T is for The Thing First appearing in 1961's Fantastic Four 1, Benjamin J Grimm, the idol o'millions and everlovin' blue eyed Thing was the first grear character produced by Marvel Comics under the editorial and authorial stewardship of Stan Lee. His greatness is such that with the exception of Spider-Man who debued in the … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents A-Z of Comics part 20 – T
Synopsis: 'Runaway' was written byJo Duffy, with art by Kerry Gammill and Tom Palmer and opens with a football match (don't care if you call it soccer, it's always going to be football) being played by six of the New Mutants, Robert 'Sunspot' DaCosta, Amara 'Magma' Aquilla, Sam 'Cannonball' Guthrie, Ilyana 'Magik' Rasputin and … Continue reading December 1987: Fallen Angels 1 – Or, to run a school, maybe you should be good with kids
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