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Fresh Eyes on Old Books #40 by Dan

Holy Moses…we’ve done 40 of these! That’s a lot folks. If you’ve read every one, I’m kind of worried about you, but good job! Let’s do this! Sgt. Fury #51 from 1968 Evil Nazis! Now that I have your attention, this is another “Nazis try to kill all the leaders of the Allied forces” that you get from a comic in the 60s… Hey wait-a-minute… didn’t the war end like 20 years before this comic came out? Whatever, anyway! One of the Commandos (the movie star) gets captured by a Nazi (with a conscience) who is trying to save his … Continue reading

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It Came From The Back Room #7

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 on the Marvel “M” stuff, and here are some of the titles I’ve been encountering: Marvel Universe (Official Handbook of the…) Most of the overstock we have on these are from the two ’80s collections. There was a time when every true Marvel zombie just had … Continue reading

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