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...]

RETRO REVIEW: Hulk #107 & #108

Hey ho, everyone, I'm back this week with a new RETRO REVIEW.  Sorry that I was not able to post last week, but I was tied up with selling and buying property and frankly just ran out of time to write up a new post and then was away from a computer, so I couldn't even repost an old column.  So again, I apologize to my … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Godzilla # 1 & 2

Glad you found your way back for this week's RETRO REVIEW.  Thanks for following my meager efforts!  As I promised, this week I've dug deep, deep, into the vault, and I was back in the Marvel section once again.  While there, I unearthed a comic featuring another big, green, guy, but not the Incredible Hulk this week, … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Spider-Man # 129

For this week's RETRO REVIEW, I've visited the Marvel Comics wing of my vault and come out with the Amazing Spider-Man # 129.  This book is cover dated February 1974 and features the introduction and first appearance of the Punisher!  Yep, that's right, this is where it all began for all you Punisher fans out there. … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Daredevil # 18

Greetings and salutations!  And welcome back for a new RETRO REVIEW!  It's time to dig into the Marvel Comics section of my vast comic book library, and this week I've pulled out Daredevil # 18.  It's cover dated; July 1966, and it features a nice John Romita Sr. cover!  Romita had just recently joined the Marvel staff … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Iron Man # 10 & 11

This week's RETRO REVIEW looks at Iron Man #s 10 & 11 from Marvel Comics.  They are cover dated; February and March 1968.  Issue number ten (10) sports a cover drawn by George Tuska and inked by Frank Giacoia.  And here it is: Iron Man # 10 The issue is entitled; "Once More ... The Mandarin!"  It's written by … [Read more...]

Marvel-Con ’76 Booklet

Fabulous Find Welcome back to another Fabulous Find!  This week I've brought to light the convention program book from the 1976 Marvel Comic Book Convention, held in New York City, entitled; Marvel-Con '76! This was one of the last small cons before cons became a really big deal.  Quickly comic book conventions … [Read more...]

Retro Review: The Fly # 1

Hello fellow comic book fans and welcome to another RETRO REVIEW!  This week it's time for another review of a comic that doesn't come from the big two, i.e. Marvel or D C Comics!  So I've dug deep into my collection and brought to light The Fly # 1, cover dated May 1983, from Red Circle (an imprint of Archie … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: The Punisher # 1

Welcome back BTTP fans!  This week for Greg Turner's Retro Review I've pulled out Marvel Comics' The Punisher #1, cover dated January 1986.  It's billed as the first issue of a four issue limited series, the first mini-series featuring the Punisher!  The Punisher had first appeared twelve years earlier in Amazing … [Read more...]

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