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Quasar (Growing up with the protector of the universe)

October 1989. I remember it well.  I was a shy, quiet, small boy of 11.  Although the character of Quasar had been around for awhile already, appearing in the pages of such comics as Captain America, Defenders, Marvel Team-Up and Marvel Two-in-One, Quasar #1 was the first encounter I had with the hero.  It was almost an accident that I discovered this series.  I had seen an ad in a few other marvel books about how Wendell Vaughn by chance had become protector of the universe.  I also went to one of the local newsstands (I had not discovered the direct market shops yet) and since there were no new issues of the few Marvel books I read at the time (Spider-man, Hulk, Fantastic Four), I paid the $1 for the first issue of Quasar...