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
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?
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
Longshot 1 was written by Ann Nocenti with Art by Art Adams and opens with the titular character on the on another world, before running into a portal to arrive in New York city. He has no idea who he is, why he was being chased and why he seems to be so lucky. … Continue reading June 1985: Longshot 1 – Or, so no one is going to mention that he’s got a finger missing on each hand?
Synopsis: Squadron Supreme 1 was written by Mark Gruenwald with Bob Hall on pencils and John Beatty on inks and opens with Hyperion trying to save the Squadron's satellite headquarters. With the aid of Amphibian and Doctor Spectrum, he manages to bring it to the ground without any real problem. Elseswhere, Nighthawk, Lady Lark,… Continue reading May 1985: Squadron Supreme #1 – Or, Wow, Marvel’s Superman has no tact at all
Synopsis: Captain America #307 was written by Mark Gruenwald with art by Paul Neary and Dennis Janke and opens with Captain Britain carrying Captain America to catch a flight back to the US from England, where after Cap gets on the flight for free with his Avengers ID, tries to avoid talking to a WWII… Continue reading April 1985 – Captain America 307 – Or, 3 pages of Cap and then Nomad, what is this Sunday service?
L is for Legion David Haller was introduced in 1983's New Mutants 26 and is the son of Israeli politician Gabrielle Haller and Professor Charles Francis Xavier, so we already know that this is a story about unethical practices and unhappy endings. 20 years or so before, Professor Xavier was helping victims of war including… Continue reading My Marvel Life Presents A-Z of Comics Part 12 – L