Synopsis: X-Men 187 was written by Chris Claremont, with art by Paul Smith and Bob Wiacek and opens with the X-Men arriving home from their recent sojourn into space, in pursuit of Professor X, who has been infected with a Brood Queen egg and is changing into a Brood. By this point, the X-Men are… Continue reading Dec 1982: Uncanny X-Men 187 – Or this was a somewhat misleading cover
Synopsis: Avengers 228 was written by Roger Stern, drawn by Al Milgrom with Brett Breeding inks and opens with news coverage of the treason trial of Dr Hank (I've been many Avengers) Pym. We are then shown several reactions from the Avengers, we get distress from Wasp and Thor, anger from She-Hulk and a great… Continue reading Nov 1982: Avengers 228- Or, you may be cool, but you’re not Vision relaxed on a chair with his cape cool
Synopsis: Invincible Iron Man 166 was written by Denny O'Neil and drawn by Luke McDonnell with inks by Steve Mitchell. The story opens with low grade Iron Man villain The Melter, walking into Stark International head office to see Tony Stark, but not getting past personal assistant extraordinare Bambi Arbogast. Stark himself is in… Continue reading October 1982: Iron Man 166 – Or, what’s that on Stane’s forehead?
Synopsis: Marvel Graphic Novel 4: The New Mutants was written by Chris Claremont with art by Bob McLeod and letters by Tom Orzechowski and opens with occasional X-Men supporting character Dr Moira (Charles Xavier's original eX-person) McTaggart walking in rural scotland before being knocked over by a fleeing wolf, where turns into a teenage… Continue reading September 1982: New Mutants OGN – Or. Where I’m from that’s called child abduction
Synopsis: Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16 was written by Roger Stern with art by both John Romitas and opens with Peter (Spider-Man) Parker running through a bus terminal, when a beautiful woman passes him and sets off his Spider-Sense. Realising he has 15 minutes to spare before meeting his friend Harry and his wife Liz… Continue reading August 1982: Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16-Or, are we sure Spider-Man is smart?
Synopsis: Marvel Two-in-One 93 was written by Tom DeFalco with art by Ron Wilson and D Hands and picks up from a previous issue with a mind-controlled Ben (The Thing) Grimm fighting Aaron (Machine Man) Stack, who is trying to rescue Jocasta, the Bride of the villain of the piece, Ultron. Keeping both The… Continue reading July 1982: Marvel Two-in-One 93- Or, there’s someone for everyone, even if you were made in a factory
Synopsis: Wolverine 1 was written by Chris Claremont with art by Frank Miller and Josef Rubenstein and opens with Wolverine climbing a mountain and killing a bear driven mad by an illegal poisoned arrow. Wolverine's interest in this, is that under the poisons influence, this bear has killed seven men, three women and five… Continue reading June 1982: Wolverine 1- What he doesn’t isn’t very nice? What excessive internal monologues?