On this very day in 1976, the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest, with the Brotherhood of Man's Save All Your Kisses For Me.
How we gasped.
How we cheered.
How we all noted a remarkable resemblance to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree and wondered how they got away with it. But, that aside, has there ever been a greater achievement in the whole of British history?
Yes there has.
Marvel UK's output in that very week.
It's the battle of the flying horses, as the Black Knight comes up against Arkon the Magnificent.
More importantly, Iron Fist is up against Radion.
That's Radion the super-villain. Not Radion the washing powder. I don't think many people would pay to see a man fight washing powder.
I never approved of that story because they blew up the Post Office Tower in it, which seemed quite bad mannered of them.
I'd love to know how he's planning to take that gorilla to the grave with him, seeing as he's unarmed.
I was always struck by the ease with which human characters in Planet of the Apes movies, TV shows and comics could beat up gorillas at will. I demand the BBC stages a fight between a man and a gorilla, to see if it really is that easy.
Will the Prince of Darkness ever learn not to go drinking and driving?
Cobalt Man's still causing trouble for our hero.
If it's Dr Strange's final battle with death, does that mean he'll never have another one and is therefore now immortal?
Speaking of people who never seem to get round to dying, Aunt May's showing her usual sound judgement.
Are we still on the Gil Kane era of Captain Marvel or has the Jim Starlin era begun?
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