Linda “Supergirl” Danvers moves to San Francisco to start a new job – unfortunately, with Lex Luthor’s niece in tow. Writer/artist Mike Sekowsky brings some Marvel-style continuity to the maid of might.
As the main team of X-Men makes their way home from the Savage Land, Professor X remembers an earlier, solo adventure. Unlike many transitional issues, this outing from Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin is a treat.
The X-Men join Ka-Zar in an effort to save the Savage Land from the machinations of Garokk, the Petrified Man. A-list superhero storytelling from X-regulars Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
The X-Men clash with Sauron in the Savage Land, then team with Ka-Zar to battle Garokk, the Petrified Man. There are a couple of missteps this time out, but, overall, it’s another excellent issue from the team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
Separated during battle, two groups of X-Men each think the other dead; the larger group ends up convalescesing in the Savage Land. A superb transitional issue from the team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
The X-Men struggle to free themselves from imprisonment, then must battle Magneto within the heart of an active volcano. Assured work from the classic creative team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
Double-crossed by a cult, Vietnam veteran Gideon Cross must try to stop xenogenesis – the rebirth of the demon race! The story is a bit hard to warm up to, but the visual storytelling by Rich Buckler is a lot of fun.
A second group of aliens stop Phoenix’s suicide attempt, turn him into the Protector and send him to battle a cyclops. A victim of the dreaded Atlas-(Seaboard)-last-issue revamp, this outing by the new creative team of Gary Friedrich and Ric Estrada is pretty much a bust.
Phoenix tries to save a village from a yeti army controlled by Satan – who is actually an alien in disguise! The lead story by Gabriel Levy and Sal Amendola is a bit off, but a backup feature with nice art from Pat Broderick and Terry Austin brings up this issue’s average.