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Essential Spider-Man Vol. 8

First Published: April 2007

Contents: Amazing Spider-Man #161 (October 1976) to #185 (October 1978); Amazing Spider-Man Annual #11 (1977); Giant Size Spider-Man #6 (1975); and… 684 more words

Marvel Essentials

Adventure 467 - Plastic Man and Starman begin

Two new series begin in Adventure 467 (Jan 80).  Plastic Man gets his first ongoing series since the cancellation of his own comic in 1977, and though it was hugely popular and I admire it, I never enjoyed it, and likely will not write about most of the stories.  355 more words

Comic Rants: Old Wonder Woman versus New Wonder Woman

Reboots are tricky things. Oftentimes, they rehash stories that have already been told, aiming for a new audience. Of course, capturing a new audience often means disenfranchising the old one. 2,396 more words

Rants

Adventure 418 - Supergirl meets Johnny Double,Black Canary begins, and an unpublished Dr Mid-Nite story

Supergirl plunges into Chinatown intrigue in Adventure 418 (April 1972).  The story, by Len Wein, with art by Jose Delbo and Bob Oskner, also introduces her to Johnny Double, DC’s underdog private detective, who was currently also appearing in Wonder Woman’s comic. 769 more words

Adventure 415 - Zatanna finds Zatara

Adventure 415 (Feb 72) has the climax to this tale by Len Wein and Gray Morrow.  Zatanna uses her spells to return Jeff to human form, and take them back to New York City. 51 more words