Monthly Archives: June 2022

Back Issue #136, RetroFan #21, and BrickJournal #74 are now shipping

Back Issue #136 spotlights Bronze Age Comic Strips! Spider-Man, Friday Foster, DC’s World’s Greatest Superheroes starring Superman, Howard the Duck, Richie Rich, Star Hawks, Star Trek, Mike Grell’s Tarzan, and more! Plus Charlton’s comic strip tie-ins and the Menomonee Falls Gazette. With Colan, Goodwin, Gil Kane, Kremer, Stan Lee, Romita, Thomas, Tuska, and more.Edited by Michael EuryPreview the issue, and order your copy here!

In RetroFan #21, meet Julie Newmar, the purr-fect Catwoman! Plus: Astro Boy, Tarzan Saturday morning cartoons, the true history of Pebbles Cereal, TV’s The Untouchables and Search, the MonkeemobileSoviet Expo ’77, and more fun, fab features! Featuring columns by Andy Mangels, Will Murray, Scott Saavedra, Scott Shaw, Mark Voger, and editor Michael EuryPreview the issue, and order your copy here!

BrickJournal #74 features amazing LEGO® Star WarsTM builds, including Lando Calrissian’s Treadable by Jürgen Wittner, Starkiller Base by Jhaelon Edwards, and more from Steven Smyth and Bantha Bricks! Plus: Minifigure Customization by Jared K. Burks, AFOLs by Greg Hyland, step-by-step “You Can Build It” instructions by Christopher Deck (including a LEGO BB-8), and more! Edited by Joe MenoPreview the issue, and order your copy here!

Back Issue #135 and Jack Kirby Collector #83 are now shipping

Back Issue #135 is the shiny new Silver Issue, starring the Silver Surfer in the Bronze Age! Plus: Jack Kirby’s Silver Star, Scott Hampton’s Silverheels, Silver Sable, Silver Banshee, and more! Featuring Busiek, Butler, Defalco, Englehart, Frenz, Marz, Nicieza, Purchell, Ross, Rogers, Rubinstein, Stern, more. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Sinnott. Preview the issue, and order your copy here!

Jack Kirby Collector #83 focuses on Famous Firsts! How Jack Kirby was a pioneer in all areas of comics: Romance Comics genre, Kid Gangs, double-page spreads, Black heroes, new formats, super-hero satire, and others! With Mark Evanier and our regular columnists, plus a gallery of Jack’s pencil art from Captain America, Jimmy Olsen, Captain Victory, Destroyer Duck, Black Panther, and more! Preview the issue, and order your copy here!

Comic Book Creator #28 and Alter Ego #176 are now shipping!

Comic Book Creator #28 presents a Steve Bissette career-spanning interview, from his Joe Kubert School days, Swamp Thing stint, publisher of Taboo and Tyrant, creator rights crusader, and more. Also, Part One of our Mike Gold interview on his Chicago youth, start in underground comix, and arrival at DC Comics, right in time for the implosion! Plus Bud Plant on his publishing days, comic shop owner, and start in mail order—and all the usual fun stuff! Preview the issue, and order your copy here!

Alter Ego #176 spotlights the Golden Age comics of major pulp magazine publisher Street & Smith (The Shadow, Doc Savage, Red Dragon, Supersnipe) examined in loving detail by Mark Carlson-Ghost! Art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, and others, Anthony Tollin on “The Shadow/Batman Connection”, FCA, Michael T. Gilbert, John Broome, Peter Normanton, and more! Preview the issue, and order your copy here!