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Comic Book: The Order (2007 series)

What This Book is About:
California Initiative team led by Pepper Potts.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Jul 2007 to Apr 2008
2007
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Hulk
Hulk

(Bruce Banner)
The Order #1
The Order #1

(Jul 2007)

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The Order #1
4 stars

The Order #1

July 2007
"1: Henry --or-- the next right thing"
Script: Matt Fraction
Henry Hellrung gives an interview. He talks about his long-running role as Tony Stark/Iron Man on TV. How he and the real Tony were drinking/womanising buddies until alcohol dependence ended his acting career. After rehab he became a spokesman for Alcoholics Anonymous. [...]
The Order #2
4 stars

The Order #2

August 2007
"2: Becky --or-- teenager of the year"
Script: Matt Fraction
We start and finish with a flashback to Becky Ryan's interview to train for a possible place in The Order. Pepper Potts is the interviewer. Team leader and ex-TV actor Henry Hellrung recommended her. Becky describes her life, accompanied by other flashbacks showing the reality. [...]
The Order #3
4 stars

The Order #3

September 2007
"3: James --or-- The wind of Mount Rokko"
Script: Matt Fraction
This issue's surrounding flashback is James Wa's interview. Pepper Potts is doing the interviewing again. His dad was a successful baseball player in Japan, and moved to the US so his son could have a better chance at following in his footsteps. [...]
The Order #4
4 stars

The Order #4

October 2007
"4: Magdalena --or-- Nine doves"
Script: Matt Fraction
This issue's interview flashback is with Magdalena Marie Neuntauben, although she abandoned the surname early in her career. Pepper Potts did the interview again. Maggie did a report on Korea in Elementary School and gained a lifelong interest in martial arts and orphans. [...]
The Order #5
4 stars

The Order #5

November 2007
"5: Kate --or-- Getting things done"
Script: Matt Fraction
This issue's flashback interview is with the team's PR woman Kate Kildare, interviewed by Pepper Potts. She's pushy and abrasive, but plays down her brilliance. Henry Hellrung recommended her for the job. They dated when he was a TV star, but he was too busy being a playboy to take it further. [...]
The Order #6
4 stars

The Order #6

December 2007
"6: Milo --or-- Heavy metal"
Script: Matt Fraction
In this issue's flashback interview we learn the backstory of Supernaut/Milo Fields. He was an army Sgt who survived being captured in the Somali civil war, which the rest of his troop didn't. The Pentagon made out that he was rescued by a daring raid, and a book and movie were based on that story. [...]
The Order #7
4 stars

The Order #7

January 2008
"7: Namor --or-- The desperate hour"
Script: Matt Fraction
This issue's opening interview isn't a flashback, and it's spread throughout the comic. Apparently after the end of last issue Namor surrendered himself to the custody of Anthem/Henry Hellrung, and now Hellrung is trying to find out what the Sub-Mariner actually wants. [...]
The Order #8
4 stars

The Order #8

February 2008
"8: Holly --or-- Search and destroy"
Script: Matt Fraction
This issue's flashback interview is Pepper Potts talking to sullen punk teen Mulholland Black. The embedded flashbacks show her junkie grunge band parents who overdosed and died leaving her an orphan ward of the state. In a juvie ward she developed her mutant power to the psychic energy of places. [...]
The Order #9
4 stars

The Order #9

March 2008
"9: Dennis --or-- Bad moon rising"
Script: Matt Fraction
The last of the flashback interviews is between Henry Hellrung and Dennis Murray, his paralysed body in an iron lung. Murray was a career military man (which destroyed his marriage) in the Navy, preferring never to be promoted above Warrant Officer. [...]
The Order #10
4 stars

The Order #10

April 2008
"10: Pepper --or-- Into the black"
Script: Matt Fraction
The opening interview this time isn't a flashback, it's Tony Stark grilling Pepper Potts over what went wrong with the Order's mission. She recaps how they tracked SHADOW to their base near the Salton Sea and then she lost contact with them. [...]