Marvel Premiere #35-37: 1st 3-D Man (1977)

3-D Man doesn’t matter, but here he is.  Chuck Chandler was a rocket man spacecraft was blown up by Skrulls.  Chuck’s brother Hal, distraught at the loss of Chuck, finds that as he watched the explosion, his brother’s image embedded on his glasses, in red on the left lens, in green on the right.  He observes that this coloring is just like the filters used for 3D movie glasses.  Hal puts on the glasses, and Presto!  Chuck appears, half green, half red, with abilities three times beyond those of normal men.

The story took place in the 1950s, before the advent of the Fantastic Four (and Ben Grimm is mentioned in the book as a test-pilot of known repute).

Creators: Roy Thomas and Jim Craig
Grade: D
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