Welcome to the Marvel Age! Each month PTBN Comics’ very own Sarcastic Four (Nick Duke, Tim Capel, Russell Sellers and Todd Weber) take an in-depth,year-by-year look at Marvel Comics’ publishing history, focusing on 10 significant stories from that year. The team looks at important character debuts, discusses significant comic creators, and places social and historical context of the era onto the books-all culminating in a holistic look at the Marvel Age of Comics.
This eclectic ELEVENTH episode takes a concentrated look at roughly half of the best of Marvel’s output throughout 1968. The Sarcastic Four talk in depth about Marvel Comics’ Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD, The Incredible Hulk, Silver Surfer, the Amazing Spider-Man and Captain Marvel; the boys discuss the contributions of creators Stan Lee, Jim Steranko, Gary Friedrich, Marie Severin, Joe Sinnott, John Buscema, Vince Colletta and Roy Thomas; and the S4 go in-depth into return appearances from the Galactus, the Red Skull and the Warriors Three as well as important debuts from the previously mentioned Captain Marvel, future Captain Marvel Carol Danvers, and the embodiment of evil, Mephisto.