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The Legion of Super-Heroes #291

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The mysterious “Master” continues to gather power – from some of the Legion’s most formidable foes! “The Great Darkness Saga” continues with another excellent chapter from Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt.

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Micronauts #8

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The Micronauts and Baron Karza finally come to blows – with Earth as the battlefield! Plus, the debut of Captain Universe! A strong outing from the regular creative team of Bill Mantlo and Michael Golden, this time joined by embellisher Bob McLeod.

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The Legion of Super-Heroes #290

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The servants of an unknown evil gather powerful magical relics – and the Legion seems unable to stop them! The classic Legion creative team of Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt are in fine form as they launch into “The Great Darkness Saga.”

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Machine Man #4

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Feed up, Machine Man takes the fight straight to Baintronics Inc. – and his old nemesis, Sunset “Madame Menace” Bain! Barry Windsor-Smith takes over full art chores (and co-plotting) for a strong conclusion to this grade-A miniseries.

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The Legion of Super-Heroes #288

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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.

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Micronauts #6

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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.

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Warlord #3

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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.

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Machine Man #3

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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.

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The Legion of Super-Heroes #287

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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.”