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: Syzygy Fanzines

Hey there, fans, friends and family! It's time for another Fabulous Find this week. And, as such, I have delved into the fanzine annex of the Comic Book Vault, buried deep beneath a secret location. Well, it's secret, if you don't know where my basement is. This week I've unearthed a couple of science fiction fanzine, … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash Gordon # 13

Welcome to a new RETRO REVIEW!  This week I've unearthed a Charlton Comics comic book for us to take a look at.  The comic is: Flash Gordon # 13, cover dated April 1969.  Charlton had just assumed the publishing of this character, as the first eleven (11) issues were published by King Features from September 1966 … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Jeff Jones Idyl

What time is it kids?  It's time for a new Fabulous Find, that's what time it is!  I'm glad you found your way back  and for this week, I've brought up from the vault the 1975 oversized book entitled, Jeff Jones Idyl.  It measures a large 11 by 15 inches and is published in glorious black and white.  It is published … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Studio Book

Hey ho everyone!  Sorry that I've been missing for the last two weeks.  Hope you didn't miss me too much.  What's that?  You didn't even know I was gone?  Well, whether you missed me or not, I'm back this week, with a new Fabulous Find.  And I've brought along the 1979 first edition book, entitled; The Studio.  It was … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Esquire Magazine March 1972

Hello and welcome to a new Fabulous Find!  This week it's a little off the beaten track, but I think it's pretty cool comic related collectible.  Hope you do to!  What I've pulled out of my collection is the March 1972 issue of Esquire Magazine. This magazine was published by Esquire , Inc. out of Chicago, … [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...]

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