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In a tribute to the late, great Len Wein, here is a repost of some pages from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #151 to #153 with art by Ross Andru. It takes place right after the original Spider-Clone story, when Peter and Mary Jane got more serious and started "officially" dating.

But all serious superhero relationships hit that one stumbling block: when one of you has to run out of a party to fight a super-villain.

Tuna fish, succotash and 8 by 10 glossies )
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Now I always rather liked the Metal Men, they'd show up every now and again and team-up with a hero, and they were fun, all shape-changing robots with basic, but amusing, personalities... Iron was strong, Lead was never that right, Platinum and Gold were more human-norms (-ish), and Mercury was cranky and rather smug about being a liquid at room termperature..

But I have my limits.. and I remember finding the old issue which introduced

The Gas Gang! )

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I'm starting college again Monday, so will likely have less time to spend on Scans Daily. Therefore, now is the time to make an extra-large post.Given my own proclivities, I'm sure you're not surprised it's a Superman comic. To be precise, Action Comics #500.

We'll have a glorious 21 pages of a 64 page story, a time capsule of what Superman was like in 1979.

The Life Story of Superman )

Your thoughts and comments?
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What with many of us getting misty-eyed over the loss of the Superman-Lois Lane marriage, I thought I'd present a story that many of you (especially the young'uns) might never have seen.

Back in the day, Superman was so popular that not only did he have two titles (three if you count Superboy) but his girlfriend Lois Lane and pal Jimmy Olsen had their own spotlight series as well. Eventually, however, sales on these ancillary titles dropped enough that DC decided to merge them along with some other characters into one big book entitled "Superman Family."

It kept the numbering of "Jimmy Olsen" , and eventually reached #200. As a celebration of this milestone, the magazine had an extra-long imaginary story, depicting the future marriage anniversary of Clark Kent and Lois Lane.

I've tried to stick as closely as possible to the 1/3rd rule, so extreme choppiness ahead.

In the far-distant future of 2000 AD, forty-year old women wear hot pants unironically. )

Next time, more public domain!

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From AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #176, Peter Parker wakes up after a fight with the Punisher and the Hitman resulted in a bullet wound in his arm.

Amazing Spider-Man V1 #176 - Page 5

Peter has healing powers, meaning he rarely has to explain any bruises from his tussles with bad guys. But is it really "I just need a good night's sleep to heal from a bullet wound" level?

Landlady Mrs. Muggins was a somewhat important supporting character from AMAZING #139 (when Peter moved into her Chelsea building) to AMAZING #300 (when Peter and Mary Jane moved out). She often griped how Peter was late with his rent, his odd hours, and the occasional super-villain attack.
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In a previous post, we looked at the June Moone Enchantress' origin, in which she was basically a Sailor Moon type magical girl warrior in 1966, some decades before Naoko Takeuchi came up with the concept. Sadly, DC failed to realize what a cash cow this idea could turn into, and after three short stories, sent the character into limbo. So, how did the Enchantress go from magical girl to the insane witch we see in Justice League Dark? Here's the first step in that process.

Four pages of twelve from the lead story in Superman Family #204 (December 1980).

The Earthquake Enchantment )

Your thoughts and comments?
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I don't know if it is Shanna Week or not, here are some pages that show Shanna vs. Nekra. Nekra would later become an Avengers villain. This is the 1970a SHANNA THE SHE-DEVIL #4.

You know Straw Men? Nekra takes that literally.

The angrier Nekra gets.... )
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I knew I'd read this once before some time ago, I just couldn't recall where. Finally I found it again.

Ever wonder why Jason has such an issue with drug dealers selling to children and/or allowing children to sell drugs?

It's personal.

Two pages from Batman 646, one from Batman 408 and one from Batman 409.

Ickle Jason! under the cut... )
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As a group of colorful fellows come gunning for Iron Man and Spider-Man, Spidey provides a lecture in fight etiquette. With helpfully numbered subheadings.

You'll shoot your eye out, kid!

2 scans beneath cut )

Here endeth the lesson!

char: spider-man/peter parker, char: iron man/tony stark, title: marvel team-up, publisher: marvel comics, creator: ross andru, creator: gerry conway


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