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Ever wish we had a "Naughty Nineties" Message Board?

I know we can talk about 90s Marvel at this board, and 90s DC at the DC board, and 90s Independents at the Independents board... but somehow I think 90s fans are a special breed, and if given a chance, would form the kind of community that has developed over at the Gold-Silver-Bronze Age board.

Has anyone here bought 90s Marvel back issues in the recent past?

Today I bought the complete run (ten issues) of Blackwulf. I had always been intrigued by that book, yet had never acted on my curiosity till today. I got all ten from Mile High Comics via ebay for $18.99 (which included shipping). I was pleasantly surprised, as I generally find Mile High's prices to be... well, mile high. This transaction was reasonable, and especially so, since I got all ten at one shot, and all were at least Fine.

What was your favorite 90s Marvel book? I'll go with Force Works. I don't know what it was with that book, but it had me from the first page and never let go of me. Oh, and of course, it featured Moonraker.








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Untold Tales of Spiderman and X-men the Hidden Years.

Both of these series were so much fun the way they filled in the gaps of Marvel history and existed in the cracks.

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    Ever wish we had a "Naughty Nineties" Message Board?



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    I know we can talk about 90s Marvel at this board, and 90s DC at the DC board, and 90s Independents at the Independents board... but somehow I think 90s fans are a special breed, and if given a chance, would form the kind of community that has developed over at the Gold-Silver-Bronze Age board.



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    Has anyone here bought 90s Marvel back issues in the recent past?



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    Today I bought the complete run (ten issues) of Blackwulf. I had always been intrigued by that book, yet had never acted on my curiosity till today. I got all ten from Mile High Comics via ebay for $18.99 (which included shipping). I was pleasantly surprised, as I generally find Mile High's prices to be... well, mile high. This transaction was reasonable, and especially so, since I got all ten at one shot, and all were at least Fine.



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    What was your favorite 90s Marvel book? I'll go with Force Works. I don't know what it was with that book, but it had me from the first page and never let go of me. Oh, and of course, it featured Moonraker.


New Warriors and Thunderbolts. Everything else was bad.



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Blackwulf was an excellent title in the '90s and I still can't believe that he has not been brought back.

Darkhawk was the book that got me back into collecting comics (I was 14 when I started again after about a 4 year hiatus). Not exactly happy with the way he was treated in Avengers Arena, but it is what it is.

Force Works was good (especially the character Moonraker/Libra), but I still missed the fun that Avengers West Coast brought.

Ghost Rider & the Midnight Sons (dumb name) books were a good concept, but I thought that some of the stories focused less on character development and more on cool artwork, which eventually led to their demise. I remember when I would pick up my comics, it always seemed like those ones took about 2 minutes to read.

Ka-Zar was underrated early on, but then tailed off quickly.

MORT the Dead Teenager is another title that should be brought back, especially in light of all the teenage angst mixed with the zombie/supernatural kick currently going on. I teach kids 14-18 and I believe that if it was marketed properly, could easily be a top seller within 6 months with that particular age group.


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Oooo...Untold Tales. Loved it!!! I remember when I was about 7, my uncle (who got me into collecting) was living at my grandmother's house. I stumbled upon his most recent comic stack and read Amazing Spider-Man #289 (Ned Leeds is Hobgoblin issue) that had a backup with a retelling of the origin of Spidey. It was an instant hook for me and I asked my uncle if he had earlier issues of Spidey. It was then that he showed me his collection, which dated back to #4. I spent that whole summer (and subsequent summers until I was ten, and then again when I was 14) leafing through all the back issues that he had and falling in love with the history of the characters, the strange titles that popped up, and the nostalgia. Untold Tales brought all of that original excitement back...and the fact that it was 99 cents just added to the hook.


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jwmccay3




Oooo...Untold Tales. Loved it!!! I remember when I was about 7, my uncle (who got me into collecting) was living at my grandmother's house. I stumbled upon his most recent comic stack and read Amazing Spider-Man #289 (Ned Leeds is Hobgoblin issue) that had a backup with a retelling of the origin of Spidey. It was an instant hook for me and I asked my uncle if he had earlier issues of Spidey. It was then that he showed me his collection, which dated back to #4. I spent that whole summer (and subsequent summers until I was ten, and then again when I was 14) leafing through all the back issues that he had and falling in love with the history of the characters, the strange titles that popped up, and the nostalgia. Untold Tales brought all of that original excitement back...and the fact that it was 99 cents just added to the hook.


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I'm definitely a fan of the 90's. I was a 90's kid and it remains my favorite decade for comics.


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    Ever wish we had a "Naughty Nineties" Message Board?


I would love for there to be a 90's message board on here.


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    Has anyone here bought 90s Marvel back issues in the recent past?


Just the other day I bought Cosmic Powers Unlimited #1-5. I'm looking forward to reading them. Hopefully they are good.


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    Today I bought the complete run (ten issues) of Blackwulf. I had always been intrigued by that book, yet had never acted on my curiosity till today. I got all ten from Mile High Comics via ebay for $18.99 (which included shipping). I was pleasantly surprised, as I generally find Mile High's prices to be... well, mile high. This transaction was reasonable, and especially so, since I got all ten at one shot, and all were at least Fine.


I don't really know anything about Blackwulf. You will have tell us what you thought about them after you have read them.


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    What was your favorite 90s Marvel book?


Gambit's first ongoing solo from the late 90's was probably my favorite Marvel book.  I also absolutely loved the X-Men and Spider-Man comics from the 90's.   






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    Just the other day I bought Cosmic Powers Unlimited #1-5. I'm looking forward to reading them. Hopefully they are good.


I did some quick googling on that one. Apparently Galactus, Thanos, Silver Surfer, and Captain Universe were in that, so I already figure it must have been great.


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    I don't really know anything about Blackwulf. You will have tell us what you thought about them after you have read them.


I will. My next 90s Marvel purchase may be Death's Head. By the way, the fact that his first solo book came out in 1988 provides me an opportunity to mention that if a 90s Message Board were established, I would be pushing for its on topic time period to actually be 1986 to 2000. I say 1986 because that's the cut-off for the Gold-Silver-Bronze Age Board, and it seems wasteful to leave 1986 to 1990 unrepresented, so I figure the 90s board could scoop those years up. I think those years felt a lot like the 90s in any case. Surely Death's Head would fit in as on topic at a 90s board.


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    Gambit's first ongoing solo from the late 90's was probably my favorite Marvel book.  I also absolutely loved the X-Men and Spider-Man comics from the 90's.   


The Clone Saga played out between 1994 and 1996! Notorious as that was, I know there are some people who liked that story line and in particular liked Scarlet Spider. Oddly, I missed a lot of the Clone Saga, but I caught the Scarlet Spider solo book for a brief time, and liked it.






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    Darkhawk was the book that got me back into collecting comics (I was 14 when I started again after about a 4 year hiatus). Not exactly happy with the way he was treated in Avengers Arena, but it is what it is.


I remember liking Darkhawk. You know, I was thinking it might be cool for fanfic to be on topic at a 90s board. If I had my way, the rule would be, only characters or teams who don't currently have their own books would be granted fanfic permission. Otherwise we might be flooded with Wolverine fanfic, for example, which to me would be pointless, since Wolverine fans like myself can find plenty to buy on the shelves. But Darkhawk fanfic would be awesome, I think.


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    Ka-Zar was underrated early on, but then tailed off quickly.


I've noticed these Ka-Zar issues on ebay and have considered buying them. At what point did the quality start to diminish? Maybe I'll buy the issues up to that point and then stop.


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    MORT the Dead Teenager is another title that should be brought back, especially in light of all the teenage angst mixed with the zombie/supernatural kick currently going on. I teach kids 14-18 and I believe that if it was marketed properly, could easily be a top seller within 6 months with that particular age group.


Sounds like MORT fanfic would be awesome!






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As a big WCA and USAgent fan, I loved Force Works and it would definately be up there with my favourite titles of the era.

I thought Thunderstrike was an excellent title, and by that I mean very well written. I also massively enjoyed Wondermans ongoing, War Machine and Marc Spector: Moonknight.

The truth was that the middle of the decade was pretty terrible, with the quality of stories and art dipping dramatically. Titles like New Warriors, Sub-mariner, War Machine, Moonknight, Punisher and Darkhawk all started quite strongly in the early 90's but then tailed off badly, and many of them adopted a really poor, almost manga-esque artwork.

Things probably started to recover in about 1997 with Marvels big relaunch of that year. Whilst it was headed by Heroes Reborn - which was dubious at best (although sold well), there were also titles like Thunderbolts, Joe Kellys Deadpool (still the best run on the character), the Buseik/Perez Avengers, Waids Captain America, and a number of other solid titles.

There were also only a limited number of titles - about 20 or so - rather than the 50+ Marvel have now, they werent all tied into each other, and there wasnt the current trend towards massive crossover events, so getting your foot in the door as a fan was easy.


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Ka-Zar started to go down around issue 13 or 14 if I remember correctly. If you can get the series for cheap, I say go ahead for it.


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    Ka-Zar started to go down around issue 13 or 14 if I remember correctly. If you can get the series for cheap, I say go ahead for it.


I should certainly be able to pick up issues 1-12. I'll look into it. Thanks for the info!







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    As a big WCA and USAgent fan, I loved Force Works and it would definately be up there with my favourite titles of the era.


Force Works was the book that made me like USAgent.


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    I thought Thunderstrike was an excellent title, and by that I mean very well written. I also massively enjoyed Wondermans ongoing, War Machine and Marc Spector: Moonknight.


I never understood why Thunderstrike was cancelled. From what I recall, it was selling pretty well. It was a very different book from Thor, or from what Thor should have been. Thunderstrike could have handled the mortal threats, scientific ones, standard super-villain ones, organized crime, terrorist organizations, rogue nations, mad scientists... leaving Thor to handle the Asgardian threats, any magical ones, any extra-terrestrial ones.


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    The truth was that the middle of the decade was pretty terrible, with the quality of stories and art dipping dramatically. Titles like New Warriors, Sub-mariner, War Machine, Moonknight, Punisher and Darkhawk all started quite strongly in the early 90's but then tailed off badly, and many of them adopted a really poor, almost manga-esque artwork.


I remember that feeling of wow, something's wrong here with the art.


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    Things probably started to recover in about 1997 with Marvels big relaunch of that year. Whilst it was headed by Heroes Reborn - which was dubious at best (although sold well), there were also titles like Thunderbolts, Joe Kellys Deadpool (still the best run on the character), the Buseik/Perez Avengers, Waids Captain America, and a number of other solid titles.


I still have a fondness for the young female character who is now called Nomad.


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    There were also only a limited number of titles - about 20 or so - rather than the 50+ Marvel have now, they werent all tied into each other, and there wasnt the current trend towards massive crossover events, so getting your foot in the door as a fan was easy.


Did you follow any of the more far out books, like Blackwulf? Were any of those still around by the late 90s?







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    Force Works was the book that made me like USAgent.


I liked him from the very start. I thought he was an excellent antithesis to Cap and a real beligerant. WCA was what turned him into a real hero, where as before he had been a bit of a self serving glory seeker. By Force Works his team mates actually seemed to respect him.


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    I never understood why Thunderstrike was cancelled. From what I recall, it was selling pretty well. It was a very different book from Thor, or from what Thor should have been. Thunderstrike could have handled the mortal threats, scientific ones, standard super-villain ones, organized crime, terrorist organizations, rogue nations, mad scientists... leaving Thor to handle the Asgardian threats, any magical ones, any extra-terrestrial ones.


Yeah, I'd heard that it was a top seller. I dont know if it would have had lasting appeal, so I suppose it was bookended in the best possible way, and what we got were 25 excellent issues instead of something dragged on well beyond its natural lifespan.

I liked it because Eric Masterson *wasnt* Thor - he wasnt as skilled, or strong, or organised, or heroic, he was faulted and also had to juggle his responsibilities with a disasterous love life and a custody battle. You could relate to Masterson in a way not really possible with a true god like Thor.


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    I remember that feeling of wow, something's wrong here with the art.


I just dont know what was happening at Marvel at that time. I know they were suffering some legal and financial issues, and maybe that effected the pool of talent they had availible, but at the same time I think there was possibly a little of Marvel trying to take adavantage of the boom in popularity for manga in the western world at that time. Either way, it was aweful.


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    I still have a fondness for the young female character who is now called Nomad.


I read her mini series, but isnt she dead now? I believe that there was some convoluted storyline involving onslaught or something...


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    Did you follow any of the more far out books, like Blackwulf? Were any of those still around by the late 90s?


Not Blackwulf, but I did collect Deaths Head.

I'm based in the UK and Deaths Head was a massive star over here, he was a featured character in the UK based Transformers title and had a few solo series and min series published by Marvel UK, along with other UK creations such as Motormouth, Killpower and the Super Soldiers.

I read alot of stuff around about that era - Darkhawk, Cage, Secret Defenders, Nomad, New Warriors, Submariner. I have fond memories of many of them, although some titles were just dreadful.




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The only issues of that run of Ka-Zar I own are the Christopher Priest-written issues. #15-17. They're classic Priest. If you enjoyed his Black Panther, you'll dig those. As an added bonus, it's got the first appearance of K. Everrett Ross!


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New Warriors - The first 25 issues are pure magic. Still good as long as Nicieza stayed on the title.

Thunderbolts - 75 awesome issues.

Force Works - I endured the art for the fun new characters (as well as USAgent, Spider Woman, Scarlet Witch. Iron Man I could take or leave.). Someone MUST use the Scatter again.

Deadpool is still a good re-read. I can't quite remember why I didn't stay with it consistently...


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    I will. My next 90s Marvel purchase may be Death's Head. By the way, the fact that his first solo book came out in 1988 provides me an opportunity to mention that if a 90s Message Board were established, I would be pushing for its on topic time period to actually be 1986 to 2000. I say 1986 because that's the cut-off for the Gold-Silver-Bronze Age Board, and it seems wasteful to leave 1986 to 1990 unrepresented, so I figure the 90s board could scoop those years up. I think those years felt a lot like the 90s in any case. Surely Death's Head would fit in as on topic at a 90s board.


That's a great idea, and I agree about those years being a lot like the 90s. It's too bad that that period of comics (1986-2000) was not given an age name. I think it deserves one.

I don't know if I'm the only one, but I consider the comics of the 80s and 90s to be the perfect blend between realism and the fantastical over the top elements of older comic books(in both characterization and stories). In the 2000s I think they started trying to make comic stories and characters a little too realistic with a lot of shock value and mischaracterization thrown in as well (not that I don't still enjoy many modern comics).


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    The Clone Saga played out between 1994 and 1996! Notorious as that was, I know there are some people who liked that story line and in particular liked Scarlet Spider. Oddly, I missed a lot of the Clone Saga, but I caught the Scarlet Spider solo book for a brief time, and liked it.


Yeah, the Clone Saga was a bit of a rough period for Spider-Man. I really enjoyed it up until Peter was revealed to be the clone though and I also liked Ben Reilly. Also, as bad as it got once he was revealed to be the clone, it was thankfully retconned and was no where near as bad as One More Day which made me drop Spider-Man for good and made me not like seeing Spider-Man in a post OMD comic at all.






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    I read her mini series, but isnt she dead now? I believe that there was some convoluted storyline involving onslaught or something...


I didn't know she died in that. Does anybody know for sure?


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    Not Blackwulf, but I did collect Deaths Head.



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    I'm based in the UK and Deaths Head was a massive star over here, he was a featured character in the UK based Transformers title and had a few solo series and min series published by Marvel UK, along with other UK creations such as Motormouth, Killpower and the Super Soldiers.


I had no idea Death's Head was so big in the UK. I also never heard of Motormouth, Killpower or the Super Soldiers, I guess because I don't live in the UK. Do any of these still appear in comics over there?







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"Grim and gritty" was all the rage in the 90s. I liked a lot of this. Wolverine grew in popularity over the course of this decade. Cable first appeared in 1990 and got his own book in 1993.

What were your favorite grim and gritty characters/books?






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My favorite part of Peter David's Hulk run was Gray Hulk a.k.a. Mister Fixit. I loved that guy. I would read stories about him all day long if I could, and that includes fanfic. The fact that he was weaker than Green Hulk but also smarter and meaner made him a perfect antihero whose career as a professional criminal but one who might occasionally show some compassion due to the Bruce Banner influence could easily have been developed into what we now would call a MAX series.







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    That's a great idea, and I agree about those years being a lot like the 90s. It's too bad that that period of comics (1986-2000) was not given an age name. I think it deserves one.


I think some would call 1986-2000 the Iron Age. I could go with that, although I wouldn't name the message board that, personally, since too many people wouldn't know, or might disagree about, what the term Iron Age referred to.

Although I guess the board could be named like so: "Iron Age (1986-2000)" - thus putting the explanation right in the name.


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    I don't know if I'm the only one, but I consider the comics of the 80s and 90s to be the perfect blend between realism and the fantastical over the top elements of older comic books(in both characterization and stories). In the 2000s I think they started trying to make comic stories and characters a little too realistic with a lot of shock value and mischaracterization thrown in as well (not that I don't still enjoy many modern comics).


What I don't like about some modern comics is when realism is shoe-horned in, retroactively, to comics that were never that way - but what I'm talking about here is moral realism, or psychological realism. Peter Parker, for example, just doesn't seem as morally upstanding today as he used to be, even in the Iron Age, let alone the Silver or Bronze. The Punisher, while popular under Garth Ennis from 2000 onward, was no longer the guy I wanted to read about, as he had been shifted from the Mack Bolan: Executioner end of the spectrum to the more extreme Judge Dredd end.


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    Yeah, the Clone Saga was a bit of a rough period for Spider-Man. I really enjoyed it up until Peter was revealed to be the clone though and I also liked Ben Reilly. Also, as bad as it got once he was revealed to be the clone, it was thankfully retconned and was no where near as bad as One More Day which made me drop Spider-Man for good and made me not like seeing Spider-Man in a post OMD comic at all.


Making Peter the clone was weird, yes, but predictable as a temporary story twist. Seriously, if the Clone Saga had been a novel, or a movie, it surely would have been written, by almost anyone, with Peter thinking for a while that he was the clone. This was an almost obligatory storytelling stratagem. Unfortunately, comics, coming out in monthly installments, don't always lend themselves to this sort of thing, because people can't just keep reading for a few more hours or days and see the twist resolve itself. Instead, the twist just sits there, for months, with the creative and publishing personnel of course behaving as if the twist is permanent, because if they did anything else, the story would be ruined. Plus some of the creative or publishing personnel might even have wanted, or perhaps, crazily, actually intended, for the twist to be permanent, despite the fact that such a thing was never to be, marketing realities being as they are. Peter Parker would always have more fans than Ben Reilly, and for that reason, Peter Parker would always emerge, eventually, as the real deal, and Ben Reilly as the clone, because marketing always wins. All of this was exacerbated by the fact that many of Peter's fans were young enough at the time to be unclear about such things as marketing.

Where Marvel screwed up, in my opinion, was treating the eventual return to status quo (Peter the original, Ben the copy) as a retcon, with all of this made all the more egregious by having Ben disappear in a puff of smoke. Ben should never have disappeared. The Scarlet Spider was a legitimate character who could have stuck around forever as part of the Spidey family. Here we could have had an arachnid hero who made different moral choices than Peter would have. Ben could even have decided that, sometimes, killing was justified. Ben could have moved in very different circles than Peter did. He could have become a SHIELD agent and gotten involved in the kind of adventures the Black Widow would. These opportunities went literally up in smoke because Marvel panicked.






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I came back to comics in the 90's, and here is a list of some of my favorites from that era:

1. Thunderstrike
2. Spider-Man 2099
3. PAD's Hulk
4. Thunderbolts
5. Waid's Captain America run
6. X-Men 2099
7. Priest's Black Panther

I'm sure there were others, but these are the ones that come immediately to mind. To put this in a modern context, I do not read ANY of these titles now, and my pull list only includes 3 Marvels (out of almost a dozen monthly titles). I'd love to have these comics back!


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I heard that Nomad sacrificed herself in the Onslaught Unleashed mini-series. I dont know the details.

Deaths Head made his debut in a one page story called 'High Noon Tex' in the pages of Transformers (he was created by Transformers writer Simon Furman). He then went on to become a regular guest star in some really popular Transformers stories. After that he guest appeared in a number of UK titles such as Dr Who and Dragons Claws, before getting a solo title of his own whilst continuing to guest elsewhere. He most recently appeared in the S.W.O.R.D mini and in the current Ironman arc.

Motormouth and Killpower briefly appeared in Captain Britain and MI13. Hauer - the leader of the UK Super Soldiers - was show to be present when the UK signed the SHRA during Civil War.


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    1. Thunderstrike
    2. Spider-Man 2099
    3. PAD's Hulk
    4. Thunderbolts
    5. Waid's Captain America run
    6. X-Men 2099
    7. Priest's Black Panther


I had forgotten the 2099 titles were 90s books! One of the great cult classic comic book imprints, and one that is especially popular on these boards.

Priest's Black Panther is deemed by many to be the best T'Challa incarnation of all time. I would have to say its only competition is the Don McGregor run, although I was surprised to discover that I enjoyed Jack Kirby's Panther run, despite the high silliness that was evident. I think I liked it because I was reading the Essential, and having just finished imbibing McGregor's wordy, literary style, I was ready for something completely different, which Kirby's run certainly was.

Priest did excellent work in the late 80s and throughout the 90s, and all of it would be on topic at an Iron Age (1986-2000) Message Board. I would like to spotlight his Conan the King issues 50-55, written in 1989 under the name of Jim Owsley. These would be on topic, and I am glad of that, because I consider those six issues to be among the very best Conan stories ever written in any venue, and I think even Robert E. Howard would have agreed.










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I started in the 90's and loved New Warriors, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers (any coast), PAD's Hulk, PAD's X-factor, and Thunderbolts


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I think this was post-PAD but I notice Rahne and Strong Guy are in the pic.






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The end of PAD's run/early DeMatteis/Lobdell run. Both Pietro and Lorna's red/gold costume were gone within a few issues of PAD leaving.

That pic is from the Skybox X-Men Trading Card Series II, released sometime that year (1993).




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Sure there was some crap but there was a lot of stuff I loved. Early Thunderbolts, Heroes Return era Avengers, Spider-man books right after the clone saga and before the relaunch (Identity Crisis rocked).

By the way, check out my 90's Retro Reviews.

http://landsharkattacks.blogspot.com/search/label/retro%20review-90%27s


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