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: 1972 Detroit Tri Con Program

While searching for something else to feature in this Fabulous Find column, I came across a forgotten program from a local Detroit convention I attended back in 1972.  It was called the Detroit Tri Con 1972 and it was a spin off from the Detroit Triple FanFare conventions held during the same period.  It was held at a … [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...]

Witzend Fanzines # 6 – 12

Welcome back to part two, in my two part, Fabulous Find column on the Witzend fanzines from Wally Wood and company! Though with issue # 6, Wally Wood is now only listed as the "illustrious founder" and the fanzine/prozine is now published by Ed Glasser and edited by Bill Pearson!  Witzend # 6 I've owned my copy of … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Space: 1999 # 1

Greetings and salutations all, and welcome back to another edition of my RETRO REVIEW column!  This week I've pulled out a little known comic from Charlton Comics.  It's Space: 1999 # 1, cover dated November 1975.  It features a pretty nice painted cover by artist, Joe Staton.  Take a look: The comic itself is based … [Read more...]

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