RETRO REVIEW: Tales of Suspense #80 & Tales to Astonish #82

Welcome back!  It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW and this week I'm stretching the review over two separate comic titles.  First up is Tales of Suspense #80, then secondly Tales to Astonish #82.  Well to be completely honest, I'm only looking at half of each of those comics.  As most of you know, the two Tales books were … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Captain America # 124

Time once again for a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week I've visited the Marvel Comics section of the comic book vault and come out with Captain America # 124.  It is cover dated April 1970 and sports a very nice cover drawn by "Mirthful" Marie Severin with inks by "Joltin'" Joe Sinnott. Take a look: The story is … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1974 Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag

Well, that just might be the longest title to a Fabulous Find or a RETRO REVIEW in the history of my posts.  But since this post will appear just a day before Christmas Eve and two days prior to Christmas Day, it seems appropriate to share a Holiday themed find.  So here ya go ... The 1974 Marvel Treasury Special, … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Daredevil King-Size Special # 1

Greetings and salutations to all my readers.  Welcome back for a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week it is time to look at a Marvel Comics book, so I've descended into my comic book vault and returned with Daredevil King-Size Special # 1, from the summer of 1967, though it is cover dated; September 1967.  It features an … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Dr. Strange # 177

Greetings and salutations fellow comic book fans.  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW and this week it's time to once again shine the spotlight on Marvel Comics.  I've pulled out a book that features one of my all time favorite covers. And what is that comic?  Glad you asked, otherwise this might have been my all time … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Super-Heroes # 18

Welcome back everyone!  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW!  Normally this week I'd be looking at a D C Comic book, but since today is the official opening of Marvel Comics' Guardians Of The Galaxy movie, I thought you'd forgive me if I stick with Marvel for this week and return to the rotation and a DC comic in two … [Read more...]

Howard the Duck For President Campaign Button

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find, number sixteen (#16) in a series, collect them all.  Thanks for being a loyal reader and I hope you enjoy this week's FF!  I'm going back to the fall of 1976!  That was a Presidential election year and featured a face off between, then current President, Gerald Ford, a Republican … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Daredevil # 43

This week we're looking at another cool Silver Age comic; Daredevil # 43 from Marvel Comics.  It is cover dated August 1968, so it likely was on the comic spinner racks at the beginning of the summer of that year.  The great cover, by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott, jumps out at you and grabs your immediate attention!  Boy … [Read more...]

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