RETRO REVIEW: Daredevil # 18

Greetings and salutations!  And welcome back for a new RETRO REVIEW!  It’s time to dig into the Marvel Comics section of my vast comic book library, and this week I’ve pulled out Daredevil # 18.  It’s cover dated; July 1966, and it features a nice John Romita Sr. cover!  Romita had just recently joined the Marvel staff and Stan Lee had…

RETRO REVIEW: Mysterious Suspense # 1

Hey gang, it’s Friday once again and therefore, time for another posting!  And this week it’s another RETRO REVIEW, for hopefully, your reading pleasure!  This week I’ve pulled out Mysterious Suspense # 1 (and only) from Charlton Comics!  It’s cover dated October 1968 and features a cover pencilled and inked by none other than Steve Ditko.  Here’s the cover:   The comic features…

Marvel-Con ’76 Booklet

Fabulous Find Welcome back to another Fabulous Find!  This week I’ve brought to light the convention program book from the 1976 Marvel Comic Book Convention, held in New York City, entitled; Marvel-Con ’76! This was one of the last small cons before cons became a really big deal.  Quickly comic book conventions went from small…

Review of FOOM Magazine # 1

Hey Ho, Faithful Followers, it’s Friday, so it’s time for another Fabulous Find!  I hope you’re as excited as I am! Today I’ve pulled out the very first issue of FOOM magazine. And what exactly does FOOM stand for?  Well, I’m glad you asked, it stands for; Friends Of Ol’ Marvel, coined by none other…

RETRO REVIEW: Strange Tales # 130

Almost forgot to post today, but I hope you agree that it’s better late than never!  At least I hope you feel that way.    This week it’s time for another Marvel Comics review, so I’ve dug out Strange Tales # 130, cover dated March 1965.  And for those is the know, they already know that…

Marvelmania Magazine # 1

Hello again!  It’s time for another edition of Fabulous Finds!  Number eighteen (18) to be exact, and this week I’ll be writing about the Marvelmania club magazine entitled, oddly enough, Marvelmania Magazine!  But the interesting story is that there were actually two separate number one issues!  Say what? Yep, there was a sixteen page trial run…

Marvel Comics Mini Books

Howdy folks!  And welcome to another Fabulous Find!  This week I’m going back into my 1960’s Marvel stuff and pulled out a couple of Marvel mini books from 1966.  There were six books in the series, based on their Marvel Comic counterparts, but I’ve only managed to secure two of the six mini books for…