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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

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

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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
"Phillip: For what it's worth I got the joke but were the Tell A Tale books akin to the Big Little Books of the past? Meanwhile, one carnival/fair sideshow attraction no one's mentioned yet is having a magician on staff to entertain the…"
11 hours ago
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It's going to be a gorgeous weekend in my neck of the woods. Too bad there isn't a carnival or fair actually scheduled for August. Then again, when superheroes get involved... (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another staple of any carnival or fair is the food yet, even back when I could of eaten all that stuff if I wanted to, I never understood the trend of wanting to deep fry anything. (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
Thursday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Whether at a carnival or fair, balloons are always a popular item, but I don't think you want to risk buying any of these... (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
Thursday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's one roller coaster I think my cardiologist would still let me ride, provided I could get a ticket for it. (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
Tuesday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I have no problem with a Joe Kubert spotlight month in September. I also don't have a problem with "First and Last", provided someone reminds me what the ground rules for that was. Do we post both covers at once? The first or the last…"
Monday
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A couple of issues later, Robin did get his "revenge" at the carnival/fair for Superman's prank. (Images courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.) YESTERDAY... There's a lot of fun and games to be had at carnivals and fairs,…"
Aug 7
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"There's a lot of fun and games to be had at carnivals and fairs, provided you get to enjoy them properly. In this case a fortune card is supposed to come out with your weight, if it gets an accurate reading... (Image courtesy of the Grand…"
Aug 6
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"One attraction that's always popular at carnivals and fairs are the funhouse mirrors, provided they're not being used for evil purposes. (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
Aug 5
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I opened my contributions for this month by discussing trained animals jumping through hoops at some carnival/fair sideshows before slyly acknowledging The Black Canary's 75th anniversary, an event which DC doesn't seem to be celebrating…"
Aug 4
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My cardiologist says I can't risk riding them any more, but I loved a good roller coaster too back in my day. (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.) And just for my own clarification, are circuses in or out?"
Aug 3
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"While I'm not a fan of Stranger Things, I saw this preview advertised last night on Comic Book Resources and figured, "Why not." Image this time is courtesy of Google."
Aug 2
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Some fairs and/or carnival sideshows have trained (small) animals jumping through hoops as part of an act. Today also marks the 75th anniversary of DC Comics' The Black Canary, who originally started as a supporting character in the Johnny…"
Aug 1
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Richard, et al: I took no disrespect. Was only trying to be fair. My only comic book news source in the 1980s was The Comics Buyers' Guide. Dedicated comic book stores and the Internet are more 1990s and beyond. But since this is the last day…"
Jul 31
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Besides the key phrase "If I remember correctly" since we are talking way back in the 1980s, this was also in the days before the Revlon cosmetic company ownership and their buying of other companies like Fleer and Heroes World to go…"
Jul 30
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"If I remember correctly, the Star Comics Line came about when Marvel bought the failing Harvey Comics, not knowing they wouldn't be gaining ownership of Casper, Baby Huey, etc in the process. A mixture of both licensed (Alf, Heathcliff) and…"
Jul 30

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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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