Fabulous Find: 1971 New York Comic Art Program

Time for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've dug into my convention program booklets and pulled out the 1971 New York Comic Art Program.  The convention was held over the weekend of July 2nd through the 5th. There were two Guests of Honor, the first, artist Jim Steranko and second, writer Gardner Fox.  Publisher … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Giant-Size Super-Stars # 1

Greetings and salutations comic book fans.  This week I found myself searching in the Marvel Comics section of my vast comics vault.  And I've pulled out a gem, at least I think so!  So what did I find?  I'm glad you asked.  I dug out my copy of Giant-Size Super-Stars # 1, cover dated May 1974.  If you look at the … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Marvel Mead Folders

Welcome back my friends to the fun that never ends (with apologies to Emerson, Lake & Palmer for twisting their song lyric).  It's time once again for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've dug in a deep, dark corner of my vast collectibles vault for something a little different.  And what did I come up with, you … [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: Fantastic Four Big Little Book

I think it's time for another look at one of my Big Little Books (BLB)from Whitman Publishing Company, Inc. of Racine, Wisconsin. So for this week's Fabulous Find, I've reached for The Fantastic Four in The House of Horrors.  It was published in 1968 in conjunction with Marvel Comics.  Here's the cover: The book … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Lancelot Strong, The Shield # 1 & 2

First let me open by wishing all my readers a Happy Fourth of July!  And in honor of this most patriotic day, I choose to do a RETRO REVIEW on a patriotic hero!  No, not the obvious, Captain America, who was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, but another lesser known patriotic hero, also created by Simon and Kirby, … [Read more...]

CPL # 11, a 1974 Fanzine

Welcome once again to another Fabulous Find!  This week I thought I'd spotlight one of my favorite fanzines, CPL, or it's proper name; Contemporary Pictorial Literature!  With a name like like it's got to be good, right?  The issue I'm going to be speaking about this time around is issue number eleven (11).  It was … [Read more...]

Early Comic Reader Fanzines

Happy Friday everyone!  And to start off the weekend, I bring you a new Fabulous Find!  Number twenty-six if you're counting.  This week I've dug out some early Comic Reader fanzines from my collection.  I don't have a complete run but I do own each issue from number ninety (90) to the end of it's run with issue two … [Read more...]

Retro Review: The Fly # 1

Hello fellow comic book fans and welcome to another RETRO REVIEW!  This week it's time for another review of a comic that doesn't come from the big two, i.e. Marvel or D C Comics!  So I've dug deep into my collection and brought to light The Fly # 1, cover dated May 1983, from Red Circle (an imprint of Archie … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Demon Hunter # 1

Welcome back to another Retro Review!  This week I've brought up from the comic book vault; Demon Hunter # 1, from  Atlas/Seaboard Comics.  It's actually the one and only issue published, as the second issue never saw the light of day, as Atlas Comics collapsed only months after this first issue was published!  But … [Read more...]

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