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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

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

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

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

Our Army at War #243 (Mar. 1972)

Purchase price: $1 That’s quite a cover isn’t it?  Sgt. Rock captured by toy soldier with bright red rosy cheeks?  If this is reflective of the story inside you have … Continue reading

March 22, 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

Warlord #44 (Apr 1981)

Purchase price: $1 Previously I’ve mentioned that I’ve grown to like Warlord much more now than I did when new issues were being published (because I NEVER read Warlord back … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

House of Secrets #64 (Feb. 1964)

Purchase price: $1 What?  No Cain or Abel?  This is definitely an old issue of House of Secrets!  So how did I get this for only a dollar?  Well, there … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Strange Adventures #208 (Jan. 1968)

Purchase price: $1 Check out the cover.  Yeah, the cover is very cool, but look at how big the Comics Code Authority stamp is!  It’s definitely larger than the DC/National … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment