Spectacular Spider-Man #149 (1989)


The most important part—and the only part worth reading—in this issue is that the Lobo Brothers, who have been introduced as a couple guys messing with Kingpin (and one of them is dating Gloria Grant of the Daily Bugle), using an actual black wolfman as part of their enterprise.  So it looks like they’re not just normal humans.


In this year’s annual, we learned that the Gwen Stacy clone was actually a creation of High Evolutionary.

This issue has Peter Parker wondering, “What about Carrion?” In other words: Was he a clone of Miles Warren? (Yes, yes he was.)

The whole Miles Warren clone thing was never very good, and neither is this comic, which has a guy breaking into Warren’s old lab, finding one of his potions, and turning into a new Carrion.  He gets beaten up by the end of the issue.

MASTER OF KUNG FU #36-41 (1975-1976)

The art in this comic continues to be awesome. After a two-issue fill-in by Keith Pollard (#36-37), Paul Gulacy returns with his unmistakable style. Over these issues, Shang Chi decides…

Defenders #47-50 (1977)

Splash to #47. Nice. And Moon Knight!  It’s the first time he was written by someone who wasn’t Dough Moench. How can Hulk be bored??? Keith Giffen takes on art chores…

DAREDEVIL #284-290 (1990-1991)

Lee Weeks comes on board as series artist and…Wow.  He’s somewhere in between the heavy inks and shadows of Frank Miller/Klaus Janson, and the more line-based drawings of John Romita,…