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...]

Fabulous Find: Fantastic Fanzine # 10

Happy Friday everyone!  It's time once again for another Fabulous Find!  And this week I've unearthed another great old fanzine.  It seems I get the most feedback when I pull one of these babies out of my collection to share with you all, so I think you must like and appreciate my posts when I'm talking fanzines!  This … [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...]

Witzend Fanzines # 1 – 5

Welcome back for another  Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out the first five (5) issues of the fanzine, Witzend!  The fanzine was the brainchild of artist Wallace (Wally) Wood.  The first issue was dated the Summer of 1966 and issue five was dated October of 1968.  As Wood stated on his "Statement of NO Policy" … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: X-Men #s 49 – 51

It's time for another RETRO REVIEW, so settle back and let's turn the time machine back to 1968!  This week I've unearthed from my collection X-Men numbers 49 through 51 from Marvel Comics.  These three books are cover dated, October through December 1968, meaning that they would have been on the comic racks during the … [Read more...]

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