Fabulous Find: 1966 Marvel Donruss Card Set

Welcome back true believers. This week it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  And since I've just recently completed my set of the 1966 Marvel Donruss Super Heroes card set, I thought that this would be the perfect time to shine the spotlight on them. This set of cards is the very first set of Marvel cards that were ever … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1968 Marvel Inflatable Pillows

Hey, Hey, Hey, it's another Fabulous Find!  This week I bring to your attention the 1968 inflatable Marvel plastic pillows from Marvel Comics and Massachusetts Art Pillows.  Maybe you remember seeing them advertised in your Silver Age Marvel Comic books, I sure do.  Though I have never had the pleasure of owning one, I … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Thor # 167 – 169

Howdy partners!  And welcome back for another Retro Review!  This week in honor of the new Thor movie, I thought I'd pull out a Thor issue, which actually turned into three issues!  So heads up, I'll try to make it quick ... I'm looking at Marvel Comics' Thor # 167 through # 169, cover dated, August 1969 through … [Read more...]

1978 Captain America Hand Puppet

Hey kids, it's another Fabulous Find!  It's been a while, so I thought I better pull out something cool this week.  So I'm featuring the 1978 Captain America hand puppet from Imperial Toy Corporation!  Here's mine, still sealed in it's plastic with an unpunched header card! I think he's pretty cool and as … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Strange Tales # 178

Well when it rains it pours.  First vacation interrupts my column and now computer problems cause a major slow down and eventual fix!  But because of this, I'm running yet another reprint.  But unless you've been here from the very beginning of my columns, I doubt you've read this one!  So without further ado ... Hi … [Read more...]

Marvel Comics finger puppets

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find.  This week I've brought out a slightly weird item from my collection.  A Marvel Comics finger puppet!  I only own the Thor finger puppet, but I've got my eye out for the other three in the set.  I don't remember exactly when I bought my Thor, but it was definitely at a comic book … [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...]

The Avengers Movie Finally Arrives in Theatres!

Jim Johnson thinks there has never been a better time to be an Avengers fan, and he'll show you why in this video segment featuring the Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Nick Fury and more as they assemble the Avengers on the big screen for the first time! Full Text: JJ here, Back to the … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #62: Top 5 Reasons Why The Avengers Are So Cool

Top 5 Reasons Why The Avengers Are So Cool The Avengers are so cool, in fact, that I will tell you why with no lead-in whatsoever. 5. Comics’ Mightiest Creators Sure, Fantastic Four had Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, and Uncanny X-Men had Chris Claremont and John Byrne. But The Avengers had all of those guys too, at one … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Thor # 337

As part of Avengers month (plus), leading up to the opening of the movie; The Avengers, this week I am looking at Thor # 377, from Marvel Comics.  It is cover dated November 1983 and features a really strange looking image of the title character, Thor!  Or does it?  Who is this strange looking creature wearing Thor's … [Read more...]

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