Tragically, this blog's eponymous hero is currently laid low by a common cold that fair threatens to tear his sanity apart. But were our favourite UK Marvel mags having a happier time of it exactly forty years ago this week?
There's only one way to find out.
Spider-Man comes up against the Schemer's legendary Light-Fitting of Death.
I'd love to have a light-fitting that can crush my foes to smithereens.
I'm not sure what this says about me.
I've checked the Argos catalogue but they don't seem to stock any.
Life can be very disappointing when you're a grown-up.
Hooray! It's one of my favourite Hulk stories, as Psyklop makes his first appearance and it all goes a bit Lovecraft.
I think this may have been the first time I ever read a story drawn by Sal Buscema.
Is this the one where Spidey and Iron Fist come up against a man who's living his life backwards and therefore getting younger with the passage of time?
Coming only a few weeks after Marvel UK published the Silvermane storyline, Spidey must've been feeling a certain sense of déjà vu.
I remember once redrawing this cover, when I was a boy, having decided that I could improve upon it.
This is one of only two issues of Dracula Lives that I ever owned.
Sadly, I can't recall what actually happened in it.
Was a cave involved?
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