Fans my age tend to have a fondness for the hunt and discovery of of back issues in a time before every moderately-sized city had a comic shop. In the part of North Carolina that I grew up in, the big mother-load of back issues were usually flea markets. I would find some gems at the flea market, whether it was the one off the Interstate that coated the family car in dust, or the one just outside of town that had only a few booths. In that last one, the comic seller had a really good selection of back issue Marvel comics. I seem to recall one in particular he had was Avengers #157, which sported a Jack Kirby cover. Of course, at the time. I had no clue who Jack Kirby was. Nevertheless, the cover had all of the Avengers taken out by one foe, and all I could see of him was his boots.
Word has come down from writer Frank Tieri that of Black Knight cancelled by Marvel Comics. With orders falling from 39,000 for the first issue to 22,000 for the second, it looks as if there is a chopping block at the All-New, All-Different Marvel.
Everybody makes these lists of characters that need a movie, and every one of them are Black Panther, Captain Marvel, She-Hulk blah, blah, blah. I’m going outside the box here and naming some characters that you probably haven’t thought of, maybe not even heard of. 1) The Black Knight Dane Whitman’s origin story is