Thursday, November 24, 2016

Marvel Team Up #63 - John Byrne art

Marvel Team-Up v1 #63, 1977 - Spider-man meets Iron Fist for the first time, not long after the cancellation of the kung-fu hero's own series. The same level of artistic skill that John Byrne brought to those issues is evident here. The book opens with a splash page of Iron Fist in mid-kick toward the reader, a stunning visual that commands your attention. This is one of several outstanding drawings, including the Iron Fist's defeat at the hands of the similarly-garbed Silver Serpent. Misty Knight, Iron Fist's companion, makes a pair of appearances, joining the storyline toward the end. Dave Cockum is the cover artist. This is number 8 of 22 Marvel Team-Up issues with Byrne art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Byrne or Marvel Team-Up issues. See also this blog's Byrne checklist.
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"Night of the Dragon
" Byrne story pencils (Dave Hunt inks) 17 pages = ***
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John Byrne
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More Byrne posts:
Doomsday +1 #2
Marvel Team-Up #64
Captain America #238

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