"War!": While the other Titans' attempts to infiltrate the Gordanian ranks go awry, Raven is almost overcome by the evil Trigon side of her personality as she struggles to heal those wounded in the ongoing battle, and Demonia of the [[Omega Men (New Ear
- Vic, you said before I plan too much. Well I'm not doing that now. I want those killers! And I'm going to get them!
- -- Robin
Appearing in "War!"
- Armial Borna F'En
Synopsis for "War!"
While the other Titans' attempts to infiltrate the Gordanian ranks go awry, Raven is almost overcome by the evil Trigon side of her personality as she struggles to heal those wounded in the ongoing battle, and Demonia of the Omega Men attempts unsuccessfully to betray her comrades to Lord Damyn. Blackfire presents the Citadel leaders with the captive X'Hal, just as the Titans attack to rescue Starfire. A standoff results when Cyborg threatens to kill Lord Damyn unless Komand'r surrenders. Blackfire resolves the situation by ruthlessly destroying Damyn herself and claiming the throne of the Citadel homeworld.
Appearing in "Fate Is the Killer"
- Power Shield
- The Power Sword
Synopsis for "Fate Is the Killer"
The Sailor of the Solar Winds known as Zodac arrives at the royal palace on the planet, Eternia. He warns the ruling council that the land's most powerful hero must leave Eternia forever or else he risks losing his life. Prince Adam knows that Zodac speaks of his alter ego, He-Man. He leaves the palace and summons the Sorceress in the hopes of gaining clarity as to Zodac’s cryptic warning. The Sorceress tells He-Man that his arch-nemesis, Skeletor, is very close to finding the second half of the fabled power-sword. If both halves of the sword are joined, he will have the power to rule all of Eternia.
Meanwhile, Skeletor instructs his henchmen, Mer-Man and Beast-Man to scour the Eternian Sea in search of clues as to the lost sword. He eventually discovers that the sword rests in the oceans of another world in a separate dimension – a world known as Earth.
Skeletor uses the magic at his command to transport the three of them to Earth. They plunge into Earth’s oceans and eventually recover one half of the power sword. Meanwhile, the super-hero known as Superman flies out over Metropolis Bay. He fights with a large sea-monster and eventually finds himself trapped in a whirling vortex. The vortex is the dimensional portal used by Skeletor, Beast-Man and Mer-Man for their return trip to Eternia.
Everyone arrives in front of Castle Grayskull. Superman assists in retrieving one of the other missing swords and gives it to He-Man. He-Man and Skeletor fight one another and impale each other upon their respective swords. Skeletor teleports back to his lair to nurse his wounds, leaving He-Man on the ground bleeding. Zodac arrives and uses his power to heal He-Man. He then creates another dimensional tunnel and returns Superman back to Earth.
- This book was first published on August 12, 1982.
- "War!" ws reprinted in New Teen Titans Archives, Volume 4.
- The story is concluded in New Teen Titans Annual #1.
- "Fate Is the Killer" was included as a special insert in the following comics with November 1982 cover dates: Action Comics #537, All-Star Squadron #15, Arak, Son of Thunder #15, Batman #353, Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #9, Daring New Adventures of Supergirl #1, DC Comics Presents #51, Fury of Firestorm #6, Justice League of America #208, Legion of Super-Heroes (Volume 2) #293, New Teen Titans #25, Superman #377, Warlord #63 and Wonder Woman #297.
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