Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #1 (1984)

“The War Begins” Writer: Jim Shooter Penciler: Mike Zeck One thing that’s always excited me is the all-star crossover. As a wee lad, I remember freaking out when I stumbled upon “Yogi’s Ark”, featuring all the Hanna-Barbera characters teaming up. As a teen, I loved the Survivor Series with all its (tag) team-ups. As an […]

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New Warriors FIRST ISSUE

New Warriors #1 (1990)

“From the Ground Up!” Writer: Fabian Nicieza Pencils: Mark Bagley With the upcoming release of 52 Crappy First Issues from DC, I thought it’d be relevant and contemporary to go back and find 52 OTHER Crappy First Issues from DC and Marvel. Since everybody knows that “FIRST ISSUES” are the most-sought after pieces of crap…errrr, […]

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GI Joe: A Real American Hero #236

Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: SL Gallant Summary: In Rudatistan, the AWE Striker takes on the Cobra tanks, with significant help from Bombstrike’s new friend, Leila. The Joes are successful and FINALLY appear to be on the way out of Rudatistan. In Laos, Stalker’s team continues their fight with the Blue Ninja “Quads” and Red Laser. […]

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GI Joe: A Real American Hero #235

Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: SL Gallant Summary: Stalker, Storm Shadow and Zap are in the “Land of a Million Elephants” (Laos) where they locate a temple housing another subterranean Revanche/Cobra robot facility, being run by Red Laser. They’re soon attacked by a new “Quad” model of the Blue Ninja Cyborgs– one that learns from its […]

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GI Joe: A Real American Hero #234

Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: SL Gallant Summary: In New York, a young man named Felipe tries to rob Granny’s store. Dawn appears and easily dismantles his firearm; a trick used by the Soft Master back in issue 27. Yet, Felipe runs out of the store and is accidentally shot by a police officer. In Olliestan, […]

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G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #233

GI Joe #233 (Snake in the Grass, Part Four) Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: SL Gallant Summary: In Benzheen, Duke, Roadblock and Claire face-off with the “damage assessment team”; which is being led by General Thurston Crowther (last seen in issue 104, I believe). They negotiate their way out, as Claire mentions that she was never […]

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #232

GI Joe #232 (Snake in the Grass, Part Three) Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: SL Gallant Summary: In Benzheen, the drone attacks and destroys Faoud’s clinic, but Claire was able to warn everybody and allow them to take shelter. A “damage assessment team” from the Jugglers arrives to clean-up the situation, but Roadblock threatens them with […]

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Doom Patrol and Suicide Squad Special #1 (1988)

Coicendentally, also the cover to “Greatest Suicide Squad vs Doom Patrol Stories Ever Told” TPB “Red Pawn” Writer: John Ostrander and Paul Kupperberg Pencils: Erik Larsen It’s another crappy..errrr, collectible… FIRST ISSUE! Sure, this is only a one-shot special issue and you may think I’m bending the rules a bit. Dammit, I’m Willy Wonka and […]

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #231

Snake in the Grass: Part Two Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: SL Gallant Summary: Dawn Moreno breaks into a museum in New York City and steals the “Morning Light” sword. In Olliestan, Bombstrike temporarily eludes her captors (again), but appears to get re-captured (again). In Broca Beach, Shipwreck and Cutter find an underground automated factory producing […]

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