Fabulous Find: 1980 Chapters Newspapers

Hey gang, time for a new Fabulous Find, this week, and I've brought to light five (5) tabloid newspapers which presented comic strip reprints.  The newspapers are entitled; "Chapters", subtitled; "showcasing the finest in continuity comic strips".  And yes the quotation marks are actually included in the title of the … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Korak # 46

Welcome back RETRO REVIEW fans!  This week it's time to look at another DC Comic book, so I've ventured into deepest, darkest Africa and returned with Korak, Son Of Tarzan # 46.  Even though the issue is numbered 46, it is the first issue to be published by DC Comics.  The first forty-five (45) issues were published by … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1966 Batman Colorforms

It's back to 1966 with this week's Fabulous Find.  And I've been favoring Marvel Comics the last couple of months, so it is only fair to look at a DC Comics collectible this week.  As I've written before, 1966 was the year of the Batman.  And there was a plethora of merchandise with Batman's face and figure splashed … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Challengers of the Unknown # 81

Okay fans, it's time for a new RETRO REVIEW.  Yippee Kay Ai!  And this week, it is time to visit the DC Comics portion of the secret comic book vault buried in a super secret location (think Superman's Fortress of Solitude) ((or if you're even older, think Doc Savage's Fortress of Solitude)).  Wait a minute, Supes and … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Jack Kirby Collector # 1

To put it simply ... it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  So who am I to deny you that pleasure?  So without further ado, I present for your interest The Jack Kirby Collector # 1, cover dated September 1994.  This little fanzine, which would grow to so much more is just a few short years, and is still being published … [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: Demon # 1

Cover dated September 1972, DC Comics presented to the world, Jack Kirby’s next round of original creations, The Demon # 1, or as the cover touted: “Jack Kirby’s Startling New Epic”!  Into his second year at DC, Jack’s fourth world series, incompassing The New Gods, The Forever People, Mister Miracle and Jimmy Olson … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1966 Batman Water Gun

Nineteen-sixty-six (1966), was the year of the Batman.  First up was the television show that took the country by storm.  Not just kids, but whole families, sat around their tv screens and rooted for the dynamic duo, Batman and Robin, to escape for a fiendish trap and defeat that week's villain.  And because of this, … [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: 1977 Batman String Puppet

Howdy partners!  It's once again time for a new Fabulous Find, and this week I've had to go to the research books and internet, as I do not actually own this collectible.  And what is this collectible I'm referring to?  Well, it's from Madison Limited and DC Comics, and it is the Batman Super-Heroes String Puppet.  It … [Read more...]

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