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Comic Book Prices versus Formats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J Feb 13. 22 Replies

When I first started reading comic books back in 1974, the average issue was 20 pages of story and art within a 32 page (counting covers) magazine for 20 cents.In contrast, the Golden Age of Comic…Continue

Just released: HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE BOOK 3: FEMME FATALE

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Hello Everyone.Hope this isn't too forward of me, but while there have been numerous short stories in recent years, I now have a new book release!HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE, BOOK 3: FEMME FATALE is…Continue

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Project Alpha (Book 2): Proving Ground Now Available

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics Dec 17, 2016. 1 Reply

Hope nobody minds a little self promotion.The second novel in my superhero series PROJECT ALPHA has just been released by Pro Se Press.In PROVING GROUND, Alpha is hoping to find someplace he can call…Continue

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SINGULARITY: Rise of the Posthumans now available!

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This is a project I've been waiting to brag about for almost two years now, an anthology…Continue

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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And now, a couple of more Adams' Arrow variants. (Images courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
1 hour ago
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Had a very long day and am just now getting here. Below is Neal Adams' only contribution to the Wonder Woman-Conan the Barbarian crossover produced between DC and Dark Horse Comics, which raises a question that I've never found a…"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a character I always thought Neal Adams should of drawn more of. (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"In the long run, even the "Big 2" couldn't contain Neal Adams... (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
Tuesday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I guess Neal Adams liked to branch out and stretch his artistic muscles from time to time, for I didn't even know about this cover (and several more I'll be posting soon) until I cruised the Grand Comics Database."
Sunday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Someone else has already posted the classic Strange Adventures' Deadman cover this one is based on, but here's Neal Adams' taking an alternate view of it, with the background heads being DC Comics personnel. (Image courtesy of…"
Saturday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another Neal Adams variant and his original work he homaged. (Images courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
Saturday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a pose Neal Adams drew years apart for the World's Finest team, although the Batman art might originally have been for something else and just reused by DC for the collection cover. (Images courtesy of the Grand Comics…"
May 19
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My last Neal Adams cover with a chains theme but at this point even he probably realized "all good things come to an end" for the image is more a homage to the original Amazing Spider-man #50 than Superman #233. But if there are any more…"
May 18
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's Neal Adams again riffing his classic Superman #233 cover, courtesy of the Grand Comics Database. I have one more Adams "chains" cover, which I'll post tomorrow, but if there are any more out there..."
May 17
Lee Houston, Junior replied to The Baron's discussion Tennant and Tate to Return to Doctor Who for 60th Anniversary Celebration
"From what I've heard, the first episode of Doctor # 14 is supposed to also serve as the series 60th anniversary episode and be part of the BBC's 100th anniversary, counting from when they first started radio broadcasts. My guess would be…"
May 17
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"As previously mentioned (page 1382), I have no idea exactly how many times Neal Adams riffed his own cover art work and produced a different variant on Superman #233, but here's another, courtesy of the Grand Comics Database."
May 16
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"To Jeff of Earth J, et al... The first prices mentioned in my previous post were based on 1990s purchases at my local comic book shop of the day. I got the first two Marvel Masterworks' Fantastic Four volumes (only title I was interested in…"
May 15
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Are those Wendy's covers a current promotion or something from the past? Meanwhile, a bit of Neal Adams' fun for Sunday, although how many times in his career did he riff Superman #233? Just asking, because I've got 2 more homage…"
May 15
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"Back issue market prices for individual titles are bad enough. Marvel Masterworks started out at around $20 a volume with DC's Archives a bit more, but $40-60 US dollars (today's current cost) for the average, "no thrills"…"
May 15
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I've yet to acquire a copy of the original or read a reprint regardless of the format, but someday I'm hoping to discover just what the deal with this cover was. (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
May 14

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At 1:29pm on March 5, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Houston, we have a birthday. Happy birthday, Lee.
At 6:46pm on January 28, 2011, Emerkeith Davyjack said…

  Yaaaayyy !

At 11:33am on January 25, 2011, Lee Houston, Junior said…

Thanks Star.

Still trying to get the hang of this new forum. But it's great to have somewhere to else to talk, even if F+W ever manages to get their act together with CBGXtra.

At 7:25pm on January 24, 2011, Philip Portelli said…
Welcome aboard from Starcommander1!
 
 
 

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"Neal Adams did a series of covers for the Tarzan paperbacks re-issued in the mid-70s."
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