The adventure continues as Chris and Kurtis plow their way through the early days of Roy Thomas’s Avengers! New villains show up (Red Guardian, Typhon) and old villains return (Super-Adaptoid, Diablo), plus–The Mandarin gathers together a whole bunch of Avengers antagonists, the beginning of a long Magneto saga, and the debut of Dane Whitman as the Black Knight! There is so much to discuss in this episode, so you’d better get listening!
Issues discussed: Avengers #41-50, Annual #1
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Another literary allusion Kurtis 🙂 p. 98 with Hercules “…Whate’ver fools these mortals may be …. ” echoes Shakespeare’s Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
“Shall we their fond pageant see? Lord, what fools these mortals be!”