BHOC: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #181

The regular INCREDIBLE HULK television series debuted on Friday, March 10, 1978, the week before I would have bought this issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN at my regular 7-11 haunt. This was another one of those issues where my younger brother Ken would eventually pick up his own copy as well. He was also a lot … Continue reading BHOC: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #181

BHOC: THE POW! ZAP! WHAM! COMIC BOOK TRIVIA QUIZ

Christmas of 1977 was the last year of my youth where that holiday wouldn't be festooned with gifts of books about comics. In the years to come, I'd get complete sets of the Marvel Origins books and the Olshevsky Marvel Indexes and all manner of other available books reprinting or about comics during the holidays. … Continue reading BHOC: THE POW! ZAP! WHAM! COMIC BOOK TRIVIA QUIZ

BHOCOS: MARVEL COMICS INDEX #4

MARVEL COMICS INDEX #4 1977 On that same first comic shop trip to HEROES WORLD, I discovered and purchased the Fantastic Four volume of the George Olshevsky MARVEL COMICS INDEX. These handsome tomes reproduced the covers to every issue of a given series, and indexed their contents as well. I spend literally hours poring over … Continue reading BHOCOS: MARVEL COMICS INDEX #4