Marvel Comics Presents #83 (1991) Hawkeye, Human Torch

Solo stories about Hawkeye and Human Torch.  The Hawkeye story is weird.  He fails to save a suicide jumper, who was a failed boxer, on a ship and in memoriam shoots a boxing glove arrow into the ocean.  Grade: D.

The Human Torch story is not much better.  I really think it’s time for Steve Ditko, who plotted and drew it, to retire.  Erik Larsen provided the script, in which Torch meets a woman called Moth who is drawn to his flame but unlike an actual moth, she snuffs Torch’s flame rather than getting burned by it.  Grade: F.

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