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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

Adventures of Superman #500 (June 1993)

Purchase price: $1 At one point this comic was a nice square-bound magazine with bright pages and a nice cardstock cover.  20 years later the binding is a little busted, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman and Spiderman (1995)

Purchase price: $1 This comic is actually a reprint of Marvel Treasury #28 from July 1981; but why quibble over 14 years, right?  When I first saw this I knew … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Adventure Comics #216 (Sept. 1955)

Purchase price: $1 Here’s the thing about rooting through the bargain bins; sometimes you find treasures, sometimes you find crap, but mostly it’s mixture of the two.  Take this little … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #54 (Jan. 1965)

Purchase price: $1 I went to my favorite local comic shop (Comic Depot) the other day with every intention of NOT buying anything.  For real.  I was birthday shopping for … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #160 (Oct., 1973)

Purchase price: $1 What’s more amazing, that Jimmy Olsen has his own title or that it lasted for hundreds of issues?  And I ask that question as a fan of … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

DC Comics Presents #59 (July 1983)

Purchase price: $2 Does $2 for this issue qualify as a “bargain”?  Enh, I guess that could be debatable, but I bought it anyway strictly because the Legion of Substitute-Heroes … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Superboy (starring the Legion of Super-Heroes) #227 (May 1977)

Purchase price: $1 Yes, it’s another Legion comic.  I just don’t find Legion stories to be tiresome yet.  My bookshelf has quite a few volumes of Marvel’s Essentials and DC … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #133 (Sept. 1973)

Purchase price: $1 A well loved copy of Lois Lane to say the least.  Poor cover is all ripped and tattered, hanging onto the book by one overworked staple.  I … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment