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A James Bond Bait and Switch

I remember seeing this issue of The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu back in 1975 sitting on a shelf among lurid detective magazines and other black and white comics like Creepy and Eerie at Davis Drug in Westville, NJ. I … Continue reading

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There’s No Escape from a DEADLINE!

Back in the late 1990s I was exploring the illustrative possibilities of my newly purchased Power Mac 7300. I put a lot of time and effort chasing down what meager information I could via a dial-up modem; picking the brains … Continue reading

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With The Comico Boys

Among the well worn stack of comics that I refer to as Barbershop Comics was an old issue of the X-Men that hit the stands late in 1981. There is nothing special about that particular issue, but the advertisement above … Continue reading

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Comin’ at Ya in The Third Dimension

A buddy of mine who has loved and collected comics his whole life continues to acquire the things he desires. He gets regular shipments of old comics that he finds at prices he just can’t resist. I guess he plans … Continue reading

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The Little Sketchbooks

Last week I was going to gather my collection of little sketchbooks that I have been keeping since 2017. I have always kept sketchbooks, but my fascination for the small ones started when my wife snagged me the original Sketchbook … Continue reading

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More Little Sketchbooks Than I Thought…

I originally thought this was going to be a simple short post where I would gather all of the small, mainly inexpensive sketchbooks I’ve been doodling in; line them all up and shoot pictures of their sticker encrusted covers. How … Continue reading

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BARNABAS! Dark Shadows Paperbacks

This was an ad for a series of paperback novels based on the wildly popular gothic horror soap opera series Dark Shadows. This was like a number of shows in the 1960s that through some quirk of fate caught the … Continue reading

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