Marvel 1975 Slurpee Cups

Hey, how you doin'?  I'm back this week with a repeat Fabulous Find, looking at the 1975 Marvel Comics Slurpee cups.  In 1975, I was a young man attending college and working in the college’s bookstore to earn some extra bucks and I discovered that the chain store, 7-11, was selling their slurpees in plastic cups … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Merry Christmas From Me To You

Thank you for finding you way back to this week's Fabulous Find.  But I should be honest, and say right up front, this post really isn't about one of my finds, but simply a wish of Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my readers, friends and family. But in doing so, I've dug out some Christmas artwork/images … [Read more...]

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: Comixscene # 5

Happy Friday all!  The weekend has arrived and also another edition of Greg Turner's Fabulous Finds!  This week I've dug into my basement wonderland and uncovered issue number five (5) of Jim Steranko's Comixscene!  It's cover dated July - August 1973, and I purchased it at the 1974 Detroit Triple Fan Fair from Jim … [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...]

Fabulous Find: Rolling Stone # 91, 09-16-71

That's right, that's right, don't be sad and blue, as it's time for a new Fabulous Find, and this week I've pulled from the vault the Rolling Stone issue, # 91, dated September 16, 1971.  This issue was still published in the early newspaper format, prior to it becoming a large-size magazine, long before it became a … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Fiction Illustrated Vol. 3

Welcome back for another Fabulous Find.  Glad you could find your way here once again, or welcome if it's your first time.  This week I'm bringing to light the short-lived series of small graphic novels published by Byron Preiss Visual Publications Inc.  The series was called Fiction Illustrated and they published four … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Gods of Mount Olympus

It's time for a new Fabulous Find, and this week I'll be looking at the three issue run of The Gods of Mount Olympus in Ancient Mythology.  The three issues were published by Quintessence Publications out of Spokane Washington in 1974.  I could find no date on the first issue, but issue # 2 was listed as May and issue … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Steranko History Of Comics 2

Welcome back for the new Fabulous Find.  As promised, this week I'm looking at the second, and last, The Steranko History of Comics 2 book from Jim Steranko and Supergraphics Publications.  It came out in 1972, following the success of the first book.  You can find my write up of that issue … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Steranko History Of Comics

This week I'd like to feature the oversized magazine/book entitled; The Steranko History Of Comics.  It was published in 1970 by Supergraphics, i.e. Jim Steranko himself.  While researching this item on the internet, I've discovered my cover is actually a second printing, rather than the first printing I thought it … [Read more...]

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