RETRO REVIEW: Korak # 46

Welcome back RETRO REVIEW fans!  This week it's time to look at another DC Comic book, so I've ventured into deepest, darkest Africa and returned with Korak, Son Of Tarzan # 46.  Even though the issue is numbered 46, it is the first issue to be published by DC Comics.  The first forty-five (45) issues were published by … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Giant-Size X-Men # 1

I found myself wandering up and down the Marvel Comics section of my secret comic book vault this week trying to decide on just the right comic for this week's RETRO REVIEW.  The more I thought, the harder it was to decide, until finally, I came to the end of the row and reached the X-Men shelves.  Okay, so I'll do a … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1977 Marvel Superhero Gift Pack

Presenting a new Fabulous Find ... this week, the 1977 Marvel Superhero Gift Pack!  So what exactly is a superhero gift pack?  Well, today it means a whole lot more than back in 1977.  In 1977, the Marvel Superhero Gift Pack was simply an illustrated box/sleeve with ten different Marvel Comics in it.  I'm not really … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Pittsburgh Fan Forum # 9

Almost fifty years ago a group of dedicated comic book fans came together in the city of Pittsburg, PA and formed the Pittsburgh Comix Club.  Their love of comics became almost legendary, as their group got together and dressed as comic book characters and attended local comic book conventions, almost before "cosplay" … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Hulk # 181

Welcome back for a new RETRO REVIEW.  Anyone following the Back To The Past auctions know that last Saturday, December 13, 2014, we auctioned off a CGC graded, 9.8, Hulk # 181 for over Eighty-two hundred dollars.  So I decided I'd pull out my own copy of that issue and use it for this week's RETRO REVIEW.  My copy … [Read more...]

Legion Outpost Fanzines Pt 2

Fabulous Find Welcome back to another edition of Fabulous Finds!  I know this should be a RETRO REVIEW week, but I thought I’d go ahead and hit you with part two of my Legion Outpost fanzine post.  This week I’ll be focusing on issues six through ten of The Legion Outpost.  So without further ado let me begin. Issue … [Read more...]

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