H is for Havok As anyone who has read anything I have written knows, I gravitate to the lesser known and lesser appreciated characters, the downtrodden, the put-upon and no one exemplifies that like Alex Summers, the man called Havok. First appearing in X-Men 54 during Neal Adams' famed run, Alex was revealed as Cyclops' … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics Part 8- H
Credits: Written by Terry Kavanagh (based on a story by Scott Lobdell), pencilled by Carlos Pacheco, inked by Cam Smith and edited by Marie Javins Cast: Earth 295 versions of Gwen Stacy, Anthony Stark, Clint Barton, Dr. Donald Blake, Benjamin Grimm, Susan Storm, Dr. Robert Bruce Banner/The Hulk, Matthew Murdock, Wilson 'Dirigible' Fisk, Norman 'Red' … Continue reading X-Universe 1 – Yes we get it, hints of the 616, very clever.
G is for Guyver Guyver is the main character in the Japanese Manga series Bio Booster Armour Guyver, which began in 1986 and was written and drawn by Yoshiki Takaya and has been adapted into an animated movie, two anime series and two US based feature films. Guyver is Sho Fukamachi a high-school student who … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents A-Z Part 7 – G
F is for Fahrenheit Lauren Jeanette Pennington first appeared in Stormwatch #2 cover dated May 1993 as part of the Image comics' UN Crisis team Stormwatch. This comic was published as part of the Wildstorm imprint, which was bought by DC in the mid 90's. .Originally part of the second team (Stormwatch 2) she was … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 6 – F
E is for Executioner The Executioner, the man called Skurge first appeared in Journey into Mystery #103 working in tandem with Amora the Enchantress and appeared several times with her as a Thor villains who ofttimes battled the Avengers. Strong as any Asgardian, armoured and wielding a mystical axe he is... ..lets be honest, an … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 5 – E
D is for Darkseid And there came a day, when the old gods died. Ten words and a mythology was born. Dozens of charaters exploded out of the Fourth World, an interlocking group of comics titles from 1971-1972, by one of the greatest comics artists and sci-fi ideas men of the 20th century, Jack (the … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 4 D
Credits: Written by J.M. DeMatteis, pencilled by Mark Bagley, inked by Larry Mahlstedt, Joe Rubenstein and Al Milgrom, the whole thing edited by Danny Fingeroth. Cast: Peter (Spider-Man) Parker still dressed in Ben Reilly's Scarlet Spider costume, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Detective Jacob Raven, Judas Traveller and Scrier. Plot: - Crossfire part 1 opens with Peter … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man 402: Genuinely, why is he still wearing Ben’s outfit?
C is for Cylops Scott 'Slim' Summers first appeared alongside the Beast (see last post) in X-Men 1 back in 1963 and has been there ever since. Scott was the first son of Christopher (Corsair) Summers and his wife Catherine and has one brother called Alex (more on him later) there have been retcons, but … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comic Stuff Part 3 : C
B is for Beast: Dr Henry (Beast) McCoy first appeared in X-Men no 1 back in September 1963 as part of the first group of X-Men students and has been here and there in the marvel universe pretty much from then. Born of Edna and Norton McCoy, Hank is a mutant, born with … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comic Stuff Part 2: B
Another repost, I will do doing this weekly for a while Welcome to my inaugural A to Z post. Hoping this goes well. I will ramble, not got the format licked yet, but heigh-ho. A is for Astro, Vance Astro Vance Astro is one of my favourite marvel comics characters of all time, if you … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A to Z of Comics Stuff Part 1: A