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(Robotech) Macross #1

Macross #1 from 1985. Issue #2 onward was titled Robotech: The Macross Saga.

As I’ve mentioned in some previous posts, I started “all in” collecting comics in 1986, which was not only a huge year for both DC and Marvel, but also pretty much the height of the Independent Black & White Boom. Was . . . → Read More: (Robotech) Macross #1

Siskel & Ebert review Back to the Future

The video ain’t high quality, but the . . . → Read More: Siskel & Ebert review Back to the Future

White Lion – “When the Children Cry”

One of the biggest power ballads of . . . → Read More: White Lion – “When the Children Cry”

New England Comics’ “Batman Back Issue Disclaimer,” 1989

Coming off of the “Batmania” of the Summer of ’89, NEC explains on the inside front cover of their Fall ’89 catalog, the continued fierce demand for key Batman back issues and their difficulties keeping them . . . → Read More: New England Comics’ “Batman Back Issue Disclaimer,” 1989

The Hooters – “And We Danced”

Out . . . → Read More: The Hooters – “And We Danced”

Buckaroo Banzai

Man, could you even get this movie made today? Below is the ad for it that ran in some 1984 Marvel titles — what a great logo design! Love it. And then below that, not the trailer, but the very creative . . . → Read More: Buckaroo Banzai

“Superman Test Logo” Variants, 1987

In 1987, DC toyed with the idea of replacing their DC “bullet” logo, with the Superman design pictured right. The new logo was tested in select markets, on variant covers for Justice League #3 and Firestorm #61.

Let me back up: This post was just gonna be about the Justice League #3 variant . . . → Read More: “Superman Test Logo” Variants, 1987