Fabulous Find: Amazing World of DC Comics # 15

Welcome back to this week's column/blog.  I guess Chris and I are on the same wavelength, as he wrote about Wonder Woman in his column this week and I'll be doing something similar today.  For this week's Fabulous Find I have dug around in the first box of fanzines I came across and pulled out Amazing World of DC … [Read more...]

Fabulous FInd: 1977 Super DC Calendar

Hale and welcome fans, friends and family.  I'm back once again with a new Fabulous Find.  This week I was rummaging around in the DC annex of the comic book vault buried deep underground my home.  I've twice written posts on Marvel Comics Calendars, but this week I thought I'd feature my one and only DC Comics … [Read more...]

Superman Vs. Muhammad Ali

Time for a new RETRO REVIEW, and this week I've gone to the Treasury sized comics section of the vault and pulled out DC Comics' All New Collectors Edition, Volume 7, Number C-56, or as it's better known as, Superman Vs. Muhammad Ali.  This was published in 1978 and that's when I bought my copy, right off the … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Planet of Vampires # 1

Hey ho folks!  This week it's time once again to dig into the independent comic section of my collection.  And I've come out with Planet of Vampires # 1, published by Atlas/Seaboard Comics and it has a February 1975 cover date.  As most of you know Atlas/Seaboard was Martin Goodman's response to Marvel Comics for … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1981 Pretty Girl Sketchbook

Since this week is a Holiday week, I thought I'd make it easy on myself and present a Fabulous Find that didn't require a lot of writing on my part and I stumbled upon the perfect find while filing away something else entirely. It's the 1981 Pretty Girl Sketchbook published, as a one-shot, from Paisley Publications. I … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Showcase # 100

This week it's time for another DC Comics RETRO REVIEW.  The comic in question is; Showcase # 100, cover dated May 1978.  It features a cover drawn by Joe Staton (pencils) and Dick Giordano (inks) and it proclaims the this "awesome Anniversary edition" showcases (yes, pun intended) "sixty (60) super-stars in a story it … [Read more...]

Amazing World of DC Comics # 4

Howdy, comic book fans!  It's time once again to dig through my comic collectibles for this week's Fabulous Find!  And this week I bring to the light Amazing World of DC Comics # 4. This is the DC Comics' house fanzine published by National Periodical Publications, Inc.  Issue number four is cover dated January 1975, … [Read more...]

Witzend Fanzines # 6 – 12

Welcome back to part two, in my two part, Fabulous Find column on the Witzend fanzines from Wally Wood and company! Though with issue # 6, Wally Wood is now only listed as the "illustrious founder" and the fanzine/prozine is now published by Ed Glasser and edited by Bill Pearson!  Witzend # 6 I've owned my copy of … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Wonder Woman # 178

This week, it's time for another comic book retro review featuring D C Comics!  So I've dug back to 1968 and pulled out an issue of Wonder Woman.  And that comic is Wonder Woman # 178, cover dated October 1968!   It's an important issue, as it marked a big change in the character, or at least the beginning of that … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Feature (Vol 2) # 1

Welcome back for another Retro Review!  This week I've brought to light the first book, in the second series, of Marvel Comics' comic book Marvel Feature # 1, cover dated November 1975.  This issue presents the first color Red Sonja solo feature!  Roy Thomas had first brought Marvel readers Red Sonja in the pages … [Read more...]

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