Doug: Welcome to our fourth year of publication, everyone! Last winter we got a kick out of voting for key Bronze Age events, as listed in Back Issue! #49. Polls were listed on our sidebar, and you chose winners in head-to-head match-ups as we worked our way to the most significant event. Beginning today, and we'll let this run for a few days to be certain everyone who wants to participate has the opportunity, we'd like you to nominate your favorite stories and storylines from the Bronze Age. For our purposes, let's go with a broad period of 1968 to 1985. Those parameters are wide, but that may give us the leeway to include some great tales that lie just on the fringe of the period we love.
Doug: For your convenience, you can use the Comic Book Database (which we are big fans of for all of our cover images) as your resource for dates. Please list the story name ("Kree/Skrull War" for example), or the issue numbers if your particular nominee has never been collected or doesn't go by a more common name. If you want to, make up a name of your own, but still give us the issue numbers and perhaps the key event. We'll see how many nominees we get, find an appropriately sized bracket, and let 'er rip!
Doug: Last time, kids! It's now 8:50 PM Central time on the 18th, and I'd like to post the updated and final list. I've made a couple of editorial changes, Karen and I have discussed a few other issues, and I think I'll take Humanbelly's suggestion and do a play-in with four stories to get us from 66 to 64, then put everything on a 64-team bracket. This is an alphabetical list, and I've attempted to include issue numbers alongside the stories. Please correct me where I may be wrong or have incomplete information. We want to give everyone a fair shot at knowing exactly what stories are being voted on. Look for the first poll tomorrow, and then Sunday we'll hit this thing running! Thanks to all for their suggestions and input so far.