1977 · The 70s

December 1977: Defenders 57 – In which we learns Ms Marvel drives all the guys crazy

   Synopsis: Defenders 57 was written by Chris Claremont and drawn by George Tuska, with assist by Dave Cockrum and opens with months earlier Hulk smashing a table, trying to break the Orb of Agamotto as it shows him an image of Ms Marvel, someone the Hulk has battled before.  Dr Strange and Valkyrie calmed… Continue reading December 1977: Defenders 57 – In which we learns Ms Marvel drives all the guys crazy

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1977 · The 70s

November 1977: Marvel Team Up 66 – In which we learn contractors love Arcade

Synopsis: Marvel Team Up 66 features Spider-Man along with Captain Britain in the second half of a story by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. This part opens with Cap and Spidey waking up inside clear plastic spheres. Before they know what's going on, they are  propelled at speed into what looks like a giant pinball… Continue reading November 1977: Marvel Team Up 66 – In which we learn contractors love Arcade

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October 1977: Amazing Spider-Man 176- In which we learn that being Peter Parker’s friend, isn’t a good thing

Synopsis: Amazing Spider-Man 176 was written by Len Wein with pencils by Ross Andru and opens with Spider-Man dropping off J.Jonah Jameson back at his office at the Daily Bugle. After another argument between the two, Spider-Man goes home, ditches his costume and as Peter Parker, gets some well needed sleep. Waking up, Peter realises… Continue reading October 1977: Amazing Spider-Man 176- In which we learn that being Peter Parker’s friend, isn’t a good thing

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September 1977: Marvel Two-In-One Annual 2-In which we learn that little is crazier than a dumped man

  Synopsis: Following on from the last month, we return to Jim Starlin and Joe Rubinsteins epic Thanos story. Very soon after Avengers Annual 7, Thanos recovered his wits and fought back against the Avengers that spoiled his plans. Taking out Thor and the others quite easily and taking the Soul Gem from the dead… Continue reading September 1977: Marvel Two-In-One Annual 2-In which we learn that little is crazier than a dumped man

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August 1977: Avenger Annual 7 – In which we learn the Scarlet Witch wears the pants

  Synopsis: Avengers annual 7 was written and drawn by Jim Starlin with Joe Rubinstein on finishes and opens with Adam Warlock finding the dying body of Gamorra, step-daughter of Thanos. She admits that Thanos has gone quite mad and seeks to end all life. Adam Warlock gets all angry and pronouncing and then heads towards… Continue reading August 1977: Avenger Annual 7 – In which we learn the Scarlet Witch wears the pants

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July 1977: Iron Man 103 – In which we learn that Tony is so drunk, latex over metal fools him

Synopsis: Iron Man 103 was written by  Bill Mantlo and pencilled by George Tuska with inks by Mike Esposito. It opens with Harry Key and Krissy Longfellow trying to escape Jasper Sitwell, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.  They evade Jasper, but are captured by Ancient Greece obsessed villain Midas. Then we learn that Harry Key, who expected… Continue reading July 1977: Iron Man 103 – In which we learn that Tony is so drunk, latex over metal fools him

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June 1977: Captain America 213- In which we learn, even blinded and hospitalised, no-one is a bad-ass as Jack Kirby’s Cap

Synopsis: Captain America and the Falcon 213 was written and drawn by Jack Kirby and opens with an action packed dream sequence from a blinded and hospitalised Steve 'Captain America' Rogers, who is being visited by Sam 'The Falcon' Wilson. Steve wakes from a dream about the Red Skull in a hospital run by S.H.I.E.L.D.… Continue reading June 1977: Captain America 213- In which we learn, even blinded and hospitalised, no-one is a bad-ass as Jack Kirby’s Cap