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...]

RETRO REVIEW: Batman # 171

Thanks for coming back for a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week I found myself in the DC Comics section of the comic book vault, which is buried deep underground, in a secret location.  And once I returned above ground and the vault door safely secured behind me, I discovered I had brought to light; Batman # 171! So let's … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Justice League of America # 22

Welcome back, for the second part of a rare, two part RETRO REVIEW.  Last week I looked and wrote about Justice League of America # 21, cover dated August, 1963 and this week I'll be featuring the next comic book in the series, Justice League of America # 22, cover dated September 1963, which has the conclusion of the … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Justice League of America # 21

I've been featuring Marvel Comics for the last two months in my RETRO REVIEWs, so I thought I'd switch over to DC Comics, for a couple of columns, if that's okay with you, my readers.  So this week I've have pulled from the comics vault my copy of Justice League of America # 21.  Then next week, I'll forgo the next … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Green Lantern # 16

Welcome back to a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week it's time to take a look at a comic from the DC Comics line of comic books.  Therefore, I've dug through some of my early favorites and come out with Green Lantern # 16, cover dated; October 1962.  And why is this one of my favorite issues?  Well, I guess foremost, it's … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Alter Ego # 5

Yes, indeed, it's time for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've uncovered a copy of the early sixties fanzine, Alter Ego # 5.  It was published sometime during the winter of 1962 - 1963, per the indicia on page two, but it likely went out to comic fans sometime in early 1963. This historic fanzine was created by … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Mystery In Space # 75

If it's Friday, then it must be time for another RETRO REVIEW.  And this week I've uncovered a gem from way back in 1962, Mystery In Space # 75.  It's published by DC Comics and it is cover dated May 1962.  The story is a follow-up/sequel to DC Comics' Justice League of America # 3, from February/March 1961 and … [Read more...]

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