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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Captain America #210 (June 1977)

Purchase price: $1 This is a bizarre cover with those tendrils coming out of the Red Skull, like Medusa’s snakes, and wrapping around the floating heads of our heroes.  I’ve … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Daisy Duck’s Diary #1150 (Dec – Feb, 1961)

Purchase price: $1 Without a doubt I am a big fan of Carl Bark’s ducks stories; Uncle Scrooge, Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie, they’re all great.  Does that extend out … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Challengers of the Unknown (Jan., 1977)

Purchase price: $1 My understanding is Challengers of the Unknown is a team that dates back to the 50s, though I haven’t read any of those and obviously this isn’t … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Adventure Comics #486 (Oct. 1981)

Purchase price: $1 I’ve heard about “Dial ‘H’ for Hero” before, I’d just never read any of the stories prior to this issue.  The cover screams “The Comic YOU Create!” … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Power Man and Iron Fist #85 (Sept. 1982)

Purchase price: $1 Some jerk decided to take his Bic ballpoint and outline Power Man and Iron Fist on the cover of this comic.  Why would you do that?  True, … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tales of the Teen Titans #56 (Aug. 1985)

Purchase price: $1 I have to admit I was never much a Teen Titans fan back in the main collecting days.  I had friends who thought this title was just … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nova #20 (July 1978)

Purchase price: $1 Is the title of this comic Nova or The Man Called Nova?  I guess it doesn’t make a difference either way, but The Man Called Nova is … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Amazing Spider-Man #203 (Apr. 1980)

Purchase price: $1 It’s hard to pass up an old issue of Amazing Spider-Man when you find it in the bargain bin, even more so when Dazzler is on the … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mister Miracle #1 (Jan. 1989)

Purchase price: $1 Observant readers will know I’m a huge Mister Miracle fan, with the original Kirby stories being my favorite.  For whatever reason Scott Free connects with me as … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 2 Comments