"Bitter Orange!": Leaving the nation of Markovia (Geo-Force turning full leadership over to his brother) the Outsiders are flown to Gotham City, where Batman is informed by Alfred of a series of strange bombings at chemical plants in the city. After getting the group acclimatized, and he
- He told you what you wanted to hear, so you could do what you wanted to do... commit "acts of war" against innocents who'd never hurt you in the least! And as long as men rationalize injustice... my war -- the Outsiders' war -- will never reach an end!
- -- Batman
Appearing in "Bitter Orange!"
- Douglas Dundee (doctor)
- Frederick Parms (henchman)
- Gus Baxter (Only appearance; dies)
- Robin (Flashback only)
- Outsiders Headquarters (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Bitter Orange!"
Leaving the nation of Markovia (Geo-Force turning full leadership over to his brother) the Outsiders are flown to Gotham City, where Batman is informed by Alfred of a series of strange bombings at chemical plants in the city. After getting the group acclimatized, and helping Halo establish a civilian identity, the Outsiders soon become involved in a fight against Agent Orange, a deranged Vietnam veteran who wants revenge on the government by dropping a gas bomb on Gotham City.
The Outsiders work together to try and stop Agent Orange and his mercenaries from gathering the chemicals, however they fail from to prevent him from making the gas bomb, however the combined efforts of Metamorpho, GeoForce and Halo neutralize the bomb, making it useless. Agent Orange is unmasked and turned over to the police. This story continues in Brave and the Bold #200.
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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