Based on a story by
John Carpenter & Sandy King


Written by Mike Sizemore
Art by Dave Kennedy
Colors by Pete Kennedy
Lettered by Janice Chiang
Edited by Sandy King
Cover Art by Tim Bradstreet

Issue 1

With all communication lost from a mining asteroid, space station Benson dispatches a rescue ship to investigate. What the team discovers threatens not only to overwhelm and destroy them, but could ultimately threaten all life on Earth. VORTEX (#1 of 8) is the second story of John Carpenter’s monthly anthology series Tales of Science Fiction.

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Issue 2

A mysterious life form tears its way through a rescue team on a deep space asteroid mining facility. The survivors of the disaster now vow to get to the bottom of the continuing mystery as Earth sends its own investigator to space station Benson.

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Issue 3

Investigating exactly what happened on the mining asteroid, Jake Dixon returns with a new team that includes the one man he can’t trust. As they make a startling discovery another threat begins to unfold back on space station Benson

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Issue 4

With all eyes on the problem plagued asteroid, something nasty is stirring on space station Benson. Meanwhile at least one person has seemingly survived the incident on Garm so Dixon and his team must explore further, but will something find them first?

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Issue 5

Under attack on the mining asteroid, Jake Dixon and his team find themselves fighting for their lives as they attempt to fall back to the safety of their ship. Meanwhile, a monstrous event on space station Benson suggests there may be no safe haven to return to.

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Issue 6

Having escaped the horrors of the mining asteroid, Jake Dixon and his team find they are not alone. With a creature loose on their ship and one of their own working against them, who will survive? And what will be left of them?

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Issue 7

The survivors of the rescue mission reach Space Station Benson where Jake Dixon finally confronts Dr Andersen and reveals the truth about the organism attacking them. But as further horror unfolds is it too little too late?

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Issue 8

Having escaped the horrors of the mining asteroid, Jake Dixon and his team find they are not alone. With a creature loose on their ship and one of their own working against them, who will survive? And what will be left of them?

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR181910

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