AVENGERS #125: Thanos is a Creep

 

This was really just an attempt to sell Captain Marvel’s comic.  Above is all the Thanos you get in this issue–he’s hiding behind a chimney.  Way to make him lame, by the way.

But this is how much Thanos we were promised on the cover….

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It’s not the first appearance of Big Bad Thanos, but it’s one of his first ones, and it’s in the first story arc that he appeared in…And he’s hiding behind a chimney.  (This story takes place during Captain Marvel #31-32.)

He got cooler later.  Actually, he was cooler in this very same story.  Hiding behind a chimney is totally undignified.

Also: Swordsman notices Vision is starting to dig Mantis, and he calls him out on it right in front of Scarlet Witch.  Viz should have decked him for that.

Creators: Steve Englehart and John Buscema
Grade: B-

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