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...]

Fabulous Find: 1974 Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag

Well, that just might be the longest title to a Fabulous Find or a RETRO REVIEW in the history of my posts.  But since this post will appear just a day before Christmas Eve and two days prior to Christmas Day, it seems appropriate to share a Holiday themed find.  So here ya go ... The 1974 Marvel Treasury Special, … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Blast Magazine # 1

The weather is terrific here in Michigan, so let's blast off with a new Fabulous Find on this fine Friday!  And from the depths of the vault I bring you ... Blast Magazine # 1, cover dated February 1971.  Blast was a Mad Magazine wanna be.  It was published by G & D Publications of New York, New York.  Though per … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Spectacular Spider-Man # 1

Time for a new RETRO REVIEW, and this week it's The Spectacular Spider-Man # 1, from Marvel Comics, cover dated July 1968.  This is the black and white magazine issue that sold for 35 cents back in 1968, when regular comic books were still 12 cents a piece.  This is the only issue of this magazine series that was … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Steranko History Of Comics

This week I'd like to feature the oversized magazine/book entitled; The Steranko History Of Comics.  It was published in 1970 by Supergraphics, i.e. Jim Steranko himself.  While researching this item on the internet, I've discovered my cover is actually a second printing, rather than the first printing I thought it … [Read more...]

Happy 50th Anniversary, Daredevil! Glad You Made It! – Part 2 of 2

I Will Tell You #97: Happy 50th Anniversary, Daredevil; Glad You Made It! Part Two of Two   Last week, as you'll remember, I talked about Daredevil's fiftieth anniversary, and the amazing enough fact that the character has simply made it that far. The comic was a moderate success, at best, for its first … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Fantastic Fanzine # 10

Happy Friday everyone!  It's time once again for another Fabulous Find!  And this week I've unearthed another great old fanzine.  It seems I get the most feedback when I pull one of these babies out of my collection to share with you all, so I think you must like and appreciate my posts when I'm talking fanzines!  This … [Read more...]

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