a|[[Old Earth]]}}
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**{{a|[[Africa]]}} {{Flashback}}
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**{{a|[[California|Northcal]]}}
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**{{a|[[Atari Institute]]}}
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'''Items:'''
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* {{a|[[Armstrong (Atari Force)|The Armstrong]]}}
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'''Vehicles:'''
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* <br/>
   
* [[Mohandas Singh]] appears on the cover to this issue, but does not make his actual first appearance until the first story in [[Atari Force 2 (Volume 1, 1982)|issue #2]]
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| Notes =
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* The first [[Atari Force Vol 1|Atari Force]] comic series was published by DC Comics, but released by [[Wikipedia:Atari|Atari, Incorporated]]. These 5x7 comics were packaged with various Atari console games for the Atari 2600 video game system.
   
==Trivia==
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* [[Mohandas Singh (Atari Force)|Mohandas Singh]] appears on the cover to this issue, but does not make his actual first appearance until the first story in issue [[Atari Force Vol 1 2|#2]]
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| Trivia =
 
* The members of [[Atari Force]] bear the [[Wikipedia:Atari|Atari]] logo design on the front of their costumes.
 
* The members of [[Atari Force]] bear the [[Wikipedia:Atari|Atari]] logo design on the front of their costumes.
   
==Recommended Readings==
 
* [[Comics Atari Force (Volume 1)|Atari Force (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics Atari Force (Volume 2)|Atari Force (Volume 2)]]
 
* [[Atari Force Special 1 (1986)|Atari Force Special]]
 
   
==Related Articles==
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| Links =
* [[Cover Art Gallery Atari Force|Atari Force cover art gallery]]
 
* [[Glossary:B#Break-Up|Break-Up]]
 
* [[Five-Year War]]
 
* [[Multiverse]]
 
* [[Project: Multiverse]]
 
 
==External Links==
 
 
* [[Wikipedia:Atari|Atari, Inc. article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Atari|Atari, Inc. article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Atari Force|Atari Force article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Atari Force|Atari Force article at Wikipedia]]
* [http://home.hiwaay.net/~lkseitz/comics/AtariForce/ Atari Force Headquarters]
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* [https://home.hiwaay.net/~lkseitz/comics/AtariForce/ Atari Force Headquarters]
* [http://www.atariage.com/comics/index.html Atari Age]
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* [https://www.atariage.com/comics/index.html Atari Age]
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* [[Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe Vol 1 1|Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #1]] ''([[Atari Force]] team page)''
==References==
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* [https://www.comics.org/details.lasso?id=40936 Grand Comics Database] ''(creator credits)''
* [[Who's Who - The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe 1|Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #1]] ''([[Atari Force]] team page)''
 
* [http://www.comics.org/details.lasso?id=40936 Grand Comics Database] ''(creator credits)''
 
 
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Latest revision as of 15:16, March 3, 2019

"Intruder Alert!": The year is 2005. An Irish agent named Li San O'Rourke sneaks into the Atari Institute headquarters in Northcal. She manages to bypass the ultra frequency force fields and infiltrates Security Base Station sublevel 7. She makes her way towards a research program known


Quote1 Science Fiction is simply a reality that hasn't happened yet. Quote2
Lydia Perez

Atari Force #1 is an issue of the series Atari Force (Volume 1) published in 1982.

Appearing in "Intruder Alert!"

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Synopsis for "Intruder Alert!"

The year is 2005. An Irish agent named Li San O'Rourke sneaks into the Atari Institute headquarters in Northcal. She manages to bypass the ultra frequency force fields and infiltrates Security Base Station sublevel 7. She makes her way towards a research program known as Project: Multiverse.

Meanwhile, Commander Martin Champion and several other scientists perform exterior repair jobs on Atari Solar Satellite Station One. One of the satellite panels breaks away and Champion flies over with his jetpack to repair it. After securing the panel, he consults with his colleague Dr. Lucas Orion. Moments later, Atari assistant director Lydia Perez contacts them and instructs them to report to the Institute.

Appearing in "Deadly Orbit"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Antagonists:


Other Characters:


Locations:

Items:


Vehicles:



Synopsis for "Deadly Orbit"

Martin reflects upon the first time that he met Lydia Perez. In October of 1998, an enemy nation launched a meteor weapon at the NASA colony stationed on the moon. The meteor wiped out 75% of the colonists, leaving ten workers trapped in the ruins of a laboratory. NASA director Lasky sent astronaut Martin Champion on an emergency mission to rescue the survivors. En route, he linked up with Space Station One crew chief, Lydia Perez. Together, they boarded a shuttle and executed emergency operations on the surface. This brutal attack signaled the beginning of what would come to be known as the Five-Year War.

Appearing in "Final Approach"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Antagonists:


Other Characters:


Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:



Synopsis for "Final Approach"

Martin Champion and Lucas Orion take the space shuttle Armstrong back towards New Earth. As they come closer towards the Atari Institute, Orion reflects upon his own experiences during the Five-Year War.

He was working as a physician for the UN Medical Corps providing relief aid in Africa. While driving with a fellow medic, a mortar shell blasted their jeep killing the medic. Orion survived and realized that he has little chance of perpetuating any positive effect in this war-torn nation. He resigned from the Corps and accepted a position as the director of medical research for the Atari Institute.

Lucas and Martin arrive at the Atari Institute and meet up with Lydia Perez. She tells them that their presence is required in connection to Project: Multiverse.

Meanwhile, Li San O'Rourke makes her way deeper into the facility.

Notes

  • The first Atari Force comic series was published by DC Comics, but released by Atari, Incorporated. These 5x7 comics were packaged with various Atari console games for the Atari 2600 video game system.
  • Mohandas Singh appears on the cover to this issue, but does not make his actual first appearance until the first story in issue #2

Trivia

  • The members of Atari Force bear the Atari logo design on the front of their costumes.



See Also

Recommended Reading

Links and References

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