Credits: Written by Tom DeFalco, breakdowns by Sal Buscema, finishes by Bill Sienkiewicz and edited by Mark Powers. Cast (Living) Peter 'Spider-Man' Parker, Dr Otto 'Doctor Octopus' Octavius, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Stunner and Kaine. Cast (Dead) Ben Parker, Mary Parker, Richard Parker and Harry Obsorn Plot: Peter's spirit meets with his uncle Ben and his parents Mary and … Continue reading Spectacular Spider-Man 221: What happened to Otto’s suit?
Credits: Written by Howard Mackie, pencils by Mike Manley, inks by Josef Rubenstein and edited by Danny Fingeroth. Cast: Ben 'Scarlet Spider' Reilly, Kaine, Vladimir 'The Grim Hunter' Kravinoff, Gregor and Doctor Seward Trainor. Plot: The Scarlet Spider lies in the snow on a rooftop as several blocks away, Grim Hunter and Kaine battle. Elsewhere Dr Seward Trainor … Continue reading Spider-Man 55: Not really much point to Scarlet Spider being there really.
Credits: Written by Jeph Loeb, pencilled by Steve Scroce, a bunch of inkers and edited by Lisa Patrick Cast: Earth Nate Grey, Brute, 894 versions of Forge, Mortimer 'Toad' Toynbee, Karl 'Sauron' Lykos, Jason 'Mastermind' Wyngarde, Apocalypse, Scott 'Cyclops' Summers (in flashback), Erik 'Magneto' Lensherr and Bishop (in some sort of astral place thing), Theresa Rourke … Continue reading X-Man 1 – In a dystopian wasteland, where did he get the matching jacket and shirt?
See Credits: Written by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Mark Bagley, inked by Larry Mahlstedt and edited by Danny Fingeroth. Cast: Peter 'Spider-Man' Parker, Mary Jane Watson Parker, Dr Otto 'Doctor Octopus' Octavius, Stunner, Kaine and maybe Detective Jacob Raven? Plot: As Doctor Octopus walks by his apartment, Peter Parker reacts to some surprising news. His wife Mary … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man 398: Never accept drinks from strangers OR MAD SCIENTISTS!!
Credits: Written by Todd DeZago, art by Phil Gosier, DelaRosa and Emberlin and edited by Eric Fein. Cast: Ben 'Scarlet Spider' Reilly, Vladimir 'Grim Hunter' Kravinoff, Kaine, Gregor, Detectives Conner Trevane and Jacob Raven. Plot: Kaine is walking through Central Park and comes across a gang attacking a homeless woman and stealing her only prized possession, a photo … Continue reading Web of Spider-Man 121: Wow this is busy for a rooftop
Why I picked this comic: It's another one in the history of the X-titles and it was either this or the New Mutants OGN I think this was a better choice. This was the return of the original batch of X-Men who were my introduction to the team, so I will always have a place … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents : Fabulous First Issue – X-Factor 1
Why I picked this comic:I wasb't going to do an X-Title so soon, (despite how much fun it was) and I have recently watched several of DC's recent-ish TV output. This left me inspired to pick a DC property and if it's firsts we are looking at then you can't get more first than Superman … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents : Fabulous First Issue – Man of Steel 1
Why I picked this comic: One of the things I wanted to do with this project was to see how titles changed from decade to decade and this is the franchise that is amongst the best to do that with. They have had at least one re-boot of some description several times over the last … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: Fabulous First Issue – Giant Sized X-Men 1
Credits: Written by Warren Ellis, pencils by Ken Lashley, inks by Tom Wegryn and edited by Suzanne Gaffney. Cast: Earth 295 versions of Switchback, Cain (Juggernaut) Marko, JWarren Kennenth (Angel) Worthington III, Kurt (Nightcrawler) Darkholme, Erik (Magneto) Lensherr, Raven (Mystique) Darkholme, John Proudstar, Dani Moonstar, (Dead Man) Wade Wilson, Damask, Apocalypse and Irene (Destiny) Adler. … Continue reading X-Calibre 1 – Wait, he took his finger?!!?
Why I picked this comic: I was given the remit of finding something different from the last issue we looked at. With the silver age melodrama involving a team of super-powered teenagers battling a villain, the furthest from that without going outside of genre was the Matt Fraction/David Aja run on this title. It's also … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: Fabulous First Issue – Hawkeye 1