RETRO REVIEW: Adventure Comics # 352 & 353

It's time to look at a DC Comic for this week's RETRO REVIEW.  And as many of you know, I'm a big Legion of Super-Heroes fan, though I know a lot of folks really do not care for the Legion.  So I'll try to make this interesting for those that like the Legion and rather painless for those that do not.  I have pulled out … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Superman # 214

Hey, ho, it's almost Halloween, so how's about I dig into the comic vault and pull out a DC Comic this week featuring a supernatural element?  Sound good?  Okay, how about Superman # 214, cover dated February 1969?  Done! So let's jump right in.  Take a look at the cover to that issue, as drawn by Neal … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1964 New York Comicon Book

Welcome to another, though slightly different, edition of Fabulous Find. Rather than an old collectible, I'd like to bring to your attention something brand spanking new. Though it definitely has ties to something that happened over fifty (50) years ago. And what is that, you might ask? Well, it's a new soft cover book … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Superman # 233

Hey gang, welcome back!  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW of a DC Comics book.  So this week I'm looking at Superman # 233, cover dated January 1971.  It features an iconic Neal Adams' Superman image of him busting some kryptonite chains from around his chest with the words "Kryptonite Nevermore!" below the image. … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Kamandi # 29

Happy Friday everyone!  It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW, and as promised, this week it's time for D C Comics!  Therefore, I've dug deep into the DC long boxes and pulled out Kamandi, The Last Boy On Earth # 29.  This comic is cover dated May, 1975 and it is an important book.  Why, you ask?  Well I'm glad you asked! … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Adventure Comics # 312

Hey gang, welcome back for another RETRO REVIEW.  This week it's time for another fine comic book from D C Comics.  This one is cover dated September 1963 and it is Adventure Comics # 312!  It features the Legion of Super-Heroes and it has a very nice cover drawn by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, though I … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Action Comics # 242

Welcome back to the fun that never ends!  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW, and this week it's from D C Comics!  And the comic in question is an early Silver Age gem, Action Comics # 242, cover dated July 1958.  I wasn't actually reading comics back in '58, but I do remember picking up this issue in the late … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen # 72

Welcome back for another RETRO REVIEW, and this week I'm going back to an issue in the early Silver Age, with D C Comic's Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen # 72.  This comic is cover dated October 1963 and sports a very nice Curt Swan and George Klein cover!  The cover features a few of the many transformations that Jimmy had … [Read more...]

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