Synopsis: 'Are you sure' was written by Chris Claremont with art by Jon Bogdanove and Terry Austin and opens with Franklin Richards dreaming about his father Reed 'Mr Fantastic' Richards killing the X-Men and the other members of the Fantastic Four before reading an old journal and finally becoming Doctor Doom. When he awakes, … Continue reading November 1986: X-Men vs Fantastic Four 1 Or, I think Reed might need some help.
Synopsis: Psylocke was written by Chris Claremont with art by Alan Davis and Paul Neary and opens with Betsy 'Psylocke' Braddock using the X-Men's Cerebro system to check the grounds of the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, current home of the X-Men and the Morlocks who survived the recent Mutant Massacre. She checks in … Continue reading October 1986 – Uncanny X-Men 213 Or, despite all the horror and violence, everyone looks fabulous.
S is for Spider-Man 2099 Spider-Man 2099 was the first character in the 2099 line of comics produced by Marvel in the early-mid 90's. The idea was to show a futuristic version of current characters in a post-government corporate run future. We had different versions of the X-Men, Doom, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Ghost Rider, Punisher and … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents A-Z of Comics part 19 – S
Synopsis: Performance was written by Chris Claremont with pencils by Art Adams and Terry Austin on inks and opens with a Danger Room training sequence where Rogue, Nightcrawler, Shadowcat, Colossus, Wolverine and Storm are battling the Xavier School's headmaster Magneto, This is being observed by New Mutants members Cypher and Sunspot and current houseguest Betsy … Continue reading September 1986: X-Men Annual 10 – Or, the real heroes here are the X-Men’s Stylists
A Facebook friend has started a new podcast and I really enjoyed the first episode. Its a look at the history of marvel comics, from Fantastic Four 1 onwards, check it out. I love Make Ours Marvel | Episode 1: The Time Has Come, let's play it! http://www.podbean.com/media/share/dir-ngpsf-3f1bbbf
Synopsis: Rites of Conquest was written by Roger Stern with art by John Buscema on breakdowns and Tom Palmer on finishes and opens with Hercules holding up a solid oak table with a dozen people sitting on it, to settle a proposition bet with a guy he is drinking with. The pair drink on with … Continue reading August 1986: Avengers 273 – Or Hercules, Greek god of bitchiness