Some of My Friends Read Comics 081 – Infinity War (the Comic)

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Infinity War “The Comic” is a little different from Infinity War “The Movie.”

There are lots of evil doppelgangers, Adam Warlock is the most important character, and the infinity gems aren’t working together (due to a previously established court ruling).

Galactus also shows up long enough to make a real boneheaded move. Nice going, Galactus.

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Next Time: Dr. Doom steals the Silver Surfer’s powers in Fantastic Four 57-60, by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby!
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Some of My Friends Read Comics 081 – Infinity War (the Comic)

Some of My Friends Read Comics 079 – Annihilation: Conquest

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Time to head back to outer space!

After the events of Annihilation, Marvel’s reinvigorated galactic universe gets taken over by robots. Sequel time!

Annihilation: Conquest brings back Nova, Quasar, Moondragon, Star-Lord and a whole slew of outer space favorites.

Rocket and Groot make their modern debuts too. We say modern because Groot’s 1st appearance was back in Tales to Astonish #13 from 1960. But he was a little… different. If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s that trees will always be popular in comic books.

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Next Time: Action Comics #1000, Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, Free Comic Book Day 2018 selections!

Some of My Friends Read Comics 079 – Annihilation: Conquest

Some of My Friends Read Comics 077 – Moon Knight by Doug Moench & Bill Sienkiewicz

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Has anyone even heard of Moon Knight?

We read the first 6 issues from his ongoing series in 1980 and we’ve learned that he might be crazy or he might be dead.

Or both.

And he has multiple personalities.

He also might have werewolf blood.

There’s a lot to unpack here. Join us while we try!

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Next Time: Batman: Year Three (Batman 436-439)

Some of My Friends Read Comics 077 – Moon Knight by Doug Moench & Bill Sienkiewicz

Some of My Friends Read Comics 071 – The Death of Captain Marvel

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Does it count as a spoiler if it’s in the title? Jim Starlin don’t care, he does what he wants.

He and Marvel changed up their regular comic book format with The Death of Captain Marvel in 1982, the beginning of a line of original graphic novels intended to be richer stories for a more mature audience and published like traditional books.

But what kills him?!?!?! Sorry, no spoilers.

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Next Time: Amazing Spider-Man #400: The Death of Aunt May

Some of My Friends Read Comics 071 – The Death of Captain Marvel

Some of My Friends Read Comics 064 – Annihilation

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Marvel goes back to space! After several decades of neglecting some of their outer space properties, they decided to bring it all back to the spotlight with a big cosmic event in 2006 called Annihilation.

There were a lot of aliens we hadn’t met before, but a few familiar faces (even if Star-Lord did have a weird cybernetic eye).

We read the main event in issues 1-6, but we’ll also discuss all the other event comics that went along with it so we can try to sort through this gigantic cast of characters.

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Next Time: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1-6

Some of My Friends Read Comics 064 – Annihilation

Some of My Friends Read Comics 063 – Marvel Knights

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For this episode, we’re reading Marvel’s comic about all their street-level heroes teaming up, The Defenders! … wait…no, Marvel Knights!

It’s like the Defenders TV show except all the characters are different. Well that’s not totally true, Daredevil is there.

And The Punisher fights a weird giant spider-person.

Just listen to the episode, it’ll all make sense.

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Next Time: Annihilation 1-6!

Some of My Friends Read Comics 063 – Marvel Knights

Some of My Friends Read Comics 051 – Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers

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It’s become a little April Fools tradition of ours to do a silly comic, but we learned that Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers (a 4-issue mini from 2009) is surprisingly faithful to the Marvel canon.

MVP for best character goes to Frog Thor aka Throg and that doesn’t make you want to read this then I don’t want to know you.

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Some of My Friends Read Comics 051 – Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers