Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tuesday Team-up: "A Monster Walks Among Us!" by Wolfman, Wilson, and Marcos

The Thing and Nighthawk? Who'd'a thunk it? Well, such a team-up actually happened in Marvel Two-In-One #34 (September 1977) courtesy Marv Wolfman, Ron Wilson, and Pablo Marcos. 'Tis one of those heart-string tuggers Wolfman was so good at, but what really makes this particular tale interesting is the glimpse into Kyle (Nighthawk) Richmond's private life--something we rarely saw in his regular nest, The Defenders...

Monday, September 15, 2014

Random Reads: "Freedom Never Dies" by Englehart, Vosburg, and Colletta

Hey, hey, hey, Groove-ophiles! Here comes "Freedom Never Dies" from Starfire #7 (May 1977). This would be the final ish of writer Steve Englehart's two-part fill-in, as well as editor Jack C. Harris' final ish as editor, so lots and lots of plots and subplots and mysteries are tied up in this ish, leaving room for incoming editor Denny O'Neil and incoming writer Tom DeFalco to take Starfire and company in whatever direction they wished. How did that turn out? We'll find out in the near future, baby. For now, dig on "Freedom Never Dies"!


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