RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Spotlight # 2

Welcome back for this week's RETRO REVIEW!  This time around I’ll be looking at Marvel Spotlight # 2, which is cover dated February 1972.  This book, from Marvel Comics, introduces Jack Russell, who becomes the title character, Werewolf By Night.  The comic features an interesting, though uncredited, cover by Neal … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Challengers of the Unknown # 81

Okay fans, it's time for a new RETRO REVIEW.  Yippee Kay Ai!  And this week, it is time to visit the DC Comics portion of the secret comic book vault buried in a super secret location (think Superman's Fortress of Solitude) ((or if you're even older, think Doc Savage's Fortress of Solitude)).  Wait a minute, Supes and … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Giant-Size Super-Stars # 1

Greetings and salutations comic book fans.  This week I found myself searching in the Marvel Comics section of my vast comics vault.  And I've pulled out a gem, at least I think so!  So what did I find?  I'm glad you asked.  I dug out my copy of Giant-Size Super-Stars # 1, cover dated May 1974.  If you look at the … [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...]

Fabulous Find: Spider-Man Book & Record Set PR10

It's time for another Fabulous Find and you've found it.  I'm back this week with a cool find, it's the Power Records first Spider-Man book and record set from 1974.  It's numbered PR10 and it's the first in a series of 45 RPM records featuring super-heroes from both Marvel Comics, as well as DC Comics.  Power Records … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Fury of Firestorm # 3 & 4

Greetings fellow comic fans and welcome to another edition of Greg Turner's Retro Review!  This week I'm looking at D C Comics' The Fury of Firestorm, The Nuclear Man numbers three (#3) and four (#4).  Issue number three was cover dated August 1982 and number four is cover dated September 1982, therefore both these … [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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