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...]

Fabulous Find: Syzygy Fanzines

Hey there, fans, friends and family! It's time for another Fabulous Find this week. And, as such, I have delved into the fanzine annex of the Comic Book Vault, buried deep beneath a secret location. Well, it's secret, if you don't know where my basement is. This week I've unearthed a couple of science fiction fanzine, … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Fantasy Illustrated # 1

My friends, it's time once again to bring forth a new, bright, and shiny Fabulous Find.  This week, I once again delve into the vault's fanzine section and have pulled out my copy of Fantasy Illustrated # 1, cover dated Winter 1963 - 1964.  I really love these old fanzines.  This one is published by early comic book … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Art of Neal Adams Volume Two

It's another Fabulous Friday, therefore, it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  This week I'd like to talk about the second volume of the fanzine known as: The Art Of Neal Adams Volume Two.  This, like Volume One, was published by Sal Quartuccio, and it is dated 1977.  Like the first volume that I featured … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Gods of Mount Olympus

It's time for a new Fabulous Find, and this week I'll be looking at the three issue run of The Gods of Mount Olympus in Ancient Mythology.  The three issues were published by Quintessence Publications out of Spokane Washington in 1974.  I could find no date on the first issue, but issue # 2 was listed as May and issue … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Glx Sptzl Glaah! # 1

Wow, the summer is almost over already!  Where does the time go?  But hopefully you're measuring the summer's passing with my rotating columns; Fabulous Finds and RETRO REVIEWs!  This week it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  So digging around in my collection I have unearthed a pretty rare and hard to find fanzine; Glx … [Read more...]

1975 ACBA Sketchbook

Salutations friends and family!  It's once again Friday, and that means it's time for another Fabulous Find!  And this week I'm headed back into the fanzines I own and pulled out the 1975 ACBA Sketchbook!  It was published by the Academy of Comic Book Arts, or the ACBA, for short. It's basically a forty-eight page … [Read more...]

Witzend Fanzines # 1 – 5

Welcome back for another  Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out the first five (5) issues of the fanzine, Witzend!  The fanzine was the brainchild of artist Wallace (Wally) Wood.  The first issue was dated the Summer of 1966 and issue five was dated October of 1968.  As Wood stated on his "Statement of NO Policy" … [Read more...]

Early Comic Reader Fanzines

Happy Friday everyone!  And to start off the weekend, I bring you a new Fabulous Find!  Number twenty-six if you're counting.  This week I've dug out some early Comic Reader fanzines from my collection.  I don't have a complete run but I do own each issue from number ninety (90) to the end of it's run with issue two … [Read more...]

Review of FOOM Magazine # 1

Hey Ho, Faithful Followers, it's Friday, so it's time for another Fabulous Find!  I hope you're as excited as I am! Today I've pulled out the very first issue of FOOM magazine. And what exactly does FOOM stand for?  Well, I'm glad you asked, it stands for; Friends Of Ol' Marvel, coined by none other than Stan Lee … [Read more...]

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