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Julian Munds
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The Exploitation of Dr. Doom and Spider-Man
When I reviewed The Amazing Spider-Man #4 , I compared the recent Spidey story lines to wrestling matches in that they are essentially pair ups of outrageous characters going up against a no-holds-barred vigilante. Up until then this thematic had worked to ...

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The First Avengers Team and Marvel Hierarchy
The Story I read: “The Coming of the Avengers” ( The Avengers #1 Sept, 1963 ) Even the cover feels reverential. It occurred to me today that my readers on the Marvel wikia are in the dark as to the reason I decided to launch this journey through the complet...

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Cold War Xenophobia and The Fantastic Four
The Story I Read: “ A Skrull Walks Among Us! ” (Fantastic Four #18, Sept 1963) The Super-Skrull in action. When I first saw the title of this issue, I held out little hope for a good story as the dreaded word ‘ Skrul l’ was in the title. The Skrulls made an...

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The Beast Within Captain Kirk (My Trek Through Trek - Part V)
What we’re watching: “The Enemy Within” Episode 4, Season 1 of TOS (October 6, 1966) My Rating Out of 5 Tribbles: 3 Tribbles that think they are “THE CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP!”  My After Episode Thoughts: “A brilliant performance that places Shatner in the panth...

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The Power of Legend: Thor vs. Merlin
Story I Read: "Defying the Magic of Mad Merlin" ( Journey Into Mystery #96 Sept 1963) I am now a good way into the early mythos of Tho r and many questions are beginning to flood my mind. Of the many niggling ones, one over arcing macro query haunts me ever...

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The Authenticity of Spider-Man
Story I Read: "Nothing Can Stop The Sandman" ( The Amazing Spider-Man #4 Sept 1963)  It says a lot that back in Amazing Fantasy , when Peter Parker made his debut, the first thing he decided to use his new found powers for was as a professional wrestler. Si...

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Anthony Stark's Fake Cleopatra
Story I Read: "The Mad Pharoah" ( Tales of Suspense#44 Aug 1963) In 1963, the world was Cleopatra and Ancient Egyptian mad. This was not because of some crazy dance move that reminded folks of Egyptians walking. No, it is was because the King and Queen of H...

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Fantastic Four Fascination: A Review of Fantastic Four #17
Story I Read: The Fabulous Fantastic Four "Defeated by Doctor Doom " ( Fantastic Four #17 Aug 1963 ) SUE STORM HAS JUDO! Fantastic Four can be used as a kind of metronome for the Marvel universe. It was the first serialized superhero comic of the Marvel Sil...

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I Blame, Michael Caine.
The Cockney Bastard Recently I read Michael Caine ’s second memoir . His sequel to the first one he wrote in 1992 thinking his career had gone the way of the dinosaur. I find it marvelous that Michael is one of the few actor’s who was lucky enough to find a...
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