After losing a battle to the Grey Gargoyle, the Avengers must regroup before tracking him down for a rematch. John Byrne and Dan Green draw a fine Avengers, but this story from Roger Stern and David Michelinie is not on par with the era’s best work.
While defending against a government attempt to strip their security clearance, the Avengers are called to battle a stony menace. A sagging story by Roger Stern and Steven Grant doesn’t do justice to the excellent art of John Byrne and Dan Green.
A nuclear chain reaction blows the moon – and the inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha – out of orbit and into space! Nicola Cuti and Joe Staton team to do a solid job on this debut issue of a series based on the cult classic “Space: 1999” television series.
A series of extortion threats force the Legion into action, while individual members go undercover with the Science Police. Quality is stabilizing but it’s still not a return to form for the creative team of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen.
Computo manages to break free of containment, but Brainiac 5’s quick thinking still might save the day. This issue shows slight improvement, but Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen’s later LoSH work continues to be plagued by pacing and art issues.
After a brilliant rabbi biochemist fails to help Morbius, the living vampire clashes with a demon-priest. Though Morbius’ Fear debut isn’t that well executed, Mike Friedrich and Paul Gulacy’s work with the character shows potential.
Batman interrupts the marriage of Man-Bat and girlfriend Francine Lee – but a startling surprise awaits! Frank Robbins pens a pair of so-so Bat-Family tales, ably illustrated by Neal Adams and Gil Kane.
Stranded by an arctic shipwreck, Frankenstein’s monster ponders his back story while trying to assist his dying colleagues. Gary Friedrich’s story isn’t the most engaging, but the work of artist Mike Ploog and colorist Glynis Wein is top shelf.
Who is Ms. Marvel? Not even she knows – but that doesn’t stop her from battling the Scorpion! Carol Danvers gets promoted to superheroine status in this substantial-feeling debut from the team of Gerry Conway, John Buscema and Joe Sinnott.