Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Feast 2011: "Where Bursts the Bomb!" by Wein and Kane

Happy Thanksgiving, Groove-ophiles! It's Groove City's Thanksgiving Feast 2011, and we are kicking it off with a bang. A Living Bomb-Burst, even! As I said yesterday, we Groovy Age fans have a lot to be thankful for. Gil Kane (inked by Mike Esposito and Frank Giacoia, yet!) art on Marvel Team-Up #18 (Thanksgiving 1973)--featuring the Human Torch and the Incredible Hulk! Wow! Not only is Gil's art appropriately fiery and smashing, but Len Wein's story is filled with mucho fun and action, to boot. I can remember laughing out loud the first time I read "Where Bursts the Bomb!" due to the hilarious repartee between Match-Head and Greenskin. Is it any wonder Live-It-Up Len would eventually become one of Lettuce-Lips' longest running authors?

Don'tcha just love it? But hey, don't glut yourself just yet--this party's just starting! Every six hours, Ol' Groove is gonna lay another titanic tale from Groovy Age Thanksgiving Past upon ya. See ya at six in the a.m.!

1 comment:

  1. Rather strange that they tried to weave what was obviously a one-shot filler X-men story into continuity for the character. I never gave a thought as to what had happened to Blastaar, after Ben and Reed chucked him back into the Negative Zone with that convenient helmet still strapped on him.... in FF #63...



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