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The Question v.1 #12

"Poisoned Ground" - Jan. 1988

The Cover of The Question #12 by Denys Cowan
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Pencils: Denys Cowan
Inks: Rick Magyar
Lettering: Gaspar
Colors: Tatjana Wood
Editor: Mike Gold
Cover: Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz
Published by DC Comics

Myra and Vic share a secret rendezvous for one last fling before she announces that her candidacy for Mayor.

On his way back to Hub City, Vic stops by the scene of a murder in Parson's Acres, a well-to-do suburb of Hub City. The method of operations matches that of Baby Gun, the obese murderer that tried to kill the Question by shooting him in the head with a small caliber gun.

When another man dies, Vic's investigation leads to Pete Carstairs, the man who developed Parson's Acres. The builder has been reduced to a raving lunatic, ranting about how the victims tried to blackmail him with threats of exposing the fact that the suburb is built on a toxic waste dump, and of his hiring Baby Gun to kill them.

The blackmailers' allegations prove to be true. The Question returns to Carstairs' home to learn how he contacted Baby Gun. He finds Carstairs dead and turning a light shade of blue, while the obese and stupid Baby Gun pigs out on Carstairs' poisoned ice cream. Does Baby Gun die...? Happy Halloween.

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  • Baby Gun
  • Vic Sage / The Question
  • Myra Connelly Fermin
  • The New Girl in the Office
  • Pete Carstairs
  • Colonel Rory
  • Tot Rodor
  • Wesley Fermin


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