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Face Front, True Believers! A Marvel Comics Thread


..and his little cat, too
I have to admit, I did not see that coming.

Mainly because I thought they'd kill a Spider-Man character in a Spider-Man comic.

Like, I figured it was going to be MJ.
Been working my way through Denys Cowan's work and I'm now on his Deathlok run.

Man, McFarlane really ripped this off for Spawn didn't he? He just swapped the technological theme for a supernatural one. POC betrayed, killed and revived by insidious forces, forced to fight parallel enemies and his creators, strange relationship with his conscious powers, stalking his ex-wife and kid, etc. Google suggests I'm not the first person to think this, but I'd never really heard it before

More than anything I'm surprised by how exciting and readable these are- supremely paced and executed for what it is, with fantastic panel composition and illustration from Cowan. Love the snappy relationship between Deathlok and his onboard computer- it's never too much or corny (somehow)
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(they/them, she/her)
Marvel recently announced omnibus releases of the full runs of both Rom: Spaceknight and Micronauts. Neither has ever been reprinted before, and have been famously off-limits for such ventures thanks to tangled rights issues. I'm very glad Bill Mantlo's body of work will be seeing wider exposure and availability.

Octopus Prime

Mysterious Contraption
That high pitched excited squeal you all might have heard was me when I heard that ROM was getting reprinted


..and his little cat, too
I'm eager for those, but also hopeful this might lead to reprints of their Transformers books, too, since mine were thrown out years ago.

I know IDW did some, but I didn't end up getting those for various reasons.