Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #14-26 [SET] — Volume 02: The Morituri Monsters

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As the first generations of Strikeforce: Morituri are lost one by one...

Either killed in battle or violent in-fighting, or perishing from the Morituri Effect itself!

A group of scientists undertake a dangerous and unauthorized experiment to create more Morituri Soldiers.

Unfortunately, things don't go exactly as planned.

Enter: the Morituri Monsters!

Then, an alien virus is discovered that offers a glimmer of hope for the Strikeforce...

But has it come too late?

Plus: The war against the Horde takes an unexpected and shocking twist!

 

 

Collecting issues #14-26. 

 

 

Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #14
By Peter B. Gillis & Brent Anderson / Al Williamson. 
"All My Trials" 
A family is taken hostage by one of the Horde, But the Morituri can't rescue them— they're too busy standing trial for treason!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #15
By Peter B. Gillis & Brent Anderson / Scott Williams. 
"That is The Question"  
They were transformed into Earth's greatest heroes - knowing that they would die within twelve months as a fatal side-effect. Now one of the Morituri, Radian, has a chance to find a cure for the terminal consequences. But his quest for that cure may cut the lives of hiss teammates even shorter when he leads them into a trap set by a band of super-powered alien Hordians!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #16
By Peter B. Gillis & Whilce Portacio / Scott Williams. 
"Grudge Match!" 
Where would you expect to find a showdown between Morituri and their alien foes, the Horde? Would you believe an Old West ghost town?
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #17
By Peter B. Gillis & Scott Williams. 
"Breeds Monsters!" 
Is the government betraying the Morituri heroes they created? Strikeforce: Morituri discovers that the truth behind the government's stonewalling is even more devastating! Not only is the government secretly creating a new Morituri base, they plan to populate it with a new generation of Morituri warriors! Trouble is, this new Morituri-making process "Breeds Monsters"!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #18
By Peter B. Gillis & Brent Anderson / Scott Williams. 
"Will" 
It's one thing to know that your super powers will kill you someday. But as the Morituri's Scatterbrain learns, it's another thing entirely to have death stare you in the face!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #19
By Peter B. Gillis & Brent Anderson / Scott Williams. 
"The Sun is But a Morning Star" 
Separated from the rest of the team, the last of the first generation Morituri has a baby! But can she singlehandedly defend her child from the alien Horde? And even if she does, can she survive the effects of her own powers?!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #20
By Peter B. Gillis & Brent Anderson / Scott Williams. 
 "Salute You!" 
When the new Morituri find the late Vyking's tape recorder and autobiography, the stage is set for a landmark tale in the annals of the Morituri. All the loose ends surrounding the old Morituri are tied up, as the new generation prepares to take over - even though the fledgling heroes know it will cost them their lives!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #21
By James Hudnall & Huw Thomas / Tony DeZuniga. 
"The Earth Is Red" 
When a soldier-turned-slave falls in love with the Morituri's Toxin, he may have no choice but to undergo the deadly Morituri process himself!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #22
By James Hudnall & John Calimee / Tony DeZuniga. 
"The Long Suicide" 
The Horde has destroyed his family. With his life in ruins, a young man may have no choice but to undergo the Morituri process and gain super powers ... even though it's going to cost him his life!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #23
By James Hudnall & Mark Bagley / Val Mayerik. 
"Castles of Fire, Rivers of Blood" 
Hardcase became a Morituri in a search for honor and glory. But when he finally finds them, he discovers that honor and glory are actually two very different things!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #24
By James Hudnall & John Calimee / Val Mayerik. 
"Goodbye, Blue Sky" 
As if mankind's war against the alien Horde wasn't bad enough, now their Morituri force must face the appearance of two new alien races! And to make matters worse, one of those aliens promises to make the Morituri more dangerous to mankind than the Horde!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #25
By James Hudnall & John Calimee / Tony DeZuniga. 
"Living in the Shadow" 
The Morituri welcome three new members. But the welcome may be very short-lived, because the government's secret anti-Morituri force is planning to make instant martyrs of the whole Strikeforce: Morituri team!
Strikeforce: Morituri (1986 series) #26
By James Hudnall & Mark Bagley / Val Mayerik. 
"The Last Morituri" 
The alien Horde has been defeated! But are the aliens who conquered them friendly or Earth's greatest enemies yet? The Morituri, Brava wants to know, and she wants to know fast— before she dies like her friends!