Looking at all the Marvel licensed books cover dated July 1978, Ben reads: Star Wars #13 — DAY OF THE DRAGONLORDS! — 5:30-22:10 (The water world war escalates) Godzilla #12 — THE MEGA MONSTERS FROM BEYOND PART 1: THE BETA BEAST! — 22:10-50:15 (a multi-part space epic begins) Human Fly #11 …
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John Carter: Warlord of Mars
The walking dead are marching on Helium and the plot marches off the rails! Lots of cool stuff happens, strung together by a story that struggles to make sense of its plot. But is it still awesome?
Looking at all the Marvel licensed books cover dated June 1978, Ben reads: Star Wars #12 — DOOMWORLD! — 4:13-18:33 (Luke Skywalker’s continuing adventure on a waterworld) Godzilla #11 — ARENA FOR THREE! — 18:33-39:44 (an epic three way Kaiju battle) Human Fly #10 — …DARK AS A DUNGEON DOWN IN …
Marv Wolfman continues his fantastic run on the pulp-tastic sci-fantasy all new adventures of John Carter!
In a Gothic, bio-horror tale, John Carter and Tars Tarkis enter a fortress made of bones and skulls and face evil warriors also made of bones and skulls! (Or, I guess you could call them skeletons…)
Looking at all the Marvel licensed books cover dated April 1978, Ben reads: the finale of the Star Wars “Seven Samurai in Space” story; the origin of Dejah Thoris; Human Fly’s team up with White Tiger; Godzilla’s attack on Vegas; the Man from Atlantis’ battle with some mist; a sci-fi one shot; and two books by Jack Kirby!
Ben reads the second Man from Atlantis comic, the FINAL issue in the Air Pirates of Mars from John Carter, the actual battle between Red Ronin and Godzila, and, of course, Star Wars
Here’s the experiment: Ben wants to read through the classic Marvel licensed books that coincided with Star Wars, so during these episodes he reads a full month of Marvel’s sci-fi comics based on books, TV, and movies! Titles, so far, include Human Fly, Star Wars, Godzilla, John Carter of Mars, …
John Carter’s battle with the “Air Pirates of Mars” continues as Marv Wolfman continues an original tale not adapted from any book.
John Carter and Dejah Thoris take a well deserved skiing double date (?). But Martian double dates can’t end well. And this one doesn’t.