Clea’s efforts to reveal the Defender’s past to Valkyrie reintroduces the team to past perils. This Giant-Size outing features classic Golden and Silver age work from the likes of Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Bill Everett and Steve Ditko, along with a gorgeous framing sequence penciled by Jim Starlin.
Separated from his companions and bleeding out in the snow, Warlord finds aid from an unexpected source. Another fun-if-unoriginal outing from writer/artist Mike Grell.
When live-action roleplaying ends in murder, Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim must find a super-powered serial killer. A strong second collection from Powers co-creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.
“The Master” stands revealed: The Legion faces the wrath of Darkseid – and his three billion Daxamite slaves. “The Great Darkness Saga” comes to its epic conclusion, thanks to the creative brilliance of Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt.
The Micronauts regather on Homeworld for a final battle with Baron Karza – with help from the Enigma Force! An epic conclusion to the first Micronauts story arc from the creative team of Bill Mantlo, Michael Golden and Al Milgrom.
A new generation of the Strikeforce team suffers a tragic blow during its showdown with Countessa Del Marco. A not-quite-ready-for-prime-time outing from future pros Fred Schiller and Tom Morgan.
When winged dinosaurs make off with Mariah, Travis Morgan and Machiste pursue them to a city in the sky. Mike Grell’s passion for the material makes this one a winner.
Moro Frost “dies” in World War II, but the Scorpion lives on to battle the Golden Fuhrer in 1975. Not horrible, but this revamp by Gabriel Levy and Jim Craig pales in comparison to Howard Chaykin’s version of the Scorpion.
The Legion holds their own against the Servants of Darkness, but the Master enslaves three billion superpowered reinforcements. The penultimate chapter of “The Great Darkness Saga,” from the classic Legion team of Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt.
The Micronauts appear to take heavy losses as they clash with Baron Karza’s Dog Soldiers over the Acroyear homeworld, Spartak. A fast-paced and particularly brutal outing from the Micronauts creative team of Bill Mantlo, Michael Golden and Al Milgrom.