RETRO REVIEW: The Avengers # 16

Once again it's time for a new RETRO REVIEW, and again I'm feeling the love of Marvel Comics, so I went back down, deep underground, into the comic vault and brought back up Avengers # 16, cover dated May 1965.  It's got a snappy Jack Kirby (pencils) cover that is inked by either Dick Ayers or Sol Brodsky.  Experts are … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1977 Captain America Board Game

Thanks for returning for a new Fabulous Find this week.  I thought I would again look at something I own that's just a little bit different than just a comic book or a fanzine.  So I've pulled out my copy of the 1977 Captain America game featuring the Falcon and the Avengers which was put out by the Milton Bradley … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Wonder Woman # 178

This week, it's time for another comic book retro review featuring D C Comics!  So I've dug back to 1968 and pulled out an issue of Wonder Woman.  And that comic is Wonder Woman # 178, cover dated October 1968!   It's an important issue, as it marked a big change in the character, or at least the beginning of that … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Marvel Two-In-One Annual # 2

Okay, I decided to be nice and not make everyone wait for two weeks, for the second half, of this continued RETRO REVIEW.  For those looking for my regularly scheduled Fabulous Find column, well, check back next week, as I've pushed it back so that I can offer up this column instead. So without further ado, I offer … [Read more...]

Micro Marvel Hero Figures

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find brought to you by Greg Turner!  This week I've dug deep into my collection of cool things and dug out some H-O scale micro super-heroes based on the Marvel Comics characters!  And what the heck am I talking about you ask?  Well, hang on, and I'll tell and show you! Way back in the … [Read more...]

Bantam Marvel Novels (1967 & 68)

Hi, Greg Turner here, with Back To The Past Pop Culture TV, and I’d like to talk to you about those, by gone days, when the only thing featuring Marvel super-heroes were the comic books themselves.  Or at least that was so until 1966 and 1967, when Lancer Books published six “Collector’s Albums”, reprinting some Marvel … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Avengers # 170 & 171

The wait is over, Marvel Comics' The Avengers has finally made it to the theaters today, May 3, 2012!  And to go along with our month long celebration  of all thing Avengers, I present this week's RETRO REVIEW on Avengers # 170 & 171.  These comics were cover dated April 1978 and May 1978.  Number 170 features a … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Hulk # 161

Happy Friday to all my readers!  This week I've pulled out The Incredible Hulk # 161, cover dated March 1973, from Marvel Comics.  It has a cover drawn by Herb Trimpe and inked by Sal Trapani, showing the Hulk fighting the X-Men's Beast, aka Hank McCoy!  The story itself is entitled; "Beyond The Border lurks Death!" … [Read more...]

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