X-Calibre 1 – Wait, he took his finger?!!?

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?!!?

My Marvel Life Presents: Fabulous First Issue – Hawkeye 1

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

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