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.
Finding respite in a cave, the Warlord recalls the events that first brought him to the savage land of Skartaris. This issue reprints 1st Issue Special #8, the first appearance of Mike Grell’s Warlord.
Thugs keep looking for more than $2 million in missing loot – but find only pain when messing with Ragman. A fine followup to a great debut, again by the team of Bob Kanigher and the Redondo Studio.
While half the Titans search for the killers of the Doom Patrol, Changeling’s convalescence on Paradise Island goes awry. The creative team of Marv Wolfman, George Pérez and Romeo Tanghal launch into a three-issue arc featuring the legendary Doom Patrol.
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.
When an eccentric financier goes missing, the Scorpion gets pulled into a case plagued by voodoo and zombies. Another fun pulp adventure from writer/artist Howard Chaykin (with the help of a few famous friends!)
The Micronauts flee Earth and end up on Acroyear’s homeworld – and under attack from the forces of Baron Karza! This return home to the Microverse bodes well for this sci-fi series, which remains under the guidance of writer Bill Mantlo and penciler Michael Golden.
Legionnaires rush to save Princess Projectra and Karate Kid from their scheduled execution on Orando – but will they get there in time? The classic creative team of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen get to work revolutionizing DC’s favorite 30th-century teens.
With the help of their Earthling friend, the Micronauts escape H.E.L.L. and get the Endeavor back in the air. Bill Mantlo’s Micronauts stories still aren’t cracking the A-list, but Michael Golden’s artwork is looking fine.
On the hunt for a unicorn, Morgan is captured by lizard men who worship a recently arrived “god.” Following a quick origin recap, writer/artist Mike Grell delivers a well-executed, done-in-one tale.