Saturday, December 26, 2009

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas Countdown!

And for the last day of the Christmas Countdown, the last two pages of original art from All-New Collectors Edition C-53 I have in my files!


From page 62, a game!


Here's page 64!

And that wraps up this year's Christmas Countdown... we'll see what I come up with next year!

Cool Stuff: Original Comic Art!

Hmmm... should I post an extra-long Original Comic Art post in honor of it being Christmas today? Well, let's find out...


Page 2 from Ms. Marvel 19, by Carmine Infantino!

Give-A-Show Fridays: Gulliver and Yogi Bear!

This next group of slides was from a 1969 "Gold" set featuring all Hanna-Barbera characters!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Christmas Countdown!


Here's page 60's art!

Children's Book Theatre: MOTU - Teela's Secret, Part 2!

So, Teela was wanting to find out who her mother was, and Skeletor uses this quest to set a trap for her!


Castle of Frankenstein #16, Part 8!

We're on to the letter column!


The letter column has a very nice heading by an artist who signed their name "Ludwig," and features Richard Bojarski's "Baron Von Bungle" at the bottom. Between is a lengthy letter by John J. Fox, Chairman of the Confraternity of Christian DOctrine, who discusses 2001: A Space Odyssey at length.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Christmas Countdown!


Here's the original art for the puzzle on page 59, by Sheldon Mayer (as all these have been)!

By the 10's: Tip Top Comics!

Almost missed the By the 10's for this date! Tip Top was another newspaper reprint title, so let's take a look at what they had to offer!


Issue 10!

Cool Stuff!

Time for Mego's Comic Action Heroes! At least, I hope these are Comic Action Heroes, and not the Pocket Heroes, since I keep mixing them up!

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Of the two above, I think the Goblin looks best, because he's naturally two-toned, and Mego took advantage of their manufacturing process!

Monday, December 21, 2009

Christmas Countdown!


Unfortunately, I don't have any more pages from that Rudolph story to share... but here's page 58, the first of a bunch of puzzle pages!

By the 10's: Popular Comics!

I don't really know much about this title (other than it at least began with newspaper reprints), so let's just enjoy the gallery of Popular Comics... By the 10's!


Issue 10!

Monster Monday!

We're starting a new volume of photos (volume 6, if you're counting), and we begin with 20 Million Miles to Earth!


Sunday, December 20, 2009

Christmas Countdown!


Page 25!

Puzzle Sunday!

Last week's solution:


This week's puzzle:


Solution next week!

Cool Stuff: Original Comic Art!


Hope I'm not repeating from last time with page 1 from Millie the Model #185 by Stan Goldberg!

Cool Stuff!

Oh, my mistake... last time around, I said this edition would feature Beaneath the Planet of the Apes... but I was wrong... it's Battle For the Planet of the Apes!



Note the art differences between this Italian poster and the US poster above it!



Next, this single Battlestar Galactica merchandise photo... showing two of the 8mm Galactica home movies! And below... Mego Bend 'n Flex figures!

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Yeah, there was some duplication in the photos... didn't think you'd mind!

OK, NOW it's time for Beneath the Planet of the Apes!


Italian photobustas!


Swedish poster!


Italian poster!

Just room for one or two other items...

bucksm_landrover this Mego Buck Rogers Land Rover (that I don't recognize from the TV show, but it could just be I don't remember it)...


...and this generic Warner Bros. Cartoon poster featuring Bugs Bunny!

Next time around: Comic Action Heroes and more!