Tag undervalued comics

Undervalued Spotlight #412

Wonder Woman #24, DC Comics, July/August 1947. I think I did a half decent job with my Undervalued Spotlight #134. I think my argument on Wonder Woman #179’s significance still holds water almost 300 Spotlights later. Also, I don’t think…

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Undervalued Spotlight #310

Power Pack #1, Marvel Comics, August 1984 I just read some report that the top CEOs from companies like Disney, Warner and Fox gathered and announced unwavering enthusiasm for comic book inspired movies. Marvel’s CEO Robert Iger said there would…

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Undervalued Spotlight #292

Boy Comics #9, Lev Gleason, April 1943 It seems I haven’t posted a 1940s comic in almost a year. Considering my opinion that the 1940s are the largest reservoir of yet “undiscovered” gems this is certainly an oversight I’d like…

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Undervalued Spotlight #283

Deadpool (2008 Series) Vol. 2, #45, Marvel Comics, December 2011 That new Deadpool movie has turned into a huge, and some would say, surprise hit. I don’t think anybody saw the movie doing that well especially considering the R rating…

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Undervalued Spotlight #263

Green Lantern #141, DC Comics, June 1981 This week I had a specific approach I wanted to take with the Spotlight. We were talking shop around the shop recently and we somehow ended up discussing concepts/teams/characters that showed a heck…

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Undervalued Spotlight #258

Detective Comics #27, DC Comics, May 1939. I’ve always wanted to write-up a complicated essay on Detective Comics #27. Over the years I’ve had a couple of abortive starts, giving up when I realized the work needed to do it right. I would like to express my view though. So what’s a guy to do?
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Undervalued Spotlight #246

Detective Comics #327, DC Comics, May 1964 With all the changes comic book characters go through these days it’s hard to imagine a time when concepts, costumes and even title logos changed little over decades. This week’s Undervalued Spotlight pick…

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Undervalued Spotlight #240

Giant-Size X-Men #1, Marvel Comics, Summer 1975. I’m told I have a gift for exaggeration though I don’t believe I’m exaggerating at all when I declare this week’s Undervalued Spotlight pick, Giant Size X-Men #1, to be the 3rd most important super-hero comic ever published!
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Undervalued Spotlight #213

Echo of Futurepast #1, Pacific Comics, May 1984 This week the Undervalued Spotlight features a submission from guest writer Jonathan Winchester. Jonathan picks a beauty from that Copper Age of comics I love so much. There are so many undervalued…

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