It’s 10:21 pm
Time to take look at yet another fine review by The TellTale Mind of Marvel Two-In-One.
We’re at issue #9 and it features a team up with the mighty Thor. This is another example at how well Marvel made this series such a classic,a seamless blending of major characters like Thor with new heroes or maybe a older name from a book in the 60s.
One thing that TM has noted and it still holds true today is how a team-up generally happens in comics,with two good guys (or gals) meeting under confusing conditions and having a brief throwdown before realizing they have a common enemy.
While it is a tired cliche,it also sparks a lot of fun debates,”Who would win between hero A and hero B”. While Thor would win in this battle,its always cool to the underdog like The Thing manage to get in a couple of solid shots..it raises some doubt on just how hard WOULD it be for Thor to actually win…
This issue marks the first of three solo guest appearances by the Mighty Thor,one of a only a handful of superheroes to make multiple issues.
Writer – Chris Claremont, Steve Gerber
Artist – Herb Trimpe
Inker – Joe Giella
Colours – Janice Cohen
Letters – Charlotte Jetter
More than once has the Thing tangled with the Puppet Master, indeed the whole of the Fantastic Four have had many an opportunity, but it is Ben Grimm who holds a deeper hatred in his heart for the villain as he is the oppressive father of his girlfriend, Alicia Masters. In this issue as plotted and scripted by Chris Claremont and Steve Gerber, Ben with some friends which include Namorita, Annie Christopher and man-child Wundarr go out to see a puppet show and there is a nagging suspicion in the back of Ben’s mind that tells him the Puppet Master has returned. All of this soon ties into this issue’s guest star who just so happens to be the mighty Thor, who for some reason has attacked the…
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