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New England Comics Newsletter 14

Close-up of "headbox," from NEC Newsletter 16.

If there’s any Copper Age first appearance that’s gonna be tough for me to reacquire for my collection, it’s NOT New Mutants 98, rather, it’s going to be New England Comics Newsletter 14, the first print appearance of Ben Edlund’s The Tick.

Notice how I used the word “reacquire,” because . . . → Read More: New England Comics Newsletter 14

“The Changing Face of Comics” News Piece, 1986

From Channel 9 News in Denver, CO, circa 1986. The history of the comics industry, how it evolved, and the booming ’80s market…during what we now categorize as the Copper Age of Comics! Two video embeds below; look at what is new on the racks throughout . . . → Read More: “The Changing Face of Comics” News Piece, 1986

Comic Book Store Owner Roundtable, 1990

From the Manhattan cable access show, The Chronic Rift. The roundtable discussion starts at about . . . → Read More: Comic Book Store Owner Roundtable, 1990

Motor City Comic Con Ad, 1990

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WonderCon 1988 Review

Credit The Beat for making us aware of this promotional video, produced to encourage more publishers, dealers, etc., to exhibit at the . . . → Read More: WonderCon 1988 Review

First Team Press Lithographs, 1990

Limited Edition Signed Lithographs by First Team Press, as advertised in a late 1990 American . . . → Read More: First Team Press Lithographs, 1990

Gerry Ross 1,000,000 Comix Interview, 1986

What we defined on an earlier post as “Echo Nostalgia,” here’s a great interview . . . → Read More: Gerry Ross 1,000,000 Comix Interview, 1986