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Hit-Maker? Not so much

Face Thief

Face Thief

Here’s a blast from the past … Brian Hughes looks back at Marvel Comics’ Superstars of Tomorrow event that ran through their 1993 annuals. While a few of the characters went on to bigger roles (like Captain Marvel’s son, Genis, who sported the name Legacy back then) others like Bantam, Tracer, Hit-Maker, Face Thief and Devourer never made much of an impact. Individual trading cards spotlighting the new characters were bagged with each annual, meaning you had to buy two copies if you wanted one in mint condition.

Hughes also shares some pages from Marvel:Year in Review ’93, which included a humorous look at the stunt written by Tom Brevoort and Mike Kanterovich, as they poke fun at each character and suggest a few that didn’t make it in. Ah, the 1990s …

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