The Top 8 Wasp Stories

Posted on Monday, January 1, 2024
Written by Charlie Saltalamaccio

Greetings, comic buzzers and fans of insect-inspired banter! It's me, Charlie Saltalamaccio, your favorite wisecracking wordsmith, ready to guide you through the miniature but mighty world of the Wasp. Get ready to shrink down to superhero size because we're about to unravel the top 8 Wasp storylines that prove she's not just a winged wonder; she's also a powerhouse of humor.

1. "Wasp: Tales To Astonish #44" (1963) by Stan Lee

We kick off our list with the Wasp's debut in "Tales To Astonish #44" by the legendary Stan Lee. It's like the birth of a superheroine, complete with tiny wings and a knack for making superheroing look fabulous.

2. "Wasp: The Unstoppable Wasp" (2018) by Jeremy Whitley

Jeremy Whitley takes the reins in "The Unstoppable Wasp," giving us a storyline that's like a scientific rollercoaster with the Wasp at the controls. Spoiler: science has never been this much fun.

3. "Wasp: Avengers #60" (1963) by Roy Thomas

Roy Thomas brings us a classic Avengers tale with the Wasp in the spotlight. It's like a superhero team-up extravaganza with the Wasp stealing the show – and probably a few scenes.

4. "Wasp: Uncanny Avengers #18" (2012) by Rick Remender

In "Uncanny Avengers #18," Rick Remender takes us on an adventure that's like a high-flying thriller with the Wasp right in the middle of the action. Spoiler alert: she handles it with a grace that would make any insect jealous.

5. "Avengers Origins: Ant-Man & The Wasp #1" (2011) by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa delves into the origins of Ant-Man and the Wasp, and it's like a superhero history lesson with a side of witty commentary. Spoiler: Hank Pym might be a scientist, but the Wasp is the one with the real smarts.

6. "Ant-Man & Wasp: Ant-Man and the Wasp" (2018) by Mark Waid

Mark Waid teams up Ant-Man and the Wasp in a storyline that's like a dynamic duo comedy special. It's the kind of team-up that's equal parts superheroics and sarcasm.

7. "Wasp: Young Avengers" (2005) by Allan Heinberg

Allan Heinberg introduces the Wasp to the Young Avengers, and it's like a coming-of-age tale with a winged mentor thrown into the mix. Spoiler alert: being a superhero teen is tough; being their mentor is tougher.

8. "Ant-Man: Ant-Man" (2020) by Zeb Wells

Zeb Wells takes the spotlight in "Ant-Man," but the Wasp isn't one to be left in the wings. It's like a solo adventure that proves the Wasp can hold her own, with or without the Ant-Man.

There you have it, insect enthusiasts! The top 8 Wasp storylines that'll have you buzzing with excitement. The Wasp isn't just a superhero; she's a pint-sized powerhouse, a winged wonder, and a character whose adventures are as big as her sense of humor. So, strap on your wings, keep on laughing, and get ready for a journey through the microscopic marvels that's part heroics, part hilarity, and all kinds of awesome. Stay buzzing, my friends! 

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Charlie Saltalamaccio

Charlie was born and raised in Brooklyn and is a die-hard comic book fan. The crown jewel of his collection is his Amazing Fantasy #15, and he thinks 1986's Howard the Duck is still a grossly underrated movie to this day.

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