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TSMack reviewed Avengers #237 Jul 2, 2022
7.0

After the Lava Men depart, the Avengers and Spider-Man fight against Blackout, Electro, Rhino & Moonstone, who are intent on destroying Project Pegasus for holding them captive. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Avengers #237

By: Roger Stern, Al Milgrom

It’s the Avengers versus Electro, Blackout, Moonstone, and Rhino! Read to witness the explosive conclusion! Plus: Find out why Spider-Man must decline his invitation to join the Avengers, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!

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TSMack reviewed Fantastic Four #260 Jul 1, 2022
8.0

While Ben, Johnny & Sue are fighting against Tyros for their lives, the Silver Surfer arrives on the scene and a match of cosmic powered entities ensues. At the battle's conclusion, Doom is seemingly vaporized, & the three FF members assume he is dead (bad assumption). Meanwhile, Reed is mysteriously missing. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Fantastic Four #260

By: John Byrne

Sue, Johnny and Ben battle Tyros alongside the Silver Surfer! Meanwhile, Namor the Sub-Mariner faces grave danger at Avengers Mansion.

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TSMack reviewed Marvel Fanfare #11 Jul 1, 2022
7.5

While on an assignment for SHIELD, Natasha goes undercover to find her father figure Ivan Petrovich. After she is uncovered, she fights her way out of a top-secret research facility. Later, she is attacked by six assassins in Hong Kong who were sent by an unknown man whose motives are also unknown. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Marvel Fanfare #11

By: Ralph Macchio, George Prez
Released: Jul 19, 1983

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TSMack reviewed Marvel Team-Up #135 Jul 1, 2022
7.0

Babysitter Kitty Pryde follows her two charges below ground after they are captured by the human Morlocks. She finds Spidey who was captured earlier after being knocked unconscious while preventing two subway trains from colliding. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Marvel Team-Up #135

By: Al Milgrom, Ron Frenz

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TSMack reviewed Incredible Hulk #289 Jun 30, 2022
7.5

AIM agents rebel against MODOK, and failing to kill him, drive him away. The Abomination attacks Banner, intending to kill him, after having been coerced by MODOK to do so. General Ross, accompanied by Betty, arrives at the observatory expecting Banner to be dead per his agreement with MODOK. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Incredible Hulk #289

By: Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema

Kate reveals herself to be an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

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TSMack reviewed Defenders #125 Jun 30, 2022
7.0

The Tribunal convince the original Defenders to leave the group to save Earth in the future. Working for the Secret Empire, Mad Dog & the Mutant Force attack the super-heroes attending Patsy's & Daimon's wedding. After the melee is over, the new Defenders are born as an official team. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Defenders #125

By: J.M. DeMatteis, Don Perlin

Out with the old. Meet the BRAND NEW Defenders!

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TSMack reviewed Alpha Flight #4 Jun 29, 2022
7.5

Namor & the Invisible Woman, searching for the source of the poison in the Arctic Ocean, join Alpha Flight in the Master's ship & save Marrina from death at his hands due to the Master believing that she will destroy the Earth due to her alien heritage. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Alpha Flight #4

By: John Byrne
Released: Aug 16, 1983

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TSMack reviewed The Thing #5 Jun 29, 2022
7.5

Despising that Ben is part of Alicia's life, the newly reincarnated Puppet Master mind controls Wonder Man, She-Hulk & Spider-Man to attack him. (Cover date: November, 1983)

The Thing #5

By: John Byrne, Ron Wilson
Released: Jul 26, 1983

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TSMack reviewed Hawkeye #3 Jun 28, 2022
7.5

After Mockingbird's apartment is destroyed in a bomb blast, Hawkeye & Mockingbird are attacked by the assassins Oddball & Bombshell while following a lead on the deadly weapon that CTE has developed & is selling. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Hawkeye #3

By: Mark Gruenwald
Released: Aug 2, 1983

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TSMack reviewed Dreadstar #7 Jun 28, 2022
7.5

Dreadstar links to an Instrumentality computer terminal to learn more about the Catorlite mineral that they value. The Insty scientist Mezlo has laid a trap for him in cyberspace & attempts to destroy his mind. (Cover date: November, 1983)

Dreadstar #7

By: Jim Starlin
Released: Oct 18, 1983

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #168 Jun 28, 2022
8.0

(Cover date: January, 1981)

Daredevil #168

By: Frank Miller

This issue reveals that Matt Murdock loved Elektra before his accident and the murder of her parents. Seeking a different path for her solace, Elektra has turned to the bloody justice of the Hand.

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #167 Jun 28, 2022
7.0

(Cover date: November, 1980)

Daredevil #167

By: David Michelinie, Frank Miller

Daredevil tries to figure out why the Mauler is after his old boss...

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #166 Jun 28, 2022
7.5

(Cover date: September, 1980)

Daredevil #166

By: Roger McKenzie, Frank Miller

Gladiator holds a group of kids hostage in a museum and Daredevil has to take him down in time to make it to Foggy's wedding.

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #165 Jun 28, 2022
7.0

(Cover date: July, 1980)

Daredevil #165

By: Roger McKenzie, Frank Miller

Heather finds out that her company is doing business with Doc Ock, and Daredevil has to come to her rescue when she is captured. The Widow realizes her relationship with Matt is through and leaves New York.

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #164 Jun 28, 2022
8.0

(Cover date: May, 1980)

Daredevil #164

By: Roger McKenzie, Frank Miller

What happens when Ben Urich discovers that Matt Murdock is the sightless adventurer Daredevil?!

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #163 Jun 28, 2022
7.0

(Cover date: March, 1980)

Daredevil #163

By: Frank Miller, Joe Rubinstein

The Hulk and Daredevil get into a brawl that will leave one of them nearly dead by story's end...

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #162 Jun 28, 2022
7.0

(Cover date: January, 1980)

Daredevil #162

By: Michael Fleisher, Steve Ditko

Daredevil follows in his father’s boxing footsteps after a case of amnesia wipes his memory clean. But will Murdock see beneath the guise of his corrupt manager? The Man Without Fear becomes a prizefighting champion!

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TSMack reviewed Daredevil #199 Jun 28, 2022
8.0

On Dark Wind's island, DD, accompanied by his daughter Yuriko, fight through Dark Wind's warriors to find Bullseye. DD ultimately comes face to face with Dark Wind with Bullseye no where to be found. (Cover date: October, 1983)

Daredevil #199

By: Dennis O'Neil, William Johnson

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TSMack reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #245 Jun 27, 2022
8.0

The Hobgoblin gains super-strength after testing one of Osborn's formulas, which also happens to explode in his face. He challenges Spidey to a fight in Times Square to teach him fear. The Hobgoblin dies during the battle or does he? Plus, the Leeds are playing matchmaker with MJ & Peter. [Hmmm. I wonder where this is headed?] (Cover date: October, 1983)

Amazing Spider-Man #245

By: Roger Stern, John Romita Jr.

After experimenting with the Osborn formula that gave the original Green Goblin his powers, Hobgoblin becomes a force to be reckoned with! Seeking out Spider-Man to “teach him the meaning of fear,” the Hobgoblin wreaks havoc in Times Square! During the battle, Spidey uncovers a mystery!

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TSMack reviewed New Mutants #8 Jun 27, 2022
7.0

The New Mutants accompany Roberto's mother on an expedition into the Amazon rain forest, where they meet unfriendly natives & are betrayed by crew members working for Roberto's corrupt father. (Cover date: October, 1983)

New Mutants #8

By: Chris Claremont, Sal Buscema

The team accompanies Sunspot's mother on an expedition into the Amazon. But things get hairy when they're ambushed by Amazonian women! What business does the Hellfire Club have in the Amazon?

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TSMack reviewed New Mutants #7 Jun 27, 2022
7.5

(Cover date: September, 1983)

New Mutants #7

By: Chris Claremont, Sal Buscema
Released: Aug 31, 1983

Karma is missing in action! The New Mutants are invited on an expedition by Sunspot's mother to cheer up, but after she is kidnapped by the Hellfire Club, it is up to the team to save her!

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TSMack reviewed What If? #41 Jun 26, 2022
7.5

(Cover date: October, 1983)

What If? #41

By: Alan Zelenetz, Marc Silvestri

WHAT IF…SUB-MARINER HAD SAVED ATLANTIS FROM ITS DESTINY? Namor defeats Destiny who attempts to destroy Atlantis, gets accused of murder, recovers Neptune's trident, and fights Attuma for Atlantis' freedom.

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TSMack reviewed Marvel Team-Up Annual #6 Jun 25, 2022
7.0

After a fight with street punks, the injured Rahne & Sunspot are kidnapped by the mob & injected with a new drug in order to control them & use their powers for their purposes. Spidey, Cloak, Dagger, Cannonball & Psyche come to their rescue but are they too late? (Cover date: October, 1983)

Marvel Team-Up Annual #6

By: Bill Mantlo, Ron Frenz

Spider-Man, Cloak and Dagger & the New Mutants team-up to take down a whole horde of villains!

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TSMack reviewed Thor #336 Jun 25, 2022
7.5

After attending the wedding of Jane Foster, Sif decides to return to Asgard as Thor is unwilling to give up his life on Midgard. (Cover date: October, 1983)

Thor #336

By: Alan Zelenetz, Herb Trimpe

Sif’s heart is broken as she returns to Asgard alone from the wedding of Jane and Keith. But the goddess is not the only one disturbed by the Thunder God’s choices…

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TSMack reviewed Iron Man #175 Jun 25, 2022
7.5

Iron Man (James Rhodes) races to retrieve the old Iron Man armors from under the sea before Nick Fury gets to them, but he runs into Krang who is willing to kill him to secure the armors for himself. (Cover date: October, 1983)

Iron Man #175

By: Dennis O'Neil, Luke McDonnell

As Tony Stark finds himself in a strange city with no memory of how he got there, Rhodey discovers that he enjoys more and more the power of the Iron Man armor.

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TSMack reviewed Avengers #236 Jun 24, 2022
7.5

The Avengers, joined by an uninvited Spider-Man, arrive at Project Pegasus to stop an invasion of the Lava Men before they damage the nuclear research dome. (Cover date: October, 1983)

Avengers #236

By: Roger Stern, Bob Budiansky

Spider-Man is back! Seeking an above minimum wage job, New York’s friendly neighborhood spider joins the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Plus: Blackout, unleashed!

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TSMack reviewed Avengers #235 Jun 24, 2022
7.5

(Cover date: September, 1983)

Avengers #235

By: Roger Stern, Bob Budiansky

The Wizard has escaped from prison! Who will survive his Mansion of Mechanized Mayhem!

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TSMack reviewed Fantastic Four #259 Jun 24, 2022
7.5

Doom captures Sue on her way back from a house hunting trip in Connecticut & offers her a chance to defeat him or to help Ben & Johnny who are fighting against the cosmic-powered Tyros (formerly called Terrax). (Cover date: October, 1983)

Fantastic Four #259

By: John Byrne

A battle breaks out between Tyros and Ben! A pregnant Sue is presented with an ultimatum…by Doctor Doom!

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TSMack reviewed Defenders #124 Jun 23, 2022
7.5

In the 24th century, Namor, Hulk, Strange & Silver Surfer encounter the Tribunal who begin to relate to them the events they caused that led to the desolation of Earth. It began with aliens who were draining peoples' life forces in order to save their prince & the four's interference to save them. (Cover date: October, 1983)

Defenders #124

By: J.M. DeMatteis, Don Perlin

Check out the Defenders as they take on the 24th century! The future is truly wild!

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TSMack reviewed Alpha Flight #3 Jun 23, 2022
8.0

Alpha Flight tracks down the location of Marrina & attempt to break into the Master's stronghold to rescue her. The Master tells Marrina of his origin & why she is a threat to Earth. In the second story, the origin of Vindicator / Guardian is concluded. (Cover date: October, 1983)

Alpha Flight #3

By: John Byrne
Released: Jul 19, 1983

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