U is for Ultron Ultron first appeared as Ultron 5 in Avengers 54 back in July 1968, written by Roy Thomas and pencilled by John Buscema. Created by Dr, Hank Pym (he of the many identities)  he is a artificial intelligence in a synthetic body. As close to a person as possible without being flesh he has … Continue reading

March 1987: Avengers 280 – You may call it job satisfaction, I call it Stockholm Syndrome

Synopsis: Faithful Servant was written by Bob Harris with art by Bob Hall on pencils and Kyle Baker on inks and in the aftermath of the Siege of Avengers Mansion, house-keeper and gentleman's gentleman extraordinaire Edwin Jarvis is in hospital. His leg is broken, most likely in more than one place and 90% of his vision … Continue reading March 1987: Avengers 280 – You may call it job satisfaction, I call it Stockholm Syndrome

February 1987: Thor 379 – Just because we are about to kill one another, no reason not to be civilised about the whole thing.

Synopsis: There were Giants in those days was written by Walt Simonson with art by Sal Buscema and opens as Loki sits in the wreckage of his laboratory. The Frost Giants attacked and he was at their mercy but was saved by his brother Thor who took Iceman, the member of X-Factor abducted by Loki. Loki wants … Continue reading February 1987: Thor 379 – Just because we are about to kill one another, no reason not to be civilised about the whole thing.

January 1987: Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man 125 – Spider-People, Family Drama & Office Politics

  Synopsis: 'Wrecking Havoc' was written by Danny Fingeroth, with art by Jim Mooney, Vince Colletta and Art Nichols and opens with Peter 'Spider-Man' Parker being asked by his boss J.Jonah Jameson Jnr to get photos of this new Spider-Woman, who has been seen committing crimes in Denver , Colorado.  Peter agrees, partly for the … Continue reading January 1987: Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man 125 – Spider-People, Family Drama & Office Politics

My Marvel Life Presents: Fabulous First Issue – Sensational She Hulk 1

Sensational She-Hulk # 1 - January 1989 Why I picked this comic: After the more straight forward and serious minded Nova, I wanted to do something a little bit more silly. It was John Byrne at his height with a series that was chock full of witty dialogue and 4th wall breaking. If Nova was too … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: Fabulous First Issue – Sensational She Hulk 1