Comic Book Cover of the Week! It’s Miller Time!

So this weeks cover is one of my faves drawn by Thing artist extraordinaire Ron Wilson-I always love comic book story lines that really show superheroes on their time off. This particular issue has an amazing cover that simply shows the Thing gettin’ wasted at the local dive bar with none other than the Sandman! This was an unusual pairing at the time to have The Thing “teaming up” with a villain but it seems that after this issue in which the Sandman contemplates his life’s direction and tells his complete origin to Ben Grimm, that the two seem to have a friendship that forms that will lead them once again to drink beer together in yet another later issue (the next time will be in a hospital room). It’s simple comic book story lines that I feel are missed greatly in the comics of today-If you’re looking for a great simple and fun back issue to check out Marvel Two in One #88 from 1982-just make sure to crack open a cold one when reading!

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3 comments

  1. clinton

    This reminds me of when Wolverine an co. were in the bar with Juggernaut. Is this an unspoken, Marvel rule? Is the bar the neutral zone?

  2. christopher

    Did you ever read the issue where The Hulk and The Thing were arm wrestling in a bar?All I remember is that they somehow brought the building down while still arm wrestling .Fuckin bad ass!

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