Thursday, February 18, 2016

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 49: Peter Parker Picks a Peck of Puberty

Jolly Jonah Jameson has "invited" amazing Peter Parker and sassy Gwen Stacy to accompany him to the Savage Land for a circulation-boosting story on the Earth-616's real-life Jurassic Park! So what's the purpose of this trip, aside from getting Gil Kane to draw some dandy dinosaurs? Well, Peter Parker's gonna take photographs...

Panels from Amazing Spider-Man #103 (December 1971), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia, letters by Artie Simek

..and Gwen Stacy's gonna


Please note that a more modern Marvel Ms., Jessica Jones, turned down the a very similar sort of adventure. Aw. But even she knows the cause-and-effect that has become such a popular trope in the Marvel Universe referring to what we what happened to Gwen not that long afterwards. Probably a smart decision, Jessica.

Panels from Alias #24 (September 2003), script by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and inks by Michael Gaydos, colors by Matt Hollingsworth, letters by Cory Petit

1 comment:

Blam said...

Kudos to Roy, and by extension Jonah, for getting the first part of the quote right. (Amazing Spider-Man #103 was one of my very first comics ever, by the way, likely a recent back-issue trade or flea-market find given the date.)