Best Comic Book Ever Made (To Me)

Open with a prison somewhere in England.  A supervillianess in leopard print named Vixen is busting in with her cronies to free the Juggernaut.  He’s tearing through the walls, letting free a variety of no good doers in the process.  Then suddenly POW!  Captain Britain punches him square in the nose.  But instead of your typical grandstanding posturing, these two quietly discuss terms of surrender.  Of course there is nothing but sarcasm on The Juggernaut’s end of this.  We pull back some distance to the sound of several light punches then POW!  Captain Britain is hurled miles from the fight with one powerful punch from the unstoppable Juggernaut.

Excalibur #3 December 1988

This was the first few pages of Excalibur #3.  This comic, more than any other, cemented my love for comic books.  Sure, I dabbled here and there in various superhero titles.  I had already been a big fan of Groo the Wanderer.  I read my share of Spider-Man.  I had already read the two part stunner that killed Gwen Stacy in a Marvel Tales reprint.  I picked up the occasional G.I. Joe comic.  But I never had anything that hooked me like this.

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Minifigure Archive: Marvel Part 1

Here we find a collection of Spider-Man villains and X-Men as well as some cosmic do-gooders in minifigure form.

Row 1; Venom, Shocker, Tarantula, Scorpion, and Kraven the Hunter. Row 2; Silver Surfer, Galactus, Vance Astro, Starlord, Yondu, and Nova
Row 1; Green Goblin, Vulture, Hobgoblin, Sandman, Mysterio, Carnage, and Spider-Man. Row 2; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers), Captain Marvel (Mar’vell), Hyperion, Doctor Strange, Clea, Quasar, Moondragon, Adam Warlock, and Miracleman.
Row 1; Iceman, Angel, Beast, Phoenix, Cyclops, Professor Xavier, Storm, and Wolverine. Row 2; Forge, Banshee, Havok, Longshot, Dazzler, Sunfire, Blink, and Bishop. Row 3; Surge, Omega Red, Sabretooth, Mystique, Pyro, Exodus, Magneto, Emma Frost.
Row 1; Colossus, Nightcrawler, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, Gambit, Psylocke, and Jubilee. Row 2; Hope, Cable, Domino, Cannonball, Warpath, X-23, and Fantomex. Row 3; Dark Phoenix, Black Tom Cassidy, Apocalypse, Mister Sinister, Archangel, and Sentinel.