Monday, February 27, 2017

Marvel-ous Mondays: "Panic Beneath the Earth!" by Wein, S. Buscema, and Janson

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Here's another favorite two-parter from the Len Wein-authored period of The Defenders. Not only do we get some su-perior art by the team of Sal Buscema and Klaus Janson, but we get the debut of Nighthawk's definitive costume (including his jet-pack) and Magneto (back in his full-on super-villain mode days), the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, and Professor X (still a few months away from Giant-Size X-Men #1). From Defenders #15 (June 1974) get ready for a..."Panic Beneath the Earth!"
Cover art by Sal Buscema, John Romita, Frank Giacoia, and Mike Esposito



















2 comments:

  1. Part of me misses the old evil Magneto. He was a real scene chewer and was a master of surviving and returning to do more vile things. He was up there with the evil Red Skull for loathsomeness. Later he got all complicated and anti-heroish and frankly lost a step or two for me. Just one more mope and not the delightfully leering villain of old.

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  2. A penciller couldn't do much better than to be finished by Klaus Janson. The esteemed Mr. Janson will be at the Emerald City Comicon this weekend. Really looking forward to it.

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