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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #42 – September 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #42 YEAR: September 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Vince Colletta Letterer: Sam Rosen In the last issue, we saw The Thing captured and brainwashed by the Frightful Four. As the Fantastic Four fight back against their villainou counterparts, unfortunately the Frightful Four is ahead of the game by dousing Human Torch with water, gluing Reed Richards […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #41 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #41 YEAR: August 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Vince Colletta Letterer: Sam Rosen In the last issue, we saw Reed Richards, during a fight against Dr. Doom, turn Ben Grimm into the Thing in order to give a chance of the Fantastic Four and Daredevil in defeating Dr. Doom. Reed Richards gamble was correct but by […]

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: Marvel Two-in-One vol. 1, issue #19 – September 1976 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Two-in-One vol. 1, issue #19 YEAR: September 1976 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Script: Bill Mantlo Art: Sal Buscema Inks: Don Heck Colors: Petra Goldberg Plot: Tony Isabella Editor: Archie Goodwin Back in 70s,  Marvel Comics tried to find ways to have female writers write and draw comics featuring female characters.  One of those characters was a superheroine known as “The Cat” and featured Greer Grant. Unfortunately, the Cat would […]

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: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #200 – November 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #200 YEAR: November 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Mark Bright Inker: Ian Akin & Brian Garvey Letterer: Rick Parker Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald, Howard Mackie Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Obadiah Stane has made Tony Stark’s life uncomfortable.  First by buying his company, kidnapping people close to him and now doing the unthinkable, blowing up his new headquarters in the […]