Friday, November 18, 2011

Marvel History 189: Tales of Suspense # 58

Issue: Tales of Suspense # 58
Writer: Stan Lee
Artist: Don Heck
Publication Date: October 1964
Brief Summary:

http://marvel.wikia.com/Tales_of_Suspense_58


Commentary:


Kraven and Chameleon, last seen bumbling around here, return for...who knows?  General unpleasantness, I suppose.  Kraven gets captured in about five panels, and then Chameleon pretends to be Captain America.  So, you know, that naturally leads to Cap and Iron Man duking it out for a while.

The hero vs. hero fight is rising beyond commies and mad scientists to the top of Stan Lee's favorite plot lines.  Also, next issue will begin featuring Captain America on a regular basis in the backup stories.  Huzzah!

Quick Thoughts:

  • Stark has added an underwater breathing apparatus to his suit
  • Captain America uses the word "donnybrook"
  • Lyndon Johnson is referenced as the president
Favorite Panel:

Cap flashes his legendary sense of humor.

Favorite Quote: "...Iron Man and Captain America...acting like enemies!!  It doesn't seem possible!!" - Someone that clearly hasn't read Civil War

Next: Tales to Astonish # 60