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 January 1979, Ben reads: Introduction — 0:00-7:20 Star Wars #19 — THE ULTIMATE GAMBLE — 7:20-22:35 (Danger on a space …
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The coverage of Marvel’s licensed books from January 1979 ends here as we take a peek at the ads and company promo items from this month and then take a look at the treasury sized edition of Marvel’s adaptation of Battlestar Galactica in Marvel Super Special #8!
The fourth episode SWAMP THINGS: COMIC BOOK MUCK MEN, BOG BEASTS, AND MUD MONSTERS features a overview of Len Wein’s original Swamp Thing, as Swamp Thing makes a trek through horror monster tropes like werewolves, aliens, ghosts, and Lovecraftian monsters! Also featuring two recent appearances of Swamp Thing and Man-Thing! …
To supplement his coverage of Hulu’s Runaways TV show over at Welcome to Level Seven, Ben sought out the original comic series that started it all! While he has been blown away by the TV show, he was not sure what to expect when he read the series that inspired …
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 this time are:
Taking a look at Superman and Batman’s recent interaction with Swamp Thing and an old interaction they had with El Monster, a swamp monster with a couple secrets.
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!
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!