Fabulous Find: 1971 New York Comic Art Program

Time for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've dug into my convention program booklets and pulled out the 1971 New York Comic Art Program.  The convention was held over the weekend of July 2nd through the 5th. There were two Guests of Honor, the first, artist Jim Steranko and second, writer Gardner Fox.  Publisher … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1976 Marvel Bicentennial Calendar

It's time for another new Fabulous Find.  And since it's been quite a while since I focused on those great Marvel Comics calendars (in fact it's been almost four years, see my post, dated August 10, 2012), I think it's time to look at the second one, from 1976, I bring you The Mighty Marvel Bicentennial Calendar. … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Warp # 1

As promised in last week's Fabulous Find, I have searched through my vast comic book library and unearthed Warp # 1 from First Comics.  It's cover dated March 1983, for those of you keeping score.  If you didn't see last week's column, take a minute and check it out … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1976 Marvel Fun Book

It's time for a new Fabulous Find.  Woo hoo!  This week I've found the 1976 Mighty Marvel Superheroes Fun Book filed away on my book shelves.  It's a Fireside Book , published by Simon and Schuster.  It is actually written and illustrated by someone named; Owen McCarron.  Though to my eyes, some of the artwork is … [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...]

Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975

Rather than another Retro Review this week, I thought I might start a new column that will alternate with my Retro Review column and I've decided to call it Fabulous Finds!  Though the column name isn't set in stone, so if you've got a better name for this column, please let me know in the comments section below! For … [Read more...]

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