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.
Baintronics’ forces track an escaped Midnight Wrecker to Sanctuary – leading to a showdown between Machine Man and Iron Man 2020. This strong series from Tom DeFalco, Herb Trimpe and Barry Windsor-Smith serves as an odd transition between the Bronze and Copper ages.
Chameleon Boy leads an ill-advised recon mission to the Khundian homeworld, while Mon-El and Shadow Lass investigate a forgotten evil world. Writer Paul Levitz pens a pair of strong stories, with Keith Giffen taking over lead art chores and outgoing penciler Pat Broderick kicking off “The Great Darkness Saga.”
Machine Man and his new friends flee from the robotic forces of Baintronics – a company owned by Madame Menace! This excellent revamp miniseries delivers a strong second issue from Tom DeFalco, Herb Trimpe and an inspired Barry Windsor-Smith.
A team of tech scavengers rescue a disassembled Machine Man from the scrap heap, introducing him to the year 2020. A surprisingly strong start to this Machine Man revamp brings Conan great Barry Windsor-Smith back to comics.
Still fleeing Prince Shaitan’s forces, the Micronauts find themselves engaged in a very public battle in Daytona Beach. There’s not much in the way of character building here, but the action – from the regular creative team of Bill Mantlo and Michael Golden – is excellent.
A young woman wakes with no memory of who she is – or why people are trying to kill her! A slow-burn thriller with cinematic style from the team of Bruce Jones and Brent Anderson.
Fleeing through a breech in the Spacewall, the renegade Micronauts find themselves facing greater peril … on Earth! Writer Bill Mantlo delivers a stronger story for this second outing, and continues to get great art support from the team of Michael Golden and Josef Rubinstein.