Rom heads to Washington, D.C., in a desperate effort to rescue his neutralizer from a Dire Wraith conspiracy! This transitional issue by the regular Rom team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema is a solid read, but hints of better things to come.
The last survivor of a race of mutated reptiles massacred by the Dire Wraiths battles should-be-ally Rom. A surprisingly poignant piece of retconning from regular scribe Bill Mantlo, with typically solid support from “Our Pal” Sal Buscema.
With his Earth alliances fraying and his neutralizer in Wraith hands, Rom must face a dreaded deathwing! A return to sci-fi basics makes for a stronger issue from the creative team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema.
As Rom lies comatose in a laboratory, the Dire Wraiths decide to attack – with semi-sentient, thorny plants! Silly plot devices undermine this offering from the regular creative team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema.
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.
Spider-Man and the Hulk clash at Empire State University, but, wouldn’t you know it, the Hulk is really just misunderstood. Sal Buscema provides the art for this promotional giveaway, which is better than expected.
Rom and two human allies take refuge in a deserted house – a house possessed by an other-dimensional terror! This odd outing from the creative team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema offers more “What?!” than wonder.
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.
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 unbelievable, this third issue from the team of Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema is another solid offering.
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’ strong debut.