"...Land Where Our Fathers Died...!": Politician B. Eric Blairman has created the group called Force of July, a team of heroes that promote the his vision of what American ideals are, and touts them against the Outsiders. When Batman disc
- What I have "got" is a growing amount of rage... against tyrants who hide behind the flag!
- -- Geo-Force
Appearing in "...Land Where Our Fathers Died...!"
- American Security Agency
- B. Eric Blairman
- Laraine Blairman
- Force of July (First appearance)
- Alfred Pennyworth (Cameo)
- Jason Todd (Cameo)
- New Teen Titans (Flashback only)
- Phil Collins (Halo's date)
- Tiger (Halo's kitten)
- Soultaker Sword
Synopsis for "...Land Where Our Fathers Died...!"
Politician B. Eric Blairman has created the group called Force of July, a team of heroes that promote the his vision of what American ideals are, and touts them against the Outsiders. When Batman discovers stolen material from S.T.A.R. Labs, he sends the Outsiders out on their own to find out Blairman's connection to the theft.
After an unsuccesful clash with the Force of July, the Outsiders learn of Blairman's "Project: Orwell", inspired by George Orwell's book "1984" is a satellite project that would monitor the United States for "unpatriotic" activity and send the Force after them.
Confronting the villains once again, the Outsiders are captured by the Force of July and taken to Blair's secret headquarters, where the Outsiders manage to break loose and destroy Blairman's computer system, while Geo-Force and Metamorpho destroy the satellite. The Force of July seemingly perishes in the exploding base and the Outsiders return victorious.
- This issue takes place between Batman and the Outsiders #13 and Batman and the Outsiders #14.
- This issue is reprinted in Showcase Presents: Batman and the Outsiders.
- This is the first appearance of Geo-Force's green and gold costume.
- Batman appears only in one panel in the whole story.
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Links and References
- Outsiders (comics) at Wikipedia.org
- Outsiders at Cosmic Teams
- Outsiders at DCU Guide
- Outsiders at the Outer Observatory
- Outsiders at TV Tropes