Tara and Morgan escape a carnivorous dinosaur but soon find themselves captured as breeding stock for a dying alien race. Mike Grell’s story is a bit of a mess – but not compared to Vince Colletta’s inking.
A young woman’s suicide attempt and a misunderstanding bring Batman to blows with Blockbuster on Christmas Eve. Sadly, this ho-hum outing from Len Wein, John Calnan and Frank McLaughlin isn’t much of a present.
Attempting to cheer up a classmate who has the seasonal blues, Superboy takes him to a parallel Earth without Christmas. This Christmas tale from Paul Kupperberg and Kurt Schaffenberger leads off a pair of so-so tales.
The U.S. disposes of chemical weapons at sea, disrupting the Pale People’s culture and pulling the Justice League of America into a war. Mike Friedrich’s chockablock story is a fascinating relic of its time.
During a campus visit, Kid Flash discovers that the student body is being controlled via an experimental brain operation. An example of the Bronze Age’s “relevancy” trend, delivered here by the team of Steve Skeates, George Tuska and Nick Cardy.
Superman teams with Doctor Fate to battle alien high lamas who are willing to sacrifice Earth to reach nirvana. More Silver Age than Bronze in tone, the lead feature by Len Wein, Dick Dillin and Joe Giella is silly but fun.
The Titans thwart the monstrous Goronn, but prove no match for the invader’s master – Trigon the Terrible! Guest artist Curt Swan has this issue feeling like a Silver Age tale – not a good thing in 1981.
A beetle broach acquired at auction pulls the Titans into an old feud between a bug god and salamander warrior. It’s a Scooby-Doo-ish adventure for the Titans from the creative team of Bob Haney, Arthur Saaf and Nick Cardy.
When Bruce Wayne becomes the target of a murderous race-car driver, Batman takes the wheel – with an assist from Diana Prince. This Mike Sekowsky story hasn’t aged well, but it’s still fun as a product of its time.