t Synopsis: Defenders 75 was written by Ed Hannigan and pencilled by Herb Trimpe, with inked by Mike Esposito and opens with Foolkiller having taken everyone in Kyle (Nighthawk) Richmond's house, including Valkyrie, Patsy (Hellcat) Walker, Clea (sometimes girlfriend of Dr Strange), friends of Valkyrie's Ledge, Amber and Rich along with sensationalist TV reporter … Continue reading June 1979: Defenders 75 – In which we learn that you don’t leave a Valkyrie too look after your house.
Synopsis: Power Man & Iron Fist 47 was written by Mary Jo Duffy and pencilled by Trevor Von Eeden and opens at a fancy disco in New York, where Luke (Power Man) Cage is trying to sweet-talk his lady Harmony, whilst Danny (Iron Fist) Rand disco dances with his girlfriend Misty Knight. The disco … Continue reading May 1979: Power Man & Iron Fist 58 – In which we learn that Iron Fist can Disco!
Fantastic Four 208 was written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Sal Buscema and opens with the Champions of Xandar (the cast of Nova 25) blasting a Skrull ship, that unknown to them, houses three of the Fantastic Four Reed (Mr Fantastic) Richards, his wife Susan (Invisible Girl) Richards and best friend Benjamin J … Continue reading April 1979: Fantastic Four 208 – In which we learn the Sphinx was an early goth.
Synopsis : Marvel Premiere 48 was written by David Michelinie with art by John Byrne and Bob Layton (same as Iron Man 118) and concluded the story introducing Scott Lang as the second Ant Man. It opens with Ant Man meeting Darren Cross of Cross Technological Enterprises and finding out he's a 9 ft tall … Continue reading March 1979: Marvel Premiere 48 – In which we learn when a Dr says take it easy… TAKE IT EASY!
Synopsis: Nova 25 was written by Marv Wolfman, with pencils by legendary Flash penciller Carmine Infantino and opens with the Nova ship that gave Rich (Nova) Rider his powers, leaving the solar system. On board are vampiric supervillain Dr Sun, father & son Comet and Crimebuster, villain Diamondhead, sort of villain Powerhouse (now aware … Continue reading February 1979: Nova 25 – In which we learn ‘Are we there yet?’ is worse in space.
Synopsis: Daredevil 158 was written by Roger McKenzie with art by Klaus Janson with pencils from Frank Miller. Yup, it's Miller Time. He started here as a penciller, but by the time he left, he had left an indelible mark. The story opens at the Hells Kitchen law storefront, with Matt Murdock being abducted … Continue reading January 1979: Daredevil 158 In which we learn that for a it’s a bad idea to work for a guy with Death in his name.
Synopsis: David Michelinie, John Byrne and Gene Day produced this issue which began with Wonder Man and the Beast watching what looks like the Adventures of Robin Hood at the Regency cinema. They had back afterwards Avengers Mansion with Wonder Man thinking that the Avengers life isn't really for him, when they are attacked at … Continue reading December 1978: Avengers 181- In which we learn that there is chair shortage in the mansion