Marvel Premiere #28
Issue(s): Marvel Premiere #28
They meet some golden dude who... i don't know, he was a god to the gods, or something?
And then monsters basically just kill him (Ghost Rider, not really a monster, tries to stop them but fails). The golden dude reveals that he could have cured all their afflictions but can't now because he's dying, so the monsters wander off.
No no no no no.
If you are floating a concept called "Legion of Monsters", you create a legion of monsters, and you have them team up and fight super-villains who are terrified to find that their opponents, instead of being typical good guys, are more scary than they are. Maybe you have them on the run from traditional heroes or law enforcement as well. You pull out every cheap horror movie trick - imagine the Scorpion, no matter how fast he runs, keeps turning around to see the Man-Thing slowly lumbering behind him... catching up... closer... closer... he's right behind him, and then boom! He turns around again and there's the Werewolf right in front of him.
Anyway, this sucked. Frank Robbins' messy, cartoony art didn't help either.
Quality Rating: D
Chronological Placement Considerations: Takes place after Fear #31 for Morbius. There is no suggested placement for the other characters, and really, this is very context-free.
Continuity Implant? N
Reprinted In: Marvel Milestones: Legion of Monsters, Spider-Man and Brother Voodoo
The cover to this one is funny: it's got these characters all reacting to some horrible monster, completely ignoring a car-crash in the background.
My friend suggests that the car crash is the Legion of Monsters' version of the Bat-Signal. "Innocents being sacrificed! They've summoned us, let's go!"
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