Tag Doctor Strange

Covered 365: Day 182

Doctor Strange #182, Marvel Comics, September 1969. Artist: Gene Colan. A quick glance at Gene Colan’s cover to Doctor Strange #182 isn’t enough, have a good look, amazing art. Young Romance #182, that is not the look of resistance! What…

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Covered 365: Day 176

Doctor Strange #176, Marvel Comics, January 1969, Artist: Gene Colan. Day #176 was stellar, one of the best in a while, so many good covers to choose from. My top pick goes to Gene Colan’s masterful work on Doctor Strange #176.…

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Prototype Issues

One of my favourite genres of comic collecting is the Atlas/Marvel pre-super-hero monster books from the 1950’s and early 1960’s. They featured a lot of Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko artwork. The stories were simple, fun, and entertaining. The litany…

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Undervalued Spotlight #315

Strange Tales #118, Marvel Comics, March 1964 I’m actually very excited about the Doc Strange movie that’s about to open up in North American theatres this coming weekend. I’ve seen the clips and I’ve read the reviews, now to see…

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Old Dogs & New Comics

Well it’s been a while. Life got in the way for about 6 months ,and hopefully I will have something to say again about this great hobby of ours that will add to the conversation. I have found over this…

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Undervalued Spotlight #262

Black Knight #1, Atlas Comics, May 1955 Sometimes writing up a Spotlight opens up all kinds of doors leading to other worthy Spotlights. Case in point: last week’s pick. One detail I didn’t mention in that pick was the appearance of…

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Undervalued Spotlight #215

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #2, Marvel Comics, 1965 Mike Huddleston’s great post on the Fantastic Four Annuals got me to thinking how much we neglect Annuals. Is it that Annuals reprint stories collectors already have? That’s probably a big part of…

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Undervalued Spotlight #187

Marvel Tales #137, Marvel Comics, March 1982 We’ve featured a reprint book before on the Undervalued Spotlight. It was actually Marvel Tales #1 that got the nod and deservedly so. In 1964 Marvel Tales #1 was needed to satisfy the…

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Auction Highlight #81

Heritage Auctions A very solid Heritage Auctions session ended on Wednesday November 21st with some very strong results. I took a keen interest in the CGC 9.6 Strange Tales #110. This book is being heavily speculated on at the moment and I…

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