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(Triggers: multiple mentions of suicide, with a character actually being encouraged to kill himself and wanting to die. He doesn't, for what that's worth. Also trigger warnings for imprisonment involving prolonged sensory deprivation and starvation--while those things aren't among the trigger tags, I can certainly imagine how they could be triggers for anybody having gone through certain ordeals. Finally, there is some dialogue here which could potentially bring back memories of child abuse.)

One page from Captain America #367, two pages from a five page backup story in Captain America #369 and seven pages from Captain America #370.

Scans have already been posted of Magneto vs. the Red Skull (or to be more accurate, Magneto hunting the Skull while having to deal with every obstacle and distraction the latter can throw at him). The links to those images seem to be broken, and I thought of posting new images, but decided to play it safe and wait until I got the okay from a mod here. For now, I will just post what happened afterwards.

To briefly recap: after meeting the Red Skull, Magneto wants to know if he's the same Skull who was with the Nazis in World War Two, which the Skull admits. Even though the Skull didn't actually run the death camps, he still willingly served Hitler and Magneto wants to know what he has to say for himself. The Skull stalls by giving him a "We're not really so different" speech, since both of them want to see their respective "master race" inherit the Earth, before trying to kill him. Long story short, it doesn't work, the Skull tries to get away but fails, and the issue ends with this page:
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Many moons ago (Good Lord, has it really been over 3 years???), I posted some pages from "New Mutants Forever", which was Chris Claremont's return to the X-Men's original cadet team.

It was, as I said at the time, a very mixed bag, with too many of Claremont's tired plot tropes (mind control, body horror, enforced (but enjoyable) release from moral boundaries etc) and not enough of the redeeming features he usually employed (cameraderie, loyalty), though there were moments here and there...

I now conclude that post with some pages from issues 4 and 5, and in particular the last pages of the last issue (The earlier pages are basically to support those). Be warned there is some Nazi imagery under the cut, if such things cause you problems you may wish to avoid this.

Greater love hath no man... )
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We always suspected the Red Skull was into it, but I always had him as a top not a bottom; well, surprise, surprise:

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J.M. DeMatteis' excellent origin for the Red Skull expanded on what Jack Kirby had already established and made him even more twisted and unredeemable. I love this Red Skull because it shows that from an early time there was something deeply wrong with his head. DeMatteis doesn't really try to psychoanalyse him away - he just writes him as being consumed by an incomprehensible hatred for all life, including his own, a hatred he then channeled into wonderfully horrible projects.

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I posted scene earlier in which a chance meeting had a massive impact on the DCU, but today I'll post a moment from the Marvel Universe that COULD have had a massive impact on the future but didn't.
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For Dude in Distress week, I thought I'd post a few pages of when the Red Skull has Captain America at his mercy... and decides to bore him with his origin story.

Origin time )
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Greetings True Believers!

Captain America: The First Avenger was awesome.

If you haven't seen it, go forth and do so.

Fair warning, under the cut:

Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers.

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Greetings, People from Planet Houston!

Today is the premiere of the film of Captain America and I think it will be fitting for today to post several posts related to our beloved Captain. This will be my first entry of several more to come. Right now we will witness the rebirth of the Red Skull.

The Red Skull Reborn )

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