Monday, March 29, 2010

My Favourite 1980s Marvel Slugfests

#10) Colossus vs. Juggernaut (Uncanny X-men #183)


#9) Thor vs. the Celestials (Thor #387-389 )


#8) Hulk vs. Thing: Marvel Fanfare #21


#7) Thor vs. the Midguard Serpent (Thor #380)


#6) Galactus vs. The In-Betweener (Silver Surfer #18)


#5) Spider-Man vs. Juggernaut (Amazing Spider-Man #229-230)


#4) Hulk vs. Everyone! (Hulk #300)


#3) Spider-Man vs. Firelord (Amazing Spider-Man #269-270)


#2) Uncanny X-Men vs the Imperial Guard (Uncanny X-Men #137)


And a tie for First...
#1A)Hulk vs. Everyone Part 2! (Hulk #316)


#1B) Wolverine vs Sabretooth (Uncanny X-Men #213)


9 comments:

  1. I certainly agree with the two Hulks (although I might switch the order) and the Spidey ones, and definitely X-men #137.

    But where's that great free-for-all in the last issue of Squadron Supreme? Great climax to a great series.

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  2. Really did like that Squadron Supreme mini, but I wasn't really a big Paul Ryan fan. The early issues by Bob Hall seemed much more dynamic.

    Thanks for the comment!

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  3. love that simonson art! my vote is for spidey/juggernaut, though.

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  4. Wow, great post. And it makes me a proud 80's-baby Marvel zombie, that i picked up most of these back then, except for the Thor stuff, and the Spidey/Juggy issues (just a bit before my time). I'm pretty sure I got them when Marvel Tales reprinted them, though. Hard to pick a favorite from these classics, but I'm such an Avengers junkie, I'd have top go with Hulk #300.

    starfoxxx

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  5. For sure, my vote would have been for #5. #3, DeFalco's Spider-Man/Firelord battle was just a blatant rip-off of Stern's Spider-Man/Juggernaut masterpiece, as DeFalco didn't have an original bone in his body back then.

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  6. I missed Kingpin vs Matt Murdock from Born Again, Daredevil v.s Many foes DD 260, Wolverine vs Spiderman ( one -shot), Kraven vs vermin (from last hunt), Hulk vs Wolverine 340( if only for the great Mc Farlane art) , among others. Great list though.

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  7. The Avengers vs Ultron where at the end of the issue it's "They're all dead!".

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  8. Romita JR has been "the guy". Here in Brazil by chronological problems with this fight was shown hulk iron man gold and red, bizarre!

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  9. Hi Lucas, thanks for the comment.

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