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Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Marvel Two-In-One #76 (June. 1981)

Purchase price: $1 What was the deal with all of the team-up titles back in the late 70s and early 80s?  We had Marvel Team-Up with Spider-Man, World’s Finest with … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fantastic Four #144 (Mar. 1974)

Purchase price: $1 I admit it; I’m a day later than I should be.  This is one of those cases where life gets in the way of writing and I … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Savage She-Hulk #2 (Mar. 1980)

Purchase price: $1 Female super-heroes are something of a rarity, and even more-so in 1980.  At that point, who was out there representing the strong ladies?  Invisible Girl, Supergirl, Batgirl, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shade the Changing Man #5 (Mar. 1978)

Purchase price: $1 I’ve heard of this title and character before, but really knew nothing beyond that about either.  After reading this issue I have to confess I don’t know … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

DC Comics Presents #59 (July 1983)

Purchase price: $2 Does $2 for this issue qualify as a “bargain”?  Enh, I guess that could be debatable, but I bought it anyway strictly because the Legion of Substitute-Heroes … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mighty Marvel Western #32 (June 1974)

Purchase price: $1 Even at a buck I might have over paid for this one, given its heavily tattered condition (the well worn cover hangs by one over-worked staple, a … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Superboy (starring the Legion of Super-Heroes) #227 (May 1977)

Purchase price: $1 Yes, it’s another Legion comic.  I just don’t find Legion stories to be tiresome yet.  My bookshelf has quite a few volumes of Marvel’s Essentials and DC … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mister Miracle Special #1 (1987)

Purchase price: $1.25 In the interest of full disclosure I did not buy this one recently from the dollar stack at my local comic shop or pick it up at … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Marvel Spotlight #17 (Sept. 1974)

Purchase price: $1 Ranking right up there with the oddest concepts for a super-hero it’s the Son of Satan.  Born of an unholy alliance between Satan and a human, Daimon … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · Leave a comment