Our tale of two Legion series running simultaneously in 1984 continues, but now we are at the point where the stories diverge into two separate paths. We can read three of one series and three of the other without mashing it all up.
However, if like some do with their peas and mashed potatoes, you prefer a blended reading, SO BE IT! I will not say thee nay, for thou shalt still therewith consume thy weekly required Legion dietary reading!!!
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (1984-) #3 -6, TALES OF THE LEGION (1984-) #316-318
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (1984-) #3 LoSH 84 #3
The Legion of Super-Heroes must race to stop a team of mystics from reviving one of the team’s most deadliest enemies: the mad magician Mordru!
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (1984-) #4 LoSH 84 #4
As Light Lass regains her lightning powers, the Legion discovers the Super-Villains’ plot to steal Orando and place it in another universe.
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (1984-) #5 LoSH 84 #5
The conclusion of the Legion of Super-Heroes against the Legion of Super-Villains!
TALES OF THE LEGION (1984-) #316 Tales #316
The Legion of Substitute Heroes and the Legion Academy cadets steal the show!
TALES OF THE LEGION (1984-) #317 Tales #317
Learn the truth about Lyle Norg, the original Invisible Kid!
TALES OF THE LEGION (1984-) #318 Tales #318
Mon-El and Shadow Lass fight to save Shady’s home planet from the deadly clutches of the Fatal Five’s Persuader and a mind-controlling villainess!
Questions to ponder for fun:
Which of the 3 LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (1984-) issues was the best of the best for you? Why?
Which of the 3 TALES OF THE LEGION (1984-) issues was the best of the best for you? Why?
What is it that’s so lovable and cherished about the Legion of Substitute Heroes? How about this time around, anything in particular you really enjoyed with having them show up this time around?
Can you translate the Interlac we see all over the place in these issues and in the current Bendis Legion? Great, what does this say?
(Here’s a handy cheat-sheet!, now get crackin!
Next week: We jump in the Time Bubble and leap to the time the DC Final Crisis was about to take shape and Jim Shooter was called in to handle the writing chores!