Hooray! It's the May Day weekend and I'm dancing around a May pole while preparing to incinerate Edward Woodward in a giant wicker man.
But what about Marvel UK this week forty years ago? Were their heroes similarly setting the world alight?
Doc Ock may very well live but the exciting news for me is that not only does my favourite Thor villain Mangog also live but that he gets to make his senses-shattering debut.
From the presence of Captain America on the cover, I'm assuming this is the start of the tale where the Hulk's captured and put on trial. Thus, presumably, inspiring the legendary TV movie where the Hulk teams up with a spectacularly badly-dressed Daredevil.
That's a very creepy cover. I'm not sure a mind as impressionable as mine should be exposed to it.
Apeslayer's still having trouble with those pesky ape tripods.
Is it my imagination or do around fifty percent of Dracula Lives covers feature Dracula clutching a blonde whilst boasting about how he's going to top the people surrounding him?
Wasn't this an adaptation of a Robert E Howard tale?
Or was it an L. Sprague de Camp tale?
Either way, I think I've read the original.
Still no hints as to what's going on in the Ka-Zar tale though.
The fools! Don't they realise I can't sleep at night until they tell me?
This is one of only two issues of The Super-Heroes I ever owned, although I seem to have acquired it about two years too late, as I recall first reading it whilst - on TV - there was something about someone lighting beacons on hilltops to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
Call me a dirty, treasonous, commie republican if you like but I must confess I found the Silver Surfer tale to be the more gripping of those two developments.
The thing that most impressed me about this tale was that there was a wolf in it which I have happy memories of copying with my trusty pencil.
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