Using Star Wars as a guideline, this podcast explores, month by month, comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986.
Comics covered include (or will include): Star Wars, Jack Kirby's 2001: A Space Odyssey, Logan's Run, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Human Fly, The Man from Atlantis, Marvel Movie Specials, ROM: Spaceknight, Micronauts, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, and much much more!
This feed is a sub feed of the Comic Book Time Machine. Each cover date month that is covered here is a longer episode in the regular Comic Book Time Machine feed.
"Shadow of a Dark Lord" (Star Wars #21, March 1979)
Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. Star Wars continues! Luke faces Vader . . . in a hallucination! Han Solo faces Chewy . . . in a zero-G arena! Leia faces stormtroopers . . . …
"The Lady and the Lion!" (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #21, February 1979)
Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. The Master Assassin of Mars continues . . . with gladiatorial combat in an arena against a very big lion with a large number of legs. And teeth. But …
"Earth!" (Micronauts #2, Feb 1979)
The Micronauts move from inner space to yard space as they take on one of the great dangers of the back yard - a lawn mower!
"A Gathering of Vultures" (Human Fly #19, Feb 1979)
The Human Fly travels to his next stunt location and find some real world issues that need to be taken care of, REAL-LIFE SUPERHERO STYLE!
"With Dugan on the Docks" (Godzilla #19, February 1979)
Godzilla, now man-sized, sneaks through the city . . . until he comes to a face-off with Dum Dum Dugan. A face-off that finally allows Dum Dum and Big-G to come face to face and go mano-a-mano!
“Raydeen” (Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979) – MCC114
Shogun Warriors, a Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe work based on the Mattel toyline that merged a number of Japanese properties into one, gets its origin in this "1st ISSUE COLLECTOR'S ITEM"! And the license seems to be in good hands!