RETRO REVIEW: Monkeyman and O’Brien # 1

Welcome, friends, followers and family.  It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW of an independent comic book this week.  So I ventured down into the comic book vault and turned down the independent wing and dug around for a few hours and finally came up with the 1996 Dark Horse Comics comic book, Monkeyman And O'Brien # 1. … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Daredevil King-Size Special # 1

Greetings and salutations to all my readers.  Welcome back for a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week it is time to look at a Marvel Comics book, so I've descended into my comic book vault and returned with Daredevil King-Size Special # 1, from the summer of 1967, though it is cover dated; September 1967.  It features an … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Wizard King

Welcome back to a new edition of Fabulous Finds, brought to you by your host, Greg Turner.  This week I've only taken a couple of steps over to my bookshelves and pulled out my copy of the 1978 limited edition hardcover book entitled; The Wizard King.  This graphic novel is the brainchild of writer/artist Wallace, or … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Scary Godmother Bloody Valentine Special

It's definitely October and the weather is starting to feel a little crisp and the leaves are beginning to change colors, so that means Halloween is right around the corner.  And to help you get into the mood of all things spooky I thought I'd feature a comic book closely associated with Halloween, Scary Godmother for … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Empire Graphic Novel

I wanted to look at something a little different for this week's Fabulous Find.  Therefore, I've pulled off the shelf one of the early graphic novels published in the 70s's.  The book is Empire and it is written by science-fiction author, Samuel R. Delany.  The art is provided by comic book artist, Howard V. Chaykin. … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Fiction Illustrated Vol. 3

Welcome back for another Fabulous Find.  Glad you could find your way here once again, or welcome if it's your first time.  This week I'm bringing to light the short-lived series of small graphic novels published by Byron Preiss Visual Publications Inc.  The series was called Fiction Illustrated and they published four … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Heroes, Inc. (No Number)

It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW this week, and from a company other than Marvel or DC Comics.  So digging around I've come up from the comic vault with Heroes, Inc. Presents Cannon.  The comic has no number and doesn't even have indicia to indicate who published it or when.  But it's from comic creator, Wally Wood and … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: John Carter, Warlord Of Mars # 11

If this is Friday, then this must be Greg Turner's Retro Review!  This week I'll be looking at Marvel Comics' John Carter, Warlord Of Mars # 11.  This bronze age beauty is cover dated April 1978.  And features a lovely cover drawn by Dave Cockrum.  The inks were done by Dave himself, with the possible assistance of … [Read more...]

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