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

Started Jan 20, 2020 0 Replies

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

Tags: Houston, Jr, Lee, Fatale, Monn

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

Tags: novel, Houston, Alpha

SINGULARITY: Rise of the Posthumans now available!

Started May 31, 2016 0 Replies

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

Tags: Magee, Houston, Fowler, Hansen, Wood

The Super Swingin' Hero 1968 Special is out there!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron M. Dec 25, 2015. 2 Replies

And now, here's something I hope you'll REALLY like!The Super Swingin' Hero 1968 Special has just been released for the Kindle by Mechanoid Press, with the print version soon to follow.This anthology…Continue

Tags: Roberts, Miller, Sterling, anthology, McCullar

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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"All the recent DC anniversary issues were $9.99 per copy with a different cover for each decade and a DC regular issue with a variant cover has gone from the original $3.99 to $4.99 at times for the other image(s) because they started printing them…"
17 hours ago
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"One subject that I believe has yet to come up is gimmick covers. Thankfully the fad has come and gone for the most part. The holographic backgrounds on thicker paper (I saw a first issue copy of Warlock and the Infinity Watch where said background…"
19 hours ago
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"From a simpler time, this is one of my personal favorites and also the oldest individual comic book I have in my collection. I picked up Sensation 89 (cover date May 1949) for the princely sum of $5 (FIVE) dollars at a convention back in the 1990s.…"
Monday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Thanks Philip for the confirmation, but unfortunately I was still editing my post when you posted. Still, it's nice to have your friends watching out for you."
Sep 9
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My first team up series was The Brave and the Bold with issue 118. However Jim Aparo really outdid himself with the next issue's cover. While he could draw, ink, and letter; there are times when the less cover copy the better, like the above…"
Sep 9
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"As previously mentioned, DC's Crisis On Infinite Earths altered many agendas both internally and publication wise. Here's one example... After being canceled, Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew were going to get a revival attempt via…"
Sep 7
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I'll get to my own reprint memories later but since this seems to be Gene Colan Day... The concept of a mini (limited) series was still relatively new before DC's Crisis On Infinite Earths. While I had read The World of Krypton, The…"
Sep 5
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"While the aforementioned Action Comics 484 was my first anniversary cover/issue, Superman 300 is my first milestone cover. Eliot S! Maggin and Cary Bates had just finished co-authoring a 4 part story between issue 296-299, but the tale for 300 had…"
Sep 4
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"To Richard Willis: My first trip to any dentist wasn't until my late 20s to get a wisdom tooth removed, so you can imagine how that trip went. Now then, to continue down memory lane... My first anniversary issue of any title was Action Comics…"
Sep 2
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"As for a future theme month idea I was going to suggest real people, but since that's already on the list, what about real life events? Not general things like Christmas, Summer, etc but more specific occurrences like 9-11, the Macy's…"
Sep 1
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My very first comic book was Action Comics #434, cover dated April 1974. We (parents, myself, and three sisters) were coming back from seeing my maternal grandfather when Dad had to stop for gas on the way home. Everyone got drinks but while the…"
Sep 1
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Okay. First a leftover. Hawaii is on my "bucket list" and I would love to visit the islands long before I eventually kick said bucket. As for transitions... My first comic book was Action 434 (more on that tomorrow), so I didn't come…"
Aug 31
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Ah, the great outdoors and the classic road trip. There's waiting for your date... And then trying to decide where to go. Will it be a day at the beach... Or a dude ranch? Images for this nostalgic stroll down memory lane courtesy of the…"
Aug 29
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"An outdoor activity that has yet to be mentioned is star gazing. While anyone can basically do it at any time, weather permitting... I'm sure the more professional ones had trouble getting to their observatories during the stricter pandemic…"
Aug 25
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"♫Get your motor running. Head out on the highway...♫ (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database. Song by Steppenwolf.)"
Aug 17
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"There is no denying that life during the pandemic was (still is?) rough. A lot of stuff either had to be done virtually... Or vicariously through memories of the past. Let's hope science and common sense can get COVID and all its…"
Aug 10

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 7:25pm on January 24, 2011, Philip Portelli said…
Welcome aboard from Starcommander1!
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 6:46pm on January 28, 2011, Emerkeith Davyjack said…

  Yaaaayyy !

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

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