The Painter Of A Thousand Perils! last edited by aphillips17 on 04/26/19 01:47PM View full history

Gangster Tobin learns that the Human Torch is investigating him. Tobin then teams up with another foe of the Human Torch, the Painter, to end him once and for all!


  • The Painter Of A Thousand Perils!
  • The Heat's On
  • The Silent Giant
  • The Iron Warrior


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The Painter of a Thousand Perils! 0

Man alive, this issue does not shut up. And I thought Lieber was bad with his obtuse plot developments—new guy Bernstein is all about that exposition! All set-up and flash-backstory, this month sees the Human Torch up against The Painter of a Thousand Perils—an artist who (you guessed it) can make scenes come to life as he paints it, really fast with paints and brushes he found from Egyptian ruins. Sounds like a certain Fantastic Four issue, right? Yup, it's that story again, only with a much le...

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Dumb! Dumb! Dumb! Dumb! 0

I’m going to get out there and just say it, this issue is really dumb. Like even for hypnosis and space obsessed Marvel dumb. The villain of the week Wilhelm Von Vile (I kid you not) has acquired a magic set of paints that he found under his prison cell in an ancient alien chamber. With paint comes power as the old, and entirely made up, adage goes. Anything that Von Vile paints comes to life leaving him with the power of a God.So this story. There are plot holes you could drive a bus thr...

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