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Opening to Sable TV Series, 1987

Short-lived live action series, based on Mike Grell’s excellent creator-owned title from . . . → Read More: Opening to Sable TV Series, 1987

Motor City Comic Con Ad, 1990

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Warlord costumes win 1986 San Diego Comic-Con Masquerade

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

Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters issue 1, from 1987

If you were collecting comics immediately post Crisis (and if you’re on this site, you probably were), you remember it well: DC systematically rebooting virtually all of its A-listers AND many of its B-Listers, from 1986 to 1990. The DC reboots / relaunches are what really defined . . . → Read More: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

Jon Sable House Ad, 1985

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Green Arrow: Longbow Hunters House Ad, 1987

We’ll have a future blog about Mike Grell’s outstanding relaunch of Green Arrow. For now, here’s the house ad for Longbow Hunters, the acclaimed three issue prestige format series that preceded the . . . → Read More: Green Arrow: Longbow Hunters House Ad, 1987