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Posts made in December, 2012

FANTASTIC FOUR #136-137

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Now this is more like it.  Medusa can’t stand rock and roll!  A street gang based on Marlon Brando’s The Wild One!  And The Shaper of Worlds!

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It’s actually all very silly and stupid, but it’s also kind of fun.  Again, Gerry Conway’s scripts were generally bad, so this one being as not-bad as it was was a breath of fresh air.

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AVENGERS #127

Mutants can be bigots, too.  Especially the hotheaded Pietro.  He’s consistently been portrayed this way, too.  See especially Peter David’s writing in early issues of X-Factor.  Great, great stuff–best Quicksilver comics ever.

Note: This issue was continued in Fantastic Four #150.  Unfortunately, I started blogging on F4 a month after I started on Avengers, and I haven’t been able to catch up yet.  So, we won’t be tying them together.  Anyway, this panel speaks for itself.  No need for continuity.

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