Bargain Comic Reviews

New Reviews of Old Comics

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

Superman #313 (July 1977)

Purchase price: $1 Sometimes I think I’m not running a comic review blog so much as I’m running a shelter for abused comic books.  This poor thing has creases and … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Avengers #156 (Feb. 1976)

Purchase price: $1 Did Avengers back issues experience an increase in popularity/price after the summer blockbuster movie?   If so, that’s bad news for me because I love old Avengers comics … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gunfighters #67 (Jul. 1981)

Purchase price: $0.16 Now that’s a cover; it’s like he’s shooting right at you and the sound effects really make it great!  Yeah, not really.  In all fairness, without the … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Savage Sword of Conan #116 (Sept. 1985)

Purchase price: $1 It’s too bad comic magazines have fallen by the wayside.  I like the larger format because, not only is it nice to hold the big comic, it … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ka-Zar #5 (Sept. 1974)

Purchase price: $1 I have previously reviewed the newer Ka-Zar title, Ka-Zar the Savage, and found it to be pretty good despite being a thinly veiled rip-off of Tarzan.  When … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tomb of Dracula #20 (May 1974)

Purchase price: $1 Marvel must have over-printed this issue in 1974 because every time I visit the comic store recently Tomb of Dracula #20 is always in the dollar box.  … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment