In a future dystopia, a scientist grows a plant man to battle government tyranny – but things don’t end well! A weird kit bash of concepts from Michael Fleisher, ably illustrated by Al Milgrom and Jack Abel.
Jay Hunter’s criminal activities get his scientist father killed – but not before the old man helps him become a superhero. Archie Goodwin writes this debut issue, but it’s the art of Steve Ditko and Wally Wood that makes it a treat.
Eugene Lycosa lives with the curse of his ancestor, a count who stopped a tarantula cult at great personal cost. Starring a creepy “hero” who eats bad guys, Micheal Fleisher and Pat Boyette’s Weird Suspense is one of the better Atlas (Seaboard) debuts.
As Professor X departs for vacation, the X-Men are inexplicably attacked by Eric the Red – and two of their own! The classic X-Men creative team of Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum are beginning to hit their stride.
The X-Men battle Count Nefaria and his Ani-Men at NORAD – with tragic results! The shocking death of one of the new X-Men ultimately fails to land the desired emotional punch in this potential-laden outing from Len Wien, Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum.
When Count Nefaria and his Ani-Men take over NORAD, Cyclops and the new X-Men race to save the day. Legendary X-scribe Chris Claremont joins plotter Len Wein and artist Dave Cockrum for the return issue of Marvel’s ongoing mutant series.