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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Adventures of Superman #500 (June 1993)

Purchase price: $1 At one point this comic was a nice square-bound magazine with bright pages and a nice cardstock cover.  20 years later the binding is a little busted, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

What If? #16 (Aug. 1979)

Purchase price: $1 What If? has always had this rather mythic feel for me.  The original run of the title was over by the time I started collecting in 1984 … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman and Spiderman (1995)

Purchase price: $1 This comic is actually a reprint of Marvel Treasury #28 from July 1981; but why quibble over 14 years, right?  When I first saw this I knew … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sub-Mariner #32 (Dec. 1970)

Purchase price: $1 On a recent trip to the Comic Depot I found about a half dozen issues of Sub-Mariner from the late 60s early 70s, this being the oldest … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

OMAC #2 (Dec. 1974)

Purchase price: $1 “Are you ready for OMAC one man army?” the cover asks.  40 years ago the answer was, sadly enough, a resounding no, not many people were ready … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Uncanny X-Men #155 (Mar. 1982)

Purchase price: $1 Chris Claremont was the X-Men writer on, like, a thousand issues with his run being, arguably, among the peak periods for the title.  Uncanny X-Men was among … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Meet Angel #7 (Nov/Dec. 1969)

Purchase price: $1 Kind of hard to believe this was an actual comic book, isn’t?  My guess would be this was DC’s answer to Archie comics (wait, I thought that … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Omega the Unknown #1 (March 1975)

Purchase price: $1 Prior to seeing this issue in the bargain box I’d either never heard of Omega the Unknown or I had seen it and avoided it like a … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Adventure Comics #216 (Sept. 1955)

Purchase price: $1 Here’s the thing about rooting through the bargain bins; sometimes you find treasures, sometimes you find crap, but mostly it’s mixture of the two.  Take this little … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 5 Comments