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My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 14 – N

N is for Nova In 1962 Marvel (and comics in general) struck gold with the creation of Spider-Man. It was neither his powers nor the striking visuals of Steve Ditko that assured this staying power. The thing that stuck was the young everyman element. Peter Parker was struggling with money, girls and his identity long before… Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 14 – N

1985 · The 80s

October 1985: West Coast Avengers 5 – Purring and a tail, is that a turn on for many guys?

Synopsis: West Coast Avengers 5 was written by Steve Englehart and pencilled by Al Migrom and inked by Joe Sinnott and opens with Simon 'Wonderman' Williams getting a telling off by Clint 'Hawkeye' Barton about his recent on-air confession of his guilt in the embezzelment from his own company years earlier. Without informing the Avengers… Continue reading October 1985: West Coast Avengers 5 – Purring and a tail, is that a turn on for many guys?

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Champions of S.H.I.E.L.D. part 2: Season 2

A Munky on Merseyside

Main Cast:

Agent Phil Coulson –  Clark Gregg

Agent Melinda May  –  Ming Na Wen

Agent Leopold Fitz    – Ian De Caestecker

Agent Gemma Simmons –  Elizabeth Henstridge

‘Skye’   –  Chloe Bennett

Alfonso ‘Mack’ MacKenzie – Henry Simmons

Lance Hunter – Nick Blood

Barbara ‘Bobbi’ Morse – Adrianne Palicki

Recurring Cast:

Glenn Talbot – Adrian Pasdar

Calvin Zabo – Kyle MacLaughlin

Grant Ward – Brett Dalton

Antoine ‘Trip’ Triplett – B.J. Britt

Robert Gonzales – Edward James Olmos

Gordon – Jamie Harris

Raina – Ruth Negga

Overview: First shown on 24 October 2014, season 2 opened capitalised on the strong finish of season 1 and pushed the story forward with an uneven, but highly entertaining 22 episodes. Rather than a huge global organisation, now S.H.I.E.L.D. is the small scrappy underdog against all sides, the US government, Hydra and other groups. Secrets, tension and uncertain loyalties abound.

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1985 · The 80s

September 1985: Uncanny X-Men 200 – Or, Purple Lycra for a Court appearance? Really?

Synopsis:Uncanny X-Men #200: The Trial of Magneto was written by Chris CLaremont with art by John Romita Jnr and Dan Green and opens with Magneto (a.k.a. Erik Lensherr, a.k.a. Magnus, a.k.a. Max Eisnhart, a.k.a. Michael Xavier) being led to his trial in handcuffs.     He has surrendered to the world court (normally at the… Continue reading September 1985: Uncanny X-Men 200 – Or, Purple Lycra for a Court appearance? Really?

1985 · The 80s

August 1985: Iron Man 200 – Or, if you like watching guys getting dressed up armour, this issue is for you

Synopsis. Iron Man 200 was written by Denny O'Neil with pencils by Mark Bright and inks by Akin & Garvey and opens with Tony Stark being told that his friend Morley Erwin died in a car explosion caused by Obadiah Stane. James Rhodes is trying to be supportive whilst Morley's sister Clytemnestra blames Tony for Morley's… Continue reading August 1985: Iron Man 200 – Or, if you like watching guys getting dressed up armour, this issue is for you

1985 · The 80s

July 1985: Vision & the Scarlet Witch #1 – Or, who sells a house to people who have just quit their jobs?

Vision and the Scarlet Witch 1 was written by Steve Engleheart with art by Richard Howell and  Andy Mushynsky and opens with US Government a$$hole Henry Peter Gyrich and his associate Raymond Sikorsky investigating the Vision after his recent attempt to take over the world (seen here https://marvelmunky76.wordpress.com/2017/04/11/january-1985-avengers-254-or-vision-we-are-all-here-because-we-love-you-but-you-have-a-problem/ ) and Wanda 'Scarlet Witch' Maximoff is getting… Continue reading July 1985: Vision & the Scarlet Witch #1 – Or, who sells a house to people who have just quit their jobs?

A-Z

My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 13 -M

M is for Madrox, Jamie First appearing in Giant Size Fantastic Four #4, Jamie 'Multiple Man' Madrox is one of the few X-related characters who didn't debut in one of the main X-titles, he shares the distinction with Tabitha 'Boom Boom' Smith and James 'Wolverine' Howlett although Jamie was introduced in a story by Chris… Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents: A-Z of Comics part 13 -M