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Promotional Buttons, 1986 Thanksgiving Weekend

I previously blogged about the first convention I ever went to (during Thanksgiving weekend 1986), and how I didn’t hold on to one of the Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity giveaways from that show…

…however, what I did manage to hold on to (and very recently unearthed, I may add), are three of . . . → Read More: Promotional Buttons, 1986 Thanksgiving Weekend

Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity

Poster for Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity

With the 2010 New York Comic Con over this past weekend, I looked back at my post on the first convention I ever attended: Creation, Thanksgiving ’86.

One of the memories from that show was the giveaways table at the entrance, which included pseudo-naughty promotional one-sheets and foldouts for horror . . . → Read More: Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity

Creation Conventions Schedule, February ’86 through July ’86

As advertised in . . . → Read More: Creation Conventions Schedule, February ’86 through July ’86

Creation Conventions Schedule, Fall 1984

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Creation Conventions, Fall 1986

Or maybe I should’ve titled this post, “My First Comic Convention.”

Well, let’s first take a look at the scans below; the full Creation ad, followed by a blow-up of the Manhattan show details…

Okay, so, I clearly recalled the first convention I ever attended was in the . . . → Read More: Creation Conventions, Fall 1986

Havok & Wolverine

Havok & Wolverine: Meltdown issue 1

Well, our previous blog was on DC’s Cosmic Odyssey, so hey, here’s Marvel’s big prestige format limited series from right around the same time.

Written by the Simonsons, 1988′s Havok & Wolverine: Meltdown was published through Marvel’s Epic imprint. As Walter (Simonson) explained in an interview that . . . → Read More: Havok & Wolverine

Phil Zimelman

Punisher limited series issue 5. Cover pencils by Mike Zeck, which were then airbrushed over by Phil Zimelman.

When I started collecting comics hardcore in 1986 (meaning, monthly or bi-weekly visits to an actual comic shop), one of the first comics I snapped off the rack was Punisher issue 5 — that’d be the . . . → Read More: Phil Zimelman