View Post

The Legion of Super-Heroes #296

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

Ragman #5

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

Warlord #12

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

Warlord #11

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

Ragman #2

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

The New Teen Titans #13

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

Giant-Size Defenders #1

In Marvel, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

Micronauts #9

In Marvel, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

View Post

The Legion of Super-Heroes #288

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.