This was another book that I pulled up out of my local drugstore's Big Bin of Slightly Older Comics, and just like the issue of SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP we talked about last week, this issue was definitely purchased to round out a stack, to get me to that magic number of 5 where each book would … Continue reading BHOC: SON OF SATAN #1
I bought a lot of comics during 1978 from 3-Bags, those ubiquitous plastic bags hung on pegs or dropped onto shelves in department stores, toy stores and grocery stores during the 1970s and beyond. Every once in a while, a new batch of 3-Bags would show up (this would happen on a monthly basis, I … Continue reading BHOC: INVADERS #18
This would have been another book that I bought in a 3-Bag during the time, and one of the books that I would have bought the bag for in the first place (along with FANTASTIC FOUR.) I was a fan of INVADERS and so an opportunity to fill in one of the holes in my … Continue reading BHOC: INVADERS #17
This is the first issue of Biljo White's classic 1964 fanzine devoted entirely to the Caped Crusader. An interesting look back at where Batman fans' heads were at prior to the 1966 TV show, Denny O'Neil & Neal Adams, and Frank Miller.
Here's another book that was bought for my brother, Ken--it seems as though at this time, he was trying to match me book-for-book. And eventually it ended up with me in any case. That's a pretty dramatic cover by Sal Amendola. I wasn't as wild about his work on the interior of the book--he took … Continue reading BHOC: BATMAN #296