As I recall, my first exposure to super-hero comics was a 3-pack from my local pharmacy. While I had been reading G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Vol 1 and Transformers Vol 1 comics before this (also in the 3-pack format), the first super-hero stories that I read were:
- Silver Surfer Vol 3 11
- X-Factor Vol 1 29
- Classic X-Men Vol 1 14.
What’s interesting about these three books is how they have influenced my comic-reading habits even up until today.
The way the X-Factor team talked and acted seemed weird and the villain, Infectia, just downright creepy to this 10-year old boy’s sensibilities. The X-Men story dropped me into the middle of an epic tale and it was difficult to figure out what had happened before. Silver Surfer, however, caught my inte…Read more >