RETRO REVIEW: Hulk Future Imperfect

For this week's RETRO REVIEW, I'm looking at the two issue series; The Incredible Hulk: Future Imperfect that was published by Marvel Comics.  The first issue is dated December 1992 and the second issue is dated January 1993.  Or are they?  My copies were bought fresh off the comic book rack when they came out and are … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1975 Shelf Stuff

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to a new edition of Fabulous Finds!  I'm feeling in the mood for a little Barry Windsor Smith artwork, so I've pulled from it's place of honor, on my shelf, the 1975 Gorblimey Press Shelf Stuff sketch book from the incomparable Barry Windsor Smith! This was published in 1975.  It sold … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Man of Steel # 1

I'm not sure what the weather is like where you are reading this, but here in Michigan it is bitter cold!  But I'm not going to let that stop me from writing up a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week, I thought I'd pick out a comic from DC Comics, so I rummaged around in the DC annex of the comic book vault, mark 2, and … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

I know I'm a couple of days early, but I wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year before the year is over.  2017 has been a tough year on a lot of people, both physically and mentally, but we've manged to survive and get through it! Here's to the new year, and I hope that 2018 is much better than 2017. Stay warm … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Merry Christmas From Me To You

Thank you for finding you way back to this week's Fabulous Find.  But I should be honest, and say right up front, this post really isn't about one of my finds, but simply a wish of Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my readers, friends and family. But in doing so, I've dug out some Christmas artwork/images … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Spotlight # 2

Welcome back for this week's RETRO REVIEW!  This time around I’ll be looking at Marvel Spotlight # 2, which is cover dated February 1972.  This book, from Marvel Comics, introduces Jack Russell, who becomes the title character, Werewolf By Night.  The comic features an interesting, though uncredited, cover by Neal … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Marvel View-Masters

Bonjour, mes amis!  Or if you're not up on your French, Hello, my friends!  You've made it back for another  new Fabulous Find, and this week I'm looking back to 1977, 78 and 79 (with a mention of 1980).  From my personal collection are some Marvel Comics View-Master sets.  These were put out by the GAF Corporation, … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Amazing Spider-Man King-Size Special #4

Greetings and salutations, it's time for a new RETRO REVIEW.  And this week I've pulled out the Amazing Spider-Man King-Size Special #4, cover dated November 1967, from Marvel Comics.  The story is entitled; "The Web And The Flame" and it is written by Stan Lee, with the pencils supplied by his brother, Larry Lieber … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find Bonus: 100,000 Turkeys by Chris T T

Just to throw everyone a curve, I'm going with another Fabulous Find this week, rather than a RETRO REVIEW, so please consider this a Fabulous Find Bonus!   I don't know about you, but I enjoyed last week's Find; Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant so much and I'm typing this one up Thanksgiving morning, I want to keep … [Read more...]

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...]

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