Marvel’s monthly lineups explode with a half-dozen magazines and a new “Giant Size” line–producing nearly double its output from just a few years ago
Quicksilver and Crystal marry and Doc Ock and Aunt May almost marry
Iron Man gets a nose
Richard Nixon is a supervillain
Magneto is literally infantalized
Captain America becomes Nomad
Thundra starts hanging out with the Fantastic Four
Important Deaths: Thanos!
Best New Series: Doctor Strange was great from the start. And Marvel’s Magazine line did well with Deadly Hands of Kung Fu, as did its first foray into an all-ages book, the classic Spidey Super Stories. Also, Thing gets his own team-up line, “Marvel Two-in-One.”
Top 10 New Characters:
Foolkiller. Personally, he’s my favorite. But y’all would never forgive me if I rated him above Wolverine.