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Rom #1 Subscriber Cover b, by Tom Whalen    Rom #1 R1 Cover B, by Michael Golden

We first previewed the return of the classic borg series Micronauts here at borg.com back in January.  Now borg.com Hall of Fame inductee ROM, the original Hasbro cyborg blinking-eye spaceman action figure made famous in a line of 1970s-1980s Marvel Comics, is returning next month for Free Comic Book Day with an ongoing series beginning in July from IDW Publishing, titled simply ROM.

Rom first appeared in ROM Spaceknight #1 (December 1979) by Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema.  Based on the Parker Brothers toy designed by Scott Dankman, Richard C. Levy, and Bryan L. McCoy, the early cyborg action figure was considered a failure in the toy industry, only selling between 200,000 and 300,000 figures.  But the comic book series went on to continue in 79 issues.

Rom #1 R1 Cover C. Art by P. Craig Russell, colors by Lovern Kindzierski     Rom #1 Main cover by J.H. Williams III

With a #0 issue as its launch point, ROM is back in a series written by Christos Gage and Chris Ryall with artwork by David Messina and several great cover variants available.  ROM faces off against the Dire Wraiths in the first story, “Earthfall”.

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Buffy Season 10 issue 2

Wouldn’t it be great if we were looking forward to a live action continuation of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, now in its tenth season?  Well it’s not in the cards, but we can look forward to Dark Horse Comics’ third comic book series continuing the exploits of Buffy and the rest of the Scooby Gang beginning this month with Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Issue #1, created by Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs.

Buffy Season 10 Issue 1 cover A

We have a first look at three covers for Issue #1, and Willow, Xander, Spike, Faith, and young Giles are back.

Here is a short preview of Issue #1, courtesy of Dark Horse:

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