THUNDER Agents #1

THUNDER Agents #1, November 1965

In 1965, with super-heroes making a resurgence thanks to Marvel, and a spy-craze running wild over movies and television thanks to James Bond, Wally Wood was not short on inspiration when he and Larry Ivie were contracted to create a new line of comics for Tower. THUNDER Agents combines aspects of both genres to create something quite unique. While the series was perhaps not blessed with the strongest stories, it’s well worth seeking out for the art alone. Alongside Wood is a stellar array of comics talent: Steve Ditko, Dan Adkins, Gil Kane, Reed Crandall…

Cover by Wood.