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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Nova #2 (Oct 1976)

Purchase price: $1 What’s the actual title of this comic?  The Man Called Nova, or Nova? I’ve seen it listed various ways online.  Regardless, you can always count on finding … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #402 (Feb. 1964)

Purchase price: $1 There was a time when I thought Disney comics were a total waste of reading time.  Barks Ducks, Gottfredson Mice, who cares?  That was my attitude.  I … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #240 (June. 1978)

Purchase price: $1 The fantastic Mike Grell provided the cover for this issue and it’s a pretty rugged cover at that.  This Grimbor character’s appearance reminds me a bit of … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Madrox #1 (Nov. 2004)

Purchase price: $1 Is a comic published in 2004 aged enough to be described as “old” like 99% of the comics I review on this site?  I think this is … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silver Age Classics: House of Secrets #92 (1992)

Purchase price: $1 I bought quite a few of these Silver Age Classics reprints when they first came out in 1992 and enjoyed them quite a bit.  When I recently … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Grave Tales #3 (Feb. 1992)

Purchase price: $1 Nothing quite like writing the same review twice, and this is my second go around for Grave Tales #3.  The first version no one will ever read … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Doctor Strange #19 (Oct. 1976)

Purchase price: $1 I’m the first to admit I haven’t read many Doctor Strange comics over the years.  I was never big into occult and monster type stories and I … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Detective Comics #608 (Oct. 1989)

Purchase price: $1 I’ve often heard the argument that Batman is the better character than Superman because he’s more believable, more realistic.  Superman is nearly omnipotent, except for that li’l … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Howard Chaykin’s American Flagg! #6 (Oct. 1988)

Purchase price: $1 Back in the late 80s I remember Howard Chaykin was one of those buzz-worthy names; if you read in Comics Buyers Guide he was working on something … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment