RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Spotlight # 2

Welcome back for this week's RETRO REVIEW!  This time around I’ll be looking at Marvel Spotlight # 2, which is cover dated February 1972.  This book, from Marvel Comics, introduces Jack Russell, who becomes the title character, Werewolf By Night.  The comic features an interesting, though uncredited, cover by Neal … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Man-Thing # 5 & 6

Time once again for a new RETRO REVIEW for your pleasure (at least I hope it's a pleasure).  This week it was back into the Marvel Comics section of the comics vault, where I have pulled out The Man-Thing #s 5 & 6. These two books are cover dated; May 1974 and June 1974, so they would have been on the newsstands in … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Kull The Destroyer # 11

Welcome back for another edition of my RETRO REVIEW column.  This week it's time to pull a Marvel Comic book from out of the vault.  So after digging around for a while, I've unearthed; Kull The Destroyer # 11, cover dated November 1973.  The Kull comic book had been around since 1971 when the first issue came out as; … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Esquire Magazine March 1972

Hello and welcome to a new Fabulous Find!  This week it's a little off the beaten track, but I think it's pretty cool comic related collectible.  Hope you do to!  What I've pulled out of my collection is the March 1972 issue of Esquire Magazine. This magazine was published by Esquire , Inc. out of Chicago, … [Read more...]

1975 Marvel 7-11 Slurpee Cups

Quite a while ago I wrote about the 1973 D C Comics 7-11 Slurpee cups and I promised that I'd be back with the 1975 Marvel Comics 7-11 Slurpee cups. Well, here I am and it's time!  In 1975 I was in college and working in the college's bookstore to earn some extra bucks and I discovered that 7-11 was selling their … [Read more...]

Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975

Rather than another Retro Review this week, I thought I might start a new column that will alternate with my Retro Review column and I've decided to call it Fabulous Finds!  Though the column name isn't set in stone, so if you've got a better name for this column, please let me know in the comments section below! For … [Read more...]

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