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
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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 My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 21 – U
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
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.
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
Why I picked this comic: It was the first comic I remember reading. It was the first property that I got into when I got into collecting back in 1991 and it's the franchise that I go back to when my I go back into buying new monthly comics, when the MIGHTY Rosie put the … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents -Fabulous First Issue: X-Men 1