Marvel Season One: Ant-Man and Hulk

I haven’t touched a lot of the old school comics before when it comes to Marvel and DC (and those I’ve read are because of SuperMOOC). So when the opportunity came via the library system to check out the Marvel Season One books – the updated origin graphic novels retelling the origin stories of some of the better known heroes I was game.
I really picked up the titles in order of interested and was able to touch the first few pretty quickly so the reviews are in that order as opposed to some kind of chronological one.

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Better Comic Movies – The Incredible Ant-Man

Scott Lang just made the world’s greatest scientific discovery – the Lang Particle! Capable of reshaping the world around you in incredible ways! The problem is Scott isn’t who he said he is and the people around him around going to be in a lot of trouble unless Hank Pym, the Incredible Ant-Man can save them.

The description there is a bit muddled but I want to see a 60’s era Ant-Man movie about science but also about people. A sort of rom-com action movie set to the background of drugs and general trippiness while also dealing with social change. Hank Pym (under the pseudonym of Scott Lang) has been hiding out in England after he stole a bunch of information and money when he discovered Williams Industrial planned to fire him.
The problem is now since he’s had the greatest scientific breakthrough – those people he owes money to know where he is. Meanwhile Janet, the boss’ daughter has taken an interest in him as well as Simon Williams the head of the company Hank is trying to hide from. With drugs, subcultures and science distracting him – will Hank be able to avoid the assassin that is out for his blood?
Luckily utilizing the powers of the Particles, Hank can now grow and shrink but will it be enough to save those he loves?

It takes the story in a new direction, gives it a fresh coat of paint (in deco styles) and adds in enough references. With the Grim Reaper as the assassin it also sets up a sequel with Simon Williams becoming Wonder Man.