RETRO REVIEW: Plastic Man # 2

Okay, time for a new RETRO REVIEW, so I've dug out my copy of Plastic Man # 2, published by D C Comics, though they were known as National Comics back in the day, when this comic was published.  Oh yeah, for the record, the issue is cover dated; February 1967, but it would have been displayed on the comic book spinner … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: 1st Issue Special # 9

This week, we find ourselves in the D C Comics section of the comic book vault, found deep below my abode.  And I bring up the 1st Issue Special # 9 for us to shine a spotlight on.  It is cover dated December 1975, so it would have been on sale around the time of my birthday, in September of that year.  The book … [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...]

CPL # 11, a 1974 Fanzine

Welcome once again to another Fabulous Find!  This week I thought I'd spotlight one of my favorite fanzines, CPL, or it's proper name; Contemporary Pictorial Literature!  With a name like like it's got to be good, right?  The issue I'm going to be speaking about this time around is issue number eleven (11).  It was … [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...]

Legion Outpost Fanzines

Fabulous Find Welcome back for another Fabulous Find! This time I’ll focus on a fanzine from the Seventies entitled, The Legion Outpost. If you can’t tell from the title, it’s a fanzine about D C Comics’ Legion of Super-Heroes comic book! The fanzine ran ten (10) issues. Though I’m only going to cover the first five … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Rip Hunter — Time Master # 18

RETRO REVIEW Happy day after Thanksgiving, or as they say in the retail trade, Black Friday!  This week's RETRO REVIEW is from DC Comics.  The book in question is ... Rip Hunter -- Time Master # 18, cover dated February 1964.  The original Rip Hunter series ran twenty-nine (29) issues, so this one is about two-thirds … [Read more...]

1975 Marvel 7-11 Slurpee Cups

Quite a while ago I wrote about the 1973 D C Comics 7-11 Slurpee cups and I promised that I'd be back with the 1975 Marvel Comics 7-11 Slurpee cups. Well, here I am and it's time!  In 1975 I was in college and working in the college's bookstore to earn some extra bucks and I discovered that 7-11 was selling their … [Read more...]

DC Comic Book Foldees

As most of you know, I'm more of a Marvel guy than a D C guy, at least when it comes to collectibles, so I'm sure I've featured more Marvel Comics items than D C Comics items, simply because I have more in my collection.  But this week, I want to feature a D C Comics Fabulous Find.  And so I've dug out the only 1966 … [Read more...]

Marvelmania Magazine # 1

Hello again!  It's time for another edition of Fabulous Finds!  Number eighteen (18) to be exact, and this week I'll be writing about the Marvelmania club magazine entitled, oddly enough, Marvelmania Magazine!  But the interesting story is that there were actually two separate number one issues!  Say what? Yep, there … [Read more...]

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