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: Tex Benson # 1

This week, I'm looking at an independent comic book. So digging for something unusual, I've unearthed, Tex Benson # 1, published in 1986, from a little known comic book company called, Metro Comics.  Metro Comics seems to be the comic book publishing arm of S.Q. Productions, Inc., owned by Sal Quartuccio.  S.Q. … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1974 Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag

Well, that just might be the longest title to a Fabulous Find or a RETRO REVIEW in the history of my posts.  But since this post will appear just a day before Christmas Eve and two days prior to Christmas Day, it seems appropriate to share a Holiday themed find.  So here ya go ... The 1974 Marvel Treasury Special, … [Read more...]

Fabulous FInd: 1977 Super DC Calendar

Hale and welcome fans, friends and family.  I'm back once again with a new Fabulous Find.  This week I was rummaging around in the DC annex of the comic book vault buried deep underground my home.  I've twice written posts on Marvel Comics Calendars, but this week I thought I'd feature my one and only DC Comics … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: The Wizard King

Welcome back to a new edition of Fabulous Finds, brought to you by your host, Greg Turner.  This week I've only taken a couple of steps over to my bookshelves and pulled out my copy of the 1978 limited edition hardcover book entitled; The Wizard King.  This graphic novel is the brainchild of writer/artist Wallace, or … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Heroes, Inc. (No Number)

It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW this week, and from a company other than Marvel or DC Comics.  So digging around I've come up from the comic vault with Heroes, Inc. Presents Cannon.  The comic has no number and doesn't even have indicia to indicate who published it or when.  But it's from comic creator, Wally Wood and … [Read more...]

Witzend Fanzines # 6 – 12

Welcome back to part two, in my two part, Fabulous Find column on the Witzend fanzines from Wally Wood and company! Though with issue # 6, Wally Wood is now only listed as the "illustrious founder" and the fanzine/prozine is now published by Ed Glasser and edited by Bill Pearson!  Witzend # 6 I've owned my copy of … [Read more...]

Witzend Fanzines # 1 – 5

Welcome back for another  Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out the first five (5) issues of the fanzine, Witzend!  The fanzine was the brainchild of artist Wallace (Wally) Wood.  The first issue was dated the Summer of 1966 and issue five was dated October of 1968.  As Wood stated on his "Statement of NO Policy" … [Read more...]

DC Comic Book Foldees

As most of you know, I'm more of a Marvel guy than a D C guy, at least when it comes to collectibles, so I'm sure I've featured more Marvel Comics items than D C Comics items, simply because I have more in my collection.  But this week, I want to feature a D C Comics Fabulous Find.  And so I've dug out the only 1966 … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find # 17: The Voices of Marvel Record

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out my copy of the 1965 flexible record entitled; "The Voices Of Marvel".  This was part of the 1965/1966 official Merry Marvel Marching Society membership kit.  Unfortunately, I did not join up back then, and therefore I do not have the rest of the kit, but … [Read more...]

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