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Break Time – 9/4/2017

Dues to some renovation going on in my home, this site won't be updated for a number of weeks. But when we return I will be starting Series 4 (Toybiz) with Beast.

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Wolverine (James “Logan” Howlett, Marvel Prime)

Soldier. Samurai. Leader. It’s time to talk about James “Logan” Howlett, AKA Wolverine. To understand where Wolverine came from you first have to have a little lesson on the X-men. The X-men had been cancelled for a few years with their books being reprints of previous stories. Marvel decided to relaunch the series as a… Continue reading Wolverine (James “Logan” Howlett, Marvel Prime)

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Thor (Thor Odinson, Marvel Prime)

Stan Lee, Larry Leiber and Jack Kirby had just created the strongest man alive with the Hulk. They then decided to up the anti by creating someone more powerful. But who could be stronger then the strongest mortal? What about a god? Since the Greek Gods had been done to death, Stan used gods from… Continue reading Thor (Thor Odinson, Marvel Prime)

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Magneto (Max Eisenhardt, Marvel Prime)

An analogy I always liked for Magneto is that he is the Malcolm X to Professor X's Martin Luther King. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Magneto has been the X-men greatest enemy and their most powerful ally. Born during WWII, the young Jewish boy survived the encampments of the Nazi and the Holocaust.… Continue reading Magneto (Max Eisenhardt, Marvel Prime)

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Ghost Rider (Dan Ketch, Marvel Prime)

With all the new characters taking over for our main heroes like Iron Man and Ms. Marvel, you be failed to learn that it's is not the first time Marvel has done it tons of times. Take Ghost Rider for instance. Marvel had decided to bring back the character in his own comic. However the… Continue reading Ghost Rider (Dan Ketch, Marvel Prime)

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Daredevil (Matt Murdock, Marvel Prime)

People nowadays give out about Marvel catering to SJWs. But the fact is Marvel has been doing social issue in their comic since the F4 went into space. A ugly monster with the heart of gold (the Thing), a teenager with molodrama (Spider-man) and Blind Catholic lawyer taking to the streets as a hero dress… Continue reading Daredevil (Matt Murdock, Marvel Prime)

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The Thing (Ben Grimm, Marvel Prime)

He may be a big orange rock monster, but no one shows more inner strength and kindness then Ben Grimm. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in Fantastic Four #1, Stan's image for the Thing personality was very different then what he would become. He had tried to make Ben more of a sneaky… Continue reading The Thing (Ben Grimm, Marvel Prime)

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Human Torch (Johnny Storm, Marvel Prime)

"Flame On!!"  The youngest member of the Fantastic Four, Johnny Storm was one of the first teenager with his own set of powers. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in Fantastic Four #1 in 1961, he is the younger brother of Sue Storm, the Invisible Woman. When his sister volunteered to help Reed Richard… Continue reading Human Torch (Johnny Storm, Marvel Prime)

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Namor (Namor McKenzie, Marvel Prime)

Marvel's first Anti-Hero, Namor the Sub-Mariner started life as part of Motion Picture Funnies Weekly in 1939. Created by Bill Everest, Namor is the son of an Atlantian princess and a human ship captain. He first came to fan when he attacked a US vessel, thinking they were attacking Atlantis, earning the wrath of the Original Human… Continue reading Namor (Namor McKenzie, Marvel Prime)