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Captain America #7 (Vol. 3)
Mar 25th, 2013 by Rusty

Captain America #7 cover

Captain America #7 (Vol. 3)

Date: July 1998
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $1.99
2013 NM Range: $3.00
Stats: 22 color pages plus “American Graffiti” letters page, Bullpen Bulletins and ads
Writer: Mark Waid
Artists: Dale Eaglesham, Scott Koblish, Joe Rosas, John Costanza (and new creative team of Andy Kubert, Jesse Delperdang, Jason Wright and Todd Klein)
Notable Notes: Captain America finally resolves the Skrull crisis!

Avenge With A Vengeance?

It seems like whenever Cap gets beaten down he always comes back in a big way. The story in this issue (the last 3 actually) is no different, but this one has a little bit more subdued (depressing?) ending. Not sure I really like it that way.

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Fantastic Four #287
Nov 3rd, 2012 by Rusty

Fantastic Four #287 cover

Fantastic Four #287

Date: February, 1986
Cover Price: 75¢
Current NM Price: $4.00
Stats: 22 color pages plus ads and bulletins
Publisher: Marvel Comics Group
Writer/Penciler: John Byrne
Other Artists: Glynis Oliver, Jim Novak
Notable Notes: I don’t know, but it does have the worst “beauty parlor” scene I’ve ever seen!

I Tried to Like It:
Oh, Fantastic Four, how I’ve tried to like thee! Seriously, every few years I give “The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine” a try, and I really do want to like it, but it never grabs me. I don’t know what it is either. I mean, I *do* realize the historical importance of the FF, and the characters seem likable enough, but I guess it just isn’t meant to be. Well, at least not until the next time I try!

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