July 1985: Vision & the Scarlet Witch #1 – Or, who sells a house to people who have just quit their jobs?

Vision and the Scarlet Witch 1 was written by Steve Engleheart with art by Richard Howell and ¬†Andy Mushynsky and opens with US Government a$$hole Henry Peter Gyrich and his associate Raymond Sikorsky investigating the Vision after his recent attempt to take over the world (seen here¬†https://marvelmunky76.wordpress.com/2017/04/11/january-1985-avengers-254-or-vision-we-are-all-here-because-we-love-you-but-you-have-a-problem/ ) and Wanda 'Scarlet Witch' Maximoff is getting … Continue reading July 1985: Vision & the Scarlet Witch #1 – Or, who sells a house to people who have just quit their jobs?

June 1985: Longshot 1 – Or, so no one is going to mention that he’s got a finger missing on each hand?

Longshot 1 was written by Ann Nocenti with Art by Art Adams and opens with the titular character on the on another world, before running into a portal to arrive in New York city. He has no idea who he is, why he was being chased and why he seems to be so lucky.   … Continue reading June 1985: Longshot 1 – Or, so no one is going to mention that he’s got a finger missing on each hand?

May 1985: Squadron Supreme #1 – Or, Wow, Marvel’s Superman has no tact at all

  Synopsis: Squadron Supreme 1 was written by Mark Gruenwald with Bob Hall on pencils and John Beatty on inks and opens with Hyperion trying to save the Squadron's satellite headquarters. With the aid of Amphibian and Doctor Spectrum, he manages to bring it to the ground without any real problem. Elseswhere, Nighthawk, Lady Lark, … Continue reading May 1985: Squadron Supreme #1 – Or, Wow, Marvel’s Superman has no tact at all

April 1985 – Captain America 307 – Or, 3 pages of Cap and then Nomad, what is this Sunday service?

Synopsis: Captain America #307 was written by Mark Gruenwald with art by Paul Neary and Dennis Janke and opens with Captain Britain carrying Captain America to catch a flight back to the US from England, where after Cap gets on the flight for free with his Avengers ID, tries to avoid talking to a WWII … Continue reading April 1985 – Captain America 307 – Or, 3 pages of Cap and then Nomad, what is this Sunday service?

March 1985: The Mighty Thor #356, Or being an Olympian god seems a lot like being an unemployed freeloader

Synopsis: Thor#356 was written by Bob Harras with art by Jackson Guice and Bob Layton and serves as a fill-in issue in the middle of the epic Simonson era of The Mighty Thor and opens with Edwin Jarvis, housekeeper and butler to the Avengers and Hercules, who has shanghaied Jarvis to help set up a … Continue reading March 1985: The Mighty Thor #356, Or being an Olympian god seems a lot like being an unemployed freeloader

February 1985: Rocket Raccoon 1 – Or, kinda like game of thrones, but with animals instead of boobies

Synopsis: Rocket Raccoon 1 was written by Bill Mantlo, with art by Mike Mignola and Al Gordon and opens with the assassination of the Chief Toysmith of the Spacewheel. The assassin gets past the sentries and past the mercenaries sent after him by the head of the Spacewheel. The only thing is the toysmith is … Continue reading February 1985: Rocket Raccoon 1 – Or, kinda like game of thrones, but with animals instead of boobies

January 1985: Avengers 254 – Or, Vision, we are all here because we love you, but you have a problem.

Synopsis: Avengers 254 was written by Roger Stern with art by Bob Hall and Joe Delbeato and Josef Rubenstein and opens with Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Starfox and Hercules confronting the Vision in Avengers Mansion. Vision has taken over the computer networks of the world in an attempt to stabilise the world and prevent war. … Continue reading January 1985: Avengers 254 – Or, Vision, we are all here because we love you, but you have a problem.

December 1984: Web of Spider-Man 1 – Or, it turns out Peter is a tighty-whity y-fronts kinda guy

Synopsis: Web of Spider-Man 1, Til Death Do Us Part was written by Louise Simonson with art by Greg LaRoque and Jim Moony and opens with Peter Parker fishing in his wardrobe for his Spider-Man costume. which is next to a shapeless and shadowy creature that looks like his previous black costume. On the roof … Continue reading December 1984: Web of Spider-Man 1 – Or, it turns out Peter is a tighty-whity y-fronts kinda guy

November 1984: Uncanny X-Men 190 – Or, two issues, but a better event than anything Marvel have done recently

Synopsis: Starting my 9th year of My Marvel Life, we have Uncanny X-Men 190, written by Chris Claremont, with art by John Romita Jnr and Dan Green and opens with a view of New York, but a New York like never seen before. It seems like a sword and sorcery era New York. We get … Continue reading November 1984: Uncanny X-Men 190 – Or, two issues, but a better event than anything Marvel have done recently

October 1984: Dreadstar 15 – Or, this is a bad guy from the Bond Villain school of dealing with heroes

Synopsis: Dreadstar 15 was written and drawn by Jim Starlin and opens with an unseen entity becoming aware once more and moving from the void of nothingness to awareness of what is going on as it sees the fallen body of Vanth Dreadstar, the leader of the rebellion against the Instrumentality, which rules the Empirical … Continue reading October 1984: Dreadstar 15 – Or, this is a bad guy from the Bond Villain school of dealing with heroes