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The Legion of Super-Heroes #296

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In the aftermath of their epic battle with Darkseid, the Legionnaires find their downtime interrupted by nuclear terrorists. An emotionally charged, character-driven issue from the creative team of Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt.

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Ragman #5

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While Ragman battles various thugs, blind/mute orphan Teddy brings the missing-money mystery to a fiery close. Co-creators Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert team on this excellent series finale.

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Fantastic Four #245

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The Invisible Girl returns home to find the FF defeated by a golden-haired man – a strangely familiar golden-haired man. John Byrne follows up his three-part Galactus epic with a powerful solo outing starring Susan Richards.

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Ragman #4

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A pair of short stories from regular Ragman writer Bob Kanigher. The first one, illustrated by the Redondo Studio, is a bit hurried, but the wordless backup story, featuring art by co-creator Joe Kubert, is quite masterful.

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The New Teen Titans #16

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Starfire gets involved in a whirlwind romance – one that takes a tragic turn thanks to The H.I.V.E. A strong, character-driven issue from The New Teen Titans creative team of Marv Wolfman and George Pérez. Also: The debut of Captain Carrot.

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Rom #15

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Rom ally – and potential love interest – Brandy Clark prepares to wed the Dire Wraith who secretly replaced her fiancé. This above-average issue from the regular Rom creative team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema moves the series forward.

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Warlord #12

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As Travis Morgan brawls in a tavern, Mariah and Machiste reminisce about their previous adventures with the Warlord. A nice character-building issue from series creator Mike Grell.