Ad than ran in DC titles, and mind you, June ’89 was when “Batmania” hit its fever pitch; Tim Burton’s first Batman movie was released on June 23rd . . . → Read More: Great Eastern Conventions, June 1989
Okay, the above pretty well represents what I remember a Great Eastern dealer having on his wall at shows circa 1990: The Killing Joke first print, on display with all the subsequent printings that had been released, at that point in time. (Can’t remember if The Killing Joke was actually up to its sixth print at . . . → Read More: Killing Joke first print…and second…and…
1986. Roughly two decades before San Diego evolved fully into the “Comic-Cannes” event that it is now. Per Wikipedia, estimated 1986 Comic-Con attendance: 6500 fans. 2010? The full convention center capacity of 125,000, as it has been for the past few years.
Okay, so, in this gem of a video embedded below, DC’s (then) PR executive Peggy . . . → Read More: Warlord costumes win 1986 San Diego Comic-Con Masquerade
The Crow's debut in 1989, published by Caliber.
Everyone has known about The Crow since the mid ’90s, but it was on very few radars when Caliber first published the comic in 1989. It was actually brought to my attention early on.
Let me back up: As a teenager in the late ’80s, . . . → Read More: The Crow