Fabulous Find: 1971 New York Comic Art Program

Time for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've dug into my convention program booklets and pulled out the 1971 New York Comic Art Program.  The convention was held over the weekend of July 2nd through the 5th. There were two Guests of Honor, the first, artist Jim Steranko and second, writer Gardner Fox.  Publisher … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Super Special Magazine # 16

Welcome back for another RETRO REVIEW, who knows what number?  Or how long I'll be doing these things? But since I'm still here, I'll simply carry on.  This week it's time to look at a book from Marvel Comics.  And since two weeks ago I wrote about a Dark Horse Comics Star Wars comic book, I thought I'd keep it in a … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1972 Detroit Tri Con Program

While searching for something else to feature in this Fabulous Find column, I came across a forgotten program from a local Detroit convention I attended back in 1972.  It was called the Detroit Tri Con 1972 and it was a spin off from the Detroit Triple FanFare conventions held during the same period.  It was held at a … [Read more...]

Witzend Fanzines # 1 – 5

Welcome back for another  Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out the first five (5) issues of the fanzine, Witzend!  The fanzine was the brainchild of artist Wallace (Wally) Wood.  The first issue was dated the Summer of 1966 and issue five was dated October of 1968.  As Wood stated on his "Statement of NO Policy" … [Read more...]

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