Fabulous Find: Arlo Guthrie’s Alice’s Restaurant

Welcome once again to a new edition of Fabulous Finds!  This week I am again doing something a little different.  I'll be writing about one of my Thanksgiving traditions involving music.  Any of you that know me well, know that I'm not just a guy interested in comic books and fanzines, but I love old paperback books … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash #131

Greeting friends, family and followers, it'a time yet again for a new RETRO REVIEW, and this week I've pulled out one of my first reviews from way back in 2010; The Flash #131, cover dated September 1962. It's been such a busy week, I've not had time to do a new review, so I went back to a time when most of you … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Slugfest by Reed Tucker

Greetings and Salutations all.  In this week's Fabulous Find, I will be looking at a brand new book, just published by Da Capo Press.  The book in question is; Slugfest and it is written by Reed Tucker.  What's it about?  Well, I think the cover says it all ... "Inside the epic 50-year battle between Marvel and DC"!  I … [Read more...]

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: Fantasy Illustrated # 3

Welcome, welcome one an all, to a new Fabulous Find, I hope you find it as fabulous as I.  This week I have pulled out a copy of Fantasy Illustrated # 3, cover dated winter 1964.  This early comic book fanzine was published by Bill Spicer.    First off, this was quite a professional fanzine for 1964.  It features … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Eclipse, The Magazine # 1

Hey, Hey, Hey ...it's a new RETRO REVIEW!  I'm glad you could all find your way to this week's column.  And what do I have in store for you this week?  Well, how about Eclipse, The Magazine # 1, cover dated May 1981 and published by Eclipse Enterprises. This is the first of a short-lived black and white magazine … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Lennon The New York Years

For this week's Fabulous Find, I thought I'd do something just a little different.  Rather than an old collectible from my collection, I thought I'd share a recent purchase that I have added.  It is; Lennon The New York Years, a graphic novel published by IDW Publishing, the first printing dated May 2017. The book … [Read more...]

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...]

Fabulous Find: Capt. Biljo Presents # 1

It's Friday and time once again for a new Fabulous Find, and this week, I've delved into the fanzine annex of the great comics vault, buried deep beneath my new house.  And let me tell you, it's really tough to find a great house on a lake, with a secret vault already in place! But have no fear, I finally found the … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Fantastic Four # 112

Hey, ho, friends, fans and family.  This week it's time for another RETRO REVIEW.  I've had to search through lots of boxes to find something good to write about, as a lot of my stuff is still unpacked from the move last month.  Eventually, the night before actually, I came up with Fantastic Four # 112, cover dated … [Read more...]

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