The fifth chapter in Chris Claremont’s “Master Assassin of Mars” continues here as John Carter fights a war for the very people who are making it so he cannot leave their underground world. But he plans to leave and he’s taking Dejah Thoris with him…if only he can rescue her!
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Ben opens a comic book grab bag, this time a bag of four “out of print comics” for $6. All of them surprised him, one way or another. The comics inside are:
Godzilla is shrunk down to the size of a house cat but he’s still the king of the monsters! King of the TINY monsters, but king none-the-less.
Bill Mantlo’s classic run begins here! A toy line with no story is transformed into an inner-space opera epic starting with this issue: The Micronauts #1!
Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. Looking at all the Marvel licensed books cover dated December 1978, Ben reads: Introduction — 0:00-5:35 Star Wars #18 — THE EMPIRE STRIKES — 5:35-29:35 (Although it doesn’t strike back!) Human …
The theft of a little girl’s camera reveals an attempt to sabotage the Human Fly’s newest stunt! But what reason do the criminals have to do this? And why is the Fly going through with it? More important: is the story any good?
The death wheel in the sky keeps on turning and our team doesn’t know where they’ll be tomorrow! Today, however, they know they’re in danger from both the Empire and the people of the space station they found themselves on, which was supposed to be a safe haven!
Swamp Things: Comic Book Muck Men, Bog Beasts, and Mud Monsters #2 The second in a new sub-series exploring the deepest depths of the swamp and of humanity in Ben’s favorite sub-genre: swamp monsters in comics! From Swamp Thing to Man-Thing to the Heap to Sludge to the random short stories …
Taking a look at some of the extra things going on when the comics cover dated December of 1978 were on the stands . . . like the final issues of Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man. And the FIRST issue of a new series that will be covered in our next round of Marvel’s Cosmic Comics!
Trapped in a strange land, John Carter and Dejah Thoris find their bonds of love tested and perhaps found lacking! John carter and a new friend also find their battle skills put to the test in a seemingly endless wave of savages!