HEROES: Welcome

Ever since word flashed across the Atlantic that Captain Kurt Carlsen was safe, Manhattan had been waiting impatiently for him. Reporters dug into the history of the skipper of the Flying Enterprise, interviewed his family and crew. People read that he had learned his deep-water trade by crossing the Atlantic ten times in sailing ships, that he had made up his mind to be a sailor at the age of eleven, and stubbornly insisted on taking his old rowboat into the most dangerous waters around his home at Hamlet-haunted Elsinore, Denmark. By...

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