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The Legion of Super-Heroes #304

The Legion of Super-Heroes #304

With the team down to just 21 members, the Legion considers the current crop of Legion Academy cadets. It’s another character-driven, transitional issue – the kind of comic Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen do very well. [More]

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The Batman Family #20

The Batman Family #20

In the lead story, Batman and Ragman team to stop a criminal organization that preys on the poor. Writer David V. Reed delivers a nice, tight tale, but Michael Golden’s artwork steals the show. [More]

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Detective Comics #500

Detective Comics #500

“To Kill a Legend,” a gem of a story from Alan Brennert and Dick Giordano, anchors this above-average “anniversary” collection, which also features work from Len Wein, Mike W. Barr, Joe Kubert, Jim Aparo, Walter Simonson and many more. [More]

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Review: Karate Kid #1                        

The Legion’s Karate Kid travels to the 20th century — then decides to stay to “find” himself. Paul Levitz pens DC’s odd attempt to cash in on the ’70s’ kung-fu craze, with Ric Estrada and Joe Staton collaborating on art. [More]

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Review: Legion of Super-Heroes #1       

With the Legionnaires spread around the galaxy on various business, Lightning Lord regathers the Legion of Super-Villains. The classic Legion creative team of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen kick off this Baxter-format series with a fine debut. [More]

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Review: Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth #44

Sacker the serpent, hoping to enslave miniature humans from Bermuda for sport, forces Kamandi to do his bidding. Gerry Conway’s story suggests the series might be waning on the imagination front, but the art by Keith Giffen and Mike Royer is solid. [More]

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Teen Titans #44

Teen Titans #44

After an extended hiatus, the Teen Titans come back together thanks to a trap by Doctor Light. Following a nearly four-year break from publication, the Titans’ regular series resumes with this sub-par outing from the creative team of Paul Levitz, Bob Rozakis, Pablo Marcos and Bob Smith. [More]

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Review: DC Special Series #10                

A nice assortment of DC B-listers — Doctor Fate, the New God’s Lightray, and Black Canary — get the secret-origin treatment. While lacking a little drama, this issue features an interesting mix of artists, led by pencilers Joe Staton, Don Newton and Mike Vosburg. [More]

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DC Comics Presents #13

DC Comics Presents #13

Aliens abduct the son of one of Superman’s boyhood friends — and the Legion won’t let Superman save the boy! A serviceable if unspectacular story by Paul Levitz and the art team of Dick Dillin and Dick Giordano. [More]

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Superboy & the Legion of Super-Heroes #240

Superboy & the Legion of Super-Heroes #240

The Legion faces off against Grimbor the Chainsman, while Legion Academy recruit Dawnstar learns a thing or two about teamwork. Paul Levitz plots both tales, with art from a mix including Howard Chaykin and James Sherman. [More]

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