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Fantasy Masterpieces #6 (May 1980)

Purchase price: $1 Ah!  Another reprint title from good ol’ Marvel!  And this one stars Silver Surfer to boot.  If he isn’t one of the coolest comic book characters going, … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

Jonny Quest #13 (June. 1987)

Purchase price: $1 I’ve always been a fan of Comico comics, ever since I first saw them on a spinner rack packed in with the Marvels and DCs.  Grendel, Elementals, … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Incredible Hulk #304 (Feb. 1985)

Purchase price: $1 Check out that Mike Mignola cover!  Although I find the aliens a bit odd, I like the overall design and the Hulk himself looks pretty cool.   I … Continue reading

May 1, 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

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

The Thing #1 (July 1983)

Purchase price: $1 Man, who did this cover?  It’s a total disaster and I’m not just talking about the building laying around our ever lovin’ blue eyed hero.  His arms … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legion of Super-Heroes #309 (Mar. 1984)

Purchase price: $1 First things first.  This has to be among the most unattractive covers I’ve ever seen.  It’s not just the splotchy oranges that make up the background, or … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment