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...]

RETRO REVIEW: Detective Comics # 437

Welcome comic book fans across America (and the world) and all the ships at sea.  You've tuned in to a new RETRO REVIEW and this week I am looking at a comic from DC Comics.  And what is that comic, you might ask?  And I will answer, the comic this week is Detective Comics # 437, cover dated November 1973.  The first … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Fumetti Book # 1

Good day, mates.  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW, and this week I'm pulling a book out from the Marvel Comics Group from 1984.  It's cover dated; April 1984 and the comic is; The Marvel Fumetti Book # 1.  Normally I'd be telling you who drew the cover to lead into things, but this cover isn't drawn by anyone, it's … [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...]

RETRO REVIEW: Iron Man # 10 & 11

This week's RETRO REVIEW looks at Iron Man #s 10 & 11 from Marvel Comics.  They are cover dated; February and March 1968.  Issue number ten (10) sports a cover drawn by George Tuska and inked by Frank Giacoia.  And here it is: Iron Man # 10 The issue is entitled; "Once More ... The Mandarin!"  It's written by … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Luke Cage, Hero For Hire # 1

Hey out there, it's time for another RETRO REVIEW, so what do you think of that?  Hopefully, you're in favor of it, as today, I bring you Luke Cage, Hero For Hire # 1, cover dated June 1972, from Marvel Comics!  Though in the indicia, the title is listed as simply; Hero For Hire.  This book features the first … [Read more...]

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