Defend the Earth, Part 2 of 3. Story by Steve Stern. Art by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito and Will Cypser. Cover by Jared K. Fletcher. Archie Comics picks up Steve Sterns celebrated self-published sci-fi hero, featuring art by Silver Age legends Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. This mini-series reboots Zen as a kid-friendly eco-warrior, protecting the Earth from the environmental disasters of Lord Contaminous and his cronies. Zen trains his team of wannabe heroes to save the Earth – but will they be ready when Lord Contaminous and his subterranean forces attack New York City?