Marvel comics of 1980. Dark Phoenix Saga! The worst idea in Avengers history!
The “Dark Phoenix Saga” is among the most pivotal stories in Marvel Comics history, and without question one of the X-Men’s most iconic moments. The resurgence of Uncanny X-Men by Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum, John Byrne and collaborators all builds to a five-years-in-the-making trial by fire of both Jean Grey and Marvel’s merry mutants.
As the My Marvelous Year reading club reads through these essentials in Marvel, I’ll be re-exploring some of the fringe comics and stories that expand the traditional read, both to establish a reading order and to determine how much value is added branching outside the core comics issues.
Marvel comics of 1980. Cap for president! She-Hulk debuts! Hulk eats a banana![Read more…] about Marvel Year Nineteen: 1980 Pt. 1
I don’t know the exact date, but I must have settled on the name Comic Book Herald sometime around August 2010 (that’s when my Twitter handle debuted!), a few months into my first real world job, and around a year before I’d get married. It’s strange to consider, but I’ve had nearly a full decade with Comic Book Herald now, although any site traffic data doesn’t begin in earnest until 2012. [Read more…] about Previously On #96: The Decade in Comic Book Herald