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A Year of Cool Comics – Day 137

by  in Comic News Comment

Here is the latest in our year-long look at one cool comic (whether it be a self-contained work, an ongoing comic or a run on a long-running title that featured multiple creative teams on it over the years) a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here‘s the archive of the moments posted so far!

Today we take a look at Avengers #273-277, the acclaimed “Under Siege” storyline by Roger Stern, John Buscema and Tom Palmer!

Enjoy!

In Avengers #273, we see what the basic plan of Under Siege is – Baron Zemo forms an extra large team of villains as the Masters of Evil…


They attack the Avengers Mansion…


Next issue, after capturing an unsuspecting Black Knight and trapping Captain Marvel in another dimension, Captain America and the Wasp fall victim to the Avengers’ own defenses!



Hercules barrels in without thinking and pays the price…


Captain America and Black Knight suffer psychological torture…



but then, at the bedside of the hospitalized Hercules, Wasp decides to turn the tables on the villains…


which leads to this cover…


This storyline had it all – character-driven drama, action, suspense, fighting plus artwork by two comic book art legends, John Buscema and Tom Palmer!

Well worth a read – luckily it’s been collected into trade paperback!