RETRO REVIEW: Flash #131

Greeting friends, family and followers, it'a time yet again for a new RETRO REVIEW, and this week I've pulled out one of my first reviews from way back in 2010; The Flash #131, cover dated September 1962. It's been such a busy week, I've not had time to do a new review, so I went back to a time when most of you … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Batman # 171

Thanks for coming back for a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week I found myself in the DC Comics section of the comic book vault, which is buried deep underground, in a secret location.  And once I returned above ground and the vault door safely secured behind me, I discovered I had brought to light; Batman # 171! So let's … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash # 155

Time to delve into the DC Comics section of my comic vault.  After digging around for a while, you know what happens when you start searching around in your comics, you end up reading a few dozen, but eventually I selected Flash # 155 from the vast array of comics for this week's RETRO REVIEW. And without further … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Strange Adventures # 180

Hey, hey, hey, it's time for a DC Comics' RETRO REVIEW.  Therefore, I have pulled out my copy of Strange Adventures # 180 from the DC comic book section of the vault.  This comic book is cover dated September 1965.  It features a cover drawn by Carmine Infantino and inked by Murphy Anderson.  Two gentlemen who really … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash # 123

Welcome to yet another RETRO REVIEW.  This week I have pulled out my copy of Flash # 123 from DC Comics.  It's cover dated September 1961, so it would likely have been on the comic book racks in June of '61, right as summer vacation began for kids across the United States.  In fact, the Flash actually mentions the date … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Alter Ego # 5

Yes, indeed, it's time for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've uncovered a copy of the early sixties fanzine, Alter Ego # 5.  It was published sometime during the winter of 1962 - 1963, per the indicia on page two, but it likely went out to comic fans sometime in early 1963. This historic fanzine was created by … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Mystery In Space # 75

If it's Friday, then it must be time for another RETRO REVIEW.  And this week I've uncovered a gem from way back in 1962, Mystery In Space # 75.  It's published by DC Comics and it is cover dated May 1962.  The story is a follow-up/sequel to DC Comics' Justice League of America # 3, from February/March 1961 and … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: The Flash # 106

Hey kids, and those of us who refuse to give up the kid still inside of us, welcome back for another RETRO REVIEW.  This week I'm going way back, to look at D C Comics' Flash # 106, cover dated May 1959.  The comic actually has two stories and it's the second one that gets the cover nod, showing the Flash facing off … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Batman # 181

It's Friday, so that must mean it's time for another RETRO REVIEW!  This week to recognize the third and final Dark Knight series movie, I've pulled out Batman # 181, cover dated June 1966, from D C Comics.  This is the issue that introduces Poison Ivy!  It features a nice cover drawn by the team of Carmine Infantino … [Read more...]

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