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Bring on the Bad Guys: Origins of the Marvel Comics Villains (Origins of Marvel Comics #3)

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Looking at the other side of Origins of Marvel Comics and Son of Origin, this collections presents the origins of some of Marvel most infamous villians.

Reprinted are:
Fantastic Four #5, Fantastic Four Annual #2 (1st story) (Dr. Doom)
Strange Tales #126-127 (Dormammu)
Journey Into Mystery #112-113 (Tales of Asgard) (Loki)
Journey Into Mystery #115 (Absorbing Man - with Loki)

Paperback, 253 pages
Published October 1976 by Simon & Schuster
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Mar 13, 2016 Tom rated it really liked it
Super fun read! Granted, it is a bit of nostalgia for me. This book is all about super-hero comics as they were when I was a kid. Fun to reminisce, but I can see where a contemporary (read: younger) reader could find the content very dated if not down right antiquated. I would hope, however, that any reader would at least appreciate that this book represents the stories and artwork of Silver/Bronze age comics and a significant part of Marvel history. So even if it all seems a bit quaint by more ...more
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Feb 12, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it really liked it
A superb book for learning the origin stories of many of Marvel's key superhero characters. The 1st issue reprinted in this book lets you read these great stories without the huge price you would have to pay to buy them individually. Very recommend to any comic fan.
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Dec 15, 2013 Wondra Vanian rated it really liked it
Awesome. I didn't really know a whole lot about the Marvel baddies so this was fun to read. Stan Lee's intros to the chapters are brilliant. Also, the first thing I've read with Dr. Strange in it. I need to read more.
Sep 06, 2010 Carol rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: comic book lovers
Shelves: children
A great resource book for anyone who loves comic books. Insightful information as well as the first apperances of the villians. Very good read.
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The collected origins of Marvel's best villains.
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Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber) is an American writer, editor, creator of comic book superheroes, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics.

With several artist co-creators, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, Daredevil, the Silver Surfer, Dr. Strange, and many other characters, introducing complex,
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