We’ve been talking about the Woodgod revival for years, and finally, courtesy of Dean Haspiel and STRANGE TALES II, it is happening! Yes! Woodgod is getting his own revamp! The old idea drawer is now EMPTIED! Haspiel writes:

Perhaps foolishly, I decided to attempt the impossible and make Woodgod honorable. My personal challenge was to banish Woodgod from the bad character idea drawer, pay homage to my favorite Marvel anthology, MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE [which featured my favorite Marvel character, The Thing], and high-five Jack Kirby. This fall, Marvel will publish the results and fans will decide if I prevailed.

A new era of storytelling can begin at last.


  1. I’ve read WOODGOD’s first and only appearance, and I do not recommend it. It’s all downhill from the Kirby cover.

  2. Woodgod had a second appearance in Marvel Team Up. Fighting the Hulk. I have read both and still know nothing about the character.

  3. I bought MARVEL FEATURE #31, featuring Woodgod, when it came out, and I think I still have it, in a closet in my parents’ house. What he did in that comic, though — I couldn’t tell someone that if my life depended on it. That’s how unmemorable he was.


  4. c’mon, guys, it’s hard being the only digitigrade superhero (look it up if you don’t know it, it’s cool).
    To me, this is sort of an Ed Wood comic- not just bad but- very odd.

  5. That was one of my first comics. I ripped open one of those 70’s polybag sets to get it. Not sure I still have it but I hope I do. Probably haven’t read it in 30 years !

    Looking forward to Dean Haspiel’s version in Strange Tales !

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