Tag Neal Adams

Undervalued Spotlight #361

Strange Adventures #215, DC Comics, November/December 1968. This week I’d like to shine the Undervalued Spotlight on Strange Adventures #215. Strange Adventures #215 is a great book, in the issue Deadman’s killer, a mysterious assassin known as the Hook finally…

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Undervalued Spotlight #342

Strange Adventures #205, DC Comics, October 1967 The Silver Age has seen heavy speculation on all 1st appearances of note. Pure speculation can put strong upward pressure on prices as we rush to own these key issues before they “explode” in…

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Winning Collaborators

It cannot be underestimated how important the artistic team is on a comic book. It can make or break a title. The interesting thing is that over time (sometimes years) a title will go through wild swings in the life of…

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Undervalued Spotlight #328

Marvel Spotlight #2, Marvel Comics, February 1972 This week’s Spotlight came to me while I was chatting with some friends about Sherlock Holmes. We were talking about the latest BBC TV episodes starring Benedict Cumberbatch (the Marvel Doc Strange). We…

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Before There Were Artist Editions…

There were Treasury Editions! Before there were Artist Editions and the like, both Marvel and DC experimented with oversize volumes that collected both reprints and original stories. They were printed in oversize volumes, roughly 10.5″ x 13.5″. Printed on regular…

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Denny O’Neil

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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