Fabulous Find: Amazing World of DC Comics # 15

Welcome back to this week's column/blog.  I guess Chris and I are on the same wavelength, as he wrote about Wonder Woman in his column this week and I'll be doing something similar today.  For this week's Fabulous Find I have dug around in the first box of fanzines I came across and pulled out Amazing World of DC … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Jack Kirby Collector # 1

To put it simply ... it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  So who am I to deny you that pleasure?  So without further ado, I present for your interest The Jack Kirby Collector # 1, cover dated September 1994.  This little fanzine, which would grow to so much more is just a few short years, and is still being published … [Read more...]

1971 King Kirby Portfolio or Kirby Unleashed

Welcome to this week's Fabulous Find, I hope you all are doing fine.  This week I've pulled out of the vault the "King" Kirby Portfolio, dated 1971.  This treasury size portfolio also goes by the name Kirby Unleashed.  Why the two names?  I'm not really sure.  As you can see from the cover reproduced below, it simply … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: All Dynamic # 5/6

Time for another Fabulous Find!  And this week I've gone to the fanzine section of my collection and pulled out All Dynamic # 5/6 from July 1970.  All Dynamic was published by Dynamic Publications.  And Dynamic Publications was Alan Light of The Buyer's Guide for Comic Fandom, or later, just The Buyers Guide (TBG) … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Glx Sptzl Glaah! # 1

Wow, the summer is almost over already!  Where does the time go?  But hopefully you're measuring the summer's passing with my rotating columns; Fabulous Finds and RETRO REVIEWs!  This week it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  So digging around in my collection I have unearthed a pretty rare and hard to find fanzine; Glx … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Groo the Wanderer # 7

Talk of a new Conan the Barbarian movie got me to thinking about barbarian heroes, which eventually led me to Groo!  So this week I've pulled out Groo The Wanderer # 7, which is cover dated February 1984, and was published by Pacific Comics!  It's got everything that you could want from a barbarian story; a hero, … [Read more...]

Marvelmania Magazine # 1

Hello again!  It's time for another edition of Fabulous Finds!  Number eighteen (18) to be exact, and this week I'll be writing about the Marvelmania club magazine entitled, oddly enough, Marvelmania Magazine!  But the interesting story is that there were actually two separate number one issues!  Say what? Yep, there … [Read more...]

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