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It Came From the Back Room #20
Standard recap: I’m slowly going through AABC’s one-million-plus back-issue room, restocking the boxes on the sales floor and pulling stuff to sell as discount/overstock/special items. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed, this amounts to a two-year project. This week, we’ve finally hit the letter “I,” and the first up is one of Marvel’s longest-running titles, and most popular movie stars: the Invincible Iron Man! Iron Man We can skip over much of Iron Man’s earlier years, since it’s not like there’s much in the way of discount issues available (although we’re now well stocked … Continue reading
Posted in Comics History, Marvel, News & Promos Tagged Bob Layton, David Michelenie, Denny O'Neil, Iron Man, John Byrne, John Romita Jr, Tony Stark Leave a comment
It Came From the Back Room #11
Standard recap: I’m slowly going through AABC’s one-million-plus back-issue room, restocking the boxes on the sales floor and pulling stuff to sell as discount/overstock/special items. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (especially with the school year now in full gear), this amounts to a two-year project. I’m currently (and finally!) finishing the Marvel “M” stuff, and here’s the last title I’ve encountered: Marvel Comics Presents: MCP was started in mid-1988, and was a biweekly anthology series; it was likely a reaction to DC’s early-1988 move of Action Comics to a weekly anthology (no, kids, … Continue reading
Posted in Marvel, Reviews Tagged Barry Smith, Black Panther, Black Widow, Bob Layton, Chris Claremont, Cindy Martin, Coldblood, Daredevil, Don McGregor, Doug Moench, Erik Larson, Gene Colan, Ghost Rider, Herb Trimpe, Hercules, Hulk, Jim Lee, Jim Starlin, Joe Madureira, John Buscema, John Byrne, Kelley Jones, Man-Thing, Marshall Rogers, Marvel Comics Presents, Master of Kung Fu, Paul Gulacy, Peter David, Rob Liefeld, Sam Kieth, She-Hulk, Spider-man, Steve Ditko, Steve Gerber, Thanos, Tom Sutton, Venom, Weapon X, Wolverine Leave a comment