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The Unexpected #152 (November 1973)

Purchase price: $1.66 (or 3 for $5) Another one of the three I bought at the pug parade.  Admittedly this was the last one I picked as part of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Spirit #1 (Oct. 1983)

Purchase price: $1 Want to hear my pathetic comic con story?  Too bad.  I’m going to tell it anyway.  In 1988 I went to San Diego to visit a good … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Legion of Super Heroes Annual #2 (1983)

Purchase price: $1 When I first started collecting comics Legion of Super Heroes was one of those direct market books you could only buy in comic specialty shops, not newsstands.  … Continue reading

November 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Eternals Vol. 1 #6 (Dec 1976)

Purchase price: $2.75 During my formative years of comic reading and collecting I wasn’t the biggest Kirby fan; matter of fact I was the polar opposite.  Sure, I would read … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Mighty Thor #256 (Feb 1976)

Purchase price: $1 When I first started collecting comics I didn’t have much interest in Thor.  Then I started reading those classic Walter Simonson issues and thought Thor was the … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · Leave a comment


There are a lot of comic book fans out there and a lot of us like reading about comics just as much as we like reading comics themselves (at least … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · Leave a comment