Fabulous Find: 1980 Marvel Comics Super Heroes Strategy Game

Here we are, once again, on a fabulous Friday, therefore, it is time for another Fabulous Find.  And this week, I have dug around in the comic vault and pulled out another one of my cool board games.  This one is from 1980, and is the Marvel Comics Super Heroes Strategy Game.  It is brought to us by the Milton Bradley … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Captain America & the Falcon # 143

Once again the week rolls around to the weekend and it's time for another RETRO REVIEW!  This week I've gone back to 1971 and Captain America and the Falcon # 143 from Marvel Comics!  The issue is cover dated; November 1971, and technically the book is actually Captain America # 143, per the indicia, but the cover … [Read more...]

Spider-Man:Rock Reflections of a Superhero

Hey ho, everyone.  This week I've gone to my vinyl record racks for my Fabulous Find.  And I've pulled out a gem!  It's the record album entitled; Spider-Man: Rock Reflections of a Superhero from Lifesong Records. It came out in 1975, and in obvious conjunction with Marvel Comics.  I quickly purchased it at the local … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Thor # 167 – 169

Howdy partners!  And welcome back for another Retro Review!  This week in honor of the new Thor movie, I thought I'd pull out a Thor issue, which actually turned into three issues!  So heads up, I'll try to make it quick ... I'm looking at Marvel Comics' Thor # 167 through # 169, cover dated, August 1969 through … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Luke Cage, Hero For Hire # 1

Hey out there, it's time for another RETRO REVIEW, so what do you think of that?  Hopefully, you're in favor of it, as today, I bring you Luke Cage, Hero For Hire # 1, cover dated June 1972, from Marvel Comics!  Though in the indicia, the title is listed as simply; Hero For Hire.  This book features the first … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Savage Tales # 2 & 3

First things first, Happy Birthday to Barry Windsor-Smith, born this day of May 25th!  And in honor of his birth, I'm reviewing the Conan the Barbarian story in Marvel Comics' magazines Savage Tales # 2 & 3.  The comic book story is an adaptation of the Robert E. Howard tale; "Red Nails", which was first published … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Captain America # 175

Well, we've made it to another Friday, so it is time, once again, for another Retro Review!  Yay!  Well, it at least makes me happy!  This week I've opened up Marvel Comics' Captain America and the Falcon # 175.  This comic is cover dated July 1974 and features a cover drawn by Sal Buscema over a John Romita layout. … [Read more...]

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