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MINDCANDY

A weekly rummage in the attic of sci-fi

Crazy, crazy nights... Rock legends Kiss infiltrated the Marvel Universe in 1977 with the debut issue of Marvel Super Special, tangling with none other than Doctor Doom (who we suspect is really more of a Slipknot fan). In a truly audacious publicity stunt the slap-daubed glam-beasts donated phials of their own blood to the printers to capture that perfect shade of rock 'n' roll red. Top that, Jedward, you milky fops.

Nick Setchfield
Nick Setchfield

Nick Setchfield is the Editor-at-Large for SFX Magazine, writing features, reviews, interviews, and more for the monthly issues. However, he is also a freelance journalist and author with Titan Books. His original novels are called The War in the Dark, and The Spider Dance. He's also written a book on James Bond called Mission Statements.