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Great Eastern Conventions, September 1989

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Great Eastern Conventions, June 1989

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

Killing Joke first print…and second…and…

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…

The Crow

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

Great Eastern Conventions, April 1989

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Great Eastern Conventions, July 1989

If you collected Marvel comics in the late ’80s / early ’90s, you were no stranger to the frequent half-page ads from Great Eastern Conventions…and you really took note if you lived in the NYC or Philly area! (Very good chance I was at the Paramus show, listed above.)

We’ve (finally!) started to . . . → Read More: Great Eastern Conventions, July 1989