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Promethea Vol 1 31

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"The Radiant, Heavenly City": The Apocalypse has happened and life goes on.

Quote1 Live knowing that you are already dust, not bygone legends but your once and future selves. Quote2
-- Promethea

Appearing in "The Radiant, Heavenly City"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Little Margie

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Agent Peter Hansard
  • Agent Lucille Ball (ex-FBI agent)
  • Jack Faust (a magician)
  • Greyshirt (Cameo)
  • Alex Ross wearing a Kingdom Come T-shirt. (Cameo)
  • John Lennon (Cameo)
  • Harry Smith (Cameo)
  • Nancy Spungen (Cameo)
  • Allen Ginsberg (Cameo)
  • Trish Bangs (Sophie's mom)
  • Carl (Sophie Bangs' boyfriend)
  • Cleo and Marcus
  • Five Swell Guys (Cameo)
  • Painted Doll (Cameo)
  • Kenneth (Cameo)
  • Marv (Cameo)
  • Roger (Cameo)


  • Chelsea Hotel
  • The Immateria



Synopsis for "The Radiant, Heavenly City"

The Apocalypse has happened and life goes on.

Sophie Bangs is back in college and plans on marring her boyfriend, Carl. She's no longer Promethea, who's spirit has moved on from her.

Stace is dating ex-FBI agent Lucille Ball at the moment.

The Painted Doll has joined the Four Swell Guys.

Meanwhile, in the Immateria, the former Promethea's wonder if the original spirit, from the sixteenth century, has completed her task and is finally resting with her father. They amusingly ponder if another host is needed to help people adjust to life in the new world.


  • This book was first published on September 25, 2004.
  • The title "The Radiant, Heavenly City," is the same as issue one.


  • No trivia.

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