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Warlord #9

In DC, Reviews by T. Andrew Wahl0 Comments

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.

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Warlord #8

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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.

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Warlord #7

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Travis Morgan returns to Skartaris with new ally Mariah, only to find one of his old allies possessed by a demonic weapon. Writer/artist Mike Grell seems to get better each issue, with Warlord quickly evolving into a special series

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Warlord #5

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Morgan and Tara learn the secret history of Skartaris – but a forgotten subway might make it all for not! Another greater-than-the-sum-of-its-parts outing from Warlord creator Mike Grell.

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The Legion of Super-Heroes #289

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Legionnaires marooned on an icy asteroid wonder if rescue will come before supplies – and hope – run out! Writer Paul Levitz starts to mine the rich characterization that would be a hallmark of his and Keith Giffen’s Legion run.

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Micronauts #7

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Trying to catch their breath in the Everglades, the Micronauts instead encounter the smoldering touch of the Man-Thing! Writer Bill Mantlo ups his game a bit this issue, but the art – from Michael Golden and Josef Rubinstein – isn’t as strong as previous outings.

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Warlord #4

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Morgan’s legion lays siege to the city of Thera in an effort to earn freedom – and rescue Tara from Deimos. The story is a bit rushed and the art a bit scratchy, but, overall, creator Mike Grell delivers another Warlord winner.

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Micronauts #5

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The Micronauts search for Bug brings them to Cape Canaveral – and into battle with crazy scientist Professor Prometheus. The art from from Michael Golden and Josef Rubinstein remains strong, but writer Bill Mantlo needs to up his story game.

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The Legion of Super-Heroes #286

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Legionnaires vacationing on Brande’s World come under attack from Dr. Regulus, who seeks his revenge on Sun Boy! Another solid outing from the team of Paul Levitz and Pat Broderick, and another promising backup featuring art by Keith Giffen.

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Micronauts #4

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Baron Karza’s tyranny continues on Homeworld while, on Earth, the Micronauts search for Bug and begin repairs on their ship. This transitional issue by Bill Mantlo and Michael Golden sets up future issues but offers little in the way of a main plot.