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  • Issue #1
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 1
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Frank Miller cover. Deep in space two centuries ago a decisive battle between the forces of good and evil was fought. The brave Spaceknights of Galador defeated the evil sorcery and super-science of the Dire Wraiths and scattered them to the furthest reaches of the galaxy. Now in present day their eternal struggle has spilled over to Earth. Rom, greatest of the Spaceknights, has arrived in Clairton, a small West Virginia town. Frightened by the arrival of a 7' alien, the people of Clairton have called in the National Guard. Can Rom convince those he came to save that the true enemy resides in their very ranks? 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #2
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 2
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. After an encounter with yet another Dire Wraith disguised in human form, Rom returns to the small town of Clairton. Here he seeks out Brandy Clark, the one person who has befriended and believed him. However, thinking Brandy in danger, Steve, her boyfriend, summons the authorities. Once again Rom is forced to defend himself against those he has come to save. Meanwhile, a secret cabal of shape-shifting aliens meets and plans the destruction of the one being capable of thwarting their diabolical plans. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #3
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 3

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Frank Miller cover. As Rom stands overlooking the countryside he contemplates his lost humanity and longs to return home. However, the threat posed by the Dire Wraiths demands his attention yet again. Also, Brandy Clark can't get Rom and his warning out of her head as she returns home to find visitors of another kind in her apartment. Meanwhile, disguised Dire Wraiths use one man's own xenophobia to twist his hate and fear of Rom to their own ends. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #4
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 4

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Duped by the alien Dire Wraiths, a misguided human has been grafted to the armor of the fallen Spaceknight Firefall. And now, using the power of the Living Flame, he attacks Rom with the fury of Galador's most powerful energy source. While, Steve Jackson desperately pursues those who've kidnapped Brandy Clark, the woman he loves. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #5
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 5

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Fearing for the safety of his human friends, Brandy and Steve, Rom retreats from the pursuing Dire Wraiths. Seeking refuge in an abandoned house they soon discover they are not alone. Doctor Strange the Master of the Mystic Arts makes a cameo in the macabre tale "The House that Haunted Spaceknights!" 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #6
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 6

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. After a night spent escaping Dire Wraiths disguised as government agents, a murderous human with the power of the fallen Spaceknight Firefall, and a house that was alive, Rom, Brandy, and Steve take a moment for some much needed rest. After having to deal with the knowledge that aliens walk among them Steve and Brandy must now try to return to their ordinary lives. While Rom stands statuesque in rest-mode, something dark and sinister lurks in the shadows. He has been found by the Hellhounds of the Dark Nebula. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #7
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 7

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. After suffering injuries in battle with the Hellhounds of the Dark Nebula, Rom falls into a coma-like state. As Steve and Brandy race against the clock to find some way to revive their friend, the Dire Wraiths, sensing Rom's weakness, press their attack. They summon the terrible Thornoids to finish their sworn enemy off once and for all. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #8
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 8

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Seeking those who have stolen his greatest weapon, the Neutralizer, Rom confronts a group of Dire Wraiths. During the battle his enemy, using the blackest magic, summons that which all must fear, even a Spaceknight, the soul devouring Deathwing. Also lurking in the shadows and stalking the night is yet another who would seek vengeance on the evil Dire Wraiths. But for Rom is this shadowy figure friend or foe? 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #9
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 9

    Ms. Marvel (Warbird) makes a cameo appearance. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Michael Golden cover. Reeling from his battle with the monstrous Deathwing, Rom falls back into a shallow grave which gives way under his weight and sends the Spaceknight plummeting down into the depths of the earth. Far below, Rom soon discovers he is not alone. He comes face to face with Serpentyne, the Stalker in the Night. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #10
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 10

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Michael Golden cover. Tracking his stolen Neutralizer to Project Safeguard, Rom descends on Washington D.C. Mistaking the gleaming Spaceknight for some sort of attack the United States Air Force respond in kind. Once again Rom is attacked by those he has come to save. Even a Spaceknight's patience has its limits in "Warrior over Washington!" 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #11
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 11
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Captured, Rom lies helpless and at the mercy of the vile Dire Wraiths of Project Safeguard. The evil aliens in human guise plan to learn the secrets of their greatest enemy's power and use that knowledge for their own malevolent ends. That is unless Archie Stryker, the man who would be Firefall the Spaceknight, can discover the hero within and at last find redemption. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #12
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 12

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Michael Golden cover. Super-Hero vs. Spaceknight. Believed to be a murderer, the humans of Safeguard call in some help, some super-human help. Can even Rom, greatest of the Spaceknights, stand up to the incredible explosive power of Jack of Hearts. Meanwhile, Steve proposes to Brandy, but what sinister secret is he hiding from her? 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #13
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 13

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. After his battle with Jack of Hearts, Rom washes up to shore battered and suffering from amnesia. After befriending the young girl, Talley, Rom and his new found friend soon discover that evil lurks within the sea cave in which they explore. Can Rom regain his memories in time to stop the Plunderer (last seen in Fantastic Four #191) and his pirates from fulfilling their malevolent plans? Plus, a back-up story featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #14
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 14

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Dave Cockrum cover. Rom sits and contemplates his growing affections for Brandy Clark. That is until he is attacked by the Mad Thinker and his Awesome Android. Meanwhile, Brandy prepares for her and Steve's wedding, but she can't help but notice subtle changes in her husband-to-be. Plus, a back-up tale of sorrow and loss featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. Introducing the Spaceknights Starshine and Terminator. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #15
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 15

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Rom returns to the home of Brandy Clark's parents to find it empty. Meanwhile, Clairton's County Coroner may have discovered evidence of something very strange going on in town. And, Steve escapes his Dire Wraith captors but can he reach the church on time and prevent Brandy from marrying his evil doppelganger. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #16
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 16

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Mack Killburn, reporter for the Washington Weekly News, arrives in the small West Virginia town of Clairton looking for the story of the century. Meanwhile, Rom, in the company of Brandy, Steve, and their family and friends, reiterates his warning that the Dire Wraiths, evil shape-changing aliens, walk among them. Then, like right out of a 1950's sci-fi horror movie, Clairton is attacked by a giant robot. Plus, a back-up story featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #17
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 17
    Published Apr 1981 by Marvel.

    Part 1 of 2 - Guest starring the Uncanny X-Men (Wolverine, Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, and Sprite). Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Frank Miller cover. Cerebro, the mutant detecting device of Professor Charles Xavier, has discovered a new mutant residing in Clairton, West Virginia. He immediately dispatches his students, the mutant heroes known as the X-Men, to find this new source of power. Rom, discovers that a disguised Dire Wraith has married and procreated with a human woman. Can even Rom stand against the psionic power and horrible evil of the Hybrid. 32 pages. NOTE: 1st appearance of Hybrid. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #18
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 18
    Published May 1981 by Marvel.

    Part 2 of 2 - Guest starring the Uncanny X-Men (Wolverine, Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, and Sprite). Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Frank Miller cover. Born from the unnatural union of a Dire Wraith father and a human mother, the malevolent Hybrid has used his powerful psionic and shape-changing abilities to trick the X-Men into thinking that Rom is the evil one. Now, Rom must stave off the powerful mutants long enough to convince them of the true threat before it is too late. 32 pages. NOTE: 2nd appearance of Hybrid. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #19
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 19

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Michael Golden cover. Steve and Brandy return to the farmhouse where Rom battled the mutant Hybrid only to find Rom's Neutralizer. Where is the Spaceknight and why would he abandon his most powerful weapon? The answers lie in Limbo where Rom has been banished. Surrounded by scores of the very enemy he has banished to Limbo for the last 2 centuries, can Rom escape from where none before have? Also, Rom runs into an old friend and meets the sinister Space Phantom ruler of Limbo. Plus, a back-up story featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #20
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 20

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. After learning that his home world of Galador is in danger Rom confides in his allies, Steve and Brandy, that he plans to return home. However, what malevolent puppet master resides in the shadows pulling Rom's strings and why does he wear the visage of a Spaceknight? Plus, a back-up story featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #21
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 21

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom struggles with the decision to return home to Galador and his duty to protect Earth from the Dire Wraiths. Meanwhile, a new superhero moves to Clairton. Torpedo (last seen in Daredevil #126-127 ) the man with the rocket punch. But, as with so many of Rom's previous encounters, a misunderstanding leads to conflict. Plus, a back-up story featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #22
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 22

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom trains Torpedo to be his replacement as guardian of Clairton in his absence. However, when Torpedo's archenemies the Rocketeers invade the small West Virginia town, he and Rom soon learn they have more in common then they first realized. Plus, a back-up story featuring Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #23
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 23
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    Guest starring Power Man and Iron Fist. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Continued from Power Man and Iron Fist #73. The Dire Wraiths manipulate the media into thinking that Rom is a killer robot meaning to destroy the Big Apple. With every local hero and the National Guard on the lookout for him, Rom, with the help of Luke Cage and Iron Fist, must make his way to the Baxter Building, home of the world's greatest superhero family. Cameo appearances by Spider-Man, Daredevil, Moon Knight, Captain America, Iron Man, and of course the Fantastic Four. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #24
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 24
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Hurtling through space on his way home, Rom crosses paths with Richard Ryder, a.k.a. Nova, the Human Rocket. Rom soon allies with the youthful hero and his super-powered friends to defend the planet Xandar from invading hordes of alien Skrulls. 32 pages.

    NOTE: This story continues the struggle started in Fantastic Four #204-209 and completes the saga of Nova (Richard Rider), whose adventures began in his own short-lived series. Rider returns as Kid Nova in the pages of New Warriors (1990-1996 1st Series) #1. - Odinson, mycomicshop Archivist Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #25
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 25
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    Double-Sized issue. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom Greatest of the Spaceknights returns home to Galador only to find all is not well. Why is there another Rom and what do the Dire Wraiths and his former friend the Terminator have to do with it? Plus, an untold tale from Rom's time on Earth. Story by Steven Grant. Art by Greg Larocque and Steve Mitchell. 48 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #26
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 26

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Galactus has arrived on Galador! Can even the gallant and powerful Spaceknights stand against the Devourer of Worlds. Don't bet on it! 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #27
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 27

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador return to Wraithworld, the home planet of their most hated enemy. It was the setting for their greatest victory. And now they have returned with Galactus as an ally to finish what they started over two centuries ago. However, there reside things in the Dark Nebula that even the Devourer of Worlds may fear. Meanwhile, back on Earth, the Dire Wraiths, taking full advantage of Rom's absence, have invaded the small West Virginia town of Clairton. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #28
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 28
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The price for saving their homeworld from the hunger of Galactus is that Rom and the Spaceknights of Galador are forever denied from returning home. A shallow victory indeed, the surviving Spaceknights return to their respective sectors of space to continue the fight against the evil Dire Wraiths. Rom and his fellow Spaceknight Starshine return to Earth and to the small town of Clairton. However, something is out of place and what does the Mole Man have to do with it? 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #29
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 29

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. In the wake of the death of Starshine the Spaceknight, a disconsolate Rom investigates a possible new threat. What he discovers is a radioactive creature who has fought the mighty Hulk and survived. Can Rom defeat the man-brute known as the Missing Link (last seen in Incredible Hulk #179)? Special flashback cameo appearance by the Incredible Hulk. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #30
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 30

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom bestows Torpedo with the ability to spot the shape-shifting Dire Wraiths. As Wraith activity escalates, a new threat arrives in the form of the Metal Master (last seen in Incredible Hulk #6) and his mechanical monstrosities. This encounter leaves Rom wondering if he will ever meat this Hulk he keeps hearing about. Flashback cameo appearance by the Incredible Hulk. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #31
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 31
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Torpedo fights for his life against the Dire Wraith/human half-breed horror known as Hybrid. Meanwhile, Rom faces off against the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants (Mystique, Rogue, Destiny, Avalanche, Pyro, and the Blob). 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #32
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 32

    By Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom stands against the united might of Hybrid and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. But, when the mutant known as Rogue turns her ability absorbing powers on the gallant Spaceknight, his innate nobility awakens a goodness within her that she did not realize she had (perhaps leading her to seek out membership with the Uncanny X-Men). 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #33
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 33

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Rom contemplates his lost humanity and his duty as protector of the planet Earth. Meanwhile, an innocent beauty pines for the arrival of the silvery savior she sees in her dreams. Will Rom be able to save the beautiful Sybil from the claws of a Dire Wraith witch and her Hellhounds? 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #34
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 34

    Guest starring Prince Namor, the mighty Sub-Mariner. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Rom and Sybil have each lost much in the conflict with the Dire Wraiths. He, his humanity and homeworld and she, her parents and childhood. While, in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean the Savage Sub-Mariner soon learns that there is no where safe from the influence of the evil Dire Wraiths. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #35
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 35
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    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Danny Bulanadi. Many fathoms below the sea, Rom, together with his new ally Prince Namor, the Savage Sub- Mariner, confront a horrible product of Dire Wraith black magic. A threat that could spell the end for the underwater kingdom of Atlantis and the surface world as well. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #36
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 36

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. At the grave of the fallen Spaceknight Starshine, Brandy strikes a bargain that will change her life and the lives of all those she loves forever. Meanwhile, Rom, fresh off his victory in Atlantis, streaking home to Clairton, comes across the small hamlet of Gwillyn Dale and discovers that the evil Dire Wraiths have stolen into the night and taken the children. Rom suffers his worst defeat and vows an oath of redemption. Cameo appearance by the Sub-Mariner. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #37
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 37

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. As Rom strives to save the children of Gwillyn Dale from a fate worst than death, Steve searches frantically for his missing love, Brandy Clark. All this and King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, seriously. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #38
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 38

    Guest starring Shang Chi the Master of Kung Fu. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Witness the horror of the Dire Wraiths as seen through the eyes of Shang Chi the Master of Kung Fu. Meanwhile, Rom continues his trek around the world in pursuit of the answers to why the Dire Wraiths seek out the children. of humanity. Plus, Brandy comes face-to-face with the mysterious Doctor Dredd. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #39
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 39

    Guest starring Shang Chi the Master of Kung Fu. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. The Dire Wraiths have awakened an ancient evil. To save the children will Rom and Shang Chi be willing to do what is necessary, utilize lethal force, to prevent said evil from rising. Meanwhile, Steve discovers Brandy and her unholy bargain with Doctor Dredd. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #40A
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 40A

    Lakeside Tattooz Insert Variant (unopened inserts may or may not have the sample tattoo inside). While there is no definitive information about the Lakeside Tattooz inserts, they are known to occur over several different Marvel issues printed in March 1983. Unlike Amazing Spider-Man #238 and FF #252 where the insert was present in every copy, it appears only a limited amount of copies of this issue received the Lakeside insert (regional distribution?). Also, some of the inserts, although never opened, exist without the free tattoo sample inside.
    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Continuing his quest across the planet, Rom makes the ultimate sacrifice to save children of mankind from the evil clutches of the Pied Piper of legend. Brandy makes the ultimate sacrifice for the love of Rom and perhaps losses her soul in the process. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #40B
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 40B

    No Lakeside Tattooz. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Continuing his quest across the planet, Rom makes the ultimate sacrifice to save children of mankind from the evil clutches of the Pied Piper of legend. Brandy makes the ultimate sacrifice for the love of Rom and perhaps losses her soul in the process. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #41
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 41

    Doctor Strange guest-stars. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. While Rom faces the Dweller in the Dark, Dr. Strange Master of the Mystic Arts pleads with the Living-Tribunal on behalf of mankind. Can Rom and Strange bring back the balance between the forces of good and evil? Not if the In-Betweener has anything to say about it. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #42
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 42

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Rom strikes an unholy bargain with Quasimodo the Living Computer (last seen in Incredible Hulk #259). In exchange for his humanity Rom shall give up his Spaceknight armor to the sentient machine. There's no way this ends well. Special cameo appearance by Doctor Strange. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #43
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 43

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Rom is now human again, but he soon learns there is a price to pay for this false humanity. Plus, Brandy, now grafted to the Starshine's Spaceknight armor arrives under the control of Dr. Dredd. And the vile Dire Wraith warlock commands her to kill the man she has come to love, kill Rom the Spaceknight. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #44
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 44

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. With Rom's cloned human body decaying, Starshine strikes a deal with the mutated genius, the Gremlin. For him to save Rom's life she must first protect them from the Soviet Super-Soldier, the Devastator. Plus, Rom says goodbye to his humanity, literally. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #45
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 45

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Rom and Brandy, now residing in Starshine's Spaceknight armor, are finally free to declare their previously unspoken love for each other. The Gremlin tells the tale of dread and despair as the Dire Wraiths have infiltrate into the highest ranking offices of Mother Russia. That's when the Soviet Super Soldiers (last seen in Incredible Hulk #258-259) attack. Can even Rom stand against the mutant power of Darkstar, Mistress of the Darforce, Vanguard, the patriot hero of the people, and Major Ursus, able to transform into a mighty man-bear whose strength is legend. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #46
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 46

    Guest-starring the Soviet Super-Soldiers (Vanguard, Darkstar, and Major Ursus). Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Rom and Starshine must call a hasty truce with the Soviet Super-Soldiers, for the Hellhounds of the Dark Nebula are upon them. Plus, learn what lurks within the Pit as alien overlords whip Russian slaves to bring something horrible forth. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #47
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 47

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. A young couple soon learn what lurks in the dark as a pare of Dire Wraiths reveal their terrible nature to them. Plus, Rom and Starshine arrive to a mysterious island and are accosted by creatures of fantasy and fairy-tale in "One Man's Toys...are another Man's Terror!" 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #48
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 48

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Within the United Nations many of the world's nations meet on a common ground. However, tonight a convocation of another sort transpires. The alien creatures known as Dire Wraiths come together to debate the merits of their methods for defeating Rom and conquering the planet Earth. The males rely on super-science and technology while the females place their faith in sorcery and the dark arts. When all is said and done only one faction will leave this meeting alive and things will never be the same again. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #49
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 49

    Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Hissing, the Dire Wraiths emerge from the dark West Virginia hills and descend upon the unsuspecting town of Clairton. Their hatred for the Spaceknight known as Rom knows no bounds and this quiet little hamlet and its residence shall not escape their vengeance. Many a friend and family member fall on this fateful night and Rom, with Satrshine, returns to his adopted home to find things are forever changed. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #50
    Rom (1979-1986 Marvel) 50

    Special double-size 50th issue. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema and Akin Garvey. Rom and Starshine are trapped in a shadow dimension and must find a way to return to Earth and prevent the Dire Wraiths from accomplishing their malevolent plans. Witness a startling transformation in Starshine that leaves the Earth woman forever changed. And, a cadre of alien Skrulls arrive in Clairton. What business do the enemies of the Fantastic Four have in Rom's adopted home? Plus, included are bonus posters with art by Richard Konkle and featuring Rom as well as Hybrid one of Rom's deadliest enemies. A tribute for those who have fallen including Steve Jackson, Torpedo, Terminator, Rom's own humanity, and others. A gallery of the heroes who have stood beside Rom including Dr. Strange, Namor, the X-Men. Power Man and Iron Fist, the Soviet Super-Soldiers, and the Fantastic Four. A gallery featuring Rom's arch foes, the horrible denizens of the Dark Nebula known as the Dire Wraiths. And finally the Spaceknights of Galador. Heroes die and the status-quo changes. This one has it all. 48 pages. Cover price $1.00.