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Havok & Wolverine

Havok & Wolverine: Meltdown issue 1

Well, our previous blog was on DC’s Cosmic Odyssey, so hey, here’s Marvel’s big prestige format limited series from right around the same time.

Written by the Simonsons, 1988′s Havok & Wolverine: Meltdown was published through Marvel’s Epic imprint. As Walter (Simonson) explained in an interview that . . . → Read More: Havok & Wolverine

Hey yo, it’s like, Lobo

Justice League International Issues 18 and 19, from 1988

Often considered DC’s over-the-top answer to Wolverine, Lobo was / is a very fun character, both on a visual level and the intergalactic badass lines spewing out of his mouth.

Lobo caught fire with his Justice League appearances in the late ’80s (possibly our . . . → Read More: Hey yo, it’s like, Lobo

Hey, it’s Wolver…I mean, it’s Grips!

Grips 1

Founded by Kris Silver in ’86, Silverwolf Comics‘ instant flagship title was the ultra-violent, ultra-bloody, ultra, ultra, ultra Grips.

A sort of fusion of Marvel’s prominent badass / vigilante characters (Punisher, Wolverine, Daredevil), Grips featured dynamic shots of slicin’ and dicin’ and body parts aflyin’. Highly detailed pen and ink artwork, . . . → Read More: Hey, it’s Wolver…I mean, it’s Grips!