On January 18th, 1975, Status Quo were Number One on the UK singles chart, with Down Down, while the day's televisual highlight had to be Hammer's Frankenstein Created Woman, on BBC2.
Could Marvel UK's offerings for the week possibly match up to such excitement?
Here's where we find out.
If I remember right, this cover's a total cheat and the Hulk isn't up against a cross between the Sandman and a leprechaun at all.
He's simply up against a sandstorm in one of his desert adventures. A sandstorm that doesn't speak and doesn't have a face. Had Marvel never heard of the Trades Descriptions Act? Next they'll be selling us brine shrimps advertised as monkeys of the sea.
Iron Fist is still bashing people up.
I wonder what the Avengers tale is in this issue?
Jason and Alexander could certainly use the help of Iron Fist right now.
I wonder if anyone on the Planet of the Apes has superpowers?
I wonder how Planet of the Apes fits in with Marvel continuity? Does it happen before or after Guardians of the Galaxy? Is it before or after Killraven? Is it before or after Deathlok?
Those cobbles. That fog. Those medieval buildings. It can only be 1970s London.
But let this be a warning to you. Never interfere with Dracula's evening meal.
I believe this is the one where Spidey guests on a TV show where Electro just happens to be working as an electrician.
Peter Parker's right. He really doesn't have much luck, does he?
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