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Rom #6

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While recovering from earlier battles, Rom is attacked by mutant Dobermans – better known as hell-hounds from the Black Nebula! A better-than-average issue from writer Bill Mantlo and “Our Pal” Sal Buscema.

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Fantastic Four #237

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A disoriented alien falls in with a gang of small-time thieves – and finds herself facing off against half of the Fantastic Four. John Byrne’s legendary solo run on FF continues with this competent done-in-one tale.

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The New Teen Titans #3

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The Teen Titans go zero for two in battles against Dr. Light and the newly formed Fearful Five. The new villains are a bit of a motley crew, but writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Pérez continue to gain traction on The New Teen Titans.

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Rom #4

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Rom battles human-turned-spaceknight Firefall while potential love-interest Brandy Clark tries to escape from Dire Wraiths. A solid-but-not-spectacular outing from the regular Rom creative team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema.

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Rom #3

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Rom continues to search out Dire Wraiths on Earth – and uncovers a plot to free his mortal enemies from Limbo! Despite a new character who is a bit hard to believe, this third issue from the team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema is another solid offering.

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Rom #2

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Rom continues to find Dire Wraiths embedded throughout West Virginia – including those working on a lethal laser project! Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema deliver a solid second issue, but one that lacks the punch of this series’ excellent debut.

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Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #133

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A dangerous assignment from Morgan Edge sends Jimmy Olsen in search of the Mountain of Judgement as Jack Kirby’s “Fourth World” epic begins. The King moves to the Distinguished Competition, breathing life into the B-list Jimmy Olsen — and helping launch the Bronze Age!

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DC Comics Presents #26

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Jim Starlin brings a watered down version of his cosmic storytelling to the Distinguished Competition, but the real draw to DC Comics Presents #26 is the debut appearance of Marv Wolfman and George Pérez’s new Teen Titans.