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Giants roamed the Earth in those days, and now they're back! Witness the formation of the new X-Men and the old Invaders! The rapid return of the wartime runner called the Whizzer! The debut of the multiplying Marvel Knight Madrox! Spider-Man vs. the Man-Wolf! The Defenders vs. the Squadron Sinister! The monstrous Man-Thing, the titillating Tigra and more! Tales almost too ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published May 18th 2005 by Marvel Comics Group
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This is an odd collection of Marvel stories from the '70s that don't seem to have anything in commmon other than that they all happened to originally appear in books with the words "Giant-Size" in the title. There's a Fantastic Four in which Ben is on his way to watch Namath and the Jets play (which will give old people like me an idea of the chronological context), and in which Medusa seems to be taking The Invisible Girl's place... perhaps Sue was on maternity leave. There's a nice Avengers st ...more
Roy Thomas is a comic book writer and editor, and Stan Lee's first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howard's character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Thomas is also known for his championing of Golden A ...moreMore about Roy Thomas