Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thursday Team-up: "The Coming of Her!" by Gruenwald, Bingham, and Day

What it is, Groove-ophiles! Today we're gonna rap about the first part of a cool and cosmic three part epic featuring The Thing, Starhawk, Moondragon, and even (sorta) Adam Warlock! Flush with his successful hand in creating the legendary Project: Pegasus saga in issues 53-58 of Marvel Two-In-One, Mark Gruenwald set out to create another cosmic epic starring Mrs. Grimm's Blue-eyed Boy. While the Saga of Her (not bad grammar, read on!) isn't as well-remembered as P:P, it is a great three parter, loaded with cool heroes, lots of Marvel continuity from plenty of different titles being pulled together (a Gruenwald trademark), tons of great character moments, and an action packed sci-fi extravaganza, to boot! Oh, and Gruenwald was blessed to be joined by the incredible art team of Jerry Bingham and Gene Day, can you dig it? Spinning out of (of all places) Hulk Annual #6 (Summer 1977), here's "The Coming of Her!" from Marvel Two-In-One #61 (December 1979).


  1. Great choice, Groove. I totally loved this 3-part space opera. Gruenwald, often together with Ralph Macchio, was really doing some fantastic stories in Marvel 2-in-1 during this period. This saga, which flows seamlessly into the next 3-part Serpent Crown story, really should be remembered as fondly as Project Pegasus. The stories are, as I said, outstanding, and the art by Bingham and Perez, inked by Day all the way through, is obviously wonderful. Wish it would get collected...

  2. Wow where do you find these gems Groove? Yes like my good buddy Edo I read this story before (as a teenager) and loved it. Bring it on Groove!

    - Mike from Trinidad & Tobago.



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