By Marv Wolfman,David Anthony Kraft,Sal Buscema,Carmine Infantino,Bob Hall,Keith Pollard,Rich Buckler
The moment level of the Human Rocket! release into extra high-velocity heroics with teenage everyman grew to become cosmic crusader wealthy Rider, the unique Nova! Thrill as Nova battles vintage wonder villains Sandman and the Yellow Claw - in addition to the alien displays, the mysterious internal Circle and the Darkforce-powered madman Blackout! All this and the debut of recent hero Crime-Buster, team-ups with Nick Fury and the object, and a determined selection at domestic while Rich's personal father is ensnared in an underworld scheme! Plus: Nova joins the Defenders along an grand array of offbeat heroes like Black Goliath, Captain extremely, Iron Fist, Jack of Hearts, Havok and Polaris! And the wonderful 4 tackle Nova's maximum foe, the Sphinx!