Monday, April 10, 2017

Marvel-ous Mondays: "From the Ashes of Defeat!" by Thomas, Colan, and Colletta

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Captain Mar-Vell and Super Skrull go at it in an action-packed mini-epic by Roy Thomas, Gene Colan, and Vinnie Colletta (with zip-a-tone work by Roy Thomas, himself). Besides exciting escapes, earthbound and outer space battles (including one with the Sentry), and alien-centric soap opera, we also get another early appearance by the future Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers. From Captain Marvel #3 (April 1968) let's watch the good Kree captain snatch victory..."From the Ashes of Defeat!"





















5 comments:

  1. The pure stuff my man. I am instantly transported by these pages to my youth and a time when life was just about the important stuff like comics, fun, and getting a good pimento cheese sandwich.

    Thanks

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    1. When I see this comic, I am back in South Carolina, picking up my Captain Marvels at Blewer's Red and White grocery store where I eagerly scarfed up all my 4-color wonders from the House of Ideas.

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  2. I am always blown away by Gene Colan's art, no matter how much he is praised it can never be enough.

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  3. Groove! Another awesome green Captain Marvel post! Gene's work just seems to bust out of the panels on the pages! I cannot wait until I get home from work to see this on the big screen Instead of my cell phone. Thanks again, groove!

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  4. One of the things I liked about Mar-vell was, even before receiving cosmic awareness, he could hold his own against more powerful opponents, like the Super-Skrull, the Sentry, the Hulk or the Sub-Mariner, relying on training, instincts, smarts and sheer guts.
    No wonder Eon chose him as the protector of the universe. Nobody else could handle Thanos.
    Great comic! Thanks, Groove!

    M.P.

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