Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr)'s News posts – August 2011 Archive (2)

Relocating the Marvel Universe turns to Washington, D.C.

It's been months since my last edition of "Relocating the Marvel Universe," where I profiled the Marvel heroes of Virginia.

What's this you ask? Superheroes in Virginia? Yep, in this blog series, I've moved the heroes of the M.U. out of the…

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Added by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on August 20, 2011 at 10:54pm — 1 Comment

Behind the comic-book ad: Record Club of America

I moved to York, Pa., about 12 years ago, and my wanderings through the area lead me to an interesting discovery: This was once the headquarters to the Record Club of America, a company that frequently advertised in 1970s-era comics.

Through a little bit of internet Google-fu and some on-site snooping, I've found a little bit about the company that duked it out with BMG and Columbia House, two more well-known music mail-in clubs.

You can read all about it in the…

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Added by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on August 1, 2011 at 9:21pm — 6 Comments

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