In the movies, Magneto has spent as much time out of costume as in it. But there was a time when comic readers only saw Magneto's face from behind his helmet. Here's the story of how readers finally got to see the man behind the mask — plus the original pencil drawings of the reveal!
This Wednesday is a grab bag of pulp weirdness. There's a Frank Castle story that takes place in a house of illicit relaxation, a compilation of 1980s Marvel heroes versus a demonically possessed NYC, and Judge Dredd looking burly.
Some fans have been up in arms over the upcoming remake of the classic film The Day the Earth Stood Still. But the film is itself an adaptation of Harry Bates’ short story “Farewell to the Master,” originally published in the magazine Astounding Science Fiction. In 1973, Marvel editor-in-chief Roy Thomas acquired the…