RETRO REVIEW: Tales of Suspense #80 & Tales to Astonish #82

Welcome back!  It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW and this week I'm stretching the review over two separate comic titles.  First up is Tales of Suspense #80, then secondly Tales to Astonish #82.  Well to be completely honest, I'm only looking at half of each of those comics.  As most of you know, the two Tales books were … [Read more...]

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: The California Pelican from 1965

It is just about impossible to determine when and where the very first write-up on the still new and very cool Marvel Comics of the sixties was published, but in this week's Fabulous Find, I just might have found one of the very first, if not the actual first publication.  I don't know for sure, but I do know that this … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: X-Men #s 49 – 51

It's time for another RETRO REVIEW, so settle back and let's turn the time machine back to 1968!  This week I've unearthed from my collection X-Men numbers 49 through 51 from Marvel Comics.  These three books are cover dated, October through December 1968, meaning that they would have been on the comic racks during the … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find # 17: The Voices of Marvel Record

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out my copy of the 1965 flexible record entitled; "The Voices Of Marvel".  This was part of the 1965/1966 official Merry Marvel Marching Society membership kit.  Unfortunately, I did not join up back then, and therefore I do not have the rest of the kit, but … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Tales of Suspense 57 Featuring Hawkeye and Black Widow!

Greg Turner sets his wayback gaze upon the first appearance of Hawkeye in Tales of Suspense #57 from Marvel Comics, featuring Iron Man and the Black Widow. Full Text: This week I’ve dug into my collection and come out with Tales of Suspense # 57, from Marvel Comics. It is cover dated September 1964 and features The … [Read more...]

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