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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #40 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #40 YEAR: July 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: V. Colletta Letterer: Artie Simek Dr. Doom has taken control of the Baxter Building, the headquarters of the Fantastic Four. And now the Fantastic Four and Daredevil are trapped, while Dr. Doom uses Reed Richard’s security system and weaponry against them. Unfortunately, the Fantastic Four has lost all […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #37 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #37 YEAR: April 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek With the marriage of Reed Richards and Sue Storm approaching, the guys are trying on tuxedos while Reed is experimenting on a power-ray which is a power amplifier that draws energy from an unknown source from somewhere beyond the confines of the solar […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #35 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #35 YEAR: February 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who love old 1940’s and ’50s films, especially those that had the college atmosphere, will no doubt enjoy “Fantastic Four” issue #35. Comic books no doubt had to be the shining spot in America, while anti-war sentiment was growing during the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #34 – January 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #34 YEAR: January 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who have been reading Marvel miniseries such as “Annihilation” and Secret Wars” discovered a character known as Glorian, who was planning to rebuild the universe with the help of the Shaper of Worlds after the events in Battleworld. The character Glorian […]

Daredevil vol. 1, Issue #21 – October 1966 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Daredevil vol. 1, Issue #21 YEAR: October 1996 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Penciller: Gene Colan Dynamic Delineation: Fearless Frank, Darlin’ Dick, Wild Bill Letterer: Artie Simek Bombastic Bird-Watching: Irving Forbush Aside from Daredevil and the Kingpin, there has been one enemy of Daredevil that has been on a thorn on his side for many issues and that is The Owl. While probably not the coolest looking villain in Marvel Comics, […]

The Incredible Hulk – vol. 1, Issue #122 – December 1969 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Incredible Hulk vol. 1, issue #122 YEAR: December 1969 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roy Thomas Artist: Herbe Trimpe Letterer: Artie Simek Editor: Stan Lee Back in 1959, Marvel Comics released “Tales to Astonish”, a science-fiction anthology. While the majority of the stories featured mystery/suspense, the comic book series would introduce Henry Pym (The Ant-Man and Giant-Man) and would also feature stories featuring the Wasp, the Hulk and Sub-Mariner. […]