ROM #1, 9.2 NM-
12/1979 - Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema. Frank Miller cover. Deep in space two centuries ago a decisive battle between the forces of good and evil was fought. The brave Spaceknights of Galador defeated the evil sorcery and super-science of the Dire Wraiths and scattered them to the furthest reaches of the galaxy. Now in present day their eternal struggle has spilled over to Earth. Rom, greatest of the Spaceknights, has arrived in Clairton, a small West Virginia town. Frightened by the arrival of a 7' alien, the people of Clairton have called in the National Guard. 1st Rom appearance and origin.