I buy comic book collections. So, each Saturday I will show you a portion of what I got. This time it’s War comics, something I know very little about, my love of GI Joe not counting in the least. But even though I’ve never collected them, I certainly have an appreciation for them. So, we’ll look at few that I picked up for $.25 each, some of them dating back even to the Golden Age.
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As a bonus, I’ve doubled the amount of videos on YouTube each week in an effort to show off more classic Marvel Comic book covers. But while Saturdays jump all over the place, Wednesdays focus on comic book runs.
I’m currently working through AN ENTIRE RUN OF DAREDEVIL!! I’m talking every single issue, starting at #1.
NOTABLE CREATORS: Stan Lee, Jim Steranko, Steve Ditko, Herb Trimpe, Chris Claremont, Marie Severin, Louis Simonson, John Byrne, Walt Simonson, Roy Thomas, Jack Kirby, Jim Shooter, Mark Gruenwald, Larry Hama, JIm Starlin, Dan DeCarlo
PUBLISHERS: Almost always Marvel Comics for me. It is rare to have as many DC as I did this week!
ERAS: Silver Age, Bronze Age, Copper Age, and an occasional Modern.
I have 40 years of experience in comics and try to be accurate as I present the comics, but I’m doing it on the fly, so an occasional mistake will be made. Although I don’t ask for it, people are more than happy to get pedantic in the comments on YouTube.
TERMINOLOGY USED: first appearance, 1st appearance, 1st app, key issue, first issue, 1st issue, origin, classic cover, iconic cover, direct sales, newsstand edition, comics bag, spine, spine bend, spine tick, cover crease, reprint, reprint series, spoiler, death issue, costume, water stain, king-size, second printing, raw single, corner box, logo, masthead, 100-Page Super-Spectacular, Bronze Age