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OMAC #2 (Dec. 1974)

Purchase price: $1 “Are you ready for OMAC one man army?” the cover asks.  40 years ago the answer was, sadly enough, a resounding no, not many people were ready … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

OMAC #1 (Oct., 1974)

Purchase price: $1 Not long ago I found OMAC #5 in the dollar boxes and was pretty excited by it.  Finding #1 for only a buck?  That’s crazy!  Considering I … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Captain America #210 (June 1977)

Purchase price: $1 This is a bizarre cover with those tendrils coming out of the Red Skull, like Medusa’s snakes, and wrapping around the floating heads of our heroes.  I’ve … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #18 (Mar. 1971)

Purchase price: $1 Full confession. I started and stopped reading this comic five or six times before I finally read it all the way through.  I’m not really sure why … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mighty Marvel Western #32 (June 1974)

Purchase price: $1 Even at a buck I might have over paid for this one, given its heavily tattered condition (the well worn cover hangs by one over-worked staple, a … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mister Miracle Special #1 (1987)

Purchase price: $1.25 In the interest of full disclosure I did not buy this one recently from the dollar stack at my local comic shop or pick it up at … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

OMAC #5 (June 1975)

Purchase price: $1 During one of my recent dollar box hunts I came across this issue of OMAC #5.  At first I was all excited because I’d never read OMAC … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · 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