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There's some pretty good ones there. I can't think of any that they missed.
Looks like Marvel's been running on fumes since about 1985.

The list shows the bias of whoever put it together. Someone like me, I'd say! It's got a particular focus.

Weren't there any decent images since Prof X was deemed jerk? (Even that is after my time!)

I know there are some pics there after my golden age, but there must be more, shoorly?
Wow... looking at this collection made me realize one thing -- despite reading and participating in long threads and arguments about the incident, I'd never actually seen Hank hit Jan until now.

Also, what's the second-to-last panel?
Rob Staeger said:
Wow... looking at this collection made me realize one thing -- despite reading and participating in long threads and arguments about the incident, I'd never actually seen Hank hit Jan until now.

Also, what's the second-to-last panel?

Looks like a nubile Natasha Romanov as drawn by genial Gene Colan. What a great pic.
Figserello said:
Looks like Marvel's been running on fumes since about 1985.
The list shows the bias of whoever put it together. Someone like me, I'd say! It's got a particular focus.
Weren't there any decent images since Prof X was deemed jerk? (Even that is after my time!)

I know there are some pics there after my golden age, but there must be more, shoorly?

Exactly what I was thinking. I can't quibble with any that are there, but there ought to be more I haven't seen because they were published after I gave up on Marvel ... unless that means they haven't done much worth reading since I gave up.

That said ... no Iron Man? Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos? the Incredible Hulk? the Punisher?
Figserello said:
<Looks like a nubile Natasha Romanov as drawn by genial Gene Colan. What a great pic.

Oh, it certainly does, and it certainly is? But what's it from, and why is it iconic? (I'm guessing Colan's run on Cap?)
I dunno. I supposed it depends on what "iconic" is supposed to mean in this context. I'm not sure I've got a very precise definition even for myself, but I think (at least, until I think of a good counter-example) that for me an iconic panel needs to be one that either immediately leaps to mind when I think of a particular character, or is the memorable image from an especially significant story in Marvel history. (If I wanted to be very loosey-goosey, I might throw in a panel that is "perfectly representative" of an especially important or influential artist.)

I'm not the measure of all things, but if I see a panel from a Marvel story from before ... oh, let's say 1990 ... and I have no idea what story it came from or, worse, who the character is, I don't see how it can be "iconic." A cool-looking picture? Absolutely. But iconic?
Maybe it's iconic in the sense that it launched a thousand fanboy fantasies...
Hmmm....

Origins/Introductions: Panels 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 28, 35, 36, 47, 51, 54, 55, 59
Deaths: 3, 12, 13, 14, 18, 21, 44, 48, 70

I find that interesting, somehow.

Edited to add... There were some that I didn't recognize, so they may have been origin or death scenes that I just didn't know. Of course, that kind of speaks to the "iconic" question, doesn't it?
I had never seen this Black Widow panel or story before, so I'm only guessing, but Rob, I think, is right in a sense. It's from Amazing Adventures #5, which puts it at 1970 or 1971. My guess is this is the first Marvel panel to show that much skin, and that's all there is to it.

One of the posters at CSBG called the panel "a sign Marvel was finally starting to grow up", which gets a big eyeroll from me ...
Doctor Hmmm? said:
I dunno. I supposed it depends on what "iconic" is supposed to mean in this context. I'm not sure I've got a very precise definition even for myself, but I think (at least, until I think of a good counter-example) that for me an iconic panel needs to be one that either immediately leaps to mind when I think of a particular character, or is the memorable image from an especially significant story in Marvel history.

"Face it, Tiger -- you just hit the jackpot!" scores on both those counts. (Actually, it's such a memorable image that you don't even remember what's on any of the 22 pages preceeding it. At least, I don't.)

With that one as a guide, how many of these 70 would still make the cut? I think at least half would fall off the list.
It's the Black Widow. I remember seeing that panel for the first time in a Widow reprint in the old tabloid sized Marvel Treasury Christmas specials, of all places. That was the most risque piece of art I'd ever seen in comic to that time. It's always stuck with me, and I'm glad I now see I wasn't the only one.

Figserello said:
Rob Staeger said:
Wow... looking at this collection made me realize one thing -- despite reading and participating in long threads and arguments about the incident, I'd never actually seen Hank hit Jan until now.

Also, what's the second-to-last panel?

Looks like a nubile Natasha Romanov as drawn by genial Gene Colan. What a great pic.

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