Nerdy Fact #1750: Though Netflix’s The Defenders series features Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, the comic-book version of the team was founded by the Hulk, Dr. Strange, and Namor the Sub-Mariner.
It’s Comic Book Librarian Supreme’s Christmas Comic Countdown!
For today’s Christmas comic, I present 1974′s Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag with a fabulous cover by John Buscema. Is it just me, or does the Hulk seem a little small compared to Captain America behind him? Oh well.
This comic book is part of the DuGarm Collection at the University of Iowa: Special Collections.
This is the first of two new videos today. Watch this one first.
Off the top of your head, could you sing the theme from Star Wars? How about James Bond? Or Harry Potter? But here’s the kicker: can you sing any theme from a Marvel film? Despite 13 films and 10 billion dollars at the box office, the Marvel Cinematic Universe lacks a distinctive musical identity or approach. So let’s try to answer the question: what is missing from Marvel music?