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Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Kona #15 (July-Sept. 1965)

Purchase price: $1 There is a unique wow-factor for me when I find (and can afford) a comic older than me.  Not just a book that reprints an old story, … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Marvel Premiere #30 (June 1976)

Purchase price: $1 Is Roy Thomas the best comic writer of World War II era stories?  If someone says he’s not they should definitely have him at the forefront of … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #255 (Sept. 1979)

Purchase price: $1 Yes, this is the third review I’ve done for Superboy where he’s shared the title with the Legion.  I love the Legion, what can I say?  If … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Defenders #52 (Oct. 1977)

Purchase price: $1 My first experience with The Defenders was under the title of The New Defenders about 3 issues before the title was canceled.  There was Gargoyle, Angel, Valkyrie, … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter #13 (Feb. 1977)

Purchase price: $1 Was the 70s kung-fu fad solely all about Bruce Lee?  He played a big part, but I’m sure there were other contributing factors.  Some kung-fu movies are … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Time Warp #5 (July 1980)

Purchase price: $1 I’m a real middle of the road science fiction fan.  Love Star Wars (except “Phantom Menace”), not a big fan of Star Trek; I like aliens-visiting-earth stories, … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Gunfighter #61 (July 1980)

Gunfighter #61 (July 1980) Purchase price: $0.16 No, that’s not a typo, but it is an estimate.  We were in an antique store that was closing down and were told … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 4 Comments

Avengers #187 (Sept. 1978)

Purchase price: $1 Ah, the Avengers.  I just never seem to tire of reading about these guys, regardless of who is in the lineup.  This time we seem to have … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vampirella’s Summer Nights (1992)

Purchase price: $1 Prior to reading this I’d heard the name Vampirella, but that was about it.  Hadn’t read any comics or magazines so I had no idea what she … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 3 Comments