Monday, October 20, 2014

MOKF Monday: "Warriors of the Golden Dawn Part 1: The Phoenix and the Snake" by Moench, Zeck, and Day

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Today's the big day! All of our previous MOKF Mondays have been leading up to Master of Kung Fu #83 (September 1979) and Part one of "Warriors of the Golden Dawn"! Doug Moench, Mike Zeck, Gene Day and company lay it all on us with this one--all the hows, whats, and whys behind the insidious Fu Manchu's return and evil machinations!  Prepare to face..."The Phoenix and the Snake"!
















Thanx max_renn for the scans!

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Grooviest Covers of All Time: Giant-Size Marvel, Part Two

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Last week, we dug on a stack of Giant-Size Marvel covers while they were still in their quarterly phase. Well, by the Summer of 75, the Giant-Size mags were phasing out, doing the job of the old "Specials"--reprinting classic Marvel tales. T'wasn't too horrible a thing, though--at least we got one more round of outstanding covers from the likes of Kane, Romita, and Kirby!










Thursday, October 16, 2014

Groove's Faves: "The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland" by Michelinie and Aragones

How 'bout a howling heap o' ha-ha, Groove-ophiles? It's an early script by David Michelinie, illustrated by Sergio Aragones! Are ya starting to get an inkling of where "The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland" came from? You got it! PLOP! #7 (July 1974)! Here are some snickers for your Halloween bag, baby!







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