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The Question v.1 #17

"A Dream of Rorschach" - June 1988

The Cover of The Question #17 by Denys Cowan
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Pencils: Denys Cowan
Inks: Rick Magyar
Lettering: Willie Schubert
Colors: Tatjana Wood
Editor: Mike Gold
Cover: Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz
A very special thanks to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
Published by DC Comics

Robert Leroy Parker breaks his partner, Sundance, out of the Hub City Central Facility by posing as the murderer's lawyer and sneaking plastic guns past the metal detectors.

Vic pursues them to the rooftop where they board their helicopter. He grabs ahold of the bottom of the copter, and tries to ride it out, but loses his grip and falls on an elderly man who was waiting for the Angel of Death.

The man dies but the reporter survives, infuriating Vic. He decides to make this battle personal.

Vic tracks Parker to Seattle, reading the Watchmen on the plane, and wondering what it would be like to be Rorshach. Before he goes, Tot warns him about keeping his anger and curiosity under control. In a sleazy bar he meets a man who promises to help him. The man spikes his drink and knocks him in the head with a blackjack.

Vic manages to get away and trails the man to his house. Pondering what Rorschach would do, Vic jumps in through the window and is shortly pistol-whipped by the man's partner.

The pair of thugs take Vic up in the mountain where they're under orders from Parker to kill him.

A pair of arrows fly out of the darkness, however -- Vic is saved by the timely arrival of Green Arrow.

A more complete summary coming soon!


  • Mr. Hilkey
  • Robert LeRoy "Butch Cassidy" Parker
  • Sundance Kid
  • Vic Sage / The Question
  • Tot Rodor
  • Walter Kovacs / Rorschach
  • Eddie
  • Skinny
  • Oliver Queen / Green Arrow


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