Monday, June 24, 2013

Fantastic Four - The Thing

"Where the Sun Dares Not Shine!"
Traveling into the subterranean world of the Mole Man seeking a cure for Alicia's blindness, the Thing ends up "saving" Kala, one of the many rulers of the underworld. She tells him that she is to wed the Mole Man, and for saving her, he may grant him whatever he desires.
Meanwhile, the other members of the FF learn that Ben has traveled to the realm of the Mole Man and chase after him. Back in Subterranea, Ben is captured and imprisoned by Kala and the Mole Man who are working together on a plan to set the surface world on fire. Ben manages to escape, but a device on his bars causes an electric aura to appear around him making him look like some other kind of monster, when the other members of the FF spot him, they don't recognize Ben and attack him.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Marvel Feature 5 - Ant-Man

Marvel Feature Vol 1 #5
September, 1972

Issue Details
Editor-in-Chief Roy Thomas
Cover Artists Herb Trimpe
John Costanza

"Fear's the Way He Dies!"
Writers Mike Friedrich
Pencilers Herb Trimpe
Inkers Herb Trimpe
Letterers Sam Rosen
Editors Roy Thomas

Friday, June 14, 2013

Strange Tales 114

Strange Tales 144 - Nov. '63

The Human Torch Meets..."Captain America" - The Human Torch is tricked once again by an old personal enemy, the 'Acrobat'. Before the real Captain America had been discovered in the ice, the bank robber turns his skills and riches into impersonating him. Johnny is fooled humiliated many times while the man goes on a rampage. However, Johnny creates a fire cage, finally capturing the man.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

R.I.P. - Snortin' Cocaine Comix No. 2

A '80 classic underground comic I picked up in Toronto before the enhanced license (motor) laws.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The Invincible Iron Man 147

 "Holocaust at High Noon!"
Iron Man knocks Blacklash out and sets out to save Stark International staff and visitors from the fire raging all about; he finds Yvette has taken charge of evacuating the children's tour, while Mrs. Arbogast is trying to save important files, unconcerned with an inferno around her; Iron Man bodily carries her outside. Blacklash revives and attacks Martinelli again, but the arrival of emergency workers forces Blacklash to withdraw. After Iron Man puts out the fires, Tony confronts Martinelli and learns his background. Blacklash makes a third attempt on Martinelli's life, but Iron Man intervenes again and this time defeats him. Iron Man brings Blacklash's unconscious body to the center city construction company and warns the frightened owners to leave Martinelli alone.