As I tread the boards of Sheffield's finest comedy clubs, wowing everyone, with my wide range of farmyard impressions, people often say to me, "Steve, you great big, fatheaded ignoramus. If your blog's supposed to be about things that're comic, why don't you do more features about the classic 1970s and '80s sit-com Terry and June? I love Terry and June and would happily murder anyone who doesn't also like it."
Well, those people only need to murder fifty percent of me. Because I don't have much Terry but I do have a whole load of June for you.
Mysterio makes his mind-bending (and possibly spoon-bending) debut.
I don't care how lame some people claim he was; Mysterio was always one of my favourite villains and he had probably my favourite costume of any criminal.
If I ever turn to crime, this is definitely how I'll dress in order to do it.
In fact, I think I'll dress like it even if I don't turn to crime After all, how could people fail to respect me once I've donned such garb? How much more impressive my farmyard impressions shall sound coming from inside such a helmet.
Daredevil comes up against his first super-villain, as Electro gets zapping.
I used to have a copy of this issue. It was in decent nick and cost me less than £30. The lack of financial value of early Daredevil comics does seem unfair for one of Marvel's Silver Age Superstars.
Subby's still trying to get his leg-over with Sue Storm.
Gasp! How can our virtually all-powerful hero possibly hope to prevail, as Mr Hyde and the Cobra team up against him?
It's hard to see how the Human Torch's strip failed to set the world alight when he was up against villains as epic as Plantman - a foe so mega he didn't even feel the need to hyphenate his name. Plantman fears nothing - not even the Comic Book Grammar Police.
Dr Strange is starting to make the cover now. This can't be good news for the Torch.
The Mandarin's back, on a very strange cover that obliterates the hero's face.
I can't remember ever seeing any other comic book cover that reduced its hero to such anonymity.
Nor can I remember one whose blurb tried to use its hero getting a new mask as a marketing tool.
Come to think of it, what was the new mask? Was it the one with the rivets along its edges?
Giant-Man's still in search of a foe who's not completely useless.
And hes still failing.
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