Fantastic Four 1: August 1961 Why I picked this comic: My previous post was on the dawn of the Silver Age, but as much as the Silver Age was kicked off by DC, this blog is called My Marvel Life, so we also need to look at the birth of the Marvel Age of Comics. … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents – Fabulous First Issue: Fantastic Four 1
Showcase 4: October 1956 I picked this because: If you are going to do a blog about 1st issues, then how can you not start with the beginning of the Silver Age and super-hero comics' comeback. With the end of WWII, the popularity of the superhero waned, by the late 40's and early 50's only Superman, … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents -Fabulous First Issue: Showcase 4
I am a lucky man. There are many reasons why I can say that and the way the world is at the moment, there are even more than there were before. But the main reason I say this today is because of my wife. I have been married to the MIGHTY Rosie for over a decade … Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents -Fabulous First Issue: Or look what I made my wife do
And with my last post, I have deleted the Page of Apocalypse blog. All of the posts I had put on there are now on this website Mymarvellifepresents.com and I now have to actually start doing fresh which will start from next week. TTFN Internet people
Credits: Written by Tom DeFalco, art by Sal Buscema and Bill Sienkiwicz and edited by Mark Powers. Cast: Peter 'Spider-Man' Parker, Otto 'Dr Octopus' Octavius, Mary Jane Watson Parker, Anna Watson, May Parker, Stunner and Kaine. Plot: After many years of trying to kill him, Otto Octavius is desperate to save the life of his foe Spider-Man. Stunner … Continue reading Spectacular Spider-Man 220: Dr Octopus is Punching above his weight
Credits: Written by Howard Mackie, pencils by Tom Lyle with Scott Hanna on finishes and edited by Danny Fingeroth. Cast: Ben 'Scarlet Spider' Reilly, J.Jonah Jameson Jnr, Valdimir 'Grim Hunter' Kravinoff, Gabrielle, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Dr Seward Trainer, Betty Brandt and Kaine. Plot: Ben Reilly, in his Scarlet Spider costume, breaks into the offices of the … Continue reading Spider-Man 54: Mixed messages Ben! Mixed Messages!
Credits: Written by Larry Hama, pencils by Adam Kubert, inks by Karl Kesel, Dan Green and Chris Warner and edited by Bob Harras. Cast: Logan/Weapon-X, Jean Grey, Alex "Havok" Summers, Amara "Magma" Aquilla, Bolivar Trask, Moira MacTaggart, Emma Frost, Brian Braddock, Abyss, Holocaust, Apocalypse and Scott "Cyclops" Summers. Plot: The east coast of Apocalypse's … Continue reading Weapon-X 1: Okay so we’re cheering nuclear genocide now?
Credits: Written by J M DeMatteis, art by Mark Bagley and Larry Mahlstedt and edited by Danny Fingeroth. Cast: Peter 'Spider-Man' Parker, Dr Otto 'Doctor Octopus' Octavius, Mary-Jane Watson Parker, Kaine and Stunner. Plot: Peter Parker is dying, he swings through the city, watched by the mysterious Kaine and starts having memory flashes, memories … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man 397: I only stopped in for an after work drink
Credits: Written by Terry Kavanagh, art by Steve Butler with Emberlin and Hudson on finishes and edited by Eric Fein. Cast: Ben 'Scarlet Spider' Reilly, Lonnie 'Tombstone' Lincoln, Vladimir Kravinoff, Betty Brandt, Ken Ellis, Kaine, Mary Jane Watson-Parker and her sister Gayle. Plot: Ben Reilly has embraced the role of the Scarlet Spider, if … Continue reading Web of Spider-Man 120: Does Kraven Jnr not know what Spider-Man looks like?
Credits: Written by Scott Lobdell, art by Chris Bachalo with Mark Buckingham and edited by Bon Harras. Cast: Jono 'Chamber' Starsmore, Paige 'Husk' Guthrie, Angelo 'Skin' Espinoza, Mondo, Know it All, Vincente, Piotr 'Colossus' Rasputin, Kitty Pryde, Erik 'Magneto' Lenscherr and Bishop. Plot: Colorado, deep in Apocalypse's America and the kids waiting to become … Continue reading Generation Next 1: In the Age of Apocalypse, school inspections are somewhat lax