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Fresh Eyes on Old Books #31

And we’re back! My football-related things are not going well, so I’m just gunna take a step back and read some comics. Let’s do this! Tales of Suspense #89 from 1967 So around this time in the 60s, Cap came back with WWII stories (not returning to modern times until Avengers 4) . So Tales of Suspense became the go-to title for anything Iron Man or Captain America. And it’s actually really good! Stan Lee is at his best when he’s limited to an eleven-page story. He doesn’t go wild with extra love plots; he doesn’t throw around a bunch … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #23

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’re doing miscellaneous Marvel and DC “I” books, and, as always, discount copies are available on the rack near my corner by the west end of the store: Identity Crisis This was one of DC’s first attempts to make its mainstream superhero comics more “adult,” almost seven years ago now, and they got a lot … Continue reading

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