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Thunderbolts (1997) - #4
"A Shock to the System"

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Kurt Busiek

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Vince Russell

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Vince Russell

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Cover Date: July 1997
Cover Price: US $ 1.95

Issue Tagline: Introducing: Jolt. She's going to join the Thunderbolts whether they like it or not!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 22 pages

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Letters Column: J.Pleckaitus, Stephen Schneider, Andy Oliver, Brendan Walsh, Sally Cutler, Mike McGinnis Jr.

Meteorite narrates how the team assault a castle in the Adirondacks where Hallie Takahama was held prisoner: some of her recent backstory is told as she joins the incursion against Citizen's will and unaware of his machination. Inside, they confront a legion of mutated monsters until they find their creator, who is responsable for the Rat Pack and Wrecking Crew's recent exploits. After the Bolts win thanks to Hallie's intervention, she's introduced to the media as Jolt.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Colección Extra SuperHéroes (2011) #3
Marvel Special (1997) #8
Thunderbolts Classic (2011) TPB vol. 01
Thunderbolts: Justice, Like Lightning (2001) TPB

First appearance of Jolt in costume.
According to cover date, this was released the same month as Thunderbolts: Distant Rumblings (1997) #-1: funny enough, the Bullpen Bulletins page in both issues are switched, this one's being the Flashback month version.

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