A subterranean shuttle takes Warlord from Skartaris to the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, where he first meets future ally Mariah. Some logic flaws hinder an otherwise excellent issue from auteur creator Mike Grell.
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.
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.
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.
When Yang’s cousin Sun returns to find drug dealers squatting at the family homestead, much kung-fu action ensues. Joe Gill script is better than some of his Charlton output, while Sanho Kim’s art is oddly appealing.
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.
Moon-Boy remembers the fateful night that first brought him and Devil Dinosaur together as brothers. Jack Kirby’s last new series for Marvel isn’t as bad as its reputation, but it’s not that great, either.
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.
Separated from Tara, soon-to-be Warlord Travis Morgan is captured by slavers and forced to fight in a gladiator arena. Mike Grell’s art outshines his story here, with nice rendering and strong visual storytelling.
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.