• Captain Britain Reading Diary 7: Your Brother and Your Sister

    Captain Britain Reading Diary 7: Your Brother and Your Sister0

    Betsy Braddock is a fairly famous comics character. [She is certainly not Linda McQuillan, but we’ll get there. –Ed.] She debuted as an X-Man in the 80s, moving from New Mutants Annual #2 in the summer of ‘86 to X-Men Annual #10 in the autumn of that year. By the full swing of ‘87 she

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  • Captain Britain Reading Diary 3: Enemy in the Front Room

    Captain Britain Reading Diary 3: Enemy in the Front Room0

    Captain Britain Weekly is dead; long live Super Spider-Man and Captain Britain! Super Spider-Man had been a weekly magazine headlined by Spidey. Now, starting with issue #231, it also contained the Captain. Spider-Man came first, with fourteen pages of Lee/Buscema reprint. Then CB (still all-new material) got seven, followed by The Avengers (reprints) and then

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  • Captain Britain Reading Diary 1: Sun Over a Stone Circle

    Captain Britain Reading Diary 1: Sun Over a Stone Circle0

    In the beginning, there was Claremont. Chris Claremont was born in London, and that either means something to him or means enough to other people that he talks about it as if it means something about him. In his introduction to the trade collection Captain Britain: Birth of a Hero, Claremont talks about the creation

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