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Comic Book Implosion (Expanded Edition): In 1978, DC Comics launched a line-wide expansion, but cancelled their plans weeks later, leaving dozens of comic book stories unpublished. That notorious “DC Implosion” is examined with an exhaustive oral history from Jenette Kahn, Paul Levitz, Len Wein, Mike Gold, and other DC creators of the time, plus commentary by other top pros, examining how it changed the landscape of comics forever! This new Expanded Edition of the Eisner Award-nominated book explodes in full color for the first time, with additional coverage of lost 1970s DC projects! Written by John Wells and Keith Dallas. Preview the book, and order your copy here!

BACK ISSUE #152: Marvelmania Issue! Sal Buscema’s Avengers, Fabian Nicieza’s Captain America, and Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross’s Marvels turns 30! Plus: Marvelmania International, Marvel Age, Marvel Classics, Paul Kupperberg’s Marvel Novels, and Marvel Value Stamps. Featuring Jack Kirby, Kevin Maguire, Roy Thomas, and more! Sal Buscema cover. Edited by Michael Eury. Preview the issue, and order your copy here!

ALTER EGO #188: Giant 160-page issue celebrating 25 years of Alter Ego at TwoMorrows! The Marvel side includes mini-interviews with John Buscema, Marie Severin, Jim Mooney, and George Tuska—plus “Stan Lee’s Dinner with Alain Resnais” annotated by Sean Howe! On the DC side: talks with Carmine Infantino, John Broome, Julius Schwartz, Joe Kubert, & Murphy Anderson—plus a Gardner Fox photo-feature! Plus FCA, Mr. Monster’s Comic Crypt, and more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Preview the issue, and order your copy here!

To watch David Armstrong’s video interviews that are included in this issue, go here!

RETROFAN #33: Meet the Bionic Duo, Lee Majors and Lindsay Wagner, courtesy of Herbie J Pilato! Plus: Hot Wheels: The Early Years, Fantastic Four cartoons, Modesty Blaise, Hostess snacks, TV Westerns, Movie Icons vs. the Axis Powers, the San Diego Chicken, and more! Featuring columns by Andy Mangels, Will Murray, Scott Saavedra, Scott Shaw, and Mark Voger! Edited by Michael Eury. Preview the issue, and order your copy here!