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Magnus, Robot Fighter

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Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 1
February, 1963
Cover: Magnus, Leeja Clane, H8, and human "computer" (painting)
Story: [untitled] (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Intro and origin: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #20; next chronological appearance in flashback in issue #9;  also appears in flashback, chronologically between UNITY #1 and MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (Valiant) #20)
Supporting Characters: 1A (a robot; first appearance; last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #20; next appears in issue #5), Leeja Clane (first appearance; next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER YEARBOOK #1)
Intro: Jax and other children (only appearance for all), the 1,000 (humans in H8's computer; all next appear in issue #7)
Villains: H8, 5R7, Polrobs 56G, 56H, 565F, 565G, 565H, 5E5, and Z16 (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comments: The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
 This issue also contains inside covers featuring Magnus by Russ Manning.
 According to MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #3, Magnus is 24 years old at the time of this story.
Synopsis: In the year 4000, an old robot named 1A has raised a human child whom he calls Magnus to be champion of Man against the robots who are making him soft and seeking to tyrannize him.  Once in North Am, the city that covers all of North America, he finds that the first robot enemy he must face is H8, police chief of Central Rob.

Magnus, Robot Fighter Yearbook No. 1
1994
Cover: Magnus vs. robots //Dave Dorman (painting)
Story: "Past Imperfect" (40 pages)
Editor: Maurice Fontenot
Writer: Mike Baron
Artist: Paul Smith
Letterer: Santiago Vazquez
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (chronologically between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #9 (flashback) / 2)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane (chronologically between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #1 / 2), Senator Clane (middle name Zeremiah revealed in this story; chronologically between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #9 (flashback) / 2)
Intro: Iceman (a musician; only appearance)
Villains: Sen. Urqhardt, Jennifer (first and only appearance for both), Gophs (first chronological appearance; next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #7), Cygna, Gamma (first appearance for both; both destroyed in this story), Ivan Boesker (first appearnace; dies in this story)
Comment: This issue is published by Valiant Comics, but is indexed here because of its chronological placement in Magnus's saga.
Synopsis: When Senator Clane is compromised by a female-appearing robot, Magnus intervenes and finds himself in a plot actuated by a senator and a robot manufacturer.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 2
May 1963
Cover: Magnus fighting Magnus-Ident as weapon-robs, Leeja Clane, and other humans watch (painting)
Story: "Operation Disguise" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Russ Manning, Kermit Schaefer, Don Friewald
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER YEARBOOK #1)
Supporting Characters: Senator Victor Zeramiah Clane (first appearance; first name revealed in issue #47 (unpublished), middle name revealed in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER YEARBOOK #1, his last chronological appearance), President Claiburne (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #9; named in issue #12), Leeja Clane (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER YEARBOOK #1)
Villains: Mekman (first appearance; next appears in issue #11), ZAP (a robot), Magnus-Ident (a robot Magnus double; first appearance for both; both destroyed in this story), ZOG, ZTZ, ZUP, and other robots, robot doubles of President Claiburne and council members (first and only appearance for all)
Comment:  The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
Synopsis: A metal-skinned villain, Mekman, holds Magnus captive as he replaces North Am council members and Magnus with his robot duplicates.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 3
August 1963
Cover: Magnus and North Am forces vs. Robot Giant (painting)
Story: "Giant From Planet X" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Kermit Schaefer, Don Friewald
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane
Intro: Science-Rob Chief 77B, Pol-Robs 505 and 506 (only appearance for all)
Villains: Xyrkol (first appearance; next appears in issue #5), and his robots (first appearance; most destroyed in this story), the Robot Giant (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Comment: The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
Synopsis: When a seemingly indestructible giant robot comes from space to conquer North Am, Magnus must find its homeworld and creator in search of a way to stop it.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 4
November 1963
Cover: Magnus in diving suit underwater, watching T-1 attack Leeja Clane (painting)
Story: "Menace From the Depths" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Kermit Schaefer, Don Friewald
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Serena (first appearance), President Claiburne
Intro: Prof. Irek Stark (only appearance)
Villains: T-1 (a think-rob; first appearance; destroyed in this story; next appears as a "corpse" in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #3) and his robots (first and only appearance)
Comment: The back cover features an original Magnus pin-up by Russ Manning.
Synopsis: A robot with thinking capabilities plots to destroy humanity by sabotaging underwater farms, and Magnus must find and stop him.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 5
February 1964
Cover: Magnus vs. Sigma as both fall from building with Leeja Clane approaching in air-car //Russ Manning
Story: "The Immortal One" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Kermit Schaefer, Don Friewald
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Major York Timbuc (first appearance; next appears in issue #12?; first name revealed in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #4), 1A (between issues #1 / 18)
Villains: Xyrkol (between issues #3 / 7), Sigma (a series of robots; first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment:  The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
Synopsis: Magnus must battle an enemy robot called Sigma, who reappears after every time Magnus destroys him.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 6
May 1964
Cover: Magnus and teenagers vs. Talpa and troglodyte (painting)
Story: "Alone Against Talpa" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Kermit Schaefer, Don Friewald
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane
Intro: Arnold Taylor, Prof. Crandall, Dr. Joan Savage and her son (only appearance for all), Prof. Mitchell Sarvis (next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #17)
Villains: Talpa (first appearance; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #15) and his robots (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment:  The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
Synopsis: Magnus learns from an escapee that Talpa, a robot of super-hard metal, has taken over a human colony underground and is planning to manufacture indestructible robots with which to conquer humanity.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 7
August 1964
Cover: Magnus vs. Xyrkol and headless robot (painting)
Story: "The Power of the One Thousand" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, M'Ree (first appearance; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #17), President Claiburne
Intro: M'Ree's son (only appearance)
Other Characters: The 1,000 (last appearance in issue #1; last appearance)
Cameo appearance: H8 (in flashback)
Villains: Xyrkol (between issues #5 / 10), Gophs (first appearance; last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER YEARBOOK #1; next appear in issue #16), Malev-6 (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #36; partially destroyed in this story; next appears in issue #21) and his robots (first appearance for all; most destroyed in this story)
Comment:  The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
Synopsis: A robot-destroying plague on Earth leads Magnus to a confrontation with a planet-sized robot and his old enemy, Xyrkol.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 8
November 1964
Cover: Magnus vs. Battle-Rob (painting)
Story: "Havoc At Weather-Control" (27 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, the Outsiders (Howie, Trum, Chet, and Merf; first appearance for all; a group of boys; next appear in issue #14)
Intro: Festi-Rob F23 (only appearance)
Villains: A Battle-Rob (first appearance; destroyed in this story), various robots (first appearance for all; most destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: An ancient Battle-Rob from a weather-war 1,100 years in the past is accidentally reactivated and commandeers a weather station, using its powers against North Am.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 9
February 1965
Cover: Magnus, Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Nadmot and two other robots (painting)
Story: "Robot Ghost" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Kermit Schaefer, Don Friewald
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (also appears in flashback, between issues #1 / 2)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (also appears in flashback, chronologically between flashback in issue #47 (unpublished) / issue #2), President Claiburne (also appears in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance, preceding his introduction in issue #2)
Intro: Pol-Rob D10, E86, E87 (all destroyed in this story), Director of Internal Affairs, Director of Astro-Research (both die in this story), Com-Rob C38, Guard-Rob G39 (only appearance for both)
Villains: Prof. Bertram Wade (first appearance; in flashback; dies in this story), Nadmot and his robots (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Magnus and North Am are threatened by a squad of robots protected by an impenetrable force-shield, whose leader appears to have the mind of a dead man.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 10
May 1965
Cover: Magnus vs. D7, D6, D8, and Octo-Rob (painting)
Story: "The Mysterious Octo-Rob" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Russ Manning, Don Christiansen
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane
Intro: Colonel Karlus (only appearance)
Villains: Xyrkol (between issues #7 / 21), Lokryna (first and only appearance), Strengi, Octo-Rob, DC, D5, D6, D8, and D7 (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Xyrkol returns with a magnetic "Octo-Rob" with which to threaten North Am, and two androids with which to deceive Magnus and Leeja.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 11
August 1965
Cover: Magnus vs. robots and robot apes (painting)
Story: "Beasts of Steel" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Danae Del Sol (first appearance; next appears in issue #16; last name revealed in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #36)
Intro: Bimi, Bama (two apes), Condi (an anaconda), Skim (an eagle), Neemu (a panther; only appearance for all), Slin (a raccoon; next appears in issue #16)
Villains: Mekman (last appearance in issue #2; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #18) and his robot animals (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment:  The front cover is reproduced without lettering on the back cover as a pin-up.
Synopsis: Magnus and North Am are attacked by robots in the forms of apes and wolves, who appear to be manufactured by Mekman--but Mekman has no knowledge of creating them.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 12
November 1965
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane vs. robots in aircraft over erupting volcano (painting)
Story: "The Volcano Maker" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writers: Russ Manning, Don Christiansen
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, President Claiburne, Major Timbuc (?; between issues #5 / 15)
Villains: Dr. Zen Arbon (first and only appearance), 162 and other robots (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: A mad scientist finds a way of setting off volcanoes in North Am.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 13
February 1966
Cover: Magnus approaching Dr. Noel's spacecraft; Leeja Clane vignette (painting)
Story: "The Evil Ark of Doctor Noel" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer: Herb Castle
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, President Claiburne
Intro: S6B, Gen. Aage, Dr. Szilland (only appearance for all)
Villains: Dr. Laszlo Noel (first appearance; next appears in issue #19), H1, H2, H5, H6, H9, H12, and other robots (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: A robot-hating fanatic kidnaps Leeja and takes her aboard his space ark, bound for a planet without robots, and Magnus must rescue her.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 14
May 1966
Cover: Magnus and Outsiders fighting monster robot and bubbling meteorite (painting)
Story: "The Monster Robs" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer: Herb Castle
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, the Outsiders (between issues #8 / 18)
Intro: Col. Chov (next appears in issue #17), Trum's father, Pol-Robs P71, P55 (only appearance for all), P36, P37
Villains: Pol-Rob P-70 and other robots (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment: A robot on pg. 22 bears the insignia of "Royer's RD", a tribute to Russ Manning art assistant Mike Royer.
Synopsis: Magnus and the Outsiders must learn the source of strange green bubbles that turn robots into rampaging giants.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 15
August 1966
Cover: Magnus vs. Mogul Badur and his robots (painting)
Story: "The Weird World of Mogul Badur" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer: Herb Castle
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Major Timbuc (between issues #12 (?) / 28)
Other Characters: P36, P37 (last appearance for both)
Intro: Zyfor (a robot; only appearance)
Villains: Mogul Badur (first appearance; dies in this story), Vando, Torad, Kanto, Lipu, and other robots (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Magnus and Leeja are yanked into a weird subspace world ruled by Mogul Badur, a former Earthman who has lived for 800 years.

Story: "Free To Fly" (1 page)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Artist: Mike Royer?
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane
Comment: Not a story; featurette about the history of flight.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 16
November 1966
Cover: Magnus vs. robot, Sam and Pert Doner vs. Gophs (painting)
Story: "Cloud-Cloddie, Go Home!"  (8 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Danae Del Sol (last appearance in issue #11; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #36)
Intro: Pert Doner, Sam (a neodog; both next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #26), Junko (a robot; only appearance), Spikey Hall (next appears in issue #24)
Other Character: Slin (last appearance in issue #11)
Villains: L'Sier, Kral, Stark, Dregg (first and only appearance for all), Gophs (last appearance in issue #7; next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #1)
Synopsis: Magnus and Leeja encounter a little girl, her neodog, and a junk-robot in the levels of the Gophs.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 17
February 1967
Cover: Magnus vs. Sirian robots (painting)
Story: "The Deadly Peril From Sirius" (24 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer: Herb Castle
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, President Claiburne (next chronologcial appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #2), Col. Chov (between issues #11 / 26)
Intro: Dr. Singh (only appearance)
Villains: Zypex, robots from Sirius 5 (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: An alien comes from Sirius 5 with a "Trojan horse" robot to attack North Am with mini-robs that can duplicate themselves.

Story: "Flight Service" (1 page)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane
Comment: Not a story; featurette on airline stewardesses.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 18
May 1967
Cover: Magnus fleeing flexi-robs in Central Rob (painting)
Story: "Magnus Vs. North Am" (21 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Outsiders (last appearance in issue #14), 1A (between issues #5 / 28)
Intro: Pol-Robs P81, P27, P20, P23, P90 (only appearance for all; some destroyed in this story), LYR-W5 (a science-rob; only appearance), a Judge-Rob
Villains: V'ril Trent (first appearance; next appears in PREDATOR VS. MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #1), Sy Janes, Ron Box, Kenn Brown (first and only appearance for all), Ultimum-Rob, Flex-Robs (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment: It is revealed in this story that 1A tried to create superhumans before Magnus with a protoplasm-altering machine, but that all the subjects were driven insane.  The story of these experimental heroes is told in "Trial and Error", in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #12-14.
Synopsis: Magnus, accused falsely by a consortium of robot-makers of being an alien, becomes a fugitive from justice.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 19
August 1967
Cover: Magnus vs. Outsiders riding headless robot bodies and projecting illusions (painting)
Story: "Fear Unlimited" (21 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Outsiders (next appear in issue #21), Willo Talltree (first appearance; next appears in issue #21)
Other Character: The Judge-Rob (last appearance)
Villains: Dr. Laszlo Noel (between issues #13 / 21), Rob-Routers (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Magnus is freed from court by the intrusion of several Outsiders riding robot bodies, whom he learns are under the sway of his old enemy, Dr. Noel.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 20
November 1967
Cover: Magnus vs. Bunda (painting)
Story: "Bunda, the Great" (21 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer: Don Christiansen
Artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane
Intro: Prince Shandor, Hani Shandor, Ti Siangh, Towann, H71 (only appearance for all)
Villain: Bunda (a robot; first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: In the Himalayas, Magnus encounters Bunda, a giant robot who has made itself a god to a group of people.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 21
February 1968
Cover: Magnus vs. Ecto-Rob and Space Specter (painting)
Story: "Space Specter" (20 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer, artist: Russ Manning
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Outsiders (between issues #19 / 26), Willo Talltree (between issues #19 / 24), Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, President Claiborne, Director Harlan Talltree (first appearance; next appears in issue #24; first name revealed in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #18)
Villains: Xyrkol (last appearance in issue #10; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #9), Dr. Laszlo Noel (between issues #19 / 24), Malev-6 (between issues #7 / 24), the Space Specter, Ecto-Rob (first appearance for both; both destroyed in this story)
Comment: One of the spells used to create the Ecto-Rob mentions Cthulu, the entity from H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulu Mythos tales.
Synopsis: When a mysterious entity enables Dr. Noel and Xyrkol to conquer North Am with magic and a mystic Ecto-Rob, an Indian shaman offers Magnus help in fighting his foes.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 23
August 1968
Cover: Magnus felling robots with spray (painting)
Story: "Mission: Disaster" (21 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane
Villains: Marag, Larinna (first appearance for both; both die in this story)
Synopsis: Magnus and Leeja fight a plot by two renegade scientists to paralyze North Am's robots with mist-rays.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 24
November 1968
Cover: Magnus vs. Repair-Rob (painting)
Story: "The Pied Piper of North Am" (21 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane,  Willo Talltree (last appearance in issue #21; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #12), Harlan Talltree (last appearance in issue #21; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #11), Spikey Hall (last appearance in issue #16; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #26)
Other Character: Dr. Laszlo Noel (last appearance in issue #22; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #12; not a villain in this story)
Villains: Malev-6 (last appearance in issue #21; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #14), the Pied Piper (a robot; first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Comment: Leeja is kidnapped by the forces of Malev-6, and Magnus teams up with Dr. Noel to destroy the robot planet.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 25
February 1969
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane vs. giant robots (painting)
Story: "The Micro-Giants" (21 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane
Intro: Commander Lud Arnolt (only appearance), an alien robot-master (in flashback; first and only appearance)
Villains: Aris Stondra and his robots (first and only appearance for all), micro-giant robots (first appearance; all but one destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Magnus encounters "micro-giant" robots who increase from microscopic to giant size, just as a friend of his gets miniaturized.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 26
May 1969
Cover: Magnus vs. robots and green vapor (painting)
Story: "The Venomous Vapor" (14 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Col. Chov (last appearance in issue #17; last appearance)
Intro: Zemo (only appearance)
Villain: An Andromedan vapor-being (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A metahuman who has brought a vapor-being back to Earth to devastate his homeworld has a change of heart and helps Magnus battle it.

Story: "Journey To the End of the World" (7 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Outsiders (last appearance in issue #21; next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #36)
Intro: Bjork (only appearance)
Villain: Moloch (a robot; first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: A mishap during a time-trip voyage strands Magnus, Leeja, the Outsiders, and others on Earth's distant future, where its only inhabitant is a giant guardian robot.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 27
August 1969
Cover: Magnus vs. undersea robots (painting)
Story: "Panic In Pacifica" (16 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane
Intro: Gorg Gorgez (only appearance)
Villains: Garend, Roose, Eljar (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The floating city of Pacifica is threatened by a failure of wave-control, and Magnus sets out to find the parties responsible.

Story: "Web of Fire" (5 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane
Villain: Dr. Crexa (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: To destroy a giant ball of lightning headed towards Earth, Magnus must first overcome the insane director of a space station.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 28
November 1969
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane vs. 1A (painting)
Story: "Threat From the Depths" (14 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (origin retold in flashback)
Supporting Character: 1A (last appearance in issue #18), Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (next appears in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #30), Major Timbuc (last appearance in issue #15)
Villains: MR7, a serv-rob (first appearance for both; both destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Emanations from a strange meteorite corrupt 1A and other robots and turn them against Magnus.

Story: "A Secret Kept" (7 pages)
Editor: Chase Craig
Writer:
Penciller: Paul Norris
Inker: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM  #29)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane (next appears in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #30), Major Timbuc (next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #0), 1A (next appears in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #29)
Villains: Four robot manufacturers (first and only appearance for all), B2, G2, G3, G4 (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment: After this issue, Gold Key's MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER title becomes a reprint title.
Synopsis: A vengeful manufacturer of robots traces Magnus and 1A to their secret undersea headquarters and learns the truth of Magnus's origin.

Dr. Solar, Man of the Atom No. 29
October 1981
Cover: Dr. Solar vs. Medusa; Magnus vs. Security-Rob (two vignettes) //Dan Spiegle and Frank Bolle
Story: "The Steel-Smashing Return of Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 A.D."  (10 pages)
Editor:
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Artist: Frank Bolle
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #28; origin retold in flashback)
Supporting Character: 1A (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #28)
Intro: A duplicate 1A, several Security-Robs (all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: 1A tells Magnus he has one final test to pass: to become a true robot fighter, he must destroy 1A himself.

Dr. Solar, Man of the Atom No. 30
February 1982
Story: "Where Angels Fear" (10 pages)
Editor:
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (origin briefly retold in flashback)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (last appearnce for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #28)
Cameo appearance: 1A
Villains: The Conclave (first appearance; mentioned in this story), E-VL, 13, 477, 66 (robots; first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Leeja Clane is kidnapped by robots to lure Magnus into a trap.

Dr. Solar, Man of the Atom No. 31
March 1982
Story: "Deathtrap" (10 pages)
Editor:
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in MAGNUS ROBOT FIGHTER #47 (unpublished)

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 47
June 1982
(unpublished)
Story: "Requiem For a Robot Fighter" (part 1; 7 pages)
 Part 2: "If Death Be My Destiny" (4 pages)
 Part 3: "Something Lurks In Morgue Seven" (9 pages)
 Part 4: "The Strange Deaths of a Hero" (12 pages)
Editor:
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Artist: Frank Bolle
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #31)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (first name, Victor, revealed in this story; also appears in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance; next chronological appearance after flashback in issue #9 (flashback); origin details revealed)
Intro: Senator Clane's father (in flashback; dies in this story), a Magnus clone (dies in this story)
Villains: Tomb (a robot; first appearance),  the Conclave (last appearance in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #?), Nurse Bolt (a robot), Magnus clones (first and only appearance for all), Dr. Rainbow (a robot; first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Comment: This story was completed but remains unpublished.
Synopsis: Magnus appears to have been killed, but Leeja Clane finds a clue that he may have survived.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 48
1982
(unpublished)
Story: "Power Play" (chapter 1; 6 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Slaughter In North-Am" (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Relic" (
Editor:
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Artist: Frank Bolle
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #1)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (next chronological appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #1)
Intro: Rachel True (only appearance)
Villains: Cam-1, Slaughter (first and only appearance for both), Tomb, the Conclave (last appearance for all)
Comments: This story was completed but remains unpublished.
 In this story, we learn that Sen. Clane has served in the Senate for over 20 years.
Synopsis:

Valiant issues:

Magnus, Robot Fighter /  Nexus No. 1
March 1994
Cover: Nexus, Magnus, Leeja Clane, and robots //Steve Rude (painting)
Story: "The Gift Horse": part 1 (20 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Co-plotter, scripter: Mike Baron
Co-plotter, penciller: Steve Rude
Inker: Gary Martin
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Colorist: Paul Autio
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #48 (unpublished), Nexus (last chronological appearance in NEXUS #?)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (last chronological appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #48 (unpublished))
Intro: Senator Parker (only appearance), Poppy
Villains: Archon (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in next issue), Gophs (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #16; next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #1)
Comment: This issue is published jointly by Valiant Comics and Dark Horse Comics.
 Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Magnus and Leeja witness the arrival of two visitors from the past: Archon, who claims to offer North Am a cure for all disease, and Nexus, who wants to capture him as a criminal.

Magnus, Robot Fighter / Nexus No. 2
April 1994
Cover: Magnus and Nexus vs. Archon and robots //Steve Rude (painting)
Story: "The Gift Horse": part 2 (20 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Co-plotter, scripter: Mike Baron
Co-plotter, penciller: Steve Rude
Inker: Gary Martin
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Colorist: Paul Autio
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #0), Nexus (next appears in NEXUS #?)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane (next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #0), President Claiburne (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #17; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (2nd series) #1)
Other Character: Poppy (last appearance)
Villain: Archon (dies in this story; also appears in flashback, his first chronological appearance)
Comment: This issue is published jointly by Valiant Comics and Dark Horse Comics.
Synopsis: Magnus and Nexus team up to fight off Arkon, who has commandeered a giant battle-rob.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 0
1991
Cover: Magnus smashing robots //Paris Cullens / Bob Layton
Story: "Emancipator" (24 pages)
Editor, writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller:  Paris Cullens
Inker: Bob Layton
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Janet Jackson, Mike Cavallero
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #2)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (last chronological  appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #2), Major Timbuc (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #28), 1A (last appearance in DR. SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #30), Dr. Teresa Giardino (next appears in issue #2)
Intro: Director-General Blanc
Cameo appearance: T-1 (in flashback)
Villains: D15 (first appearance; next appears in issue #4), O1X (first appearance), C-31, FB12, KM7 (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story)
Comment: This issue is a special giveaway premium.   It takes place chronologically between the unpublished issues of Whitman's MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER and Valiant's MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #1.
Synopsis: More robots are turning freewill, even damaging 1A in the process, and Magnus learns that they are gathering fragments of the destroyed T-1, the thinking robot.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 1
May 1991
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane vs. robots //Art Nichols / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Protector" (29 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Art Nichols
Inkers: Bob Layton, Kathryn Bollinger
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorist: Janet Jackson
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (origin retold in flashback)
Supporting Characters: 1A (next appears in issue #4; origin revealed in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance; next chronological appearance after flashback in issue #12), Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, President Claiburne (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #2), Maj. Timbuc
Intro: Captain Greer (in flashback; dies in this story), G8, PS4 (only appearance for both), W23, BB-8
Other characters: Gophs (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER / NEXUS #1)
Cameo appearance: T-1 (in flashback)
Villains: E6 (first appearance; in flashback; destroyed in this story), a robot pilot (first appearance; destroyed in this story), TM6 and other freewill robots (first appearance for all), O1X
Comment: This is part 1 of "Steel Nation."
 Story takes place on March 20, 4001, though it is doubtful that the first run of MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER took place in only a year.
Synopsis: Magnus learns of the existence of a nation of freewill robots in North Am, and ponders whether or not they are true enemies--but circumstances take the decision out of his hands.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 2
July 1991
Cover: Magnus fighting robots on clear bridge //Art Nichols / Bob Layton
Story: "Soldier" (28 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Art Nichols
Inkers: Bob Layton, Kathryn Bollinger
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Janet Jackson, Karen Merbaum
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Dr. Teresa Giardino (last appearance in issue #0), Leeja Clane, Senator Clane, Maj. Timbuc, W23
Intro: Gov. Spottiswood, V12 (only appearance for both)
Villains: Tech-8, LA5, several freewill robots (first appearance for all; all destroyed in this story),  BB-8 (destroyed in this story), TM6 (last appearance), LT-6, Sync-2 (first appearance for both), O1X, other freewill robots
Comment: Story takes place on March 20, 4001.
 This is part 2 of "Steel Nation".
Synopsis: Magnus begins to doubt the righteousness of his robot-smashing cause, as a freewill comes to him to talk things over.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 3
August 1991
Cover: Magnus and Tekla //Art Nichols / Bob Layton
Story: "Traitors" (27 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Art Nichols
Inkers: Bob Layton, Kathryn Bollinger
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorist: Janet Jackson
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Senator Clane (becomes president of North Am in this story), President Claiburne (dies in this story), Col. Timbuc (promoted in this story), Dr. Teresa Giardino, Tekla (formerly W23), Elzy (first appearance)
Other Characters: Gophs
Intro: Captain Krenkarr (only appearance), Gen. Mimsy, Col. Karlus
Villain: O1X, T-1 (as a destroyed robot; last appearance in issue #4), freewill robots (some destroyed in this story)
Comment: Story takes place on March 21, 4001.
 This is part 3 of "Steel Nation".
Synopsis: Magnus continues to reach out peace feelers to the freewill robots through W23, but is also forced to battle them.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 4
September 1991
Cover: Magnus vs. Hammerclaw and other freewill robots; viewscreen image of Leeja Clane attacked by robots //Art Nichols / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Savior" (29 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Art Nichols
Inkers: Bob Layton, Kathryn Bollinger
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorist: Janet Jackson
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Tekla (both next appear in issue #9), President Clane, Col. Timbuc (next appears in issue #11),  Dr. Teresa Giardino, Elzy (next appears in issue #12), 1A (as a voice only; last appearance in issue #1)
Cameo appearance: T-1 (in flashback)
Other characters: Gophs
Villains: O1X (destroyed in this story), other freewill robots (most destroyed in this story), E7 (first appearance), Hammerclaw (formerly D15;  last appearance in issue #2; destroyed in this story)
Comments: Story takes place on March 22, 4001.
 This is part 4 of "Steel Nation."
Synopsis: Magnus is forced to battle O1X and his robot freewills to save North Am from destruction.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 5
October 1991
Cover: Magnus vs. Slagger //Art Nichols (signed)
Story: "Goph Rules" (16 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Paul Creddick
Inker: Bob Layton
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorist: Janet Jackson
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Felina, Slagger (Tark Mulko; first appearance for both; both next appear in issue #9), Ambassador Tsuda, Melany Nugent (first appearance for both), President Clane, Gen. Mimsy (both next appear in issue #9), Dr. Janet Giardino (next appears in issue #10)
Intro: BD-8
Other Characters: Gophs
Comment: This is part 1 of "Invasion".
 This issue is half of a flip-book with RAI #1.
Synopsis: While North Am goes looking for a new robot fighter, Magnus tries to make a life for himself on Goph levels.

Rai No. 1
October 1991
Cover: Rai amidst smashed robots //D. Lapham / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Spirit Against the Flesh" (16 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Paul Craddick
Inker: Bob Layton
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorist: Janet Jackson
Feature Character: Rai 42 (Tohru Nakadai; first appearance; origin)
Supporting Characters: Grandmother (first appearance; last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #20), Rai 41 (Rentaro Nakadai; first appearance; current Rai's father; next appears in RAI (2nd series) #1), Kazuyo Nakadai, Takashi Nakadai (first appearance for both; both next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6)
Cameo appearance: Magnus
Villains: Anti-Grannies (first appearance), Vi-Robs (first appearance; destroyed in this story), Kazuyo Nakadai
Comment: This issue is a flip-book with MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #5.
Synopsis: To stave off an attack on Grandmother, the robot guardian of Japan, the son of the old Rai agrees reluctantly to become the new Rai, champion of Nippon.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 6
November 1991
Cover: Solar and Magnus //Paul Creddick / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Just Say Noh" (12 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller:
Inker:
Letterer:
Colorist:
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Solar (last chronological appearance in DEATHMATE Epilogue; next appears in RAI #3)
Supporting Characters: Ambassador Tsuda, 1A, Grandmother (between RAI #1 / 2), Takashi (between RAI #1 / 2)
Villains: Ambassador Tsuda,Chien-Lung (a Spider Alien; first appearance; next appears in RAI #3), Anti-Grannies (between RAI #1 / 2), a Ninjatron (first and only appearance)
Comments: This is part 3 of "Invasion".
 This story takes place March 24, 4001.
 Story continues between RAI #1 and 2.
 This issue is a flip-book with RAI #2.
Synopsis: After meeting Solar, who advises him not to help destroy Grandmother, Magnus refuses to help the Anti-Granny forces in Japan and learns that one of his "allies" is an alien invader.

Rai No. 2
November 1991
Cover: Rai vs. Grandmother-constructs //Paul Creddick / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Killing Stroke" (12 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: David Lapham
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Colorist: Jade Moede
Feature Character: Rai 42 (next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7)
Supporting Characters: Grandmother, Takashi (both between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6 / 7)
Villains: Spider Aliens (first appearance; last chronological appearance in ?; next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7), Anti-Grannies (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6)
Comment: This is part 4 of "Invasion".
 Story takes place March 26, 4001.
 Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6 / 7.
 This is a flip-book with MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6.
Synopsis: Within Grandmother, Rai must battle to excise the part of her brain which has been infected by a weapon of the Anti-Grannies.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 7
December 1991
Cover: Magnus vs. Rai //David Lapham / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "The Ballad of East and West" (14 pages)
Editor: Janet Jackson
Writers: Jim Shooter, Laura Hitchcock
Penciller: Mark Moretti
Inker: Ernie Colon
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Colorist: Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in RAI #3)
GS: Rai (between RAI #2 / 3)
Supporting Characters: Grandmother (between RAI #2 / 3), 1A (next appears in RAI #3; both are merged to form Great One in this story), Takashi (between RAI #2 / 3)
Villains: Spider Aliens (between RAI #2 / 3)
Comment: This is part 5 of "Invasion."
 Story continues between RAI #2 / 3.
 Story takes place on March 26, 4001.
 This issue is a flip-book with RAI #3.
Synopsis: With the Spider Aliens threatening to invade Earth, Magnus and Rai clash over the choice of whether to rescue the world, or Rai's son.

Rai No. 3
December 1991
Cover: Rai vs. Magnus on baseball field //David Lapham / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Small Sacrifice" (14 pages)
Editor: Janet Jackson
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: David Lapham
Inkers: Kathryn Bolinger, Jon Holdredge
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Colorist: Jade Moede
Feature Character: Rai (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7 / 8)
GS: Magnus (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7 / 8), Solar (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6 / 8)
Supporting Characters: Grand One, Takashi (both between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7 / 8), Kazuyo Nakadai (last seen in issue #1; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8)
Villains: Anti-Grannies (Teruomi named in this story), Chien-Lung (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #6 / 8), Ch'in (first appearance; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8), Spider Aliens (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7 / 8)
Comments: This is part 6 of "Invasion".
 Story takes place on March 27, 4001.
 Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7 / 8.
 This is a flip-book with MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #7.
Synopsis: With time running out and Solar attempting to hold off the Spider Aliens, Rai and Magnus battle within Grand One.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 8
January 1992
Cover: Magnus smashing Spider Aliens' ship in space //David Lapham / Bob Layton (signed)
Comment: Cover forms a wrap-around with the cover to RAI #4.
Story: "Enter the Dragon" (12 pages)
Editor: Janet Jackson
Writers: Laura Hitchcock, Jim Shooter
Penciller: Mark Moretti
Inkers: Tom Ryder, Jon Holdredge
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Colorists: Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between RAI #3 / 4)
GS: Rai, Solar (both between RAI #3 / 4)
Supporting Characters: Grand One, Kazuyo Nakadai, Takashi (all between RAI #3 / 4)
Villains: Chien-Lung, Spider Aliens (all between RAI #3 / 4), Ch'in (last appearance in RAI #3; dies in this story)
Comments: This is part 7 of "Invasion".
 Story takes place on March 27, 4001.
 Story continues between RAI #3 / 4.
 This is a flip-book with RAI #4.
Synopsis: Rai and Magnus rescue Solar in space as Kazuyo Nakadai acquires a suit of Manowar armor and tries to find her baby.

Rai No. 4
January 1992
Cover: Rai vs. Spider Aliens' ship in space //David Lapham / Bob Layton (signed)
Comment: This cover forms a wrap-around with the cover of MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8.
Story: "Supernova" (13 pages)
Editor: Janet Jackson
Writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: David Lapham
Inkers: Kathryn Bolinger, Maria Beccari
Letterer: Joseph Daniello
Colorists: Knob Row
Feature Character: Rai (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8; next appears in RAI (2nd series) #1)
GS: Magnus (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8 / 9), Solar (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8; next appears in ?)
Supporting Characters: Grand One (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8 / 14), Kazuyo Nakadai, Takashi Nakadai (last appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8; both next appear in RAI (2nd series) #1)
Villains: Spider Aliens (many of whom die in this story; next appear in ?)
Comment: This is part 8 of "Invasion".
 Story takes place on March 27, 4001.
 Story continues from MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8.  Rai's story continues in RAI (2nd series) #1, which becomes a separate book from MAGNUS with the next issue.
 This is a flip-book with MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #8.
Synopsis: Magnus, Rai, Solar, Kozuyo, and Grand One unite to try to stave off the Spider Aliens' invasion of Earth.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 9
February 1992
Cover: Magnus, Leeja, Tekla, and freewill robots //Mark Moretti / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "The Rise" (24 pages)
Editor: Janet Jackson
Writers: Laura Hitchcock, Jim Shooter
Penciller: Ernie Colon
Inkers: Kathryn Bolinger, Ted Halstead
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorist: Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in RAI (1st series) #8)
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Felina, President Clane (last appearance for all in issue #5), Leeja Clane, Tekla (last appearance for both in issue #4)
Intro: Dr. Pincus, T0
Other Characters: Gophs
Villains: Xyrkol (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #22), E7 (first appearance), Synchrons (freewill robots)
Comments: Story continues from RAI (1st series) #4.
 This is part 1 of "The Xyrkol Trilogy".
Synopsis: Magnus goes in search of Leeja Clane, and learns that he may have to battle an entire nation of freewill robots to get to her.  Meanwhile, North Am prepares to make war on the freewills.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 10
March 1992
Cover: Magnus, Leeja, robots, and Xyrkol //Mark Moretti / Bob Layton
Story: "Freedom's End" (24 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writers: Jim Shooter, Fred Pierce
Penciller: Mark moretti
Inkers: Tom Ryder, Ted Halsted
Letterer: Brad Joyce
Colorists: Maurice Fontenot and Co.
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Felina, Tekla, Leeja Clane, President Clane, Gen. Mimsy (next appears in issue #17), Slagger, Dr. Janet Giardino (last appearance in issue #5)
Other Character: Dr. Pincus
Intro: Dr. Beale, Felina's children, Oinker, AJ, Q10, Sen. McPoyle
Villains: Xyrkol, E7, Synchrons
Comment: This is part 2 of "The Xyrkol Trilogy".
Synopsis: In order to get Xyrkol to prepare a weapon to be used against the Synchrons, President Clane orders his reforming treatment undone.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 11
April 1992
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane vs. Xyrkol and robots in sub-space //Mark Moretti / Bob Layton
Story: "Sun of the Devil" (24 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: David Michelinie
Penciller: Mark Moretti
Inker: Charles Barnett III
Letterer: Brad Joyce
Colorists: Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next chronological appearance in PREDATOR VS. MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #1)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane (next appears in PREDATOR VS. MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #1), President Clane, Slagger (both next appear in issue #17), Col. Timbuc (between issues #4 / 17; last name misspelled "Timbuk"), Tekla (next appears in issue #21), Felina (next appears in RAI (2nd series) #6) and her children
Other Characters: E7, Synchrons (no longer villains; all next appear in issue #18), AJ, Q10 (last appearance for both), Gophs
Villain: Xyrkol (last appearance)
Comment: This is part 3 of "The Xyrkol Trilogy".
Synopsis: Leeja Clane goes to sub-space to rescue Magnus from Xyrkol.

Predator Vs. Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 1
November 1992
Cover: Predator and Magnus //Barry Windsor-Smith (signed)
Story: "Sport": Part 1 (24 pages)
Editors: Mike Richardson, Bob Layton
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: John Ostrander
Artist: Lee Weeks
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Maurice Fontenot
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #11), a Predator (first appearance)
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #11)
Villains: Gen. Hartwig, Sen. Church, Poochie (first appearance for all), Squire Schnupp (first appearance; dies in this story), V'ril Trent (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #18), the Predator
Comment: This issue is published jointly by Dark Horse Comics and Valiant Comics.
 Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: A Predator comes to North Am in search of an X-O helmet for a trophy, and encounters a group of illegal hunters and Magnus.

Predator Vs. Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 2
1993
Cover: Magnus and Predator //Barry Windsor-Smith (signed)
Story: "Spoils": Part 2 (24 pages)
Editor: Mike Richardson
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: John Ostrander
Artist: Lee Weeks
Letterer: Pat Brosseau
Colorist: Rachel Menashe
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #12)
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane (next chronological appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #15), Harlan Talltree (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #24; next appears in issue #18)
Villains: Gen. Hartwig, Poochie, Sen. Church, V'ril Trent, the Predator (all die in this story), other Predators (first and only appearance)
Comment: This issue is published jointly by Dark Horse Comics and Valiant Comics.
Synopsis: Magnus, not liking the idea, must protect General Hartwig and his band of illegal hunters from the Predator who is stalking them to regain the trophy they have stolen from him.
 

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 12
May 1992
Cover: Magnus, Turok, Andar, and Willo Talltree vs. dinosaurs //Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Stone and Steel" (27 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writers: Faye Perozich, Jim Shooter
Artist: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: Brad Joyce, Joe Alblo
Colorists: Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last chronological appearance in PREDATOR VS. MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #2)
GS: Turok (last appearance in TUROK, SON OF STONE (1st series) #130; next appears in ?)
Supporting Characters: Willo Talltree (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #24; name misspelled "Willow" in this story), Elzy (between issues #4 / 18), Andar (last appearance in TUROK, SON OF STONE (1st series) #130; next appears in ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #2)
Villains: Dr. Laszlo Noel (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #24; next appears in issue #27), Gork and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Magnus saves Willo Talltree from trouble among the Gophs and soon finds himself in a settlement of naturalists led by his old foe Dr. Noel, and opposed by Turok, Son of Stone.

Story: "Trial and Error" (8 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Plotter, co-scripter: Jim Shooter
Co-scripter: Faye Perozich
Penciller: Mark Moretti
Inker: Charles Barnett III
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Maurice Fontenot
Feature Characters: Superhumans of the Phobos Asylum (including Cracker; first appearance for all; some next appear in issue #14)
Supporting Character: 1A (in flashback; origin revealed with new details; last chronological appearance in issue #1 (flashback))
Other Character: A Grandmother construct (destroyed in this story)
Cameo appearance: Magnus
Comment: This is a special insert in this issue.  Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: In an asylum on Mars's moon of Phobos, the failed superhumans created by 1A as trial robot fighters destroy a construct of Grandmother and await the arrival of 1A, whom they also intend to destroy.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 13
June 1992
Cover: Magnus vs. Magskrag, Frost, and Fluffy //Ernie Colon (signed)
Story: "Revelations" (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writers: Jim Shooter, Faye Perozich
Artist, colorist: Ernie Colon
Letterers: Jade Moede, Scott Friedlander
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Willo Talltree (misspelled "Willow"), 1A (in flashback; last chronological appearance in flashback last issue; next chronological appearance in issue #20)
Villains: Magskrag (first appearance; dies in this story), Frost, Fluffy (first and only appearance for both)
Comment: This is part 1 (actually, part 2) of "The Asylum Saga".  It continues from "Trial and Error" in last issue.
Synopsis: Magnus is forced into a spaceship by a monstrosity and learns some disturbing secrets about 1A and his origins.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 14
July 1992
Cover: Magnus vs. superhumans //Ernie Colon (signed)
Story: "Reckonings" (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Jim Shooter
Artist, colorist: Ernie Colon
Letterers: Jade Moede, Scott Friedlander
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Character: Grand One (last appearance in RAI (1st series) #6; taken over by Malev-6 and construct-body destroyed in this story)
Intro: Chuck, Cooshie, Izak, Cordik (all next appear in issue #21)
Other characters: Superhumans of the Phobos Asylum (last appearance for some in issue #12; last appearance for those previously introduced;  first appearance for the rest; all next appear in issue #21)
Villain: Malev-6 (as Grand One; last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #24; next appears in issue #21)
Comment: This is part 2 (actually, part 3) of "The Asylum Saga".
Synopsis: At the Phobos asylum, Magnus meets his predecessors and has a confrontation with a body of the Grand One.

Unity No. 0
August 1992
Cover: X-O Manowar, Armstrong, Rai, Archer, Magnus, Eternal Warrior, Shadowman, Solar, Zeppelin, Flamingo, Torque //Barry Windsor-Smith (signed)
Story: "Ends of the Earth": Chapter 1 (16 pages)
Editor, writer: Jim Shooter
Penciller: Barry Windsor-Smith
Inker: Bob Layton
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Janet Jackson, Maurice Fontenot, Jorge Gonzalez
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter, Rai (last appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pg. 2; both next appear in HARBINGER #8), Solar (last appearance in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #12; next appears in HARBINGER #8), Geomancer (last appearance in X-O MANOWAR #7; appears in ETERNAL WARRIOR #1 between panels 4 / 5 of page 14 of this story; next appears in HARBINGER #8), X-O Manowar (last appearance in X-O MANOWAR #7; next appears in HARBINGER #8), Harbinger (Torque, Zephyr, Flamingo, and ?; all between HARBINGER #8 pgs. 4 / 5), Eternal Warriors 1 and 2 (Gilad Ani-Padda; first appearance for both; last chronological appearance of Gilad 1 in ETERNAL WARRIOR #1 and of Gilad 2 in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pg. 2; both next appear in HARBINGER #8), Archer and Armstrong (first appearance for both; last chronological appearance for both in ?; both appear isochronally with ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #1, pgs. 1-2; both next appear in HARBINGER #8)
Villains: Erica Pierce (last appearance in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #?; after pg. 4, appears in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #12 and MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #15, then appears on pgs. 14-16; next appears in RAI (2nd series) #6), Albert Pierce (first appearance; last chronological appearance in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #12; next appears in SHADOWMAN #4), Mahmud (first appearance; last chronological appearance in ?; appears isochronally with ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #1; next appears in ?), cult assassins (first and only appearance)
Comment: This is chapter one of Unity.  Story continues in ETERNAL WARRIOR #1, and ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #1.
Synopsis: The Erica Pierce of Solar's original universe arrives in his new universe and, with the help of her murdered duplicate's son Albert, intends to "bring order and unity to all existence," even though the heroes of the present and future band together to stop her.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 15
August 1992
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane //Frank Miller (signed)
Story: "The Torch Is Passed": Chapter 3 (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: Roger Stern
Artist: Ernie Colon
Letterers: Ken Lopez, Jade Moede, Scott Friedlander
Colorists: Ernie Colon, Janet Jackson
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in RAI (2nd series) #6)
GS: Rai (between RAI (2nd series) #5 / 6), Eternal Warrior (last chronological appearance in ?; next appears in RAI (2nd series) #6)
Supporting Characters: Willo Talltree, Leeja Clane (last chronological appearance in PREDATOR VS. MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #2; next appears in issue #17)
Intro: Rokland Tate (next appears in RAI (2nd series) #6), Ana Kawainui (only appearance)
Cameo appearances: Solar, old Rai, 1A
Villains: Erica Pierce, Albert Pierce (both chronologically between pages 11 / 12 of SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #12), Talpa (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #6)
Comment: This is part 3 of "Unity".  Story continues from ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #1 and continues in X-O MANOWAR #7 and SHADOWMAN #4.
Synopsis: Rokland Tate becomes a Geomancer, Erica Pierce begins to unleash Unity, and Magnus, shortly after rededicating himself to helping North Am, is felled in battle by his old enemy Talpa.

Rai (2nd series) #6
August 1992
Cover: Rai and woman vs. demon //Frank Miller (signed)
Story: "A World Brought Down" (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: David Michelinie
Layouts: Joe St. Pierre
Penciller: Sal Velluto
Inker: Kathryn Bollinger
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, Knob Row
Feature Character: Rai (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #15; appears between pages 12 / 13 of this story in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pgs. 1-2, UNITY #0, HARBINGER #8, MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pgs. 3-5 panel 1, X-O MANOWAR #7, and ETERNAL WARRIOR #2 pg. 1-pg. 4 panel 1; then appears in pages 13-21 of this story; then appears in ETERNAL WARRIOR #2, pg. 4, panel 2-pg. 7 panel 2, then MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pgs. 11-12)
GS: Magnus, Eternal Warrior 2 (last appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #15; both  appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pgs. 1-2, UNITY #0, HARBINGER #8, MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pg. 3-pg. 5 panel 1, and ETERNAL WARRIOR #2 pg. 1-pg. 4, panel 1 between pages 12 / 13 of this story)
Supporting Characters: Rokland Tate, Kazuyo Nakadai (last appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #15), Felina (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #11 / 17), Takashi Nakadai, Isao Seko, Makiko Minashi
Villains: Talpa (isochronally with MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16), Erica Pierce (last appearance in SHADOWMAN #4; next appears in HARBINGER #8)
Comment: This is chapter 7 of "Unity".  Story continues from SHADOWMAN #4 and continues in HARBINGER #8.
Synopsis: Rai enters the Lost Land with Magnus and the Eternal Warrior to battle Erica Pierce's forces, then learns that he must choose between helping save the universe, or saving Japan.

Harbinger No. 8
August 1992
Cover: Harbinger kids in Ford truck //Frank Miller (signed)
Story: "Heart Failures": Chapter 8 (22 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Co-plotter, scripter: Jim Shooter
Co-plotter, penciller: David Lapham
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: George Roberts, Jr., Jade Moede
Colorists: Maria Beccari, Knob Row
Feature Characters: Harbinger (Zephyr, Flamingo, Sting, Kris; all appear in UNITY #0 between pages 4 / 5; all next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16)
GS: Geoff McHenry (Geomancer; last appearance in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #12; appears in X-O MANOWAR #7, UNITY #0 pgs. 4-pg. 14 panel 4, ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #1, ETERNAL WARRIOR #1, and UNITY #0 pg. 14 panel 5-pg. 16 panel 2 between pages 4 / 5; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16), Solar, Eternal Warrior 1 and 2, Magnus, Rai (last appearance for all in UNITY #0; all next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16), Archer, Armstrong, X-O Manowar
Supporting Characters: Dr. Lawrence Heyward, Monique Lynn Livingston, Jerrold Heyward and his sister
Villain: Erica Pierce (last appearance in RAI (2nd series) #6; next appears in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #8)
Comment: This is part 8 of "Unity".  Story continues from RAI (2nd series) #6 and continues in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #8 and ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #2.
Synopsis: Sting is all for staying out of the Unity battle until he learns the child Kris is carrying is not his, but Torque's.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 16
September 1992
Cover: Magnus vs. robot as Kris and Sting watch //Walt Simonson (signed)
Story: "Out of Time": Chapter 12 (22 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Writer: Roger Stern
Layouts: Howard Simpson
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (isochronally with RAI (2nd series) #6; born in this story to Kris; earliest chronological appearance)
GS: Rai, Solar, Eternal Warrior, Archer, Armstrong, X-O Manowar, Harbinger (Kris (gives birth to young Magnus in this story), Zephyr, Sting, Flamingo), Geoff McHenry (Geomancer)
Supporting Characters: Rokland Tate
Villains: Talpa (isochronally with RAI (2nd series) #6), Erica Pierce
Comment: This is part 12 of "Unity".  Story continues from ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #2 and continues in X-O MANOWAR #8.
Synopsis: While Kris of the Harbinger kids prepares to bear the child who will become Magnus, the adult Magnus strikes out personally against Erica Pierce.

X-O Manowar No. 8
September 1992
Cover: X-O Manowar vs. Roman soldier //Walt Simonson (signed)
Story: "Crossroads": Chapter 13 (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Bob Layton
Penciller: Mike Leeke
Inker: Tom Ryder
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Colorists: Jorge Gonzalez, Mark Csaszar, Maurice Fontenot
Feature Character: X-O Manowar
GS: Magnus, Rai, Eternal Warrior
Villains: Erica Pierce, Albert Pierce
Comment: This is part 13 of "Unity".  Story continues from MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16 and continues in SHADOWMAN #9.
Synopsis: Aric continues the battle against Erica Pierce and is gravely wounded by a dinosaur bite.

Rai (2nd series) No. 7
September 1992
Cover: Rai vs. monsters //Walt Simonson (signed)
Story: "Sacrificial Spirit": Chapter 13 (22 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Co-plotter: David Michelinie
Co-plotter, scripter: Jim Shooter
Layouts: Joe St. Pierre
Penciller: Peter Grau
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer: George Roberts, Jr., Jade Moede
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, Paul Autio, Carl VanHook, Jade Moede
Feature Character: Rai (last appearance in HARBINGER #8, pg. 12; appears in HARBINGER #8, pgs. 13-22 between pages 12 / 13 of this story; appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pgs. 8-21 between page 14 panels 3 / 4 of this story; appears isochronally with HARBINGER #9, pg. 7 panel 3-pg. 23 and SOLAR #13; dies in this story)
GS: Magnus, Geomancer (Geoff McHenry), Gilad 1, Harbinger, Archer, Armstrong, baby Magnus
Intro: A woman (dies in this story)
Villains: Erica Pierce, Albert Pierce
Synopsis: Rai faces Erica Pierce in a final battle.

Harbinger No. 9
September 1992
Cover: Herbinger //Walt Simonson (signed)
Story: "Children of Destiny": Chapter 16 (23 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Co-plotter, penciller: David Lapham
Co-plotter, scripter: Jim Shooter
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: George Roberts, Jr., Jade Moede
Colorists: Maurice Fontenot, Janet Jackson, David Chlystek, Jorge Gonzales, Paul Autio, Carol VanHook
Feature Characters: Harbinger (last appearance in ETERNAL WARRIOR #2; appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #16, pgs. 8-21 between pages 5 / 6 of this story; appear in RAI #7, pg 14 panel 2-pg. 22 between pg. 7 panels 2 / 3; next appear in UNITY YEARBOOK #1, pg. 26)
GS: Archer, Armstrong, baby Magnus (born in this story), Magnus, Geomancer (Geoff McHenry), Eternal Warrior 1 and 2, Rai, Solar
Villain: Erica Pierce
Comment: This is part 16 of "Unity".
Synopsis: Kris gives birth to the baby who will grow up to become Magnus, while Sting attempts to rescue Solar.

Solar, Man of the Atom No. 13
Cover: Solar vs. Erica Pierce //Walt Simonson (signed)
Story: "Dreams That You Dare": Chapter 17 (24 pages)
Editor: Bob Layton
Co-plotter, scripter: Jim Shooter
Co-plotter, penciller: Don Perlin
Inker: Stan Drake
Letterers: Jade Moede, Joe Albelo
Colorists: Mike Cavallaro, Knob Row
Feature Character: Solar (last appearance in UNITY YEARBOOK #1; next appears in UNITY #1)
GS: Harbinger, Magnus, Geomancer (Geoff McHenry), Archer, Armstrong, X-O Manowar, Shadowman (?), Gilad 1 and 2 (all next appear in UNITY #1)
GA: Rai (as a corpse; last appearance)
Villains: Erica Pierce (last appearance), Albert Pierce (next appears in UNITY #1)
Comment: This is part 17 of "Unity".
Synopsis: On the brink of Unity, Solar has a final showdown with Erica Pierce.

Unity No. 1
October 1992
Cover: Sting, Zephyr, Kris, Solar, X-O Manowar, Magnus, Shadowman, Archer, Eternal Warrior, and Armstrong vs. Erica Pierce //Barry Windsor-Smith (signed)
Story: "Until the End of Time": Chapter 18 (16 pages)
Editor, penciller: Barry Windsor-Smith
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Inker, scripter: Bob Layton
Co-inker: Paul Autio
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Jorge Gonzalez, Maurice Fontenot
Feature Characters: Solar (next appears in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #14), Shadowman (next appears in SHADOWMAN #10), Magnus (next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #17), Archer, Armstrong (both next appear in ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #3), X-O Manowar (next appears in X-O MANOWAR #9), Gilad 1 (next appears in ETERNAL WARRIOR #3), Gilad 2 (next appears in ?), baby Magnus (next chronological appearance in flashback in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #1), Geomancer (Geoff McHenry; next appears in ?)
Other Character: Elya (between SHADOWMAN #9 / 10)
Villains: Erica Pierce (appears isochronally with SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #13), Albert Pierce (dies in this story)
Synopsis: Solar sends the heroes of Unity back to their respective eras and places, but must stop a black hole from consuming reality.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 17
October 1992
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane vs. Talpa //Joe St. Pierre / Ralph Reese (signed)
Story: "Trouble Below" (22 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: Roger Stern
Penciller: James Brock
Inkers: Kathryn Bolinger, Tom Ryder, Maria Beccari
Letterer: Joe Albelo
Colorist: Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in UNITY #1)
GA: Solar (within UNITY #1)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane (between issues #15 / 21), Willo Talltree (last appearance in issue #15), Col. Timbuc, President Clane (last appearance for both in issue #11), Slagger (between issues #11 / 21), Gen. Mimsy (last appearance in issue #10), Felina (last appearance in RAI (2nd series) #6; next appears in issue #21), M'Ree (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #7; next appears in issue #21)
Other Character: Prof. Mitchell Sarvis (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #4; last appearance)
Intro: Winston, Katlin (only appearance for both)
Cameo appearances: X-O Manowar, Armstrong, Rai, Shadowman, Archer, Gilad 2, Geomancer, Harbinger, Gilad 1, Erica Pierce (all in flashback)
Villain: Talpa (destroyed in this story)
Comment: Story continues from UNITY #1.
Synopsis: Magnus returns, exhausted, from Unity, and Leeja Clane must find a way of dealing with Talpa herself before the robot destroys any more of North Am.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 18
Cover: Magnus vs. robots, Willo Talltree vs. Elzy //Steve Ditko / Ralph Reese
Story: "Inside the Metal Mind" (22 pages)
Editor, co-plotter: Don Perlin
Co-plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: David Michelinie
Co-plotter, penciller: Steve Ditko
Inker: Ralph Reese
Letterer: Joe Albelo
Colorist: Mike Cavallaro, Knob Row
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Willo Talltree, Elzy (last appearance in issue #12), E7, Synchrons (last appearance for all in issue #11), Harlan Talltree (between issues #11 / 22; now a senator)
Intro: A9, D'rleen, Almo
Other Character: Mekman (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #11; not a villain in this story)
Villains: A techjacker gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: E7, political leader of the freewill robots, tries to get Mekman, now reformed, to invent a way of converting slave robots to freewills.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 19
December 1992
Cover: Mekman (in chair) and E7 watching Magnus demolish robots //Joe St. Pierre? / Ralph Reese
Story: "Probes" (22 pages)
Editor, co-plotter: Don Perlin
Co-plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: David Michelinie
Co-plotter, penciller: Steve Ditko
Inker: Ralph Reese
Letterer: Joe Albelo
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in issue #21)
Supporting Characters: Willo Talltree (next appears in issue #22), Elzy, E7 (both next appear in issue #21)
Other Characters: Mekman (next appears in issue #25), D'rleen (last appearance), A9
Intro: Saart Tartine, Baart Tartine, Brumm (only appearance for all), Q10, Dr. Pinkus (named in his next appearance, issue #29)
Synopsis: Magnus tries to save Elzy from brainwashing even as Mekman wants to willingly submit to it again.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 20
January 1993
Cover: Magnus and girl vs. C31F and other robots //Grau / Kathryn Bolinger (signed)
Story: "Hit Or Kiss" (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Plotter: Jim Shooter
Scripter: Fred Pierce
Artist, colorist: Ernie Colon
Letterers: Jade Moede, Scott Friedlander
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (at age 16; chronologically between flashbacks in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #1)
Supporting Characters: 1A (between flashbacks in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #1), Grandmother (first chronological appearance; next chronological appearance in RAI (1st series) #1)
Intro: Diedre Hill, Governor Hill (only appearance for both)
Villains: C31F and other robots (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This story takes place during Magnus's 16th year of age.
Synopsis: 1A takes Magnus on a vacation to Mars, but the teenage robot fighter finds himself trying to rescue a governor's daughter from kidnapping robots.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 21
February 1993
Cover: Magnus standing amidst robot wreckage //James Brock? / Ralph Reese
Story: "Armageddon 4002"
 Part 1: "Slaughter On Phobos" (24 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jamie Brock
Inker: Ralph Reese
Letterer: Chris Eliopolous
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in issue #19)
Supporting Characters: Izak (last appearance in issue #14), Leeja Clane, M'Ree, Slagger, Felina (last appearance for all in issue #17), Elzy, E7 (last appearance for both in issue #19), Tekla (last appearance in issue #11)
Other Characters: Chuck (last appearance in issue #14; dies in this story), Cooshie, Izak, Cordik and superhumans of the Phobos Asylum (last appearance for all in issue #14; most die in this story)
Cameo appearance: 1A, H8, Talpa, Grand One
Villains: Malev-6 (revealed in this story; last appearance in issue #14), the Vizier, Malevolents (Malev's robots;  first appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Magnus pays a visit to 1A's asylum on Phobos and discovers the survivors to be victims of an embodiment of Malev-6.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 22
March 1993
Cover: Magnus vs. Malev-7 (as "Emperor") //Jamie Brock / Ralph Reese (signed)
Story: "Holocaust 4002"
 Part 2: "The Invasion of North Am" (22 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jamie Brock
Inker: Ralph Reese
Letterer: George Roberts, Jr.
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Harlan Talltree (last appearance in issue #18; dies in this story), Willo Talltree (last appearance in issue #19; dies in this story), Felina (dies in this story), President Clane, Izak, Leeja Clane, M'Ree, Slagger, Elzy
Villains: Malev-7 (formerly Malev-6), Vizier, Malevolents
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: While Magnus and Izak try to fight Malev-7's robots on Phobos, the Malevolents on Earth are already conquering North Am.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 23
April 1993
Cover: Magnus rammed through spaceship wall by Izak's arm //Jamie Brock / Ralph Reese
Story: "Holocaust 4002"
 Part 3: "The Fall of the Milespires" (21 pages)
Editor: Don Perlin
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jamie Brock
Inker: Ralph Reese
Letterers: Simon Erich, Ken Lopez
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Gen. Mimsy (dies in this story), Col. Timbuc, Leeja Clane, President Clane (next appears in issue #34), M'Ree, Izak, Slagger, Elzy, Tekla
Villains: Malev-7, Vizier, Malevolents
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: En route to Earth from Phobos, Magnus discovers Izak's secret power when he is forced to battle him.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 24
May 1993
Cover: Magnus and Tekla vs. Vizier //Jamie Brock / Ralph Reese (signed)
Story: "Holocaust 4002"
 Part 4: "The Fall of North Am" (20 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Pencillers: Jamie Brock, Peter Grau
Inker: Jimmy Palmiotti
Letterers: Simon Erich, Ken Lopez
Colorist: Mike Cavallaro
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #9)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, M'Ree, Tekla (destroyed in this story), E7 (next appears in issue #32, as Talon), Izak, Elzy, Slagger, Col. Timbuc, Felina (as a corpse; last appearance)
Other Characters: Synchrons
Villains: Malev-7, Vizier (destroyed in this story), Malevolents (many destroyed in this story)
Comment: Story continues in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #9.
Synopsis: Malev-7 has conquered North Am, but finds that the freewill robots are not so eager to relinquish their autonomy.

Rai and the Future Force No. 9
May 1993
Cover: Magnus, Rai, Eternal Warrior, Spylocke, Tekla, and X-O Commando vs. Malevolents //Sean Chen / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "After the Holocaust" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Co-plotter: Bob Layton
Co-plotter, scripter: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker, colorist: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Feature Characters: Rai 43 (Takao Konishi), Future Force (Magnus, Leeja Clane, Slagger, Elzy, Col. Timbuc (last appearance of all in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #24), Izak (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #24 / 29), Eternal Warrior, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate), X-O Commando, Spylocke; first team appearance)
Supporting Characters: M'Ree (next appears in issue #14)
Cameo appearance: Bloodshot
Villains: Malev-7, Malevolents (last appearance of all in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #24)
Comments: Story continues from MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #25.
 Though Tekla appears on the cover, she does not appear in this story.
Synopsis: Magnus and his allies join Rai and his partners in battling the Malevolents that threaten Japan, and form a new team--the Future Force.

Rai and the Future Force No. 10
June 1993
Cover: Malev-7 hurling Rai, Mother Nike, Magnus, and Leeja into trap //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger?
Story: "The Death of Japan" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker, Colorist: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer: Ken Lopez
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Magnus, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate), Eternal Warrior, Leeja Clane, Elzy, X-O Commando, Col. Timbuc (all appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER  #25 between pages 8 / 12 of this stor), Spylocke, Slagger)
Supporting Characters: Mother Nike (next appears in issue #20), Mai, the baby, 1A (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #25)
Villains: Malev-7, Malevolents
Comment:
Synopsis: Rai must choose whether to defend only Japan or the world as a whole against the Malevs, and is aided in his decision by a mysterious gem.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 25
June 1993
Cover: Magnus and 1A (in bird-form) //Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Flesh and Steel" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jamie Brock
Inker: Ralph Reese
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between pages 8 / 12 of RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #10; origin details retold; gains armored costume in this story)
GS: Future Force (Rai, Eternal Warrior, Leeja Clane, Elzy, X-O Commando, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate); all within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #10)
GA: Kris Hathaway (in flashback; last chronological appearance)
Supporting Characters: 1A (in new body; designated ASA in this story; last appearance in RAI (1st series) #4, as Grand One), Grandmother (in flashback; last appearance in RAI (1st series) #4, as Grand One; destroyed in this story)
Cameo appearances: Torque, Sting, Zephyr, Geomancer (Geoff McHenry)
Villains: Malev-7, Malevolents (all within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #10), Mekman (between issues #19 / 27)
Comment: This story takes place within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #10.
 This issue features an all-silver cover.
Synopsis: Magnus goes with Rokkie Tate to the undersea dome where he was raised by 1A to learn the true secret of his birth parents, and to find the present incarnation of 1A, but they are trailed by Malevolents.

Rai and the Future Force No. 11
July 1993
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Feature Characters: Rai and the Future Force
Comment: Story continues in Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 26.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 26
July 1993
Cover: Magnus kneeling by his fallen statue //Andrew Wendel / Ralph Reese (signed)
Story: "Exemplar" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Pencillers: Jim Calafiore (pgs. 1-3), Gary Smith (pgs. 4-7), Cliff Van Meter (pgs. 8-11), Denny Fincke (pgs. 12-16), Andrew Wendel (pgs. 17-
Inkers: Ralph Reese (pgs. 1-3), Jon Holdredge (pgs. 4-7), Paul Autio (pgs. 8-11, 17-), John Dixon (pgs. 12-16)
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (appears only in flashbacks; last appearance in between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #11)
GS: Rai (in flashback; between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #11 / 12)
Supporting Characters: 1A (as ASA; last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #11), Pert Doner, Sam (last appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #16; both next appear in issue #36), Spikey Hall (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #24; next appears in issue #36), the Young Wolves (first appearance; next appear in issue #36)
Cameo appearances: Leeja Clane, H8, Pert Doner, Spikey Hall, Danae Del Sol, Junko, Sam, Slin, L'Sier, Gophs, Slagger, Elzy, Talpa, Xyrkol, Mekman, T-1, Robot Giant, Laszlo Noel, Pied Piper, Malev-6, M'Ree, Harlan Talltree, Senator Clane
Villain: Malev-7, Malevolents (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #11 / 12)
Synopsis: A group of North Am kids, including Pert Doner and Spikey Hall, sit around a campfire, telling Magnus stories, and vow to resist the Malev Emperor as the Young Wolves.

Rai and the Future Force No. 12
August 1993
Cover: Rai vs. Vanklaw //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger (signed)
Story: "Attack of the Cyberaiders" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker, Colorist: Kathyrn Bolinger
Letterers: Anthony Bedard, Ken Lopez
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Col. Timbuc, Leeja Clane, Spylocke, X-O Commando)
Villains: Vanklaw (first appearance; dies in this story) and his Cyberaiders (first and only appearance)
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #26 / 27.
Synopsis: Rai and the Future Force take on a gang of slavers at sea.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 27
August 1993
Cover: Dr. Laszlo Noel vs. Magnus //Jim Calafiore / Ralph Reese (signed)
Story: "The Enemy of My Enemy" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inkers: Ralph Reese, Andrew Wendel
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Joe Albelo
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, Kathryn Bolinger
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Future Force (Tekla, Slagger, Eternal Warrior, Elzy)
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA)
Cameo appearances: Erica Pierce
Villains: Malev-7 (next appears in issue #29), Malevolents, Mekman (last appearance in issue #25), Dr. Laszlo Noel (last appearance in issue #12)
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #12 / 13.
Synopsis: Dr. Laszlo Noel reappears, ostensibly as Magnus's ally against the Malevs, but becomes their foe when he threatens to destroy North Am's Weather Control.

Rai and the Future Force No. 13
September 1993
Cover: Rai, Shaka Olorun, troopers  //Sean Chen / Kathyrn Bolinger
Story: "Acts of Betrayal" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inkers: Kathryn Bolinger, Ted Halstead
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Joe Albelo
Colorist: Kathryn Bolinger
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Col. Timbuc, Leeja Clane, X-O Commando, Spylocke (real name, Ananse, revealed in this story)
Villains: Shaka Olorun, Eshu Mbutu (first appearance for both)
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #27 / 28.
Synopsis: Spylocke brings Rai and his allies to an African nation run by a ruler who has contracted with him for the delivery of the Blood of Heroes.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 28
September 1993
Cover: Magnus, Mekman, and Dr. Laszlo Noel //Jim Calafiore / Ralph Reese (signed)
Story: "Will of Iron" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inkers: Ralph Reese, Andrew Wendel
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Joe Albelo
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Future Force (Eternal Warrior, Elzy, Slagger, Tekla)
Supporting Characters: 1A (as ASA)
Villains: Mekman, Dr. Laszlo Noel (both next appear in issue #35), Malevolents
Comment: Story continues from RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #13.
Synopsis: Magnus and Dr. Noel find themselves uneasy allies, teamed against a Malevized Mekman.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 29
October 1993
Cover: Pol-Robs splattered with red paint //John Calafiore (signed)
Story: "Indomitable" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Andrew Wendel
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Pusateri
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Future Force (Eternal Warrior, Slagger, Elzy, Tekla, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate), Izak (last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #9))
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA)
Villains: Malev-7 (last appearance in issue #27), Malevolents, Dr. Pinkus (last appearance in issue #19; last appearance)
Comment: Story continues in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #14.
Synopsis: Magnus and his allies free a group of captive humans from Malev-7's pawns, but find that they are not eager to join the battle against their oppressor.

Rai and the Future Force No. 14
October 1993
Cover: Battle-Bot, X-O Commando, Leeja Clane, Rai, Col. Timbuc //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger
Story: "Warring Factions" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin Van Hook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Leeja Clane, Spylocke, Col. Timbuc, X-O Commando)
GA: Magnus, Elzy, Tekla, Slagger, Izak (all between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #29 / 30)
Supporting Characters: M'Ree (last appearance in issue #9; dies in this story)
Intro: Senor Herdez
Villains: Malevelents, Battle-Bots (first appearance)
Comment: Story continues from MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #29.
Synopsis: As the Malevelents threaten South Am, Rai and his allies try to convince the president of one nation of their threat.

Rai and the Future Force No. 15
November 1993
Cover: Rai vs. Ado Krieg //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger (signed)
Story: "The Battle For South Am"
 Chapter One: "One For All" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer:
Colorist: Sean Chen
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Magnus, Tekla, Leeja Clane, Col. Timbuc, Spylocke, X-O Commando, Slagger, Elzy, Izak)
Intro: Leaders of three South Am nations (Querz named in this story)
Other Character: Senor Herdez
Cameo appearances: 1A, Eternal Warrior, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate; all in flashback)
Villains: Ado Krieg (first appearance; gains control of the X-O Manowar armor in this story), Malev-7, Malevelents
Comment: Story continues in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #30.
Synopsis: Rai tries to unite the five nations of South Am to prevent their mainbrains from being co-opted by Malev-7, but an Aryanite Nazi with the power of the X-O Manowar armor opposes him.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 30
November 1993
Cover: Magnus vs. Ado Krieg (in X-O Manowar armor) //John Calafiore (signed)
Story: "The Battle For North Am"
 Chapter Two: "Aryantina" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Andrew Wendel
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Joe Albelo
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #15 / 16)
GS: Future Force (Spylocke, X-O Commando, Tekla)
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA)
Villains: Ado Krieg (in X-O Manowar armor), Aryanites (first appearance; die in this story), Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #15 / 16)
Synopsis: Magnus and the Future Force fight Ado Krieg in his X-O Manowar armor and a horde of giant battle-bots.

Rai and the Future Force No. 16
December 1993
Cover: Malevelents and silhouette of Col. Timbuc //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger (signed)
Story: "The Battle For South Am"
 Chapter 3: "Targets" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Magnus, Spylocke, Tekla (all between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #30 / 31), Leeja Clane, Izak, Elzy, Slagger, Col. Timbuc (dies in this story))
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA; last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #30)
Other Characters: Senor Herdez, other South Am leaders
Villains: Malev-7, Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #30 / 31.
Synopsis: The Malevelents strike at South Am, and Rai and his allies prepare to defend it to the death.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 31
December 1993
Cover: Magnus chased by Talen and pterosaur through jungle //Jim Calafiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "The Battle For South Am"
 Chapter Four: "Allies" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #16 / 17)
GS: Future Force (Rai, X-O Commando, Elzy, Spylocke, Leeja Clane, Tekla; between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #16 / 17)
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA; between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #16 / 17)
Intro: Talen, Amazans
Villains: Malev-7, Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #16 / 17.
Synopsis: Magnus and the Future Force learn that the Malevs intend to wipe out the Amazon rain forest, depriving humans of oxygen.

Rai and the Future Force No. 17
January 1994
Cover: Spylocke vs. Rai //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger (signed)
Story: "Trust" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inkers: Kathryn Bolinger, Jennifer Marrus
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Joe Albelo
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, Mark Pusateri
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Magnus, Spylocke, Slagger, Elzy, Tekla, X-O Commando, Leeja Clane, Izak; all between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #31 / 32)
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA)
Other Characters: Talen, Amazans
Villains: Malev-7, Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #31 / 32.
Synopsis: With a rift deepening between Magnus and Rai, Malev-7 intends to attack Leeja Clane.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 32
January 1994
Cover: Magnus and boy vs. Malevelents //Jim Calafiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Mal-Adjusted" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony J. L. Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #17 / 18)
Supporting Characters: Talon (formerly E7; between issues #24 / 38), 1A (as ASA; between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #17 / 18)
Intro: Noot, Conner, Doc, Phalanx, Ballista, Unit 2438 (a Malev; destroyed in this story)
Other Characters: The Steel Legion (formerly the Synchrons)
Villains: Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #17 / 18.
Synopsis: A Malev robot goes freewill, and Magnus and Talon try to make it an ally even as its fellow Malevs try to hunt it down.

Rai and the Future Force No. 18
February 1994
Cover:
Story:
Editor:
Writer:
Penciller:
Inker:
Letterer:
Colorist:
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #32 / 33.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 33
February 1994
Cover: Magnus and Timewalker //Jim Calafiore (signed)
Story: "If This is Tuesday, This Must Be...North Am?"  (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Co-plotter, scripter: John Ostrander
Co-plotter, penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Timewalker (last appearance in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #?), Future Force (Rai, X-O Commando, Spylocke; all between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #18 / 19)
Other Character: F7 (last appearance in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #?)
Villains: Malev-7 (next appears in issue #35), Malevelents
Comment: Story continues from RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #18.
Synopsis: Timewalker appears in 4002 A.D., meets Magnus, and becomes the intended prey of Malev-7.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 34
March 1994
Cover: Magnus vs. robot at Christmas party //Jim Calafiore (signed)
Story: "Christmas Eve: Minutes To Midnight" (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Dave Devries
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Rob Johnson
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19)
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane (next appears in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19)
Intro: Milano, Sundowners (next appear in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19), Johno (only appearance)
Villains: Joanna Petersen, G3 (first appearance; next appears in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19), Malevelents (next appear in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19)
Comment: Story continues in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19.
 Story takes place December 24, 4002.
 The cover of this issue fits together with that of RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19 to form a single scene.
Synopsis: Magnus, Leeja, and a freewill robot attempt to stop the Malev incursion into Australia, only to be opposed by a woman who stands to make money from it.

Rai and the Future Force No. 19
March 1994
Cover: Rai vs. Malevelent at New Year's Eve party //Jim Calafiore (signed)
Story: "Christmas Eve: Fahrenheit 100" (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Dave DeVries
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Santiago Vasquez
Colorists: Eric Hope, Dave Chlystek
Feature Chraracters: Rai, Future Force (Magnus, Leeja Clane (both between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34 / 35), X-O Commando, Slagger)
Other Characters: Milano, Sundowners (last appearance for all in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34; last appearance for all)
Villains: G3 (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34; destroyed in this story), Joanna Petersen (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34; last appearance), Malevelents (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34 / 35)
Comments: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34 / 35.
 Story takes place December 25, 4002.
 The cover of this issue fits together with that of MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #34 to form a complete scene.
Synopsis: With Magnus captive, Rai and the Future Force try to rally the Sundowners to their cause.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 35
April 1994
Cover: Mekman with Magnus reflected in his sceptre //Jim Calafiore / Bob Layton (signed)
Story: "Champions Are Born, Not Made" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19)
GS: Future Force (Rai, Leeja Clane, Slagger (all between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19 / 20), Tekla, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate), Elzy (all next appear in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #20)
Supporting Character: 1A (as ASA), President Clane (last appearance in issue #24)
Villains: Mekman, Dr. Laszlo Noel (last appearance for both in issue #28; both die in this story), Malev-7 (last appearance in issue #33), Malevelents (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19 / 20)
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #19 / 20.
Synopsis: An almost totally robotized Mekman kills Dr. Noel, then goes after Magnus.

Rai and the Future Force No. 20
April 1993
Cover: Rai vs. Spylocke //Sean Chen / Kathryn Bolinger
Story: "Blood Oath" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: David Ross
Inker: Rodney Ramos
Letterer:
Colorist: Eric Hope
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Tekla (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #35; body destroyed in this story), Leeja Clane, Slagger, Elzy, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate; last appearance for all in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #35), Spylocke)
Supporting Characters: Mother Nike (last appearance in issue #10), Makiko Minashi, Takashi, Kazuyo Nakadai
Intro: Swiller (dies in this story)
Villains: Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #35 / 36.
Synopsis: With the Future Force under attack by Malevelents, Tekla sacrifices her existence to protect her friends, and Spylocke reveals his true nature to Rai.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 36
May 1994
Cover: Magnus and pregnant Leeja Clane in crumbling temple //Jim Calafiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "The Beasts and the Children" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Santiago Vazquez
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Future Force (Rai, Spylocke, X-O Commando, Leeja Clane, Slagger (all between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #20 / 21))
Supporting Characters: 1A (as ASA), President Clane (middle name incorrectly given as Zebadiah in this story), Danae Del Sol (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #16), Spikey Hall, Sam (last appearance for both in issue #26; both die in this story), Pert Doner,  Young Wolves (last appearance for all in issue #26; last appearance), Outsiders (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #26; as part of the Young Wolves in this story; last appearance), Tekla (as a "corpse"; next appears in issue #49)
Intro: Brock, Gryffen (a Starwatcher; both next appear in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21)
Cameo appearances: Solar, Laszlo Noel
Villains: Malev-7 (origin revealed in flashback, its earliest chronological appearance, preceding its introduction in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER (1st series) #7), Malevelents
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #20 / 21.
Synopsis: Magnus and the Future Force try to hold off the Malevelents as Leeja Clane begins the process of birthing Rai's son.

Rai and the Future Force No. 21
May 1994
Cover: Rai's hands holding his son //David Ross / Rodney Ramos (signed)
Story: "Crucible" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: David Ross
Inker: Rodney Ramos
Letterer:
Colorist: Eric Hope
Feature Characters: Rai, Future Force (Magnus, Leeja Clane (gives birth to Obadiah in this story), Spylocke, X-O Commando, Slagger, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate); all between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36 / 37)
Intro: The Starwatchers (Graal, Vekter, Balaam, Sarathan, Aesha, Boaz; last chronological appearance in flashback in PSI-LORDS #4; all next appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37)
GS: Gryffen (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36 / 37; a Starwatcher)
Supporting Characters: Danae Del Sol (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36; next appears in PSI-LORDS #1), 1A (as ASA; between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36 / 37), Obadiah (first appearance; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37)
Other Character: Brock (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36; dies in this story)
Villains: Malevelents (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36 / 37)
Comment: Story continues between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #36 / 37.
Synopsis: Leeja Clane finally gives birth as the Future Force prepares to stand off the Malevelents.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 37
June 1994
Cover: Magnus, Rai, and Malev-7 //Jim Calafiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed0
Story: "The Last Day, part 1: Mindlock" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21 / 22)
GS: Future Force (Rai (becomes possessed by Malev-7 in this story), Spylocke, X-O Commando, Leeja Clane, Slagger, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate)), Starwatchers (all between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21 / 22)
Supporting Characters: 1A (as ASA; last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21; body destroyed in this story; next appears in issue #51), Obadiah (last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21), President Clane
Villains: Malev-7 (next appears in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #22), Malevelents (between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21 / 22)
Comment: Story continues between RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #21 / 22.
Synopsis: The Starwatchers appear to help Magnus and the Future Force wage a final battle with Malev-7, but the emperor has a last card to play...the possession of Rai.

Rai and the Future Force No. 22
June 1994
Cover: Rai's corpse //David Ross / Rodney Ramos (signed)
Story: "The Last Day, part 2: Exorcism" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: David Ross
Inker: Rodney Ramos
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Santiago Vazquez
Colorist: Eric Hope
Feature Characters: Rai (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37; dies in this story),  Future Force (Magnus, Slagger, Spylocke, X-O Commando, Leeja Clane, Geomancer (Rokkie Tate); last appearance for all in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37)
GS: Starwatchers (last appearance for all in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37)
Supporting Characters: President Clane, Obadiah (last appearance for both in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37)
Villains: Malev-7 (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37; apparently destroyed in this story, but returns as a new Malev in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #61), Malevelents (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #37; last appearance)
Synopsis: Possessed by Malev-7, Rai has a fight to the death with Magnus.

Rai and the Future Force No. 23
August 1994
Cover: Spylocke and the Blood of Heroes //David Ross / Rodney Ramos (signed)
Story: "Bloodline" (21 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: David Ross
Inker: Rodney Ramos
Letterer:
Colorist: Eric Hope
Feature Characters: Rai (as a corpse; last appearance), Future Force (Magnus (becomes president of Earth in this story), Spylocke, Leeja Clane (all appear in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #38 within this story), Geomancer (Rokkie Tate), Leeja Clane, X-O Commando, Slagger)
GS: Starwatchers
Supporting Characters: President Clane (next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #38), Makiko Minashi, Obadiah, Takashi Nakadai, Torque Magnus (first appearance; son of Magnus and Leeja Clane; chronologically between appearances in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #38)
Intro: Mr. Chen (dies in this story)
Cameo appearance: Rai (Tohru Nakadai), Grandmother (both in flashback)
Villains: E3 (first appearance; destroyed in this story), Takashi Nakadai
Comment: Story continues in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #38.
 Story takes place from 4002 to 4016 A.D.
Synopsis: After the death of Rai, Magnus becomes president of Earth, robots are banned by the Clane Act, and the first Rai's son evolves a hatred for the son of the dead Rai and Leeja Clane.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 38
August 1994
Cover: Magnus and Leeja Clane looking at North Am reconstruction //Jim Calafiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "New World Order" (21 pages)
Editors: Kevin VanHook, Julie Crimmons
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer:
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (appears within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23; continues on last 2 pages from that issue; next appears in SECRETS OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1; becomes president of Earth in this story)
GS: Spylocke (within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23), Starwatchers (become known as Psi-Lords in this story; last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23; next appear in PSI-LORDS #1 (pgs. 1-3))
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Torque Magnus (Magnus's and Leeja's son; born in this story), Obadiah, Takashi Nakadai, Kazuyo Nakadai (all appear within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23), Victor Clane (last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23; next appears in issue #40; becomes Chief of Staff of Earth in this story), Talon (last appearance in issue #32; destroyed in this story), Elzy, Slagger (last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23)
Other Characters: The Order of Archer (last chronological appearance in ?)
Cameo appearance: Danae Del Sol
Villains: Takashi Nakadai
Comment: Story takes place within RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #23, except for last 2 pages, which continue from that issue.
 Story takes place from 4002 to 4019 A.D.
Comment: In the aftermath of the Malev War, Magnus becomes president of Earth, sires a son by Leeja, and learns the trials of being a father to a teenager.

Secrets of the Valiant Universe No. 1
1994
Story: [untitled] (2 pages)
Editor: Kevin VanHook
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Rob Johnson
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #38 / 39)
GS: Balaam (between pages 3 / 4 of PSI-LORDS #1)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Slagger (both between MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #38 / 39)
Villain: C8 (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Magnus and Leeja monitor a robot's destruction by Slagger and one of the Starwatchers.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 39
September 1994
Cover: Torque fighting robot in front of Magnus poster while Jil watches //Jim Calafiore (signed)
Story: "Bizarre Love Triangle" (21 pages)
Editors: Kevin VanHook, Julie Crimmins
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Santiago Vazquez
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, Mark Plusateri, Eric Hope
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in SECRETS OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1)
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Leeja Clane (last appearance for both in SECRETS OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1), Torque Magnus
Intro: Jil and her father
Villains: Zamboni and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When Torque puts down his girlfriend's old flame with his superior strength, the bully acquires some technology to help even the odds.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 40
October 1994
Cover: Torque Magnus and Obadiah on sky-cycle, chased by enemy ships //Jim Calafiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Belly of the Beast" (21 pages)
Editor: Maurice Fontenot
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: Rob Johnson, Santiago Vasquez
Colorist: Shanna Layton, Eric Lusk
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
Supporting Characters: Torque Magnus, Leeja Clane, Victor Clane (last appearance in issue #38), Ichabod Stimpert (first appearance)
GS: Obadiah (between RAI #24 / 25), Balaam (between PSI-LORDS #4 / 5)
Intro: Stimpert
Villain: Takashi Nakadai (between RAI #24 / 25)
Synopsis: Torque, Obadiah, and Takashi get in trouble during a joy-ride through Grandmother's body.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 41
November 1994
Cover: Magnus //Jim Califiore / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Sacrifice" (21 pages)
Editor: Maurice Fontenot
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers:
Colorist: Todd Britton
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in CHAOS EFFECT OMEGA)
GS: Psi-Lords, Destroyer (last appearance for all in RAI #26; all next appear in CHAOS EFFECT OMEGA)
Supporting Character: Torque Magnus, Makiko Minashi (between RAI #26 / 27), Kazuyo Nakadai (as a corpse; last appearance in RAI #26; last appearance)
Other Characters: Order of Archer
Villains: Takashi Nakadai (between RAI #26 / 27), Master D'arque (last appearance in ?; next appears in THE CHAOS EFFECT: OMEGA)
Comment: This is part of the Chaos Effect storyline, continuing from RAI #26 and continuing in CHAOS EFFECT OMEGA.
Synopsis: Magnus, Torque, and the Starwatchers encounter the Destroyer and try to deal with his threat.

The Chaos Effect: Omega
November 1994
Cover: Doctor Mirage, Magnus, ?, Shadowman, Geomancer (Geoff McHenry), Solar, Archer, Armstrong //Dan Jurgens / Jerry Ordway (signed)
Story: "From Chaos Comes...Order" (16 pages)
 Epilogue (5 pages)
Editors: Maurice Fontenot (pgs. 1-16), Jeffrey Gomez (pgs. 17-21)
Writers: Bob Layton (pgs. 1-16), Bob Hall (pgs. 17-21)
Pencillers: Bernard Chang (pgs. 1-16), Don Perlin (pgs. 17-21)
Inkers: Jerry Ordway (pgs. 1-16), Gonzalo Mayo (pgs. 17-21)
Letterers: Santiago Vasquez (pgs. 1-21), Dan Mayers (pgs. 1-16)
Colorists: Mike Cavallaro, Stu Suchit (pgs. 1-16), Mike McGuire (pgs. 17-21)
Feature Characters: Magnus (last appearance in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #41; next appears in THE CHAOS EFFECT: EPILOGUE Part 1), Solar (last appearance in ?; next appears in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #?), Dr. Mirage (last appearance in ?; next appears in THE SECOND LIFE OF DR. MIRAGE #?), Archer, Armstrong (last appearance for both in ?; both next appear in ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #?), Geomancer (Geoff McHenry; last appearance in ?; next appears in ?), Timewalker (last appearance in ?; appears isochronally with CHAOS EFFECT: EPILOGUE, Part 1; next appears in TIMEWALKER #1)
Supporting Characters: Carmen, Sandria D'arque
Other Characters: Brother Chan, the Visitor
Villains: Immortal Enemy, Miss Noir (both die in this story), Shadowman clone
Synopsis: The heroes of Earth unite to try to revive Solar in time to stop the Chaos Effect from destroying the planet.

The Chaos Effect: Epilogue, part 1
December 1994
Cover: Magnus (three vignettes) //Chen / Kyn (signed)
Story: "In Search of Faith" (21 pages)
Editor: Maurice Fontenot
Writer: Kevin VanHook
Penciller: Louis Small, Jr.
Inker: Kathyrn Bolinger
Letterers: Jade, Joe Albelo
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, CJ, Todd Britton
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in THE CHAOS EFFECT: OMEGA)
GS: Solar (last appearance in THE CHAOS EFFECT: OMEGA; next appears in SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #?), Timewalker (last appearance in THE CHAOS EFFECT: OMEGA; next appears in TIMEWALKER #1), Harbinger (Zephyr and others)
Intro: Mickey, Angie (only appearance for both)
Villains: Toyo Harada, Eggbreakers, Weasel, Gridlock, Big Girl
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Magnus goes through a time-warp to the 20th Century to find his roots, and helps save the Harbinger kids from the Eggbreakers.

The Chaos Effect: Epilogue, Part 2
January 1995
Cover: Magnus being fired on by helicopters in sky //Chen / Kyn (signed)
Story: "In Search of Faith": Part 2 (21 pages)
Editor: Maurice Fontenot
Writer: Kevin VanHook
Penciller: Louis Small, Jr.
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer: Jade Moede
Colorists: Todd Britton
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (next appears in HARBINGER #36)
GS: Zephyr
Villains: Toyo Harada, Weasel, Big Girl, Gridlock, Fort, Blast (first appearance for last two), Eggbreakers
Comment: Story continues in and crosses over with HARBINGER #36.
Synopsis: Magnus fights a group of Eggbreakers whose number contains his father's murderer, then goes in search of his roots.

Harbinger No. 36
January 1995
Cover: Zephyr, Magnus, Gridlock, Weasel, Big Girl, ?, ? //Sean Chen / Paul Autio (signed)
Story: "Futureshock" (21 pages)
Editor:
Writer: Maurice Fontenot
Penciller: Sean Chen
Inker: Paul Autio
Letterer:
Colorist: Maria Beccari
Feature Characters: Harbinger
GS: Magnus (crosses over with and continues from THE CHAOS EFFECT: EPILOGUE, part 2; next appears in MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #43)
Other Character: Murphy (dies in this story)
Villains: Gridlock, Weasel, Tasha, Dr. Bentley, Toyo Harada, Eggbreakers
Synopsis: Magnus helps save the Harbinger kids from the Eggbreakers and informs Zephyr she has a destiny to pursue.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 42
December 1994
Cover: Torque Magnus pursued by Takashi Nakadai //George Saravia / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "My Brother's Keeper" (21 pages)
Editor: Jeffrey Gomez
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Character: Torque Magnus
GS: Balaam, Rentaro Nakadai (Rai 41; last appearance in RAI (1st series) #1)
Supporting Characters: Victor Clane, Leeja Clane
Villain: Takashi Nakadai (between RAI #26 / 27)
Synopsis: Takashi Nakadai, wearing X-O Commando armor, engages Torque in battle.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 43
January 1995
Cover: Magnus on raft //George Saravia / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "A Snake in the Garden" (21 pages)
Editor: Jeffrey Gomez
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorists: Mark Csaszar, Todd Britton
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance in HARBINGER #36), Torque Magnus
GS: Geomancer (Rokkie Tate; dies in this story)
Supporting Characters: Stimpert, Slagger, Victor Clane
Other Character: Shen Lai Fen (dies in this story)
Cameo appearances: Eternal Warrior, Armstrong
Villains: The Immortal Enemy, various pirates (first appearance)
Comment: This is part 1 of "The Geomancer Quest".
Synopsis: The Immortal Enemy takes over the body of Stimpert, kills the Geomancer Rokkie Tate,  and manages to get Torque and Slagger to begin a quest for the long-lost Armstrong.  Meanwhile, the real Magnus reappears in his home era.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 44
February 1995
Cover: Armstrong lifting Torque Magnus over snow //George Saravia / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "The Snows of Triton" (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter, and Torque Magnus
GS: Armstrong (as "Bozzi"; last chronological appearance in ?)
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Leeja Clane, Victor Clane, Stimpert
Villains: The Immortal Enemy, the pirates (last appearance)
Comment: This is part 2 of "The Geomancer Quest".
Synopsis: As Torque and Slagger continue their quest, Magnus makes his way incognito back to North Am's capital and encounters the Immortal Enemy in Stimpert's body.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 45
March 1995
Cover: Magnus fighting guards as Stimpert watches //George Saravia / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Trial By Combat" (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorist: Mark Csaszar
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter, and Torque Magnus
GS: Armstrong (as "Bozzi"; regains his memory in this story)
Supporting Characters: Stimpert (dies in this story), Leeja Clane, Victor Clane, Slagger
Cameo appearance: Archer
Villains: The Immortal Enemy
Comment: This is part 3 of "The Geomancer Quest".
Synopsis: Torque and Slagger are sentenced to trial by combat on Triton for trespassing, while Magnus is hunted as a fugitive.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 46
April 1995
Cover: Magnus vs. Torque //George Saravia / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Father Figure" (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorist: Scott Rockwell
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter, and Torque Magnus
GS: Armstrong (last appearance)
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Leeja Clane
Villain: The Immortal Enemy (last appearance)
Synopsis: With the Immortal Enemy in possession of Magnus, Torque must fight his father to the death.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 47
May 1995
Cover: Magnus amidst wrecked robots //David Ross (signed)
Story: "Cold Blooded" (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: David DeVries
Penciller: Robert Walker
Inker: Gonzalo Mayo
Letterers: Santiago Vasquez, Mary Moede
Colorists: Scott Rockwell, Brian Orlowski
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Psi-Lords
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane
Intro: Mariam (dies in this story)
Cameo appearance: Rai 41
Villains: Modra-6 and the Right To Life Alliance (first appearance for all; robots)
Synopsis: A group of survivor robots kidnaps Leeja Clane and tries to bargain with Magnus for a haven.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 48
June 1995
Cover: Magnus, Modra-6, and Leeja Clane //George Saravia / Gonzalo Mayo (signed)
Story: "Hardened Heart" (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer:  David DeVries
Penciller:  Gonzalo Mayo
Inker:  Robert Walker
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorist: Scott Rockwell
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Psi-Lords
Supporting Character: Leeja Clane
Villains: Modra-6, Right To Life Alliance (all destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Magnus teams with the Psi-Lords to rescue his wife from Modra-6.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 49
July 1995
Cover: Magnus and Legion of Freewills //Rick Leonardi / Mike Bair (signed)
Story: "The Invisible Legion": Part 1 (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Anibal Rodriguez
Letterer:
Colorist: Eric Hope
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter, Torque Magnus
GS: Rai (between RAI #? / ?)
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Kara (last appearance in RAI #?), Leeja Clane
Villains: Takashi Nakadai (last appearance in RAI #?), Tekla (in new body; last appearance in issue #36), Bron, Quint, Ston, Legion of Freewills (first appearance for all)
Synopsis: Magnus, called on by Slagger to investigate a string of murders, discovers that freewill robots have survived by hiding...inside the brains of humans.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 50
July 1995
Cover: Magnus and Torque Magnus //Rick Leonardi / Mike Bair (signed)
Story: "The Invisible Legion": Part 2 (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: George Saravia
Inker: Anibal Rodriquez
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorists; Eric Hope, Mark Csaszar
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter and Torque Magnus
GS: Rai
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Leeja Clane, Victor Clane, Kara
Intro: Katya, Clara (only appearance)
Villains: Tekla, Bron, Quint, Ston, Legion of Freewills, Takashi Nakadai, Suki (first appearance), Samurobs (first appearance)
Synopsis: Magnus discovers that Tekla is a member of the Freewill Legion now, but both he and they are surprised by the appearance of enemy robots.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 51
August 1995
Cover: Rai //David Ross (signed)
Story: "Return of the Robots": Part 1 (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inkers: Rodney Ramos, Phyllis Novin
Letterer: Santiago Vasquez
Colorists: Mark Pusateri, Benjamin Jung
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter and Torque Magnus
GS: Rai
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Victor Clane, Rentaro, Kara, Spylocke (last appearance in RAI #?), 1A (last appearance in issue #37; as "Grandfather")
Cameo appearance: Rai 42
Villains: Takashi Nakadai, Suki, Samurobs, Tekla, Legion of Freewills
Synopsis: As Magnus struggles to keep North Am safe from Samurobs and the Freewill Legion, young Rai discovers his Harbinger power.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 52
August 1995
Cover: Magnus vs. Samurobs //David Ross (signed)
Story: "Return of the Robots": Part 2 (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inker: Anibal Rodriquez
Letterer:
Colorist: Kathryn Bolinger
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Rai, Psi-Lords
Supporting Characters: Kara, Slagger, 1A
Villains: Takashi Nakadai, Suki, Samurobs, Tekla, Legion of Freewills
Synopsis: Rai and Takashi have a showdown fight while Magnus tries to save the Freewill Legion from being destroyed by Psi-Lords.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 53
September 1995
Cover:  //David Ross (signed)
Story: "Whose Planet Is It, Anyway?": Part 1 (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller:
Inker:
Letterer:
Colorist:
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 54
September 1995
Cover: Rai and beaten Psi-Lord //David Ross (signed)
Story: "Whose Planet Is It, Anyway?": Part 2 (21 pages)
Editor: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden
Writer: Anthony Bedard
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inker: Anibal Rodriquez
Letterer:
Colorist:
Feature Characters: Magnus, Robot Fighter, Torque Magnus
GS: Rai, Psi-Lords
Supporting Characters: Spylocke, Kara, Slagger, Leeja Clane
Villains: Psi-Lords
Synopsis: Magnus and the Future Force try to stop a Psi-Lord takeover of Earth.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 55
October 1995
Cover: Magnus amid wreckage //David Ross / D. Grey (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Grey
Inker: Mike DeCarlo
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Mike Tuccinard
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Rai, Torque Magnus
Supporting Characters: Elzy, Leeja Clane, Slagger
Villains: Legion of Freewills
Synopsis: Rai goes on a search for Magnus, who has abdicated his responsibilities as president of Earth.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 56
Cover: Magnus in Rai's shadow //David Ross / D. Grey (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: D. Grey
Inker: Mike DeCarlo
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Rai, Balaam
Supporting Characters: Victor Clane, Slagger, Suki, Leeja Clane, Mother Nike
Villains: Takashi Nakadai, Suki, a Freewill Legion member
Synopsis: Magnus and Rai go to Japan, where they encounter Takashi Nakadai...and Magnus is shot by a Freewill Legionnaire.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 57
November 1995
Cover: Magnus with crumbling half-robot face //David Ross / Branch (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Claude St. Aubin
Inker: Ken Branch
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Rai, Balaam, Leeja Clane
Supporting Characters: Slagger, Torque Magnus
Cameo appearance: 1A
Villains: Takashi Nakadai, Suki, Freewill Legion member (dies between this story and last issue; last appearance)
Synopsis: While Magnus recuperates, Rai does business with his chief enemy, Takashi, and receives a grisly gift.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 53
November 1995
Cover: Magnus breaking out of grave //David Ross / Kathryn Bolinger (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inker: Kathryn Bolinger
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Balaam, Rai
Supporting Characters: 1A (in human body), Torque Magnus, Leeja Clane, Slagger, Elzy (in flashback), Mother Nike
Villains: Legion of Freewills, Tekla (in flashback)
Synopsis: Magnus is buried but, thanks to a failsafe measure implanted by 1A, comes back from the grave.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 59
December 1995
Cover: Magnus and robot's arm and side //Moley / Simmons (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Tony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inker: Mike DeCarlo
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Rai
Supporting Characters: Slagger (last appearance), Leeja Clane, Mother Nike
Villains: Tekla (in flashback; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Magnus tries to deal with the shock of coming back from the dead, and of a past that seems unreal to him.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 60
December 1995
Cover: Magnus vs. robot //David Ross (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Tony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Pencillers: Claude St. Aubin, Grey
Inker: Mike DeCarlo
Letterers: Wil Quintana, Comicolor
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Rai, Balaam
Supporting Characters: Victor Clane (last appearance), 1A, Leeja Clane, Torque Magnus
Villains: Takashi Nakadai, Suki, Malevs (first appearance; humans with Malev implants)
Synopsis: Magnus is kidnapped by a giant robot as Senator Clane learns that Leeja, Torque, and others have been taken over by Malev implants.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 61
January 1996
Cover: Magnus held prisoner by robots //Mike Manley (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Anthony Bedard
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inker: Mike DeCarlo
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Psi-Lords
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Torque Magnus
Cameo appearance: Destroyer
Villains: Malev-7 (last appearance in RAI AND THE FUTURE FORCE #22), Malevs
Synopsis: As a prisoner, Magnus learns of the return of Malev-7 and its dominance over the world.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 62
January 1996
Cover: Magnus and Torque Magnus among wrecked robots //Johnson / Jasmine (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Lynaire Thompson
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Kevin Kobasic
Inkers: Raymond Kryssing, Mike DeCarlo
Letterer: Will Quintana
Colorists: Comicolor, Maria Beccard
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Psi-Lords, Rai
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane, Torque Magnus (becomes a Psi-Lord in this story), 1A
Villains: Malev-7, Malevs, Takashi Nakadai, Suki
Synopsis: While a Malevized Leeja tortures Magnus, the Psi-Lords attempt to save Torque's life by making him one of them.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 63
February 1996
Cover: Leeja Clane and robots //Karen Davis (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Lynaire Thompson
Writer: Keith Giffen
Penciller: Claude St. Aubin
Inker: Mike DeCarlo
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Comicolor
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter
GS: Psi-Lords (including Torque Magnus), Destroyer (last appearance in DESTROYER #0)
Supporting Characters: 1A, Leeja Clane (loses an arm in this story), Elzy
Villains: Malev-7, Malevs
Synopsis: The Destroyer becomes involved in the Malev crisis as Magnus is given a choice of suicide or leaving Earth--by being converted to a Malev.

Magnus, Robot Fighter No. 64
February 1996
Cover: Magnus walking off into sunset //Keith Giffen / Kevin Kobasic (signed)
Story: [untitled] (21 pages)
Editor: Lynaire Thompson
Writer: Keith Giffen
Pencillers: Kevin Kobasic, Jackson Guice
Inkers: Steve Montano, Jackson Guice
Letterer: Wil Quintana
Colorist: Cory Adams
Feature Character: Magnus, Robot Fighter (last appearance)
GS: Rai, Destroyer, Psi-Lords (including Torque Magnus; last appearance for all)
Supporting Characters: Leeja Clane (dies in this story), 1A, Mother Nike, Kara, Elzy (Last appearance for all)
Villains: Malev-7, Malevs (all destroyed in this story), Takashi Nakadai (last appearance)
Comment: This is the last issue of Valiant / Acclaim's first series of MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER.  The series is revived later with a different storyline.
Synopsis: The Destroyer destroys the Malevs, and then interviews Magnus's friends and acquaintances to see what they think has become of the vanished Robot Fighter.